Festivals and Events

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Williams Street Rep presents A Christmas Survival Guide
Now - Dec. 4, 2016 , November 26, December 2, 3 @ 8pm November 27, December 3, 4 @ 3pm
Conceived & written by James Hindman & Ray Roderick Musical arrangements by John Glaudin Do you find the holidays more than a little stressful? This intimate revue takes a wry and knowing look at a stressful season. Armed with a copy of "A Christmas Survival Guide" and an optimistic attitude, the characters charge ...More Info
Cost: $35.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Richmond's Christmas of Yesteryear
Now - Dec. 4, 2016 , Fri. 6:30-9 PM; Sat. 9-3; Sun 9-Noon
On Fri. Dec. 2nd at 6:30 PM begins the Community Tree Lighting Ceremony at Stevens Park and immediately following Santa will visit with children at Memorial Hall where they will get a Christmas Stocking full of goodies. Make a Christmas Ornament, have their faces painted and receive a removal tattoo from Santa's Elves...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Holiday
Stevens Park & Memorial Hall
Rte 12 & E. Broadway; 10308 Main St.
Richmond, IL 60071
815-678-4040
Marengo-Union Holiday Housewalk
Now - Dec. 4, 2016 , Saturday 9 to 5, Sunday 10 to 3
25th Annual Holiday Housewalk. Annually the first weekend of December, the Housewalk features 50+ crafters and artists in 15 locations throughout the Marengo and Union area. Displays include a wide variety of unique handcrafted items, decorated antiques, and holiday d├ęcor, and local honey....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Holiday
Various locations in Marengo and Union
Various locations in Marengo and Union, IL
Marengo and Union, IL 60152
815-451-2703
Kiwanis Santa Run for Kids 5K Run/Walk
Dec. 4, 2016 - Dec. 4, 2016 , 9:00am
This fun filled family tradition helps raise financial assistance for those kids in McHenry County who need help! Come out and see the huge sea of Santa's going through the downtown streets in Crystal Lake. All the proceeds of this event stay in the county. Join the fun for a great cause! Embrace the celebration with ...More Info
Cost: 5K - $38 1 Mile Walk - $15 Event Type: Family
Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake
26 N. Williams St.
Crystal Lake , IL 60014
815-459-1773
Santa's Workshop
Dec. 4, 2016 - Dec. 4, 2016 , 2-4 PM
Workshop Craft Making The Elves Sweet Shoppe Reindeer Games (a chance to visit Santa) Reg. Code 121402-01...More Info
Cost: $8.00 per child -Registration Required Event Type: Holiday
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Sun City Garden Club House Walk for Charity
Dec. 8, 2016 - Dec. 8, 2016 , 2pm to 6pm
Hoilday House Walk for Charity. Five decorated homes will be showcased with a refreshment reception in the Prairie Lodge. Tickets available day of event or call 224-858-4843. Proceeds benefit home owners charity of choice....More Info
Cost: $10.00 Event Type: Holiday
Del Webb's Sun City, Huntley, IL.
12880 Del Webb Blvd.
Huntley, IL 60142
224-858-4843
Naughty and Nice Holiday Spaghetti Dinner
Dec. 9, 2016 - Dec. 9, 2016 , 6:00pm
Red Suit. Green Suit. Jolly one. Mean one. Who's your fave? Santa or The Grinch. Come join the family friendly holiday fun featuring visits from Santa & The Grinch. You will deck the halls with spaghetti and meatballs, bread, tossed salad, cookies and drinks. Enjoy DJ Music, GrinchMas Trivia and fantastic photo opportu...More Info
Cost: Individual - Ages 13+ = R $12 / NR $15 Child - Ages 3-12 = R $9 / NR $11 Family of 5 - All Ages = R Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Food Preservation Classes
Now - Dec. 10, 2016 , Monthly - Second Saturday
Monthly food preservation classes at the Sugar Circle in Woodstock. Event details for the remainder of the year can be found at - http://www.eventbrite.com/o/amanda-olsen-10933275925...More Info
Cost: $30-40 per person Event Type: Culinary
Woodstock, IL
Woodstock, IL 60098
224-735-6388
In Search of Eagles
Dec. 10, 2016 - Dec. 10, 2016 , 8-10 a.m.
Representatives from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Friends of Hackmatack Wildlife Refuge, Illinois Department of Natural Resources, and McHenry County Audubon will be at three locations along the Fox River to help you search for eagles. (New this year is a fourth spot on Fontana beach along the beautiful Lake Gen...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Outdoors
McHenry Dam, Algonquin Dam, Carpentersville Dam, Fontana Beach-WI
(815) 479-5779
2016 Holiday Faire - Homemade for the Holidays
Dec. 10, 2016 - Dec. 11, 2016 , 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
This is not your everyday craft show. This is a family event that is centered around the idea of creating handmade items. This event has over 30 artisan vendors that have all handmade items that make perfect gifts for family and friends. We also take this time to provide a fun day for the entire family by including fun...More Info
Cost: $2 per person Event Type: Holiday
McHenry County Fair Grounds
11900 Country Club Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
2016 Holiday Faire - Homemade for the Holidays
Dec. 10, 2016 - Dec. 11, 2016 , 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
This is not your everyday craft show. This is a family event that is centered around the idea of creating handmade items. This event has over 30 artisan vendors that have all handmade items that make perfect gifts for family and friends. We also take this time to provide a fun day for the entire family by including fun...More Info
Cost: $2 per person Event Type: Holiday
McHenry County Fair Grounds
11900 Country Club Rd.
Woodstock, IL 60098
Victorian Holiday Tea
Dec. 11, 2016 - Dec. 11, 2016 , 12:30-2 PM & 3-4:30 PM
A 19th Century Victorian Holiday awaits you. As you sip your tea, Jennifer McAllister will present the history of tea and the proper way to enjoy it....More Info
Cost: Res. Fee $15 Adult/$10 Kids Non-res Fee $23 Adult / $15 Kids Event Type: Historic
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Rd.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-477-5873
WSR Comedy Night
Dec. 15, 2016 - Dec. 15, 2016 , 8 PM
WSRep Comedy combines Sketch & Improv into one great show! Two great shows in one! "You got your Sketch in my Improv!" "You got your Improv in my Sketch!" Easy now, there's plenty for everyone. Members of the WSR Comedy troupe hail from all corners of Crystal Lake and its surrounding villages, a funny (we ho...More Info
Cost: $10 (at the door) Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Gingerbread Display at Old Courthouse
Now - Dec. 16, 2016 , 8:30-5:00, M, W, Th, F / 8:30-7:00 T
In conjunction with the lighting of the square on Fri. 11/25/2016, the gingerbread house display will be on display in the Old Courthouse. Participants must submit entries 11/19 and 11/20, 11:00-3:00. The display will be open to the public through 12/16/16....More Info
Cost: $0 Event Type: Family
Old Courthouse
101 W. Calhoun Street
Woodstock, IL 60098
Holiday Bingo
Dec. 16, 2016 - Dec. 16, 2016 , 2-4 PM
Our friends at Three Oaks Assisted Living are playing Santa for you to enjoy a FREE fun-filled afternoon!Join us for a day of bingo complete with sweet table & punch. Limited space/registration deadline 12/1....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Holiday
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Snowbird Softball Tournament
Dec. 17, 2016 - Dec. 17, 2016 , 9am-3pm
Get a team together and enter our 16" Snowbird Softball Tournament. Weather permitting, games will be at the Boncosky Softball Complex at Lippold Park. A single elimination with consolation division guarantees all teams a minimum of two games....More Info
Cost: $185 per team Event Type: Sporting Event
Boncosky Softball Complex at Lippold Park
851 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Happy Holiday Railway
Now - Dec. 18, 2016 , Saturday trips are hourly from 2-7pm. Sunday trips are hourly from 1-6 pm.
The Illinois Railway Museum is proud to present Happy Holiday Railway; a festive tradition for folks of all ages! Climb aboard our classic train cars as we take visitors on a trip down our operating railroad! Warm up with some hot cocoa and cookies, and join along in singing unforgettable holiday tunes! Special appeara...More Info
Cost: $18.00 Event Type: Holiday
Illinois Railway Museum
7000 Olson Road
Union , IL 60180
815-923-4391
Crystal Lake Park District's Light Up! Contest
Dec. 19, 2016 - Dec. 21, 2016 , 5-7 pm
All the sweat and tears you put into decorating your house may now pay off! Enter our contest for the BEST HOLIDAY LIGHTS DISPLAY in Crystal Lake!...More Info
Cost: Resident Reg. Fee $5 Event Type: Holiday
Crystal Lake Residents
1 E. Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Noon Year's Eve Party
Dec. 29, 2016 - Dec. 29, 2016 , 10 AM -12 PM
Raise a toast of sparkling juice & ring in the New Year with good times, good friends, good food and good entertainment!...More Info
Cost: $15.00 Event Type: Holiday
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Noon Year's Eve Party
Dec. 29, 2016 - Dec. 29, 2016 , 10 am - 12 pm
Noon Years Eve for Seniors Raise a toast of sparkling juice and ring in the upcoming New Year with good friends and good entertainment!Enjoy a breakfast brunch catered by Colonial Cafe' & entertainment by Larry Breidenbach. If you want to participate in the gift exchange, bring a $5 wrapped gift....More Info
Cost: $15 per person/Reg. Deadline 12/21 Event Type: Holiday
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Family NOON YEARS EVE
Dec. 31, 2016 - Dec. 31, 2016 , 10am-2pm
Can't stay up past midnight? Our party features a DJ,snacks/refreshments and a count down to the stroke of "NOON"- plenty of noise makers,sparkling cider,and balloons will be on hand to make this party a blast!...More Info
Cost: $8.00 per person Registration Required/no Walk-Ins Allowed Event Type: Holiday
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
8154590680
Noon Year's Eve Party
Dec. 31, 2016 - Dec. 31, 2016 , 11am
Children and their parents can join us for the New Year at Noon! Your child will make party hats and noise makers before the "noon" year, dance to music, play games, and welcome in the "noon" year with a balloon drop. Light snacks and sparkling cider will be served....More Info
Cost: Fee is per child ages 8 & under. Pre-registration is required; deadline is December 29. R $8 / NR $1 Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460
Noon Year's Eve Party
Dec. 31, 2016 - Dec. 31, 2016 , 10 am - 12:30 pm
Ring in the "Noon Year" as we count down to the stroke of 12pm with a DJ, plenty of noise makers, sparkling cider, and of course balloons. Snacks and refreshments will be served. All family members must register....More Info
Cost: $8 per person Event Type: Family
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
Time Warp: The Game Show
Jan. 11, 2017 - Jan. 11, 2017 , 11:45 AM- 2 PM
Ages 55 & Up Visit the game shows of your youth. Time Warp:The Game Sow is a custom made game show with the trivia enthusiast in mind. Game will feature classic movies, television shows, game shows and music. Contestants play at their tables as a team.Grab that trivia buff and join us for an afternoon of a light lunch...More Info
Cost: Resident Fee$10/Program Fee $12 Event Type: Recreation
Park Place
406 W. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-459-0680
International Ski Jumping Tournament
Jan. 21, 2017 - Jan. 22, 2017 , Gates open at 11:00
International ski jumping competition - come watch jumpers from all over the world compete against our top US athletes. Watch them Fly! Admission buttons good for both days. Buttons can be purchased at participating merchants - view web site....More Info
Cost: $10.00 pre-sale/ $15.00 @ gate Event Type: Sporting Event
Norge Ski Club
100 Ski Hill Road
Fox River Grove, IL 60021
815-382-4696
4 on 4 Pond Hockey Tournament
Jan. 28, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2017 , 8am - 4pm
Lace up your skates, grab your hockey stick, and play for this years trophy! Recruit your team and sign up for the Annual Pond Hockey Tournament played on Woods Creek Lake, January 28. All games are two 15-minute (running clock) halves starting at 8am with a 1-minute halftime. Teams are guaranteed 2 games and are ...More Info
Cost: free for spectators Event Type: Sporting Event
Woods Creek Lake
228 Indian Trail
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Crystal Lake Angler's Ice Fishing Derby
Jan. 28, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2017 , 7 am- 3:30 pm
Alternate Date: Feb.11 *BIG FISH CASH* * RAFFLES * FOOD * PRIZES * $10 Gate Entry / Advanced tickets may be purchased in the Admin Building....More Info
Cost: $10 Gate Entry Event Type: Outdoors
West Beach
2330 Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Crystal Lake Park District's 4X4 Pond Hockey Tournament
Jan. 28, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2017 , 9 am- 1 pm
Join us for our inaugural 4X4 Pond Hockey Tournament that will feature two rinks on Crystal Lake. Reg. Code:230401-01 Reg. Deadline:1/20/17 *Resched Date:2/11/17 ...More Info
Cost: $195 Per Team Event Type: Sporting Event
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Dr.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Crystal Lake Park District's Chili Open
Jan. 28, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2017 , 8 am - 3 pm
Golfers 18 & up play a 9-hole, par 32 course on the frozen lake! Reg.Code:230402-01 Reg. Deadline:1/20/17...More Info
Cost: $120 Per Foursome Event Type: Sporting Event
Main Beach
300 Lake Shore Dr.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Line Dance Party
Jan. 28, 2017 - Jan. 28, 2017 , 7-9 PM
Join us in this fun night out on the town! Complimentary dance lesson kicks off the evening from 7:15-8pm, then let the party begin. Dance the rest of the night away to your favorite traditional country music as well as some not so traditional! Refreshments are included. Prices increase 3 days prior to class & at door....More Info
Cost: Resident Fee$10/Program Fee $12 Event Type: Recreation
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Hoedown Keepsake Class
Jan. 30, 2017 - Jan. 30, 2017 , 5:30-6:30pm
Wanted! All little ladies heading over to the Daddy Daughter Hoedown, won't want to miss out on this fun class beforehand. We'll be making a picture frame for our best photo of the night, and something special to give to our favorite cowboy! Snack & drink will be served. Reg. Code:221405-01...More Info
Cost: $0.00 Event Type: Recreation
Admin Building Art Room
1 E. Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Hoedown Keepsake Class
Feb. 1, 2017 - Feb. 1, 2017 , 6-7pm
Wanted! All little ladies heading over to the Daddy Daughter Hoedown, won't want to miss out on this fun class beforehand. We'll be making a picture frame for our best photo of the night, and something special to give to our favorite cowboy! Snack & drink will be served. Reg.Code:221405-02...More Info
Cost: $0.00 Event Type: Recreation
Admin Building Art Room
1 E. Crystal Lake Ave
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Daddy Daughter Hoedown
Feb. 3, 2017 - Feb. 4, 2017 , 6-8pm
Yeeehaw! Girls, grab your boots and favorite cowboy, and mosey on over to the Daddy Daughter Hoedown! We'll have a night of dancing, crafts, and plenty of grub! No on-site registration is allowed. Registration Deadline id 1/27. All participants will need to register individually. Ages 4-10. ...More Info
Cost: $18 per person Event Type: Family
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Saturday Night Dance
Feb. 4, 2017 - Feb. 4, 2017 , 7:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.
Choose a partner(singles and couples are welcome), and swing and sway your way to a wonderful evening in our newly-renovated Main Beach Pavilion. A 45-minute dance lesson with Jim & Barbara Finn starts the fun! Refreshments and Lemonade included.Reg. Deadline: 3 days prior to class.After deadline price increase. Ages ...More Info
Cost: Resident Fee$10/Program Fee $12 Event Type: Recreation
Main Beach Pavilion
300 Lake Shore Dr.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Snowbird Softball Tournament (Men's)
Feb. 4, 2017 - Feb. 4, 2017 , 9am-3pm
Get a team together and enter our 16" Snowbird Softball Tournament. Weather permitting, games will be played at the Boncosky Softball Complex at Lippold Park. A single elimination with consolation division guarantees all teams a minimum of two games....More Info
Cost: $185 per team Event Type: Sporting Event
Boncosky Softball Complex at Lippold Park
851 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Williams Street Repertory presents First Date
Jan. 20, 2017 - Feb. 12, 2017 , January 20, 21, 27, 28 | February 3, 4, 10, 11 @ 8pm January 22, 29, | February 4, 5, 12 @ 3pm
Book by Austin Winsberg Music by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy New York restaurant turns into a hilarious high-stakes dinner. As the date unfolds in real time, the couple quickly finds that they are not alone on this unpredicta...More Info
Cost: $35.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Sweetheart Tea
Feb. 12, 2017 - Feb. 12, 2017 , 12:30-2 PM
Bring your sweetheart to the Colonel Palmer House for an elegant luncheon tea. Reg.Deadline:2/3/2017 Reg. Code:231908-01 ...More Info
Cost: $18 Adult / $12 Child(4-12yrs) Event Type: Holiday
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Rd.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5873
TEEN JOB & OPPORTUNITY FAIR
Feb. 20, 2017 - Feb. 20, 2017 , 05:30pm
The summer job search starts NOW! On Monday, February 20 at 5:30pm come to Village Hall and meet and connect with area business / organization representatives to learn more about their companies and employment opportunities. Admission is FREE, business participation is FREE. Businesses interested in participating ma...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Expo
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60073
(847) 960-7460
Ivy Ford Band
Feb. 24, 2017 - Feb. 24, 2017 , 7 - 11 PM
Park Place Presents... Ivy Ford Band $10 At The Door/ Cash Bar Doors Open At 7 PM Performance 8 -11 PM...More Info
Cost: $10 At The Door-No Advance Ticket Sales Event Type: Live Music
Park Place
406 W. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5871
Daddy Daughter Enchanted Forest Ball
Feb. 25, 2017 - Feb. 25, 2017 , 06:30pm
The Village of Lake in the Hills cordially invites daddy's and daughters, ages 3-11, to enjoy an enchanting evening of entertainment, food, and fun. This formal affair takes place at Village Hall on Saturday, February 25 at 6:30pm and will be a stylish night of dreams and sophistication to help you create memories you...More Info
Cost: $35 residents (additional child $15) / $42 non residents (additional child $17) Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60073
(847) 960-7460
Art in the Machine
Mar. 1, 2017 - Mar. 1, 2017 , 7:00 pm
March 1 @ 7pm Tickets start at $20* Kid under 18 $6* through the Box Office at 815.356.9212 WSR is partnering with Raue Center's Mission Imagination to commission a new student show entitled, "Art in the Machine" by award-winning playwright Merri Biechler. Kris is an artist. She's also a seventh grader trying ...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $20* Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
The Moods
Mar. 10, 2017 - Mar. 10, 2017 , 7 - 11 PM
Park Place Presents... "The Moods" $10 At Door/ Cash Bar Doors open 7 pm Performance 8-11 pm performance 8 - 11 pm...More Info
Cost: $10 At The Door-No Advance Ticket Sales Event Type: Live Music
Park Place
406 W. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5871
Mom Son Luau
Mar. 10, 2017 - Mar. 11, 2017 , 6-8pm
Get your grass skirt and Hawaiian shirts! Boys, grab your favorite lady for the Mom/Son Luau. We'll have a night of dancing, games and dinner. No on-site registration is allowed. Registration deadline is 3/3. All participants will need to register individually. Ages 4-10...More Info
Cost: $18 per person Event Type: Family
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Clover Hunt
Mar. 11, 2017 - Mar. 11, 2017 , 10:00am
Those silly Leprechauns left behind hundreds of clovers at Village Hall to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. Each clover will have a treat attached and one who finds a lucky four leaf clover will receive a special prize. Registration is not required, just show up for the free fun! Hunt begins Saturday, March 11 promptly ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60073
(847) 960-7460
Line Dance Party
Mar. 18, 2017 - Mar. 18, 2017 , 7-9 PM
Join us in this fun night out on the town! Complimentary dance lesson kicks off the evening from 7:15-8 pm, then let the party begin. Dance the rest of the night away to your favorite traditional country music as well as some not so traditional! Refreshments will be included. Price Increase 3 days prior to class. Fee a...More Info
Cost: Resident Fee$10/Program Fee $12 Event Type: Recreation
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
The Racket Club's First Annual Forts On The Courts
Mar. 18, 2017 - Mar. 18, 2017 , 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Join us for an EPIC FORT BUILDING BATTLE! We'll supply sheets of cardboard and duct tape...you do the rest!Prizes will be awarded for best construction,original design and fan favorite.Families or teams of four(4-16 yrs)are encouraged to participate. A full list of approved supplies is available at theracketclub.org. ...More Info
Cost: $20 per family/team Event Type: Recreation
The Racket Club
9101 S. Route 31
Algonquin, IL 60102
(847) 658-5688
Spring Break Camp
Mar. 27, 2017 - Mar. 31, 2017 , 7:00am to 6:00pm
GRADES K-8TH Need a fun, safe, activity-filled place to go over winter break and spring break? We have it! Camp is available on a daily basis from March 27  March 31 from 7am to 6pm. We will play games, challenging sports, make arts & crafts, and go on a short, local trip every day (schedule of trips TBD). The low ...More Info
Cost: $40 resident / $48 non resident Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Family Bingo Night
Mar. 31, 2017 - Mar. 31, 2017 , 6:30pm to 7:45pm
Come out to Village Hall on Friday, March 31 for some quality family fun! Old and young will enjoy this timeless favorite, complete with beverages, pizza, and prizes. The fun starts at 6:30pm when we will play various types of bingo games including traditional, picture, lucky number and more. Pre-registration is pre...More Info
Cost: $10 residents/ $11 non residents Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Mom & Me Mad Hatter Party
Apr. 1, 2017 - Apr. 1, 2017 , 10:30am to noon
Dont be late (starts at 10:30am) for this very important date (Saturday, April 1) to enjoy treats and special time together as Mom, Grandmother or any female caregiver and daughter. You will create a keepsake craft to take home to remember this special morning spent at the lovely historic Hain House. Menu to include: ...More Info
Cost: $15 residents / $18 non residents Event Type: Recreation
La-Bahn Hain House
149 Hilltop Dr
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Williams Street Rep presents Any Other Name
Mar. 17, 2017 - Apr. 2, 2017 , March 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 | April 1 @ 8pm March 19, 25, 26 | April 2 @ 3pm
March 17 - April 2 Select Weekend Dates Tickets start at $32.50* Written by George Brant LAB Series selection | 2015/2016 Season A dark comedy (or light tragedy) about poetry, madness, and identity theft in Victorian England. Edward and his American wife, Margaret, are starving for his art. Surely there must ...More Info
Cost: $32.50 Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Breakfast With The Bunny
Apr. 1, 2017 - Apr. 8, 2017 , 9:30-11 am Saturdays
While you are enjoying a traditional breakfast buffet, the Easter Bunny will hop through the room making stops at each table. There will be small crafts available for children two years & older. Each family member must be pre-registered. All children must be accompanied by adult. No reserved seats. Reg. Code:231819-01...More Info
Cost: $12 per person (2 years & under free) Event Type: Holiday
Park Place Banquets
406 W. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5871
Easter Egg Hunt & Pancake Breakfast
Apr. 8, 2017 - Apr. 8, 2017 , 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
Kids, bring your baskets to fill up with plastic eggs, its time for the annual Egg Hunt! Find eggs filled with candy, small toys, or tickets to win a prize basket. This free event is on Saturday, April 8 and starts at 10:00AM sharp rain or shine at Village Hall, so see you there! Age groups are: 0-2, 3-4, 5-7, and...More Info
Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Family Bingo & Pizza Night
Apr. 21, 2017 - Apr. 21, 2017 , 6 pm- 8 pm
Bring the whole family out for a fun evening of pizza, bingo, and of course, prizes! All family members MUST register. No walk-in registration will be allowed. Reg. Deadline:4/14/17 Reg. Code: 251401-01...More Info
Cost: $10 per person Event Type: Family
Grand Oaks Recreation Center
1401 W. Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Junk in Your Trunk Community Sale
Apr. 22, 2017 - Apr. 22, 2017 , 9:00am to 1:00pm
Imagine treasure hunting at scores of garage sales without driving all day. Shop the parking lot of Village Hall from 9am to 1pm for some great deals. Our sale is a great opportunity to clear out your closets, basements and storage units and sell items directly from your vehicle. Spots for sellers are limited to the...More Info
Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Wheels and Deals Sale
Apr. 22, 2017 - Apr. 22, 2017 , 9:00am to 1:00pm
Looking for a good used bike, trike, skateboard or stroller? Clearing out unused / outgrown ones from your garage? Let's wheel & deal! Sellers: drop off your items between 7:30-9am at Village Hall. You determine the selling price, we co-op the sale, and you receive 80% of the price on items sold. Unsold items must...More Info
Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Saturday Night Dance
Apr. 29, 2017 - Apr. 29, 2017 , 7-10 PM
Choose a partner (singles and couples are welcome), and swing and sway your way to a wonderful evening in our newly-renovated Main Beach Pavilion. A 45-minute dance lesson with Jim & Barbara Finn starts the fun! Refreshments and Lemonade included. Reg. Deadline:3 days prior to class. Reg.Code: 230701-02(Samba) Ages ...More Info
Cost: Resident Fee$10/Program Fee $12 Event Type: Recreation
Main Beach Pavilion
300 Lake Shore Dr.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 459-0680
Mother Daughter Tea
Apr. 30, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 , 12:30-2 PM & 3-4:30 PM
This popular spring event for mothers,daughters, and ladies of all ages celebrates the generations. Girls are encouraged to bring their favorite doll. Reg. Deadline:April 21 Reg.Code:231909-01(12:30- 2pm) Reg.Code:231909-02(3-4:40pm) ...More Info
Cost: $18 Adult / $12 Child(4-12yrs) Event Type: Family
Colonel Palmer House
660 E. Terra Cotta Rd.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5873
Run Thru the Hills
Apr. 30, 2017 - Apr. 30, 2017 , 8:00am
Since 1999 participants have enjoyed this popular, challenging course in the rolling terrain and streets that surround Woods Creek Lake. Join us on Sunday, April 30 at 8am where the race kicks off from the AMC Theaters for this annual race event. 5k Ruck Run/Walk Rucking turns your race into a heart health boosting ...More Info
Event Type: Recreation
AMC Lake in the Hills 12 Theaters
311 Randall Road
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
"Let's Dance!"
May. 5, 2017 - May. 5, 2017 , 6-9 PM
Celebrating the Sounds & Songs of THE BIG BAND ERA "Let's Dance" $10 at Door/ Cash Bar Doors Open at 6 PM Performances 7 -9 PM...More Info
Cost: $10 At The Door-No Advance Ticket Sales Event Type: Live Music
Park Place
406 W. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
(815) 477-5871
Senior De Mayo Dinner
May. 5, 2017 - May. 5, 2017 , 5:00pm to 7:00pm
It's a Fiesta! Seniors ages 62 and older are invited to come out for our first annual celebration of Cinco de Mayo. This free event includes dinner, dancing and fun activities to celebrate this festive holiday. Pre-registration is required and can be done in our office, by mail, or by phone. Event takes place at Vill...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Mom & Son Dinosaur Adventure Night
May. 13, 2017 - May. 13, 2017 , 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Join us on Saturday, May 13 at 6:30pm for a dino-riffic night of fun! Activities include a fossil dig, T-Rex tattoo, special animal presentation by the Frog Lady and more. Bring your camera to capture all the special moments. Each child will receive a take home keepsake. Menu includes angus mini burger, chicken nugget...More Info
Cost: $35 residents / $42 non residents Event Type: Recreation
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
Take Me Fishing
May. 20, 2017 - May. 20, 2017 , 8:00am to 11:00am
Grab your tackle box, and an adult, and meet us at Turtle Island on Saturday, May 20 for a fun morning of fishing starting at 8am! We will take pictures of all the days catches, and even award a prize for biggest catch! You need to bring your own fishing gear, snacks will be provided. Fish love to bite rain or shine...More Info
Cost: $5 residents/$6 non residents Event Type: Recreation
Turtle Island
290 1/2 Indian Trail
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
(847) 960-7460
WSR presents Guys and Dolls
Jun. 30, 2017 - Jul. 23, 2017 , June 30 | July 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22 @ 8pm July 2, 9, 16, 19, 23 @ 3pm
An oddball romantic comedy that follows gambler Nathan Detroit as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend, nightclub performer Adelaide, laments that theyve been engaged for 14 years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler Sky Ma...More Info
Cost: Tickets start at $32.50* Event Type: Performing Arts
Raue Center For The Arts
26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
815-356-9212
Preschool Academy Registration
Feb. 1, 2017 - Aug. 31, 2017
Our philosophy is to promote the social, physical, and cognitive growth of the child through a variety of individual and group activities that are developmentally age appropriate and will help them to be successful in school. We encourage and help guide the child in developing independence, responsibility, and problem ...More Info
Cost: fees based on resident/non resident status Event Type: Educational
Village of Lake in the Hills Parks & Recreation Department
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60073
8479607460
Geocache Across McHenry County GeoSeries
Now - Jan. 1, 2018 , Ongoing
GeoSeries are specifically designed to turn your next staycation, day trip or geocaching expedition into an extraordinary adventure. Cache Your Way Across McHenry County GeoSeries highlights 15 of the best District spots where gamers will be led along unique trails, under bridges, to historic sites, or in the middle of...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Outdoors
McHenry County Conservation District Sites
18410 US Highway 14
Woodstock, IL 60098
815-338-6223
World Tai Chi and QiGong Day
Now - Apr. 25, 2105 , 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Global Event April 25th in the Historic Woodstock Square will offer FREE Tai Chi Harvard Health Publications has called Tai Chi Medication in Motion for all the myriad health issues it has been proven to help& (source: www.worldtaichiday.org) World Tai Chi & QiGong Day began in Kansas City, Missouri in 1998 and ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family
Woodstock Square Mall
110 Johnson St.
Woodstock, IL 60098
847-458-0377
Community Rummage Sale
Now - Sep. 25, 5015 , 9am - 2pm
Sale takes place on Friday, September 25 9am - 2pm and is open to the public. To be a seller: You can reserve an 8ft space to sell your treasures for the low fee of $15 R / $18 NR. (If you need electricity there is an additional $10 fee.) Registration is taken on a first come, first served basis, and there are no r...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Shopping
Village Hall
600 Harvest Gate
Lake in the Hills, IL 60156
847-960-7460

 



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