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February 2019

Painting with Pride

February 18 · 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Mixin Mingle Woodstock 124 Cass Street
Woodstock, IL United States

Get creative on a day off of school! Each ticket will give you an 8x10 canvas (not just a panel), optional instruction, and use of acrylic paint and tools to make your masterpiece. Concessions will be available for purchase. All proceeds from this event will go towards the Pride Festival we are planning for June 2019. FAQ Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event? This is not a drop off event for children. A parent or…

April 2019

Scorched Earth Day Festival

$10 – $50
April 26 · 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Scorched Earth Brewing Co 203 Berg Street
Algonquin, IL United States

Scorched Earth Day music and beer fest is happening again on April 26 and 27 3pm-10pm both days! We have some fantastic food trucks and bands lined up already. Part of the proceeds will support Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County including a 50/50 raffle. FRIDAY Friday will have Jim and Justin headlining our entertainment schedule and BBQ King Smokehouse and Toasty Taco slinging food for you in their food trucks. SATURDAY Saturday brings Mobile Room Escape and their…

Scorched Earth Day Festival

$10 – $50
April 27 · 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Scorched Earth Brewing Co 203 Berg Street
Algonquin, IL United States

Scorched Earth Day music and beer fest is happening again on April 26 and 27 3pm-10pm both days! We have some fantastic food trucks and bands lined up already. Part of the proceeds will support Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County including a 50/50 raffle. FRIDAY Friday will have Jim and Justin headlining our entertainment schedule and BBQ King Smokehouse and Toasty Taco slinging food for you in their food trucks. SATURDAY Saturday brings Mobile Room Escape and their…

May 2019

Fair Diddley Craft and Artist Show

May 19 · 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Downtown Woodstock Van Buren & Dean Street
Woodstock, IL 60098 United States

51st Annual Fair Diddley in Historic Downtown Woodstock. Come visit NAP Creations and over 300 other local crafters. This is the show that has something for everyone! The fair features hand-crafted, quality, original work including: folk art, wood carving, dried florals, pottery, painted and appliqued clothing, jewelry, fine art, Food vendors and much more. Find more info here.

June 2019

Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival

$3
June 1 · 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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McHenry County Fairgrounds 11900 Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL United States

Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival formerly known as Spring Fiber Fling is an educational event focused on fiber and the process from “Sheep to Shawl”. It will be a weekend event with various activities for you to take part in, learn, and purchase anything from art supplies to finished handmade products. We will have different livestock expos and demonstrations going on around the grounds for you to enjoy. We will have regional sheep and goat shows including clinics and…

Milk Days Weekend Festivities

June 1 · 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rush Creek Distilling 1501 West Diggins Street
Harvard, IL United States

After the Milk Day Parade, Rush Creek will be hosting the ultimate party! We will have freshly squeezed and shaken Vodka and Whiskey Lemonade Shakeups available at the outdoor bar, Savino's Brick Oven serving their gourmet, made to order pizzas, and live music presented by Charlie Foxtrot Band! Outdoor Vodka & Whiskey Lemonade Shakeup Bar Open at 3 PM Savino's Brickoven Pizza serving 3 PM - 8 PM https://www.facebook.com/Savinos-Brick-Oven-1723047494620054/ Charlie Foxtrot Band playing 4 PM - 8 PM https://www.facebook.com/CharlieFoxtrotFive/

Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival

$3
June 2 · 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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McHenry County Fairgrounds 11900 Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL United States

Northern Illinois Sheep and Fiber Festival formerly known as Spring Fiber Fling is an educational event focused on fiber and the process from “Sheep to Shawl”. It will be a weekend event with various activities for you to take part in, learn, and purchase anything from art supplies to finished handmade products. We will have different livestock expos and demonstrations going on around the grounds for you to enjoy. We will have regional sheep and goat shows including clinics and…

Midsommer Festival

FREE
June 8 · 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Colonel Palmer House 660 East Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL United States

FREE SATURDAY JUNE 8, 11 AM - 4 PM COLONEL PALMER HOUSE 660 E.TERRA COTTA AVENUE Did you know Crystal Lake has a large Swedish population? Explore our Swedish roots at this fun and educational festival of folklore! Activities include maypole decorating and raising, crown crafts, Swedish traditions, Scandinavian dance group, Swedish treats, CL Brewing and more! Check out a special presentation on the Swedenbergers of Crystal Lake from Kurt Pearson, member of the Crystal Lake Historical Society. Kurt will…

Beach Bash

FREE
June 22 · 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Crystal Lake Main Beach 300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL United States

FREE SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 11 AM-3 PM MAIN BEACH - 300 LAKESHORE DRIVE Head on down to the beach for a day of fun in the sun! We will have lots of activities and entertainment for all ages! Find more info here. ACTIVITIES 11 AM-3 PM COME AND PLAY THE CAMP WAY! 11 AM- 3PM MAKE A RACKET! WITH THE RACKET CLUB 11 AM-3 PM NATURE CENTER MONKEY BRIDGE ACTIVITIES 11 AM - 12 PM MAGIC SHOWCASE 12-1 PM FAMILY…

Pub in the Park

$45 – $65
June 22 · 3:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sunset Park 5200 Miller Road
Lake in the Hills, IL United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TyUqVQnIYnU Tastings from about 50 breweries, live entertainment with Felix & Fingers, food trucks. Great fun while you support the Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Division! Over 21 ONLY; no pets. Find more info here.

July 2019

Woodstock Folk Festival

$20 – $30
July 21 · 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Downtown Woodstock Van Buren & Dean Street
Woodstock, IL 60098 United States

Mark your calendars! The 34th Annual Woodstock Folk Festival will be held on Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 12 PM – 6 PM on the historic Woodstock Square in Woodstock, Illinois. Anne Hills, Lifetime Achievement Award winner, will be honored by Jamie O’Reilly and Michael P. Smith at the Woodstock Folk Festival. The Main Stage will be co-hosted by Chuck Vander-Vennet and WFMT’s Rich Warren and will feature the following performers. 12:00 The LeftOvers – Pete Jonssen, Brian Murphy, Laurel…

Cardboard Cup Regatta

July 27 · 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Crystal Lake Main Beach 300 Lake Shore Drive
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Join us for 35th Annual and Final America's Cardboard Cup Regatta! The Cardboard Cup Regatta originated in the summer of 1985 as a special event to help raise awareness for a small local sailing club – The Crystal Lake Yacht Club. There were three members who were instrumental in the creation of this now annual event: Jim Hooker, Chuck Ellison, and Frank Ward. The first Cardboard Cup Regatta drew a crowd of 2,000 spectators. Enough funds were raised to host…

McHenry County Fair

July 30 · 12:00 pm - August 4 · 10:00 pm
McHenry County Fairgrounds 11900 Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL United States

https://www.facebook.com/mchenrycountyliving/videos/10153856442438366/ So much to see and so much to do! The McHenry County Fair has it all! Join us July 30-Aug 4th for fun for the whole family! For the list of events please visit https://www.mchenrycountyfair.com/a-day-at-the-fair/

August 2019

Bull Riding at McHenry County Fair

$5 – $7
August 1 · 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
McHenry County Fairgrounds 11900 Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL United States

7:00 PM Next Level Pro Bull Riding including Mutton Busting and Barrel Racing. Buy tickets online for $5 before 4 pm on July 29th, tickets will be $7 after that date and at the fairgrounds. Pit Pass available on site only. Find more info here. Mutton busting and Barrel Racers must pre-register

Tractor Pull at McHenry County Fair

$5 – $7
August 2 · 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
McHenry County Fairgrounds 11900 Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL United States

11 am Midwest Tractor and Truck Pulls including Antique Tractor Pulls - Free Event 6:30 PM Midwest Truck and Tractor Pulls (Buy tickets online for $5 before 4 pm on July 29th, tickets will be $7 after that date and at the fairgrounds. $15 Pit Pass available on site only. Good for both Tractor and Truck Pulls.) Find more information here.

Live Music at McHenry County Fair

$15
August 3 · 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
McHenry County Fairgrounds 11900 Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL United States

Femmes of Rock - and Ted Nugent will play on Saturday, August 3, 2019. First band starts at 8:00 pm grandstand opens at 7 pm. TICKETS ARE ALMOST SOLD OUT - get yours here

Demolition Derby at McHenry County Fairgrounds

$8 – $10
August 4 · 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
McHenry County Fairgrounds 11900 Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL United States

4WD Promotions LLC. Demolition Derby Heats - 1 PM Combine Demolition Derby - 4 PM Demolition Derby Heats - 5:30 PM ONE ticket will get you in to all 3 events. Buy tickets online for $8 before 4 pm on July 29th, tickets will be $10 after that date and at the fairgrounds. Purchase Demo Derby tickets here

Blues, Brews & BBQ

$7 – $75
August 16 · 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Petersen Park 4311 Lakewood Road
McHenry, IL United States

The Rotary Club of McHenry's three-day fest presented by D.C. Cobb's is a premier event of the summer. Enjoy renowned blues artists, delicious BBQ & other fare, plus an impressive array of craft brews and other libations. Proceeds benefit local and global academic and humanitarian causes. Join us! Find more info here.

Blues, Brews & BBQ

$7 – $75
August 17 · 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Petersen Park 4311 Lakewood Road
McHenry, IL United States

The Rotary Club of McHenry's three-day fest presented by D.C. Cobb's is a premier event of the summer. Enjoy renowned blues artists, delicious BBQ & other fare, plus an impressive array of craft brews and other libations. Proceeds benefit local and global academic and humanitarian causes. Join us! Find more info here.

Blues, Brews & BBQ

$7 – $75
August 18 · 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Petersen Park 4311 Lakewood Road
McHenry, IL United States

The Rotary Club of McHenry's three-day fest presented by D.C. Cobb's is a premier event of the summer. Enjoy renowned blues artists, delicious BBQ & other fare, plus an impressive array of craft brews and other libations. Proceeds benefit local and global academic and humanitarian causes. Join us! Find more info here.

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