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August 2019

Summer Sunset Festival

FREE
August 30 · 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Sunset Park 5200 Miller Road
Lake in the Hills, IL United States

The Summer Sunset Festival is an annual event that offers the community an opportunity to enjoy a wealth of activities, food and entertainment as the summer season comes to a close.  This three-day event will be held at Sunset Park, 5200 Miller Road, from Friday through Sunday over Labor Day weekend. Admission is FREE, the only costs are the food/beverages and the carnival. As always, the main stage provides a focal point of entertainment, with a full line-up of musicians and the Got Talent? competition,…

Zumba Kids Black Light Party

$10 – $15
August 30 · 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm
Cary Park District 255 Briargate Road
Cary, IL United States

Hey kids, do you like to party? Do you like to dance? Then it’s time for you to sign up for a fun fitness class and dance to the rhythms of Zumba music. Join us for an hour of fun musical rhythms and dancing in an exciting black light environment. This Zumba Kids Black Light Party features the famous Zumba rhythms and beats based on original Zumba choreography broken into kid friendly routines. Parents, give your kids an outlet to…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 30 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Summer Sunset Festival

FREE
August 31 · 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Sunset Park 5200 Miller Road
Lake in the Hills, IL United States

The Summer Sunset Festival is an annual event that offers the community an opportunity to enjoy a wealth of activities, food and entertainment as the summer season comes to a close.  This three-day event will be held at Sunset Park, 5200 Miller Road, from Friday through Sunday over Labor Day weekend. Admission is FREE, the only costs are the food/beverages and the carnival. As always, the main stage provides a focal point of entertainment, with a full line-up of musicians and the Got Talent? competition,…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
August 31 · 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

September 2019

Summer Sunset Festival

FREE
September 1 · 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Sunset Park 5200 Miller Road
Lake in the Hills, IL United States

The Summer Sunset Festival is an annual event that offers the community an opportunity to enjoy a wealth of activities, food and entertainment as the summer season comes to a close.  This three-day event will be held at Sunset Park, 5200 Miller Road, from Friday through Sunday over Labor Day weekend. Admission is FREE, the only costs are the food/beverages and the carnival. As always, the main stage provides a focal point of entertainment, with a full line-up of musicians and the Got Talent? competition,…

Freaky Friday

$6 – $39.50
September 1 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

AUG 2 – SEPT 1, 2019 When an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before mom’s big wedding. Freaky Friday, a new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films, is a hilarious, contemporary update on an American classic in which a mother and daughter really see what it is to be a family and experience each other’s lives first-hand, in only for a…

Wags and Waves Day

$5
September 5 · 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cary Park District 255 Briargate Road
Cary, IL United States

Bring your furry friend for an evening at the Community Center Pool. Registration is $5 per dog. Registration is accepted at the Community Center (online registration for this event is not available). A special registration form is required for this event and can be found on our website: https://www.carypark.com/rccms/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/19-Wags-and-Waves-Day-Form.pdf Registration ends September 1. Walk-ins on the day of the event will not be accepted.

1st Friday Art Show

September 6 · 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lakeside Legacy Arts Park 401 Country Club Road
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

1st Friday Art Show at the Dole – People living in and near McHenry County, and throughout all of the Chicagoland area, have the opportunity to enjoy an artistic evening with wonderful featured art, chances to meet and mingle with artists, and the opportunities to purchase an original piece(s) of artwork. Lakeside Arts Park at the Dole is proud to welcome the community to the 1st Friday Art Show on Friday, September 6th from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Dole…

Fall Family Fest

$5 – $7
September 7 · 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lions Park Cary, IL United States

Plan a day of autumn fun in the sun at the annual Fall Family Fest in Lions Park on Saturday, September 7 from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. A full offering of family friendly fall activities await you including hayrides, pony rides, crafts, pumpkin patch and more. A petting zoo with a wide variety of animals for you to meet, pet and feed is also available. Don’t forget to bring your camera and take advantage of the many wonderful family photo opportunities…

Truck Off

September 7 · 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
McHenry County Fairgrounds 11900 Country Club Road
Woodstock, IL United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpoilRTxgpk Truck Off is where foodies from all over Chicagoland throw down on the best food trucks, and enjoy live music, entertainment and family activities. Stay tuned for the 2019 food truck roster! Find more info here.

The Music of Judy Garland

$25
September 8 · 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Raue Center for the Arts 26 N. Williams Street
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

From Les Miserables on Broadway to performances around the world, Melissa Minyard has captured hearts with her amazing voice and intimate connection with her audience. Melissa’s breathtakingly beautiful voice and compelling storytelling bring the music of Judy Garland to life with a four-piece band. find more info here.

Craft2Noon Kick Off Party

FREE
September 13 · 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Grand Oaks 1401 Route 176
Crystal Lake, IL United States

NEW program opportunity! We will be offering open crafting every third Tuesday each month. To kick-off this program, join us for a kick-off party including pizza and snacks. Find more info here. Questions? jpeterson@crystallakeparks.org, 815-459-0680, ext. 1219

Pup Academy Kids Night Out

September 13 · 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Color Me Mine 40 N Williams Street Ste J
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Join us to paint some magical pups and celebrate the new Disney Channel Original Series Pup Academy! This drop-off event is perfect for kids ages 6-10 to make friends and get creative in a kids-only space. That being said, you are welcome to stay and complete the project with your child if that makes you comfortable! Find more info here.

Happy Trails Fishing Derby

September 14 · 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Jaycee Park Cary, IL United States

Bait your friends and family with a morning of fishing fun at the Happy Trails Fishing Derby, a free event hosted in Jaycee Park in Cary on Saturday, September 14, from 9:00 - 11:30 am. All ages are invited to start the day at the park shelter learning about fishing etiquette. New anglers receive a quick fishing lesson. Then, it’s off to the pond to see what you can catch (and release)! Participants must be willing to touch worms or…

Wind and Wheels

FREE
September 14 · 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lippold Park 851 IL 176
Crystal Lake, IL United States

Time: 10:00 AM Location: Lippold Park Soccer Fields Rain or Shine, 10 am-2 pm FREE We've added big trucks for climbing fun Build a kite or bring your own NEW! Contests for highest flying kite, kite  decorating etc. Watch the professional kite flyers from Chicago Kite fill the sky with enormous kites! Pack a blanket and picnic lunch for the family Park Partners: Dolphin Swim Club, Baxter Credit Union

Kids Paint at Colonel Palmer House

$20 – $25
September 14 · 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Colonel Palmer House 660 East Terra Cotta Ave
Crystal Lake, IL United States

It's never too early to nurture the love of art! Simple to follow, stroke-by-stroke age appropriate directions make creating your artwork easy. We supply the 11x14 canvas and acrylic paint. You bring friends, snack and beverage. Together we will explore your inner talent! Painting selections can be found at crystallakeparks.org under the art tab. This month features a historical themed painting outside of the beautiful Colonel Palmer House! Palmer House Supervisor, Ashley Palazzo, will be in attendance to talk about…

Cary Main Street Fest

September 14 · 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Recurring Event (See all)
Downtown Cary Cary, IL United States

The Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce brings to Cary for the 6th Year a two day outdoor festival in downtown Cary. Live music, family stage, food, vendors and more! Come celebrate Cary and Community! Join Us for our Hometown Homecoming!!! #cmsf19 #cgacoc

Cary Main Street Fest

September 15 · 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Downtown Cary Cary, IL United States

The Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce brings to Cary for the 6th Year a two day outdoor festival in downtown Cary. Live music, family stage, food, vendors and more! Come celebrate Cary and Community! Join Us for our Hometown Homecoming!!! #cmsf19 #cgacoc

Family Mason Jar Painting Event

September 15 · 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Color Me Mine 40 N Williams Street Ste J
Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

Join the Mason Wasz Foundation at Color Me Mine - Crystal Lake for a fun day of painting in their studio! Color Me Mine will be donating back and matching Studio Fees for the day to the Mason Wasz Foundation. Here's how it works: you purchase your Studio Fee ($6 children, $9 adults) and what you want to paint (not included in Studio Fees). Parents just chaperoning DO NOT have to pay Studio Fees. You paint and create your masterpiece,…

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