Farms

All Seasons Orchard

September 14, 2019 Melissa Haak 0
Editor’s note: originally published in 2017 on Little Lake County. The air is crisp, the leaves are starting to turn, and you can almost smell the scent of apples in the wind. Fall has arrived […]
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Fall

Hayrides in McHenry County

August 28, 2019 Melissa Haak 0
As a boy mom, it is an obligation to like all kinds of trucks, cars, tractors, trailers, and my favorite, hayrides. There is something special about sitting on a bale of hay with the family […]
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Fall

Fall Festivals in McHenry County

August 28, 2019 Melissa Haak 0
Summer may be over, but the fun of festival season doesn’t have to end. Fields with pumpkins and cider fall festivals are the perfect way to have fun as a family this fall. We’ve gathered […]
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Fall

McHenry County Farm Stroll

August 28, 2019 Melissa Haak 0
McHenry County has strong agricultural roots. But if you think those roots have withered you would be mistaken. There are still lots of working, and thriving, farms all over McHenry County and this weekend families […]
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Fall

Corn Mazes in McHenry County

August 28, 2019 Melissa Haak 0
The wind is changing, and the briskness of fall is blowing into the area. That means it is time for apples, pumpkins, and corn mazes! Corn mazes can provide tons of fun for families and are […]
Special Events

Witches & Wizards of Woodstock

August 28, 2019 Shelby Younge 0
The event is formerly known as the Wizarding World of Woodstock. This story was originally published in 2017 and has been updated to reflect new and current information. Calling all Harry Potter Fans! The stories […]
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Apples

U-Pick Apple Orchards in McHenry County

August 26, 2019 Tracy Rubel 0
Plaid shirts, apple cider, delicious cinnamon sugar doughnuts, and back-to-school time all signal the start of the apple picking season.  While most of us in McHenry County do not have apple trees in our backyards, […]
Back-to-School

School Supply Drives in McHenry County

August 5, 2019 Melissa Haak 0
School supplies are a big expense and can be a hardship for some families. You can give back to your community and help the burden by purchasing and donating schools supplies to organizations that provide […]