We do our best to provide the most relevant and timely information to our readers, but please confirm dates, times, and availability before attending an event. Events are posted on Little Lake County from information found on, but not limited to, attraction sites, government city sites; as well as submissions from individual attractions, press releases and PR firms. All events are subject to change without notice and Little Lake County cannot be held responsible.

Little Lake County loves hearing about events!! Events must be low cost or free and for kids, families or parents. Events must not require pre-registration to attend, and must welcome walk-ins. To submit your event for the calendar please fill out this form:

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Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Fest
Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Fest @ Lake in the Hills
Sep 1 all-day
Friday, August 30, 2019 – 3:00pm to Sunday, September 1, 2019 – 10:30pm 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 [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Trains after Dark 6:00 pm
Trains after Dark @ Illinois Railway Museum
Sep 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Illinois Railway Museum will be operating special trains after dark this year on Labor Day Weekend. Saturday and Sunday, August 31st and September 1st, steam and diesel trains will remain in operation long past [...]
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Trains after Dark 6:00 pm
Trains after Dark @ Illinois Railway Museum
Sep 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Illinois Railway Museum will be operating special trains after dark this year on Labor Day Weekend. Saturday and Sunday, August 31st and September 1st, steam and diesel trains will remain in operation long past [...]
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Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market 8:00 am
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market @ Woodstock Square
Sep 3 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are a PRODUCERS ONLY MARKET offering fresh produce, local honey, pasture-raised meat & eggs, bread, cheese, artisanal goods, grab & go eats, locally grown plants and so much more! Shop our vendors, make your [...]
Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 3 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 3 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Sep 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 3 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Fox Lake Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Fox Lake Farmers Market @ Fox Lake Community garden
Sep 3 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Fox Lake Farmers Market is committed to supporting locally grown and produced foods, in an organic garden setting. The Fox Lake Farmers Market brings the Fox Lake and surrounding communities the very best and [...]
Moose Lodge Cruise Night 5:00 pm
Moose Lodge Cruise Night @ McHenry Moose Lodge
Sep 3 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
All Show Vehicles Welcome Food, Snacks, Beverages avaialble $2 Taco Outdoor grilled burgers, brats and Italian sausage DJ with Music Weekly Trophy Huge Park Like Show Grounds
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Pajama Jam Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Pajama Jam Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Wear your pajamas to the Library for our Pajama Jam. We will dance to songs, use scarves, bells and shakers and conclude with a story. No registration required.
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Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 4 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Toddler Time 12:30 pm
Toddler Time @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 4 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children aged 25-35 months. Join us for 25 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. No registration is required.   Additional Times: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays @ 12:30 [...]
Baby & Me 6:00 pm
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Toddler Time 6:30 pm
Toddler Time @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children aged 25-35 months. Join us for 25 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. No registration is required.   Additional Times: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays @ 12:30 [...]
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Baby & Me 1:00 pm
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 5 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 5 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Controller Freaks 3:00 pm
Controller Freaks @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 5 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New club! Join us Thursday afternoons for video gaming fun! Play E through PG-13 rated games on our Xbox 1. Bring your friends and meet new ones. For youth ages 8-14. Drop in anytime.  Open [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 5 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Pearl Street Farmers Market 4:30 pm
Pearl Street Farmers Market @ Veterans Memorial park
Sep 5 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Pearl Street Market hosts an array of vendors and bands each Thursday evening, 4:30p.m. to 8 p.m., Mid May through the end of September. The City of McHenry has teamed up with vendors throughout [...]
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Friday Fun Day Lego Day
Friday Fun Day Lego Day @ Woodstock Public Library
Sep 6 all-day
Friday Fun Day and Lego Night are teaming up this Fall. One day a month will be Lego Day – all day. On the other Fridays there will be a fun drop-in craft/activity.
Me Too! 9:30 am
Me Too! @ Johnsburg Public Library District
Sep 6 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
When the world is new, from 0 to 2! Mondays & Fridays, for infants to 36 months Meet, greet, and play in a friendly, unstructured environment. ME TOO! Offers a perfect opportunity for parents and [...]
Open Play 10:00 am
Open Play @ GiGi's Playhouse
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This program invites families and their friends to the Playhouse for playtime!  Open Play helps promote positive beginnings for new families with a child with Down syndrome, creates awareness opportunities for peers and friends, as [...]
Parents Night Out 5:30 pm
Parents Night Out @ Dolphin Swim Club
Sep 6 @ 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Leave your kids with us on the first Saturday of every month! From 5:30-9:00 kids aged 6-12 will swim, play, make new friends, eat dinner, and watch movies under the watchful eyes of their favorite [...]
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green 6:30 pm
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green @ Fox Lake Community Garden Green
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Art Series, Friday Night Concerts: June 7 – Spare Animals Indie Rock June 14 – Old Wolves Blues/Folk June 21 – Michael Lescher Classic Rock June 28 – Night Express  Big Band July 5 – Big Fish Swing/Bluegrass July [...]
Teen Tastic 6:30 pm
Teen Tastic @ GiGi's Playhouse
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Focuses on building social skills with friends without Down syndrome by participating in team-based activities in a casual and fun setting.  Skill development includes understanding compromise, turn-taking and problem-solving abilities. Recommended for ages 13 -17 [...]
First Friday Concert 7:00 pm
First Friday Concert @ Lost Valley Visitor Center
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join us on the first Friday of each month this summer for an evening of music and nature. Bring a picnic dinner to enjoy the beautiful view from Lost Valley Visitor Center patio and stay [...]
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Crystal Lake Farmers Market 8:00 am
Crystal Lake Farmers Market @ Downtown Crystal Lake
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy fresh produce, micro greens, flowers, baked goods, honey, jams, olive oils, and more every Saturday from June 1st through September 28th. 2019 will include some new vendors (with new product offerings) as well as many [...]
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market 8:00 am
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market @ Woodstock Square
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are a PRODUCERS ONLY MARKET offering fresh produce, local honey, pasture-raised meat & eggs, bread, cheese, artisanal goods, grab & go eats, locally grown plants and so much more! Shop our vendors, make your [...]
Home Depot Kids Workshop 9:00 am
Home Depot Kids Workshop @ Your Local Home Depot
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Home Depot offers free workshops for do-it-yourselfers of all ages and experience levels. Review the schedule of upcoming workshops and choose a specific workshop to attend. You’ll see a variety of workshops scheduled – [...]
Huntley Farmers Market 9:00 am
Huntley Farmers Market @ Huntley Town Square
Sep 7 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Huntley Farmers Market We are a homegrown & homemade market! Join us each Saturday from May 26th thru October 13 at the Town Square.  Here are the vendors that have signed up for the weekly [...]
Fire Department Muster 10:00 am
Fire Department Muster @ Illinois Railway Museum
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Hit the siren, slide down that pole and come to the Illinois Railway Museum to see a real fireman’s muster featuring vintage and modern fire engines. *NEW EVENT* For hours, admission prices, and scheduled operating equipment click [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Sep 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Sep 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
“SUMMER OF ’69” GARDEN PARTY AT HERMANN PARK–Celebrating 50 Years of Incorporation! 1:00 pm
“SUMMER OF ’69” GARDEN PARTY AT HERMANN PARK–Celebrating 50 Years of Incorporation! @ Hermann Park
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Join us at the annual Village Garden Party at Hermann Park from 1-9 PM Saturday, September 7, 2019 for loads of entertainment for kids and adults alike with a Woodstock music festival vibe!! Hula hooping [...]
LEGO Club 1:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Nippersink Library
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Who can build the highest LEGO Tower or the coolest vehicle? Join us for LEGO Club and build cool projects alone or with a team!
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Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
LGBTeaQ Rainbow Reads 1:00 pm
LGBTeaQ Rainbow Reads @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Hang out with your rainbow fam at our monthly LGBTQ+ casual book club and support group. Sip some tea or coffee and tell us what you’ve been reading or watching, and whatever else might be [...]
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Me Too! 9:30 am
Me Too! @ Johnsburg Public Library District
Sep 9 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
When the world is new, from 0 to 2! Mondays & Fridays, for infants to 36 months Meet, greet, and play in a friendly, unstructured environment. ME TOO! Offers a perfect opportunity for parents and [...]
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
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Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market 8:00 am
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market @ Woodstock Square
Sep 10 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are a PRODUCERS ONLY MARKET offering fresh produce, local honey, pasture-raised meat & eggs, bread, cheese, artisanal goods, grab & go eats, locally grown plants and so much more! Shop our vendors, make your [...]
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Stories 9:30 am
Preschool Stories @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 10 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
For ages 31/2- 5. Help your preschooler get ready to read and build skills through stories, music and rhymes. Caregivers must remain in library; pick up child’s name tag at the info center.
Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Drop-in Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Sep 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 10 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
Music & Movement 11:30 am
Music & Movement @ Algonquin Library -Eastgate Branch
Sep 10 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children are invited to join us for a fun half hour full of singing and dancing. We’ll learn some new songs and sing some favorites. We will learn some new songs each week as well [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 10 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Fox Lake Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Fox Lake Farmers Market @ Fox Lake Community garden
Sep 10 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Fox Lake Farmers Market is committed to supporting locally grown and produced foods, in an organic garden setting. The Fox Lake Farmers Market brings the Fox Lake and surrounding communities the very best and [...]
Moose Lodge Cruise Night 5:00 pm
Moose Lodge Cruise Night @ McHenry Moose Lodge
Sep 10 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
All Show Vehicles Welcome Food, Snacks, Beverages avaialble $2 Taco Outdoor grilled burgers, brats and Italian sausage DJ with Music Weekly Trophy Huge Park Like Show Grounds
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 10 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
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Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 11 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Toddler Time 12:30 pm
Toddler Time @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 11 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children aged 25-35 months. Join us for 25 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. No registration is required.   Additional Times: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays @ 12:30 [...]
Baby & Me 6:00 pm
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Toddler Time 6:30 pm
Toddler Time @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children aged 25-35 months. Join us for 25 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. No registration is required.   Additional Times: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays @ 12:30 [...]
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Baby & Me 1:00 pm
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 12 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 12 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Controller Freaks 3:00 pm
Controller Freaks @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 12 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New club! Join us Thursday afternoons for video gaming fun! Play E through PG-13 rated games on our Xbox 1. Bring your friends and meet new ones. For youth ages 8-14. Drop in anytime.  Open [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 12 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Drop-in STEM (K-5) 3:45 pm
Drop-in STEM (K-5) @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 12 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
 Drop in to explore, tinker, and more. We’ll feature a different STEM topic with hands-on activities each month.
Pearl Street Farmers Market 4:30 pm
Pearl Street Farmers Market @ Veterans Memorial park
Sep 12 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Pearl Street Market hosts an array of vendors and bands each Thursday evening, 4:30p.m. to 8 p.m., Mid May through the end of September. The City of McHenry has teamed up with vendors throughout [...]
LEGO Club 6:00 pm
LEGO Club @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Open to builders of all ages! Enjoy a chance to free build with friends or take on Miss Courtney’s special Master Builder challenges in the Children’s Activity Center!
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime in Spanish. We’ll feature stories, songs, and culture. This class is a great way to introduce your little one to a new language or let them practice if they are a student in a [...]
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Me Too! 9:30 am
Me Too! @ Johnsburg Public Library District
Sep 13 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
When the world is new, from 0 to 2! Mondays & Fridays, for infants to 36 months Meet, greet, and play in a friendly, unstructured environment. ME TOO! Offers a perfect opportunity for parents and [...]
Open Play 10:00 am
Open Play @ GiGi's Playhouse
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This program invites families and their friends to the Playhouse for playtime!  Open Play helps promote positive beginnings for new families with a child with Down syndrome, creates awareness opportunities for peers and friends, as [...]
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green 6:30 pm
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green @ Fox Lake Community Garden Green
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Art Series, Friday Night Concerts: June 7 – Spare Animals Indie Rock June 14 – Old Wolves Blues/Folk June 21 – Michael Lescher Classic Rock June 28 – Night Express  Big Band July 5 – Big Fish Swing/Bluegrass July [...]
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Cary Main Street Fest
Cary Main Street Fest @ Downtown Cary
Sep 14 all-day
Saturday Sep 14, 2019 Sunday Sep 15, 2019 Saturday, September 14 Sunday, September 15 Location Downtown Cary 108 W. Main Street Cary IL 60013 Fees/Administration $5.00 optional donation at the gate Goes to support Non-Profits in CMSF Grant Program [...]
Crystal Lake Farmers Market 8:00 am
Crystal Lake Farmers Market @ Downtown Crystal Lake
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy fresh produce, micro greens, flowers, baked goods, honey, jams, olive oils, and more every Saturday from June 1st through September 28th. 2019 will include some new vendors (with new product offerings) as well as many [...]
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market 8:00 am
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market @ Woodstock Square
Sep 14 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are a PRODUCERS ONLY MARKET offering fresh produce, local honey, pasture-raised meat & eggs, bread, cheese, artisanal goods, grab & go eats, locally grown plants and so much more! Shop our vendors, make your [...]
Huntley Farmers Market 9:00 am
Huntley Farmers Market @ Huntley Town Square
Sep 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Huntley Farmers Market We are a homegrown & homemade market! Join us each Saturday from May 26th thru October 13 at the Town Square.  Here are the vendors that have signed up for the weekly [...]
AMC Sensory Friendly Films 10:00 am
AMC Sensory Friendly Films @ AMC Theatres in Lake n the Hills and South Barrington
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! [...]
Kids Club 10:00 am
Kids Club @ GiGi's Playhouse
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Kids Club – This program is designed to support the development of social skills and language through peer to peer interaction in a casual and fun setting! Kids Club supports gross motor skills through active games, [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
Museum Showcase Weekend 10:00 am
Museum Showcase Weekend @ Illinois Railway Museum
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
This is your opportunity to see and ride some of the less frequently run equipment at IRM as we honor the volunteers who make the museum work. Great photo opportunities! On Saturday evening only, the [...]
Outdoors is for Everyone 10:00 am
Outdoors is for Everyone @ Moraine Hills State Park
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Participants with disabilities are invited to experience nature-themed sensory stations and join leader-led activities. You can see if you can guess what’s in the Mystery Containers, make your own animal tracks, touch really soft fur [...]
Touch-a-Truck and Petting Zoo 10:00 am
Touch-a-Truck and Petting Zoo @ First Presbyterian Church of Woodstock
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join the City of Woodstock and First Presbyterian Church for another amazing Touch-A-Truck event! Free petting zoo, trucks to touch and climb, flight-for-life, bounce house, as well as pony rides for a fee and food [...]
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Sep 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Volo Kite Fest 11:00 am
Volo Kite Fest @ Burnell C. Russell Municipal Complex
Sep 14 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Volo’s first kite festival. We will have a stunt kite flyer who will be performing and also have his shop set up for any who wish to buy. In addition, all who desire will have [...]
Sensory Storytime *RR* 1:30 pm
Sensory Storytime *RR* @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 14 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime, designed for children with special needs, features movement, music, stories, and hand-on activities. Siblings are welcome. Registration required.
Light up the Night 5:00 pm
Light up the Night @ McHenry Riverwalk
Sep 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
This inaugural event of the “Live on the Riverwalk” series is a family-friendly community celebration featuring many firsts: – First celebration on McHenry Riverwalk’s newly constructed waterfront patio at Miller Point. – First lighting of [...]
Nerf Wars 6:00 pm
Nerf Wars @ Westosha Legacy Athletic Club
Sep 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nerf Wars is a night of battle with friends and family. Bring your best Nerf Gun that takes Elite Darts and we will supply you with safety goggles and Elite Darts. The entire gym is [...]
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Cary Main Street Fest
Cary Main Street Fest @ Downtown Cary
Sep 15 all-day
Saturday Sep 14, 2019 Sunday Sep 15, 2019 Saturday, September 14 Sunday, September 15 Location Downtown Cary 108 W. Main Street Cary IL 60013 Fees/Administration $5.00 optional donation at the gate Goes to support Non-Profits in CMSF Grant Program [...]
Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 15 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Museum Showcase Weekend 10:00 am
Museum Showcase Weekend @ Illinois Railway Museum
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
This is your opportunity to see and ride some of the less frequently run equipment at IRM as we honor the volunteers who make the museum work. Great photo opportunities! On Saturday evening only, the [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 15 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Free Community Lunch 1:00 pm
Free Community Lunch @ Maranatha Assembly of God Church
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Maranatha Assembly of God Church hosts free meal every third Sunday of the month at 1:30P.M. Doors open at 1:00P.M. Bring your family, friends or neighbors and enjoy a wonderful time together. This luncheon provides [...]
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 16 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Me Too! 9:30 am
Me Too! @ Johnsburg Public Library District
Sep 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
When the world is new, from 0 to 2! Mondays & Fridays, for infants to 36 months Meet, greet, and play in a friendly, unstructured environment. ME TOO! Offers a perfect opportunity for parents and [...]
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 17 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market 8:00 am
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market @ Woodstock Square
Sep 17 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are a PRODUCERS ONLY MARKET offering fresh produce, local honey, pasture-raised meat & eggs, bread, cheese, artisanal goods, grab & go eats, locally grown plants and so much more! Shop our vendors, make your [...]
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Stories 9:30 am
Preschool Stories @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
For ages 31/2- 5. Help your preschooler get ready to read and build skills through stories, music and rhymes. Caregivers must remain in library; pick up child’s name tag at the info center.
Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Drop-in Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Sep 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
Music & Movement 11:30 am
Music & Movement @ Algonquin Library -Eastgate Branch
Sep 17 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children are invited to join us for a fun half hour full of singing and dancing. We’ll learn some new songs and sing some favorites. We will learn some new songs each week as well [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Fox Lake Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Fox Lake Farmers Market @ Fox Lake Community garden
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Fox Lake Farmers Market is committed to supporting locally grown and produced foods, in an organic garden setting. The Fox Lake Farmers Market brings the Fox Lake and surrounding communities the very best and [...]
Moose Lodge Cruise Night 5:00 pm
Moose Lodge Cruise Night @ McHenry Moose Lodge
Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
All Show Vehicles Welcome Food, Snacks, Beverages avaialble $2 Taco Outdoor grilled burgers, brats and Italian sausage DJ with Music Weekly Trophy Huge Park Like Show Grounds
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 17 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 18 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Toddler Time 12:30 pm
Toddler Time @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 18 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children aged 25-35 months. Join us for 25 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. No registration is required.   Additional Times: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays @ 12:30 [...]
Baby & Me 6:00 pm
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Toddler Time 6:30 pm
Toddler Time @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children aged 25-35 months. Join us for 25 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. No registration is required.   Additional Times: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays @ 12:30 [...]
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Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 19 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Drop-In Family Storytime 10:00 am
Drop-In Family Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 0-5 with caregiver
Baby & Me 1:00 pm
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 19 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Controller Freaks 3:00 pm
Controller Freaks @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 19 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New club! Join us Thursday afternoons for video gaming fun! Play E through PG-13 rated games on our Xbox 1. Bring your friends and meet new ones. For youth ages 8-14. Drop in anytime.  Open [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Pearl Street Farmers Market 4:30 pm
Pearl Street Farmers Market @ Veterans Memorial park
Sep 19 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Pearl Street Market hosts an array of vendors and bands each Thursday evening, 4:30p.m. to 8 p.m., Mid May through the end of September. The City of McHenry has teamed up with vendors throughout [...]
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime in Spanish. We’ll feature stories, songs, and culture. This class is a great way to introduce your little one to a new language or let them practice if they are a student in a [...]
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Fall Fest – Huntley’s Hometown Festival
Fall Fest – Huntley’s Hometown Festival
Sep 20 all-day
The Huntley Fall Fest is run by the Huntley Fall Fest Committee, a group comprised of 100% volunteers. In addition to the Committee, several Huntley non-profits have partnered with the Fest to make it what [...]
Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 20 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Drop-in Preschool Crafts, ages 2-6 with an adult 9:30 am
Drop-in Preschool Crafts, ages 2-6 with an adult @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Preschoolers love creating fun projects, especially with the help of the special adult that brings them. Come create a piece of artwork and make a memory with your child.
Me Too! 9:30 am
Me Too! @ Johnsburg Public Library District
Sep 20 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
When the world is new, from 0 to 2! Mondays & Fridays, for infants to 36 months Meet, greet, and play in a friendly, unstructured environment. ME TOO! Offers a perfect opportunity for parents and [...]
Open Play 10:00 am
Open Play @ GiGi's Playhouse
Sep 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This program invites families and their friends to the Playhouse for playtime!  Open Play helps promote positive beginnings for new families with a child with Down syndrome, creates awareness opportunities for peers and friends, as [...]
Fox Lake Fish Fest: Mayor’s Fish Fry 4:30 pm
Fox Lake Fish Fest: Mayor’s Fish Fry @ Lakefront Park Building
Sep 20 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Come enjoy a delicious Friday night fish fry with Mayor Donny Schmit. The meal includes all you can eat fish, two sides, and a drink (non-alcoholic). Adult beverages will be available for purchase For questions, [...]
Family Game Night 5:00 pm
Family Game Night @ Lakefront Park Building
Sep 20 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy a night with the family playing different games including puzzles, board games, cards, and much more. This free program is a great way to get the family out of the house and spend quality [...]
Astronomy Nights at Volo Bog State Natural Area 7:30 pm
Astronomy Nights at Volo Bog State Natural Area @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Third Fridays 7:30 pm                  Open to the Public NEW MEMBERS ALWAYS WELCOME January 18, February 21, March 15, April 19, May 17 7:30 pm Business Meeting 8:30 pm Classroom Topic 9:45 pm Star Party: [...]
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Fall Fest – Huntley’s Hometown Festival
Fall Fest – Huntley’s Hometown Festival
Sep 21 all-day
The Huntley Fall Fest is run by the Huntley Fall Fest Committee, a group comprised of 100% volunteers. In addition to the Committee, several Huntley non-profits have partnered with the Fest to make it what [...]
Take Home Craft
Take Home Craft @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 21 all-day
Stop by the Questions Desk to pick up supplies for a Craft. Available until supplies run out. All ages.
Crystal Lake Farmers Market 8:00 am
Crystal Lake Farmers Market @ Downtown Crystal Lake
Sep 21 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy fresh produce, micro greens, flowers, baked goods, honey, jams, olive oils, and more every Saturday from June 1st through September 28th. 2019 will include some new vendors (with new product offerings) as well as many [...]
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market 8:00 am
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market @ Woodstock Square
Sep 21 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are a PRODUCERS ONLY MARKET offering fresh produce, local honey, pasture-raised meat & eggs, bread, cheese, artisanal goods, grab & go eats, locally grown plants and so much more! Shop our vendors, make your [...]
Algonquin Harvest Market 9:00 am
Algonquin Harvest Market @ Towne Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join us for the Algonquin Rotary Club’s third annual Algonquin Harvest Market. There will be a variety of handmade & homegrown goods including farm fresh produce, baked goods, arts, crafts and more. There will also [...]
Fox Lake Youth Fishing Derby 9:00 am
Fox Lake Youth Fishing Derby @ Lakefront Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bring your family to Lakefront Park for the Youth fishing derby starting at 9:00 a.m. There will be a fishing contest, food, drinks, giveaways, and much more! Children under 16 do not need a license. [...]
Huntley Farmers Market 9:00 am
Huntley Farmers Market @ Huntley Town Square
Sep 21 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Huntley Farmers Market We are a homegrown & homemade market! Join us each Saturday from May 26th thru October 13 at the Town Square.  Here are the vendors that have signed up for the weekly [...]
Art Play 10:00 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
All ages w/caregiver Open-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Process-oriented art allows kids to explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.
Arts & Crafts on the Farm 10:00 am
Arts & Crafts on the Farm @ Stades Farm & MArket
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mark your calendar for our bigger than ever 6th Annual Arts & Crafts on the Farm! Limited vendor spaces are still available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are interested please email stadesfarmmarket@gmail.com for [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Sep 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
Family Story and Playtime 10:30 am
Family Story and Playtime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and extra playtime.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Sep 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Norge Ski Jumping and Food Truck Festival 11:00 am
Norge Ski Jumping and Food Truck Festival @ Norge Ski Club
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
September 21st and 22nd GATES OPEN AT 11AM.  COMPETITION STARTS AT NOON. SAT. SEPT. 21 SUN. SEPT. 22 Junior Competition K70 – Big Hill K70 Competition Food Trucks All Day Food Trucks All Day GREAT [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 21 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
McHenry Community Oktoberfest 12:00 pm
McHenry Community Oktoberfest @ Petersen Park
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Arts and Crafts Extravaganza from 12pm-6pm LIVE BANDS, FOOD, BEVERAGES, GAMES, ARTS/CRAFTS and FUN ALL DAY! Our club’s largest fundraiser is an annual Oktoberfest hosted in McHenry! Last year we expanded our event to include [...]
Movie Saturday 2:00 pm
Movie Saturday @ Nippersink Library
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
march 16, April 20 and May 18 starts at 2:00 PM Relax and watch a new release or a classic movie! Bring your own drink and we will provide water and snacks.
Family Stem Saturday 3:00 pm
Family Stem Saturday @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
 Drop in to explore, tinker, and more. We’ll feature a different STEM topic with hands-on activities each month.  Children ages 3 and older. September: Span-tastic Bridges  Families will use a variety of building materials to [...]
Ninja Nights 7:00 pm
Ninja Nights @ Westosha Legacy Athletic Club
Sep 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This Summer… Ninjas are taking over WLAC! On Ninja Nights the entire gym will be dedicated to Ninja obstacles and various stations to challenge all Ninjas. We will have the Slack Line, the Ninja Line [...]
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Fall Fest – Huntley’s Hometown Festival
Fall Fest – Huntley’s Hometown Festival
Sep 22 all-day
The Huntley Fall Fest is run by the Huntley Fall Fest Committee, a group comprised of 100% volunteers. In addition to the Committee, several Huntley non-profits have partnered with the Fest to make it what [...]
Arts & Crafts on the Farm 10:00 am
Arts & Crafts on the Farm @ Stades Farm & MArket
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Mark your calendar for our bigger than ever 6th Annual Arts & Crafts on the Farm! Limited vendor spaces are still available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you are interested please email stadesfarmmarket@gmail.com for [...]
Norge Ski Jumping and Food Truck Festival 11:00 am
Norge Ski Jumping and Food Truck Festival @ Norge Ski Club
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
September 21st and 22nd GATES OPEN AT 11AM.  COMPETITION STARTS AT NOON. SAT. SEPT. 21 SUN. SEPT. 22 Junior Competition K70 – Big Hill K70 Competition Food Trucks All Day Food Trucks All Day GREAT [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Sep 23 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
Me Too! 9:30 am
Me Too! @ Johnsburg Public Library District
Sep 23 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
When the world is new, from 0 to 2! Mondays & Fridays, for infants to 36 months Meet, greet, and play in a friendly, unstructured environment. ME TOO! Offers a perfect opportunity for parents and [...]
Constructive Play 10:00 am
Constructive Play @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
You choose what you want to do! Play with blocks, puzzles, toys, and enjoy early literacy games. Muffins, juice and coffee will be served.
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 23 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Start your week off right! Children with a caregiver can participate in stories, songs, movement, and a simple craft every Monday Morning.
Art Play 10:30 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Open-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Process-oriented art allows kids to explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
Yarn Pom Bookmark (Teens) 1:00 pm
Yarn Pom Bookmark (Teens) @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Create a yarn pom bookmark! Use our yarn, or bring your own!
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Drop-in LEGO Monday 3:45 pm
Drop-in LEGO Monday @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 23 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
LEGOs are great way for children to test new designs, make predictions and learn how to solve problems. Bring a friend to help you create.
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Sep 24 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market 8:00 am
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market @ Woodstock Square
Sep 24 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are a PRODUCERS ONLY MARKET offering fresh produce, local honey, pasture-raised meat & eggs, bread, cheese, artisanal goods, grab & go eats, locally grown plants and so much more! Shop our vendors, make your [...]
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
Baby & Me 9:30 am
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Stories 9:30 am
Preschool Stories @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:00 am
For ages 31/2- 5. Help your preschooler get ready to read and build skills through stories, music and rhymes. Caregivers must remain in library; pick up child’s name tag at the info center.
Baby Time 10:00 am
Baby Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Up to 24 months w/caregiver Share songs, stories and rhymes with your baby and connect with other new parents in this story time and playtime. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library [...]
Lights, Action, Craft! 10:00 am
Lights, Action, Craft! @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Breaking the mold of traditional storytimes by adding interactive activities, a short film & a craft!
Drop-in Family Storytime 10:30 am
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
This storytime program is developed for children aged 25-35 months. Join us for 25 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. No registration is required.   Additional Times: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays @ 12:30 [...]
Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
Toddler Time 11:00 am
Toddler Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Sep 24 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 & 3 w/ caregiver Play and explore with stories, songs, art, and more in this energetic story time for toddlers. Dress for a mess! Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area [...]
Music & Movement 11:30 am
Music & Movement @ Algonquin Library -Eastgate Branch
Sep 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:00 pm
Children are invited to join us for a fun half hour full of singing and dancing. We’ll learn some new songs and sing some favorites. We will learn some new songs each week as well [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 24 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Fox Lake Farmers Market 4:00 pm
Fox Lake Farmers Market @ Fox Lake Community garden
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Fox Lake Farmers Market is committed to supporting locally grown and produced foods, in an organic garden setting. The Fox Lake Farmers Market brings the Fox Lake and surrounding communities the very best and [...]
Page Turners 4:30 pm
Page Turners @ Huntley Area Public Library
Sep 24 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Children practice reading with a volunteer. After four sessions, choose a free book and prize from the Friends Foundation. Drop in. Session times: 4:30 PM 4:50 PM 5:10 PM
Moose Lodge Cruise Night 5:00 pm
Moose Lodge Cruise Night @ McHenry Moose Lodge
Sep 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
All Show Vehicles Welcome Food, Snacks, Beverages avaialble $2 Taco Outdoor grilled burgers, brats and Italian sausage DJ with Music Weekly Trophy Huge Park Like Show Grounds
Preschool Storytime 6:00 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Sky Over Barrington 7:00 pm
Sky Over Barrington @ Barrington Area LIbrary
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
In collaboration with Northwest Suburban Astronomers See and learn about our galaxy, as local astronomers share their telescopes and knowledge. Program takes place outside, so please dress accordingly. Library campus.   Other Information:  All ages [...]
Teen Gaming Drop-In 7:00 pm
Teen Gaming Drop-In @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Grades 6-12. Bring a friend and play Super Smash Bros. for the Wii U and other Wii U or Xbox One games on the big screen. Snacks provided. No registration required
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Sep 25 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity 9:00 am
Early Literacy or Numeracy Activity @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Stop by for an early literacy/numeracy activity or craft.
Playtime for Littles 9:30 am
Playtime for Littles @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Drop-in at this child led unstructured play for babies through 2 year old with a caregiver in the Children’s Activity Center. Meet other parents and caregivers for playtime and socializing. We have music, play mats, [...]
Family Story Time 10:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Art Play 10:45 am
Art Play @ Barrington Area Library
Sep 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:30 am
All ages w/caregiver Open-ended art projects for all ages and abilities. Process-oriented art allows kids to explore their imaginations and develop creative thinking skills. Mess-makers welcome! Drop in. Program Room.
Preschool Storytime 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 25 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Toddler Time 12:30 pm
Toddler Time @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 25 @ 12:30 pm – 1:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children aged 25-35 months. Join us for 25 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. No registration is required.   Additional Times: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays @ 12:30 [...]
The Club 2:00 pm
The Club @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Games, crafts, and more! Each meetup is different at this fun hangout for grades 4th-6th!
DIY Crafts- Grades 6-8 3:30 pm
DIY Crafts- Grades 6-8 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
 September 25: Locker Magnets  Jazz up your locker! We’ll make magnets perfect for your locker or home. Supplies provided. Grades 6-8. November 29: Perler Creations  School’s out early! Design and Make Pixel Art with perler [...]
Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Storytime for children from birth to age 5 years, accompanied by a parent or adult caregiver. This storytime is for every little one! Join us for stories, fingerplays, songs, dancing, and more.
Toddler Time 6:30 pm
Toddler Time @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children aged 25-35 months. Join us for 25 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and activities. No registration is required.   Additional Times: Tuesdays @ 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays @ 12:30 [...]
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Sep 26 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
Drop-In Craft Time 9:00 am
Drop-In Craft Time @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
 Stop by our Creation Center and use our supplies and follow our directions to make a craft. A different craft will be out for each session.
Baby & Toddler Playtime 9:30 am
Baby & Toddler Playtime @ Barrington Area Public Library
Sep 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Ages 0 – 3 w/caregiver Children learn as they play. Explore hands-on activities and connect with other grown-ups in this fun class. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for admission. [...]
Drop-In Family Storytime 10:00 am
Drop-In Family Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
 Please join us for some fun stories, songs, and fingerplays. Ages 0-5 with caregiver
Stories and MORE! 10:00 am
Stories and MORE! @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Storytime for 3-5 years old with a caregiver at 10am Enjoy stories, rhymes, a craft and more at this morning story time! For children with a caregiver.
Family Story Time 11:00 am
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Baby & Me 1:00 pm
Baby & Me @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Developed for children from birth to 23 months old, this twenty minute program consists of book sharing, activity music, bounces, and traditional rhymes, and focuses on direct interaction between caregiver and child. No registration required. [...]
Preschool Storytime 1:30 pm
Preschool Storytime @ Marengo-Union Library Distrct
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
This storytime program is developed for children ages 3-6 years old. Join us for stories, songs, fingerplays, and more, all followed by a craft. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. No registration is required.   Additional [...]
Controller Freaks 3:00 pm
Controller Freaks @ Marengo-Union Library District
Sep 26 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm
New club! Join us Thursday afternoons for video gaming fun! Play E through PG-13 rated games on our Xbox 1. Bring your friends and meet new ones. For youth ages 8-14. Drop in anytime.  Open [...]
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! 3:30 pm
After School Supper Program! / ¡Programa de cena después de la escuela! @ McHenry Public Library District
Sep 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Grab a friend and come to the McHenry Library for a quick supper. While you’re here get started on your homework or work on a mind-bending activity. Any student age 18 and under receives a [...]
Not Your Grandpa’s Board Games (Teens) 3:30 pm
Not Your Grandpa’s Board Games (Teens) @ Algonquin Library
Sep 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Join us for an afternoon of tabletop gaming and snacks! Earns 300 Book Bucks.
Pearl Street Farmers Market 4:30 pm
Pearl Street Farmers Market @ Veterans Memorial park
Sep 26 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Pearl Street Market hosts an array of vendors and bands each Thursday evening, 4:30p.m. to 8 p.m., Mid May through the end of September. The City of McHenry has teamed up with vendors throughout [...]
Evening Storytime 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
For children birth to age 6 with an adult. Stimulate your child’s senses through books, rhymes, music and movement. No tickets needed.
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime 6:30 pm
Spanish Drop-in Family Storytime @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Storytime in Spanish. We’ll feature stories, songs, and culture. This class is a great way to introduce your little one to a new language or let them practice if they are a student in a [...]
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Take and Make Craft
Take and Make Craft @ Algonquin Area Public Library - Branch
Sep 27 all-day
Stop at the Customer Service Desk at the Eastgate Branch and pick up everything you will need to make a fun craft at home.
Take-Home Craft Fridays
Take-Home Craft Fridays @ Huntley Area Public Library
Sep 27 all-day
Stop by the Children’s Room and pick up a take-home craft. Geared for ages 4-7 While supplies last.
Me Too! 9:30 am
Me Too! @ Johnsburg Public Library District
Sep 27 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
When the world is new, from 0 to 2! Mondays & Fridays, for infants to 36 months Meet, greet, and play in a friendly, unstructured environment. ME TOO! Offers a perfect opportunity for parents and [...]
Baby Storytime 10:00 am
Baby Storytime @ Algonquin Area Public Library
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
:  Babies 23 months and younger and their parent/caregiver are invited to join us for a traditional lap-sit storytime followed by playtime. No older siblings please.
Open Play 10:00 am
Open Play @ GiGi's Playhouse
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This program invites families and their friends to the Playhouse for playtime!  Open Play helps promote positive beginnings for new families with a child with Down syndrome, creates awareness opportunities for peers and friends, as [...]
Get your Plan on 6:00 pm
Get your Plan on @ Various Fox Lake Parks
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Get your plan on is an outdoor program designed to introduce games and programs in a park setting. The program will be similar to family game night but at specific parks. July 26 Veterans Park, [...]
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green 6:30 pm
Friday Night Concerts at Community Garden Green @ Fox Lake Community Garden Green
Sep 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Summer Art Series, Friday Night Concerts: June 7 – Spare Animals Indie Rock June 14 – Old Wolves Blues/Folk June 21 – Michael Lescher Classic Rock June 28 – Night Express  Big Band July 5 – Big Fish Swing/Bluegrass July [...]
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JOHNNY APPLESEED FESTIVAL
JOHNNY APPLESEED FESTIVAL @ Downtown Crystal Lake/Main Street
Sep 28 all-day
The legend of Johnny Appleseed has been alive in Downtown Crystal Lake for 27 years and this year’s event on Saturday, September 28th promises to be the biggest and best EVER! Thousands of families attend the [...]
Crystal Lake Farmers Market 8:00 am
Crystal Lake Farmers Market @ Downtown Crystal Lake
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Enjoy fresh produce, micro greens, flowers, baked goods, honey, jams, olive oils, and more every Saturday from June 1st through September 28th. 2019 will include some new vendors (with new product offerings) as well as many [...]
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market 8:00 am
Woodstock Summer Farmer’s Market @ Woodstock Square
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
We are a PRODUCERS ONLY MARKET offering fresh produce, local honey, pasture-raised meat & eggs, bread, cheese, artisanal goods, grab & go eats, locally grown plants and so much more! Shop our vendors, make your [...]
Huntley Farmers Market 9:00 am
Huntley Farmers Market @ Huntley Town Square
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Huntley Farmers Market We are a homegrown & homemade market! Join us each Saturday from May 26th thru October 13 at the Town Square.  Here are the vendors that have signed up for the weekly [...]
Algonquin Kite Festival 10:00 am
Algonquin Kite Festival @ Spella Park
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Join the Village of Algonquin for this FREE family event on September 28th at Spella Park from 10:00am to 2:00pm, put on by Algonquin Recreation, Algonquin Public Library and Chicago Kite.  The first 200 kids will receive a [...]
Algonquin-LITH Fire Department Open House 10:00 am
Algonquin-LITH Fire Department Open House @ Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Department Station #1
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free family event. Extraction demonstrations child seat checks Home Depot Kid’s Workshop Station Tours Fire Gear demonstration Spray a fire hose Refreshments Police cars Much, much, more
AMC Sensory Friendly Films 10:00 am
AMC Sensory Friendly Films @ AMC Theatres in Lake n the Hills and South Barrington
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
AMC is proud to partner with the Autism Society to offer unique movie showings where we turn the lights up, and turn the sound down, so you can get up, dance, walk, shout or sing! [...]
Art in the Barn 10:00 am
Art in the Barn @ Good Shepherd Hospital
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Held on the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL, visitors enjoy the 175 artists exhibiting in all art mediums. This beautiful fall festival continues to provide an ideal gathering place for a [...]
Bus Day 10:00 am
Bus Day @ Illinois Railway Museum
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where the rubber meets the road. Join us for trolley bus and motor bus rides and see other buses that will be open and on display. Great photo opportunities for the bus fans. For hours, [...]
Michaels Kids Club 10:00 am
Michaels Kids Club @ Your Local Michael's Store
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:00am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun! [...]
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes 10:30 am
Storytime at Read Between the Lynes @ Read Between the Lynes
Sep 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Story Time: every Tuesday and Saturday at 10:30am
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
LMNOP 6:00 pm
LMNOP @ GiGi's Playhouse
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
LMNOP: Language Music N’ Our Peeps – LMNOP is an interactive and engaging program designed to guide parents and young children through learning basic sign language and other forms of communication using music and language based [...]
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Business & Community Expo 9:00 am
Business & Community Expo @ Crystal Lake Holiday Inn
Sep 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Discover and connect with Small Business, Home Office & Mobile Businesses in the Community. Are you an Individual looking for a particular product, service or business opportunity??? Or a business looking to do B2B networking, [...]
Art in the Barn 10:00 am
Art in the Barn @ Good Shepherd Hospital
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Held on the grounds of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington, IL, visitors enjoy the 175 artists exhibiting in all art mediums. This beautiful fall festival continues to provide an ideal gathering place for a [...]
Barrington Hills Fall Festival 11:00 am
Barrington Hills Fall Festival @ Barrington Hills Park District Riding Center
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
This is a no-charge event featuring family-friendly activities for all ages! We’re looking forward to sharing a fun-filled event with YOU–our friends and neighbors! 11:00 a.m. Sons of Bildor, acoustic rock duo 11:30 a.m. Scales and Tales Interactive Animal Show [...]
Volo Bog Tours 11:00 am
Volo Bog Tours @ Volo Bog State Natural Area
Sep 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
  Most Saturdays & Sundays @ 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. – we’ll be here, playing the heat by ear and maybe just hanging out in the A.C. Our one-hour public tours to the eye [...]
Village of Johnsburg ~ Celebration in the Park 5:00 pm
Village of Johnsburg ~ Celebration in the Park @ Sunnyside Memorial Park
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
This family friendly event features hayrides, kids bouncers, food, beverages, a beer tent, live music from LOL Band, and an amazing fireworks display at 7:30pm!
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Me Too! 9:30 am
Me Too! @ Johnsburg Public Library District
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
When the world is new, from 0 to 2! Mondays & Fridays, for infants to 36 months Meet, greet, and play in a friendly, unstructured environment. ME TOO! Offers a perfect opportunity for parents and [...]
Monday Morning Stories 10:00 am
Monday Morning Stories @ Fox Lake District Library
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am
Start your week off right! Children with a caregiver can participate in stories, songs, movement, and a simple craft every Monday Morning.
Family Storytime 10:30 am
Family Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Join us for 30 minutes of stories, music, and more! For children birth to age 6 with their adult caregiver. Stories are geared toward preschoolers.
Stay, Play, and Learn 11:00 am
Stay, Play, and Learn @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Ages 6 and under with an adult. Join us with your child after storytime in the Flex Zone for early literacy activities. Each week the focus will be on one of the practices of early [...]
Family Story Time 1:30 pm
Family Story Time @ Barrington Area Public Library
Sep 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Ages 2 – 5 w/caregiver Children (with a favorite adult) enjoy books, songs, rhymes and movement activities while building language and literacy skills. Location: Story Room Other Information:  Please bring your Barrington Area Library Card for [...]
Drop-in LEGO Monday 3:45 pm
Drop-in LEGO Monday @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 30 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
LEGOs are great way for children to test new designs, make predictions and learn how to solve problems. Bring a friend to help you create.