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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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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
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 [...]
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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Thursday Crafternoon, grades 4-8 3:45 pm
Thursday Crafternoon, grades 4-8 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 5 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Do you love crafting? Drop-in our new craft program for older kids, offered the first Thursday of the month. The Library will provide all the supplies you need. Learn new crafting techniques while creating 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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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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.
Drop-in Crafts, Grades K-3 3:45 pm
Drop-in Crafts, Grades K-3 @ Crystal Lake Public Library
Sep 9 @ 3:45 pm – 5:15 pm
Making crafts builds self-confidence for children, increases their imagination and helps with a child’s problem solving abilities.
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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.
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
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 [...]
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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.
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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 [...]
Evening Storytime 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 12 @ 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 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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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Farmapalooza 12:00 pm
Farmapalooza @ Terra Vitae Farm
Sep 15 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for fall fun on the farm, all to benefit GiGi’s Playhouse McHenry. Enjoy a delicious pig roast, take a tour of the farm, pumpkin patch, face painting & LOTS more activities for the [...]
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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
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 [...]
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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.
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.
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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.
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 [...]
Evening Storytime 6:30 pm
Evening Storytime @ Cary Area Public Library
Sep 19 @ 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 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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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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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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.
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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.
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
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 [...]
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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.
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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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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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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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.