Things to Do in Mchenry County for July!!! Summer fun

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Real Estate Agent with Coastal Properties Group International

July 2008

Woodstock City Band Concerts, Every Wednesday at 7:30pm on the Historic Woodstock Square 815-338-5300, www.woodstockoperahouse.com

 

Farmers Markets

McHenry Farmers Market & Band Concert, Veterans Memorial Park. Thursdays June 5th - August 20, 4pm-7:30pm. Shop for the best of local produce and products followed by a concert in the park. www.ci.mchenry.il.us

Downtown Crystal Lake, Saturdays June - October 8am-1pm. A bounty of the area's freshest produce, flowers, baked goods and more. 815-479-0835 www.downtowncl.org.

Woodstock Farmers Market, on the Historic Woodstock Square. Every Tuesday and Saturday features the finest in local produce, flowers, organics, baked goods and other treats. Market hours: 8am - 1:30pm. Saturday market includes live entertainment. For a list of vendors, entertainment and special features: www.woodstockfarmersmarket.org.

Huntley's Farmers Market, on the town square, Coral St. between Church St. and Woodstock St.. Saturdays June 7th - September 27th, 8am-12pm www.huntley.il.us


Friday Evenings 7pm-9pm

Classic Car Cruise Nights, historic downtown Richmond, Classic cars displayed in the downtown area while a 50's style DJ spins the oldies. 815-678-4040 www.richmond-il.com


July 2

Cruisin' Cary classic car nights - Street Rod Night , downtown Cary. All cars welcome every week with themed cars only being judged. Entertainment included. www.carygrovechamber.com


July 3

McHenry Farmers Market & Band Concert(Patriotic Night), Veterans Memorial Park. Thursdays June 5th - August 20, 4pm-7:30pm. Shop for the best of local produce and products followed by a concert in the park. www.ci.mchenry.il.us


July 3-5

Crystal Lake Gala Festival, Lippold Park-Crystal Lake. Celebrate at one of the area's largest outdoor summer festivals. Gala Fest includes big-name main stage acts, food, carnival rides, family-fun, parade and fireworks. 2008 headliners include Josh Kelley, Tyler Hilton and Sister Hazel. For schedule of events, direction and information: www.clgala.com


July 4

Independence Day & Trolley Pageant , Illinois Railway Museum, Union. , Celebrate by joining IRM's annual parade of electrically powered streetcars, "L" cars, interurbans and work cars. Ride the diesel and electric mainline trains as well. Enjoy live music before and after the Trolley Parade. 1-800-BIG-RAIL www.irm.org

Woodstock 4th of July Fireworks, Emricson Park, Woodstock. Display to begin at dusk. www.woodstockil.gov

13th Annual Run for the Arts. hosted by the Good Shepard Hospital Health & Fitness Center. 6:30am - 11am. Entry forms and run information available by calling Good Shepard at 847-620-4500.


July 5

McHenry Independence Day Fireworks, Petersen Park, Parking opens at 4pm, $6/car. www.ci.mchenry.il.us


July 5-6

Fifth Annual Firecracker - the George Barris Classic, Custom and Ford-Shelby-Cobra Show, Volo Auto Museum, Meet the King of Kustom, George Barris, creator of the original Batmobile and many others. Volo's largest car show of the summer, food, music, prizes, games and lots of fun for all ages. 815-385-3644 www.volocars.com


July 9

Children's Manners Class, Victorian Rose Garden B&B, Algonquin. 1-2:30pm, Come and learn the "secret" to good manners while enjoying tea and dessert. Topics include introductions and handshakes, how to RSVP, being on time, table manners, setting a table, respect for others and thank you notes. Suitable for boys/girls age 6-11. $12/child Reservations required: 847-854-9667 www.sleepandeat.com

Cruisin' Cary classic car nights - Import Sports Car Night , downtown Cary. All cars welcome every week with themed cars only being judged. Entertainment included. www.carygrovechamber.com


July 10

McHenry Farmers Market & Band Concert(Audience Request Night), Veterans Memorial Park. Thursdays June 5th - August 20, 4pm-7:30pm. Shop for the best of local produce and products followed by a concert in the park. www.ci.mchenry.il.us


July 10-12

Sidewalk Sales - Downtown Crystal Lake. A bargain hunter's delight with something for everyone! 815-479-0835 www.downtowncl.org


July 10-13

Rockin' Rotary Ribfest, Sunset Park - Lake in the Hills. Four days of unbelievably delicious, mouth watering barbecue and entertainment. Family-oriented event features nationally renowned ribbers and entertainment. 847-960-7400


July 11

Richmond Classic Car Cruise Night, Downtown Richmond (Rte. 12 & Broadway). 6:30-8:30pm, Enjoy classic cars and music in Richmond's antique district. Shops open late. 815-678-4040 www.richmond-il.com


July 11-20

Fiesta Days, McHenry-Petersen Park and throughout town. A perennial family favorite event. Petersen Park features food, beer tent, entertainment, midway rides and games, "Spin Doctors" headline Saturday, June 12th. Parade kick-off Sunday, June 20th at 1:30pm in downtown McHenry. Saturday the 19th enjoy the 27th Annual Arts & Crafts in the Park at Veteran's Memorial Park. www.mchenrychamber.com


July 12

Friendship Tea, Victorian Rose Garden B&B, Algonquin. 1-2:30pm, Steal away for an afternoon and spend some quiet time with friends. Enjoy delicious dessert teatime in a Victorian setting, followed by a tour of the 1886 folk Victorian home. Wear your favorite hat and bring a story about friends to share with others. $14/person Reservations required: 847-854-9667 www.sleepandeat.com


July 12 &13

Diesel Days , Illinois Railway Museum, Union. , Vintage diesels will pass in review at the depot. Ride on the coach train pulled by one of these powerful giants. Great photo opportunity of the diesel fan! 1-800-BIG-RAIL www.irm.org


July 15

McHenry River Run, Memorial Park. Check-in 5:45pm-6:30pm. 3 Mile Fun Run & 6.8 mile Run. 815-363-2160 www.ci.mchenry.il.us


July 16

Cruisin' Cary classic car nights - Mopar Car Night , downtown Cary. All cars welcome every week with themed cars only being judged. Entertainment included. www.carygrovechamber.com


July 18

Richmond Classic Car Cruise Night, Downtown Richmond (Rte. 12 & Broadway). 6:30-8:30pm, Enjoy classic cars and music in Richmond's antique district. Shops open late. 815-678-4040 www.richmond-il.com


July 18 - 20

Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair, McHenry County College - Crystal Lake. The second annual fair offers the best in Art Marketplace, Fiber & Folk Art Education, Fine Fiber & Folk Art Show, Demonstrations and family entertainment with events just for kids, food, music and entertainment. 815-276-2537 www.fiberandfolk.com


July 19

27th Annual Arts & Crafts in the Park, McHenry-Veterans Memorial Park . A summer tradition includes the in-water wooden classic and antique boat show, downtown sidewalk sales, and entertainment. www.mchenrychamber.com


July 20

23rd Annual Woodstock Folk Festival, on the Historic Woodstock Square. 12:30-6pm, a great afternoon of entertainment featuring a variety of folk music ranging from traditional to contemporary blue grass. Includes children's area and open-mic stage. If rain, event will be held at the Old Courthouse Art Center. www.woodstockfolkmusic.com


July 23

Cruisin' Cary classic car nights - Rag Top Night , downtown Cary. All cars welcome every week with themed cars only being judged. Entertainment included. www.carygrovechamber.com


July 24

McHenry Farmers Market & Band Concert (Summer Fun), Veterans Memorial Park. Thursdays June 5th - August 20, 4pm-7:30pm. Shop for the best of local produce and products followed by a concert in the park. www.ci.mchenry.il.us


July 25

Richmond Classic Car Cruise Night, Downtown Richmond (Rte. 12 & Broadway). 6:30-8:30pm, Enjoy classic cars and music in Richmond's antique district. Shops open late. 815-678-4040 www.richmond-il.com


July 25-26

Sidewalk Sale Days, on the Historic Woodstock Square. Shop the square for special savings. www.awaketowoodstock.com


July 26

Family Faith Night, McHenry-Petersen Park. Gates open at 4pm. An evening of music, food, games and kids activities with headliner Matthew West. Tickets available in advance from McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce and area businesses. www.mchenrychamber.com


July 26 - August 3

USSSA 15U, 11U & 9U Open Summer National Baseball Championships. Crystal Lake. Sponsored by the McHenry County Youth Sports Association. See the best teams in their division from across the U.S. and international slug it out to become USSSA champions. www.mcysasports.org


July 27

Ride for Dreams Motorcycle Show, Volo Auto Museum Hundreds of cyclists ride into the Volo Auto Museum to benefit the Northern Illinois Special Recreation Association. Entertainment, food, raffles, museum open for touring. Sponsored by Top Cats of Illinois motorcycle club. 815-385-3644 www.volocars.com


July 27 - Aug. 5

CABA baseball. 9, 11 & 15 Year Old World Series Tournament. Games played throughout McHenry County. 815-276-3848.


July 30

Cruisin' Cary classic car nights - Cobra/Mustang Night , downtown Cary. All cars welcome every week with themed cars only being judged. Entertainment included. www.carygrovechamber.com


July 31

McHenry Farmers Market & Band Concert(Regular Band Season Finale), Veterans Memorial Park. Thursdays June 5th - August 20, 4pm-7:30pm. Shop for the best of local produce and products followed by a concert in the park. www.ci.mchenry.il.us


July 30 - August 1

USSSA 13U & 10U National Invitational Baseball Championship. Crystal Lake. Sponsored by the McHenry County Youth Sports Association. See the best teams in their division from across the U.S. slug it out to become USSSA champions. www.mcysasports.org

 

 

Brandy Schuldt

www.BrandySchuldt.com

847-421-9209

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