Thursday, September 24

Focus and Fitness – Mindful Brain & Body Training will be from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Young Masters Martial Arts and Fitness, 110 Johnson Street, Woodstock. Focus & Fitness teaches transferable life skills to move people out of sedentary or struggling lifestyles and away from the autopilot that creates a fixed mind and body, into wellness and well being. For more information, call 224-247-7500.


Woodstock International Film Festival will be now through Sunday, September 27 from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. at 209 Main Street in Downtown Woodstock. For more information, call 630-968-1600.


Blooms & Rooms – “Pink Lady Night” will be from 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m., now through Monday, September 28 at 1245 N. Green Street, Downtown McHenry. Pop in on Cruise Night, wear pink, get creative & Save!


Food Prep Class will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Woodstock Public Library. Do you struggle with getting snacks and meals planned for the week? Join Joyce Lande, Wellness Coach and Nutrition Advisor, as she shares her recommendations to get your kitchen organized and ready for the week. Participants will enjoy samples and leave with recipes. Admission is free, but registration is required. For more information or to register, call 815-338-0542 or visit

Friday, September 25

Irish House Party will be at 8 p.m. at the Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams Street, Crystal Lake. For more information, call 815-356-9010.


Winding Path Quilt Show will be Friday from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, 1023 McHenry Avenue, Crystal Lake. Quilt show with over 250 quilts of all kinds on display. Catered food, vendors, silent auction, raffle quilt, civil war quilts. For more information, call 815-653-0437.

Saturday, September 26

Food and Wine Pairing – Earth’s Flavors Reimagined from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. at Loyola University Retreat and Ecology Campus, 2710 S. Country Club Road, Woodstock. Let’s explore the idea of conscious dining – how we produce and harvest the food we eat, and the effect that has on the health of our planet and ourselves. For more information, call 815-338-1032.


Richmond – Spring Grove Chamber wine walk will be from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. in Downtown Richmond. 10 locations with three wines to savor at each stop. $35 includes wine glass and complimentary bottle of select wine. Live music at the gazebo. Portion of the proceeds will go to Memorial Hall for restoration. For more information, call 815-678-7742.


Standing Meditation will be from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. at the Historic Woodstock Square, 200 Van Buren Street, Woodstock. The cost is $20.00. For more information or to register, call 815-206-2222 or visit


Huntley Fall Fest will be now through September 27 at Deicke Park, 12015 Mill Street, Huntley. Hours will be Friday, September 25, 4 p.m. – 11 p.m., Saturday, September 26, 10 a.m. – 11:30 p.m., and Sunday, September 27, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.


Big Fall Book Sale will be now through September 27. The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County are holding their annual Big Fall Book Sale at the Algonquin Township Road District garage, 3702 U.S. Route 14, between Crystal Lake and Cary (drive straight back to the last garage on the right). Hours of operation will be Friday, September 25, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. with a $10 admissions fee, Saturday and September 26 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information, call 815-338-0393.


Leo Kottke will be now through September 26 at 8 p.m. at the Woodstock Opera House. Friday, September 25 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, September 26 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, September 26

Benefit Trap Shoot will be at 8 a.m. at the Coon Creek Hunt Club. Registration for this event will start at 8 a.m. with coffee and rolls. The trap rounds will begin at 9 a.m. For more information, contact Rocco Gailloreto at 815-568-3528.


Art in the Barn will be now through Saturday, September 27 at 10 a.m. at the Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, 450 West Highway 22. Admission is $5.00, children 12 and under are free.


Autumn Market will be at 8 a.m. at Whispering Hills. Join Whispering Hills of Cary for a pop-up style vintage and handmade market featuring antiques, vintage/shabby chic décor, handcrafted jewelry, bath and body items, artwork and so much more. Enjoy live music, food by Mangiare Italiano Food Truck and door prizes!


John Ludy Puleo will be at 8 p.m. at the Listening Room. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door.

Sunday, September 27

Farm Stroll will be from noon to 5 p.m. in McHenry County, Richmond, Hebron, Woodstock, Harvard and Marengo. Showcasing locally grown organic and conventional fruits, vegetables, animals and more. Bring cash to purchase farm-grown food and farm-related products. For more information, call 815-338-1520.


Sears Modern Homes will be at 2 p.m. at the McHenry County Historical Society Museum at 6422 Main Street, Union. For more information, call 815-923-2267.


Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be at 9 a.m. at Sunset Park. Family Alliance is hoping you will joining “We Are Family” team as a walker/fundraiser in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. All proceeds go to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Tuesday, September 29

Fit4Baby Preview Class will be at 7 p.m. at Dancepiration, 835 Virginia Road, Units D & E, Crystal Lake. Fit4Baby is a program designed to strengthen the body for all the changes it will experience during pregnancy. The class includes cardio, strength, flexibility and balance training. Fit4Baby is designed to accommodate all stages of pregnancy and various fitness levels. These classes are for moms only!


Chicago Mob Talk will be at 12:30 p.m. at Luecht Conference Center. In this riveting presentation, Bradford will trace the rise of the Chicago mob from its inception through the Giancana years. Al Capone was the most famous mobster in Chicago history. Same Giancana was the most powerful mobster in Chicago history. Corruption, betrayal, murder and scandal will be in the air as we see how Organized Crime dominated Chicago for decades. The lecture is free and open to the public. The college is located at 8900 U.S. Hwy. 14 in Crystal Lake. To register for this event or for more information, call 815-479-7570 or visit

Wednesday, September 30

Habitat Restoration will be at 10 a.m. at Lynda Clayton, 5020 N. Brookshire Drive, McHenry. Go to and look in the “Calendar” for worksite directions.


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