Thursday, Nov. 17

5 – 7 p.m. FREE

Mixer-Multi Chamber (Wauconda, Cary/Grove, Crystal Lake, McHenry & Island Lake)

3D Bowl/Sideout Sports Tavern, 4018 Roberts Road, Island Lake, IL 60042

Phone: 847-526-7174 Website: www.mchenrychamber.com

Thursday, Nov. 17

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. FREE

Holiday Ceramics Sale

Old Courthouse Arts Center, 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock, IL

Website: www.clayworkersguild.com

Friday, Nov. 18

7:30 – 8:30 a.m. FREE

Networking Tips & Tools

Hidden Pearl, 1208 N. Green St., McHenry, IL

Phone: 815-385-4300 Website: www.mchenrychamber.com

Friday, Nov. 18

7 – 8:30 p.m. Cost: Free/residents & $5/non-residents, ages 8 & up.

Coyote Campfire

Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-479-5779 Website: www.mccdistrict.org

Friday, Nov. 18

8 – 10 p.m. Cost: $23/A seats, $18/B seats & $13/C seats

A Christmas Story the Musical

Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-338-5300 Website: www.woodstockoperahouse.com

Friday, Nov. 18

8 p.m. – Midnight    FREE

Jazz Night

Stage Left Café, 125 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-337-1395 Website: www.woodstockoperahouse.com

Friday, Nov. 18

6:30 – 10 p.m.  Cost: $150/person

Stargazer’s Ball

Bull Valley Golf Club, 1311 Club Road, Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-356-9010 Website: www.rauecenter.org

Friday, Nov. 18

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. FREE

Holiday Ceramics Sale

Old Courthouse Arts Center, 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock, IL

Website: www.clayworkersguild.com

Friday, Nov. 18

6 – 7 p.m. FREE

Speaking of Nature Radio Show – The Land Conservancy of McHenry County

Radio Station WHIW FM, 101.3 FM in Harvard, IL

Phone: 815-337-9502 Website: www.harvardcommunityradio.com

Saturday, Nov. 19

12:30 – 6 p.m.   FREE

32nd Annual Downtown McHenry Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting

Downtown McHenry, 1114 N. Green St., McHenry, IL 60050

Phone: 815-385-4372 Website: www.visitmchenrycounty.com

Saturday, Nov. 19

6 p.m. – Midnight   Cost: $5

MC3 “Shop With A Cop” Fundraiser

VFW Hall, 3002 W. Route 120, McHenry, IL

Phone: 815-331-0404 Website: www.mc3online.com

Saturday, Nov. 19

10 – 11:30 a.m. Cost: $5/resident & $7/non-resident

Backyard Birding

Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-479-5779 Website: www.mccdistrict.org

Saturday, Nov. 19

7 – 8:30 p.m. FREE

Tellabration Celebration

Prairieview Education Center, 2112 Behan Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-479-5779 Website: www.mccdistrict.org

Saturday, Nov. 19

8 – 10 p.m. Cost: $23/A seats, $18/B seats & $13/C seats

A Christmas Story the Musical

Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-338-5300 Website: www.woodstockoperahouse.com

Saturday, Nov. 19

8 a.m. – 2 p.m. FREE

McHenry County Youth Orchestra

The Sage Gallery, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-455-8000 Website: www.lakesideartspark.org

Saturday, Nov. 19

Sat. 3 p.m. – Sun. 2 a.m. Cost: $10

Thornton Thunder Family Benefit

Offsides Sports Bar & Grill, 680 S. Eastwood Dr., Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-334-8700 Website: www.offsidesbar.com

Saturday, Nov. 19

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. FREE

Holiday Ceramics Sale

Old Courthouse Arts Center, 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock, IL

Website: www.clayworkersguild.com

Saturday, Nov. 19

9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Cost: $35/members & $50/non-members

Beginners Chainsaw Training

The Land Conservancy of McHenry County Office, 4622 Dean St., Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-337-9502 Website: www.conservemc.org

Sunday, Nov. 20

8 – 10 p.m. Cost: $23/A seats, $18/B seats & $13/C seats

A Christmas Story the Musical

Woodstock Opera House, 121 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-338-5300 Website: www.woodstockoperahouse.com

Sunday, Nov. 20

10 a.m.- 4 p.m.   Toys for Tots Parade is at 1:00 p.m.  FREE

32nd Annual Downtown McHenry Christmas Walk & Tree Lighting

Downtown McHenry, 1114 N. Green St., McHenry, IL 60050

Phone: 815-385-4372 Website: www.visitmchenrycounty.com

Sunday, Nov. 20

11 a.m. – 5 p.m. FREE

Holiday Ceramics Sale

Old Courthouse Arts Center, 101 N. Johnson St., Woodstock, IL

Website: www.clayworkersguild.com

Monday, Nov. 21

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. FREE

Remington Grove Workdays Volunteer Opportunity

Alexander Blvd., Johnsburg, IL 60051

Phone: 815-337-9502 Website: www.conservemc.org

Tuesday, Nov. 22

6:15 – 7:30 p.m. Cost: $20 for both classes

Tai Chi & Meditation Class

Sacred Mindscapes, 5435 Bull Valley Road, Suite 304, McHenry, IL 60050

Phone: Tammy – 847-456-7695 or Carla – 423-313-4144

Website: www.sacredmindscapes.com

Tuesday, Nov. 22

1 – 3 p.m. FREE

Senior Program

Stage Left, 125 W. Van Buren St., Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-338-5300 Website: www.woodstockoperahouse.com

Wednesday, Nov. 23

7 – 8 p.m. Cost: $15 pp

Meditation for a Stress Free Life

Sacred Mindscapes, 5435 Bull Valley Road, Suite 304, McHenry, IL 60050

Phone: Tammy – 847-456-7695 or Carla – 423-313-4144

Website: www.sacredmindscapes.com

Wednesday, Nov. 23

10 a.m. – 1 p.m. FREE

Tryon Creek Woods Workdays Volunteer Opportunity

Oak Hill Drive, Richmond, IL 60074

Phone: 815-337-9502 Website: www.conservemc.org