Friday, Dec. 2

5 – 8 p.m. Cost: $5 suggested donation

Christmas at the Dole

Lakeside Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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

Friday, Dec. 2

5 – 8 p.m.

First Friday Art Show at the Dole

Lakeside Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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

Friday, Dec. 2

8 – 10 p.m. Cost: $18/advance & $23/door

“Cool Yule” with Jazz Singer Spider Saloff & Pianist Tommy Muellner

The Listening Room at the Dole, Lakeside Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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

Friday, Dec. 2

11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost: $50/person & $500/table of ten

Holiday Book Review – “Christmas at the Whitehouse” presented by Jenny Riddle

D’Andrea Banquets & Conference Center, 4419 Hwy. 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-669-9793 Website: www.dandreabanquets.com

Friday, Dec. 2

4 – 8 p.m. FREE

A Very Merry Huntley

Municipal Complex Events, 10987 Main St., Huntley, IL

Phone: 847-515-5262 Website: www.huntley.il.us

Friday, Dec. 2

7:30 – 8:45 a.m. FREE

Discover AM

McHenry Chamber Office, 1257 N. Green St., McHenry, IL

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

Friday, Dec. 2

10 a.m.  – 1 p.m.

Early Bird Bingo

VFW Auxiliary, 3002 W. Route 120, McHenry, IL 60051

Phone: 815-385-4600 Website: www.mchenrychamber.com

Friday, Dec. 2

11:45 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost: $8.95 fish fry or order off menu

Never Eat Alone Networking

Rusty Nail, 4520 Ringwood Road, Ringwood, IL 60072

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

Friday, Dec. 2

8 – 11 p.m. Cost: $35.50

“A Christmas Survival Guide”

Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-356-9212 Website: www.rauecenter.org

Friday, Dec. 2

6 p.m. – Midnight

Midnight in Morris

Downtown Morris, Morris, IL 60450

Phone: 815-941-0245 Website: www.downtownmorris.com

Friday, Dec. 2

6 – 8 p.m. FREE

Santa House Visits

Brink Street Market, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-479-0835 Website: www.downtowncl.org

Friday, Dec. 2

7 – 9:30 p.m. Cost: $3/person

Family Movie Night – “Ice Age”

REC Center, 1201 S. Mills St., Huntley, IL 60142

Phone: 847-669-3180 Website: www.huntleyparks.org

Saturday, Dec. 3

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. FREE

Holiday Extravaganza

Dole Mansion Lakeside Legacy Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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

Saturday, Dec. 3

5:30 – 7 p.m. FREE

Rock on the Fox

Riverfront Park, 201 N. Harrison St., Algonquin, IL 60102

Phone: 847-658-2716 Website: www.algonquin.org/recreation

Saturday, Dec. 3

10 a.m. – 2 p.m. FREE

Winter Expo

McHenry Township Hall, 3703 N. Richmond Road, Johnsburg, IL

Phone: 815-385-9142 Website: www.mchenrytownship.com

Saturday, Dec. 3

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. ages 9 – 11, Cost: $40/person

Girl Scout Activities – Get Moving

Colonel Palmer House, 660 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-455-1763 Website: www.crystallakeparks.org

Saturday, Dec. 3

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. FREE

HAH’s Holiday Party

Hooved Animal Humane Society, 10804 McConnell Road, Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-337-5563 Website: www.hahs.org

Saturday, Dec. 3

9 a.m. – 6 p.m. FREE

A Very Merry Huntley

First Congregational Church 11628 E. Main St., Huntley, IL

Phone: 847-515-5262 Website: www.huntley.il.us

Saturday, Dec. 3

3 – 6 p.m. & 8 – 11 p.m. Cost: $35.50/person

“A Christmas Survival Guide”

Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-356-9212 Website: www.rauecenter.org

Saturday, Dec. 3

10 – 11:30 a.m.  ages 18 & up, Cost: $20/person

Intro to the Five Elements of Qi Gong

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

Saturday, Dec. 3

2 – 3:30 p.m. ages 5 – 11, Cost: Free/resident & $5/non-resident

Nuts for All

Pleasant Valley Conservation Area, 13315 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Woodstock, IL 60098

Phone: 815-338-6223 Website: www.mccdistrict.org

Saturday, Dec. 3

10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Cost: $5 suggested donation

Christmas at the Dole

Lakeside Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

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

Saturday, Dec. 3

9 – 11 a.m. Cost: $14/ages 2 & up, Free/ages under 2

Breakfast with Santa

Old Towne Hall, 54 Brink St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-479-0835 Website: www.downtowncl.org

Saturday, Dec. 3

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. FREE

Santa House Visit

Brink Street Market, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-479-0835 Website: www.downtowncl.org

Saturday, Dec. 3

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. FREE

McHenry County Historical Society Holiday Open House

McHenry County Historical Museum, 6422 Main St., Union, IL 60180

Phone: 815-923-2267 Website: www.gothistory.org

Saturday, Dec. 3

1 – 4:30 p.m. Cost: $50/first class & $40/subsequent classes

Intensive Tarot Workshop with Dr. Tarot

Brink Street Market – Enlightened Balance, 30 F N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-307-1180 Website: www.enlightenedbalance.com

Sunday, Dec. 4

7:30 a.m. – Noon, Cost: $38/5k person & $15/1 mile person

Kiwanis Santa Run

Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-459-1713 ext. 300 Website: www.kiwaniscrystallake.com

Sunday, Dec. 4

3 – 6 p.m. Cost: $35.50/person

 “A Christmas Survival Guide”

Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-356-9212 Website: www.rauecenter.org

Sunday, Dec. 4

2 – 4 p.m., ages 3 & up, Cost: $8/person

Santa’s Workshop

Grand Oaks Recreation Center, 1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake, IL

Phone: 815-459-0680 ext. 1213 Website: www.crystallakeparks.org

Sunday, Dec. 4

2 – 3:30 p.m., ages 6 – 10, Cost: Free/resident & $5/non-resident

Hibernation Happens

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

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

Sunday, Dec. 4

12 – 3 p.m. FREE

Santa House Visit

Brink Street Market, 40 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-479-0835 Website: www.downtowncl.org

Monday, Dec. 5

10 – 11 a.m. FREE

Women’s Gathering Group

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

Monday, Dec. 5

6 – 8 p.m. FREE

SOHO Meeting (Small Office Home Office)

McHenry Chamber Office, 1257 N. Green St., McHenry, IL

Phone: Brent 847-986-9527 & Suszan 815-302-1334 Website: www.mchenrychamber.com

Monday, Dec. 5

7 – 9:30 p.m., ages 15 & up, Cost: $35/person

Art Attack, Paint & Sip Party

Grand Oaks Recreation Center, 1401 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake, IL

Phone: 815-459-0680 ext. 1220 Website: www.crystallakeparks.org

Monday, Dec. 5

5 – 7 p.m.

Artist Partner Meeting

Dole Gallery at Lakeside Arts Park, 401 Country Club Road, Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: 815-459-0680 Website: www.lakesideartspark.org

Tuesday, Dec. 6

10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Cost: $10/person

How to Be A Great Mom!

Journey’s Healing & Wellness Center, Suite 137, Route 120. Lakemoor, IL

Phone: 815-322-2118 Website: www.journeywellness.com

Tuesday, Dec. 6

5 – 7 p.m. FREE

Chamber Holiday Mixer

31 N. Banquet & Conference Center, 217 N. Route 31, McHenry, IL

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

Tuesday, Dec. 6

7:15 – 8:15 p.m. Cost: $15/resident & $20/non-resident

Classic Christmas Bedtime Stories

Rotary Building, 431 N. Walkup, Crystal Lake, IL

Phone: 815-459-0680 Website: www.crystallakeparks.org

Tuesday, Dec. 6

7 – 9 p.m., ages 14 & up, Cost: Free/resident & $6/non-resident

Owl Walk

Lost Valley Visitor Center, Route 31 & Harts Road, Ringwood, IL 60071

Phone: 815-678-4532 Website: www.mccdistrict.org

Wednesday, Dec. 7

5 – 6:15 p.m. FREE

Discover PM

McHenry Chamber Office, 1257 N. Green St., McHenry, IL

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

Wednesday, Dec. 7

9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., ages 18 & up, Cost: $28/resident & $33/non-resident

A Christmas Story: The Musical

Citadel Theatre – Lake Forest, Park Place, 406 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake, IL

Phone: 815-459-0680 Website: www.crystallakeparks.org

 

 

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