Set aside a day to attend this years Mozart Festival. The festival is a Woodstock tradition and takes place in the the 1880′s Woodstock Opera House. Come for the day or one of the weekends and plan to spend some time on historic Woodstock Square, eating shopping or strolling through the park.
Come and explore this great toy store in the heart of Crystal Lake. This family owned shop features quality toys that are hand chosen to spark the imagination of the child in your life. The knowledgeable staff at Marvin’s will be happy to assist you.
A “Just off the Tracks” favorite. For $5 at the door on the first & third Friday’s of the month you get a night of incredible Chicago Quality Jazz. Stage Left Cafe is the perfect intimate setting for this fun eventing. Beer, wine and light snacks are available. Head to Woodstock’s Historic Square for a memorable evening.
If you are looking for a unique outing this winter, put this one on your bucket list. Grab your family or a group of friends and head to Fox River Grove.Watch top ranked ski jumpers from around the world compete. Grab a drink, a bite to eat and gather around the fire-barrel and have some fun
If you love nature and the outdoors, don’t miss this art exhibit and sale, benefiting The Land Conservancy of McHenry County. The Art exhibit is open both Friday and Saturday with over 100 artists, music, appetizers from 1776 and more.
Celebrate the coming of Groundhog Day with this week-long celebration in the charming town of Woodstock. Woodstock Square was the filming site for the 1993 Movie ‘Groundhog Day’. Come and welcome Woodstock Willie and take part in this week long celebration. You will find fun for everyone, with Walking Tours, Screenings of the Movie at the Woodstock Theater, Dances, Bowling, and the Groundhog Day Prognostication.
SECOND SHOW ADDED !!! March 8th
For Film lovers everywhere you can have the inside track on Oscar Night!! Have you always wondered how and where you can see the Oscar Nominated Best Animated and Live Action Short Films? The Catlow Theater in Barrington is having a screening on Saturday, March 1st of all 10 nominated films. This event is not to be missed!
Who knew that traveling in space could be achieved by first traveling on a train to The Challenger Learning Center in Woodstock. If you loved the movie “Gravity” and have ever wondered about what it would be like to have an out of this world experience, then you need to check this place out. The center offers a number of programs to entertain, educate and expand your horizons.
If you are looking for a unique outing this winter the 2013 Norge Fall Ski Jumping Tournament on October 5th & 6th is for you. Grab your family or a group of friends and head for Fox River Grove. Have a drink and a bite to eat and watch top ranked ski jumpers from around the world.
It’s the day we’ve all been waiting for – the 31st running of the Arlington Million! You can experience one of the most prestigious races in the world.The day is packed with parties, music, food, drinks, entertainment, and of course the best thoroughbreds in the country on the track.