The Farmers Markets are starting up, Harvard May 5th & Woodstock May 4th! Check the dates and head on out to stock up on some of the freshest ingredients available. Select from organic, locally sustainable, humanely grown and raised meats, produce, eggs, cheeses and more. Many provide live entertainment, activities, cooking classes, demonstrations and more!
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This excursion starts with dinner at Benedict’s La Strata, in the summer months enjoy your meal on their screened in patio.Then finish the evening with a live performance at the recently renovated Raue Center for the Arts.
If you are passionate about the environment, come hang out with other “Green-minded” people, sip cocktails and mingle. Green Drinks is on the 1st Wednesday of every month from 5-7pm at Duke’s Alehouse. Every meeting features a speaker on a new topic.
In the month of March everyone is a little Irish. Here is a listing of festivals and parades that will allow you to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all weekend long. So don your green and get ready to party! We will keep you posted as more details are finalized for these events.
Take the train to experience live theater, ballet, musical acts, family entertainment, comedy, original plays and old favorites, you can find it all. The venues are as varied as the acts and many are housed in beautiful historic buildings within minutes of a Metra Station.
Crystal Lake’s quaint downtown area comes to life over the Holiday’s. Don’t miss the Festival of Lights Parade for an evening of holiday magic. Enjoy a holiday show at Raue Center for the Arts or have Breakfast with Santa. While you are there you can knock out your holiday shopping in thier great aray of shops.
Wheel Werks is a great bicycle shop in downtown Crystal Lake located only minutes from the Metra Station as well as the Prairie Bike Trail. The shop specializes in custom fitting you in the right bicycle, and is there for all your service needs.
Grab some chairs or a blanket and head to Downtown Crystal Lake for Lunch or Dinner in the Park. Enjoy some live music and grab a bite to eat on site or at one of the Downtown’s great restaurants. This event is free and great for families.