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.
Head to Woodstock Square for a fun evening on the 2nd Fridays of the Month through September. Filled with great art, fun entertainment for a date with a friend, a loved one or spending time with the family it will surely be a hit. Strolling the historic square is an added bonus.
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.
Get ready to rock out in Woodstock at their annual ROCKTOBERFEST – OKTOBERFEST. For a weekend filled with Music, Food and Drink this fest should fit the bill. The Saturday lineup also has many family friendly events.
What a better way to spend a morning or afternoon, then to shop your local market. Purchase the freshest ingredients available. Select from organic, locally sustainable produce, eggs, cheeses, humanely grown and raised meats, and more. Many of the markets have live entertainment, children’s activities, cooking classes, demonstrations and more!
If you are looking for something out of the ordinary for your Easter breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner, here are a couple of suggestions. From a traditional Italian celebration in Park Ridge, to a no fuss Bloody Mary kind of Brunch in Palatine. From a small bistro in Crystal Lake, to Brunch in a 1920′s dining car. Enjoy
In a 1960 interview that asked where “home” was, Orson Welles answered, “I suppose Woodstock, Illinois, I went to school there.” For film and history buffs alike, the Orson Welles Festival will have something that will grab your attention. Through out the month of May there will be a Film Festival, Panel Discussions, a Reenactment of War of the worlds,Book Signings and more.
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.
Are the specialty liquor shots at Ortmann’s a drink or a dessert? You decide, than let us know your favorite. Ortmann’s is located just off the square and close to the train, making it a great place to start or end your evening while in Woodstock.
In celebration of Halloween, three different theaters will be featuring Classic Hollywood Horror Films. The only thing not scary, is the price! Ticket prices are reduced at each of the theaters. Best of all, the theaters are within easy walking distance of the train.