Planit 10: Things to do July 25-29
Lookikng for something to do this weekend? We have 10 suggestions.
WHEN: 8 p.m. July 27
WHERE: Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
COST & INFO: From the legendary folk group Peter, Paul and Mary. Tickets start at $32. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or www.rauecenter.org.
WHEN: 6 to 9 p.m. July 26
WHERE: Starline Gallery, 400 W. Front St., Harvard
COST & INFO: Juried art exhibit with live music, light appetizers and more. Admission: $5 at the door. Cash bar. Information: 815-943-4805 or www.starlinefactory.com.
GALLERY IN THE GARDEN
WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 27-28
WHERE: 600 Lawndale Ave., Woodstock
COST & INFO: Eighth annual event features two days of art-in-nature activities presented in a private garden. Proceeds benefit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of McHenry County. Free admission. Information: 815-337-0697 or www.galleryinthegarden.org.
OFFSIDES MUSIC FEST
WHEN: noon July 27-28
WHERE: Offsides Sports Bar & Grill, 680 S. Eastwood Drive, Woodstock
COST & INFO: Bags tournament noon both days. Live entertainment Saturday by Cap’n Funk & The Groove Train, Al’s Blues Faction, Broken Arrow & Positively 4th Street, Cinful and featuring 80’s Proof. Sunday includes live bands with Old’s Cool, Hans & The Hormones, Rubber and features Modern Day Romeos. Free admission. All ages. Information: 815-334-8700 or www.offsidesbar.com.
TRI-COUNTY PRO RODEO
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. July 26-27
WHERE: Milky Way Park, Route 173 and Lawrence Road, Harvard
COST & INFO: Family fun for all ages featuring saddle bronc riding, steer wrestling, bull riding, team roping and more. Concessions, crafts, vendors, beer stand. The band Stateline will perform. Information: 815-943-4404 or www.tricountyprorodeo.com.
ALGONQUIN FOUNDERS’ DAYS
WHEN: July 25-28
WHERE: new location at Algonquin Lakes Park, 700 Lake Plumleigh Way, Algonquin
COST & INFO: Features carnival, Cardboard Boat Regatta, Taste of Founders’, social garden, music, Illinois Battle of the Bands, petting zoo, walks and runs and fireworks. Among the scheduled bands on the Main Stage are Pirates over 40, Mike & Joe, Modern Day Romeos, 7th Heaven, Smokin Gunz and The Lounge Puppets. Information: www.algonquinfoundersdays.com or 847-658-5340.
WHEN: July 27
WHERE: Johnsburg Community Club, 2315 Church St., Johnsburg
COST & INFO: Gates open at noon. Featuring 12 live bands across two separate stages, a family area, a kids area with bouncers, a petting zoo, a vendors area, silent auctions, raffles, food, beverages, a beer garden and more. This year’s Main Stage Lineup includes Modern Day Romeos, Friction, American English, The Partyhardigans and Days of Mayhem. $5 donation at the door. All proceeds go to organizations and local families to help with their battles against cancer. Information: www.walla-pa-looza.org or www.facebook.com/wallapalooza.
MOOSEHEART CHALLENGE BENEFIT WITH HANS AND THE HORMONES
WHEN: 7 p. m. July 27
WHERE: Woodstock Moose Lodge, 406 Clay St. Woodstock
COST & INFO: Featuring Fat Tire Ale Bicycle Raffle, cash raffle with $1,000 in prizes, 50/50s, pizza and music by Hans and the Hormones at 7:30. Proceeds benefit the new school and renovation project at Mooseheart. Tickets: $10. Tickets and information: 815-338-9875.
WOODSTOCK MOZART FESTIVAL
WHEN: July 27-28, Aug. 3-4, 10-11
WHERE: Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St., Woodstock
COST & INFO: In its 27th season and under the banner “Mozart ... and More!,” guest conductor format enabling patrons to enjoy music of Mozart in different performance styles. Features orchestra and world-class artists. Information: www.mozartfest.org.
HEBRON CLASSIC CAR SHOW
WHEN: 8:30 a.m. July 28
WHERE: Crandall’s Restaurant, Route 47, Hebron
COST & INFO: Entry fee: $10. Presented by Bob Kroening Wonder Lake Auto Body, Joe Joseph Crandall’s Restaurant, Frank Beatty. Information: 815-648-2609 or 815-648-4747.
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