Celebrate National French Toast Day in Algonquin

French toast with syrup and butter

If you enjoy eating French toast, you’ll be glad to know that this breakfast favorite is celebrated every year on November 28th. That’s right, it’s time to celebrate National French Toast Day in Algonquin! The beloved recipe dates back to the sixteenth century! French toast rose to popularity in Europe and England, and was referred […]

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Nightmare on Chicago Street

couple dressed like a zombie bride and groom, enjoy a cold beer at an event similar to Nightmare on Chicago Street

If you want to celebrate Halloween by attending a zombie-themed party, look no further than Nightmare on Chicago Street. Held in nearby Elgin on October 21st, it features two entertainment stages, food vendors, graffiti artists, and a costume contest. Anyone under the age of seventeen must be accompanied by an adult. Drink and dance the […]

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Check Out The Scandinavian Day Festival

On September 10, South Elgin is hosting its annual¬†Scandinavian Day Festival¬†at Vasa Park. Fun for all ages, the festival states that it’s dedicated to the preservation and celebration of the five Scandinavian countries: Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden. Highlights include: Nordic Beer Tasting Back by popular demand, the Nordic beer tasting is curated by […]

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