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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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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Celebrate At The Algonquin Founders’ Day Festival

Every year the last full weekend in July brings the Algonquin Founders’ Day Festival. It began in 1961 when a group of men decided to celebrate their community. Fun for everyone, the festival features trivia night, a barbecue cook-off, fireworks over the Fox River, and one of the longest standing parades in the state. Other things […]

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