Don’t Miss the Johnny Appleseed Festival

On September 30th, downtown Crystal Lake is honoring John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. For twenty-five years, the festival has welcomed thousands of visitors who come together to celebrate fall. Highlights include: Apple Scavenger Hunt – To celebrate the festival’s 25th anniversary, the city is hosting a scavenger hunt through September 25th. Downtown businesses with apples in […]

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Visit The Cary Grove Farmers Market

The Cary Grove Farmers Market is where local vendors and farmers come together to celebrate their good, hard, honest work. Open on Sundays throughout the year, it also gives shoppers a chance to support the local economy. Vendors include: R Family Farm The staff at R Family Farm is fully committed to providing customers with the best locally grown […]

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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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