Events

Year Round. Fri. and Sat. Tours available on Sun. during Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend.
8pm
Walking tour with researched, authentic stories about Galena's ghostly past & present. Mix of history and mystery.
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Various dates & times depending on tours
#1 tour company offers nightly ghost tours, vineyard tours and haunted pub crawls. Buy tickets online, over the phone or at the storefront. 
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Sept. 1-2, 8-9, 13, 15-16, 20, 22-23, 27, 29-30 and 
Oct. 4, 6-7, 11, 13-14, 18, 20-21, 25, 27-28
Galena’s newest scary attraction offers a feast of paranormal activity and frights. Meet at Galena’s largest home, the Ryan Mansion, light the candle, ring the bell and converse with ghouls while you watch in awe. Humorous Séance expert, Chris McBrien hosts this hauntingly good time. This is a sit down…
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Sept 30
Noon - 10 pm
Annual German Oktoberfest will feature a Ceremonial Tapping of the Keg; non-stop live music; wiener dog races; polka lessons and dancing; bean bag tournament; beer stein endurance contest; bounce house & pumpkin decorating, for the kids; lots of food and beer.
Sept 18-29
8am-5pm
Experience a fall harvest with mid-1900s equipment demonstrating daily field farm activities on this 50-acre working show grounds. The three day show offers agricultural history and how the agricultural life has evolved. Watch daily demonstrations of wheat and oat threshing, working saw mill, blacksmithing, horse field plowing, corn pickers and…
Oct 28 & 29
9am - 5pm
The 45th annual Autumn Craft & Treasures Market, sponsored by the Sycamore Music Boosters, is part of the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival weekend October 28 & 29th, 2017. This event will be held at the Sycamore High School Fieldhouse, Saturday, October 28 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm and Sunday, October…
Oct 14-16
9am-5pm
Autumn Drive, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, October 14 through Sunday, October 16, is a scene to behold in rural Woodstock and Marengo. As you travel farm roads toward this unique fall festival in the countryside, you suddenly notice steam rising from an old-fashioned kettle corn popper. The roadside…
Oct 7-8
8am-5pm
Join us for the 47th annual Autumn on Parade Festival in downtown Oregon. This event features a craft fair, 5K race, farmer’s market, strolling entertainment and food provided by local not-for-profit organizations. An antique tractor show on Saturday and the ever-popular Harvest Time Parade on Sunday.  Autumn on Parade is held on…
Oct 14
8-3
Looking for homegrown goodness? Your search is over. The Cambridge Fall Review is a fall food festival that features unparalleled and locally-made gourmet foods and crafts. The marketplace will include the gourmet shop and bakery, as well as over 40 booths showcasing hand-crafted wares from the areas best crafters. The…
Oct. 8
1:00pm
Mark your calendar for Sunday, October 9th! The 35rd Annual Cortland Festival and Parade will kick off at 1:00 p.m. and will feature members of local bands, scout troops, clubs and other organizations. Then stay for the festival at Cortland Community Park after the parade. Vendors will offer food for…
Country Corner Farm Market Zombie Paintball
Oct 1-29
7pm-10pm weekends only
New Nighttime Activity sweeping the Nation! Come ride our Zombie Train and shoot the Zombies with our mounted paintball guns be sure to get them all before the train turns to go back for more supplies
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Sept 15-17
9am
The 61st ANNUAL CRESTON BOOSTER CLUB’S BOOSTER DAYS takes place Sept 15-17th and along with a carnival and many activities all weekend, on Saturday there will be a pancake breakfast, car show, kids parade, live music and fireworks. Sunday’s events include a community church service, craft and vendor fair, parade…
Sept 10
11a.m.- 4p.m.
Looking for a fun family day out? DeKalb Kite Festival is a full day of family fun. Kids will enjoy seeing the giant inflatable kites, dancing kites, and stunt kites high up in the sky. This festival attracts kite enthusiasts from all over the U.S. Come see what it’s all…
Oct 28th
6 - 8 pm
There will be a Haunted Train Walk on the grounds of the Dillon Home in Sterling on Saturday, Oct 28th from 6pm to 8pm. Take a spooky walk through the grounds to the 1929 Baldwin Steam Locomotive, which will be specially decorated. This event is free and open to children…
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Sept 24
10am-2pm
The event begins at 10am at the 100 and 200 blocks of First Street in downtown Dixon and  Admission is free. The family fall festival will feature many games, crafts, and activities for children along with live music, autumn displays, and fall festival foods and treats. Some of the highlights include pumpkin painting,…
Sept 23
7:00pm
On Sept 23rd there will be a Flashback Weekend Dusk to Dawn Horrorfest at the Midway Drive-In in Dixon, IL. In honor of Bill Paxton (Pvt. Hudson), we present “ALIENS” (1986); the 2 ½ hour directors cut. We’ll also screen George A. Romero’s “DAY OF THE DEAD” (1985) and two…
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Sept 5 - Oct 31
7:00pm
The Egyptian Theatre is proud to announce their fall film series featuring Tim Burton films. Sept 5th: Big Fish Sept 12th: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Sept 19th: Alice in Wonderland Sept 26th: Corpse Bride Oct 3rd: Sleepy Hollow Oct 6th: Sweeney Todd w/ Live Shadow cast Oct 17th: Planet…
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Oct 7
9:30am - 5:00pm
Activities include a pumpkin weighing competition, fall face painting, judging of scarecrows and a baked apple pie contest.
October 21
6pm-8pm
Bring the whole family to enjoy games, prizes, open swim, crafts, snacks and a costume parade. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children: $5
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Oct 13-15
Friday Kids Day 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission: $2 Join in the rendezvous and the journey to the time of mountain men and long hunters and learn about life on the American frontiers! The showground features…
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