Once-a-year trips to historic Galena Country are wonderful, but experienced visitors know the fun goes on all year ‘round. From snowshoeing at Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve in the glistening white winter to watching the Great Galena Balloon Race at the peak of high summer, this northwest Illinois playground offers a full year’s worth of adventure and enjoyment.

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Hoof'n + Groove'n

Star-filled skies, a roaring bonfire, gooey s’mores, live music, and goats! Join in on an evening…

Beer Pairing Dinner

Seated in the brewery production cellar, join the brewer for an intimate beer pairing dinner…

Spoon Carving Workshop

In this 3-hr workshop, you’ll learn basic spoon-carving techniques, including selecting the best…

Antique Tractor Driving

Learn to drive an antique tractor from the International Harvester Letter Series. The Dittmar family…

Brew Methods

An unforgettable interactive coffee experience! Join an expert Barista at Trolley Depot Coffee and…