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Please note: Following the CDC and Jo Daviess County recommended precautions in regard to COVID-19 at gatherings and community events, some Galena Country happenings have been canceled or postponed by the organizers. This action is taken to protect the health of the event participants as well as the local community. This calendar is updated as soon as we are made aware of any changes. For easy reference, changes have been highlighted below: 

 

Postponed Events: 

Aug 1: Food Truck Fight – Postponed to Jun 5 2021

Aug 6: Outstanding in the Field – Postponed to Aug 5 2021

 

Canceled Events:

Jul 30- Aug 2: Jo Daviess County Fair, Warren

Aug 8: Market House Square Annual Art Festival, Galena
Aug 8: Garlick Fest at the Fort, Elizabeth
Aug 8: Willow Folk Fest, Stockton
Aug 8-9: Midwest Annual Garlic Fest, Elizabeth
Aug 13-16: RiverSong Galena Music Festival 
Aug 15: Galena Brew Fest

Aug15: Fall into Stockton
Aug 20: Elizabeth Freedom Fest
Aug 31-Sep 3: Vintage Triumph Register 2020 National Convention, Galena
Sep 11-13: Ladies Getaway Weekend, Galena

Sep 12: Heroes for History Stair Challenge, Galena
Sep 17-20: Dog Days Pet Friendly Event, Galena

Sep 18-19: Wine Lover's Weekend, Galena
Sep 19: Mallard Fest, Hanover
Sep 25: Galena Cellars Fall Harvest Festival
Sep 26: Tour of Historic Homes 

Sep 26-27: Historic Cemetery Walk, Galena
Oct 3: Galena Oktoberfest

Oct 10-11: Galena Country Fair
Oct 10-11: Autumn Craft Fair, Hanover 

Oct 16-18: Twenty Dirty Hands, Galena

Oct 17-18: The Other Side of the Anvil, Galena
Oct 30: Goulish Gala, Galena
Oct 30: Balloon Glow, Galena
Oct 31: Galena River Half Marathon
Oct 31: Halloween Parade, Galena

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Aug
6
Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

August 6, 2020
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.) Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in ...

Location:
Address: Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, Il 61025
Contact: 815.747.3416
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
7
Main Street Sales

Main Street Sales

August 7, 2020-August 9, 2020
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Join our Main Street merchants for their spring cleaning and you are the winner. There will be sales throughout Main Street,  inside the stores. Shop til you drop and then drop into one of Main Street's great restaurants for a bite to eat.

Location: Main Street Galena
Address: Main Street Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 224.639.3436
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
8
The Galena Territory 5K Fun Run

The Galena Territory 5K Fun Run

August 8, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Kayak 5K Fun Paddle at Lake Galena returns and everyone is invited!  This public event includes the Kayak 5K race, as well as a 360-meter and 720-meter sprints for single and tandem kayaks and single and double canoes for adults and youth. Registration for participants ...

Location:
Address: 100 Marina Drive Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.777.2012
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
8
Jewelry Class - Wire Earrings

Jewelry Class - Wire Earrings

August 8, 2020
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Enjoy making your own pair of earrings from copper or aluminum wire and embellish them with beads if desired. If you choose to do so, you may highlight your earrings with a marker or patina paints to bring out the design and you may lightly hammer the earrings. What you will learn: ...

Location: Artists & Artisans
Address: 137 N. Main Street Elizabeth, Il 61028
Contact: 815.213.5880
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
8
Music in the Vines with Tom Rucker

Music in the Vines with Tom Rucker

August 8, 2020
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tom has over 15 years of professional performance experience in many bands across the Midwest. As a solo artist, he plays acoustic guitar and sings performing covers from Tom Petty to Zac Brown to Bob Marley to The Temptations and everything in between. Wine by ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
13
Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

August 13, 2020
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.) Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in ...

Location:
Address: Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, Il 61025
Contact: 815.747.3416
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
15
East Dubuque Wing Crawl

East Dubuque Wing Crawl

August 15, 2020
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Socially Distanced Wing Love!  Crawl bar to bar to shuttle to shuttle to bar... to bar, on the hunt for the perfect Chicken Wing! Enjoy eats, drinks & each other's company at a responsible distance of course. Wing tickets will be sold on the empty grass lot ...

Location:
Address: Sinsiniwa Avenue East Dubuque, Il 61036
Contact: 815.776.9200
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
15
Corks and Canvas

Corks and Canvas

August 15, 2020
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Create a painting on canvas or paint a pair of actual useable wine glasses. Many designs to choose from. Step by Step directions by artist, Sandra Principe. Class is 2 hours long and is held in a lovely room overlooking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. No prior experience ...

Location: Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
Address: 444 Eagle Ridge Drive Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.541.0068
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
15
Music in the Vines with Cale McDonell

Music in the Vines with Cale McDonell

August 15, 2020
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Cale is an indie rock musician originally from the midwest. He has released 2 EPs: Under the Tree & 1994, produced at his residence in Fort Collins, Colorado. Cale accompanies easy listening guitar with an array of effects, synthesizers, drums and bass. Wine by the glass & ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
20
Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

August 20, 2020
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.) Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in ...

Location:
Address: Sinsinawa AvenueEast Dubuque, IL 61025 East Dubuque, Il 61025
Contact: 815.747.3416
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
22
The Women of Third Street - the Fight for Justice, Equality and the Vote

The Women of Third Street - the Fight for Justice, Equality and the Vote

August 22, 2020-August 23, 2020
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Join Adele Gratiot Washburne, Susan B. Anthony, Clara McClellan and Jane Addams outside the historic homes and in the beautiful gardens of Third Street in historic Galena. Come hear their stories, learn their struggles, and witness their determination to fulfill the promises of ...

Location: Washburne House
Address: 906 Third Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.9129
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
22
Music in the Vines with Meghan Davis

Music in the Vines with Meghan Davis

August 22, 2020
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Her easy-listening solo acoustic shows provide an enjoyable, relaxing, and fun atmosphere that anyone will appreciate. Her shows consist of current hits and music from the past 5 decades including classic rock, pop and a little bit of country. Wine by the glass & bottle, ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, Il 60136
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
27
Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

August 27, 2020
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.) Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in ...

Location:
Address: Sinsinawa AvenueEast Dubuque, IL 61025 East Dubuque, Il 61025
Contact: 815.747.3416
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
29
Music in the Vines with Marty Raymon

Music in the Vines with Marty Raymon

August 29, 2020
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Acoustic Guitar and Vocals! Marty Raymon plays a crowd-pleasing blend of pop, rock, country, folk, and whatever else comes to mind. "It's always a party with Marty!" Wine by the glass & bottle, wine slushies and sangria. Leashed four legged friends are always ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Free Admission