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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.

Check out Galena Country Original Experiences, a collection of brand new, only-in-Galena Country experiences, featuring unique educational workshops, delicious tastings, outdoor adventures and more!

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Apr
17
Spirits and Spirits Tour

Spirits and Spirits Tour

April 17, 2021-December 30, 2021
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Are you looking for something to do after a day of shopping Galena’s Main Street, but it’s not yet time for dinner? Join in on the  Spirits and Spirits Tour where the "Bootlegger" guide will take you into three truly haunted Galena Establishments: The ...

Location: Haunted Galena Tour Company
Address: 304 S. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.990.7203
Admission: Admission Fee

May
1
Solo Show: Paul Chase

Solo Show: Paul Chase

May 1, 2021-May 31, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Paul Chase and his wife, Mary, live in Galena where Paul has his studio. He received a Bachelors degree in Art and a Masters in Communications both from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. He has taught art and graphic arts at the high school and college level for over ...

Location: Artists and Artisans
Address: 137 N Main St Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.213.5880
Admission: Suggested Donation

May
14
Ornery Mule Mountain Challenge

Ornery Mule Mountain Challenge

May 14, 2021
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
This new race and is Illinois Toughest Mile (more like 1.5 miles) It is ultra short and ultra tough!  Take a relaxing Ski lift ride to the start, then jump off for a daring descent followed by a vicious vertical!  On the next day - May 15, run the Galena Sky Trail ...

Location: Chestnut Mountain Resort
Address: 8700 W Chestnut Mountain Rd. Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.261.2667
Admission: Admission Fee

May
15
Galena Sky Trail Races

Galena Sky Trail Races

May 15, 2021
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Find out how many miles you can run or walk. There's an 8 and 4 hour running event. The course is set on the trails of Chestnut Mountain Resort- winding through the same hills you ski on in the winter. Enjoy majestic views across the mighty Mississippi River. You will see views ...

Location:
Address: Chestnut Mountain Resort 8700 W Chestnut Mountain RdGalena, IL 61036 Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.261.2667
Admission: Admission Fee

May
15
Music in the Vines with Jim Mantey

Music in the Vines with Jim Mantey

May 15, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join in on the 2021 Music in the Vines Series! Enjoy Galena Cellars wine and live music by your favorite local artists in Galena's countryside. Wines by the glass & bottle and Wine Flights will be flowing all day! You're welcome you to bring a picnic and blankets ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Suggested Donation

May
15
Warren Chamber Demolition Derby

Warren Chamber Demolition Derby

May 15, 2021
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Promises dents, dings, dirt, and destruction! In this contest, drivers deliberately and repeatedly crash old cars into each other, on a racetrack or in an enclosed area, with the winner being the last vehicle still moving after all others have been disabled. 

Location: Jo Daviess County Fair Grounds
Address: High Street Warren, IL 61087
Contact: 815.238.4578
Admission: Admission Fee

May
15
A Night of Elvis and Dinner

A Night of Elvis and Dinner

May 15, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
One of the best Elvis's around! Spend the evening listening to all of your favorite Elvis songs and watch him shake those hips all while enjoying a 4-course meal! Choose from Filet Mignon, Bourbon and Brown Sugar Salmon or Chicken Kiev. with salad, bread and dessert included.  Reservations ...

Location: 129 S Main Street, Galena IL
Address: Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.994.2868
Admission: Admission Fee

May
22
Music in the Vines with Meghan Davis

Music in the Vines with Meghan Davis

May 22, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join in on the 2021 Music in the Vines Series! Enjoy Galena Cellars wine and live music by your favorite local artists in Galena's countryside. Wines by the glass & bottle and Wine Flights will be flowing all day! You're welcome to bring a picnic and blankets & ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Suggested Donation

May
29
Corks and Canvas

Corks and Canvas

May 29, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Choose from one of 7 paintings on canvas or paint a pair of actual wine glasses. All supplies are included. We will be in a lovely room over looking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. Advance reservations and payment are required. Contact Sandra at 815-541-0068 with questions ...

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

May
29
Music in the Vines with Ty & Ky Acoustic Duo

Music in the Vines with Ty & Ky Acoustic Duo

May 29, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
This Memorial Day Weekend, join in on the 2021 Music in the Vines Series! Enjoy Galena Cellars wine and live music by your favorite local artists in Galena's countryside. Wines by the glass & bottle and Wine Flights will be flowing all day! We welcome you to bring a picnic ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Suggested Donation

May
30
Music in the Vines with Steve McIntyre

Music in the Vines with Steve McIntyre

May 30, 2021
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This Memorial Day Weekend, join on on the 2021 Music in the Vines Series! Enjoy Galena Cellars wine and live music by your favorite local artists in Galena's countryside. Wines by the glass & bottle and Wine Flights will be flowing all day! You're welcome to bring ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Suggested Donation

June
5
Music in the Vines with Tom Rucker

Music in the Vines with Tom Rucker

June 5, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join in on the 2021 Music in the Vines Series! Enjoy Galena Cellars wine and live music by your favorite local artists in Galena's countryside. Wines by the glass & bottle and Wine Flights will be flowing all day! You're welcome to bring a picnic and blankets & chairs. ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Suggested Donation

June
6
Music in the Vines with Mary Elizabeth

Music in the Vines with Mary Elizabeth

June 6, 2021
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Join in on the 2021 Music in the Vines Series! Enjoy Galena Cellars wine and live music by your favorite local artists in Galena's countryside. Wines by the glass & bottle and Wine Flights will be flowing all day! We welcome you to bring a picnic and blankets & chairs. ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Suggested Donation

June
12
Family Fun Art Days

Family Fun Art Days

June 12, 2021
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Learn from one another and create unique works of art as a family!  These free events are for the entire family to spend time together creating art. Children are to be accmpanied by an adult at all times. June 12: Fairy Houses Create a fairy house out of natural ...

Location: Galena ARC Art Studio - Lower Level Entrance
Address: 11084 W US HWY 20 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.2248
Admission: Free Admission

June
12
Galena Pride Picnic

Galena Pride Picnic

June 12, 2021
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join in on Galena’s first ever Pride Picnic in historic Grant Park!  Guests are encouraged to bring their best picnic lunch, grab a swag bag of goodies from local businesses and enjoy live music, entertainment, and stunning views of Galena. Be sure to enter the ...

Location: Grant Park
Address: 625 Park Avenue Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 917.484.1423
Admission: Free Admission

June
12
Music in the Vines with LA Suess

Music in the Vines with LA Suess

June 12, 2021
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Join in on the 2021 Music in the Vines Series! Enjoy Galena Cellars wine and live music by your favorite local artists in Galena's countryside. Wines by the glass & bottle and Wine Flights will be flowing all day! You're welcome to bring a picnic and blankets & chairs. ...

Location: Galena Cellars Vineyard
Address: 4746 N. Ford Road Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3235
Admission: Suggested Donation