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Oct
22
Corks and Canvas

Corks and Canvas

October 22, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Paint your choice of 7 canvas paintings or paint a pair of actual wine glasses. Advance Reservations and payment are required. We will be in the lovely Galena Room overlooking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. All participants are required to wear a mask throughout the ...

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

Oct
22
Elvis and Cash Dinner Show

Elvis and Cash Dinner Show

October 22, 2021-October 23, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Enjoy a night of dinner and a show with some fun audience participation. Whether its a family night out, bachelorette party, or a date night for you and your significant other. It's a night you won't want to forget!

Location: Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater
Address: 129 S Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.994.2868
Admission: Admission Fee

Oct
23
Guided Tour of the Elizabeth City Cemetery

Guided Tour of the Elizabeth City Cemetery

October 23, 2021
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Before evening falls and the Fright at the Fort begins, join Fort staff on a guided walking tour through the Elizabeth City Cemetery. You'll visit all the graves of those who helped to defend the Fort, as well as other notable figures including Civil War veterans, politicians, ...

Location: Elizabeth City Cemetery
Address: 3465 S Apple River Rd. Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.858.2028
Admission: Admission Fee

Oct
23
Fright at the Fort

Fright at the Fort

October 23, 2021
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Visit the Fort for an evening of spooky fun! How would you keep a witch out of your house? Cure a case of cholera? Learn about 1830s mourning and funeral customs and find out why it matters which way the deceased is carried out of the house. Meet the ghost of John Gray, and hear ...

Location: Apple River Fort State Historic Site
Address: 311 E. Myrtle St. Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.858.2028
Admission: Admission Fee

Oct
23
A Night of Elvis Cash and Dinner!

A Night of Elvis Cash and Dinner!

October 23, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Enjoy a night of dinner and a show with some fun audience participation. Whether its a family night out, bachelorette party, or a date night for you and your significant other. It's a night you won't want to forget!

Location: Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater
Address: 129 S Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.541.5400
Admission: Admission Fee

Oct
23
Haunted Hullabaloo Hayride

Haunted Hullabaloo Hayride

October 23, 2021
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM
Are you brave enough to withstand this horrific, haunted hayride? This spooktastic fundraiser is fun for the whole family, and the proceeds benefit high school senior scholarships. Join in on the fun! Please email tketelsen@riverridge210.org to purchase ...

Location: Dittmar Farms and Orchard
Address: 256 S. Grebner Rd Elizabeth, IL 61028 Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.218.0597
Admission: Admission Fee

Oct
28
Songwriters Showcase Featuring Jim Post

Songwriters Showcase Featuring Jim Post

October 28, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
The Galena Center for the Arts is celebrating Galena's "Songwriter Laureate" on Jim Post Day, October 28, 2021. This will be an evening of song and storytelling on Jim's birthday! The event will be held at historic Turner Hall in Galena. As usual for Songwriters ...

Location: Turner Hall
Address: 115 S. Bench Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 779.214.0261
Admission: Suggested Donation

Oct
29
Dinner and drinks with Alumatics Halloween Blue Grass; From Roots to Rock

Dinner and drinks with Alumatics Halloween Blue Grass; From Roots to Rock

October 29, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Come in your spookiest costume and spend the evening at Amelia's. Dinner will be served with tantalizing, delicious cocktails! Choose one of 3 fine dining entrees, sit back, and take in the Halloween tunes by the famous Blue Grass Band, The Alumatics! Dinner will be served from ...

Location: Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater
Address: 129 S Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.994.2868
Admission: Admission Fee

Oct
29
Galena Balloon Glow

Galena Balloon Glow

October 29, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Brought to you by the Galena Area Chamber of Commerce, the Balloon Glow is a great way to kick off Halloween Weekend in Galena! Come on out to Depot Park to see hot air balloons up close and pick up some treats. Costumes welcome! This event is free to the public.

Location: Depot Park
Address: 91 Bouthillier St Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.281.9925
Admission: Suggested Donation

Oct
30
Halloween Parade & Festival - 42nd Annual

Halloween Parade & Festival - 42nd Annual

October 30, 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Witness the largest, longest and spookiest parade in the tri-state area, featuring spectacular floats, marching bands, costumed participants, prizes and treats for guys and 'ghouls' of all ages. Shuttles and Parking: From 3 p.m., shuttles will run from the Walmart parking ...

Location:
Address: Main St.Galena IL 61036 Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 877.434.5114
Admission: Free Admission

Oct
30
Dinner and drinks with Alumatics Halloween Blue Grass; From Roots to Rock

Dinner and drinks with Alumatics Halloween Blue Grass; From Roots to Rock

October 30, 2021
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Come in your spookiest costume and spend the evening at Amelia's. Dinner will be served with tantalizing, delicious cocktails! Choose one of 3 fine dining entrees, sit back, and take in the Halloween tunes by the famous Blue Grass Band, The Alumatics! Dinner will be served from ...

Location: Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater
Address: 129 S Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.994.2868
Admission: Admission Fee

Oct
29
Dead Bawdy Presents Bloody Dracula

Dead Bawdy Presents Bloody Dracula

October 29, 2021-October 31, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Galena’s Hysterical Historical Interactive Comedy Company takes a bite out of Bram Stoker’s lusty vampire thriller with Bloody Dracula, performed Victorian Burlesque Style! Dracula like you’ve never seen it before - deranged, daring, horror, & ...

Location: The Irish Cottage
Address: 9853 U.S. 20 Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 954.593.8796
Admission: Admission Fee

Oct
14
Art That Stands Out in Its Field

Art That Stands Out in Its Field

October 14, 2021-November 1, 2021
12:00 PM
For the fourth year, the Galena Center for the Arts has encouraged folks around Galena to create scarecrows and put them in their yards or in front of their businesses. You will find artsy scarecrows all around town for your enjoyment! Some are downtown and some are in neighborhoods ...

Location: around Galena
Address: 971 Gear Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 779.214.0261
Admission: Suggested Donation

Nov
14
Warren PTO Craft Fair

Warren PTO Craft Fair

November 14, 2021
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The 30th annual Warren PTO Craft Fair will be held on Sunday, November 14th from 9-3 at Warren High School. There will be a variety of vendors for all of your early Christmas Shopping!

Location: Warren High School
Address: 311 S Water St. Warren, IL 61087 Warren, IL 61087
Contact:
Admission: Free Admission

Nov
19
37th Annual Nouveau Parade & Celebration

37th Annual Nouveau Parade & Celebration

November 19, 2021
2:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Galena Cellars celebrates the release of the wine of the 2021 harvest - Nouveau! The parade of revelers will assemble at 2:30 p.m. for a trek around Galena’s Main Street in assorted modes of transportation and merriment from horse-drawn wagons to trollies as the 37th Annual ...

Location: Galena, IL
Address: 111 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3330
Admission: Free Admission

Nov
19
Beer Pairing Dinner at Galena Brewing Company

Beer Pairing Dinner at Galena Brewing Company

November 19, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Enjoy a four course meal made just for you! Each course will be paired with one of the deliciously crafted brews. Talk beer, talk history, or anything else that comes to the table. This dinner provides a private atmosphere to engage with other guests and the brewery staff. Share ...

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 North Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.275.5231
Admission: Admission Fee

Nov
6
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

November 6, 2021-December 24, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. 10% of all proceeds benefit Safe Haven. Come "adopt" a work of art.

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