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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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July
30
Family Day at Casper Bluff: Insectopedia

Family Day at Casper Bluff: Insectopedia

July 30, 2021
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bring the whole family to the Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve for “Insectopedia.” JDCF's first ever Family Day program is open to the public and will feature the amazing world of insects. Every tiny buzzing, crawling, and hovering insect has an important ...

Location: Caser Bluff Land and Water Reserve
Address: 870 S Pilot Knob Rd Elizabeth, IL 61036 Elizabeth, IL 61036
Contact: 815.858.9100
Admission: Suggested Donation

July
30
John Green Magician and Hypnotism Dinner Show

John Green Magician and Hypnotism Dinner Show

July 30, 2021-July 31, 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

July
31
The Business Showcase

The Business Showcase

July 31, 2021
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Business Showcase Schedule 9 a.m.-Noon - Business Expo: Free admission 12:30-1:30 p.m - Networking lunch:  $20 includes lunch and speed networking 1:45-3 p.m - Teambuilding Workshop: $40 includes industry speakers and a teambuilding “build your own scent” ...

Location: Ashton Hill Farm
Address: 500 Wild Indigo Lane, Galena Illinois 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.281.9925
Admission: Free Admission

July
31
Live Music - Galena Cellars Downtown

Live Music - Galena Cellars Downtown

July 31, 2021
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Join Galena Cellars for their ongoing Live Music series at their new location, 111 N. Main! Kick off your day with live music by your favorite local musicians in the heart of Main Street. Sam Day will be playing from 11am-2pm on the 2nd Floor Tasting Room and Steve McIntyre on the ...

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

July
31
Music in the Vines with Scott Waterhouse

Music in the Vines with Scott Waterhouse

July 31, 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: Free Admission

July
31
Downtown Warren Brat, Burger and Corn Boil Music Festival

Downtown Warren Brat, Burger and Corn Boil Music Festival

July 31, 2021
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Downtown Warren Brat, Burger and Corn Boil Music Festival Music by Sunshine Band 4-8 p.m and Rt. 38 from 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Location: Downtown Warren
Address: Warren, IL 61087 Warren, IL 61087
Contact: 815.297.5645
Admission: Free Admission

July
31
Live Music at the Galena Brewery - Kevin Boenke

Live Music at the Galena Brewery - Kevin Boenke

July 31, 2021
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Based out of Iowa City, Iowa, Kevin Boehnke is an independent artist, session player, and songwriter. Kevin has recorded several albums with national award-winning artist Chad Elliott, as well as tracks with Patrick Cunningham, Ben Foster, Rachel Bearinger, and others. The talented ...

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 North Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.275.9469
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
1
Support the Arts Garden Party

Support the Arts Garden Party

August 1, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Galena Center for the Arts is hosting a "Support the Arts Garden Party" fundraiser in beautiful Linmar Gardens. Guitarist Marcus DeJesus will perform and light refreshments will be provided. Stroll the 3.5 acre site and celebrate summer and the arts. Tickets may ...

Location: Linmar Gardens, Galena, Illinois
Address: 504 S. Propsect Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.0410
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
5
Outstanding in the Field - Galena Community Table

Outstanding in the Field - Galena Community Table

August 5, 2021
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Outstanding in the Field organizes special Community Table street dinners across the country featuring local makers, designers, artists and craftspeople. They will recognize creativity and community and set our table down the middle of the street to celebrate. This summer, ...

Location: Historic Main Street
Address: Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.776.9200
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
7
Guided Tour of Casper Bluff

Guided Tour of Casper Bluff

August 7, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
One of Jo Daviess County’s most cherished sites just got better. “We receive a lot of questions from visitors to Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve. So, we’ve created guided tours, by trained volunteers, to help answer many of these questions about this beloved ...

Location: Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve
Address: 870 S Pilot Knob Rd Elizabeth, IL 61036 Elizabeth, IL 61036
Contact: 815.858.9100
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
13
Cruise Night

Cruise Night

August 13, 2021
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cruise the Town of Warren 50/50 Raffle Food Fun For All Ages Dash Plaques for the 1st 40 Vehicles Just $5 to register Lining up in Downtown Warren from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Location: Downtown Warren
Address: Warren, IL 61087 Warren, IL 61087
Contact: 815.238.4578
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
13
Dylan Moon Comedy and the Screwlywed Game

Dylan Moon Comedy and the Screwlywed Game

August 13, 2021-August 14, 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

Aug
14
Corkless in Galena

Corkless in Galena

August 14, 2021
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Celebrate the wines and food of Northern Illinois and beyond at this awesome outdoor event.  Sample selections of unique wines produced by family-owned Northern Illinois Wineries. Bring your chairs and spend the day outside, under the trees. Dance barefoot on the grass ...

Location: Depot Park
Address: 91 Bouthillier Street Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 224.639.3436
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
14
Corks and Canvas

Corks and Canvas

August 14, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Paint your choice of 7 canvas paintings or paint a pair of actual wine glasses. Advance reservation and payment is required. We will be in the Galena Room overlooking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. Call or text Sandra at 815.541.0068 with questions and to make reservations. All ...

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

Aug
14
Meteors on the Mound

Meteors on the Mound

August 14, 2021
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation and the Friends of Horseshoe Mound invite everyone to Meteors on the Mound for a glimpse of the Perseid meteor shower from atop Horseshoe Mound Preserve. Horseshoe Mound is the eighth highest point in Jo Daviess County and offers spectacular ...

Location: Horseshoe Mound Preserve
Address: 1679 N Blackjack Rd Elizabeth, IL 61036 Elizabeth, IL 61036
Contact: 815.858.9100
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
14
Market House Square Arts Festival - 15th Annual

Market House Square Arts Festival - 15th Annual

August 14, 2021-August 15, 2021
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Take a piece of Galena Country with you! You never know what you'll find when you browse the many exhibits at this annual outdoor art festival. Local and regional artists showcase their paintings, woodwork, jewelry, pottery, baskets, and more. Local musicians will perform ...

Location: Old Market House State Historic Site
Address: 123 N. Commerce St. Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.776.9200
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
17
Guided Tour of Casper Bluff

Guided Tour of Casper Bluff

August 17, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
One of Jo Daviess County’s most cherished sites just got better. “We receive a lot of questions from visitors to Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve. So, we’ve created guided tours, by trained volunteers, to help answer many of these questions about this beloved ...

Location: Caser Bluff Land and Water Reserve
Address: 870 S Pilot Knob Rd Elizabeth, IL 61036 Elizabeth, IL 61036
Contact: 815.858.9100
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
21
Guided Tour of Casper Bluff

Guided Tour of Casper Bluff

August 21, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
One of Jo Daviess County’s most cherished sites just got better. “We receive a lot of questions from visitors to Casper Bluff Land and Water Reserve. So, we’ve created guided tours, by trained volunteers, to help answer many of these questions about this beloved ...

Location: Caser Bluff Land and Water Reserve
Address: 870 S Pilot Knob Rd Elizabeth, IL 61036 Elizabeth, IL 61036
Contact: 815.858.9100
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
21
Fall Into Stockton

Fall Into Stockton

August 21, 2021
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Get ready for a full day of family fun!! 9:30 a.m. Kicking off the event will be a parade through Stockton. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy live music, activities for the kids and the NWIL BBQ fest 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Beer & Wine Tent available  Games, arts, and crafts for ...

Location: Downtown Stockton
Address: Main Street Stockton, IL 61085
Contact:
Admission: Free Admission

Aug
28
Midwest Garlic Fest

Midwest Garlic Fest

August 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Food, Music, Family & Fun !! Organized by Galena Garlic Company, the Midwest Garlic Fest includes many local vendors selling naturally grown garlic, garlic related food items, local garlic themed dishes, beer, and wine. There will also be live entertainment and children's ...

Location: Terrapin Park - Elizabeth IL
Address: 350 West Street Elizabeth, IL 61028 Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 847.493.9248
Admission: Admission Fee

Aug
28
Grant's Home Front Reenactment & Encampment

Grant's Home Front Reenactment & Encampment

August 28, 2021-August 29, 2021
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Experience life in the 1860s through a Living History Encampment and Civil War Battle. Enjoy the Sanitary Fair (a Civil War Ladies Bazaar supporting our troops) with beautiful handmade items for sale.  Battles each day: Saturday at 11:30 am, Sunday at 1:30 pm Amenities ...

Location: Depot Park
Address: 91 Bouthillier St. Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.776.9200
Admission: Admission Fee

July
31
Spirits and Spirits Tour

Spirits and Spirits Tour

July 31, 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
21
Dead Bawdy: Galena's Hysterical Historical Comedy Show

Dead Bawdy: Galena's Hysterical Historical Comedy Show

May 21, 2021-January 1, 2022
7:30 PM - 8:45 PM
Boozey Laughs, Sexy Secrets, Stupid Deaths!  They've dug up all of the juiciest dirt...just for you! Dead Bawdy, Galena’s hysterical historical comedy show, is now performing at Main Street’s majestic DeSoto House Hotel! Join in on an adult evening ...

Location: The DeSoto House Hotel
Address: 230 South Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 954.593.8796
Admission: Admission Fee