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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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Nov
2
Wax, Wicks & Wine Wednesdays

Wax, Wicks & Wine Wednesdays

November 2, 2022-November 30, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Join Scent Workshop on Wednesdays for a mid-week happy hour of Wine, Wicks, and Wax. During this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of candle-making to create a candle of your choice. Bring a beverage (wine/alcohol are allowed), and we will provide the wicks, wax, and the ...

Location: Scent Workshop Galena
Address: 307 South Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 309.530.9786
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
1
Michelle Cox at the Galena Public Library

Michelle Cox at the Galena Public Library

December 1, 2022
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Michelle Cox: The Ghent Altarpiece and the Greatest Unsolved Art Theft of All Time Michelle Cox will join the Galena Public Library to discuss her latest novel, A Spying Eye. Michelle Cox is the author of the Henrietta and Inspector Howard series as well as “Novel Notes ...

Location: Galena Public Library
Address: 601 S. Bench Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.0200
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
1
Corey Jenny at The Grape Escape

Corey Jenny at The Grape Escape

December 1, 2022
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tonight's musician is Corey Jenny. He plays acoustic guitar, 90s, alt-country and Southern Rock. Our drink special is $4 craft beer. #LiveMusicGalena

Location: Miss Kitty's Grape Escape
Address: 242 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 779.214.0003
Admission: Suggested Donation

Dec
2
An Evening of Dinner, Drinks & Psychic Readings

An Evening of Dinner, Drinks & Psychic Readings

December 2, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Interactive live gallery readings with Psychic Medium Lisa that may include general information regarding career, finances, family, romance, health, etc, or may involve contact with a deceased loved one. Enjoy dinner and sit back, sip wine and let spirit come to chat! Reservations ...

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

Dec
2
Karaoke Night at Galena Brewery

Karaoke Night at Galena Brewery

December 2, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
December 2, 8pm -11pm. Come and join in the fun. Sing the night away!

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.776.9917
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
2
Kristina at The Grape Escape

Kristina at The Grape Escape

December 2, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tonight's musicians is Kristina. Enjoy her romantic and ethereal vocals in a variety of styles. #LiveMusicGalena 

Location: Miss Kitty's Grape Escape
Address: 242 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 779.214.0003
Admission: Suggested Donation

Dec
2
Cheryl's Favorite Things Holiday Bazaar

Cheryl's Favorite Things Holiday Bazaar

December 2, 2022-December 3, 2022
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Celebrate Handmade! "Cheryl's Favorite Things" Christmas Bazaar is a unique opportunity to shop for wonderfully made, specialty gifts. Offerings available from area artisans include homemade foods, gourmet fudge, fabric purses & totes, felted wool mittens, stained ...

Location: The Three Elizabeths Guest House
Address: 101 West Main Street Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.990.8618
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
2
Christmas In The Village of Elizabeth

Christmas In The Village of Elizabeth

December 2, 2022-December 3, 2022
5:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Celebrate Christmas in the Village of Elizabeth. Say hello to Santa in the living window at Artists & Artisans on Main Street. Leave your letter to him in the mailbox and pick up your sealed bag of candy from Santa! Visit the Christmas tree and enjoy the christmas music ...

Location: Downtown Elizabeth
Address: Main Street Elizabeth, Il 61028
Contact: 815.291.7092
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
3
The Galena Territory Holiday Market

The Galena Territory Holiday Market

December 3, 2022
8:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Looking for that perfect gift? Look no further! Venture out to The Galena Territory on Dec. 3 for the annual Holiday Market, featuring local vendors, crafters and artisans, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Market is located in the Owners' Club Social Hall.

Location: The Galena Territory Owners' Club
Address: 2000 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.2000
Admission: Suggested Donation

Dec
3
Holiday Housewalk

Holiday Housewalk

December 3, 2022
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Visit five beautifully decorated homes in the premier residential, recreational and resort community in The Galena Territory. Tour begins at the The Galena Territory Association Owners' Club where tickets are also available.

Location: The Galena Territory
Address: 2000 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.2000
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
3
Christmas at the Fort

Christmas at the Fort

December 3, 2022
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Celebrate Christmas--the 1830's way! Among village-wide festivities, visit the Apple River Fort and take part in historical Christmas celebrations. Experience a typical frontier German Christmas, complete with a decorated fir tree. Meet Mrs. Juliette Kinzie, wife of Ho-Chunk ...

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

Dec
3
Galena Holidaze Festival

Galena Holidaze Festival

December 3, 2022
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
The Galena Holidaze Festival is bringing the magic of Christmastime to Galena, Illinois. This come and go, family-friendly event will feature traveling local artisans with holiday items, local food vendors, live music including Christmas caroling, kids’ activities, ...

Location: Green Street Plaza
Address: Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.200.6827
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
3
Ron Tegeler at Galena Brewery

Ron Tegeler at Galena Brewery

December 3, 2022
12:00 PM
Come see great jazz music in "a warm place to chill." No reservations, no cover, just enjoy! Guitarist Ron Tegeler, from Clinton, Iowa has been performing with local and national groups over the past 40 years. Ron's style has been influenced by guitar greats ...

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.776.9917
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
3
The Guthries at The Grape Escape

The Guthries at The Grape Escape

December 3, 2022
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Today's musicians are Scott and Erika Guthrie on guitar and fiddle. Our drink special is a Bloody Mary Bar from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. #LiveMusicGalena

Location: Miss Kitty's Grape Escape
Address: 242 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 779.214.0003
Admission: Suggested Donation

Dec
3
An Evening of Dinner, Drinks & Psychic Readings

An Evening of Dinner, Drinks & Psychic Readings

December 3, 2022
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Interactive live gallery readings with Psychic Medium Lisa that may include general information regarding career, finances, family, romance, health, etc, or may involve contact with a deceased loved one. Enjoy dinner and sit back, sip wine and let spirit come to chat! Reservations ...

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

Dec
3
Holiday Fire in the Sky

Holiday Fire in the Sky

December 3, 2022
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Watch the evening sky come alive with a spectacular show of fireworks to kick off the holiday season in downtown Galena. Enjoy the fireworks from downtown Galena & the surrounding area. Rain or shine, the event goes on.

Location: Depot Park
Address: 91 Bouthillier Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.281.0673
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
3
Lojo in Galena at The Grape Escape

Lojo in Galena at The Grape Escape

December 3, 2022
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Lojo Russo has been making music along the ‘Big Muddy’ for most of her life. Born in California she likes to keep the river to her East and currently calls the Quad Cities (IA) home - performing mostly as a solo touring artist. Self-taught on guitar and voice Russo ...

Location: Miss Kitty's Grape Escape
Address: 242 N Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 779.214.0003
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
4
"Ladies Must Swing" Holiday Concert at Turner Hall

"Ladies Must Swing" Holiday Concert at Turner Hall

December 4, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
The Galena Center for the Arts presents the 18-piece big band group, Ladies Must Swing. LMS has received awards over the years including Madison Area Music Award’s Best Jazz Band in Madison as well as recognition for volunteer work with Badger Honor Flight and VFW posts. Free ...

Location: Turner Hall
Address: 115 S. Bench Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.402.3111
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
6
Laughs & Law Enforcement

Laughs & Law Enforcement

December 6, 2022
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Poopsie’s is always trying to spread more positivity throughout the world we are part of. We have amazing law enforcement in our area and we want our kids to know that too. We are hoping to help kids build trusting relationships with law enforcement, by giving them a fun and ...

Location: Poopsie's
Address: 402 S. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.1999
Admission: Suggested Donation

Dec
7
Wax, Wicks & Wine Wednesdays

Wax, Wicks & Wine Wednesdays

December 7, 2022-December 28, 2022
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Join Scent Workshop on Wednesdays for a mid-week happy hour of Wine, Wicks, and Wax. During this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of candle-making to create a candle of your choice. Bring a beverage (wine/alcohol are allowed), and we will provide the wicks, wax, and the ...

Location: Scent Workshop Galena
Address: 307 South Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 309.530.9786
Admission: Admission Fee

Nov
30
Warren's Festival of Trees

Warren's Festival of Trees

November 30, 2022-January 4, 2023
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Enjoy the Festival of Trees in the charming & historic Warren Community Building (Old Stone Hotel). Stroll thru the beautiful Old Stone Community Building in Warren, Illinois and enjoy dozens of uniquely decorated Christmas trees. The trees are decorated by organizations, churches, ...

Location: Warren Community Building
Address: 110 W. Main Street Warren, IL 61087
Contact: 815.745.2217
Admission: Free Admission