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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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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
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

June
5
Mary Jo Hinds' Solo Show

Mary Jo Hinds' Solo Show

June 5, 2021-July 5, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
As an artist, Mary Jo hopes that her canvases can bring beauty and peace in our fast-paced world, if for only a few minutes. She paints what she feels in her heart. To her, practice and learning to appreciate the beauty in everything are great teachers. A simple leaf...a close ...

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

June
18
Great Galena Balloon Race

Great Galena Balloon Race

June 18, 2021-June 20, 2021
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sky above, earth below, fire within...the life of a hot air balloon!  Explore these magical inventions at this spectacular three-day event. Get right up close to the balloons and learn all about them. This event features more than 20 hot air balloons, three races, a night ...

Location: Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
Address: Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa444 Eagle Ridge Dr.Galena, IL 61036 Galena, Il 61036
Contact: 815.776.9200
Admission: Admission Fee

June
19
Guided Tour of Casper Bluff

Guided Tour of Casper Bluff

June 19, 2021
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
The public is invited to join newly trained volunteer guides for an experiential tour of this magical place where nature’s treasurers meet with history’s secrets. Casper Bluff commands some of the best views of the Mississippi River and its backwater sloughs and is ...

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

June
19
Corks and Canvas

Corks and Canvas

June 19, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Choose from 7 paintings on canvas or paint a pair of actual wine glasses. We will be in a lovely room overlooking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. No prior experience is required. Advance reservation and payment is 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

June
19
Music in the Vines with Mississippi Duo

Music in the Vines with Mississippi Duo

June 19, 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: Free Admission

June
20
Music in the Vines with John Moran

Music in the Vines with John Moran

June 20, 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! 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: Free Admission

June
20
Fete de la Musique

Fete de la Musique

June 20, 2021
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
The Galena Center for the Arts is hosting a "Make Music Day". The event is open to all ages and will be outside on the grounds of the new art center location at 971 Gear Street. Bring your voice, an instrument if you have it and join in! There will be local musicians singing ...

Location: 971 Gear Street
Address: 971 Gear Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 512.971.2289
Admission: Admission Fee