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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
26
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

November 26, 2021-November 27, 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. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Nov
27
Stockton Enchanted Christmas Walk

Stockton Enchanted Christmas Walk

November 27, 2021
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Schedule is approximate and subject to change - please check back closer to the date of event. Fri., Nov. 26 4:30-6:30 p.m.: Walk through downtown Stockton and appreciate the festive living windows displays. 7 p.m.: Witness a beautiful tree lighting on Hwy ...

Location: Downtown Stockton, IL
Address: 100 N Main St. Stockton, IL 61085 Stockton, IL 61085
Contact:
Admission: Suggested Donation

Nov
27
Corks and Canvas

Corks and Canvas

November 27, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Paint your choice of 7 paintings on canvas or paint a pair of actual wine glasses. Advance reservation and payment required. We will be in the Galena Room overlooking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. All participants must wear a mask throughout the class. Call or ...

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

Nov
28
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

November 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Dec
3
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 3, 2021-December 4, 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. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Dec
4
Christmas at the Fort

Christmas at the Fort

December 4, 2021
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Celebrate Christmas—the 1830's way! Visit the Apple River Fort and take part in historical Christmas festivities. Experience a typical frontier German Christmas, complete with a gorgeously decorated fir tree. Visit the trading post to barter for the best goods on this ...

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

Dec
4
Corks and Canvas

Corks and Canvas

December 4, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Paint your choice of 7 paintings on canvas or paint a pair of actual wine glasses. Advance reservation and payment required. We will be in the Galena Room overlooking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. All participants must wear a mask throughout the class. Call or ...

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

Dec
4
UnCorked: A Wine Pull & Fine Wine Sale

UnCorked: A Wine Pull & Fine Wine Sale

December 4, 2021
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Just in time for holiday gifts and gatherings, join in on this wine-themed event, including a wine pull, wine tasting, gift basket raffle, and wine discounts. This event will feature wines produced by family-owned wineries from around the world.   Proceeds to benefit the ...

Location: Woodbine Bend Golf Course & Restaurant
Address: 3500 E Center Rd Stockton, IL 61085 Stockton, IL 61085
Contact: 815.858.9100
Admission: Suggested Donation

Dec
4
Holiday Fire in the Sky

Holiday Fire in the Sky

December 4, 2021
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. Image credit to:@onceuponasuburb

Location: Depot Park
Address: 91 Bouthillier St. Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.776.9200
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
3
Cheryl's Favorite Things Holiday Bazaar

Cheryl's Favorite Things Holiday Bazaar

December 3, 2021-December 5, 2021
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Three Elizabeths Guest House is hosting an open house featuring select artists and their wares. Cheryl's favorite things include homemade candies & breads, gourmet fudge, knit & crochet hats and scarves, fabric purses & pillows, felted and wool mittens and hats, ...

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

Dec
5
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 5, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Dec
5
Holiday Tea Party at the Galena History Museum

Holiday Tea Party at the Galena History Museum

December 5, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Join the Galena History Museum for a fun holiday experience, “Tea with Mrs. Barrows’” on Sunday, December 5. Three separate settings of 16 guests each will be offered from 10:00-11:30 a.m.; 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.; 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. in what was once the Barrows’ ...

Location: U.S. Grant History Museum
Address: 211 S. Bench Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.9129
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
10
Dark Side of the Yule with Classical Blast

Dark Side of the Yule with Classical Blast

December 10, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Classical Blast melds classic rock and Christmas music in this exhilarating concert experience that’s becoming a holiday tradition for Galena area residents and visitors alike. Melding rock hits from Metallica, Pink Floyd, Simon & Garfunkel. Joni Mitchell, Evanescence and ...

Location: Turner Hall
Address: 115 S Bench St Galena, IL 60302 Galena, IL 60302
Contact: 708.386.0285
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
10
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 10, 2021-December 11, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Dec
11
Night of the Luminaria & Living Windows

Night of the Luminaria & Living Windows

December 11, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Don't miss one of the most beautiful and romantic visions of the year. More than 5,000 candlelit luminaries line the streets, steps, and sidewalks, and store windows come alive! From Main Street to the hills overlooking Grant Park, all of Galena will be glowing. From ...

Location:
Address: Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 309.530.9786
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
11
A Cherry, Cherry Christmas Dinner Show

A Cherry, Cherry Christmas Dinner Show

December 11, 2021
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Take some time to fill your tummies, warm your hearts and get in the holiday spirit. Join vocalist and story teller Denny "Diamond" for an evening of holiday music featuring songs from Neil Diamond's, "Acoustic Christmas", album along with stories and songs ...

Location: Ehrler Special Event Barn
Address: 11866 Chetlain Lane Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.893.9202
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
12
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 12, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Dec
17
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 17, 2021-December 18, 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. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Dec
18
Snowflakes and Sweets Stroll

Snowflakes and Sweets Stroll

December 18, 2021
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Take your time enjoying special sweet treats from local bakeries, chocolatiers, and more while strolling down Galena's magical Main Street. Hopefully you'll enjoy some snowflakes as well as you stroll. You will find the sweet treats sprinkled along Main Street in our ...

Location: Down Town Galena
Address: 402 South Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact:
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
17
Tallgrass Chamber Music Festival

Tallgrass Chamber Music Festival

December 17, 2021-December 19, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Juliani Ensemble returns to the stunning Goldmoor Inn for the annual Tallgrass Chamber Music Festival. Come enjoy the return of the highly acclaimed chamber music ensemble comprised of world class musicians that has delighted Chicago audiences with inventive, energetic ...

Location: Goldmoor Inn & Resort
Address: 9001 Sand Hill Road Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3925
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
19
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 19, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Dec
24
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

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. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Dec
26
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 26, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

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

Dec
1
Warren's Festival of Trees

Warren's Festival of Trees

December 1, 2021-January 5, 2022
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 Warren, IL 61087 Warren, IL 61087
Contact: 815.745.2217
Admission: Free Admission