Explore life in Algonquin & LITH, IL
The Algonquin village is known as "The Gem of the Fox River Valley", referring to the location of its downtown. Lake in the Hills was once a sleepy lakeside village of cottages and small ranches, its population skyrocketed as developers flocked to the area in the 1990s.
Established in 1890 and known for it's classic charm, the village is making the transition into a major regional hub, as it has experienced considerable suburban growth over the past 20 years. Now stretching all the way west to the busy Randall Road corridor, Algonquin has become a major commercial center, with popular shopping centers and restaurants. Additionally, the village continues to see considerable residential growth. With this growth, the village has managed to increase the commercial tax base, preserve its character and history, and substantially increase its recreational offerings and quality of life.
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County Christmas Arts & Craft Show
Start getting in the winter holiday spirit, Saturday, October 23rd 8:30am - 4pm and October 24th from 9am - 3pm at the Crystal Lake South High School.
Night Fever: A night of the Bee Gee's
November 6th The Most Authentic Tribute to The Bee Gees in the world! Rotary Rocks the Raue with “Night Fever” a BeeGees Tribute. This fundraising event will raise the roof with rockin’ music sure to give us all “Night Fever”. Everyone in the region will “Wish You Were Here” and we will learn “How Deep Is Your Love” for the community as we raise funds to help those in need.
Wagon Rides and Campfire
Now - November 14, 2021 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Discover the beauty of Sterne's Woods located north of Veteran Acres! The wagon will fit up to 20 participants at a time. A warm campfire will be waiting upon your return. Participants are welcome to bring snacks to cook over an open fire. Registrations required 10 days in advance. Sterne's Woods, 5617 E. Hillside Rd. | Crystal Lake, IL 60014.
Turkey Testicle Festival
Parkside Pub offers delicious bar food and the best burger, and they’re home to the annual Turkey Testicle Festival. The event is world famous and it showcases many bands from the area on top of the delicacy itself. The Turkey Testicle Festival on November 24th has been going on since 1983, and it’s showing no signs of stopping. While some may be put off by the bluntly-put name and nature of the event, we can assure you that it’s well worth the trip.
Henry's Hustle 5k & 1/2 Mile kids run
Join us as Kopf Running presents the 9th Annual Henry's Hustle 5K benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association in honor of our friend, Henry Betts! This year's race will be held on Thursday, November 25, 2021 at 8:15am. We are collecting monetary donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (proceeds from entry fees also go to MDA)!
Algonquin & LITH, IL Resources
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