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Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Fete de la Musique

Galena Country Do you love music? Want to be part of the fun? Join the worldwide celebration of Music. There will be singalongs, playalongs and toe tapping tunes. Bring your musical instruments and your dancing shoes. It's a great time for all ages and every taste of music. Telephone number: 779.214.0261. Web site address: www.GalenaCenterForTheArts.com. Admission: Free. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Galena Center for the Arts 219 Summit Street Galena, 61036.

Historical Perspective on Human Trafficking and Slavery

Galena Country An informational lecture on human slavery and trafficking presented by Kevin Schwendinger, an educator/presenter and a long distance cyclist. He embarked on a 650 mile solo trek from Omaha, NE to Milwaukee, WI to spark conversation along his route about this important topic. Though fully independently planned and coordinated, he is also an associate member of the Tri-State Coalition Against Human Trafficking and Slavery in Dubuque, IA. Kevin will share contemporary information and the historical background of slavery and trafficking and how it has shaped attitudes and behaviors. This is an adult program; however, it is appropriately suited for high school students with a parent as well. Resources, current initiatives, and discussion will also be dedicated as part of this event. Telephone number: 815-777-0200. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/events/372391343376687/. Admission: Free. Thursday, June 20, 2019, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Galena Public Library 601 S. Bench St. Galena, IL 61036.

Great Galena Balloon Race

Galena Country 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 glow extravaganza, live music, an art show, face painting, bounce houses, and activities for the whole family. Burgers. hot dogs, walking-tacos and more will be available including drinks. Free parking and a shuttle to the event field will be available.  For any questions about the event, visit: www.greatgalenaballoonrace.com and complete the contact form under FAQ's, or follow the Facebook page. Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Admission: $5 at the gate  (no advanced purchase necessary). Friday, June 21, 2019 – Sunday, June 23, 2019. Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa 444 Eagle Ridge Dr. Galena, IL 61036. For more info visit www.greatgalenaballoonrace.com.

Poopsie's Party Palooza

Galena Country Party Palooza is a fun, free event to celebrate National Selfie Day and the 1st Day of Summer! The party will includes lots of activities for kids and adults. A few happenings are Unposed Photography will be on site assisting with our fun photo shoot area, Spot our mascot will be out and about for all to enjoy, there will be giveaways, discounts and snacks as well. As a grand finale we will also be giving away our $250+ Great Giveaway basket that night to a lucky winner. Telephone number: 815.777.1999. Web site address: https://poopsies.com/. Admission: Free. Friday, June 21, 2019, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Poopsie's 402 S. Main St. Galena, 61036.

4 Winemakers ~ 4 Wine Flights ~ 4 Flight Choices

Galena Country Join us as we kick off Corkless in Galena Wine Festival with a Pre-Celebration “Flight-Night”! Wineries Flight of Four: Enjoy a flight of four wines from 4 winemakers for only $15 – 1 wine from August Hill Winery, 1 wine from Galena Cellars Winery, 1 wine from Massbach Ridge Winery and 1 wine from Prairie State Winery. Four flight options to choose from: Reds, Whites, Rosés, or Sweet wines. The wines included in the flights will also be available to purchase by the glass. Meet the Winemakers: Winemakers from Galena Cellars, August Hill, Massbach Ridge, and Prairie State will make an appearance during the evening. Live music and light snacks will be provided. Telephone number: 815.777.3330. Web site address: www.corklessgalena.com. Admission: No coverage. $15 for a flight. Friday, June 21, 2019, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Galena Cellars 515 S. Main Street Galena, IL 61036.

Damn Lonesomes- Evening Concert

Galena Country All the way from Nashville and the famous Bluebird Cafe .... There’s a special kind of chemistry in a Damn Lonesomes show—an intimacy and connection between Whiskey Jack Untz (Frankie Valli, George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Brian Setzer), Mark Lonsway (Terri Clark, Mickey Guyton, Mallory Hope), and Shannon Cain that’s immediately contagious. After years spent sharing stages in some of Nashville’s most storied venues—The Bluebird Café The Listening Room Café Douglas Corner—these close friends and veteran talents now join forces for a project that showcases their broad range of styles in new ways. In the tradition of roots and Americana music, their sound ranges from rock and blues, to pop, folk and jazz, featuring evocative lyrics steeped with imagery and authenticity. But take note that this is no songwriter showcase—these seasoned performers take the stage with a rare intensity and deliver a show that leaves audiences on their feet. Purchase tickets online: www.fergedaboudit.com or at the d… Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: $10 per person. Friday, June 21, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, June 21, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Bobolink Safari

Galena Country International birding expert Bobbi Asher guides you through Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary to view bobolinks and other rare and beautiful birds in their natural environments. Note: Walking on uneven ground will be required. For more information and to sign up, email info@jdcf.org. Additional dates: June 29. from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Telephone number: 815.858.9100. Web site address: www.jdcf.org. Admission: $50 per person  $35 for JDCF members  *Includes lunch. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary 5559 E Rush Creek Road Stockton, IL 61085.

Massbach Ridge Wine Run 5K

Galena Country Like Running?  Love Wine?  This race is for you! This exciting new run features scenic views of Galena Country and great wine produced by Massbach Ridge Winery. Registration Options: 1) Run then Wine (RTW Division) Like wine and running... just not at the same time? Run the 5k course with the rest of the field, then enjoy a full pour at the finish line with your friends! 2) 0.0 K Race Spectators are also encouraged to attend! The 0k option gains you access to the race and includes a full pour and a souvenir wine glass... and you don't even have to run!  Visit the website or email andy@J3Timing.com. Telephone number: 815.291.6700. Web site address: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Elizabeth/MassbachWineRun. Admission: 5K Run: $25  Wine Sampling Spectator: $10 (9 a.m.-  noon) *All participants will receive a race t-shirt, souvenir wine glass, and a free glass of wine (or soda for our under 21 runners) after the race! Saturday, June 22, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Massbach Ridge Winery 8837 S. Massbach Rd. Elizabeth, IL 61028.

Corkless in Galena

Galena Country Don't keep the wine bottled up... go Corkless! 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 to the live music on stage, browse through the different art and craft exhibits by talented local artists, grab some delicious treats from food vendors and of course enjoy the wine!  Live music line-up: Lizzie Neal Band and Jordan Danielson & Jeff Spradley  Don't forget to kick off this great event with the Winery Flight Night on Fri. June 21: https://bit.ly/2IUkYjt. Telephone number: 224.639.3436. Web site address: www.corklessgalena.com. Admission: Adult $20   Child:$5 Price includes:1 festival wine glass and 5 tasting tickets good for 1 oz. pours or food. Advance purchase includes: in addition to the above, you will receive a $5 voucher at the gate which is good towards the purchase of a bottle of wine. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 91 Bouthillier St Galena, Illinois 61036.

Live Music: Black Velvet

Galena Country What started out as a one-time collaboration between a New York born sound designer and a local singer/songwriter quickly grew into one of Central Illinois' premiere acoustic duos: Black Velvet. Sing and dance along with this dynamic duo as they breathe new life into generations of hits from P!nk, The Police, The Beatles, lovelytheband, The Rolling Stones and so much more! There's something for everyone to enjoy, so come get your party on at Fergedaboudit Winery! Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

David Weld and the Imperials

Galena Country Dave Weld and the Imperial Flames, an authentic blues band, high energy with versatile talent, variety, and a cohesive show that includes original driving blues, boogie, R&B, and Soul. The originals are classic in nature, the standards are revitalized with striking three-part vocal harmony, three vocal stylists, Passionate slide guitarist, Dave Weld schooled from Grammy Winning Master J.B. Hutto, along with blues diva and two time Rami winner Mona Rose (Monica Myhre), Red Hot Saxman Dudley Owens, creamy voice of Jeff Taylor with a solid beat on drums and tight, rock rhythm section with Kenny Pickens blazing on bass. Telephone number: 815.776.9917. Web site address: www.galenabrewery.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, June 22, 2019, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Galena Brewing Company 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036.

Battle of the Apple River Fort

Galena Country Join the celebration of the 187th anniversary of the Battle of the Apple River Fort! The Fort is one of many battle sites from the 1832 Black Hawk War waged throughout Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. On June 24, 1832, forty-five men, women, and children successfully defended the Fort from Black Hawk himself and 200 of his braves. Costumed interpreters at the Fort will give tours, cook period recipes, and fire off muskets in celebration. Telephone number: 815.858.2028. Web site address: www.appleriverfort.org. Admission: Free. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Apple River Fort Site 311 East Myrtle Street Elizabeth, IL 61028.

Paint and Pour Workshop

Galena Country Create a painting on canvas or paint a pair of actual useable wine glasses. Many designs to choose from. Step by Step direction by artist, Sandra Principe. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer included with the class. Class is held at Galena Brewing Company, on Main Street in Downtown Galena. The Brewing Company offers many food and beverage options which you can enjoy during or after class. Advanced Reservations are required. Call Sandra at 815.541.0068 to make your reservation. Additional dates: July 14: 11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Aug.11: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept.15:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 20:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov.10:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec.15:11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Telephone number: 815.541.0068. Web site address: www.sandraprincipe.com. Admission: $45 Adult  $35 Child Including all supplies and a glass of beer or wine. Other food and drink available for purchase. Sunday, June 23, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Galena Brewing Company 227 N. Main St. Galena, IL 61036.

Mom's Gift

Galena Country Mom's Gift is an audience pleaser with a surprise ending in June's table reading of the play by Phil Olson. In this comedy with a heart, mom has been dead for 11 months but shows up at her husband's birthday party as a spirit with a mission. It's warmhearted and funny throughout. Telephone number: 779.214.0261. Web site address: www.GalenaCenterForTheArts.com. Admission: $8. Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Galena Center for the Arts 219 Summit Street Galena, 61036.

Apple River Fort Wine Tasting

Galena Country Wine Tasting to support the Historic Apple River Fort. Phil Jackman will present his short play " Indian Creek - The Hall Sister's Nightmare Experience" Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Telephone number: 815.858.2028. Web site address: www.appleriverfort.org. Admission: $20. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM. Massbach Ridge Winery Tasting Room 117 N Main St. Galena, IL 61036.

The History of Lingerie

Galena Country Join us at the Grape Escape! Melissa McGuire will show, with illustrations, the concept of underwear developed since medieval times through the 20th century. Telephone number: 815-777-0200. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/events/646088732520699/. Admission: Free. Thursday, June 27, 2019, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Miss Kitty's Grape Escape 242 N. Main St. Galena, IL 61036.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, June 27, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Live Entertainment - Ian Gould

Galena Country Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, this guitarist and singer’s blend of contemporary music and Irish tunes have him singing everything from “Back Home in Derry” to hits made famous by the Beatles and U2. His Celtic-connected music, original songs and modern hits, mixed with a bit of humor and wit, make for an unforgettable show. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, June 28, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Meghan Davis

Galena Country Meghan Davis is an area favorite guitar and vocal performer from Northwest Illinois. Her easy-listening solo acoustic shows provide an enjoyable, relaxing, and fun atmosphere that anyone will appreciate. Her shows consist of current hits and music from the past 5 decades including classic rock, pop and a little bit of country. She features hits from a wide array of artists such as James Taylor, Carly Simon, The Eagles, Bob Dylan, John Denver, The Goo Goo Dolls, Maroon 5, Matchbox 20, The Counting Crows, John Mayer, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, Imagine Dragons, Jack Johnson, Ed Sheeran and many more. Meghan enjoys communicating with her audiences through her charismatic personality. Telephone number: 815.776.9917. Web site address: www.galenabrewery.com. Admission: Free. Friday, June 28, 2019, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Galena Brewing Company 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, June 29, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Bobolink Safari

Galena Country International birding expert Bobbi Asher guides you through Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation (JDCF) Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary to view bobolinks and other rare and beautiful birds in their natural environments. Note: Walking on uneven ground will be required. For more information and to sign up, email info@jdcf.org. Telephone number: 815.858.9100. Web site address: www.jdcf.org. Admission: $50 per person  $35 for JDCF members  *Includes lunch. Saturday, June 29, 2019, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Valley of Eden Bird Sanctuary 5559 E Rush Creek Road Stockton, IL 61085.

Live Music: Scott Wilcox

Galena Country Scott Wilcox has been writing music for over 30 years. In October 2011 he sang live on Oprah Winfrey an original songs called When You Know Better in front of 45 million viewers. Scott has released 4 albums and is currently working on number 5. He performs over 250 shows per year all over the Midwest and Wisconsin as well as multiple national tours. In 2016 he performed with pop singer Seal (Kiss From a Rose) in a commercial called Super Bowl Babies Choir. In 2012 and 2013 Scott Wilcox was the first artists to win back to back championships in the Famed Bob Dylan Singer Songwriter Competition. Scott was also a finalist in Madison's Overture Center's Rising Stars Competition in 2014 and won the Dream Night Talent Search competition in 2015. His music has also appeared on nationally and regionally on both radio and TV and has a song inducted into the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, June 29, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Corks and Canvas Workshop

Galena Country Create your painting on canvas or paint a pair of actual useable wine glasses. Many designs to choose from! Step by step instruction by artist, Sandra Principe.  Class is 2 hours long and is held in a lovely room overlooking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. No prior experience required. Advanced reservations are required. Call Sandra at 815.541.0068. Additional dates: Jul. 27: 2-4 p.m. Aug.17: 2-4 p.m. Sept. 28: 2-4 p.m. Oct.12: 2-4 p.m. Nov.16: 2-4 p.m. Dec. 7: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Telephone number: 815.541.0068. Web site address: www.sandraprincipe.com. Admission: $45 Adult  $35 Child Including all supplies and a glass of wine. Saturday, June 29, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 444 Eagle Ridge Drive Eagle Ridge Resort Galena, IL 61036.

East Dubuque Fireworks Family Event

Galena Country Fun for the whole family with face painting, bounce houses, free admission to the swimming pool, and delicious food and beverages for purchase. Try your luck with the raffle to win a 2019 CanAm side by side or $10,000! Stay and enjoy the show as fireworks light up the sky. Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Web site address: https://e-clubhouse.org/sites/east_dubuque/. Admission: $5.00 per Family. Saturday, June 29, 2019, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Dunleith Park Parklane Dr. East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Live Entertainment - Ian Gould

Galena Country Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, this guitarist and singer’s blend of contemporary music and Irish tunes have him singing everything from “Back Home in Derry” to hits made famous by the Beatles and U2. His Celtic-connected music, original songs and modern hits, mixed with a bit of humor and wit, make for an unforgettable show. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, June 29, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Suggy 'n Mince

Galena Country The Danny Parker Project provides a wide variety of music genres in Dubuque, Madison, and the entire Tri-State area. Danny provides quality entertainment in a professional and fun venue. Telephone number: 815.776.9917. Web site address: www.galenabrewery.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, June 29, 2019, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Galena Brewing Company 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: July 7, 14, 21, 28 Aug.4, 11, 18, 25 Sept.1, 15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, June 30, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Elizabeth Freedom Fest

Galena Country This is an exciting new and free event in Elizabeth! Enjoy live music by Ten Gallon Hat and tasty food and drinks, while the kids have their faces painted and have endless fun on the bounce houses.  The highlight of the event happens at 7 p.m. when the U.S Army Golden Knights parachute jump right into Terrapin Park.  The night ends with a spectacular firework display! Come dressed to show your patriotism! There will be awards for the most patriotic outfits. Telephone number: 815.291.7092. Web site address: www.elizabeth-il.org. Admission: Free. Monday, July 1, 2019, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Terrapin Park 350 West Street, Elizabeth, IL 61028.

Hanover Days

Galena Country The holiday celebration starts with the VFW’s traditional annual beef roast dinner. Main Street comes to life with activity as food carts open at 5 p.m. and the parade starts at 6 p.m. Try your skills with the canoe race down the Apple River! At dusk, the fireworks light up the river in a beautiful holiday tradition. Finish the evening at The Hangover Tap with live music. Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Web site address: http://www.hanover-il.com/. Admission: Free. Wednesday, July 3, 2019, 4:30 PM – 11:59 PM.

4th of July Celebration - Stockton, IL

Galena Country Stockton, IL has a population of 2,000, but on July 4th thousands more people roam the Stockton Memorial Park to take part in festivities and witness an amazing fireworks display. This celebration is easily the largest and longest-running in the region, having grown into a “must-do” event throughout it’s more than 50 years in existence. 3-on-3 basketball tournament Classic Car Show More than 70 vendor booths in the Stockton Memorial Park. Bounce houses, a kiddie tractor pull, BINGO and live entertainment Lions Club Chicken Dinner - Starts at 11 a.m. Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/stocktons4th. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 4, 2019, 9:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Stockton Memorial Park US Highway 20 West & Pearl Street Stockton, IL 61085.

Fourth at the Fort

Galena Country Celebrate the Fourth of July at the Apple River Fort! Enjoy period games and dancing, listen to speeches, toasts, and petitions, try Election Cake, and more! Bring your own blankets and picnic lunch. Water, lemonade, and desserts will be available courtesy of the Fort. Telephone number: 815.858.2028. Web site address: www.appleriverfort.org. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 311 East Myrtle St. Elizabeth, IL 61028.

The Spoon Carver Cottage - Pop up Shop

Galena Country Located at the top of The Green Street Stairs, The Spoon Carver Cottage features authentic hand carved wooden spoons by Fox River Spoon Company, high-quality kitchen boards by Block & Board Co. and early American inspired home decor items by The 1850 Cottage Collection. Several other local artists will have items on display and for sale. Sit on the patio, enjoy a non-alcoholic beverage, enjoy breathtaking views overlooking historic downtown Galena, and check-out the spoon carving demonstration. Go ahead, climb the stairs, or drive up to Prospect Street (plenty of street parking available). Fox River Spoon Company is a proud member of All River Road Talent, Scenic Art Drive (ARRT). Telephone number: 224.209.6409. Web site address: www.thespooncarvercottage.com. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – Saturday, July 6, 2019, 5:00 PM. 306 S. Prospect St. Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Independence Day Celebration - 23rd Annual

Galena Country Happy Birthday, U.S.A! Downtown Galena will be in high spirits as the town celebrates the Fourth of July!  6 p.m.: Annual community parade, featuring local businesses, floats, bands, and marchers. Following the parade, head on down to the Green Street Plaza to enjoy live entertainment, food, and beverages while waiting for the fireworks display to begin. At dusk, be ready to witness a spectacular fireworks display launched from Grant Park! Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Web site address: http://www.visitgalena.org. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 4, 2019, 3:00 PM. Main St. Galena, IL 61036. For more info visit www.kiwanisclubofgalena.org.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 4, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

July 4th Rooftop BBQ

Galena Country Spend the evening atop the oldest operating hotel in Illinois. This top spot offers prime views of the Galena 4th of July firework display. Enjoy burgers, brats, hot dogs, beer, wine and more while jamming to your favourite tunes. Advance Tickets sold at the DeSoto Front Desk or call 815.777.0090 No Carry-Ins Allowed. Telephone number: 815.777.0090. Web site address: www.desotohouse.com. Admission: $10. Thursday, July 4, 2019, 6:00 PM – 10:30 PM. DeSoto House Hotel 230 S. Main St Galena, IL 61036.

Live Entertainment - Garrett Hillary

Galena Country This singer/guitarist plays a wide variety of music including classic country, rock ‘n roll, modern tunes and a few Irish favorites. In addition to singing, he is a versatile, skilled musician playing guitar, harmonica, stand-up bass, autoharp and mandolin. His professional music career began at a very young age when he performed daily on a riverboat in the summer between his 7th and 8th grade years of junior high school. Since then his performance calendar has grown to an impressive 150 performances a year. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, July 5, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Shenandoah Pro Rodeo and Fireworks

Galena Country Boots, chaps and cowboy hats! Saddle up for the world's best bucking horses and bulls, double tough cowboys with nerves of steel!  The Shenandoah Riding Center goes out west for two nights featuring bareback riding, steer wrestling, team roping, saddle bronc riding, calf roping, bull riding, and women’s barrel racing … all of the fan favorites. Three Hills Rodeo Company presents this two and a half hour event starring professional cowboys and cowgirls from across the nation. The Shenandoah Pro Rodeo will be serving up an exciting slate of competition, 8 seconds at a time! The evening ends with a firework spectacular!! Don't miss it! Telephone number: 815.777.9550. Web site address: https://www.theshenandoahridingcenter.com/events. Admission: Adults - $15 (in advance) $20 (day of show) Children 12 yrs and under - $10 (in advance) $15 (day of show) Children under 5 yrs - Free Gates open at 6 p.m. for FREE Pre-show – come early. Advanced tickets are available at Tammy’s Piggly Wiggly and Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. The first 250 kids on Sunday night will receive a free cowboy hat compliments of First Community Bank! Friday, July 5, 2019, 7:30 PM – Saturday, July 6, 2019, 10:30 PM. Shenandoah Riding Center 200 N Brodrecht Rd. Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 6, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Stockton 5k/10k Run/Walk

Galena Country Join in on this fun sporting event in Stockton. The great community course offers breathtaking views and on-course entertainment. Snacks and cookies will be provided and runners will have free access to the Stockton Pool after the race.  Chip timing will be provided by J3timing with results posted during the event. Each division will be awarded 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place medals with the overall male/female winner winning a trophy.  Register online for early reg. discounts: http://bit.ly/2EtZqFM or on the day at the Stockton Park House.  For more information, contact Caitlynn Greve, at info@stocktonil.com or through Facebook at facebook.com/stocktonchamber/. Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/events/473327086530969/?active_tab=about. Admission: $15 early online registration  $25 registration on the day. Saturday, July 6, 2019, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Stockton Memorial Park 540 N. Rush St Stockton, IL 61085.

Live Music: Medicinal Purposes

Galena Country Cowgirl Pearl Breitbach is a bassist/vocalist/songwriter and a musical veteran who has raised an entire generation of gifted musicians and songwriters. Scott Kerry Guthrie is a songwriter/vocalist/guitarist who has spearheaded many projects around the country over the years. Together, they are "Medicinal Purposes" and their music is original (even the covers) and fresh. They bring a new raw energy to their performances. They very often share the stage with their opening acts and fellow musicians from the audience, which leads us to...Big Medicine. Additional dates: Oct. 5, 2019. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 6, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:30 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Garrett Hillary

Galena Country This singer/guitarist plays a wide variety of music including classic country, rock ‘n roll, modern tunes and a few Irish favorites. In addition to singing, he is a versatile, skilled musician playing guitar, harmonica, stand-up bass, autoharp and mandolin. His professional music career began at a very young age when he performed daily on a riverboat in the summer between his 7th and 8th grade years of junior high school. Since then his performance calendar has grown to an impressive 150 performances a year. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 6, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: July 14, 21, 28 Aug.4, 11, 18, 25 Sept.1, 15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, July 7, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Belden Boy Writing Camp

Galena Country The Belden Boy Writing Camp is for budding young authors (3rd grade on up) who would love to write and illustrate their own hard covered book. This unique camp is one of a kind...besides the picnic lunches, t-shirts, playing stickball, young authors are gently guided under the supervision of award winning literacy teachers to write a children's story of their very own all within the walls of an 1859 one-room schoolhouse, Belden School! This is the setting of the award winning Belden Boy Series!   Possible second camp the following week, same days and time. TBA/call  815.777.4150. Telephone number: 815.777.4150. Web site address: www.Beldenboy.com. Admission: $325 per person. Tuesday, July 9, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Belden School 52 Heatherdowns Lane Galena, IL 61036.

Belden Boy Writing Camp

Galena Country The Belden Boy Writing Camp is for budding young authors (3rd grade on up) who would love to write and illustrate their own hard covered book. This unique camp is one of a kind...besides the picnic lunches, t-shirts, playing stickball, young authors are gently guided under the supervision of award winning literacy teachers to write a children's story of their very own all within the walls of an 1859 one-room schoolhouse, Belden School! This is the setting of the award winning Belden Boy Series!  Possible second camp in the following week, same days and time. TBA/call  815.777.4150. Telephone number: 815.777.4150. Web site address: www.Beldenboy.com. Admission: $325 per person. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Belden School 52 Heatherdowns Lane Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Festival of the Performing Arts: "Marimba, Anyone?" with Keith Lienert

Galena Country Keith Lienert, the principal percussionist with Dubuque Symphony Orchestra, has entranced audiences with his masterful performances on the marimba and the steel drums, in addition to other percussion instruments. Keith has performed with numerous artists and ensembles, including Isthmus Brass. He currently serves as the percussion faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Keith will present an entertaining and educational look at unique percussion instruments, including marimba and vibraphone, and the interesting sounds they can make. www.keithlienert.com. Telephone number: 815.777.1050. Web site address: www.galenafpa.org. Admission: Free. Wednesday, July 10, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. Historic Turner Hall 115 S. Bench St. Galena, IL 61036.

Belden Boy Writing Camp

Galena Country The Belden Boy Writing Camp is for budding young authors (3rd grade on up) who would love to write and illustrate their own hard covered book. This unique camp is one of a kind...besides the picnic lunches, t-shirts, playing stickball, young authors are gently guided under the supervision of award winning literacy teachers to write a children's story of their very own all within the walls of an 1859 one-room schoolhouse, Belden School! This is the setting of the award winning Belden Boy Series!  Possible second camp in the following week, same days and time. TBA/call  815.777.4150. Telephone number: 815.777.4150. Web site address: www.Beldenboy.com. Admission: $325 per person. Thursday, July 11, 2019, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Belden School 52 Heatherdowns Lane Galena, IL 61036.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 11, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Galena Festival of the Performing Arts: Classical Night with the Black Oak Ensemble

Galena Country The Black Oak Ensemble made up of Grammy-nominated violinist Desiree Ruhstrat, violist Aurelien Fort Pederzoli, and cellist David Cunliffe has performed throughout the United States and Europe. The ensemble presents exciting programs from Bach to the music of today and is a passionate advocate of undiscovered and new works. As dedicated educators, the members of the ensemble have recently established a music festival in the southwest of France, which gives them the opportunity to work with young musicians and share their gift of music with the community. The Festival is proud to present this special evening of classical music. www.blackoakensemble.com. Telephone number: 815.777.1050. Web site address: www.galenafpa.org. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 11, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Historic Turner Hall 115 S. Bench St. Galena, IL 61036.

Live Entertainment - Katie Sullivan

Galena Country Soulful energetic folk/rock tunes, bluesy guitar riffs and groovin' versions of Irish pub tunes dominate Katie Sullivan's performances. Her lively renditions of favorite Irish, blues and American folk-rock music get audiences on stage singing and dancing along. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, July 12, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Festival of the Performing Arts: You've Got a Friend - Music of the Brill Building performed by Scott Coulter

Galena Country In the middle of New York City, in the heart of Times Square, sits the Brill Building, home to songwriters Carole King, Neil Sedaka, Lieber & Stoller, Neil Diamond, and Barry Mann &Cynthia Weill among others. The songs they wrote changed the sound of popular music and became some of the most iconic songs of all time. “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” “Where the Boys Are” “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” and “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling” all came from the famed music factory. Multi-award winning vocalist Scott Coulter, who wowed the 2018 Festival audience with his renditions of the music of Ella Fitzgerald, will take you on a journey into the music and the stories of the singers and songs that defined a generation. https://spot-onentertainment.com/dvteam/scott-coulter/. Telephone number: 815.777.1050. Web site address: www.galenafpa.org. Admission: Free. Friday, July 12, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Historic Turner Hall 115 S. Bench St. Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 13, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Beer Wine and Music Bus Tour

Galena Country Join this fun tour of a couple of lllinois’ hidden gems in the beverage industry. You don’t need to travel out of state to experience some of Illinois’s finest beer and wine. This bus tour gives you inside access to Lena Brewery and Fergedaboudit Winery. By visiting each facility you will dive into the expansive world of brewery and fermentation, expanding your knowledge of this eclectic industry. You’ll end the evening with a mouthwatering three course meal while listening to the musical stylings of Diva & Jeorge. This acclaimed duo is known for their amazing range of styles from opera to Sinatra. Visit www.fergedaboudit.com to purchase tickets for the Bus Tour or lawn seats to watch Diva & Jeorge. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: $165 per person for tour  $20 per person for live music lawn seats. Saturday, July 13, 2019, 12:30 PM – 11:55 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Music: Garrett Hillary

Galena Country Performing over 200 shows all around the United States in 2016, Garrett Hillary is surely a polished act. Garrett Hillary plays a wide variety of music, anything from country classics to rock and roll, and everything in between. His versatility makes him a skilled musician. He plays guitar, harmonica, and sings. Come see what the buzz is about! Additional dates: Aug. 10 & Sept. 7, 2019. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 13, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Katie Sullivan

Galena Country Soulful energetic folk/rock tunes, bluesy guitar riffs and groovin' versions of Irish pub tunes dominate Katie Sullivan's performances. Her lively renditions of favorite Irish, blues and American folk-rock music get audiences on stage singing and dancing along. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 13, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Festival of the Performing Arts: NOLA - Traditional New Orleans Jazz Band

Galena Country Back at the Festival after rave reviews in 2016, NOLA Jazz Band performs vibrant New Orleans-style jazz influenced by blues, gypsy swing, gospel, and rhythm and blues. The band consists of eight individuals who excel on cornet, clarinet, trombone, piano, guitar, bass, drums, and vocals. The performers love to expose audiences to traditional jazz music, its history, and emotion. The band plays their own version of traditional jazz standards and current new music coming out of New Orleans, providing the audience with a refreshing, authentic New Orleans jazz club experience. www.facebook.com/NolaJazzBand. Telephone number: 815.777.1050. Web site address: www.galenafpa.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 13, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Historic Turner Hall 115 S. Bench St. Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: July 21, 28 Aug.4, 11, 18, 25 Sept.1, 15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, July 14, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Paint and Pour Workshop

Galena Country Create a painting on canvas or paint a pair of actual useable wine glasses. Many designs to choose from. Step by Step direction by artist, Sandra Principe. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer included with the class. Class is held at Galena Brewing Company, on Main Street in Downtown Galena. The Brewing Company offers many food and beverage options which you can enjoy during or after class. Advanced Reservations are required. Call Sandra at 815.541.0068 to make your reservation. Additional dates: Aug.11: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept.15:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 20:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov.10:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec.15:11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Telephone number: 815.541.0068. Web site address: www.sandraprincipe.com. Admission: $45 Adult  $35 Child Including all supplies and a glass of beer or wine. Other food and drink available for purchase. Sunday, July 14, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Galena Brewing Company 227 N. Main St. Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Festival of the Performing Arts: Orquesta Alto Maiz in the Park

Galena Country Bring a picnic and a blanket or chair and relax in lovely Grant Park while enjoying a family-friendly performance of vibrant, pulsating Latin music that will get your feet tapping and put a smile on your face. Orquesta Alto Maiz is a heartland favorite, made up of nine musicians living in the Midwest but performing both regionally and internationally. They will treat you to a wide range of Latin musical styles, including merengue, samba, cha-cha-cha, salsa, calypso, and boleros. If Mother Nature does not cooperate with lovely weather, no need to change plans – the performance will seamlessly move into Turner Hall, 115 S. Bench St. . Don’t miss this fun afternoon for music lovers of all ages. www.salsaband.band. Telephone number: 815.281.9163. Web site address: www.galenafpa.org. Admission: Free. Sunday, July 14, 2019, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Grant Park 625 Park Ave, Galena, IL 61036.

Jo Daviess County 4-H Show

Galena Country This show provides youth a unique opportunity to showcase their hard work and tell others about their 4-H journey. You are invited to the 2019 Pork Chop Barbecue, Wed. July 17 at the Elizabeth Community Building. Carry-outs start at 4:30 p.m. and general serving starting at 5 p.m. After your meal, head down to the 4-H livestock auction at 7 p.m. to see what the 4-Hers have worked hard on all year long. Call 815.858.2273 for ticket purchase information. Telephone number: 815.858.2273. Web site address: https://web.extension.illinois.edu/jsw/jodaviess4h/2264.html. Admission: Free. Monday, July 15, 2019, 8:00 AM – Wednesday, July 17, 2019, 10:00 PM.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Songwriter Showcase Featuring Martin Koop

Galena Country The Galena Center for the Arts welcomes back Rustbelt Americana songwriter Martin Koop - whose contagious songs and spirited performances of his gritty, groovy, heartfelt original songs are the reason Funcoast magazine wrote that Koop is "proof that folk music is alive and well." Performance is free, however, donations are appreciated. Telephone number: 779.214.0261. Web site address: http://www.galenacenterforthearts.org. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 18, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Galena Center for the Arts 219 Summit Street Galena, 61036.

Elizabeth's 99th Community Fair

Galena Country For 99 years, the Elizabeth fair has been a tradition not only in Elizabeth, but in the entire region. Experience small town life at its best! Great Food, Vendors, Antique Tractor and Farm Demonstrations, Music, Beer Tent and More! Telephone number: 815.218.0597. Web site address: http://bit.ly/2Jh4LA3. Admission: Adult Season Pass - $12 Children 6-12 yrs Season Pass - $6 Daily Adult - $6 Daily Children 6-12 yrs - $3 Children 5 yrs & under - Free Unlimited Inflatables All Weekend - $10. Friday, July 19, 2019 – Sunday, July 21, 2019. 310 North West St. Elizabeth, IL 61028.

Live Entertainment - Ian Gould

Galena Country Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, this guitarist and singer’s blend of contemporary music and Irish tunes have him singing everything from “Back Home in Derry” to hits made famous by the Beatles and U2. His Celtic-connected music, original songs and modern hits, mixed with a bit of humor and wit, make for an unforgettable show. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, July 19, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Antique Town Rods Show

Galena Country Set on the banks of the Galena River, overlooking beautiful Galena. this car show features some of the most beautiful vehicles from a bygone era (Pre 1972). This is a great opportunity to see how cars have changed over the years and to hear their owners stories.  Registrants: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m. Telephone number: 815.541.2313. Admission: Adult - $2 Children under 13 yrs - Free. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Depot Park 91 Bouthillier St. Galena, IL 61036.

NW IL Art & Jazz Fest

Galena Country This annual event features two days of regional fine art, live jazz music and scrumptious local food, craft beer & wine. Set in the semi-wooded Stockton Lion’s Memorial Park, this Galena Country spectacle was named Best Festival by Illinois Country Living readers in 2017. Along with a juried art show, music kicks off 11 a.m. on Saturday. The art show, opens 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Sat. and 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sun. showcases a wide range of talented regional artists with everything from jewelry to glass and fiber to lawn sculpture. Wine and beer samples, food, samplers & meals, will be provided. For more information, email: nwilartfest@yahoo.com, call Amy Laskye at 815.947.2878 or go to www.nwilartfest.com. Additional dates: July 21: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Telephone number: 815.947.2878. Web site address: http://www.nwilartfest.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 12:00 PM – Sunday, July 21, 2019, 4:00 PM. Stockton Lion's Memorial Park 600 N Pearl St. Stockton, IL 61085.

Live Music: Johnnie Walker

Galena Country Johnnie Walker has been performing in the Dubuque area music scene for over 30 years. You really don’t want to miss him as he performs his solo guitar act with a wide range of rock, country, and blues hits. Johnnie’s a perfect fit to any venue. Additional dates: August 24, 2019. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Women of Courage and Commitment Present: Fun Facts and Fashions, 100 years of Hats

Galena Country The Woman of Courage and Commitment will be presenting a special fashion show of hats and bonnets featuring local fashion collector Nancy Wolfe and hats and bonnets from her personal collection. Included will be hats and bonnets Victorian to modern: from the 1800s, a fine straw hat from the 1840s, a Victorian mourning bonnet, a wide-brimmed, feather trimmed beauty from the early 1900s, a colorful cloche worn by a flapper of the 1920s and many, many others. Reservations are encouraged by calling 815.777.0090. Telephone number: 815.777.0090. Web site address: www.desotohouse.com. Admission: $15 *Including coffee, tea and a delicious dessert. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. DeSoto House Hotel 230 S. Main St. Galena, IL 61035.

Live Entertainment - Ian Gould

Galena Country Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, this guitarist and singer’s blend of contemporary music and Irish tunes have him singing everything from “Back Home in Derry” to hits made famous by the Beatles and U2. His Celtic-connected music, original songs and modern hits, mixed with a bit of humor and wit, make for an unforgettable show. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 20, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: July 28 Aug.4, 11, 18, 25 Sept.1, 15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, July 21, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, July 25, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, July 26, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 27, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Live Music: Ralph Kluseman

Galena Country Ralph performs the hits of the Beatles, America, CSN&Y, Neil Young, James Taylor, Paul Simon, Garth Brooks, Jim Croce, Kenny Loggins, Cat Stevens, Johnny Cash, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and many, many more! Additional dates: Aug. 17 & Sept. 21, 2019. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 27, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Corks and Canvas Workshop

Galena Country Create your painting on canvas or paint a pair of actual useable wine glasses. Many designs to choose from! Step by step instruction by artist, Sandra Principe.  Class is 2 hours long and is held in a lovely room overlooking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. No prior experience required. Advanced reservations are required. Call Sandra at 815.541.0068. Additional dates: Aug.17: 2-4 p.m. Sept. 28: 2-4 p.m. Oct.12: 2-4 p.m. Nov.16: 2-4 p.m. Dec. 7: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Telephone number: 815.541.0068. Web site address: www.sandraprincipe.com. Admission: $45 Adult  $35 Child Including all supplies and a glass of wine. Saturday, July 27, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 444 Eagle Ridge Drive Eagle Ridge Resort Galena, IL 61036.

An Evening with Mr. & Mrs. Lincoln

Galena Country Mr. Abraham Lincoln requests your attendance as he once again addresses the people of Galena from his place on the historic balcony of the Desoto House Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln invite you to join them for Dinner and Theater afterwards in the ballroom. Dinner will consist of Mr. Lincoln's favorite: Chicken Fricassee served with warm buttermilk biscuits Apple pie for dessert. Telephone number: 815.777.0090. Web site address: www.desotohouse.com. Admission: $38 per adult $24 per child. Saturday, July 27, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM. DeSoto House Hotel 230 S. Main St. Galena, IL 61036.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 27, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

The Vince Chiarelli Band

Galena Country One of the most original and eclectic Italian bands, “The Vince Chiarelli Band” has entertained audiences from coast to coast. They have been acclaimed for their unique sound, which gives their audience a taste of traditional Italian music with their own modern twist and a Latin flair. The band’s popularity is credited to their unique mix and arrangements of classic Italian favorites, intertwined with romantic Italian ballads, Italian-American favorites and enticing bossa nova and flamenco rhythms. Audiences will be captivated by the band’s own self-described genre of “Flamenco Italiano,” which has revitalized the excitement of Italian music. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, July 27, 2019, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: Aug.4, 11, 18, 25 Sept.1, 15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, July 28, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

158th Annual Jo Daviess County Fair

Galena Country Celebrate at the oldest fair in Illinois. Livestock shows, exhibits, Badger State Tractor Pull, Rodeo, Demolition Derby, live entertainment, fair foods, carnival rides, and more. Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Web site address: http://jodaviesscountyfair.org. Admission: 0-6 - Free 7-17 - $5 Adults - $15. Thursday, August 1, 2019 – Sunday, August 4, 2019. Jo Daviess County Fairgrounds 900 High St. Warren, IL 61087. For more info visit www.jodaviesscountyfair.org.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, August 1, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Live Entertainment - Meghan Davis

Galena Country Guitarist/vocalist Meghan Davis plays hits from the past five decades including classic rock, pop and a little country. Her influences include Ed Sheeran, Stevie Nicks, Adam Levine, Jason Mraz, Nora Jones and Jack Johnson. Meghan enjoys sharing music trivia and song/musician history with her audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, August 2, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 3, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Live Music: Mary J Harris

Galena Country A jazzy mix of tunes old and new. Mary was born, raised and musically trained in the Chicago area. Jazz, Pop and Bossa tunes- the Mary J Harris Duo features all the songs you know & love. Swingin' vintage vocals with a modern flair. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 3, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Meghan Davis

Galena Country Guitarist/vocalist Meghan Davis plays hits from the past five decades including classic rock, pop and a little country. Her influences include Ed Sheeran, Stevie Nicks, Adam Levine, Jason Mraz, Nora Jones and Jack Johnson. Meghan enjoys sharing music trivia and song/musician history with her audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 3, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: Aug.11, 18, 25 Sept.1, 15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, August 4, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, August 8, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Main Street Sidewalk Sale

Galena Country Join our Main Street merchants for their spring cleaning and you are the winner. There will be sales throughout Main Street, both on the street and inside the stores. Shop til you drop and then drop into one of Main Street's great restaurants for a bite to eat. Telephone number: 224.639.3436. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/GalenaDowntown/. Admission: Free. Friday, August 9, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sunday, August 11, 2019, 5:00 PM. Main Street Galena, IL 61036.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, August 9, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Market House Square Arts Festival - 14th Annual

Galena Country 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 throughout the day and plenty of food and beverages available for purchase. A great outing for the whole family! Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sunday, August 11, 2019, 6:00 PM. Old Market House State Historic Site 123 N. Commerce St. Galena, IL 61036. For more info visit www.hellogalena.org.

Midwest Garlic Fest

Galena Country 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 be live entertainment and children’s activities throughout the day! Telephone number: 630.338.2522. Web site address: http://www.facebook.com/midwestgarlicfest. Admission: $3. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sunday, August 11, 2019, 6:00 PM. Terrapin Park Elizabeth, IL 61028.

52nd Annual Willow Folk Festival

Galena Country Willow is family, friends, music and love. The festival started in 1967, because the Willow United Methodist Church wanted a new way to raise money. Something beyond the chicken suppers and bake sales. Willow is a thing onto itself. You're camping in the middle of a cow pasture, in one of the hottest months of the summer, in a valley. You might get sunburned. You might get rained on. Most likely, you'll get both.  Join in for open stage performances all day. Breakfast will be served on Sunday at 6:30 - 9:30 am with a 10:15 am worship service to follow. Times are approximate and subject to change. . Telephone number: 815.244.3590. Web site address: https://willowfolkfestival.com/. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 12:00 PM – Sunday, August 11, 2019, 5:00 PM. 6522 S Willow Rd. Stockton, IL 61085. For more info visit willowfolkfestival.com.

East Dubuque Wing Fest - 15th Annual

Galena Country Celebrating their 15th year, East Dubuque Wing Fest is the place to be for good food, family fun and entertainment.  Wing-tasting, live music, free inflatable attractions and more... More detail to follow . Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Web site address: http://www.edge-foundation.org/. Admission: $5. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM. Sinsiniwa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Galena Brew Fest

Galena Country Savor local and regionally crafted brews, wine and spirits atop the beautiful mountain at Chestnut Mountain Resort, overlooking the Mississippi River.  Enjoy a variety of outdoor activities at Chestnut and when hunger strikes, have great meal at the restaurant!   The proceeds from this event benefit the Galena ARC.  Online ticket sales: http://bit.ly/2WBolOE. Telephone number: 815.777.2248. Web site address: https://www.galenaarc.org/galena-brew-fest. Admission: $25 per ticket (includes 24 sampling tickets)  $5 per designated driver. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. Chestnut Mountain Resort 8700 W Chestnut Mountain Road Galena, IL 61036.

Live Music: Garrett Hillary

Galena Country Performing over 200 shows all around the United States in 2016, Garrett Hillary is surely a polished act. Garrett Hillary plays a wide variety of music, anything from country classics to rock and roll, and everything in between. His versatility makes him a skilled musician. He plays guitar, harmonica, and sings. Come see what the buzz is about! Additional dates: Sept. 7, 2019. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 10, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: Aug.18, 25 Sept.1, 15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, August 11, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Paint and Pour Workshop

Galena Country Create a painting on canvas or paint a pair of actual useable wine glasses. Many designs to choose from. Step by Step direction by artist, Sandra Principe. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer included with the class. Class is held at Galena Brewing Company, on Main Street in Downtown Galena. The Brewing Company offers many food and beverage options which you can enjoy during or after class. Advanced Reservations are required. Call Sandra at 815.541.0068 to make your reservation. Additional dates: Sept.15:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 20:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov.10:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec.15:11 a.m.- 1 p.m. Telephone number: 815.541.0068. Web site address: www.sandraprincipe.com. Admission: $45 Adult  $35 Child Including all supplies and a glass of beer or wine. Other food and drink available for purchase. Sunday, August 11, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Galena Brewing Company 227 N. Main St. Galena, IL 61036.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, August 15, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

The Spirit of Woodstock - 50 years celebration.

Galena Country An event dedicated to Artie Kornfeld, the father of Woodstock and a tribute to all of the bands who played Woodstock 69.  Enjoy three days of music from 15+ bands, R.V parking, primitive camping and BBQ's. Telephone number: 815.281.2320. Web site address: COUNCILHILLSTATION@GMAIL.COM. Admission: $20. Friday, August 16, 2019, 11:00 AM – Sunday, August 18, 2019, 11:00 PM. Council Hill Station 6521 North Hill Road Scales Mound, IL 61075.

Live Entertainment - Meghan Davis

Galena Country Guitarist/vocalist Meghan Davis plays hits from the past five decades including classic rock, pop and a little country. Her influences include Ed Sheeran, Stevie Nicks, Adam Levine, Jason Mraz, Nora Jones and Jack Johnson. Meghan enjoys sharing music trivia and song/musician history with her audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, August 16, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 17, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Fall into Stockton

Galena Country Stockton is celebrating Fall! This family festival features kids activities, crafters, vendors, food, live music and a BBQ Fest! Fall into Stockton will also include live music by local bands. Telephone number: 815.776.9200. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/pg/fallintostockton. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 17, 2019, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. North Main St. Stockton, IL 61085. For more info visit www.stocktonil.com.

Live Music: Ralph Kluseman

Galena Country Ralph performs the hits of the Beatles, America, CSN&Y, Neil Young, James Taylor, Paul Simon, Garth Brooks, Jim Croce, Kenny Loggins, Cat Stevens, Johnny Cash, John Lennon, Paul McCartney and many, many more! Additional dates: Sept. 21, 2019. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 17, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Corks and Canvas Workshop

Galena Country Create your painting on canvas or paint a pair of actual useable wine glasses. Many designs to choose from! Step by step instruction by artist, Sandra Principe.  Class is 2 hours long and is held in a lovely room overlooking Lake Galena at Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. No prior experience required. Advanced reservations are required. Call Sandra at 815.541.0068. Additional dates: Sept. 28: 2-4 p.m. Oct.12: 2-4 p.m. Nov.16: 2-4 p.m. Dec. 7: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Telephone number: 815.541.0068. Web site address: www.sandraprincipe.com. Admission: $45 Adult  $35 Child Including all supplies and a glass of wine. Saturday, August 17, 2019, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM. 444 Eagle Ridge Drive Eagle Ridge Resort Galena, IL 61036.

Live Entertainment - Meghan Davis

Galena Country Guitarist/vocalist Meghan Davis plays hits from the past five decades including classic rock, pop and a little country. Her influences include Ed Sheeran, Stevie Nicks, Adam Levine, Jason Mraz, Nora Jones and Jack Johnson. Meghan enjoys sharing music trivia and song/musician history with her audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 17, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: Aug.25 Sept.1, 15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, August 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, August 22, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Live Entertainment - Katie Sullivan

Galena Country Soulful energetic folk/rock tunes, bluesy guitar riffs and groovin' versions of Irish pub tunes dominate Katie Sullivan's performances. Her lively renditions of favorite Irish, blues and American folk-rock music get audiences on stage singing and dancing along. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, August 23, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Live Music: Johnnie Walker

Galena Country Johnnie Walker has been performing in the Dubuque area music scene for over 30 years. You really don’t want to miss him as he performs his solo guitar act with a wide range of rock, country, and blues hits. Johnnie’s a perfect fit to any venue. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Katie Sullivan

Galena Country Soulful energetic folk/rock tunes, bluesy guitar riffs and groovin' versions of Irish pub tunes dominate Katie Sullivan's performances. Her lively renditions of favorite Irish, blues and American folk-rock music get audiences on stage singing and dancing along. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: Sept.1, 15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Henry Matthiessen III- Photography Exhibit

Galena Country Henry is a professional landscape photographer and stone artist who runs his business, Stoned Art Studio and Gallery, from his rural hilltop property near Galena, Illinois. An award-winning photographer, Henry’s photographs have been featured, across the country, in marketing materials for the States of Hawaii, Nevada, California, Oregon, and North Carolina. Locally, his photography has been featured, numerous times, on WMAQ television in Chicago, CBS television in Iowa City, and the Chicago Sun Times Newspaper. Join us for a tour, visit his website: stonedartstudio.com, follow him on FaceBook, or visit Henry's Stoned Art Studio & Gallery to further view his work. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, August 25, 2019, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, August 29, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, August 30, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 31, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Live Music: Theresa Rosetta

Galena Country Theresa Rosetta is 24 years old and has been playing guitar & singing since she was 14. While covering a wide variety of artists, she has original music too. Jazz is her favorite genre to perform, but she also loves classic rock. Theresa has been performing for over a year around Iowa and Illinois. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 31, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, August 31, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: Sept.15, 29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, September 1, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Live Music: Vince Amore

Galena Country Vince shares his Love and Appreciation of Ballads, Folk, Country, Pop, Classical and Big Band music with the audiences that surround him. Be it songs performed by the likes of Tony Bennett, Bobby Darrin, Frank Sinatra, Billy Joel, Elton John, Andrea Bocelli etc. or songs personally created by Vince, he strives to express the pure joy that the songs strive to portray. Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, September 1, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Sunday, September 1, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, September 5, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Potosi Tour de Pints

Galena Country This three-day excursion includes scenic Driftless area views and an active biking experience nestled beside the beautiful Mississippi River, on the Great River Road. There's multiple options for ticket choices. Tickets range from $40-$200. This weekend tour allows you to ride through some of the most beautiful landscapes that Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa have to offer, and it doesn’t end there. You’ll bike and enjoy beer tastings, local community charm, and great food each day. Each day you'll explore roads, bike paths, and trails at a casual pace. All of tour guides possess threefold expertise in beer, cycling, and local insight. At the end of each afternoon, you will be welcomed back to Potosi Brewing Company for an evening of celebration including local food, music, games, competition and of course great Craft Beer. Potosi Tour de Pints is designed for intermediate and advanced riders. This adventure is the perfect way to be active and enjoy a variety of local activities. Telephone number: 608.763.4002. Web site address: http://potositourdepints.com. Admission: $200. Friday, September 6, 2019, 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Potosi Brewing Company 209 South Main St. Potosi, WI 53820.

Ladies Getaway Weekend

Galena Country Ladies, join in on a variety of events, games, and shopping extravaganzas. A great opportunity to get together with your BFF and party. Shop the stores for your holiday gifts and check out the fine drinking and dining establishments. Participate in many of the outdoor activities that are available and of course take a ghost tour or see a magic show. Special events and promotions will take place throughout the weekend. More details to follow... Telephone number: 224.639.3436. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/ladiesgetawaygalena/. Admission: Free. Friday, September 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sunday, September 8, 2019, 10:00 PM. Main Street Galena IL, 61036.

Goin' Down the Road: Folk Songs of Illinois, 1818-1960

Galena Country Enjoy an evening of music presented by folk musician Bucky Halker! Songs range from ballads recounting floods, tornadoes, murders, and other disasters to the protest anthems of miners and mill workers and the hymns, tunes, and dances of every ethnic group in Illinois. Event will take place in the Interpretive Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and light refreshments will be available. Event made possible by the Illinois Humanities Road Scholars program. Telephone number: 815.858.2028. Web site address: www.appleriverfort.org. Admission: Free. Friday, September 6, 2019, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Apple River Fort Site 311 East Myrtle Street Elizabeth, IL 61028.

Live Entertainment - Ian Gould

Galena Country Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, this guitarist and singer’s blend of contemporary music and Irish tunes have him singing everything from “Back Home in Derry” to hits made famous by the Beatles and U2. His Celtic-connected music, original songs and modern hits, mixed with a bit of humor and wit, make for an unforgettable show. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, September 6, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Heroes For History Stair Challenge 5K Race

Galena Country The event commemorates the 18-year anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks while also honoring the brave, selfless men and women first responders who protect us every day. This 5K competitive run/fun walk features Galena’s iconic Green Street staircase as the defining, and most challenging portion. At last year’s event, firefighters from departments from four states climbed those stairs – a poignant reminder of the incredible bravery first responders demonstrated as they scaled the twin towers on Sept. 11, 2001. To complete the competitive course, competitors run seven laps – including the Green Street steps each lap.  The fun run/walk is not timed and is just one lap… but walkers still have to scale the stairs once!  5K 7-Lap Stair Challenge Race  - Start at 8:45 a.m. - Bench & Prospect streets and the iconic stairways connecting them! - Maximum 400 athletes accepted - Chip Timing - Course closes at 11:30 a.m. OR 1-Lap Fun Run/Walk  -Start at 8:15 a.m. -Dress as your favorite… Telephone number: 815.777.9129. Web site address: http://history5k.org. Admission: 1-Lap Fun Run/Walk $25 5K 7-Lap Stair Challenge Race $35 ($30 for active-duty first responders) Includes event T-shirt, water and refreshments. *Cost is approximate - subject to change once details are finalized*. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 7:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Green Street Steps 237 S Bench Street Galena, IL 61036.

Potosi Tour de Pints

Galena Country This three-day excursion includes scenic Driftless area views and an active biking experience nestled beside the beautiful Mississippi River, on the Great River Road. There's multiple options for ticket choices. Tickets range from $40-$200. This weekend tour allows you to ride through some of the most beautiful landscapes that Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa have to offer, and it doesn’t end there. You’ll bike and enjoy beer tastings, local community charm, and great food each day. Each day you'll explore roads, bike paths, and trails at a casual pace. All of tour guides possess threefold expertise in beer, cycling, and local insight. At the end of each afternoon, you will be welcomed back to Potosi Brewing Company for an evening of celebration including local food, music, games, competition and of course great Craft Beer. Potosi Tour de Pints is designed for intermediate and advanced riders. This adventure is the perfect way to be active and enjoy a variety of local activities. Telephone number: 608.763.4002. Web site address: http://potositourdepints.com. Admission: $200. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Potosi Brewing Company 209 South Main St. Potosi, WI 53820.

Live Music: Garrett Hillary

Galena Country Performing over 200 shows all around the United States in 2016, Garrett Hillary is surely a polished act. Garrett Hillary plays a wide variety of music, anything from country classics to rock and roll, and everything in between. His versatility makes him a skilled musician. He plays guitar, harmonica, and sings. Come see what the buzz is about! Telephone number: 815.591.2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Vineyard & Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Ian Gould

Galena Country Originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland, this guitarist and singer’s blend of contemporary music and Irish tunes have him singing everything from “Back Home in Derry” to hits made famous by the Beatles and U2. His Celtic-connected music, original songs and modern hits, mixed with a bit of humor and wit, make for an unforgettable show. Telephone number: 815-776-0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Potosi Tour de Pints

Galena Country This three-day excursion includes scenic Driftless area views and an active biking experience nestled beside the beautiful Mississippi River, on the Great River Road. There's multiple options for ticket choices. Tickets range from $40-$200. This weekend tour allows you to ride through some of the most beautiful landscapes that Wisconsin, Illinois, and Iowa have to offer, and it doesn’t end there. You’ll bike and enjoy beer tastings, local community charm, and great food each day. Each day you'll explore roads, bike paths, and trails at a casual pace. All of tour guides possess threefold expertise in beer, cycling, and local insight. At the end of each afternoon, you will be welcomed back to Potosi Brewing Company for an evening of celebration including local food, music, games, competition and of course great Craft Beer. Potosi Tour de Pints is designed for intermediate and advanced riders. This adventure is the perfect way to be active and enjoy a variety of local activities. Telephone number: 608.763.4002. Web site address: http://potositourdepints.com. Admission: $200. Sunday, September 8, 2019, 7:00 AM – 10:00 PM. Potosi Brewing Company 209 South Main St. Potosi, WI 53820.

Cruisin' Thursdays Car Show

Galena Country All ages of vehicles are welcome. Enjoy live music as browse through the cars. Take part in the 50/50 drawing and you could be the lucky winner of $500 at 7:30 p.m (no purchase necessary but you do have to be present to win.)   Plenty of food/drink available at the local eateries in town. Telephone number: 815.747.3416. Web site address: https://www.facebook.com/eastdubuquecarshow/. Admission: Free. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 4:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Sinsinawa Avenue East Dubuque, IL 61025.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

Galena Farmers Outdoor Market

Galena Country Purchase locally grown produce, fresh baked goods, raw honey, re-purposed handcrafted items, crafts, homemade soaps,  walnuts, farm fresh eggs, and more! A new feature this years is hot breakfast sandwiches. Additional dates: Every Saturday through October. Telephone number: 563.542.0996. Web site address: www.galenamarketplace.org. Admission: Free. Saturday, September 14, 2019, 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Old Market House 123 N Commerce St Galena, IL 61036.

Fever River Adventure Triathlon

Galena Country This triathlon is a novice/intermediate 3.1 mi.run, 17 mi.bike, and 6 mi. kayak paddle triathlon course. The course takes place on the Galena River Trail and the Galena River. Don't have your own kayak or bike? Rental equipment from Fever River Outfitters is available to reserve in advance! Rental cost is not included in the race entry fee.  Parking is available in the Depot Park parking lot.  All proceeds from this event go to Kreider Services, who provides meaningful support to people with disabilities to live, work, and participate in their community and strives for true community inclusion. Telephone number: 815.776.9425. Web site address: https://www.signmeup.com/frtriathlon. Admission: Registration Fees: Early bird Special: May 1-Aug. 31: Solo $50 | Team (Max 4) $100 Price after August 31: Solo $65 | Team (Max 4) $125 Pre-registration closes on September 12th at 11:00 PM Event Day Pricing: Solo $70 | Team (Max 4) $150  *All fees are non-refundable & non-transferable https://www.visitgalena.org/places/galena-river-trail/. Saturday, September 14, 2019, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Depot Park 91 Bouthillier St Galena, IL 61036.

Steve McIntyre

Galena Country Come sing along with Steve as he sings cover songs from artist like the Beatles, Neil Young, CCR, Eagles, John Denver, Jimmy Buffet, Billy Joel and folk legends like Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Johnny Cash, FY5, as well as many many others. Telephone number: 815.591-2126. Web site address: www.fergedaboudit.com. Admission: Free. Saturday, September 14, 2019, 1:30 PM – 5:00 PM. Fergedaboudit Winery 4595 W. Speer Rd. Hanover, IL 61041.

Live Entertainment - Hearthfire Duo

Galena Country Hearthfire Duo plays a mix of traditional, contemporary and original Celtic rock music. With a common ground of Irish heritage between them, Jenn D’Alessio (fiddle and accordion) and Mike Ledwith (guitar), combine their musical passion and talent to share their love of Celtic tunes with audiences. Telephone number: 815.776.0707. Web site address: http://www.theirishcottageboutiquehotel.com/galena-restaurant.aspx. Admission: Free. Saturday, September 14, 2019, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM. Frank O'Dowd's Irish Pub & Grill 9853 US Hwy 20 West Galena, IL 61036.

The Galena Territory Farmers Market

Galena Country Enjoy browsing a wide variety of products from vendors including those from local farms and different arts and crafts from local artisans. Explore the different organic veggies and herbs, pickles, free range and antibiotic-free meat, fresh cut flowers, jams, baked goods, and dog biscuits. Also available are hand-made lotions, soaps and candles. Artisans display their hand-blown glass, jewelry, wreaths, hand-woven baskets, sewing, crochet items and more!  This 15th season is hosted by the Galena Territory Association Greenspace Advisory Group. Additional dates: Sept.29 Oct. 13. Telephone number: 815.777.2000. Web site address: www.thegalenaterritory.com. Admission: Free. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM. The Owners' Club 200 Territory Drive Galena, IL 61036.

Paint and Pour Workshop

Galena Country Create a painting on canvas or paint a pair of actual useable wine glasses. Many designs to choose from. Step by Step direction by artist, Sandra Principe. Enjoy a glass of wine or beer included with the class. Class is held at Galena Brewing Company, on Main Street in Downtown Galena. The Brewing Company offers many food and beverage options which you can enjoy during or after class. Advanced Reservations are required. Call Sandra at 815.541.0068 to make your reservation. Additional dates: Oct. 20:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov.10:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec.15:11 a.m.-1 p.m. Telephone number: 815.541.0068. Web site address: www.sandraprincipe.com. Admission: $45 Adult  $35 Child Including all supplies and a glass of beer or wine. Other food and drink available for purchase. Sunday, September 15, 2019, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Galena Brewing Company 227 N. Main St. Galena, IL 61036.