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10/9/04- 10/10/04   19th Annual Fall Diddley (R) Craft Show
This is an excellent, well attended, well organized juried show featuring over 300 crafters with original art from several states.
  Festival/Fair   Boone County Fairgrounds
Rt. 76 & Business Rt. 20
Belvidere, IL 61008
815-385-5745
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Date(s)   Event Name   Event Type   Location/Contact Info.
4/2/04- 10/31/04   Bingo
High stakes bingo & pull tabs. Doors open at 5 p.m. for evening sessions and 11:30 am. for Sunday matinee sessions.
  Other   Milk Pail Restaurant
14N630 Rt. 25
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-742-5040
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5/8/04- 10/30/04   Old Dundee Farmers’ Market
Farmers’ market, produce, antiques, crafts, plants.
  Festival/Fair   Dundee Township Visitor Center
319 North River Street
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-426-2255
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6/5/04- 10/30/04   Old Dundee Farmers’ Market
Farmers’ Market offering produce, antiques, crafts, plants and more.
  Other   Dundee Township Visitor Center
319 N. River St.
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-426-2255
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7/3/04- 10/30/04   Old Dundee Farmers’ Market
Farmerss’ Market, antiques, crafts, plants, produce.
  Flea Market/Craft Show   Dundee Township Visitor Center
319 North River St.
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-426-2255
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8/7/04- 10/30/04   Old Dundee Farmers’ Market
Farmers’ Market, produce, antiques, crafts, plants.
  Flea Market/Craft Show   Dundee Township Visitor Center
319 North River St.
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-426-2255
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9/4/04- 10/30/04   Old Dundee Farmers’ Market
Farmers’ Market, produce, antiques, crafts, plants and more.
  Flea Market/Craft Show   Dundee Township Visitor Center
319 N. River St.
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-426-2255
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9/24/04- 10/31/04   Fall Festival
Plan a great family day where you can ride the wagon and pick your own pumpkin, visit our large petting zoo and cornstalk maze, enter our newly redesigned haunted mine shaft, see the Pumpkin Munching Monster, and on weekends, enjoy pig races and pony rides.
  Holiday   Goebberts Pumpkin Patch
42W813 Reinking Rd.
Hampshire, IL 60140
847-464-5952
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10/1/04- 10/3/04   The Romeros Concert
Four guitars, Spanish flair! Be transported to the southwest in the Grand Canyon Suite.
  Performing Arts   Hemmen’s Cultural Center
45 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120
847-888-4000
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10/2/04- 10/2/04   Lunch-Time Fashion Preview
Lunch time fashion preview in the main dining room of the Milk Pail Restaurant. All fashions and accessories are provided by the Milk Pail Market Boutiques.
  Visual Arts   Milk Pail restaurant
14N630 Rt. 25
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-742-5770
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10/2/04- 10/10/04   Octoberfest
Music, prizes and treats for this special weekend.
  Other   State Street Market Shops
701 N. State St.
Elgin, IL 60123
847-695-3066
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10/2/04- 10/30/04   Old Dundee Farmers’ Market
Farmers’ Market, produce, antiques, crafts, plants and more.
  Flea Market/Craft Show   Dundee Township Visitor Center
319 North River St.
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-426-2255
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10/3/04- 10/3/04   Annual Cider Festival
This annual fall festival celebrates the harvest season with tractor contests, apple baked goods, pioneering demonstrations including a model barn raising demonstration, and cider making. Historic buildings will be opened with costumed interpreters.
  Festival/Fair   McHenry County Historical Society Museum
6422 Main St.
Union, IL 60180
815-923-2267
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10/3/04- 10/10/04   Fall Caboose Days
Autumn colors along the beautiful Fox River and in the Blackhawk Forest Preserve as seen from a Big Red Caboose – what a combination!
  Other   Fox River Trolley Museum
365 S. LaFox St. (IL Rt. 31)
South Elgin, IL 60177
847-697-4676
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10/5/04- 10/5/04   Senior Class
Free blood pressure check, complimentary glucose diabetes check, low impact aerobics, monthly health talk, complimentary refreshments, and 10% discount card for seniors 55 and older.
  Other   Spring Hill Mall
Rts. 72 & 31
West Dundee, IL 60118
847-428-2200
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10/8/04- 10/10/04   Heartland Creative Arts and Craft Show
A variety of quality handcrafted items for sale by local artisans.
  Flea Market/Craft Show   Spring Hill Mall
Rts. 72 & 31
West Dundee, IL 60118
847-428-2200
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10/8/04- 10/10/04   Settlers’ Days
Pumpkin carving contest, carnival, arts and crafts, demonstrations, food concessions, band competition; 2pm parade on Sunday.
  Festival/Fair   City of Marengo
Downtown Marengo
Marengo, IL 60152
815-568-6680
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10/8/04- 10/11/04   Columbus Day Sale
Stores will offer merchandise at lower than already low outlet prices. Customers will be able to pick-up a GETMORE Flyer listing store sales and offers.
  Other   Prime Outlets at Huntley
11800 Factory Shops Blvd. (I-90 & Rt. 47)
Huntley, IL 60142
847-669-9100
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10/9/04- 10/9/04   2nd Saturday Flea Market & Appraisal Fair
Indoor/Outdoor flea market. Vendor space $15. An eclectic mix of products displayed in the comfortable Fox Valley Hall. Bring your antiques for market appraisal.
  Flea Market/Craft Show   Milk Pail Restaurant
14N630 Rt. 25
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-742-5770
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10/9/04- 10/9/04   South Elgin Parks & Recreation Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch
After you pick out your pumpkin, come check out the bake sale which includes lots of homemade favorites. The kids will enjoy free hay rides and the ever popular pyramid of hay.
  Festival/Fair   Panton Mill Park
10 N. Water St.
South Elgin, IL 60177
847-622-0003
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10/9/04- 10/10/04   19th Annual Fall Diddley (R) Craft Show
This is an excellent, well attended, well organized juried show featuring over 300 crafters with original art from several states.
  Festival/Fair   Boone County Fairgrounds
Rt. 76 & Business Rt. 20
Belvidere, IL 61008
815-385-5745
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10/9/04- 10/10/04   Harvest Festival Weekend
Enjoy autumn in the country! You’ll have the opportunity to buy carmel apples, cider, apples, Indian corn and other goodies. There’s a free pumpkin (1 per family) and trains to ride. Group and family rates available.
  Festival/Fair   Illinois Railway Museum
7000 Olson Rd.
Union, IL 60180
815-923-4000
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10/9/04- 10/16/04   Harvest Festival
South Elgin Department of Parks and Recreation joins the Fox River Trolley Museum in providing a day full of old fashioned family fun. Hay rides, trolley rides, pumpkins, food, fun and evening movies at Blackhawk Forest preserve await all those who come. Train to Blackhawk leaves South Elgin (Castlemuir Station) at 7 p.m. Returns at end of movie.
  Festival/Fair   Fox River Trolley Museum
365 S. LaFox St. (IL Rt. 31)
South Elgin, IL 60177
847-697-4676
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10/12/04- 10/12/04   Free Senior Bingo Breakfast
People 55 and older are invited to join together to play bingo and enjoy a CinnaMonster roll and coffee.
  Other   Prime Outlets at Huntley
11800 Factory Shops Blvd. (I-90 & Rt. 47)
Huntley, IL 60142
847-669-9100
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10/12/04- 10/14/04   Big Band Fall (Down &) Dance
If you’re in the mood for some fantastic big band sounds, then this show is for you. We’re leaving room for dancin’ as the Ron Mills Orchestra fills the room with those sounds you love to sing and dance to.
  Visual Arts   Milk Pail Restaurant
14N630 Rt. 25
East Dundee, IL 60118
847-742-4041
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10/16/04- 10/17/04   Sousa Celebration
Join guest conductor Keith Brion in celebrating the 150th birthday of John Phillip Sousa. Experience the unforgettable music of a composer whose patriotic works, like “The Stars & Stripes Forever” captured the hearts of a nation.
  Performing Arts   Hemmen’s Cultural Center`
45 Symphony Way
Elgin, IL 60120
847-888-4000
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10/16/04- 10/24/04   Pumpkin Trolley
The frost is on the pumpkin and the corn is in the shock…and Indian Summer reigns supreme at the “Ole Pumpkin Patch.” Pick up a pumpkin at the patch and enjoy a small treat – great family fun at a low cost.
  Other   Fox River Trolley Museum
365 S. LaFox St. (IL Rt. 31)
South Elgin, IL 60177
847-697-4676
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10/20/04- 10/20/04   Historic Haunted Wake
Join the dearly departed as they “wake” one of their own. Ghostly mourners gather around the coffin to share memories and stories in the darkened museum. Halloween refreshments follow in the Society’s one room school afterward. Two seatings.
  Performing Arts   McHenry County Historical Society Museum
6422 Main St.
Union, IL 60180
815-923-2267
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10/23/04- 10/23/04   Old time Country Harvest Day
This day is packed full of fun and entertainment for the whole family. From a Farmers’ Market to an eerie cemetery walk and games for children, there are plenty of activities for all ages. Don’t forget to stop by and play Bingo or take part in the Scarecrow contest.
  Festival/Fair   Downtown Historic Algonquin
2 S. Main St. (Rts. 31 & 62)
Algonquin, IL 60102
847-658-2700
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10/24/04- 10/24/04   Most Beautiful Baby Contest
Kids from 0-6 years old have the chance to compete in age divisions and win an entry in the state competition and a chance to win other awards/prizes. Presented by New Star Discovery. Entry fee is $40.
  Other   Prime Outlets at Huntley
11800 Factory Shops Blvd.
Huntley, IL 60142
847-669-9100
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10/27/04- 10/27/04   Annual Quilt Drawing and Program
Each year the Heritage Quilters of the historical society handstitch a unique raffle quilt. Come, be entertained and educated with a quilt program followed by a quilt show and tell and the drawing for the year’s raffle quilt.
  Other   McHenry County Historical Society Museum
6422 Main St.
Union, IL 60180
815-923-2267
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10/29/04- 10/29/04   Trick or Treat Downtown Walk
Downtown businesses special trick or treat walk – lots of candy, toys and special discounts.
  Festival/Fair   Downtown Elgin
Downtown stores
Elgin, IL 60120
847-488-1456
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10/29/04- 11/7/04   6th Annual McNeil Mansion Holiday Open House
Holiday art, craft and antique show throughout the 1880’s mansion. Come and enjoy the progress made on the restoration of this magnificent home.
  Holiday   McNeil Mansion
162 S. State St. (Rt. 31)
Elgin, IL 60123
847-622-9635
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10/30/04- 10/31/04   Halloween Ghost Train
Reserved seating, after hours trains are for all children with their mummies and daddies. A campfire along the shores of the Fox with ghoulishly deilghtful ghost stories await all those who dare to be there. BY RESERVATION ONLY. Write the Fox River Trolley Museum at PO Box 315, South Elgin, IL 60177 or email by logging on the Museum’s web site and go to the special events page.
  Holiday   Fox River Trolley Museum
365 S. LaFox St. (IL Rt. 31)
South Elgin, IL 60177
847-697-4676
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10/30/04- 10/31/04   Haunted Trolley
A spookfully spectacular ride on a haunted trolley along the Fox River. Kids in costume get a free treat
  Holiday   Fox River Trolley Museum
365 S. LaFox St. (IL Rt. 31)
South Elgin, IL 60177
847-697-4676
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10/31/04- 10/31/04   Halloween Trick or Treating
Costumed children are invited to trick-or-treat at the mall stores on Halloween.
  Holiday   Prime Outlets at Huntley
11800 Factory Shops Blvd. (I-90 & Rt. 47)
Huntley, IL 60142
847-669-9100
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