Dragon boat races, festival may be returning to St. Charles next summer
It hasn't been that long since the Pride of the Fox RiverFest in St. Charles called for a timeout. However, it may be coming back this summer -- complete with dragon boat races -- as the Heart of the Fox festival.
Geneva welcomes season with Christmas Walk and Holiday House TourIt's beginning to look a lot like Christmas as Geneva prepares for its 52nd Christmas Walk at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and Holiday House Tour Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6-7.
Mount Prospect Teddy Bear Walk Saturday to honor creator Dolores HaughMount Prospect Public Library's iconic Teddy Bear Walk returns Saturday, Dec. 7, which continues a tradition of drawing young children and their favorite stuffed animal to the library, going back nearly four decades.
New West Dundee boutique 'a support group for plant parenthood'Laura Triphahn of West Dundee has amassed a collection of plants over the years, and with it, a wealth of knowledge on how to grow and care for them. Now she's using that passion and self-taught expertise to launch a boutique nursery focused more on experiences than sales.
Give the gift of good health this holiday seasonLooking for some meaningful holiday gift-giving ideas? Instead of spending more than you should on the latest this or that, consider thoughtful gifts that help friends and family live healthier, happier lives. Show them that you cherish their company and want them to stick around!
$100 to celebrate a neighbor's kindness after fireToday's recipient of a $100 bill through our Believe Project is Caryn Walt of Hanover Park. Here is her story ...
Northwest Community Hospital names rehabilitation unit for philanthropist, former patientOfficials with Northwest Community Hospital acknowledged one of their largest gifts to date Thursday at a dedication ceremony held in the sixth-floor rehabilitation unit.
A sea of Santas: Arlington Heights Rotary's Santa Run Saturday is its signature eventWhat's red and white -- and stretches more than a block in downtown Arlington Heights? The start of the annual Rotary Santa Run Saturday in Arlington Heights.
Historic collections at Dunn Museum in Libertyville tell Lake County's storyThe vast historic collections at the Dunn Museum in Libertyville help tell the story of Lake County's past.
Relive holiday traditions at Dickens in Dundee festivalGenerations of West Dundee and East Dundee residents have memories of Christmases past when Dickens in Dundee helped define the holiday season. The two-day fest returns this weekend for the 32nd time.
Warrenville ready to welcome Santa -- with bagpipesThink about music for the holidays and your first thought probably doesn't drift toward bagpipes. A local bagpipe group, the Tunes of Glory, will lead Warrenville's annual Holly Days parade Friday night.
West Chicago to kick off the holidays with Frosty FestWest Chicago is ushering in the holiday season Saturday, Dec. 7, with a sleigh full of fun during its annual Frosty Fest. The three-hour event will feature the city's tree lighting, horse-drawn wagon rides, a live reindeer display and a visit by Santa himself.