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  1. Flying High in the Winter Sky at the 4th Annual Sky Circus on Ice

    During the winter months at Lake Delavan and Lake Geneva, visitors from around the world come to watch and participate in outdoor sports and events such as skiing and ice sculpting. But, the snow covered ground isn’t the only breathtaking views the area offers. Aesthetic beauty from above can also […]

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  2. Wrapping Up the Last Week of Winterfest at Lake Geneva

    Lake Geneva‘s Winterfest is a popular tradition that attracts a diverse amount of people because of its vast array of activities.  Whether it is outdoor adventurists, families or simply those looking to shake the cabin fever, everyone is drawn to the exciting lifestyle that Lake Geneva offers. This is the […]

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  3. Enjoy Off Season Sports at Crystal Lake

    If outdoor fun in the frigid winter months is what you need, then McHenry County is the place to be! While there are countless opportunities to engage in the popular winter sports of skiing and ice skating, there are also chances for residents to enjoy off-season sports like hockey and […]

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  4. Lake Geneva Hosts U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition

    When the snow starts piling up, most people want to go out and build their finest snowman and sturdiest fort. For more creative people, a snowman may be too mainstream and not enough of a challenge. Our residents in the area are encouraged to come to the only U.S. National […]

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  5. Transform the Study in Your New Home for Free

    Adding an extra bedroom to your new home adds space and value. For a limited time only, new home buyers at any of our communities can convert their new home’s study or den to a bedroom at no additional cost to them! The community of Bailey Estates in Williams Bay […]

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  6. Celebrate Locally this New Year’s Eve

    Don’t want to travel to Chicago for a New Year’s Eve party? Good news – there are plenty of local events in McHenry County to participate in on New Year’s Eve! Whether you want to party, paint, cook or bowl, here’s our list of different ways residents can bring in […]

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  7. The 41st Annual Electric Christmas Parade at Lake Geneva

    It doesn’t have to be summer for your family to come out and enjoy beautiful Lake Geneva! Located just north of the Wisconsin-Illinois state line near our Bailey Estates community, the holiday fun never ends near your McHenry home at the 41st Annual Electric Christmas Parade. On Saturday, December 3, […]

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  8. Gerstad Builders Announces: The Jackson is Now Open in Bailey Estates

    In June 2016, Gerstad introduced its brand-new floor plan, the Jackson, to all of its new home communities in McHenry, Richmond and Poplar Grove, Illinois and Williams Bay, Wisconsin. As an open-concept floor plan with plenty of storage space, it is now available to tour as the new model home […]

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  9. Richardson’s Adventure Farm

    Autumn flies by in a flash, so take advantage of the crisp weather and embrace what is left of the season by joining the community at Richardson’s Adventure Farm in Spring Grove, Illinois. The farm is located just 10 minutes from Richmond, which features our assortment of 32 new homes […]

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  10. Community Feature: The Trails of Pheasant Ridge

    At Gerstad Builders, we pride ourselves on and are committed to building homes of the highest quality. Through dedication, value, integrity and experience, we have been able to build homes that last and that our customers love. If you are looking for a new home in Richmond, Illinois, you can […]

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