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  1. Celebrate Art, Winter and Fun at Winterfest 2019

    Every winter, a popular nine-day festival takes place in beautiful Lake Geneva. Winterfest is home to dozens of events including the United States National Snow Sculpting Championship, where fifteen teams of the most talented snow sculptors from around the country compete for a national title. The entire competition is open […]

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  2. New Year, New Luxury Package at Bailey Estates in Williams Bay

    Home buyers across the country are looking to achieve the dream of homeownership this New Year, and understandably, they want to make the most of their home investment. As options are narrowed down and the hunt for a new home in Williams Bay closes in, we’re noticing that buyers are […]

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  3. Skiing, Sledding and Tubing Near Your Gerstad Home

    Whether it’s a small slope in the backyard or a gigantic water tower hill, it’s safe to say that most Illinois and Wisconsin residents have experienced sledding, skiing, or tubing at least once in their life.  McHenry, Richmond, Poplar Grove and Williams Bay have tons of great opportunities to experience […]

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  4. Tips for Buying a Home in Your 20’s, 30’s and 40’s

    Each stage of life offers new challenges and as those curveballs are thrown your way, what you need from your home will change. What you need as a homebuyer in your early 20’s is not necessarily what you’ll need when you’re in your 30’s and 40’s. Here are some of […]

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  5. Is Your New Home in Illinois Ready for New Technology and Devices?

    If you’re looking to outfit your new home with digital locks, security cameras, thermostats and smart lights, then you’re going to need a smart home hub to connect them all together! At Gerstad Builders, we offer the highest quality new homes throughout Illinois and Wisconsin and we always strive to […]

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  6. Jump-Starting the Holiday Spirit Around Gerstad Communities

    The holiday season is just around the corner! As the streets begin to sparkle and merchants make preparations for crowds of shoppers, residents near Gerstad Builders’ communities have lots of special upcoming events to look forward to near their new homes in McHenry, Williams Bay, Poplar Grove and Richmond. Most […]

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  7. Corn Maze Roundup Near Gerstad Communities

    Winter is coming, but we can enjoy the spectacular beauty during the weeks of fall! Picking apples and pumpkins, sipping hot cider, and spending the afternoon scurrying around a corn maze are the activities that make autumn our favorite season. Our Gerstad team has uncovered some the best apple picking […]

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  8. Farm to Table, Farmers Markets Near Gerstad Communities

    Illinois is well known across the country for its noble agricultural heritage. McHenry, Poplar Grove and Richmond offer residents a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers as well as breads, jams, baked goods, cheeses, oils and more homemade goodies! Our local farmers markets allow Gerstad residents to […]

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  9. Fall Fun in the Orchard – Apple Orchards Surround Gerstad Communities

    From McHenry, IL to Woodstock, Richmond and even Williams Bay, WI, apple picking season is in full seasonal flair! Our communities are located in some of the most fortunate parts of the country with tons of local orchards that allow for afternoons of picking fresh apples straight from the tree. […]

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  10. Celebrate Labor Day Around McHenry

    Labor Day is a time to celebrate the unofficial end of summer with friends and family whether it’s at concerts, grilling or doing activities around town. If you’re looking for fun around the McHenry area, here are some events to consider beginning as early as Wednesday, August 29: Walworth County […]

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