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  1. Where to Find Your Christmas Tree

    The season has finally arrived – it’s time to head out with your family to pick a Christmas tree! The smell of balsam and the excitement of choosing and decorating a tree together is enough to lure anyone out to a Christmas tree farm, but luckily for Gerstad Builders community […]

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  2. Hunting Safety Tips

    Gerstad Builders’ communities in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin are located within easy distance of hunting grounds for outdoor recreation during the 2017-2018 winter hunting season. Participants should take advantage of this, but need to be careful to adhere to the rules and these safety tips so everyone can enjoy […]

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  3. Christmas Celebrations Near Gerstad Builders Communities

    Tired of the same old holiday season traditions? Gerstad Builders encourages residents at all of its communities in McHenry, Williams Bay, Richmond and Poplar Grove to head to the Christmas festivities nearby and celebrate the holiday season in a new way. McHenry Coming up this weekend, Downtown McHenry’s Christmas Walk […]

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  4. Driving Safely in the Illinois/Wisconsin Snow

    The wintery weather mixtures of Northern Illinois will soon be arriving, and with it, the wonderful snowy days of playing outside, building snowmen and sledding. These are perfect days for staying home, but sometimes you can’t avoid driving in several feet of snow or on slippery ice. To avoid accidents […]

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  5. Gerstad Builders Incentive Announcement at Richmond-Spring Grove Chamber Board Meeting

    Gerstad Builders is excited to offer an unbeatable incentive on its Illinois communities. The official announcement of this incentive will take place at the Richmond-Spring Grove Board Meeting on Tuesday, November 7, so be sure not to miss the exciting news if you want to learn more. Gerstad Builders’ Illinois […]

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  6. Tips for Getting Your Gerstad Home Ready for Winter

    The temperatures are dropping and bringing that gorgeous fall weather to the Northern Illinois/Southern Wisconsin area, but not long from now, winter will arrive and bring its extreme conditions with it. Those conditions can affect your home and its quality, so if you want to keep your home in top […]

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  7. Fall Safety 101: Sharing the Road with Deer

    It may be tempting to gaze endlessly at the gorgeous fall foliage on road trips this season, but it’s more important than ever to drive with caution. Deer are highly active during the fall and if you want to avoid hitting and killing one, damaging your car or injuring yourself […]

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  8. Fall Festivities for Gerstad Residents

    The weather is finally cooling down, the leaves are changing colors and the pumpkins are everywhere–it’s officially fall for Gerstad residents! Celebrate the season full of traditions and gorgeous weather by taking part in local fall- and Halloween-themed events. Film buffs near Richmond can enjoy a selection of horror films […]

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  9. Apple Picking Your Way Into Fall

    Woodstock has the largest concentration of apple orchards in the state of Illinois with five apple orchards boasting of more than 20 apple varieties in McHenry County. With a very wet summer, some orchards may have gotten off to a rough start, but it didn’t stop them from thriving into […]

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  10. Annual Country Thunder Music Festival Returns to Wisconsin

    Grab your cowboy hat and boots because the 23rd annual Country Thunder Music Festival is coming to town! A staple of local entertainment for years, this popular festival attracts thousands of people from all parts of the country. The best part is residents of The Trails of Pheasant Ridge don’t […]

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