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  1. Groundhog Day Celebration in Woodstock

    Groundhog Day is just around the corner, and with it comes the annual Groundhog Day celebration in Woodstock! The town of Woodstock has much to celebrate when it comes to Groundhog Day, since it serves as the place where the classic movie “Groundhog Day” was filmed. This year marks the […]

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  2. Lake Geneva Winterfest is Fun for Everyone

    The town of Lake Geneva has something spectacular planned starting on Wednesday, January 29 through Sunday, February 2! If you are looking for family fun, look no further than the annual Winterfest in Lake Geneva. This festival lasts five full days and celebrates the cold and snow of winter. There […]

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  3. Gerstad Builders Rolls Out Brand New 360 Tours!

    Entertaining for the holidays is special, picture entertaining in a new Gerstad Builders home! We have always been interested in pushing the boundaries with technology to better serve our homebuyers, and in that interest we are proud to announce the roll out of our brand new 360 tours! Imagine being […]

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  4. Holiday Season: It’s Magical

    It is that magical time of year. Everyone is starting to get into the holiday mood and all the hustle and bustle.  No matter how busy you are, take a step back to enjoy this time of year with your family and friends. Wondering how to do that? We have […]

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  5. Halloween Haunting Fun on the Haunted Hayride

    Halloween! For some, trick or treating, eating candy and wearing a costume is the perfect Halloween. What if you like to be scared by ghoulish people? You head over to one of the best Halloween attractions in McHenry County, the Haunted Hayride run by the Wonder Lake Water Ski Show […]

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  6. Fall Fun Around Gerstad Builders Communities

    Apple season is upon us, and it is finally time to enjoy these tasty fruits! Going to your local apple orchard and picking fresh apples is a great way to spend time with your family and enjoy some fall festivities. Warm up with apple cider and a donut, take the […]

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  7. Successful Planning Equals a Successful Backyard Party

    Its summer in McHenry and your backyard looks beautiful. From new homes to homes well lived in, backyards are great for many things. One of which, is a backyard party. Here are some basic ways to plan and execute the perfect backyard party. To plan a stress free barbecue, start […]

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  8. Vote for Gerstad Builders for The Best of the Fox

    Each year the Northwest Herald host a public contest for the residents of McHenry County to pick their favorite businesses. The winners are designated as ‘The Best of the Fox’. In 2017 and 2018, Gerstad builders was honored as The Best New Home Builders in McHenry County. Over the last […]

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  9. Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day Festivities Right in Your Own Backyard

    March is finally here and this means two things; spring is around the corner and it’s time to make your St. Patrick’s Day celebration plans. There are many activities planned around the city of Chicago, however you don’t need to fight the traffic and head downtown when there is plenty […]

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  10. Winter Fun in Lake Geneva

    The town of Lake Geneva has something spectacular planned for the next few days, so if you are looking for something fun to do, look no further than the annual Winterfest festival. This festival lasts nine full days and celebrates the cold and snow of winter with art, family and […]

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