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  1. Planning Independence Day 2018 around Gerstad Communities

    For residents in our McHenry, Richmond, Williams Bay and Poplar Grove communities, it’s time to put on your red, white and blue for an action packed 4th of July celebration! At Gerstad Builders, we build in communities convenient to all fun-filled activities in the area! From fireworks to concerts, you’re […]

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  2. An Ultimate Summer Party at Neighbors’ Fest in Poplar Grove

    Summer has finally arrived, and what better way to celebrate than to have some fun in your own community! Close the apps on your phone, shut-off the television and join the Poplar Grove community at Neighbors’ Fest 2018. Poplar Grove is home of our Trails of Dawson Creek community where […]

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  3. Memorial Day Activities near Gerstad Communities

    For some, Memorial Day weekend means the end of the school year, a long-awaited trip to the beach, or that first boat ride on the lake. While you may be eager to get your summer fun started, it’s important to recognize all of the honorable men and women who have […]

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  4. Summer Fun Near Gerstad Communities

    Summer is a special time when many camps are available throughout the McHenry, Williams Bay, Poplar Grove and Richmond areas. These camps help children make amazing memories and feature lakes and nature trails that are perfect for exploring this summer. If you’re looking to register your children for summer camps, […]

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  5. It’s Voting Season – The Best of the Fox

    Each year, the Northwest Herald gives residents the opportunity to choose their favorite businesses in a variety of categories, with winners being named the Best of the Fox. Judging of entries is in the hands of the public. Being chosen best in any category can be attributed to exceptional customer […]

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  6. New St.Patrick’s Day Tradition in McHenry

    The Irish heritage comes out at least a little bit in us all on St. Patrick’s Day It’s the one national holiday that’s celebrated in more countries than any other. Throughout U.S. cities there are festivals, parades, Irish dancing and music. From dyeing the river green to world-famous festivals and […]

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  7. Romance, Fun and Culture around McHenry County for Valentine’s Day

    Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and events are booking fast! This day is more than an excuse to take your date to a candle-lit dinner at their favorite restaurant. Whether you want a night of romance or fun and laughter, we’ve found the best local restaurants, venues and events for […]

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  8. Enjoy a Sweetheart of a Deal on Your New Gerstad Home

    We’re making February even sweeter with our kitchen incentive! When you write a contract a new Gerstad home at any one of our Illinois communities during the month of February, you will receive the countertop of choice in your new kitchen. Choose from designer laminate, Corian, granite or quartz – […]

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  9. Welcome, Winterfest to Lake Geneva

    Every winter, a nine-day festival takes place at the intriguing Lake Geneva. Winterfest is native to the U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition, where fifteen teams of the most talented snow sculptors from around the country compete for a national title. What makes this competition unique is the fact that the […]

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  10. Celebrating New Year’s Around Gerstad Communities

    If you don’t have plans for New Year’s Eve, then we have lots of celebrations ranging from a lively night of dancing to romantic dining and entertainment to a countdown to midnight in your pajamas. In Lake Geneva, near our Bailey Estates community, several events take place to celebrate the […]

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