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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Construction Ahead, Prepare to Stop

    When it comes to exposure and spreading the word about new homes and communities, there is no better way to observe than a community model home. With the recent road construction taking place on Lincoln Road, our model homes may appear to be off-limits. While there is a lot of […]

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  5. Why Luxe Plank Flooring is Our Choice for Flooring

    Flooring takes up a lot of visible space in your home. It’s only natural that you want it to look great, but you also want it to withstand your family’s lifestyle for years to come. Each type of surface comes with its own advantages and disadvantages, and the function and […]

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  6. Secure Your Home at Bailey Estates – Phase 3

    An alluring town like Williams Bay is much more than a suburb of Wisconsin. United by its modest population size, local culture and natural beauty, Williams Bay offers a higher quality of life at a slower pace. This town gives residents plenty of opportunities to familiarize themselves with the area […]

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  7. What is Your Outdoor Living Space Missing?

    The best thing about Illinois and Wisconsin is being able to make the most of your new home’s outdoor living spaces. Depending on the type of outdoor space you have, you may actually be able to use it all year long, and in any weather. Extending the indoors to your […]

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  8. Country Thunder Returns to Wisconsin with Best Line-up Ever

    It’s time to learn the lines of the hottest songs on the radio because the Country Thunder Music Festival is back for its 24th annual party! A staple of local entertainment for years, this popular festival attracts thousands of people from all parts of the country. The best part is […]

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  9. A Hit List of Summer End Events and Festivals from McHenry to Williams Bay

    From McHenry to Richmond and Poplar Grove to Williams Bay, there are plenty of free concerts, boat parades, fairs and festivals and of course, more fireworks to take advantage of while the weather is still nice and warm. The beginning of a new school year is near and pumpkin-flavored everything […]

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  10. Tips for Your AC Unit When Beating the Illinois Heat

    Summer means longer days, vacations and backyard barbeques, but it also commonly brings the problem of a broken air conditioner.  When the outside temperatures begin to soar to dangerous levels, it’s important to concentrate on your home’s air conditioner unit. It is essential to understand how to maintain this appliance […]

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