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  1. Supporting the McHenry County Community at Fall Diddley

    We’re heading into the holiday season, which means for some, the newest electronics are top items on wish lists, but for others, nothing beats hand-crafted and homemade. Fine artists, hipsters and consumers are all embracing amazing crafting skills such as knitting, embroidery, silk-screening and much more. It’s that time of […]

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  2. Watch Summer’s Green Transform Into Colorful Fall Hues in McHenry County

    The fall season in McHenry County is a treasured time for locals and visitors alike. Our apple orchards, pumpkin farms, exclusive hay rides and loads of beautiful fall-foliage sites attract a magical blend of hikers, bikers and drivers throughout the area. Typically, northern Illinois counties will notice a change in […]

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. New Bayview Home Under Construction in Poplar Grove

    The Trails of Dawson Creek in Poplar Grove has a new inventory home available featuring the Bayview home design that will give buyers the perfect glimpse into life at this single-family home community! The Bayview plan offers two or three bedrooms, with the option to turn one into a home […]

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  6. Fair Diddley – Spring Craft Show

    It’s time to get inspired with new color schemes, unique creations and even lawn and garden decorations for your new Gerstad home. As Fair Diddley rolls into the work Square this Sunday, residents can take part in this annual tradition that has been occurring for 49 years! Browse the treasures […]

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