Fall is finally here and as the air gets crisper, so do the apples. Apple season is once again upon us and the time is right to enjoy these tasty fruits. Luckily, Illinois has some of the best pick-your-own orchards around so you can enjoy one of the season’s favorite activities just a short drive from home. […]
Come visit Gerstad Builders at the "Life is a Journey" expo taking place tomorrow, Feb. 21! Presented by the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce, the expo will feature businesses from across McHenry County and give visitors the opportunity to learn more about their community.
The "Life is a Journey" expo is designed to guide businesses along the path of finding their specific interests and audiences. During the event, which is actually an "expo within an expo," businesses will be able to explore a selection of lanes and determine which area best represents their market. Each lane will contain business booths within a certain category or theme, including Senior Street, Children’s Court, Leisure Lane, Home Highway, Health and Fitness Fairway, Financial Frontage and Women’s Walkway. This distinct categorization of each lane will appeal to a wide variety of professionals by helping them easily locate their niche market. Representatives from each business will be available for questions and information at each booth, making this expo a fantastic business-to-business opportunity. […]
Don’t miss your chance to be a part of Winterfest at Lake Geneva! This festive celebration will conclude in today and tomorrow with a human dog sled competition on Friday, Feb. 6 and Saturday, Feb. 7.
Gather your team and sign up to compete in the Human Dog Sled Race, where teams will battle it out in a two-day double elimination tournament! The event fee of $45 covers a team of six, which must include a sled rider, a sled pusher and four sled pullers; however, two alternate team members are allowed. Sleds will be provided, and prizes will be awarded for the first, second and third place finishers. The race is a straight course of about 175 feet in length and will take place at Lake Geneva’s Riviera Beach. Participants can keep warm in the snow by dressing in their best team costumes, and there will be a prize handed out for the most creative attire! The Elimination Round begins today, Feb. 6 from 7 to 10 p.m. followed by the Championship Round on Saturday, Feb. 7 from noon to 3 p.m. Register your team today, or make plans to come watch the action! […]
Do you recall your first sleigh ride or the year of the perfect gift you found tucked beneath the tree? Relive your favorite holiday moments and create new memories this year at Grand Geneva Resort and Spa’s Christmas in the Country event near Gerstad Builders’ new homes in Williams Bay, Wisconsin and Richmond, Illinois.
From a day of excitement with the whole family to a date night out, there is so much to see and do at Grand Geneva this holiday season, including: […]
Two of McHenry County residents’ favorite festivals are just around the corner, and lovers of art and wine are going to be excited! Ring in summer by attending the third annual Spring Wine Walk, being held in conjunction with the Fine Arts Festival in downtown Richmond this Saturday, June 28.
Tickets for the Spring Wine Walk are $35 each, and attendees can enjoy sipping and strolling through 10 participating businesses in the downtown area. There will be three varieties of wine at each station, in addition to delicious snacks for sampling. Participants won’t go home empty handed either, and will receive a souvenir wine glass from the event, as well as a complementary bottle of wine of their choice! […]