Community Calendar

Fri
Dec 02
2016

DICKENS IN DUNDEE!

6:00PM - 10:00PM at East and West Dundee

Join us for Dundee's 29th Annual Dickens in Dundee traditional holiday celebration!

More details to come!

Winterfest

10:00AM - 7:00PM at 1180 Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 • 10:00 am-7:00 pm

See the Zoo decorated with holiday lights and decorations while visiting your favorite animal friends. Normal admission applies.

Activities include:

Santa Visits - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Bonfire - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face Painting - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $3 & $5)

Hayrides - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $2 per person, under age 2 are free)

Live Reindeer - Sunday (Time TBD)

Sat
Dec 03
2016

DICKENS IN DUNDEE!

10:00AM - 4:00PM at East and West Dundee

Join us for Dundee's 29th Annual Dickens in Dundee traditional holiday celebration!

More details to come!

Winterfest

10:00AM - 7:00PM at 1180 Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 • 10:00 am-7:00 pm

See the Zoo decorated with holiday lights and decorations while visiting your favorite animal friends. Normal admission applies.

Activities include:

Santa Visits - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Bonfire - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face Painting - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $3 & $5)

Hayrides - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $2 per person, under age 2 are free)

Live Reindeer - Sunday (Time TBD)

FOX VALLEY MEN OF HARMONY HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR

2:00PM - 3:00PM at 555 Barrington Avenue, East Dundee, IL 60118

Dundee Library Metting Room

Please join the Fox River Valley Public Library District in welcoming the Fox Valley Men of Harmony for a special holiday concert.

Sure to be fun for all ages, this program coincides with the 29th Annual Dickens in Dundee celebration.

Downtown Elgin's Winter Wonderland

3:00PM - 7:00PM at Downtown Neighborhood Association of Elgin IL

10 N Spring St, Elgin, Illinois 60120

SAVE THE DATE!

Celebrate the holidays like never before in downtown Elgin with this year’s Winter Wonderland event.

Join us for this fun-filled day on Saturday, December 3rd, as the town embraces the holiday season!



>> Sleigh Rides with Long Eared Livery Service

>> Operation Gratitude Letter Writing

>> Letter's to Santa

>> Elgin Police Department's Annual Open House

>> City of Elgin Official Tree Lighting Ceremony

>> Meet and Greet with Dasher and Prancer

>> Pictures with Santa

>> Storytime with Mrs. Claus

>> Holiday Market



**If you are interested in joining us as a vendor - Please call (847) 488-1456.**

Holiday in the Hollow

The Sleepy Hollow Service Club invites all of Sleepy Hollow to gather for hot cocoa and holiday cheer.

Music will be provided by Sleepy Hollow Elementary School as we illuminate the Sabatino Park Flagpole

and the Sleepy Hollow Elementary School Circle-of-Cheer Christmas trees, to signal the start of the holiday season.

Santa will take a break from his busy schedule to visit with us and listen to the requests of all those children present.

One lucky person will help Santa flip the “Santa Switch” to light all seven trees and the flag pole!

Bring a non-perishable food item or monetary donation for the Fish Pantry of Carpentersville. Look for the collection box in the shelter.

Dickens of a Sale

9:00AM - 4:00PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church

401 West Main Street, West Dundee

Dundee Township Historical Society is hosting a sale of Christmas items to decorate your home. Held in the Sunday School Room.

Bake Sale

10:00AM - 2:00PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church

401 West Main Street, West Dundee

Sponsored by Bethlehem's Ladies Guild to off-set the items needed to sponsor the Luncheon. Held in the Fellowship Room.

Dickens' Lunch

10:30AM - 2:00PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church

401 West Main Street, West Dundee

Sponsored by Bethlenhem's Ladies Guild. All monies go to The Fish Pantry.

SOUP --- SALAD --- SANDWICH = $7.50

Mini Bazaar

Sponsored by Bethlehem's Sewing Circle.

Sun
Dec 04
2016

Winterfest

10:00AM - 7:00PM at 1180 Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 • 10:00 am-7:00 pm

See the Zoo decorated with holiday lights and decorations while visiting your favorite animal friends. Normal admission applies.

Activities include:

Santa Visits - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Bonfire - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face Painting - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $3 & $5)

Hayrides - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $2 per person, under age 2 are free)

Live Reindeer - Sunday (Time TBD)

Craft Show

12:00PM - 4:00PM at Gardiner Place

Handcrafted Holiday Decor, Gifts, Jewelry, and More!!!

Mon
Dec 05
2016

NOW HIRING at Spring Hill Mall

The following stores are now hiring at Spring Hill Mall:



Buckle

Carson Pirie Scott

Cricket

Kohl's

Lenscrafters

Macy's

Sears

Sunglass Hut

Things Remembered

Visionworks

Travel Leaders

4 Season's Menswear

Universal Protection Service

Wed
Dec 07
2016

Great BIG Games: Chutes and Ladders

6:00PM - 8:00PM at Dundee Library Children's Services Department

555 Barrington Avenue East Dundee, IL. 60118

Drop in and play our GIANT version of Chutes and Ladders.

Suited for families or groups of friends (best for children 3 and up; young children should have a caregiver).

Helm's Road Woods Volunteer Workday

9:00AM - 12:00PM at Helm's Road Woods

Volunteer workday! Join us to clear brush from the site! Please dress appropriate for the weather.

Meet in Parking lot. Bring work gloves if you have them.

Fri
Dec 09
2016

Winterfest

10:00AM - 7:00PM at 1180 Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 • 10:00 am-7:00 pm

See the Zoo decorated with holiday lights and decorations while visiting your favorite animal friends. Normal admission applies.

Activities include:

Santa Visits - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Bonfire - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face Painting - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $3 & $5)

Hayrides - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $2 per person, under age 2 are free)

Live Reindeer - Sunday (Time TBD)

"A Bethlehem Experience"

5:00PM - 8:00PM at Bethlehem Lutheran Church

401 West Main Street, West Dundee

A guided walking tour of the Christmas Story. FREE EVENT - Donations of canned goods for F.I.S.H. Food Pantry are welcomed.

Refreshments, entertainment, and more offered! Guides will assemble groups prior to beginning the outdoor experience.

Sat
Dec 10
2016

Winterfest

10:00AM - 7:00PM at 1180 Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 • 10:00 am-7:00 pm

See the Zoo decorated with holiday lights and decorations while visiting your favorite animal friends. Normal admission applies.

Activities include:

Santa Visits - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Bonfire - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face Painting - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $3 & $5)

Hayrides - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $2 per person, under age 2 are free)

Live Reindeer - Sunday (Time TBD)

Adult Coloring Chill Out Weekend

1:15PM - 4:45PM at Randall Oaks Branch Library

500 N. Randall Road West Dundee, IL. 60118

Adult coloring has surged as an activity to quiet the mind and expand creativity.

We'll have high quality coloring pages and the colors themselves along with festive music and hot chocolate to sooth the busy mind.

Drop in, chill out, and create a masterpiece of your own.

Available on both Saturday, 12/10 and Sunday, 12/11. Only for adults 18 and up.

Sun
Dec 11
2016

Winterfest

10:00AM - 7:00PM at 1180 Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 • 10:00 am-7:00 pm

See the Zoo decorated with holiday lights and decorations while visiting your favorite animal friends. Normal admission applies.

Activities include:

Santa Visits - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Bonfire - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face Painting - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $3 & $5)

Hayrides - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $2 per person, under age 2 are free)

Live Reindeer - Sunday (Time TBD)

Adult Coloring Chill Out Weekend

1:15PM - 4:45PM at Randall Oaks Branch Library

500 N. Randall Road West Dundee, IL. 60118

Adult coloring has surged as an activity to quiet the mind and expand creativity.

We'll have high quality coloring pages and the colors themselves along with festive music and hot chocolate to sooth the busy mind.

Drop in, chill out, and create a masterpiece of your own.

Available on both Saturday, 12/10 and Sunday, 12/11. Only for adults 18 and up.

Fri
Dec 16
2016

Winterfest

10:00AM - 7:00PM at 1180 Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 • 10:00 am-7:00 pm

See the Zoo decorated with holiday lights and decorations while visiting your favorite animal friends. Normal admission applies.

Activities include:

Santa Visits - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Bonfire - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face Painting - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $3 & $5)

Hayrides - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $2 per person, under age 2 are free)

Live Reindeer - Sunday (Time TBD)

Rise and Shine!

8:30AM at East Dundee Police Station

115 Third St., East Dundee

Come tour the new police station & join us for early morning networking in the friendly

Village of East Dundee. Network with other local businesses as well as some of the Village Officials.

Sat
Dec 17
2016

Winterfest

10:00AM - 7:00PM at 1180 Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 • 10:00 am-7:00 pm

See the Zoo decorated with holiday lights and decorations while visiting your favorite animal friends. Normal admission applies.

Activities include:

Santa Visits - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Bonfire - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face Painting - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $3 & $5)

Hayrides - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $2 per person, under age 2 are free)

Live Reindeer - Sunday (Time TBD)

Sun
Dec 18
2016

Winterfest

10:00AM - 7:00PM at 1180 Randall Rd, West Dundee, IL 60118

December 2-4, 9-11, 16-18 • 10:00 am-7:00 pm

See the Zoo decorated with holiday lights and decorations while visiting your favorite animal friends. Normal admission applies.

Activities include:

Santa Visits - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm

Bonfire - Friday, Saturday, Sunday

Face Painting - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $3 & $5)

Hayrides - Saturday & Sunday from 10:00 am-4:00 pm (Fee: $2 per person, under age 2 are free)

Live Reindeer - Sunday (Time TBD)

Mon
Dec 19
2016

Once Upon a Gingerbread House

4:00PM - 5:00PM at Dundee Library Craft Room

555 Barrington Avenue East Dundee, IL. 60118

Turn graham crackers, frosting, cereal, and candy into a "gingerbread" house fit for the whole family!

Please register all attending.

Wed
Dec 21
2016

Great BIG Games: Frisbee on Target

6:00PM - 8:00PM at Dundee Library Children's Services Department

555 Barrington Avenue East Dundee, IL. 60118

Drop in and play our GIANT version of Frisbee on Target.

Suited for families or groups of friends (best for children 3 and up; young children should have a caregiver).

Fri
Dec 30
2016

New Year's Noon Party!

11:00AM - 12:30PM at Dundee Library Meeting Room

555 Barrington Avenue East Dundee, IL. 60118

Do the smallest members of your family have trouble staying up until midnight?

Count down to a Happy Noon Year instead!

Party away the afternoon with noisemakers, a photo booth, dancing, snacks, and the crystal ball drop.

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