Oh how the summer flies by… can you believe it’s already July? I hope everyone was able to go visit Wauconda Fest, as always, it was a huge success. Don’t forget Independence Day falls on Thursday this year. Help celebrate this beautiful country with a ton of festivities Wauconda has to offer! There’s an event for everyone in the family, so what are you waiting for?! Have a Happy Fourth of July everyone! Stay safe and have fun 🙂
Things to Do in Wauconda this week…
DreamScapes Whimsical Boutique & Studio continues their Summer Break Art Camp all this week. This creative camp begins at 9am.
Looking for something fun to do on a Monday night? Stop by at Middleton’s On Main to play Trivia with Mason at 7pm. You’ll be sure to have a great time while sharpening your trivia skills!
On Tuesday in Wauconda, we have Hatha Yoga going on at the Energee Center at 7pm. After a nice relaxing yoga class, sing your heart out at Karaoke going on at Middleton’s On Main at 8pm!
The beautiful Wauconda Fireworks Display will be on Wednesday, July 3rd this year. Fireworks will begin at dusk and be launched at the Wauconda Park District. Visit Golf Farm on Wednesday to have some awesome Fish Fry! This is a great time to stop by since their Friday Fish Fries tend to get very busy. Also on Wednesday, Chef Elizabeth from “From Scratch Cafe” will be at Bliss Wine & Gifts serving up dinner with perfect wine pairings at 5pm. Stop by the Energee Center at 6:30pm for Coffee Tasting by Boresha, this coffee helps you lose weight… find out how! Bring your friends out for a night of FUN with Smarty Pants Trivia at JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub Wauconda at 7pm. Smarty Pant’s Trivia is an interactive team trivia game designed to be played by teams of 4 or more people, and usually last 60-90 minutes. Then at 8:30pm jam at an Open Mic session at Middleton’s On Main.
Happy 4th! Have a safe and fabulous holiday everyone!
The popular Friday Fish Fry at the Golf Farm is sure to be packed. Call ahead for reservations! And if you have shopping in your radar, be sure to check out Aspire Boutique as they’ll be having a Sidewalk Sale July 5th – 7th.
Make sure to mark your calendars for Grand Opening celebration at Bevel Salon & Blow Dry Bar, on Saturday, July 6th at 4:30pm. Drinks & appetizers will be served. Park Lane Jewelry, Cupcakes Anonymous, It Works! Slimming Wraps will all be there. RSVP by calling (847) 865.5427 or message Bevel Salon & Blow Dry Bar on Facebook.
And who doesn’t like a little magic? Bring the kids and come check out Magic Dave at Middleton’s On Main this Sunday at 5pm.
It’s going to be one fun and exciting week Wauconda! How will you be spending your 4th? Will you be with friends or family or both? Let us know! Remember, the Fireworks Display will be on Wednesday!
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Now that it’s getting warmer, well supposedly anyway, we have more “Spring like” activities here in Wauconda. Make a note of these things to do in Wauconda this coming week.
Spring Fever Coloring Contest going on at JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda, all week, all day starting at 11am. Dine-in with the kids and they can enter JJ Twigs’ Spring Fever Coloring Contest! 5 Lucky Winners will WIN a Brand New BIKE!!! Entry Deadline is April 30!!
School Pizza Night at JJTwigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda. Go to JJ Twigs anytime from April 15 – April 21, 2013 for SCHOOL PIZZA NIGHT! For each flyer returned to JJ Twigs on the above dates, they will donate 10% of total sales back to Wauconda Middle School.
*Flyer available JJ Twigs Pizza and Pub – Wauconda website.
Play trivia with Mason at Middleton’s on Main, Monday at 8pm.
Smarty Pants trivia at JJ Twigs Pizza and Pub – Wauconda, Wednesday at 7pm.
Open Mic at Middleton’s on Main, Wednesday at 8pm.
Beer Tasting at Bliss Wine and Gifts, Thursday at 5:30pm.
Fish Fry at Deacon’s Bar and Grill at the Golf Farm, Friday.
The L&M Experience at JJ Twigs Pizza and Pub – Wauconda, Saturday at 8pm.
Enjoy the week Wauconda!
Hope you all had a fabulous Spring Break and Easter! Hopefully Spring is really near. Nice and sunny today, but it’s still quite chilly. I went for a walk and I nearly froze my ears off. Oh well, don’t despair, here in Wauconda, regardless of the weather, we still find a lot of fun things to do. Don’t you agree?
Following is a List of Things to Do in Wauconda the Week of April 1st
Every Monday, is Trivia night at Middleton’s on Main. Enjoy some dinner and/or drinks at Middleton’s while you play trivia games. Bring your friends. There are prizes awarded to the winner! Fun starts at 8pm.
Not much happens in Wauconda on Tuesdays…..not sure why?!
Wednesday picks up again, with another Trivia night but this time at JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda. Starting at 7pm, you can test your skills and show them who the Smarty Pants of them all, thus the name of the game is “Smarty Pants Team Trivia.” So grab your friends and play along. Yes, there are prizes too!
Then maybe afterwards, you can swing by Middleton’s on Main for an Open Mic entertainment. All skill level are invited to participate. It’s a fun night at Middleton’s. Sign up at 8pm.
Don’t feel like making dinner tonight? Want to be entertained? Fancy some beers? Then head on over to Bliss Wine and Gifts for their weekly Beer Tasting & Burger Night. Musical entertainment will be present too. Just call Bliss to see who’s playing.
Of course the delectable Fish Fry at Golf Farm every Friday is not to be missed. It’s all you can eat for $9.95; served all day. Tell Deacon we sent you!
Every first Saturday of the month is marked by an “Artist Reception” at Bliss Wine and Gifts. This Saturday, the following artists will be there: Nancy Bermann, Michelle Nellis, Brandie Dunn and Peggy Hoover. Lindy’s Landing Sushi Chef will be serving up sushi and of course, Bliss Wine will have lovely red or white wine pairings.
The end of the week is Craftstravaganza Sunday at JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda. From 11am to 9pm, you can enjoy lunch or dinner while your kids get creative at JJ Twigs. Art supplies are provided with varied art projects each month.
These are just some of the events that are provided by some of the Community Members here at NWSuburbsChicago.com. If you’d like your events listed with us, please consider becoming a Community Member. For details, please contact us, we would love to have you with us!
Enjoy the week Wauconda!
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It’s Spring Break and we have lots of fun things to do in Wauconda this week!
Grab your calendar and mark these dates down…
Spring Break ART Camp
What?! You’re not out of town and you have the kids at home? Have no fear, have them attend Spring Break ART Camp at DreamScapes Whimsical Boutique Art Studio.
Spring Break ART Camp is filled with fun and creative art and craft projects to keep your kids busy and entertained! This exciting program is geared to let your child explore their inner creativity, yet guided by a professional art instructor to teach new skills and techniques. Sign up with friends or meet new kids that also have a love for the arts. Choose between a morning session, afternoon session, or bring a lunch and stay all day!
9:00am – 12:00pm
12:00pm – 3:00pm
9:00am – 3:00pm
Cost is $30 per session
$140 for a week of Half Day
Ask about our specials!
15% off for siblings
Play Trivia with Mason
Test your skills, grab your friends and compete amongst the crowd. Full menu, bar is open, just show up and have fun! Play trivia with Mason and win a prize! Trivia starts at 8pm at Middleton’s on Main.
Smarty Pants Team Trivia
Bring your friends out for a night of FUN with Smarty Pants Trivia at JJTwigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda. Smarty Pant’s Trivia is an interactive team trivia game designed to be played by teams of 4 or more people. It is 16 categories long and lasts between 90 & 120 minutes. Prizes awarded to the Smarty Pants! Trivia starts at 7pm.
Featured weekly at Middleton’s on Main is Open Mic. So if you think you can sing, head on over to Middleton’s on Main. Sign up for Open Mic starts at 8:30 pm.
Great beer line up at Bliss Wine and Gifts beer tasting, gourmet burger cuisine by Bulldogs Grill and live musical entertainment which varies weekly. See you there at 6pm.
The L&M Experience
The L&M Experience BACK at JJ Twig’s Pizza & Pub – Wauconda at 7:30pm to 10:30pm! Find out more about the L&M Experience on Facebook.
Jon Rand performing acoustic at JJ Twig’s Pizza & Pub – Wauconda from 8:30pm to 11pm.
Spiritual Mastery Study Group with Rev. Patty Pipia
This study group is for the spiritually strong that desire to walk and exemplify the teachings of the Master Teacher.
During each Study Group, Reverend Patty will give a deep meditation & a reflective talk on the lesson to start up the discussion. This is not just material you read and move on to the next book, but something that must be studied so your life can be transformed into the expression that knocks at the doorway of your soul!
Each lesson is a stepping stone that will bring you into wakefulness from illusion to REALTY, from fear to LOVE. If you want to know how to step out of your fear and walk only in Divine Love, this IS the study group for you!
Session is held at the Energee Center from 9am to 11:30am.
Crafstravaganza Sunday at JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda from 11am to 9pm. Come out for lunch or dinner and let the kids get creative! Craft will be available for kinds 12 and under.
Hope to see you in Wauconda!
Following is a list of fun things to do in Wauconda the week of March 18, 2013.
What’s Happening in Wauconda
Play Trivia with Mason – Monday, March 18th
Middleton’s on Main is hosting a pub trivia game starting at 8pm. Grab your friends, enjoy a full menu and complete bar offerings while you play trivia with Mason. Prize awarded to winners!
Sake Tasting Class – Tuesday, March 19th
Bliss Wine and Gifts will be conducting a sake tasting class, with sushi being served by Lindy’s Landing Sushi Chef. Class starts at 6pm. This is a pre-registered class, so make sure to call and contact Bliss Wine and Gifts for details.
Smarty Pants Trivia – Wednesday, March 20th
JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda is hosting a pub trivia game starting at 7pm. Smarty Pant’s Trivia is an interactive team trivia game designed to be played by teams of 4 or more people. It is 16 categories long and lasts between 90 & 120 minutes. Categories include sports, movies, music, food, cars and TV. There are also 2 physical challenges a scavenger hunt and weekly prizes!!
Open Mic – Wednesday, March 20th
So you think you can sing or play an instrument? Head on over to Middleton’s on Main for their weekly Open Mic session. Sign up for Open Mic starts at 8:30-pm.
Beer Tasting and Burgers and Live Entertainment – Thursday, March 21st
Great beer tasting line up , coupled with gourmet burger cuisine by Bulldogs Grill and live musical entertainment? What else could one ask for? Head on over to Bliss Wine and Gifts and make a date out of it! All start at 5:30pm.
Live Entertainment by John Lambert – Friday, March 22nd
Start the weekend with John Lambert performing acoustic at JJ Twig’s Pizza & Pub – Wauconda this Friday. Entertainment starts at 7pm.
“Truth About Cholesterol and Why We Need It” class – Saturday, March 23rd
For the health conscious, Linda DeFever of Vitality Inc. will be conducting a class at Wauconda Citizen’s Center on Saturday from 1pm to 3pm. Please arrive promptly and feel free to bring a snack.
Live Musical Entertainment by Heather Moran – Saturday, March 23rd
Heather Moran will be at JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda on Saturday from 7-11pm.
Spiritual Mastery Study Group with Rev. Patty Pipia – Sunday, March 24th
Do you want to move from being on the spiritual path, to being and walking on the path of the mystic? Then you must attend this! Starts at 9:30am to 11am at the Energee Center.
Craftstravaganza Sunday – March 25th
From 11am to 9:30pm, your kids can get creative at JJ Twigs Pizza & Pub – Wauconda. So come for lunch and dinner and have the kids be entertained with varied monthly projects.
Hope to see all of you at one or all of these events. We strongly recommend that you contact the place of venue in case of any cancellation or changes.
Shamrock the Block in Wauconda
Wauconda celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with a “Shamrock the Block” event. This is a series of fun events put together by some of Wauconda’s local establishments in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. All are welcome to get involved and GET GREEN!
Following is a list of what to expect the week of St. Patrick’s Day in Wauconda:
Paint the Town Green! Store fronts, spot lights….Get GREEN!
Star Runners “Shamrocks” for sale at merchants. Proceeds go to St. Baldrick’s Fund.
Golden Tickets start. Stop in any of the participating businesses and pick up a Golden Ticket with your purchase and qualify in a drawing to win $25 gift cards from participating businesses.
March 15th: Main Street Pub Crawl
March 17th: HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY! Golden ticket drawing at Middleton’s on Main at 3 pm ~ be there!
Do you think they’ll be serving GREEN BEERS?!? Like their page on Facebook and stay in the know of “Shamrock the Block” event in Wauconda 2013! Check out our Events Calendar for Shamrock the Block list of things to do in Wauconda for St. Patrick’s Day weekend!
And by the way, guess who signed up to do the “Leprechaun Plunge” on March 16th?
Leprechaun Plunge – March 16th – Team: Lucky Charms – Image Credit: Amazon