Pistakee Lake Boat Tour

Sept. 10 – Sunday

Pistakee Bay boat tour. Leaving from Famous Freddie’s, 510 Park Ave.. in Fox Lake at 1 p.m. This two-hour, guided tour points out many of the historic landmarks that captivated tourists at the turn of the century, as well as now. Learn about the geography, famed lotus beds and once thriving resort scene – all of which are chronicled in a new, two-year exhibit at the museum.  Boarding boat at 12:30 p.m., rain or shine. Light refreshments included. Lunch available at Famous Freddie's Roadhouse available before boarding which opens at 11 a.m. Pontoon boats are handicap accessible and have large private bathrooms on each boat. Advance registration required. Limited seating. Maximum parties of four.


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Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 1:00pm

Upcoming Events

The Heritage Quilters meet at 9:30 a.m. each Wednesday at the museum.

July 21 – Saturday

McHenry County Fair, Woodstock. Historic photos of McHenry County. Quilt raffle. One-of-a-kind museum store items, fabric sale and books for sale.

Saturday, Aug. 11

Presented by Elizabeth Carlson in the 1867 Pringle School, 21596 River Road, just west of Route 23, in Marengo.

Free admission to the museum. Museum hours are from 1 to 4 p.m.

Old Fashioned “ base ball” match at Central Park, Grayslake.

Free admission to the museum. Museum hours are from 1 to 4 p.m.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

7 to 9 p.m.

Oct. 19, 20 and 21