36th Annual Heritage Fair returns with historic flair
The McHenry County Historical Society & Museum marks its 60th year with its 36th Annual Heritage Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 9, at the museum, 6422 Main St.
Highlights include children's activities, a colossal Garden Glitz summer plant sale, Treasure Chest sale featuring one-of-a-kind items, vintage clothing sale, vintage book sale, bake sale, and a baking contest. Champion baked goods will be immediately following the judging at the Heritage Fair's bake sale. In addition, food vendors will be on-site for food and beverage purchases.
The 11th annual Heritage Fair Car Show returns along downtown Main Street in front of the museum with DJ Jose Ramos spinning "oldies." As in the past, the show is free to attend and will feature sports, classic and antique cars. Twenty cars will receive trophies, including one for Best of Show and another for People's Choice. $10 entry fee per car. For information, call Tony at TJ's Klassics at 847-515-8110.
The day also features free admission to the museum, 1895 West Harmony School, and 1843 Gannon log cabin. In addition, a master gardener docent in period costume will be available to answer questions about the Pioneer Garden planted and maintained by the University of Illinois Extension. Food and beverages will be available for purchase from vendors.
For additional information, call 815-923-2267.
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