News/Community Events

Pingree Grove Christmas Tree Lighting

Date: Nov 15, 2022

Pingree Grove Community Events Committee will host a Village Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 3rd from 4:00pm-6:00pm.

Village of Gilberts Tree Lighting & a Visit From SANTA!

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Come join us for our annual Tree Lighting event on Friday, November 18th at 6:00 p.m. in Town Square Park. Families will also have a chance to visit with Santa, enjoy holiday music, hot chocolate, and roasting marshmallows. Town Square Park, 195 Jackson Street, Gilberts, IL 60136

Dickins in Dundee 2022 ~ West Dundee

Date: Dec 02, 2022

Join us for West Dundee’s 35th annual Dickens in Dundee holiday season kick-off event! Event details will be added to www.dickensindundee.org as they become available. ____________________________________________ DICKENS ACTIVITIES: Friday evening, December 3: Festivities include the lighting of the Village Christmas tree and meet and greet with Santa at Village Hall, and the highly anticipated Living… Read More »

Dickins in Dundee 2022 ~ East Dundee

Date: Dec 02, 2022

Dickens in Dundee is sponsored by ‘ & The Village of East Dundee thanks Santa’s Village for their partnership and support of this holiday-favorite event! Dickens in Dundee was formed in 1988. It began as a small community gathering, with caroling and the search for Tiny Tim’s crutch in local stores. With the support of… Read More »

2022 Holiday Train is Coming to Pingree Grove

Date: Dec 03, 2022

We are excited to announce that the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be arriving in Pingree Grove on Saturday, December 3rd at 8:45 am to start their Holiday Show at 9:00 am. Show will last about 30 minutes before leaving to their next location at 9:45 am NOTE: REINKING ROAD WILL BE CLOSED DURING THIS… Read More »

Tailgate for Scouting ~ Bears vs Packers

Date: Dec 04, 2022

Three Fires Council, Boy Scouts of America invites you to come and share a fun afternoon with a classic NFL football rivalry, as the Chicago Bears take on the Green Bay Packers! This new fundraiser offers a lunch buffet, complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa, and a watch party at Moretti’s in Bartlett as the Monsters of the Midway take on their northern… Read More »

Galactic Breakfast with Santa

Date: Dec 10, 2022

Activities: Enjoy a great breakfast including ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKES! Meet & greet with Santa and Galactic Characters from the 501st Midwest Garrison Photo opportunities with characters ~ Treats for the children Tickets: $20 adults, $12 children under 11  $55 Family Pack (2 adult tickets/2 children tickets) For additional ticket information contact Kim Clements at Kimberly.clements@scouting.org… Read More »

Blue Christmas Experience

Date: Dec 12, 2022

This Christmas season, in the midst of the hustle and bustle, you may be feeling a loss, alone, or down. Join us on this special evening of worship bringing family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors together who are experiencing heaviness. This is a quiet, meditative service with candles, soft music, words of hope and comfort. A… Read More »