Friday, August 31, 2012
This year's festival will kick off this Friday, Aug. 31 and will continue through Sunday, Sept. 2.
The 2011 Summer Sunset Festival in Lake in the Hills is scheduled for Friday, Sept, 2 through Sunday, Sept. 4. Follow Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Patch on Facebook With carnival rides, entertainment scheduled for each night, a parade Saturday morning, plenty of events and competitions scheduled throughout the days and an awesome fireworks display to round off the weekend, we want to make sure you are covered on where to go and when. Cost: It's free and so is parking! Things you will have to pay for: carnival rides, games, food and beverages. Cost for ride wristbands: Unlimited ride wristbands for one day cost $20. Regular tickets are $1 each or $40 for a sheet of 44 tickets. The wristbands are available for unlimited rides between the …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Find out which communities in the Chicago suburbs are still planning fireworks displays in the coming days.
The Fourth of July falls on a Wednesday this year. That means you will have the chance to enjoy the festivities the weekend before, the weekend after and, of course, on July 4. Due to dry conditions, some area communities have decided to cancel or re-schedule their fireworks' shows. We've got a list below of fireworks displays that have been cancelled as well as shows that are still scheduled in the Chicago suburbs. You can also click through our map above to locate the different fireworks displays. Did we miss one? Or do you know of another area cancellation? Let the community know in the comments' section. FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS THAT HAVE BEEN CANCELLED July 3 — Cary fireworks have been cancelled. The fireworks show had been …
A Patch photographer gives advice on capturing the sparkle in the sky.
Planning on attending the fireworks in Crystal Lake on Sunday? Capturing fireworks on camera is a challenge that can be mastered easily with the right equipment and settings on your camera. Here is a short tutorial to help you capture the rockets' red glare this Fourth of July. Equipment needed:
Saturday, July 2, 2011
The Fourth of July weekend is almost here. See which area municipalities have fireworks displays and festivities worth checking out.
The Fourth of July weekend is offically here. For those staying in the area this weekend, there are plenty of choices when it comes to area fireworks displays. Below we’ve provided you with a guide for local Fourth of July festivities and fireworks. Let us know if we’ve missed one of your favorite displays by posting in the comments section below. Also, feel free to share with us which town, village or city in the Chicago suburbs do you think puts on the best fireworks display. Cary Summer Celebration – Lions Park, 1200 Silver Lake Road. Fireworks start at dusk Friday. Cary Park District is holding the town’s fireworks display on Friday, July 1. Admission to the fireworks and a performance by Final Say are free. The music begins at 7 p.m. …