Top Ten Things To Do This Weekend In Stephenson County Illinois

Stephenson County Illinois – Stephenson County Illinois is full of great places to visit with lots of things to do, especially this time of year. If you’re looking for something to do with the family, looking for some local shopping, holiday destinations, or just wanting to get out and have some fun and maybe meet Santa, we’ve got you covered here.

Below is the list of the Top 10 Things To Do This Weekend In Stephenson County Illinois


10.  Prime Time Live at Logan’s

Saturday at 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM
Logan’s Bar & Grill
1805 S West Ave, Freeport

9. Encaustic Workshop for Artists

In conjunction with the Museum’s “Building Layers: Modern Encaustic” Exhibition, this program will be presented by exhibiting artist Carol Hamilton. $150.

Saturday, January 14, 2017 11 am – 3 pm
Freeport Art Museum,
121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport
8. “Chase The Chill” Freeport 2016/2017

This is the second annual Chase the Chill event for Freeport. We are in need of volunteers to help hang mittens gloves scarves and hats. There will be a couple designated areas in Freeport that we will be distributing these warm items. We are needing volunteers to help us hang these warm items on tree limbs, poles. fences and so forth.

Saturday at 12 PM – 2 PM
Lincoln Mall
1265 W. Galena Ave., Freeport

7. Aether Revolt Prerelease, Casual version! $17

Preveiw the new cards with a low stakes tournament!
$17 (+just a little for tax) pre pay AND at the door for this event. Every person receives 1 pack as prize, and the top few get Random promos.

Saturday at 1 PM – 4 PM
Abet Books and Games
15 W Stephenson St, Freeport

6. Family Winter Hike: Animal Tracks and Scat Saturday, January 14

Juliet Moderow will lead a winter hike to search for signs of wildlife. We will look for animal tracks, scat, and other signs of animals that live at Oakdale. Dress appropriately for the weather including footwear that protects your feet from snow. Kids of all ages and their families are welcome! Sign-ups are encouraged – contact leader Juliet at 201-233-0946. Parents – plan ahead by bringing newspapers for your cars…muddy boot warning. Dress for weather – 20-30 degrees.

January 14, 2017. 10:00 a.m. to approximately 11:30 a.m.
Meet in front of the Mogle Center at Oakdale Nature Preserve, 4433 S. Cranes Grove Rd.

5. Back Country Roads Acoustic in the Green Room

Back Country Roads Acoustic is back and in the Green Room! We are so excited to have our good friends John, Kyle, and Courtney back for an encore performance! This time its is on the big stage in the Green Room! No cover charge for this event…so come join us for a great evening of Classic and Today’s Hit Country!

Saturday at 9 PM – 12 AM
The Wagner House
1 E Spring St, Freeport, Illinois 61032

4. European Pheasant Shoot

An English-style, driven pheasant shoot is magnificent. Every true wingshooter should experience this thrill!! Many long and challenging shots are normal. Shooting of a double and, even the prestigious 40-yard triple may fly by. Are you up to the challenge? Includes: Prime rib lunch, clay shooting, 10 pheasants released per person, and traditional walkup shoot following the driven portion with appetizers following the hunt in the clubhouse to reminisce about the hunt. Cost: $250/person (members), $350/person (public). Reservations Required, call 815-232-5428

Saturday at 11 AM – 5 PM
Rock Hollow HuntClub
1931 IL Route 75 E

3. 7th Annual King Classic Scratch Tourney

The Ritchie Buss Memorial Tournament – The King Classic – is set to hit the lanes on January 15, 2017. This 7th Annual event is one of the premier events in Northwest Illinois as bowlers from the entire region take to the lanes to win the coveted prize and trophy, all while remembering one of the best bowlers, quality person, PBA Champion… Ritchie Buss. $555.55 is the GUARANTEED 1st place although this prize has exceeded this amount every year due to the large turn-out. 8 Games of competition, cut to the Top 5 for a TV Stepladder finals. Entry fee is $55 and 1:5 will cash.  This event is sponsored by The 4 Seasons and the Freeport Bowling Association and have $500.00 in added prize dollars.

Side pots, lots of brackets, and much more… all for this quality event that is bowled on a “modified” Kegel Beaten Path Challenge pattern.
Sign up in advance to assure your spot as this event fills every year.clock

Sunday at 10 AM – 3 PM
4 Seasons Bowling Center
1100 W Galena Ave, Freeport

2. Comedy Night at Eilert’s

January 14th is our next comedy night….stop in enjoy a few laughs & a few drinks. This month we have 3 very funny comedians, so don’t miss out & invite your friends cause I’m sure they could use some laughter in their life

Saturday at 8 PM – 11 PM
1100 W Galena Ave, Freeport

1. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration (Monday)

The community is invited to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King through speech, music and drama.

Monday, January 16, 2017
5 pm to 6 pm: Praise and Worship; 6:15 pm: 
Boys and Girls Club of Freeport and Stephenson County,
511 S. Liberty Avenue, Freeport

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