Top 10 Things To Do This Weekend In Stephenson County Illinois

Stephenson County, Illinois — Stephenson County 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 friends, family or a cool place to invite that new date to, here’s a list of the top 10 things we’ve found there is to do this weekend in Stephenson County.

Enjoy Your Weekend In Stephenson County Illinois


10. Freeport Phantoms Pancake Breakfast

Support your Freeport Phantoms and come out to Applebee’s on Saturday 12/16 from 8am-10am for a pancake breakfast! Tickets are $5.

Saturday at 8 AM – 10 AM

Applebee’s Grill & Bar
1802 S West St

9. Visit Santa

Bring the children out to the Freeport Public Library and visit with Santa.

Saturday December 16 1 pm to 3 pm at Freeport Public Library.

Freeport Public Library
100 E. Douglas Street

8. Coat 4 Kids Drive

Friday at 9 AM – 4 PM

Lincoln-Douglas Elementary School
1802 W Laurel St

7. Christoper James Oppold

Come out to Wayside on December 15th and wish Christoper Oppold the best of luck as he starts a new adventure in his music career. He will be moving to Nashville on January 1st, so this is going to be a show you wont want to miss!

Friday at 8 PM – 12 AM

Wayside Saloon
1802 Crossroads Lane

6. Ugly Sweater Party With Free Fall At Logan’s

Get out those ugly sweaters… get out your creativity!!!

Prizes awarded to…
Best individual
Best couple
Best group

Judging takes place at 9:30pm!!!! We recommend arriving early.

Saturday at 7:30 PM – 11:30 PM

Logan’s Bar & Grill
1805 S West Ave

5. Mr. Ed at Rosati’s

Friday at 6 PM – 9 PM

Rosati’s Pizza Sports Pub
2725 IL Rte. 26 S

4. The Ryan and Joe Trio at Mort’s

The Ryan and Joe Trio Return back to Mort’s for a fun filled Friday night!

Friday at 8 PM – 12 AM

Mort’s Bar & Grill
114 S Chicago Ave

3. Guitar Ronnie At Logan’s

Friday at 7 PM – 11 PM

Logan’s Bar & Grill
1805 S West Ave

2. Christmas Concert Live Music!

Sunday, December 17, 2:00 – Fun live Christmas concert by some local musicians & music teachers! We’ll have several local musicians/teachers singing, playing band and string instruments, all for a mini Christmas concert together. This should be a fun time, come & watch our sons’ teachers put on a concert of their own!

Sunday at 2 PM – 3 PM

Wishful Acres Farm & Brewery
4679 N. Flansburg Rd. Lena

1. FHN Festival of Trees Luminary Night

Enjoy the beauty of the soft light of luminaries along historic Stephenson Street and Lincoln Boulevard.

Sunday, December 17, 2017
Dusk – 9 pm

BONUS. Benefit In Honor Of Gregory Wood

Friday, November 10th, the Wood Family lost their house, all of their belongings and their oldest son Gregory, in a tragic house fire. Gregory was a 19 year old Firefighter of Leaf River, and German Valley, and an amazing young man. The Loose Screw will be holding a benefit to help the family through this tragic time.

We will be donating a portion of every drink sold the entire day. Our Bartenders Will Donate 50% of their tips for the day.

At 3pm DJ Bill From Bullseye Karaoke Will Help Us Raffle Off Prizes and Baskets From Local Businesses

We Will Be Setting Up Donation Buckets Through the Bar of which 100% of the donations will be given to the family.

Saturday at 3 PM

The Loose Screw
45 Church St, German Valley


We encourage you to experience the county and while you’re out, enjoy a little sightseeing holiday light tour as well. Have a great weekend.

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