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Art in the Park event planned for McHenry

Published: Thursday, July 10, 2014 9:05 a.m. CDT

McHENRY – Crafts and community history will be on display at McHenry's upcoming Art in the Park festival.

The event, which features artists and craft vendors, starts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Veterans Memorial Park, located at the corner of Pearl and Park streets.

The McHenry Landmark Commission will also have a tent showcasing photos of historic McHenry and highlights from the Petersen Farm Day. Information will also be available on the commission's historic neighborhood project, which seeks to catalog the history of McHenry's older neighborhoods.

The event is held in conjunction with McHenry's Fiesta Days, which starts July 11 and features live music, races, carnival rides, an ice social, a car show and plenty of food.

A full schedule is available at the McHenry Area Chamber of Commerce's website, mchenryfiestadays.com.

- Northwest Herald

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