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Planit 10: We've got 10 things for you to do this weekend in McHenry County

McHenry County residents watched as the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 932 put on a show during Barnstormer’s Day Fly-in and Drive-in on Saturday at Galt Airport in Wonder Lake.
McHenry County residents watched as the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 932 put on a show during Barnstormer’s Day Fly-in and Drive-in on Saturday at Galt Airport in Wonder Lake.

BARNSTORMER'S DAY 2018 FLY-IN & DRIVE-IN, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 16, Galt Airport, 5112 Greenwood Road, Wonder Lake. An old style fly-in with a pancake breakfast, display of vintage aircraft, cars, motorcycles, local crafters and entertainment. Free admission. Information: 815-648-2433 or https://eaa932.org/event/barnstormers_day_2018/.

MOONLIGHT & MADNESS, 7 to 10 p.m. June 15, Smith's Central Garage, 3315 Pearl St., McHenry. A fun twist on your standard, run-of-the-mill fundraiser. At this retro benefit for Pioneer Center for Human Services, you’ll enjoy period beverages, scrumptious appetizers, cash bar, a 1940s dance lesson and live toe-tapping swing music. Wear your stepping shoes and bring your date as we dance our way into the 1940s with the sounds of smooth jazz. Tickets: $25 per person, $45 per couple. Tickets and information: Jordan Debbink, 815-759-7129 or https://www.pioneercenter.org/moonlight-madness/.

WOODSTOCK CHALLENGE RUN & POOL PARTY, 41st annual, 8 a.m. June 16, Woodstock Water Works Aquatic Center in Emricson Park, 1313 Kishwaukee Valley Road, Woodstock. Featuring a 5K run/walk and 1-mile and half-mile kids/family run/walk. A pool party is scheduled after the event. Cost: $15-$35. Registration and information: 815-338-4363, www.woodstockrecreationdepartment.com or http://www.signmeup.com/123474.

HOOKED ON FISHING, 9 a.m. to noon June 16, The Hollows, 3804 Route 14, Cary; and 9 a.m. to noon June 17, Rush Creek, 20501 McGuire Road, Harvard. Family fishing fun hosted by McHenry County Conservation District. Learn fishing techniques and safety tips. Fishing license not required. Free. Registration and information: 815-479-5779 or www.mccdistrict.org.

"ROCK THE ROUTES," noon to 9 p.m. June 16, Stone Hill Center parking lot, Routes 14 and 22, Fox River Grove. Kick off the summer the right way with live music, children's events, food from local restaurants, craft beer from local breweries, cruise night. Rain or shine. Free admission. Information: 847-639-2800 or www.carygrovechamber.com/events.

ART ON THE FOX, 11th annual, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 16-17, Riverfront Park, 201 N. Harrison St., Algonquin. Fine arts festival hosted by the village of Algonquin and Algonquin Public Arts Commission featuring art booths, hands-on demonstrations, musical entertainment and free children's art projects. Information: 847-658-2700 or www.artonthefox.com.

"ONE-MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY," 3 p.m. June 16, Raue Center for the Arts, 26 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake. Canadian actor, Charles Ross, brings his solo madcap creation "One-Man Star Wars Trilogy" to the stage in his mind-bending whirlwind of a show. Ross retells the classic trilogy in 60 minutes. Tickets: $25-$30. Tickets and information: 815-356-9212 or http://rauecenter.org/upcoming-events/one-man-star-wars-trilogy/.

PAIGE HARGROVE, 7 p.m. June 16, Rush Creek Distilling, 1501 W. Diggins St., Harvard. Singer-songwriter from Chicago who has created a sound of her own with influences ranging from Noah Gundersen to Paramore. Free. Information: 815-943-7874 or https://www.facebook.com/events/1568501623267951/.

"HOPPIN' INTO SUMMER" DANCE, 7:15 p.m. June 16, St. John Lutheran Church Activity Center, 300 Jefferson St., Algonquin. Free Lindy Hop Swing dance lesson at 7:45 p.m. taught by Frank and Jackie Penze. Open dancing starts at 8:15 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. with Ballroom, Latin and wing music provided by DJ Dr. Rod. Dress code is dressy casual. No jeans or gym shoes. Cake, coffee and prizes. Admission: $8 members, $10 seniors, $12 nonmembers. Doors open 7:15 p.m. Information: 847-639-8699, www.dancefoxvalley.org or www.dancewithfrankandjackie.com.

LAKE IN THE HILLS TRIATHLON, 6:30 to 10 a.m. June 17, Ken Carpenter Park, Miller and Randall roads, Lake in the Hills. Event includes biking, running and swimming all in one morning. This local event is great for beginners and elite athletes. Sponsored by the village of Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department. Cost: $75. Registration and information: 847-960-7460, www.lith.org or https://www.raceentry.com/race-reviews/lake-in-the-hills-triathlon.

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