Planit 5: What to do this weekend in McHenry County

CARY MAIN STREET FEST, noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 15 and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 16, downtown Cary, 108 W. Main St., Cary. A two-day festival with a full lineup of live music, family entertainment, family stage, food from local restaurants, craft beer, vendor booths and more. Hosted by the Cary-Grove Chamber of Commerce. Admission: $5 requested donation requested at the gate. Information: 847-639-2800 or

FISHING DERBY, 9 to 11:30 a.m. Sept. 15, Jaycee Park, Silver Lake Road at Algonquin Road, Cary. Bait your friends and family with a morning of fishing fun at the Happy Trails Fishing Derby offered by the Cary Park District. All ages are invited. Poles, tackle and bait provided or bring your own. New anglers receive a quick fishing lesson. Raffle prizes, goody bags and fishing information included. Registration recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Free. Registration and information: 847-639-6100 or

KITE FEST, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 16, Lippold Park LaCrosse Fields, 851 W. Route 176, Crystal Lake. Watch Professional kite flyers fill the sky with enormous kites. First 250 kids receive free kites. Build a kite or bring your own. Pack a blanket and picnic lunch for your family to enjoy while flying kites. Rain or shine. Free. Information: 815-459-0680 or

WOODSTOCK HARVEST FEST & FAIR IN THE SQUARE 2018, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 16, on the Square, Woodstock. Bluegrass in the Square, presented by Off Square Music, will feature musical performances by The Bluegrass Express; The Briar Pickers and The Special Consensus ($10 donation requested). Fair in the Square portion of Harvest Fest will feature craft vendors from throughout the Midwest offering a wide variety of handmade craft items for sale. Information: 815-334-9770; 815-334-0718 or

19TH ANNUAL QUILT SHOW, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 15-16, Countryside Flower Shop, Nursery and Garden Center, 5301 E. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. View beautiful quilts displayed throughout the greenhouses, accented with flowering plants. Try your chance at winning one of the many raffle quilts. Free admission. Information: 815-459-8130 or