People enjoy the first day of the McHenry County Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022, at the fairgrounds in Woodstock. The fair runs through Sunday, Aug. 7. Entry to the fair is $10 for anyone over age 14, and $5 for children ages 6 to 13. Ages 5 and under are free.



People have fun during the Algonquin Founders’ Days Festival Friday, July 29, 2022, at Ted Spella Community Park, 2610 Harnish Drive, in Algonquin. This year marks the festival’s 60th anniversary that includes over 40 events, including live music, food and drinks, a carnival, and market bazaar.


Crystal Lake Cardboard Regatta returned Saturday, July 23, 2022 to Main Beach as a fundraiser for the Crystal Lake Parks Initiative Foundation.


Images from the McHenry County Youth Sports Association's 2022 Summer International Championship baseball tournament in Crystal Lake featuring teams from throughout the world.


A large crowd enjoyed the annual Fiesta Days parade in downtown McHenry Sunday afternoon, July 17, 2022. The parade capped the 10 day festival.