Artistic Side of District Staff
January 7–February 26
Lost Valley Visitor Center, Glacial Park
Enjoy a selection of nature-related works of art as diverse as McHenry County Conservation District staff members themselves, as we reveal the hidden talents of our very own staff members! The art on display ranges from paintings and prints to hand knitted scarves and carved flutes. There are also baskets and a mosaic, jewelry and ceramics. Imagery includes landscapes, great horned owl, great blue heron, yellow-headed blackbirds, oak tree. Also on display are tools and supplies used created the art.
Cross-Country Candlelight Ski
Both Friday and Saturday, 5–9 p.m.
January 20 & 21
Coral Woods, Marengo
Don’t miss your chance to cross-country ski on trails lit only by candlelight! Skiers of every experience level and age are welcome, but you must bring your own equipment. Gather around the campfire for refreshments after your time out on the trail. Future ski/hike: Feb. 10 & 11, Rush Creek.
Check Before You Go, cancellations may occur due to weather (if trails are icy/hazardous or the wind chill drops below -20˚) or staff emergencies. See Site Advisories on the sidebar.