‘The Addams Family’ to Visit Opera House

‘The Addams Family’ to Visit Opera House

WMTC to present creepy comedy Just in time for the Halloween season, the Woodstock Musical Theatre Company will bring the creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky characters from the Addams Family to life on stage by presenting “The Addams Family” at the Woodstock Opera...
Atrocious Poets Make Poetry Fun, Accessible

Atrocious Poets Make Poetry Fun, Accessible

Woodstock-based group shares poetry with the community Poetry is all around us, and a group of Woodstock-based writers is seeking to heighten the awareness of the art within the community. The Atrocious Poets began as an unnamed gathering of local writers and poets...
Judy Collins to Kick off Creative Living Series

Judy Collins to Kick off Creative Living Series

WFAA announces lineup for 54th season of popular speaker series Renowned ’60s singer/songwriter Judy Collins will kick off the 54th season of the Woodstock Fine Arts Association Creative Living Series. Beyond her music, Collins is an accomplished painter, filmmaker,...
Country Band to Heat up Fall Night at Niko’s

Country Band to Heat up Fall Night at Niko’s

National act Parmalee to play outdoor stage Sept. 8   Niko Kanakaris, owner of Niko’s Red Mill Tavern, has been trying to get a national country act booked on his outdoor stage for a couple of years. Friday, Sept. 8, his dream will become a reality, when nationally...
Music Festival to Raise Funds for Local Clinic

Music Festival to Raise Funds for Local Clinic

When Linda Bruce and her family created Soul Jam several years ago, the idea was simple. “It started just because our family wanted to have an opportunity to have a fundraiser where we could give back a little bit,” Bruce said. The outdoor music festival at Soulful...
Artists Welcome Guests for WPBW Autumn Art Tour

Artists Welcome Guests for WPBW Autumn Art Tour

Local artists and artisans to feature in annual event From one-of-a-kind nature-inspired art jewelry to custom-made birdhouses, the Woodstock Professional Business Women’s upcoming studio art tour will offer a variety of unique finds, all from local artisans. “Every...
Music Enthusiasts Jazzed for Annual Fest Aug. 25-26

Music Enthusiasts Jazzed for Annual Fest Aug. 25-26

The 10th annual Woodstock Jazz Festival, featuring local and nationally known talent, will come to the Woodstock Square Friday and Saturday, Aug. 25 and 26. “It’s going to be quite a treat,” said the president of Jazz on the Square, Bryan Kyrouac. The fest will kick...
Festival Brings Mozart to the Opera House

Festival Brings Mozart to the Opera House

A 31-year-tradition of Mozart in Woodstock will continue at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 13, when the orchestra takes the stage for the final performance of the 2017 Midwest Mozart Festival at the Woodstock Opera House, 121 Van Buren St. The festival began with a performance...
Fair to Kick It Country With Sawyer Brown

Fair to Kick It Country With Sawyer Brown

There’s no better venue for live country music on a summer night in the Midwest than a county fair. Woodstock will deliver at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 4, when country music band and veteran recording stars Sawyer Brown perform at the McHenry County Fair, 11900 Country Club...

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