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4 Popular Must-See Holiday Festivals

The holiday season is a special time of year to make memories with the people we hold dear. We take a look at four quintessential holiday events that are sure to spark your family’s holiday spirit.

Woodstock is Worth a Visit

The charming Woodstock Square is a reminder of the town’s heritage and a centerpiece of its cultural scene. Meet some enterprising leaders who are spreading the word about their hometown’s greatest assets.

Do You Know the Story of Your Home?

If you live in an older home, your walls have a story to tell. With a little detective work, and some help from an historical researcher, you can uncover the tales of your home and its former owners.

Know Your Neighbors: Father Jim Swarthout

This Episcopal priest has made a long career of helping people to recover from their addictions. With a background in counseling, this Barrington Hills resident embraces a different way of serving others this season.

Back to the Farm!

In autumn, our thoughts turn to the bounty of the land. If you’re in search of the perfect pumpkin, cider doughnut, or apple orchard, here are nine classic Midwestern destinations to visit.