character will share their life stories, CEMETERY WALK -June 18, 7 pm, tying them in with the history of Galena. indoor seated performance at Grace galenahistory.org Episcopal Church, 107 S Prospect St,

Galena. Ten characters from Galena’s JULIANI ENSEMBLE CONCERT -past come alive during this performance June 12, 5 pm, the Washburne House The characters share their life stories, State Historic Site, 908 3rd St, Galena. tying them in with the history of Galena. Under the theme "Grant’s Galena, Where galenahistory.org History Makes Music," the audience will

enjoy a world-class concert in a historic WOODWORKING WITH TIM PRICE home. julianiensemble.org -June 25, noon to 4 pm, Maggie Black,

116 S Main St, Galena. Cutting butterflies GREAT GALENA BALLOON RACE with chisels, butterflies and wood provided. -June 17-19, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, maggieblackhome.com.

444 Eagle Ridge Dr.,

Galena. Don’t miss this spectacular three-day event. Over 20 hot air balloons,

three races, night glow extravaganzas, CORKLESS IN GALENA -June 25, a car show, live music, kid’s noon-7 pm, Depot Park, Galena. A festival activities, a Friday night ale fest and celebrating the wines and food of more! greatgalenaballoonrace.com northern Illinois. Wine, live music, food,

artists. corklessgalena.com

BELDEN SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE -

June 18, 10 am-noon, 52 Heatherdowns Lane, Galena Territory. Docents will be

July 2016

present to help visitors learn about the one-room schoolhouse. beldenschool.org

STAR-SPANGLED SHENANDOAH PRO RODEO AND OPEN HOUSE -

HUNTER FUERSTE CONCERT -

July 1-2, 7:30-10 pm each night, Shenandoah June 18, 6-8 pm, Turner Hall, 115 S Riding Center, 200 N Brodrecht Bench St, Galena. The 10th anniversary Rd, Galena. Pro rodeo action featuring celebration of the Galena Foundation bareback riding steer wrestling cowgirls concert featuring barrel racing and bull riding. Stay for the the nationally-recognized, free fireworks immediately following the

rodeo. For general hillside seating bring 14-piece Hunter a blanket or lawn chair. Fuerste Orchestra.

com theshenandoahridingcenter. You’ll be transported

BELDEN SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE

to -July 2, 10 am-noon, 52 Heatherdowns another time Lane, Galena Territory. Docents will be with their authentic present to help visitors learn about the re-creations of the hits from the big one-room schoolhouse. beldenschool.org band era from 1935 to 1945. Donations appreciated. galenafoundation.org HANOVER DAYS -July 3. Enjoy Independence Day a day early with an Ameri-