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Upcoming Events

Visit Your local Christmas Tree Farm to "cut your own" or select a quality pre-cut tree: Ben's Christmas Tree Farm, Harvard, IL LINKRichardson Tree Farm, Spring Grove, IL LINK

For the Special person in your life, you can give the gift of horseback riding. Horseback riding builds strength and confidence and is excellent exercise. Visit Krussell Stables and ask about their holiday riding special!

Looking for music for your special event or Holiday Party? Contact Heelan Music for more information.

This museum exists to educate - they'd like the whole world to know about fire equipment and it's stellar history! Visit their website for more information, and make sure you call ahead before dropping in as private tours are all they offer at the moment. (815-568-8950)

The Volo Auto Museum is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. It features roughly 400 classic, antique, muscle and Hollywood cars. Admission is $14.95 for adults, $8.95 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children 4 and younger. For other information, visit volocars.com, or call 815-385-3644.

Just For Fun offers skating lessons and space for birthday and private skating parties. With more than 20 years of experience providing an arena for family fun and entertainment, they are one of the area's premier venues for fun, providing a safe environment for everyone. Visit their website for hours.

Annual Ice Fishing Derby, 6 AM- 2 PM. Sponsored by the Wonder Lake Sportsmans Club . This Catch & Release Fishing Derby is Sunday January 28th.

A snowmobile safety certification is required to operate a snowmobile. A child under 10 cannot operate a snowmobile. Classes are available online and are open to anyone Ages 12 -16 are required to have a certificate to operate a snomobile. Those who have a valid driver's license may operate snowmobiles without the certification but those without a license must complete eight hours of instruction and the final examination to receive the certificate and the legal right to drive a snowmobile. Two Providers-On-line Snowmobile Safety Course And Certification:  http://www.snowmobilecourse.com/usa/illinois/and http://www.snowmobile-ed.com/illinois/

America's Largest Railway Museum, located in Union Illinois. See their website for train scheduls, dates & times.

Tickets for a variety of events are available at the Opera House box office, online or by calling 815-338-5300.

Save time and money, shop locally in Wonder Lake for your family meals. Wonder Foods has daily specials for every day items, visit this link to view their sale prices! For every $100 spent at a locally owned business, $45 stays in the local economy, creating jobs and expanding the county's tax base. If our local businesses were in the village boundaries, our tax dollars would benefit VWL directly.

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