Autumn is Awesome... our Top 10 for fall

Now that we’ve settled into more of a traditional, back-to-school routine, check your calendar for some free space and consider joining us this fall for a wide selection of programs and activities tailored to residents of all ages. Pick a favorite and enjoy some family fun! Get started by checking out these upcoming 10 events,… Read More

COVID-19 Action Steps and Communication Plan

AUGUST 27 UPDATE On Thursday, August 26, Governor J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health reinstated a statewide mask mandate. Masks are required indoors, regardless of COVID vaccination status, effective Monday, August 30. Safety has been and will continue to be one of our top priorities. We continue to follow guidelines from IDPH… Read More

Interactive BioBlitz? Let’s See What All the Buzz is About!

Pesky and persistent. Annoying and unflappable. Utter nuisances, especially around a picnic. Widely considered real pains in the … (depending where they sting), bees, mosquitos and an assortment of their other friends sure do get a bad rap. Truth be told, however, “Our lives depend on them,” says Lonnie Morris, an environmental activist and coordinator… Read More

Live & Uncorked Set to Take Center Stage at Blackberry Farm

Paul Thill gets the picture.   (Quite literally, in fact, when you consider the Sugar Grove resident hadn’t seen one of our favorite images when asked: What makes Live & Uncorked so enjoyable?)  “The setting of Blackberry Farm is idyllic, particularly on a sunset night,” said Thill, a Live & Uncorked “regular,” along with wife Jen.… Read More