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Shedd Aquarium

JDCF Safaris

126 North Main Street, Elizabeth, IL 61028

Bird & Eagle Watching

Guided explorations of rare wild birds in Native American archaeological sites.

Explore the rolling hills and lush landscapes of Galena Country on a JDCF Safari! Discover unique geological features of the landscape provided Native Americans and the first Europeans, a mighty river to travel upon and woodlands and prairies rich with all they needed to build settlements and thrive. Learn the history of the land while journeying along with these protected properties, on a bird-watching safari!

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Massbach Stomp!

Massbach Ridge Winery  •  Sep 28 @ 11AM

Join Massbach Ridge Winery's Post Harvest Celebration at their annual Stomp!

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Christmas at the Fort

Apple River Fort State Historic Site •  Dec 07 @ 11AM

Celebrate Christmas the 1832 way at Apple River Fort State Historic Site in beautiful Elizabeth, IL!

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