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Author Archives: ThingsToDoInGalena

‘Tis The Season To Visit Galena

Galena is a great place to visit all year long, but the Christmas Season is by far my favorite time to be in Galena.  Below are just a few upcoming holiday events planned. The Galena Territory Holiday House Walk Date: Dec 3 (10 a.m.-4 p.m.) Location: The GTA Club House Self-guided tour of five beautiful … Continue reading »

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Nouveau Wine Weekend In Galena – Nov. 18th-19th

In Galena Illinois we have long celebrated the fabulousness of great wines, and the tradition continues November 18th and 19th with Nouveau Wine Weekend in Galena. If you’re up for a little indulgence, come on out to Galena for some wine tastings of not only the French-inspired Nouveau, but Oregon Pinot Noirs, Napa Valley Cabernet … Continue reading »

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Halloween Parade – Downtown Galena

This is the place to be for all those grown-ups looking for an excuse to dress up this halloween. Bring the kids to Galena’s Main Street this Saturday for the annual Halloween Parade! This event is a big hit in Galena with over 14,000 people attending last year. Weather forecast is 58 and sunny. Did … Continue reading »

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  It’s Oktoberfest in Galena!! Live music (polka anyone?), food, and of course some great local Ales. I’m thinking the beer stein endurance contest might be entertaining. Fun starts Sat. Oct. 1 at 10a.m. I’ll be there looking for some good video, so bring it! Go to the Galena Lions website for details.

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Warren and Kathy Bell opened the doors to The Galena Brewing Company as recent as July 2010. But, Galena’s love affair with stout began long before that… In the early 1800’s when the lead mining industry was booming, Galena was home to nine breweries, which are represented as the nine stars in the Galena Brewing … Continue reading »

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