MCHS - McHenry County Historical Society

10/13/2021 | News release | Distributed by Public on 10/13/2021 14:14

Autumn Drive

Autumn Drive returns Friday-Sunday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 15-17 in and around the juncture of Franklinville and Garden Valley roads in rural Woodstock. The 1885 Seneca Township Hall, renamed Perkins Hall, serves as the geographic heart of the event. In addition to vendors Beads and Seeds, Devine Design Soaps, Focused on Memories lighted glass blocks and shadow boxes, the McHenry County Historical Society will be selling a variety of unique gifts - including raffle tickets for the Heritage Quilters' annual raffle quit: Small Town Square. The nine-patch with "hips," is rooted in a pattern which appeared in the Quilters Newsletter back in the 1970s. Small Town Square emanates around a central square - the epicenter of social activity in communities worldwide ... when people were able to socialize in public. Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.

Outside vendors will be selling vintage gifts, home goods, furntiture/collectibles, jewelry, custom sewing/quilting gifts, rustic farmhouse book stacks, key chains, wood bead items and more, Kiki's Cotton Candy of Wauconda will be selling cotton candy, various flavors of popcorn, snowcones and more.