McHenry Bank and Trust

November 13th 2023


We are currently looking for Chamber businesses to be booth spots for our Holiday Walk, Saturday November 18th (THIS WEEKEND) from 12PM to 4PM. The weather is looking great and we are excited to have horse drawn carriage rides, as well as photos with Santa provided by Home Depot and crafts with kids from our local schools.


If you would like to set up a FREE booth at Veterans Park in McHenry, CONTACT US before Thursday, this week!

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Wednesday Nov 15, 2023

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

McHenrys NEXT - Jackbox Game Night at K-Adams Foto

Tuesday Nov 21, 2023

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Our DOWNTOWN HOLIDAY WALK kicks off this Friday. This event houses many holiday events, such as our holiday walk, cocoa crawl/living windows, festival of trees, letters to Santa and so much more. If you love the holidays, join in the fun and get in the spirt starting this week.

Ribbon Cutting - Crystal Lume

Friday Dec 1, 2023

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

Community Foundation Multi-Chamber Mixer

Tuesday Dec 5, 2023

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM CST

WINGS Luncheon Holiday Roundtables

Wednesday Dec 13, 2023

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST

PLEASE NOTE:The McHenry Chamber of Commerce will be closed November 23rd & 24thin observation of Thanksgiving and from December 16th 2023 to January 1st 2024. We will return to normal business hours January 2nd 2024.




We are helping push efforts to get more involved in the Toys for Tots Parade this Sunday, hosted by the McHenry Recreation Department. Applications are due this Wednesday. CLICK HERE

The Toys for Tots Parade will be held as part of our Holiday Walk Weekend (November 19th) kicking off from Kane Ave at 1:00pm and making our way down Green Street eventually to Veteran's Memorial Park.

There is no charge to participate BUT:

  • All floats MUST be decorated with a Christmas or Holiday theme.
  • No Political Entries
  • Volunteer Organizations are encouraged.
  • For those participating or attending remember the reason; please bring an unwrapped toy and drop it off at Veteran's Memorial Park at the conclusion of the parade. The Marine Corp League will be collecting the toys and all will go to a LOCAL child in need.

Stomping out breast cancer benefit horse show

What: R Double J Ranch in conjunction with Beyond Stables Event Center is hosting a horse show to benefit Brigitte Birong and her family. This is a great cause to help out a truly amazing lady that has done so much for her community. Come have fun in the heated event center and enjoy the horse show, horse drill team performance, bareback bridleless horse demonstration, liberty horse demonstration, food, vendors, silent auction, and raffle baskets. Free admission and open to the public.

When: Saturday, November 18, 2023 - 9AM - 5PM

Where: Beyond Stable Farm and Event Center 11129 IL-176 Woodstock, IL

For More Information: Kim 262-539-5447 |

Holiday Sip Shop and Spin

What: Join us for Sip, Shop, and Spin! Come and shop our holiday items and spin the discount wheel at the time of purchase! *cannot be combined with other offers* CLICK HERE

When: Black Friday - November 24th 2023 | 6PM-9PM

Where: 3603 Municipal Dr McHenry, IL 60050

For More Information: Jen Hunt | 815-331-8616 |

Photos with Santa at K-Adams Foto

What: Looking to get your photo with Santa this holiday? Well, now you can! Join K-Adams Foto this holiday, from 8AM-2PM, on Black Friday, for a $25 professional digital photo of you with Santa. Bring him your letter (download the template on my facebook event), or write one to him, while you are at my studio. I will also have FREE hot cocoa and everyone gets to leave with a candy cane! Kids crafts will be available (while supplies last) and there will be locally made holiday gifts for sale!

When: Black Friday, November 24th 2023 from 8:00AM - 2:00 PM

Where: K-Adams Foto Studio 3322 Elm Street McHenry IL 60050

For More Information: Kelsey Adams -

Don't Miss Out. Only 3 Days Left to Register for Small Business Tech Day (FREE Online Event for Small Business Owners and Executives)

What: T-minus 3 Days! -- Are you a small business executive looking to harness the power of technology, protect your enterprise from potential threats, and position yourself for growth in a digital world?

If so, Illinois Small Business Tech Day is the event you don't want to miss! Register today for this FREE online event!

Hear from tech giants like:

• Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec

• Siri co-founder and AI expert Adam Cheyer

You'll learn how disruptive technologies like AI are affecting the future of small business and what YOU can do to stay ahead of the competition and protect your organization from potential cyberthreats.

Don’t miss out on this exclusive FREE online event.

Attendance is limited and filling up fast!

When: November 16 @1:00PM | Registration required.


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