Wine and Cheese Portfolio Tasting 2020: July 18

— NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR — Grab your friends and sample wines, artisan cheeses and even some craft beers selected by Galena River Wine & Cheese. The Tasting is hosted by and proceeds to benefit the Galena Jo-Daviess Historical Society. Tickets are available at Eventbrite.com. $35/person advanced purchase (must be 21+ to attend) $40/person at […]

Cemetery Walk 2020: September 26 & 27

Actors present living histories September 26 & 27 GALENA, IL — Performers of theSeptember 26 & 27 Cemetery Walk in 2020 will explore the lives of past residents, sharing stories that shine a light on the people who made our region what it is today. Cemetery Walk is one of the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical […]

Free Book with paid admission on Galena Country Fair Weekend

Take a piece of Galena history home with you when you purchase a ticket to the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum this weekend, Oct. 12 & 13, 2019. Free with a paid admission: “Views of our Historic District: Galena, Illinois.” Print or pull this coupon up on your device when you purchase a ticket to […]

26th Annual Cemetery Walk honors lives of early settlers

Actors present living histories at Old City Cemetery, Grace Episcopal June 8, 9, 14 GALENA, IL — Performers of the June 8, 9 and 14 Cemetery Walk are exploring the rugged lives of early settlers, sharing stories of prosperity and the challenges of intersecting cultures, politics and cholera. Cemetery Walk is one of the Galena-Jo […]

‘Play Ball!’ opening day is March 30

Galena & U.S. Grant Museum’s exhibit features regional baseball history Wear your Cubs jersey, your Cardinals cap or any other favorite baseball attire on opening day March 30 and get half-price admission to the Galena & U.S. Grant Museum’s “Play Ball! Our Regional Story.” The special exhibit drives home baseball’s story with oral histories, research […]