Galena Virtual Family Fitness Weekend

RUN,  HIKE,  BIKE,  KAYAK  OR ANY ACTIVITY OF YOUR CHOOSING, FOR THE BENEFIT OF GALENA’S HISTORICAL SOCIETY AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAMS.  No Fee Required – Donations are Appreciated! ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE SHARED BETWEEN THE GALENA HISTORICAL SOCIETY, POLICE DEPARTMENT, FIRE DEPARTMENT AND EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. Register in advance and make a donation, to be entered […]

Wine and Cheese Portfolio Tasting 2021: May 22

— 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 2021: September

Actors present living histories in September  GALENA, IL — Performers of the September  Cemetery Walk in 2021 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 Society’s major fundraising events. […]

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 […]