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Events for "Galena, IL"

April

  • U.S. Grant's Birthday (Apr. 20 – 22)

    Galena, IL

    The former home of the Civil War general celebrates his 196th birthday with free admission to the Grant Museum, an artillery encampment, Main Street walking tours with Gen. Grant, a pie auction, a spy trial and appearances by President and Mrs. Lincoln.


June

  • Great Galena Balloon Race (Jun 15 – 17)

    Galena, IL

    Eagle Ridge Resort hosts two balloon races, two night glows and rides for the public. An Alefest Friday includes tastings of more than 100 beers, and there are Wine Flights on Saturday.