Events

PopUp Booths and Art Fairs including work for sale by WillOaks Studio 

Past events

Apr 24

Farmers Market+ In The Dole

Find my booth 4/24 at Crystal Lake’s newest weekend attraction, the Farmers’ Market+ IN The Dole. Find the freshest locally-sourced produce, delicacies and unique artisan creations. The Farmers Market+ includes: Live Acoustic Music, Food Trucks Featuring Brunch/Lunch Fare, A Bar Offering Brunch Beverages, Coffee Drinks and More for some relaxing Sunday activities

11:00am - 3:00pm CDT

Dole Mansion, 401 Country Club Rd, Crystal Lake IL 60014

https://www.farmersmarketatthedole.org/

Apr 10

Farmers Market+ In The Dole

Find my booth 4/10, & 4/24 at Crystal Lake’s newest weekend attraction, the Farmers’ Market+ In The Dole. Find the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers & delicacies in Northern Illinois. The festive event includes: Live Acoustic Music, Local Artists/Artisans, Children’s Activities, Food Trucks Featuring Brunch/Lunch Fare, A Bar Offering Brunch Beverages, Coffee Drinks and More for some relaxing Sunday activities.

10:00am - 2:00pm CDT

Dole Mansion, 401 Country Club Rd, Crystal Lake IL 60014

https://www.farmersmarketatthedole.org/

Apr 9

Ready, Set, Grow

Master gardener annual conference at MCC. We missed the past 2 years due to COVID but we’re BACK! This will be my 5th time vending my garden & nature inspired artisan jewelry at this event. I am a Master Gardener besides my studio practice, & I find inspiration in all things about gardening & the natural world❤️ Be sure to stop by!

7:30am - 4:00pm CDT

McHenry County Community College, 8900 US Highway14, Crystal Lake, 60012

https://www.mchenry.edu/gardenfest/

Mar 27

Farmers Market+ In The Dole

Find my booth 3/27, 4/10, & 4/24 at Crystal Lake’s newest weekend attraction, the Farmers’ Market+ In The Dole. Find the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers & delicacies in Northern Illinois. The festive event includes: Live Acoustic Music, Local Artists/Artisans, Children’s Activities, Food Trucks Featuring Brunch/Lunch Fare, A Bar Offering Brunch Beverages, Coffee Drinks and More for some relaxing Sunday activities.

10:00am - 2:00pm CDT

Dole Mansion, 401 Country Club Rd, Crystal Lake IL 60014

http://www.farmersmarketatthedole.org/

Mar 13

Farmers Market+ In the Dole

Like magic-the fabulous Sunday Market at the Dole Mansion is transported INTO the Mansion! All kinds of vendors, food, drink, & entertainment make this a DESTINATION for Sunday Shopping & Fun. WillOaksStudio hosts her booth with a mix of classics, seasonal & new jewelry, wearable pieces & useful objects. Generally, my booth offerings & my website listings are different products but my customers can make requests & special orders. Preview newest work on offer at WillOaksStudio on Instagram.

10:00am - 2:00pm CDT

Dole Mansion 401 Country Club Rd Crystal Lake, IL 60014 United States

https://www.farmersmarketatthedole.org/

Dec 19

Farmers Market+ In The Dole

Come on inside! The beautiful historic Dole Mansion hosts a wonderful variety of vendors & artisans throughout the winter on select Sundays. Check their website to confirm dates. Music, food, football, a bar, & lots of “shop small” vendors to browse & shop. WillOaks Studio has a lovely booth with a changing selection of handmade artisan jewelry-new additions to shop and custom orders can be discussed! Hope to see you there! SHOP SMALL & SHOP LOCAL

10:00am - 2:00pm CST

401 Country Club Road Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014

https://www.farmersmarketatthedole.org/

Nov 19 - Nov 20

Art of the Land Thirteenth Anniversary, The Land Conservancy of McHenry County

Art of the Land is one of TLC’s biggest fundraisers of the year, and celebrates the beauty of nature and open spaces. This juried event features the works of regional artists and artisans who draw their inspiration from the local landscape. The event includes artwork, photography contest, live music, appetizers, raffle prizes and much more! Thirty percent of art sold supports The Land Conservancy of McHenry County’s mission to preserve our scenic, natural and agricultural lands.

7:30pm - 11:00pm CST

The Starline Gallery, The Starline Factory 306 W. Front St. Harvard, IL

https://conservemc.org/call-for-artists-art-of-the-land/

Nov 7

Farmers Market+ In The Dole

Shop SMALL & LOCAL for your Holidays! Find my booth 11/7, 11/21, 12/5, 12/12, 12/19, at Crystal Lake’s newest weekend attraction, the Farmers Winter Market+ IN The Dole Mansion, brings the season’s freshest locally-sourced fruits, vegetables, flowers & delicacies to Northern Illinois INDOORS November through April, ‘22. Live Music, Local Artists/Artisans, Children’s Activities, Food Trucks, A Bar Offering Brunch Beverages, Coffee Drinks and More for a relaxing Sunday.

10:00am - 2:00pm CST

401 Country Club Road Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014

https://www.farmersmarketatthedole.org/

Oct 9 - Oct 10

Art in the Garden: A Grassroots Art Fair ​2021

Art in the Garden: A Grassroots Art Fair Goes Wearable will be on: October 9th and 10th!

10:00am - 5:00pm CDT

1740 Grove Street Glenview, IL 60025

https://www.grassrootsartfair.com/

Dec 5

Woodstock Ladies’ Night Out Market

5:00pm - 9:00pm CST

Mixin Mingle, 124 Cass St, Woodstock, IL. 60098

Nov 30

Woodstock’s Small Business Saturday Market

WillOaks Studio is a proud Woodstock Small (Micro?!) Business. But thanks to our active local events calendar AND my big presence on the World Wide Web, being SMALL is a pretty BIG deal! And I love the holiday season, so come visit me, & find extra special OOAK gifts (for yourself too,❤️)

10:00am - 2:00pm CST

Mixin Mingle, 124 Cass St, Woodstock, IL 60098

https://www.mixinmingle.com/calendar-woodstock-il/lighting-of-the-square-mingler-2018-5dlry

Nov 29

Woodstock’s Lighting of the Square

On the day after Thanksgiving, we turn on about a million little white lights all over the Woodstock City Square. Drop in for our Mingler at Mixin Mingle & begin some extra special Christmas Shopping from some of the Shop Small area businesses! ❤️WillOaks Studio will have a creative mixture of artisan jewelry & gifts, all hand crafted here in Woodstock ❤️ Visit me there!

6:00pm - 10:00pm CST

Mixin Mingle, 124 Cass St., Woodstock, IL. 60098

Nov 8 - Nov 9

Art of the Land, Eleventh Anniversary

Main annual fund-raiser (& a very fun, artsy, gala event) for the Land Conservancy of McHenry County

6:30pm - 10:00pm CST

Starline Gallery, 400 N. Front St, Harvard, IL 60033

https://www.conservemc.org/get-involved/attend-an-event/art-of-the-land-art-show-benefit

Nov 2

Green Living Expo

♻️12th Annual Green Living Expo♻️ Learn about the latest in sustainable living, get ideas for energy saving, shop for green gifts, and take in fun, educational exhibits. ⭐️Find me on the Expo’s ArtWalk!⭐️

12:00pm - 5:00pm CDT

MCC Sustainability Center, 8900 US Highway 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012

https://www.mchenry.edu/greenexpo/

Oct 18 - Oct 20

Autumn Drive, 2019

Luckily it’s 3 days long because there is just so much to see & do on the 32nd Annual Autumn Drive. Find a map on their website & find me at STOP #1 with my collection of WillOaks Studio handmade enamels, jewelry & gifts.

11:00am - 7:00pm CDT

18209 Collins Rd, Woodstock, IL, Stop #1, 5LazyK Ranch

http://www.autumndrive.net/

Apr 6

Gardenfest at McHenry County College

Gardenfest is a one day event with vendors, presentations & workshops. It’s an effort shared by MCC & U of I Master Gardeners, as a celebrated affair to kick off the gardening season. I will display a collection of my pieces with nature and garden themes. My new pieces for Spring & Summer 2019 will debut at Gardenfest. For more information, email conferencecenter@mchenry.edu or call (815) 479-7570

8:30am - 5:00pm CDT

McHenry County College

http://www.mchenry.edu/gardenfest/

Nov 29

Ladies Night Out- Woodstock Square

11/29, Thursday, Ladies Night Out at 5-9 pm https://www.mixinmingle.com/calendar-woodstock-il/woodstock-ladies-night-out-2018 Ladies Night Out is the most happenin' event of the year on the Woodstock Square. Hundreds of women from near and far come out to the shops and restaurants in this popular holiday outing. 

5:00pm - 9:00pm CST

Mix’n Mingle, 124 Cass St, Woodstock, Il 60098

https://www.mixinmingle.com/calendar-woodstock-il/woodstock-ladies-night-out-2018

Nov 23

Lighting of the Square-Woodstock, IL

To celebrate the warmth and magic of Woodstock's annual Lighting of the Square tradition (attended by thousands), Mixin Mingle is hosting a mingler featuring unique finds from community businesses. The event will be open from 5pm-9pm, and you can watch the Lighting of the Square in front of our store at 7pm. Shop here for original art jewelry by WillOaks Studio for holiday giving & beautiful wearing!

5:00pm - 9:00pm CST

Mix’n Mingle, 124 Cass St, Woodstock, IL 60098

https://www.mixinmingle.com/calendar-woodstock-il/lighting-of-the-square-mingler-2018

Nov 15 - Jan 5

Winter Solstice Show

The best art gallery in the area to shop for special gifts, wearable art & jewelry! Find art to give in every media including special holiday decorations cards & gift wrap! 11-15-18 to 1-5-19

Old Courthouse Art Center, 101 N Johnson St, Woodstock, IL 60098

http://www.oldcourthouseartscenter.org/

Nov 9 - Nov 10

Art of the Land-The Land Conservancy

“Art that reflects or is inspired by the local landscape and all it provides.” Experience two nights of exceptional artwork, beautiful photography, live music and more, all in support of land preservation in McHenry County!  WillOaks Studio has a booth display at Art of the Land and a portion of all sales will benefit The Land Conservancy

6:30pm - 10:00pm CST

Starline Gallery, 300 W Front Street, Harvard, IL 60033

https://www.conservemc.org/get-involved/attend-an-event/art-of-the-land-art-show-benefit

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