Groundhog Storytime

Courthouse Center on the Square 101 N. Johnson St, Woodstock, IL, United States

Bring the kids! Presented by the Woodstock Public Library come enjoy children’s stories about groundhogs. We have a new location. Storytime will be in the Makity Make space inside the newly reopened Courthouse Center on the Square. This event is FREE.

Welcoming of the Groundhog

Courthouse Center on the Square 101 N. Johnson St, Woodstock, IL, United States

  Woodstock Willie will be making a grand appearance to kick off the weekend’s festivities. This FREE event will be in a new location for 2024. It will be in the Event Center on the top floor of the Courthouse Center on the Square. Elevator entrance is on the west side on Throop Street.  

Groundhog Trivia

Courthouse Center on the Square 101 N. Johnson St, Woodstock, IL, United States

How well do you know the movie Groundhog Day? Craig Krandel will test your knowledge for fun and prizes. We have a new location for the festivities. Join us in the newly reopened Event Center on the top floor of the Courthouse Center on the Woodstock Square. The event is FREE. Refreshments will be available [...]

Free

Movie Memorabilia Open House

Woodstock Public Library 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock, IL, United States

The City’s Groundhog Day festivities come to the library! Visit the Woodstock Public Library to see pictures and press clippings from the filming in 1992.  See sketches of the film sets used and memorabilia donated by Harold Ramis and the production company.

Groundhog Tales: Storytelling with Jim May

Home State Bank 124 South Johnson, Woodstock, IL, United States

Woodstock’s favorite storyteller is back for more family friendly tales. Jim May is waiting for the groundhog. How about you? Come hear Jim’s stories celebrating the ground hogs arrival at Home State Bank on Saturday, February 1st at 10 am. Jim May is an Emmy Award-winning storyteller and writer. His collection of stories, THE FARM [...]

Walking Tour of Filming Sites

Woodstock Opera House 121 W. Van Buren, Woodstock, IL, United States

Gather at the Opera House for a fun and informative tour of the “Groundhog Day” filming sites.  Dress warm and don’t forget your booties ‘cuz it’s cold out there! The tour will end at the B & B where Bill Murray woke up every morning.  You are invited inside to see the Cherry Tree Inn [...]

Free
Event Series Movie Memorabilia Open House

Movie Memorabilia Open House

Woodstock Public Library 414 W. Judd St., Woodstock, IL, United States

The City’s Groundhog Day festivities come to the library! Visit the Woodstock Public Library to see pictures and press clippings from the filming in 1992.  See sketches of the film sets used and memorabilia donated by Harold Ramis and the production company.

Groundhog Day Prognostication

Will he see his shadow or won’t he? Will we have 6 more weeks of winter, or is spring right around the corner? Gather in the park in the town square for Woodstock Willie’s Prognostication. Come for all the festivities with our own Groundhog Day polka band. It’s all free but don’t forget your booties [...]

Free

Walking Tour of Filming Sites

Woodstock Opera House 121 W. Van Buren, Woodstock, IL, United States

Gather at the Opera House for a fun and informative tour of the “Groundhog Day” filming sites.  Dress warm and don’t forget your booties ‘cuz it’s cold out there! The tour will end at the B & B where Bill Murray woke up every morning.  You are invited inside to see the Cherry Tree Inn [...]

Free