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Cow Drop Raffle

Event:Cow Drop Raffle
Date:September 13th 2020
Time:3PM Rain or Shine
Featuress:$10 Raffle Tickets


28th Annual Cow Drop Raffle — The cows will arrive promptly at 3pm (rain or shine) and begin their graceful walk around the corral until some lucky winner will get their 3’ x 3’ square “dropped” on by one of these beautiful dairy cows.

There will be 3 lucky winners – 1st Place $2000; 2nd Place $1000; and 3rd Place $500 (winner’s do not need to be present).

The bar inside the Community Club will be open during this event. Please remember to practice social distancing while in attendance. The event will also be streamed live on the Johnsburg Saufen und Spiel Festival Facebook page.

Tickets are currently available for $10 per ticket. Anyone interested in purchasing tickets can text Ray Mendlick at 815.575.0752 or Brad Swaggerman at 815.790.9530. Tickets may not be available on the day of the event, so please reach out to them as soon as possible. Sponsorships (including blocks of tickets) are also available – please contact Jim Barrett at 708.707.4818 for availability and pricing packages.

The Annual Saufen und Spiel Festival is the largest fundraising event of the year for the JCMC. Due to substantial reduction in this event, we hope you can still support our organization by purchasing tickets. The Johnsburg Community Men’s Club donates back to our community to organizations like the Johnsburg Boy’s Baseball League, Johnsburg Pigtail League, FISH of McHenry Food Pantry, Johnsburg Jr. Skyhawks, Johnsburg Holiday Magic & Parade, Johnsburg Memorial Day Parade and countless more well deserved organizations. And for the history fan’s out there, the JCMC was instrumental in raising $150,000 in the 1930’s to pay for the construction of the Chapel Hill Road Bridge across the Fox River, which replaced the old wooden bridge which was located just next to the current bridge we drive across today!
AND….on a more positive note: GET READY FOR NEXT YEAR!! Next year’s Saufen und Spiel Festival will be a celebration like no other. We will be celebrating 2 very special anniversaries – the 50th Anniversary of Saufen und Spiel and also the 100th Anniversary of the Johnsburg Community Club. So make sure your dirndl, lederhosen and fedora’s are ready!!
The Johnsburg Community Men’s Club would like to thank our community for the continued support in the past, present, and future….THANK YOU!

Banjo Beer Night

Event:Banjo Beer Night
Time:Gates Open at 5PM
Features LIVE MUSIC:TBA 6PM, and TBA, 8:30PM

POSTPONED TO 2021 — The Saufen und Spiel Weekend Celebration! Join your neighbors and friends at the Johnsburg Community Club Fest Grounds, 2315 Church St Johnsburg IL 60051, for some fun at the Annual Lion's Club Banjo Beer Night.

This event is sponsored by the Johnsburg Lions Club.

Gates open at 5pm. LIVE Music:

Musical Guest:
TBD at 5pm - 6:30pm sponsored by Napleton’s Arlington Heights Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
TBD at 6:30pm – 8pm sponsored by Napleton’s Arlington Heights Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram
TBD at 8pm – close sponsored by Napleton’s Arlington Heights Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

Food, Beverages, and Beer Garden.

BL Bean Bag Toss

Event:The Black Light Bean Bag Toss
Time:Register at 5PM
Features:Live Band, Food & Drink

POSTPONED TO 2021 — Tip off for Saufen und Spiel weekend, sponsored by the JCMC. Registration begins at 5PM, $10 per person Sign Up. Tournament begins at 7:00PM and ends?

Double Elimination, Cash Prizes, limited to 48 team tournament, first signed up gets in, rules at sign up.

Friday Musical Guest: : TBD at 7:30pm Sponsored by Hines Lumber

Wear something that will stand out in the blacklights and enjoy the fun!, Bring your dancing shoes! Beer, Food, Pop and Water will be available.

Sponsor a Blacklight Board
Have your company or family name put on a board for a $50 Donation For more information contact Brian at



Frett Golf Outing

Event:Joe Frett Golf Outing
Date:June 19 2020
Time:Early Tee Times Available starting at 6AM
Features:Community Club opens at 3PM, Dinner at 6PM

We invite you to participate in a very special event, our 48th Annual Joe Frett Memorial Golf Outing. Proceeds from the outing will be used to give a scholarship to a young man or woman graduating from Johnsburg High School. Please join us to make this Joe Frett annual golf outing the best ever.

There are many tee times available! For more info call or text Mike Clark  815 790 9213.

Super Raffle

Event:30th Annual Super Raffle
Date:July 31, 2021
Cost:$100 ticket, $30 extra meals
Features:Live Music 9 pm-12 midnight

Tickets are $100 each, which includes a complimentry dinner, additional dinners are available for $30.00 each. The chef plans to offer steaks and chicken breasts that will be grilled to perfection on the premises.

Doors Open: 6:30-7:30pm
Dinner: 7:30-8:30 pm
Cash Bar: 7:30 pm - 12 midnight

The drawing, as in past years, will be double elimination Calcutta. 159 tickets will be sold. 160th ticket will be raffled when only 3 containers are left. The 4th place ticket will win $250.00.

Cash prizes will be distributed as follows:
• First name eliminated will win $125,
• Every 10th name eliminated wins $125,
• 3rd to last name eliminated wins $500,
• 2nd to last name eliminated wins $1000,
• The last name left will win $3500,
• None Winners* Last chance draw wins $250. * Must be present to win. 

 For more Questions or Tickets, contact Matt:

Saufen und Spiel

Event:Saufen und Spiel
Time:Parade 12:00PM
Features:Parade, Music, Raffles, Games, & More

POSTPONED TO 2021 - Date to TBA, Saufen und Spiel Parade begins at 12:00PM, sponsored by Gary Lang Auto Group, line up at the Johnsburg Village Hall, then turn left on Johnsburg Rd. following that until right turn onto Spring Grove Rd. and finally right turn onto Church Street to end up at The Community Club.

The Parade Marshall: TBA

The Fest Grounds Will be Filled With Many Good Local Clubs and Organizations. They will have available all kinds of food, treats and drinks. Fun for the whole family, rides and games.

MUSIC: TBD from 1:30pm, sponsored by Konrad Construction
Outside Musicial Guest: TBD from 1:30pm sponsored by Hines Lumber
Glockenspiel Performances at 2:30pm and 4:30pm sponsored by Konrad Construction
Outside Musical Guest: TBD at 3pm – 7pm sponsored by Hines Lumber

At 4:00 PM be ready for the Cow Drop Raffle!

TO REGISTER FOR PARADE SPOT: The purpose of the Saufen und Spiel is the major fundraiser of the year for the Johnsburg Community Club. A donation of $25.00 per parade spot is requested. Please make checks Payable to Johnsburg Community Men's Club or JCMC and return it with your completed parade entry form.

We still will need a signed parental permission slip for every child under the age of 18 who will be participating in this year’s parade. A sample slip is provided and may be copied to supply your group with the necessary number of slips needed.

These forms can be returned to parade officials on parade day. McHenry County Division of Transportation has mandated this and is not the request of the SUS parade organizers. Also County mandates that absolutely No Alcoholic beverages will be allowed on any float or vehicle participating in the Saufen und Spiel Parade. We also will enforce our policy of No Coolers of Pop or Alcoholic beverages being brought onto the Community Club Property during the weekend’s events. Pop is provided for sale by the School Booster club and the Community Club provides Alcohol. These are the main fundraisers for these organizations, and are in need of your support.

The Parade Route: