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Cow Drop Raffle

Event: Cow Drop Raffle
Date: SEPTEMBER 8, 2024
Time: 4PM Rain or Shine
Featuress: $10 Raffle Tickets


Annual Cow Drop Raffle — The cows will arrive promptly at 4pm (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. 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 Dave Winiarski at 815-900-6928. 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.


Banjo Beer Night

Event: Banjo Beer Night
Date: DATE: SEPTEMBER 7, 2024
Time: Gates Open at 5PM
Features LIVE MUSIC: 5PM until Closing

SEPTEMBER 6 2024 — 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 Hosted by the Johnsburg Lions Club.

Gates open at 5pm. Food, Beverages, and Beer Garden and features LIVE Music:

Musical Guest:
TBA at 5pm - 6:30pm, Sponsored by Ray Auto Group
TBA at 6:30pm – 7:30pm, Sponsored by Ray Auto Group
TBA at 8:00pm – until closing, Sponsored by Ray Auto Group

BL Bean Bag Toss

Event: The Black Light Bean Bag Toss
Date SEPTEMBER 6, 2024
Time: Register at 5PM
Features: Live Band, Food & Drink

SEPTEMBER 6, 2024 — Tip off for Saufen und Spiel weekend, sponsored by the JCMC. Registration begins at 5PM, $15 per person Sign Up. Tournament begins at 7:00PM and ends?

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.

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

Musical Guest: TBA at 7:30pm till close sponsored by Ray Auto Group

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 21 2024
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 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: 33rd Annual Super Raffle
Date: April 20, 2024
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. 3-Zero-1 BOYS BBQ Supply will grill steaks and chicken breasts to perfection on Weber supplied kettle grills at the club.



Doors Open: 5:00-12 midnight
Dinner: 6:00-7:00 pm
Cash Bar: 5:00 pm - 12 midnight, open to the public after 7:30 pm for cash bar, live music, auctions and 50-50 raffle

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.

Back By Popular Demand! The option to buy a 3rd strike! 50% of 3rd strike purchases goes to the winning pot.

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 plus 50% of 3rd strike purchases,
• 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
Date: SEPTEMBER 8 2024
Time: Parade 12:00PM
Features: Parade, Music, Raffles, Games, & More

SEPTEMBER 8, 2024, 52nd Saufen und Spiel Parade: Parade starts at 12:00 pm. The Fest Grounds Will be Filled With Many Local Clubs and Organizations. They will have available all kinds of food, treats and drinks. Fun for the whole family, rides and games. Parade Sponsored by Ray Auto Group


Outside Musical Guest: TBA 1pm – 2:30pm sponsored by Ray Auto Group,
Stein Holding Contest to immediately follow 2:30pm
Outside Musical Guest: TBA 3pm till close sponsored by TBA
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 $30.00 per parade spot is requested. Please make checks Payable to 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: Please line up for the parade by heading east on Lakeview by the Mobil than south on Riverview Dr. to Chanel Beach Ave. The drop off for parade participants will be at the village hall and must be dropped off by 11:30 at the latest.

2023 parade route map

music sponsored by Ray Auto Group