McHenry’s Soberfest

McHenry’s Soberfest is an annual conference put on by the McHenry’s Soberfest Group of Alcoholics Anonymous Northern Illinois Area 20. If you are wanting to talk to someone about yours or a loved one’s drinking or drug use, please see the links to our Friends.

McHenry’s Soberfest has meetings and activities for AA members, Al-Anon members, Alateens, and our guests.  There are AA and Al-Anon speakers Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  Join us for our Saturday evening banquet and speaker.  Even if you don’t register for the banquet, you can still hear all the speakers and dance the night away.  There are even shops with recovery related jewelry, clothing, and literature.

Alcathons and Alanonathons

Friday, Saturday and Sunday Speakers

Saturday Night Banquet, Speaker, and Dance

Panels, Fellowship

AA and Al-Anon Archives

AA and Al-Anon Literature

Hospitality Suite

11th Step Prayer & Meditation Room

Step Workshop

Recovery Gift Shops

We welcome behavioral health professionals, members of other recovery programs who find strength in AA’s 12 Steps, guests who are interested in recovery programs, and all our family and friends!

"Ain't it Grand"

The theme of the 29th Annual McHenry’s Soberfest is "Ain't it Grand". “The alcoholic is like a tornado roaring his way through the lives of others. Hearts are broken. Sweet relationships are dead. Affections have been uprooted. Selfish and inconsiderate habits have kept the home in turmoil. We feel a man is unthinking when he says that sobriety is enough. He is like the farmer who came up out of his cyclone cellar to find his home ruined. To his wife, he remarked, “Don’t see anything the matter here, Ma. Ain’t it grand the wind stopped blowin’?” — “Alcoholics Anonymous” (AA’s Big Book) Chapter 6, ‘Into Action,’ pg. 82

Want to help plan for the 30th Annual McHenry’s Soberfest? Join the committee at McHenry Township Hall at 7:30 on any of our meeting nights.

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