To all the speakers, attendees, signers, and home groups we’d like to say THANK YOU for making this year’s Soberfest a roaring success!
See you all next year at The Grand!
– 31st Annual Soberfest Planning Committee
**Due to an overwhelming response to Debbie D’s sunday morning workshop regarding the Three Legacies, she has provided a copy of her presentation to be shared with all of you!**
Debbie D’s Three Legacy Presentation
The 31st Annual Mchenry Soberfest committee is pleased to announce this year’s Virtual Conference!
The 31st Annual Mchenry “Virtual” Soberfest Conference will be held during the same weekend as originally planned, Starting Friday, November 20th @ 6:00 (CST) and Ending Sunday, November 22nd @ 12:15 PM (CST).
Check out this Soberfest Flyer(<-Link) for more information!
Hilda F. from Tujunga, CA
Jim M. from Oceanside, NY
Jeff G. from Dallas, TX
Sharon C. from CA
Steps 8 & 9 Speaker: Carl M from Covina, CA
Working with others from a historical perspective by
Ray M. from Huntley, IL
3 legacy speaker: Debbie D. from CA
Corrie L. from Wetumpka, AL
Aaron J. from Charlotte, NC
Interactive Steps Workshop with special guests
An AA/Al-Anon husband and wife focused on
Relationships: Clif and Lori G. from Oklahoma City, OK
Live entertainment featuring DJ Lou from My first
The conference starts on the afternoon of Friday, November
20th, Saturday, November 21st, concluding morning of
Sunday, November 22nd
All audio and video recordings were done by Amot Audio
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.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday Speakers
Saturday Night Banquet, Speaker, and Dance
AA and Al-Anon Archives
AA and Al-Anon Literature
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!
The theme of the 31st Annual McHenry’s Soberfest is "A Spiritual Awakening". “A Spiritual Awakening”. “Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics, and to practice these principles in all our affairs….” — “Alcoholics Anonymous” (AA’s Big Book) Chapter 5, ‘HOW IT WORKS,’ pg. 60. Our 2020 logo ties into the path of the 12 steps on the third page of Chapter 5 – as the 12th step…