A small village already rich with history but had no idea what was yet to come. Surround by other small towns Woodstock was than known as Centersville (due to its location to the neighboring towns).Woodstock's central location made the town the grand trading hub for Mc Henry Co. The downtown square is rich in historical landmarks and still has a red brick layered road running around it.But residents blocked their plans, so dairy farmer Max Yasgur stepped in to offer his alfalfa field, in the neighbouring hamlet of Bethel. Joan Baez famously sang 'We shall overcome' during a full-on thunderstorm. During the downpour there were fears some artists would get electrocuted.Alvin Lee, of Ten Years After, was warned of the risk as it was still raining when his turn came to go on.I used to live in this common small sleepy Mid West town named Woodstock IL.In the late 70's when my parents first moved here with their rag-tag group of kids, it was a very unassuming charming small village. Is located about an hour and a half away from Chicago, nicely tucked away in the North West suburbs.
Yippies (the left-wing Youth International Party led by Abbie Hoffman) were sufficiently motivated by money to demand ,000 from Woodstock's organisers to avoid any unpleasant disruption of proceedings. The organisers played down the numbers they anticipated, telling the authorities they expected 50,000, while selling 186,000 tickets in advance (costing six dollars for each day) and planning for 200,000. Another million had to turn back because of traffic.*Buy Online, Pick Up In Store orders are typically ready for pick up within two hours of submitting an order.Orders placed after store hours will be ready for pick up the next day.Assistant Referees may be assigned to U12 recreational games if available.For the Travel program WUSA/Crossfire SC provides Assistant Referees for home games, U12 and up.