19 Counties
Calendar of Events in Southern Illinois

Calendar of Events

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    Over There, Over Here: Mascoutah in World War I graphic
    Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
    Monday, September 18, 2017
    Mascoutah, IL
    Mascoutah Heritage Museum
    St. Clair County

    The Mascoutah Historical Society shares the stories of the men from Mascoutah who served overseas and at home during the First World War and how the war affected the town and the surrounding area..

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    PB & J Festivals graphic
    Friday, May 26, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 24, 2017
    Highland, IL
    Highland Chamber of Commerce
    Madison County

    Come out on May 26th, June 2nd, 16th, 23rd and 30th. Weekly festivals take place on Friday from 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m., showcasing Highland’s downtown square with events for people of all ages, races and walks of life. Come share in the fun, good food and fabulous entertainment. Check our website calendar for a list of weekly entertainers!

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    Concerts in Belleville graphic
    Thursday, June 1, 2017 -
    Thursday, June 29, 2017
    Belleville, IL
    Bellevue Park
    St. Clair County

    Each week (on Mondays and Thursdays) in June, head to the Courthouse on Mondays and the band shell at Bellevue Park on Thursdays to hear musicians performing.

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    Summer Showbiz 2017 graphic
    Friday, June 2, 2017 -
    Sunday, July 23, 2017
    Edwardsville, IL
    Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
    Madison County

    The Department of Theater and Dance at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville proudly presents Summer Showbiz 2017 featuring: Working 2012 a Musical on June 2-3 and June 9-10 at 7:30pm and June 4 & 11 at 2:00pm; The Tempest on June 23-24 and June 30 & July 1 at 7:30pm and June 25 & July 2 at 2:00pm; both shows are in the Metcalf Theater; and in Dunham Hall Theater, The Addams Family Musical on July 14-15 and July 21-22 at 7:30 pm and July 16 & 23 at 2:00pm.

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    Martinsville Agricultural Fair graphic
    Sunday, June 11, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 17, 2017
    Martinsville, IL
    Martinsville Fairgrounds
    Clark County

    The spectacular midway at the Martinsville Agricultural Fair will once again feature free carnival rides Monday through Saturday, starting each evening at 6:00 p.m., with a $7 gate admission per person. That’s right, each person pays $7 to enter the grounds and then carnival rides are free for everyone all evening long. The midway features a state-fair quality carnival with a wide variety of rides for all ages. Parking is free. Your favorite fair foods will be available all week long. For a detailed schedule of livestock shows and nightly entertainment (including truck and tractor pulls, demo derby and more) go to MartinsvilleAgFair.com.

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    Marshall International Mural Painting Event graphic
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 18, 2017
    Marshall, IL
    Downtown Marshall
    Clark County

    Three murals are added to Clark County: one in Marshall, one in Martinsville and one in Casey. Market Fair on the Square is presented by Gaslight Art Colony featuring over thirty unique artisans. Come out for the outdoor dinner on Friday, June 16th and the 5k Run on Saturday, June 17th.

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    June Jamboree graphic
    Friday, June 16, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 17, 2017
    New Baden
    New Baden Village Park
    Clinton County

    Great event for the entire family! Food, rides, entertainment, etc. Hosted by the Sons of the American Legion.

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    Grande Levee graphic
    Friday, June 16, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 17, 2017
    Vandalia, IL
    Vandalia Statehouse, State Historic Site
    Fayette County

    The Grande Levee is a celebration of the grand receptions held during the 1800s to honor government dignitaries and important visitors. Friday evening at 5:00 p.m., the event kicks off with a ham and bean dinner on the Vandalia Statehouse grounds along with musical entertainment. Saturday brings a full day of events from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., including time period demonstration, food vendors and musical entertainment.

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    Perry County Fair graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 24, 2017
    Pinckneyville, IL
    Perry County Fairgrounds
    Perry County

    Evening entertainment each day featuring an ITPA tractor pull on the 23rd. Parking is free.

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    Crazy Casey Days graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 17, 2017


    Clark County

    Crazy Casey Days, Downtown, Motors on Main show, Arts, Crafts and More, City Wide Garage sale, local business sidewalk sale, Entertainment and more. Store open from 9-5, Motors on Main runs from Noon – 5pm, entertainment 10am-7pm

    We will have ‘Motors on Main Street’ car, truck, motorcycle and hopefully antique tractor show from 1-5pm, check in from 11AM-1PM.

    Registration form: http://visitcaseyillinois.com/CCDregistrationflyer.pdf

    Motors on Main Street Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MotorsOnMainStreet/

    Casey Chamber of Commerce Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CaseyIllinoisChamber/

    Casey Chamber of Commerce Website: www.visitcaseyillinois.com

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    Belleville Flea Market graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 18, 2017
    Belleville
    Belle Clair Fairgrounds Park
    St. Clair County

    Saturday 9-4 Sunday 9-3. Over 600 Tables & 300 – 400 Vendors selling Antiques, Vintage, and Collectibles. Merchandise both Old and New. Indoor/Outdoor Year Round.

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    Graffiti Car Show graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 18, 2017
    Greenville, IL
    Downtown Greenville
    Bond County

    The Greenville Graffiti Car Show was first held in 2012. Our featured celebrities were Bo Hopkins and Candy Clark from “American Graffiti”. In 2013, our featured guest was Donna Douglas (Elly May Clampett). Our goal is provide our car show participants and visitors the chance to enjoy a nostalgic day that pays tribute to the things that make America great: classic cars and trucks, Hollywood celebs, oldies music, and summertime food. The show is located in downtown Greenville, Illinois. Antique shopping, diners, and lodging are available.

    One of Illinois’ leading classic car and truck shows. Last year’s event attracted over 230 vehicles. This year’s special guests are Barry Williams (Greg on The Brady Bunch), Tyler Dale from American Restoration, and Eddie Deezen (Grease & Grease 2).

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    Chickasaw Nation Dance Troupe graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 18, 2017
    Collinsville, IL
    Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
    Madison County

    Demonstrations of traditional stomp dancing, stickball game, storytelling, social games, and dancing for visitors will take place both inside and outside of the Interpretive Center.

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    CSA Kayak Day graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 17, 2017
    Carlyle
    Carlyle Lake
    Clinton County

    CSA members and the general public are invited to bring their kayaks to the cat beach and paddle in one of several groups from beginner to advanced skill levels. Discover what Carlyle Lake has to offer for paddlers and meet locals who love to paddle. Please register with Shirley Allen 618-622-9813 in advance. This event is free.

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    Craft Beer Walk graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 17, 2017
    Belleville, IL
    East Main St.
    St. Clair County

    Enjoy samplings of craft beers, foods, music and shopping on the longest Main Street in the United States.

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    2nd Annual Sips & Sounds Wine Fest graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 17, 2017
    Flora, IL
    Johnny & June's
    Clay County

    Enjoy an afternoon of wine, music and food.

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    Summer Concert Series: Old Salt Union graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 17, 2017
    Belleville
    Eckert's Country Store and Farms
    St. Clair County

    Performer: Old Salt Union (Newgrass/Popgrass)
    Our concerts take place every Friday & Saturday night from 7pm – 9pm at our Belleville
    Farm from Memorial Day through Labor Day. The concerts are FREE and family
    friendly, we even have a spot for the kids to play while the concerts are going on!! No
    outside food or drinks are allowed. We do have food and drinks available for purchase
    at our outdoor patio and our Country Store & Restaurant are open during the concert
    times as additional food and drink options. Dogs are allowed as long as they are on a
    leash. You might want to bring your own lawn chair as the provided tables and chairs
    tend to fill up fast! We can’t wait to see you!!

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    Movies at Metter Park graphic
    Saturday, June 17, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 17, 2017
    Columbia, IL
    Metter Park
    Monroe County

    Outdoor movie in the park featuring Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Dress as your favorite Star Wars character! Concessions available for purchase. Bring a lawn chair.

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    Summer Solstice Sunrise Observance graphic
    Sunday, June 18, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 18, 2017
    Collinsville
    Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
    Madison County

    The Summer Solstice Sunrise observance is held at the reconstructed Woodhenge, about 1 mile west of the Interpretive Center on Collinsville Rd. There will be an informal talk about the importance of Woodhenge.

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    Music at Metter Park graphic
    Sunday, June 18, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 18, 2017
    Columbia, IL
    Metter Park
    Monroe County

    Come out for an outdoor concert in the park featuring the Trophy Mules – rock, classic, country and folk music. Food and beverages available for purchase. Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

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