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Calendar of Events

  • Aug 1 to Sep 30
    Mattoon
    Birkhead Photography Exhibit Shows & Expos Miscellaneous Events
    Photos by Cheryl Birkhead of Charleston on display during August and September at Common Grounds. Birkhead was a certified athletic trainer at Eastern Illinois University until her retirement in 2005.

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Friday, August 1, 2014 to Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Location:
    Common Grounds

    Address:
    1612 Charleston Ave.

    County:
    Coles

    Contact Information:
  • Sep 5 to Sep 7
    Arcola
    44th a Annual Broom Corn Festival Great for Children Fairs & Festivals Shows & Expos Performing Arts
    Join us for the 44th annual Broom Corn Festival in downtown Arcola. The weekend features live music, carnival, 5 & 10k races, parade, art and craft vendors and more. Sunday features a free concert by country music star Frankie Ballard at 2pm on the Oak Street stage.

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Friday, September 5, 2014 - 9:00am to Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 6:00pm

    Location:
    Downtown Arcola

    Address:
    114 N Locust

    County:
    Douglas

    Contact Information:

    Www.arcolachamber.com

  • Sep 9
    Charleston
    'Revolutionary Decade: Reflections on the 1960s' opening program Miscellaneous Events
    Free and open to public. Exhibit and program series continues through Nov. 20. For info, www.library.eiu.edu/exhibits/1960s. Keynote speaker at opening program, Edmund Wehrle: "“No Problem of Human Destiny is Beyond Human Beings”: John F. Kennedy and the Spirit of the 1960s."

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - 7:00pm

    Location:
    Booth Library West Reading Room

    Address:
    Eastern Illinois University

    County:
    Coles

    Contact Information:

    David Bell/dsbell@eiu.edu/581-7547

  • Sep 14
    Charleston
    The Spirit of Motown Performing Arts Miscellaneous Events
    This program is part of Booth Library's exhibit and program series "Revolutionary Decade: Reflections on the 1960s." The Spirit of Motown, presented by Jose Sandoval, Illinois Humanities Council Road Scholars Speakers Bureau. For info visit http://www.library.eiu.edu/exhibits/1960s/

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 2:00pm

    Location:
    Tarble Arts Center

    Address:
    Eastern Illinois University

    County:
    Coles

    Contact Information:

    David Bell/dsbell@eiu.edu/581-7547

  • Sep 18 to Sep 21
    Effingham
    Corvette Funfest Fairs & Festivals Shows & Expos Seasonal Events Miscellaneous Events
    Don't miss the largest Corvette party in the world!! Join more than 14,000 Corvettes at this four day celebration with expert seminars, awards, Burn Out Wars, live entertainment and, of course, Corvettes!!

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 3:00pm to Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 12:00pm

    Location:
    Mid America Motorworks

    Address:
    17082 N US Highway 45

    County:
    Effingham

    Contact Information:

    mamotorworks.com 217-540-4200

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