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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:
  • Aug 30
    Effingham
    Ham City Jam Great for Children Recreation & Fitness Miscellaneous Events
    Free skate is from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The competition begins at 1 p.m. with a $10 entry fee. There will be a $300 award for first place along with awards for best intermediate, advanced and trick. This event has live entertainment, food and fun for all ages!

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 11:00am

    Location:
    Effingham Skate Park

    Address:
    1906 S. 4th St.

    County:
    Effingham

    Contact Information:

    217-343-0406

  • Aug 30 to Aug 31
    Strasburg
    Strasburg Hog Roast/Gnome Fest Great for Children Fairs & Festivals Shows & Expos Seasonal Events
    Find great food, fun for kids, parade, entertainment and more at the Hog Roast/Gnome Fest.  Strasburg gnomes will be available for purchase. The Craft & Vendor Fair and the Beer Garden opens at noon and 3 River Roll performs at 8:30 p.m. Special gun/cash raffle.  See flyer for details!

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 9:00pm to Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 1:00am

    Location:
    Village Park

    Address:
    Commercial Street

    County:
    Shelby

    Contact Information:

    Call Linda at 217.644.3007 or visit http://www.strasburgil.com/?p=2199

  • 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

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