Aug 1 to Sep 30
MattoonBirkhead Photography Exhibit
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, 2014Location:Common GroundsAddress:1612 Charleston Ave.County:ColesContact Information:
EffinghamHam City Jam
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 - 11:00amLocation:Effingham Skate ParkAddress:1906 S. 4th St.County:EffinghamContact Information:
Aug 30 to Aug 31
StrasburgStrasburg Hog Roast/Gnome Fest
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 - 1:00amLocation:Village ParkAddress:Commercial StreetCounty:ShelbyContact Information:
Call Linda at 217.644.3007 or visit http://www.strasburgil.com/?p=2199
Sep 5 to Sep 7
Arcola44th a Annual Broom Corn Festival
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 - 6:00pmLocation:Downtown ArcolaAddress:114 N LocustCounty:DouglasContact Information:
Charleston'Revolutionary Decade: Reflections on the 1960s' opening program
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 - 7:00pmLocation:Booth Library West Reading RoomAddress:Eastern Illinois UniversityCounty:ColesContact Information: