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:
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:
CharlestonThe Spirit of Motown
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 - 2:00pmLocation:Tarble Arts CenterAddress:Eastern Illinois UniversityCounty:ColesContact Information:
Sep 18 to Sep 21
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 - 12:00pmLocation:Mid America MotorworksAddress:17082 N US Highway 45County:EffinghamContact Information: