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Listen to a story about a heron and a hummingbird, play a game, hike a trail, & make a treat. Family program. Pre-register.
Date(s) & Time(s):Friday, August 25, 2017 - 6:00pmLocation:Ballard Nature CenterAddress:5253 US-40County:EffinghamContact Information:
MattoonMaster Gardening with Kids
Children can work alongside U of I Extension Master Gardeners the fourth Saturday of every month for fun and hands-on gardening fun! Free! Registration appreciated. Children younger than six years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
Date(s) & Time(s):Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 11:00amLocation:Douglas-Hart Nature CenterAddress:2204 DeWitt Avenue EastCounty:ColesContact Information:
Sep 8 to Sep 10
ArcolaArcola Broom Corn Festival
Help us celebrate our heritage as the "Broom Corn Capital of the World" with the annual Broom Corn Festival. Visitors can see broom making activities, arts/crafts, free entertainment, great food and parade featuring the world famous Lawn Rangers. Join the 5/10k on Saturday morning.
Date(s) & Time(s):Friday, September 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017Location:Downtown ArcolaAddress:114 N LocustCounty:DouglasContact Information:
Sep 15 to Sep 17
MarshallMarshall Autumn Fest
Amazing nightly entertainment. Food vendors. Craft/artisan vendors. LARGE parade. Beer patio. Pancake breaktast. Fish Fry. 5k run. kids activities. Free and fun for all ages.
Date(s) & Time(s):Friday, September 15, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017Location:Downtown MarshallAddress:501 Archer AveCounty:ClarkContact Information:
MattoonElizabeth Keckley: Mary Todd Lincoln's Modiste
The life of Elizabeth Keckley, Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker, grew from being a slave to a seamstress, civil activist and author. This live impersonation will entertain and educate. This event is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Coles County Arts Council. Register at 217-581-5114.
Date(s) & Time(s):Friday, September 15, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pmLocation:Historic Mattoon Train Station - Lone Elm RoomAddress:1718 Broadway AveCounty:ColesContact Information: