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Southern Illinois Men's Expo
February 25, 2017

Black Diamond Harley-Davidson Event Center | 07:00 am - 01:00 pm
Join us at the Southern Illinois Men's Health Expo for health screenings, our expert panel, BBQ and all our interactive vendors.  This event will be held at the Black Diamond Harley-Davidson Event Center.
2400 Williamson County Parkway- Marion, IL 62959


ECA Gun & Knife Show
March 04, 2017 - March 05, 2017

The Pavilion | 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The ECA Hunting and Trade Show will be held at The Pavilion on March 4-5, 2017.  These are the largest shows in Illinois, with 20-22 shows held each year statewide.  Choose from a wide variety of guns, ammo, knives, hunting accessories, hi-tech optics, and more.
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959


Crappie USA Super Tournament
March 09, 2017 - March 11, 2017

Mack's Lake of Egypt Marina | 06:00 am
Crappie USA Inc., “America’s Premier National Crappie Fishing Tournament Organization” will hold the first of four $10,000 Super Events on the waters of Lake of Egypt at Marion, Illinois from March 9th-11th, 2017.  Anglers will be fishing for a 7-fish limit of crappie each day, which could net them a piece of the $10,000 in cash and prizes along with the opportunity to advance to the Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic, the most prestigious event in crappie fishing today.
A Kids Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday the 11th at the Elks Pavilion on the Lake of Egypt.
Registration and Seminar: A pre-tournament seminar will be held on Thursday evening the 9th at The Pavilion- 1602 Sioux Drive in Marion.  Sign-up will begin at 5pm with the meeting and a National Sponsor Field Test Product Drawing starting at 7pm local time.  This seminar is open to the public.  For those not fishing the event, we encourage you to come out to this meeting and meet the top crappie anglers in the region.
Crappie USA offers more than just an event for the top anglers in the region and nation.  The Amateur Division offers a chance for local and new up and coming anglers the opportunity to fish on a competitive level at half the cost of the Semi-Pro entry fee.
12024 Laguna Drive- Marion, IL 62959


Leaps and Bounds Kidsignment
March 09, 2017 - March 11, 2017

The Pavilion | 10:00 am - 07:00 pm's semi-annual seasonal sales event offers great quality clothing for your children at a fraction of the new cost.  At our kidsignment sales, you can buy & sell gently worn children's clothing, toys, baby beds, maternity clothes, shoes, boots, children's furniture, games, and much more.  Each consignor keeps 70% of the sale price.
Come out and enjoy the fun Thurday-Friday (10am-7pm) and Saturday (8am-11:30am).
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959
Cheryl Cummins (618) 524-1522


Crappie Kids Free Fishing Rodeo
March 11, 2017

Elks Pavilion | 08:00 am - 11:00 am
Crappie Kids will host a Free Fishing Rodeo at the Elks Property at Lake of Egypt on Saturday, March 11th with Registration beginning at 8am.  Fishing will be from 9am-11am with prizes and activities for all.  Children 12 and under are invited to attend with a parent or gaurdian for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship from Crappie Kids.
Lake of Egypt- Marion, IL 62959


Parrot Head Club Beach Party
March 11, 2017

Kokopelli | 06:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Benefit for Marion VA Voluntary Services.  Join us for a fun night of great music, great food and bring your great friends for a great cause!  Dinner at 6pm, Band from 7-11pm.
1527 Champions Drive- Marion, IL 62959


SI Opry
March 18, 2017

Herrin Civic Center | 06:00 pm - 09:30 pm
Join us for an evening with Cassie Andrews and Calico Creek as well as performances by Judah and Bobby Reed- Over the Hillbilly Band. Tickets are $15 dollars and are available at the door or online at  Doors open at 6pm with the show from 7:30-9:30. Food and beverage available. 
All events will feature local talent from around Southern Illinois. It will also feature top International Recording Artists from Nashville and around the world. All shows will be hosted by the Herrin Civic Center and will include Bluegrass, Gospel, and Country Artists.
101 North 16th Street- Herrin, IL 62948