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ECA Gun & Knife ShowMarch 04, 2017 - March 05, 2017
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 TournamentMarch 09, 2017 - March 11, 2017
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
Crappie Kids Free Fishing RodeoMarch 11, 2017
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
Paint NiteApril 01, 2017
April 01, 2017
Kokopelli | 03:00 pm - 05:00 pm
Guided by a local artist, you'll spend two hours laughing with friends and painting your masterpiece. The best part is, you don't have to be Picasso; you just have to be inspired! So, put down your phone ad pick up a paintbrush - it’s your time!
1527 Champions Drive- Marion, IL 62959
Harrison-Bruce Historical Village Public ToursApril 04, 2017
April 04, 2017
John A. Logan College | 10:00 am
Public Tours of the Historical Village - Spring/Summer 2017 Dates:
April 4th & 18th
May 2nd & 16th
June 13th & 27th
July 11th & 25th
August 8th & 22nd
Tours start promptly at 10am and 1pm. Inclement weather or college holidays could postpone monthly tours.
700 Logan College Road- Carterville, IL 62918
618-985-2828, ext. 8425