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56th Annual Gem and Mineral ShowApril 08, 2017 - April 09, 2017
April 08, 2017 - April 09, 2017
The Pavilion | 10:00 am - 06:00 pm
The Southern Illinois Earth Sciences Club presents the 55th Annual Gem and Mineral show at The Pavilion. Admission is $2, children 18 and under are FREE and there will be door prizes. Come see rare rocks and minerals, Indian Artifacts, Fossils, Shell Crafts, Lapidary Displays and more.
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959
SIES Club siesclub.org or, Mike Chontofalsky firstname.lastname@example.org
River-to-River RelayApril 22, 2017
April 22, 2017
Shawnee National Forest | 06:15 am - 08:00 pm
The River-to-River (R2R) race is a popular, annual 80-mile relay race held in Southern Illinois in mid-April. 240 eight-member teams from around the country compete. The 8 members of each team run 3 cycles of approximately 3.3 miles while maintaining a specific order. The course starts near the Mississippi River by Wolf Lake, IL and proceeds over 80 hilly and curvy miles of 2-lane highways to Golconda on the banks of the Ohio River.
Mississippi & Ohio Rivers- Southern IL