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Oct
19

CCC Boys of Marion with Bill Jamerson
October 19, 2017

Marion Carnegie Library | 02:00 pm - 04:00 pm
 
Join Bill Jamerson to learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps at Giant City during The Great Depression. Free and open to the public.
 
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-5935
https://www.facebook.com/events/170935373453719

Oct
19

Zumba & Wine
October 19, 2017

Walker's Bluff | 06:00 pm
 
Come out to Walker's Bluff for Zumba and Wine at the Tasting Room! This 45 minute, all-levels Zumba class is a great excuse to drink wine, dance and have fun with your friends. Zumba instructor Amy Corso will guide you through a fun and upbeat class designed to get you moving! No matter what your level of experience, Wine and Zumba is a fun way to return to the class you love doing already or to try something new. Men and women are encouraged to join us. The cost for the Zumba class is $20/person and includes a Walker's Bluff glass of wine or domestic beer. Other beverages can be purchased at the bar. After the class, continue the fun in our Tasting Room! There is a full menu of food and drinks, with free live music until 9pm! The class will take place in the wine production room. Pre-registration/payment is required. Purchase tickets online here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/zumba-wine-tickets-38556968932 . Please wear your comfortable dancing shoes and arrive 10-15 minutes early to get settled in. Don't forget to wear comfortable clothing that you can move in, as well! 
 
326 Vermont Road- Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 956-9900
https://www.facebook.com/events/1505294002917222

Oct
19

Bandy's Pumpkin Patch
September 22, 2017 - October 31, 2017

Bandy's Pumpkin Patch | 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
 
Bandy's Pumpkin Patch has a wide variey of activities for the whole family to enjoy from the very unique and winding corn maze, group hayrides, picnic area and bonfire pit, as well as face painting for all children.  Bandy's also has a vibrant selection of corn stalks, gourds, pumpkins, fall decorations and everything you need for that special holiday with the family.  School and Church tours are available by appointment during the day.  Call today and book your fun at the Pumpkin Patch!
 
Open daily from the 3rd Saturday of September through October 30th.
 
15020 Pumpkim Patch Road- Johnston City, IL 62951
618-983-8676
www.facebook.com/pages/Bandys-Pumpkin-Patch/254655957910436?fref=ts

Oct
19

Watercolor and Wax Resist Painting
October 18, 2017 - October 19, 2017

Marion Carnegie Library | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
 
Join Janet Bixler, from the Little Egypt Art Association, to learn this advanced watercolor technique using negative space to create definition. Space is limited and you must be able to attend the second class of this series on Thursday, October 19th at 10:00 a.m. Registration is required and can be completed on the Main Floor starting on Wednesday, October 4th. Free and open to ages 18 and up.
 
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-5935

Oct
20

Regional Producers Farmers Market - Johnston City
Weekly on Fridays
April 07, 2017 - October 27, 2017

Downtown Johnston City | 03:00 pm - 07:00 pm
 
Regional Producers Farmers Market in Downtown Johnston City (across from Indian Video) will run Fridays from 3pm to 7pm April through October.  Featuring fresh, local/regional produce, pork, eggs, poultry, herbs, baked goods, jellies, jams and a variety of crafts.
 
137 East Broadway Boulevard- Johnston City, IL 62951
618-308-0917

Oct
20

Date Night in the Cave
Weekly on Fridays
October 20, 2017 - December 31, 2017

Walker's Bluff | 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm
 
DATE NIGHT In the Cave - $45 Per Couple
Bring that special someone out to the Tasting Room to enjoy the unique atmosphere and a lovely dinner for two!
 
 
14250 Meridian Road- Carterville, IL 62918
618-956-9900
https://www.facebook.com/WalkersBluff/

Oct
21

Family Fun Night: 5K Race & Free Movie
October 21, 2017

Harry L. Crisp Sports Complex: Rosa & Tilden Parks Rotary Amphitheater | 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm
 
Come join Marion Rotary Club for its Family Fun Night at the Rotary Amphitheater featuring a 5K Race and annual Free Movie: The Secret Life of Pets.  Free popcorn and water.  Family friendly costumes are encouraged.  Face painting and costume parade.  Say Yes Food Truck on-site for food purchase.  5K Starts at 5:30 pm, Movie starts at 6:30 pm.
 
1606 South Carbon Street- Marion, IL 62959
Amanda Byassee Gott at (618) 579-0579
Elaine Melby at elainemelby49@gmail.com
Wayne Tate at waynetate14@gmail.com

Oct
21

Cajun Festival
October 21, 2017

Pookie's Beer, Burgers & Bocce | 04:00 pm
 
Come out to Pookie's for a Cajun Festival! Enjoy crawfish etofee, oysters on the half shell, and seafood gumbo!
 
109 North Madison Street- Marion, IL 62959
(618) 440-5100
https://www.facebook.com/events/1610681905673893

Oct
21

Pumpkin Plunge
October 21, 2017

John A. Logan College Community Health Education Complex | 05:00 pm - 07:30 pm
 
Come out for a pumpkin plunge for all ages!  Floaing pumpkin patch, pick your pumpkin and then pumpkin painting, ghoulish games, costume contest at the door, and hot cocoa!  Costume contest will be judged at the door upon entry.  Winner announced at 6:30pm- pre-registration is required.  Registration ends October 19th, cost is $5 per pumpkin plunger.  Parents/guardians do not need to register themselves unless they are picking/painting a pumpkin, too.  Register online, in person at the CHEC fitness desk, or over the phone.  Children 6 years and younger must be accompanied in the pool by an adult 18yrs or older.  Parents/Guardians must be present during the entire event.  Must wear proper swim attire for the pool!
 
700 Logan College Road- Carterville, Illinois 62918
(618) 985-2828
https://www.facebook.com/events/851243251708272

Oct
21

Chalk Paint Workshop ft. Maison de Mings
October 21, 2017

Wit and Wisdom | 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm
 
Ready to begin your own project? Come out for a Chalk Paint Workshop ft. Maison de Mings. Perfect for beginners and experts alike, this two hour class will teach three amazing techniques using Vintage Paint by Jeanne d’Arc Living to get you inspired to take on your own project. Everything that you need will be provided; just plan to come and enjoy a relaxing, fun, and inspirational setting with other creative people like yourself. Sign up today! Seating is limited. Registration fee is $45.
 
Supplies Included:
Instruction Guide 
Unfinished Wood Crate (15" x 5.6" x 4.8”)
Vintage Paint Sample by Jeanne d’Arc
Paint Brushes
Dark/Clear Wax 
Distressing/Highlighting Tools
 
1400 West Main Street, Marion, Illinois 62959
(618) 364-0467
https://www.facebook.com/events/381987002233758

Oct
21

Superhero Lunch
October 21, 2017

Walker's Bluff | 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
 
Legends at Walker's Bluff will be hosting a Superhero Lunch on October 21st from 11am to 2pm! This event includes a lunch and opportunity to meet your favorite superheroes. Please bring your camera to capture all of these photo opportunities.  For reservations and for a full list of our superheroes who will be there, please call (618) 956-9900. Or you can make your reservations at https://www.yelp.com/reservations/legends-restaurant-at-walkers-bluff-carterville-2?date=2017-10-21&time=1400&covers=2&source=yelp_biz 
Reservations are required for this event.
 
$14 for Adults
$7 for Ages 2-12
Free for 2 & Under
Menu:
Smoked Pork Loin
Brown Sugar Bourbon Baked Beans
Three Cheese Mac N Cheese
Banana Pudding
 
326 Vermont Road, Carterville, IL 62918
618-956-9900
https://www.facebook.com/events/1945597862362325

Oct
21

Southern Illinois Opry
October 21, 2017

Herrin Civic Center | 06:00 pm

 

Come out to the Herrin Civic Center for the Southern Illinois Opry on Saturday, October 21st! Performances by Cassie Andrews and Calico Creek, and Dennis Stoughmatt with Swing'n Country.

 

101 South 16th Street, Herrin, Illinois 62948
(618) 942-6115

Oct
21

Marion Farmers Market
Weekly on Saturdays and Wednesdays
April 05, 2017 - October 28, 2017

Senior Center parking lot | 06:00 am - 10:00 am
 
Marion Farmers Market, located in the Marion Senior's Center parking lot, offers fresh, seasonal fruits and vegetables as well as delicious baked goods.  Come out Wednesdays from 6am to 10am, and Saturdays from 6am to 12pm to shop fresh!
 
507 West Main Street- Marion, IL 62959
618-614-2874

Oct
21

Teen Games
The Weekends on Saturdays
April 15, 2017 - April 14, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
 
Free gaming open to all 12-19 year olds.
 
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-5935
https://www.facebook.com/events/1976725895892270

Oct
23

Tai Chi
Weekly on Mondays
April 17, 2017 - April 16, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 09:00 am - 10:00 am
 
Beginner level Tai Chi Class.  Free and open to the public of all ages.
 
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-5935
https://www.facebook.com/events/1741624636128454

Oct
24

Outdoor Craft
October 24, 2017

Historic Log Cabin Tavern | 06:00 pm - 08:00 pm
 
Come out to the Historic Log Cabin Tavern on Tuesday, October 24th to build your own outdoor holiday sign!
 
1105 South Court Street- Marion, IL 62959
(618) 997-9537
https://www.facebook.com/events/1394772780637079

Oct
24

Story Hour
Weekly on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
July 04, 2017 - November 02, 2017

Marion Carnegie Library | 10:00 am - 11:00 am
 
Stories, snacks and activities for pre-school age children.
 
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-5935

Oct
25

Teen Crafts
Weekly on Wednesdays
August 02, 2017 - November 03, 2017

Marion Carnegie Library | 04:00 pm
 
Fun crafts for ages 12-19.
 
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-5935

Oct
25

Yoga at Mandala Gardens
Weekly on Wednesdays
September 20, 2017 - October 31, 2017

Mandala Gardens | 05:30 pm - 06:30 pm
 
Come out for yoga at Mandala Gardens! Every Wednesday 5:30-6:30 pm! All levels welcome. Drop-in rate $10. Instructor: Diana Tigerlily, RYT 200. The yoga practice will be outdoors atop the beautiful terrace overlooking the pond, moongate, and gardens. As the Great Blue Heron often visits Mandala Gardens, we have named our new Yoga addition to the gardens "Blue Heron Yoga"! 
 
1704 North State Street, Marion, IL 62959
(618) 889-9228
https://www.facebook.com/events/117892548909686

Oct
26

Caregivers Rock Around the Clock
October 26, 2017

Carterville Community Center | 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
 
It's time for a retreat for caregivers! Come out to the Carterville Community Center for a day filled with great information and lots of fun, hosted by the Seniors Action Team and SIH. Lunch will be provided and the retreat will include informational sessions, massages, manicures, makeovers and more! RSVP by October 23 by calling 866-744-2468.  Check-in with coffee and donuts begins at 9:30 AM.
 
120 N Greenbriar Rd Carterville, Illinois 62918
866-744-2468

Oct
26

Haunted Hayride
October 26, 2017 - October 28, 2017

James Street Park in Carterville IL | 07:00 pm

 

The Carterville Lions Club is hosting the 35th annual Haunted Hayride for three nights on October 26th, 27th, and 28th for just $5 a ride! 

 

Larry Motsinger 618-967-6429

Oct
27

Teen Halloween Party
October 27, 2017

Marion Carnegie Library | 12:00 pm - 03:00 pm
 
Wear your Halloween costume and come out for some fun. For ages 12-19.
 
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-5935
https://www.facebook.com/events/129635197660585

Oct
27

Monster Bash Costume Party
October 27, 2017

Walker's Bluff Tasting Room | 06:00 pm - 11:00 pm
 
You're invited to the 6th Annual Monster Bash Costume Party!  Free admission, Mystify Music DJ, costume contests, drink specials, and so much more!
 
326 Vermont Road- Carterville, IL 62918
618-956-9900
https://www.facebook.com/events/281200789061401

Oct
27

TreatWalk 2017
October 27, 2017

Liberty Village of Marion | 05:30 pm - 07:30 pm

 

Come out to Liberty Village for this fun annual event! Spooks in costume gather at the front door of Parkway Manor, tour through the manor, Bounce Back through the courtyard, wind through the Hawthorne Inn and end at the Parkway Estates, all the while being loaded down with candy and smiles! All are welcome to join in the fun at this legendary featured annual event! If you would like to support the treatwalk efforts of Liberty Village of Marion, you may make a cash or candy donation to the front office of Parkway Manor, Parkway Estates or the Hawthorne Inn. Check Liberty Village's Facebook page for updates.

 

3116 Williamson County Pkwy, Marion, Illinois 62959
(618) 993-8600
https://www.facebook.com/events/357987707867134

Oct
28

Halloween Bat Program
October 28, 2017

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge | 01:00 pm
 
Come to Crab Orchard NWR for some Holloween fun!  Learn about the importance of bats and build bat boxes with us to encourage these important pollinators.
 
8588 Route 148- Marion, IL 62959
618-997-3344

Oct
28

Halloween Bash
October 28, 2017

Pin Oak Pub | 09:00 pm
 
Save The Date!  The Pin Oak is gearing-up for an Epic Halloween Party!  More information to follow.
 
1200 Pin Oak Drive- Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-4834

Oct
28

Pumpkins in the Park
October 28, 2017

Herrin Park District | 04:00 pm - 09:00 pm
 
Come out to the Herrin Park District for a fun-filled night of tricks and treats!  A table and covering will be provided the night of the event, but all business participants must supply their own treats to hand out.
 
1010 North 5th Street- Herrin, IL 62948
618-998-9131
info@kfsevents.com

Oct
28

Fall Painting Class for Kids
October 28, 2017

A Sweet Escape Candy Shop | 12:00 pm - 02:00 pm
 
Come out to A Sweet Escape Candy Shop for a paint workshop for kids! Amber Akes, who is an art teacher in Benton, will be in charge of the painting session. The picture above is what they will be painting. The ages for participation is 7-16. The cost is $20 per child. It includes paint, supplies, and snacks! To RSVP, refer to the Facebook event page for directions, and you can pay at the door or in advance. 
 
122 South Division Street Suite 4, Carterville, Illinois 62918
(708) 250-2432
https://www.facebook.com/events/117702842236370

Oct
28

Megan Ruger Live
October 28, 2017

Mack's Lake of Egypt Marina & Sports Center | 04:30 pm - 10:00 pm
 
Come out to Mack's for food and music!  Please bring a lounge chair for the patio!  Tickets can be purchased at Mack's.
 
12024 Laguna Drive, Marion, Illinois
(618) 964-1821
https://www.facebook.com/events/1609386825792330

Oct
28

Boo Bash
October 28, 2017

Dippy Motsinger Park | 04:00 pm - 07:00 pm

 

Come out to the Creal Springs Park for a Boo Bash on October 28th! There will be ots of fun activities including a costume contest. 

 

Park Street, Creal Springs, IL 62922
City Hall 618-996-2311

Oct
28

Trunk or Treat
October 28, 2017

Marion First Apostolic Church | 05:00 pm - 08:00 pm

The annual Trunk or Treat will be Saturday October 28th from 5-8 p.m at Marion First Apostolic Church. There will be candy, games, inflatables, a photo booth, and food trucks. The event is free to everyone-the only cost is for the food trucks! More info to come on the fun stuff and great food available! Bring the whole family out. 

 

923 N Bentley St Marion, Illinois 62959
(618) 997-4795
https://www.facebook.com/events/177756326132715

Oct
29

Pickers Flea Market and Car Show
October 29, 2017

Pickers Outlet Mall | 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
 
The Flea Market is sponsored by Ramey Insurance.
 
Set-up cost is $15 for a 12x12 space.  Cost to show your car is $15.  Big Elvis will supply the music.  Proceeds from the 50/50 drawing will go to The Angilina Foundation.
 
9764 Herrin Road- Johnston City, IL 62951
(618) 983-5151
https://www.facebook.com/events/270160896813595

Oct
31

Pumpkin Path
October 31, 2017

1st Baptist Church Parking Lot | 04:30 pm - 08:00 pm
 
Join the Carterville Chamber of Commerce for a Costume Parade and Pumpkin Path!  Sign-up is at 4:30pm, costume judging at 5pm.  Costume awards will be handed out then the costume parade begins at 5:30pm.  Bring a canned good item to participate; all food will be donated to the Carterville Food Pantry.  Pumpkin Path is from 6pm-8pm.
 
406 South Division Street- Carterville, IL 62918
618-985-6942
chamber@cartervillechamber.com

Nov
01

Carterville Bark Park Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting
November 01, 2017

Cannon Park | 04:15 pm
 
Join Rotary Club members for the grand opening of the new Bark Park.  Ribbon Cutting with the Chamber of Commerce will be held at 4:15pm and the park will be officially opened to the public.
 
212 Cannon Drive- Carterville, IL 62918
https://www.facebook.com/events/1406362766138879

Nov
03

Kick-off to Farewell Tour: Blend
November 03, 2017

Marion Cultural and Civic Center | 07:00 pm
 
Join the Little Egypt Arts Association as they celebrate Blend, the a cappella doo-wop group bringing back hits from the 50's, 60's, and more with a twist of fun!
 
Tickets: $12-Reserved $15-Orchestra.
 
800 Tower Square Plaza Marion- IL 62959
618-997-4030
http://www.littleegyptarts.com/ (618) 998-8530

Nov
03

Denim and Diamonds Dinner
November 03, 2017

The Pavilion | 06:00 pm
 
Don’t miss the inaugural Denim & Diamonds Dinner Friday, November 3, 2017 in Marion, IL. This event raises funds for services that help build strong foundations for individuals and families within our communities.

The night will feature a laid-back atmosphere with plenty of entertainment including silent & live auctions, a designer purse raffle, heart felt testimonies and much more. Guests will also get to enjoy dancing to a live performance by Eli Tellor and DJ music provided by VIP Enterprises.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. with a dinner buffet served until 7:30 p.m.

Tickets:
$50 per individual
$90 per couple
 
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-2657
https://www.facebook.com/events/112248829394618/

Nov
03

Harvest Moon Ball
November 03, 2017

Walker's Bluff | 07:00 pm
 
Come support a great cause at The 3rd Annual Harvest Moon Masquerade Ball on Friday, November 3rd. Enjoy great food, music, a silent auction, and help support your local child advocacy centers. This is a joint fundraiser for the Perry-Jackson Child Advocacy Center and the Franklin Williamson Child Advocacy Center. The Masquerade Ball will be held at Legends at Walker's Bluff with a formal dinner. Tickets are $50 and must be pre-purchased. Business casual or formal attire and bring your masquerade mask if you would like! Both organizations are not-for-profit agencies that serve children birth through age 18 who have been victims of child sexual abuse and/or serious physical abuse. Their mission is to provide a child friendly setting to conduct forensic interviews of child victims and provide the family with support services throughout the abuse investigation. They both work in a multidisciplinary team environment to produce the best outcome for the child victim and their family. Celebrating 25 years of CAC services in Franklin and Williamson counties and 15 years in Perry and Jackson counties.
 
Timeline for the Harvest Moon Masquerade Ball: 
6pm: Cocktail Hour with live music. 
7pm: Dinner Buffet with live music.
8:30pm -11pm: DJ, Drinks, and Dancing!
 
You can purchase tickets online through the link provided or by calling one of the Advocacy Centers. Sponsorship opportunities available!
 
*Franklin- Williamson Child Advocacy Center at 942-3800
*Perry-Jackson Advocacy Center at 357-2990
 
326 Vermont Road, Carterville, IL 62918
618-956-9900
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/3rd-annual-harvest-moon-masquerade-ball-tickets-37917157238

Nov
03

Music in November
Weekly on Fridays
November 03, 2017 - November 30, 2017

Irons In The Fire | 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm
 
Irons in the Fire will be hosting live music every Friday night in November.  Bring your own wine or beer in a cooler and buy your tickets now before they are sold out!  Catch a deal when you buy tickets for all 4 Fridays. Happy Hour takes place 5-7pm in the Crown Brew Coffee Co. Shop located right below the Event Center. Live music in the Event Center takes place from 7-9pm. Grab special price drinks & food prior to the show. Stay tuned to Iron's In The Fire's Facebook page for details on performers for each show. 
 
113 Jersey Street Carterville, Illinois 62918
(618) 713-7950
https://www.facebook.com/events/137956430284165

Nov
04

Fire Vendor Fair
November 04, 2017

Black Diamond Performance Center | 02:00 pm - 08:00 pm
 
Join the Southern Illinois Coal Belt Fire Protective Association for a Fire Vendor Fair! 
 
2400 Williamson County Parkway- Marion, IL 62959
(618) 715-0070
coalbeltfire@gmail.com

Nov
04

John A Logan 50th Anniversary Celebration 5K Run/Walk
November 04, 2017

John A. Logan College Community Health Education Complex | 07:30 am - 10:00 am
 
Join in the fun at John A Logan College's 50th Anniversary Celebration. Free! On the scenic Cross Country course. 5K Run/Walk; One Mile Fun Run. Pre-Registration online or at the Community Health Education Complex. For more information, Contact April Martines, Director of Recreation Education and Outreach Programs. 618-985 2828, EXT. 8557.
 
700 Logan College Rd, Carterville, Illinois 62918
(618) 985-2828
https://www.facebook.com/events/1564697783590365

Nov
04

Southern Illinois Chili Cook Off
November 04, 2017

Marion Elks #800 | 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
 
Come out to the 9th Annual Chili Cook Off with all proceeds benefiting local organizations!  Check the Facebook event page below for more details!
 
204 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959
(618) 993-3151
https://www.facebook.com/events/173339849907110

Nov
04

Trivia Night Fundraiser
November 04, 2017

Williamson County Shrine Club | 06:00 pm
 
Come out to help raise funds for Johnston City's 2018 Fireworks show with a Trivia Night!  Admission is $10 per person; teams can be up to six people but no less than four.  There will be cash/door prizes!
 
12908 IL Route 37- Marion, IL 62959
618-983-6544

Nov
04

Dive In Movie Night: Finding Dory
November 04, 2017

John A. Logan College Community Health Education Complex | 07:00 pm - 09:30 pm
 
Join in the fun at JALC Aquatic Center for John A Logan's 50th Anniversary Celebration.  JALC CHEC will be showing Finding Dory at 7pm, doors open at 6:30pm.  Cost is $2.00 per person.  Payable upon entry at the door!
 
700 Logan College Road- Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-2828
https://www.facebook.com/events/272467939933199

Nov
04

Kre8ive Trivia Night
November 04, 2017

The Pavilion | 06:00 pm
 
Come out to The Pavilion for a night fun! Kre8ive Trivia Night. Saturday November 04, 2017 doors open at 6:00, game begins at 7:00pm. Adult beverages and Pepsi products available for purchase.
 
1602 Sioux Drive, Marion, IL 62959
618-993-2657
https://www.facebook.com/events/380106452423439

Nov
04

Jingle & Mingle Holiday Open House
November 04, 2017

Eccentrics Boutique | 10:00 am - 05:00 pm

 

Come out to Eccentrics Boutique on Saturday, November 4th for their Holiday Open House! Mark your calendars and keep an eye on their Facebook event page.

 

209 West Commercial Drive Carterville, Illinois 62918
(618) 681-2177
https://www.facebook.com/events/451276721933376

Nov
04

Christmas in the Country
November 04, 2017 - November 05, 2017

Country Creations Antiques Hide-Away | 07:00 pm

 

Come out to Country Creations from 9am-4pm on Saturday, November 4th, and from 12pm-4pm on Sunday, November 5th!

 

19200 Crab Orchard Rd Marion, Illinois 62959
(618) 982-2393
https://www.facebook.com/events/1239491862862978

Nov
05

Miss Southern Illinois/Miss Heartland Competition
November 05, 2017

Marion Cultural and Civic Center | 07:00 pm
 
The 2017 Miss Illinois/Miss Heartland competitions will be held on November 5, 2017 in Marion, IL.  More details to come!
 
800 Tower Square Plaza- Marion, IL 62959
618-997-4030
https://www.facebook.com/events/1594322407266221

Nov
06

Lego Club
The First Monday and The Third Monday of the Month
April 17, 2017 - April 16, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 05:30 pm - 06:00 pm
 
Come to the Children’s Department for a fun-filled evening of Legos for all children up to 12 years.
 
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959
618-993-5935
https://www.facebook.com/events/392501397787142

Nov
09

Purse-N-Ality
November 09, 2017

Herrin Civic Center | 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
 
Looking to break the monotony of a busy week, or maybe start your weekend fun early?  Come out for the first Purse-N-Ality event presented by the Herrin Chamber of Commerce.  Featuring a variety of lightly used to new designer purses on display that each attendee will have an opportunity to win.
 
Each attendee will be given (5) tickets at the door to drop into a box by the purse they would like to take home.  We will also have some higher-end designer purses that will be featured in a Live Auction giving each attendee a chance to bid to win.  There will be live music along with heavy Hors d'oeuvres and a signature drink.
 
PRICING: Tickets will be $25.00 per person and your ticket includes:
(5) Purse drop tickets*
(2) Signature drink tickets
Heavy Hors d'oeuvres
Live music 
Participate in Live Auction (higher value purses)
*option to purchase additional tickets for the purse drop (6/$5.00)
 
A portion of the proceed with go to The Women Center.
 
101 South 16th Street- Herrin, IL 62948
618-942-6115
www.facebook.com/events/1715132192132352

Nov
10

Holiday Open House at the General Store
November 10, 2017 - November 12, 2017

Walker's Bluff General Store | 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
 
Come out to the General store from November 10th-12th for a Holiday Open House!  All of the Christmas & holiday merchandise will be 25% off.  There will also be complimentary gourmet food samples!  Hours for the event are 10am-5pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.  This is a Free event open to all ages.  Additional food and beverage will be available for purchase.
 
326 Vermont Road- Carterville, IL 62918
618-956-9900
https://www.facebook.com/events/1959323204347912

Nov
11

ECA Gun & Knife Show
November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017

The Pavilion | 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
 
The ECA Hunting and Trade Show will be held at The Pavilion on November 11th & 12th, 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
618-993-2657

Nov
11

AutumnFest 2017
November 11, 2017 - November 12, 2017

John A. Logan College | 09:00 am

 

Come check out the AutumnFest at John A. Logan College on November 11th and 12th! More information will be added soon.

 

700 Logan College Dr, Carterville, Illinois 62918
(618) 985-3741
https://www.facebook.com/events/502685310079007

Nov
12

Birding Tour
November 12, 2017

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge | 08:15 am
 
Come and join us for a birding tour guided by Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Volunteers.  Experienced birders will lead the tour.  Binoculars are available at the Refuge Visitor center for check-out.  Reservations are required.
 
8588 Route 148- Marion, IL 62959
618-997-3344

Nov
19

Shop for a Cause
November 19, 2017

Walker's Bluff | 12:00 pm - 06:00 pm

 

Walkers' Bluff and Carbondale Blue Diamonds are teaming up again this year for a fundraising event on Sunday, November 19th from 12pm-6pm. All proceeds from the event go directly to The Night's Shield Children's Shelter in West Frankfort, IL.  Come out for a ladies day out at the annual Shop for a Cause Event where there will be Wine, Crafts, & More!
Shop For A Cause at Legends:
Ticket Required
All of our shopping vendors will be set up at Legends from 12pm to 6pm on Sunday, November 19th. Tickets are $10 and include access to some amazing vendors including crafts, beauty, jewelry, clothing boutiques, and more! Your ticket also includes a glass of Walker's Bluff wine and all proceeds go to the Night's Shield Children's Shelter. There will be a hot chocolate bar outside where you can warm up and add your favorite liquor to your latte!
Prepayment is required. Click here to purchase your ticket to Shop for A Cause: 
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/shop-for-a-cause-tickets-38504957364
Music Schedule at The Tasting Room:
After you shop, you can go over to the Tasting Room and listen to music and drink more wine! The live music and bar at The Tasting Room will be open to the public and you do NOT need a ticket to enter the Tasting Room. 
12pm-3pm: Kali Lynn Duo
3pm-6pm: Chris Slone
 
Check out Walker's Bluff Facebook event page below for more information!
 
 
326 Vermont Road, Carterville, IL 62918
618-956-9900
https://www.facebook.com/events/154325478505288