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Moonstock 2017
August 18, 2017 - August 21, 2017

Walker's Bluff | 03:00 pm - 10:00 pm
This 4-day Music Festival will celebrate the Total Solar Eclipse at Walker’s Bluff, a picturesque vineyard located in beautiful Southern Illinois.  On August 21, 2017 an estimated 200,000 tourists will travel to our region to observe the point of greatest duration.  On that day, at 1:20 pm, you can experience light turn to darkness as Ozzy Osbourne kicks off his concert with Bark at the Moon.
14250 Meridian Road- Carterville, IL 62918


The Phelps Sisters Benefit- Mentors 4 Kids
August 18, 2017

Marion Cultural and Civic Center | 07:00 pm
Come watch The Phelps Sisters, with special performance by The Phelps Brothers, to help raise money for Mentors 4 Kids!  This event is for all ages.  Doors open at 6pm.
800 Tower Square Plaza- Marion IL, 62959


Eclipse Festival at Honker Hill Winery
August 18, 2017 - August 21, 2017

Lucas Bros. Honker Hill Winery | 07:00 pm
More details coming soon!
-August 18th - 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
-August 19th - 10:00 am - 12:00 am
-August 20th - 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
   Sugar Lime Blue Performs 5:00 pm
-August 21st - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
   Sugar Lime Blue Performs 12:00 pm
4861 Spillway Road, Carbondale, IL 62902


SI Junk Fest
August 19, 2017 - August 20, 2017

Pickers Outlet Mall | 06:00 am - 03:00 pm
If you haven't already heard, this is the weekend of the Total Solar Eclipse!  Southern Illinois is the best place in the "WORLD" to see it.  It is estimated that over 300,000 people will be coming to experience this event.  Pickers Outlet Mall wants to give travelers fun things to do while they are here visiting so, we decided to have a Big Flea Market.  We have 10 acres of flat grassy land to set-up and have convenient parking for our customers.  There will be porta potties, music and one of Southern Illinois' Finest, Big Blues Que Barbecue!  Please let us know ASAP if you would like to set-up so we have an idea how many are coming.
9764 Herrin Road- Johnston City, IL 62951


SI Opry Eclipse Show
August 19, 2017

Herrin Civic Center | 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
The SI Opry will open with bluegrass music from Opry Members Cassie Andrews & Calico Creek.  Members include: Cassie Andrews, banjo and vocals; Becky Peters, guitar and vocals; Ron Cobb, upright bass; and Danny Robinson, guitar, mandolin, and vocals.
Gospel group, Judah, will then take the stage.  Judah is comprised of Lisa Knight on vocals and guitar; Lisa Miles, piano; Samantha Austin, rhythm guitar and vocals; Alex Bennet on drums; and Levi Bennett, guitar.
After intermission, Cassie Andrews will present a Tribute to Minnie Pearl.  She will entertain you with all the current happenings in Grinder’s Switch.
Arview on Country will perform a country set.  The musical heritage of the Arview family can trace its roots to patriarch Cecil Arview, who worked in Cook County during the late 1920s.  When work became scarce, Cecil took a job as a musician for infamous gangster Alphonse “Al” Capone. After Capone’s conviction in 1931, Cecil – who had just become a father – moved his young family back home to Southern Illinois.  In the years to come, nearly all of Cecil’s children would learn to play instruments and sing and it became common for the neighbors to come by to sit on the porch and listen to the Arview family play and sing into the evening hours.  As each of the children of Cecil grew to adulthood and had children of their own, they would pass on the tradition until the name Arview became synonymous with musical talent.  This heritage has now passed on into later generations and brings this family of talented individuals now to you. Joe Arview has performed at many venues, such as: the Illinois State Fair, the Du Quoin State Fair, the Troubadour Theatre in Nashville Tennessee, and many NASCAR events.
Tickets for the Opry are $15 and available at the Herrin Civic Center, the Pawn Mart in Herrin, or at the door the night of the event.  Special ticket prices for groups of 10 or more.  Doors open at 6pm.  Food, refreshments, and adult beverages from the bar will be available.  The SI Opry is presented at the Herrin Civic Center the third Saturday of every month, except December.  The next show will be on September 16th, 2017.
101 South 16th Street- Herrin, IL 62948
(618) 942-6115


Don't Be Left Alone in the Dark
August 19, 2017 - August 21, 2017

James Mohan Memorial Park | 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
Come on down to Cambria Park!  Concessions will be open daily.  Hamburgers, dogs, cold drinks and daily meal specials including pulled pork on Saturday, spaghetti dinners on Sunday and ultimate nachos on Monday.  August 19th is the Flea Market from 9am-3pm and Live music by Dale Myers and Friends from 1pm-4pm.  If you are interested in being a vendor, 10x10 spaces are $30 -space is limited!  On August 21st, bring your chair, cameras and find a spot in the park for great viewing of the Total Solar Eclipse!
535 South Maple Street- Cambria, Illinois 62915
(618) 269-7797
Robin (618) 579-3659 -


Solar Eclipse Party at Black Diamond
August 19, 2017 - August 21, 2017

Black Diamond Harley-Davidson | 07:00 pm
The Busted Knuckles Stunt Tour will be performing 3 shows a day for the Eclipse weekend!  Free admission on August 19th- 20th.  More information to come for August 21st Eclipse Day!
Busted Knuckles is a V-Twin Thrill Show performed solely on Harley-Davidson motorcycles.  These American Daredevils perform stunts like you have never seen.  Busted Knuckles Stunt Tour is a premiere V-Twin entertainment company with Harley-Davidson being the bike of choice.  Their goal is to bring the best V-Twin Stunt Riders together to perform the very best stunt show possible.
2400 Williamson County Parkway- Marion, IL 62959


Eclipse at Johnston City Amphitheater
August 19, 2017 - August 21, 2017

Arrowhead Lake Campground | 08:00 pm - 02:30 pm
Come celebrate the 2017 Solar Eclipse at the Johnston City Amphitheater.  There will be a full weekend of activities for the whole family including live bands, Live DJ, bouncy houses, children's activities, food vendors, corn-hole tournament, silent auction, Saturday night movie night, and more!
Eclipse glasses are $1 and can be bought at City Hall or the Water Department drive-up.
Saturday, August 19th
6pm-8pm - Music "The Good Ole Boys"
9pm - Family Movie Night: Chicken Little
Sunday, August 20th
1pm-5pm - Car Show
2pm - Southern Illinois Concert Band
5pm-6pm - Terry Brooks Live DJ
6pm-7pm - Venture Worship Band
7pm-8pm - Terry Brooks Live DJ
8pm-10pm - Music: "Savannah Rose"
Monday, August 21st
8am - Corn-hole Tournament 
10:30am-2:30pm - Terry Brooks Live DJ
Partial Eclipse will start at 11:52am, Total Eclipse at 1:20pm and will last approximately 2 minutes and 14 seconds.  The Eclipse will end at 2:14pm.
1600 Petersen Avenue- Johnston City, IL 62951


Eclipse Party in the Garden
August 21, 2017

The Frenchman's Widow | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Eclipse Party in the Garden!  DJ Von will be bringing the tunes!  There will be specials on beer and drinks featuring Saint Nicholas Black Sun, Big Muddy Dark Moon beer and Walker's Bluff Solar Red Wine.  Solar eclipse viewing glasses will be available.  Free admission!
201 North 16th Street- Herrin, IL 62948
(618) 942-6088


Eclipse at Katy-Lynn Vineyard & Winery
August 21, 2017

Katy-Lynn Vineyard & Winery | 11:00 am - 02:00 pm
There will be Live music and a variety of beverages including water, tea, slushy's, sangria, wine and beer.  Parking is Free and you may bring your own lunch.
1801 Sneed Road- Carbondale, IL 62902


Josh Gracin
September 09, 2017

Marion Cultural and Civic Center | 07:00 pm
Harrisburg Medical Center is proud to bring country music artist and former American Idol contestant, Josh Gracin to the Marion Cultural and Civic Center Saturday, September 9th at 7pm for their first ever "Rockin for the Health of It" benefit concert!  Local duo from Harrisburg, Zola Road, will be opening for Josh Gracin.  All ages are welcome.
800 Tower Square Plaza- Marion IL, 62959