Kids Fishing Derby at Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
The Kids Fishing Derby is a FREE event hosted by the Refuge and many local sponsors. It is a wonderful opportunity for families to spend a day together on the Refuge fishing. The Derby is for kids 12 and younger.
Jackson & Williamson County 4H Livestock Show
The Jackson & Williamson County 4-H Livestock Show will be held on Saturday, May 20, at the Williamson County Fairgrounds.
4th Annual Peggy Roth Boat Poker Run
The 4th Annual Peggy Roth Boat Poker Run will be held at Pyramid Acres Marina on June 17th, 2024. Come out for a day of fun including raffles, weasel races, and a silent auction! Music and food trucks will be
Pierce Farm July Jubilee
It's the opening day of the flower fields and Pierce Farm be having the first-ever VENDOR FAIR! Shop handcrafted items from local vendors, grab a BBQ from Community of Faith BBQ Heroes while you are there, and help out the
Science in the South Conference
Making Connections is the theme for this year's Science in the South Conference. Our goal is to provide opportunities for K-12 educators to connect and reconnect with other educators and area experts to share ideas, learn about current research, and
Ride to the Sky (Organized Bike Ride)
Join us for an organized bike ride with routes of approximately 22, 30, 37.5, 49 & 53 miles! The ride starts and ends a John A Logan College, Parking Lot A. Mass start at 9:00 a.m.
Fern and Vendor Day at The Patch
Fern and Vendor Day 2023 will be a spring event you do not want to miss! We have the largest ferns you can find, along with 40 plus vendors and food trucks ALL local to our area!
Maple Syrup Festival
Enjoy two full days of family fun including maple syrup demonstrations, pancake breakfast, nature hikes, lumberjack demonstrations, children's activities, vendors and artisans, and much more. The Festival takes place at our Camp 2 location. This event is FREE and welcome to
On February 25th we will host an old favorite once again. The format will duplicate Tuesday night. No team registrations. This will be blind draw for teams. $10 entry per person. We will form teams once all have been registered
Little Grassy Get Down
The Little Grassy Get Down at SIU Touch of Nature Environmental Center in Makanda, IL is a family-friendly music festival featuring mostly original acoustic Americana music from around the Midwest. The event takes place from October 6-8, 2023. TICKETS: Options