Week of Aug. 4-10

Friday

5 a.m.-10 p.m., Free Guest Pass Day, Mattoon YMCA, 221 N. 16th St., Mattoon, www.mattoonymca.org, 217-234-9494

7-9 a.m., Free Community Breakfast, Mason Point, One Masonic Way, Sullivan, 217-728-4394 ext. 1200

8 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Mattoon Farmers Market, Lytle Park & Pool, 500 32nd St., Mattoon, 217-254-7011

9 a.m., Arthur Produce Auction, 354 N. Co. Rd. 100 E., Arthur, 217-543-5100

10 a.m., Story & Craft, Ballard Nature Center, 5253 E. U.S. Highway 40, Altamont, www.ballardnaturecenter.org, 618-483-6856, ballardnc@frontiernet.net

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Music & Lunch Series, Heritage Park, corner of 17th and Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/celebratedowntownmattoon 

Noon-1 p.m., Folk and Roots Fridays, Lake House in Crystal Lake Park, 206 W. Park St., Urbana, www.urbanaparks.org, 217-367-1544

3:45-4:45 p.m., Adult Coloring Club, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

5-10 p.m., Paap Printing Friday Fun Night, Test-n-Tune & $500 To Win All Run, Coles County Dragway, 4700 W. State St., Charleston, www.ccdragway.com, 217-345-7777, colescountydragway@gmail.com

5 p.m., Jason Gentry performs, Bement Country Opry, 201 State St., Monticello, www.bementcountryopry.com, 217-377-0550, brake4music@hotmail.com

5-8 p.m., Family Fun Friday, Market Place Mall, 2000 N. Neil St., Champaign, www.urbanaparks.org, 217-398-2550

5:30-7:15 p.m., Fifth Annual Kids Sidewalk Chalk Contest, pre-K through 8th grades, pre-register at www.40north.org/sidewalk/, Downtown Champaign, 1 E. Main, 217-351-9841, kwhite@40north.org

6-9 p.m., Ashmore Mentoring Program, Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore, 217-382-5560, 217-349-8606, www.facebook.com/pages/Ashmore-Mentoring-Program-AMP/267027276725352

6-8 p.m., The Greyhounds perform, no cover charge, Willow Ridge Winery, Route 2 Box 343A, Co. Rd. 1800 N., Shelbyville, www.willowridgewinery.com, 217-738-2323

6-9 p.m., 2017 Bowling Bash, proceeds raised fund scholarships for girls in 3rd-5th grades to participate in Girls on the Run, adult only event, Old Orchard Lanes and Links, 901 N. Dunlap Ave., Savoy, www.girlsontherunofchampaigncounty.org, 217-359-9622, nikki.mercer@girlsontherun.org

6-9 p.m., Irish Fest, Allerton Park & Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Rd., Monticello, http://allerton.illinois.edu, 217-333-3287, allertoninfo@illinois.edu

6:30-8:30 p.m., Movies Under the Stars, Vine Street Christian Church, 249 S. Vine St., Arthur, www.vinestreetcc.com, 217-543-2292

7-9:30 p.m., Wine & Canvas: Starry Harbor, Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

7-9 p.m., First Friday Music, Findlay Community Building, 102 E. S. Second St., Findlay, 217-725-5176

8 p.m., Movies in Lytle Park: Finding Dory, Lytle Park and Pool, 3298 Cedar Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-234-2621

8 p.m., Wine & Floral Arrangements, reservations required at 217-253-2535, Douglas County Museum, 700 S. Main St., Tuscola, www.douglascountymuseum.org, douglascountymuseum@hotmail.com

8-11 p.m., Lowder & Manning perform, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

8-9 p.m., Marshall City Band performs, Marshall Band Stand, 501 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshall-il.com

8 p.m., George Faber performs, Cowboy Monkey, 6 E. Taylor St., Champaign, www.cowboy-monkey.com, 217-398-2688

9 p.m., Ghost Hunts USA Overnight, purchase tickets at www.ghosthuntsusa.com/products/ashmore-estates-ashmore-illinois-august-events, Ashmore Estates, 22645 E. Co. Rd. 1050 North, Ashmore, 888-271-4000

9 p.m., Fun DMC performs, Memphis on Main, 55 E. Main St., Champaign, http://memphisonmain.com, 217-398-1097

Saturday

7:30-10 a.m., 35th Annual Mini-Tri, Centennial Park, 2200 W. Kirby Ave., Champaign, http://champaignparks.com, 217-398-2581, topher.wendt@champaignparks.com

8 a.m.-noon, 18th Street Farmer's Market, Coles County Dept. of Human Services, 825 18th St., Charleston, 217-345-4700, homeagain1@consolidated.net

8 a.m.-noon, Effingham Farmer's Market, Effingham County Courthouse Square, 100 E. Jefferson St., Effingham, http://facebook.com/effinghamfarmersmarket, 217-663-2234

8 a.m.-noon, The Great Giveaway, Cornerstone Christian Church, 3600 S. Banker St., Effingham, http://effinghamcornerstone.net, 217-342-6770

9 a.m., Central Illinois Heat Travel Baseball Tryouts for 13u &14u, (rain date Sunday at 1 p.m.), Heat Field, 3615 Marshall Ave., Mattoon, 217-254-9193

9 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Mattoon Circuit Convocation, St. John's Lutheran Church, 200 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.stjls-mattoon.com, 217-234-4923

9 a.m., Ikebana Workshop, Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Champaign, http://japanhouse.art.illinois.edu, 217-244-9934, jholy@prairieikebana.org

9-11 a.m., Teeny Tiny Beach Party, up to age five, must be accompanied by parent, Crystal Lake Park Family Aquatic Center, 1401 N. Broadway Ave., Urbana, www.urbanaparks.org, 217-239-7946

9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Electronics Recycling, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 Outer Belt W., Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

10 a.m., Tom Short 5K, all proceeds will be used to construct and maintain the General Dacey Trail, to register online go to http://fastscore.net/tomshort5k/, Shelbyville Aquatic Center, E. North Ninth St., Shelbyville, Jerry Yockey 217-774-1376, Jack Yockey 217-774-5750

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Back to School Bash, Douglas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 3516 W. Powell Ln., Mattoon, 217-234-6401, activities@douglasrehab.com

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Family Game Time, Dr G's BrainWorks, Market Place Mall, 120 N. Market Place Shopping Center, Champaign, https://drgsbrainworks.com, 217-355-0093

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Comic Con '17: Celebrating Comics and Fandom Since 2016, Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St., Urbana, http://urbanafreelibrary.org, 217-367-4057, administration@urbanafree.org

Noon-9:30 p.m., Drag Racing - Summit ET Race #14, JT Muffler Q8 & Heads Up Series #4, Coles County Dragway, 4700 W. State St., Charleston, www.ccdragway.com, 217-345-7777, colescountydragway@gmail.com

Noon-4 p.m., Aquafest, Lake Shelbyville Dam, West Access Area, Shelbyville, www.lakeshelbyville.com/calendar.htm, 217-774-3951

Noon, Orchard Inn Golf Outing, Cardinal Golf Course, 15737 N. Beach Rd., Effingham, www.facebook.com/theOrchardInnEffingham, 217-342-9025

12:30-4 p.m., GIRLS ROCK C-U Presents: Ladies Rock! Workshop, register here: http://bit.ly/2tNA1lG/, ages 18 and up, no musical experience required, Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, 202 S. Broadway Ave., Urbana, http://girlsrockcu.org/, girlsrockcu@gmail.com

1-4 p.m., Paint Your Pet, all ages, pre-register, Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

1-7 p.m., Jordan M. Giertz Scholarship Golf Outing, Fox Prairie Golf Course, 3035 County Highway 38, Windsor, www.facebook.com/JordanMGiertzMemorialScholarship/, 217-459-2805

2-4 p.m., Water Fun Day, Central Christian Church, 915 W. Lincoln Ave., Charleston, www.centralchristianonline.com, 217-345-3277, centralchristianonline@gmail.com

2 p.m., Mary Lincoln: "Preserve the White House," Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, 420 S. Lincoln Hwy., Lerna, www.lincolnlogcabin.org, 217-345-1845

3-3:45 p.m., Music for Kids: Prince K's Rock N' Roll Adventure, Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St., Champaign, www.champaign.org, 217-403-2030, librarian@champaign.org

4-7 p.m., Annual Fish Fry, First Apostolic Church, 320 Surrey Ln., Arthur, 217-543-3024, pashlynne@yahoo.com

4-9 p.m., Fun in the Sun, Eberhardt Park, S. Eberhardt St., Arthur, www.arthurparks.net/eberhardt.html, 217-543-2294

4:30 p.m., Gatherings at Linn Park: Redneck Pool Party with Battle Creek, Linn Park Amphitheater, Intersection of Mill and Cumberland, Martinsville, www.martinsvillelinnparkamphitheater.com, 217-232-3232, mville62442@gmail.com

7-10 p.m., Greenup Hootenanny country music, Village of Greenup Municipal Building, 115 E. Cumberland St., Greenup, 217-923-3016

7-9 p.m., Jim Allen performs, Old Country Church, 108 N. Main, Findlay, 217-756-8852, wotsport@frontiernet.net

7:30-8:30 p.m., St. Patrick's Youth Orchestra Concert: An Evening in Hollywood, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 708 W. Main St., Urbana, https://spyo.org/, 217-367-2665

8 p.m., Rock the Rainbow for PFLAG Charleston, Mattoon Moose Lodge, 1212 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/Mattoon-Moose-Lodge-803-746016192098025/, 217-234-7237

8 p.m., Soy City Stranglers and Mammoth Cannon perform, Doherty's Pubs & Pins, 242 E. William St., Decatur, www.dohertyspubandpins.com, 217-428-5612

8:30 p.m., Vivacious Audio performs, Panther Paw, 1412 Fourth St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/panther.paw.1/, 217-345-7849

9 p.m., BlackSwine performs, The Orchard Inn, 800 N. Third St., Effingham, www.facebook.com/theOrchardInnEffingham, 217-342-9025

9:30 p.m., The Spillmanic Tour, Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, http://canopyclub.com/, 217-344-2263

Sunday

10 a.m., 2017 Jeeps On The Run, The Orchard Inn, 800 N. Third St., Effingham, www.facebook.com/groups/600101210154521/, 217-342-9025

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Basic Minis Painting Class with Shoshie, e-mail store@gophermafia.com to reserve your spot, Gopher Mafia Games, 114 Lincoln Square, Urbana, www.gophermafia.com, 217-954-0029, store@gophermedia.com

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Ten Gun Bash, The Hall (formerly Knights of Columbus Hall), 1501 W. Fayette, Effingham, Tickets: 872-205-0635

Noon, Second Annual Effingham County Derby Hat Day, proceeds to benefit The Whoo Hoo Sisterhood (in memory of Jolene Arend), Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont, 618-483-6717

Noon-1:30 p.m., Deconstructing the Beatles' "Revolver," Art Theater Co-op, 126 W. Church St., Champaign, www.arttheater.coop, 217-355-0068, manager@arttheater.coop

12:30-4 p.m., Teutopolis Monastery Museum Open, Teutopolis Monastery Museum, 110 S. Garrott St., Teutopolis, http://stfrancischurch.com, 217-857-6404 ext. 236, monasterymuseum_st.francis@yahoo.com

1-4 p.m., Paul Sargent & Robert Root, Five Mile House, South of Charleston on Route 130, Charleston, www.fivemilehouse.org, 217-348-8603, info@fivemilehouse.org

1-3:30 p.m., Sunday Splash, ages 18 and over, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, www.spurlock.illinois.edu, 217-244-5597

2-4 p.m., Free Computer Workshop, GEFNET Computer/Internet Sales & Service, 1400 Charleston Ave. Suite 230, Mattoon, www.facebook.com/events/1931811580399219/, 217-960-4335, support@gefnet.com

2 p.m., Learning from a Century of Central Illinois Prairie Farming, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708

2-2:45 p.m., 4-H Hopstars! Rabbit Agility Show, Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St., Urbana, http://urbanafreelibrary.org, 217-367-4057, administration@urbanafree.org

2-3 p.m., In Concert @ CPL: Andy & Judy, Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St., Champaign, www.champaign.org, 217-403-2030, librarian@champaign.org

2:30 p.m., Vineyard Softball, Wyman Park, 2 W. Harrison St., Sullivan, www.thevineyardchurch.us, 217-728-4574, karen.goss@thevineyardchurch.us

5 p.m., Fortune Teller Night, Local on 45, 1005 N. 15th St., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/localon45/, 217-295-1212, localon45@gmail.com

7-8 p.m., Thinga-Ma Jug performs, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708

Monday

8-11 a.m., Hay and Livestock Auction, Arthur Sale Barn, 1204 Vine St., Arthur, 217-543-3255

9:30-11:30 a.m., Monday Morning Quilters, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library/library.html, 217-728-7221

10 a.m., Brain Healthy Foods, registration recommended, call 217-639-5150, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org

10:30-11:30 a.m., Knot Just Knitting with Jan Voss, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

1-3 p.m., Free Movie Monday: The Secret Life of Pets, The Villas of Holly Brook, 738 N. 18th St., Charleston, www.villasofhollybrook.com, 217-512-2773

1-2:30 p.m., Wits Fitness Brain Exercise, Shelby County Senior Center, 325 E. North Ninth St., Shelbyville, 217-774-9546

5 p.m., Knitting Club, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

5:30-9 p.m., Charleston HS Color Guard Fall Painting Class Fundraiser, Charleston First Baptist Church, 2800 University Ave., Charleston, www.terirobin.com, 217-932-2084, tburton@mchsi.com

5:30-7:30 p.m., SAT and ACT Prep Test, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

6-8 p.m., Get Your Sparkle On, 1st - 5th grades, please reserve your spot, Unique Style, 312 N. 19th St., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/Unique-Style-157318907644115/, 217-235-6821

6 p.m., Charleston Chess Club, Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln, Charleston, http://bobsbookstore.net, 217-345-2627

7:30-10 p.m., Monterey Pop: 50th Anniversary Restoration, Art Theater Co-op, 126 W. Church St., Champaign, www.arttheater.coop, 217-355-0068, manager@arttheater.coop

7:30-10:30 p.m., Doug Stanhope Live, Cowboy Monkey, 6 E. Taylor St., Champaign, www.cowboy-monkey.com, 217-398-2688

Tuesday

9:30-11 a.m. or 1:30-3 p.m., Tarble Take-Away Tuesdays, children 8 and under must be accompanied by an adult, please register at tarble@eiu.edu or 217-581-2787, The Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth Street, Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble

10-10:45 a.m., Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

10 a.m., Story Time, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

10 a.m., Arthur Produce Auction, 354 N. Co. Rd. 100 E., Arthur, 217-543-5100

10 a.m., Story Time, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

10 a.m., Puppets & Craft, Ballard Nature Center, 5253 E. U.S. Highway 40, Altamont, www.ballardnaturecenter.org, 618-483-6856, ballardnc@frontiernet.net

10:30 a.m., Toddler Time With Mother Goose, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

3-5:30 p.m., Shelbyville Farmers Market, Johnstowne Mall Parking Lot, W. Route 16, Shelbyville, 217-774-2244

3:45-4:45 p.m., Lego Club, K-8th graders, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

4-5 p.m., Lego Club, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

4-7 p.m., Hummingbird Festival, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708

4:30 p.m., Bingo, Moultrie County Beacon, 401 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.mcbeacon.org, 217-728-7396

5-8 p.m., Open Mic Night, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattooncommongrounds.com, 217-235-2877

6-7 p.m., Ukulele group, Mattoon Train Depot, 1718 Broadway, Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286

6 p.m., Game Night, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283, dan@jacksonavenuecoffee.com

6 p.m., Family Movie Night: Beauty and the Beast, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

6-7:30 p.m., Kombucha with Flowers: A Home Brew Workshop, pre-registration required at www.delightflowerfarm.com/shop/, Delight Flower Farm, 4410 N. Lincoln Ave., Champaign, 402-432-9342

6:30-8:30 p.m., Pizza and Beer Paint Party, 18 or older, Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

7 p.m., Super Raffle Tuesday, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-234-7155

7-9 p.m., Marvel Movies Trivia, Decatur Brew Works, 101 N. Main St., Decatur, www.facebook.com/decaturbrewworks, 217-330-8683

7:15-10 p.m., Fiction Writers Workshop, Channing Murray Foundation, 1209 W. Oregon St., Urbana, www.channingmurray.org, 217-356-3893

7:30 p.m., Christian Comedy Players, Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville, http://flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com, 217-827-5690

Wednesday

6:30-10:30 a.m., Charleston Farmers Market, Courthouse Square, 561 Jackson, Charleston, 217-345-8018

8-9:30 a.m., Senior Bingo, County Market, W. Rt 16, Shelbyville, www.mycountymarket.com, 217-774-5555

10 a.m., Story Time, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 West Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library, 217-728-7221 

10:30-11:30 a.m., Little Wheels Play Date, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

11 a.m.-2 p.m., A Picnic of Benefit Information, registration required, call 217-639-5150, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org

11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m., Friendship Garden Lunch and Learn, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

1-3 p.m., Ladies game of pool for all ages at the LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, 217-639-5150, visit www.colescouncilonaging.org

2-3 p.m., Qi Gong, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

4:30-7:30 p.m., Second Annual Food Truck Rally & Summer Reading Celebration, Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St., Champaign, www.champaign.org, 217-403-2070, librarian@champaign.org

7-10 p.m., Songwriter Open Mic Night, Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham, http://effinghamvillagewine.com, 217-347-0477

Aug. 10

9-10:30 a.m., Free Play Group, Moultrie County Beacon Bright Start, 203 S. Graham, Sullivan, www.mcbeacon.org/brightstart.html, 217-728-7396

10-10:45 a.m., Arthritis Foundation Exercise Program, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

10:30 a.m., Summer Toddler Time, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

4-7 p.m., Harry Potter Trivia, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

4:30-6:30 p.m., Strasburg Farmers Market, Strasburg Community Center, 105 E. Commercial St., Strasburg, www.strasburgil.com, 217-644-2667

5-7 p.m., School Supply Drive to Benefit Tuscola CUSD #301, Tuscola High School, 500 S. Prairie St., Tuscola, www.rotarydistrict6490.org, 217-649-2586, carannmcc@gmail.com

6 p.m., Bingo, American Legion, 8 E. Strain St., Sullivan, 217-728-4612

6-7 p.m., Frog and Toad Show, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708

6-8 p.m., Stacy M. Doty and Wendy Dexter perform, Riggs Beer Company, 1901 S. High Cross Rd., Urbana, www.riggsbeer.com, 217-718-5345, gail@riggsbeer.com

6:30-8:30 p.m., Pet Anxiety Seminar, please RSVP at 217-342-7444, Joe's Pizza & Pasta, 115 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham, www.facebook.com/PetWellnessCenterofSouthernIllinois/, frontdesk@pwcosi.com

6:30-8:30 p.m., Rick Kubetz & Terry Bush perform, Houlihan's, 1900 S. First St., Champaign, http://stayatthei.com/houlihans, 217-819-5005

7 p.m., Open Mic Night, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283

Theatre

Shakespeare in the Park: The Pirates of Penzance, Aug. 3-5, Kiwanis Park Daum Amphitheater, Kiwanis Park Rd., Charleston, www.colescountyartscouncil.org, colescountyarts@gmail.com

Curious George: The Golden Meatball, Aug. 4-12; Mamma Mia!, Aug. 2-20; The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan, www.thelittletheatre.org, 217-728-7375

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, Aug. 2-5, Turner Arts Hall, 301 E. Edgar Ave., Casey, http://fobpcasey.weebly.com, 217-994-1908, fobpcasey@gmail.com

Marjorie Prime, July 27-Aug. 12, Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana, www.stationtheatre.com, 217-384-4000

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Aug. 3-5, The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, http://thevirginia.org/, 217-356-9063

A Midsummer Night's Dream, June 30-Aug. 11, Illinois Shakespeare Festival Theatre at Ewing, 48 Sunset Rd., Bloomington, www.illinoisshakes.com, 309-438-8974, shake@illinoisstate.edu

Ongoing 

Coles County Fair, July 30-Aug. 6, Coles County Fairgrounds, 603 W. Madison, Charleston, www.colescountyfair.com, 217-345-9211 or 217-345-2656

Volunteer at Friendship Garden, Mondays and Thursdays, Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

Volunteer at the Nature Center, Monday-Thursday, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

Karaoke, Fridays and Saturdays, The Castle, 1828 Olive Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/CastlePubGaming, 217-235-4841, castleinnlounge@gmail.com

Ridge Lake Open for Fishing, weekends through Sep. 3, Fox Ridge State Park, 18175 State Park Rd., Charleston, 217-345-6490

Volunteer Information and Orientation, Aug. 5-6, Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, 420 S. Lincoln Hwy., Lerna, www.lincolnlogcabin.org, 217-345-1845

Illinois Bowfishing Open 2017, Aug. 5-6, to pre-register your team email baibowfishing@yahoo.com, Wolf Creek State Park, 1837 N. Wolf Creek Rd., Windsor, www.illinoisbowfishing.net, 217-756-8260

2018 Mo-Co Rush Traveling Softball Tryouts, Aug. 5-6, for more info please contact Wes Frederick at 217-454-9517 or coachwf3@techemail.com, Jurgens Park, Arthur, www.mocorush.com

Aikman Wildlife Adventures, open Fridays-Mondays, 125 N. Co. Rd. 425 E., Arcola, www.aikmanwildlife.com, 217-259-9603, james@aikmanwildlife.com

Free Tours of the Dam, Saturdays and Sundays through Sep. 3, Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center, 1989 State Highway 16, Shelbyville, www.lakeshelbyville.com, 217-774-3951

Effingham County Fair, Aug. 5-12, Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont, www.effinghamcountyfair.com, 888-854-FAIR, 618-483-6717

Duplicate Bridge, Wednesdays; Duplicate Bridge Intermediates, Thursdays; Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham, www.effinghamparkdistrict.org, 217-342-4415

ASA/USA Men’s Wooden Bat Fastpitch State Tournament, Aug. 4-5, Forsyth Park, 501 Forsyth Park, Forsyth, 217-423-7000, Sarah@decaturcvb.com

Princess Camp, Aug. 8-9, call 217-877-9009 or visit https://dancestudio-pro.com/online/ddsdance to register, ages 3 and up, Debbie's Dance Studio, 2828 N. Main St., Decatur

Oglesby Mansion Open House, Wednesdays and Saturdays through Aug., 421 W. William St., Decatur, http://oglesbymansion.org, 217-963-1960

Garden Club, Tuesdays and Thursdays June-Aug.; Make Space Challenge, Fridays-Sundays; Children's Museum of Illinois, 55 S. Country Club Rd., Decatur, www.cmofil.org, 217-423-5437, akoester@cmofil.org

Movie Series: The Films of Paul Thomas Anderson, Aug. 10-24, The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, http://thevirginia.org/, 217-356-9063

Prairie Skies, Fridays through Aug. 25; The Little Star That Could, Saturdays through Aug.; Violent Universe, Fridays and Saturdays through Aug.; William M. Staerkel Planetarium, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, www2.parkland.edu/planetarium, 217-351-2568

Toddler Tuesday, Tuesdays; Animal Encounters, Wednesdays and Fridays; DIY: Weekend Wizards, Saturdays; Orpheum Children's Museum, 346 N. Neil, Champaign, www.orpheumkids.com, 217-352-5895

Illinois State Fair, Aug. 10-20, Illinois State Fairgrounds, 801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield, www.illinois.gov/statefair/, 217-782-2581

Exhibits

Coles County 1917 Tornado, through Sep. 29, Museum at the Depot, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.coleshistory.net, 217-666-9735, coleshistory@consolidated.net

Cultivating Creativity 2016-2017: Consolidated Communications Children's Art Exhibition, July 18-Aug. 6, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787, tarble@eiu.edu

Watercolors by Michael Delaney, July 28-Oct. 14, Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville, http://flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com, 217-827-5690

Annual Midwest Photography Juried Exhibition, July 21-Aug. 25, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, www.parisartcenter.com, 217-466-8130

Frank Bell's "Retirement Art," July 15-Aug. 12, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.gaslightartcolony.com, 217-293-1050, gaslightartcolony@gmail.com

Decatur Celebration, Aug. 4-6, 160 E. Main St., Suite 200, Decatur, http://decaturcelebration.com, 217-423-4222, havefun@decaturcelebration.com

Inner Map: Textile Art of Lisa Nelson Raabe, Aug. 3-29, Decatur Area Arts Council, 125 N. Water St., Decatur, www.decaturarts.org, 217-423-3189

Robert Reed Photography and Sue Watts Art, through Aug. 31; Monarch Mural Challenge, through Sept. 29; Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708.

Provenance: A Forensic History of Art, through Sep. 23; Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana, www.illlinois.edu/calendar/list/449, 217-333-1861, kam@illinois.edu.

Around the Block II: Artists from Our Neighborhood, through Aug. 9, Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, http://artgallery.parkland.edu/, 217-351-2485

Skills and Celebrations: Recent Donations from Ecuador, May 23-Aug. 27, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, www.spurlock.illinois.edu, 217-333-2360

On the Big Screen

Listings for Aug. 4-10

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "Atomic Blonde" (R); "The Dark Tower" (PG-13); "Despicable Me 3" (PG); "Detroit" (R); "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "The Emoji Movie" (PG); "Girls Trip" (R); "Kidnap" (R); "Spider-Man: Homecoming" (PG-13); "War For the Planet of the Apes" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.amctheatres.com.

CHARLESTON

LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston; free movies w/ popcorn and lemonade; Friday, "A Monster Calls" (PG-13); Tuesday, "Country Crush" (TV-14); Wednesday, "Rogue One: Star Wars" (PG-13); Thursday, "Delhi Safari" (PG); Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "Beatriz at Dinner" (R); "The Friends of Eddie Coyle" (R); "A Ghost Story" (R); "The Hero" (R); visit www.arttheater.coop/ for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Detroit" (R); "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "Maudie" (PG-13); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "Atomic Blonde" (R); "The Dark Tower" (PG-13); "Despicable Me 3" (PG); "Detroit" (R); "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "The Emoji Movie" (PG); "Girls Trip" (R); "Spider-Man: Homecoming" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com

NEWTON

Drive-N Theatre, 16045 E. Hwy. 33, Newton, 618-455-3100; "The Emoji Movie" (PG); "Spider-Man: Homecoming" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.driventheatre.com.

PARIS

The Paris Theater, 119 N. Central Ave., Paris, 217-465-6048; "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "The Emoji Movie" (PG); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

Boarman’s Roxy, 149 E. Main St., all shows $4: "Dunkirk" (PG-13); receive updates and showtimes at 217-774-ROXY (7699), www.boarmansroxytheatre.com.

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