Week of Aug. 25-31

Friday

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., Flight of the Monarch Brunch Program, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

10 a.m., Totally Untidy Tots, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

10:30-11:30 a.m., Wits Fitness Brain Exercise, Cumberland County Life Center, 507 E. Main St., Toledo, www.facebook.com/cumberlandcountylifecenter, 217-849-3965

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

4-6 p.m., Nature Nuts Kids Club, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Avenue East, Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644

5-10 p.m., Paap Printing Friday Fun Night & Heads Up True Street, Coles County Dragway, 4700 W. State St., Charleston, www.ccdragway.com, 217-345-7777, colescountydragway@gmail.com

5-9 p.m., Women, Wine & Wellness 2017, Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza, Decatur, www.decaturciviccenter.org, 217-422-7300

5:30 p.m., CASA Denim, Diamonds and Dancing Gala, Thelma Keller Convention Center, 1202 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, http://kellerconventioncenter.com, 217-347-5115

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., Noah Williams performs, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville, www.willowridgewinery.com, 217-738-2323

6-8 p.m., New Release Movie: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

6-9 p.m., Summer Pizza Party, America's Groove Record Store, 1910 S. Banker St., Suite 55, Effingham, www.facebook.com/Americas-Groove-Record-Store-555694551273716/, 217-347-7625, americasgroove.recordstore@gmail.com

6 p.m., Campfire Program, Ballard Nature Center, 5253 E. U.S. Highway 40, Altamont, www.ballardnaturecenter.org, 618-483-6856, ballardnc@frontiernet.net

7-10 p.m., The Greyhounds perform, Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham, http://effinghamvillagewine.com, 217-347-0477

7:30 p.m., The Vagina Monologues, Benefiting Courage Connection, The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, http://thevirginia.org, 217-356-9063

8-11 p.m., The Jonathan Baker Duo performs, 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., Up Close & Personal Tour starring Ginuwine & Case, BOS Center, 1 Convention Center Plaza, Springfield, www.theboscenter.com, 217-788-8800, info@theboscenter.com

8 p.m., Joe Bonamassa performs, Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria, www.peoriaciviccenter.com, 309-673-8900, customerservice@peoriaciviccenter.com

9 p.m., Escaping Neverland performs, Infusion Bar & Banquet Center, 2882 N. Dineen, Decatur, http://infusiondecatur.com/bar/, 217-875-2416

Saturday

7 a.m., Dart for the Heart, 5K to raise money for the family of Zale Walk, The Burger King, 1508 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.active.com/mattoon-il/running/distance-running-races/dart-for-the-heart-2017

7 a.m.-9 p.m., 2017 Motor Muster Car Show, all proceeds benefit Cunningham Children's Home in Urbana, Downtown, 61 S. Urbana Ave., Urbana, www.illinicollectorcarclub.com, info@illinicollectorcarclub.com

7:30 a.m., PCH/FMC Doc Acklin Race, all proceeds will benefit the PCH/FMC Doc Acklin Scholarship, Paris High School, 14040 E. 1200th Rd., Paris, http://pchfmc.com, 217-465-2606 ext. 4287, Efrank@pchfmc.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.-4 p.m., Fifth Annual Super Saturday 2017, free dance and fitness classes for all age groups, DanceLife Center, 307 Sixth St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/dancelifecenter, 217-345-7182, info@dancelifecenter.com

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

9-10 a.m., Girl Scout Leader Workshop, to register email douglashartnc@consolidated.net or call 217-235-4644, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. East, Mattoon, www.dhnature.org

9 a.m., 17th Annual Sun Shine Rotary Golf Outing, Kaskaskia Country Club, 450 E. Co. Rd. 300 N., Arcola, www.rotarydistrict6490.org

9 a.m.-noon, Abstract August, Stang Arts, 112 W. Washington, Effingham, www.stangarts.com, 850-960-0106, jamie@stangarts.com

10-11 a.m., Chess Program (grades 2-8), Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-2621

10 a.m.-noon, Bulbs Away, registration required, Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Third Annual Drive-Through Cookout to Support the Shelby County Veterans Fund, Shelby County Fairgrounds, N. Route 128, Shelbyville, http://web.extension.illinois.edu/ccdms/shelby4h/2348.html, 217-774-9546

10 a.m.-noon, Cooking with Herbs Workshop, registration required, register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cooking-with-herbs-workshop-tickets-34803197300/, Allerton Park & Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Rd., Monticello, http://allerton.illinois.edu/, 217-333-3287, brand@illinois.edu

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Baroque Artists New Singer Auditions, high school or older, First Presbyterian Church, 602 W. Green St., Champaign, www.baroqueartists.org, 217-378-6802, josephbbaldwin@me.com

10:30 a.m., Doug & Theresa Myers Memorial Fun Run 2017, proceeds benefit Shop with a Cop and Blessings in a Backpack, Effingham Event Center, 1501 W. Fayette, Effingham, https://allevents.in/effingham/dougs-7th-annual-fun-run/679174502290596/, 217-342-6565

11 a.m.-noon, Master Gardening with Kids, ages 6-12, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Summer's Out School's In: Blessings in a Backpack Fundraiser, VFW Post 1769, 2304 S. Veterans Dr., Effingham, www.facebook.com/VFW-post-1769-224540374230086/, 217-343-8313

11:30 a.m., Legion Riders Ride for the Troops, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-234-7155, raylwayne@yahoo.com

Noon-4 p.m., Mideastern Illinois Labor Council Picnic, all current and retired union members are welcome, Fox Ridge State Park, 340 Coolidge Ave., Charleston, 217-259-4729, edmundwehrle@gmail.com

Noon-10 p.m., Drag Racing - Summit ET Race #17 & Heads Up Series #5, Coles County Dragway, 4700 W. State St., Charleston, www.ccdragway.com, 217-345-7777, colescountydragway@gmail.com

Noon, Stewardson Lions Club Tractor & Truck Pull, Stewardson City Park and Tractor Pull Grounds, Stewardson, www.facebook.com/StewardsonLionsClub, 217-343-9939

Noon-4 p.m., Shumway Freedomfest, Freedom House Food & Clothing Pantry, 304 S. West St., Shumway, www.facebook.com/EnduringFreedomMinistries, 217-240-0059

Noon-5 p.m., Vines, Vendors & Vixens III, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

1 p.m., Life Center Eighth Annual Golf Outing, Meadowview Golf Course, 6489 Meadowview Lane, Mattoon, 217-849-3965

1-5 p.m., Vintage Base Ball, played with authentic 1858 rules, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708

1 p.m. and 7 p.m., News-Gazette Film Series: The Wizard of Oz (1939), The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, http://thevirginia.org, 217-356-9063

5-7 p.m., Cookout and Silent Auction, proceeds will go to support missions, East Side Church of the Nazarene, 2129 S. Ninth St., Mattoon, 217-258-6519

5-6 p.m., United Against Hate Rally, Morton Park, 1215 Division St., Charleston, twinprimes@gmail.com

5-9 p.m., 2017 Zoo-rific Evening, all proceeds benefit renovations at Scovill Zoo, Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd., Decatur, www.decatur-parks.org/scovill-zoo, 217-421-7435

6-8 p.m., Ivan Parker performs, First Baptist Church, 231 N. Illinois St., Atwood, 217-621-3470

6 p.m. CDT, Moe Bandy performs, Boot City Opry, 11800 S. U.S. Highway 41, Terre Haute, Ind., www.bootcityopry.com, 812-299-8521

6:30-9 p.m., Dinner Theater: It's My Party and I'll Die if I Want To, reservations required, call 217-738-2323, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 North 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville, www.willowridgewinery.com

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

7-9 p.m., River Folk performs, Holiday Inn/TK Grille, 1301 Avenue of Mid-America, Effingham, www.facebook.com/HolidayInnEffingham, 217-540-7777

7:30 p.m., The Blooze Brothers perform, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, Ninth St. & Garfield Ave., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

7:30 p.m., Alan Jackson Honky Tonk Highway Tour with Lee Ann Womack, State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., Champaign, www.statefarmcenter.com, 217-333-2923

8 p.m., Superbad performs, Larson's Landing, 8724 E. Marine Rd., Effingham, www.larsonslanding.com, 217-868-2791

9:30 p.m., Squealer performs, Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston, www.facebook.com/macs.uptowner, 217-345-4622

9:30 p.m., The Hawk performs, Donnie's Homespun Pizza, 126 Oakland Ave., Decatur, www.donnieshomespun.com, 217-424-4344

Sunday

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Drag Racing - Summit ET Race #18 & JT Muffler Q330, Coles County Dragway, 4700 W. State St., Charleston, www.ccdragway.com, 217-345-7777, colescountydragway@gmail.com

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Annual Conservation Air Tour, all proceeds will be donated to the Casey Airport Boosters Club, Casey Municipal Airport, Co. Rd. 1100 N., Casey, 217-849-2201 or 217-382-4123

11 a.m.-5 p.m., BAGS Tournament: Twin City Derby Girls Team Fundraiser, Riggs Beer Company, 1901 S. High Cross Rd., Urbana, https://twincityderbygirls.com, twincityderbygirls@gmail.com

Noon-3 p.m., Mattoon Area PADS Open House, 2017 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/Mattoon-Area-PADS-257349287619529/, 217-234-7237, mstopka@mattoonareapads.org

Noon-4 p.m., Canoe the Sangamon, equipment provided, at least one adult per canoe, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708

2-5 p.m., Concordia performs, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville, www.willowridgewinery.com, 217-738-2323

3-8 p.m., Matsuri Japanese Festival, Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Champaign, http://japanhouse.art.illinois.edu, 217-244-9934, jholy@prairieikebana.org

6 p.m., Eagle's Wings performs, The Cross at the Crossroads, 1900 Pike Ave., Effingham, www.crossusa.org, 217-347-2846

7-9 p.m., T.J. Harris performs, First Christian Church, 100 E. Church St., Tuscola, www.fcctuscola.com, 217-253-2394, lori@fcctuscola.com

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

10:30-11:30 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

1-2:30 p.m., Wits Fitness Brain Exercise, Mid-Illinois Senior Center Services, Inc., 114 E. Jefferson St., Sullivan, http://engage.illinois.edu, 217-728-8521

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

6 p.m., Nonfiction Book Discussion: The Road to Little Dribbling, Fresh Digs, 210 N. Banker St., Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-350-0821

6-8 p.m., Scarecrow Head Hanger Painting Class, Just Paws building, 4 W. Main St., Casey, www.terirobin.com, 217-932-2084, tburton@mchsi.com

Tuesday

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

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

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Food Truck Rallies, Urbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water St., Urbana, www.urbanaillinois.us/foodtruck_rally, 217-384-2319, sbbollman@urbanaillinois.us

Noon-2 p.m., Forget-Me-Not Cafe, for Alzheimer & Dementia Care Residents, their families, caregivers, or friends; Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.willowbrookliving.net/family-resources/forget-me-not-cafe, 217-347-9463

1:30 p.m., Parkinson's Support Group, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

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

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

5-6 p.m., Coloring for Adults, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

5:30 p.m., Tarble Talkback: Speed Friending, free and open to the public, The Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787, tarble@eiu.edu

5:30-7:30 p.m., Irish Music Circle performs, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283

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

6-7:30 p.m., Bird Club, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644 or 217-218-6262

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

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

7 p.m., Concert in the Park: Coles Co. Barbershop, Kiwanis Park, Entrance on Harrison Street, Charleston, 217-345-8018

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

8 p.m., Summer Movies: Moana, Culver's, 1510 W. Fayette Ave., Effingham, www.culvers.com/restaurants/effingham, 217-347-4986

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 

Noon, S-S Area Seasoned Citizens Baked Potato Spudtacular, Strasburg Community Center, 105 E. Commercial St., Strasburg, www.strasburgil.com

Noon, Movie Night: War Room, for admission bring an item for Shoe Box Ministry (a toy item or school supply - no food), for more information contact Nancy Shiels at 217-259-2878, Strasburg Community Center, 105 E. Commercial St., Strasburg, www.strasburgil.com

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

6-9 p.m., Book Discussion: 13 Reasons Why, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

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

Aug. 31

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

Noon-1 p.m., Tech Drop-In, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, ryancondron@jjventures.com

6-8 p.m., Waves Class, please register, Monroe Art Studio, 708 Monroe St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/monroeart708/, 217-348-1514, monroeartstudio@gmail.com

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

6-8 p.m., Craig Gerdes performs, Riggs Beer Company, 1901 S. High Cross Rd., Urbana, www.riggsbeer.com, 217-718-5345, gail@riggsbeer.com

6:30-8:30 p.m., Beau Thomas performs, 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

7-9 p.m., Single? Let's Mingle, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

7-10 p.m., The Fabulous HoeDads perform, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana, www.facebook.com/PlaMorDanceland, 217-823-5535 or 618-283-1314, pla_mor_danceland@yahoo.com

Theatre

Auditions: Dancing at Lughnasa and Next to Normal, Aug. 29-30, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, Ninth Street & Garfield Ave., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna, 217-581-3110

Steel Magnolias, Aug. 23-Sep. 3, The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan, www.thelittletheatre.org, 217-728-7375

The Butler Did It, Aug. 24-27, Tuscola High School, 500 S. Prairie St., Tuscola, www.tuscola.k12.il.us, 217-253-2377

Billy Elliot The Musical, Aug. 24-Sep. 3, Parkland Theatre, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, http://theatre.parkland.edu, 217-351-2528, theatre@parkland.edu

Auditions: The Professionals, Aug. 28, Gregory Hall, 810 S. Wright St., Urbana, http://newrevelsplayers.wordpress.com, for info contact David Katz djkatz@illinois.edu or Sydney Gutierrez sgutie29@illinois.edu

Auditions: Children's Show "The Hobbit," Aug. 26-28, Homer Opera House, 101 N. Main St., Homer, www.homeroperahouse.com, 217-493-6175

The Wiz, Aug. 25-Sep. 3, Hoogland Center for the Arts, 420 S. Sixth St., Springfield, www.hcfta.org, 217-523-2787, info@hcfta.org

Ongoing

End of Summer Flea Market, Aug. 25-27, Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. East, Mattoon, www.crosscountymall.com, 217-235-3432, amy.davee@regisinc.com

Motorcycle Rider Program, Aug. 25-27, registration required, Coles County Airport Authority, 432 Airport Rd., Mattoon, www.mrp.siu.edu, 1-800-642-9589

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

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

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

Mennonite Relief Sale, Aug. 25-26, Otto Center, 2058 C.R. 1800 E., Arthur, http://arthurreliefsale.org, Contact Larry & Dory Kauffman at 217-543-3165 or dkauffman61@gmail.com, or Duane & Karen Miller at 217-254-4645 or dkmiller80@gmail.com

Stewardson Lions Club Homecoming, Aug. 25-26, Stewardson City Park, www.facebook.com/Stewardson-IL-222171267812537/, 217-682-3378, mwascher@consolidated.net

2017 Cumberland County Fair, Aug. 18-26, Cumberland County Fairground, 701 W. Cumberland St., Greenup, http://thecumberlandcountyfair.com, 217-923-1507, cumberlandcountyfair@gmail.com

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

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

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival, Aug. 25-26, Downtown, 111 W. Main St., Urbana, http://urbanasweetcornfestival.com, 217-344-3872

Prairie Skies, Fridays through Aug.; 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

Krazy Daze Festival & Carnival, Aug. 24-26, Downtown Homer, 500 E. Second St., www.visitchampaigncounty.org/events/detail/2526/krazy-daze-festival-and-carnival/39452/, 312-880-7632

Sangamon River Music Festival, Aug. 25-26, Downtown, 102 E. Main St., Mahomet, www.sangamonrivermusicfestival.com, 217-586-3165

Wizard World Comic Con Chicago, Aug. 24-27, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd., Rosemont, http://wizardworld.com/comiccon/chicago

Exhibits

Second Photography Show, Aug. 24-27, Mattoon Arts Council, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

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

Works of Photographer Joe Ethridge, through Sep. 30, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

Ashley Dick, Coles County Arts Council's Artist of the Month, through Aug. 31, City Hall, 520 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.charlestonillinois.org, 217-345-6897

Six Friends, Six Fabrics Quilt Show, through Aug. 31, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283, dan@jacksonavenuecoffee.com

2017 Art & Design Faculty Biennial, Aug. 26-Oct. 29; No More Mr. Nice Guy: Ben Venom, Aug. 26-Oct. 29; Tsukioka Yoshitoshi: Japanese Prints from the Taubman Museum of Art's Permanent Collection, Aug. 26-Oct. 29; The Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787

Total Eclipse, through Nov. 20, EIU Booth Library, South Lobby, Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu, 217-581-7547, dsbell@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

Artwork of Heather Chism, through Sep. 30, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

Paint and Steel featuring Philip Dees & Nancy Nichols-Pethick, Aug. 19-Sep. 9, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.gaslightartcolony.com, 217-293-1050, gaslightartcolony@gmail.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.

2017 Parkland College Art and Design Faculty Exhibition, Aug. 21-Sep. 16, Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, http://artgallery.parkland.edu, 217-351-2485

Provenance: A Forensic History of Art, through Sep. 23; 2017 School of Art + Design Faculty Exhibition, Aug. 31-Sep. 23; Coveting Nature: Art, Collecting, and Natural History in Early Modern Europe, Aug. 31-Dec. 22; Propositions on Revolution (Slogans for a Future), Aug. 31-Dec. 22; World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean, Aug. 31-Mar. 24, 2018;  Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana, www.illlinois.edu/calendar/list/449, 217-333-1861, kam@illinois.edu.

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. 25-31

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "47 Meters Down" (PG-13); "All Saints" (PG); "Annabelle: Creation" (R); "Baby Driver" (R); "The Big Sick" (R); "The Dark Tower" (PG-13); "Despicable Me 3" (PG); "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "The Emoji Movie" (PG); "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (R); "Kidnap" (R); "Logan Lucky" (PG-13); "Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature" (PG); "Spider-Man: Homecoming" (PG-13); "Wonder Woman" (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, "Grease" (PG); Tuesday, "Help, I've Shrunk the Family!" (TV-PG); Wednesday, "American Fable" (TV-14); Thursday, "Yogi Bear" (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; "A Goofy Movie" (G); "Lemon" (R); "Menashe" (PG); "The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948)" (NR); visit www.arttheater.coop/ for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Annabelle: Creation" (R); "Kidnap" (R); "Logan Lucky" (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; "All Saints" (PG); "Annabelle: Creation" (R); "Baby Driver" (R); "Despicable Me 3" (PG); "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "The Emoji Movie" (PG); "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (R); "Spider-Man: Homecoming" (PG-13); "Wonder Woman" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com

NEWTON

Drive-N Theatre, 16045 E. Hwy. 33, Newton, 618-455-3100; "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "Wonder Woman" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.driventheatre.com.

PARIS

The Paris Theater, 119 N. Central Ave., Paris, 217-465-6048; "Annabelle: Creation" (R); "Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature" (PG); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

Boarman’s Roxy, 149 E. Main St., all shows $4: "Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature" (PG); receive updates and showtimes at 217-774-ROXY (7699), www.boarmansroxytheatre.com.

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