Week of Sept. 8-14

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

10-10:30 a.m., Toddler Story Time, Mattoon Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-2621, jasmine@mattoonlibrary.org

10 a.m., Circle Time, ages 2-5 with an adult, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

10 a.m.-3 p.m., 28th Annual Seniorama, Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza, Decatur, www.decaturciviccenter.org, 217-422-7300

11 a.m.-noon, Tots 4 Tarble, free and open to the public, The Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787, tarble@eiu.edu

1-2 p.m., Phone Help, all questions and phone types are welcome, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

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

5-10 p.m., Effingham Cruise Night, Downtown Effingham, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., www.visiteffinghamil.com

5-10 p.m., Orchard Inn Cruise In, The Orchard Inn, 800 N. Third St., Effingham, www.facebook.com/theOrchardInnEffingham, 217-342-9025

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

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., Quick & Bradley performs, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville, www.willowridgewinery.com, 217-738-2323

7 p.m., People, Places Event, presentation about Arts in Central Park Sept. 15-18 in Decatur, Arthur Public Library District, 225 S. Walnut St., Arthur, www.arthurlibrary.org, 217-543-2037, apld@arthurlibrary.org

8-11 p.m., Andy Rueter performs, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

8 p.m., Frisco Highline performs, Effingham Event Center, 1501 W. Fayette, Effingham, 217-342-6565

8 p.m., Neon Lights Blacklight Party feat. Hello Weekend, ages 19+, The City Center, 505 S. Chestnut, Champaign, www.citycenterchampaign.com, 217-954-0556

9 p.m., CIL-Con Friday Fun Night Karaoke, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes, 217-234-9531

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

9 p.m., Sarah Schneider performs, Donnie's Homespun Pizza, 126 Oakland Ave., Decatur, www.donnieshomespun.com, 217-424-4344

9 p.m., Bone Thugs-N-Harmony performs, ages 18+, Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, http://canopyclub.com, 217-344-2263

Saturday

6-10 a.m., DareDick's Big Butt Cookoff, free tasting for the public, all proceeds go to Derek McWhorter Memorial Scholarship Fund, The Orchard Inn, 800 N. Third St., Effingham, www.facebook.com/theOrchardInnEffingham, contact Dustin Probst at 217-343-2279 or dprobst@doveanddove.com or Casey McWhorter at 217-821-1926 or caseymcwhorter86@gmail.com

7:30 a.m., Serve To Strengthen, all proceeds go to HOPE of East Central Illinois, Lake Land College, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, www.active.com/mattoon-il/running/distance-running-races/serve-to-strengthen-2017/, 217-345-4300

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

9-11 a.m., EVS Conservation Day: Hunter Home on Lake Charleston, Barb and Dave Hunter home, down the river hill on Route 16 from Charleston, turn into the steep driveway on the left before you get to the lake entrance; www.embarrasstewards.org, 217-549-1555, thorsenhutton@gmail.com

9 a.m., Strasburg Hog Roast/Gnome Fest, Community Park, 201 E. Commercial St., Strasburg, www.strasburgil.com, 217-644-3007, info@strasburgil.com

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

9:15 a.m.-noon, Kids Arts In The Park, Morton Park, 1215 Division St., Charleston, www.colescountyartscouncil.org, hlcuria@eiu.edu

10 a.m.-noon, Nature Nuts Kids Club, registration required, without adult chaperone, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644

10 a.m., Telephone Collectors International Fall Show, Mattoon VFW Post 4325, 1220 S. 19th St., Mattoon, www.telephonecollectors.org, 714-528-3561

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Car Show: Help Feed the Kids, Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway E., Mattoon, www.cil-con.com, 217-295-1127

10 a.m., Adult Coloring with Nancy Fearday, registration required, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, info@effinghamlibrary.org

10 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Royal Princess Party, please register online, Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil, Champaign, www.orpheumkids.com, 217-352-5895

11 a.m.-7 p.m., 69th Annual Clark County 4-H BBQ, Martinsville Fire House, 8 S. Union St., Martinsville, 217-826-5422

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Wheels to Prosper 2017, Save-A-Lot parking lot, 101 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, www.facebook.com/EffinghamCountyWheelstoProsper, for info contact Mark 217-925-5331, Phil 217-587-6807, Cody 217-342-2967 or EffinghamCountyWheelsToProsper@gmail.com

11 a.m., Harvest Festival, Downtown Martinsville, 217-276-7578

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Twisted Shifters Hot Rod Shake Down #7 Car Show, all proceeds go to local charity, Infusion Bar & Banquet Center, 2882 N. Dineen, Decatur, http://infusiondecatur.com/bar/, 217-875-2416

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Five Mile House 2017 Fund Raising Barbeque and Bingo Blast, funds are being raised to move a 147-year-old barn to the 5 Mile House site to serve as a blacksmith/carpenter shop, exhibit and education center, and community gathering space; VFW Post, 1821 20th St., Charleston, www.fivemilehouse.org, 217-348-8603

Noon-9:30 p.m., Drag Racing - Summit ET Points Race #19 & NHRA All Access Wally Challenge, Coles County Dragway, 4700 W. State St., Charleston, www.ccdragway.com, 217-345-7777, colescountydragway@gmail.com

1 p.m., Family Movie: Descendants 2, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

2-3 p.m., Fun Fall Soap-Making Class and Basket, please register, Canvas & Corks, 208 S. Market, Monticello, www.facebook.com/CanvasAndCorksStudioPaintingParty/, 217-841-6374, heatherart1976@yahoo.com

3-4 p.m., Artist Reception: Joe Ethridge, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

4-8 p.m., Benefit for Peter Grant, Mattoon Masonic Lodge, 116 N. First St., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/events/1467587936663600/, for info contact Melissa Harden 217-962-0048 or Bethanny Lawson 217-264-6276

4-8 p.m., St. Mary's Family Fall Festival and BBQ Fest, KC Hall, 614 N. Main St., Paris, https://stmaryschurchparis.org, 217-466-3355

5-10 p.m., 15th Annual Lincoln Heritage Chapter PF Banquet, funds raised go to habitat and outreach projects in Coles and Cumberland Counties, Mattoon Eagles, 1917 Oak Ave., Mattoon, for more info contact Paula Homann 217-246-8680 or lincolnheritagepf@gmail.com

5 p.m., Charleston High School Class of '60 Birthday Party, reservations required, Charleston Country Club, 8355 Country Club Rd., Charleston, contact Joyce Williams 217-345-9614 or Marty Bayles 217-349-8454

6-8 p.m., S'mores, Pumpkins, & LuLaRoe, please register, Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

6 p.m., Coles County GLOW Cop Chase, all proceeds go to "Grandparents Raising Grandchildren" FCRC Program, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.Active.com/ColesCountyCopChase, 217-639-5150

6 p.m., Karaoke, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

6-8 p.m., Effingham First Christian Church 150th Anniversary & Homecoming Ice Cream Social, First Christian Church, 901 N. Henrietta St., Effingham, 217-342-6797, fcceffingham@gmail.com

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

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

7-10 p.m., Ronnie Vaughn Trio performs, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana, www.facebook.com/PlaMorDanceland, 217-823-5535 or 618-283-1314, pla_mor_danceland@yahoo.com

7 p.m., Richard Hills Wurlitzer Pipe Organ Performance & Silent Film Screening, The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, http://thevirginia.org, 217-356-9063

7:30 p.m., The Dead South performs, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-234-7155, raylwayne@yahoo.com

7:30-10:30 p.m., The Blues Deacons perform, Alto Vineyards Champaign, 4210 N. Duncan Rd., Champaign, http://altovineyards.net, 217-356-4784

9 p.m., CIL-Con Saturday After Party, Local on 45, 1005 N. 15th St., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/localon45/, 217-295-1212, localon45@gmail.com

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

Sunday

6:30 a.m., Superhero Race, all proceeds support the HSHS St. Anthony's Foundation to benefit the hospital's diabetes programs, Workman Sports and Wellness Complex, 1301 N. Maple St., Effingham, http://stanthonyshospital.org, 217-347-1476, sheryl.painter@hshs.org

8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 2017 Effingham 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, to honor and remember the FDNY firefighters, police, and EMS who selflessly gave their lives so that others might live on 9-11-2001, HSHS St. Anthony's Memorial Hospital, 503 N. Maple St., Effingham, http://events.firehero.org/site/TR?fr_id=1813&pg=entry

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Drag Racing - Summit ET Race #20 & 9/11 Remembrance Day, Coles County Dragway, 4700 W. State St., Charleston, www.ccdragway.com, 217-345-7777, colescountydragway@gmail.com

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Shelbyville Knights of Columbus Sixth Annual Harvest Golf Classic, for info call 217-774-4141 or 773-972-0423, Fox Prairie Golf Course, 3035 County Highway 38, Windsor, www.facebook.com/Shelbyville-KC-8690-801020286593226/

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday Jazz Brunch with the Randy Reyman Trio, Donnie's Homespun Pizza, 126 Oakland Ave., Decatur, www.donnieshomespun.com, 217-424-4344

Noon-10 p.m., Bear Kickoff Party & Tailgate Package Giveaway, Rookies Sports Bar, 2012 Marshall Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/RookiesMattoon, 217-234-6676

1-3 p.m., Fall Into Reading Event, featuring authors Dan Guillory and Terry E. Walters, Stewardson Community Building, 108 S. Pine, Stewardson, www.stewardsonil.com, 217-682-5710

1 p.m., Asian Cooking Class, Castle Finn Winery, 1288 N. 1200th St., Marshall, www.castlefinnwinery.com, 217-463-2600

1-4 p.m., Grandparents' Day, grandparents enter free with a paying child, games and activities, Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Rd., Decatur, www.decatur-parks.org/scovill-zoo, 217-421-7435

2-5 p.m., Paul Bonn & The Bluesmen perform, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville, www.willowridgewinery.com, 217-738-2323

2-4 p.m., Barry Cloyd performs, Alto Vineyards Champaign, 4210 N. Duncan Rd., Champaign, http://altovineyards.net, 217-356-4784

2-4:30 p.m., Canvas & Corks Orchard Painting Party, ages 8 and up (kids should attend with adult supervision), Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch, 3902 S. Duncan Rd., Champaign, www.facebook.com/CanvasAndCorksStudioPaintingParty, 217-841-6374, heatherart1976@yahoo.com

3 p.m., Centennial Organ Recital, Trinity Episcopal Church, 2200 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/trinityepiscopalmattoon, 217-234-4514, jbkozuszek@yahoo.com

5-7 p.m., Race Day, Central Community Church, 200 Lafayette Ave. E., Mattoon, www.mattooncentralcommunity.org, 217-235-0535, jill@mattooncentralcommunity.org

Monday

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

9 a.m., Moms Group Bible Study, childcare is provided, Walnut Grove Christian Church, 12930 E. Co. Rd. 1700 N., Arcola, www.walnutgrovecc.org, 217-856-2155, office@walnutgrovecc.org

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.-3 p.m., Bob Ross Painting Class, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, http://engage.illinois.edu, 217-639-5150

10:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., or 5:30 p.m., Preschool Story Time, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

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

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

6-7 p.m., Getting My Zac Back!, fitness presentation, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

6-9 p.m., Scarecrow or Snowman Door Hanger Painting Class, Just Paws Dog Grooming and Training, 4 W. Main St., Casey, www.terirobin.com, 217-932-2084, tburton@mchsi.com

6:30-7:30 p.m., Kindness Rocks, all ages, Arcola Public Library District, 407 E. Main St., Arcola, www.arcola.lib.il.us, 217-268-4477, arcolaapl@consolidated.org

Tuesday

10-10:30 a.m., Story Time, Mattoon Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-2621, jasmine@mattoonlibrary.org

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

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

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

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., Adulting, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

5 p.m., Junior High Book Club, 6th-8th graders, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

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

6-8:30 p.m., Kool Koi Acrylic Painting Class with Artist David Zoberis, register & pay at library, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

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

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

7:30 p.m., ZZ Top performs, The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, http://thevirginia.org, 217-356-9063

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 

11 a.m., A.L.L. Gallery Talk: Jenny Chi, Ann Coddington, and Chris Kahler, The Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787, tarble@eiu.edu

1-3 p.m., Movie Wednesday: The Zookeeper's Wife, ages 18+, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

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

6-8 p.m., Fall Craft Night, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

6-8 p.m., Film Discussion: The Usual Suspects, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

6-9 p.m., "Happy Fall Y'all" Paint Social, Stang Arts, 112 W. Washington Ave., Effingham, www.stangarts.com, 850-960-0106, jamie@stangarts.com

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

Sept. 14

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., Books and Babies, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

6-8 p.m., Motherlode performs, Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston, www.facebook.com/macs.uptowner, 217-345-4622

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

6 p.m., Effingham Area Software Development Meetup: Git Setup & Interaction with Git, registration required, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, ryancondron@jjventures.com

6:30 p.m., Evolving Landscape of Agriculture in East Central Illinois, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

7 p.m., The Boy Who Lived: Harry Potter and the Culture of Death, EIU Booth Library, Charleston, http://booth.eiu.edu/hp20, 217-581-7542, jsbrantley@eiu.edu

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

7-10 p.m., KYLNTYME performs, 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 for CCT's Always A Bridesmaid, Sept. 11-12, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestoncommunitytheatre.com, scottbrooksvideo@gmail.com

Three Chicks & a Stage: Lend Me a Tenor, Sept. 8-10, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham, http://the-epc.org, 217-540-2788

Ongoing

CIL-Con, Sept. 8-9, Paranormal, Horror, Anime and Gaming Convention; Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway East, Mattoon, www.cil-con.com, 217-258-6286

Free Four-Week Computer Classes, must register, Lake Land College Workforce Development Center, 305 Richmond Ave. E., Mattoon, 217-238-8292, adulteducation@lakelandcollege.edu

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

47th Annual Broom Corn Festival, Sept. 8-10, Historic Downtown, 135 N. Oak St., Arcola, www.arcolachamber.com, 217-268-4530

Hobnob Harvest Market, Sept. 8-9, Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont, https://hobnobmarket.com, hobnobmarket@comcast.net

3-D Bow Shoot Fundraiser, Sept. 9-10, Ballard Nature Center, 5253 E. U.S. Highway 40, Altamont, www.ballardnaturecenter.org, 618-483-6856, ballardnc@frontiernet.net

24th Annual Corvette Funfest, Sept. 14-17, Mid America Motorworks, 17082 N. U.S. Highway 45, Effingham, www.corvettefunfest.com, 217-540-4200

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

Music, Movement & Playtime, Saturdays ages 0-2, Sundays ages 2-5, adult must accompany child, The Rec Center, 109 E. Madison St., Paris, www.parisreccenter.com, 217-466-9622

Finders Fall Market & Auction, Sept. 8-9, Decatur Conference Center, 4191 W. U.S. Highway 36, Decatur, www.facebook.com/findersmarket, 217-454-6365, jumpjiveproductions@gmail.com

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

Ellnora Guitar Festival, Sept. 14-16, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6820

Oktoberfest, Sept. 14-17, Riggs Beer Company, 1901 S. High Cross Rd., Urbana, www.riggsbeer.com, 217-718-5345, gail@riggsbeer.com

Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon, Sept. 8-9; Prairie Skies, Fridays through Sept.; Violent Universe, Fridays and Saturdays through Sept.; One World, One Sky: Big Bird's Adventure, Saturdays through Oct. 22; 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

Exhibits

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

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

Joy Tsou, Coles County Arts Council's Artist of the Month, through Sept., City Hall, 520 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.charlestonillinois.org, 217-345-6897

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

Total Eclipse, through Nov. 20; Twenty Years of Harry Potter: Celebrating a Phenomenon, Sept. 14-Dec. 28; EIU Booth Library, South Lobby, Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu, 217-581-7542, jsbrantley@eiu.edu

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

The Great Pumpkin Patch 28th Season, Sept. 9-Oct. 31, The Great Pumpkin Patch, 1749A Co. Rd. 1900 N., Arthur, www.the200acres.com/thepatch, 217-543-2394, thepatch@the200acres.com

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

Saving Places, Changing Times: Works by Mary Ann Michna & Jonathan Soard, through Sept. 29, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, www.parisartcenter.com, 217-466-8130

Face to Face, through Sept. 28, Decatur Area Arts Council, 125 N. Water St., Decatur, www.decaturarts.org, 217-423-3189

Monarch Mural Challenge, through Sept. 29; Barb Stobaugh Photography and Curt Knapp Photography, through Oct. 31; Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708.

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

Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150, Sept. 12-Dec. 21, 2018, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, www.spurlock.illinois.edu, 217-333-2360

On the Big Screen

Listings for Sept. 8-14

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "All Saints" (PG); "Annabelle: Creation" (R); "The Dark Tower" (PG-13); "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "The Emoji Movie" (PG); "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (R); "Home Again" (PG-13); "It" (R); "Kidnap" (R); "Logan Lucky" (PG-13); "Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature" (PG); "Spider-Man: Homecoming" (PG-13); "Wind River" (R); view updates and showtimes at www.amctheatres.com.

CHARLESTON

LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston; free movies w/ popcorn and lemonade; Tuesday, "After the Ball" (TV-PG); Wednesday, "The African Queen" (PG); Thursday, "Braveheart: Battle for the Heartfire" (PG-13); Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "Grease (Sing-Along)" (PG-13); "Labyrinth" (PG); "Marjorie Prime" (NR); "Mortal Kombat" (PG-13); "Solaris" (NR); visit www.arttheater.coop/ for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Ingrid Goes West" (R); "It" (R); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "Annabelle: Creation" (R); "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "The Emoji Movie" (PG); "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (R); "Home Again" (PG-13); "It" (R); "Leap!" (PG); "Wind River" (R); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com

NEWTON

Drive-N Theatre, 16045 E. Hwy. 33, Newton, 618-455-3100; "Annabelle: Creation" (R); "It" (R); view updates and showtimes at www.driventheatre.com.

PARIS

The Paris Theater, 119 N. Central Ave., Paris, 217-465-6048; "It" (R); "Leap!" (PG); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

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

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