Week of Sept. 15-21

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., Toddler Playgroup, ages 2-5 with an adult, no registration required, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dine with a Doc, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

1-2 p.m., Our Second Birthday Celebration, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

3-5 p.m., Grandma's Got Gmail Open House, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

3:30-5 p.m., Elizabeth Keckley, Mary Todd Lincoln's Dressmaker, free and open to the public, please register, Historic Mattoon Train Station, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.eiu.edu/adulted/all.php, 217-581-7415

4-7:30 p.m., EIU Quidditch Tournament, EIU Library Quad, Charleston, http://booth.eiu.edu/hp20/, ckduncan@eiu.edu

6-9 p.m., WILD Friday Nights: Coral Reefs, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

6 p.m., Children's Umbrella Painting 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., Mary Jo Curry performs, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville, www.willowridgewinery.com, 217-738-2323

6-8 p.m., Family Movie: Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

7-10 p.m., Coles County Clash: CHS vs. Mattoon, EIU Lantz Arena, 2150 Fourth St., Charleston, www.eiupanthers.com, 217-581-5000

7:30 p.m., Collage Concert, Dvorak Concert Hall, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, Ninth Street & Garfield Ave., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

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

8:30 p.m., The Fabulous Hoedads perform, VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston, www.thefabuloushoedads.com, 217-358-9273, mugnar@msn.com

9 p.m., Skyline Band performs, Windsor's Pub, 1000 Maine St., Windsor, www.facebook.com/WindsorsPub, 217-240-8396

9:30 p.m., The Monolithic & Todd Hazelrigg perform, Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston, www.facebook.com/macs.uptowner, 217-345-4622

Saturday

6:30-10 a.m., Benefit Breakfast, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-234-7155, raylwayne@yahoo.com

6:30 a.m., Annual Amish Country Bicycle Tour, register at www.decaturbicycleclub.org/arthur.html, Community Building, 120 E. Progress St., Arthur, 1-800-722-6474

8-10 a.m., Lincoln Heritage Youth Shoot, Charleston Sportsmans Club, 5244 N. Co. Rd. 1400 E., Charleston, 217-232-9361, lincolneheritagepf@gmail.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

8-10 a.m., Free Community Breakfast, New Beginnings Church, 1007 S. Willow St., Effingham, www.nbceffingham.org, 217-342-3305, nbchurch@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

8:30 a.m., Denny Anderson Memorial Softball Tournament, Baker Baseball Field, 100 Maple Ave., Charleston, http://campnewhopeillinois.org/, 217-895-2341, officemanager@campnewhopeillinois.org

9-11 a.m., EVS Conservation Day: Lakeview Park, Lakeview Park, McKinley Ave., Charleston, www.embarrasstewards.org, 217-549-1555, thorsenhutton@gmail.com

9 a.m., Walk With a Doc, TREC Trail, 1505 Hampton Dr., Effingham, http://walkwithadoc.org, 217-347-1436

9 a.m.-2 p.m., September Book Sale, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, info@effinghamlibrary.org

9 a.m.-10 p.m., Rollin' & Rockin' for Heroes, to raise money for Helping Heroes, Legacy Harley-Davidson, 1315 Althoff Ave., Effingham, www.legacyhd.com, 217-342-3494

9:45 a.m., School Supply Fun Run, to help gather school supplies for area Effingham schools, TREC Trail, 1505 Hampton Dr., Effingham, www.crossfiteffingham.com, 217-343-3979

10 a.m.-noon, Beginner Watercolor with Whitney Ruger, register online: http://www.freshdigsinc.com/classes/beginnerwatercolor-with-whitney-ruge/, Fresh Digs, 210 N. Banker St., Effingham, 217-350-0812, lowdown@freshdigsinc.com

10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Make And Take, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., WAND Clear the Shelter, Effingham County Humane Society, 12073 N. 1000th Rd., Effingham, www.effingham.petfinder.com, 217-536-9001, 4paws@frontier.com

11 a.m.-4 p.m., Fall Festival, Eberhardt Senior Community, 431 W. Palmer St., Arthur, www.arthurhome.com, 217-543-4520, kgingerich@arthurhome.com

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Jeremy Harper performs, Floyds Barber Shop, 107 W. Sale St., Tuscola, www.facebook.com/Floyds-Barber-Shop-111586128897403/, 217-253-9011

11 a.m.-3 p.m., Customer Appreciation Car Show, J&R Collision Center, 2514 W. Main St., Shelbyville, http://jrcollisioncenters.com/, 217-774-5821

11 a.m.-10 p.m., Monticellobration FestiFall, Downtown, 101 W. Washington St., Monticello, www.monticellomainstreet.org, info@monticellomainstreet.org

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Teens Cook: Breakfast, grades 6th-9th, call 217-543-2037 to register, Arthur Public Library District, 225 S. Walnut St., Arthur, www.arthurlibrary.org, 217-543-2037, apld@arthurlibrary.org

Noon-8 p.m., Rookies Fourth Annual Golf Outing, Meadowview Golf Course, 6489 Meadowview Lane, Mattoon, www.facebook.com/RookiesMattoon/, 217-234-6676

1-3 p.m., September Volunteer Event & Volunteer Appreciation, please RSVP, The Whiteside Garden Project, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, www.eiu.edu/whitesidegarden/, whiteside.info@eiu.edu

1-4 p.m., Tarble Family Weekend Art Extravaganza 2017, 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., Douglas Hart Nature Center Visits: Amphibians, Douglas County Museum, 700 S. Main St., Tuscola, www.douglascountymuseum.org, 217-253-2535, douglascountymuseum@hotmail.com

2 p.m., Paranormal 101, with Riverbend Paranormal, Ashmore Estates, 22645 E. Co. Rd. 1050 N., Ashmore, www.hauntedashmoreestates.net, 888-271-4000

3-6 p.m., A Benefit for Geoff Chilton, The Vault Art Gallery, 100 N. Main St., Tuscola, www.facebook.com/VaultArtGallery/, 217-599-1215, thevaultarts@gmail.com

3-7 p.m., Bad Dog/OPEN Studio, Yellow Dog Studio, 211 N. Market, Sullivan, www.facebook.com/elperrolocoYD/, 217-254-2898, yds.mcdevitt@gmail.com

5-8 p.m., Opening Reception: Gaslight Art Colony Member Show, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.gaslightartcolony.com, 217-293-1050, gaslightartcolony@gmail.com

5:30-7 p.m., First Memorial Chicken Dinner In Memory of Al Golden and Dick Wiback, American Legion, 8 E. Strain St., Sullivan, 217-728-4612

5:30 p.m., Less is More, Trouble and Company, and Octane perform, VFW Post 5795, 112 N. Fifth St., Marshall, http://marshallvfw.com/, 217-826-2814, dowstepp@yahoo.com

6-8 p.m., Fall Crafting & Cocktails (Again!), ages 18 and up, please register, Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

6 p.m., Jake Maurer performs, Mattoon Golf and Country Club, 6700 N. Country Club Rd., Mattoon, www.mattoongolfandcountryclub.com, 217-234-8831

7 p.m., Captain Rat and the Blind Rivets perform, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, Ninth Street & Garfield Ave., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

7-10 p.m., Tom and the Country Boys perform, Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore, 217-345-3192; 217-549-1406

7-9 p.m., Butch Baker and Aiken Back Music perform, Old Country Church, 108 N. Main, Findlay, 217-756-8852, wotsport@frontiernet.net

7:15 p.m., Free Movie Night: Moana, Twin Lakes Park, 5 Twin Lakes Dr., Paris, http://pchfmc.com, 217-465-2606, MHarrison@pchfmc.com

7:30 p.m., Sawyer Brothers perform, Charleston Elks Lodge #623, 720 Sixth St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/CharlestonIllinoisElks/, 217-345-2646

9 p.m., Hot Rod Mercury performs, Mattoon Moose Lodge, 1212 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/Mattoon-Moose-Lodge-803-746016192098025/, 217-235-5290

9 p.m., Karaoke, The Castle, 1828 Olive Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/CastlePubGaming/, 217-235-4841, castleinnlounge@gmail.com

Sunday

6:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Midwest Fishing's Mill Creek Open, 50% of profits will be donated to the Marshall Community Pool Fund, Mill Creek Park, 10889 E. Clarksville Rd., Marshall, https://midwestfishing.org, midwestfishing@outlook.com

11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Family FISH Appreciation Day, Evergreen Hollow Park Pavilion, 1110 Pelican St., Effingham, www.effinghamparkdistrict.org, 217-342-4415, office@effinghampd.org

11:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Youth Fishing Derby, ages 13 and under, Wyman Park, 2 W. Harrison St., Sullivan, www.centralillinoiscrappieclub.com, centralillinoiscrappieclub@gmail.com

1 p.m., Texas Holdem Tournament, Charleston VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/Charleston-VFW-Post-1592-460572920663601/, 217-345-2707

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

2 p.m., Tips for Preserving Family History Materials, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.colescountyilgensoc.orgcolescoilgensoc75@gmail.com

2-7 p.m., Illinois Old Time Fiddlers Jam, Lions Community Building, Forest Park, N.E. 9th St., Shelbyville, www.illinoisoldtimefiddlers.org, 217-682-3208, aunttt@consolidated.net

2:30-5:30 p.m., Game Day, Windsor Christian Church, 1100 Broadway Ave., Windsor, www.windsorchristianchurch.org, 217-459-2834, secretary@windsorchristianchurch.org

3-5 p.m., Sunday Sampler, free for the entire community, sample our group fitness classes, Mattoon YMCA, 221 N. 16th St., Mattoon, www.mattoonymca.org, 217-234-9494

5-8 p.m., "The Shack" Holy Spirit Night, The Vineyard Church, 1805 S. Hamilton, Sullivan, www.thevineyardchurch.us, 217-728-4574, karen.goss@thevineyardchurch.us

6 p.m., Eagles Wings Quartet in Concert, Neoga Elementary School, 641 E. Sixth St., Neoga, www.fccneoga.org, 217-895-3930

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 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

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

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

7-8 p.m., Which DNA Test is Right for You?, Edgar County Genealogy Library, 408 N. Main St., Paris, http://edgarcountygenealogy.org, 217-463-4209, ecgl@edgarcountygenealogy.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

1:30 p.m., Senior Bingo, Martinsville High School, 255 W. Cumberland St., Martinsville, www.martinsvilleil.com, 217-382-4113

3-4:30 p.m., Art Talk Tuesday, Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville, http://flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com, 217-827-5690

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

3:15-4:30 p.m., Get Powered with STEAM, 3rd-6th grades, registration required, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

3:45-4:45 p.m., Reading Redbirds Youth Book Club, 4th-8th grades, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

4:30 p.m., Lincolnland Binga Supports Hospice Services, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.sarahbush.org, 217-258-2511

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 p.m., Wine and Weeding, Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

5:30 p.m., Curator's Convo: Ben Venom & Mike Schuetz, 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 p.m., Game Night, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283, dan@jacksonavenuecoffee.com

6-8 p.m., Scrabble Tournament Fund Raiser, proceeds benefit CEFS Adult Literacy Program, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.cefseoc.org, 217-347-7033, swilson2@cefseoc.org

6 p.m., Knitting Group, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

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

Wednesday

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

8 a.m., Free Senior Breakfast, Mid-Illinois Senior Center Services, Inc., 114 E. Jefferson St., Sullivan, 217-728-7367

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

9-10 a.m., Veterans' Coffee, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fall Book Sale, EIU Booth Library, Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu, 217-581-6064, emheldebrandt@eiu.edu

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, ages 2-6 with an adult, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

10:30-11:30 a.m., Book Chat, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

11 a.m.-9 p.m., Mattoon Athletic Booster Club Fundraiser, 10% of sales for the day will be donated to Mattoon Athletic Booster Club, Don Sol Mexican Grill, 230 Broadway Ave. E., Mattoon, www.donsolmexicangrill.com, 217-235-1139

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

4-5:15 p.m., Lego My Library, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

5 p.m., Annual Tips for CASA, Unique Suites Hotel, 920 W. Lincoln, Charleston, www.casaeci.org, 217-348-0599

7-10 p.m., Movie Trivia Night: Alzheimer's Fundraiser, proceeds to benefit The Alzheimer's Walk, call 217-268-4400 to reserve your spot, Green Mill Village Theatre, 917 Green Mill Rd., Arcola, http://gmvtheatre.com, 217-268-4400, info@gmvtheatre.com

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

7 p.m., Pattern Drama performs, The Midway, 18924 U.S. Highway 45, Effingham, http://atthemidway.com, 217-844-2111, info@atthemidway.com

Sept. 21

8 a.m., The Great Migration Bird Walks, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

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 a.m., Daytime Book Discussion, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, info@effinghamlibrary.org

10:30 a.m., Books and Babies, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

4-5 p.m., Games at the Library: Bowling, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

4:30 p.m., Learning Across the Lifespan, The Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787, tarble@eiu.edu

5:30-8:30 p.m., Quarter Auction for Cops For Kids, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-246-1316, agmurphy52@yahoo.com

6-8 p.m., Nature in the Arts: Decoupage Pumpkin, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

6 p.m., Tarble Tables Trivia, The Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787, tarble@eiu.edu

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

6-8 p.m., Landscape Painting Class with Jan VonBokel, registration required, The Vault Art Gallery, 100 N. Main St., Tuscola, www.facebook.com/VaultArtGallery, 217-599-1215, thevaultarts@gmail.com

6-8:30 p.m., Monthly Quarter Auction, Mid Illinois Senior Services, 325 E. N. Ninth St., Shelbyville, 217-827-6748

6 p.m., What's the Deal with... North Korea, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, ryancondron@jjventures.com

6:30 p.m., Little Book Beginners Program for Preschoolers, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

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

7 p.m., Third Thursday Wordsmiths, Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville, http://flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com, 217-827-5690

7:30 p.m., Jazz Showcase Concert, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, Ninth Street & Garfield Ave., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

Theatre

Slay It Again, Sam, Sept. 6-Oct. 25, Green Mill Village Theatre, 917 Green Mill Rd., Arcola, http://gmvtheatre.com, 217-268-4400, info@gmvtheatre.com

1787 The Musical, Sept. 15-24, Homer Opera House, 101 N. Main St., Homer, www.homeroperahouse.com, 217-493-6175

Ongoing

Rummage and Bake Sale, Sept. 16-17, Marshall Avenue Christian Church, 620 S. 26th St., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/MACCDOC, 217-234-2519

Shelter Pet Adoption Event, Sept. 16-17, PetSmart, 104 Dettro Dr., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/PetSmartMattoonIL/, 217-234-7800

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

Volunteer with the Conservation Crew, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Douglas Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

Arthur Homecoming Weekend, Sept. 15-16, Arthur Lovington High School, 301 E. Columbia, Arthur, 217-543-2146

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

Keep on the Borderlands 8: Eberron, The Last War, Sept. 20-24, Wolf Creek State Park, 1837 N. Wolf Creek Rd., Windsor, http://whereisthekeep.com, bilago21@gmail.com

Greenup Fall Festival, Sept. 21-23, Town Square, 115 E. Cumberland St., Greenup, www.facebook.com/Greenup-Fall-Festival-620132974732065/, 217-923-3401

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

25th Anniversary Season, through Oct. 30, Pumpkin Works, 21788 E. Terre Haute Rd., Paris, www.pumpkinworks.com, 217-275-3327, paulandsherry@pumpkinworks.com

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

Marshall Autumn Fest, Sept. 15-17, Clark County Courthouse Square, Marshall, www.marshallautumnfest.com, 217-251-3034, contactus@marshallautumnfest.com

Train Fair, Sept. 16-17, Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza, Decatur, www.decaturciviccenter.org, 217-422-7300

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

CU Pride Parade and Festival, Sept. 15-17, The UP Center of Champaign County, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign, www.unitingpride.org, 217-922-0095, info@unitingpride.org

Pygmalion, Sept. 20-24, various Champaign locations, www.thepygmalionfestival.com, info@thepygmalionfestival.com

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, through Dec. 31; 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

Gaslight Art Colony Member Show, through Oct. 14, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.gaslightartcolony.com, 217-293-1050, gaslightartcolony@gmail.com

On the Big Screen

Listings for Sept. 15-21

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "All Saints" (PG); "American Assassin" (R); "Annabelle: Creation" (R); "Beauty and the Beast (1991)" (G); "The Dark Tower" (PG-13); "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "The Emoji Movie" (PG); "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (R); "Home Again" (PG-13); "It" (R); "Mother!" (R); "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; Friday, "The Boxcar Children" (G); Tuesday, "Beauty & the Beast (2017)" (PG-13); Wednesday, "Three Coins in the Fountain" (TV-PG); Thursday, "Heidi" (TV-G); Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "Columbus" (NR); "Hard To Be a God" (R); "Napping Princess" (PG); "The Nutty Professor (1963)" (NR); visit www.thearttheater.org 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; "American Assassin" (R); "Dunkirk" (PG-13); "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (R); "Home Again" (PG-13); "It" (R); "Leap!" (PG); "Mother!" (R); "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; "The Hitman's Bodyguard" (R); "It" (PG); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

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

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