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Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar Aug 24-30

Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar Aug 24-30

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Week of Aug. 24-30

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Items for the weekly Calendar must be submitted in writing to Calendar, JG-TC, 700 Broadway Ave. E, Suite 9A or by email to CWalker@jg-tc.com by noon Monday. Please include a contact name and phone number for verification.

Friday

Bazaars

Market Thyme, 7:30-11:30 a.m., northeast second street, northeast second street, Casey. caseymarketthyme@gmail.com.

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

Mennonite Relief Sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Otto Center, 2058 C.R. 1800 E., Arthur.

Flea Market, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave E, Mattoon.

Mahomet Farmer's Market, 4-7 p.m., Parking Lot, 510 E. Main Street, Mahomet.

General

Cowden Pioneer Days, all-day, Cowden Pioneer Days, City Park, Cowden.

Stewardson Lions Club Homecoming, all-day, Stewardson City Park, Stewardson.

Toddler Time, 10 a.m., Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon. Toddler Time will be every other Friday.

Trojan Booster Club: Grill on the Hill, 4-7 p.m., Trojan Hill & Charleston Middle School, Smith Dr., Charleston; block party that includes live remote from 104.3 "The Party," Freddy's Custard, Lemon Shakeups, face painting and much more. There will also be a meal and entry into the first home football game at 7 p.m. for $7. 217-639-5000.

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival, 5 p.m., Downtown, 111 W. Main St., Urbana.

Paap Printing Friday Fun Night & Two Lane Motors Cash Days, CFM Hard Tire Cash Days & Street Heat Index Cash Days.: 5-10 p.m., Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 West State Street, Charleston.

Live Music

Shawn Dawson performs: 6-8 p.m., Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville.

EZ Street Jazz Band performs, 8-11 p.m., Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham.

Motherlode performs, 6-8 p.m., Oilfield Cafe, 16964 N. State Hwy 49, Casey.

Summer Bash for MDA: LANCO performs, 6 p.m., Andrae's Harley-Davidson, 2010 N. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.

Mahomet Music Fest: 6 p.m., Downtown, Main Street, Mahomet. Bands for 2018 include Marc Chesnutt, Carrollton and Rodney Atkins.

Local Honey performs: 8 p.m., Effingham Event Center, 1501 W. Fayette Ave., Exit 159, Effingham.

Live Theatre

"Noises Off," 8 p.m.,The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan. $21.75-$37.50.

Nightlife

40 North's Friday Night Live: 6-8 p.m., Downtown, Intersections of Neil & Church, Neil & Park, Walnut & Chester, Champaign. 217.351.9841, or kwhite@40north.org.

Saturday

Bazaars

Market at the Square: 7 a.m.-noon, Market at the Square, corner of Illinois and Vine Streets, Urbana.

18th Street Farmers Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Coles County Department of Human Services, 825 18th Street, Charleston. athomeagain1@colsolidated.net.

Effingham Farmer's Market, 8 a.m.-noon, Effingham County Courthouse Square, 100 E. Jefferson St., Effingham. effinghamfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

Mennonite Relief Sale, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Otto Center, 2058 C.R. 1800 E., Arthur.

Vendor Fair, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Downtown, Shelbyville. Vendor Fair. For more information call 217-827-2806.

Flea Market, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave E, Mattoon .

General Events

Sunshine Rotary Golf Outing, all-day, Kaskaskia Country Club, 450 E. Co. Rd. 300 N., Arcola.

Cowden Pioneer Days, all-day, Cowden Pioneer Days, City Park, Cowden.

Stewardson Lions Club Homecoming: all-day, Stewardson City Park, Stewardson.

American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 8 a.m.-noon, Peterson Park, 500 Broadway Ave., Mattoon.

Homer Krazee Days: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Downtown, 500 E. Second St., Homer. Celebrate glass-bottled soda with over 250 different sodas will be available for tasting, antique car cruise-in, the Brick Street BBQ Cook-off and bluegrass music.

Fourth Annual Drive-Through Cookout to Support the Shelby County Veterans Fund, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Shelby County Fairgrounds, N. Route 128, Shelbyville.

Airshow '18: 11 a.m., Coles County Memorial Airport, 432 Airport Road, Mattoon.

Urbana Sweetcorn Festival, 11 a.m., Downtown, 111 W. Main St., Urbana.

Drag Racing - Summit ET Race #19, Heads Up Race #5, King of the College & Clinton All Out, noon-9 p.m., Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 West State Street, Charleston.

Free Tours of the Dam, 3-4 p.m., Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center, 1989 State Highway 16, Shelbyville. Duration is 50 minutes. Large groups must call ahead. 217-774-3951, meet at the COE offices and Interpretive Center

Live Music

Dulcimer Club, 10 a.m.-noon, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur.

Jane Doe performs, noon-3 p.m., Legacy Harley-Davidson, 1315 Althoff Ave., Exit 162, Effingham.

Mahomet Music Fest, 6 p.m., Downtown, Main Street, Mahomet. Bands for 2018 include Marc Chesnutt, Carrollton and Rodney Atkins.

Sounds of Summer Concert: Run Forrest Run ('90s music tribute band), 6-9 p.m., Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza, Decatur.

George and Tammy perform, 7 p.m., Boot City Opry, 11800 S. U.S. Highway 41, Terre Haute.

Christopher Lee performs, 7-9 p.m., Holiday Inn/TK Grille, 1301 Avenue of Mid-America, Effingham.

Live Theatre

"Noises Off," 8 p.m., The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan.

Night Life

Karaoke, 9 p.m., The Castle, 1828 Olive Ave., Mattoon.

Sunday

Bazaars

Flea Market, noon-5 p.m., Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave E, Mattoon.

General Events

Cowden Pioneer Days, all day, Cowden Pioneer Days, City Park, Cowden.

Drag Racing - Summit ET Race #20, JT Muffler Q8 and Bracket Finals "Race Away," 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 West State Street, Charleston.

BBQ Pork Lunch, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Shumway Airport, 19260 Co Road 700E, Shumway.

Free Tours of the Dam, 3-4 p.m., Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center, 1989 State Highway 16, Shelbyville. Duration is 50 minutes. Large groups must call ahead. 217-774-3951.

Coles County Democratic Headquarters Open House, 3:30-5:30 p.m., 516 6th Street, Charleston. Along with featuring the music of Motherlode and light refreshments, meet and greet local Candidates, Greg Voudrie for Sheriff, Shirley Bell for 110th State Representative, Kevin Gaither for 15th Congressional District, Juan Nevarez-Barron for County Board #3, Jon Blitz for County Board #9, and Christine McCormick for County Board District #10.For more information, contact Coles Dem HQ at 217-345-1118, e-mail colesdems@gmail.com.

Bridal Expo, noon-3 p.m., Bank of Springfield Center, One University Plaza, Springfield.

Live Music

Motherlode performs, noon-2 p.m., Dirty's Bar & Grill, 7th & Lincoln, Charleston.

The VojoDeyl Trio performs, 1-3:30 p.m., Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana.

Live Theatre

"Noises Off," 8 p.m., The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan.

Monday

Hay & Livestock Auction, 11:30 a.m., Arthur Sale Barn, 1204 Vine St., Arthur. 217-543-3255.

Volunteer at Friendship Garden, 1-3 p.m., Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon.

Duplicate Bridge, 6:45 p.m., First Christian Church, Charleston. gcsterling@eiu.edu.

Tuesday

Bazaars

Urbana Lunchtime Food Truck Rally, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Urbana Civic Center, 108 E. Water St., Urbana.

Shelbyville Farmer's Market, 3-5:30 p.m., Johnstowne Mall, W. Route 16, Shelbyville.

General

Volunteer with the Conservation Crew: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon.

KidStock 2018, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Children's Museum of Illinois, 55 S. Country Club Rd., Decatur. 217-423-5437.

Story Time, 10 a.m., Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham.

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

Toddler Time with Mother Goose, 10:30-11 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall.

Toddler Tuesday, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil, Champaign.

Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Mattoon Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon.

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

Game Night: 6 p.m., Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston.

Tabletop Tuesdays (Board game nights), 7 p.m., Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana.

Live Music

Brown Bag Lunch Concerts - Summer Strings, 11 a.m., Gazebo Park, 474 Sixth St., Charleston.

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

Tuesday Ukulele Group: 6-7 p.m., Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave, Mattoon.

Concert in the Park: Summer Strings, 7 p.m., Kiwanis Park, Entrance on Harrison Street, Charleston.

Concert in the Park - Big Blue Mountain, 7 p.m., Kiwanis Park, Entrance on Harrison Street, Charleston.

Wednesday

Bazaars

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

General Events

Story Time, 10 a.m., Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan.

Storytime and Snuggles, 10-10:30 a.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon. 217-235-4644.

Animal Encounters, 11-11:30 a.m., Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil, Champaign.

Game Club, 1 p.m., Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave, Mattoon.

Ladies Game of Pool, 1-3 p.m., LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston.

Duplicate Bridge, 7-10:30 p.m., Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham.

Night Life

Songwriter Open Mic Night, 7-10 p.m., Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham.

Aug. 30

Baazars

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

General Events

Volunteer with the Conservation Crew, 8:30-10:30 a.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon.

Birdwalks, 8-10 a.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. East, Mattoon.

Toddler Time with Mother Goose, 10:30-11 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall. 

EIU Volunteer Fair 2018, 10:45 a.m.-2 p.m., Library Quad, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston.

Volunteer at Friendship Garden, 1-3 p.m., Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon.

Duplicate Bridge, 7-10:30 p.m., Ron Diehl Center, 217-342-4415.

Live Music

Midnight Express performs, 7-10 p.m., Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana. 

Open Mic Night, 7 p.m., Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston.

Corery Evitts performs, 8-11 p.m., Pagel Silver Dollar Lanes, 2300 S. Banker St., Effingham.

Night Life

KAM Fest, 7-8:30 p.m., Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana.

Meetings

Friday

Ashmore Mentoring Program, 6-9 p.m., Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore. 217-349-8606.

Saturday

Sprouts: Kids Gardening with Master Gardeners, 11 a.m.-noon, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, Mattoon.

Central Illinois Horror/Fantasy/Sci-Fi Writers Group, 7 p.m., Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln Ave., Charleston. arianathepoet@gmail.com.

Monday

Monday Morning Makers, 9:30 a.m., Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 West Water St, Sullivan.

Tuesday

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

Bird Club, 6-7:30 p.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon. To register call 217-235-4644.

Wednesday

Breastfeeding Support Group, 5 p.m., Women's Wellness Center, 900 W. Temple Ave., Suite 108, Effingham. 217-347-1638. 

Aug. 30

Free Play Group for Moultrie County Toddlers, 9-10:30 a.m., Moultrie County Beacon Bright Start, 203 S. Graham, Sullivan.

Exhibits

Museum at the Depot - Past to Present: Coles County Business, open Fridays and Saturdays through 2018, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon. 217-666-9735, coleshistory@consolidated.net.

Exhibit - In the Eye of the Beholder, Aug. 18-Dec. 16, Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston; 217-581-2787.

"Designs of Duty" - an exhibit highlighting East Central Illinois veterans and their service-related tattoos, through Aug 31; Newton Public Library, 100 S. Van Buren St., Newton; 217-581-6064; emheldebrandt@eiu.edu.

August Show - Sandy Fisher, through Sept. 14, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall; 217-293-1050; gaslightartcolony@gmail.com.

Landscapes exhibit, ends Aug 25, Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville; 217-827-5690.

Annual Midwest Photography Juried Exhibition, ends. Aug. 24, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, 217-466-8130.

Artwork of Shelbyville Artist Carol Kessler, ends Aug. 31, Gallery 510, 160 E. Main St., Decatur; 217-422-1509.

In Living Color: Figures & Landscapes by John Hoag – through Aug. 29, Madden Arts Center, Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St., Decatur; 217-423-3189.

Art and Design Faculty Exhibit, through Sept. 22, Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign; 217-351-2485.

Capturing Landscape, through Oct. 20; Provenance: A Forensic History of Art, through Dec. 8, Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana; 217-333-1861, kam@illinois.edu.

Illinois’ Anti-Establishment Soundscapes: Troubled Waters in 1970, through Oct. 29, Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, sousa@illinois.edu; 217-244-9309.

Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150, through Dec. 21; Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, 217-333-2360.

From Illinois to the White House: Lincoln, Grant, Reagan, Obama, through Dec. 31, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, 217-557-5589; clare.thorpe@illinois.gov.

On the Big Screen

Listings for Aug 24-30

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; schedule not available. 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, "Meet the Robinsons"; Tuesday, "The Princess Diaries", Wednesday, "Cars 3"; Thursday, "The Stranger"; Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "BlacKkKlansman" (R); "Hot Summer Nights" (R); "More Blood" (NR); visit www.thearttheater.org for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Leave No Trace" (PG); "Crazy Rich Asians" (PG-13); "The MEG" (PG-13); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "Alpha" (PG-13); "A.X.L." (PG); "Crazy Rich Asians" (PG-13); "Christopher Robin" (PG); "The Happytime Murders" (R); "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" (PG); "The Meg" (PG-13); "Mile 22" (R); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com.

NEWTON

Drive-N Theatre, 16045 E. Hwy. 33, Newton, 618-455-3100; "Christopher Robin" (PG); "Mamma Mia 2: Here we Go Again" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.driventheatre.com.

PARIS

The Paris Theater, 119 N. Central Ave., Paris, 217-465-6048; "Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again" (PG-13); "The MEG" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

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

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