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Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar Aug 10-16

Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar Aug 10-16

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Week of Aug. 10-16

Friday

7:30-11:30 a.m., Market Thyme, vendors of fresh fruit, vegetables, baked goods, crafts, art and more; Northeast Second Street next to the World's Largest Rocking Chair, downtown Casey, caseymarketthyme@gmail.com.

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

10 a.m., Toddler Time, Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, 217-234-1717, jasmine@mattoonlibrary.org

4-7 p.m., Mahomet Farmer's Market, parking Lot between Community Center and Fire Department, 510 E. Main Street, Mahomet

5-10 p.m., Paap Printing Friday Fun Night & Schied Diesel Drags, Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 West State Street, Charleston; www.ccdragway.com; 217-345-7777; colescountydragway@gmail.com

6-9 p.m., Ashmore Mentoring Program, Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore, www.facebook.com/AshmoreMentoringProgram, 217-349-8606, tonyandbillie@mchsi.com

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

6-8 p.m., Tim Crosby performs, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville; www.willowridgewinery.com; 217-738-2323

6-8 p.m., 40 North's Friday Night Live, a free street-side performance series open to the general public; Downtown, Intersections of Neil & Church, Neil & Park, Walnut & Chester, Champaign; 40north.org/programs/friday-night-live, 217-351-9841, kwhite@40north.org

7 p.m., Dylan Scott performs, Cumberland County Fair grandstand, Greenup.

7 p.m., Rodney Carrington performs, Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham; the-epc.org/, 217-540-2788

8 p.m. (dusk), Movies at Lytle Park - "Black Panther," Lytle Park, 3298 Cedar Ave., Mattoon, 217-234-2621; www.mattoonartscouncil.org

8 p.m., The Northenders perform, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham; www.effinghamwinery.com; 217-347-9463

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

8-9 p.m., Soul Riot performs, Effingham Event Center, 1501 W. Fayette Ave., Exit 159, Effingham

Saturday

8 a.m.-noon, St. Anthony Bulldog Challenge, 10K run, 2 mile fun walk and a 5K run/walk, St. Anthony High School, 304 E. Roadway Ave., Effingham; https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Effingham/BulldogChallenge; 217-347-7129.

8 a.m., Annual Coles County Sheriff's Posse Ride, All motorcycles and jeeps are welcome. Registration will be held from 7-7:45 a.m. with the bikes leaving between 8 a.m.-8:30 a.m..; Owen Motorsports, 11660 Old State Road, Charleston, 217-348-0585

8 a.m.-1 p.m., Farmer's Market, Tower Hill, outside of school building. Vendors can rent a space for $5. Tower Hill School

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

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

9 a.m., Ignite Peoria, hundreds of local makers, musicians, artists, innovators, dancers, and actors, Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria; www.peoriaciviccenter.com; 309-673-8900

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Doors Open - Vandalia - Celebrating Bicentennial, Routes 40, 51, and I-70, 315. W. Gallatin Street, Vandalia

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Doors Open Illinois Commemorating the Bicentennial, Effingham County Courthouse Museum, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham; www.effinghamcountymuseum.org/; 217-540-8655

9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m, Used Book Sale, Decatur Public Library, 130 N. Franklin St., Decatur; www.decaturlibrary.org/, 217-424-2900

11 a.m.-8 p.m., Champaign-Urbana Days, Touch-A-Truck, design cardboard cars, and view a drive-in movie, live entertainment, food, children's activities, sports tournaments, senior luncheon, and more; Douglass Park, 501 E. Eureka St., Champaign; champaignparks.com/cu-days/; 217-819-3971; tiffany.white@champaignparks.com

noon-9 p.m., Drag Racing - Summit ET Points Series Race #17, Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 West State Street, Charleston; www.ccdragway.com; 217-345-7777; colescountydragway@gmail.com

2 p.m., Chamber Music Series: Saturdays with Sebastian, Featuring the complete keyboard and chamber works of J.S. Bach, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana; www.baroqueartists.org/saturdays-with-sebastian/; 217-333-6280.

2-10 p.m., Prairie Crossroads BluesFest, first annual local Blues festival, Champaign County Fairgrounds, 1302 N. Coler Ave., Urbana; www.audiofeedfestival.com/, generationsmgmt@gmail.com

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

6 p.m., Comedian/Songwriter Aaron Wilburn performs, Linn Park Amphitheater, Intersection of Mill and Cumberland, Martinsville; www.martinsvillelinnparkamphitheater.com; 713-865-0022, norma.calvert@yahoo.com

6-9 p.m., Vendor Fair and Entertainment, Dairy Queen, 1600 W. Main St., Shelbyville, 217-774-3632

6:30-9:30 p.m., Loverboard, Magick Stallion, and Jess Nolan perform, America's Groove Record Store, 1910 S. Banker, Ste. 55, Effingham; www.facebook.com/Americas-Groove-Record-Store; 217-347-7625; americasgroove.recordstore@gmail.com

7-10 p.m., Just Country performs, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana; www.facebook.com/PlaMorDanceland, 618-283-1314, pla_mor_danceland@yahoo.com

7 p.m., Highway 101 performs, Boot City Opry, 11800 S. U.S. Highway 41, Terre Haute; www.bootcityopry.com; 812-299-8521

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

8 p.m., Perseid Meteor Shower, Griswold Conservation Area, 9896 Meridian Rd., Blue Mounds; maconcountyconservation.org/events/sweethearts-and-stars/; 217-423-7708

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

Sunday

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Doors Open - Vandalia - Celebrating Bicentennial, Routes 40, 51, and I-70, 315. W. Gallatin Street, Vandalia

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Doors Open Illinois Commemorating the Bicentennial, Effingham County Courthouse Museum, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham; www.effinghamcountymuseum.org/; 217-540-8655

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Annual Bluegrass Jam, Lincoln Log Cabin, 402 South Lincoln Hwy Rd, Lerna; www.lincolnlogcabin.org; 217-345-1845; lsff@lincolnlogcabin.org

noon-5 p.m., Italian-American Society of Peoria 89th Annual Summer Festa Picnic, Hickory Grove Park, Hickory Grove Road off Knoxville Ave.; www.italianamericansociety.com

1-4 p.m., Blue Grass Music Jams, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane; www.maconcountyconservation.org; 217-423-7708

7 p.m., Summer concert series, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur; www.maconcountyconservation.org; 217-423-7708

Monday

9:30 a.m., Monday Morning Makers, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 West Water St, Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/departments/library/index.php, 217-728-7221

10 a.m.-3 p.m., Bob Ross Painting Class; interactive activities designed to exercise the brain to maintain and enhance cognitive function and memory; LifeSpan Center, 11021 East County Road 800 North, Charleston; www.extension.illinois.edu/ccdms; 217-639-5150

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

1-3 p.m., Volunteer at Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon; www.dhnature.org/; 217-235-4644

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

Tuesday

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

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

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

10:30-11 a.m., Toddler Time with Mother Goose, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall; www.marshallillibrary.com/; 217-826-2535

3-4:30 p.m., Art Talk Tuesday, Painted Paper in preparation for using them in a collage on August 28. Can bring papers and color/texture supplies if you wish; Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville; flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com; 217-827-5690

3-5:30 p.m., Shelbyville Farmer's Market, Johnstowne Mall, W. Route 16, Shelbyville; 217-774-2244

5-8 p.m., Open Mic Night, sign up for a spot at 4:30 p.m. or call 217-235-2877, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattooncommongrounds.com

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

6-7 p.m., Tuesday Ukulele Group, Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave; 217-234-2621

7 p.m., Tabletop Tuesdays (Board game nights), Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana; canopyclub.com/; 217-344-2263

7 p.m., Concert in the Park - Sweet Adeline's, Kiwanis Park, Entrance on Harrison Street, Charleston; 217-345-8018

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

Wednesday

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

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

10 a.m., Story Time, ages 3-5, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library/library.html, 217-728-7221 

10:30-11:30 a.m., Book Chat, "The Life She Was Given", Ellen Marie Wiseman; Multiple copies of featured books will be available for checkout at the library, including audiobook and large print versions if available; Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall; www.marshallillibrary.com/; 217-826-2535

1 p.m., Game Club, for teens ages 12 and up; strategy games, deck-building games, and more; Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave, Mattoon; mattoonlibrary.org/; 217-234-2621; Joe@mattoonlibrary.org.

1-3 p.m., Ladies Game of Pool, all ages, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org/lifespancenter.html, 217-639-5150

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

7-10:30 p.m., Duplicate Bridge, All bridge players are welcome. Please bring a partner. $3, Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham; www.effinghamparkdistrict.org/; 217-342-4415

Aug. 16

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

10:30-11 a.m., Toddler Time with Mother Goose, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., www.marshallillibrary.com/, 217-826-2535

1-3 p.m., Volunteer at Friendship Garden, 1698 Lafayette Ave., Mattoon; www.dhnature.org/, 217-235-4644

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

6:15 p.m., Book Club, "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak; Paris Carnegie Public Library; 207 S. Main St.; Paris; www.parispubliclibrary.org/; 217-463-3950; read@parispubliclibrary.org

6-8:30 p.m., Monthly Quarter Auction, Benefits a different non-profit group each month, Mid Illinois Senior Services, 325 E. N. Ninth St., Shelbyville; 217-827-6748

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

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; flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com; 217-827-5690

7-10:30 p.m., Duplicate Bridge, All bridge players are welcome. Please bring a partner. $3, Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham; www.effinghamparkdistrict.org/; 217-342-4415.

7:30 p.m., Battle Creek performs at 122nd Windsor Harvest Picnic, Friday-Saturday, Windsor City Park, 1103 Pennsylvania Ave., Windsor; www.lakeshelbyville.com/events/windsor.htm; 217-962-1037; www.facebook.com/windsorharvestpicnic/

Theater

"Young Frankenstein", Aug 1-12; Theater for Young Audiences: "Madagascar", Aug. 3-11; "Noises Off", Aug. 15-26, Little Theatre on the Square, 16 E. Harrison St., Sullivan; www.thelittletheatre.org, 217-728-7375

Play - "Sweat”, Aug 2-18, Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana; www.stationtheatre.com, 217-384-4000

Ongoing

2018 Cumberland County Fair, Aug. 10-18, Thoroughbred and harness horse races, queen contest, tractor pulls, 4-H shows, musical entertainment, demolition derby, and a carnival. For more information, visit www.cumberlandcountyfair.com; Cumberland County Fairground, 701 W. Cumberland St., Greenup; cumberlandcountyfair@gmail.com; 217-923-1507

Mill Road Threshermans Association 37th Annual Show, Aug. 10-12, Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont; www.millroadthresherman.org; 217-821-1426

122nd Windsor Harvest Picnic, Friday-Saturday, Windsor City Park, 1103 Pennsylvania Ave., Windsor; www.lakeshelbyville.com/events/windsor.htm; 217-962-1037; www.facebook.com/windsorharvestpicnic/

Sacred Heart Parish-Wide Garage Sales, Aug 9-11, 212 N Pine Street, Villa Grove

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

William M. Staerkel Planetarium, closed until Sept., 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, www2.parkland.edu/planetarium/, 217-351-2568

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

Exhibits

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

"Nature at Your Fingertips" and "U.S. National Parks," through Aug. 20, Booth Library, Charleston; www.library.eiu.edu; 217-581-7548, aacougill@eiu.edu

"Designs of Duty" - an exhibit highlighting East Central Illinois veterans and their service-related tattoos, Aug 7-31; Newton Public Library, 100 S. Van Buren St., Newton; //library.eiu.edu/exhibits/designsofduty; 217-581-6064; emheldebrandt@eiu.edu

July show; Katie Collins and Missy Leturgez; ends August 11th, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall; www.gaslightartcolony.com; 217-293-1050; gaslightartcolony@gmail.com.

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

Annual Midwest Photography Juried Exhibition, ends. Aug. 14, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, www.parisartcenter.com, 217-466-8130

In Living Color: Figures & Landscapes by John Hoag – August 6-29, Madden Arts Center, Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St., Decatur; www.decaturarts.org/, 217-423-3189.

Art and Design Faculty Exhibit, begins Aug. 20, Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign; artgallery.parkland.edu/, 217-351-2485

Capturing Landscape, through Oct. 20; Ryan Young: We Define Ourselves, through Aug 21; Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana, http://kam.illlinois.edu, 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, 2018; Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, www.spurlock.illinois.edu, 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, www.PresidentLincoln.Illinois.gov, 217-557-5589; clare.thorpe@illinois.gov

On the Big Screen

Listings for Aug 10-16

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "Ant-Man and the Wasp" (PG-13); "Christopher Robin" (PG); "The Darkest Minds" (PG-13); "Dog Days" (PG); "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" (PG); "Mamma Mia: Here we Go Again" (PG-13); "The Meg" (PG-13); "Mission Impossible: Fallout" (PG-13); "Slender Man" (PG-13); "The Spy Who Dumped Me" (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 Prince of Egypt"; Tuesday, "Tarzan", Wednesday, "The Truman Show"; Thursday, "Jurassic Park"; 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); "Do the Right Thing" (R); "Yellow Submarine" (G); "ALI: Fear Eats the Soul" (NR); visit www.thearttheater.org for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Christopher Robin" (PG); "The MEG" (PG-13); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "Christopher Robin" (PG); "The Darkest Minds" (PG-13); "Dog Days" (PG); "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" (PG); "Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again" (PG-13); "The Meg" (PG-13); "Mission Impossible: Fallout" (PG-13); "The Spy Who Dumped Me" (R); "Teen Titans Go to the Movies" (PG); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com.

NEWTON

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

PARIS

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

SHELBYVILLE

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

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