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Week of June 15-21


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,

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;

11 a.m.-6 p.m., Prairie Stitchers, featured artist for May-July, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave, Mattoon, 217-258-6286,

4-7 p.m., Mahomet Farmers Market, parking Lot between Community Center and Fire Department, 510 E. Main St., Mahomet

4:30 p.m., Farm Retirement Auction, Tri-County Auction Facility, 650 E. County Road 400N, Arcola, 217-268-3444

5-10 p.m., Paap Printing Friday Fun Night & Two Lane Motors Cash Days Flashlight Start, Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 W. State St., Charleston;; 217-345-7777,

5-9 p.m., Summer Food Fest, Downtown Effingham, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham;, 217-342-5310

5-6:30 p.m., "The Beauty of Wood" - Intarsia Wood Art by Deborah Ann Anderson - opening reception, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris;, 217-466-8130

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

6-8 p.m., 40 North's Friday Night Live, a free street-side performance series open to the general public; downtown Champaign;, 217-351-9841,

6-8 p.m., Concordia performs, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Road, Shelbyville;; 217-738-2323

7-9 p.m., The Northenders perform, Oak Terrace Resort, 100 Beyers Lake Road, Pana

7-10 p.m., The Greyhounds perform, Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham;; 217-347-0477

7 p.m., Flat Track Drag Races, 620 S. York St., Martinsville;, 217-382-5512

7-9 p.m., John Piet performs, Lithia Springs Marina, 2060 E. 1500 North Road, Shelbyville; 217-774-4121

7:30 p.m., WWE Live, Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria;, 309-673-8900

7:30 p.m., Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo perform, The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign;, 217-356-9063

8 p.m., Nick Ailes performs, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Drive, Effingham;; 217-347-9463

8-9 p.m., Marshall City Band, Marshall Band Stand, 501 Archer Ave., Marshall;

8:30 p.m. (dusk), Movies at Lytle Park, "The Lion King", Lytle Park, 3298 Cedar Ave., Mattoon, 217-234-2621;

8:30 p.m., The Fabulous Hoedads perform, VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston;; 217-358-9273,

9:30 p.m., Aaron Kamm and the One Drops perform, Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston;; 217-345-4622


All day, Main Street Music and Market Festival, courthouse square, Sullivan

8 a.m., Farm Retirement Auction, Tri-County Auction Facility, 650 E. County Road 400N, Arcola, 217-268-3444

8 a.m.-5 p.m., Amish Country Tractor Cruise, Arthur Moultrie-Douglas Fair Grounds, 301 Columbia, Arthur;; 217-791-1026,

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

8-10 a.m., Free Community Breakfast, New Beginnings Church, 1007 S. Willow St., Effingham;; 217-342-3305;

8-10 a.m., Lincoln Heritage Pheasants Forever Trap/Skeet Shoot, all youth are welcome. You do not have to be a Pheasants Forever member to attend; Charleston Sportsman's Club, 5244 N 1400E, Charleston, 217-232-9361,

9 a.m.-4 p.m., Arthur 3rd Saturday Market Bazaar, Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds, 220 Jurgens Parkway, Arthur;; 309-253-6245,

9-11 a.m., EVS Conservation Day: Lafferty Nature Center for bush honeysuckle removal. Park behind Carl Sandberg School on Reynolds Drive in Charleston;; 217-549-1555,

10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mattoon Artworks, Heritage Park, 17th Street and Broadway Avenue, Mattoon;; 217-258-6286,

10 a.m.-4 p.m., All About the Guys Expo; vendors, local businesses, beer tastings, food, demonstrations, and more; Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza; 217-422-5911

10:30-noon, Lincoln Heritage Pheasants Forever Young Guns Trap Team, informational meeting is being held about forming a competitive trap and skeet youth shooting team; Charleston Sportsman's Club, 5244 N. 1400E, Charleston; 217-246-3250,

11 a.m.-3 p.m., Motors on Main, Downtown Main Street, Casey;; 217-232-3430;

Noon-9 p.m., Drag Racing - Member Track Madness Race & Summit ET Series Race #9, Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 W. State St., Charleston;; 217-345-7777;

Noon, Douglas County Relay for Life, Tuscola High School, 500 S. Prairie St., Tuscola;, 574-257-7966,

1-5 p.m., Ride-In Party at the Orchard, The Orchard Inn, 800 N. Third St., Effingham;, 217-342-9025

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

4:30-6:30 p.m., Shelby County 4-H BBQ, IL-128, Shelbyville, Shelby County Fairgrounds, North Route 128, Shelbyville;; 217-774-9546

5 p.m., YUGiOH Tournament, The Broken Cutlass, 521 N. Cedar, Shelbyville; //, 217-663-1198,

5-8 p.m., June show; Monty Jones, Marty Jones; opening reception, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall;, 217-293-1050;

6-10 p.m., Bingo, Charleston VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston,, 217-345-2707

6-7:15 p.m., Mess Hall Meal, Coles County Veterans Support Coalition, Mattoon VFW, 1220 S 19th St, Mattoon;; 847-612-2547

6:30 p.m., Gin Blossoms, Tonic, Vertical Horizon perform, Bank of Springfield Center, One University Plaza, Springfield;; 217-206-6160

7 p.m., "I Am A Christian" Tour - Newsong, Unspoken and Citizen Way perform, Effingham Performance Center

7 p.m., Demolition Derby, fireworks, free carnival rides start at 6 p.m., 620 S. York St., or 217-382-5512

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., John Piet performs, Coon Creek Campground, 1633 N. 2075 East Road, Shelbyville; 217-774-3951

7 p.m., Decatur Olde School Impersonators present: "Blast from the Past", Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza;, 217-422-5911

7 p.m., Chris Girton performs, Boot City Opry, 11800 S. U.S. Highway 41, Terre Haute;; 812-299-8521

7-9 p.m., Russ Howard performs, Holiday Inn/TK Grille, 1301 Avenue of Mid-America, Effingham;; 217-540-7777

7:30 p.m., WWE Live, State Farm Center, 1800 S. First St., Champaign;, 217-333-2923

9 p.m., Karaoke, The Castle, 1828 Olive Ave., Mattoon,, 217-235-4841,


2-7 p.m., Illinois Old-Time Fiddlers Jam Session, Lions Community Building, Forest Park, N.E. Ninth St., Shelbyville;; 217-682-3208;

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


9:30 a.m., Monday Morning Makers, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan,, 217-728-7221

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;; 217-235-4644

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

6:45 p.m., Duplicate Bridge, all bridge players are welcome, First Christian Church, Charleston,


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