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Tuesday

6 a.m.-9 p.m., Cops for Kids Bake Sale, Spanky's Food & Spirits, 1920 Oak Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/Spankys-Bar-n-Grill-79431078863/?rf=117823278243144/, 217-234-2224

10 a.m., Story Time, Mattoon Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-1721, joellen@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 a.m., Toddler Time With Mother Goose, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

10:30 a.m., Mother Goose on the Loose, up to age 3 with adult, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

Noon-1 p.m., Tech Tuesday, Roy Schmidt Honda, 1705 W. Fayette Ave., Effingham, 217-342-4147, chamber@effinghamcountychamber.com

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

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

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., Tony's Turkey Tuesday, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes, 217-234-9531

5-8 p.m., Village Wine Birthday Tasting, Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham, http://effinghamvillagewine.com, 217-347-0477

5:30-7:30 p.m., Boy Scout Reptile and Amphibian Study, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

5:30 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

6-7:30 p.m., Be Aware Safety Class, Central Community Church, 200 Lafayette Ave. E., Mattoon, www.mattooncentralcommunity.org, 217-235-0535, jill@mattooncentralcommunity.org

6 p.m., Queen of Hearts Raffle & Bingo, Charleston VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/Charleston-VFW-Post-1592-460572920663601/, 217-345-2707

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

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

6:30-8:30 p.m., Bingo for Shop with a Cop, Harlan Hall, 603 Locust St., Marshall, www.marshall-il.com, 217-826-9023

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

7 p.m., Poetry Night, Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, http://bobsbookstore.net, 217-345-2627

Wednesday

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

9 a.m.-5 p.m., Gobble Till You Wobble, ages 7-12, registration required, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

10 a.m.-noon, If You Give A Mouse A Pumpkin, ages 5-7, registration required, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Nutrition on a Budget, Salvation Army, 1300 Richmond Ave., Mattoon, www.tsamattoon.org, 217-234-3915 ext. 226

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 a.m., Story Time, Arcola Public Library District, 407 E. Main St., Arcola, www.arcola.lib.il.us, 217-268-4477, arcolaapl@consolidated.org

10 a.m., Mothers' Group, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.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

7-11 p.m., Mustang Sally performs, Effingham Event Center, 1501 W. Fayette, Effingham, www.effinghameventcenter.com, 217-342-6565

8 p.m., Karaoke, Kindred Spirits, 1414 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.kindredspirits2014.com/events/, 217-235-6789

8 p.m., Black Wednesday Party, Rookies Sports Bar, 2012 Marshall Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/RookiesMattoon, 217-234-6676

8 p.m., Blackout Wednesday featuring Sampson Jones Gang Band, Windsor's Pub, 1000 Maine St., Windsor, www.facebook.com/WindsorsPub, 217-240-8396

8:30 p.m., Turkey Jam Featuring Jane Doe, Sweepers Restaurant & Bar, 126 N. Oak St., Arcola, www.facebook.com/sweepersbar1/, 217-268-6211, sweepersrandb@consolidated.net

9 p.m., Thanksgiving Eve with Poncho Ranger, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes, 217-234-9531

9 p.m., The Turkey Blues with Reverend Robert & Wild Man, The Castle, 1828 Olive Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/CastlePubGaming, 217-235-4841, castleinnlounge@gmail.com

Nov. 23

6 a.m., Bare Bones 5-Mile Turkey Trot, pre-registration required, Mattoon YMCA, 221 N. 16th St., Mattoon, https://mattoonymca.org/bare-bones-turkey-trot, 217-234-9494, ehayden@mattoonymca.org

7-9 a.m., Sweatin' for the Stuffin', Mattoon YMCA, 221 N. 16th St., Mattoon, https://mattoonymca.org/sweatin-for-the-stuffin, 217-234-9494, ehayden@mattoonymca.org

10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Thanksgiving Buffet, Thelma Keller Convention Center, 1202 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, http://kellerconventioncenter.com, 217-347-5115

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Charleston Community Thanksgiving Dinner, The Villas of Holly Brook, 738 N. 18th St., Charleston, 217-208-7340 or 217-512-3082

11 a.m.-2 p.m., Cumberland County Thanksgiving Dinner, Toledo Christian Church, 501 S. Maryland St., Toledo, www.toledochristianchurch.org, 217-849-3187

Noon-6 p.m., Thanksgiving Potluck, Charleston Elks Lodge #623, 720 Sixth St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/CharlestonIllinoisElks, 217-345-2646

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

Theatre

The Colossal Christmas Caper, Nov. 12-Dec. 8, Green Mill Village Theatre, 917 Green Mill Rd., Arcola, http://gmvtheatre.com, 217-268-4400, info@gmvtheatre.com

My Fair Lady, Nov. 17-19, Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza, Decatur, www.decaturunderground.com, 217-555-1212

Much Ado About Nothing, Nov. 9-19, Parkland Theatre, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, http://theatre.parkland.edu, 217-351-2528, theatre@parkland.edu

Small Mouth Sounds, Nov. 2-18, Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana, www.stationtheatre.com, 217-384-4000

James and the Giant Peach Jr., Nov. 16-18, The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign, http://thevirginia.org, 217-356-9063

Little Women, Nov. 10-19, Homer Opera House, 101 N. Main St., Homer, www.homeroperahouse.com, 217-493-6175

Ongoing

SBL Festival of Trees, Nov. 17-21, Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education, Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center, 1000 Health Center Dr., Mattoon, www.sarahbush.org, 217-238-4765, klockart@sblhs.org

Mattoon Lightworks, Nov. 17-Dec. 26, Peterson Park, 500 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoon.illinois.gov, 217-234-3611, Parks@mattoonillinois.org

Hamilton's Lighted Christmas Village, Nov. 18-Jan. 10, 2018, Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. E., Mattoon, www.crosscountymall.com, 217-235-3403

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

Homecoming, Nov. 17-18, Arthur Christian School, 1637 State Hwy. 133, Arthur, www.arthurchristian.org, 217-543-2397, arthurchristian@consolidated.net

Sullivan Chamber Elf Hunt, through Dec. 7, Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development, 112 W. Harrison St., Sullivan, www.sullivanchamber.com, 217-728-4223, info@sullivanchamber.com

Shelbyville Festival of Lights, through Dec. 31, Forest Park, 325 E. North Ninth St., Shelbyville, 815-347-7967

Hobnob Holiday Market, Nov. 17-18, Thelma Keller Convention Center, 1202 N. Keller Dr., Effingham, http://hobnobmarket.com

Wonderland in Lights, Nov. 23-Jan. 2, 2018, Community Park, Temple Ave., Effingham, www.visiteffinghamail.com, 217-342-5310

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

Midwest Open Taekwondo Championship, Nov. 17-19, Decatur Conference Center, 4191 U.S. 36 West, Decatur, www.midwestchampionships.com, 217-875-5031

Phantom of the Universe, Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 19; Prairie Skies, Fridays through Dec. 15; Santa's Secret Star, Saturdays through Dec. 16; 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

Works of Photographer Tom David, through Nov. 30; Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

Coles County Arts Council's November Artist: Heather Ames, through Nov. 30, City Hall, 520 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.charlestonillinois.org, 217-345-6897

Booth Library: The Heart of Eastern's Campus, through Dec. 28; Twenty Years of Harry Potter: Celebrating a Phenomenon, through Dec. 31; EIU Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, http://booth.eiu.edu, Steve Brantley 217-581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu, Beth Heldebrandt 217-581-6064 or emheldebrant@eiu.edu

Chris Cohoon: In All Around I See, through Feb. 4, 2018; Cream Co. Living Room, through Feb. 4, 2018; Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone's Mad Here, through Feb. 4, 2018; Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787

Annette Russo: Reigning Cats and Dogs, through Jan. 13; Tribute to Sue McConnell, through Jan. 13; Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville, http://flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com, 217-827-5690

Artwork of Stacey Zerrusen, through Nov. 30, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, andrew@effinghamlibrary.org

Works by Paris Artist Millie Arp, through Dec. 29, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, www.parisartcenter.com, 217-466-8130

Artwork of Tom Swopes, through Dec. 16, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.gaslightartcolony.com, 217-293-1050, gaslightartcolony@gmail.com

David Castor Photography, through Dec. 31; Barn Colony Artists, through Dec. 31; Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708.

Love of Nature by Kellie Rae Theiss, through Nov. 22, Decatur Area Arts Council, 125 N. Water St., Decatur, www.decaturarts.org, 217-423-3189

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; Provenance: A Forensic History of Art, through June 2, 2018; Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana, http://kam.illlinois.edu, 217-333-1861, kam@illinois.edu

All in the Family, through Dec. 1, Springer Cultural Center, 301 N. Randolph St., Champaign, https://champaignparks.com/project/springer-cultural-center/, 217-398-2376, michelle.olden@champaignparks.com

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

2017 State of the Art: Ceramics Invitational, through Feb. 3, 2018, Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, http://artgallery.parkland.edu, 217-351-2485

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