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Here's what's happening across the region this week

Here's what's happening across the region this week


Week of July 13-19


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,

11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Lunch and Music Concert: Garrett Biggs performs, Heritage Park, Corner of Broadway and 17th Street, Mattoon; Visit "Celebrate Downtown Mattoon" on Facebook for info.

2:30 p.m., Senior Bingo, Jarman Center, 704 N. Main St. #101, Tuscola;; 217-253-2323

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

5-10 p.m., Paap Printing Friday Fun Night, Test-n-Tune & $500 To Win All Run, Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 W. State St., Charleston;; 217-345-7777,

5-7 p.m., Fish and Chicken Fry, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Parish Hall, Shelbyville, 217-774-3434

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., Andy Reuter performs, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Road, Shelbyville;; 217-738-2323

7-8 p.m., Clue! Lake Shelbyville Edition, Solve a life sized campground mystery using clues, Lithia Springs Marina, 2060 E. 1500 North Road, Shelbyville; 217-774-4121

7 p.m., Inspector Detector, Solve the insect crime of the year; Bo Wood Campground, 1060 County Road 1025 North Road, Sullivan, IL 61951, 217-752-6896,

7-8 p.m., Reptile Program, Coon Creek Amphitheater, 1633 N. 2175 East Road, Shelbyville, 217-774-3951

8 p.m. (dusk), Movies at Lytle Park, "Peter Rabbit", Lytle Park, 3298 Cedar Ave., Mattoon, 217-234-2621;

8 p.m., Jonathan Baker Duo 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 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 St., Charleston;

8 a.m.-noon, Effingham Farmers Market, Effingham County Courthouse Square, Effingham; //, 217-663-2234

10 a.m., Illinois Summer Youth Music 2018: Third Session, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana;; 217-333-6820

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;, 217-333-6280

2-4 pm.., Ladies' Tea, Effingham County Courthouse Museum, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham; Tickets will be $20 each and the proceeds will go to the museum. There will be a fashion show of women's 1860s attire. Guest speaker Linda Ruholl will be there to discuss what life was like for a Civil War nurse;; 217-540-8655

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;; 217-774-3951

4 p.m., Midwest Beer Fest, tacos, kid friendly, free entry; In the Cowboy Monkey/PNC Bank lot in downtown Champaign; 30 E. Main St.;; 217-398-2688

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

6-8:30 p.m., Courthouse Rocks, live swing music, take-out dinners, car show, and screening of "A League of Their Own", downtown, 101 W. Washington St., Monticello;; 217-762-9318

6:30-9:30 p.m., Main Street Opry, Missy Dunaway and Just Country perform, Flourishes Gallery & Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville;; 217-827-5690

7 p.m., Kevin Horner, Ventriloquist, Illusionist, performs, Linn Park Amphitheater, Intersection of Mill and Cumberland, Martinsville;; 713-865-0022;

7 p.m., Champaign Park District's 2018 Streetfest, downtown, Champaign; //; 217-819-3931;

7 p.m., The Doo Wop Band performs, Boot City Opry, 11800 S. U.S. Highway 41, Terre Haute;; 812-299-8521

7-10 p.m., Rob and the Rebels perform, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana;; 618-283-1314.

7-9 p.m., John Piet performs, Oak Terrace Resort, 100 Beyers Lake Road, Pana

7-9 p.m., Tequila Mockingbyrd performs, Old Country Church, 108 S. Main, Findlay; 217-254-5997;

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

8 p.m., Substance performs, Country Haven Event Center, 8560 E. 1400th Ave., Effingham;; 217-821-4091,

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

9:30 p.m., Bad Daddy performs, Mac's Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston; 217-345-4622


11 a.m.-6 p.m., Prairie Stitchers , featured Artist for May, June and July, Common Grounds, Mattoon; Mattoon Arts Council, 217-258-6286,

Noon, Vintage Baseball, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur;; 217-423-7708

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 COE offices and Interpretive Center; Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center; 1989 State Highway 16, Shelbyville;; 217-774-3951

8 p.m., TUSK: The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute, Bank of Springfield Center, One University Plaza, Springfield;; 217-206-6160


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, First Christian Church, Charleston;


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