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Week of July 26-Aug. 1

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Friday

Arts

Metalwork by Nick Taylor, featured artist reception: 5 p.m., Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon. www.facebook.com/diligenthandsmetalworking/.

Annual Midwest Photography Show opening reception: 5-6:30 p.m., Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris. 217-466-8130.

Pecha Kucha Night: Volume 30: 7 p.m., UrbanaLove Movie Screen, 129 N. Main Street, Urbana.

Bazaars

Arthur Produce Auction: 9 a.m., 354 N. Co. Rd. 100 E., 354 N. Co. Rd. 100 E., Arthur.

Mahomet Farmer's Market: 3-6 p.m., 601 E. Main Street, 601 E. Main Street, Mahomet.

Family

Toddler Time: 10-11 a.m., Mattoon Library, 1600 Charleston Ave, Mattoon.

Nature Nuts Kids Club: 4-6 p.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. E., Mattoon. Registration required.

General Events

2019 Champaign County Fair: all-day, Champaign County Fair Association, 1302 N. Coler Ave., Urbana.

Crawford County Fair: all-day, Crawford County Fairgrounds, Robinson. www.crawfordfair.com.

Findlay Walleye Festival: all-day, Downtown, Findlay.

EffingHAM JAM BBQ Cookoff: all-day, Downtown Effingham, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham.

Edgar County Fair: all-day, Edgar County Fairgrounds, 1104 N. Main St., Paris. edgarcountyfair.com/.

Warrensburg Corn Festival: 4-11 p.m., Illini Park - Village of Warrensburg, 155 E. Main St., Warrensburg. 217-433-0822.

Sidney Fun Daze: 5 p.m., Sidney Fun Daze, Sidney.

Drag Racing - Paap Printing Friday Fun Night: 5-10 p.m., Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 West State Street, Charleston.

Murder Mystery Dinner - "Doctor Who-Dunnit": 6 p.m., Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham. $45.

Hog Jog 5K: 6 p.m., Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham.

6th Annual FLIP 4 Findlay 5K Run/1 Mile Walk: 6-9 p.m., Eagle Creek State Park, Findlay. $20; to register call 217-273-6148; online registration at www.active.com.

Health And Support Groups

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

Live Music

Folk & Roots Fridays: noon-1 p.m., Lake House at Crystal Lake Park, 206 W. Park St, Urbana.

"Framily Fest" 2019 -two day music and art festival: noon-midnight, Larson's Landing, 8724 E. Marine Rd., Effingham; www.framilyfest.com/.

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

Dustin Lynch and Dylan Scott perform at the Champaign County Fair: 7 p.m., Champaign County Fair Association, 1302 N. Coler Ave., Urbana.

The Breakfast Club performs: 7 p.m., Devon G. Buffett Lakeshore Amphitheater, 2686 E. Cantrell St., Decatur.

Friday Night Folk Circle: 7-9 p.m., Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston.

Theater in the Park - Jazz Fundraiser: 7 p.m., Kiwanis Park, Entrance on Harrison Street, Charleston.

The Surviving Members perform: 8-11 p.m., Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham.

Marshall City Band Concert: 8-9 p.m., Clark County Courthouse Lawn, 501 Archer, Marshall.

Old Crows Young Cardinals perform: 9 p.m., The Office Pub, 105 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham.

Miles Over Mountains performs: 9:30 p.m., Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston.

Live Theatre

Comedian Tom Segura performs: 7:30 p.m., Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria.

Musical -- "Newsies": 2 p.m., 8 p.m., The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan. 217-728-7375.

Saturday

Arts

Urbana's Downtown Get Down: 5-8 p.m., Downtown Urbana, 111 W. Main Street, Urbana. live concerts, DJs, an artist's street market, kids zone, teen maker lab, inflatables, games, live arts demos, performances, specials.

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

Bazaars

Market In the Square: 7 a.m.-noon, 300 South Broadway, 300 South Broadway, Urbana.

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

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

Downtown Paris Farmers Market: 8-11 a.m., South of Courthouse Square, Paris.

Saturday Farmers Market: 8 a.m.-noon, Richland Community College, 1 College Park Dr., Decatur. 217-855-7200 ext. 6442.

Downtown Summer Sidewalk Sale: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Downtown Effingham, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham.

Family

Prairie Fruits Farm Behind the Scenes Tour & Tasting: 2 p.m., Prairie Fruits Farm and Creamery, 4410 N. Lincoln Ave., Champaign.

Youth Starter Fairy Garden Workshop: 11 a.m.-noon, Douglas Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave E, Mattoon.

General Events

Findlay Walleye Festival: all-day, Downtown, Findlay.

EffingHAM JAM BBQ Cookoff: all-day, Downtown Effingham, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham.

Effingham County Fair: all-day, Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont. www.effinghamcountyfair.com/.

Edgar County Fair: all-day., Edgar County Fairgrounds, 1104 N. Main St., Paris. edgarcountyfair.com/.

Crawford County Fair: all-day, Crawford County Fairgrounds, Robinson.

2019 Champaign County Fair: all-day, Champaign County Fair Association, 1302 N. Coler Ave., Urbana.

Warrensburg Corn Festival: 7 a.m.-11 p.m.., Illini Park - Village of Warrensburg, 155 E. Main St., Warrensburg. 217-433-0822.

Mini-Triathlon & Nano-Triathlon: 7:30 a.m., Sholem Aquatic Center, 2205 W. Sangamon Drive, Champaign.

Walleye Fest Car Show: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., findlay walleye festival, downtown, Findlay.

Drag Racing - Ron "Papa" Zinn Memorial Race and the Summit ET Series Race #11: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Coles County Dragway, USA, 4700 West State Street, Charleston.

Live Music

Dulcimer Club: 10 a.m.-noon, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur. 217-423-7708.

"Framily Fest" 2019 -two day music and art festival: noon-midnight, Larson's Landing, 8724 E. Marine Rd., Effingham. www.framilyfest.com/.

Millikin University's Music Camp "First Gig" concert: noon-3 p.m., Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza, Decatur.

Theater in the Park - Jazz Fundraiser: 7 p.m., Kiwanis Park, Entrance on Harrison Street, Charleston.

The Wanderers perform: 7-10 p.m., Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana.

Mike Porter performs: 7 p.m., Boot City Opry, 11800 S. U.S. Highway 41, Terre Haute.

BlackSwine performs: 8 p.m., Country Haven Event Center, 8560 E. 1400th Ave., Effingham.

Off The Wall Band performs: 8 p.m., B.J.'s Downtown Lounge, 102 N. Main Street, Effingham.

Live Theatre

Musical -- "Newsies": 2 p.m,., The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan. 217-728-7375.

Live Stand Up Comedy -- Dan Chopin performs: 8-10 p.m., Effing Brew Company, 221 W. Jefferson Ave., Effingham.

Sunday

Bazaars

Annual Summer Coin Show: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Northfield Center I, 3210 Northfield Drive, Springfield.

Family

Summer Days Out!: 1 p.m., Strong Tower International Church, 1901 S. Fourth St., Suite 221, Effingham. Free food , games, sports.

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4th Annual Interfaith Alliance of Champaign County Summer Picnic: 4-6:30 p.m., Crystal Lake Park - Large Pavilion, 206 W Park St, Urbana. www.facebook.com/events/1255998137910110/.

General Events

Crawford County Fair: all-day, Crawford County Fairgrounds, Robinson. www.crawfordfair.com.

Effingham County Fair: all-day, Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont.

Coles County Fair: all-day, Coles County Fairgrounds, 603 W. Madison, Charleston. colescountyfair.com.

James Millikin Homestead Tours: 2-4 p.m., 125 S. Pine St., 125 S. Pine St., Decatur. 217-422-9003.

Live Music

Nabil Kausal-Hayes performs: 2-5 p.m., Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville.

Outdoor Summer Concert Series: Cross Country Classics performs: 7-8 p.m., Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur.

Live Theatre

Musical -- "Newsies": 2 p.m., The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan. 217-728-7375.

Zero1 USA Pro Wrestling: 4 p.m., Burgess Osborne Auditorium, 1701 Wabash Ave., Mattoon. www.zero1usa.com/.

Monday

Family

Story Time: 4:30 p.m., Mattoon Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon.

General Events

Effingham County Fair: all-day, Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont.

Coles County Fair: all-day, Coles County Fairgrounds, 603 W. Madison, Charleston.

Gooder Summer BBQ: 6-8 p.m., Mari-Mann Herb Farm, 1405 Mari-Mann Ln., Decatur.; cooking demonstrations, tips, recipes and full meal provided, outdoor seating weather permitting, reservations required, 217-429-1555.

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

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

Live Music

Open Mic Night: 8 p.m., Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana.

Tuesday

Arts

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

Bazaars

Arthur Produce Auction: 10 a.m., 354 N. Co. Rd. 100 E., 354 N. Co. Rd. 100 E., Arthur.

Shelbyville Farmer's Market: 3-5:30 p.m., 4-H Fairgrounds, Large Pavilion, Shelbyville.

Family

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

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

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

Twilight Tuesdays: 5-8 p.m., Scovill Zoo, 71 S. Country Club Road, Decatur. 217-421-7435.

General Events

Coles County Fair: all-day, Coles County Fairgrounds, 603 W. Madison, Charleston.

Effingham County Fair: all-day, Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont.

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

Bird Club: 6-7:30 p.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon.To register, call the Nature Center at 217-235-4644 or email douglashartnc@consolidated.net.

Bingo Night: 7 p.m., Effingham Event Center, 1501 W. Fayette, Effingham. 217-342-6565.

Health And Support Groups

Forget-Me-Not Cafe: noon, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham. monthly gathering for individuals with dementia related diseases and their caregivers to gather in a safe and supportive environment. Reservations are not required.

Live Music

Tuesday Ukulele Group: 6 p.m., Mattoon Public Library, Mattoon. 217-276-0325.

Wednesday

Family

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 or email douglashartnc@consolidated.net.

General Events

Coles County Fair: all-day, Coles County Fairgrounds, 603 W. Madison, Charleston.

Effingham County Fair: all-day, Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont.

Card Games: 1-3:30 p.m., LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston.

Bingo: 6 p.m., Moose Lodge 803, 1212 Broadway Ave., Mattoon. Food server until 6 p.m.; 217-254-7750.

Board Game Night: 7-9 p.m., Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston.

Health And Support Groups

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

Live Music

Live Music: My Own Will, Somewhere To Call Home and Local Support perform: 7-11 p.m., America's Groove Record Store, 1910 S. Banker, Ste. 55, Effingham. Door fee of $10; www.facebook.com/Americas-Groove-Record-Store-555694551273716/.

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

Open Mic with Todd Hazelrigg: 8 p.m., Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston.

Live Theatre

Musical -- "The Full Monty": 2 p.m., 8 p.m., The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan.

Aug. 1

Arts

East Central Harmony Chorus open rehearsals: 6:30-8:30 p.m., New Hope Worship Center, 2175 E. Harrison Ave., Charleston.

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

Bazaars

"13 Thursdays" -- Campustown shopping and dining event: all-day, Campustown, 524 E. Green St., Champaign. Explore Campustown while the students are gone every Thursday this summer from May 16 through August 8; www.champaigncenter.com/13thursdays.

Downtown Paris Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m., South of Courthouse Square, Paris.

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

Family

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

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

General Events

Effingham County Fair: all-day, Effingham County Fairgrounds, 722 E. Cumberland Rd., Altamont.

Coles County Fair: all-day, Coles County Fairgrounds, 603 W. Madison, Charleston.

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

Health And Support Groups

Free Talk and Workout: 7 p.m., Shelby County Senior Center, 325 E. N. Sixth St., Shelbyville. 217-774-3961

Live Music

Casting Crowns performs: 7:30 p.m., Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham.

Live Theatre

Theater -- "The Wizard of Oz": 7 p.m., The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., Champaign.

Play - "The Last Five Years": 8 p.m., Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana.

Musical -- "The Full Monty": 8 p.m., The Little Theatre On The Square, 16 E. Harrison, Sullivan.

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