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EXPERIENCE THE ECLIPSE:


On August 21, 2017, join us in Southern Illinois at the point of Greatest Duration for the best view in the country of the first total solar eclipse in 9 years.

When you’re not enjoying 2 minutes and 38 seconds of this awesome and rare astronomical event, we have everything you need to enjoy your trip to Southern Illinois. Let the great dining, lodging, activities, and sights of beautiful Southern Illinois complement your Solar Eclipse experience.

Eclipse Viewing packages are available at Bald Knob Cross, Camp Ondessonk, Blue Sky Vineyards and the Touch of Nature Environmental Center

UPCOMING EVENTS IN SOUTHERNMOST ILLINOIS

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june, 2017

2jun - 3jun 21:00 amjun 3Lusk Creek BBQ Festival

4jun1:00 am- 1:00 amDate-with-a-dog

5jun1:00 am- 1:00 amKnotty by Nature Knitting

6jun1:00 am- 1:00 amGet Your Game On

7jun1:00 am- 1:00 amYoga & Wine

8jun - 11jun 81:00 amjun 11Superman Celebration

8jun6:00 pm- 8:00 pm“Peculiar Pollinators” Movie Night

9jun - 11jun 910:00 amjun 11METROPOLIS SUPER CON

9jun - 10jun 96:00 pmjun 10Annabelle Street Festival

10jun1:00 am- 1:00 amLiving History at Fort Massac

10jun - 11jun 1010:00 amjun 11U-Pick Lavender

11jun11:00 am- 7:00 pmDawg Daze 2017 at Alto Vineyards

14jun1:00 am- 1:00 amYoga & Wine

17jun1:00 am- 1:00 amBass Tournament

17jun1:00 am- 1:00 amBlessing of the cars

21jun1:00 am- 1:00 amYoga & Wine

22jun1:00 am- 1:00 amKnotty by Nature Knitting

24jun1:00 pm- 3:00 pmKids in the Woods: Water, Water Everywhere

28jun1:00 am- 1:00 amYoga & Wine

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Makanda cabins available for the August 21 Solar eclipse! ... See MoreSee Less

Stay at Oak Grove Cabins for the very best 2017 Solar Eclipse experience! Our three pet-friendly luxury cabins are in the epicenter. Each air-conditioned cabin has two bedrooms, satellite TV, hot tub,...

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CAMPING AVAILABLE..Get Your Spot at www.moonstock2017.com/moonstock-2017-camp

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Inaugural Cross of Peace Dinner -Hedman Vineyards

July 15, 2017, 6:00pm - July 15, 2017, 9:00pm

Saturday, July 15 - Hedman Vineyards & Winery - Alto Pass (this event is limited to 80 tickets) Great food, entertainment, pictures and updates on what’s happening at Bald Knob. $100 individual tick...

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