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Cookie Decorating Class at Kiki’s Coffeehouse

Kiki's Coffeehouse 326 S Main St, Anna, Illinois

Learn to decorate sugar cookies using Royal Icing! You will receive informational handouts, tips and tricks for making the icing and decorating. We demonstrate basic techniques for flooding and design. You will receive a dozen cookies (prebaked by us) to decorate during class and take home to share with your Read more…

$40

Ecology and Behavior of the Bobcat and Coyote

Giant City Visitor center 235 Giant City Road, Makanda, IL

Join Nicole Gorman, SIUC Graduate Research Assistant, as she discussed the ecology and behavior of the main predators in Illinois, bobcats and coyotes. Nicole will also discuss how these animals affect their prey, move, use space and interact with their habitats, including Giant City! Registration required. Please call 618-457-4836 for Read more…

Beak & Company at KiKi’s Coffee House

Kiki's Coffeehouse 326 S Main St, Anna, Illinois

MUSIC MONDAY. Doors will open at 6 for cocktails and Beak & Company will start at 7pm. It's always a great party.

$10
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Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

Anna Art Center 125 W Davie St, Anna, IL

Three Performances at the Anna Art Center. 7pm on Jan. 28 and 11:30am and 7pm on the 29th. The musical tells the story of 8 year old Lily Polkadot, who just moved to the 'Squares only' small town of Rockway, when the adventure begins. Tickets: $15 and $5 for 12 Read more…

$15

Mysterious Stone Forts of Southern Illinois

Our world is full of mysterious and unexplained places, many of which are monu-ments made of stone, built by ancient people for reasons that we can only theo-rize, many are shrouded in mythology and legends. In Southern Illinois located on high isolated ridges in the Shawnee Hill Country, stretching in Read more…

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Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical

Anna Art Center 125 W Davie St, Anna, IL

Three Performances at the Anna Art Center. 7pm on Jan. 28 and 11:30am and 7pm on the 29th. The musical tells the story of 8 year old Lily Polkadot, who just moved to the 'Squares only' small town of Rockway, when the adventure begins. Tickets: $15 and $5 for 12 Read more…

$15

Winter Forest Hike

Giant City Visitor center 235 Giant City Road, Makanda, IL

It may be cold outside, but winter is a great time to get some exercise and fresh air as we take in the natural beauty of Giant City State Park. Join the Natural Resources Coordinator as we take a leisurely stroll through the winter woods. Trail length ranges from 3/4mile Read more…

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Nature movie at the Cache River Wetland Center

Cache River Wetland Center 8885 State Route 37 S, Cypress, Illinois

Visit the Cache River Wetland Center and enjoy a free movie on Thursday afternoons from 2 to 3, or in the evening from 6 to 7. Feb. 10:  Spiders:  Watch the screening of Webs of Intrigue to enter the world of the spider an expert weaver and a skilled hunter Read more…

Ann Stokes Living History Program

Giant City Visitor center 235 Giant City Road, Makanda, IL

Join Marlene Rivero, local first-person heritage interpreter and storyteller, as she reenacts the life of “Ann Bradford Stokes: African American Civil War Nurse.” Stokes worked aboard the Navy’s first Hospital Ship, Red Rover, of Mound City, IL, treating sick and wounded soldiers aboard the United States Naval (U.S.N.) Hospital Ship. Read more…

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Sip & Soup – Monthly Pairings at Blue Sky Vineyards

Blue Sky Vineyards 3150 S. Rocky Comfort Rd, Makanda, Illinois

Tis the season for soup and we’re ladling up the perfect pairings during our Sip & Soup monthly series. Who can resist a warm bowl of rich soup? It’s the perfect cure for a cold winter night. Jan 7-8, from 12-5pm: featuring Turkey Chili with Butternut Squash paired with Papa's Read more…

$6
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Art in the Park at Giant City State Park

Giant City Visitor center 235 Giant City Road, Makanda, IL

What better setting than outdoors at Giant City State Park to get creative and learn how to watercolor paint! Join local artist, Anne Krippenstapel, for a leisurely afternoon of creating art inspired by nature. This is a free program and all sup-plies will be provided. Registration required. Please call 618-457-4836 Read more…

Civil War Weekend

Anna Art Center 125 W Davie St, Anna, IL

(904) 625-1109  vabchlee@gmail.com

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