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Murphysboro Apple Festival  

 Daily Entertainment, Food, Music, Parade, Carnival, car show and arts and craft fair.  618-684-3200

Shrimp Festival

Annual Shrimp Festival - Downtown Golconda Noon - 10:00 PM, Helicopter & carriage rides. Shrimp cooked more ways than you can imagine, beer & wine tent and lots more. 618-683-6246

Junque Jamboree

Event by Vienna Town Square Mall, So Sweet and Unique Boutique and Milkmaid Creations and Antiques Event is free to the public. Booth rent available (approximately 10’x10’) 

Monarch Phenomenon

Cache River Wetland Center 8885 State Route 37 S, Cypress

TThe magnificent monarch butterfly migrates up to 2,500 miles from North America to central Mexico for the winter. Monarch Watch Association has been tagging and monitoring migrating monarchs since 1992. Join us at the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, for a program at 10:00 a.m. to learn natural history of Read more…

Constitution Day Celebration – Jonesboro

5:30 PM at the Lincoln Memorial Park in Jonesboro, Illinois (Lincoln/Douglas Debate Site).  Brief ceremony with guest speaker Dr. Sheila Simon and Essay Winners.  Everyone is asked to bring a bell to join in the ringing of bells that will occur across the United States to celebrate Constitution Read more…

Campfire at Giant City Park

Giant City Visitor center 235 Giant City Road, Makanda

Join campfire program veteran “Short Face Bear” for interactive fun, music, and stories with an appreciation for nature, the timeless space of campfire, and our wonderful Giant City State Park. Registration is required. Please call Jennifer Randolph, the Natural Resources Coordinator, at 618-457-4836. This program is free and open to Read more…