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Frontier Day

Cave In Rock. Parade, car show, pageant, music & variety show.

Monarch Butterfly, What a Journey!

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

The magnificent monarch butterfly migrates up to 2,500 miles from North America to central Mexico for the winter. Come for a program to learn the monarch's natural history, then spent time capturing butterflies, identifying them, tagging the monarchs and releasing the butterflies. Call 618-657-2064 for questions.

Fluorspar Festival

Fluorspar Festival -  Rosiclare.  Parade, carnival, quilt show, pageant & food. Car show on Sat.

Witches Brew Night on the Square

Girls night out! Come shop the Vienna Square! All the shops will be open and vendors will be lining the square. Say Cheese will have their food truck so come hungry. Be sure to have your witch’s hat or costume on

River to River Trail Hike at High Knob area

fall hikes lead by the River to River Trail Society. Saturday, November 6, 10:00 a.m., High Knob area of Gallatin County. Guide Fred Scott. Meet at parking lot atop High Knob; drive slowly as you pass through the horse campground. Saturday, November 13, 10:00 a.m., Jackson Hollow and Cove Hollow, Read more…

Holiday Open House – Vienna

Vienna Public Library 401 Poplar St, Vienna, Illinois

Saturday, November 6, 10a-4p Sunday, November 7, 1p-4p Join the shops on the square in Vienna, IL as we transition from Fall to the Christmas season. Shops will have great deals on a mixture of items to choose from including Fall, Thanksgiving, & Christmas. There's something for everyone on the Read more…

Magical Christmas Tour at the Historic Rose Hotel

Jingle all the way down to the Historic Rose Hotel where this historic building has been brought back to life. Bring your family and friends and enjoy the most magical Christmas decorations in the area! Every room is decorated and will be open for tours! Gingerbread men, candy canes, and Read more…

Calling All Owls

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

Swoop on in to learn all about the owls of southern Illinois, then head out into the cool dark night to listen for the familiar calls. After the indoor program at 6 p.m. with natural heritage biologist Mark Guetersloh, there is an option to drive to Wildcat Bluff where Mark Read more…

“History Under Foot” program

Vienna Public Library 401 Poplar St, Vienna, Illinois

The Johnson County Genealogical and Historical Society Program:  Mark Motsinger will present "History Under Foot."  contact Gary Hacker

Just Chill – in the park

Union County Fairgrounds 185 Herman Wright Dr, Anna, IL

Grand Opening of Just Chill concessions at the Anna city park.  Music and door prizes and fun summer foods.  618-521-8404

Trail of Tears program

Vienna Public Library 401 Poplar St, Vienna, Illinois

Johnson County Genealogical and Historical Society announces offers a program about the Trail of Tears and history in Southern Illinois.  contact Gary Hacker (

Spring Flea Market – Goreville, IL

Flea Market in the Park is a fundraising event for the Village of Goreville, Illinois. The Flea Market is held at the Goreville City Park, located 600 W. Main St. (618) 995-2157

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