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Fluorspar Festival

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

Shawnee Sasquatch Festival

Enjoy the full forest vibes right Here in Harrisburg as we enjoy a day full of events including a Guided Hikes, vintage market, 5K, Boston-Qualifying Marathon, Family Activities, Local Shopping, and Live Music Entertainment right HERE in Harrisburg!  618-252-1937

Buffalo Day at Bison Bluff Farm

Buffalo Day, an event that happens twice a year, is an extremely important day for both us and the animals. It is a day in which we assess the animals, get their weights, tag this years calves, and give the animals any help they may require before releasing them back Read more…

Goat Yoga

The Ryder Family Farm welcomes yogis and animal lovers to their pastures for a Goat Yoga experience. Goat Yoga brings yogis and animal lovers in contact with goats for uplifting the spirit and relaxing the mind and body. Think this is a case of yoga gone too far? The masses Read more…

River to River Yard Sales

River to River Yard Sales: Along Hwy 146 from Cave In Rock to East Cape.

Haunted Forest – Harrisburg, IL

The Drive Thru “Haunted Forest” is a fun community event for the entire family located at the Saline County Fair Grounds in Harrisburg, Illinois. Admission is $10.00 per vehicle, $20.00 per bus and hayride / wagon. Coleman Tri-County Services, Inc. offers hayrides for $5.00 per person. A concession stand and Read more…

Pickin in the Patch at Rendleman Orchards

Pickin' at the Patch -Fall Market Day - 9:00am - 4:00pm www.rendlemanorchards.com There will be creative vendors of Vintage, Primitives, Rust & Junk, Antique and Handmade items! Big Blue's Que, shopping, along with our fresh-picked apples, apple cider donuts and cider slushes will make for a great fall junkin' atmosphere Read more…

Farm Paint Party & Goat Mingle

This a fun outdoor event in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest. Afterwards, spend some time in our baby goat nursery. In Golconda, Illinois on The Ryder Family Farm (618) 615-0063 https://ryder-family-farm.square.site/product/paint-class-goat-mingle-session-oct-9th-2021/172

$35

Big Muddy Monster Brew Fest – Murphysboro

The Big Muddy Monster Brewfest is an awesome day for celebrating music, craft beer, local folk lore and community and it’s not only a good time, but the proceeds go towards improving the town..  Must be 21, tickets on sale:  https://bmmbrewfest.com/tickets/

Thebes Courthouse – Living History

Court case reenactments at 2 PM More info here:  https://www.thebescourthouse.com/upcoming-events.html or:    https://www.facebook.com/ThebesCourthouse/

3D Art & Coal Country exhibits at the Ella Elizabeth Hise Museum of Regional Art

Southeastern Illinois College (SIC) 3575 College Road, Harrisburg, IL

Multi-artist exhibit will showcase a variety of 3-Dimensional works of all subject matters from metal works, to sculptures, to 3D paintings and more. Many towns in the region were built on the back of coal. Generation after generation of coal miners have lived and tunneled their way through this area. Read more…

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