Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation


Boo at the Slough

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

This program engages elementary to middle school age children on a guided trick-or-treat adventure through the Wetlands Center and along the Egret Slough Trail. The half-mile trail will give families a chance to interact with misunderstood creatures of the swamp and enjoy the magic of Halloween. Children are welcome to Read more…

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail – Wine & Food Pairing Weekend

All 11 wineries of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail have paired up to create a wonderful weekend of savory and seasonal wine and food pairings.  We invite you to join us for a progressive tasting along the trail and enhance your appreciation and enjoyment of our wines paired with delicious Read more…

Pallet Paint Party – Harrisburg

Southern Illinois Ax & Ale 35 S Vine St, Harrisburg, IL

Pallet Painting project with a bit a Shawnee Lemonade. At Southern Illinois Ax & Ale:  So IL's premier axe throwing venue in Harrisburg IL with tap room, games, beer garden & event spaces

What Snake is That?

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

It’s a Copperhead......or, is it? It may be chilly out but spring will be here before we know it! Join biologist John Palis as we get a jumpstart on warmer weather by learning how to identify our southern Illinois reptile friends. Registration is required.  618-457-4836

Dueling Pianos – Harrisburg

Southern Illinois Ax & Ale 35 S Vine St, Harrisburg, IL

Steve & Eric Dueling piano returns to Axe Ale for another great event.

Brat Pack – 80s flash back – Harrisburg

Southern Illinois Ax & Ale 35 S Vine St, Harrisburg, IL

Lets flash back to the 80s for fun party with the Brat Pack. Pull those leg warmers out, show off that big hair and come dressed to have a great time.

Christmas at the Cross

Bald Knob Cross Alto Pass, IL, United States

Join us on December 3rd and 4th for our first ever Christmas at the Cross celebration. The event will feature carriage rides, vendors, food trucks, live music, and family activities. Donations for the Cross will be accepted at the gate. ### About Bald Knob Cross of Peace:      Bald Knob Read more…

Shawnee Hills Christmas Opry at St Anne’s Historic Church

Southern Illinois premier music variety show. It's going to be a great night of music and a great family show. This time the Shawnee Hills offer is giving back to Union County by donating 100% of it’s profits to Performing Arts Scholarships to the 4 high schools in Union County, Read more…

Christmas on the Square – Vienna

Event will on the Vienna, IL town square will include: A FREE community event sponsored by the Revive Vienna Committee and located on the Square around the Historic Johnson County Courthouse in Vienna, IL ~Horse & Carriage Rides ~Pictures with Santa ~Miss Daisy the Cow ~Candy Cane Hunt ~Caroling ~Christmas Read more…

Wreaths Across America

Mounds City National Cemetery, in Pulaski County, IL. The wreath-laying ceremony is held on a specified Saturday in December at 11:00 a.m. Central Standard Time at National cemeteries and other locations in all 50 states and beyond. The goal of the Mound City National Cemetery Preservation Commission is for every Read more…

Christmas Bird count

Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge Put your citizen science skills to work in service of the longest-running database in all of ornithology. Bird watchers at all levels, including beginners, are welcome to participate in the all-day count will be held on Monday. This early winter bird census is conducted at Read more…

Ugly Sweater Party – Harrisburg

Southern Illinois Ax & Ale 35 S Vine St, Harrisburg, IL

The holidays are just around the corner so mark your calendar to attend our Ugly Sweater party. If you attended last year you know it's a fun night. Come dressed in your ugliest christmas sweater

Brought to you by Southern Illinois Local Media Group