Nov 27 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Experience a presidential tree lighting, Greet Santa at 10:00, crafts and movies, donated hats and gloves to Sojourn Shelter, holiday themed quilt show, quilting demonstration, and free hot chocolate. 10:00am – 1:00pm FREE Stamped Fun[...]
Nov 27 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Looking for unique holiday gifts? Need a dose of artistic inspiration? The annual Native American Holiday Market at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site offers both right after Thanksgiving, from Friday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Nov.[...]
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – Nov 29 @ 5:00 pm
Looking for unique holiday gifts? Need a dose of artistic inspiration? The annual Native American Holiday Market at Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site offers both right after Thanksgiving, from Friday, Nov. 27, through Sunday, Nov.[...]
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Veteran singer and guitarist Dan Eilers performs Nov. 28 at the Carl Sandburg State Historic Site in the final “Songbag” concert of 2015. Eilers has been performing for 50 years now, bringing audiences a mix[...]
Dec 5 all-day
HollyDays @ Downtown Marshall, IL | Marshall | Illinois | United States
8-11am-Princess Open House (hair, nails, tiara fun for girls) 9-1pm- 40+ vendors at Harlan Hall 9am-1pm- St. Mary’s Cookie Walk 4:45pm-American Girl Doll Drawing 4:40pm-Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree 5pm-Light Parade thru downtown 5:30pm-[...]
Dec 5 – Dec 6 all-day
Tired of celebrating Christmas with reindeer and generic elves? Maybe it’s time to visit the Christmas goat and Swedish elves at the Bishop Hill State Historic Site. The village of Bishop Hill, including the state[...]
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Free Parking- Free Admission Lawrence County Fairgrounds on Hwy Rte 50 Between Sumner & Bridgeport, IL Wood Crafts – Stained Glass – Quilts – Jewelry-Bird Houses-Floral – Decorated Shirts – Pottery – Candles – Gift[...]
Dec 5 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Apple River Fort State Historic Site cooperates with the Village of Elizabeth’s annual “Christmas in the Village” by providing holiday atmosphere music, baked goods sale and small hand-made gifts sale. Costumed 1830s history interpreters[...]
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday, December 5th from 1-4 pm Get away from the bustle of holiday chores and come out to the farms to relax. Let the kids make some crafts, enjoy hot wassail and cookies in the[...]
Dec 5 @ 4:45 pm – 8:00 pm
Featuring a park full of Christmas displays, soup supper, Nativity set display, crafts, silent auction, & Christmas music in the candle-lit historic Jenny Lind Chapel
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 12 @ 9:00 pm
Each winter, the people of Bishop Hill brighten the cold nights with a festival. They light candles, share food, play music and enjoy the company of friends and family in a celebration known as Lucia[...]
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm
On December 12, 1803, Captain William Clark wrote, “opposit the Missouries I came to in the mouth of a little River called Wood River, about 2 oClock …” The next day he and his men[...]
Dec 12 @ 2:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Enjoy a tour of David Davis Mansion, Ewing Manor and a Mystery Christmas Cottage, all dressed for Christmas.
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The holiday tradition continues – On 12/12/15, Bryant Cottage will welcome guests for the Annual Holiday Open House. Step back in time with a visit to this 1856 original structure. From 5-7 the home of[...]
Lucky Old Sons "Jingle Bell Rock" Christmas Show @ World Shooting Complex Seasons Event Center | Sparta | Illinois | United States
This four-piece, piano-driven band from St. Louis, MO will have you rockin’ around the Christmas tree as they present their own unique style of Christmas tunes along with classic 50’s and 60’s Rock ‘n’ Roll[...]
Dec 25 @ 6:00 am
Visitors are invited to ring in Christmas Day in the traditional Swedish way at the Julotta non-denominational service beginning at 6 a.m. Dec. 25, at the Bishop Hill Colony Church. The service at the mid-1800s[...]
The 165th annual Julotta (early Christmas Morning service) features the service in English, senior choir sings Swedish anthem, organ and instrumental music, all in the candle-lit “cathedral on the prairie.”
Save the Date! America the Beautiful – Illinois Quarter Launch Ceremony Date: Thursday February 4th, 2016 10:00am Followed by a Coin Exchange from 11:00 to 12:00pm Location: Southeastern Illinois College – Gymnasium
Feb 20 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Galena Bridal Fair @ Galena Convention Center | Galena | Illinois | United States
Bridal Event highlighting the best wedding vendors in the Galena/Jo Daviess area specializing in destination weddings. Sign up for free admission on our website. Come spend some time and talk one-on-one with business owners and[...]
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Boutique Bridal Show – Free Admission for all Brides and $5 for other attendees
Jun 22 – Jun 26 all-day
Walldogs @ Downtown Marshall | Marshall | Illinois | United States
16 Murals from artists around the glove in 4 days! Art, craft vendors, entertainment, live mural painting, art lessons, art auction, dueling pianos, 5k run!
Jul 16 @ 10:00 am – Jul 17 @ 4:00 pm
NW IL Art Fest @ Stockton Memorial Park | Stockton | Illinois | United States
Fine Art Festival featuring the areas most talented artists. Come for the art, stay for the music & food. Beer & Wine tastings.