12 stations with 3-D targets. Need 4 arrows per station. Food and beverage available. Registration times: Fri. 4-8 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. A joint participation shoot with Verona-Blackhawk Club will be held March 7-8. Those who participate in both shoots will be entered into a random prize drawing.
12-stations with 3-D, paper and moving 3-D targets. Need 4 arrows per station. $10 per person, food and beverage available. Registration times: Friday 4-8 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Joint Participation Shoot with Verona-Blackhawk Club on March 7-8. Everyone who shoots both shoots will be entered into a random prize drawing.
The Illinois State Archaeological Society invites everyone to the 28th annual show and meeting with nearly 300 tables of artifacts including arrowheads, spears, etc. Fri. 3-7 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Adults $4, Children 12 or under free. Setup by invitation only. Contact Terry Stumpf 217-942-6083, illinoisstatearchaeologicalsociety.org or www.gatewaycenter.com.
Sponsored by the University of Illinois Extension McLean County Master Gardeners. Attendees select three workshops from more than 35 topics, One of eight mini-sessions and attend the general session. $50 registration fee includes workshops, vendors and exhibitors, breakfast and lunch and more. Register online at web.extension.illinois.edu/lmw.
Start the day with the 5k run/walk at 9 a.m. Watch the parade at 11 a.m. The Irish Kid’s Fest will feature arts and crafts, games and storytelling at the Murphysboro Youth Center from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and try your hand in the dart tournament or Leprechaun Classic Bocce Tournament at Riverside Park. 618-684-3722 or www.murphysborochamber.com.
Free family event. Get up close and personal with alpacas. Get your hands on alpacas, watch show ring competition and visit with alpaca breeders from several states to learn about these wonderful gentle animals. Open to the public Sat. 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m. to conclusion of show in early afternoon. 217-414-0266 or www.railsplittershow.com.