March – April 2014
Bring your equipment to Rock Springs’ Information Shelter for a unique chance to fish the Cattail Ponds at night. We recommend lit bobbers and worms for bait. Fishing licenses required for those who need them. Fee is $5/person. 10 p.m.-midnight. Register by 3/20. www.maconcountyconservation.org or 217-423-7708.
A Quilter’s Legacy
presented by Hands All Around Quilt Guild
Featured artist: Cheryl Adam, a quilt designer. Two of her pieces are on display at the Transportation Center in Normal.
More than 200 quilts displayed. A bed turning featuring quilts of Juanita Engel, special exhibits, quilt vendors, quilter’s boutique and door prizes.
On Highway 50 between Sumner and Bridgeport, the show includes wood crafts, stained glass, quilts, jewelry, bird houses, floral, decorated shirts, barnwood pictures, pottery, knitted and crocheted items, candles, gift items and garden crafts. Home cooked food available. Sponsored by the Red Hill FFA Alumni Association.
Show includes more than 250 quilts, mystery quilts, friendship quilts, wearable art and home décor on display. Vendors, concessions, door prizes and 2nd hand treasures included and a quilt raffle. Display and oral history of antique quilts at 11 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The Tea Ladies, Inc. present the Silver Charity Tea at 12:30 p.m. Free parking. Admission: $5. email@example.com or 309-647-6496.
One of the Midwest’s premier half marathons, you can immerse yourself in Lincoln history and enjoy a scenic run past the only home he ever owned, his law office, the Old State Capitol and his final resting place in Oak Ridge Cemetery. For registration information go to www.runabe.srrc.net or 217-558-8844.