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Alton/Godfrey Fireworks on the Mississippi 7:30 pm
Alton/Godfrey Fireworks on the M… @ Alton Riverfront Amphitheatre
Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Alton’s spectacular fireworks display are a must see! With the Clark Bridge as a backdrop over the Mississippi River, this fireworks show is always a [...]
Heritage Festival & Duck Race
Heritage Festival & Duck Race
Jul 4 – Jul 5 all-day
Event includes exceptional period entertainment and activities like an 1800s outdoor play, pageant, quilt show, duck race, area craft and food vendors. Festivities also include [...]
Casey Corner Car Show
Casey Corner Car Show
Jul 6 all-day
This 10th annual event is presented by car enthusiast Bobby Staley and features Best of Show, Best Paint and Best Engine categories. More than 100 [...]
I&I Antique Tractor Historic Farm Days
I&I Antique Tractor Historic Far…
Jul 10 – Jul 13 all-day
Relive historic farming days at this annual four-day event. Plow and tillage field demonstrations, model gas and steam engines, horse and tractor demos, daily antique [...]
Annual Ribfest
Annual Ribfest
Jul 12 all-day
Annual event starts at 9 a.m. with rib-cookers firing up the grills and Tour de Donut bicycle racers riding through the main street. Ribfest is [...]
Archeology Day 10:00 am
Archeology Day @ Center for American Archeology Museum
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Come join us as we celebrate and explore the fascinating world of Illinois archeology. This fun, family-friendly event includes excavation site tours, exhibits and hands-on [...]
Central Illiana Outdoor Expo 9:00 am
Central Illiana Outdoor Expo @ David S. Palmer Arena
Jul 19 @ 9:00 am – Jul 20 @ 5:00 pm
A diverse collection of outdoor sports-related exhibitors will be on hand along with seminars and free autograph signings with personalities from programs featured on the [...]
Taste of Galesburg 4:00 pm
Taste of Galesburg
Jul 24 @ 4:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Features food from area restaurants, music, children’s activities and a beer garden. Entry fee is $5 and food tokens are $1. 4 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Stay [...]
Findlay Walleye Festival
Findlay Walleye Festival
Jul 25 – Jul 26 all-day
Walleye is a feature for the festival with the fish being served daily. Plenty of entertainment, ice cream social, fireworks on Friday, kids games, a [...]
Mill Road Thresherman’s 33rd Annual Show
Mill Road Thresherman’s 33rd Ann… @ Effingham County Fairgrounds
Jul 25 – Jul 27 all-day
33rd Annual Show features tractors, implements, truck, cars, tool and engines, 25 years and older restored or un-restored are welcome. This year’s featured tractors are [...]
Chili Cook-off ICS Illinois State Championship
Chili Cook-off ICS Illinois Stat…
Jul 26 all-day
International Chili Society (ICS) State event held during the Christian County Agricultural Fair at the fairgrounds. $1000 Grand Prize. Categories: Chili, Chili Verde and Salsa. [...]
Sterling Main Street Music Fest 1:00 pm
Sterling Main Street Music Fest @ Grandon Civic Center
Jul 26 @ 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Musical acts for this year’s festival include Charlie Siren, four piece pop punk band; Kyle Henderson, a prolific songwriter with a style that melds blues, [...]
Margaritas & Cheeseburgers Party 12:00 pm
Margaritas & Cheeseburgers Party @ Hill Prairie Winery
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Join in the Jimmy Buffet tradition with music by the Boat Drunks, along with cheeseburgers, wine margaritas and fun. 216-635-9900 or www.HillPrairieWinery.com