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Peoria RV Show 2:00 pm
Peoria RV Show @ Peoria Civic Center
Feb 28 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm
In its 28th year, this show features RVs, boats, ATVs, motorcycles, campgrounds from three states, RV products and repair dealers.
Springfield Area Home Builders Assn. 2014 Home Expo 3:00 pm
Springfield Area Home Builders A… @ Prairie Capital Convention Center
Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm – Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm
Check out the latest innovations in the Building and Remodeling Industry. Attendees will be able to explore two floors of booths featuring local products and [...]
Illinois Horse Fair 9:00 am
Illinois Horse Fair @ Illinois State Fairgrounds
Mar 7 @ 9:00 am – Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm
New for 2014, the Heartland Horseman’s Challenge is a judged competition all three days where four-horsemen/women are given an opportunity to choose and work [...]
Living History at Fort Massac State Park 10:00 am
Living History at Fort Massac St… @ Fort Massac State Park
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – Mar 9 @ 4:00 pm
L’ecole du Soldat or School of the Soldier will be held for French troops. French and Indian War period living historians from throughout the [...]
Spring Home Expo 10:00 am
Spring Home Expo @ Pavilion of the City of Marion
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – Mar 9 @ 4:00 pm
Annual Home Expo includes more than 70 vendors showing off the latest styles in home décor, improvement and landscaping. Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and [...]
St. Peter’s United Church of Christ Sausage Supper 4:00 pm
St. Peter’s United Church of Chr… @ St. Peter’s United Church of Christ
Mar 8 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This supper, started in 1940, is still going strong. Menu includes sausage patties, sauerkraut, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, applesauce, drink and dessert. [...]
The Irish Comedy Tour 7:30 pm
The Irish Comedy Tour @ Effingham Performance Center
Mar 12 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
. For one night, the EPC becomes an Irish pub, its party atmosphere defined by a boisterous, belly-laugh band of hooligans who will have [...]
Poetry Out Loud-Illinois State Contest 1:00 pm
Poetry Out Loud-Illinois State C… @ Hoogland Center for the Arts
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
High school students who won school and regional recitation contests vie for the state championship, thereby earning a spot at the national Poetry Out [...]
Family Fun-Maple Syrup Time 1:30 pm
Family Fun-Maple Syrup Time @ Rock Springs Nature Center
Mar 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Experience the process of making maple syrup. See how a tree is tapped and how the sap becomes syrup! 1:30 p.m. Free, but reservations [...]
Midnight Fishing 10:00 pm
Midnight Fishing @ Rock Springs Nature Center
Mar 21 @ 10:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Bring your equipment to Rock Springs’ Information Shelter for a unique chance to fish the Cattail Ponds at night. We recommend lit bobbers and [...]
Spring Floral Show 12:00 pm
Spring Floral Show @ Washington Park Botanical Garden
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm
Easter lilies and lush tropical foliage fill the Exhibit Hall and Conservatory for the annual display. Daily noon-4 p.m. www.springfieldparks.org
Quilt Spectrum 2014 10:00 am
Quilt Spectrum 2014 @ Central Catholic High School
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am – Mar 29 @ 4:00 pm
A Quilter’s Legacypresented by Hands All Around Quilt Guild Featured artist: Cheryl Adam, a quilt designer. Two of her pieces are on display at the [...]
150th Anniversary of the Charleston Riot – Civil War Brought to Coles County 12:00 pm
150th Anniversary of the Charles… @ various locations
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – Mar 30 @ 1:00 pm
This 3-day event marks the 150th anniversary of the Charleston Illinois Riot. Activities include a Civil War encampment, house tours, riot reenactment, period music [...]
Red Hill Spring Craft & Market Show 9:00 am
Red Hill Spring Craft & Market Show @ Lawrence County 4-H Center
Mar 29 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
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 [...]
Spring Open House 9:00 am
Spring Open House
Mar 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Shake off the winter blues and shop throughout Geneseo for spring items at great prices. No admission. www.geneseo.org or 309-944-2686.
Piecers of the Heartland Quilt Show 10:00 am
Piecers of the Heartland Quilt Show @ Canton High School
Mar 29 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Show includes more than 250 quilts, mystery quilts, friendship quilts, wearable art and home décor on display. Vendors, concessions, door prizes and 2nd hand [...]