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June 2011

2-5, Moweaqua Pow Wow Days in Downtown Moweaqua. 217-768-4821.

3-5, Brocton Springfest, 217-385-2450,

3-5, Rochelle Railroad Days in Rochelle. 815-562-4189 or

3-4, Harvard Milk Days in Harvard. 815-943-4614 or

4, Jo Daviess Country HCE Annual “Old Market Day Skills from the Hills,” Galena, 815-858-3392.

4, Art on the Square, Taylorville, 217-824-6363.

4-5, Kickapoo Pow Wow in Le Roy. 309-962-2700 or

4-5, International Horseradish Festival in Collinsville. 618-344-2884 or

4-5, Lincoln Days Civil War Re-Enactment in Pittsfield. 217-285-6995.

5, Annual Strawberry Jazz Festival in Kankakee. 815-932-5279.

5, Lions of Ill. Foundation Walk for Sight of East Central Illinois, Tuscola,, 217-466-2675.

5-25, The 2011 Southern Illinois Music Festival at the Shryock Auditorium, Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. 618-453-2776 or

5-12, The 50th Annual International Carillon Festival at Washington Park in Springfield. 217-753-6219 or

9-12, Superman Celebration in Metropolis. 618-524-2714 or

9-12, Celebration of Summer at Lehmann Park in Lake Villa. 847-356-6100 or

9-12, LPGA State Farm Classic in Springfield. 217-787-5742 or

10-11, Gumbo Ya Ya Mardi Gras in the District in Rock Island. 309-788-6311 or

10-12, Chicago Blues Festival in Chicago. 312-744-3315 or

10-12, Pride of the Fox Riverfest in St. Charles. 630-809-7901 or

10-12, Civil War Medical Encampment in Downtown Springfield. 217-785-7960 or

11, Annual Galena Territory Garage Sales, Territory marina Pavilion at Lake Galena, 815-776-0433 or 815-777-4825

11-12, Garden Faire & Walk, 10th Annual “Secret Gardens Walk, 800-868-7625, ext. 386.

11-12, “Sneek-In” Fun Fly in Freeport. 815-233-5208 or

11-12, Klash on the Kankakee at Perry Farm Park in Bourbonnais. 815-933-9905 or

15-19, Sangamon County Fair at New Berlin Fairgrounds in New Berlin. 217-488-2685 or

16-19, The 2011 Libertyville Days Festival in Downtown Libertyville. 847-918-8880 or

16-18, Steamboat Festival in Downtown Peoria. 309-681-0696 or

17, Glorious Garden Festival Garden Walk, Bloomington-Normal, 309-828-1084,

17-18, The 25th Annual Scottish Festival and Highland Games in Itasca. 708-447-4697 or

17-18, Art and Garden Street Fair in Homewood. 708-798-3000 or

18-19, Chicago Botanic Garden Wine Festival in Glencoe. 847-853-5440 or

18, Springfield Symphony Garden Tour, 217-522-2938

18, Junefest in Quincy. 217-222-5996.

18, The 16th Annual Arts Festival in Grayslake. 847-223-6888 or

18-19, Lynfred Winery’s Strawberry Extravaganza in Roselle. 630-529-9463, or

19, The 43rd Annual Father’s Day Classic Car Show in Oak Brook. 630-573-0700 or

21-26, Midsommar Swedish Days Festival in Geneva. 630-525-1254 or

22-26, Bourbonnais Friendship Festival 2011in Bourbonnais. 815-935-7390 or

23-26, Bloomington Gold Corvettes USA in St. Charles. 630-584-6300 or

23-26, Wauconda Fest in Wauconda. 847-526-3610 or

24-26, Midsummer Arts Faire in Quincy. 217-737-1677.

24-26, Strawberry Fest in Long Grove. 847-634-0888.

24-26, Tampico Festival - Homecoming Days in Tampico. 815-622-8705 or

24-26, Midwest Fiber & Folk Art Fair 5th Anniversary in Grayslake. 847-680-7200 or

24-25, Zion’s 25th Nostalgia Days in Zion. 847-746-4000 or

24-26, Savanna Walk in the Garden in Savanna. 815-565-0024 or

25, Cedarville Summer Celebration and Fireworks in Cedarville. 815-563-4302.

25, FHN’s Pretzel City Festival in Freeport. 815-235-6114 or

25, Baxter’s Vineyards Annual Home Winemaking Contest in Nauvoo. 217-453-2528.

25-26, Garden Walk and Art, Antiques and Garden Fair, Watseka 815-432-2215,

28, Glorious Garden Festival Garden Walk, Bloomington-Normal, 309-828-1084,


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Deadline: May 15 for August Events.

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