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  • Aug 25
    Altamont
    Campfire Program Great for Children Seasonal Events Miscellaneous Events
    Listen to a story about a heron and a hummingbird, play a game, hike a trail, & make a treat. Family program. Pre-register.

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Friday, August 25, 2017 - 6:00pm

    Location:
    Ballard Nature Center

    Address:
    5253 US-40

    County:
    Effingham

    Contact Information:

    618-483-6856

  • Aug 26
    Mattoon
    Master Gardening with Kids Great for Children
    Children can work alongside U of I Extension Master Gardeners the fourth Saturday of every month for fun and hands-on gardening fun! Free! Registration appreciated. Children younger than six years of age must be accompanied by an adult.  

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Saturday, August 26, 2017 - 11:00am

    Location:
    Douglas-Hart Nature Center

    Address:
    2204 DeWitt Avenue East

    County:
    Coles

    Contact Information:
  • Sep 8 to Sep 10
    Arcola
    Arcola Broom Corn Festival Great for Children Fairs & Festivals Recreation & Fitness Seasonal Events
    Help us celebrate our heritage as the "Broom Corn Capital of the World" with the annual Broom Corn Festival. Visitors can see broom making activities, arts/crafts, free entertainment, great food and parade featuring the world famous Lawn Rangers. Join the 5/10k on Saturday morning.  

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Friday, September 8, 2017 to Sunday, September 10, 2017

    Location:
    Downtown Arcola

    Address:
    114 N Locust

    County:
    Douglas

    Contact Information:
  • Sep 15 to Sep 17
    Marshall
    Marshall Autumn Fest Great for Children Fairs & Festivals Recreation & Fitness
    Amazing nightly entertainment. Food vendors. Craft/artisan vendors. LARGE parade. Beer patio. Pancake breaktast. Fish Fry. 5k run. kids activities. Free and fun for all ages.

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Friday, September 15, 2017 to Sunday, September 17, 2017

    Location:
    Downtown Marshall

    Address:
    501 Archer Ave

    County:
    Clark

    Contact Information:
  • Sep 15
    Mattoon
    Elizabeth Keckley: Mary Todd Lincoln's Modiste Great for Children Shows & Expos Performing Arts Miscellaneous Events
    The life of Elizabeth Keckley, Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker, grew from being a slave to a seamstress, civil activist and author. This live impersonation will entertain and educate. This event is made possible, in part, by a grant from the Coles County Arts Council. Register at 217-581-5114.

    Date(s) & Time(s):
    Friday, September 15, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

    Location:
    Historic Mattoon Train Station - Lone Elm Room

    Address:
    1718 Broadway Ave

    County:
    Coles

    Contact Information:

    217-581-5114

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