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Eastern Illinois University’s Theatre Department will present Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 20. “The Mountaintop” is being directed by special guest director April A. Jones. The performance will take place in the Black Box Theatre in the Do…

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Odd Market is back. Featuring over 35 vendors, the single-day art event organized by the Odd Fellows hits Tuscola on Oct. 12 with a lineup of quirky art, live music and food. The event is 100 percent volunteer run, with all proceeds going to charity.

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Fiddle Fest, a celebration of the 55th annual Illinois Old Time Fiddle Contest, will kick off with a concert on Saturday night, Oct. 26, at the Effingham Performance Center (EPC). Featured bands are Hand Picked at 7 p.m., Motherlode at 8 p.m., and Firebox at 9 p.m. All three bands feature fi…

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The Effingham County Museum invites the public to join them on Saturday, Oct. 19, for a performance featuring Abraham Lincoln (portrayed by George Buss) and political opponent Stephen A. Douglas (portrayed by Tim Connors) as they take the audience back to their famous debates over slavery an…

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The Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library is showcasing the artwork of local artist Dinah Nuelle. Dinah’s work will be available for viewing in the Art Gallery until Sep. 29.

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Summer Sundown Music Festival (SSMF) enters its second year with a bang.

Hobnob Harvest Market will be Sept. 6 and 7 at the Effingham County Fairgrounds in Altamont. Hobnob is a mix of creative handmade goods, artisan food, vintage finds and fashion trucks.

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The Doudna Fine Arts Center at Eastern Illinois University opens its 2019-20 season with “Cocktail Hour: The Show,” by New York City-based company Ballets with a Twist, on Sept. 19 and 20.

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COWDEN – A rodeo, food, live music, queen pageant and a not-so-beauty pageant are just a few of the activities scheduled for this year's 2019 Cowden Pioneer Days Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 23-25, at Cowden Village Park.

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The Effingham Performance Center announces an addition to its fall schedule with The Rocket Man Show, set for 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19.

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GREENUP — The 131st Cumberland County Fair kicks off Saturday at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds in Greenup and runs through Aug. 17.

The Mill Road Threshermans Association returns to the Effingham County Fairgrounds in Altamont Aug. 8, 9, 10 and 11. The show will feature the Allis Chalmers Triple A Tractor Club and Minneapolis Moline M-M Enthusiasts.

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Enjoy a laid-back weekend at FRamily Fest, a two-day music and art festival at Larson's Landing on Lake Sara in Effingham July 26 and 27.

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