Sew Happy Hearts Quilt Guild will be hosting its annual Quilt Show at 641 W. 6th Street (former Neoga Elementary School). Show hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, June 21, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 22. The drawing for the raffle collection that includes a king-size Log Cabin…
At 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, the 30-man Coles County Barbershop Chorus will present its 50th Annual Summer Show in the Dvorak Concert Hall on the Eastern Illinois University Campus in Charleston.
The City of Effingham’s Tourism Office will be hosting the VW Welcome Fest Downtown Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 7, and residents are invited to join in welcoming Volkswagen enthusiasts to Effingham.
A Summer Read Kickoff Party will be held at the Suzette Brumleve Memorial Public Library on Friday, May 31, from 5 to 7 p.m. to celebrate the start of the library’s summer read challenge.
SPRINGFIELD – Illinois Conservation Police Officers (CPOs) are reminding boat operators to always drive sober and to wear life jackets – life-saving reminders heading into the state’s busiest boating season.
The lineup for the sixth annual Moccasin Creek Festival includes performers from around the globe and some of the most revered songwriters and performers anywhere.
The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra’s 2018-2019 classical season has just ended, but the music doesn’t stop. Beginning May 17, the orchestra begins its 2019 Summer at the Symphony lineup, including performances of famous film scores, tribute concerts, and award-winning guest artists. A first fo…
The Effingham Performance Center and Relay for Life of Effingham County have partnered together to raise funds for Relay for Life through an evening filled with 1980s-themed entertainment.
The St. Hildegard von Bingen Schola and sister choir Le Petite Flamme spring concert will be Sunday, May 12, at 6 p.m. in the hospital chapel. This concert is free and open to the public.
Sainte Marie Foundation Museum Curator Mike Hartrich has been hard at work collecting items for the new exhibit, which will open Sunday, May 5, from 1 to 4 p.m.
Effingham VFW held its 73rd Easter Egg hunt on Easter Sunday. The event is held on Easter Day every year at 2 p.m. Members of the VFW spent two hours after a meeting filling 3,000 plastic Easter Eggs with candy.
Effingham Art Guild's Annual Fine Arts and Photography Show will open Saturday, April 27, with a reception and award presentation at W.S. Broom & Co. Furniture, 304 W. Jefferson Avenue, downtown Effingham.
Each year downtown Effingham is transformed into an artist’s mecca as artists from all over the region set up shop on the lawn of the Effingham County Museum and surrounding downtown area in Effingham.
St. Anthony of Padua Parish pastor, Fr. Chuck Edwards, invites the Effingham community to the final celebrations of the 150th Anniversary of Catholic Education and Formation at St. Anthony schools to be held on Sunday, April 28.
The Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library is showcasing artwork from its RISE After-School Program. Work from these students will be on display until Friday, May 3.
On Saturday, April 20, Effingham Comedy will be hosting a stand-up comedy show at Tuscan Hills Winery to benefit the Effingham County Animal Shelter.
This year's Shelby County Art Show has demonstrators, a special exhibit of paintings by Ron Bartanen, art by area students and adult artists and music. All is open to the public on Saturday, April 13, from 3 to 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 14, from noon to 5 p.m. at the Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center.
Effingham Art Guild invites you to attend the 20th Annual Children's Art Show Friday, April 12, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Seasoned string band Chain Station is ushering in the spring touring season with the release of "Backroads," an album of original bluegrass songs inspired by the highways, landscapes and residents of the band's Colorado home. The full-length record is set for release on May 3. The band will …
The Coles County Barbershop Chorus will present its 25th Annual Lenten Benefit Concert Sunday, April 7, at 4 p.m. in the First Baptist Church, 1804 S. 9th Mattoon.
Teutopolis High School will present three public performances of "The Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, with music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, at the Teutopolis Grade School stage.
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