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• Wind Symphony and Faculty Showcase — 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, Dvorak Concert Hall, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, Charleston, admission for students, $5; all others, $6

• Riff Raff featuring Larry Koester and Brad Smith — 8-11 p.m. Feb. 21, Neoga Legion

• Jared Chesnut — 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, Village Wine & Gifts, Effingham

• Soul Riot — 8-11 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21, Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham

• Bill Poss — 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 22, Holiday Inn TK Grille, Effingham

• Card Party (Pinochle and Pitch) — 6-9 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, Sacred Heart Parish Center, Effingham, prizes, 50/50 drawing, refreshments, $5 admission

• Taylor Steele & Love Preachers — 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28, Village Wine & Gifts, Effingham

• Jane Doe — dance, 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Feb. 29, Greenup American Legion

• Randy Kemme & Thunder Road — 8:30-11:30 p.m. Feb. 29, Danny’s Qik Sak, Effingham

• Freakness — 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 29, The Orchard Inn, Effingham

• Leap Year Trivia Night — Saturday, Feb. 29, HSHS St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital Auditorium. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., trivia starts at 7 p.m., tickets $10 per person to enter. Teams are 8 to 10 people. Cash prize will be awarded. Food and snacks for sale, 50/50 raffle and Heads or Tails Game will be at this fundraising event for the United Way of Effingham County. To sign up a team, call or text Madonna Broeker at 217-663-6878 or at HSHS St. Anthony’s Physical Rehabilitation and Wellness at 217-347-1243. RSVPs are preferred but tickets are available at the door.

• Backroad Boogie — 8 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29, On The Rox Grub and Pub, 4728 East Highway 40, Altamont.

• Cody Bumgardner — 7-9 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 29, Holiday Inn TK Grille, Effingham

• Tri-County Players Dance — 6-9 p.m. March 7, Mason Civic Center, food available starting at 4 p.m.

• Visions & Vibrations — 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday, March 7, The Orchard Inn, Effingham

• Sounds of Swing Dinner and Dance — Saturday, March 7, St. Thomas Parish Center, 306 W. Jourdan St., Newton. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., meal served at 6 p.m., band begins playing at 7. Cost is $20 per person. Reservations must be made by March 2 by calling St. Thomas School at 618-783-3517. All proceeds go to the St. Thomas School Music Program.

• Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre — Friday, March 13; and Friday, April 10, Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham

• Riff Raff featuring Larry Koester and Brad Smith — 8-11 p.m. March 14, Newton VFW

• Landon Dodd from Heart of Texas Records with Dennis Stroughmatt and Band — 7:30-11 p.m., Saturday, March 14, Effingham VFW, $15 cover charge

• Riff Raff featuring Larry Koester and Brad Smith — 8-11 p.m. March 20, Neoga Legion

• CASA Bartenders Challenge — 1-8 p.m. March 21 with DJ; Visions & Vibrations starting at 8:30 p.m., The Orchard Inn, Effingham

• Riff Raff featuring Larry Koester and Brad Smith — 8:30-11:30 p.m. March 28, Danny’s Qik Sak, Effingham

• Dicky James Blues Band — 8 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, April 3, The Orchard Inn, Effingham

• Soul Riot — 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday, April 4, Effing Brew, Effingham

• Identity Crisis — 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday, April 11, The Orchard Inn, Effingham

• Riff Raff featuring Larry Koester and Brad Smith — 8-11 p.m. April 17, Neoga Legion

• Randy Kemme & Thunder Road — 8-11 p.m. April 18, Effingham VFW

• Visions & Vibrations — 9 p.m.-1 a.m., Saturday, April 18, The Orchard Inn, Effingham

• Karaoke — 8 p.m.-midnight every Wednesday, Effing Brew House Lounge, Effingham

• Acoustic Sessions — 8 p.m.-midnight every Thursday, Effing Brew House Lounge, Effingham, those interested in performing should message Effing Brew on Facebook.

• Country Music and Dance — 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday, live band, admission $2, Sunrise Community Center, Illinois 130, Newton, next to IGA. All singers are welcome.

• Monday Open Mic Night — 7-10 p.m., Chaser’s Bar and Grill, Effingham.

• Original Country Classics Band — 7-10 p.m., first Saturday of the month, Greenup Village Municipal Building Auditorium, Greenup.

• Bluegrass/Country/Gospel Music — 7-10 p.m. every Friday night, Edgewood Country Opry, Edgewood, free admission. Donations are always accepted.

• Open Mic — 7-10 p.m. every Wednesday at Village Wine and Gifts, Effingham.

• Open Mic Night — 9 p.m. every Wednesday at The Office Pub in downtown Effingham.

• County Line Country/ Gospel Show — 7-10 p.m., every second Friday of the month, Herrick Community Center. No cover. Bring a favorite dish of finger foods to share, 50/50 drawing.

• Cowden Covered Bridge Opry — 7-10 p.m. third Friday of every month, Cowden Community Center. Bring snacks to share. Donations accepted.

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