Events

3rd Saturday Market Bazaar at the Moultrie County Fairgrounds Cancelled until further notice.

Due to the Coronavirus, Arthur's 3rd Saturday Bazaar will be closed until further notice. We will be contacting everyone as soon as we know we can go on with the Bazaar. I then will find out what dates you can reschedule for. Thank you all for your continued support and understanding! We appreci...

Bluegrass Jam at The Vault in Tuscola

The monthly "Bluegrass Jam " and "Blues Jam" at the Vault in Tuscola have been postponed due to the Coronovirius.  For more information on when these will resume, please visit:   https://www.facebook.com/VaultArtGallery/  

Best Little Whorehouse in Texas has been postponed

Announcing a postponement of the 2020 Summer Season at The Little Theatre On The Square due to Covid - 19. We will move all purchased tickets to the summer of 2021 unless you would like to donate the tickets purchased back to The Theatre. Keep an eye out for upcoming announcements and stay safe. We ...

Virtual Event - "Ulysses Grant...A Visit at Headquarters"

On Saturday, July 18, 1:00 p.m., the Douglas County Museum will host a virtual event: “Ulysses Grant… A Visit at Headquarters”. This free performance will be a live-stream visit with “General Ulysses S. Grant” in the midst of his dramatic Civil War decisions after...

Saturday Night Fever has been postponed

Announcing a postponement of the 2020 Summer Season at The Little Theatre On The Square due to Covid - 19. We will move all purchased tickets to the summer of 2021 unless you would like to donate the tickets purchased back to The Theatre. Keep an eye out for upcoming announcements and stay safe. We ...

4th Annual Steam Threshing Show at the Illinois Amish Heritage Center

The “4th Annual Steam Threshing Show” will take place on the Heritage Center Grounds this summer, on Friday July 31st and Saturday August 1st.  The event will involve an array of activities and demonstrations designed to show how crops were grown and harvested in the late ...

Arcola City Wide Garage Sale

Don't miss Arcola's City Wide Garage Sales!  You never know what you might find!

Arcola Community Market

The Arcola Downtown Pavilion is the place to be August 8 to shop all kinds of handmade and homemade items! Shop local produce, handmade items, baked goods, local crafters and much more from 10am to 2pm! Interested in being a vendor? Email executivedirector@arcolachamber.com for more info.

The Marvelous Wonderettes has been postponed

Announcing a postponement of the 2020 Summer Season at The Little Theatre On The Square due to Covid - 19. We will move all purchased tickets to the summer of 2021 unless you would like to donate the tickets purchased back to The Theatre. Keep an eye out for upcoming announcements and stay safe. We ...

2nd Annual Our Town Arcola

Arcola's Downtown Pavilion will be filled with music, food, games and so much more. Mark your calendars and bring the family to this one of a kind event.  Friday August 14 from 8am - 7pm.

Arthur Mennonite Relief Sale at the Otto Center has been Cancelled

Due to safety concerns for volunteers and participants around COVID-19, the Arthur Relief Sale is canceled this year. Please visit the Arthur Relief Sale website and Facebook page to see the latest alternative events. Also, you can still make online donations to support the Arthur sale&#...

Chet Kingery Bluegrass Festival at The Great Pumpkin Patch in Arthur has been Cancelled

FESTIVAL UPDATE We sincerely appreciate all of the support from everyone but unfortunately due to the ongoing current situation, we will have to cancel the 2020 Chet Kingery Festival on Saturday September 5th. We look forward to seeing you all on September 4th 2021.

48th Annual Arthur Amish Country Cheese Festival

Don’ miss the 48th Annual Arthur Amish Country Cheese Festival in Arthur IL It’s Arthur’s biggest weekend celebration on Labor Day Weekend!  3 full days of street festival. Crafts, food, flea market, sidewalk sales, parade, kids rides, games, and lots of cheese.   S...

Arcola Broomcorn Festival has been Cancelled

News Alert. 2020 Broomcorn Festival Announcement With great disappointment we are announcing that we will not be hosting the Broomcorn Festival this year. We look forward to seeing you in 2021 for our 50th Arcola Broomcorn Festival.

The Great Pumpkin Patch Celebrating 30 years of Business

The Great Pumpkin Patch, just south of Arthur, IL, is proud to invite guests to see over 300 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds from over 30 countries around the world; all grown here on our farm. We love what we do and take great interest in providing beautiful surroundings in which to educat...

Arcola 4th of July Fireworks moved to September 12th

Arcola 4th of July Fireworks have been moved to Saturday September 12 at the Moore Park at dusk.  

Tuscola City-Wide Garage Sale

Mark your calendar for Tuscola's Fall City wide garage sales.  The week of the sale you will find a full map in the Tuscola Journal .

Amish Country Bike Tour

This is a family friendly bicycle tour through the Amish countryside around Arthur IL. Riding the flat back country roads and passing many of the Amish businesses.  All new routes this year are clearly identified with colored arrows on the roadway. Come and plan to stay for the day! There are ...

Raggedy Andy's 100th Birthday in Arcola

Raggedy Andy's 100th Birthday Party will be hosted by the town of Arcola.  For more info visit:  https://www.arcolachamber.com/events

CIBR-BBQ KCBS & Thrill of the Grill Competition in Arthur

Gather in downtown Arthur October 9th & 10th for the Central Illinois Bragging Rights BBQ Competition.  For more information concerning schedule of events visit: http://cibr-bbq.com/wp/

5th Annual Odd Market at the Tuscola Community Building has been Cancelled.

With a heavy heart it was decided to cancel the 2020 Odd Market since the Covid projections for fall are not looking good. We don’t want to risk creating a micro outbreak with a packed indoor event. Follow Tuscola Odd Fellows Lodge #316 for updates on smaller lower risk outdoor activiti...

Pumpkins in the Park in Downtown Tuscola

Visit downtown Tuscola between October 23 - 31 to see the Pumpkin displays at the corner of Main St and Sale St.  Browse nearby shops, boutique’s, restaurants and much more.  For more information visit: www.tuscola.org.

Rules of the Road Class for Senior Citizens will be held at the Tuscola Senior Center

A Rules of the Road Class for Seniors will be held on Wednesday October 28 at the Tuscola Senior Center at 133 W Sale St in downtown Tuscola.   This is sponsored by the Secretary of State Office.

27th Annual Haiti Auction at the Otto Center

The 27th Annual Haiti Benefit Auction will be held October 30 & 31 at the Otto Center located at 2058 CR 1800E, Arthur IL 61911.  There will be lots of food, entertainment and an auction.  All proceeds go to the responsible missions working in Haiti.  For more information visit:&n...

Holiday Bazaar & Christmas Decor Sale at the Arcola Center

Join us for some unique holiday shopping at the Arcola Center located on Rt. 45 and Main St .  Holiday shopping with local vendors!  Saturday November 21 from 10am - 3pm. Hosted by Arcola Chamber of Commerce

Tuscola's Annual Christmastown Celebration

It's the most wonderful time of the year, Tuscola's Annual Christmastown Celebration!   We invite you to help kick off the Holiday Season at Tuscola's Christmastown Celebration in Downtown Tuscola December 4th - 6th!    It is a weekend full of activities for everyone! &nb...

Arcola United Methodist Christmas House Walk

The Arcola United Methodist Women will sponsor their annual Christmas House Walk on Sunday, December 6, 2020.  Stayed tuned, more information to come!

Christmas Parade in Downtown Arcola

Arcola Christmas Parade in Dowtown Arcola! The parade will start down Main St at the Christian Church and stop in front of the Museum. Following the parade kids can see Santa and Mrs. Claus inside the Museum. We are looking for more participants to be in the parade. If you are interested please ema...