Events

Arthur's 3rd Saturday Market

Arthur's 3rd Saturday Market is the 3rd Saturday starting April – December.  There is no market in July. The Market is filled with creative homemade crafts, woodworking, collectables, direct sales, unique finds and so much more.  The Market is located at the Moultrie-Douglas Cou...

Church Basement Ladies

In rural Minnesota, 1965, the ladies of the local church fortify their flock with love, wisdom and, of course, the food they prepare in the church’s basement kitchen. Inspired by the best-selling book Growing Up Lutheran, Church Basement Ladies mixes together delightful original...

Arthur Mennonite Relief Sale-Otto Center August 23 & 24

This is an annual community celebration of generosity to support the relief, development and peace work of the Mennonite Central Committee. Includes a general auction, activities for children, excellent food and wonderful quilts.  Located at the Otto Center at 2058 CR 1800 E, Arthur IL.  F...

Learn Survival Skills

On Saturday August 24 from 12pm to 1pm at the Douglas County Museum in Tuscola, the Staff from the Anita Purves Nature Center will show you some of the key skills you’ll need the next time you’re stranded on a desert island. Learn to create fire with flint and steel or try your hand at a...

Heroes' Day Festival at Green Mill Village in Arcola

FREE ADMISSIONS - CALLING ALL HEROES - Heroes Day + Touch-a-Truck Experience honors our everyday heroes: Police, Fire, EMS, 911 Dispatchers, Veterans, Military, and more! Come join us for a hands-on experience with local Heroes, their transportation and gear on Saturday, August 24, 2019, from 5pm-9...

7th Annual Chet Kingery Bluegrass Festival August 31

We welcome you to enjoy the fantastic bluegrass and gospel music of Seldom Scene, Po’ Ramblin’ Boys, Art Stevenson and Highwater, Jack Shannon Band and Mackville. Workshops and jamming in a wonderful atmosphere at The Great Pumpkin Patch in rural Arthur, Illinois! It’s a great fest...

47th Annual Arthur Amish Country Cheese Festival August 31 - September 2

Arthur’s biggest weekend. 3 full days of street festival. Crafts, food, flea market, sidewalk sales, parade, kids rides and games, and lots of cheese.  

Fall All-Around Town Garage Sales Arthur IL

Don't miss Arthur's Fall All-Around Town Garage Sales Friday September 6 - Saturday September 7!

49th Broomcorn Festival in Arcola IL September 6 - 8

The Broomcorn Capital of the World Arcola celebrates its heritage as the “Broomcorn Capital of the World” with the renowned annual Broomcorn Festival. Visitors can see broom making, broom activities, arts and crafts vendors, free entertainment, great food, and a gigantic parade with o...

The Amish Country Tour Annual Bike Ride Arthur IL

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 ...

City Wide Garage Sales in Tuscola September 20 & 21

Don't miss Tuscola's Fall City Wide Garage Sales!  Friday September 20 & Saturday September 21.

Bluegrass Jubilee at the Vault Art Gallery in Tuscola

Head to the Vault Art Gallery, 100 N Main St in Tuscola, on Saturday, Sept. 28, for our "Bluegrass Jubilee and Art Fest" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We'll have live bluegrass music from 1 to 5 p.m. with Strings Attached and our regular bluegrass jam, along with a gospel choir, in our outsid...

The Fourth Odd Market in Tuscola

The Fourth Odd Market, one of the region's best handmade markets, is set for Oct. 12, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Tuscola Community Building, 122 N. Central Ave. in Tuscola. Sponsored by Tuscola Odd Fellows Lodge #316, the curated art, handmade and vintage one-day show includes live...

Oktoberfest - Downtown Sullivan - October 18 & 19

Oktoberfest is a street festival in Downtown Sullivan. Vendors, fun for kids, beer tent, chili competition, FREE concerts and more! 

Harvest To Home Show - IL Amish Heritage Center October 18 & 19

Harvesting, shucking and grinding corn into meal the old-time way.  Crafts and vendors.  For more information visit: www.illinoisamish.org/special-events.

Pumpkins in the Park in Downtown Tuscola October 23 - 31

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 about Tuscola visit: www.tuscola.org.  

Historic Arcola's Downtown Open House November 1 & 2

Get acquainted with the town time forgot as you shop Arcola's historic brick-paved downtown streets full of unique gifts.  Preview Christmas decor and take advantage of special pricing!  November 1 & 2 and November 8 & 9.

Bi-Annual Fish Fry

Located at the OTTO Center in Arthur IL.  Serving from 11:00am - 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm. There will be an all day bake sale.

Historic Arcola's Downtown Open House November 8 & 9

Get acquainted with the town time forgot as you shop Arcola's historic brick-paved downtown streets full of unique gifts.  Preview Christmas decor and take advantage of special pricing!

Arthur Area Spotlight Tour November 8 & 9

The Arthur Area Spotlight Tour will showcase a group of businesses unique to Arthur and the surrounding countryside. They will be offering special opportunities to see their "work areas" in addition to discounts, refreshments and much more.  We hope you will take the opportunity to vi...

Country Spirit Antique Show Arcola Center & Best Western Plus - November 8 & 9

Join a select group of quality dealers offering country antiques, primitives and Americana.  Show is held in two locations, Arcola Center and Best Western Plus. For more information visit: countryspiritsshow@gmail.com or call 312-957-1065.

Amish Country Antique Show-Homesteaders On The Prairie - November 8 & 9

One of Two Primitive Antique Shows going on this weekend in Arthur IL.  Homesteaders On The Prairie Show is a Gathering of some of the Best Antique Dealers in the County. Primitive and handmade items in the heart of Amish Country. Held Friday evening and all day Satruday at the ...

Rural Life Antique Show in Tuscola November 8&9

Rural Life Antique Show Tuscola, Illinois 8am - 4pm | November 8th & 9th, 2018 3 Buildings, 1 Admission Price Sponsored by Winterberry Store & Antiques This fall, Rural Life will showcase over 60 dealers from across the country, offering high quality American antiques and...

Amish Country Antique Show-A Gathering On The Prairie

One of Two Primitives Antique Shows going on this weekend in Arthur IL.   A Gathering on the Prairie is a collection of vendors selling the finest in American Primitive Wares. You'll find a wide selection of American country primitives, painted furniture, stoneware, pottery, quil...

Amish Country Christmas Open House Downtown Arthur

Don't miss The Amish Country Christmas Open House in downtown Arthur IL.  For more information visit:  https://www.arthuril.us/amish-country-christmas-open-houses

Lighted Christmas Parade in Arthur IL

Come celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season at Arthur’s Annual Downtown Christmas Celebration.  Downtown stores will have special sales all day and stay open late to give shoppers a chance to take advantage of special holidays sales and special offerings for the day.  Bring ...

Christmastown Festival in Tuscola IL December 6 - 8

Christmastown celebration is the first weekend in December! We invite you to kick off the holiday season in Tuscola!  For more information visit www.tuscola.org.

Old Fashioned Christmas in Sullivan IL

Come out for an Old Fashioned Christmas Event in downtown Sullivan!