Events

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

8th Annual Quilt Walk April 22 - April 27

Maps will be at the Arthur Welcome Center. Displays of locally owned or locally made quilts at many downtown businesses. Many may even be for sale.  8 am to 4 pm daily

30th Annual Arthur Quilt Show & Auction April 25 - 27

Over 200 quilts on display. Vendor shopping and quilt classes available.  Located at the OTTO Center in Arthur IL. 

City Wide Garage Sales in Tuscola - April 26 & 27

Don't miss Tuscola's Spring City Wide Garage Sales!  Friday April 26 & Saturday April 27.

30th Annual Arthur Quilt Show & Auction

Over 200 quilts on display. Vendor shopping and quilt classes available.  Located at the OTTO Center in Arthur IL.  

30th Annual Arthur Quilt Show & Auction

Over 200 quilts on display. Vendor shopping and quilt classes available.  Located at the OTTO Center in Arthur IL.  

Back Forty Market at The Great Pumpkin Patch May 17 & 18

Join The 200 Acres and Hobnob Market as they team up to present Back Forty Market on May 17 & 18, 2019 at The Great Pumpkin Patch in Arthur. Back Forty Market features homespun goods, artisan foods, live music and more in a setting that hearkens back to a simpler time. For more information ...

Strawberry Jam Festival May 31 - June 1

Craft and food vendors, Strawberry pie eating competition, Free strawberry give-a-ways, merchant sidewalk sales, and Strawberry Social in Arthur IL.

Strawberry Social

Bake Sale, Strawberry Shortcake, Noon & Evening Meals, and Mini Evening Auction in Arthur IL.

Strawberry Jam Festival

Craft and food vendors, Strawberry pie eating competition, Free strawberry give-a-ways, merchant sidewalk sales, and Strawberry Social in Arthur IL

From Sheep To Quilt - IL Amish Heritage Center

From Sheep to Clothing - Saturday, June 1, 2019  9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Located at Illinois Amish Heritage Center 284 E IL Route 133, Arcola IL.  For more information visit; www.illinoisamish.org/special-events. 

Wheel's Car Club Car Show

Rain OR Shine $10 Registration beings at 5pm Head to Tuscola this Saturday for the 31st Annual Wheel’s Car Club Spring Fling Car show. This showcase of classic car takes place downtown Tuscola where you can enjoy 50’s and 60’s rock n’ roll classics performed live by the R...

The Night The Music Lived

Brought to you by members of the 2018 Company of Million Dollar Quartet, this live concert setting of Buddy Holly’s last concert in Clear Lake, Iowa with Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper will take you back to celebrate the music of these legends of Rock ‘n Roll. Featured songs...

Little Mermaid

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful lo...

Pop The Top Car Show - June 22

The 2019 edition of the Pop the Top car show will be Saturday, June 22 in Arcola IL.

Oklahoma!

Set in the Western Territory just after the turn of the 20th Century, the spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the backdrop for the love story between Curly, a handsome cowboy and Laurey, a beautiful farm girl. The road to true love is anything but smooth, but there is no ...

89th Annual Moultrie-Douglas County Fair July 7 - 13

The 89th Annual Moultrie-Douglas County Fair will be held Sunday July 7 - Saturday July 13 in Arthur IL.

Newsies July 17 - 28

Stop the presses! This Tony-winning Broadway hit inspires everyone to fight for what's right and seize the day. Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged "newsies." When titans o...

The Full Monty

Six unemployed steelworkers in Buffalo, New York are miserable. They have no cash and no prospects. Meanwhile, they catch their wives and other women going crazy over male strippers. The six men then set out to make some quick cash showing off their "real man" bodies by becoming a team of ...

Steam Threshing Show August 2 & 3

Did you know that steam threshing was a common summertime activity on almost every farm in the late 19th and early 20th centuries? Come see how the  threshing machines separate the wheat grain from the chaff and straw as they are powered by  large steam engines. It's a great way to go ...

Arcola City Wide Garage Sales August 2-3

Don't Miss Arcola's City Wide Garage Sales Friday August 2 - Saturday August 3.

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...

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.  

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...

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.

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! 

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.

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...