FALL FESTIVALS THROUGHOUT THE REGION- SEPTEMBER 2020
Annual September Events- cancelled or postponed
- CARTERVILLE FREE FAIR (CARTERVILLE)- cancelled due to COVID-19
- McLeansboro Fall Fest- McLeansboro- cancelled due to COVID-19
- POPEYE PICNIC (CHESTER)- cancelled due to pandemic
- Popcorn Days in Ridgway- cancelled due to COVID-19
- Apple Festival- Murphysboro- cancelled due to COVID-19
- Riversides Red, Wine and Blues Festival , Murphysboro, originally scheduled for Sept. 12th- cancelled due to COVID 19
- Crab Orchard Fall Market- cancelled due to COVID-19
- Eldorado Town and Country Days- cancelled due to COVID19
- Ina Fall Festival- cancelled due to pandemic
- Golconda Shrimp Festival- cancelled due to COVID-19
- Paducah Dragon Boat Festival- cancelled due to COVID-19
- KUNSTFEST 2020—ANNUAL GERMAN FESTIVAL & ARTISAN FAIR
New Harmony Indiana, cancelled due to pandemic
- Annual Barbecue on he River, Paducah, Cancelled due to pandemic
- Cave in Rock Frontier Days- cancelled due to pandemicovid-19
- Dairy Days, Norris City- cancelled due to Covid-19
- Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days
September 11th- 13th
- Cedarhurst Art & Craft Fair - Mount Vernon, IL - Sept 12th to Sep 13th, 2020
►RAIN OR SHINE◄
Sept 11 | 5:00 to 8:00 pm | $5.00
Sept 12 & 13 | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Adults $5 | Children 10 & under FREE
Pay-to-park lots ($5 & $10) on & near Cedarhurst grounds. Including Handicap accessible parking.
We acknowledge that this year will be different from past years, as the current health situation presents all of us with new challenges. But rest assured we remain committed to delivering a quality, enjoyable, and safe event for all who attend. Cedarhurst will continue to assess the safety of this event and make necessary changes as recommended by IDPH and CDC.
HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT AT THE 2020 FAIR:
• Shop more than 50 booths - including new vendors! - spaciously distanced in the sculpture park.
• $5 General Admission - Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday.
• Face Coverings and hand sanitizer will be available to all artists and attendees. Directional guidelines and ample signage will encourage social distancing. We are increasing the number of hand sanitizing stations throughout the fair.
FOOD & BEVERAGE:
• Enjoy food concessions by Smokin' T's BBQ, Homerun GRILL "This Grill is on Fire", La Fiesta Mexican Restaurant and The Burger Shack.
• Pepsi products and adult beverages can be enjoyed in the Entertainment Area or from the Beverage Tent
• September 11th
Teddy LaMaster Music | 5:30 to 7:30 pm
• September 12th
Kat Caldwell Music | 11:00 to 12:30 pm
Angela French Music | 12:45 to 2:15 pm
Tim Crosby | 2:30 to 4:30 pm
• September 13th
Del Herbert | 12:00 to 1:00 pm
Scotty Qualk | 1:15 to 2:15 pm
Josh Nelson & Friends | 2:30 to 4:00 pm
Cedarhurst will not present a Children's Area or Shuttle Bus Service for the 2020 fair.
Check out this year's exhibiting artists: http://bit.ly/2020CraftFairArtists
AppleFest at Eckerts Country Store and Farms- Millstadt, Belleville, Grafton
Wagon rides, live entertainment, great festival foods, children’s activities and much more make this an apple pickin’ good time for everyone! Whether riding a pony or feeding a goat, your young ‘uns will enjoy getting acquainted with common farm animals. Children’s carnival and/or activities at all three farms. Funnel cakes, caramel apples and more to tempt your taste buds.
Belleville Farm: 951 South Green Mount Road, Belleville, IL 62220
Millstadt Farm: 2719 Eckert Orchard Lane, Millstadt, IL 62260
Grafton Farm: 20995 Eckert Orchard Lane, Grafton, IL 62037
- Family Fun Day- Herrin- Virtual Event
- Heartland Pet Fest - Marion Illinois 9AM- 5PM
Come celebrate pets of all sorts. Demonstrations, pet adoptions, pet costume contest, agility course, and grooming showcase are just a few of the fun things being planned! Pet-friendly event! ALL PETS MUST HAVE PROOF OF VACCINATIONS (RABIES TAG).
Monarch Phenomenon Saturday, September 19, 10 a.m. – 1:p.m.
Location: Cache River Wetlands CenterThe magnificent monarch butterfly migrates up to 2,500 miles from North America to central Mexico for the winter. Monarch Watch Association has been tagging and monitoring migrating monarchs since 1992. Join us for a program at 10:00 a.m. to learn natural history of monarchs, and then spend the rest of the day capturing, tagging monarchs, and releasing butterflies If you have any questions please call the wetlands center at 618-657-2064
Vienna Square Market
8am- 3pm, Vienna , Illinois
Join us for a day of shopping on the square! The Vienna Square will be filled with vendors selling their goods: handmade, vintage, antique, boutique, new and second hand items. Wear comfortable shoes and bring lots of cash! Don’t forget about our small businesses lining the square as well! Food vendors will be available for lunch. Booths will be spread out for social distancing and sanitizing stations will be available. 21st
- SEPTEMBER 24th- 26th
- PRAISE THE LARD: MURPHYSBORO BARBECUE COOK-OFF- postponed
- Features three-day barbecue festival with live entertainment, street dance, raffle. Judging commences Saturday with Grand champion and other winners announced at 6 p.m.
SEPTEMBER 25th- September 27th
3rd annual Magpie Market Days @ the WILLIAMSON CO. FAIRGROUNDS
Come shop from over 80 booths from all over the United States! We will have the best in vintage items, architectural salvage, handmade, mobile boutiques, food trucks & MORE!! Open 10-5 on Friday & Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday
Live music all three days!
$10 entry Friday (3 day pass)
$5 entry Saturday (2 day pass)
$5 entry Sunday (1 day pass)
- Marion Main Street HubFest ,Marion Illinois
A line up of the events that day are listed below and more will be added soon!
2:00 Vendors open, Beer and Music Garden open, Kids activities until 8pm, and Pet Parade registration until 5pm
2:00 Rod Hogg (main stage)
3:00 Weiner Dog Race (community stage)
3:45 Ivas John Band (main stage)
5:00 Brenda Beasley Car Show (registration at Pit Road Racing)
5:30 Dallas Alice Acoustic (main stage)
6:00 Pet Parade
6:45 Leight July (main stage)
8:00 Car Show Winners
8:00 The Deplorables (main stage)
10:30 Hubfest ends
2nd Annual Oktoberfest-Marion
Amazing afternoon of German Music, Food and Fellowship.
Zion United Church of Christ
930 W Cherry Street
Great live music and the smell of bratwursts and smoked pork chops will soon be filling the streets around Zion United Church of Christ in Marion, IL. On Saturday, September 28th, Zion will host their fourth annual Oktoberfest. The event will feature an authentic dinner of German meats, side dishes, bread and dessert. There will be a selection of German and domestic beers available by the bottle. Church members will also be taking orders for several types of German sausage and deli meats, for delivery the week after the event.