Music, theater, nightlife and more! Illinois South will entertain you day and night. From the internationally-known Art on the Square to the historic Lincoln Theatre, every culture lover’s taste and budget will be satisfied!
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Artists are contacted by invitation to bring up to 3 pieces of art for a juried show taking place in June. In addition to the art show there will be an exhibit for junior artists and students as well as interactive projects and games. Live musical artists will perform throughout the day. Cheese trays will be sold to pair with wines and craft beers. Art & Wine on the Square will host up to 3 chosen Illinois wineries for tastings and sales to the public. There will be a presale of the art works and an Artist’s Reception Mixer on Friday. Lawrenceville’s restaurants will also make their wares available for patrons at this venue.
Celebrate world class art in October at this two-day juried exhibit and sale. This show features original works from 70+ artists in a wide range of art mediums. Enjoy demonstrations, food & drink and the Kids Kreations area.
This juried art show held in May was ranked #1 Art Fair in the Nation. Over 100 artists from all over the world exhibit for nearly 85,000+ visitors who shop for unique items. Art on the Square includes a Children’s Art area, a high school art competition and a Design Stage.
Fine art, savory food, wine and delightful music are featured at this event sponsored by Our Common Ground. Artists from the St. Louis metro area display and sell their work. The event is held in September.
Grab a few friends, family members or co-workers for a challenging hour getting out of the Escape Room. Success depends on cooperation, a few engineering skills and imagination to figure out the clues and find the key. Reservations online or by phone for Tuesday – Sunday.
Originally the home of Captain James Moore, located along the Kaskaskia Trail, this was the first American settlement in the State of Illinois. Visit the birthplace of Enoch Moore, the James Moore Cemetery, Bellefontaine Spring. Saturday and Sunday 1-5 p.m. or by appointment.
Three to four shows are scheduled during the academic year. Local artists are the main focus in photography, painting, sculpture,textiles and quilts, as well as other visual arts.