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Calendar of Events in Southern Illinois

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    Raptor Awareness Show graphic
    Saturday, June 3, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 3, 2017
    Collinsville
    Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
    Madison County

    Learn about Native Birds of Prey through a demonstration and flight show by the World Bird Sanctuary. There will be limited seating, so please check in at the information desk. There will be no admittance after the show begins.

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    Belleville Doll,Bear,Miniature,Dollhouse and Collectible Show graphic
    Sunday, June 4, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 4, 2017
    Belleville
    Belle-Clair Expo. Center
    St. Clair County

    Dolls old and new, Bears, Miniature and Dollhouse, Early Bird Buying 8:30 am 9:30am – 3:00 pm Special Doll Program,
    Miniature Display,Door Prizes, Silent Auction, No baby strollers, please.

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    Optimist Club Car Show graphic
    Sunday, June 4, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 4, 2017
    Waterloo, IL
    Monroe County Courthouse Square
    Monroe County

    See cars of all types at the annual Optimist Club Car show! Located around the Courthouse Square in the Historic Downtown area with lots of great dining options, you can make a fantastic day trip for the entire family!

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    “A Stitch in Time: Great-Grandmother’s Trunk” graphic
    Sunday, June 4, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 4, 2017
    Waterloo, IL
    Monroe County History Museum
    Monroe County

    After exploring Great-Grandmother’s trunk, Sharon Scherer presents a look at mourning, wedding and fashion attire from the past and how wars, political events and social movements affected the fashion styles and traditions of the past.

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    Shriners Circus graphic
    Monday, June 5, 2017 -
    Monday, June 5, 2017
    Waterloo, IL
    Monroe County Fairgrounds
    Monroe County

    Ainad Shriners annual circus

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    MASC presents: Wild Oats graphic
    Friday, June 9, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 11, 2017
    Waterloo, IL
    Capitol Theater
    Monroe County

    Monroe Actors Stage Company presents the live theater performance of “Wild Oats” at the historic Capitol Theater in Waterloo, IL. Shows all weekend.

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    Carlyle Lake 50th Anniversary Celebration graphic
    Friday, June 9, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 11, 2017
    Carlyle, IL
    Carlyle Lake
    Clinton County

    Come out and celebrate the Carlyle Lake 50th Anniversary. This event will include live music, food vendors, games, environmental programs and more. Save the date for this fun-filled weekend!

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    20th Anniversary: Edwardsville Route 66 Festival graphic
    Friday, June 9, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 10, 2017
    Edwardsville, IL
    City Park – Downtown Edwardsville
    Madison County

    It’s the 20th Annual Route 66 Festival and fun is around every corner! Festivities begin Friday, June 9 through Saturday, June 10 at City Park in downtown Edwardsville. City Park opens at 5:00 p.m. on Friday and closes by midnight.

    Saturday’s festivities begin at 8:00 a.m. with a 10k race and continues throughout the day with a classic car cruise, car show, family fun zone, gaming truck, music, food, local artists, wine and beer tent and more! Festival afternoons and evenings include local musical talent that can’t be beat.

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    Explore Waterloo Architectural Tour graphic
    Friday, June 9, 2017 -
    Friday, June 9, 2017
    Waterloo, IL
    Waterloo, IL
    Monroe County

    Explore Waterloo is hosting it’s annual Architectural Tour of Waterloo, IL! Several of the historic buildings will be featured on this guided walking tour of the downtown district. Come see the beautiful old-style architecture and enjoy a wonderful evening with friends!

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    Highland Schweizerfest graphic
    Friday, June 9, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 11, 2017
    Highland, IL
    Highland Downtown Square
    Madison County

    Come out for the Annual Festival hosted by the Highland Jaycees! Enjoy great food, great music, cool drinks and lots of memories! Mark your calendars and get ready to attend this National Award Winning Festival.

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    Vintage in the 'ville graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 10, 2017
    Pinckneyville, IL
    Perry County Fairgrounds
    Perry County

    Junk, antiques, collectibles, crafts and food! There’s something for everyone! All-day event with vendor booths filled with items for collectors, treasure hunters and junkers alike! Located at the Perry county Fairgrounds just South West of Pinckneyville, this event is sure to please. Lunch stands are on the grounds. Admission and parking are free.

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    Blue Carpet Corridor Route 66 Celebration graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 10, 2017
    Litchfield, IL
    Litchfield Museum & Route 66 Welcome Center
    Montgomery County

    Celebrate Route 66 with this multi-town scavenger hunt.

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    Nature Culture Hike graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 10, 2017
    Collinsville, IL
    Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
    Madison County

    Enjoy a three mile hike through archaeological and natural areas, grasslands, marsh and forest with an archaeologist and a naturalist. Come prepared with bug spray, drinking water and appropriate clothing.

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    2017 Scott AFB Airshow & Open House graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 11, 2017
    Shiloh
    Scott Air Force Base
    St. Clair County

    The U. S. Air Force famed “Thunderbirds” Air Demonstration Squadron will be the featured attraction at the Scott Air Force Base Airshow & Open House to be held on the weekend of June 10-11, 2017Scott AFB will also be celebrating their 100th Year Centennial Anniversary (1917-2017). The USAF will also be celebrating its 70th Year Anniversary. Also appearing will be the TORA TORA TORA reenactment of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7th; Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Flight Demonstration; Randy Ball & the Mig-17; B-2 Spirit; C-17 Globemaster II; KC135R Tanker;”Black Daggers” Jump Team; Kevin Coleman Acrobatic Demo; T-33 “Acemaker” as well as a Curtiss JN4 Jenny and various aircraft on static display. The event is free &I open to the General Public. For more info see website: www.scott.af.mil/airshow2017

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    Jump into Summer Outdoor Market graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 11, 2017
    Worden
    The Chirping Frog
    Madison County

    Join us for our first Outdoor Market Saturday, June 10th and Sunday, June 11th from 9-5.

    There will be food and drinks available for purchase as well as multiple “Make-N-Take” opportunities. Not to mention the wonderful dealers with booths chock full of goodies for you to explore. You never know what you’ll find!

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    Quilts From The Heart Show graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Sunday, June 11, 2017
    Belleville
    Whiteside Middle School
    St. Clair County

    View 250 unique handmade quilts, antique and valor quilts, vendors and boutiques, special exhibits, raffles and more.

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    Train Show graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 10, 2017
    Greenville, IL
    American Farm Heritage Museum
    Bond County

    This event features a train show hosted by the American Heritage Railroad and will include several train displays with the opportunity to buy train equipment and supplies. Also, the American Heritage Railroad train will be running all day. This is fun for young and old.

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    Blue Carpet Corridor Rte. 66 Celebration graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 10, 2017
    Glen Carbon, IL
    Glen Carbon Heritage Museum
    Madison County

    2017 marks the 91st anniversary of the Mother Road (Route 66). Route 66 junkies will be welcomed to Glen Caron with an Open House, at the Museum, featuring musical entertainment. George Portz and the Friends of Blue Grass are scheduled to play from 1-4 on Saturday, June 10th. Each year thousands of visitors, both local and international, travel these old Route 66 roads. Glen Carbon is lucky enough to have a small portion of this famous road run through the Village. A special exhibit will be displayed in honor of the Quasquicentennial, that’s 125 years,and refreshments will be served. For more information on the Blue Carpet Corridor check the website bluecarpetcorridor.org.

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    Clay County Cancer Crusade Event graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 10, 2017
    Flora, IL
    Flora Library Park
    Clay County

    Enjoy food, games, entertainment and a corn hole tournament.

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    Eastern Catholicism:  Understanding and Experiencing the Sights, Sounds and Traditions by Byzantine Catholicism graphic
    Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
    Saturday, June 10, 2017
    Belleville, IL
    National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows
    St. Clair County

    Join us for a two hour discussion on the sights, sounds and traditions of the Byzantine Catholic Church.

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