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Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive 15 villages and historic sites throughout the county with crafts, arts, flea market, antiques & entertainment. For more information contact 309-647-8980.

Horse Creek Trails Astoria IL
Horse show every Friday night at 6:30. $2.00 admission. For more information contact 309-759-4892

Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Narrow Gauge Depot open Saturday’s 10am – 5pm Sundays 1pm – 5pm. Lewistown. Contact: 309-547-2806 for information.

Date to be announced
Astoria’s Chamber of Commerce
Cruise Night Astoria Village Park
5 – 10pm Contact: 309-329-2768 for info.


 

 

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AREA LINKS
 
Bill’s Digital Photos
photoguy1000@sbcglobal.net
 
Buell’s Marina
http://www.buellsmarineinc.com
 
C. A. R. Financial
emailbhumphrey@sybertech.net
 
City of Canton
http://www.cantonillinois.org/
 
Canton Area Chamber of Commerce
http://www.cantonillinois.org/
 
Cracklin Jake’s Restaurant & Lodge
http://www.cracklinjakes.com/index.html
 
Conrad Enterprises
rebeaty@sbcglobal.net
conradent@sbcglobal.net
 
Dickson Mounds Museum
http://www.museum.state.il.us/ismsites/dickson/
 
Fulton County Historical and
Genealogical Society
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ilfchgs/
 


AREA LINKS
 
Bank Of Farmington
http://www.bankoffarmington.com/
 
Farmers State Bank of Fulton County
http://www.fsbfc.com/
 
The Fulton Democrat
http://www.fultondemocrat.com/
 
Horse Creek Trails
 
Ipava State Bank
www.ipavastatebank.com
 
Landmark Bed & Breakfast
http://www.landmarkinnofcanton.com/
 
City of Lewistown
http://www.lewistownil.org/
 
Lewistown Chamber of Commerce
http://www.lewistownchamber.org/
 
 
MBixler Video Productions
www.mbixlervideoproductions.com
 
Canton McDonald’s
tylaco@winco.net
 

Bird at Lackland Park by Larry Rilea

 

700 East Oak, Room 301, Canton, IL 61520
309-647-6074
fultontourism@aol.com or info@fultoncountytourism.org


2014 Calendar of Events

Find a list of events statewide @: http://www.illinoistourism.org/

 
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July  2014

Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Museum, S. Main St, Lewistown IL. Hours Saturday’s & Sunday’s 1pm-4pm. For more information contact:  309-547-4301.
Narrow Gauge Depot, 220 W Washington St, Lewistown IL. Call for appointment and more information: 309-547-4301.

Date to be announced
Coachmen’s Annual Cruise In, Dairy Queen, 1225 S. Main Lewistown, IL. 6pm 8pm. For more information contact: 309-338-0926.

Fourth of July Celebrations
In Canton, Fairview, Cuba,
Farmington-Elmwood
Vermont, Ellisville, Astoria and
Lewistown. For more information contact: 309-647-6074.

2
IL Valley Archaeological
Society (IVAS) Lecture
Dickson Mounds Museum.
Lecture on archaeology at 7pm. Member show and tell. Refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

3
Tot Time
Dickson Mounds Museum, Discovery Center, 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Tots with an Adult. Free admission. For activity list www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

Music in the Park, Porter Park in Lewistown IL. 7pm – 9pm. All food sells benefit local charities. For more information contact: 309-339-4217.

4
Summer Fun Friday’s
Dickson Mounds Museum, for youths 9-11 years old, 10am – 11:30am.Mini adventures, hands on activities and learning about science. Registration required Wednesday before, fee of $5. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

American Legion Fish Fry, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 5pm-6:30pm, Catfish, potato salad, baked bean, coffee/tea. Cost $9.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

8 – September 9
Fulton County Art Council 42nd Anniversary Photography Show
Graham Hospital Atrium gallery, Canton IL. Art on display until Sept. 11th.  An exhibit featuring the history of the Arts Council and Fulton County Artists. For more information visit www.fultoncountyartscouncil.com or contact: 309-547-3721.

10
Music in the Park, Porter Park in Lewistown IL. 7pm – 9pm. All food sells benefit local charities. For more information contact: 309-339-4217.

10 - 12
Fairview Homecoming &
Livestock Show
Thurs. & Fri. Livestock Show. Sat. at 7:30am Jed Johnson Memorial 5 K – 1 mile run, Parade at 10:30am. Antique tractor pulls at 12:30pm. Sun. church in the park, at 10am. Everyone welcome. Live evening entertainment. For more information contact: 309-778-2290.

11
Summer Fun Friday’s
Dickson Mounds Museum, for youths 9-11 years old, 10am – 11:30am.Mini adventures, hands on activities and learning about science. Registration required Wednesday before, fee of $5. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

12
Nature Track: Voyageur Canoe
Dickson Mounds Museum @9am, Learn history, geology, and biology paddling a 28’ or 34’ voyageur canoe on Thompson Lake. Free for all ages. Registration required. Seating is limited. For more information contact: 309-547-3721

Kids Fest & Open Air Market
Jones Park, Downtown Canton IL
9am – 3pm, Vendors, crafts, music. For the kids, inflatables, balloons, face painting, games & demonstrations. For information contact: 309-647-2677.

Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 4:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2688.

American Legion Breakfast, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 7am- 10am, All U can eat, biscuit/gravy, pancakes, muffins, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee/tea. Cost $6.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

Bass Tournament, Fulton Co. Camping & Recreation, 18773 Conservation Rd, St David IL. Prizes for First, Second & Third. For fees and times contact: 309-668-2931.

16
Canton Classic Cruisers Cruise In
Hardees’, 268 N. Main, Canton IL. 5pm – 7pm. Open to all classic cars. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-1422.

17
Music in the Park, Porter Park in Lewistown IL. 7pm – 9pm. All food sells benefit local charities. For more information contact: 309-339-4217.

18
Summer Fun Friday’s
Dickson Mounds Museum, for youths 9-11 years old, 10am – 11:30am.Mini adventures, hands on activities and learning about science. Registration required Wednesday before, fee of $5. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

18 – 19
Acoustic Music Weekend, Valley View Campground, 17632 E. US Hwy 24, Lewistown IL. Carry in supper at 5pm and stage show at 7pm. Bring lawn chairs. For more information contact: 309-547-3183.

19
Hickory Ridge Concert Series Dickson Mounds Museum at 7:30pm. Performances by noted folk musicians. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Vallillo. Admission $5 Adult, $3 Children. Listing of upcoming shows at http://hickoryridge.outfitters.com/
or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

21 – 27
Fulton County Fair, Lewistown IL
Lewistown Fairgrounds. Queen contest, Livestock, Exhibits, Carnival, Grandstand Events. Events listed on web site www.lewistownchamber.org  For more information contact: 309-547-3748.

22
Canton Gear Jammers
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Pizza Hut 1590 E Chestnut, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-224-8952.

24
Music in the Park, Porter Park in Lewistown IL. 7pm – 9pm. All food sells benefit local charities. For more information contact: 309-339-4217.

25
Summer Fun Friday’s
Dickson Mounds Museum, for youths 9-11 years old, 10am – 11:30am.Mini adventures, hands on activities and learning about science. Registration required Wednesday before, fee of $5. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Lewistown F.C. Fairgrounds at 6:00pm For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2688.

31
Music in the Park, Porter Park in Lewistown IL. 7pm – 9pm. All food sells benefit local charities. For more information contact: 309-339-4217

August  2014

Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Museum, S. Main St, Lewistown IL. Hours Saturday’s & Sunday’s 1pm-4pm. For more information contact:  309-547-4301.
Narrow Gauge Depot, 220 W Washington St, Lewistown IL. Call for appointment and more information: 309-547-4301.

Date to be announced
Coachmen’s Annual Cruise In, McDonalds, 370 E Dearborn St, Havana, IL. 6pm 8pm. For more information contact: 309-338-0926.

1
American Legion Fish Fry, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 5pm-6:30pm, Catfish, potato salad, baked bean, coffee/tea. Cost $9.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

2
Canton Park District Annual Bi-Tri Classic, Swimming, running & biking 
Lakeland Park – Canton.  
Registration: 6:30am. Events Start: 8am. Entry fee required. For more information contact: 309-647-1345.

Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 4:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2688.

2 - 3
Young Hunters Safety Clinic
Must Pre-register only 50 in the class. 
Donaldson Center – Wallace Park
250 S Ave. D, Canton IL. Sat. 8am –1pm. Sun. Noon – 5pm. Sponsored by the Canton Park District. For more information contact: 309-647-1345.

6
IL Valley Archaeological
Society (IVAS) Lecture
Dickson Mounds Museum.
Lecture on archaeology at 7pm. Member show and tell. Refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

7
Tot Time
Dickson Mounds Museum, Discovery Center, 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Tots with an Adult. Free admission. For activity list www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

Music in the Park, Porter Park in Lewistown IL. 7pm – 9pm. All food sells benefit local charities. For more information contact: 309-339-4217.

8 – 9
A.B.A.T.E. Bike Rodeo
Fulton County Fairgrounds
Lewistown IL Rodeo, Bike Show &. Mud Bogs.  For more information contact: 309-789-6639.

9
American Legion Breakfast, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 7am- 10am, All U can eat, biscuit/gravy, pancakes, muffins, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee/tea. Cost $6.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

9 - 10
South Fulton Antique Tractor Club
Vermont, IL. Sat. 9am – 3pm Tractor show, games & parade. Sun. 10:30am – 3pm Tractor show & rides. For more information contact: 309-254-3770.

13 – 16
Avon Fat Steer Show, Avon IL.
Carnival, cake sell, Games for kids & adults. 21st Tractor pulls. 24th Livestock auction & sell. Saturday morning 5K Stampede. For more information contact: 309-293-4961.

15 – 16
Acoustic Music Weekend, Valley View Campground, 17632 E. US Hwy 24, Lewistown IL. Carry in supper at 5pm and stage show at 7pm. Bring lawn chairs. For more information contact: 309-547-3183.

16
Hickory Ridge Concert Series Dickson Mounds Museum  at 7:30pm. Performances by noted folk musicians. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Vallillo. Admission $5 Adult, $3 Children. Listing of upcoming shows at http://hickoryridge.outfitters.com/
or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 4:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2688.

20
Canton Classic Cruisers Cruise In
Hardees’, 268 N. Main, Canton IL. 5pm – 7pm. Open to all classic cars. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-1422.

23
Bass Tournament, Fulton Co. Camping & Recreation, 18773 Conservation Rd, St David IL. Prizes for First, Second & Third. For fees and times contact: 309-668-2931.
                                          
26
Canton Gear Jammers
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Pizza Hut 1590 E Chestnut, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-224-8952.

30
Farmington’s Italian Fest
Jacob’s Park – Farmington IL
7am-Midnight. Sports, entertainment & food. Sponsored by the Farmington C of C. For more information contact: 309-245-4696 or 309-224-4696.

Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 4:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2688

September  2014

Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Museum, S. Main St, Lewistown IL. Hours Saturday’s & Sunday’s 1pm-4pm. For more information contact:  309-547-4301.
Narrow Gauge Depot, 220 W Washington St, Lewistown IL. Call for appointment and more information: 309-547-4301.

3
IL Valley Archaeological
Society (IVAS) Lecture

Dickson Mounds Museum.
Lecture on archaeology at 7pm. Member show and tell. Refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

4
Tot Time
Dickson Mounds Museum, Discovery Center, 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Tots with an Adult. Free admission. For activity list www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

5
American Legion Fish Fry, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 5pm-6:30pm, Catfish, potato salad, baked bean, coffee/tea. Cost $9.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

6
Camp Ellis Homecoming, Ipava IL., Parade, food, music and more. Parade 10am with Military Dedications following.  Daylong activities. For more information contact: 309-753-8605.

13
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 2:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2688.

American Legion Breakfast, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 7am- 10am, All U can eat, biscuit/gravy, pancakes, muffins, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee/tea. Cost $6.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

14
Dickson Mounds Museum Open House, Archaeologists on site, see latest editions and sample a variety of educational programs. Behind the scenes tour. Free to all ages. Call for time and more information: 309-547-3721.

The Glen Hillig 16th Annual Memorial Lawnmower Poker Run Lewistown, IL Begins at Noon with auction to follow at appox. 6pm at Rocket Tap. For more information contact Ann at 309-547-8198.

17
Canton Classic Cruisers Cruise In
Hardees’, 268 N. Main, Canton IL. 5pm – 7pm. Open to all classic cars. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-1422.

17 – 20
Canton Friendship Festival
Canton Festival Grounds, Rt78 & 9,
Starting at Noon on Wed. - carnival, rides, food, games, exhibits and ends Sat. 11:00pm. Parade Sat. at 10:00am. For more information contact: Nicole 309-635-0631 or C of C 309-647-2677.

19 – 20
Acoustic Music Weekend, Valley View Campground, 17632 E. US Hwy 24, Lewistown IL. Carry in supper at 5pm and stage show at 7pm. Bring lawn chairs. For more information contact: 309-547-3183.

20
Hickory Ridge Concert Series Dickson Mounds Museum at 7:30pm. Performances by noted folk musicians. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Vallillo. Admission $5 Adult, $3 Children. Listing of upcoming shows at http://hickoryridge.outfitters.com/
or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

21
Bass Tournament, Fulton Co. Camping & Recreation, 18773 Conservation Rd, St David IL. Prizes for First, Second & Third. For fees and times contact: 309-668-2931.

23
Canton Gear Jammers
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Pizza Hut 1590 E Chestnut, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-224-8952

27
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 2:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2688.

28
Spoon River Pregnancy Resource Center Annual Fund Raiser, E-Free Church, 1300 E Chestnut St, Canton IL, Seat down Dinner at 6pm with auction to follow. Fee TBA. For more information contact: 309-647-4102.

October 2014


Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Museum, S. Main St, Lewistown IL. Hours Saturday’s 10am-4pm & Sunday’s 9am-4pm. First two weekends only. For more information contact:  309-547-4301.
Narrow Gauge Depot, 220 W Washington St, Lewistown IL. Call for appointment and more information: 309-547-4301

“The Clothesline Project”

Graham Hospital Atrium Galley, Canton IL. Sponsored by the Fulton County Arts Council and the Fulton/Mason Women’s Crisis Centers.  Visit www.fultoncountyartscouncil.com  or contact: 309-547-3721.

1
IL Valley Archaeological
Society (IVAS) Lecture

Dickson Mounds Museum.
Lecture on archaeology at 7pm. Member show and tell. Refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

2
Tot Time
Dickson Mounds Museum, Discovery Center, 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Tots with an Adult. Free admission. For activity list www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

3
American Legion Fish Fry, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 5pm-6:30pm, Catfish, potato salad, baked bean, coffee/tea. Cost $9.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

4-5 & 11-12
47th Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive 15 villages and historic sites throughout the county with crafts, arts, flea market, antiques & entertainment. For more information contact: 309-647-8980.

Dickson Mounds Rendezvous Encampment Dickson Mounds Museum. 8:30am – 5pm.  Learn what life was like on the Illinois frontier during the Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive Fall Festival. Free for all ages. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

11
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 2:00pm. Pulls – Awards with Cookout. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2688.

American Legion Breakfast, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 7am- 10am, All U can eat, biscuit/gravy, pancakes, muffins, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee/tea. Cost $6.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

13
Maker Space Activity Lego Club, Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library, 205 W Chestnut St, Canton IL, 3:45pm – 4:45pm. For ages 4 & up. Lego’s provided. For more information contact: 309-647-0328.

15
Canton Classic Cruisers Cruise In
Hardees’, 268 N. Main, Canton IL. 5pm – 7pm. Open to all classic cars. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-1422.

18
Hickory Ridge Concert Series Dickson Mounds Museum  at 7:30pm. Performances by noted folk musicians. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Vallillo. Admission $5 Adult, $3 Children. Listing of upcoming shows at http://hickoryridge.outfitters.com/
or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

Lewistown’s Annual Family Halloween Movie/Costume Contest,
Visitors Center on Main St, Lewistown IL., Come in costume for a chance to win prizes for cutest, scariest, most creative. Movie is free, starts at 5:30pm. All Children must be accompanied by an adult. For more information contact: 309-547-4306.

19
Native American Game Day
Dickson Mounds Museum. 1:00pm – 4:00pm. A variety of intellectually stimulating & physically challenging Native American games. Free for all ages. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

21
Canton Park Districts Annual Spook Trail Big Creek Park, Canton, IL
6pm – 8:30pm. $1 donations accepted. Rain Date the 22nd. For more information contact: 309-647-1345.

 

29
Munchkin Masquerade
Downtown Canton, 5pm-7pm. Safe trick r treating for little goblins with downtown area businesses handing out free candy. Music & entertainment. For more information contact: 309-647-2677.

November 2014

5
IL Valley Archaeological
Society (IVAS) Lecture

Dickson Mounds Museum.
Lecture on archaeology at 7pm. Member show and tell. Refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

6
Tot Time
Dickson Mounds Museum, Discovery Center, 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Tots with an Adult. Free admission. For activity list www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

7
American Legion Fish Fry, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 5pm-6:30pm, Catfish, potato salad, baked bean, coffee/tea. Cost $9.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

8
American Legion Breakfast, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 7am- 10am, All U can eat, biscuit/gravy, pancakes, muffins, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee/tea. Cost $6.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

10
Maker Space Activity Lego Club, Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library, 205 W Chestnut St, Canton IL, 3:45pm – 4:45pm. For ages 4 & up. Lego’s provided. For more information contact: 309-647-0328.

11 – January 13, 2015
Fulton County Art Council Annual Membership Show, Graham Hospital Atrium gallery, Canton IL. Art on display until Jan. 13th, 2015. For more information contact: 309-547-3721or visit www.fultoncountyartscouncil.com

15
Hickory Ridge Concert Series Dickson Mounds Museum  at 7:30pm. Performances by noted folk musicians. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Vallillo. Admission $5 Adult, $3 Children. Listing of upcoming shows at http://hickoryridge.outfitters.com/
or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

December  2014

3
IL Valley Archaeological
Society (IVAS) Lecture
Dickson Mounds Museum.
Lecture on archaeology at 7pm. Member show and tell. Refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

4
Tot Time
Dickson Mounds Museum, Discovery Center, 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Tots with an Adult. Free admission. For activity list www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

5
Old Fashioned Christmas Walk
Downtown Canton, 5pm-7:30pm. Frosty, Rudolph and Santa are all on hand with carriage rides. For more information contact: 309-647-2677.

American Legion Fish Fry, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 5pm-6:30pm, Catfish, potato salad, baked bean, coffee/tea. Cost $9.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

6
Once Upon a Holiday, Lewistown IL., at Visitors Center and Porter Park. Includes free carriage rides, visit with Santa, crafts, Three decorating contest, Holiday tour of homes. At 5pm Lighted Christmas parade. For more information contact: 309-547-2501.

8
Maker Space Activity Lego Club, Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library, 205 W Chestnut St, Canton IL, 3:45pm – 4:45pm. For ages 4 & up. Lego’s provided. For more information contact: 309-647-0328.

13
American Legion Breakfast, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 7am- 10am, All U can eat, biscuit/gravy, pancakes, muffins, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee/tea. Cost $6.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

20
Hickory Ridge Concert Series Dickson Mounds Museum at 7:30pm. Performances by noted folk musicians. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Vallillo. Admission $5 Adult, $3 Children. Listing of upcoming shows at http://hickoryridge.outfitters.com/
or for more information contact: 309-547-3721

January 2015

1
Tot Time
Dickson Mounds Museum, Discovery Center, 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Tots with an Adult. Free admission. For activity list www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

2
American Legion Fish Fry, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 5pm-6:30pm, Catfish, potato salad, baked bean, coffee/tea. Cost $9.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

7
IL Valley Archaeological
Society (IVAS) Lecture

Dickson Mounds Museum.
Lecture on archaeology at 7pm. Member show and tell. Refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

10
American Legion Breakfast, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 7am- 10am, All U can eat, biscuit/gravy, pancakes, muffins, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee/tea. Cost $6.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

12
Maker Space Activity Lego Club, Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library, 205 W Chestnut St, Canton IL, 3:45pm – 4:45pm. For ages 4 & up. Lego’s provided. For more information contact: 309-647-0328.

17
Hickory Ridge Concert Series Dickson Mounds Museum at 7:30pm. Performances by noted folk musicians. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Vallillo. Admission $5 Adult, $3 Children. Listing of upcoming shows at http://hickoryridge.outfitters.com/
or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

24
Winter Gathering at Dickson Mounds Museum, Traditional Native American winter gathering, with activities, demonstrations, storytelling, music, games, dance, doll making and beading. Free to all ages. Call for time and more information: 309-547-3721.

February 2015

4
IL Valley Archaeological
Society (IVAS) Lecture

Dickson Mounds Museum.
Lecture on archaeology at 7pm. Member show and tell. Refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

5
Tot Time
Dickson Mounds Museum, Discovery Center, 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Tots with an Adult. Free admission. For activity list www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

6
American Legion Fish Fry, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 5pm-6:30pm, Catfish, potato salad, baked bean, coffee/tea. Cost $9.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

7
Eagle Day Festival, Dickson Mounds Museum & Lewistown & Havana. Activities include art & poetry competitions, crafts for kids, live raptor programs, bird watching. Free for all ages. For time and  more information contact: 309-547-3721.

9
Maker Space Activity Lego Club, Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library, 205 W Chestnut St, Canton IL, 3:45pm – 4:45pm. For ages 4 & up. Lego’s provided. For more information contact: 309-647-0328.

14
American Legion Breakfast, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 7am- 10am, All U can eat, biscuit/gravy, pancakes, muffins, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee/tea. Cost $6.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

21
Hickory Ridge Concert Series Dickson Mounds Museum  at 7:30pm. Performances by noted folk musicians. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Vallillo. Admission $5 Adult, $3 Children. Listing of upcoming shows at http://hickoryridge.outfitters.com/
or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

28 - 1
Knap-In Weekend, Dickson Mounds Museum, 10am – 4pm, View flint knapping demonstrations and learn different techniques and see stone tool creations. Free to all ages. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

March  2015


1
Artifact ID Day, Dickson Mound Museum, 10am – 4pm, Staff and experts will help identify your artifacts, rocks, fossils, animal bones, etc.. Stop in and see the artifacts and live demonstrations, Fret to all ages. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

4
IL Valley Archaeological
Society (IVAS) Lecture

Dickson Mounds Museum.
Lecture on archaeology at 7pm. Member show and tell. Refreshments. Free admission. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

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Tot Time
Dickson Mounds Museum, Discovery Center, 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Tots with an Adult. Free admission. For activity list www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

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American Legion Fish Fry, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 5pm-6:30pm, Catfish, potato salad, baked bean, coffee/tea. Cost $9.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

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Maker Space Activity Lego Club, Parlin-Ingersoll Public Library, 205 W Chestnut St, Canton IL, 3:45pm – 4:45pm. For ages 4 & up. Lego’s provided. For more information contact: 309-647-0328.

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American Legion Breakfast, Post #16, 550 S 4th Ave, Canton IL, 7am- 10am, All U can eat, biscuit/gravy, pancakes, muffins, eggs, sausage, bacon, coffee/tea. Cost $6.00. For more information contact: 309-647-0914.

14 – 15 
Town & Country Arts Show
Hosted by the Canton Park Dist
Donaldson Center, Wallace Park,
250 S Ave. D, Canton IL. 
Sat. 1pm – 5pm & Sun. 1pm – 3pm
For more information contact: 309-647-1345.

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Hickory Ridge Concert Series Dickson Mounds Museum  at 7:30pm. Performances by noted folk musicians. Hosted by singer-songwriter Chris Vallillo. Admission $5 Adult, $3 Children. Listing of upcoming shows at http://hickoryridge.outfitters.com/
or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR
THE FOLLOWING ARE OPEN TO ANYONE INTERESTED

Fulton County Tourism Council
Meetings 1st Thursday in January, March, May, July, September & November. 6pm at Fulton County Health Department, 700 E. Oak, Room 202A, Canton IL. Annual dues required. For information contact: 309-647-6074 or e-mail info@fultoncountytourism.org

Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive Membership Meetings
Meetings 3rd Wednesday of each month, February – November. 7pm at the Smithfield Red Brick School, Smithfield IL. For information contact: 309-647-8980 or e-mail info@spoonriverdrive.org

Fulton County Historical & Genealogical Society Board Meetings
Meetings 2nd Monday of February, April, June, August, October & December. 7pm at Cuba Senior Center Citizen’s Building, Cuba IL. Annual dues required. For more information contact: 309-649-9216 or e-mail judy.wickert@comcast.net.

Lewistown Society for Historical Preservation  Meetings 3rd Wednesday monthly, 6:45pm at Visitors Center, 220 S Main St, Lewistown IL. For more information call: 309-547-4301.

Fulton County Art Council Meetings
Meetings 2nd Tuesday of January, March, May, July, September & November. 6:30pm at the Graham Hospital Atrium Gallery or Meeting room. For more information contact: 309-547-3721 or visit www.fultoncountyartscouncil.com.

 

     
 


AREA LINKS
 
Chuck Taylor State Farm Insurance
http://www.chucktaylor.biz/
 
Tompkins State Bank
rfrankhauser@tompkinsstatebank.com
 
Republican Mike Unes
www.mikeunes.net
 
Prairie Radio Communication
http://www.1560wbys.com
http://www.cd1079.net
 
Webb’s Valley View Campground
clwebb@theramp.net
 
 

 

 

Pictures by Crystal Hardesty


Spoon River Scenic Drive Farmington, Illinois

Farminton Spoon River Scenic Drive

Farminton Spoon River Scenic Drive

Farminton Spoon River Scenic Drive

Farminton Spoon River Scenic Drive

Farminton Spoon River Scenic Drive

 

Grandmas Black Eyed Susans


AREA LINKS
 

Mid-America National Bank
www.midnatbank.com

 
The Nature Conservancy
http://www.nature.org/
 
Sirloin Stockade790 N Main St
stockade790@sbcglobal.net
 
Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive
http://www.spoonriverdrive.org
 
The Sweet Shoppe
trytospamme@att.net
 
Swango Wood Creations
 

 
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