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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.


 

 

Shasta Daisies


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


2013 Calendar of Events

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

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

5
Lakeland Park Opens
1200 N Lakeland Park Dr. Canton IL
Fishing, boating, scuba diving & golf range. For more information contact: 309-647-1345.

4
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

13
Be an Archaeologist for a Day
Dickson Mounds Museum – 10am – 4pm. Learn how to excavate, identify artifacts, and process our findings. Scouts of America are encouraged to participate; it may fulfill some badge requirements. Bring a sack lunch. Registration fee required. Ages 9-16. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

H.E.R.O. Sassafras Festival
Ellisville Opera House 9am – ??
All you can eat Ham-n-beans & Ham sandwiches. Vendors and free Sassafras tea. For more information contact: 309-296-2741

13 – 14
Fulton County Gem & Mineral Show
Donaldson Center, Wallace Park,
250 S Ave. D, Canton IL, Sat.10am – 6pm, Sun. 10am – 5pm. Hosted by the Canton Park District. For more information contact: 309-647-1345.

16
Canton Gear Jammers
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Pizza Hut 1590 E Chestnut, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-6888.

20
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 2:00pm Tech day & play day. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687.

10th Annual Walk for Fragile X Syndrome, Wallace Park, 250 S Ave D, Canton IL. Walk and 5K, games, inflatables, food, raffle & auction. For more information contact: Holly at centrali@fragilex.org.

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.

Ellisville Goal Getters Breakfast
Ellisville Community Center
All you can eat Biscuit & sausage gravy
7am –?. For more information contact: 309-293-2741.

21
Mother Earth Day at Dickson Mounds Museum. 1pm – 3pm. Variety of free activities, hikes, storytelling and hands-on demonstrations for all ages. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

27
A.B.A.T.E. April Fools Run
11am – 1pm ends 7pm at Brown Jug. For more information contact:
309-789-6639.

 

May
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
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

4
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 5:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687.

Lewistown Chamber Demo Derby
Fulton Co. Fairgrounds, Gates open at Noon, bags tournament, live music, food. Derby at 6:00pm. For more information contact: 309-547-2501.

5
Spoon River Annual China Art Show
Donaldson Community Center,
250 S. Ave D, Canton IL, 11am – 4pm. For more information contact: 309-647- .

Mother's Day Gift Ideas Workshop Dickson Mounds Museum. 1:00pm – 3:00pm, Free for children ages 5-14 can make Mom her special gift while learn about Naïve American lore. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

11
2nd Annual Spring Shopping Extravaganza Lewistown Visitors Center, 222 S. Main, 9am – 5pm. Vendors, for more information contact: 309-547-4300.

Fulton County Fly-in Breakfast 7:30am – 10:30am Canton Ingersoll Airport, 26013 N Ingersoll Road, Canton. Vintage planes on display. For information contact: 309-647-0804.

11
Canton Gear Jammers Car Cruise In
NAPA Auto Parts 227 N 1st Ave Canton IL. 5pm – 9-pm. Classic cars, food & music. For more information contact: 309-647-6587.

Kiwanis Fishing Derby Lakeland Park, Canton, IL. 8am-11am, FREE to youth under 13 accompanied by an adult. For more information contact: 309-647-1345.

14
Fine Art Show
Sponsored by the Fulton County Arts Council. Graham Hospital Atrium Canton IL. Artwork on display until July 10th. For more information contact 309-547-3721 or visit www.fultoncountyartscouncil.com .

15
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Hardees', 268 N. Main, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-1422.

18
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 5:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687.

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.

21
Canton Gear Jammers
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Pizza Hut 1590 E Chestnut, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-6888.

29 –June 1st
Cuba Soldiers and Sailor's Reunion Carnival, food, prize drawing and entertainment each night on the Cuba Square. Special Kids Day Saturday. For events schedule contact: 309-785-5351.

June
Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Narrow Gauge Depot, Lewistown open Saturday's & Sunday's 1pm-4pm. For more information contact: 309-547-2806.

1
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 5:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687

1 – 2
Art on Main Fine arts Festival
Jones Park, Downtown Canton, 9am – 3pm. Art, music, wine and food will fill Canton's downtown. For more information contact: 309-647-2677.

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
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

8
Sidewalk Sales & Open Air Market
Jones Park, Downtown Canton IL
9am – 3pm, Vendors, crafts, food, music & sidewalk sales. For information contact: 309-647-2677.

14
Canton Area C of C Cruise In
Downtown Canton IL 4pm – ?. Food, music, classic cars & more. For more information contact: 309-647-2677.

15
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 12:00pm, 10th Anniversary. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687.

Canton Area C Of C 5th Annual Antique Tractor Show and Pulls, Canton Festival Grounds, IL Rt 9 & 78. Admission free. For more information contact: 309-647-2677.

A.B.A.T.E. Youth Acres Benefit Run Sign up Duck Blind in Kingston Mines Noon – 1pm, ends 6pm at Generations, Canton IL. For more information contact: 309-789-6639.

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.

Coachmen's 17th Annual Dairy Queen Cruise In & Movie Nite
S. Main Lewistown, IL. 6pm 8pm. For more information contact: 309-759-4850 or 309-338-0926.

16
More than Bows-n-Arrows
Dickson Mounds Museum, Annual Father's Day event. Hands-on activities and demonstrations, including throwing spears, primitive cooking making arrows, pump drills, pottery making, & cultivating with stone tools. 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Free for all ages. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

18
Canton Gear Jammers
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Pizza Hut 1590 E Chestnut, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-6888.

18 – 20
A Taste of Archaeology for Teens
Dickson Mounds Meseum 8:30am – 4:30pm. Gain experience as a young archaeologist. Excavation, how to identify, clean, organize, and sort artifacts with professional archaeologist. Maximum of 10 participants. Indoors & outdoors. Bring sack lunch. Scouts of America encouraged to participate, may fulfill some badge requirements. Registration fees required with deadline by June 3, 2013. Age 13 – 16 years old. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

19
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Hardees', 268 N. Main, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-1422.

25 – 27
A taste of Archaeology for Adults
Dickson Mounds Meseum 8:30am – 4:30pm. Gain experience as a young archaeologist. Excavation, how to identify, clean, organize, and sort artifacts with professional archaeologist. Maximum of 10 participants. Indoors & outdoors. Bring sack lunch. Registration fees required with deadline by June 10, 2013. Age 18 + years old. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

29
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 5:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687

July
Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Narrow Gauge Depot, Lewistown open Saturday's & Sunday's 1pm-4pm. For more information contact: 309-547-2806.

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

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
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

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.

9 – 11
Nature Adventure for Kids
Dickson Mounds Museum. Ages 10-12. 9:30am – 2:00pm. Experience the environment with a variety of hands-on activities including hiking, canoeing, bird watching, fishing, and more. Held indoors & outdoors. Registration fee required with deadline by June 25th. Bring a sack lunch. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

11 -14
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.

13
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 5:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687.

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

16
Canton Gear Jammers
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Pizza Hut 1590 E Chestnut, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-6888.

16 – 18
The Art of Exploring I
Dickson Mounds Museum. 9am-Noon. For ages 7 – 9 years old. Learn how people lived and utilized resources of this area. Held indoors & outdoors. Bring own snacks. Registration fee required with deadline of July 1st. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

17
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Hardees', 268 N. Main, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-1422.

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.

22 – 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.

23 – 25
The Art of Exploring II
Dickson Mounds Museum. 9am-Noon. For ages 7 – 9 years old. Learn how people lived and utilized resources of this area. Held indoors & outdoors. Participation in Art of Exploring I helpful, but not required. Bring own snacks. Registration fee required with deadline of July 8th. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

26
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Lewistown F.C. Fairgrounds at 5:00pm For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687.

August

Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Narrow Gauge Depot, Lewistown open Saturday's & Sunday's 1pm-4pm. For more information contact: 309-547-2806.

1
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

3
Canton Park District
21st 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.

3 - 4
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.

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
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at5:00pm. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687.

Sidewalk Sales & Open Air Market
Jones Park, Downtown Canton IL
9am – 3pm, Vendors, crafts, food, music & sidewalk sales. For information contact: 309-647-2677.

10 -11
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.

14 - 17
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.

16 - 18
A.B.A.T.E. Bike Rodeo
Fulton County Fairgrounds
Lewistown IL Rodeo, Bike Show &. Mud Bogs. For more information contact: 309-789-6639.

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.

18
Dickson Mounds Museum Annual Open House 10:00am – 4:00pm. Speak with archaeologist about recent projects. See latest editions to exhibits, Sample a variety of educational programs and crafts. A "behind-the-scenes" tour. Free for all ages. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

20
Canton Gear Jammers
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Pizza Hut 1590 E Chestnut, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-6888.

21
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Hardees', 268 N. Main, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-1422.

24
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 5:00pm For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687.

31
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.

September
Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Museum and Narrow Gauge Depot, Lewistown. (Museum on S. Main St, Depot at 220 W. Washington St) Both open Saturday's & Sunday's, 1pm-4pm. For more information contact: 309-547-2806.

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
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

7
Ipava's Homecoming Camp Ellis Days Parade, food, music and more. Parade 10am with Military Dedications following. Daylong activities. For more information contact: 309-753-8605.

Sidewalk Sales & Open Air Market
Jones Park, Downtown Canton IL
9am – 3pm, Vendors, crafts, food, music & sidewalk sales. For information contact: 309-647-2677.

10
Sweet Shoppe & Canton Gear Jammers Classic Car Cruise In
Block party, 8 N Main St, Canton 6pm – 8pm. Classic cars, sock hop, vendors. For more information contact: 309-647-7320.

14
The Glen Hilig 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.

Be an Archaeologist for a Day
Dickson Mounds Museum. 10:00am – 4:00pm. For ages 9 – 16. Learn how to excavate, identify artifacts & more. Scouts of America encouraged to participate, may fulfill some badge requirements. Bring a sack lunch. Registration fee required. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

17
Canton Gear Jammers
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Pizza Hut 1590 E Chestnut, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-6888.

18
Classic Car Club Cruise In
Hardees', 268 N. Main, Canton IL. 4pm – 7pm. Music & classic cars. For more information contact: 309-647-1422.

18 - 21
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.

21
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 2:00pm. Last point pull. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687

A.B.A.T.E. Fun Run
Open to the Public. Sign up 11am – 1pm at Brew-N-Cue in Canton IL, ends 7pm at Phillip Station, St. David. For more information contact: 309-789-6639.

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.

October
Rasmussen Blacksmith Shop & Narrow Gauge Depot open Saturday's 10am – 5pm Sundays 1pm – 5pm. Lewistown. For more information contact: 309-547-2806.

"The Clothesline Project"
Graham Hospital Atrium Galley, Canton IL. Sponsored by the Fulton County Arts Council and the Fulton/Mason Women's Crisis Centers. Date and time TBA. Visit www.fultoncountyartscouncil.com or contact: 309-547-3721.

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
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

5
Fulton County Garden Tractor Pulls
Ipava Track at 2:00pm Tech day & play day. Pulls – Awards with Cookout. For more information contact: Mike Wagahoff @ 309-333-2687.

5-6 & 12-13
46th 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.

Old Iron Club of Fulton County
Cuba IL, Downtown. Collection of antique iron items. For more information contact: 309-668-2992

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.

20
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.

22
Canton Park Districts 26th Spook Trail Big Creek Park, Canton, IL
6pm – 8:30pm. $1 donations accepted. Rain Date the 23rd. For more information contact: 309-647-1345.

25
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
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
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

8
November Night Hike
Dickson Mounds Museum, 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Enjoy sounds of a brisk fall evening hike and campfire stories at Dickson Mounds. Dress appropriately and bring a flashlight. Free for all ages. For more information contact: 309-547-3721.

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.

December 2013
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
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

6
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.

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.

January 2014
2
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

8
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.

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.

February 2014
IL Wildlife Photography Competition & Show. Dickson Mounds Museum Gallery. Youth (17 & under). Amateur & Professional. Entry fee $2.00. Details, date & time TBA. For more information contact: 309-547-3721 or visit www.fultoncountyartscouncil.com .

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
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

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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.

March 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
Fun for Moms & Tots
Dickson Mounds Museum 9:30am – 11:00am, Hands-on educational activities for Moms & Tots. Free admission. For activity list visit www.experiencedicksonmounds.com or for more information contact: 309-547-3721.

8 - 9
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.

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.

 

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR
THE FOLLOWING ARE OPEN TO ANYONE INTERESTED

Fulton County Tourism Council
Meetings First Thursday in January, March, May, July, September & November. 6pm at Fulton County Health Department, 700 E. Oak, Room 301, 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 Third 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 4th Wednesday of very month (except for October & December), 7pm at Park District Bld, 1203 N Broadway. For more information call: 309-547-2806.

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 .

     
 


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Chuck Taylor State Farm Insurance
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Tompkins State Bank
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Republican Mike Unes
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Prairie Radio Communication
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http://www.cd1079.net
 
Webb’s Valley View Campground
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Pictures by Crystal Hardesty


Spoon River Scenic Drive Farmington, Illinois

Farminton Spoon River Scenic Drive

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Farminton Spoon River Scenic Drive

 

Grandmas Black Eyed Susans


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Mid-America National Bank
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The Nature Conservancy
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Sirloin Stockade790 N Main St
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http://www.spoonriverdrive.org
 
The Sweet Shoppe
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Swango Wood Creations
 

 
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