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Bandy's Pumpkin Patch

September 18 - October 31, 2021 | 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
WHERE: Bandy's Pumpkin Patch
ADDRESS: 15020 Pumpkin Patch Road, Johnston City, IL 62951
WEBSITE: http://www.bandyspumpkinpatch.com/
PHONE: (618) 983-8676
EMAIL: bandyspumpkinpatch@gmail.com
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Bandy's Pumpkin Patch has a wide variety of activities for the whole family to enjoy from the very unique and winding corn maze, group hayrides, picnic area and bonfire pit, as well as face painting for all children. Bandy's also has a vibrant selection of corn stalks, gourds, pumpkins, fall decorations and everything you need for that special holiday with the family. School and Church tours are available by appointment during the day. Call today and book your fun at the Pumpkin Patch!

Open daily from the 3rd Saturday of September through October 31st.

Jack-O-Lantern Lane

October 1 - 31, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
ADDRESS: Peterson Ave, Johnston City, IL 62951
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Local drive-thru Halloween attraction! Drive down the street for a fantastic experience with lights and animatronics! Costumed actors every Friday and Saturday night. Begins around 7:30-8 each evening.

Junk 'N' Disorderly Junk and Art Market

October 22 - 24, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Oasis Shopping & Entertainment Center
ADDRESS: 3000 West DeYoung Street, Marion, IL 62959
EMAIL: wildsunflower32@gmail.com
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The best junk and art market in the area featuring the most diverse group of junk dealers and creatives from 4 states!

Friday 3pm-8pm
- Monster Mash Dress-up Event
- Costume Contest
- First Pick Shopping

Saturday 10am-5pm
- Live Music
- Shopping 90+ Vendors
- Trunk or Treat Vintage Car Show

Sunday 10am-4pm
- Shopping
- Art and Craft Classes *advance sign up required, weekend pass included

Halloween Havoc

October 23 - 24, 2021 | 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
WHERE: Black Diamond Pickleball Courts at Ray Fosse Park
ADDRESS: 500 East Thompson Street, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://www.marionparks.com/marion-parks-our-parks/#pickleball
TICKETS: https://www.pickleballtournaments.com/tournamentinfo.pl?tid=4885
PHONE: (618) 993-3940
EMAIL: info@marionparks.com
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Register today for the 3rd Annual Halloween Havoc Pickleball Tournament! ALWAYS a fun, competitive event packed into 2 FULL days!
- Saturday - Men's Doubles & Women's Doubles 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, and 5.0
- Sunday - Mixed Doubles 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0

Start time 8am on both days. Raffle items, food trucks and more! Deadline to register is 10/16/21.

Discovery Tours

October 24, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
ADDRESS: Wolf Creek Causeway, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/crab_orchard/
PHONE: (618) 997-3344
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We will open up the restricted portion of the Refuge for a self-guided tour. Tours begin at the Wolf Creek Causeway, volunteers will be stationed throughout the tour to answer questions.

Nathaneal James

October 24, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WHERE: Walker's Bluff
ADDRESS: 14250 Meridian Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 956-9900
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Join us for great food, great drinks, and great music! All at The Tasting Room at Walker's Bluff! See you there!

Spooktacular Haunted Drive-Thru

October 28 - 30, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE: Carterville Intermediate School to Cannon Park
ADDRESS: 300 School Street, Carterville, IL 62918
WEBSITE: https://e-clubhouse.org/sites/carterville/page-9.php
PHONE: (618) 985-6868
EMAIL: cartervillelionclub@gmail.com
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Please join the Carterville Lions Club for this Spooktacular Halloween Drive-Thru event! The route begins at Carterville Intermediate School, and will proceed to Cannon Park. This will be a fun-filled family event!

$20 per vehicle (cash and card accepted)

Hile Farms Haunting In Little Egypt

October 29 - 30, 2021 | 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
WHERE: Hile Farms
ADDRESS: 6286 Route 166, Creal Springs, IL 62922
PHONE: (618) 926-0425
EMAIL: hauntinginlittleegypt@gmail.com
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Southern Illinois's newest haunted attraction! Hile Farms Haunted Woods will be open Fridays and Saturdays through the month of October! Located just off of Route 166, 6.4 miles south of Route 13 and 1.5 miles north of Creal Springs. Get ready for a great haunted experience this Fall!

Spooktacular Parade 2021

October 29, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WHERE: Enjoy Oasis
ADDRESS: 3000 W. Deyoung, Marion, IL 62959
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The Withers Broadcasting Spooktacular Parade is back! A super-fun alternative to door-to-door trick-or-treating!
Come by the Oasis Entertainment Center (Old Marion Mall) from 4-7! Costumes are strongly encouraged but not required! Line up, drive through, and get handed all sorts of tricks and treats from our Spooktacular businesses!
Want YOUR business to be a part? Email kellee.lipe@mywithersradio.com for more details!

Trunk or Treat

October 29, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
WHERE: OLMC
ADDRESS: 400 W Monroe St, Herrin, IL 62948
PHONE: (618) 942-4484
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Enjoy food, candy, live DJ, photo booth, and more!

Trick or Treating

October 29, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WHERE: City of Marion
WEBSITE: https://cityofmarionil.gov/
PHONE: (618) 997-6281
EMAIL: public@cityofmarionil.gov
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Trick or Treat around the City of Marion from 5pm-8pm on Friday, October 29th!

Downtown Trail of Treats

October 29, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
WHERE: Downtown Marion
ADDRESS: Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
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We have decided to try it again this year. We will post the map once we have everyone that wants to be on the trail. Stay tuned, we think this year might be BIGGER!!

Marion Pumpkin Glow & Stroll at Heartland Regional

October 29 - 31, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WHERE: Heartland Regional Medical Center
ADDRESS: 3333 W. Deyoung, Marion, IL 62959
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Now in its fourth year, the Marion Pumpkin Glow & Stroll has become a low-key, family-friendly tradition in southern Illinois.
This pre-Halloween display of 500 carved and illuminated pumpkins lines the walking path around the pond behind Heartland Regional. Halloween inflatables and tasty packaged fall foods.
Friday, October 29, 6:00-9:00pm
Saturday, October 30, 6:00-9:00pm
The Marion Pumpkin Glow & Stroll is presented by
The Women's Center.
Hosted and sponsored by Heartland Regional Medical Center.
Co-sponsored by Watermark Auto Group.
NO ADMISSION COST.
A safe family event that directs all attending to view pumpkins traveling in a clockwise direction.
Costumes and masks encouraged.

Eat, Drink, and Be Scary Costume Party

October 29, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
WHERE: Walker's Bluff
ADDRESS: 326 Vermont Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
TICKETS: www.eventbrite.com/e/eat-drink-and-be-scary-costume-party-at-walkers-bluff-tickets-186332053187
PHONE: (618) 956-9900
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Join us on Friday, October 29th at our Tasting Room from 7pm-11pm for a Halloween Costume Party!
Bring your friends, wear your favorite Halloween costume, and come dance the night away with our DJ 618 Productions!
Everyone is welcome to this Halloween costume party. This event is open to the public with FREE ENTRY.
We are offering a spook-tacular appetizer and mini dessert bar to guests that pre-purchase a ticket online in advance. Tickets are $15 each (+$2.55 eventbrite fee) and will include themed appetizers and a variety of mini desserts. Ticket holders will be wrist banded at the door to gain access to the appetizer & mini dessert buffet. This allows our guests to have something to eat as soon as they arrive to the party. Food will be out from 7pm to 9pm for ticket holders. Ticket sales end October 19th.
Appetizer and Dessert Menu will be announced and updated to this page soon.
Non-ticket holders are welcome to join the party (free entry) but will not have access to the themed appetizer buffet. There will be a limited menu available for ALL GUESTS to purchase food on the night of the party, along with a full bar, including Halloween drink specials!
***Please note with our limited staff at this time, we recommend pre-purchasing a ticket to our appetizer buffet to keep your stomachs happy, while you might have a small wait for your food/dinner order.

The party is from 7pm to 11pm at The Tasting Room. Featuring sounds of DJ Nasty Nate with 618 Productions and several Costume Contests with Prizes!
Prizes sponsored by BNI WIN (Business Wealth In Networking). Each winner will receive a prize valued between $50-$150 each. Stay tuned for more on the prizes!
Costume Contest categories for prizes:
-Scariest Costume
-Funniest Costume
-Most Creative Costume
-Best Movie Character/Famous Person
-Best Group Costume
-Best Couple's Costume
-Overall Best Costume


For any questions about this event, please call (618) 956-9900
There's no better place to enjoy some haunting spirits and wicked brews! Join us if you dare for your Halloween scare!

Costume Karaoke with DJ Opie

October 29, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm
WHERE: Pyramid Acres Marina
ADDRESS: 12057 Marina Rd, Marion, IL 62959
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Howl at the moon in your favorite costume for a spooky fun evening at Pyramid Acres Marina!

Gavin's Hallow's Eve 5K

October 30, 2021 | 9:00 am - 11:00 am
WHERE: O.L.M.C. School
ADDRESS: 316 West Monroe Street, Herrin, IL 62948
WEBSITE: https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Herrin/GavinsHallowsEve5K
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Join us in celebrating Gavin Lowe's 14th birthday. Costume contest will begin after the 5K so come dressed in your favorite costume! We will have various food trucks set up, Halloween-themed carnival games with prizes, kids "tattoo" booth, Live music, silent auction and so much more!

Proceeds benefit the Herrin Fire Department "Learn not to Burn" program and Herrin Police Department K9 fundraiser. Justice for Jade merchandise will also be available for purchase.

*If for any reason the event cannot be held in person due to Covid-19 restrictions, the entire event will be held as a virtual 5K. No refunds will be provided.

Bat Program

October 30, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
WHERE: Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
ADDRESS: Old Visitor Center, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/crab_orchard/
PHONE: (618) 997-3344
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Despite their peculiar appearance, the truth is that bats are fascinating animals. Often called ugly or misunderstood they play an important role to maintain the balance of an ecosystem. Learn about the importance of bats and build bat boxes with us to encourage these important creatures. Come to Crab Orchard NWR for some Halloween and Bat Fun! Reservations are required as materials are limited.

JC Trail of Treats

October 30, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
WHERE: Downtown Johnston City
ADDRESS: Broadway Blvd, Johnston City, IL 62951
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Johnston City businesses and residents will be set up in downtown, on Broadway. Enjoy dog costume contest and more!

Joe McLean

October 30, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WHERE: Walker's Bluff
ADDRESS: 326 Vermont Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 956-9900
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Joe McLean plays smooth singer/songwriter hits and rare gems of the '70s through the '90s, with a touch of bluesy twang.
​With years of experience playing everything from country to jazz-funk fusion, Joe has developed an easy-going style that is both cool and cunning. He currently leads the rock power trio, Good Dinos, with his electric guitar and vocals, as well as contributing both to The Moondogs and Son Dogs bands in Central Illinois.
​As a solo artist, Joe McLean brings out the storytelling and mellow campfire songs with his acoustic guitar. You may hear John Prine, or Townes Van Zandt, with a little Led Zeppelin or Rolling Stones thrown in for good measure. Joe's laid back vocal delivery and convincing guitar chops carry each song with a refreshing naturalness.

Camp-O-Ween

October 30, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WHERE: Arrowhead Lake Campground
ADDRESS: 1600 Peterson Ave, Johnston City, IL 62951

Free food, face painting, ponies, live music, and more! There will also be a pumpkin carving contest fund raiser!

5th Annual Marion PD Halloween Spooktacular

October 30, 2021 | 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WHERE: Rent One Park
ADDRESS: 1000 Miners Drive, Marion, IL 62959
TICKETS: https://www.mpdspooktacular.com/
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Ghostly Greetings!! We sure missed you last year and can't wait to let the ghoul times roll at this year's 5th Annual Marion PD Halloween Spooktacular. We will once again be having the event at RENT ONE PARK where we will bring the community a fun filled FREE evening of Trunks, Treats, Candy, and Eats!
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The bad weather backup plan will be changing the event from Oct. 30th to Oct. 31st if it's absolutely necessary. October is a crazy weather kind of month, but hopefully we'll have a little more luck this year.
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We are sad to report the Spook House will remain closed for another year. We want to have fun, but not at the cost of keeping you all safe.
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Are you suddenly wondering how to become an event sponsor or an event volunteer? Well, we'd love to have you join us!! Our new event website contains everything you're looking for... https://www.mpdspooktacular.com/

Halloween Bash!

October 30, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
WHERE: John Browns On The Square
ADDRESS: 1000 Tower Square Plz, Marion, IL 62959
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You know how we love halloween at JBOTS and you guys know how to dress up real good. Bring it!

The Petty Junkies

October 30, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE: 618 Taphouse
ADDRESS: 2703 17th Street, Marion, IL 62959
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Join us for a fun night of celebrating Tom Petty and his numerous hit songs performed by The Petty Junkies out of Nashville, TN. The Petty Junkies are a group of pals who love Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers. We wanted to honor the memory of Tom, and his timeless, artistic creation.
We guarantee you'll hear Tom Petty's greatest songs performed as closely to the original releases as possible
WITHOUT the aid of supplemental computer tracks in a live, high energy setting.
The Petty Junkies band is made up of professional musicians and artists who have been very successful in their own right. Well over 300 hit songs have been penned, played on, sung, or produced by the members of this band.

Jeff Bradley & The Twang Kings

October 30, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE: Walker's Bluff
ADDRESS: 326 Vermont Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 956-9900
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Come listen to Jeff Bradley & The Twang Kings play!
Jeff Bradley plays electric guitar and sings outlaw country with a seasoned, smokey voice that pulls from the rich diversity of outsider singer-songwriters.

Dave Clark and Eli Tellor

October 30, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
WHERE: Pin Oak Pub
ADDRESS: 1200 Pin Oak Drive, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 985-4834
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Bring your creative costumes and come out for a Halloween party like no other with a costume contest and drink specials!

Bratt Pack

October 30, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
WHERE: Just Add Water
ADDRESS: 12092 Lake of Egypt Rd, Marion, IL 62959
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Enjoy a Halloween party at Just Add Water!

Discovery Tours

October 31, 2021 | 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
ADDRESS: Wolf Creek Causeway, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/crab_orchard/
PHONE: (618) 997-3344
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We will open up the restricted portion of the Refuge for a self-guided tour. Tours begin at the Wolf Creek Causeway, volunteers will be stationed throughout the tour to answer questions.

Pittsburg Trunk or Treat

October 31, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Village Hall
ADDRESS: 302 W. Avery Ave, Pittsburg , IL 62974
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Come join the Village of Pittsburg for a Trunk or Treat! Sunday Oct 31st, 2021 from 2-4pm There will be bounce houses, cake walk, costume contest and food!

Costume Sk8

October 31, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Emery Brothers Skating Rink
ADDRESS: 1700 North Court St , Marion, IL 62959
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Skate in your Halloween Costume!
Prizes & Candy!
$6 admission plus skate rental

Jeremy Todd

October 31, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WHERE: Walker's Bluff
ADDRESS: 326 Vermont Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 956-9900
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Jeremy plays originals with deep roots in Honky-Tonk, Americana, and Folk Music delivered with a modern Indie appeal.

Plain White T's

November 4, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE: Marion Cultural and Civic Center
ADDRESS: 800 Tower Square Plz, Marion, IL 62959
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Plain White T's
Doors: November 4, 2021 6:00 PM
Online Scheduled Ticket Price: Reserved-CR: $109.00 / $74.00 / $54.00 / $39.00 / $24.00

Train Azul Trio

November 5, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE: Walker's Bluff
ADDRESS: 326 Vermont Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 956-9900
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Three Carbondale luminaries join forces to form a power trio of funky down home soul. Each show presents a gumbo of Blues, Rock, and Country music.

Shawn Dawson

November 6, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WHERE: Walker's Bluff
ADDRESS: 326 Vermont Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 956-9900
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Shawn Dawson is a singer/songwriter using his guitar to perform styles as diverse as classic country to yacht rock.
This vast stylistic gamut is the result of Shawn having many influences that have inspired him to create his "old school" American music sound.
Beginning as a punk rock guitarist in the southern Illinois college town of Carbondale, Shawn has fronted his own power trio (Waxdolls) in addition to performing solo for over 20 years. As a solo performer, he enjoys the opportunity to play more laid back, afternoon-type material that stirs audiences' imaginations and gets their groove going.
Shawn is a consummate professional bringing all his years of performance experience and knowledge to every gig. His ability to read a crowd and connect with his audience is a result of the focused and diligent hard work Shawn has put into his music. He can often surprise and entertain even the most cynical listener.

Second-Hand CarTunes

November 6, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
WHERE: Walker's Bluff
ADDRESS: 326 Vermont Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 956-9900
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Second-Hand CarTunes will be playing their exciting #Top40 act with covers of some of the most famous artists over the last 70 years including: JOURNEY, MICHAEL JACKSON, PRINCE, SURVIVOR, THE ISLEY BROTHERS, BOBBY CALDWELL, BILL WITHERS, STEVIE WONDER, SANTANA, THE EAGLES, LENNY KRAVITZ, and more... Grab a friend and join us for great drinks, music, and atmosphere!

Cole Porter Tribute

November 6, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WHERE: Marion Cultural and Civic Center
ADDRESS: 800 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://www.marioncccfoundation.org/
TICKETS: https://marionccc.com/
PHONE: (618) 997-4030
EMAIL: mcccfoundation618@gmail.com
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Dress with the times of 1891-1964cole-porter-marion-cultural-and-civic-c and enjoy entertainment by local, professional musicians including Piano, Bass, Drums and female vocalist playing and singing Cole Porter favorites, including: Anything Goes, What is This Thing Called Love, My Heart Belongs to Daddy, Night and Day, I've Got You Under My Skin and many more favorites!

Reverend Robert

November 7, 2021 | 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
WHERE: Walker's Bluff
ADDRESS: 326 Vermont Rd, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 956-9900
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American roots music and island grooves from around the world are seamlessly combined in the skillful hands of Reverend Robert and his metal resonator guitars.
Reverend Robert is known for his genuine conviction and honest delivery. His passion for the blues led him to the prewar blues style of Charley Patton, Robert Johnson, and other delta blues giants.
Having immersed himself in their recordings, Reverend Robert emerged with an authentic feeling for the blues that is matched by his easy-going and artistic personality.
Honesty and conviction are things that seem to come naturally to the Rev., and you'll likely never meet a more sincere, unpretentious musician.
Reverend Robert's tasteful slide guitar playing garnered the attention of the National Slide Guitar Festival in North Carolina where he took first place in their competition in 2004.

Free Admission Day

November 11, 2021 | 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
WHERE: Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge
ADDRESS: 6987 Headquarters Road, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://www.fws.gov/refuge/crab_orchard/
PHONE: (618) 997-3344
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In honor of Veteran's Day, Crab Orchard NWR is waving vehicle and boat fees for the day. Thank you to all who served our country.

Kashmir: The Led Zeppelin Show

November 12, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WHERE: Marion Cultural and Civic Center
ADDRESS: 800 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://marionccc.com/kashmir-november-12/
TICKETS: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/5781858/kashmirthe-led-zeppelin-show-marion-marion-cultural-civic-center
PHONE: (618) 997-4030
EMAIL: derek@marionccc.com
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The Led Zeppelin Show, the nation's most authentic representation of Led Zeppelin touring the country today is returning to the MCCC! Kashmir is a seventies-era show with the music of hard rock pioneers Led Zeppelin. Kashmir's primary focus is capturing the live performance and raw energy of a Led Zeppelin show utilizing authentic vintage stage gear, costumes, and special effects, with great attention to detail in a non-pretentious way.

AutumnFest Arts & Crafts Show

November 13 - 14, 2021 | 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WHERE: The Oasis
ADDRESS: 3000 West DeYoung Street, Marion, IL 62959
PHONE: (618) 985-2828
EMAIL: autumnfest@jalc.edu
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Enjoy the 45th Annual AutumnFest Arts & Crafts Show presented by John A. Logan! This event will feature over 120 original arts and crafts exhibitors, food and entertainment!

$5 Entry Fee
Saturday 9am-4pm
Sunday 10am-4pm

Southern Illinois Chili Cook Off

November 13, 2021 | 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Marion Elks
ADDRESS: 204 South Market Street, Marion, IL 62959
PHONE: (618) 969-8800
EMAIL: sichilicookoff@gmail.com
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Come out and support local charities at the 12th Annual Chili Cook Off! Armbands are $10 per adult and $5 per child.

Warehouse Antique14th Annual Open House

November 13, 2021 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
WHERE: Warehouse Antique Mall
ADDRESS: 600 N. Van Buren, Marion, IL 62959
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Join us on November 13th as we celebrate our 14th anniversary! We will have new merchandise, sales, and a drawing for a $50 gift certificate! Our store is located in a historic 2 story brick building built in 1907. It is full of antiques, awesome treasures, home decor, and unique finds! We are open Tuesday through Saturday 10 to 5 and Sunday 1 to 5. Our address is 600 N Van Buren street in Marion, Illinois. We would love for you to come and celebrate with us!

MR. SPEED: The World's Best KISS Tribute

November 13, 2021 | 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WHERE: Marion Cultural and Civic Center
ADDRESS: 800 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://marionccc.com/mr-speed-november-13/
TICKETS: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/7389410/mrspeed-marion-marion-cultural-civic-center
PHONE: (618) 997-4030
EMAIL: derek@marionccc.com
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In a world where imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, few bands have as devoted a following as KISS. With over 26 years of experience under their spandex, MR. SPEED continues to forge ahead writing their own chapter in KISStory. Our passion for KISS is real. We believe in bridging the gap between KISS fans from the '70's and the new legions of the KISS Army. With a show combining a lot of the elements that are reminiscent of a KISS performance, and enough hits to go double platinum we bring you back to a time when lips everywhere were coming together in unison to welcome the hottest band in the world!

Mistletoe Market

November 16, 2021 | 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
WHERE: Carterville Communit Center
ADDRESS: 120 North Greenbriar Road, Carterville, IL 62918
WEBSITE: https://www.visitcarterville.com/
PHONE: (618) 201-6452
EMAIL: mistletoemarketcarterville@yahoo.com
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Carterville Heritage and Preservation Foundation's annual Mistletoe Market. Come out for a great night of holiday fun!

Friends of the Library Book Sale

November 19 - 20, 2021 | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Marion Carnegie Library
ADDRESS: 206 South Market Street, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://www.marioncarnegielibrary.org/
PHONE: (618) 993-5935
EMAIL: officeasst@marioncarnegielibrary.org
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$1 Hardbacks and $0.25 Paperbacks. Fiction, Young Adult, CDs, DVDs, Yearbooks and more! Fill a bag for $5.

Notice: All participants and parents understand and agree that photos taken at the event may be used in social media postings and future promotions.

Hoot N Holler Time

November 20, 2021 | 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm
WHERE: Pin Oak Pub
ADDRESS: 1200 Pin Oak Drive, Carterville, IL 62918
PHONE: (618) 985-4834
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The Hoot N Holler Band is bringing the party back to the Pin Oak Pub- come party with us!

Herrin's Hometown Christmas

November 26 - 27, 2021 | 5:30 pm - 5:00 pm
WHERE: Herrin Civic Center
ADDRESS: 101 S. 16th St, Herrin, IL 62948
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Friday, November 26th | 5:30-8:30pm
-Vendor Fair
-Santa & Photo $5
-Face Painting
-T-Shirts & Sweatshirts
- Kids activity tables
-Headband and cookie giveaway

Saturday, November 27th | 9:00am- 5:00pm
-Vendor Fair
-Face Painting
-Bake Sale
-Kids activity tables
-Polar Express Showing (10am & 1pm)
-Bike & Trike giveaway
-Raffle & Basket auction
-Headband & Cookie giveaway

Tribute To The Trans-Siberian Orchestra

November 27, 2021 | 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
WHERE: Marion Cultural and Civic Center
ADDRESS: 800 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://marionccc.com/category/upcoming-events/
TICKETS: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/2603368/tribute-to-the-transsiberian-orchestra-marion-marion-cultural-civic-center
PHONE: (618) 997-4030
EMAIL: derek@marionccc.com
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Launching their 15th touring season of an extravagant Christmas musical production! This powerhouse group of classically trained musicians come together to create nothing short of an electrifying evening of holiday rock music.

Performing in the style of Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Prophecy Show has spared no details when it comes to the costumes, choreography, music, lasers and fog. With more than 10 million albums sold, the original Trans-Siberian Orchestra has inspired generations of fans to rediscover the multi-dimensional art form of the rock opera. Meanwhile, on the road, they have become one of the world’s top acts, with Billboard magazine naming TSO as one of the top touring artists of the past decade.

The Prophecy Show delivers all the flash, flair, and musical magic to some of the more intimate venues across the country. Each of these musicians possess several music degrees and have been hand selected by Producer and Lead Guitarist Thomas Rudebeck, who prides himself on giving the audience the best possible production and sound available.

Come experience the power, the music and the magic once again this Christmas season at The Marion Cultural and Civic Center, as the Prophecy Show performs all your favorite music from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and more!

SpongeBob the Musical

February 4 - 6, 2022 | 7:00 pm - 4:00 pm
WHERE: Marion Cultural and Civic Center
ADDRESS: 800 Tower Square Plaza, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://marionccc.com/spongebob-the-musical-sept-10-12/
TICKETS: https://www.etix.com/ticket/e/1020271/spongebob-squarepantsthe-musical-marion-marion-cultural-civic-center
PHONE: (618) 997-4030
EMAIL: derek@marionccc.com
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Kre8ive presents SpongeBob the Musical! The stakes are higher than ever in this dynamic stage musical, as SpongeBob and all of Bikini Bottom face the total annihilation of their undersea world. Chaos erupts. Lives hang in the balance. And just when all hope seems lost, a most unexpected hero rises up and takes center stage. The power of optimism really can save the world!

Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show

April 9 - 10, 2022 | 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
WHERE: The Pavilion
ADDRESS: 1602 Sioux Drive, Marion, IL 62959
WEBSITE: https://www.siesclub.org/
PHONE: (618) 993-2657
EMAIL: chontofalsky@att.net
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Southern Illinois Earth Science Club presents the Gem, Mineral, Fossil and Jewelry Show! Activities will feature educational displays, UV light shows, a raffle, door prizes, silent auctions, kids' spin-n-win, special exhibits and much more! Cost for Adults is $2, Children 18 and under Free.

Saturday, April 9th - 10am-6pm
Sunday, April 10th - 10am-5pm