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Previous Datebook Months: January 2012February 2012

March 2012

1-April 7, The Foreigner, comedy at Conklin’s Barn II, Goodfield. 309-965-2545 or

1-30, “Women’s Art: Women’s Vision” Art Exhibit,opening reception and month-long exhibit, Multicultural Center at Western Illinois University, Macomb. 309-298-2242.

1, “The Titanic: a Reenactment by the Tea Ladies,” Milner Library, Illinois State University, Bloomington. 309-438-3451.

2-3, Country Spirit Antique Show, Arcola Center, Arcola. 312-957-1065.

2-3, “Art At Its Finest,” indoor art show at Glen Ellyn Civic Center. Glen Ellyn. 630-469-0907.

2-4, Quad Cities Antique Spectacular, Rock Island. 712-326-9964.

2-4, 50th Annual OReilly Auto Parts World of Wheels, Hot Rod and Custom Car Show, Chicago. 284-373-1700.

3-4, 8th Annual Sock Monkey Madness Festival, Midway Village Museum, Rockford.

3-4, The 14th Illinois Products Expo ... A Food and Cooking Extravaganza, in the Orr Building, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield. 217-782-8110 or e-mail: for details.

3, Southern Illinois Spinners and Weavers Guild. Fort Massac State Park Visitor’s Center, Metropolis. 618-524-5025.

6, Mardi Gras Brunch at Magnolia Manor, Cairo. 618-734-0201.

7, Super Couponing 2: Saving on Everything, Prisco Community Center, Aurora. 630-859-8606

8, Percussion Workshop. Benefits of drumming to relieve stress. C.E. Brehm Memorial Library, Mt. Vernon. 618-242-6322.

10, School of the Soldier. Fort Massac State Park. Two-day training on French military of the 1750s. 618-524-5025 or

10-11, Spring Home Expo 2012, Home Builders Association of Southern Illinois, The Pavilion in Marion. 618-529-5085 or

15, Super Couponing, Effingham. for details.

17, Blue Collar Comedian John Caparulo, Watseka Theatre, Watseka. 815-993-6585.

17, Daedulus Quartet, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mt. Vernon. 618-242-1236 or

18-19, Wellness Weekend, Get Healthy for Life, Arts Center, Anna. 618-697-6285.

19, Get Ready to Go Green Run, 5K and 10K, Belleville. 618-394-6286.

19, All About Hummers, preparing for the hummingbird migration. Cache River Wetlands Center, Cypress. 618-657-2064.

23-25, Rockford RV, Camping and Travel Show, Indoor Sports Center/Expo, Loves Park. 815-877-8043.

23-25, Wine Lovers Weekend, Galena. 815-777-3938.

25, Countryside Collectors Classic Toy Show, Park Place of Countryside. 262-366-1314.

25, 41st Annual Auto and Truck Parts Swap Meet, State Fairgrounds exposition building, DuQuoin. 618-687-2235.

30-April 1, MAPS Fossil Expo Show 34, Western Hall, Western Illinois University campus, Macomb.

To be considered for inclusion, please submit events in the format used above. Preference is given to events sponsored by non-profit entities. Submitting an event is not a guarantee of publication. Photos are welcome, but will not be returned unless a self-addressed and stamped envelope is provided. Events are subject to change, so please contact the event sponsor for confirmation.

Deadline: February 15 for May events

Mail to: Illinois Datebook, PO Box 3787, Springfield, IL 62708.

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