Previous Datebook Months: February 2012 • March 2012
6 21st Annual Easter Party at Caseyville Community Building, Caseyville. 618-345-6256.
7 Brewery Collectible Show, Belle Clair Expo Center, Belleville. 618-233-0052.
10 Play that Hot Fiddle! Old Time Radio and the life of “Pappy” Wade Ray of southern Illinois. A Road Scholar
program at the Nashville
Public Library, Nashville.
10 “Gravity Attacks” presented by The Passing Zone, Virginia Theatre, Champaign.
12 “See How They Run,” opens at Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre, Goodfield. (Runs through May 20.) 309-965-2545.
13-14 Brocton Red Barn Market, Brocton. Noon to 5 p.m., Friday. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday. www.broctonil.org or
13-15 Spring Indian Market Days
at Cahokia Mounds State
Historic Site, Collinsville.
14-15 Shelby County Art Show, Lake Shelbyville U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Visitor
14 Southern Illinois Sheep
and Craft Festival, Monroe
County Fairgrounds, Waterloo.
15 Corvettes Unlimited
36th Annual Show, Joliet.
15 Motorcycle Parts Extravaganza, Bell Clair Fairgrounds and Expo Center, Belleville. 618-233-0052.
15 The Medical Side of the
Civil War at Robert W. Rowe Public Library, Sheridan.
15 Illinois Brass Quintet,
Cedarhurst Center for the Arts,
Mt. Vernon. 618-242-1236.
16 The American Folk Song, Centralia Area Historical Society, Centralia. 618-545-0657.
16 Juan Siddi Flamenco Theatre Company, musicians, singers and dancers from Spain and U.S., Wabash Valley College, Mt. Carmel. 618-263-4999,
19 Tin Ceiling Tour & Taste of Mt. Vernon. 618-242-6866.
20-21 Spores N More Mushroom Festival, Shelbyville.
Friday dinner in Windsor.
Hunt starts at Forest Park. www.lakeshelbyville.com or 1-800-874-3529.
20-21 Cunningham Children’s Home Festival of Quilts at the
Children’s Home, Urbana.
www.cunninghamhome.org/quilts or 217-337-9073.
21 All-American Boys Chorus, 32-voice ensemble, Dvorak Concert Hall, Eastern Illinois University. 217-581-3010.
21 Dulcimer Workshop, Dickson Mounds, Lewiston. Contact Steve Endsley at email@example.com.
22 World Champion Trinity
Irish Dancers, The Hett,
22 Spring & Mushroom Festival, Pere Marquette State Park, Grafton. Artisans, crafters and morel hunting competition.
27-29 Agapefest, annual contemporary Christian music festival, Greenville. 800-965-9324.
26-28 Midwest Classic, three-day Cowboy Action Shooting Match at the Cowboy Berm, Sparta. 618-295-2700.
28 National Astronomy Day celebration, free planetarium shows, star maps and crafts, Rockford. 815-963-6769.
28 First Cruise In for 2012,
Moline, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.,
29 St. Louis Antique Festival, Belle Clair Exp Center,
30 “Engaging a River of
Generations” at the Windmill Cultural Center, Fulton. Terry Feinberg, U of I Extension.
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