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Previous Datebook Months: August 2010September 2010

October 2010

2, Fall Festival in Fulton. 815-589-4545 or

2, Apple Festival in Jerseyville. 618-498-3514.

2, Rosiclare Car Show in Rosiclare. 618-285-6683 or

2-3, Wabash Valley Wine and Art Festival in Palestine.

2-3, Ropp Road Roundup Fall Festival west of Normal. and

3, Apple Festival in Grafton. 618-786-2331 or

3, 10, & 17, Family Fall Festival in Oconee.

8, SIUC Technology and Innovation Expo in Carbondale.

9-10, Highland Antiques Show and Sale in Highland. 618-541-9075 or

9-10, Autumn Craft Fair in Elizabeth. 815-591-2181.

9, Colorfest Celebration in Anna. 618-833-2521 or

9, Havana Wine Festival in Havana. 309-543-3528.

9-10, Galena County Fair in Galena. 815-777-0817 or

10, Flags Over the Mississippi Struggle for the Empire in Hartford. 618-251-5811.

10, AALA Fall Historic House Tour in Alton. 618-463-5761.

10, Fall Festival in downtown Golconda. 618-683-6246 or

10, The 41st Annual Burgoo Festival in downtown Utica. 815-667-4861

10-16, Southern Illinois Harvest Festival in downtown Mt. Vernon. 618-316-4723 or

14, Doris Kearns at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in Springfield.

15-16, Chocolate Fall Fantasy in downtown Pontiac. 815-844-6692

15-16, Barn Burner BBQ in Libertyville. 847-362-4636 or

15-17, Twenty Dirty Hands in Galena. 815-777-8155 or

16, The 32nd Annual Beta Sigma Phi Craft Show at the Galva High School in Galva.

16, Oktoberfest and Annual Chili Cook-off in downtown Sullivan. 217-728-4223 or

16-17, Fall Colors Weekend in Utica. 800-868-7625.

16-17, Fort Massac Encampment in Metropolis. 618-524-9321 or

22-30, Ghost Train and Haunted Boxcar in Monticello. 217-762-9011 or

23, Tour de Shawnee in Olive Branch.

23, Haunted Happenings in Danville. 217-442-1691 or

27-31, Sycamore Pumpkin Festival in Sycamore. 815-899-3157.

30, Fall Follies in Oblong.

30, Halloween Bash at Hill Prairie Winery in Oakford. 217-635-9900 or



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Deadline: September 15 for December Events.

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