The Kaskaskia College Sports Association will present a Seinfeld Trivia Night this Saturday, April 14 at McKenna Hall at Greenview Golf Course in Centralia. The doors will open at 6 p.m. and trivia will start at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25 per person or $200 for a team, with 8 to a table. Reservations will…

Culpepper & Merriweather Circus returns to the area this weekend. The show has been moved to Centralia Rotary Park with a tent raising at approximately 11 a.m. The showtimes are 2 and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15. The circus began in 1985 when Robert Johnson, Jim Hebert, and Curtis Cainan alternated announcing,…

Oakdale Eggstravaganza is a springtime tradition for this Washington County village this Saturday, March 24, celebrating 25 years this weekend. The downtown has a host of activities throughout the day, including a vendor fair, games, bounce houses and an Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m., where 10,000 eggs are hidden throughout the field by the…

“Little Shop of Horrors” will be performed at the Salem Theater and Cultural Center, W McMackin St, Salem by the Salem Community High School. It is a sci-fi horror musical that follows Seymour Krelborn, a flower shop worker, as he deals with his strange plant who can not only talk but also develops a thirst for human…

Salem Community Theatre and Cultural Center announced on its Facebook page that season tickets are currently available for the upcoming 2018-2019 season. The first show is Just Desserts, a comedy murder and mystery with audience participation. The production includes dessert and coffee at intermission. It will run June 1-3 and June 8-10. Auditions are scheduled…

Next Saturday an afternoon event at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mt. Vernon will feature a fun activity for the whole family. The spring painting event is set from 3 to 4 p.m. at Shrode Art Center, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, 2600 E Richview Rd, Mt Vernon, IL 62864, USA   map

What to do this weekend: Family Friendly: Buchheit’s in Centralia will host a morning session where children decorate an Easter bucket,  9 – 11 a.m. Gamers mi 16th Annual Mark Oestreich Memorial Chess Tournament March 10 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Salem Community Center. Sponsored by the Southern Illinois Chess League. Rounds begin…

One of the most fun-filled weeks of the summer has bee set as the Marion County Fair Board penciled in this year’s event for July 29 through Aug. 5. The IPTA  Tractor Pull opens the second day of the fair on July 30. The Queen and Little Miss Pageant will be scheduled for July 31. A…

Get ready for the premiere event of the fall with the annual Centralia Fall Festival and Halloween Parade. The Fall Festival will occur in downtown Centralia and will begin at 9 a.m.  The festival features a Craft Fair and Flea Market at the Centralia Recreation Complex, free children’s games and activities, a chili cook-off, car show, local entertainment…

Village of Sandoval hosts its 4th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 14. According to its Facebook page, several activities are planned, including an auto and motorcycle show, vendor fair, bags tournament, cake stand and bing and children’s area. Live entertainment will be playing throughout the day, beginning at 1 p.m. The schedule includes: JC…