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Sprint : 1/4 mile swim, 13 mile bike, 3.1 mile run. Out and back on the bike and run. A few rolling hills on the bike, but the run is completely flat. Fast course on Lake Sara! $100 Cash Prize to Overall Male and Female. $75 Cash Prize to 2nd Overall Male and Female. $50 Cash Prize to 3rd Overall Male and Female
Kellie Pickler returns to the stage at the Effingham Performance Center May 2 at 8 p.m.
Called the "Gentle Giant" because of his unique blend of commanding presence and laid-back style, Williams has received an induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame. He continues to fill a special role as an international ambassador for American country and pop music. See him live at 8 p.m.
Kansas City BBQ State Championship
Legacy's Kansas City BBQ Championship is back! Be sure to bring out the family and bring along friends for some good ol' BBQ! For a change of scenery, this event will be held in downtown Effingham on Friday night.
What started out as a customer appreciation party in 1994 is now the largest Corvette party in the world! Join more than 14,000 Corvettes at this four-day celebration with expert seminars, awards, burn-out wars, product displays, fashion shows, Corvette Clubs, a Swap Fest, live entertainment and, of course, Corvettes!
Big Earl's Extreme Race
Big Earl's Extreme Race is a 3+ mile obstacle run in Effingham. There are seven different wave times with over 15 obstacles and all participants will recieve a free hot dog and beer or soda.
Moccasin Creek Festival
Moccasin Creek Festival is an annual 3-day music festival, which typically celebrates other arts and crafts as well. It takes place at beautiful Lake Sara in Summit Township, just west of Effingham, Illinois. The founder of Moccasin Creek Festival is Bill (Poss) Passalacqua, an Effingham native who has built his life around writing, performing and promoting music. Folk, bluegrass, alternative country, roots rock, and blues - "Americana" music. This is what MCF is all about - in an outdoor setting, using a venue with great acoustics, at a beautiful time of year.
Effingham Artisan Fair
Downtown is transformed into an art gallery with works from over 40 artists, on display for purchase. Artwork for sale includes oil paintings, pottery, jewelry, and sculptures. Several artists will demonstrate their craft at the event. As part of the event, the Artisan Fair features wine and beer tasting. There will be approximately ten regional wineries and several different craft beers available for tasting. This event will open from 12 – 5 p.m. Other activities include the 5K Run and Walk, Kids Korner, sidewalk chalk art, “Can Do Art,” food fair (including Gabby Goat, IGA, Sausage Haus, Doris Yoder's Kitchen, The Cookie Jar and Tropical Sno) and live musical entertainment at the gazebo. The Historic Court House Museum will be open for tours.
Funfest for Air-Cooled VW
FunFest for Air-Cooled VW's is MidAmerica Motorworks way of saying "Thank You" to all VW enthusiasts. The three day event is the best Air-Cooled enthusiasts party anywhere. Expect to see more than 1,000 VW's and 8, 000 enthusiasts. Enjoy seminars, races, vendors and more! And don't forget about the concert on Saturday night! It's sure to be a fun event! Stop by our Effingham Tourism tent at the MAM grounds for a free souvenir picture!
Don't miss the queen pageant and free barbecue Friday night in addition to great entertainment all weekend, car show and more.
The Church Basement Ladies in The Last Potluck Supper
The Last Potluck Supper is the fifth and last installment in the popular comedy series The Church Basement Ladies, based on the books by Janet Letnes Martin and Suzann Nelson. The ladies meet in the kitchen to prepare for the church's Centennial Celebration and, through a series of flashbacks, share memories of the last 100 years. Though times are tough in the community, through the grace, hilarity and antics of their stories, the ladies manage to get through it all with a laugh!! Please note that there will be two different times the show will be performed. The first performance will be at 2 p.m. with doors opening at 1 p.m. And the second performance will be at 7:30 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.
Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
Have you ever had a really rotten day? Alexander has.. Laugh and sing along with this hilarious musical adaptation of Judith Viorst's classic children's book, presented by Two Beans Productions, and discover along with Alexander that sometimes, every one of us has a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. The show is about an hour long and is great for children from kindergarten to third grade. It covers arts, literature-based, music, relationships and family which is a great learning experience for children. Doors will open at 9 a.m. and this show will start at 10 a.m.
Blessing of the Bikes
People should meet at the Harley Barn, located in Effingham, at 8 a.m. From there they will travel through Effingham and make their way to the Cross to have their bikes blessed. Please contact the Harley Barn for more information.
in her four decade long career, Lynn Anderson has recieved countless accolades and awards including CMA Female Vocalist of the Year, Billboard's Artist of the Decade, and a Grammy Award. Her sophisticated image and "countrypolitan" sound helped her become one of the first performers to receive mass crossover success in country and pop music, spearheaded by her breakthrough song "Rose Garden". Today Lynn continues entertaining her audiences with no sign of slowing down! Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and she is set to rock the stage at 7:30 p.m.
My Heart in a Suitcase
ArtsPower's presentation of My Heart in a Suitcase is a dramatic adaptation of Anne Lehmann Fox's courages autobiographical account. Forced to leave her family in order to escape 1938 Nazi-controlled Germany, Anne struggles to bring meaning to a world filled with violence and hatred, and must learn to rely on her own courage and the generosity of others to survive. My Heart in a Suitcase is a gripping, poignant and dramatic tribute to the power of love and the strength of the human spirit to triumph over unimaginable hardship. This show is great for children in 4th to 8th grade. It not only teaches them about a world wide lesson, but also shows them how to treat one another. Doors open at 9 a.m. and the show will start at 10 a.m.
Equal parts of hard rock, heavy metal and Southern rock, Jackyl brought back rock'n'roll to its down-to-earth, wild, fun-loving origins...And back to the Effingham Performance Center. Jackyl is also full of spit and swagger and a "dirty" sense of humor. The band is best known for its song "The Lumberjack," which features a chainsaw solo by lead singer Jesse James Dupree. Jesse James Dupree is also featured on truTV's hit show Full Throttle Saloon.
It all started when five hard-rockin' kids joined forces in the early 80's to form Night Ranger. Hit songs include "Sister Christian," "When You Close Your Eyes," and the anthemic "(You Can Still) Rock America." The band just released their new studio album, HIGH ROAD and features classic Night Ranger feel-good, high-energy rock'n'roll. The band is very excited to be headed back on the road to share their music with fans and they are headed to Effingham! With 30 plus years and more than 17 million albums sold worldwide, Night Ranger has proven they can still "Rock In America"!! Doors will open at 7 p.m. and the night will be rocked away at 8 p.m.
World's Largest Knitting Needles and Crochet Hook
The World's Largest Knitting Needles and Crochet Hook are located inside The Yarn Studio in downtown Casey, Illinois. In order to make it in to the Guinness Book of World Records shop owner, Jeanette Huisinga, had to knit and crochet a 10X10 square with the largest tools. Knitting Needles are 13ft .75in and 25 pounds each. Crochet Hook measures at 6ft. 1.5in and weight is 9lbs.
D & J Cafe
Homestyle cafe offering full menu.
Joe's Pizza in Olney
Authentic Italian favorites passed down from generation to generation await your dining pleasure.
Harmon's Lunch Counter
Lunch counter serving sandwiches and more. At the back of Harmon's Healthsmart Drugstore.
Restaurant offers a full lunch and dinner menu in a sports-oriented atmosphere. Special, live entertainment and limo service.
Effingham Farmer's Market
Effingham Farmer’s Market includes tons of fresh and local foods, handmade crafts and live music each Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. Buy local and help support our community!
Bobe's Pizza in Olney
Delicious pizza and pasta.
Rodeway Inn - Effingham
Rodeway offers standard amenities, along with microwaves, refrigerators, coffee makers, and cable television. Whirlpool bathtubs, sofa sleepers and spacious work desks are available in some rooms. A continental breakfast is also provided.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings offers lunch and dinner. It includes an atmosphere great for any sporting event or family gathering.
Lexington Inn & Suites - Effingham
Offers meeting rooms, non-smoking & smoking rooms/suites, pet friendly, free breakfast, pool & spa, and free internet.
Offers burgers, fries and many other items including ice cream treats.
Old fashioned drive-in restaurant - open seasonally May-Oct.
In a 50's style motor lodge, The Effingham Motel is available to all guests, but geared toward long-term occupancy.
Fairfield Inn & Suites - Effingham
Fairfield Inn & Suites offers comfortable guest rooms for both business and leisure travelers. Free continental breakfast, including fresh-brewed coffee, cereal and fresh fruit, is available each morning. Free HSIA access. All rooms include microwaves and mini-refrigerators. Fairfield Inn & Suites also has a 1,890-square foot conference area, which is perfect for meetings and events with up to 85 people. Features include one large room, which can be divided, 68 hotel rooms on location.
Noah's Ark Pet Shoppe
Noah's Ark Pet Shoppe has everything for small animals. Bird cages, lizard cages, snake tanks, fish bowls and much more. They also have birds, fish, lizards, rabbits, snakes and more small animals.
Joe's Italian Foods
Full Italian menu.
Serving pizza and many other sandwiches and salad dishes.
Hampton Inn - Effingham
Meeting facilities, handicap access, free breakfast, cable/movies. indoor pool, bus parking, free pass to local health club, AAA rated.
Restaurant at the hotel, seven days a week. A large selection of breakfast and lunch entrees. Check out our website.
Located in Newton's bowling alley. Unexpected breakfast, lunch and dinner menu items. Specials offered. Cheeseburgers; classic mom'n'pop fare.
El Rancherito - Olney
Authentic Mexican delicacies, your favorites, and a children's menu with American favorites.
Offers breakfast, lunch & dinner.
Country Inn & Suites - Effingham
At Country Inn & Suites, guests can enjoy cozy, comfortable rooms equipped with modern amenities, such as free high speed internet access, cable television with premium channels, an in-room coffee maker, and iron/ironing board. other features include a fitness center, swimming pool, lending library, and a free breakfast.
Check Mart - Oblong
Serving "hot stuffed pizza".
Witt's is a full service restaurant. They are famous for their BBQ, but also offer pizza and other food choices. Witt's also offers delivery and catering.
29 units with smoking and non-smoking. Two queen beds are in a standard room.
Wide variety Chinese buffet or choose from a wonderful menu.
Fine dining in a relaxed atmosphere. Full menu.
Clean Rooms! Free Coffee, Free HBO, Free Local Calls, Microwave & Refrigerator Available, Weekly & Monthly Rates Available, Food Nearby.
Main Street Farmer's Market of Olney
The market features home-grown & produced items. Naturally raised & organic products are highly encouraged. Come out, enjoy our community, support our local economy & eat well. The market is Saturdays from 7:00 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. June through October.
A wide variety of menu choices in a "pub-like" atmosphere. Selections are akin to steakhouse food.
Specializes in antique furniture, Roseville pottery and a general line of antiques.
A unique gourmet espresso cafe'. Deli items and desserts.
The Coffee Shack
Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Solid Grounds Coffee Shop
We are not your ordinary coffee house, you'll never know what's brewin! In this fast paced world we live in, sometimes we forget how to just have some joy and how to smile. It's not a vacation retreat, but it's a great place to feel pampered, listen to the fountains and light instrumental music, sit on the patio and drink some created coffees, teas, or smoothies. You can read some of our books, play games, use a headset and listen to music, or even make and appointment for a hair cut! We might even break out into song from time to time! We serve Q's (wonder what they are?), salad wraps, great cinnamon rolls, cheesecake and Big cookies. We only cook up so much, so don't miss out on what we may create!
Days Inn - Effingham
Days Inn features family and executive jacuzzi suites, in-room safes, and expanded cable television. Other amenities include free high speed wireless internet, guest computer in lobby, microwave and refrigerator in all rooms. Free deluxe continental breakfast is also available.
The Trace Inn Restaurant
Trace Inn Restaurant is open year-round offering a spectacular four seasons overlook of Red Hills Lake and the surrounding hardwood forest. Fine dining is enhanced by the rustic atmosphere of a rural decor, antiques, and creative seasonal decorations. The Banquet Room provides dining for an additional 50 guests and can be booked for private parties and meetings. Visitors to the Trace Inn will also enjoy a unique craft, collectibles, and antique shop.
Best Western - Effingham
Best Western offers free breakfast, pool & spa, non-smoking and smoking rooms, and is pet friendly. If you want to go out diner you don't have to travel to far, because the Raintree Restaurant is located next door and it is owned by the same family.
Puerto Vallarta serves authentic Mexican food at affordable prices within a friendly atmosphere.
The Tin Cup
Offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Daily fish platters.
Offers furniture for everybody's home. Couches, recliners, tables & chairs and more. They deliver and can order furniture for you.
Econo Lodge - Effingham
EconoLodge features standard amenities. In addition to standard amenities, all rooms include refrigerators, microwaves, coffee makers, and cable television. Free continental breakfast, high speed internet, and coffee are also available.
Super 8 Motel
A fourty plus room motel with many amenities travelers seek.
Authentic Italian dining in a casual atmosphere.
Offers a wide variety of inventory, including hunting apparel, targets, scents, lures and much more. They also have a repair shop in the store.
Holiday Inn Express - Effingham
Features an a pool & spa, free internet, free parking, suites, meeting rooms and regular bedrooms.
Seven flavors of soft serve ice cream everyday. Also offering a wide variety of premium sandwiches. Dine outside on our patio or carry out. World famous! (in this part of the world)
Starbucks is open 24 hours and offers specialty coffees.
Offers a little bit of everything. Clothes, jewelry, shoes, hand bags and more.
River Park Motel
Located on the banks of the Embarras River, Riverpark offers weekly rates with boat hookups.
Monical's Pizza - Robinson
Family-style dining, pizza and much more.
Bangkok Thai Restaurant
Bangkok Thai restaurant is the premier Thai taste in Central Illinois. They offer signature Thai dishes such as Pad Thai, along with authentic Thai drinks. You won't want to miss this authentic experience into Bangkok Thai.
Holiday Inn Express - City of Effingham
Suites available, meeting facilities, handicap access, small pets allowed, FREE breakfast, cable, bus parking, FREE access to out door pool and fitness center, adjacent to restaurants.
Yen Ching Mandarin
Wide variety of Oriental dishes.
Full service, credit cards accepted, non-smoking area, handicap accessible. Take-out available. Located next to the Best Western Inn. Open seven days.
Handicapped Accessible, Non Smoking Rooms, Credit Cards, indoor pool and restaurant inside.
Located next door to the World's Largest Wind Chime in Casey, Whitling Whimsy is a cafe specializing in fresh deli sandwiches and yummy baked goods. Offering sweets, sandwiches, specialty teas and coffee and souvenirs.
The Gabby Goat American Pub & Grill is the premier restaurant and sports bar in Effingham, IL for your next night out, event, gathering, party, breakfast, lunch, or dinner! The Gabby Goat is all about a culmination of creativity, desire, passion, and just plain old hard work. We are an American Pub and Grill. The driving force throughout our development has been and will always be to provide you, our guests, with the “Greatest Of All Times.”
Subs so fast you will freak! Jimmy Johns offers carry out, delivery or eat there at the restaurant.
Jefferson Street Flowers & Gifts
Offers floral arrangements, vases, unique décor and more.
Subfast offers buffet and lots of other menu choices. Salads, subs and many pizza choices.
Schuetz Rentals provides a service to the business traveler with Corporate Apartments, Houses and efficiency apartments for the traveler. All are fully furnished with weekly and monthly rates available. Call for more information.
Midway Meat and Deli
Meat market that also offers delicious sandwiches and meals.
World's Largest Golf Tee
The World's Largest Golf Tee measures 30ft and 3/4" and weighs 6,659 lbs! It is constructed of yellow pine boards and over 60 gallons of glue and 120 pounds of screws. This is a site you don't want to miss!
Annual Jasper County Strawberryfest
This two day festival celebrates strawberries in Jasper County. Free family entertainment, music, games, food and crafts provide fun for everyone on the square in Newton!
Greenup Antique Mall
15,000 square feet, one level, approximately 100 vendors. Old West Cafe on site.
Greathouse of Pizza
Family owned pizzeria serving homemade Italian favorites such as: pizza, pasta, Italian beef and other various items.
Monical's Pizza in Olney
Great Italian food plus salads.
KB Learning Center
KB Learning Center provides therapy and educational toys at competitive prices.Teaching supplies are also available.
Illinois Wildlife Connections
Located in rural Jasper County, northeast of Newton, Illinois Wildlife features a lodge for hunters during deer seasons and in the off-seasons hosting meetings, receptions and off-season lodging.
Offers a variety of antiques, crafts, apparel and a lot more.
Located on East Main in Olney, this motel offers comfortable rooms for travelers. Sportsmen take note, electrical hookups for boaters are available and other needs for sportsmen.
Uphill Grind Cycle & Fitness
Uphill Grind Cycle and Fitness has everything you are looking for in a bicycle shop and more. When you visit the store you will find a large selection of bikes for commuting, your avid road, mountain and BMX cyclist, bikes for casually cruising around town or country and all the accessories you could possibly need to enjoy your bicycle experience. We carry 7 brands of bicycles so that you get the best fit for your money. Let our knowledgeable staff help you find the right bicycle for you. We believe a bicycle should be a joy to ride, not a chore to ride. We also are the only dealer in the area for The North Face and we feature performance wear for our runners. Come visit us!
Best Western Robinson Inn
Luxurious rooms, meeting rooms and many other amenities await travelers. Handicap rooms, fitness center, pet friendly.
Shady Timbers Lodge
Nestled ½ mile back in the woods, this lodge features all the comforts for individuals wishing to get away for the weekend.
Teutopolis Monastery Museum
See displays of early life in this German Catholic community, founded in 1838. The first Franciscans arrived in October 1858, and the three priests and six brothers quickly set about building a parish and friary.
Ty's Family Buffet
Ty's offers a variety of foods on their buffet. Newly remodeled - lots of rooms for all types of gatherings.
Village Wine & Gifts
Village Wine & Gifts is a great setting to enjoy some wine with friends or family. They offer wine tastings, samples of cheese and people may buy bottles of wine for a great price.
Frye Pottery is located in a beautiful country setting. The Frye's have been professional potters for nearly thirty years. They have made award winning ceramic art as well as functional stoneware pottery designed for everyday use. Frye Pottery also has a sculpture garden for visitors to enjoy.