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The grave site of Ann Rutledge, Abraham Lincoln's first sweetheart, is located at Oakland Cemetery. Her tombstone bears an inscription written by poet Edgar Lee Masters, who is burried nearby.
This state-of-the-art playground also boasts a splash and play pad that is accessible to people of all abilities. This free park is open year-round, with the splash pad available from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
CITY: South Jacksonville
Green Gables Motel
Motel located in Rushville, IL.
Holiday Inn Express
Welcome to Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites. This hotel is conveniently located at I-72 and Hwy 267 between Springfield and Quincy.
CITY: South Jacksonville
El Rancherito - Jacksonville
Family dining, authentic Mexican food.
Modern country motel located 4 miles east of Beardstown and 7 miles west of Virginia on Illinois Rte. 125 in scenic Cass County. We welcome hunters, workmen, and the traveling public.
CITY: Bluff Springs
Motel located in Rushville, IL.
Great neighborhood bar & grill, serving lunch & dinner, famous for their Taco Thursdays!!
Traditional Music Festival
Early 19th century music and dancing will occur throughout the pioneer village at New Salem State Historic Site in Petersburg. Impromptu demonstrations and performances of music and dancing are featured. The park sets up straw bales for jam sessions, and there is a great deal of bluegrass, old-time, and other music going on. Camping is available and there are evening concerts.
Star Lite Motel
32 units with double-queen size beds. Locally owned. Free complimentary breakfast, HBO-cable
Franklin Street Inn
In a spacious, beautifully restored historic home, we offer four charming rooms and a suite, all decorated with comfort in mind. We also offer a full apartment upstairs overlooking Rushville's historic town square.
The land for Scripps Park was donated by the Scripps family. The park was the site of the homestead of the Scripps family, pioneers in journalism. Scripps Park offers a swimming pool, tennis courts, the Virginia community building, playground, picnic area, baseball diamonds, and two guest houses for rent. The golf course is an 18-hole public course built in 1923 with irrigation from tee to green. There are approximately 16 bunkers strategically placed around the course and water hazards are in play.
Jacksonville's fine dining establishment located inside the renovated train station. Italian food and other luxurious meals.
The Plaid Rooster
Nestled on the wooded banks of the Sangamon River at New Salem Historic Site and offering a unique casual dining experience with a variety of Italian and American entrees. Banquet and group sales menu available. Accommodations for up to 200. Really great.
Try these tasty submarine sandwiches! Mmmm.
South Jax Antique Mall
The 24+ dealers invite you to visit the South Jax Antique Mall behind Kottage Kafe on S. Main. Large variety of antiques, including depression glass, furniture, vintage jewelry, pottery, stoneware, clocks, cameras, glassware & collectibles.
Specializing in musical instruments, sheet music and hard-to-find music accessories.
The Loft B&B
The Loft Bed & Breakfast is a unique and relaxing retreat featuring the finest amenities in a scenic private setting. Located on 63 rolling acres between the many attractions and tourist sites in Springfield and historic Petersburg, Illinois, You’ll see deer, turkey, fox and an occasional eagle from the windows or the deck. Or take a leisurely hike down to the river bluffs. You’ll be surrounded by amazing peace and quiet. Enjoy this brand new and spacious B&B, complete with a large living room with leather sofa, chairs and a cozy fireplace. The kitchenette and dining areas will lend the creature comforts of home with a continental breakfast that is ready when you are. There are two sleeping areas that will accommodate six people. The solid hardwood floors add warmth and the bathroom features a custom tiled walk-in shower with a bench for relaxing. Walk outside on your private deck and enjoy a glass of wine with a spectacular second-story view of the countryside.
Crazy Horse Bluegrass Festival
A weekend of family fun - Friday and Saturday music performances, concluding on Sunday with a morning gospel show. Featuring: The Harmans, Art Stevenson & High Water, Punches Family, Charlie & the Girls, Blue River, Bluegrass Express, The Burie Family and Flat Mountain.
Great Home Cooking - best breakfast in town. Locally owned, convenient location on W. Morton. Weekend buffet.
Budget Inn - Beardstown
Facility is one story with all outside entrances. 20 rooms available. Pet friendly.
Papa Murphy's Pizza
Order your pizza, take it home and cook it up fresh in your oven for tasty results!
Ashley's Petals & Angels
Florist offering unique handmade wreaths, bouquets and arrangements. Also feature boutique items including hard to find gifts and purses.
Duncan & Hoots Jewelers
Locally owned jewelry store with a nice selection of gifts and crystal including Waterford.
Ponderosa Steakhouse - Jacksonville
Family style steakhouse with buffet, kids' menu and senior special.
Christian books, gifts, Christian education books, and supplies.
Leo's Pizza & Italian
People think Leo's for Italian in Jacksonville - great pizza and pasta, locally owned, fast delivery.
A visit to The Farm means many things to many people. Some come to find unique, hand-made, one of a kind items in our Shop. Many enjoy the beautiful Gardens to see hard-to-find plants in a landscape situation or to relax under an arbor. It is a favorite spot for wedding photos, senior pictures and family events. The Greenhouse features a variety of plants that you won’t find at the big box stores. Couples and families can enjoy a relaxing weekend in The Loft B&B, with luxurious amenities, privacy and a great view of our 63 rolling acres. Groups book The Farm for hayrides, group tours, picnics and bonfires throughout the year.
4th of July Celebration & Parade
Two day Celebration at Nichols Park beginning at 6 p.m. July 3rd and ending after fireworks on July 4th. Parade, concessions, kid’s events, live entertainment, fireworks and more!
Brickhouse BBQ, The
Great family style BBQ. Select your meats in dry or wet BBQ style. Wonderful homemade sides and appetizers to compliment your main course.
Located in Havana, this track has been revitalized and become extremely popular for racing all classes of cars.
Jewelry store located in Rushville, IL.
Pizza carry-out and free delivery
Super 8 Motel - Beardstown
2-story facility. Indoor pool. Handicap accessible and pet friendly.
Sisson's Country Inn
Large bedrooms, most with private baths. 1st floor is wheelchair accessible. Meeting room with kitchen available. On-site catering for groups by reservation.
Petals 'N Krafts
Floral shop and crafts.
KJB's Pint Haus
Nice atmosphere small bar, with an outside courtyard. Serving sandwiches and appetizers for lunch & dinner.
Great food and great pizza. Friendly bar atmosphere.
Family Dining, buffet
Hardee's - Rushville
Hardee's fast food restaurant.
All Occasions Flowers & Gifts
Fresh flowers, silks, balloons, candy, weddings, delivery.
Farmers Market On The Square
Southeast area of the Square. Open Wednesday's from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., June through October. Free vendor set-up. Sponsored by Jacksonville Main Street.
Comfort Inn - Jacksonville
70 room hotel. all rooms are equipped with microwave, refrigerator, iron-board, coffee maker, hair dryers, business center, indoor pool, whirlpool fitness room.
CITY: South Jacksonville
Great food, awesome biscuits and gravy, huge tenderloins, locally owned, good location.
Pizza restaurant with a bar and lounge.
Owned by Kevin Denney, this family name means quality. A large selection of jewelry and jewelry repair is offered in-house. Custom orders are also taken.
Gifts and jewelery. Also J.C. Penney catalog.
Deb & Di's Country Junction
Family restaurant with home cooking.
Boehms Lawn and Garden
Items for your lawn and garden.
Muggsy's FIne Dining
Tasty fine dining, beautiful outdoor dining area, conveniently located downtown.
10th Annual Music & Wine Festival
The 11th Annual Music & Wine Festival at Hill Prairie Winery is a popular event that features fresh grilled BBQ, two great bands each day and of course; locally produced wine. Relax in a natural setting overlooking a pond and the vineyard in the rolling hills of Hill Prairie Winery, just south of Oakford, Illinois and approximately 10 minutes north of Lincoln’s New Salem in Petersburg.
Don's Place Inc
A great get-together neighborhood tavern. Don't miss the Crab Races every Thursday night.
36th Annual Robbie McEvers Memorial Golf Tournament
The 36th Annual Robbie McEvers Memorial Golf Tournament will be held at the Links Golf Course. This free tournament for junior golfers attracts over 350 players each year.
11th Annual River Country Quilt Show
Quilters throughout the area exhibit an impressive number of quilts, wall-hangings, antique quilts and much more.
Hamilton's "110 N. East"
Elegant Banquet Facility for both large and small events
6th Annual Jacksonville Pilot Club’s “Dancing With The Stars”
Enjoy a FUN evening watching local Jacksonville people compete for their very own mirror globe trophy.
David Strawn Art Gallery
Enjoy a variety of permanent collections and exhibits from September - May each year. Art classes and workshops available. Historic building built in 1880. Kelly Gross, gallery director.
Hosted by the Imagine Foundation in historic downtown Jacksonville. Come and hop on the first Friday of every month and check out our downtown businesses! Art galleries, specialty stores, restaurants are just a few of the specialties that await for you when you come! Music, entertainment, food and more!
A Youthful Heir: Youth Concert
March 24th A Youthful Heir: Youth Concert Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and Chorale presents their 52nd season Music is in the Air. Concert time is 7:30 p.m. at Annie Merner Chapel on MacMurray College Campus. Tickets go on sale 2 weeks prior to the concert and are available at County Market in Jacksonville. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Youth and students are admitted free. For more information contact 217.245.1181 or visit website at www.jaxsym.com.
16th Annual Jacksonville Rotary Club Bass Tournament
16th Annual Jacksonville Rotary Club Bass Tournament at Lake Jacksonville. Registration and pre-tournament meeting will be held at 6 a.m. (central daylight savings time.) Drawing for order will take place after meeting (late registration – after March 31st not included in the drawing) There is a 40 boat limit so register early. Entry fee is $150.00 and $10.00 per boat for the Big Bass Pot (optional.) Daily or Seasonal boat permit required. Contact the Jacksonville City Clerk’s office at 217.479.4613 by April 10th to get permit. Proof of $25,000 liability insurance is required. For more information or to register call Keith Lape at 217.473.6365 (9 a.m.-9 p.m. only)
Woodlawn Spring Bus
Tour starts at Beecher Hall on Illinois College Campus. More information TBA
Central Illinois Policeman Ball
Central Illinois Policeman Ball at Hamilton’s. Social hour starts at 5 p.m. and dinner at 6 p.m. There will be dinner, dancing, award presentation, auction, and guest speaker. Tickets are $50 per person and $45 for law enforcement. For more information or to reserve tickets call Tino Vasquez at 217.479.4630.
A Scottish Ayre: John McGrosso, Soloist
A Scottish Ayre: John McGrosso, Soloist for the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra and Chorale presents their 52nd season Music is in the Air. Concert time is 7:30p.m. at Rammelkamp Chapel on the Illinois College Campus. Tickets go on sale 2 weeks prior to the concert and are available at County Market in Jacksonville. Tickets can be purchased at the door. Youth and students are admitted free. For more information contact 217.245.1181 or visit website at www.jaxsym.com
Antique Farm Show at Lincoln's New Salem
Horse drawn plows, historic farming equipment and agricultural techniques from the 19th century will be featured during the Antique Farm Show. A display of historic farming equipment will be set up in a field by the Blacksmith Shop near the entrance to the village, allowing Antique Farm Show visitors to learn about the latest developments in agriculture from Abraham Lincoln's time to the early 1900s. The Vintage Ag Association of Menard County will have an antique tractor display in the parking lot by the Visitor Center.
West of Wise Winery
Recently opened in February 2015, the West of Wise Winery is a small batch winery located south of Petersburg, Illinois featuring wines from Illinois grown grapes and other select vineyards. Many of the grapes are from the family vineyard - Ratio Vineyard in Kilbourne, Illinois.
The Art Association of Jacksonville 58th Annual Beaux Arts Ball
The Art Association of Jacksonville 58th Annual Beaux Arts Ball. More information TBA.