Dates are subject to change. Please call 217-345-7041
for specific information and additional activities or visit: www.charlestonchamber.com.
For more information on Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, call 217-345-1845, follow the site on Facebook or visit www.lincolnlogcabin.org.
7: 18th Street Block Party. 18th Street. 217-345-4700.
7: EIU Commencement.
13: CHS Commencement.
15: Races for All Paces. Visit sarahbush.org/races.
18-20: IHSA Girls State Track Meet. ihsa.org.
21: Lincoln Log Cabin – “What will Ewe Make?”
21-September 25: Farmers Market. charlestonchamber.com.
25-27: IHSA Boys State Track Meet. ihsa.org.
Farmer’s Market. Downtown Square every Wednesday until October from 6:30 to 10:30 a.m. 217-345-8018.
2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Community Band Concert. 217-345-6897.
18, 19: Lincoln Log Cabin Civil War Weekend.
26: Red, White and Blue Days Bingo. 217-345-7691.
3, 4: Red, White and Blue Days. 217-232-1485.
4: 4th of July Parade.
4: Fireworks at the Coles County Airport.
7, 14: Charleston Community Bank Concert.
19-23: Mattoon Baglefest.
July 30-August 6: Coles County Fair. colescountyfair.com.
13, 20: 18th Street Market.
14: Annual Bluegrass Jam. Lincoln Log Cabin. 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
20: Run for the Fallen. 217-345-6897.
18: Special Olympics Family Festival.
24-25: Harvest Frolic Fall. Lincoln Log Cabin. 10-4.
24: Tour de Charleston. charlestonchamber.com.
TBA: EIU Homecoming. eiu.edu/homecoming.
29: Lincoln Log Cabin – Torchlight Halloween. Hike, storytelling and weiner roast
30: Scare on the Square. 217-345-7041.
TBA: EIU Family Weekend.
1-10: Yuletide Tunes & Treats Auction. 217-348-0430.
TBA: Band Together for Kids. Charleston VFW.
12-15: Holiday Festival. Sarah Bush Lincoln.
3: Christmas in the Heart of Charleston. 217-348-0430.
3:Old Fashioned Christmas on the Prairie. Lincoln Log Cabin.
28: Last day Mattoon Lightworks.
To Be Announced
TBA: Coles County Truck Convoy. facebook.com/truckconvoy.
TBA: MuseFest. ctfillinois.org/news_events/musefest.
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