Dates subject to change. Please call ahead for specific information and additional activities.
12-14: Spring Market Place Antique and Collectables Show. Robinson Community Center. Community Revitalization & Beautification Committee. For more information, call the Chamber of Commerce at 618-546-1557.
25: Memorial Day Weekend: Palestine Lions Club Fish Fry, Car Club Cruise-In & Flea Market. Leaverton Park. From 8 a.m. untill the fish runs out. Crawford County Collectibles Car Club and various vendors will be present. Call Lion Otis Tuttle at 618-562-3881.
27: Annual Robinson Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing. Fundraiser and golf outing at Quail Creek County Club in Robinson. Call the Robinson Chamber of Commerce at 618-546-1557.
2-6: Robinson 4th of July Celebration. Features carnival rides, food booths, nightly entertainment, car show, baseball and softball tournaments, firework show in Robinson City Park. Call City Hall at 618-544-7616 or visit www.cityofrobinson.com.
20-27: Crawford County Fair. Oblong fairgrounds. Visit www.crawfordfair.com.
2, 3: Robinson Citywide Garage Sales. Contact the Chamber of Commerce at 618-546-1557 for a list of those participating in this annual event.
2-4: Hutsonville River Fest. Car Show, entertainment, vendors, parade and food, in downtown Hutsonville. Visit www.facebook.com/groups/Hutsonville.River.Fest/.
9-11: Oblong Antique Tractor and Engine Show. Oblong fairgrounds.
10-12: Flat Rock Homecoming. Visit the Village of Flat Rock for a weekend full of activities including food, vendors, and a parade.
29-September 2: Annual Pioneer City Labor Day Festival and Rodeo. Pioneer City Arena. Leaverton Park & Main Street Palestine play hosts to a street fair, carnival, and the PRCA rodeo. Call the Palestine Chamber of Commerce at 618-586-2222, visit www.pioneercity.com or email PalestineCofC@verizon.net.
21: 3rd Annual Crawford County Fest-Of-Ale. The city of Robinson will host its third annual craft beer festival in the Robinson City Park. Craft beer vendors, wine, food and entertainment highlight afternoon activities. For more information and tickets, visit www.ccfestofale.com.
4, 5: Annual Heath Toffee Festival and Parade. Located on the square in Robinson. Celebrating the delicious Heath Candy Bar, created in 1928 by Heath Brothers Confectionary in Robinson. Call 618-546-1557.
5, 6: Annual Wabash Valley Wine & Arts Festival. Several wineries provide various wines for tasting as you stroll Main Street in Palestine and enjoy artworks from numerous artists from the Wabash Valley area. Call Susan Goodwine at 618-586-2035.
26: Annual Oblong Fall Follies and “Spooktacular” Band Fest and Parade. Features night parade, band field competition, food, crafts, and entertainment on the square in Oblong. Call 618-592-4355.
22-24: Lighting of Christmas displays. Downtown Robinson. Santa arrives, food booths, games for kids, train ride, silent auction of decorated Christmas Trees, and a night parade on Saturday. Call the Chamber of Commerce at 618-546-1557.
22, 23: Weekend before Thanksgiving Crawford County Retailer’s Holiday Open Houses. Begins at 9 a.m. Travel Route 33 through Robinson and Palestine to find that perfect Christmas gift. Call the Robinson Area Chamber of Commerce at 618-546-1557.
23: Weekend before Thanksgiving Palestine Preservation Projects Society Cookie Walk. Fife Opera House opens at 9 a.m. Browse table after table of homemade cookies for purchase. Call Nita Jochim at 618-586-2427.
29: Friday after Thanksgiving Leaverton Park Holiday Lighting Festival. Begins at 5 p.m. Leaverton Park in Palestine comes alive with more than 40,000 lights and displays. Enjoy hot chocolate and cookies with Santa, and listen to area church choirs and singing groups caroling. Watch the fireworks and enjoy cornbread and beans, hotdogs and desserts served by the Lions club. Call the Palestine Chamber of Commerce at 618-586-2222
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