Dates subject to change. Please call ahead for specific information and additional activities.
19: Annual Easter Egg Hunt. Willow Rose Rehab & Health Care, 410 Fletcher St., at 10 a.m. Open to the public.
20: Bunny Hop Breakfast. 8 to 11 a.m., Joseph R. Susnig Complex, 401 Mound St.; Pre-K through Grade 5; breakfast, coloring contest, pictures with the Easter Bunny. Registration required. $5 per person.
20: Easter Egg Drop. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Main Event 10 a.m. to noon. Thousands of eggs are dropped onto the field from a helicopter. Open to the public.
18: Opening Day at the Ball Park. Dolan Park, June Street and East Carpenter Street. Free hotdogs and chips to all athletes wearing their 2019 P&R Jerseys.
27: Memorial Day Parade. Downtown. Services at Oak Grove Cemetery at 9 a.m.
31, June 1: Jerseyville Family Festival. Lions Club & Wittman Parks, 30
5 N. Jefferson St., 5 p.m. - midnight May 31 and June 1 from 9 a.m. to midnight. Music, food vendors, beer garden and entertainment, Free movie in the park Sat. evening. LBS Sanctioned BBQ Competition. Open to the public.
31, June 1: Heritage Festival. Jersey Co. Historical Society. 4-7 p.m. and 10 a.m-5 p.m. Historical tours. Activities for kids. Celebrate the city turning 185 years old and Jersey Co. turning 180 years old.
31: Relay for Life. Wittman Park, Jerseyville Family Festival.
1: Jerseyville Tourism Car Show. Lions Club Park. Registration 9 a.m., Judging at noon. Awards 4 p.m., Jerseyville Family Festival.
30: Community Splash and Watch Pool Party. Free. Party 7:30 p.m., movie at dusk. Free popcorn.
4: City of Jerseyville Fireworks. Dusk. Jersey County Fairgrounds, 101 W. Fairgrounds Ave. No admission.
8-14: Jersey County Fair. Celebrating 150 years. Jersey County Fairgrounds, 101 W. Fairgrounds Ave. Family Christian Music Festival; 4-H show and auction; sheep, beef, rabbit, swine, goat and dairy shows, truck and tractor pulls, talent show, pageant, IPRA rodeo, vendors, food, carnival rides (tickets or wristbands available).
9: Jersey County Fair Parade. Downtown Jerseyville on Highway 67. More than 100 participant displays.
4: D.A.R.E. Car Show. Jersey High School, 801 N. State St.
20-22: St. Francis/Holy Ghost School Harvest Fest. Grounds of St. Francis Church, 506 S. State St., music, food, raffles, kids activities, shows, and more
5: Jersey County Historical Society Apple Festival. 601 N. State St., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Music, crafts, vendors, hist. tours, food. Free.
19, 20: JPRD Craft Show. Joseph R. Susnig Complex, 401 Mound St. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and 11 a.m-3 p.m. Crafts, vendors and food. Formerly the PAC High School Craft Fair.
26: Halloween Festival. 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Costume judging for prizes, trick-or-treat to the State Street merchants, carnival games, hayride, blowup fun, hot dogs.
2: Mother Son Superhero Night. 401 Mound St. 5:30 to 8 p.m. Blowups, pizza, music activities. $25 per person.
30: Downtown Country Christmas Festival, Inc., 2 - 8 p.m. downtownz on Highway 67. Local fare, kids activities, music, hay rides, visit Santa, and more. Free admission.
30: Christmas Craft Bazaar. Hosted by Jersey County Catholic Youth Ministries. Holy Ghost School Gym from 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
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