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MONTICELLO 2022

Visit monticellochamber.org for more information on all events. Dates are tentative and subject to change. Please call ahead for specific information and additional activities.

• Every 3rd Saturday April-October: Garden Tours. Allerton Park.
• Most Saturdays and Sundays, April 23-September 25: Throttle Time. Monticello Railway.
• Every Saturday and Sunday, April 30-October 2: Weekend Train Rides. Monticello Railway Museum. Diesel most weekends.
• Every 3rd Saturday: Storytime at Bryant Cottage. Geared to kids 5-10.
• Thursday Afternoons, June 16-Oct 6: Farmers Market. Downtown.


April
1, 2: Allerton Races: Trail Glo, Half Marathon, 10K. Allerton Park.
3: Mudpuppy Festival. Monarch Events Center, downtown.
10: Community Yoga. Allerton Park.
16: Full Moon Yoga. Allerton Park.
17: 3rd Saturday Garden Tours. Allerton Park.
23: Youth Art Studio. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Allerton Park.
23, 24: High School Rodeo. Piatt County Trailblazers.
29: Arbor Day Tree & Bird Hike. Allerton Park.

Every Saturday and Sunday, April 30-October 2: Weekend Train Rides. Monticello Railway Museum. Diesel most weekends.

May
1: Boutique Bash and Market on Main. Spring shopping, music.
6: Kirby Derby Packet Pickup. Piatt Co. Forest Preserve Pavilion.
7: Kirby Derby-15th Anniversary. Kids fun run, walk, 5K and 10K.
7, 8: Moms Ride Free. Monticello Railway Museum.
13: Container Gardening Workshop. Allerton Park.
15: Community Yoga on the Bowling Lawn. Allerton Park.
21: Car Show. Piatt County Trailblazers.
21, 22: Southern 401 In Steam. Monticello Railway Museum.
21-22: Picnic with the Peonies. Allerton Park.


June
3: Summer Concert Series. Green Diamond Express. Allerton Park.
3-5: Junior High Rodeo. Piatt County Trailblazers.
4: Community Yoga. Allerton Park.
6-30: Youth Day Camps. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
9-12: High School State Finals Rodeo. Piatt County Trailblazers.
10, 11: Horizon RC Fest. Eli Field.
11: Garden Tour. Bryant Cottage.
11: Monticello Movie Night: Encanto. Downtown Monticello.
12, 13: High School State Finals Rodeo. Piatt County Trailblazers.
18: Monticello Celebrates: Music on Main. Downtown.
18, 19: Dads Ride Free. Monticello Railway Museum.
23-25: 66th Annual Rodeo. Piatt County Trailblazers.
24: Tree Walk. Allerton Park.
25, 26: Southern 401 In Steam. Monticello Railway Museum.

Every Thursday Afternoon, June 18-Oct 1: Farmers Market. Downtown Monticello.

July
1-29: Youth Day Camps (none July 4-8).
1: Summer Concert Series-Red White and Blues. Allerton Park.
2: Croquet All Day. Bryant Cottage. 1-4 p.m.
3: Monticello Freedom Fest. Lodge Park.
3: Fireworks Train. Monticello Railway Museum.
11: Monticello Movie Night-Ghostbusters: Afterlife. Downtown.
16: Music on Main. Downtown Monticello.
16, 17: Southern 401 In Steam. Monticello Railway Museum.
29: Lincoln/Douglas Meeting Open House. Bryant Cottage 1-4 p.m.

August
6: Monticello Celebrates Back to School. Kids fun day. Downtown.
12: Summer Concert Series-Irish Fest. Allerton Park.
13: Monticello Movie Night-Luca. Downtown Monticello.
13: Sage City Triathlon. Monticello Family Aquatic Center.
19-21: Apple Dumpling Celebration. Atwood.
20: Music on Main. Downtown Monticello.
20: Piatt Co. Farm Bureau Tractor Drive and Centennial.
20: Weldon Homecoming. Downtown Weldon.
20, 21: Southern 401 In Steam. Monticello Railway Museum.
26: Woofstock. Robert Milligan Dog Park.

September
5: Deland Homecoming. Forrest Preserve Park in Deland.
9: Summer Concert Series-Summer’s End. Allerton Park.
11: Piatt Co. F.B. Foundation Farm to Fork. Downtown.
11: Heritage Sunday. Music and education. Bryant Cottage.
17: Sage City Band Invitational. Monticello High School.
17: Music on Main. Downtown Monticello.
17, 18: RR Days & Southern 401 in Steam. Railway Museum.
23: Monticello Celebrates: Homecoming with Music on Main. Downtown Monticello.

October
1, 2: Southern 401 In Steam. Monticello Railway Museum.
2: Monticello Mercantile Parking Lot Party.
28: Chamber Safe Trick or Treat with Allerton Public Library.
30: Boutique Bash. Monticello shopping event. Downtown.

November
1-5: National Authors Day/Book Exchange. Bryant Cottage.
18-20: Polar Express. Tentative. Railway Museum.
25-27: Polar Express. Tentative. Railway Museum.
25: Reds of Christmas. Wine walk/shopping. Downtown.

Decmeber
TBA: Christmas Show. Monticello Theatre Association.
1-31: Holiday Glo. Allerton Park.
2-4: Polar Express. Tentative. Railway Museum.
2-4: Holiday Showcase. Allerton House.
3: Christmas Parade. Downtown Monticello.
3: Holiday Affair. Allerton House.
3, 4: Lunch with Santa on the Train. Railway Museum.
10: Holiday Open House. Bryant Cottage.
10: Sweets with Santa. Allerton House.



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