Dates are subject to change. Please call 217-346-2125 for specific information and additional activities.

16: Easter Egg Hunt and Chalk Art. Noon on the square

May 1-October 31: Independence Pioneer Village available for events or tours. For more information, call 217-460-2290 or visit the Village’s Facebook page.

7: City-Wide Spring Yard Sale. Oakland and Hindsboro.
21: Rutherford Rumble Car Show. Dr. Rutherford compound on Route 133. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

11: Little Miss, Jr. Miss and Miss Oakland Pageant. Oakland School Gymnasium at 6 p.m.

2: VFW Car Show. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call Sandy or Bill for more information at 217-246-1602 or 217-508-7706.
4th of July Celebration TBA: Call 217-346-2125, for more information.
9: Oakland Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Jonah Fish Fry Fundraiser. Oakland Lake Park from 4-7 p.m.

13: Walnut Point 5K Walk/Run and Biathlon. For more information and to sign up go to runreg.com.
27: City-wide fall garage sale. Oakland and Hindsboro.

11: Ice Cream Social. Helen’s Park Gazebo on Route 133.
23: 4th Annual Cruis’n In the Park. Walnut Point State Park.

20-23: 28th Annual Father’s and Son’s Weekend. Walnut Point State Park. For more information, visit fathersoncamp.org.
31: Halloween Party/Costume Contest. Oakland School All Purpose Room.

5: Oakland United Methodist Women’s Annual Soup Supper and Silent Auction. 4-7 p.m. at 13 Washington Street, Oakland.

3: Breakfast

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