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Monday, October 1 2018
 10 am - 3 pm
Woolly Worms @ the Connection Center this week
 
 
 10 am - 3 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center

Woolly Worms are at the Connection Center!  Join us this week to make a Caterpillar Clothes Pin.

Monday - Saturday 10a-3p

Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

Wednesday, October 3 2018
 
Big Meat Sale - Dave's

Stock up at wholesale pricing with this fill-your-freezer event

Thursday, October 4 2018
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
 
 
 
Big Meat Sale - Dave's

Stock up at wholesale pricing with this fill-your-freezer event

 
 
 9:30 am - 11 am
Heartland Community College Meet & Greet - Fairbury

There will be an open house at the Prairie Central High Scool Library to meet Keith Cornille, Heartland Community College's new president.

 

Friday, October 5 2018
 
All Town Garage Sale - Chenoa .

Deals and Treasures

 
 
 
Harvest Daze - Watseka

The Iroquois County Historical Society is having its 39th annual Harvest Daze Oct. 6-7.

More than 70 craft booths, entertainment, a pumpkin contest, Fish Fry for Friday night,  a car show on Saturday and an antique tractor show on Sunday.

 
 
 
Chocolate Mania - Fairbury

Fairbury Specialty Shops Event! Something Chocolate at each shop!
Friday, October 5th - Saturday, October 6th

  • Country Cupboard
  • Heart’s Desire Antiques & Accents
  • Kilgus Farmstead Country Store
  • Lost Arts
  • Once ‘n Again
  • Serendipity Cards & Gifts
  • The Spotted Owl
 
 
 
Big Meat Sale - Dave's

Stock up at wholesale pricing with this fill-your-freezer event

Saturday, October 6 2018
 
All Town Garage Sale - Chenoa .

Deals and Treasures

 
 
 
Harvest Daze - Watseka

The Iroquois County Historical Society is having its 39th annual Harvest Daze Oct. 6-7.

More than 70 craft booths, entertainment, a pumpkin contest, Fish Fry for Friday night,  a car show on Saturday and an antique tractor show on Sunday.

 
 
 
Chocolate Mania - Fairbury

Fairbury Specialty Shops Event! Something Chocolate at each shop!
Friday, October 5th - Saturday, October 6th

  • Country Cupboard
  • Heart’s Desire Antiques & Accents
  • Kilgus Farmstead Country Store
  • Lost Arts
  • Once ‘n Again
  • Serendipity Cards & Gifts
  • The Spotted Owl
 
 
 
Big Meat Sale - Dave's

Stock up at wholesale pricing with this fill-your-freezer event

 
 
 9 am - 3 pm
Cruise In - Fairbury

Hot Rods, Race Cars, Antique Cars, Trucks, & Motorcycles Welcome!
ALL CRUISE IN PARTICIPANTS will receive 10% off breakfast & lunch at Lost in Time, Gigs Place, and the Meat Shoppe

Downtown Fairbury

 
 
 10 am - 12 pm
Library Welcome Reception - Fairbury

Meet Dominy Library's new Head Librarian and enjoy refreshments and special children's activities

Sunday, October 7 2018
 
Harvest Daze - Watseka

The Iroquois County Historical Society is having its 39th annual Harvest Daze Oct. 6-7.

More than 70 craft booths, entertainment, a pumpkin contest, Fish Fry for Friday night,  a car show on Saturday and an antique tractor show on Sunday.

 
 
 
Big Meat Sale - Dave's

Stock up at wholesale pricing with this fill-your-freezer event

 
 
 7 am - 12 pm
Pancake Breakfast - Reddick

The Reddick Community Fire Protection District is cooking up a Pancake breakfast and fun events for kids!

 
 
 1 pm - 3 pm
Cornell Amity Township Museum - Open
 
 
 1 pm - 3 pm
North Park Celebration - Gibson City

Celebrate the park with park toys, ice cream, popcorn, face painting and Kiddie barrel train rides.

Monday, October 8 2018
Columbus Day
 
 
 
Big Meat Sale - Dave's

Stock up at wholesale pricing with this fill-your-freezer event

 
 
 10 am - 3 pm
We've Gone Batty @ Connection Center this week

We have gone 'Batty' this week at the Connection Center!  Join us to learn a little about bats and to make paper bats as we celebrate October as National Bat month.

 

Monday - Saturday 10a-3p           Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

 
 
 4 pm - 9 pm
Central Illinois Connection Center

We've Gone Batty at the Connection Center! Join us this week for Bat Appreciation Month to learn a bit about bats and make a Paper Hand Bat.

Monday - Saturday 10a-3p

Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p 

Tuesday, October 9 2018
 
Big Meat Sale - Dave's

Stock up at wholesale pricing with this fill-your-freezer event

Thursday, October 11 2018
 4:30 pm - 7 pm
Fish Fry - Long Point

The Long Point Legion Fish Fry is today

Friday, October 12 2018
 7 am - 11 am
IOOF Haunted House - Fairbury

Lights On is from 7p - 7:30 $1.00

Lights Off is from 7:30 - 11p  $5.00

Saturday, October 13 2018
 7 am - 11 am
IOOF Haunted House - Fairbury

Lights On is from 7p - 7:30 $1.00

Lights Off is from 7:30 - 11p  $5.00

 
 
 11 am - 2 pm
Route 66 Kite Festival - Pontiac

Kite fliers from all over at the Sports Rec Plex on the south side of Pontiac. , 'Giant' kites will be on display and kite teams performing choreographed flying routines.  The boy scouts will be providing food for the event. There will be candy falling from the skies for the little ones.

Sunday, October 14 2018
 12 pm - 5 pm
Cruise-In & Baggo Tournament - Chenoa

Midwest Real Street Machines Cruise-In and “Bags 4 Booms” Baggo Tournament at the Finish Line.

 

Rescheduled event

Monday, October 15 2018
 10 am - 3 pm
Pumpkin Paintin' @ Connection Center this week

Mini pumpkins or gourds to paint and decorate.

Monday - Saturday 10a-3p           Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

 

 
 
 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Farm to Fork Fundraiser

Join the Central Illinois Connection for a Farm-to-Fork Dinner Fundraiser to benefit the United Way of Livingston County and the Community Connection.

The Farm-to Fork Dinner Fundraiser is by Free-will Donation and everyone is invited. Reservations are required. To reserve your seat call (815) 692-9711 and leave names of all attendees and the communities which they live.

Tuesday, October 16 2018
 1 pm - 2 pm
Ice Cream & a Flu Shot @ Dave's - Fairbury

Dave's is hosting a public flu clinic.  Get a FREE scoop of ice cream at Dave's Supermarket when you stop in for a quick flu shot from a trained LCHD nurse. Please be sure to bring your insurance card and ID. 

Friday, October 19 2018
 
All Town Garage Sale - Flanagan
 
 
 7 am - 11 am
IOOF Haunted House - Fairbury

Lights On is from 7p - 7:30 $1.00

Lights Off is from 7:30 - 11p  $5.00

 
 
 11 am - 1 pm
Tailgate Party on the Lawn - Pontiac

Enjoy a bart or pork chop sandwich on the lawn of the Livingston County Courthouse.  Proceeds benefit the United Way of Livingston County.

 
 
 6 pm - 8 pm
Trunk or Treat - Dwight

On main street

Saturday, October 20 2018
Sweetest Day
 
 
 
All Town Garage Sale - Flanagan
 
 
 7 am - 11 am
IOOF Haunted House - Fairbury

Lights On is from 7p - 7:30 $1.00

Lights Off is from 7:30 - 11p  $5.00

 
 
 10 am - 12 pm
Boo-Fest - Pontiac

A festival of Fall and Halloween activies for whole family at Pontiac Public Library.

 
 
 7 pm - 9 pm
Observe the Moon Night - Chenoa

Solar eclipse astronomer Lee Green will talk about the International Night of the Moon at the Chenoa Library

Sunday, October 21 2018
 12 pm - 4 pm
Halloween Downtown - Kankakee

Trunk or Treat, kid's activites and fun for the whole family

 
 
 4 pm - 7 pm
Tenderloin Dinner fundraiser - Streator

Enjoy a tenderloin dinner to benefit Streator's 4th of July Celebration at Streator Moose Lodge.

Monday, October 22 2018
 10 am - 3 pm
Poppin' Popcorn @ the Connection Center this week

Did you know that October is Popcorn month

and Popcorn is the State Snack of Illinois?

Let's celebrate and enjoy popcorn while we make a popcorn ear of corn for decoration.

Monday - Saturday 10a-3p           Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

 

 

Tuesday, October 23 2018
 5 pm - 7 pm
Fright Night - Gibson City

Costume Contest, Carved Pumpkin Decorating Contest, Trick or Treating and barrel train rides for kids.

 
 
 6:30 pm - 8 pm
Farm to Fork Fundraiser - Chatsworth

Join the Central Illinois Connection for a Farm-to-Fork Dinner Fundraiser to benefit the Community Connection.

The Farm-to Fork Dinner Fundraiser is by Free-will Donation and everyone is invited. Reservations are required. To reserve your seat call (815) 692-9711.

Wednesday, October 24 2018
 7 pm - 8 pm
Kid's Costume and Pet Parade - Watseka

Pets should be on a leash and costumes need to be easy to walk in.

 
 
 8 pm - 10 pm
Trunk or Treat - Watseka

Follows the Kids & Pet Costume Parade at Walnut & 3rd

Friday, October 26 2018
 7 am - 11 am
IOOF Haunted House - Fairbury

Lights On is from 7p - 7:30 $1.00

Lights Off is from 7:30 - 11p  $5.00

Saturday, October 27 2018
 7 am - 11 am
IOOF Haunted House - Fairbury

Lights On is from 7p - 7:30 $1.00

Lights Off is from 7:30 - 11p  $5.00

 
 
 9 am - 11 am
Downtown Trick or Treating - Streator
 
 
 4 pm - 11 pm
Family Fall Fest at Chautauqua Park - Pontiac

Hayrack rides, a costume parade, a hay maze, pumpkin painting and carving, trunk-or-treating, kids games and contests, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, and more!

Admission is $1.00 per person + 1 non-perishable item OR $2.00 per person without non-perishable item. All items will be donated to the Livingston County Food Pantry.

Sunday, October 28 2018
 5 pm - 8 pm
Cullom Jam

Live music, food and door prizes.

At the Cullom community Building the 4th Sunday through November.

Monday, October 29 2018
 10 am - 3 pm
Branching Out @ the Connection Center this week

Make your own Autumn tree with gold, brown and red buttons!

 

Monday - Saturday 10a-3p           Family Fun Hour - Wednesday 4p-5p

 

 

Wednesday, October 31 2018
Halloween
 
 
 4 pm - 7 pm
Trick or Treating - Flanagan

Following trick or treating enjoy a wienie roast at Legion Lake

 
 
 4 pm - 7 pm
Trick or Treating - Cornell
 
 
 4 pm - 6 pm
Trunk or Treat - Cullom

4-6 PM on Main Street in Cullom with a costume parade, pumpkin decorating, hot dogs and more at 6:15 PM at the Community Building

 
 
 5 pm - 7 pm
Trick or Treating - Long Point
 
 
 6 pm - 8:30 pm
Halloween Party Fundraiser- Chatsworth

Food, games and family fun at the Baltz Library of Chatsworth.

$5 for hot dog, chips, drink & dessert.

Regisiter by 10/26 at 815-635-3004.

 
 
 6 pm - 8 pm
Fall Gymboree - Fairbury

Children and families are invited to come visit the fun booths to collect goodies inside the First Baptist Church Gym.  Popcorn and drink will be available. 

A free, indoor, safe alternative to trick or treat.

 
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