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Tai Chi
Weekly on Mondays
April 17, 2017 - April 16, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 09:00 am - 10:00 am
Beginner level Tai Chi Class.  Free and open to the public of all ages.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


Groundhog Day Story Hour
January 30, 2018

Anne West Lindsay District Library | 10:05 am - 11:05 am
Join the Anne West Lindsey District Library for a groundhog story hour on Tuesday, January 30th from 10:05-11:05 AM! This event is for children ages infant to five years old. Stories, songs, craft, and snack will be provided.  Attendance at children's programs & activities constitutes consent to be photographed for use in library publicity & publications.  Children under the age of eight must be supervised by a parent or guardian.
600 North Division Street, Carterville, IL 62918
(618) 985-3298


Italian Dinner - John A Logan College Foundation
January 31, 2018

John A. Logan College | 04:30 pm - 07:00 pm
Come out to the 42nd Italian Dinner at John A. Logan College! The Foundation has helped build new facilities, purchase computers for classrooms, replace equipment, buy interactive software for students, and award scholarships, which help students pay for tuition, books and other expenses. The Foundation impacts a diverse group of individuals who believe in the value of an education and the opportunities knowledge brings. John A Logan College students go on to continue their education at four-year universities or do important work in our community.
700 Logan College Road- Carterville, IL 62918


Southern Illinois Boat and Fishing Show
February 02, 2018 - February 04, 2018

The Pavilion | 03:00 pm - 08:00 pm
visitSI presents the 11th Annual Southern Illinois Boat and Fishing Show at The Pavilion from February 3nd through February 4th, 2018.  Proceeds will benefit the Youth Outdoor Education Foundation and Gum Drops, NFP.  Local boat and tackle dealers from all over the Midwest show off their merchandise.  Daily fishing seminars, live entertainment, door prizes, concessions provided by Martini Joes, and much more.
Show Hours
Friday, February 2nd  (3pm - 8pm)
     *  Door Prizes
Saturday, February 3rd  (9am - 7pm)
Sunday, February 4th  (10am - 3pm)
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959
visitSI (618) 997-3690


Galentine's Day
February 03, 2018

Live Simple Shop | 10:00 am
Calling all Ladies! We would like to invite you to our Galentine's Day Open House! Grab your friends for a girls day of treats, giveaways, & new arrivals! 
Our friends at Irons in Fire Mercantile & The Upper Room Hair Studio will have something for you too! 
110 North Division Street, Carterville, Illinois 62918
(618) 985-9988


Faux Stained Glass Workshop
February 03, 2018

Hartley Art Gallery and Event Center | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Join us in the beginning of February to celebrate the coming of the Spring season! We will be making faux stained glass on glass panes that you will be able to take home at the end of the class. Learn about different materials you can use at home, and in the studio. Bring a friend!
100 South Park Avenue, Herrin, IL 62948


Teen Games
The Weekends on Saturdays
April 15, 2017 - April 14, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
Free gaming open to all 12-19 year olds.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


Lego Club
The First Monday and The Third Monday of the Month
April 17, 2017 - April 16, 2018

Marion Carnegie Library | 05:30 pm - 06:00 pm
Come to the Children’s Department for a fun-filled evening of Legos for all children up to 12 years.
206 South Market Street- Marion, IL 62959


Valentine's for Two at the Tasting Room
February 09, 2018 - February 14, 2018

Walker's Bluff | 12:00 pm
Join us at the Tasting Room to celebrate Valentine's Day! We will be offering Valentine's for Two for only $25. It will include a glass of Walker's Bluff for each guest, two house salads, choice of pizza to share and choice of either red velvet cake or triple chocolate mousse cake to share! Reservations are recommended for reserved seats. Walk ins are more than welcome as well. To make your reservation, please call (618)956-9900 ext. 400.  We will be offering this special during normal business hours on February 9th, 10th, 11th and then we will be opening on the 14th from 4pm-10pm.
326 Vermont Road, Carterville, IL 62918


Daddy Daughter Dance
February 09, 2018 - February 10, 2018

Rent One Park | 06:00 pm - 09:00 pm


Save the dates for these special nights out for Daddy's and Daughters! The Diamond Club at Rent One Park will be the place for a special night for you and your little one. Tickets can be purchased both online and through the Miners Box Office!


1000 Miners Drive, Marion, IL 62959


Fly With the Eagles Half Marathon
February 10, 2018

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge | 07:00 am
Fly with the Eagles Half Marathon will be held at the Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge on February 10, 2018 at 9am.  Registration and packet pick up begin at 7am.  Race Flyer available at
6658 Route 148- Marion, IL 62959
Gene Tincher (618) 694-9035,


Still Life with Graphite Pencil Class
February 15, 2018

Hartley Art Gallery and Event Center | 07:00 pm - 09:00 pm
This class offers a fun and friendly environment to learn and create a still life graphite drawing for intermediate artists. A still life will be set up for you to draw. Let the creativity inside you come out while you learn drawing skills from a professional artist. Adult only class. Art supplies will be provided.
100 South Park Avenue, Herrin, IL 62948


Murder Mystery Dinner - Death of a Blackheart
February 16, 2018

Walker's Bluff | 05:00 pm - 09:00 pm
Join us at Legends on Friday, February 16th for a Murder Mystery Dinner & Show put on by Jest Entertainment.  Social hour will begin at 5pm, with the show beginning at 6pm. Tickets are $55 per person.
On the Menu:
House Made Bread with Butter
House Mixed Greens with Avocado and Berries with Honey Vinaigrette 
Blackened Shrimp, Avocado and Cucumber Bites
Parmesan & Marinara Baked Mussels
Bourbon Glazed Salmon 
Blackened Chicken Breast
Linguini a la Vodka (Vegetarian)
Herbed Wild Rice Blend
Green Bean Almandine
Plated Dessert:
Strawberry Shortcake
Tickets are very limited for this event and pre-purchase is required.
Purchase your tickets at
326 Vermont Road, Carterville, IL 62918


Pet Portraits Watercolor Class
February 23, 2018

Hartley Art Gallery and Event Center | 01:00 pm - 04:00 pm
For intermediate to expert level artists! Use a photo of a beloved pet to create a beautiful watercolor piece with detailed instruction, tips and tricks from Brianna Pay. This class will not only give you new watercolor technique skills, but you will leave with a one of a kind, person piece of art. Bring a friend!
100 South Park Avenue, Herrin, IL 62948


FFA 5k Pancake Breakfast
February 24, 2018

Marion High School | 08:00 am


Come on out to the Marion High School to run the Blue and Gold FFA 5K and Pancake Breakfast to help support the FFA Alumni Scholarship. We will give out to t-shirts to those who participate. There will a pancake breakfast afterward! Running not your thing? Tickets sold at the door for $6.00

1205 West Main Street, Marion, IL 62959


Home Decor Sign Making Class
February 25, 2018

Hartley Art Gallery and Event Center | 02:00 pm - 05:00 pm


Come join us for a fun afternoon of designing and decorating wooden signs to create unique pieces for your home. This class is instructional, but flexible with what you envision for your home decor sign.


100 South Park Avenue, Herrin, IL 62948


Open Studio at the Hartley
The Last Tuesday of the Month
January 30, 2018 - November 27, 2018

Hartley Art Gallery and Event Center | 01:00 pm - 05:00 pm


Open Studio at the Hartley! Free to the public, we welcome artists of all ages and levels. Open studios occur on the last Tuesday of each month from 1:00pm-5:00pm, or later if there are artists who would like a bit more time. Although we cannot commit to supplying artists with materials, we can assist with small things like easels, paper towels, cups, etc. There will spaces for artists who prefer a quiet environment and spaces for artists who would like to talk and network with other artists as they work.



100 South Park Avenue, Herrin, IL 62948