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Southern Illinois Boat and Fishing ShowFebruary 02, 2018 - February 04, 2018
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.
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
Fly With the Eagles Half MarathonFebruary 10, 2018
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 http://rivertoriver.net.
6658 Route 148- Marion, IL 62959
Gene Tincher (618) 694-9035, firstname.lastname@example.org
ECA Gun & Knife ShowMarch 03, 2018 - March 04, 2018
March 03, 2018 - March 04, 2018
The Pavilion | 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
The ECA Hunting and Trade Show will be held at The Pavilion on March 3-4, 2018. These are the largest shows in Illinois, with 20-22 shows held each year statewide. Choose from a wide variety of guns, ammo, knives, hunting accessories, hi-tech optics, and more.
1602 Sioux Drive- Marion, IL 62959
Crappie USA Super TournamentMarch 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018
March 16, 2018 - March 17, 2018
Mack's Lake of Egypt Marina | 06:00 am
Crappie USA Inc., “America’s Premier National Crappie Fishing Tournament Organization” will hold the first of four $10,000 Super Events on the waters of Lake of Egypt at Marion, Illinois from March 9th-11th, 2017. Anglers will be fishing for a 7-fish limit of crappie each day, which could net them a piece of the $10,000 in cash and prizes along with the opportunity to advance to the Cabela’s Crappie USA Classic, the most prestigious event in crappie fishing today.
A Kids Fishing Rodeo will be held on Saturday the 11th at the Elks Pavilion on the Lake of Egypt.
Registration and Seminar: A pre-tournament seminar will be held on Thursday evening the 9th at The Pavilion- 1602 Sioux Drive in Marion. Sign-up will begin at 5pm with the meeting and a National Sponsor Field Test Product Drawing starting at 7pm local time. This seminar is open to the public. For those not fishing the event, we encourage you to come out to this meeting and meet the top crappie anglers in the region.
Crappie USA offers more than just an event for the top anglers in the region and nation. The Amateur Division offers a chance for local and new up and coming anglers the opportunity to fish on a competitive level at half the cost of the Semi-Pro entry fee.
12024 Laguna Drive- Marion, IL 62959
River-to-River RelayApril 21, 2018
April 21, 2018
Shawnee National Forest | 06:15 am - 08:00 pm
The River-to-River (R2R) race is a popular, annual 80-mile relay race held in Southern Illinois in mid-April. 240 eight-member teams from around the country compete. The 8 members of each team run 3 cycles of approximately 3.3 miles while maintaining a specific order. The course starts near the Mississippi River by Wolf Lake, IL and proceeds over 80 hilly and curvy miles of 2-lane highways to Golconda on the banks of the Ohio River.
Mississippi & Ohio Rivers- Southern IL
Whirlwind Soccer TournamentMay 04, 2018 - May 06, 2018
May 04, 2018 - May 06, 2018
Marion Soccer Complex | 08:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recreational league tournament with over 100 teams competing at the Marion Soccer Complex; games for children of all ages, face painting, concessions, and many more activities to keep everyone busy and having fun.
109 Valentine Lane- Marion, IL 62959