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Harvest Halloween Decorating Contest

September 21 - October 31

SIGN UP & DECORATE NOW THROUGH OCTOBER 3rd https://forms.gle/Pn9MTwcoKYKxDA7h8 OCTOBER 4 – OCTOBER 17 JUDGING OCTOBER 18 – OCTOBER 30 PUBLIC VOTES OCTOBER 31 WINNERS ANNOUNCED HOME CATEGORY WINS DOWNTOWN BUCKS AND BUSINESS CATEGORY WINS A TRAVELING TROPHY Presented by the Downtown Effingham Business Group and Effingham and the Convention and Visitors Bureau Homes - […]

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Virtual 2.5K – Hosted by Eastern Illinois University Homecoming & Eastern Illinois University

September 28 - October 3

Sep 28 at 8 AM – Oct 3 at 5 PM Join us for the virtual 2.5K race in celebration of Eastern Illinois University's 125th anniversary! Complete the race at your own pace during Homecoming 2020. Registration is $15 Registration with shirt $25 Register at go.eiu.edu/virtualrace Hosted by Eastern Illinois University Homecoming and Eastern Illinois University

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Moweaqua Friends of the Library Prep Freeze Cook Food Sale

October 1 - October 12
Moweaqua Public Library, 600 N. Putnam
Moweaqua, IL 62550 United States
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Oct 1 at 9 AM – Oct 12 at 12 PM The Moweaqua Friends of the Library will be sponsoring another Prep, Freeze, Cook sale beginning October 1, 2020. Sale dates are October 1, 2020 until noon on October 12, 2020 with pick up at the library (600 N Putnam, Moweaqua, IL 62550) on October […]

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Virtual Costume Parade @ Charleston

October 1 - October 26

Oct 1 at 12 AM – Oct 26 at 12 AM Send us a photo of your child in their costume by October 26th and we will make a Virtual Parade, complete with their name and age (if you provide it). Hosted by Scare on the Square, Charleston IL, Charleston Parks and Recreation Department and Charleston Area Chamber of […]

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Pumpkin Decorating Contest @ Charleston

October 1 - October 31

October 1, 2020 – October 15, 2020 Grab a pumpkin and get started! We will have 2 categories for our contest - Carving or Decorating! Once your pumpkin is complete, take a photo with your pumpkin, post the picture along with your name to this event page (Pumpkin Decorating Contest). All photos must be submitted […]

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6:00 am

CSS Art Show, Sale & Benefit @ Joe Sipper’s Cafe

October 1 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm CDT
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Joe Sippers Cafe – Effingham, 114 South Fourth Street, Ext 159
Effingham, IL 62401 United States
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NEW ART!! We are so pleased to host the Community Support Systems Annual Art Show & Sale again this year!! Every piece you see in the cafe was created by super talented consumers at CSS. And every piece is for sale for $20! That money goes back to the artists. Just let the baristas know, […]

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9:00 am

Find Help with Effingham County Case Manager @ Effingham Public Library

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until October 1, 2020

Effingham Public Library, 200 North 3rd Street
Effingham, IL 62401 United States
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Monday through Thursdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. area residents can find assistance filing for unemployment, government phones, finding food and more with the Effingham County Case Manager at the Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third St. Effingham, IL, Suite 2. “Effingham County has a wonderful diverse, social support system; however, it can be overwhelming […]

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Go-Cart @ Douglas-Hart Nature Center

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 13, 2020

Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave E
Mattoon, IL 61938 United States
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Monday - Friday Til November 13, 2020 at 9 AM - 3 PM Want to spice up your family hike? Check out our Go-Cart filled with fun, on-the-go family activities to turn your hike into an exploration activity. Some activities are “Cool To Keep” and others we ask you to “Return For Repeat” use. Please […]

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Drive-Through Flu Vaccination Clinics for Adults @ Effingham Co. Health Department

October 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Effingham County Health Department, 901 West Virginia Avenue
Effingham, 62401 United States
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Adult flu clinics for 19 years and over - ECHD will hold drive-through flu vaccination clinics Tuesdays and Thursdays 9 am-5 pm starting on September 29, 2020 until the end of October 2020. Masks are required. Please wear short sleeved shirts and no coat in the car so it is easier to receive your shot. […]

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10:00 am

Chair Yoga in the Park @ Sister City Park

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 29, 2020

Sister City Park, 2700 18th St.
Charleston, IL United States
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Tuesdays and Thursdays At the pavilion by the tennis courts, Sister City Park, Charleston 10:00 – 10:45 a.m. You must bring your own chair, a hard folding chair will be best. Class is free but donations are welcome Modified for the chair this Chair Yoga class incorporates all of the benefits of yoga: improved flexibility; […]

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11:00 am

Christmas Wines for Sale @ Tuscan Hills Winery

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm CDT
Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Drive
Effingham, IL 62401 United States
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Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 11 AM - 9 PM If someone says it's too early to start drinking Christmas wine, stop talking to them. You don't need that kind of negativity in your life. Effing Naughty is a sweet, tart blush with prominent raspberry and cranberry flavors. Effing Nice is a off-dry apple wine […]

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11:30 am

Ribbon Cutting @ Broughton Tattoo Company

October 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm CDT
Broughton Tattoo Company, 401 W. National Ave. Suite B
Effingham, IL 62401 United States
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Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 11:30 AM - 12 PM Join us for a Ribbon Cutting for the Grand Opening of Broughton Tattoo Company! Hosted by Effingham County Chamber of Commerce  

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2:30 pm

After School Enrichment Program @ Douglas-Hart Nature Center

October 1 @ 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave E
Mattoon, IL 61938 United States
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Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays til December 17, 2020 at 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM Please note: programs will not be held on November 24-26 Enrich your child’s learning by registering for our Environmental Education Enrichment programs that will encourage children to go outside, be creative, and have fun while learning. These programs are ideal for […]

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3:00 pm

IronTribe Youth – 6-Week Fall Program @ SharpIron Athletics – CrossFit Mattoon

October 1 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until October 15, 2020

SharpIron Athletics – CrossFit Mattoon, 2601 Marshall Ave.
Mattoon, IL 61938 United States
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This program will run for 6 weeks, 12 total classes, classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays starting 9/8 and ending 10/15. Time frame will be from 3 pm-3:45 pm. After a successful Kids’ Summer Camp, SharpIron Athletics will once again offer a way for 9-12 year olds to get off the couch, away from screens, […]

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5:00 pm

$1,000 Blackout Bingo @ The Charleston Moose

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
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An event every month that begins at 5:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 3, 2020

Charleston Moose Lodge # 1388, 617 7th St.
Charleston, IL 61920 United States
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The first Thursday of the month is $1,000 night. Over $3,500 total possible payout. Blackout GUARANTEED $1,000!!! Early bird games start at 5:45 PM and regular Bingo starts at 7:00 PM. Open to the public, must be 21. With meal specials,2 full service bars, 50/50 drawing, tip jars and prize raffles as well as bingo, […]

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Family Fun Night Scavenger Hunt @ Eastern Illinois University

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920 United States
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Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 5 PM - 7 PM Enjoy a fun family event for the EIU Homecoming 2020 Family Fun Night Scavenger Hunt! 1)Sign up to participate by answering a few questions at: go.eiu.edu/scavengerhunt 2)Clues will be emailed to you at 5pm on October 1st. 3)Drive to the location of the clues. 4)Check in […]

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5:30 pm

Celebrate Recovery Meeting @ Effingham Assembly Church

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

Effingham Assembly Church, 3200 S. Banker St.
Effingham, IL 62401 United States
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Come at 5:30 pm for a light meal and fellowship before the meeting! https://www.facebook.com/Celebrate-Recovery-Effingham-Il

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Bingo @ Sullivan American Legion Post 68

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
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Sullivan American Legion Post 68, 8 East Strain St.
Sullivan, IL 61951 United States
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The Sullivan American Legion hosts Bingo every Thursday night Club Room opens at 4:00. Kitchen serving at 5:30. Early Bird Bingo at 6:20.

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WW Meetings @ Sunrise Youth Center & Community Building

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until November 12, 2020

Sunrise Youth Center & Community Building – Newton, 1401 Clayton Avenue
Newton, IL 62448 United States
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Thursdays at 5:30 PM - 7 PM til November 12, 2020 Join other health-minded people in our community to support each other in living your best life. Weekly meetings take place on Thursdays. Hosted by Sunrise Youth Center & Community Building

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Chamber Destination Travel Presentation for Oberammergau 2022 – Hosted by Effingham County Chamber of Commerce

October 1 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT

Join us for the Chamber Destination Travel - 2022 Obermammergau & Danube River Cruise Presentation! Thursday, October 1, 2020 5:30 - 6:30 pm https://collette.zoom.us/j/92832014809; Contact Information: Norma Lansing (217) 342-4147 Hosted by Effingham County Chamber of Commerce

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6:00 pm

Intro to Wheel Throwing @ The Macoupin Art Collective

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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The Macoupin Art Collective, 115 E. Main
Staunton, IL 62088 United States
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Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 6 PM - 8 PM Students must pre-pay to save their spot! Masks need to be worn for the duration of class. Thursdays- September 3rd 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Instructor: Jim Linksvayer Ages: 12 & up Cost: $145 Satisfy your curiosity, and experience a fun and thorough introduction to […]

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Manhattan Short Festival @ Mattoon Public Library

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
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One event on October 3, 2020 at 1:30 pm

Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave.
Mattoon, IL 61938 United States
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Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 6 PM – 7:15 PM - SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES APPLY -Join us September 24 to October 31, 2020, when over 100,000 film lovers in over 400 cities across six continents gather in Cinemas, Museums, Libraries and Universities for one purpose...to view and vote on the Finalists' Films in the 23rd […]

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6:30 pm

$9 Night Out – Oven Mitt & Cork Pumpkin @ Litchfield Public Library District

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Litchfield Public Library District, 1205 South State Street
Litchfield, IL 62056 United States
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Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 6:30 PM – 8 PM Make a fall decoration from an oven mitt and create a pumpkin from wine corks. All supplies included. Must preregister and prepay by Saturday September 26. Limit of 12 participants. ADULTS ONLY please. Hosted by Litchfield Public Library District

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Smoke’n Aces Poker League Tournaments @ Y-Zoe’s Bar

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
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Y-Zoe’s Bar, 1610 W. Spresser St.
Taylorville, IL 62568 United States
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Thursdays, October 1, 2020 - October 22, 2020 at 6:30 PM - 10 PM Join us at Y-Zoe's for our FREE October poker league! This is a NO cost 4 week league of Texas Hold'em poker tournaments! Win points & prizes! Nightly Tournament Winners receive a 3 night Vegas hotel package! Viva Las Vegas, Baby! […]

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Smoke’n Aces Poker League Tournaments @ Canton Inn – Blue Note

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
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Canton Inn, 303 22nd Street
Hillsboro, IL 62049 United States
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Thursdays, October 1, 2020 - October 22, 2020 at 6:30 PM - 10 PM Join us at Canton Inn - Blue Note Lounge for our FREE October poker league! This is a NO cost 4 week league of Texas Hold'em poker tournaments! Win points & prizes! Nightly Tournament Winners receive a 3 night Vegas hotel […]

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Smoke’n Aces Poker League Tournaments @ Jimmy D’s

October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 22, 2020

Jimmy D’s Bar & Gaming, 103 E. Benton St.
Tower Hill, IL 62571 United States
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Thursdays, October 1. 2020 to October 22, 2020 at 6:30 PM - 10 PM Join us at Jimmy D's for our FREE October poker league! This is a NO cost 4 week league of Texas Hold'em poker tournaments! Win points & prizes! Nightly Tournament Winners receive a 3 night Vegas hotel package! Viva Las Vegas, […]

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7:00 pm

Financial Peace University Class @ Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, Effingham, IL

October 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until October 15, 2020

Sacred Heart Catholic Parish, Effingham, IL, 405 S. Henrietta St.
Effingham, IL 62401 United States
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Thursdays at 7 PM - 8:30 PM til October 15, 2020 Planning for the future is hard when you’re still paying for the past! Listen—there’s a better way! 2020 may have been financially hard but there is hope. Join our Financial Peace University group, and we’ll learn how to beat debt and make a plan […]

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9:00 pm

Karaoke Thursday with Jim McBride @ Truckers Pub

October 1 @ 9:00 pm - 1:00 am CDT
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 17, 2020

Truckers Pub Inc., 1707 Avenue of Mid America
Effingham, IL 62401 United States
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Thursday at 9 PM – 1 AM Join us EVERY Thursday night for Karaoke with Jim McBride‼️ Hosted by Truckers Pub Inc.

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