“Chillifest” is spelled with 2 L’s because there are 2 L’s in Illinois

Fall is a fun time here in the middle of the US and the very middle of Illinois. The leaves turn yellow, gold and red, there is the smell of smoke from the fireplace in the air and that wonderful … Continue reading

2012 Heart of Illinois Ultralights Fly in

Come to Taylorville, Illinois and Sangchris Lake for the Annual Heart of Illinois Ultralight Fly-in to be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday August 24, 25 and 26. If you are a fan of Ultralight Aircraft and related things you should … Continue reading

We have a great golf course here in Taylorville, Illinois

Taylorville Lakeshore Golf Course is a top rated (4.5 by Golf Digest) 18 hole course on the shores of Lake Taylorville in Taylorville, Illinois. They are currently offering some deals on Tee times through the following link or simply by … Continue reading

Bring your own BBQ Grill and compete in the Backyard BBQ on July 28, 2012

Taylorville Main Street hosts a Backyard BBQ every summer and this year it is July 28, 2012 at the Christian County Fairgrounds.  If you like to do BBQ Ribs and Chicken then you should contact the friendly folks at Taylorville … Continue reading

It is County Fair time in Christian County, Illinois

We are going to make this the simplest blog yet by just adding a link to the Christian County Fair website.  The fair runs from July 10 through July 15.  Come and attend and have lots of fun.

Just in time for Independence Day — The Declaration

  The United States Declaration of Independence When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, … Continue reading

Building facelift on our National Registry historic town square

Brenda and Gary Spurling, owners of Spurling Title Service have embarked on a facelift of their location on the South Side of the Taylorville, IL Town Square. The Square and a block or so in each direction have long been … Continue reading

Stonington Summerfest is June 15, 16 & 17!

This is the time of year when many Central Illinois villages hold festivals and none of them are to be missed. Each is unique in its atmosphere just because of all of the “Local Heart” and work and cooperation which … Continue reading

Fun breakfasts at the Market Street Inn

We had a house full all weekend and our guests really enjoyed the fare. Memorial Day breakfast consisted of Egg Strada with fresh dill from our garden, sausage patties, watermelon and buttermilk biscuits           This entree … Continue reading

Art Fair on the National Historic Registry Taylorville IL Square

June 2, all day Saturday there will be a Annual Juried Art Fair with artists from up and down the state and beyond–jewelry, paintings, pottery, wood turnings,and other original art.  This annual event is sponsored by the Taylorville Area Arts … Continue reading