2-day Estate Auction 1/6/12 & 1/7/12

Come to Taylorville for a large Estate Auction this weekend and receive a 20% discount for a 2 nite stay at the Market Street Inn! Visit the Auctioneer’s website http://www.corycraig.com/ to view the many, many antiques and collectibles that will be … Continue reading

Ring in the New Year at the Market Street Inn!

Start your evening with hors d’oeuvres and a complimentary glass of wine. Walk to the One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Club just two blocks away for dinner and live music. Dance the night away to a great live band that … Continue reading

Easter Parade (Promenade)

Many years ago it was a tradition to Parade in one’s Easter finery along the Avenue and meet and greet and see and be seen by one and all.  Several inspired young ladies of fashion in Taylorville are recreating this … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving from Central Illinois

This is just a simple note to wish each and everyone of you who may read this blog a Happy Thanksgiving from Central Illinois and the staff at our Springfield, IL and Decatur, IL area  inn.  We hope you are having … Continue reading

Thanksgiving in Lincolnland/Central Illinois

The weather has finally turned crispy in the Heart of Lincolnland, the leaves have all fallen and the smell of roasting turkey  and pumpkin pies filter through our taste  memories. Yep, it is almost Thanksgiving in Taylorville,IL  and we invite you … Continue reading

Skydiving at TAZ with Mid America Sport Parachute Club

Skydiving is one of the extreme sports practiced here in Taylorville, IL. Mid-America Sport Parachute Club is located at TAZ (the official symbol for Taylorville Municipal Airport) and diving instruction is given if you are a novice, tandem jumps are … Continue reading

Thursday is “Open Mic” at One East Market Restaurant in Central Illinois

Every Thursday night, Antoine DeRocci sponsors “Open Mic” in the Shumway Room at One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge. Taylorville, Illinois has talent and, fortunately for the rest of us, some of the musically talented show up for some … Continue reading

Central Illinois Persimmon Fest–One of only 2 or 3 in the US!

Who thinks about Persimmons today? Probably not a lot of folks but the Persimmon Fest in Central Illinois at the Christian County Historical Museum sure does draw a crowd from all over the country and then some. Actually the persimmon is … Continue reading

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Central Illinois

 October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Myrna, our chief innkeeper, is a survivor of  6 months. Our effort in promoting Breast Cancer Awareness Month is to invite you to a stay at the Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast … Continue reading

Fireplaces & Whirlpool Tubs for Two in Central Illinois

We are approaching the time of year when warmth is a desirable thing. There is nothing like a flickering fire or the warm bubbling waters of a whirlpool tub for two to warm and stimulate you and your partner and … Continue reading