Christian County Quarter Midget Association 2016 Schedule

The CCQMA as it is known, and found online at http://www.ccqma.org/index.html, has a season of racing at its track in the Christian County Fair complex on the northwest corner of Taylorville, Illinois. For those of you who know, or for … Continue reading

The second mouse gets the cheese

Now hear this! The Market Street Inn has made an earthshaking move right here, early in 2016. Earthshaking from the standpoint that we made a bold move which is very extraordinary for an upscale lodging establishment like ours to do. … Continue reading

Romantic Valentine Getaway Near St. Louis

The Market Street Inn has what you are looking for in a romantic getaway. Cozy up near a fireplace and reconnect in a small town that has good restaurants, fun places to drink, a theater with first run movies, a … Continue reading

Pana Tri-County Fair is Sept. 2 thru Sept. 6, 2015

Labor day brings the last holiday of the summer and along with it is the Pana Tri-County Fair, the Kincaid Labor Day Picnic and the Edinburgh Labor Day Picnic, all events under 20 miles from our front door.  Here are … Continue reading

Tastebud, tantalizing garlic @ Garlic Fest 2014

Sunday, October 16, 2014 you should attend a wonderfully tasty, annual event called Garlic Fest.  Have you ever tasted wonderfully creamy garlic and anchovy laced Bagna Cauda? This creamy garlic sauce is conveyed to the mouth by means of dipping … Continue reading

Annual Taylorville Cups Wine Tasting Event

Plan to attend the Annual Taylorville Cups Wine Tasting Event at One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge on October 18,2014 from 11 AM to 5 PM.  This event is a fund raiser for The Mammography  Assistance Program through Taylorville … Continue reading

Taylorville is 175 Years Old!

Taylorville, Illinois is 175 years old this year and we will all be celebrating this birthday on October 4 & 5, 2014 during the Chillifest Cookoff . Come to Taylorville, IL for both events and have some fun.

Christian County Coal Mining

Coal mining has happened in Christian County Illinois beginning in the late 1800’s and is accompanied by a rich and varied history which ranges from outright violence to extreme benevolence and all points in between.  Many people have written about … Continue reading

SWEETHEART SPECIAL–February 1 – 28

WHIRLPOOL ROOM WITH FIREPLACE.                    20% OFF                                                                WHEN TWO (2)  … Continue reading

SWEETHEART Special February, 2014

The elegant Market Street Inn has been pleasing lovers for 20 years–1994 – 2014.  Stay any 2 consecutive nights in February and receive a 20% discount in a whirlpool room with a fireplace.  To celebrate our 20th anniversary, a complimentary … Continue reading