Posts Tagged ‘Piper Glen’

We have a great golf course here in Taylorville, Illinois

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

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 calling the course and booking your own times. You may even want to ask your innkeeper to book your Tee time along with your stay.

The weather has become beautiful, the course is in great shape and there are other fun things to do here too. Bring your foursome and spouses and everyone will have a great time The direct link to Taylorville Lakeshore Golf Course is

Breast Cancer Awareness Month in Central Illinois

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

 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 for the weekend of Friday and Saturday, October 29 and 30 or anytime through November 21, 2010 AND  10%  of your room rate will be donated to Cups for the Cure and/or Breast Cancer Research.  The donation will be in your name.

Some special events in Taylorville, IL   

** One East Market Restaurant invites you to make a $15 donation to attend a tasting of five fabulous wines and a complimentary, hand painted wine glass.  11 am to 5 pm    You may purchase any of the wines either by the bottle or case and all proceeds will go to breast cancer awareness and research in a ten-county area in Central Illinois.

** Lunch on the “Pink Plate Special” for $8.50 and $1.00 of each lunch will go to breast cancer research.

** The drink of the day at One East Market Restaurant will be the Flirtini Special for $7.50. Each Flirtini Special sold makes a $2.50 donation to Breast Cancer Research.

** There will be a 50/50 drawing and Gift Basket Raffles.

** There will be Art Bra’s on display, one by your innkeeper, and you may let your $$ vote for your favorite and, of course, all proceeds go to breast cancer awareness and research.

** There is NO COVER CHARGE for live music by 48 Connection from 5 to 8 PM. This band is known for their roadhouse blues and rock music.

Have fun, donate to a very worthy cause and enjoy Central Illinois finest lodging.  See us at

On Sunday, October 31st, Garlic Fest II will happen at the K of C Hall in Morrisonville, IL  just about 9 miles from the Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast.  Tickets are $8 at the door and what a good time you will have.  Garlic!!!!  The doors will open at 1 PM and Bagna Cauda will be ready about 1:30 PM.  This gives you time to soak up a bunch of Bagna and beer preparing for the meal which will be at approximately 3:30 PM consisting of Garlic Sausage, Slaw & Mostaccioli.  There will be music by “The Music Men” from 3:30 to 7:30 PM.  Garlic Fest II is a revived area tradition and golly, did we miss it when it was gone.  Thanks for the revival.  You cannot have more down home fun than is available here.      

Bagna Cauda Recipe


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 10 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 (2 ounce) cans anchovy fillets, drained
  • 1 pint heavy cream


  1. Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in garlic and cook until tender. Reduce heat to low. Mix in anchovy filets and heavy cream. Cook and stir until thickened. Remove from heat, cover and chill in the refrigerator approximately 2 hours.
  2. Return the mixture to medium heat, stirring occasionally, until bubbly. Serve hot.  Dip bread, cabbage leaves, celery sticks, carrot sticks or just use your imagination and enjoy.

Garlic Fest II Where Garlic is King

Illinois Golf Packages: Piper Glen

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Market Street Inn is ready to greet Spring! With trees and shrubs sprouting green buds through the darkness of a disappearing winter, we are looking forward to taking up our favorite outdoor pastimes again.

One, of course, if golf. Here in Tayorville, we look forward to cruising the course and enjoying some fresh air while playing at the nearby Piper Glen. The Piper Glen golf course is just under 40 miles from Market Street, a quick drive through the bucolic fields around our historic Springfield IL lodging. Piper Glen is one of the premier public golf courses in Illinois, having a four and a half star rating. Golf Digest magazine has described them as a having “good value, service and conditions”. Piper Glen is one of the top 200 courses in North America.

According to their web site, Piper Glen is “a 7,005 yard championship layout consisting of immaculate bent grass tees, fairways, and greens. Strategically placed bunkers and water hazards, combined with the gently rolling countryside and existing wooded areas, make for a challenging round of golf for players of all abilities. But, the thing you’ll likely remember most about our course are the greens. Undulating and always an adventure, our greens add just one more unique element to your experience at Piper Glen Golf Club.” Their signature hole is #9, which was named one of the most challenging holes in Illinois by Golf Illinois Magazine.

Now, for the icing on the cake: Come and stay at our Lincolnland Bed and Breakfast and play at Piper Glen FOR FREE! That’s right, we have several Illinois Golf Packages offered on our web site right now! There are multiple options,

Stay & Play at Market Street Inn

Stay & Play at Market Street Inn

for one or two people, during the week or on the weekend.

For example, say you want to get away for a day during the week, just you, to have some quiet time on the green. For $200, you will get:

  • 18 holes of golf at Piper Glen with a cart
  • A $25 Gift Certificate for dinner at a local restaurant
  • Your lodging for the night with a queen bed and whirlpool tub in our Victorian Bed and Breakfast
  • Full breakfast

This is an amazing deal! I can almost guarantee you won’t find an opportunity like this anywhere else! Come and celebrate spring with Market Street Inn on the Lincoln Praire Trail.

Illinois Golf Packages

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Looking for an amazing stay & play package in Illinois? Market Street Inn has you covered! We have a corporate membership at local golf courses which allows us to offer our guests these amazing deals!

There are numerous advantages to using Market Street Inn for your Illinois Golf Package. We offer our “stay & play” deals at a variety of local courses, one of the most popular being Piper Glen. Included in our packages:

Stay & Play with us!

Stay & Play with us!

  • 18 holes with a cart rental
  • A gift certificate for dinner
  • Overnight stay in one of our queen rooms with a double whirlpool tub
  • Social hour and full breakfast at our Springfield IL lodging

All of this and more for between $200 – $275 depending on one or two people and weekend or weekday!

If you were looking for perfect Illinois Weekend Getaways that will have both romance and something for him, look no further than Market Street Inn!

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