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

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

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Are you a Parrotthead? Love Music? Love Fun?

Parrottheads unite! Where?:  One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge located at 1oo East Market Street in Taylorville, Illinois When?:  Saturday, February 18, 2012 Why?:  Because there will be a night of fun, music, prizes, etc. with a Jimmy Buffet … Continue reading

Here is a Unique Event!!

The lovely and little known persimmon is the focus of a festival, known as the Persimmon Party, held annually on the grounds of the Christian County Historical Society in Taylorville, IL.  This is a unique event in that it is one of … Continue reading

Do you think a “Cemetery Walk” is spooky or fun?

Every year for the last several the Christian County Geneology Society has sponsored a “Cemetery Walk” at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville, IL.  This year the date is set for Sunday, September 25, 2011.  This is an event of historic … Continue reading