Events @ Market Street Inn and nearby Springfield, Illinois and Decatur, Illinois

Yes, Taylorville has a wide variety of restaurants where your need for tasty food may be satisfied. Please go to our left menu and click on "The Area". Just ask your innkeeper for directions.

--Taylorville's most upscale restaurant now has a website which is . .

Taylorville is all about dining. What is your pleasure? American, Chinese, Mexican, Pizza and other Italian specialties, Greek, Fast food, then you will find it here. . Go to The Area on our left menu and scroll down to descriptions of some of our restaurants.

Every Thursday evening is the time to be at One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge beginning at 7 PM for "Open Mic". We have a veritable cornucopia of talent in the area and many of these performers show up with instrument in hand ready to play and sing for your listening pleasure. Bring your instrument and sign up to perform. There is a bar menu in addition to the regular menu and beverage special.

  One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge is not the only restaurant in town. We have several offering varied types of food for your dining pleasure.

 Every Saturday, at about 7:30 AM the Clock Master enters the Christian County Courthouse South Door to perform weekly maintainence of the "Town Clock" in the Courthouse Tower. If you are there, he will take you along and explain all sorts of wonders in a "Behind the Walls" tour above the Newly Restored Art Glass Dome and the Clocktower. Get a 360 degree view of the City of Taylorville from the Clocktower.

Taylorville, Illinois welcomes you: a small town made up of friendly folks where food and beverages and real estate are inexpensive. You will find yourself and your friends to be welcomed by our local businesses and people. Abraham Lincoln spent a lot of time here as a circuit attorney and we have a rich history and homey culture which has been around since the early 1800's. Come and have a good time in the slow lane.

 Tuesday is Steak Night at One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge:  Angus Steaks are Half Price served ala carte.  Martinis are only $5 this evening and sometimes other evenings there is acoustic entertainment in the lounge.

Quilters' Special---call 217.824.7220 for details Get your group together and book our fine inn.

Scrapbookers' Special---call 217.824.7220 Get your group together and book our fine inn.

Valentine month of February, 2014   Book any whirlpool room with a fireplace for 2 nights & receive a 20% discount on your stay.  Also receive a complimentary bottle of wine.  Call early to avoid disappointment  217.824.7220 (discount not available via on-line booking)

       January 2014

Current and upcoming events and displays at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum just minutes from one of the most elegant yet affordable inns in Illinois.

February 2014

All Month is Sweetheart Month:  Book one of our Queen or King Bedded Whirlpool Rooms for 2 or more nights and save 20% off "rack rate".  There are other reasons other than the rate discount to come and stay with us and we will surprise you with them when you are here.  Call 217-824-7220 to book during February, Sweetheart Month. 

Feb 21, Friday evening:  come to One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge for dinner and stay to hear the tunes played by "Swamp Donkey"  from 8 to Midnight.  One East Market is just 2 short blocks from our front door. No Cover.

Feb 27, Thursday evening: come to One East Market Restaurant and Jazz Lounge for "Open Mic with Antone DeRocci".  Open Mic begins at
7 pm and area musicians come in to play for your listening pleasure.  This event has been happening for several years now and, while you never know who will show up to perform, it is always good. There is food, well drink and beer specials.

220 East Market Street | Taylorville, Illinois (IL) 62568 | (217) 824-7220 | Email: