Enjoy a brew!

The 1905 Brewing Company has just opened and is about 20 minutes from our front door. Folks are talking about the Ciders and IPA’s brewed and served at this new micro-brewery. Visit their FB page at https://www.facebook.com/1905BrewingCompany/ just to get … Continue reading

Sharing our video

One of the TV stations in our area does features on small towns and businesses in their broadcast area annually. The owners of the Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast decided to buy into this program to feature our central … Continue reading

It Runs From Chicago to L.A.! Route 66

It runs from Chicago to LA and is known as “The Mother Road”, “The Will Rogers Memorial Highway”, “Main Street of America” or just plain Route 66. It runs about 28 miles from our location in Taylorville, Illinois as we … Continue reading

Bad Wolf Pottery Workshops for Fall 2017

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The schedule for Fall Workshops at Bad Wolf Pottery has been released. Get creative and bring your friends and family to enjoy making things from clay for yourself or for gifts for others. The workshops begin Saturday, September 16, 2017 and continue through November 11, 2017. Make Fairy Houses, Wren Houses, Plates & Bowls, Cups & Mugs, Luminaries, or Try the Potters Wheel. Call 217-303-3915 for details and scheduled offerings and make a date for your group of 4 to 7 participants.

Fairy Houses, Wren Houses and Slab Plates

Check out their website http://www.badwolfpottery.com/ or go to Bad Wolf Pottery on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BadWolfPottery/

Teapot for sale in gallery

Get the girls together and come for a girls weekend and do some antiquing as well and/or bring the fellows and turn them loose on the golf course or bike trail while you play in the clay. Better yet, take the guys and let them play in the clay with you. I think I am saying this all wrong by assuming that only girls would like to do this!

Mug for sale in gallery

Antiques & Soon to be Antiques abound here

Taylorville, Illinois has antiques, boutiques and near antiques along with craft offerings. The upside is that all are reasonably priced. If there is a downside, all of these stores are closed on Sunday and Monday. Let’s begin with Iron Star … Continue reading

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. ┬áMany people have written about … Continue reading

How to get more for your lodging buck!

This video only exposes some of the differences in how much more bang for your lodging buck we offer. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ixSw1lSrlvQ The Hotel Package www.youtube.com Hotels have begun offering Bed and Breakfast packages and so we in the Bed and Breakfast … Continue reading

Garlic is a good reason to have a party!

Small towns are great because many folks know and trust and love one another and really have fun getting together and making a party for almost any reason. Garlic is a good reason to have a party. “Garlic Fest II” … Continue reading