International Model “A” Day

International Model “A” Day happens on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Nokomis, IL. These beautifully restored automobiles will be displayed from 10 AM to 2 PM at Fred B. Johnson Park located at 200 South Spruce in Nokomis which is … 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

Central Illinois Season of Festivals Begins

Spring has arrived and the weather is warming and our season of festivals has arrived. First out of the gate is the Artist Fair & Walk which will be held around the business district, near the Fred B. Johnson Memorial … Continue reading

Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast 2016 Fall News

The Market Street Inn Bed and Breakfast in Taylorville, Illinois has been recently named as one of Illinois Top 10 Inns by www.BedandBreakfast.com. Check our reviews and note how our inn and hospitality continue to exceed expectations over the past … Continue reading

Summer Music Series in Taylorville

Music fills the air on Wednesday nights between Memorial Day and Labor Day when the Taylorville Municipal Band performs out of doors just a few blocks from our front door. Take a folding chair or a blanket and enjoy 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