Route 66 is the Mother Road

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The International Route 66 Mother Road Festival happens in a nearby town September 22-24, 2017. If you like food, music, fun and vintage cars then this is an event you will not want to miss.

http://www.familyevents.com/international-route-66-mother-road-festival?src=PPC&dom=fb

Come and make it a two night stay and play a round of golf at Taylorville Lake Shore Golf Course or ride the Lincoln Prairie Bike Trail. Enjoy our wraparound front porch with a book and a glass of wine or simply reconnect with your best friend. Free Coffee and great breakfasts!

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

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Christian County Coal Mining

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