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

Shooting and archery opportunities, fishing support at new Taylorville, Il. outfitter

We’re thrilled to share a new adventure opportunity in Taylorville, for both visiting guests and area residents looking for new challenges. Powder Keg Outfitters recently opened a new indoor shooting and archery range, just a few blocks from our Market … Continue reading

Bull Frog Jumping Contest

You do not have to go to California for a Frog Jumping Contest. Come to Morrisonville, Illinois for the annual Morrisonville Homecoming and Picnic for several days of real fun. Visit their FaceBook page at: https://www.facebook.com/MorrisonvilleHomecomingAndPicnic/?hc_ref=ARQ5nMtrTnsgRRehu3W04EEVFnQeC-FeHgFejlnltYReBow9A_Eg4nlIyQQTMdldniU&fref=nf Morrisonville, Illinois is located about … Continue reading

Come to the Christian County Agricultural Fair

Come to the Christian County Fair from July 24 through July 28, 2018. This is billed as an Agricultural Fair which means that there will be animals, farm equipment and a whole lot of carnival rides, carnival food and grandstand … 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

Christmas Comes but Once a Year

Celebrating the birth of Christ was the beginning of the holiday and it surely has grown and evolved over the centuries. There is a lot of joy in bringing your loved ones out to the country to select and cut … 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

Thanksgiving in Lincolnland/Central Illinois

The weather has finally turned crispy in the Heart of Lincolnland, the leaves have all fallen and the smell of roasting turkey  and pumpkin pies filter through our taste  memories. Yep, it is almost Thanksgiving in Taylorville,IL  and we invite you … Continue reading

Central Illinois Persimmon Fest–One of only 2 or 3 in the US!

Who thinks about Persimmons today? Probably not a lot of folks but the Persimmon Fest in Central Illinois at the Christian County Historical Museum sure does draw a crowd from all over the country and then some. Actually the persimmon is … Continue reading