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

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

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

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

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

BBQ Blues Cruise and Art Fair

The Taylorville Main Street Association is presenting a number of great activities here in Taylorville, less than 30 miles southeast of Springfield, Illinois. Come check out Barbecue, Blues & Cruise on June 4th & 5th at the Christian County Fairgrounds. Friday … Continue reading