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Event Series Woodlawn Farm

Woodlawn Farm

Woodlawn Farm 1463 Gierke Lane, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Woodlawn Farms showcases the homestead of Jacksonville’s extensive Underground Railroad network. Former enslaved people were ushered through this home on their way to freedom. This Farm, five miles east of Jacksonville, was established in 1824 by Michael Huffaker. Michael and his wife, Jane, rode by horseback from Kentucky, bought land east of Jacksonville, and built a cabin for their growing […]

Jacksonville African American History Museum

Jacksonville African American History Museum 859 Grove Street, Jacksonville, IL, United States

The Jacksonville African American History Museum is located in the historic Underground Railroad site the Asa Talcott home. The museum features very interesting local and National African American History from slavery to present times. The museum is setup like a timeline and offers information on slavery, the local and National Underground Railroad history and Civil Rights along with African American […]

Event Series Big Eli Ferris Wheel

Big Eli Ferris Wheel

Community Park South Main Street, Jacksonville, IL, United States

In 1893, W.E. Sullivan visited the Colombian Exposition, where he marveled at the original Ferris Wheel. Mr. Sullivan owned a bridge-building business, the Eli Bridge Company, but remained fascinated by the Wheel and was determined to build one of his own. Sullivan’s first “Big Eli” Wheel debuted in Jacksonville, Illinois’ own Central Park on May 23, 1900. In 1919, a […]

Concerts in the Park – Rod Nicholson & Robert Sampson

Community Park Jacksonville, IL, United States

Bring out your lawn chairs and blankets! Rod Nicholson & Robert Sampson will perform live at the Big Bandstand in Community Park!   June 2 - Land of Lincoln Chorus June 9 - Robert Sampson June 16 - Paul Summers June 23 - The Peeks & John Eddy June 30 - Capital Big Band July 7 - Dale Osborne July […]

Event Series Open Clay Nights for Adults

Open Clay Night for Adults

Goldleaf Gallery and Art Supplies 225 E State St, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Goldleaf Gallery and Art Supplies is hosting an Open Clay Night for those 21 and older every Wednesday and for those 18 and older every Monday! Let your artistic side shine while you and your friends enjoy a night of pottery! Whether you are a beginner or an expert, there is something for everyone to enjoy from the pottery wheel […]

$13.50
Event Series Jacksonville Farmers Market

Jacksonville Farmers Market

Pathway Services 1905 West Morton Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Welcome to the Jacksonville Farmers Market, your vibrant local hub for fresh, locally sourced produce and artisanal goods in Jacksonville, Illinois. Our market brings together the community every week, offering a delightful array of seasonal fruits and vegetables, homemade baked goods, handcrafted items, and more. Committed to supporting local farmers and artisans, we provide a friendly and welcoming space where […]

Event Series Bereavement Support Group

Bereavement Support Group

Jacksonville Memorial Hospital 1600 W Walnut St, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Jacksonville Memorial's Hospice Department is opening a biweekly bereavement support group up to all community members who are struggling with feelings of grief and loss. The support group takes place in the Jacksonville Memorial Hospital conference room 4.

Event Series Walk-in Workshops!

Walk-in Workshops!

37 South Boutique & Makery 37 South Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Come on in anytime during business hours and get creative in our workshop! These are self-guided and very user friendly “classes” that just require a little imagination. I am on hand in the shop for questions and assistance. Get out of the heat and have some fun! Each walk-in workshop is $20 per person. Anyone under 14 must be accompanied […]

The Unity Club Reading Series

Jacksonville African American History Museum 859 Grove Street, Jacksonville, IL, United States

The Jacksonville African American History Museum would like to welcome you to their new storybook reading program that will be held on each Wednesday this month! The event is free, but registration is required. To register, scan the QR code or visit The Unity Club Reading Series Registration (google.com)        

Event Series Storytime

Storytime

Jacksonville Public Library 201 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Join the library for stories and a craft every Wednesday morning at 10:00 AM and every Wednesday afternoon at 3:00 PM! For more information call the library at 217-243-5435

Event Series Walk-in Workshops!

Walk-in Workshops!

37 South Boutique & Makery 37 South Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Come on in anytime during business hours and get creative in our workshop! These are self-guided and very user friendly “classes” that just require a little imagination. I am on hand in the shop for questions and assistance. Get out of the heat and have some fun! Each walk-in workshop is $20 per person. Anyone under 14 must be accompanied […]

Event Series Governor Duncan Mansion

Governor Duncan Mansion

Governor Duncan Mansion 4 Duncan Place, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Governor Joseph Duncan, who served as governor of Illinois from 1834 to 1838, had this two-and one-half-story house constructed between 1833 and 1835. The home served as the official executive mansion for the state of Illinois from 1834-38 and it was used for State business during the term of Governor Joseph Duncan from 1834-1838. The early capitals, Kaskaskia and Vandalia, […]

Jacksonville African American History Museum

Jacksonville African American History Museum 859 Grove Street, Jacksonville, IL, United States

The Jacksonville African American History Museum is located in the historic Underground Railroad site the Asa Talcott home. The museum features very interesting local and National African American History from slavery to present times. The museum is setup like a timeline and offers information on slavery, the local and National Underground Railroad history and Civil Rights along with African American […]

Event Series Jacksonville Farmers Market

Jacksonville Farmers Market

Pathway Services 1905 West Morton Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Welcome to the Jacksonville Farmers Market, your vibrant local hub for fresh, locally sourced produce and artisanal goods in Jacksonville, Illinois. Our market brings together the community every week, offering a delightful array of seasonal fruits and vegetables, homemade baked goods, handcrafted items, and more. Committed to supporting local farmers and artisans, we provide a friendly and welcoming space where […]

Event Series Open Clay Nights for Adults

Open Clay Night for Adults

Goldleaf Gallery and Art Supplies 225 E State St, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Goldleaf Gallery and Art Supplies is hosting an Open Clay Night for those 21 and older every Wednesday and for those 18 and older every Monday! Let your artistic side shine while you and your friends enjoy a night of pottery! Whether you are a beginner or an expert, there is something for everyone to enjoy from the pottery wheel […]

$13.50
Event Series Open Mic Comedy Night

Open Mic Comedy Night

Pizza Records 59 East Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Come hang out at Pizza Records for a free laugh every 1st and 3rd Wednesday night! Comedians - Sign up at 6:00 PM Show begins at 6:30 PM Call or text (217) 200-0896 to register a 5-minute slot or show up at 6:00 PM!    

Downtown Trivia League Season 2

Don's Place 207 Morgan Street, Jacksonville +5 more

It's Back! The Jacksonville Downtown Trivia League still has spots open for teams. As of today, 4 spots remain in the league. League organizer Ryne Turke says that the format of the weekly competitions will remain consistent while the venue will rotate to different places in Downtown Jacksonville. Don’s Place on June 5 Springfield Beer Co. June 12 KJB's Jun […]

The Robbie McEvers Golf Tournament

Links Golf Course 319 Holkenbrink Drive, Jacksonville, IL, United States

The Kiwanis Club of Jacksonville a free two-day Golf tournament that is open to kids ages 5-18. Registration is now open, visit Robbie McEvers Youth Golf Tournament | Jacksonville, IL | (kkidsgolf.com) to register!   Tee times are TBD.

Event Series Walk-in Workshops!

Walk-in Workshops!

37 South Boutique & Makery 37 South Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Come on in anytime during business hours and get creative in our workshop! These are self-guided and very user friendly “classes” that just require a little imagination. I am on hand in the shop for questions and assistance. Get out of the heat and have some fun! Each walk-in workshop is $20 per person. Anyone under 14 must be accompanied […]

Event Series Grief Support Group

Grief Support Group

Jacksonville Memorial Hospital 1600 W Walnut St, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Jacksonville Memorial Hospital's Grief Support Group meets every 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 10AM.

Active Shooter Seminar

Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce 155 Morton Ave, Jacksonville, IL, United States

From hardening your place of business to communication with your employees, many steps can be taken to lessen the chance of an active shooter event at your business or organization. To register for this FREE Seminar: Email [email protected] Call 217.245.2174 Or visit 2024 Active Shooter Seminar - Jul 25, 2024 - Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce, IL

Event Series Baby Storytime

Baby Storytime

Jacksonville Public Library 201 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Join the Library for stories, songs, and rhymes! Story Time and Baby Story time are back! And we're excited to announce that we will be resuming afternoon Story Time at 3 PM every Wednesday as well! For more information call the library at 217-243-5435

Event Series Walk-in Workshops!

Walk-in Workshops!

37 South Boutique & Makery 37 South Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Come on in anytime during business hours and get creative in our workshop! These are self-guided and very user friendly “classes” that just require a little imagination. I am on hand in the shop for questions and assistance. Get out of the heat and have some fun! Each walk-in workshop is $20 per person. Anyone under 14 must be accompanied […]

Event Series River County Quilt Show

River Country Quilt Show

Jacksonville High School 1211 North Diamond, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Dive into a world of creativity and craftsmanship at our upcoming Quilt Show, where the vibrant threads of tradition and innovation come together in a spectacular display! Join us for a delightful experience featuring over 220 exquisite, quilted items showcased with care and artistry.   $7.00 admissions For more information contact 309-678-7716

Big Black Friday Sale

Alison & Co. 229 South Main St, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Our last day in our downtown storefront is August 30th so we are rolling out the sales! Join us for TONS of deal s around the store & complementary cocktails as well!

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Club

Jacksonville Public Library 201 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Well met, traveler! The Jacksonville Public Library is looking for brave adventurers to join our party! The D&D Club will meet every Friday from 4:00 - 6:00 PM! The Club is for Grades 6-12!

Event Series Downtown Concert Series

Downtown Concert Series 2024

Downtown Jacksonville Jacksonville, IL, United States

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and join us in beautiful Central Park for a free family-friendly evening of music and socializing with friends old and new! Pick up a copy of Downtown Jacksonville Before & After book while there! Enjoy a variety of food truck or restaurant options and a different musical genre each week performed by talented artists […]

2 Day Staycation Yoga Retreat with Rose Water Wellness

Jax Yoga 206 E State, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Join us for a rejuvenating 2-day Summer Yoga Retreat with Rose Water Wellness and Jax Yoga. Friday, July 26: Immerse yourself in a 90-minute yoga practice and hors d'oeuvres in the serene atmosphere of Jax Yoga Studio in Jacksonville. You can sleep in your own bed (we’ll send you home with some bedtime tea and oils) then, on Saturday, July […]

Event Series SINGO

SINGO

Goodtime Docs 220 South Main Street, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Win trips and free slot play, playing SINGO. It's musical Bingo with different genre's every week. Starts at 8PM and is FREE to play.

Event Series Jacksonville Farmers Market

Jacksonville Farmers Market

Pathway Services 1905 West Morton Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Welcome to the Jacksonville Farmers Market, your vibrant local hub for fresh, locally sourced produce and artisanal goods in Jacksonville, Illinois. Our market brings together the community every week, offering a delightful array of seasonal fruits and vegetables, homemade baked goods, handcrafted items, and more. Committed to supporting local farmers and artisans, we provide a friendly and welcoming space where […]

2 Day Staycation Yoga Retreat with Rose Water Wellness

Jax Yoga 206 E State, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Join us for a rejuvenating 2-day Summer Yoga Retreat with Rose Water Wellness and Jax Yoga. Friday, July 26: Immerse yourself in a 90-minute yoga practice and hors d'oeuvres in the serene atmosphere of Jax Yoga Studio in Jacksonville. You can sleep in your own bed (we’ll send you home with some bedtime tea and oils) then, on Saturday, July […]

IL State Water Ski Tournament – Dean Chappell Memorial

Ski Tournament Location 1488 Merritt Blacktop Rd, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Illinois State Water Ski Championships is back at JAWS. Water skiers from all over the state of IL compete for one last shot at a regional entry and a chance to be on team Illinois. Only 1 round for slalom, trick, and Jump. From beginners to the pros and all levels in between. Stop by anytime during the day to watch some of Illinois’ best skiers compete! With jumpers who can fly to 200 ft!!

Sacred Connections Wellness Retreat

Sacred Connections is an outdoor retreat to assist with the facilitation of personal, energetic, and community healing and wellness. Centered around a loving and safe environment for everyone to be heard, seen, and honored as themselves even in their vulnerable experiences. We promote and facilitate healing on emotional, spiritual, and mythical realms so that it assists the soul in transcending […]

Event Series Walk-in Workshops!

Walk-in Workshops!

37 South Boutique & Makery 37 South Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Come on in anytime during business hours and get creative in our workshop! These are self-guided and very user friendly “classes” that just require a little imagination. I am on hand in the shop for questions and assistance. Get out of the heat and have some fun! Each walk-in workshop is $20 per person. Anyone under 14 must be accompanied […]

Event Series River County Quilt Show

River Country Quilt Show

Jacksonville High School 1211 North Diamond, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Dive into a world of creativity and craftsmanship at our upcoming Quilt Show, where the vibrant threads of tradition and innovation come together in a spectacular display! Join us for a delightful experience featuring over 220 exquisite, quilted items showcased with care and artistry.   $7.00 admissions For more information contact 309-678-7716

Adult Summer Olympics

K's Creek Golf Club 16265 Sandusky Rd, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Welcome to K's Creek Summer Adult Olympic Games! The Opening Ceremony will commence at Noon on July 27th!   Steps to Join: Pick your Country Grab your friends (teams of 4) Compete in our Olympic Field of challenges and games (TBA soon) Watch the real Olympics while you compete Win your event and take home the gold   Contact Ryne […]

Event Series Woodlawn Farm

Woodlawn Farm

Woodlawn Farm 1463 Gierke Lane, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Woodlawn Farms showcases the homestead of Jacksonville’s extensive Underground Railroad network. Former enslaved people were ushered through this home on their way to freedom. This Farm, five miles east of Jacksonville, was established in 1824 by Michael Huffaker. Michael and his wife, Jane, rode by horseback from Kentucky, bought land east of Jacksonville, and built a cabin for their growing […]

Event Series Governor Duncan Mansion

Governor Duncan Mansion

Governor Duncan Mansion 4 Duncan Place, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Governor Joseph Duncan, who served as governor of Illinois from 1834 to 1838, had this two-and one-half-story house constructed between 1833 and 1835. The home served as the official executive mansion for the state of Illinois from 1834-38 and it was used for State business during the term of Governor Joseph Duncan from 1834-1838. The early capitals, Kaskaskia and Vandalia, […]

Jacksonville African American History Museum

Jacksonville African American History Museum 859 Grove Street, Jacksonville, IL, United States

The Jacksonville African American History Museum is located in the historic Underground Railroad site the Asa Talcott home. The museum features very interesting local and National African American History from slavery to present times. The museum is setup like a timeline and offers information on slavery, the local and National Underground Railroad history and Civil Rights along with African American […]