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Remembering Our Fallen

Amvets 210 E Court St, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Iraq - Afghanistan National Memorial Tribute Towers of America's Fallen from The Global War on Terror National Tour will stop in Jacksonville dates May 29- June 11 at the Amvets Post 100! Organizers are still asking for help in contacting Gold Star families to include every single American who has died between 9/11/2001 - 8/30/2021 in The War on Terror. […]

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

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!    

My Life and Times: An Evening with Sherlock Holmes

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

In this one-man show, the master-sleuth Sherlock Holmes speaks of his early years in Yorkshire, his student days at Oxford and Cambridge, his arrival in London, where he established himself as the world's first consulting private detective, his meeting with Dr. Watson, his encounters with such formidable adversaries as Irene Adler and Professor Moriarty, and his eventual retirement to the […]

Event Series 2024 Golf Outings

Links Golf Outing 2024

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

The Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce and is hosting golf outing at The Links! $70/player 11:30 a.m. Lunch & Registration 12:30 p.m. Shotgun Start Lunch Cart Included One Mulligan Included Prizes 2 Beverage Tickets JREDC Corporate Cup Outing   To register for any of the chamber Golf Outings please call 217.245.2174 or visit Event List | Jacksonville Area Chamber of […]

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

Miss Jacksonville Pageant

Central Park 123 Park Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss Jacksonville Pageant. This pageant is brought to you by Jacksonville Main Street. This pageant encourages youth to get involved in the community and to learn and share the history of Jacksonville. The pageant offers girls in Jacksonville the opportunity to represent and volunteer in our community. Winners of the pageant would hold the title, […]

Event Series Fish Fry Friday

Fish Fry Friday

Brickhouse Bourbon Grill 51 South Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Join us every Friday at Brickhouse Bourbon Grill for our weekly Fish Fry! Fish will be served at 5:00 PM, the full dining menu will also be available!      

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 […]

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.

Summer Sand Volleyball Tournament

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

Format: Double elimination Price: $150 More information TBA     Contact Ryne to register your team 217-320-1762

Art in the Yard

The David Strawn Art Gallery 331 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Bring your kids and enjoy a morning filled with art projects and fun!  

Kiwanis BBQ Braggin’ Rights

Morgan County Fairground 110 N Westgate Ave, Jacksonville, IL, United States

The Jacksonville Kiwanis Club will be hosting their in-person BBQ Braggin' Rights competition! Come out and enjoy some great food! All this for $5 per person, kids 5 and under are free! Gates open at noon! Judging starts at 3pm!

David Strawn Art Gallery: Pen Brady & Meghan Tippy Reese

The David Strawn Art Gallery 331 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL, United States

The Art Association of Jacksonville is pleased to present Pen Brady, with acrylic paint/India Ink paintings and Meghan Tippy Reese with hand fabricated geometry and art deco jewelry May 4-26 at The David Strawn Art Gallery. Gallery Hours May 4-26: Sundays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tuesday - Saturday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM The gallery opening and gallery hours […]

2024 CFL City Wide Cleanup

The GFL City Wide Cleanup is from June 3rd - June 7th for GFL residential customers in good standing. Per GFL: Please have the trash out by 6:00 AM on your scheduled pick-up day Loose items need bagged, boxed, bundled together (no more than 50 pounds) May use personal trash cans, NO more than 50 pounds per container No more […]

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 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

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

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 […]

Event Series Bingo – VFW

Bingo – VFW

Morgan County VFW 903 VFW Lane, Jacksonville, IL, United States

We are open to the public! Join us in our newly renovated banquet room. 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of every month Doors open at 5:30 PM for card sales, play starts at 7:00 PM 6 Cards x 15 games $6.00 9 Cards x 15 games $9.00 5 Special games $1.00 each Hot dogs, chips, popcorn & soda available in banquet […]

Mini Market for Budding Entrepreneurs

Central Park 123 Park Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Our favorite summer event is coming up! The "Mini Market" is in Conjunction with Central Park Market to offer budding entrepreneurs an opportunity to reserve a vendor location for FREE! The spot must be reserved in advance and will be located on the sidewalk between Flinn's Mercantile and Our Town Books. Contact Colleen for more information!  

Central Park Market 2024

Central Park 123 Park Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Join us at this year's Central Park Market, an annual event hosting 60+ vendors from central Illinois! Enjoy live music, entertainment, and local downtown businesses. Experience the unique charm of Jacksonville!

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 Fish Fry Friday

Fish Fry Friday

Brickhouse Bourbon Grill 51 South Central Park Plaza, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Join us every Friday at Brickhouse Bourbon Grill for our weekly Fish Fry! Fish will be served at 5:00 PM, the full dining menu will also be available!      

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 […]

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.

28th Annual Downtown Plaza Car Show and 10th Annual Summer Car Cruise

Central Park 123 Park Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, United States +1 more

The Morton Ave. Misfits will be hosting our annual car show and cruise on Saturday, June 8th, 2024. Please make sure to add it to your calendar and share with your friends! 8am - 3pm Judged Car Show: Downtown Jacksonville around the square Custom made First Place Awards 20+ classes / $20 entry fee / $5 display only Continuing from […]

Kiwanis Take Me Fishing Event!

Nichols Park 110 Holkenbrink Drive, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Join the Jacksonville Kiwanis Club for some fishing fun! This event is for children from ages 3 - 15 and will be divided into 4 age groups. There will be prizes for each age group and the winners will be determined by total inches caught. Th participants MUST be accompanied by a parent or guardian.   For more information email […]

Governor Duncan Barbeque

Twisted Tree 1061 East Morton Avenue, Jacksonville, IL, United States

Get ready to sizzle this summer with the Governor Duncan Barbecue! Enjoy a delicious buffet dinner, bottomless beer and live entertainment by Wild Columbine. Plus, bid on exciting 4 Cardinals Tickets in the benefit auction and give back to the community. Don't miss out - get your tickets now! 5:00pm: Social Hour 6:00pm: Buffet Dinner followed by a Benefit Auction […]

Hippies of the Heartland

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

Come catch a grove with the Hippies of the Heartland live at Pizza Records! This event has no entry fee!

David Strawn Art Gallery: Pen Brady & Meghan Tippy Reese

The David Strawn Art Gallery 331 W College Ave, Jacksonville, IL, United States

The Art Association of Jacksonville is pleased to present Pen Brady, with acrylic paint/India Ink paintings and Meghan Tippy Reese with hand fabricated geometry and art deco jewelry May 4-26 at The David Strawn Art Gallery. Gallery Hours May 4-26: Sundays 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Tuesday - Saturday 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM The gallery opening and gallery hours […]

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 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 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 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