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Holiday Lights Fair open; thousands expected to come to Du Quoin
The 20th annual fair opened for the 2019 season on Thanksgiving evening, giving viewers more than three miles of lighted displays, some familiar and some new.
Du Quoin Call staff report
Nov 29, 2019 12:08 PM
10th annual Burg Comics Con set for Saturday in Harrisburg
HARRISBURG -- The 10th annual Burg Comics Con will return Saturday at the Bonan Business Center in Harrisburg. The family-friendly event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features a packed house of vendors, gaming, cosplay, and of course all things comics, including comic book writers and illustrators. There also is a silent auction that runs from 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Aug 30, 2019 10:39 AM
Wildlife photography contest sponsored by Refuge
The Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge is hosting its annual Wildlife and Wild Places Photography Contest.
SUBMITTED BY DON MULLISON
Aug 21, 2019 10:49 AM
SI Sportsman Show still attracts regional interest
The fourth annual Southern Illinois Sportsman Show, held this past weekend at the Exhibition Hall on the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, was again an immense success, drawing hundreds to the event over the two-day show.
BY KRISTIN MOORE
Jul 31, 2019 2:38 PM
Confederate Railroad: The show will go on
Confederate Railroad will perform in Marion in September, and while some residents welcome it, others see it as a 'step backward' in race relations.
BY JOHN HOMAN
Jul 12, 2019 3:32 PM
'There Goes the Neighborhood:' Newcomer Jenny Tolman will open for Brantley Gilbert in Marion
Country music fans at the July 20 Country 4 Country concert at Marion's Rent One Park will be on the cutting edge of country music history.
BY HOLLY KEE
Jul 12, 2019 3:27 PM
It's free: Du Quoin Fair announces beer tent entertainment line-up
This year's lineup for the Du Quoin State Fair beer tent features a bevy of dynamic artists ranging from hybrid country to classic rock.
Du Quoin Call Staff Report
Jun 28, 2019 3:39 PM
HerrinFesta Italiana Schedule
A quick look at what's going on at this year's HerrinFesta Italiana.
May 22, 2019 9:39 AM
Herrin's Sophia Davie is new Festa Pageant Queen
Sophia Davie beat out 10 other candidates to win the title "Miss HerrinFesta Italiana" during the 2019 pageant at the Herrin Civic Center on Monday.
BY JOHN D. HOMAN
May 20, 2019 9:57 PM
SIU grads race back into the limelight with anniversary showing of 'Stingray'
SIU-E contributed the writer/director/producer, SIU-C, the talent. Forty years later, "Stingray" is back on the big screen for a night.
BY HOLLY KEE
Apr 30, 2019 9:49 PM
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