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Street Machine Nationals open Friday in Du Quoin
After an unwelcome hiatus in 2020, the popular Street Machine Nationals are back at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds through Sunday.
Du Quoin Call staff report
Jun 4, 2021 1:28 PM
Live entertainment returns to the MCCC stage
It's been over a year since entertainment has been center stage at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center.
BY HOLLY KEE
May 17, 2021 11:01 PM
Preregistration tickets available for Street Machine Nationals
Early bird vehicle registration for this year's Street Machine Nationals at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds is underway until June 2.
Submitted by Continental Tire Street Machine nationals
May 7, 2021 12:06 PM
Never give up: Meet the Southern Illinois author of 'The Growing Season' at virtual book event
The free event will be held virtually Tuesday, April 20, and southern Illinois readers are especially invited. Visit http://atthemac.org to sign up.
By Renee Trappe
May 4, 2021 1:18 PM
'The Dream Motel' TV miniseries to begin production in southern Illinois
Rossetti Productions and Questar Entertainment are excited to announce that the Second Season of their hit series, "The Dream Motel," will begin production on March 8 in Southern Illinois. Principal photography will take place in Marion, Eldorado and Makanda.
SUBMITTED BY CHIP ROSSETTI
Mar 3, 2021 4:39 PM
Reading Baseball: Celebrating PBS and Ken Burns' 'Baseball'
Watching the Ken Burns PBS documentary is a joy for baseball fans and essential for an understanding of the intimate relationship between America's game and American history,
Dec 17, 2020 7:07 AM
Holiday Lights Fair lit up for 2020
No Exhibition Hall activities this season due to COVID-19; but three miles of lighted displays.
By Renee Trappe
Dec 6, 2020 2:56 PM
Photo contest open for 2021 SILMG calendar
Have you ever taken a photo so good, people told you it should it on a calendar? Well, here's your chance.
Nov 17, 2020 10:16 AM
Shawnee National Forest opened campgrounds, restrooms this week
On Thursday, June 11, the Shawnee National Forest opened some campgrounds and restrooms.
Submitted by Richy Rosado
Jun 25, 2020 4:41 PM
2020 Du Quoin State Fair canceled
The Du Quoin and Springfield state fairs are being canceled for 2020, the Illinois Department of Agriculture has announced.
Du Quoin call staff report
Jun 25, 2020 4:40 PM
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