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Sounds of Summer (local sounds)

May 17 Jane Doe at Mattoon Bagel Bites & Mattoon Made, Heritage Park, 6-7:30pm

May 17 X-Krush at House Brothers, 8pm

May 18 JT music at Mike and Stans, Charleston, 4pm

May 18 Gypsy Soul Revival at Down The Street, Ashmore, 8pm

May 19 Great Day of Music at Wesley United Methodist Church featuring: Chancel Choir, Bell Choir, and Children's Choir performances. 8:30am, 11a

May 16-18 Girls IHSA State Track at EIU

  • Cheer on your favorite athletes competing this weekend.

May 17 Lincoln Log Cabin Annual Fundraiser, Made in Central IL

  • Join for heavy hors d'oeuvres from local providers, Illinois beer and wines, and live music. Walk around the site to try different foods and experience the site after-hours! The annual fundraiser will be hosted at the site featuring locally-sourced food as well as raffles with items representing Central Illinois! Tickets are required ($80 per person). Please register in advance.

May 17 EIU Academy of Lifetime Learning, Making Connections: Nature and Yoga, hosted by Grand Prairie Friends, 9:30-11am

  • Free Event, Registration Required at: Discover the perfect blend of outdoor serenity and yoga, set amidst the picturesque Warbler Ridge Conservation Area. Designed for all skill levels, this event offers an easy outdoor yoga experience that includes meditation, gentle stretches, and basic yoga postures. Feel free to bring a lawn chair for chair yoga. This is a free experience, but registration through EIU Academy of Lifelong Learning is required.

May 17 Bagel Bites & Mattoon Made in Heritage Park 4-8pm

  • Artisans and food vendors open at 4pm with music from Jane Doe starting at 6pm till 7:30. Don't forget that there is alcohol available at local restaurants for purchase and can be carried in the downtown festival district. Come enjoy this free event in Heritage Park, across from the Depot.

May 18 Glo Bingo Mattoon Catholic Charities Annual Fundraiser, 5-10pm

  • Mattoon Catholic Charities is hosting their annual fundraiser on Saturday, May 18, 2024. Join at the Walkway in Mattoon for dinner followed by an exciting night of Glo Bingo from 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person.

May 18 Name that Tune at Warren James Winery 6pm

  • For groups of up to 6 people. For more information call 217-234-9463 or email