october, 2017

25oct - 29All DayFall Festivals & Events This Weekend

Event Details

  • Oct 25-26 I Spy Pumpkins class for ages 1-5 at Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Rd., Decatur. Dig into a pumpkin and experience first-hand the seeds and textures of this fall vegetable. Craft, song, story, hike. Wednesday for ages 3-6; Thursday for ages 1-5. $6 per child. Pre-register online: maconcountyconservation.org/events
  • Oct 25-29 Sycamore Pumpkin Fest in downtown Sycamore. 2017 theme: “Pumpkins Across the Decades.” Over 1,000 entries in the Lions’ Decorated Pumpkin Dspooky-houseisplay, 2 carnivals, 2 craft shows, many non-profit vendors, and culminating with an hour and a half long parade on Sunday. Fireworks on Saturday night. Sycamore is a 3-hour drive north from Springfield.  sycamorepumpkinfestival.com
  • Oct 28 Harvest Hootenanny at Lake Lou Yaeger, Picnic Area 3, 3 Primitive Lane, Litchfield. 5K run hosted by the M & M Multisport Club. mmmultisport.com
  • Oct 28 Rotary Halloween Parade at 6:15 pm. North Broad Street on the town square of Carlinville, IL.  carlinville.com/calendar
  • Oct 28-29 Lincoln’s New Salem Fall Festival  Demonstrations of daily tasks throughout the historic village of New Salem, including candle dipping, soap making, basket making, spinning wool, gardening, and broom making. Visitors can step down into the cellar at the tavern to see how fruits and vegetables were preserved during the winter.  lincolnsnewsalem.com/events
  • Oct 29 Fall Harvest Festival at Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Rd., Decatur. 1-4 pm. Celebrate fall with FREE crafts, pumpkin rolls, wagon rides, and a child-sized straw maze. For a fee of $2, participants can learn basic archery techniques and take aim at life-like 3-D targets. No registration required. maconcountyconservation.org
  • Oct 29 Animal Protective League Annual Chili Supper & Paw Paw Patch Bazaar 11 am – 5:30 pm at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2200 S. Meadowbrook Dr., Springfield. $7 dine-in or carry-out. Tickets available atTrickOrTreat2 (1) the door. For more information, call 544-7387.
  • Oct. 29 First Baptist Church Kids Fall Fest 4-6 pm, 310 W. Madison St, Girard. Event post.

See our full Fall Family Fun Directory here!

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  1. Christy Steiner says:

    Pumpkin Creek Farms opens for their 2nd year of business on Sept 12! http://www.pumpkincreekfarms.org

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