July
July 3 - Farmersville Market Days 

Join us for music, food, fun and shopping!

Where:  Downtown Farmersville, IL
When:  3PM to 7PM

Event Link:  https://www.facebook.com/farmersvillerevitalizationcommittee/posts/4425529270819922

July 3 - Imagine Hillsboro Farmers Markets on the Square 

Imagine Hillsboro is excited to bring back your favorite farmers market "regulars", and to introduce you to to our new vendors.  We are always searching for new products to offer at the market. To apply to be a vendor contact Caitlyn Voyles at 217-710-2495, or by messaging the Hillsboro Farmers Market page.  Vendors must sell handmade items, and/or self-produced food and plant items. Vendors are responsible for obtaining proper licensing through the health department for food items.


Where: Lincoln Plaza, Hillsboro, IL

When:  9AM to Noon
Event Link: 

July 3 - 5k Freedom Fun Run/Walk 2021 Litchfield, IL 

Kick off the weekend on Saturday, July 3 with the 5K Freedom Fun Run / Walk 2021. This down and back course traverses the grounds of Lake Lou Yaeger Recreational Area. Participants are invited to run or walk!

Where:  Lake Lou Yaeger's Picnic Area 3
When:  7:30AM

Event Link:  https://visitlitchfield.com/events/freedom-fun-run/

July 4 - Hillsboro Celebration

The Open Road Band is a popular rock and roll band based out of Columbia, MO. They perform classic rock and country rock featuring tight, close-knit harmonies. Some of the bands that Open Road covers include The Eagles, The Moody Blues, Tom Petty and The Mavericks. Open Road has been performing for many years at many venues including concerts at The Winter Park, Colorado Amphitheater. Open Road is the only band ever asked to play the concert series in Winter Park two years in a row. They also headlined a classic rock show at Columbia, MO’s premier live music venue, The Blue Note Theater. Other well known performers who have played at the Blue note include R.E.M., Phish, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Johnny Cash and Willie.

The always amazing fireworks display will take place after the show. We will also have food vendors on hand. Come out and enjoy the best 4th of July celebration in the area!

Bring your lawn chair, a packed cooler, and your friends & family to enjoy this one-of-a-kind show! 


Where:  Concert will be at the 4th of July Point at Old Hillsboro Lake
When:  6PM to 10PM

Event Link: https://localinfonow.com/event/hillsboro-4th-of-july-celebration-old-hillsboro-lake-hillsboro-il/

July 4 - Vince Martin Live Concert buy the Water Litchfield, IL 

On Sunday, July 4th, Vince Martin will be performing a live concert by the water at Lake Lou Yaeger's Marina 1 near the Milnot Beach House (4932 Beach House Trail) from 7 PM - 9:20 PM. Vince Martin is one of the finest world-traveled Vocalist/Guitarist and Entertainers in the business. Out of St. Louis, MO, Martin has the vocal characteristics of George Benson, Al Jarreau, and Elvis Presley and the instrumental prowess of Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana and Albert King. Martin has opened shows for Barry White, Gladys Knight and the Pips, War, saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr., Kiss, the Allman Bros. Band and more! Martin performs all styles and genres of music and holds true to the philosophy that all good music belongs to all good humankind. This concert is free for all participants!  

 

Immediately following the concert by the water, fireworks will launch over Lake Lou Yaeger's Marina 1 at 9:30 PM. Visitors are invited to bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets to watch the show. Boaters can watch the fireworks from the water if they purchase an annual or daily boat permit. Permits can be purchased from the Marina 1 store located at (4943 Beach House Trail).  There is no charge for watching the fireworks from the shore. 

Where:  Milnot Beach House (4932 Beach House Trail)
When:  7PM to 9:20PM

Event Link:  https://visitlitchfield.com/events/vince-martin-4th-of-july-concert/

July 4 - Litchfield, IL 

Kick off the weekend on Saturday, July 3 with the 5K Freedom Fun Run / Walk 2021. This down and back course traverses the grounds of Lake Lou Yaeger Recreational Area. Participants are invited to run or walk!

Where:  Lake Lou Yaeger's Picnic Area 3
When:  7:30AM

Event Link:  https://visitlitchfield.com/events/freedom-fun-run/

July 9, 10 and 11 - NOKOMIS HOMECOMING CELEBRATION

Don't miss this annual community celebration which includes: slow pitch softball tournament, pageants, beer pong, bingo, 5K Walk/Run, 3 on 3 basketball tournament, washer tournament, craft vendors, tractor show, antique car cruise-in, live entertainment, beer ten, parade and a grand fireworks finale on Sunday night!  Ride tickets $3.50 each.  All rides 1 ticket.  At the Carnival, get 10 tickets for $30.

Where:  Nokomis Memorial Park, 118 Memorial Park Dr., Nokomis, IL  62075
When:  Friday 6pm to 11pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9am to 9pm

Facebook Event Link:  https://www.facebook.com/nokomishomecoming/

July 10 - Big Back Porch playing at The Depot Pub 

Kick off the weekend on Saturday, July 3 with the 5K Freedom Fun Run / Walk 2021. This down and back course traverses the grounds of Lake Lou Yaeger Recreational Area. Participants are invited to run or walk!

Where: 590 N 5th St Coalton, IL
When:  8PM to 12PM

Event Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/819129848676857/

July 10 - 6th Annual Car, Truck and Bike Show Farmersville, IL 

Kick off the weekend on Saturday, July 3 with the 5K Freedom Fun Run / Walk 2021. This down and back course traverses the grounds of Lake Lou Yaeger Recreational Area. Participants are invited to run or walk!

Where:  110 S. Cleveland, Farmersville
When:  9AM to 3PM

Event Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/819129848676857/

July 11 - Litchfield Pickers Market


Where: Starts at the corner of Union Ave. & State St., Litchfield, IL
When:  July 11 from 9am to 3pm
Event Link:  
https://visitlitchfield.com/events/litchfieldpickersmarket/

July 17 - Imagine Hillsboro Farmers Markets on the Square 

Imagine Hillsboro is excited to bring back your favorite farmers market "regulars", and to introduce you to to our new vendors.  We are always searching for new products to offer at the market. To apply to be a vendor contact Caitlyn Voyles at 217-710-2495, or by messaging the Hillsboro Farmers Market page.  Vendors must sell handmade items, and/or self-produced food and plant items. Vendors are responsible for obtaining proper licensing through the health department for food items.


Where: Lincoln Plaza, Hillsboro, IL

When:  9AM to Noon
Event Link: 

July 17 - Hillsboro Concert Series turns 10 with The Steve Ewing Band 

The lineup for the day includes:

The Steve Ewing Band - the lead singer of The Urge brings his musical stylings back to Hillsboro!

Frankie Says Remask - a smaller version of the local favorite Frankie Says Relax!

The Grand Moff Band - come rock with this band that has been making waves in Central Illinois!

Drew Sheafor - a jack of all trades that is well known throughout the Stl music scene and beyond.

Que One Seven will be on hand with some delicious food!  Sound provided by Max Maguire Sound


The day will also coincide with a Rock n Shop Hillsboro, so be sure to check out what downtown has to offer!

Bring a lawn chair, bring an appetite, bring your friends, it's going to be a fun day of music downtown Hillsboro! Concert will take place on Wood Street, between Sullivan's and Opera House Brewing Company.


Where:  106 E. Wood St, Hillsboro
When:  2PM to 11PM

Event Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/778981879446570/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22search%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D

July 24 - Aqua Run '21 

There will be 6 stops around the lake where each participant will roll dice to build a poker hand. Non-boaters can roll a full hand at the south marina during registration.

Event ends back at the South Marina where winners will be announced at approximately 6pm. High hand winner will receive $200!!           **ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST BE 21 OR OVER!!**
 

Where:  Lake Glenn Shoals Marina Landing
When:  Registration starts at 10am and the event will start promptly at noon.  Winners will be announced around 6pm

Event Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/459441728515040/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22search%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D

July 24- Hunderd 80 Proof Band playing at Half Witt Winery with food by Big Jake's BBQ

 

Please bring lawn chairs.
Where:  240 No4rth Hirst St, Witt, IL
When:  5PM to 8PM

Event Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/155952719641223/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22search%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D

July 29- Junction makes their debut playing at Half Witt Winery with food by Pauly's BBQ


Where:  240 No4rth Hirst St, Witt, IL
When:  6PM to 9PM

Event Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/459441728515040/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22search%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D

July 31- The Tangents playing at Half Witt Winery with food by Pauly's BBQ


Where:  240 No4rth Hirst St, Witt, IL
When:  5PM to 8PM

Event Link:  https://www.facebook.com/events/1389692491389525/?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22mechanism%22%3A%22search_results%22%2C%22surface%22%3A%22search%22%7D]%2C%22ref_notif_type%22%3Anull%7D