November 2008, Illinois Fairs, Festivals, Parades, and Shows

by JulieD

Just found out about some events that will be coming up in Illinois in November. Thought I would share them here.

Nov. 1, 2008 30th Annual Galena Halloween Parade

Nov. 1, Fall Eagle Fest at the convention center in Galena 9-3p.m. Birds of Prey show, nature photography art show and displays

Nov. 1-2, 2008 31st Annual Heritage Festival at Southeastern College in Harrisburg. Saturday 9-4pm. Sunday 10-4
Crafts, food, puppets (at 11 and 1 on Sat.)

Nov. 7-9 Antique Spectacular Fall Show 2008 Antiques for everyone. $6 admission.

Nov. 8, Altrusa Bazaar and Craft Show 100+ booths

Nov. 9, Birds of Prey Program in Bloomington at the Miller Park Zoo at 1p.m. Free with zoo admission.

Nov. 15-16 Persimmon Party at the Christian County Historical Museu in Taylorville. Taste for free foods made with persimmons.

Nov.20-22 Pope County Deer Festival in downtown Golconda

Nov. 19-1/09 Sam Fink's The Gettysburg Address at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum in Springfield. Original art

Nov. 21-1/1/09 Victorian Splendor Light Festival at Forest Park in Shelbyville. Drive-thru display.

Nov. 22-23 Festival of Arts and Crafts in St. Charles.

Nov. 27-1/1/09 Avenue of Lights Moorman/Wavering Park in Quincy
2 miles of animated displays

Nov. 28 Old-Fashioned Christmas in downtown Effingham...buggy rides, hot chocolate and photos with Santa.

If you get a chance to go to one of these events, please consider sharing about your experience.


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Nov 05, 2015
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by: robert

As many I’ve read before, they look nothing like yours. This is good and glad you shared it with us. Have you checked out the some letterman jackets at It’s pretty good if you see into it.

Nov 05, 2015
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by: Deena

All the events sound very interesting! I wish I could have attended any of them. Thanks for sharing!

Oct 27, 2015
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by: Anda

Thank you so much for sharing. Enjoyed reading it! I love this website.

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