to Dec 1

Holiday Craft Fair

  • Thursday, November 29, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Friday, November 30, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday, December 1, 9:30 am - 4 pm

Located on the first floor of the Southern Illinois University Student Center, the Annual Holiday Craft Sal Sale is a major event featuring more than 75 craftspeople.  Students, faculty, staff and members of the Southern Illinois community shop for holiday decorations, gifts and unique items.  Come join them!  For more information on Craft Shop click here.

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10:00 AM10:00

Art in the Park - St. Louis Hills

  • September 30, 2018 10 am - 5 pm

ART IN THE PARK is an annual art fair that takes place in Francis Park in St. Louis Hills the last Sunday of September. Join us September 30, 10 - 5 ( Please note the ending time change)

A small one day show set in Francis Park surrounding the lotus pond water feature. Art, music and food is featured.  For more information: Check their web and Facebook page

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to Sep 9

Art Spectacular at the Carillon - Springfield, IL

  • Saturday, September 8, 10 am - 5 pm
  • Sunday, September 9, 10 am - 4 pm

The 13th - annual Art Spectacular at the Carillon is held outdoors on the lawn of beautiful Washington Park in Springfield, IL, an art-loving community! Features up to 50 professional artists with original artwork in a variety of mediums - as well as preview sale, patron bucks, demo, kids' activities, music, silent auction, and food vendors. For more information, see their website.

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to Aug 19

11th Annual Washington Arts Festival

Sat, Aug 18, 2018 10:00 AM  Sun, Aug 1, , 2018 4:00 PM

  • Aug 18, 2018 10 am - 5 pm
  • Aug 19, 2018 10 am - 4 pm

The 11th year for this fine little show featuring local and regional artists of the area.  A nice selection of interesting art works shown together.  For more information and direction contact the Washington Park District web site

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to May 6

3rd Annual Shawnee Hills Pottery Trail

  • May 5, 2018 10 am - 5 pm
  • May 8, 2018 10 am - 5 pm

We are doing it again!! This time my studio is remodeled and doubled in size!

The third annual Shawnee Hills Pottery Trail event will take place Saturday, May 5th and Sunday May 6th from 10 AM to 5 PM each day. 11 potters will be featured on the Trail. The self-guided driving/biking trail will include 7 stops and go through beautiful Jackson and Union Counties in Southern Illinois.  The event is open and free for everyone and will give the public a chance to interact with potters, see the studios and view demonstrations. There will also be pottery for sale at each stop.  A Pottery Trail Passport will be available and if completed with a stamp from each stop will give the holder a chance to win free pottery.  The link for the Shawnee Hills Pottery Trail website, which includes information on each of the potters and maps of the trail is:  

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The potters include Dan Johnson, Steve Grimmer, Karen Fiorino, Harris Deller, Sam Bates, Stephanie Dukat, Darby Ortolano, Gene and Beth Smout, Liston Vance and Rob Lorenz. Each potter brings his or her unique style and firing technique to the creation of their works.

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