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Wineries & Craft Breweries are bubbling up in our area. Find a luscious white, a bold red, or a hoppy pale ale…there’s something for every palate!


Our territory is home to a thriving culinary scene! Dine like a king at a modern hotspot, get a burger at one of our famous drive-ins, or anything in between.


A trip to an art fair, a play in a historic theatre, hands on painting classes – whatever your creative inclinations, ILLINOISouth is all about the arts.


Communities all around ILLINOISouth are gearing up for Spring & Summer events! Check out our calendar for information!

Happening this Week
  • Hometown Treasure – Mascoutah Photography Exhibit
    Sunday, April 3, 2016
    Mascoutah Heritage Museum
  • Baby Bonanza, Rainbow Ranch Petting Zoo
    Sunday, April 3, 2016
    Rainbow Ranch
    Nashville, IL.
  • Amazing Grace: 1837 – Now
    Sunday, April 3, 2016
    Ste. Marie Foundation House Museum, Ste. Marie
    Sainte Marie, IL.
  • Rummage Sale
    Thursday, April 28, 2016
    St. Anthony Parish Center
    Beckemeyer, IL. 62219
  • How to "Read" a Church Building
    Thursday, May 26, 2016
    National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows
  • Maifest
    Friday, May 27, 2016
    Nashville Memorial Park
    Nashville, IL 62263
  • Motorcross
    Friday, May 27, 2016
    DuQuoin State Fairgrounds
  • Nature Culture Hike
    Saturday, May 28, 2016
    Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
  • Ste. Marie Village-Wide Garage Sale
    Saturday, May 28, 2016
    Town-wide garage sales
    Ste. Marie
  • Memorial Day Festival
    Saturday, May 28, 2016
    Eckert's Farm
    Belleville, IL 62220
  • Wayne County Misfits Car Club Car Show
    Saturday, May 28, 2016
    Leo French Park
  • Music at Metter Park
    Sunday, May 29, 2016
    Metter Park
    Columbia, IL
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