This Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Samaritan Closet in Pittsfield, will have their items that are free outside (if the weather permits). They have lots of Children’s clothing, shoes, toys, bed linens and other items to give away.
Two Rivers Wine Tour is Saturday, September 13 and includes four stops: Spirit Knob Winery in Ursa, Village Vineyard in Camp Point, Ridge View Winery in Mt. Sterling and Hopewell Winery in Summer Hill. Lunch is included at Spirit Knob. Food also available for sale at last stop, Hopewell Winery, along with live music. A … Continue reading
Saturday, Sept. 14, is a fish fry at New Hartford Christian Church. The meal starts at 5:00 with concert by Saved By Grace following at 6:00. for questions call 285- 2509
Barry Public Library is planning a Lego activity and would like to have donations of used Legos. Please check your closet and see if you have any you would like to donate. Bring them to the library, or if you are in the country, library staff will figure out how to pick them up.
Illini Community Hospital will hold a blood drive on Thursday, September 4 from 2-5:30 pm at 640 W. Washington St. For convenience call the blood center toll free to sign up at 1-866-GIVE-BLD. Walk-ins welcome and appreciated.
Pike County Sheriff’s Department is investigating theft of a 14 foot Ringo single axle utility trailer, reported stolen August 21 and taken sometime during the previous two weeks from 18521, US Highway 54, Rockport. If anyone has information on this or any other crime taking place in Pike County, call Crime Stoppers, 217-285-1500. You will … Continue reading
HCE “Christmas in October” sponsored by Pike County HCE is Oct, 11, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Farm Bureau Building, Pittsfield. Vendors with handcrafted items are needed. Theme is “It’s a Blue Blue Christmas”. Costs of a table is $10. Anyone interested call Ann Ferguson, 285-4077 or Rayola Daniel, 285 9795.
New Canton Harvest Festival is Friday and Saturday, Sept. 5-6. Theme is “New Canton in Wonderland.” Events begin Friday: 6 p.m. Opening Ceremonies. 7 p.m. Royalty Contests: Queen, Jr. Miss, Little Miss and Little Mister. Saturday: 9 a.m. Baby and Toddler Contests. 1 p.m. Grand Parade. 2:30-4 p.m. band “Loaded.” 4-7 p.m. Fried chicken dinner. … Continue reading
The Griggsville Apple Festival is looking for entries for its annual talent contest. The contest will be held Saturday, Sept. 20 beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Jr. Division will be from 6:30-7 p.m., with a break for other activities, then the Sr. Division will resume around 8:15 p.m. Background music for vocalists will need to … Continue reading
Griggsville Apple Festival Car and Bike show in downtown Griggsville. Special quest for the weekend is the Illinois Patriot Guard Fallen Heroes Traveling Memorial Wall. 100% of the proceeds from this show will be donated to the Fallen Heroes Memorial Wall and Toys for Tots. Registration is 8 a.m.-noon. Registration fee is $20 for cars/trucks … Continue reading