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BOGO (Buy One Get One Free) Book Fair – May 13 to 15 – Griggsville, IL

BOGO (Buy One Get One Free) Book Fair will be at Griggsville School Wednesday, May 13 through Friday, May 15.  Wednesday & Friday the book fair will be open from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Thursday the book fair will be open from 1-3 pm and reopen that evening from 5-7 pm.  Family Event will be on Thursday evening from 5-7 pm.

G-P FFA Annual Greenhouse Plant Sale – May 1 & 2 – Griggsville, IL

The Griggsville-Perry FFA will have its annual greenhouse plant sale Friday, May 1, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm and Saturday, May 2, 9 am to 12 pm.  Additional dates will be announced next week.  Large assortments of annuals, vegetables, and hanging baskets.  Proceeds go to support Griggsville-Perry FFA Leadership Programs.

Western IL Fair seeks Pageant Contestants

The Western IL Fair is seeking contestants for the 2015 Queen and Princess Pageants.  The queen contestants must be between the ages of 16-21.  The princess contestants must be ages 5-6.  The contestants may reside in the counties of Adams, Brown, Calhoun, Morgan, Pike or Scott.  The queen contest offers a $1,000 scholarship along with cash and prizes.  For more information contact Beth White at 217-370-3638.

Nominate your favorite Business or Establishment in Pike County!

We love receiving suggestions on how we can improve our site & our reader’s experience with us.  One awesome suggestion was to highlight area businesses each week.  This is a suggestion we’re happy to take to heart and make happen!

Please take a moment and fill out our quick and easy survey to nominate your favorite place in Pike County Illinois and Missouri.  All responses and information we collect will remain anonymous and your privacy will be maintained at all times.  Your input will help others find the great hidden gems of our county.



Please limit your nominations to the survey in the link above. We appreciate your comment submissions but there is a possibility a nomination may be missed by not filling out the survey.

Toy Drive & Cookie Walk at Game – Dec 16 – Griggsville, IL

santa-clausOn Tuesday, December 16 beginning at 6 pm, the Tornadoes will play at home vs Pittsfield. Admission will be a toy to donate for the G-P Toy Drive to benefit the Griggsville-Perry School District Christmas Families. One adult or child admission free per toy. Also on that night, Team Impact will hold it’s annual Cookie Walk from 3:30 pm until the end of the game.

If you would like to donate cookies, please bring them to Kayt Risley on Monday, December 15. OTSD will be at the game that night handing out goodies.

Trick or Treat at the Library! – Oct 30 – Griggsville, IL

Halloween EventsBe sure to stop by the North Pike District Library on Thursday, October 30 during Trick or Treat hours! There will be treats and “make n take” crafts available for the little ones. Don’t miss the fun, bring your friends and bring your family!

G-P Pancake Breakfast – Nov 15 – Griggsville, IL

School Events and Activities BoardThe Griggsville-Perry school will be having a pancake breakfast on Saturday, November 15th from 8-11 AM. Free will donation. Proceeds will go to purchasing gifts for the Christmas Program. This program is designed to assist families within the district that are in need during the holiday season. If there are questions or comments, contact Jessica Bunch at bunchj@griggsvilleperry.org, or at 217-833-2352. Thank you for your support.

G-P Blood Drive – October 10 – Griggsville, IL

Give-Blood-Give-LifeGriggsville-Perry Health Occupation Class will have a blood drive, through American Red Cross, at the high school gymnasium Friday, Oct. 10 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join the Girl Scouts, Volunteer Today!

girl scoutsJoin the Girl Scouts today! Girl Scouts is here to inspire girls to roll up their sleeves, help their community and even earn badges and awards! Any girl in grades K-12 can become a Girl Scout. Adult volunteers make the Girl Scout program possible for girls. Locally, Girl Scouts is currently looking for Daisy (K-1 grades) and Junior (4-5 grades) troop leaders for the Griggsville area. To find out more information, contact Erica Douglas at 217-222-1030 or email edouglas@girlscouts-gsci.org

Griggsville Apple Festival – September 19, 20, 21 – Griggsville, IL

PCH festivals fairsJoin the fun this year at the Griggsville Apple Festival!  With so many things to see and do, you’re sure to have a great time with your friends and family.  Check out the schedule of events and information on how you too can join the fun!


Antique Tractor Pull :  Saturday, Sept. 21 hosted by the Griggsville-Perry FFA at 1:30 pm.  Unloading and registration is at Dunham’s lot along Hwy 107 across from the Western Illinois Fairgrounds.  Registration begins at noon and will conclude by 1 pm.  Entries will need 3 cards of the same information about the entry.  Entries are welcome to unload any time that morning.  TO help with planning, call Chris Miller, GP FFA advisor at 217-430-6970 with your entries or questions.

Apple Dynasty Beard Contest : Friday, September 19.  Prizes will be given out for longest beard, bushiest beard and sexiest stubble.  Also best overall voted on by crowd response.  To enter, call Janice Sneeden at 217-833-2637 or register that night.

Apple Pie Baking Contest : Pies must be in Mick Webel’s Country Financial Insurance office by 9 am for judging on September 20.  Pies will be judged on appearance as well as taste.  There will be two divisions: Age 7-15 and 16 through adult.  Cash prizes given in each division for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd.

Apple Festival Baby Contest : September 20 at 10:30 am.  All babies 0-24 months of age are eligible to enter.  The overall winners must be from the original Griggsville school district.  Pre-register by calling Kara Wainman at 217-491-2836 or Rindi Bennett at 217-248-0301.

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