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Baylis Highpoint Glory Days Festival – August 12 & 13 – Baylis, IL

Come and enjoy a fun filled weekend to renew old acquaintances and make new ones.

At 5 pm on Friday enjoy the start of the Festival with the parade of Marshals followed by the prince, princess, Jr. Miss and Queen Pageant contest and the Jr. and Sr. Farm King contests along with the Sour Prune Jr. and Sr. contests. A street dance follows the contests.

Saturday morning there will be the Baby, Lil Miss and Mister Tiny Tot, and Lil Miss and Mister Pageants beginning at 9 am. A car and bike ride will start at 9 and return at 2 pm for a parade followed by more entertainment. A chicken and fish fry will be held from 4 pm – 7:30 pm or until food runs out. Other food and refreshments will be available throughout the day. There will live entertainment beginning at 6 pm. There will be craft vendors and flea market booths both days.

For information call Sharon Rennecker 217-617-6864 or visit their Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/baylishighpointglorydays.fallfestival?fref=ts

 

Pleasant Hill Fourth of July Celebration – July 2 – Pleasant Hill, IL

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Featuring: Hypnotist William Mitchell, Frank Hawkins Nitty Gritty Old Dude’s Band, Food, and Fireworks!

Parade is Saturday at 11 AM, Assemble at the Pike Co Fairgrounds. For parade information contact Kylee Orr (618) 806-2547 Fireworks Saturday night at dusk

Pike County Fair – July 12 thru 16 – Pleasant Hill, IL

The Pike County Fair features all the attractions normally associated with county fair. Features are top rated society horse shows, tractor pulls, pageants, and carnival attractions. The weekend also features live entertainment and a talent show on Saturday and a mud bog on Sunday.

8 am – 10 pm daily

201 West Clay Street, Pleasant Hill, IL

For information call 217-754-2456
or visit www.pikecountyillinoisfair.org

 

Pike County Pig Days – July 8 & 9 – Pittsfield, IL

For more than 25 years Pittsfield has celebrated Pike County’s large pork industry with their annual Pig Days festival. In honor of the pig there are activities such as longest pig tail contest and hog calling contests. There are arts and crafts, kids games, and live entertainment. And as you would expect, food stands offer some tasty pork specialties.

Event is to be held on the Courthouse Square in downtown Pittsfield. Friday 5 pm – 10 pm and Saturday: 9 am – 10 pm

Contacts: for General information & Vendor forms call the Charlie Gates at 217-285-4905; for the Little Miss Piglet and Little Mr.Pork Chop contests call Sharon Springer at 285-5760.

Ribbon Cutting & Job Fair at Revolution Cannabis – August 15 – Barry, IL

Revolution Enterprises invites you to join us for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony marking the historic commencement of operations at Revolution Cannabis – Barry IL. The ceremony will take place in front of the 75,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility just off Highway 4 north of Route 72 on Saturday, August 15.

The Revolution Cannabis Job Fair will take place beginning at 11:30 am at the Barry YMCA. There will be a light luncheon with catering from Stroemer Foods. All are invited to learn about the available jobs and meet the Revolution Cannabis team.


 

Saturday in Barry– the ribbon cutting ceremony is being held at 10:30 a.m. outside the cultivation center facility, which is located north of Rt. 72, just off Highway 4.

The job fair will be held afterward, at 11:30 a.m., at the YMCA in Barry, located at 1400 Mortimer St. The job fair goes until 4:00 p.m.


 

Be sure to visit the event’s Facebook page by clicking HERE.

Visit ACE Revolution’s Facebook page HERE and their website http://www.acerevolution.com/ 

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PCST Swim Team Sign Ups – May 2 –

PCST Swim team will hold sign ups on Saturday, May 2 at Orr Hall in the Pittsfield United Methodist Church from 9-11 am.

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.

Live Music – May 2 – Detroit, IL

The Southern Gospel recording artists,  The Chosen Ones, will be appearing May 2 at 6:15 pm at the Detroit Christian Church in Detroit, located 7 miles East of Pittsfield on State Hwy 106.  Cookies, finger foods, sandwiches, iced tea and coffee will begin at 5:30 pm in the church annex.  For more information about this event, please contact Steve Haskins at 217-891-7616.

Pike Co. Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Golf Open – April 24 – Pittsfield, IL

The Pike County Chamber of Commerce’s 21st Annual Golf Open fundraiser is Friday, April 24th at Old Orchard Country Club in Pittsfield.   Registration will begin at 8:15 AM with a shotgun start at 9:00 AM.  Lunch will be provided.  Team sponsorships is $240 for a 4 person team, which includes golf fees, cart rental, skins & mulligans and lunch.  A Business Sponsorship which allows businesses to set up a booth or have special activities and personnel at the Tee Box of the sponsored hole is available for $150.  A combination Team & Hole Sponsorship is available for $340.  Other special sponsorships such as closest to the pin, longest drive, etc. are available. Register your team and pay by April 17, and receive 4 chances (one for each team member) for a drawing for an Odessey White Hot putter. Download the form on the Chamber’s website- Chamber section- then blue golf tab.