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Visiting & Tourism


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Events


Freedom Fest 2014

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Friday  July 4th

Activities

Freedom Fest 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run

Free  Gospel Concert

Featuring GladHeart

Parade

Free  Concert

Headline Freedom Fest 2014

The Ivas John Band

Fireworks   

Family  Entertainments

  Food  Vendors All Day

And  Lots More....

Family Tailgating Welcomed (No Alcohol)

For  more information Please Go the "Freedom Fest Page"

(Go to the main page and click on the "Freedom Fest" Tab)


Attachments:
 Facebook
 Website
 

The Annual Tunnel Hill Rd. and Goreville City Wide Yard Sale. 

Held on Saturday before the 3rd Sunday in May. 


Fall Festival

River to River Relay

http://rrr.olm.net


Restaurants

Delaney's on Broadway (618) 995-2602

Sub Shack (618) 995-1457 www.subshack.com

Longhorn Cafe` (618) 995-1515 (4mi. north of town)


Outdoor Recreation

Ferne Clyffe State Park: www.dnr.state.il.us/land/Landmgt/PARKS/R5/Ferne/htm

Goreville City Park

Lake of Eqypt

Shawnee National Forest:   www.fs.fed.us/rd/forest


Nearby Outdoor Recreation

Tunnel Hill State Trail www.dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/R5/tunnel.htm

Cache River State Natural Area: Belknap, IL. www.dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/R5/CACHERVR.HTM

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge: Marion, IL.  www.fws.gov/midwest/craborchard

Cypress Creek National Wildlife Refuge: Ullin, IL. www.fws.gov/midwest/CypressCreek

Southern Illinois Golf Trail (618) 529-4451

Gambit Golf Club: Vienna, IL  www.gambitgolf.com

Vertical Heartland Rock Climbing School www.verticalheartland.com/VerticalHeartland.html

The Henry N. Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center: Whitehill, IL. (618) 657-2064

Cache River Wetlands

  Cache River has been designated as a "Wetlands of International Importance" by the "Ramsar Convention of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization."  This ranks the Cache River with other important international wetlands, such as the Florida Everglades and the     Kerangwetlands in Australia. www.nature.org http://195.143.117.139/profile/profiles_usa.htm  

 

 


Wine Trails

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(Just click the picture above for more information.)

Shawnee Hills Wine Trail

www.shawneewinetrail.com

The Southern Illinois Wine Trail

www.southernillinoiswinetrail.net

 

 


Lake of Egypt Antique Trail

Warehouse Antique Mall

600 N. Van Buren St. Marion, IL.

(618) 997-7810 Tuesday-Saturday 10-5  

Sunday 1-5

Closed Monday

Whitecotton Antique Mall

10348 Whitecotton Rd. Marion, IL

(618) 995-2058

Monday- Saturday 10-5

Sunday 12-5

 

Wolf Creek Antiques & Crafts Mall

215 S. Broadway Goreville, IL

(618) 995-9654

Tuesday-Saturday 10-5

Sunday 12-5

Closed Monday

www.wolfcreekantiques.net


Grace Art Gallery/Studio

210 S. Broadway Gorville, IL. 

(618) 694-5892

Thursday & Friday 10:30-6

Saturday 9-2

Sunday 1-4

 

Teapot Cottage

  101 Sidney Ln. Goreville, IL

(618) 995-2491

By Appointment Only


Max Creek Mercantile

2550 Gilead Church Rd. Simpson, IL

(618) 695-3546

Tuesday - Saturday 10-6

Days/Hours Vary, Please Call


Country Lane Treasures

875 Rte 166 Creal Springs, IL

(618) 996-3013

Tuesday-Friday 11-5

Saturday 1-5

All Other By Appointment (Hours may vary seasonally)


Sporting Events

 

Goreville Schools Athletic Program

Johnson County Youth League

http://johnsoncountyyouthleague.com

www.facebook.com/pages/Johnson-County-Youth-League/399297576819007

Johnson County Youth League Football

www.jcylblackeagles.com

 

Shawnee Community College Athletic Program: Ullin, IL www.shawneecc.edu/athletics

John A. Logan College Athletic Program: Carterville, IL. www.jalc.edu/athletics

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL Athletic Program http://siusalukis.cstv.com

Southern Illinois Miners Baseball www.southernillinoisminers.com

 The Miners are part of The Frontier League: Independent Professional Baseball www.frontierleague.com