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2018  Friday Cookout Dates

 April 6st  Good Samaritan Ministries (Food Pantry)

April 20th The Macoupin Center for the Developmentally Disabled

         May 4th
Zion Luthern Preschool Board

May 18th Macoupin County 4-H Federation

June 1st Fantastic Fours 4-H Club

June 15th  St. Paul UCC Junior Youth Group

July 6th Tri Parish Mission trip

July 20th St Paul Senior Group

August 3rd  Carlinville Spirit Boosters

August 17th  Zion Luthern Preschool Board

September 7th Macoupin County Pork Producers

September 21st Summer Repertory Theatre at Blackburn College

October 5th Mt Nebo Lodge #76

October 19th   Open

 

 

 

 




 

Local Attractions and Events

The Christmas Market
The Carlinville Christmas Market takes place on the first full weekend of December each year (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday). Carlinville hosted its first Christmas Market on the town square in December 1990. The Market has retained its earlier charm, with large tents enclosing the wares of talented artisans and food vendors, horse-drawn carriage rides, tours of local historic sites, costumed carolers and street performers, activities for the children, all set amid the quaint charm of the historic town square. The Market gets better each year, and attracted more than 11,000 visitors in 2008, becoming the county's only million-dollar event.
www.carlinvillechristmasmarket.com


Macoupin County Historical Society
The Spring Festival
Each Memorial day, countless visitors are visiting the Anderson Mansion, located on the edge of Carlinville, to mark the beginning of spring. Hosted by the Macoupin County Historical Society, the festival is filled with arts and crafts, along with antique machinery and tours available of the historic Anderson Mansion.

The Fall Festival
In mid-September the Macoupin County Historical Society again offers a festival at the Anderson Mansion. Like the Spring Festival, the Mansion grounds are filled with vendors and live music. Arts and Crafts, antique machinery and homemade food are only a few of the things the festival has to offer!

Learn more about these events and others at the Macoupin County Historical Society at http://www.macsociety.org/


Carlinville Community Chamber of Commerce
Learn more about additional local activities at the Chamber's website at http://www.carlinvillechamber.com/


Carlinville Lakes
Carlinville Lake #1 offers seasonal camping, weekend camping including tents and campers, swimming area, picnic area, fishing and a boat dock.

Carlinville Lake #2 offers boat access, fishing, duck hunting.

To learn more about the Carlinville Lakes contact caretaker at 854-8931


Demuzio Sport Center
Located at 18456 Shipman Road the center offers recreational sports and a walking track. Open 7 days a week.
http://www.demuziosportcenter.com


Beaver Dam State Park
Located in Macoupin County 7 miles southwest of Carlinville and situated in an oak/hickory woodland, Beaver Dam State Park offers a variety of recreational opportunities on its 750 acres. Fishing, picnicking, hiking, and tent and trailer camping are among the most popular activities.
 http://dnr.state.il.us/Lands/landmgt/PARKS/R4/beaver.htm



Broom Orchard
Come visit Broom Orchard, located just south of Carlinville on Shipman Blacktop, where they produce apples, peaches, pumpkins and much more!
http://broomorchard.com/


Carlinville Community School District
Carlinville Community School District #1 is accredited by AdvancED, the newly unified organization of the North Central Association Commission on Accreditation and School Improvement (NCA CASI), Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), and National Study of School Evaluation (NSSE). AdvancED is dedicated to advancing excellence in education through accreditation, research, and professional services.
 http://www.carlinvilleschools.net/

Blackburn College
Blackburn College is one of 7 work colleges in the United States and the only one with a student managed work program.
http://www.blackburn.edu/


Lake Williamson Christian Center
Lake Williamson is located 2 miles Southwest of Carlinville.
 http://www.lakewilliamson.org/
 
Carlinville Market Days
8am-4pm on the Square
First Saturday of the month, April through November

Carlinville City Hall
550 North Broad
Carlinville, IL 62626
217.854.4076

info@cityofcarlinville.com

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