5 Fun Reasons to Visit Clinton County, IL This Winter

The flurry of the holidays is over. Now is the time to kick back and relax in the towns of Clinton County, Illinois. The slower pace of winter is an ideal time to catch a show, enjoy dinner with friends, … Continue reading

Autumn At Illinois’ Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area

After the summer crowds have dispersed and the campgrounds are emptied is a great time to visit Eldon Hazlet State Recreation Area.  Eldon Hazlet was named for a Carlyle, Illinois, attorney who was the first president of the Kaskaskia Valley … Continue reading

Fun Fall Events At Clinton County IL Wineries

Autumn weekends in Clinton County can be lovely—a perfect excuse to head out to one of our local wineries for an enjoyable few hours. Below is a look at some of the events scheduled in the months ahead, from simple … Continue reading

Clinton County Showcase Offers Entertainment For all Ages

The Clinton County Showcase is a wonderful outlet for all-family entertainment. The upcoming season’s delightful lineup of shows brings together talented actors from the community for performances that offer a little something for every age group. From madcap comedy to … Continue reading

Enjoying Labor Day Weekend In Clinton County, IL

Labor Day Weekend, the official wind-down of the season, offers unwritten permission to take advantage of all that summer 2018 still has to offer here in Clinton County, Illinois. Whether you like being by the water or chilling out with … Continue reading

Foundation Park: A Centerpiece of Centralia, IL

Thanks to the foresight and good will of former businessman Verne E. Joy—and legions of citizens—Centralia, Illinois, has a scenic park that is truly a local treasure. In 1943, Mr. Joy established the Centralia Foundation Trust with an initial donation … Continue reading

Clinton County, Illinois Fair: July 15-21, 2018

Of all the summer events we love, nothing tops the Clinton County Fair. It’s a wonderful mix of rural life, entertainment, fun foods, and healthy competition. This year’s fair is scheduled for July 15-21. The fair has been a Clinton … Continue reading