Clinton County, IL Wineries Host Spring Events

Tastings, dining and music are all part of springtime events at our four local wineries. Take advantage of the good weather and enjoy a day or evening at one of the following fun events. Hidden Lake Winery in Aviston is … Continue reading

Bass Fishing Tourney In May At Carlyle Lake, IL

Illinois High Schools’ top anglers will be heading to Carlyle Lake for the 2019 IHSA Bass Fishing State Tournament the weekend of May 17-18. A total of 311 teams have signed up to compete this year. Sectionals will be held … Continue reading

Governor’s Run Golf Club: Clinton County’s Premier Course

Whether you’re a Sunday duffer or a diehard golfer, it’s always a treat to tee up at Governor’s Run Golf Club in Carlyle, Illinois. The semi-private 18-hole championship course has a wonderful mix of prairie and woodlands, creeks and lakes—all … Continue reading

Spring In Clinton County, IL Is Filled With Fun Events!

Pull out your calendar and get ready, because this spring is filled with a wide range of events here in Clinton County, from mid-March through to summer. Here are a few highlights. In an upcoming blog, we’ll cover future events … Continue reading

Charting the Kaskaskia River Through Clinton County, IL

As it works its way from west of Champagne, Illinois to the Mississippi River, the Kaskaskia River flows through the farmlands of Clinton County, defining our southern border, and providing both an important natural resource and a prime area for … Continue reading

See Eagles Soar In Clinton County, IL

There is no other state in the country, outside of Alaska, that has more wintering bald eagles than Illinois. An estimated 3,100 call our land home for a brief time, usually beginning in December and remaining until they head back … Continue reading

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