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09/05/14
LSC Rockin Blues and BBQ Fest

The Coles County Council on Aging and your LifeSpan Center will be hosting the 2nd Annual LifeSpan Center Rockin Blues & BBQ Festival on Friday  September 5th, 2014 from 5pm to 10pm. 
 
Musical Performances include Reverend Robert Blues Band (sponsored in tpart by the Mattoon Arts Council), Tequila Mockingbyrd, & D&G Acoustics. Enjoy delicious food selections courtesy of Smoky’s House of Charleston, Center of Hope Deliverance Ministries: Ladies of Grace and Beauty- Taco in a Bag Stand, and Relay for Life Team Shake Up and Baked Goods Stand! Join us for complimentary photo booth pictures courtesy of Every Moment Productions of Charleston, door prizes, complimentary beverage patio, and a variety of art vendors from around the community.  Grand Door Prizes include a chance to win a Char-broil Electric Vertical Smoker courtesy of Rural King of Mattoon!!! Tickets will be $15 for ages 13 and up and children 12 and under are free! Bring outdoor seating for musical enjoyment and NO outside food or drinks will be permitted in the festival!  Please note that ticket cost covers musical entertainment and will not cover cost of food and art vendors.  The two MC’s for this year’s event will be Julia Diane Degler of the Soul Giving Records Foundation and Krista Taylor- Programming and PR Director of your LifeSpan Center.
 
Enjoy the variety of expressive art styles from vendors such as Kyle Singer and Marjie Lair, Duke Bagger Photography, Zachary Dowell, Soul Giving Records Foundation & Dragonflies, Coyote Cabins of Sullivan, & Young Living Essentials!
 
Additional sponsors include: Mattoon Arts Council, KC Summers of Mattoon, MARS Petcare, Anamet Electrical of Mattoon, Niemeyer & Kubota Sales, Odd Fellow Rebekah Home of Mattoon, Hilltop Skilled Nursing and Rehab Center of Charleston, Palm Terrace of Mattoon, Charleston Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Binny’s Beverage Depot of Champaign, Diepholz Auto Group of Charleston, Paap Printing of Charleston, Jimmy Johns of Mattoon, Cross County Mall of Mattoon, & Schilling Funeral Home of Mattoon!
 
The LifeSpan Center
11021 East County Road 800 North
(Corner of Loxa Rd. & 800 N)
Charleston, IL  61920
https://www.facebook.com/LSC.BluesnBBQFest
 
 Tickets can be purchased at the LifeSpan Center in advanced or on the day of the event. Funds raised from this festival will be used to help offset daily expenses at your LifeSpan Center.  Our goal is to raise at least $3000 to go toward your LifeSpan Center and its future programming and project needs.  Please help to pass the word along and show your support by donating or purchasing a ticket to this event!  For more information about ticket sales, festival itineraries, or general questions, please call 217.639.5150! Thank you!

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09/06/14
18th Street Farmers Market

The 18th Street Farmers Market is a Saturday only market that runs from June 7 through October 4. The market is open from 8:00 am to noon (weather permitting.) The primary focus of the market is fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, and handcrafted items (as space permits.) Live entertainment will be scheduled to help create a festive atmosphere. Additional vendors are welcome and need to request a Vendor Application by contacting Steve Runyon at Home Again Consignment Shop by phone (345-4700) or email (homeagain1@consolidated.net)

The 18th Street Farmers Market is in addition to the Wednesday Farmers Market on the Square in downtown Charleston around the courthouse.

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09/11/14
Business After Hours-Douglas Hart Nature Center

Join us for Business After Hours at Douglas Hart Nature Center Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 5 to 7 pm.

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09/13/14
18th Street Farmers Market

The 18th Street Farmers Market is a Saturday only market that runs from June 7 through October 4. The market is open from 8:00 am to noon (weather permitting.) The primary focus of the market is fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, and handcrafted items (as space permits.) Live entertainment will be scheduled to help create a festive atmosphere. Additional vendors are welcome and need to request a Vendor Application by contacting Steve Runyon at Home Again Consignment Shop by phone (345-4700) or email (homeagain1@consolidated.net)

The 18th Street Farmers Market is in addition to the Wednesday Farmers Market on the Square in downtown Charleston around the courthouse.

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09/18/14
Diplomat Meeting

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09/20/14
18th Street Farmers Market

The 18th Street Farmers Market is a Saturday only market that runs from June 7 through October 4. The market is open from 8:00 am to noon (weather permitting.) The primary focus of the market is fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, and handcrafted items (as space permits.) Live entertainment will be scheduled to help create a festive atmosphere. Additional vendors are welcome and need to request a Vendor Application by contacting Steve Runyon at Home Again Consignment Shop by phone (345-4700) or email (homeagain1@consolidated.net)

The 18th Street Farmers Market is in addition to the Wednesday Farmers Market on the Square in downtown Charleston around the courthouse.

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09/27/14
18th Street Farmers Market

The 18th Street Farmers Market is a Saturday only market that runs from June 7 through October 4. The market is open from 8:00 am to noon (weather permitting.) The primary focus of the market is fresh produce, baked goods, flowers, and handcrafted items (as space permits.) Live entertainment will be scheduled to help create a festive atmosphere. Additional vendors are welcome and need to request a Vendor Application by contacting Steve Runyon at Home Again Consignment Shop by phone (345-4700) or email (homeagain1@consolidated.net)

The 18th Street Farmers Market is in addition to the Wednesday Farmers Market on the Square in downtown Charleston around the courthouse.

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