Calendar of Events - Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce



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Thursday, January 17, 2019 - Friday, May 31, 2019

Booth Library on the campus of Eastern Illinois University will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, as well as examine current and future space exploration, in a new exhibit, “On the Shoulders of Giants: The Moon and Beyond.” The exhibit will be on display from Jan. 17 through May 31, 2019.


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Friday, April 26, 2019
Ballet Academy of Charleston premiers “The Fairy Doll” at The Charleston Music Hall on April 26, 2019 at 6 p.m. 
They revived this old and fairly unknown ballet and made it their own with original choreography by Jessica Lighthart, Amanda Evans, Natasha Nast, and Sarah Bowdoin, and directed by school owner, Corina Fimian.
 
With beautiful costumes and stage sets, this family-friendly performance features 50 students of the Ballet Academy and is sure to delight young and old.
 

 

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
May Is National Electrical Safety Month, designated by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI).  Accidents, injuries and property loss can be reduced with education and awareness.  Join Karly Combest, with Ameren Illinois Community Relations, to learn important methods of safety specific to:
*Power Lines & Poles
*Home & Vehicle Safety
*Energy Efficiency 
*Natural Gas  
You will also enjoy the My Safe City tabletop display that simulates what could happen if different accidents occurred.  

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Wednesday, May 1, 2019
As the bike race gets closer and closer, so does the 5th annual MuseFest, but you can help support MuseFest much sooner than that! By coming to a night of trivia at the Brick House from 7:00-9:00 PM, you can support the great festivities MuseFest puts on. After the night of great food and fun, come see the main event at the Tour de Charleston, sponsored by First fed of Central Illinois, on June 1!
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Saturday, May 11, 2019
We have an event for everyone and every skill level. We begin with the Half Marathon at 7 a.m., the 10K Individual at 7:50 a.m., the 5K Times Run/Walk steps off at 8:15 a.m., followed by the 1 Mile Run Run/Walk at 9:30 a.m. The little ones can get in the fun by participating in the Toddler Trot or the Diaper Dash at 10:15 a.m. There are inflatables, music, and lots of other fun activities at the start/finish line.
 

 

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