5/30/2013 8:38:00 AM Entertainment Calendar for May 30, 2013
June 1 13th Annual Art on the Square The Taylorville Art Area Council’s 13th annual Art on the Square art fair will be held Sat., June 1st, on the grounds of the Christian County Courthouse, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. This year’s fair will feature the works of a record 34 artists. Each artist will display their work and will be judged by a experienced and qualified judge. The Taylorville Memorial Hospital Quilters will also be on the lawn to show their quilts. Musical entertainment and food vendors will also be available. The Children’s Tent will provide these activities throughout the day: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Face Painting by Jessica Hicklin 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Twinkles the Clown 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. White Rabbit Magic Show 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Twinkles the Clown 12 p.m. – 12:30 p.m. Turn About Dancers 1 p.m – 2 p.m. White Rabbit Magic Show 2 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Turn About Dancers 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Chalk Art with April Hadowsky
South Fork Dirt Riders ATV TT South Fork Dirt Riders ATV TT with live music by Full Throttle ($2 cover) on Saturday, June 1st. South Fork Dirt Riders, 794 Route 104, Taylorville. For more info, visit www.southforkdirtriders.com or call 237-4762.
June 2 MCHS Picnic &Potluck Dinner The Macoupin County Historical Society will hold their annual Picnic and Potluck Dinner Sunday, June 2nd, at 12:30 p.m., on the grounds of the MCHS Museum, located at 920 Breckenridge St. in Carlinville. Debroh Heal will present “Weaving Local History into Fiction” at 1:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public.
June 2-8 52nd Annual International Carillon Festival The 52nd Annual International Carillon Festival will be nightly Sun., June 2 - Sat., June 8 (except Wednesday), from 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., at Rees Carillon in Springfield’s Washington Park, Chatham Road & Fayette Ave. Concerts by Carillonneurs from The Netherlands, California, Colorado and Springfield’s new Carillonneur, Robin Austin. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the beautiful music of the 67 bells. Fabulous Festival Fireworks on Friday at approximately 9:15 p.m. Food vending by Chadito’s. This free event is accesible for everyone. New this year is the Carillon Student Concert on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. For more info, visit www.carillon-rees.org.
June 7 “Bleacher Bums: Home of the Chicago Cubs” Tickets are available now for Stage Fright Theatricals performance of “Bleacher Bums: Home of the Chicago Cubs” on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available at Little Luxuries, Rebecca’s Antiques or A Classic Bouquet. General admission is $8 for students and $12 for adults. The two performances will be in the Janice Hopper Auditorium of Taylorville Memorial Hospital and is sponsored by the Taylorville Area Arts Council.