Featured Event Oct. 2 = The Historic Ripson
Bridge Fall Festival is located on Main Street in Sorento, Il.
which is in Bond County, Illinois. Hope to see you all! For more
www.ripsonbridgefestival.com. Come and enjoy good down home cooking,
live music and old time crafts. Hours are 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Enjoy
country music all day, pumpkins, childrenís games, craft stands,
old-fashioned cake walk at 2:00 p.m., great food and much more.
Featured Shop Visit The Time Machine Antique Mall,
Mid Rivers Center, St. Peters, MO
63376. 636-970-0190. Hours:
Mon - Sat - 10 - 7, Sun - 11 - 6. Antiques, collectibles, vintage and
other cool stuff! We're on Facebook too! Click to visit theirFACEBOOK
The Asheford Program is an
internationally recognized, professional-level "Profit & Pleasure"
on the study of antiques, collectibles and appraising. Click
here for more information.
The first two weekends in October, the Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive Fall
Festival will be celebrated in Fulton County, IL and the surrounding community
of Elmwood in the neighboring Peoria County to the north. This unique Fall
Festival is a self-guided motor tour covering 140 miles of scenic roadways
through various villages/cities. You will find antiques and
collectibles, flea markets, fine arts and hand-made crafts, historic sites and
reenactments of historical events, and home-cooked food everywhere.
Fulton County is in West Central Illinois about 30 miles west of Peoria or 30
miles south of Galesburg. You may start the Scenic Drive entering Fulton County
from any direction. At the first site you stop be sure to get an official
Program Book. This will give you a map of Fulton County with all the official
stops well marked, a listing of activities at each site and pieces of history
about the sites. The Program Book is filled with a wealth of information on the
There is something for everyone to see and do along all the sites and areas
whether itís historical, crafts, foods, or the beauty of fall in Spoon River
Country, come by for a visit this fall.
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