Featured Event Nov. 18 & 19 = The
Belleville Flea Market in Belleville, Illinois is the
third full weekend of every month, year round. The Flea Market is Southern
Illinois’ Premier Admission : FREE. The flea market is the
3rd full weekend of every month January through December. The flea market
is located at Belle Clair Fairgrounds, Rt. 13 (just off Rt. 159 & 13),
Belleville, IL. (200 South Belt East , Belleville, IL 62220) . The
Belleville Flea Market is open to the public 9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. on
Saturday and 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Sunday. For more information visit
Featured Shop Visit Southern Memories
and Cottage Rose Tea Room. They are located on Old Highway
Hours are for the shop: Wed.-Sat. 10am to 5pm and for the Tea Room:
Wed.-Sat. 11am to 3pm. T Visitors may find anything from rustic farmhouse to
vintage styled home decor; with antique furniture, southern relics, and
specialty clothing & jewelry items. For more information call
573-856-4131 or visit
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 it’s historical, crafts, foods, or the beauty of fall in Spoon River
Country, come by for a visit this fall.
Your Midwest resource for Fun and Adventure with antique, specialty and boutique shops, day
trips to historic towns and entertaining events.
historic towns and shopping guide is organized
for ease of use. The comprehensive Calendar of Events page
has detailed event listings.
All pages include Google maps with driving directions.
History comes alive in the Midwest.
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