Discover Illinois travel, festivals, events, history, hobbies, art and people.
October Events in Illinois
See fun, family-friendly events throughout October in Illinois.
Murphysboro Chautauqua Celebrates the History of Agriculture
Learn about Grandmother Corn and the Native American roots of agriculture at the annual Murphysboro Chautauqua.
Illinois: The Great Pumpkin State
Illinois leads the nation in production of both ornamental and processing pumpkins
Pick a Peck of Illinois Pumpkins
Pumpkin farms across the state offer fall family fun.
Why You Should Visit Union County This Fall
Autumn leaves, outdoor recreation and agritourism make Union County a fun fall getaway.
Author Shares Farm Wisdom in “Just Plain Sense”
Jack Ottoson shares the wisdoms he learned as pastor growing up on the farm in his book, "Just...
The History Behind Rural Education in Illinois
Rural education's roots run deep in Illinois, thanks to preserved schoolhouses like North Grove School in Sycamore.
August Events in Illinois
Check out this listing of festivals and events happening throughout Illinois in August.
Illinois Veterinarian Provides Horses to Hollywood
KEL Equine Productions offers horses and historical expertise to film productions.
McLean County Barn Quilt Heritage Trail Adds 50th Quilt
Discover beautiful barn quilts, showcasing art and agriculture, on the McLean County Barn Quilt Heritage Trail.