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Superman Celebration Full Schedule of Events, June 8-11

Originally posted on Massac Beeswax:
Thursday-Sunday, June 8-11, 2017 39th Annual Superman Celebration 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. most days Superman Square and other locations throughout Metropolis What started as a one-day “Homecoming” for the local residents has now evolved into…

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New Observation Deck at Bald Knob

The Bald Knob Cross Visitor Center, Alto Pass, IL now has an observation deck, to give visitors the best view it has to offer. Several area businesses and anonymous donors from across the region donated time, money, materials and expertise … Continue reading

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Solar Red wine was released to commemorate Ozzy’s upcoming performance during a Solar Eclipse at Moonstock2017. Solar Red is offered by the individual bottle and in an autographed Collector’s Edition. Solar Red is a medium bodied dry red wine made … Continue reading

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Fishing and Fun at Lake Murphysboro

Beautiful rolling hills and woods surround star-shaped Lake Murphysboro and provide a wonderful backdrop for boating, fishing, picnicking, camping and hiking. This 1,022-acre state park has been used by people since pre-historic Native Americans lived in small, temporary camps and … Continue reading

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Birds, Botanicals and other Small Creatures

Make your way to the Luna Gallery inside the Yellow Moon Cafe and anthill gallery & vintage curiosities, both in Cobden, IL, for a wonderful Spring Oil Paintings exhibit by Molly Cranch which are on display through April 30, 2017 Molly … Continue reading

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Take A Hike!

If you haven’t been winter hiking in Southern Illinois, you should. We have very mild weather during the winter and it’s the perfect opportunity to get outside. There are no bugs on the trails, the crowds are very thin, the … Continue reading

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Exploring the Cache River Wetlands Area

Reprinted from Friends of the Cache Jan/Feb 2016 Newsletter. To find out more about the Friends, visit    Heron Pond, near Belknap IL is a ‘must see’ in the Cache River Wetlands.  Belknap, in southern Johnson County, was originally … Continue reading

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