Tee Off For All

Saturday, May 30th 2015 - 12:00 pm

Tee Off


Carillon Festival

Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 - 12:00 am

SPD Carillon Summer Guide ad


Cass County Truck and Tractor Pull

Saturday, June 6th 2015 - 12:00 am




Saturday, June 6th 2015 - 12:00 am

Ask anyone in the world to name the original and most famous monster truck and they will say: BIGFOOT! This year BIGFOOT turns the BIG 4-0 and YOU and your family and friends ARE INVITED to celebrate BIGFOOT’S 40th BIRTHDAY with a bash on Saturday & Sunday, June 6 & 7 at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.

More than just a bash, it will be a SMASH as not one, not two, but THREE BIGFOOT’s demolish cars right before your eyes and battle each other in an incredible thrill show! Joining the car-crushing, axle-wrenching, high-flying competition will be BIGFOOT friends RAMINATOR and RAMMUNITION. Prepare to be amazed as FIVE 10,000 pound, high-powered monsters ROAR into action with side-by-side drag racing, gigantic jumps, wheelies, donuts, high-flying long jumps, and off-the-charts FREESTYLES! Plus, meet drivers and get up close to their monsters at a FREE Pit Party before the show. Please, accept our invitation and GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

For this Birthday Bash… the BEST Monsters in the WORLD join the party!
Lucas Oil BIGFOOT….the ORIGINAL Monster Truck
Retro BIGFOOT…..paying tribute to 40 years on a New Chassis
Anniversary BIGFOOT….Write Happy Birthday on this Chalkboard BIGFOOT
RAMINATOR….The World’s Fastest Monster Truck
Rammunition…firing away with a powerful HEMI


​​ FREE PIT PARTY: Come early, meet the drivers, get autographs and take photos of the drivers and their Monsters. Pit Passes are FREE when accompanied by an event ticket. It will be like a true birthday party, games, friends and fun!

​​ MEGASAURUS … The Car Crushing, Fire Breathing Dinosaur! The Jurassic Age returns as this dino does some major devastation and destruction. This hungry 35,000 pound beast chomps cars and flings fire!

​​ TAKE A RIDE IN A MONSTER TRUCK… Take a ride on the wild side aboard a real Monster Truck! The Mighty Monster Ride Truck will give adults and kids alike the ride of a lifetime!

​​ WHEN:
Saturday, June 6th 2015………….7:00 pm
Sunday, June 7th 2015………….3:00 pm

GATES OPEN WITH PIT PARTY two hours prior to start of show – Pit Party is free, but must be accompanied by an event ticket

Illinois State Fairgrounds — Springfield, IL
801 Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702

Advance tickets are on sale now online at

Advance Tickets* Day of Show Tickets*
Adults: $15 Adults: $20
Children: $10 Children: $10

*All Tickets are General Admission *Children 2 years of age an under do not require a ticket but must sit on parents lap *Applicable fees may be applied

​​ SPONSORS: Lucas Oil, RAM Trucks

​​ INFO:
The latest information may be found at or by calling
(317) 236-6515. For facility information visit ​*​ Subject To Change ​*​


Superhero 5K and Fun Run

Saturday, June 6th 2015 - 12:00 am



Benefit for Scott Keafer

Saturday, June 6th 2015 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Scott suffered a knee injury while coaching football for youth in Riverton. Medical expenses and hospital expenses must be taken care of.

A benefit fund has been set up at Riverton Illinois National Bank.

  • Bake
  • Silent Auction
  • Kids activities and crafts
  • Gospel music
  • 50/50 raffle
  • Meet the Amazing Spiderman!

All proceeds go to the Scott Keafer Benefit Fund.


Riverton KC Council 3914 All You Can Eat Pasta Dinner

Sunday, June 7th 2015 - 12:00 am

The Riverton KC Council 3914 is having an All You Can Eat Pasta Dinner on Sunday, June 7, from 4-7 PM at the KC Hall

The cost is $6.50 for adults, $4.00 for those 4-8 years old and 3 and under free.

Dinner includes pasta, salad, rolls, coffee, tea, lemonade. Desserts are extra.


Kids Can Enjoy Summer Day Camp in the Country Air and City Convenience

Monday, June 8th 2015 - 12:00 am

Bright Star Equestrian Centre is a non-profit riding stable that provides a safe, supportive learning environment for disabled and non-disabled riders of all ages. Recognizing the need for summer activities for school-age children, they are offering their first Annual Summer Day Camp starting in June for kids age 8 and up.

“We really want to provide children with the chance to have some old-fashioned outdoor fun in the summer, learning all about horses, experiencing individualized riding lessons, making creative crafts, singing songs, and making new friendships along the way!” explained Dana Ingle, Executive Director of Bright Star.

There are limited openings still available. Sessions for non-disabled riders are June 8-12; June 22-26; and July 6-10. Camp is held 10am – 3pm daily. Sessions for disabled riders are June 15, 17, & 19; June 29, July 1 & 3; and July 13, 15, & 17. Students can register for one or all sessions. Bright Star is located off Hwy 97 just 25 minutes from Springfield, near New Salem Park.

To register, visit or contact Dana at 217-502-3390.


WE-CI; Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois will hold its monthly meeting

Wednesday, June 10th 2015 - 12:00 am

WE-CI; Women Entrepreneurs of Central Illinois will hold its monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 10th, from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Bocardi’s Restaurant, 3132 Cockrell Lane, Springfield, Ill. 62711.


Summer Social and Membership Event. Come celebrate with WE-CI. Invite other entrepreneurs to learn about our organization. Join us on Bocardi’s patio for food, fun, and networking. In case of rain, we will move indoors.

The costs for the meeting are: $2o for members, guests are free, and $25 for walk-ins. Reservations are non-refundable. Additional information is available by contacting Maureen Williams at <>.

Please make your reservations at by Wednesday, June 3rd at <>. Our website takes payments by credit card.

Monthly meetings include guest speakers, workshops, and social functions. Fundraising events support scholarships for member receiving advanced professional training. Guests may request a notice sent directly to them by contacting Mary Schaefer at <>.


Irish Days

Thursday, June 11th 2015 - 12:00 am



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