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ARTHUR

Dates are subject to change. Please call ahead for specific information and additional activities.

March

9, 10: 9th Annual Woodwrights Guild Home & Garden Show. Otto Center.
16: 16th Annual Gospel Echoes Team Prison Ministry Benefit Auction/Supper. Otto Center.
17: 3rd Saturday Market. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.
22-24: C.A.M.S. Rummage Sale. Otto Center.
31: Easter Egg Hunt. 1 p.m. at Arthur High School. Arthur Woman’s Club.

April

1: Easter Sunday Community Sunrise Service.
7: Bi-Annual Fish Fry. Otto Center.
7: County Line Standardbred Horse Sale. Arthur Sale Barn.
6: Spring Toy Auction. Tri-County Auction Facility.
7: Spring Semi-Annual Consignment Sale. Tri-County Auction Facility.
13: 13th Annual Benefit Auction for the Moultrie County Beacon. Otto Center.
16-21: 8th Annual Quilt Walk. Downtown Arthur. Maps at Welcome Center.
19-21: 29th Annual Arthur Quilt Show & Auction. Otto Center.

May

Every Tuesday & Friday in May: Flowers and produce at the Arthur Produce Auction beginning at 10 a.m.
1: Arthur Produce Auction opens for season. One-half mile south of State Route 133 on CR 100E.
4: Arthur Produce Annual Spring Tree & Landscaping Auction. 10 a.m.
10: Ascension Day. All Amish businesses closed.
11: Horse/Pony Sale. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds. 
12: East Central Illinois Standardbred & Pony Sale. Arthur Sale Barn.
18, 19: All-Around Town Garage Sales. Maps at Welcome Center.
19: 3rd Saturday Market. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.

June

Every Tuesday & Friday in June: Flowers and produce at the Arthur Produce Auction beginning at 10 a.m.
1, 2: Strawberry Jam Festival. Downtown Arthur.
1, 2: Back Forty Market. The Great Pumpkin Patch.
1-3: Cushman Scooters Daze. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.
2: Strawberry Social. Otto Center.
2: Sheep to Clothing & Quilts. Illinois Amish Heritage Center.
2: The Homestead Bakery 12th Anniversary Open House at The Great Pumpkin Patch. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2: Heart of America Pony Sale. Tri-County Auction Facility.
1-15: Arthur Community Vacation Bible School. Arthur Mennonite Church. 9 to 11:30 a.m.
16: 9th Annual Amish Country Tractor Cruise. 50-mile cruise featuring pre-1980 tractors.
16: 3rd Saturday Market. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.
30: Arthur Freedom Celebration Parade. Downtown Arthur. 2 p.m.
30: Arthur Freedom Celebration/Fireworks. Arthur Rotary Club.

July

Every Tuesday & Friday in July: Flowers and produce at the Arthur Produce Auction beginning at 10 a.m.
6: Vine St. Christian Church “Movies Under the Stars.” Free outdoor family movie.
8-14: 88th Annual Moultrie-Douglas County Fair.
12: Semi-Annual Summer Picker Auction. Tri-County Auction Facility.
12-14: East Central Illinois Shop Hop.
21: Vine St. Christian Church “Movies Under the Stars.” Free outdoor family movie.

August

Every Tuesday & Friday in August: Fresh local produce at Arthur Produce Auction beginning at 10 a.m.
3: Vine St. Christian Church “Movies Under the Stars.” Free outdoor family movie.
3, 4: 2nd Annual Steam Threshing Show. Illinois Amish Heritage Center.
18: 3rd Saturday Market. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.
24, 25: Arthur Mennonite Relief Sale. Otto Center.

September

Every Tuesday & Friday in September: Fresh local produce, pumpkins and mums at Arthur Produce Auction beginning at 10 a.m.
1-3: 46th Annual Arthur Amish Country Cheese Festival. Rat Race 5K/10K run, 1-mile fun run, 5K recreational walk and Kids Cheese Chasers Race-Arthur Woman’s Club. Slow speed tractor races and antique tractor show. Parade. Vendors.
1: 6th Annual Chet Kingery Bluegrass Festival. The Great Pumpkin Patch.
1: Annual East Central Illinois Standardbred Auction. Arthur Sale Barn.
7, 8: Fall All-Around Town Garage Sales. Maps at Welcome Center.
September 8-October 31: The Great Pumpkin Patch Opens for 28th season.
15: 3rd Saturday Market. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.
15: “The Amish Country Tour” Annual Bike Ride.
28, 29: Arthur Homecoming Weekend. Parade, game, coronation.
28: Fall Toy Auction. Tri-County Auction Facility
29: Fall Semi-Annual Consignment Sale. Tri-County Auction Facility.

October

Every Tuesday & Friday in October: Fresh local produce, pumpkins and mums at Arthur Produce Auction beginning at 10 a.m.
1-31: The Great Pumpkin Patch open daily.
12, 13: CIBR-BBQ KCBS Competition, Thrill of the Grill Competition.
19, 20: Fall Harvest Days. Illinois Amish Heritage Center.
20: 3rd Saturday Market. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.
24-31: Lighted Pumpkin House Display.
26, 27: 25th Annual Haiti Auction. Otto Center.
27: Halloween Festival. Arthur High School. Arthur Woman’s Club.

November

3: Bi-Annual Fish Fry. Otto Center.
9, 10: “Spirit of the Holidays” Bazaar. Arthur United Methodist Church.
9, 10: Homesteaders on the Prairie Antique Show/Sale. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.
9, 10: Country Spirit Antique Shows/Sale. Arcola Center and Best Western Plus in Arcola.
9, 10: Arthur Area Spotlight Tour.
10: Spirit of the Season/Gathering on the Prairie Antique Show & Sale. Otto Center.
16: Christmas Auction. Otto Center.
17: Amish Country Christmas Open Houses. Downtown Arthur and various locations.
17: 3rd Saturday Market. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.
23: Small Business Day Promotion.
23: Toy, Farm Primitives, Antiques & Collectibles Auction. Tri-County Auction Facility.
24: Advertising Signage, Petroliana & Collectibles Auction. Tri-County Auction Facility.

December

1: Breakfast with Santa. Yoder’s Kitchen.
1: Lighted Christmas Parade. 5:30 p.m. downtown Arthur.
1: Vine Street Church Christian Holiday Bazaar.
15: 3rd Saturday Market. Moultrie-Douglas County Fairgrounds.
25: Free Community Christmas Day Lunch. Vine Street Christian Church



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