18175 State Park Rd., Charleston Illinois 61920
Amid the rolling hills and thickly wooded ridges around the Embarras River
(pronounced Ahmbrah) is Fox Ridge State Park, south of Charleston
in eastern Illinos' Coles County
. It features a Rent-A-Camp cabin and other camping sites, two baseball diamonds, a horse trail, and nine hiking trails.
Other Illinois State Parks nearby:
(Findlay) Eagle Creek State Park
(Charleston) Fox Ridge State Park
(Strasburg) Hidden Springs State Park
(Brimfield) Jubilee College State Park
(Marshall) Lincoln Trail State Park
(Ramsey) Ramsey Lake State Park
12/01 Coming to The Charleston area
Earth Day Indiana Festival Indianapolis IN April27 On the final Saturday of every April, thousands of Hoosiers head to downtown Indianapolis to attend one of the nation's largest Earth Day festivals. The Earth Day Indiana Festival combines 140 environmental and conservation exhibits with live music, special activities for kids and good food.
Lotus World Music and Arts Festival Bloomington IN May10 The annual Lotus World Music and Arts Festival celebrates the diversity, beauty, and joy of music and arts from cultures around the world.
Peoria Heights Art Fair Peoria Heights IL May11 A great weekend is planned; the show coincides with the Race for the Cure and the Illinois Art League members show at the Village Hall. A hospitality tent will be open throughout the Art Fair with coffee and donuts in the morning and water and fruit during the day .
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival Newburgh IN May17-18 There will be non stop jazz, wonderful wines, great food, and the opportunity to browse and purchase local art. All of this overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park.
Belleville Art on the Square Belleville IL May17-19
Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair Springfield IL May18-19 Whether you are a serious art collector or are just developing an appreciation, there is original art here for you, in the form of jewelry, sculpture, photography, glassware, pottery, wood, metalwork, oils, watercolors, and other media.