PO Box 42A, RR 1, Bethany Illinois 61914
Located in south central Illinois in Moultrie County
about 20 miles southeast of Decatur
A 7,000-acre wildlife area on the north end of Lake Shelbyville, the Shelbyville State Fish and Wildlife Area is composed of the Kaskaskia and West Okaw units. Hunting for waterfowl, forest game, and upland game is popular in this facility. Boat access is provided to accommodate anglers and hunters.
Other Wildlife Viewing nearby:
(Springfield) Bucks BeWare Outfitters
(Urbana) Champaign County Humane Society
(Springfield) Coble Animal Hospital
(Arthur) Graham Veterinary Clinic
(Chatham) Grindstone Valley Zoo
(Springfield) Henson Robinson Zoo
10/22 Coming to The Bethany area
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 .
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.
Summer Camp Music Festival Chillicothe IL May24-26 The first Summer Camp Music Festival was held in 2001 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL. About 1,000 attended the festival that year, and enjoyed over 20 bands on 2 stages over the course of 2 days. Since then, Summer Camp Music Festival has grown to more than 15,000 attendees, hosting more than 100 bands on 7 stages over 3 days.
International Horseradish Festival Collinsville IL May31-June2 Admission is always free, parking is always free and musical entertainment is always free at the Horseradish Festival.
Art on Main Fine Arts Festival Canton IL June1-2 This inaugural fine arts festival will feature original art from the best of our Midwest artists. Come to view and to purchase excellent art pieces in a variety of categories: Painting / Drawing, Jewelry, Clay / Ceramic, Photography, Glass, Sculpture, Woven Textiles, and Wood.