Mattoon Tourism and Arts September 8, 2021

Sizziling Labor Day Savings

  • September 10-11 MHS Dixon Golf Invite
  • Annual Mattoon High School golf event held at the Mattoon Country Club and Meadowview Golf Course. Teams from around Central Illinois travel to compete over two days of golf.

  • September 11 20th Anniversary Remembrance, Peterson Park
  • A 9/11 community remembrance will be held at Peterson Park in Mattoon on 9/11. The ceremony will include first-hand experiences from the Mattoon Fire and Police Departments, United and American Airlines, and emergency room physicians, EMTs, and the U.S. Army. The memorial program will begin at 8:59am, signifying the time when the first tower collapsed.

  • September 11 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb, Mattoon YMCA
  • Join in honoring and remembering the first responders who paid the ultimate price on 9/11/01. Participants will climb 110 flights of stairs in recognition of the climb to the top of the World Trade Centers. Reserve your spot in the Mattoon Area Family YMCA app or by calling (217) 234-9494 for Mattoon or (217) 235-2500 for Toledo. Free for members, $5 for non-members 

Looking ahead:

  • Every Saturday afternoon Coles County Historical Society Museum located on the track level of the Mattoon Depot 1-4p
  • Every Wednesday Charleston Farmers Market on the Square 7-10a
  • Every Wednesday Midweek Celebrate Downtown Mattoon Farmers Market at DeBurhs 4:30-6p
  • Every Friday 8a-noon Mattoon Farmers Market in Lytle Park
  • Every Saturday Charleston 18th St. Farmers Market 8-11am

  • September 17 United Way Annual Golf Outing, Meadowview
  • September 18 Fit to Serve 2nd Annual Fall Gala
  • September 18 Special Olympics Family Festival
  • September 18 Eastern Illinois University Family Weekend
  • September 22 Broadway Bolt 3 Mile Race & FREE 1 Mile Fun Run /Walk, just prior to MHS Homecoming Parade Downtown Mattoon
  • September 24 Mattoon Chamber Lobster Boil
  • September 24-25 Lincoln Log Cabin annual Harvest Frolic
  • September 25 Tour de Charleston Bike Race
  • September 25 Life Span Center - Coles County Council on Aging Dueling Pianos fundraiser
  • September 30 '21 Taste of Something Special, Special Olympics Illinois - Region I fundraiser
  • October 2-3 9th Annual Donny Howell Fall Classic/College Showcase, hosted by the Mattoon Cobra's
  • October 3 Mattoon YMCA Last Chance Tri
  • October 7 Mattoon Chamber Expo at the Cross County Mall- Cancelled
  • October 14-16, 22-23 Fall Follies: Pure Imagination production at the Lone Elm Room Mattoon Depot
  • October 22-23 Douglas Hart Nature Center Haunted Hike
  • October 23 Eastern Illinois University Homecoming weekend
  • October 28 United Way Auction, Mattoon Golf and Country Club
  • October 29 Mattoon Trunk or Treat
  • October 30 Ghouls in the Pool at the Mattoon YMCA
  • November 4 Mattoon/Charleston Chambers Community Update Breakfast Unique Suites Hotel 
  • November 18 Lightworks opening night walk thru
  • November 19- December 28, Lightworks in Peterson Park
  • November 25 Mattoon YMCA Turkey Trot
  • December 3 Celebrate Downtown Mattoon Christmas
  • December 27-29 MHS Girls Basketball Holiday Tourney
  • December 28 Last day of Mattoon Lightworks

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