Happy Halloween

October 14-16, 22-23 Fall Follies: Pure Imagination production at the Lone Elm Room Mattoon Depot

  • Performances are set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, and 7 p.m. Oct. 22-Oct. 23 in the train depot's Lone Elm Room, 1718 Broadway Ave., under the direction of scriptwriter Matthew Gerard Burns of Sullivan. Tickets for "Pure Imagination," rated PG-13, are on sale for $10 each at the door. Advance reservations are not required but are recommended. Tickets can be ordered at https://form.jotform.com/92175894301157. More information is available via arts@mattoonillinois.org or 217-258-6286.

October 29 Celebrate Downtown Trunk or Treat 5-8pm

  • There are limited spaces for trunks and the spots are filling up quickly. If you, your business, church, or organization would like to join us, please be sure to get registered soon! The deadline is Oct. 25 or until we’re full! To sign up go to https://form.jotform.com/212573751290152

Looking ahead:

  • October 22-23 Douglas Hart Nature Center Haunted Hike
  • October 22-31 United Way Virtual Auction
  • October 23 Eastern Illinois University Homecoming weekend
  • October 23 23rd Annual Homecoming 2.5K Race 9am
  • October 24 EIU Choral Ensemble Concert Dvorak Concert Hall
  • October 29 Mattoon Trunk or Treat
  • October 30 Ghouls in the Pool at the Mattoon YMCA
  • November 11 Mattoon Veteran's Day Parade 
  • November 18 Lightworks opening night walk thru
  • November 19- December 28, Lightworks in Peterson Park
  • November 25 Mattoon YMCA Turkey Trot
  • November 27 Holiday Art and Craft Sale Burgess Auditorium
  • December 2,4-5, 10-11th, "THE CHRISTMAS GNOME"
  • December 3 Celebrate Downtown Mattoon Christmas
  • December 27-29 MHS Girls Basketball Holiday Tourney
  • December 26 Last day of Mattoon Lightworks