Calendar of events around Jacksonville, Illinois today

Gift of products and bakery: 9 a.m. to noon, Jacksonville Food Center, 316 E. State St. Free | For residents of Morgan County.

Summer mobile library for children: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., various locations, Jacksonville. | The library comes to various locations in Jacksonville every Friday. Anyone from 2 years old to high school seniors can consult two books a week. Library card not required, no late fees and no registration. For more information, call 217-243-5435 or email [email protected]

Archeology Fridays: 10-11:30 a.m., Old Kampsville Elementary School. Free | For children in kindergarten through third grade. Sessions take place every Friday until August 8th. Craft activity and game to make and take away. Registration suggested by emailing [email protected] or calling 618-653-4316.

Take a Tour in Edgewise: An Interactive Art and Story Experience: 11 a.m., Illinois State Museum, 502 S. Spring St., Springfield. | Take a guided tour of the art and history exhibits at the Illinois State Museum.

Free lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in take-out containers can be picked up at the side door.

Gift of products and bakery: 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. Free.

Scott and Carl: 6-10 p.m., The Loading Dock, 401 E. Front St., Grafton. | Live music.

Murder Mystery Dinner: 6:30 p.m., Pere Marquette Lodge & Conference Center, 13653 Lodge Blvd., Grafton. $50 including dinner and show. | The menu includes fried chicken, sides, dessert and a drink. For more information, call 618-786-2331, ext. 338.

Downtown Jacksonville Main Street Concert Series: 7-9 p.m., Central Park, downtown Jacksonville. | Jaxon Field performs. Refreshments on sale 6 p.m. Bring lawn chairs or blankets.

Voice of the Masters at the Mill: 7 to 8:30 p.m., Historic Golden Windmill, 902 Prairie Mills Road. Donations accepted. | Sandwiches and concessions available from 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mike Martin at 217-593-7455.

Two the hard way: 7-11 p.m., Grafton Pub, 225 W. Main St. | Live music.

Storytelling concert: 7 p.m., Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church, 951 Lincoln Ave. Free | A highlight of the Christian storytelling conference. Hosted by Mike Anderson. Opening music begins at 6:45 p.m.

Jeff Newmann: 7-10 p.m., Waters Edge Winery, 1061 E. Morton Ave. | Live music.

Wade Trent: 8 p.m., The Bloody Bucket, 201 E. Main St., Grafton. | Live music.


Farmers Market: 7 a.m. to noon, Pathway Plaza, 1905 W. Morton Ave. Prices vary. | Every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday until October 31. Link cards accepted.

Breakfast on the plane/at the wheel: 8-11 a.m., Jacksonville Municipal Airport, 1956 Baldwin Road. $8 | The full breakfast includes pancakes, sausages and scrambled eggs. Proceeds benefit EAA Chapter 137.

Riverside Flea Market: 9 am, Grafton Boatworks-The Loading Dock, 401 E. Front St. Prices vary. | More than 60 vendors. The event runs through October, every fourth weekend of the month.

Cody Purvis: 11 a.m., Waters Edge Winery and Bistro, 1061 E. Morton Ave. | Live music.

Pike County Museums: Noon to 4 p.m., Pike County Museums, 340 E. Jefferson St., Pittsfield. | Historic East School and Museum, Pike County All-Wars Museum and Pike County Military Heritage Museum are open for the season every Saturday and Sunday.

Grafton Oyster Bar Crab Festival: Noon, Grafton Oyster Bar, 215 W. Water St. | Live music by Outlaw Opry from 2 p.m.

Woodlawn Farm Tours: 1-4 p.m., Woodlawn Farm, 1463 Gierke Road. Suggested donation $5 for adults, $3 for children under 10. | Educational tour of an 1840s farmhouse that was an Underground Railroad site.

Scat Grub Band: 1:30-5:30 p.m., Evandy’s Boatel, 100 Bob Michael St., Naples. | Live music.

Arts and crafts classes for adults: 2 p.m., Jacksonville Public Library, 201 W. College Ave. Free | Make hedgehogs out of old books. Register at the main office.

Scott and Carl: 2-6 p.m., Grafton Winery and Brewhaus, 300 W. Main St. | Live music.

Trilogy: 3-7 p.m., The Loading Dock, 401 E. Front St., Grafton. | Live music.

Governor Duncan Barbecue: 5 p.m., Lawn of Governor Duncan Mansion, 4 Duncan Place. $30. | Social hour 5 p.m. Buffet dinner 6 p.m. Benefit auction 7 p.m. Live music 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bourbon tasting $20 for five glasses, bottomless beer $20. Proceeds benefit Governor Duncan Mansion. Tickets available at the Jacksonville County Market, the Jacksonville Convention and Visitors Bureau, any member of the Gov. Duncan or by calling 217-491-1356.

Sunset Wine Cruise: 6:30 p.m. Grafton Harbor, 215 W. Water St. $31 | Taste the wines of Grafton Harbor while enjoying a sunset cruise. The price includes six one-ounce installments. For more information, call 618-786-7678 or visit

White Lightning: 7-10 p.m., Waters Edge Winery and Bistro, 1061 E. Morton Ave. | Live music.

Outlaw Opry: 7 p.m., Grafton Oyster Bar, 215 W. Water St. | Live music.

Exit 52: 7 p.m., Grafton Pub, 225 W. Main St. | Live music.

Sunflower headlights: 8 p.m., Kuhl Tyme Corner Inc., 901 W. Morton Ave. | Live music.

Jacques Weber: 8 p.m., The Bloody Bucket, 201 E. Main St., Grafton. | Live music.

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