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If you have an event to list on the Community Calendar email the information to jeremysmith@originalcompany.com, or mail it to P.O. Box 316, Fairfield, IL 62837.  You can listen to the Calendar Monday – Friday starting at around 10:20 a.m. on WFIW AM1390 & 103.3FM.

 

Community Calendar

Thursday, October 6th

The Wayne City volleyball team will host a Pink Out Night vs Woodlawn with a 6:15 JV start time. There will be a BBQ or pork chop meal starting at 4:30 in the cafeteria with carry out available, meals provided by Randy Mason. All proceeds from the evening will go to Mrs. Ruth Kissner in her fight against breast cancer.

Friday, October 7th

Blue Point Church west and north of Cisne will have a 125th Homecoming Celebration on October 7th-9th. On Friday, October 7th, Nationally Acclaimed comedian Jonnie W will be performing a comedy concert in the Blue Point gym at 7:00pm. Everyone is Welcome and a love offering will be received. On Saturday, October 8th, Jeff & Sheri Easter will be performing a southern gospel concert in the Blue Point gym at 6:00pm. Everyone is Welcome and a love offering will be received. On Sunday, October 9th, The Victory Boys from Mt. Vernon will be singing in the 9:30am service. On Sunday, October 9th, Jason Taylor, pastor of the Vertical Church in Yuma, AZ will be preaching in the 10:30am service. A pot-luck dinner will be served at noon on Sunday, October 9th in the gym. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate God’s faithfulness!

The Mount Erie Fall Festival is scheduled to start on Friday, October 7 and run through Sunday, October 9. Friday’s events include Vendor Markets begin to set up at 9:00am, Bingo @ Mike’s Auction Barn at 6:00pm, and the Fun Auction with Alan Thomas @ the Ruritan Building at 6:00pm. The full schedule of events can be viewed here … Mt-Erie-Fall-Festival

Saturday, October 8th

On Saturday, October 8th, the Geff  Ruritan Club will be serving a breakfast buffet, from 7-9 a.m. of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is by Donations. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.

On Saturday, October 8th the Mt. Erie Ruritan Club will be serving up a breakfast from 6-9 am of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.

Blue Point Church west and north of Cisne will have a 125th Homecoming Celebration on October 7th-9th. On Saturday, October 8th, Jeff & Sheri Easter will be performing a southern gospel concert in the Blue Point gym at 6:00pm. Everyone is Welcome and a love offering will be received. On Sunday, October 9th, The Victory Boys from Mt. Vernon will be singing in the 9:30am service. On Sunday, October 9th, Jason Taylor, pastor of the Vertical Church in Yuma, AZ will be preaching in the 10:30am service. A pot-luck dinner will be served at noon on Sunday, October 9th in the gym. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate God’s faithfulness!

The Mount Erie Fall Festival runs through Sunday, October 9. On Saturday, October 8th the events include 9:00am Vendor Markets, 5K Run/Walk, Inflatables & Rides; 10:00am Power & Grace Tumbling; 11:00am Cruise In & Tractor Show, Parade starts at Noon, 1:00pm Entertainment by Union Road, Chicken Races at 3:00pm, Pedal Pull at 4:00pm, Punk’n Chuck’n at 5:00pm, 6:00pm Bingo @ Mike’s Suction Barn and Movies on the Corner. The full schedule of events can be viewed here … Mt-Erie-Fall-Festival

The Mount Erie Fall Festival will be holding a Tractor Show on Saturday, October 8 starting at 9am with a parade at noon. The first 25 tractors will receive a hood plaque. For more information contact Steve Bass at 838-8398.

Sunday, October 9th

Blue Point Church west and north of Cisne will have a 125th Homecoming Celebration on October 7th-9th. On Sunday, October 9th, Jason Taylor, pastor of the Vertical Church in Yuma, AZ will be preaching in the 10:30am service. A pot-luck dinner will be served at noon on Sunday, October 9th in the gym. Everyone is invited to come and celebrate God’s faithfulness!

The 68th Annual Piopolis Shooting Match and Raffle will be held Sunday October 9th beginning at 12 noon, sponsored by the St. John the Baptist Holy Name Society. Piopolis is located six miles north of McLeansboro IL on Route 242 or ten miles south of Wayne City on Route 242. Food and refreshments will be available. For more information call 736-2341 or 599-1735.

The Fairfield Coin Club is holding its 52nd annual Coin Show and Auction at the North Side Grade School.  The doors open to the public at 9:00 am. Hourly door prizes begin at 10:00 am and auction lots will be on display starting at this time. At 1:00 pm there will be special awards and presentations, with the penny stacking contest at 1:30 and the junior auction at 2:00 pm. The regular auction begins at 2:30 pm and raffle winners will be drawn at 3:00 pm. For more information check out the Fairfield Coin Club on Facebook at Fairfield Coin Club Fairfield Illinois. 

Sunday, October 9th is the last day for The Mount Erie Fall Festival. The day’s events include 9:00am Vendor Markets, 10:00am Community Church Service, Noon will be the Community Dinner at the Ruritan Building, Inflatables & Rides at 1:00pm, Gospel Entertainment by the Judah First Band at 2:00pm. The events will wrap up at 4:00pm. The full schedule of events can be viewed here … Mt-Erie-Fall-Festival

Monday, October 10th

The Mill Shoals Ruritan Community Breakfast will be Monday, October 10, 2022 at the Ruritan Building.  We will have scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, hash browns, biscuits & gravy and drink.  Cost is by donation and serving starts at 830 a.m.  Everyone welcome.

Saturday, October 13th

Free nutrition education classes are available at Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen from 5:30-6:30 pm for more information you can contact Jane Jones at 618-302-3702. The next Free nutrition education class available at Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen is on November 3rd.

Saturday, October 15th

Hope Ministries of Geff Food Pantry will be distributing Saturday October 15, 9:00-11:00am

Tuesday, October 18th

The Blue Point Church will be hosting a blood drive in The Link-Gymnasium on Tuesday, October 18, 2022, from 1-6 p.m. Please go to RedCrossBlood.org and enter sponsor code: BLUEPOINT to set up your appointments. Walks-ins also welcome. There will be sandwiches, chips and cookies served to all donors. Blue Point is located three miles north of Cisne on 161 and then two miles north on Blue Mound Road or eight miles south of Flora on Blue Mound Road. For questions call Connie McGrew at 618-839-1981 or Pastor Ernie Lewis at 618-838-6708.

There will be a blood drive on Tuesday, October 18th at the Wayne City High School Gym, located at 302 Mill Street in Wayne City. The drive will take place from 9am to 1pm. For more information visit redcrossblood.org, or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Thursday, October 20

The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce will be holding a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new McDonald’s in Fairfield held on Thursday, October 20th at 10am at 1212 W. Main St. This is a public event.

Saturday, October 22nd

On Saturday, October 22nd the Bluford Ruritan Club will host their monthly all you can eat Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Sausage patties, Scrambled Eggs and Grits. There will also be Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk and Water. Cost is by donation.

Monday, October 31st

Cisne Rehab and Healthcare Center is hosting a Trunk or Treat Night on Monday, October 31st just before sundown. They will also be handing out Hot Chocolate, and Marshmallows to roast as you warm up by the fire. Donations will be accepted, but are not necessary.

Trick or Treat Night for the Village of Wayne City has been scheduled for Monday, October 31rd from 5pm to 8pm.

Saturday, November 3rd

Free nutrition education classes are available at Feed My Sheep Soup Kitchen from 5:30-6:30 pm for more information you can contact Jane Jones at 618-302-3702.

Saturday, November 5th

On Sat. Nov. 5th the Mt. Erie Ruritan Club will be serving up a breakfast from 6-9 am of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.

On Saturday, November 5th the Wayne County Coon Club will be hosting a chowder. Cost is $5 per quart or $20 per gallon, the public is asked to bring their own containers. The location will be 1581 US Highway 45 in Geff. Serving starts at 11 a.m. and continues until all the chowder is gone.

Saturday, November 12th

On Saturday, November 12th, the Geff  Ruritan Club will be serving a breakfast buffet, from 7-9 a.m. of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is by Donations. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.

Saturday, December 3rd

On Sat. Dec. 3rd the Mt. Erie Ruritan Club will be serving up a breakfast from 6-9 am of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is $7.00 for adults and $3.00 for children. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.

Saturday, December 10th

On Saturday, December 10th, the Geff  Ruritan Club will be serving a breakfast buffet, from 7-9 a.m. of sausage, sausage gravy, biscuits, scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes and beverages. Price is by Donations. Come visit with friends and neighbors while supporting the club.