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June 2017

Bird Walk at Ingersoll Wetlands
April 8th & 2nd Saturday of each month

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Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge are holding a bird walk on April 8th from 9am-11am.

The walks take place the 2nd Saturday of each month April – October. Participants will meet at 8:45 a.m. at the Ingersoll Wetland Learning Center located on Riverview Rd between Thomson & Savanna. Registration is required so call the Refuge office at 815-273-2732 to make your reservation and for more information them on Facebook.


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Mount Carroll’s Farmer’s Market
PO Box 94
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-244-2255

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Saturday Mornings

May – October 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Fresh produce, baked goods, plants, hand-made crafts etc.


map-buttonLanark Farmer’s Market
240 West Claremont Street
Lanark, Illinois 61046
815-541-0557

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Tuesday Afternoons

Starts June 7th – October 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Fresh produce, demos, classes, music, food, arts and crafts, kids events and more family fun.


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Mount Carroll Cruise Night
PO Box 94
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-244-2255

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June 17, 2017 4:00pm – 9:00pm

Now in our tenth year! Come to historic downtown Mount Carroll for a blast from the past. No classes or judging, just food, music, and lots of classic cars.


Lanark’s Old Settler’s Days
200 West Claremont Street
Lanark, Illinois 61046
815-297-5088

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Friday, June 23rd, Saturday June 24th, and Sunday June 25th

Lanark’s Annual Celebration! There is entertainment for everyone! Come enjoy the family fun!


More Coming Soon

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April 2017

Welcome Spring Shopping Event

Entire month of April
Lanark and Mt Carroll area shops invite shoppers and browsers to our Spring Open Houses for the month of April as we bring out everything fresh, new and spring for you to enjoy.

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Kids Easter Fun Paint Day!

Saturday, Apr 1, 2017
CDG Ceramics 1904 IL RTE 84, Thomson, Illinois
Come join us for another fun Kids Paint Day! Bring in your child anytime between 9am and 1pm Saturday April 1st. Cost is $5.00 per child, they will paint an easter egg chick and I will glue feathers on for tails for them. This is always a fun event for them so bring them in! Just pay that day when you come in. Need anymore info please call Gina 815 631 4296 or message us on facebook! Hope to see all the kiddos in creating chicks!

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Bird Walk at Ingersoll Wetlands

April 8th & 2nd Saturday of each month

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Stewards of the Upper Mississippi River Refuge are holding a bird walk on April 8th from 9am-11am.

The walks take place the 2nd Saturday of each month April – October. Participants will meet at 8:45 a.m. at the Ingersoll Wetland Learning Center located on Riverview Rd between Thomson & Savanna. Registration is required so call the Refuge office at 815-273-2732 to make your reservation and for more information them on Facebook.


map-buttonWine Tasting 101
with Mike Schmieder

Tuesday, April 11
6:00pm at the Lake Carroll Clubhouse. $8.00/person.
Introductory session regarding the wonderful things that can be done with grapes. Learn the basics of wine, the difference between red and white, and offer information that will make you very comfortable ordering or purchasing your next bottle of wine.


map-buttonRummage Thru Mount Carroll

PO Box 94
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-244-2255

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Friday & Saturday, April 28th & 29th 2017.

Come to historic Mount Carroll! Experience our brick streets and country charm. Check out trash to treasures and everything in between at our annual Rummage Through Mount Carroll city-wide garage sale event. Local merchants will have maps of all the participants and times may vary.


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Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest

Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest

Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest

Mt Carroll Pumpkin Fest
October 22nd 2016

Mt Carroll’s downtown will once again turn into the pumpkin capitol of NW Illinois on October 22nd during the Mt Carroll Pumpkin Fest.  Organized by the Chamber of Commerce, it will offer a variety of family friendly activities to help get you in the spirit of Halloween.  New this year is the Pumpkin Cousin Mini Squash Races and the 5K Zombie Run where runners in ghoulish garb will test their endurance on the hills of Mt Carroll. Mt Carroll eateries will be offering a variety of lunch time specials & the downtown lamp posts will be decorated for the Halloween season.

Spend a fall day in this historic community and stroll the brick streets while checking out the selection of eateries and shopping in unique stores & antique shops.   Go to the Pumpkin Fest FB page for all the details.

EVENTS
8:00 am Farmer’s Market
7:30 am 5K Zombie Run registration opens – race begins at 9am – Ghoulish Garb encouraged!
10 am Decorated Pumpkin Contest opens (judging at 12:30)
10 am Paint A Pumpkin Activity for ages 4-8
10:30 am  Kids Costume Parade kicks off on east side of court house and ends at the Library.  Ages Preschool – 4th grade.
10:30 am Pumpkin Cousin Mini Gourd races for ages 5-10
11 am  Halloween Story & Craft Hour at Library (for ages 4-8)
11 am – 1:30 pm  Pumpkin Sling Shot
11:30 am – 2 pm  Pumpkin Street Bowling in front of Bowling Center
Noon  Spooky Tails Pet Costume Contest
Noon  Pumpkin Jam Youth Music performances
2:00 pm  Kunes Country Great Pumpkin Street Drag Races (registration starts at 12:30 pm)

Mt Carroll Great Pumpkin Street Drags
Oct 22 – 2 pm

Come to Mt Carroll Pumpkin Fest and spend the day enjoying all the activities but make sure you’re downtown at 2:00 PM because the 5th annual GREAT PUMPKIN STREET DRAGS will feature REAL pumpkin race cars battling in a unique side-by-side single elimination races featuring handcrafted, decorated Pumpkin Race Cars in a funky and hilarious display of American ingenuity. Entries in each age bracket will battle head-to-head for cash prizes! All races take place in downtown Mt Carroll.  Registration begins at 12:30 and races begin at 2 pm.

Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest

Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest

Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest

Mount Carroll Pumpkin Fest

Carroll County Country Christmas Coming to Northwest Illinois!

Carroll County Country Christmas

Carroll County Country Christmas

Welcome to the Carroll County Country Christmas! (Formerly Called Great Route 64/84 Shop Hop). 

Join us here in Carroll County for the first two weekends in November. Get a head start on your Christmas shopping needs! For complete details and a printable brochure of the shops, restaurants, and events CLICK HERE!

The Inn at Molly’s

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The Inn at Molly’s
110 West Market Street
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-906-0052

www.mollysmountcarroll.com

Relax in small-town comfort in charming downtown Mount Carroll.  Our historic, restored 1865 building features two 600 square-foot suites, combining rural charm with contemporary amenities and style. Guests will find fresh fruit, yogurt, home-made granola, coffee and tea, as well as fruit juice in the kitchen. Spend the day exploring the historic buildings and architecture of Mount Carroll, antiques, and the beautiful pastoral landscape of the driftless area. Then, come home to cocktails and a delicious meal downstairs at Molly’s.

Please note: our suites in this historic building are located on the second floor, accessible by stairs only.

Streetside Suite
Get away from the everyday and relax in this spacious sun-flooded suite overlooking Mount Carrol’s historic, brick Market Street. Featuring a queen-sized bed with locally-sourced hardwood slab headboard. Enjoy the large main room with kitchen and lounge area including pull-out sofa for additional guests, heavy oak kitchen table and antique chairs, natural-edged furniture made by Ryan Bess of Singular Woodworks, and restored industrial lighting by Blubulb Vintage Lighting throughout. Full bathroom with tub and shower. Our walls are adorned with paintings by local artists Dan Brinkmeier and Kate Wood, as well as large-scale black and white photographs by Michael Johnson. Free WiFi, in-room phones, and TV with DVD.

Deckside Suite
This beautiful suite includes a large private deck off the modular kitchen and dining area, with spaces that flow into each other but feel more like separate rooms. Featuring a queen-sized bed with locally sourced hardwood slab headboard. Enjoy the lounge area with full-sized pull out couch for additional guests, burr oak kitchen table and antique chairs, natural-edged furniture made by Ryan Bess of Singular Woodworks, and restored industrial lighting by Blubulb Vintage Lighting throughout. Full bathroom with tub and shower. Our walls are adorned with paintings by local artists Dan Brinkmeier and Kate Wood, as well as large-scale black and white photographs by Michael Johnson. Free WiFi, in-room phones, and TV with DVD.

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Shannon’s Hometown Christmas

Christmas-Town

“2014 Hometown Christmas”
Friday, Nov. 21 st & Saturday, Nov. 22 nd

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Download a Printable PDF Christmas Parade Entry Form Here!

Hometown Christmas Traditional Events

  • Shannon Lions Chili & Soup Supper – At the Fire Station, Friday 4:30pm–7pm
  • Visit with Santa and Live Reindeer – At the Fire Station, Friday 5pm-7pm
  • Kids Create an ornament to hang on the Community Christmas Tree – At the Fire Station, Friday 4:30pm-7pm
  • Lighting of the Community Christmas Tree – In the Park, Friday 7:30
  • Lighted Christmas Parade – Friday 7:45pm (rain date – Nov. 22 nd ) Start at EMS (west), past the park to South Street, to Linn, to Bradshaw, to Hickory, back to EMS
  • Hot Chocolate & Cookies – In the Park before & during the Parade

Homes & Crafters

  1. Blarney Stone Popcorn & Gifts – 2 W. Market. – 20+ flavors of popcorn, coffees, Keurig single serve. Galena Canning Co. items, napkins on sale. Many great gifts. Fri. 9am–8pm, Sat. 9am–6pm
  2. The Shannon Café – 29 E. Market – Daily specials, home style cooking, soups, salads & desserts. Sunday smorgasbord (last Sunday of month) Café hours-Tues-Thurs 6am-9pm Sun 7am-2pm
  3. Family Tree Creations – 409 S. Walnut. Primitive, folk art, wreaths, Felted wool mittens, crocheted kids hats, snowmen, fall Fri. 9am–5:00pm, Sat. 9am–3pm
  4. Christmas at Cindy’s – 209 S. Chestnut. Hand painted items, decorated trees, photo cards, sewn creations. Bake shop featuring cinnamon rolls, cookies, specialty breads. Fri. 8:30am–6pm, Sat. 8:30am–2pm
  5. Christmas Gatherings  – 201 S. Hickory (Wesley Chapel). Marge’s peanut brittle, cookies, candies. Lynn’s handmade crafts, appliqued towels, table runners, Nola’s pies, fudge, divinity, cutout cookies Fri. 9am–5pm, Sat. 9am–2pm
  6. Christmas in the Village – 501 S Walnut – Amy’s Fascinators & Pins, Rachel’s Pen & Ink Plates & Birchwood Snowmen, candles, bath & body, handmade purses, decorated wreaths & trees, Inspired Whimsically Fri.9am-5pm Sat.9am-2pm
  7. Dollinger Tree Farm – 23882 Payne Rd. – Gift shop, Tree trims, Order wreath & cemetery decorations, Christmas trees. Door prizes. Complementary Enticements hot cider and treats Fri. & Sat. 8am–5pm
  8. Trailside General Store & Gifts – 2 mi. West of Rt. 72 & Rt. 73 on Zier Rd. – Enjoy a Cappuccino, save with our $5 lunch specials, 25% off all holiday trim & décor. Fri. & Sat. 6:30 am–9 pm
  9. Silver Moon Winery -21305 Zier Rd. Wine, accessories, imported olive oils & balsamic vinegars. Sat 12-5pm, Sunday 12pm–3pm (Sat & Sun apply through December 14 th No Friday’s) www.silvermoonwineryinc.com
  10. Holiday Celebration with the Pannkuk’s – 210 S Chestnut- Unique solar light designs, homemade goodies and NEW this year- Pallet Art. A must stop location. Fri. 8am-5pm Sat. 8am-3pm
  11. Je’Rod’s Bar&Grill – Stop in try our delicious burgers, Our customers say they are the best around Fri/Sat11am-10pm
  12. Hot Chocolate House – 317 Sunrise Drive – Christmas crafts, baked goods, pies ,cookies, breads & cinnamon rolls Fri 8-5pm Sat. 8-3pm
  13. Noordhoff’s Nook – 302 E Sunrise Drive – Celebrate a handmade holiday! Decorative wine bottles, wood crafts, homemade egg noodles, baked goods, cookies in a jar, crocheted dish clothes, & more! Fri 8:30-6:30pm/Sat 8:30-3pm
  14. 2 Ol Putzers – 201 S. Hickory (Wesley Chapel) – Hand painted items, ornaments, wood firemen. Fisherman, decorated gift bags. Fri. 9am–5pm, Sat. 9am–2pm
  15. Wirtjes Agency – 106 W Market – Christmas at the Office: Baked goods, homemade jelly, Handmade candles, unique gifts, lotions, and much more!! Many gifts ideas under $20 Fri. 9-5pm Sat. 9-3pm
  16. Shear Elegance & Mary Kay – 118 E Division – Mary Kay, gifts & gift ideas, Visit our salon & sample our products. Don’t forget to register to win a facial or pedicure. Fri- 9-6pm Sat. 9-3pm
  17. Shannon Fire Station – 14 S Hickory – over 20 Crafters all in the same location. Hours: Fri 9am-7pm & Sat 9am-3pm.

1. L-BRI by Vickie Beyer – Natural Aloe Vera based skin care- health and wellness products

2. Crafts by Bonnie Miles – Purses, aprons, table mats, quilts, pillow cases, potholders for bowls, other textiles

3. Crafts by Beverly Hayunga – Crotchet towels and other Christmas items, solar lights, shelving, and wall hangers.

4. Creatively Yours – Ruth Fagan & Diane VanRaden Bake goods, Christmas Crafts, Homemade Candy, honey, homemade jams, fleece baby blankets

5. Mary Kay – Jeannette Murray – Skin Care packed with multiple benefits. Special offers you don’t want to miss.

6. Pretty Stitches – Brett & Elayne Sivertsen- Custom apparel, gift decoration, custom made shirts for Eastland

7. Bake goods by Jackie Brown – baked items, breads, cookies, coffee cakes, crafts

8. Scentsy – Sherry Burke- Fragrance a safe way to scent your environment.

9. Crafts by Dee – Table runners, placemats, lots of crafts and seasonal items

10. Vera Adams – Handmade Bibs, towels, dish rags

11. Candy’s Crafts & More – Candy Curran Assorted crafts

12. Bonnie’s Brittles – Various types of brittles made extra thin. Spanish peanut, pecan, homemade cashew, black walnut, phopsuey.

13. Eastland Cheerleaders – Face painting, Eastland & EPC Apparel

14. Jewelry & Crafts by Dorie, Norm & Ardith –  Hand-cut stones, Handmade jewelry, crafts, cinnamon rolls

15. FAB JC with Inspired Creations – hand woven jewelry

16. Cindy’s Crocheted Creations – Character hats, infinity scarfs, Brim hats, boot cuff, collar scarfs, headbands

17. Crafts by Diane – Plastic canvas, crochet scarfs and other crafts

18. D’z Treats & Cards by Mary – Mixers in jars-handmade goodies, handmade greeting cards

19. Beads by Bonnie – Unique items made with beads and safety pins

20. Body works by Brenda – Brenda Moll- Chair Massages

21. Izzy Rose Boutique – American Girl doll clothes, children’s aprons, Upcycled mittens, etc. Bags all handmade

22. Alpca It Up-Kelly Miller – Socks, hats, gloves, items to warm you!

23. Dee’s Delights – Jams and Salsa’s

Jackie Brown & Family will be serving lunch at the fire station 11am-2pm.

Shannon Chamber of Commerce 150 yr. Shannon Memorabilia books- Special Pricing. Available @ Eastland Cheerleaders Booth@ Fire Station/ Blarney Stone/ First State Bank Shannon

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Shop Hop 2014

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Shops Open 9AM to 5PM, unless otherwise noted.

Lanark, Illinois
Participating Shops: 6

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1. Dollinger Christmas Tree Farm
23882 Payne Rd
815-8564-2437
pinetree1965@frontiernet.net
dollingertreefarm.com
Christmas gift shop featuring locally made tree trims, potholders, aprons, vintage Christmas corner, all sizes and styles of evergreen wreaths and country decorations. Support the made local program. Complimentary enticements to ward off the chill.

2. End of the Road
308 S. East Lanark Ave
815-493-6487
Antiques, gifts, collectibles, furniture, Mercantile, primitives and prairie arrangements in the cottage at the end of the road. We reclaim, remake, refurbish, buy and sell. Hours: March-December OPEN daily 9-5, January/February OPEN Friday and Saturday only.

3. Picket Fence
407 E. Franklin
815-297-3576
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Picket-Fence/107429152667066
collinscsm@gmail.com
Large carriage house shop brimming with handmade décor and gifts by several talented artisans. Stunningly decorated trees, snowmen, inspirational wall art, lighted arrangements, fabric crafts and more. See our photos on Facebook!

4. The Hollow Fencepost
124 E. Carroll St
815-493-9066
hollowfence@mediacombb.net
www.thehollowfencepost.com
Antiques, barnwood furniture, home accessories and décor, linens, holiday decorations, Longaberger, embroidered towels and linens with custom possibilities. Handmade baby items. Premier jewelry.

5. The Special Touch/Unique Mall
504 W. Illinois Rt 64
815-493-6366
www.specialtouchflowers.net
Holiday silk decorations, fresh flowers for all events, Willow Tree angels, Rowe pottery, candles, gift items for all, and in the mall items from local crafters as well as some antiques. Door prizes and refreshments.

6. Twice-Sold Tales
Unique Mall, 504 Il Rt 64
815-493-6366
www.Facebook.com/TwiceSoldTales
dek645@gmail.com
Browse thousands of gently used books by favorite authors in all categories, priced from 10 cents to $5.00, with most hardbacks $1.00 and paperbacks 50 cents or 3 for $1.00. Proceeds support the Lanark Public Library.

For more information about Lanark visit: www.lanarkil.com

Mount Carroll, Illinois

Participating Shops: 8

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1. Charlotte Arvelle Glass
118 W Market St
815-244-3554
charlotte@grics.net
www.charlottearvelle.com
Working glass studio that features award-winning kiln fired glass by Charlotte Behrens along with a collection of other fine American craft.

2. Country Girl Boutique
902 S Jackson St (Rt 64)
815-244-2242
cgbmtx@yahoo.com
countrygirlboutique.biz
Men’s and women’s clothing, boots, accessories, décor and much more. We’re not your every day boutique.

3. dabluz boutique
116 E Market St
Mt Carroll IL 61053
shop@dabluz.com
www.facebook.com/dabluz
Handmade and vintage desirables, including new and vintage supplies for crafting.

4. Flower Fan-A-See
904 S. Clay St.
www.flowerfanasee.com
815-244-1123
Fresh and silk flowers, candles, plants and lots of gifts and seasonal décor. Find us on the corner of Rt 78 and 64 at the four way stop.

5. Ideas n’ Designs Antiques
116 W Market St
815-244-7875
A his and hers compatible shopping experience! Antiques, car museum, Mad Hatter Tea Room, wholesale designer fabric, vintage clothing, Victorian library, much more! Meet the Mad Hatter, and remember to: “Trust your crazy Ideas!”

6. Land of Oz Craft Mall
Rt 64-52
815-244-3739
landofoz@grics.net
Land of Oz Craft Mall on Rt 64, featuring “there’s no place like home” accents for every room, seasonal wall and primitive wood décor, quilts mixed with vintage, collectables, candles, jewelry, Christmas Corner Cider Donuts

7. Prairie Path Sampler
1002 Lowden Rd
815-244-3462
fern.stadel@yahoo.com
www.bbonline.com/il/prairiepath
Wide assortment of quilted wall hangings, table runners, sweat-shirts, wood benches and chairs.

8. Zenga’s@Imaginarium Now and Zen gallery
108 W Market St
563-212-7155
zenga21@yahoo.com
zengas.com
Vintage meets urban funk. Unique art, unique style, uniquely you. Paintings, jewelry, clothing and accessories. An eclectic mix of original artists from the local community.

For more information about Mt. Carroll visit: www.mtcarrollil.org

Savanna, Illinois
Participating Shops: 5

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1. Land of Oz Dolls
1723 Portland Ave
815-565-0024
www.landofozdolls.net
landofozdolls@mchsi.com
Open November 14 and 15 only. Museum quality antique reproduction and modern porcelain dolls, doll supplies and seasonal gift items.

2. River Valley Designs
218 Main St
815-273-2325
rudesigns@hotmail.com
rivervalleydesignsbt.com
Along with fresh flowers and plants, River Valley is furnished with three floors of home décor, gifts, and novelty items. 20% off all fall décor during the Shop Hop. Stop and enter for door prizes.

3. Sassy Stems
700 Main St
815-273-7668
christierice@yahoo.com
Home décor, jewelry, flowers, purses and a secret sale.

4. Savanna Market Place
321 Main St
815-273-0336
savannamarketplace321@gmail.com
www.savannamarketplace.com
Locally handcrafted goods from Carroll and Jo Davis counties. We feature art, jewelry, woodworking, home décor, soaps, lotions, candles and much more. Serving locally roasted coffee and espresso. A uniquely Illinois store.

5. Savanna Woman’s Club Craft Show
November 8 Only
2215 Wacker Rd
815-273-7376
savannawomansclub@yahoo.com
www.savanna.gfwcillinois.org
Savanna Woman’s club Gift and Craft Fair, 9 am to 3 pm, Nov. 8. only. $1.00 admission, over 60 crafters, food available for purchase. Proceeds go to community projects.

For more information about Savanna visit: www.visitsavanna.com or www.savannail.com

Fulton, Illinois
Participating Shops: 5

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1. River Huis Traders Antiques
1105 4 th St
815-589-3160
ednakolk@hotmail.com
Carefully chosen antiques. Large selection of Dutch items. Sculptures and paintings.

2. Susan’s Calico Creations
1108 4 th St
815-589-2221
susancalicocreations@hotmail.com
www.susancalicocreations.com
We sell cotton fabrics for quilting. We also sell books, patterns and notions for quilting.

3. Timber Lane Christmas Tree Farm / TLC Country Store
7250 Garden Plain Rd
309-887-4892
bholesinger@frontiernet.net
www.timberlanetreefarm.com
Handmade products from over 50 crafters. Baby items, toys, 18” doll clothes, towels, purses, scarves, fall and Christmas décor, wall hangings, plaques, books and puzzles, all at great low prices. Salsas, jams, beets and relish. To TLC Country Store. Take Hwy 136 for 1.9 miles to Frog Pond Rd. Travel 4 miles on Frog Pond Road and turn left onto Garden Plain Rd.

4. Windmill Cultural Center
111 10 th Ave
815-589-4033
www.cityoffulton.us
The Windmill Cultural Center has Dutch chocolate, licorice, cookies, coffee, teas, Delft porcelain, European cookbooks, children’s books, dictionaries, Fulton souvenirs, and stone ground flour from the de Immigrant Windmill.

5. Words of Wisdom Christian Books and Gifts
1021 4 th St
815-589-2998
wordswisdom@hotmail.com
www.christianbookstorefulton.com
Christian fiction and nonfiction books, Bibles, Bible covers, jewelry, CDs, DVDs, cards, home décor, gifts for all occasions including new baby, baptism, first communion, confirmation, wedding and anniversary.

For more information about Fulton visit: www.cityoffulton.us

RESTAURANTS

LANARK:

A. Brothers Restaurant
103 E Rt 64
815-493-2555
Family Style Restaurant. Open 6 am to 9 pm. Great Food! Fresh Daily Specials.

B. The Crooked Roof
109 E Carroll St
815-493-6838
jluning@hotmail.com
www.facebook.com/thecrookedroof
The Crooked Roof offers amazing handmade pizza, char-grilled burgers, unique specials and a full bar. Stop in for a bite or stay for fun. We have music on the weekends and beer garden available.

MT CARROLL

C. Market Street Commons
320 N Main
815-244-0055
lou@brickstreetcoffee.com
Coffee, sandwiches, ice cream, bakery, hot dogs, cotton candy.

SAVANNA

D. Café Crumbles
411 Main St
815-273-0210
www.facebook.com/pages/Cafe-Crumbles/585676598151865
Open 6 days a week, Tuesday-Sunday, 7 am to 2 pm. Serving breakfast and lunch, gourmet coffees, frappe, smoothies and variety of muffins. Daily specials and homemade soups.

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E. Krumpets Bakery Café
1016 4 th St
815-208-7143
krumpetsbakery@gmail.com
krumpetsbakery.com
Full service restaurant and coffee bar. Homemade soups, daily specials, breads, pastries and desserts. Several homemade pies made fresh daily. Extensive breakfast and dinner menu.

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Palisades Art League Art Show & Sale

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Art work by Sandy Dunlap

The Palisades Art League will hold their 52nd annual Art Show & Sale Saturday, Oct 18th from 3-7 pm and Sunday, Oct 19th from Noon to 4pm at the West Carroll Primary School located at 2215 Wacker Roadd in Savanna. There will be prizes awarded for Best of Show in both amateur & advanced divisions along with the PAL Peer award and a visitor’s door prize. A food stand on the premises will be available with all proceeds going to Heartland Pet Welfare. For more information go to our FB page https://www.facebook.com/pages/Palisades-Art-League/147156505385081

Argo Acres

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Argo Acres
16295 Argo Fay Road
Thomson, Illinois 61285
815-259-2132

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Argo-Acres/138278956355138
argoacres@jcwifi.com

Proprietors: Dennis & Diane Etnyre

We grow a wide assortment of fruits and vegetables that we sell at our farm stand in Argo Fay and at Lyons Farmers Market in Clinton, Iowa. April-June: Early in the season we have asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries plus early season greens and vegetables. These are usually sold by order. July-November: Our farm stand opens daily in July with the start of green beans, sweet corn, and tomato harvest; and remains open through November with pumpkins, squash, gourds, and Indian corn. We also have apples, red raspberries, melons, and other seasonal vegetables. The only times we close are Wednesdays at 3:00 PM while at the farmers market and Saturday mornings. We open Saturday at 1:00. Otherwise we remain open. Produce is picked fresh daily.

Our children were active in 4H, FFA, and showed produce at local fairs. For more than twenty years, we’ve grown what we sell and it’s fresh from the garden, not shipped in. Not only is it nutritious, but our produce has that great homegrown taste, which both local customers and visitors enjoy.

The greatest challenge of operating our business is growing a constant supply with multiple plantings and extending the growing season. Of course, each year the weather presents various unpredictable challenges. Nevertheless, Carroll County features a great rural atmosphere with many neat people. We enjoy what we do and like meeting with the people that stop.

Parrott Photography Studios

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Parrott Photography Studios
103 West State Street
Mount Carroll, Illinois 61053
815-499-3521

http://parrottphotographystudios.weebly.com/
https://www.facebook.com/parrottphotographystudios
parrottphotographystudios@gmail.com

Proprietor: Elizabeth Parrott

I offer photo shoots for weddings, maternity, engagements, seniors, children/newborn, families, and more. I also sell nature photographs. I’ve been selling my work for 3 years now and have been doing photography for 7 years. I have been taking pictures for as long as I can remember. So it just comes naturally to me and I couldn’t be happier doing anything else.

I love trying to be creative and I never want to stop learning. I don’t want people to come to me because I’m cheaper or because I’m “good at it”. I want them to come because they love my work!

I don’t just want to get a few shots in and call it good. Photography is an art to me and I believe it should be treated as such. when I take them, I want you to shine in the photos and want people to see who you really are when they view them.

I think anyone can be a potential customer, especially people interested in my nature photos. I am willing to do a photo shoot of just about anything, as long as it is family oriented. The greatest challenge of operating this businesses is that I still don’t have an official logo. I can’t decide on what I want to do for one.

I grew up around here and have lived in the area all my life. When I first got married, we lived in Freeport, but moved back. I love the rolling hills, the fields in the fall with all the bright colors, and I love looking at the old buildings and houses.