January 2024

February 2024

March 2024

7: Loving Arms Pregnancy Center to host an Open Community Forum at 7 pm on Thursday, March 7th, at Taylorville Christian Church. Topic of discussion will be “Success Sequence: helping Our Youth Prepare Well for Future Marriage and Family”, featuring Scott Phelps, Author & Speaker, Executive Director of A&M Partnership. All community members are invited to attend. Call 217-824-7200 for any questions.

12: Edinburg High School Blood Drive, sponsored by ImpactLife. Tuesday, March 12th from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Donor bus will be at 100 East Martin St, Edinburg IL. To schedule scan QR Code from a flyer, email Nona Blades at nblades@ecusd4.com, call ImpactLife at 800-747-5401 or visit www.bloodcenter.org. Please eat before donating and bring Photo Id. Last date to donate elsewhere is 01/16/2024. Group Sponsorhttp://www.bloodcenter.org Code is 60066

13: Pana Community Blood Drive, sponsored by ImpactLife and hosted at Pana First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 619 Kitchell St, Pana IL. Wednesday, March 13th from 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm. To schedule scan QR Code from a flyer, email Melissa Rybolt at mrybolt@panahospital.com, call ImpactLife at 800-747-5401 or visit www.bloodcenter.org. Please eat before donating and bring Photo ID. Last date to donate elsewhere is 01/17/2024. Group Sponsor code: 60036.

17: Christian County Historical Society Clean-Up Day 1791 Morrison Drive, Taylorville IL. (east side junction of route 29 & 49). Chicken & Noodle Drive-Thru Dinner from 11:00am-1:00pm. They will be serving chicken & noodles, green beans, slaw, potatoes, roll & cookie at the museum,. Please enter through the back gate. Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 youth under 10. Tickets must be purchased in advance by visiting Rebecca’s Antiques (on the square) or you can call 217-823-0529 or 217-824-6922. The will have Persimmon Pulp available for $5.00.

21: Taylorville Memorial Hospital Blood Drive sponsored by ImpactLife. Located in the Fellowship Hall at 1124 N Webster st Taylorville IL. Friday March 22nd from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. To schedule scan QR Code, email Steve Basham at steve.basham@taylorvillechristian.com, call ImpactLife at 800-747-5401 or visit www.bloodcenter.org. Please eat before donating and bring Photo ID. Last date to donate elsewhere is 01/26/24. Group Sponsor code: 61296

22-23: Spring Shopping Kick-Off Join Taylorville retailers as they kick-off the Spring Shopping season! Lots of great clothing, accessories, home decor, patio and garden, local handmade items, and much more! A great time to shop with sales and specials from many participants! Follow our Facebook event for more details and announcements!

22: Taylorville Christian Church & Vision Way School Blood Drive sponsored by ImpactLife. Location is at Taylorville Memorial Hospital, 201 E Pleasant in the parking lot. Thursday, March 21st from 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. To schedule scan QR Code, call ImpactLife at 800-747-5401 or visit www.bloodcenter.org. Please eat before donating and bring Photo ID. Last date to donate elsewhere is 01/25/24. Group Sponsor code: 60050

23: Taylorville Skilled Nursing & Rehab 800 McAdam Drive, Taylorville IL is having their Annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10:00am. Age groups are 1-3 yrs old, 4-6 yrs old, & 7-10 yrs old. Their will be a Golden Egg with prizes for each group. Open tot he public, bring your own basket. Call 217-824-2277 for further details. The Easter Bunny will be making a special appearance so be sure to bring your cameras!

April 2024

6: IFBW’s 2024 Spring Fashion Show Annual fundraiser in the form of a fashion show, meal included. All proceeds go to scholarships for local female students looking to pursue a higher education and community giving such as the Kicks for Kids program. Message our FB: @villeBusinesWomen or Contact any IFBW Member or call (217) 454-1875.

6: Christian County Historical Society 1791 Morrison Drive, Taylorville IL. (east side junction of route 29 & 49). Clean-Up Day from 9 am-2 pm. Come and go as needed.

13: Taylorville Chamber of Commerce’s 9th Annual Spring Swing Indoor Golf Tourney Call chamber office at 217-824-4919 for details.

20: Christian County Historical Society & Museum 1791 Morrison Drive, Taylorville IL – Earth Day Celebration from 10 am-2 pm.” Pie Auction will be at 11:00am. Keep Mother Earth Green & Clean”. Ice Cream Floats, BBQ Sandwiches, and so much more….Call 217-824-6922 for more details.

25: Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary is hosting a Paint Night Fundraiser at Charro Mexican Restaurant on Thursday, April 25, 2024 from 6:00-8:00pm. Cost is $40.00 per person. To register stop by or call the TMH Gift shop between 9:00am-3:00pm, Monday through Friday, at 217-707-5276 or email at TMHAuxiliary@mhsil.com. Deadline for registration and payment is Thursday, April 18th. Payment can be made by cash, check, debit/credit card, or payroll deduction (employees) in the TMH Gift Shop. Please visit the Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Facebook page at link attached to download the flyer that has the options for paint designs you will need when registering. https://www.facebook.com/TaylorvilleChamber

25: Taylorville Memorial Hospital Blood Drive sponsored by ImpactLife. Location is at Christian County Extension Office Auditorium, 1120 N Webster St,. Taylorville IL. Thursday, April 25th, from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. To schedule scan flyer QR Code https://www.facebook.com/TaylorvilleChamber located at attached link to the Chamber of Commerce’s Facebook page, call ImpactLife at 800-747-5401 or visit www.bloodcenter.org. Please eat before donating and bring Photo ID. Last date to donate elsewhere is 02/29/24. Group Sponsor code: 60145

26: Volunteer Fair Christian County Senior Center, 701 W Adams, Taylorville Il for retired and seniors age 55+ is being held at from 3:30pm to 5:30 pm. Come learn about various volunteer opportunities in the community that will fit your interest. For more information contact Cyndi Nichols at 217-994-0243 or email cnichols@cefseoc.org

May 2024

3: Small Town Taylorville Cruise Join vehicle enthusiasts on the Taylorville Square 101 S Main St, Taylorville IL from 4:00-8:00 pm. All wheels welcome! Collectible Dash Plaques for the first 50 cars! Bring the family and check out some amazing vehicles!

4: Taylorville High School Prom

11: Taylorville Illinois Community City Wide Garage Sale Follow Taylorville City Wide Rummage Sale on Facebook for updates. Rain or Shine starting at 7:00 am. To participate or if you have any questions, please see the pinned post on the Taylorville City Wide Rummage Sale Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1222388962067247

May 31 – June 2: Taylorville Black Horse Veterans Pow-Wow at the Taylorville Lake Marina, Taylorville IL. Friday, May 31st & Saturday, June 1st from 9am-9pm. Sunday, June2, from 9am-6pm. Public Welcome, Free Admission & Parking. NO Alcohol, Drugs or Firearms allowed on grounds. Security will be present. All Drums and Vendors are welcome. FREE Chicken Dinner to the public on Saturday, June 1st at 5:00pm. For more information call Blackhorse 217-823-6878 or email blackhorse@ctitech.com

June 2024

July 2024

12 – 14: Journey in July A self-guided shopping road trip through central Illinois to the area’s hottest shops & boutiques! An amazing three day shopping adventure! Visit the Facebook for more details. https://www.facebook.com/JourneyinJuly

16 thru 20: Christian County Ag Fair 100th Anniversary Celebration will be held at 1716 West Spresser, Taylorville, IL from July 16th through the 20th. Friday, July 19th, 2024 Rodney Atkins with Allie Colleen will be performing a concert. Tickets must be purchased at www.christiancounty.com Visit link https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100064328004385 for a line up of events or call 217-824-3100 for details.

August 2024

10: Wreaths Across America Benefit Run All Wheels Welcome! Sign up day of the event at Taylorville VFW 4495, Taylorville IL with ride stops to include Chatham VFW 4763, Waverly American Legion Post 262, Stonington American Legion Post 257 and ending back at Taylorville VFW 4495 Taylorville IL. with a Live Auction and food. 100% of the proceeds will go to the purchase of wreaths for our fallen Veteran soldiers at Camp Butler National Cemetery Springfield IL ceremony December 14th, 2024. Sponsored by Stonington American Legion Auxiliary Post 257 & Taylorville VFW Auxiliary 4495. For additional information please contact Michelle Sklenka 217-827-7271.

September 2024

October 2024

5-6: 39th Annual Greater Taylorville Chamber of Commerce Chillifest Celebration in downtown Taylorville on the Square. 2 Day ICS (International Chili Society) Sanctioned Chilli Cook off, 2 Day  Cornhole Tournament, Craft & Food Vendors, Pageants, Parade, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Kid Zone, Entertainment. Contact GTCC for more information at 217-824-4919 or visit for forms for vendors. https://www.facebook.com/TaylorvilleChillifest

November 2024

2: Christian County Historical Society 1791 Morrison Drive, Taylorville IL – Persimmon Party from 10 am – 2 pm. Call 217-824-6922 for more details.

30: Captain Geech & The Shrimp Shack Shooters band will be playing at the Stonington American Legion Post 257, 401 W North St, Stonington, IL 62567 for a “Raise the Roof fundraiser” on November 30, 2024. Doors open at 5:30pm and band from 7-10pm. Bricks Exquisite Eats serving food from 5:30-7:00pm. Admission fee at door is $5.00 . No outside food or drinks. Must be 21 years old.

December 2024

March 2025

8: Taylorville Public Schools Foundation Spring Fundraiser at the Pillars. SAVE THE DATE. more information TBA