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Dance your way to the annual Moccasin Creek Festival in Effingham, Illinois, June 16-19 at Sara Lake.


Effingham is a regional hub for shopping and leisure. Invented the “crossroads of opportunities”, this The Illinois city is home to over 17 hotels and 65 restaurants.

Have lunch or dinner in a one-of-a-kind restaurant. Effingham’s Firefly Grill is more than an ordinary restaurant: it’s a dining experience that attracts thousands of people every year. For Italian cuisine, look no further than Lucia’s Italian Kitchen. Treat yourself to a delicious plate of pasta, a freshly made pizza or a tasty tiramisu.

There are plenty of fun events to experience in Effingham this summer. From June 17-18, head to Mid America Motorworks for Funfest 2022 for Air-Cooled VW. This year’s theme is “Fully Loaded Funfest” to celebrate Herbie’s 53rd birthday. Enjoy a weekend full of all things VW, including seminars, live entertainment and more. Call 800-500-1500 for more information.

Music fans won’t want to miss the Moccasin Creek Festival at Sara Lake in June 16-19. This annual four-day music festival features everyone from headliners to small stages. For more details, including a full list of performers and to purchase a weekend pass, visit

The Effingham Craft Fair will be held July 15-16 at Tuscan Hills Winery. Enjoy a weekend of art, music, food and wine and shop with 50 designers selling handmade pieces. Younger ones will love the Kids’ Art Pod where they can create their own masterpiece.

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