Youth Sports Leagues

Lawrence County Soccer Association Where: Wishnick Park, Lawrenceville Season: Fall When: August-October, games held on Sundays Competitive youth soccer to ages 4-12. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lawrence-County-Soccer/439904792712160?sk=timeline     Bridgeport Little League Where: Bridgeport Season: Summer Competitive youth baseball: ages 4-6. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bridgeport-Little-League/423208571104774?sk=timeline     Red Hills Girls Summer Softball League Where: Bridgeport Season:…

Sumner Fall Festival

Where: Sumner Main Street Season: Summer When: Thursday-Saturday, first weekend in September Food vendors, carnival games, daily entertainment, parade on Saturday..

Southern Illinois Spring Classic

Where: Lawrenceville High School football field & Parkside Elementary School Season: Spring When: March 29, 2014 Kids Shopping Day hosts this half marathon and 5k. For more information: http://www.southernillinoisspringclassic.com/.

Red Hills State Park

Where: Sumner Season: Year-round Camp grounds, playground equipment, pavilions, picnic areas, paved walking/jogging paths, wooded hiking paths, horseback riding, lake access, hunting, fishing, and basketball courts. For more information: http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/PARKS/R5/Redhls.htm#Boating.

Party on the Roof

Where: Parking Garage top deck in Lawrenceville, corner of 11th St & Walnut Season: Summer When: September 6, 2014 The Lawrenceville Downtown Revitalization Committee hosts an event which includes local food, a live band, and libations. Tickets: $100.00/person For More Information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lawrenceville-IL-Downtown-Revitalization/201182780057747.

Lawrenceville Homecoming

Where: Lawrenceville Season: Fall When: September 12-13, 2014 Description: The Lawrenceville Indians celebrate their district pride and football team with a parade on Friday evening and football game on Saturday afternoon. For More Information: https://sites.google.com/a/cusd20.net/cusd20/.

Lawrenceville Fall Festival

Where: Lawrenceville downtown square Season: Summer When: Wednesday-Saturday. Third weekend in September Food vendors, carnival rides and games, daily entertainment. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/1433837570207660/.

Lawrenceville Country Club

Where: Lawrenceville Season: Year-round 9 hole golf course, driving range, and clubhouse. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/lawrencecounty.countryclub?fref=ts.

Lawrenceville City Park

Where: Lawrenceville Season: Year-round Description: Playground equipment, tennis courts, basketball courts, paved walking/jogging path, exercise stations, pavilions, swimming pool, picnic areas, and baseball fields..

Lawrence County Basketball Capital Classic Tournament

Where: Red Hill High School gymnasium & Lawrenceville High School gymnasium Season: Fall When: Thanksgiving weekend: Friday & Saturday Two day basketball tournament which includes two sites, eight teams, and one champion. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/lccapitalclassic.

Lawrenceville Alumni Mixer

Where: Elk’s Lodge Season: Fall When: Lawrenceville Homecoming Friday evening A social event with hors d’oeuvres and a DJ open to all 21+ year-olds alumni of Lawrenceville High School and the general public. $10.00 entrance fee. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/774045779294487/.

Lawrence Public Library

Where: 814 12th St, Lawrenceville Season: Year-round The Lawrence Public Library provides a broad variety of services, materials, and information, in order to meet the educational, informational, cultural, and recreational needs of the community; recognizing diverse and special needs without discrimination. For more information: http://www.lawpubliclibrary.org/.

Lawrence County Historical Museum

Where: Corner of 12th and State St., Lawrenceville Season: Year-round Visit the Lawrence County Historical Museum for a look into Lawrence County’s past. For more information: http://lawrencelore.blogspot.com/.

Lawrence County Arts Council

Where: Lawrenceville High School Season: Year-round When: Multiple shows per year Description: The Lawrence County Arts Council hosts a number of productions throughout the year. In 2014 they offered Aladdin and Steel Magnolias. Link: http://www.lawrencecountyartscouncil.org/.

Lasata Winery

Where: RR 2 Box 64 B, Lawrenceville, IL, 62439 Season: Year-round Lasata Wines L.L.C. creates a variety of wines, including a Sweet Blush, Dry White, Dry Red, and Sweet Whites all of which are available to enjoy at the winery. For more information: http://www.lasatawines.com/.

Farmer’s Market

Where: Lawrenceville downtown square Season: Spring-Winter When: May-October; Tuesdays & Fridays 6:00am-12:00pm Seasonal open air market featuring homegrown products and homemade crafts..

Cloud 9 Bed & Breakfast

Where: 1207 12th St., Lawrenceville Season: Year-round A 20th century cozy home while you’re away from home. For more information: http://www.cloudninebnb.com/.

Chestnut Festival

Where: St. Francisville Main Street Season: Fall  When: Thursday-Saturday, first weekend in October Food vendors, carnival rides and game, daily entertainment, parade on Saturday. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/ChestnutFestivalCommittee.

Chamber Golf Outing

Where: Lawrence County Country Club Season: Summer When: April 25, 2014 The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce pair up with the Lawrence County Country Club to host an annual golf scramble..

Celebrity Chef

Where: LaSata Winery Season: Summer When: July 19, 2014 The Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce hosts a food competition which highlights local men as chefs, while the attendees get to taste test all of their creations. A portion of the proceeds are donated to the Lawrence County Cancer Resource Center. Tickets: $20.00/person. For more information:…

Cedarbrook Golf, LLC.

Where: Sumner Season: Year-round 9 hole par 3 golf course, driving range, and 18 mini-golf course. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Cedarbrook-Golf-LLC/562663487088842.

Bridgeport Community Reunion

Where: Bridgeport Moose Season: Fall When: Saturday evening of Red Hill’s Homecoming A social event open to all 21+ year-olds alumni of Red Hill/Bridgeport High School and the general public..

Wabash Cannonball Bridge

Where: St. Francisville Season: Year-round Take a tour of the one-lane historic toll bridge that joins Illinois and Indiana. For more information: http://www.historicbridges.org/bridges/browser/?bridgebrowser=indiana/wabashcannonball/.

Lawrence County 4H & Junior Fair

Where: Lawrence County Fairgrounds, Sumner Season: Summer When: Last week of July 4H project and livestock shows, livestock auction, 4H BBQ, grandstand events, food vendors, carnival rides and games. For more information: https://www.facebook.com/pages/4-H-Lawrence-County-Illinois/115810545190520 & http://www.lawrencecountyfair.org/.

Art & Wine on the Square

Event: Art & Wine on the Square Where: Lawrenceville downtown Season: Summer When: June 14, 2014 The Lawrenceville Downtown Revitalization Committee pairs up with the Lawrence County Arts Council to offer an event to the public to view and purchase art, local wines, craft beer, kid entertainment, music, visit local shops, and enjoy the atmosphere…

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