August

Christian County

Aug. 28-Sept. 2 – Pana Tri-County Fair: 605 N 2500 East Road, Pana, Ill.; www.panatricountyfair.com; 217-827-4378.

La Salle County

Aug. 30-Sept. 2 – Tri-County Fair: 405 First St., Mendota, Ill.; www.tricountyfair.net; mendotatricountyfair@yahoo.com; 815-539-7974.

Perry County

Aug. 23-Sept. 2 – Du Quoin State Fair: 655 Executive Drive, Du Quoin, Ill.; www.agr.state.il.us; 618-542-1515.

September

Bureau County

Sept. 7 – Bureau County HCE Pie Contest: 9 a.m., Soldiers and Sailors Park, 14 Park Ave. E, Princeton, Ill.; 815-659-3214.

Calhoun County

Sept. 5-8 – Calhoun County Fair: Poor Hollow Farm Road, Hardin, Ill.; www.calhounfair.net; 618-576-2215.

Champaign County

Sept. 5 – Stress Management – Keys for Embracing Aging Series: 10 to 11:30 a.m., Champaign County Extension office, 801 N. Country Fair Drive, Champaign, Ill.

Clark County

Sept. 7 – 71st Annual Clark County 4-H BBQ: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Linn Park, 14 N. Mill Street, Martinsville, Ill.

DeKalb County

Sept. 4-8 – Sandwich Fair: 15730 Pratt Road, Sandwich, Ill.; www.sandwichfair.com; info@sandwichfair.com; 815-786-2159.

Edgar County

Sept. 13-14 – Edwards County Hunter Safety Fall Classes: 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 13, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 14, Edwards County Sportsman's Club, 215 S. 7th St., Albion, Ill.; 618-445-2934

Edwards County

Sept. 4 – Comfort Food Makeover Class: 1:30 p.m., Paris Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, Ill.

Gallatin County

Sept. 5-15 – Gallatin County Fair: Ridgway, Ill.; pittmans@shawneelink.com; 618-272-8971.

Jackson County

Sept. 7 – Apple Pie 101 Workshop: Jackson County Extension office, 402 Ava Road, Murphysboro, Ill.; 618-687-1727.

Sept. 12 – Pie Eating Contest: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Murphysboro Apple Festival, downtown Murphysboro, Ill.; 618-687-1727.

Sept. 13 – 4-H at Murphysboro Apple Festival: 5 to 8 p.m., Murphysboro Apple Festival, downtown Murphysboro, Ill.

Kankakee County

Sept. 3 – Vermiculture: 4 to 5 p.m., Kankakee County Extension office, 1650 Commerce Drive, Bourbonnais, Ill.; 815-933-8337.

Sept. 11 – An Apple a Day: 10 a.m., Kankakee County Extension office, 1650 Commerce Drive, Bourbonnais, Ill.; 815-933-8337.

Livingston County

Sept. 3 – Diabetes Support Group – Mediterranean Diet: 6 to 7 p.m., OSF St. James Hospital, Main Floor Conference Room, 2500 W. Reynolds St., Pontiac, Ill.; 815-842-4970.

Sept. 5 – I on Diabetes at Dave’s Supermarket: 5 to 8 p.m., Dave's Supermarket, 120 S. Third St., Fairbury, Ill.; 309-663-8306.

Macon County

Sept. 8 – Monarch Madness: 2 to 4 p.m., Rock Springs Conservation Area, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur,  Ill.; 217-877-6042; 217-877-6042.

Macoupin County

Sept. 5-6 – Certified Food Protection Managers Class and Exam: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., American Legion, 118 S. Dey, Virden, Ill.

Mercer County

Sept. 3 – Mercer County Extension Office Opens in Viola: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 910 13th St., Viola, Ill.; 309-582-5106.

Montgomery County

Sept. 5 – County Yield Survey: 9 a.m. to noon, Montgomery County Extension office, #1 Industrial Park Drive, Hillsboro, Ill.

Sept. 6-7 – Farmer’s Institute: Montgomery County Extension office, #1 Industrial Park Drive, Hillsboro, Ill.

Ogle County

Sept. 4 – Diabetes Support Group: 2 to 3 p.m. to noon, Rock River Center, 810 S. 10th St., Oregon,, Ill.

Rock Island County

Sept. 5-6 – Illinois Master Gardener Conference & Awards Ceremony: Bend Event Center, 111 Bend Blvd., East Moline, Ill.; tinyurl.com/y32t8se5.

Washington County

Sept. 13-15 – Okawville Ag Products Fair and Wheat Festival: Community Park, Okawville, Ill.; frederking@frontier.com, 618-243-5398 or 618-698-3254.

Whiteside County

Sept. 6 – In-Field Practices Workshop on Nutrient Loss Reduction: 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Paul Young's Farm, 7395 Albany Road, Erie, Ill.; https://tinyurl.com/y43p4ujg.

Will County

Sept. 13 – Senior Credit Scores: 10 to 11:30 a.m., Will County Extension office, 100 Manhattan Road, Joliet, Ill.; 815-727-9296.

Williamson County

Sept. 11 – A Guide to Native Plants Workshop: 9 a.m. to noon, John A. Logan College (Mees Center), 700 Logan College Drive, Carterville, Ill.

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