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Walker’s Bluff Releases OZZY OSBOURNE SOLAR RED WINE

Solar Red wine was released to commemorate Ozzy’s upcoming performance during a Solar Eclipse at Moonstock2017. Solar Red is offered by the individual bottle and in an autographed Collector’s Edition. Solar Red is a medium bodied dry red wine made … Continue reading

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Fishing and Fun at Lake Murphysboro

Beautiful rolling hills and woods surround star-shaped Lake Murphysboro and provide a wonderful backdrop for boating, fishing, picnicking, camping and hiking. This 1,022-acre state park has been used by people since pre-historic Native Americans lived in small, temporary camps and … Continue reading

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Birds, Botanicals and other Small Creatures

Make your way to the Luna Gallery inside the Yellow Moon Cafe and anthill gallery & vintage curiosities, both in Cobden, IL, for a wonderful Spring Oil Paintings exhibit by Molly Cranch which are on display through April 30, 2017 Molly … Continue reading

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Take A Hike!

If you haven’t been winter hiking in Southern Illinois, you should. We have very mild weather during the winter and it’s the perfect opportunity to get outside. There are no bugs on the trails, the crowds are very thin, the … Continue reading

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Exploring the Cache River Wetlands Area

Reprinted from Friends of the Cache Jan/Feb 2016 Newsletter. To find out more about the Friends, visit http://www.friendsofthecache.org    Heron Pond, near Belknap IL is a ‘must see’ in the Cache River Wetlands.  Belknap, in southern Johnson County, was originally … Continue reading

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Giant City is COOL!

  What can I say about winter, it’s cold (kind of), wet, muddy, and sometimes hard to get around in. It’s also the perfect time to enjoy the peace and quiet in the woods, see a multitude of vibrant and … Continue reading

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Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Announces “Cheese-Not a Solo Act” a Wine & Food Pairing Progressive Tasting Event

The Shawnee Hills Wine Trail announces their fourth wine and food pairing event, “Cheese-Not a Solo Act” on Saturday, March 5, 2016, from 11:00am to 5:00pm and Sunday, March 6, 2016 from 12:30pm to 5:00pm. Is there anything more classic than the perfect wine paired with the right cheese?  Join us for a fun-filled weekend […]

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