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Commodities:

appliqué sweatshirts, wood items, painted metal, seasonal items, fleece items, knitted and crochet items,  woven rugs, jewelry,  purses, silk flowers, dried flower, sunglasses, T-shirts, wine lights, and much more.

Other items;  collectibles, pampered chef, Southern Living, Avon, and some flea market 

   
Food:

Fall produce:  pumpkins, squash, and gourds

Biscuit and gravy, chicken and noodles, apple dumplings, Smoked Turkey, Pork chops and baked potato, walking tacos, jams and jellies, kettle korn, fudge, baked goods, BBQ, fish, curly fries, pulled pork, chili, homemade pies, brisket, rib eyes, chicken breast, funnel cake, corn dogs, hand dipped ice cream, caramel apples, apple cake.  And more.

   
Activities:

Downtown 1890's courthouse lawn is filled with food and crafts. Food, Fall products, crafts & collectibles items. Bill Beard will be doing cartoon caricatures. A pottery wheel will be demonstrating with pottery available to purchase.

Pittsfield is rich in Lincoln history; he spent a great deal of time here beginning in the 1830’s.  In fact Lincoln and Stephen A Douglas spoke at the Pike County Courthouse yard during the senatorial campaign of 1858.  Pittsfield has 12 Lincoln sites, is a Looking for Lincoln Community and has four Lincoln wayside exhibits.  Bill Beard will be there and will be doing sketching that will be "Cartoon characters."

   
Contact Person: Peggy Piper: 217-257-9061 and Debbie Waters 217-473-0880
   
Local Restaurants: Dome on Madison, Carl's Cardinal Inn, Subway, McDonalds, Hardees, Maya’s,  Panda Chinese, Pizza Hut, County Market, Casey's Courtyard Cafe', Free Press Coffee, Gianni's Pizza, Nucci's, and Old Boy's Pizza. 
   
Lodging: William Watson Hotel, Knight's Inn,  Green Acres,  Cherry Guest House, Monroe Street Suites,  Butler Farms, Hammitt's Lakeview cottages,  Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park at Pine Lakes,  camping at Lake Pittsfield, and Butler Farms.

Contact Information

Telephone
Peggy Hill
217-491-2208
Postal address
        PO Box 283
Pittsfield, IL 62363
The Flag
Be sure to keep an eye out for the Color Drive Flag.  Each official welcome booth will be displaying this flag during the Color Drive Weekend.