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March 2018

United Way Trivia Night

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fat Edd’s, 323 Ferry St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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6:30 p.m. Registration,  7 p.m. Game Fat Edd’s (upstairs), 323 Ferry St., Metropolis Up to 8 players per team. Cost is $20 per person and $5 for spectators. To pre-register your team, contact Caroline Jones at 618-524-8100 or Candy Ginger at 618-524-2162. Proceeds benefit the Massac County United Way.  Facebook.

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Metro Chamber Social Media 101

March 21 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Central Hall, 1009 North Ave.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Central Hall, 1009 North Avenue, Metropolis This 2-day seminar will cover the basics of social media and provide some tools to help broaden your understanding and increase your visibility. If you would like to attend, please contact Amanda King at 618-524-2714 or office@metropolischamber.com. If you cannot make both days, information will still be available for you. Payment must be made in full prior to receiving the full presentation. Cost is $10 for Chamber members and $20 for…

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April 2018

Spring Trout Fishing Season Opens

April 7 @ 5:00 am

5 a.m. In order to fish for trout, you are required to have a valid Illinois fishing license and an inland trout stamp. Illinois fishing licenses and inland trout stamps are available at DNR Direct license and permit locations. Metropolis locations are Massac County Clerk or Massac County Farm Bureau. For a location near you, check the IDNR website. For more license and sales information, click here or call toll-free 888-673-7648.

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May 2018

Market Street Spring Fling

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Market St., Market Street
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Market Street, Metropolis Vendors will set up from the Superman Statue on Market Street Street to 8th Street. There will be Antiques, Collectibles, Food, Baked Goods, Plants, Jewelry, Trash to Treasures and so much more. For more information, contact Tish Lewis at 618-524-2758 or tlewis46@frontier.com. Facebook.

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Metropolis City Pool Opening Day

May 28
Metropolis City Pool, 312 W. 4th St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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312 W. 4th St., Metropolis 1 – 5 p.m. Admission is $1.50 (children ages 5 and under are free). Regular swim hours are Mon. – Sat.  Noon–5 p.m., and Sundays, 1–5 p.m.

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June 2018

40th Annual Superman Celebration

June 7 @ 5:00 pm - June 10 @ 5:00 pm
Market St., Market Street
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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Join Metropolis as they celebrate the 40th Annual Superman Celebration! Visit www.supermancelebration.net for more information.

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S3DA National Championships

June 22 @ 7:00 am - June 24 @ 5:00 pm
Mermet Lake Wildlife & Conservation Area, 1812 Grinnell Rd
Belknap, IL 62908 United States
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The top archery shooters from Elementary to High School will converge on Mermet Lake Wildlife and Conservation area for the 3rd year to see who walks away as the S3DA National Champion.

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$20,000 Superman Classic Archery Tournament

June 25 @ 7:00 am - June 27 @ 5:00 pm
Mermet Lake Wildlife & Conservation Area, 1812 Grinnell Rd
Belknap, IL 62908 United States
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$25.00

The GMCVB, IDNR and the City of Metropolis are once again sponsoring the cash prize Superman Classic prior to the Mathews Archery Pro/Am Championship.  There will be a one time entry fee of $25.00 and archers are eligible to shoot once each day.  The ranges will change daily with shooting times from 9 AM to 3 PM.  Combined prize money for the professional and amateur classes will be over $20,000.00!

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ASA Mathews Solocam Pro/Am Championship

June 28 @ 7:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 pm
Mermet Lake Wildlife & Conservation Area, 1812 Grinnell Rd
Belknap, IL 62908 United States
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The Greater Metropolis Convention & Visitors Bureau is proud to welcome back the ASA Shooters to compete at Mermet Lake Fish & Wildlife Area.  Over 2100 competitors attended  the 2017 event and we are planning for even more this year!  For more information about the 2018 event visit: http://www.asaarchery.com

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July 2018

Harrah’s Hometown Celebration

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Harrah’s Metropolis, 100 E. Front St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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Harrah’s Metropolis is once again hosting the Hometown Celebration for the entire family. The event will feature music, a Kid’s Zone along food and drinks available for purchase. Cash is required for all purchases. The Kid’s Zone will feature obstacle courses, bounce houses and more from 6:00-9:00 p.m A large display of fireworks will be lighting up the sky at approximately 9:15 p.m. provided by Melrose Pyrotechnics. The fireworks display has been generously sponsored by Harrah’s Metropolis, Greater Metropolis Convention and…

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