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September 2018

Market St. Open Late

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Market St., Market Street
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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Prepare for fall, do some early Christmas Shopping, enjoy a nice coffee or ice cream, get your #SuperSelfie with Superman, you can do it all on Market St., Sept. 13th!  The stores, restaurants, and attractions will be open late to welcome locals and visitors!  This is a great time to check out all Market St. has to offer!  

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Massac County High School- Homecoming Parade

September 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Market St., Market Street
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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Come out to Market Street and show your School Spirit and community pride as the Massac County Unit 1 schools fill Market Street with floats and bands to get ready for the Homecoming game against Murphysboro later that evening.  This is a great time to bring the family to Market St.  Don't forget your bucket for all the candy!  

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Murder in Wonderland- Murder Mystery Dinner at Riverview Mansion

September 15 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Riverview Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 205 Metropolis St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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$35.00 – $175.00

In Wonderland, one of the Tweedle Twins is killed!  Guests ggther at the Mad Hatter's Tea Party to find out "whodunnit" before the Queen of Hearts takes everyone's head! RSVPs are required no later than 1 week in advance as there needs to be no fewer than 6 participants for the event. $35.00 for an Individual Ticket $60.00 for Couples $175 for 1 night stay, Murder Mystery Dinner, and Breakfast For more details call - 618-524-5328

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October 2018

45th Annual Fort Massac Encampment

October 20 @ 10:00 am - October 21 @ 5:00 pm
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E. 5th St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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See what life was like back in the 1700s and early 1800s at Fort Massac State Park’s 44th annual Fort Massac Encampment, which will be held at the historic site Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 20 and 21, 2018. The 2018 Encampment will feature the thunderous boom of cannons and a tempting assortment of foods and activities from which to choose.  It is more than an old-timey crafts fair, as it pays tribute to Illinois’ rich frontier history.  Historical re-enactors and skilled…

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Curse of the Mummy Murder Mystery Dinner at Riverview Mansion Bed & Breakfast

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Riverview Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 205 Metropolis St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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$35.00 – $175.00

Join the excitement as you solve the mysterious death of the lead discoverer as the foot dragging antihero closes in on the party! RSVPs are required no later than 1 week in advance as there needs to be no fewer than 6 participants for the event. $35.00 for an Individual Ticket $60.00 for Couples $175 for 1 night stay, Murder Mystery Dinner, and Breakfast For more details call – 618-524-5328

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Coffee in the Courtyard with Corey

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sissy’s- A Sweet Shoppe, 613 Market St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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Come celebrate Sissy's 1 Year Anniversary with local favorite Corey Evitts!  Not only will you enjoy the vast array of music and talent of Corey, but you will also love the delicious coffee and sweets Sissy's has to offer. 

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Antique Automobile Club of America – Car Show on Market St.

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Market St., Market Street
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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The Antique Automobile Club of America, Southern IL Region/ Ohio Valley Chapter is hosting a Founders Tour in Metropolis and the surrounding area Oct. 21st - 26th.  The night of Oct. 23rd Market St. will be full of the AACA cars.  Shops and Restaurants will be open late as well.  Bring the family to Market to see these classic beauties, listen to some music and visit the stores.  

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The Haunted Mansion at Riverview Mansion Bed & Breakfast

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - October 28 @ 9:30 pm
Riverview Mansion Bed & Breakfast, 205 Metropolis St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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$4.00 – $15.00

Do you think you can make it through 2 floors of haunts and spooks?  Test your fears at The Haunted Mansion! $8.00 Adults $15.00 Couples $4.00 for Children 10 and under (with paying adult)  

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Kincaid Mounds Archaeology Field Day

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kincaid Mounds

The Kincaid Mounds Support Organization will present a program at the Kincaid Mounds Historic Site Formal presentations on the Mississippian Culture and results of excavations by SIU-Summer Field Schools will begin at 10:00 a.m., at 12:00 noon, and at 2:00 p.m. There will be artifact displays, information tables, and a walking tour to Mound 8. (Hiking shoes recommended) The program is free to the public. (Restroom facility available, but no refreshments sold) Kincaid Mounds is located 10 miles east of…

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Fort Massac Trunk or Treat

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fort Massac State Park, 1308 E. 5th St.
Metropolis, IL 62960 United States
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October 27th from 5-7pm, come to Fort Massac State Park for a safe, fun, free and spooktacular good time. Free Hot dogs and drinks (while supplies last) Bounce Houses Candy, candy, and more candy!

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