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Events Calendar List

Chillicothe 2nd Saturdays
Chillicothe 2nd Saturdays is a citywide shopping event for small businesses and includes retail businesses on 4th, 2nd, Cedar and Santa Fe streets. It runs from 10-3pm on the 2nd Saturday of the month throughout the year. 2nd Saturday's are a great way to shop and support local businesses.

Downtown Thursday 2nd Street Market
This event takes place the third Thursday in June and July. 2nd Street is closed off between Walnut through Chestnut Street. Vendors line the street. The center of the event is at Pine and 2nd Street. The entertainment portion of the event is found there.
2024 Themes:
June 20th - Pet Parade with Pet Contest (Coincides with Chamber Carnival)
July 18th - Corn Boil
VENDORS: If you would like to be a vendor to this event, please contact Amanda Beadles at 309-274-3107. There is a $15 vendor fee for each event.

2023 Calendar of Events

25-Dec 09 Countdown to Christmas Retail Contest
30 LIVE MUSIC - Ebenezer Duke - Chillicothe Public Library, 5:30pm

01-Dec 09 Countdown to Christmas Retail Contest
01 Shademaker’s Holiday Lighting Award Nominations due at City Hall by 3pm
01 Cops and Kids Christmas Letter due to the Chillicothe Police Department
01 LIVE MUSIC - Thinkin' Problem at MoonTower, 4-6pm
01 Movie Night (for students 6-12th grade) - Crossword Cafe, 6pm

02 Breakfast with Santa-Pearce Community Center, 9am
02 Gingerbread House Workshop - Chillicothe Public Library, 9:30am
03 Gun Show - Chillicothe Sportsman Club, 8:30am
03 Door Hanger Making Event - Castaways, 1pm
07 Pearl Harbor Ceremony - Cutright Park, 11am-Noon
07 Girls Night Out - Picket Fence Foundation, 6:30pm
07 Audubon Work Day - Chillicothe Bottoms (Meet at Moffitt Park 2nd parking lot), 10am
09-10 Madrigal Dinner -  IVCHS,  12:30pm matinee, 5:30pm Dinner
09 Breakfast With Santa - Three Sisters Park, 8am

09 Chillicothe 2nd Saturday - Retail Businesses on 2nd, 4th and Santa Fe - Countdown to Christmas winners selected live on FB & Shademakers Holiday Lighting Award
09 Chillicothe Christian Church Open House - A Night in Bethlehem, 2-5pm
09 7th Annual Jingle Bell Bazaar - Shore Acres Clubhouse, 10am
09 Daddy & Me Day Out at Pearce FUNdraiser - Pearce Community Center, 2pm
11 Painting Day Out at Pearce FUNdraiser - Pearce Community Center, 9am
12 All Book Club Holiday Party - Chillicothe Public Library, 6pm
13 Java Flow - Shore Acres Park, 5:30pm
15 Party in the Park: Grinchmas Party - Shore Acres Clubhouse, 6pm

15 Live Nativity – Calvary Baptist Church, 7pm & 8:30pm performances
15 Ladies Night Out at Pearce FUNdraiser - Pearce Community Center, 6pm

16 Community Needs Agency Food Distribution & Optimist Toy Drive - Three Sisters Park, 7-11am
16 Cops For Kids Toy Delivery
16 Kroger - Stuff a Squad Car for Community Needs Agency, 5-7pm

16 Christmas Bonanza winners drawn
16 Christmas Warmup Party - Castaways, 8pm
16 LIVE MUSIC - Zowie Wowie at American Legion, 7pm
17 LIVE MUSIC - The Killer Riffs at American Legion, 2pm
22 LIVE MUSIC - Not Petty (Tom Petty Tribute Duo) at MoonTower, 7pm
31 2nd Annual New Years Eve Party - Crossword Cafe, 8pm
31 New Years Eve Party - MoonTower, 8pm

January 2023

09 Chillicothe 2nd Saturday
31 Last day for Countdown to Christmas Holiday dollars to be spent with participating businesses

10 Bald Eagle Days-Eagle Watch Breakfast-Shore Acres Clubhouse 7:30am-10:30am

10 Chillicothe 2nd Saturday & Chamber Chillicothe Chocolate Tour 10-3pm
11 Henry Decoy Show - Three Sisters Park

29 Last day for Countdown to Christmas Holiday dollars to be turned in to Chamber of Commerce