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October Festivals, Events and Fun

October is full of fun events throughout Menard County. See all there is to do in Menard County below and sign up for our monthly events calendar email.

Full List of October Events:

Oct. 2 Oktoberfest at Hill Prairie Winery in Oakford; Open 12-5, Music by Off the Wall
Oct. 7 & 8 Candlelight Walk at Lincoln’s New Salem, 7-9 pm
Oct. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, and 31 Terror on the Square in Petersburg, Haunted Tours

Oct. 8 Witches Walk on the Square in Petersburg, 9 am - 6 pm
Oct. 8 A Night Under the Stars at the Edgar Lee Masters Home in Petersburg, 5-8 pm
Oct. 8 & 9 Alpaca Farm Days at Alpacas of Indian Point Hills Farm near Petersburg; Sat. 11-4
pm, Sun 11-3 pm
Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29. Fear on the Farm at Indian Creek Farmstead, 7-10 pm
Oct. 15 Annual Fall Float on the Sangamon River
Oct. 16 Annual Chili Bowl at Hill Prairie Winery in Oakford; Open 12-5, Music by DogHouse
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Oct. 22 Annual Fall Festival at Lincoln’s New Salem; 10 am - 4 pm
Oct. 22 Halloween Parade on the Square in Petersburg, 4 pm

Oct 29 - Halloween Square Affair - Party on Petersburg's townsquare with costume contests and special food and drinks at the local establishments.
Oct. 30 Boo Lite Costume Parade and Little Scare for Kids at Indian Creek Farmstead, 1 pm