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Seasonal Events

Farmer's Market

The Metamora Farmers Market NFP (Not for Profit) is a local market that operates for growers/producers of agricultural related products and local artisans. The market is open seasonally on Saturday Mornings on the Square in Metamora, (8AM-12PM) June through September.

Stay updated with the Metamora Farmer's Market Facebook page.

Join us for free concerts on Friday Evenings from 7:30-9:30 PM at the bandstand in the Metamora Square. All are welcome to attend and bring their own lawn chairs. Bleacher seating is available.

June

June 2 // Jim Markum Vintage Band

June 09 // Cat Big Band

June 16 // Gus Gustafson Concert Band

June 23 // NO CONCERT

June 30 // Central Illinois Jazz Band

July

July 7 // Aristocrats

July 14 // Metamora Community Band

July 21 // Nostalgic's

July 28 // Bridges

August

August 4 // Jim Markum Swing Band

August 11 // Bill Hardesty Band

August 18 // Cat Big Band

August 25 // Gus Gustafson Concert Band

2017 Dates: June 21st through June 24th

This summer festival has been held in Metamora since 1901 - that's over a hundred years of partying! Originally a one-day picnic, Old Settler's Days has evolved into a multi-day festival with live music, sizzling food, and carnival rides and games.

Tickets will be sold in advance starting June 13th and until June 21st or when sold out. They can be purchased at MTCO and Heartland Bank during regular business hours. Quanities are limited.

Ticket Prices

Advance Ticket: 5 tickets for $9.00

Regular Ticket: 1 ticket for $2.50

Ticket Strip: 10 tickets for $22.00

Wednesday, June 21

Live Music: Luke Maurer & the Drifters, 7:00-10:00pm

Carnival Rides: 5:30-10:00pm

Thursday, June 22

Live Music: The Haybilly’s featuring Billy Vancil, 7:00-10:00pm

Carnival Rides: 5:30-10:00pm

Friday, June 23

Live Music: Joe Stamm Band, 7:00-10:00pm

Carnival Rides: 12:00-10:00pm (rides shut down 5:00-6:00pm)

All you can ride wrist bands from 12:00-5:00pm, $16.00 each

Free Kids Tent (Crafts and Raffles) from 1:00-4:00pm, ages 15 and younger

Barnyard Discoveries, 2:00-4:00pm (free admission)

Saturday, June 24

Lincoln Douglas Race at 7:30am, contact oscmetamora@gmail.com for a registration form

Old Settler's Parade at 10:00am

Carnival Rides: 12:00-10:00pm (rides shut down 5:00-6:00pm)

All you can ride wrist bands from 12:00-5:00pm, $16.00 each

Merilee Studios Performance from 12:00-1:00pm

Free Kids Tent (Crafts and Raffles) from 1:00-4:00pm, ages 15 and younger

Live Music: Jake Maurer, 7:00-10:00pm

If you're interested in a booth at Calico Lane or being a part of the parade, please complete the forms below.

Calico Lane Application

Parade Application