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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 3 // Jim Markum Vintage Band

June 10 // Cat Big Band

June 17 // Gus Gustafson Concert Band

June 24 // NO CONCERT

July

July 1 // Brass Band of Central Illinois

July 8 // Aristocrats

July 15 // Metamora Community Band

July 22 // Nostalgic's

July 29 // Bridges

August

August 5 // Jim Markum Swing Band

August 12 // Bill Hardesty Band

August 19 // Cat Big Band

August 26 // Gus Gustafson Concert Band

2016 Dates: June 22nd through June 25th

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 15th and until June 22nd 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 22

Live Music: Tasji Bachman, 7:00-10:00pm

Carnival Rides: 5:30-10:00pm

Free Raffle Drawing: 9:00pm

Thursday, June 23

Live Music:The Smokers Blues Band, 7:00-10:00pm

Carnival Rides: 5:30-10:00pm

Free Raffle Drawing: 9:00pm

Friday, June 24

Live Music: Hickory Bend 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, $15.00 each

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

Free Raffle Drawing: 9:00pm

Saturday, June 25

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, $15.00 each

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

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

Free Barnyard Discoveries Petting Zoo from 2:00-4:00pm

Live Music: The Outpatients, 7:00-10:00pm

Free Raffle Drawing: 9:00pm

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

A Village Christmas

Every December, good little boys and girls from Metamora gather at the Metamora Square for a day of seasonal fun. Activites include meeting with Santa Claus, face-painting, cookie decorating, shopping, open houses for area businesses, and yummy treats to eat. Best of all - everything is free of charge!