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Business or Pleasure? Fun Events Happening in Effingham

Effingham, Illinois might not be the center of culture or celebrity as many large cities around the country, and may not have the name recognition of Chicago or even Peoria, but that doesn’t mean it is without its own merits and enjoyments for both business owners and regular joes and janes that want to have a good time.  Below we’ve tried to list just a few of the things to do in Effingham Il.  We hope you enjoy them!

The Effingham Performance Center – Concerts and Shows

One of biggest attractions in Effingham is the EPC (Effingham Performance Center).  Started in 2010 by a non-profit Illinois arts group, it brings in acs such as rock, country, Christian music as well as comedy and other performers.  Notable previous acts include Ted Nugent, REO Speedwagon and the Happy Together Tour.

Lake Sara – Boating and Hiking

One of the best natural attractions in the Effingham area is Lake Sara.  With over 28 miles of shoreline and 600 acres of surface area, the area is perfect for boating, Jetskiing, as well as hiking and camping.  It’s just a beautiful area and everyone who has the time should stop by for a visit.

Downtown for Food and Drink

Next stop is the downtown area, which sports over 25 establishments perfect for a night on the town.  Restaurants, specialty shops, and all kinds of fun can be had in this area.  It’s great for a Friday or Saturday night out.

Convention Center for Business Events

The Thelma Keller  Convention Center is the place for business conventions in the Effingham area.  In addition to the Effingham Chamber events and networking you can find you business sectors conventions and seminars at Thelma Keller.

That’s it for now, we hope to add some new and exciting things that can be taken advantage of by both visitors and residents of Effingham.


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