Photo Gallery: Okawville Wheat Festival Parade

It may have been a hot one but the 2019 Okawville Wheat Festival Parade went off without a hitch on Sunday, September 15. The winners include (pictured) the Okawville Busy Bees 4H Club for “The Incredibles Versus The Underminer;’ 2nd Place – Okawville FFA “Avengers;” 3rd Place – Addieville JC’s “Beeroes vs Horrible Hangover;” 4th Place…

‘Our Dream Come True’

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County Board Approves To Go For ‘Emergency’ Bids For Jail

By Leah Williams The Washington County Board agreed to seek out “emergency situation” bids for HVAC work to be completed at the county jail. The board met for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, September 10. Board Gary Suedmeyer informed the body that the finance committee had been discussing problems that the Washington County Jail…

Hornets Defense Stifles The Warriors

The Nashville Hornets football team has not really been tested early in the season. The Hornets are 3-0 on the season and has defeated their opponents by a score of 174-40. Week three saw the Hornets face off against the Wesclin Warriors. Nashville jumped out to a big lead once again and cruised in the…

Hornets Finish Second At Nashville Invitational

The Nashville Hornets boys golf team wrapped up a busy week in which they competed four times. The Hornets competed at Greenview Golf Course on September 9, hosted a three team match on September 10, hosted the Nashville Invitational on September 12, and closed out the week with the Marissa Two-Man Tournament at Marissa Golf…

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< 2019 >
September 08 - September 14
  • 08
    No events
  • 09

    Richview Village Board

    7:00 pm-8:00 pm
    138 E North 1st St, Richview, IL 62877, USA

    Monthly meeting, Richview Village Board.

  • 10

    Blood Drive – Washington County Hospital

    12:00 pm-6:00 pm
    Washington County Hospital
    705 S Grand St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Washington County Hospital is hosting a Blood Drive on Tuesday, September 10th, from 12 noon to 6 p.m.  The Blood Drive will be in the lower level conference rooms of the hospital.  The best entrance would be the Education Entrance on the South East corner of the hospital.  Please come and join us.  Each pint donated can save up to 3 lives!  Like WCH on Facebook or visit our website at for the latest updates and happenings at WCH.

  • 11
    No events
  • 12

    Farmer's Market

    7:00 am-11:00 am
    Washington County Courthouse
    171 W Court St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Movie Night At The Library

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA
    • This one will have free popcorn, cookies & chips. Soda and water is available to purchase for 50 cents. Don’t miss it!September 5th: The Sun is Also a Star
      September 12th: Aladdin (2019 live-action)
      September 20th: MIB International
      September 30th: Secret Life of Pets 2

    Open AA Meeting

    8:00 pm-9:00 pm
    First Presbyterian Church
    419 W St Louis St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Open AA Meeting, First Presbyterian Church Nashville

  • 13

    Okawville Wheat Festival

    All day
    Community Club Park
    511 S Hanover St, Okawville, IL 62271, USA
    The Okawville Wheat Festival and Parade is a three day event held every September in Okawville, IL, at the Community Club Park. Join us for some family fun with fair rides, games, exhibits, live music, plenty of food, and a parade! See you there 🙂

    Friday, September 13, 2019

    5:00 P.M.   Concession Stands Open

    5:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.  Single Ride Tickets

    6:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M.  Ride Arm Bands

    7:00 P.M.    Bag Tournament   Sign up at 6:00 pm

    7:00 P.M.    Queen Pageant and Junior Miss Contest in High School

    8:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M.  Free Outdoor Music by J. Christopher, Most Dangerous One Man Band

    Bind And Illustrate Your Own Book

    5:00 pm-6:00 pm
    Nashville Public Library
    219 E Elm St, Nashville, IL 62263, USA

    Children 3rd-5th grade are invited to design and write their own book, which will be on display during our September Book Sale! This event will run on the Fridays of September.

    Okawville Wheat Festival Pageant

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm
    Okawville High School
    400 S Hanover St, Okawville, IL 62271, USA

    Queen and Junior Miss Pageant

  • 14

    Okawville Wheat Festival

    All day
    504 N Front St, Okawville, IL 62271, USA

    Saturday, September 14, 2019

    11:00 A.M.   Concession Stands Open

    1:00 P.M.   Washer Tournament    Sign up at 12:00 pm

    2:00 P.M.    Young Farmers Activities

    2:00 P.M.    Local Talent Show

    2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Ardy the Clown

    2:00 P.M.    Antique Tractor Pull

    2:00 P.M.    Large Exhibit Hall Opens

    3:00 P.M. – 11:00 P.M.  Single Ride Tickets

    4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. Free Outdoor Music by the Venedy Band

    5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M.   Ride Arm Bands

    5:00 P.M. – 10:00 P.M. Bingo

    8:00 P.M. – 12:00 A.M. Free Outdoor Music by Steel Creek Band

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