The 40th annual Heritage Festival at Southeastern Illinois College will be held Saturday, Nov. 4, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 5, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The festival focuses on locally handcrafted items and delicious food.
More than 100 vendors will have wares to sell, kicking off the holiday shopping season. Items include handmade jewelry, handmade 18-inch doll clothes, wooden creations, Christmas items, handmade purses, candles, honey products, antiques and collectables, homegrown vegetables and many more.
Of course, no festival is complete without food. Vendors will have lemon shake-ups, homemade candies, kettle corn, spiced nuts, and much more. The Falcon Pointe Bistro will serve complete dinners, soup, salads, sandwiches and desserts.
Admission to the event and parking are both free, and handicapped parking is available. For questions about Heritage Festival, call Donna Hearn at 618-252-5400, ext. 3213 or 2300.