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Events Near Harrisburg IL

John A. Logan Tri-Festa Triathlon

Saturday, May 25, 2019 at 8:00am
John A. Logan College
Carterville, IL
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HerrinFesta Road Races

Monday, May 27, 2019 at 7:30am
Herrin, IL
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Relay For Life of Crittenden County

Friday, May 31, 2019 at 7:00pm
Marion City Park
Marion, KY
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Hike - Harmonie State Park

Saturday, Jun 1, 2019
Harmonie State Park
New Harmony, IN
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Lusk Creek BBQ Festival and Cook Off

Saturday, Jun 1, 2019 at 10:00am
Golconda, IL
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Relay For Life of Jackson County-Murphysboro

Friday, Jun 7, 2019 at 6:00pm
Riverside Park
Murphysboro, IL
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Relay For Life of Jefferson County

Saturday, Jun 8, 2019 at 4:00pm
Veterans Memorial Park
Mount Vernon, IL
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Relay For Life of White County

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 6:00pm
Carmi-White County High School
Carmi, IL
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Relay For Life of Hamilton

Saturday, Jun 15, 2019 at 11:00am
Hamilton County Sr High School
Mc Leansboro, IL
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Little Egypt Longbeards, IL

Little Egypt Longbeards, IL
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 5:30pm
Marion, IL
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White County Wild Turkey, IL

White County Wild Turkey, IL
Saturday, Aug 17, 2019 at 6:00pm
Carmi, IL
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Shaun Oldanis Struttin Gobblers,IL

Shaun Oldanis Struttin Gobblers,IL
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019 at 5:30pm
Coello, IL
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