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Events Near Hurst IL

Ducks Unlimited - SIU Dinner - Carbondale

Ducks Unlimited - SIU Dinner - Carbondale
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019
Field of Dreams Banquet Facility: 145 Lexi Lane
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Ducks Unlimited - Veterans and Sportsman of Mid-MO DU Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Veterans and Sportsman of Mid-MO DU Dinner
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019
VFW, 26050 Swindell Drive
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Annual FFA 5K And Pancake Breakfast

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 at 7:00am
Marion High School
Marion, IL
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Missouri Gun and Knife Show

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 at 8:00am
Show Me Center
Cape Girardeau, MO
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Makanda Maple Syrup Festival

Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 at 9:00am
Touch of Nature Environmental Center
Makanda, IL
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Rend Lake Limbhangers, IL

Rend Lake Limbhangers, IL
Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 at 5:00pm
Benton, IL
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Big Muddy Longbeards, IL

Big Muddy Longbeards, IL
Saturday, Mar 2, 2019 at 5:00pm
Mt. Vernon, IL
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Ducks Unlimited - Rend Lake Dinner - Mt. Vernon

Ducks Unlimited - Rend Lake Dinner - Mt. Vernon
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019
DoubleTree by Hilton "Formerly Holiday Inn: 222 Potomac Blvd
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Shawnee Longbeards, IL

Shawnee Longbeards, IL
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 at 5:00pm
Vienna, IL
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Trail of Tears, IL

Trail of Tears, IL
Saturday, Mar 9, 2019 at 5:30pm
Anna, IL
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Ducks Unlimited - "On the Mississippi" Chester Dinner

Ducks Unlimited -
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019
St. John's Parish Hall: 224 W Holmes St
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Ducks Unlimited - Herrin Dinner

Ducks Unlimited - Herrin Dinner
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019
Herrin Knights of Columbus: 213 North 16th St.
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St. Patrick’s Day 5K Walk/Run

Saturday, Mar 16, 2019 at 9:00am
Murphysboro, IL
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