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Est. 1845
Inc. 1888

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Makanda Events

Makanda Movie NiteMakanda Movie Nite

 

Every Tuesday at the Makanda Pavilion! All are welcome. And it's free! All movies begin at 8 pm and will be canceled with heavy rain.

July 7th: The Jerk (1979) 94 mins
July 14th: Speed (1994) 116 mins

July 21st: VOTE ON MAKANDA MOVIE NITE ON Facebook! SISTER ACT VS CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND! DREYFUSS VS GOLDBERG! ONE NIGHT ONLY! VOTE NOW ON FACEBOOK!


July 28th: Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012) 93 mins

Questions or want more info? Check it out on Facebook or email Bridget at brideyphillips@gmail.com

 


Farmer's Market

Makanda Farmer's Market

 

The Farmer's Market at the Makanda Pavilion is held every Sunday from noon to 4 pm through November 1 with the exception of July 4th.

Additional vendors are still welcome. Contact Nancy at 618.559.1273 or check it out at Facebook

 

 

 

Vulture Fest

Makanda Vulture FestMakanda Vulture Fest will be held Saturday, October 17, 2015 from 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday, October 18, 2015 from 11 am to 6 pm in Downtown Makanda. This event ends at the scheduled time and camping, alcoholic beverages, and fires or fireworks are strictly prohibited.

Black vultures and turkey vultures fly and swoop in the skies surrounding Makanda each fall. Local residents await their return each fall as an end to the hot summer and the beginning of cooler fall weather. This event is a celebration or the vulture's annual migration with live music and displays by local artists for purchase.

Please email makandafestevents@gmail.com for booth rental or more information.

 

Spring Makandafest

Makanda Springfest

 

Makanda Springfest will not be held in 2015. However, it is not discontinued and will be evaluated each Spring depending on the weather.

For questions and additional information please email makandafestevents@gmail.com.

 

 

 

B.C. Ross Community Center

B. C. Ross Community Building

 

Located near Downtown Makanda, the B.C. Ross Community Center is available for meetings, events, reunions, and other functions. Rental is available for a fee. Contact President/Mayor Tina Shingleton at 618.967.5564 or mayor@villageofmakanda.com.