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Est. 1845
Inc. 1888

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Makanda Events

 

Vulture Fest

Makanda Vulture FestMakanda Vulture Fest will be held Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday, October 19, 2014 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 FestMakanda Spring Fest

Makanda Spring Fest will be held Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 11 am to 7 pm and Sunday, May 4, 2014 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.

Artists from the surrounding area will have on display their finest works for viewing and purchase. Live music is scheduled to take place at the Makanda pavilion and in the Rainmaker's Garden with various music by local bands for the duration of the two-day event.

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

 

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 618.457.7739.