A Few HerrinFesta 2018 Parade Pix

HerrinFesta Italiana is a Memorial Day Weekend tradition in Herrin, Illinois. We only made it to the end of the parade this year, but these are a few of the things we saw. Enjoy!

It’s Festa Time!

HerrinFesta Italiana kicked off this week in Herrin. The event has been a Memorial Day Weekend tradition in Southern Illinois since its beginning in 1991 and celebrates Herrin's Italian heritage. There are two entrances to the Festa: The Piaza and The Midway. An admission fee is required for many of the concerts in the Piaza, … Continue reading It’s Festa Time!

Stronger Together

On this Martin Luther King Day, I am reminded how one of the things I love so much about Southern Illinois is its diversity. We don't all have to look alike, sound alike, or even prefer the same foods to be a community. We may share a common region, but not all being carbon copies … Continue reading Stronger Together