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So Many Sales & Baby Animals

Isn’t it great to see folks out and about again!  It feels like spring is here!  You don’t want to miss out on the biggest “Fill Your Freezer” event of the year!  From April 10th to 16th, come to Dave’s for great prices for all types of meat, from old-fashioned canned beef to never-frozen salmon fillets.  Visit the store or order online; Dave’s offers same-day pickup.

While you’re in town for Dave’s big sale, stop at the Specialty Shops for even more low prices during the “Meat” Us in Fairbury sale!  On April 12th and 13th, take advantage of great deals at stores all over Fairbury, including discounts on home décor, clothing, gifts, antiques, flowers and more.  The Specialty Shops provide a great experience with friendly and convenient service. Make sure to visit all the participating shops, including:

The Country Cupboard, Dave’s Supermarket, Fairbury Furniture, Heart’s Desire Antiques & Accents, Kilgus Farmstead Country Store, Lost Arts, Once ‘n Again, Serendipity Cards & Gifts, The Spotted Owl, and Timeless Treats.

Don’t forget to stop in for lunch at one of our restaurants.  Satisfy your cravings at China Kitchen, Dave’s 3rd Street Deli, Divot’s Bar & Grill (at the Indian Creek Country Club), Gig’s Place and Lost in Time.  Catton’s Creamery is open again for the season!  Don’t miss their daily flavor of the day.

Warmer weather and the return of migratory birds are two signs of Spring.  Another sign is the birth of adorable baby animals!  On Saturday, April 13th from 10 am to 12 pm, see baby animals up close at the Central Illinois Connection Center’s FUN DAY.  Thanks to Cindy & Kelly Kinate and Healthy Harvest Farm (Fairbury), you can have a close encounter with lambs, chicks, and bunnies.

Speaking of spring, ‘tis the season for Eastern Bluebird nesting!  As a result of the ongoing Bluebird Project, more and more bluebirds are returning to the area.  Now, in the next few months, we get to watch little blue eggs turn into fuzzy hatchlings.  Also during the Connection Center’s FUN DAY, you can learn all about the Eastern Bluebird as well as the Bluebird Project and its mission. Buy a bluebird house so that you can watch bluebirds in your own backyard!

The Connection Center’s FUN DAY offers lots of activities for young children, including decorating bluebird cookies.  The event is for everyone (not just children!), and there is no cost or reservation necessary to attend.  We hope to see you there!

We love all of your stories, ideas, and suggestions!  You can share them with us by calling (815) 692-4500 or emailing fairbury@fairburyILattractions.com.  You can also visit our coordinator, Bobbi McKeon, at Heart’s Desire on Route 24 in Fairbury.