Here is a list of the Memorial Day events happening in the area:
Saturday, May 26th
Watson: Ceremony will be held at the Watson Cemetery at 8:30am. Parade at 4:00pm.
Sunday, May 27th
Teutopolis: Ceremony will be held at St. Francis Cemetery at 10:00am.
Ste Marie: Ceremony at 11:00am at St Valentine Cemetery in the Bend.
Clay City and Sailor Springs: Ceremonies to be held at the Clay City Cemetery at 1:00pm, Mt. Zion at 1:30pm, Dillman at 2:00pm, and at Smith at 3:00pm. A meal will follow at the Sailor Springs American Legion.
Mason: Ceremony will be held at Mason Cemetery at 1:00pm. A dinner will follow at the Mason Civic Center from 11:00am-2:00pm.
Flora: Ceremony will be held at Willow Branch Cemetery at 1:00pm.
Xenia: Ceremony will be held at Oskaloosa Cemetery at 2:00pm.
Montrose: Ceremony will be held at Island Creek Cemetery at 2:00pm.
Farina: Ceremony will be held at the Mini Park at 11:45am.
Monday, May 28th
Effingham: Ceremony will be held in the St Anthony Cemetery at 9:00am. A Ceremony will be held afterwards at 10:30am in Oak Ridge Cemetery. An additional ceremony will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Effingham Performance Center: Three Chicks and a Stage will present “Play It Again, Uncle Sam” at 3:00pm.
Altamont: Memorial Day Parade starting at Altamont High School at 10:00am. Ceremony to follow at Union Cemetery at 11:00am.
Jewett: Ceremony will be held at the Jewett Cemetery at 9:00am.
Sigel: Mass followed by a military service will be held at the park at 8:00am.
Neoga: A ceremony will be held at the Neoga Veteran’s Memorial at 8:00am. Following this, a ceremony will be held to honor Corporal Raymond L Williams at Beal’s Cemetery at 10:00am. Additionally, a celebration will be held at Lake Mattoon Beach from 10:00am-4:00pm. This will include kids games, a wreath drop, food vendors, and music from “Something 4 Cutie”.
Dieterich: Ceremony will be held at Liberty Park at 10:00am.
Edgewood: Ceremony will be held at Edgewood Cemetery at 10:00am.
Greenup: Ceremony will be held at the Greenup Cemetery at 10:00am.
Shelbyville: Ceremony at the cemetery at 10:00am.
Olney: Parade from VFW to Haven Hill Cemetery. Line-up at 10:30am Program at 11:00am.
Toldeo: Ceremony will be held at the Veteran’s Memorial at 11:00am.
St Elmo: Ceremony will be held at the St Elmo Veteran’s Memorial at 1:30pm.
Brownstown: Ceremony will be held at the Central Park at 10:00am.
Stewardson: Ceremony will be held at Stewardson Cemetery at 1:00pm.