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Calendar of Events Quincy, Illinois 2015
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Mark Down These Important Dates for Quincy Events in 2015

Here are key dates for some of Quincy's favorite annual events and activities in 2015. 

Dan Kitwood, Getty Images
Dan Kitwood, Getty Images

Bird Watchers Needed Locally for National Audubon Society

If you like watching birds, the National Audubon Society could use you. The Society is looking for people locally to assist them with their 115th annual Christmas Bird Count. The count is set for Saturday, December 20.  

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John Wood Mansion - Quincy, Illinois
Kurt Parsons

Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County to Hold Open Houses

Continuing a holiday tradition, the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County invites everyone to their annual Christmas open houses at Gov. John Wood’s mansion, at 425 South 12th Steet on Friday, Dec. 19th, Friday Dec. 26th, Sat. Dec. 27th, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. each evening.  The mansion will be decorated for the season with traditional tree and mantle arrangements, and will be softly lighted for the occasion by candlelight.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Five People, Four Stolen Earrings, Someone’s Going to Be Left Out

I believe it was Adams County Sheriff Brent Fischer who once said, "If the crooks weren't so stupid, I wouldn't have a job". Well, that comment crossed my mind when I first heard that someone robbed the Zales Jewelry Store in the Quincy Mall Tuesday night.

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Quincy Public Schools
Kurt Parsons

New Schools are Coming to Quincy, But What Will They be Named?

Now that the $89 million Quincy Public Schools bond referendum has passed by a 2-to-1 margin, the citizens of Quincy have a new decision to make: what do we name the five new elementary schools that will be built over the next five years?

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Spencer Platt, Getty Images
Spencer Platt, Getty Images

Mobile Food Pantry Set For November 22

The Adams County Mobile Food Pantry will be set up on Saturday, November 22, at       10 a.m. at the Quincy Senior and Family Resource Center. Twelve thousand pounds of fresh produce and food items will be given out compliments of ADM, The Madonna House, Quincy Senior & Family Resource Center, The Central Illinois Food Bank, Quincy Recycle and Hy Vee Foods.

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Jeff Dorsey
Jeff Dorsey

Old Ursa Museum to Be Featured on WQEC-TV’s Illinois Stories

WQEC-TV, Quincy's Public Broadcasting Station, will be featuring The Old Ursa Museum on their "Illinois Stories" program. The show will focus on the log cabin which many people refer to as the Smith Log Cabin.

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Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce
Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce

Paws at Home Wins Chamber’s Business Plan Competition

The Quincy Area Chamber of Commerce announced Saturday that Paws At Home will be awarded $10,000 as the winner of the Chamber’s 2014 Business Plan Competition.

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Jared Keim
Kurt Parsons

Tri-States’ Jared Keim and Band Restless Road Land Johnny Wright as Manager

A young band immense in talent frequently just needs experienced leaders to help guide them through the sometimes muddy waters of the music industry. The Tri-State area's Jared Keim and the other members of the band Restless Road have landed one of music's most experienced and successful managers to lead the trio into the next phase of their musical career.

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images

Mobile Food Pantry to be Held Saturday in Quincy

An Adams County Mobile Food Pantry will be held this Saturday (July 26) at 525 Jersey Street in Quincy. Some 12-thousand pounds of fresh produce and food items will be given out beginning at 10 am. at the Schmiedeskamp, Robertson, Neu & Mitchell LLP parking lot.

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