Celebrate butterflies and the perfect walleye sandwich on the same wekend
Prairie State Outdoors
A “Butterfly Frenzy” and Walleye Festival will be held on the same weekend in the Lake Shelbyville area.
Eagle Creek State Park at Lake Shelbyville is sponsoring a “Butterfly Frenzy” event to highlight the park’s Butterfly Barn.
Hours are 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. July 28.
There will be music, games, educational sessions, and guest speakers.
Additional activities catching and releasing butterflies, and sidewalk chalk butterfly drawing.
For more information about Eagle Creek, visit: http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/landmgt/parks/R3/EAGLECRK.HTM
At the same time, the town of Findlay will be hosting its annual Walleye Festival.
Activities include live music, a car/truck/motorcycle show, a kiddie tractor pull, Three-on-three basketball tournaments, and walleye sandwiches.
The festival opens July 27 at 4 p.m. and continues through the evening of July 29.
For a schedule of events, visit: http://www.lakeshelbyville.com/events/walleye.htm.