The Daily Eastern News

Red White and Blue Days returns for 28th year

Jordan Boyer, Editor-in-Chief

June 21, 2018

The Red White and Blue Days festival returns to Charleston for its 28th year, and there are a number of events from June 28 to July 4. Betty Coffrin, a committee member for Red White and Blue Days, said in a email that this year's theme is, “Celebrating Illinois’ Bicentennial 1818-2018," they...

Charleston to celebrate Red, White and Blue Days with local theme

The Mattoon Fire Department displays a flag at the Coles County Airport July 4, 2013. Residents from Charleston, Mattoon and surrounding areas gathered for the fireworks show.

Amanda Wilkinson, Online Editor

June 24, 2014

Community members will be able to celebrate Independence Day with food, games, music and bubbles at Morton Park. The theme of this year’s celebration will be "Celebrating Merchants: Past and Present." The celebration will begin with a bubble pit and inflatable games and activities for children...

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