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Red White and Blue Days returns for 28th year

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,...

Tracy Lawrence concert

Country singer Tracy Lawerence performs older songs at this year's Red, White and Blue Days July 3.
July 4, 2014

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.
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...

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