ALL non registered camping visitors staying later than 6:00pm on Saturday must purchase a pass for $8.00 which includes  

admission to the music show.  For reserved music seating call 1 week in advance of show.  Visitors may reserve a seat free of charge

with the purchase of a visitors’ pass. Campers can reserve seats 1 week in advance of show ($2 per seat)   Groups of 20, please call us!

 2017 house band features   Keith White– Guitar, Fiddle, Banjo, Steel, Vocals   Rusty Cummins– Guitar, Vocals

   Jason Zilm– Drums, Vocals    Simon Webb– Keys, Vocals    Bill Sutton- Bass   Tim Harbaugh– Sound / Lighting


May          Seasonal camper potluck and meeting 6:30 pm     Welcome DuPage Drifters         Tickets go on sale for Fish Fry May 28

May 6           Country Music show 8pm with guest  “Cindy Moore”    Hopedale and Minier town wide garage sale




May 12         BINGO!  in the rec hall 7:00 PM

May 13       Pancake & Sausage breakfast  $4 adults  $2 kids  7:30-9am   Mother’s Day craft for kids in the rec hall at 10 am free           

                            Country Music show 8pm with guest  “Marcia Shelton”




May 19          Wedding Anniversary Party   7pm in rec hall.  Cake and punch provided.  Bring a picture.   Bocce ball 9am every Saturday

May 20         Have a HEART!   Introduction to A.E.D  10-12     Country Music show 8pm with guest  “Stephanie Foster”





May 26        Memorial Day Weekend!   Welcome Starcraft, Kenny May and Prather, Burwell, and Glasford camping groups!

Kids Flashlight Candy Bar Hunt  Meet at the TOP of holler hill road.  9pm


May 27     Flea Market for campers Saturday and Sunday.  Tickets on sale for Sept. 3rd  Rock and Roll 50’s show at 10:30am in rec hall

East Side Bake sale/biscuts-gravy ….anyone can donate to support kids activities.  Proceeds go to Halloween festivities.

Kids craft  10am  in the rec hall

             Country Music Show 8pm with guest  “Ron Devore”  and    “Kim Bolin”

May 28           Bocce Ball Tourney at 9am. Sign up in rec hall by May 28.

– 1:00 p.m. –  Canvas-Connections Painting Party in rec hall (cost $20 – tickets on sale in rec hall May 26 – 28 or pre-register/pay online HERE)  Seating is limited.

 Fish Fry  4:00-6:00 pm  fundraiser dinner for kids fishing derby.  Buy tickets in advance through May 27    Free Live Music    4-6pm      “Sally Weisenburg Trio”                                  

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June  2      Campfire and Sing-Along  at dusk in front of Rec Hall   Welcome Bug Duckers group    Bocce ball 9am every Saturday.

June 3            Card makng activity 1:30  sign up by May 20    Country Music show with guest  “Marc Bubert”  plus Cindy Moore!                                    



June 9              BINGO!  in the recreation hall at 7:00pm for registered campers.     Welcome FCRV camping club      Fri/Sat- Tremont Turkey Festival  15 minute drive

June 10         Country Music Show 8pm with guest  “Kim Bolin”       Progressive Dinner  5pm





June 16          Drive inn movie at dusk ( wth a Fathers Day theme)

June 17        Pancake & Sausage breakfast  $4 adults  $2 kids  7:30-9am   Fathers Day kids craft 10am  free!

                             Country Music show 8pm with guest “Steve Hargis”




June 23              BINGO  in the recreation hall at 7:00pm for registered campers        Fri/Sat-   Mackafest 10 minute drive

June 24      BAGS TOURNEY  adults & kids  1:30pm  sign up by 12pm   Country Music Show guest Jason Gentry”  plus Cindy Moore!


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 June 30      4th Celebration weekend!!      Bocce ball 9am every Saturday morning

July  1       Golf Cart and Bicycle Parade  12:30pm  Pie /ice cream social follows with Super Soaker “Hey-Ride”  for kids in parade

Country Music show 8pm with guest  “Missy Vail”

July 3         Fireworks!! at Dusk                                                  

July 4            Hopedale 4th of July Celebration.  Carnival rides and parade  Entertainment




July 7         Bocce ball 9am every Saturday morning

July 8          Washer tourney 2pm  Sign up sheet in rec hall   Country Music show 8pm guest “Erich Thompson”  plus Cindy Moore!


July 14            BINGO  in the recreation hall at 7:00pm for registered campers    Welcome Texas Sunlight club!Country

July 15     Classic Country Showfeaturing Rusty Cummins, Keith White, Jason Zilm, Larry Wright, Kim Bolin, Tim Harr

Country Music Show 8pm featuring tributes and music from all the late,  great artists!!



July  21      *Christmas in July Holiday Desert Potluck 7pm   Welcome Coachman Windjammers and Bureau Valley Sams      

July  22              Doughnuts and crafts with santa  9:30     Christmas activities     Country Music show 8pm with guest  “Larry Wright”

Christmas-in-July  <click here for details


July  28         Bocce ball 9am every Saturday morning

July  29           Kids Morning  Fishing Derby!!  9am-11:30pm   Kids awards!  Lunch  Lots of door prizes!!  Sign up in rec hall

Country Music show 8pm with guest   “Janet Durham”    


Aug 4        Bocce ball Saturday mornings at 9am

Aug 5        Country Opry guest Brady Cremeens   


Aug 11      Bocce ball Saturday mornings at 9am  Welcome Cardinal Capers camping club

Aug 12      Golf Cart Poker Run    12:30 in the rec hall.   Country Opry guest  Kim Bolin & Larry Wright


Aug 18        Bocce ball Saturday mornings at 9am    Welcome GMC 6 Wheelers camping club

Aug 19      Kits for children’s hospital assembly 10am in rec hall   Ed & Danny’s Ice Cream Social Everyone welcome 1:00  W. Shelter

Country Opry guest Ashley Mehl


Aug 25      Bingo at 7:00pm in the rec hall for registered campers.

Aug 26     “Open Mic and Request Night”  Get up and sing with the band and request your favorite songs!  A perfect time for singers wanting to be a guest artist for a Saturday night show hear you sing.  Call 309-840-2234 for more information


Sept 1 Labor Day Weekend Welcome May, Prather, Glasford, and Starcraft camping clubs
Golf Cart Parade Light up your golf cart, meet at the rec hall at dusk and join the fun

Sept 2 Flea Market for campers Saturday and Sunday. Tickets on sale for Sept. 3 Rock and Roll 50’s show at 10:30am in rec hall
Kids Bingo 1pm West side Bake sale/biscuts-gravy- donate to support kids activities.

Country Opry guest Mike Porter

Sept 3 Bocce ball tournament 9:00am, sign up sheet in rec hall Paint Party with Teresa 1pm in the rec hall
“Rock-n-Roll Show” 8:00pm $8.00 adults under 12 $3.00 “Logan Kirby”, joins us this year as our very special
guest. Larry Harms on sax, Kim Bolin with vocals. Root Beer Floats at intermission!! Reserved seating available now!!


Sept 8       Game Night in the rec hall 7:00pm free popcorn   Welcome 4 Wind Winnies    Marigold festival in Pekin 

Sept 9       Grandparents day craft  10am    Country Opry guest  Ron Devore”  singing the classics we all like to hear


Sept 15       Bingo at 7:00pm in the rec hall    Morton Pumkin Festival

Sept 16     Pet Parade at 11:00am      Ham and Bean Supper  5 – 7pm   Adults $4.00  Children $1.50  (12 and under)  Bring your  own table service.   Pie or cake donation appreciated.  Drawing for free camping and 50 / 50 boards.  

Country Opry guest  “Cindy Moore”


Sept 22      Bocce ball 9am every Saturday morning

Sept 23      Old-lympics 1pm       Country Opry guest  “Polly Kilmer”  with Cindy Moore!


Sept 29      Bingo at 7:00pm in the rec hall    Bocce ball every Saturday morning at 9:00am

Sept 30      BR54 sale##  sell junk out of your car or cart like Cuz’n Junior Samples  8:00AM

 “Hee Haw Show” with “Kim Bolin”  An all time favorite show back to Kentuckiana!  Be here for a few belly

laughs out in the country!  Opry members impersonate country artists, t.v.’s cornball humor and classic country music!


Oct.  6       Bingo at 7:00pm in the rec hall   

Oct.  7       Bags Tourney 1pm    Country Opry guest  “Ken Honecker”


Oct.  13     Annual   “Chili Supper” free! 5:30 – 7:00pm  Camper Meeting follows  Welcome Hi Lo, Holiday Ramblers camping club

Oct.  14     Country Opry featuring Kentuckiana‘s  “Family Night“……….family members of the band perform as our guests…..


Oct.  20     “Halloween Weekend”   Welcome Coachman Windjammers, Hi-Lo camping club!

Oct.  21      Friday night-  Bonfire and wiener roast free! “Spook Holler” hayrack ride through the timber with surprise friends. 7pm  free!

Saturday-   Games and fun for kids starting at 10am with a must see children’s masquerade at 4:00pm

Saturday night-  Country Opry music guest  “Kim Bolin”  8:00pm


Oct.  28     2017 season ends