John Bassett 11 Apr , 2016

Kampground or Music

309-449-3274       309-840-2234
27585 Kentuckiana Rd.   Mackinaw, Il.  61755

Country Music 8:00 pm  every Saturday night!
Non-registered campers (Visitors)   $8.00 adult pass

    ALL non registered camping visitors staying later than 6:00 pm on Saturday must purchase a pass for $8.00 which includes
admission to the music show.  For reserved music seating call one week in advance of show.  Visitors may reserve a seat free of charge
with the purchase of a visitors’ pass. Campers can reserve seats one week in advance of show ($2 per seat)   Groups of 20, please call us.

**Come join the fun playing bocce ball every Sat. morning at 9:00 am at the East Court

Click on RED links, below, for detailed information on each event.


May 3
-Seasonal camper potluck and meeting 6:30 pm Bring table service and dish to share    
May 4
-Hopedale town-wide garage sale 2:00 PM
-Honoring our Vets (come be a part of our brainstorming planning
 committee for a Veteran’s tree) Country Music show 8 pm with guest “Mike Porter” & “Kim Bolin”      

May 10
-BINGO! in the rec hall 7:00 pm for campers & their visitors
 -Welcome DuPage Drifters Camping Club
May 11
-Pancake & Sausage breakfast $4 adults $2 kids 7:30-9 am (All proceeds go to activities & Halloween fun)          
-Mother’s Day craft for kids in the rec hall at 10 am (Free)
 Country Music show 8 pm with guest & Miss Rosie; Queen of   Kentuckiana

May 17
– Game Night Share a card, board, or party game that got you thru the  winter. Free popcorn
May 18
– Minier Town-wide Garage Sales
– Washer Tourney 2 pm (Meet in rec hall)
Southern Cookin’ Potluck 6 pm in rec hall Campers and opry visitors   welcome. Bring dish to share & table service
– Country Music show 8 pm with guest “Dan Jayne”

May 24
Memorial Day Weekend! Welcome Starcraft, Coachman, Kenny May-  Prather, and Burwell camping groups!
Kids Flashlight Candy Bar Hunt at 9 pm (Meet at the TOP of holler hill road. Bring a flashlight)
May 25
Flea Market for campers Saturday and Sunday.
– Tickets on sale for Sept. 2 Rock and Roll 50’s show at 10:30 am in rec hall
East Side Bake sale/biscuits-gravy (Anyone can donate baked goods to  support kid’s activities and Halloween festivities.)
Kids bingo 2:00 pm rec hall
Country Music Show 8 pm with guest & Steve Hargis & “Kim Bolin”
May 26
– Bocce Ball Tourney at 9 am. Sign up in rec hall by May 25.
Paint Party with Canvas Connections 12:30 pm Buy tickets in advance in  rec hall only $20
Fish Fry 4:00-6:00 pm (Fundraiser dinner for kids fishing derby. Buy  tickets in advance!!)

May 31
BINGO! in the rec hall at 7:00 pm for registered campers & their guests


June 1

– Country Music guests “Eric Gordon” & “Janet Durham” 

June 7
Anniversary Party 7:00 pm Celebrating Everyone’s Anniversary; Kentuckiana’s version of the Newlywed Game, cake & punch. (Bring pictures to share)
– Fri/Sat/Sun- Tremont Turkey Festival
June 8
– Card Making in Rec Hall for all ages 1:00 pm. Sign up in rec hall
– Country Music Show 8 pm with guest “Cindy Moore”

**Come join the fun playing bocce ball every Sat. morning at 9:00 am at the East Court

June 14
– Campfire Sing-A-Long with Keith 8:00-9:00 pm near west shelter. Bring lawn chair or golf cart (Free popcorn)
June 15
Celebrating Father
– Pancake & Sausage breakfast $4 adults $2 kids 7:30-9 am (All proceeds go to activities & Halloween fun)
– Fathers Day kids craft 10 am (FREE)
– BAGS TOURNEY 1:30 pm sign up
– Country Music show 8 pm with guest “Kim Bolin”

June 21
– BINGO in the rec hall at 7:00 pm for registered campers & their guests – Fri/Sat- Mackafest 10 minute drive
June 22
Knitting & Crocheting for beginners with Dixie & Pam 1:00 pm in rec hall (Sign up to participate)
– Washer Tournament 2:30 p.m. (rescheduled from earlier rain date)
– Italian themed Potluck 6:00 pm in rec hall Campers & opry visitors  welcome. Bring table service and dish to share.
– Country Music Show guest with “Kim Bolin”

June 28
– BINGO in the rec hall at 7:00 pm for registered campers & their guests
June 29
– 4th of July Craft for all ages in rec hall 1:30 pm. Sign up in rec hall
– Country Music show 8 pm with guest “Ken Honecker” & “Kim Bolin”



July 3-4
– Welcome Prather and Goeken camping groups! Hopedale 4th of July Celebration including carnival rides and fireworks (July 3) , Parade July 4 Entertainment July 3 & 4
July 5
– BINGO in the recreation hall at 7:00 pm for registered campers
July 6
– Golf Cart and Bicycle Parade 12:30 pm Pie/ice cream social follows with Super Soaker “Hay-Ride” for kids in the parade
– Country Music show 8 pm guests “John Rapp” and “Kim Bolin”

July 12
– Welcome Texas Sunlighter camping club!
– Count Santa Claus is Coming to Town…. Get your decorations ready
July 13
– Welcome Fox Valley Winnies, Texas Sunlight Group and Payne’s Anniversary Group
– Classic Country Show featuring “Jason Gentry” & “Kim Bolin”
– Country Music Show 8 pm featuring tributes and music from the late, great artists of our time!  “Tim Harr” as a guest at the Opry.
Pre-Christmas in July Painting Party with Canvas Connections.  Discounted cost of only $20 for a 16 x 20″ canvas.  No experience necessary.  We walk you through it.  Purchase tickets at the Rec Hall to participate.  Open to all ages who can handle a paintbrush.

July 19
Christmas in July.  Just Cookies Potluck 8 pm
– Meet & Greet Mr. & Mrs. Santa Golf cart Parade at dusk
– Welcome Coachman and Hegg groups
July 20
– Doughnuts/crafts with Santa 9:30 am
– Turkey toss, turkey bowling, sledding, snowball fight, sno cones 1:30 pm
– Country Music show 8 pm with guest “Cindy Moore”

July 26
– Welcome Prairie State Sams and Roamin’ Sams
–  Go Fish card game for all ages; Fishy snacks provided 7:00-8 pm
July 27
–  Kids Morning Fishing Derby! Sign up to register in rec hall
–  Kids Presentation from IL Dept Natural Resources 8:00 am
– Kids awards! Lunch provided, Lots of door prizes! 9 am-11:30 pm
– Country Music show 8 pm with guest “Kim Bolin” & “Nicholas Cummins”


August 2
– Welcome Cunningham Group
August 3
–  Country Opry guest “Stephanie Cunningham & Chris Krause”

August 9
– Welcome Wagon Dragons Camping Club
August 10
–  Country Opry guest “Chris Croxton”

August 17
– Saturday at 1 p.m. Ed & Danny’s Ice Cream Social (everyone welcome)
–  Country Opry guest “Missy Vail and her mini Elvis”

August 23
– Welcome Airstream Group
– Bingo at 7:00 p.m. in the rec hall for registered campers and their guests
August 24
–  Golf Cart Poker Run 12:30 in the Rec hall
–  Open Mic and Request Night at the Opry with guest “Kim Bolin”
   (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 -to      hear your sing).  Call 309-449-3274 for more information.

August 30
– Labor Day Weekend
–  Welcome May, Prather, Glasford and Starcraft Camping Clubs
–  Golf Cart Parade – Light up your cart and meet at the Rec hall at dusk
August 31
– Flea Market for campers (Saturday and Sunday)
– West side bake sale & Biscuits and gravy (help support kids’ activities)
–  Kids’ Labor Day Bingo (wear your favorite job hat to play)
– Country Opry guest “Kim Bolin & Davey French”


September 1
– Bocce Ball Tournament 9 a.m. (Sign up sheet in the Rec hall)
–  Painting Party with Canvas Connections 1 p.m. in the Rec hall (Pre-
   purchase tickets by 12:30 to participate.  16 x 20″ canvas – cost only $20)
–  Rock n’ Roll Show 8:00 p.m. (All seats $8.00 Adult, $3.00 under 12)
   “Maggie Oedewaldt” joins us as special guest.  “Larry Harms” on sax
    “Kim Bolin” vocals.  Root Beer Floats at intermission  Get tickets early!

September 6
– Welcome 4 Wind Winnies
–  Marigold Festival in Pekin, IL
– Game night in the Rec hall – FREE popcorn.  
  (Learn Yahoo – A Bingo card game – bring 5 dimes, 5 quarters and a dollar)

September 7
– Kits for Children’s Hospital assembly 10 a.m. in the Rec hall
–  Show & Tell Mini Workshops from campers 1:30 in the Rec hall
–  Country Opry guests “Janet Durham and Eric Gordon”

September 13
– Welcome Cardinal Capers & Linn Mennonite Group
–  Bingo in the Rec hall at 7 p.m.
– Pumpkin Festival in Morton, IL

September 14
– Bags Tournament 10:30 a.m. (Sign up in the Rec hall)
–  Country Opry guests “Cindy Moore & Jim Taylor”

September 20
– Sing-a-long with Keith at E Shelter 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

September 21
– Washer Tournament 2:00 p.m. (Sign up in the Rec hall)
–  Ham & Bean supper 5 – 7:00 p.m. (Adults $4.00, 12 and under $1.50)
   (Bring your own table service.  Pie/Cake donation appreciated.
   Drawing for FREE camping and 50/50 Boards.
– Country Opry guest “Dan Jayne”

September 27
– Bingo 7:00 p.m. in the Rec hall

September 28
– Spudnut Speedway golf cart obstacle course blindfolded & finger lickin’       good spudnuts.
– Hee Haw Show with “Kim Bolin”  An all-time favorite at Kentuckiana
  Belly laughs and impersonations of country artists with tv’s cornball
  humor and classic country music.


October 4
– Slow Cooker potluck 6:00 p.m. (bring your own table service)
– Bingo immediately following potluck – in the Rec hall

October 5
– Old-lympics 1:30 p.m.
–  Country Opry guest “Cindy Moore”

October 11
– Annual Chili Supper FREE 5:30 – 7 p.m.  (Bring your own table service)
– Seasonal camper meeting immediately following Chili Supper
– Welcome Hi Lo & Bounder Camping Clubs

October 12
– Country Opry featuring Kentuckiana’s Family Night.  Family members of 
  the band perform as our guests, as well as “Kim Bolin & Gary Neighbors”

October 18
Halloween Weekend
–  Welcome Coachman Windjammers

October 19
– Friday Night Bonfire & Wiener Roast  FREE
– Medallion Hunt
–  “Spook Holler” Hayrack Ride through timber with surprise friends FREE
– Saturday Crafts and fun for kids beginning at 10 a.m.
–  Inflatables 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
–  Children’s masquerade at 4:00 p.m. 
–  Spook Holler open dusk to 7:30 p.m.
– Country Opry guest “Kim Bolin” 8:00 p.m.

October 26
– 2019 Season Ends; last night to camp.  Camp closes at 4:00 p.m. Sunday,   October 27.


See you next year!