Quality Inn & Suites
4922 Paradise Road
Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone: (217) 235-0222
Fax: (217) 235-0444
Opened in 1956, Coles County Speedway is one of the oldest dirt tracks in the Mid-West. The 1/8th mile oval is the site of weekly races. Visit to see Micro Sprint cars zoom by or sign up yourself and race against fellow drivers in go-cart. This challenging track is fun for both spectators and drivers.
Located in Charleston, Illinois, this 10,000-seat multi-purpose stadium is home to the Eastern Illinois University Panthers football team.
Deco style movie theatre featuring current films in a comfortable, fun atmosphere.
Built in the 1800s, this theatre was originally known as the Playhouse Theatre, and featured vaudeville-type performances, including comedians, singers and other stage acts. Converted to a cinema, the theater closed on Nov. 6, 1966. After being used by several different businesses, for 37 years, the old Roxy. Rebuilt by volunteers and members of the Roxy Theatre Management Committee, the theatre features a vintage-looking theatre marquee featuring neon lighting, and old style fabrics and curtains inside the building. Current Hollywood releases, classic films, children's films, other special programming will be shown at the Roxy.
The Effingham Performance Center has an agenda and that is to preserve the cultural entertainment of the state of Illinois. Thus, usually the citizens of the state and city come together very often and put up shows for the benefit of the state. It is an highly interesting place to visit as you will be welcomed by so many types of thoughts and visions where the word ART is concerned. To know more about the Effingham Performance Center do visit their website.
A 1940's landmark that shows art films, as well as mainstream films. One of the few art-deco style theatres still in use.