2 Fall Festival & Car show Downtown Park, Cobden. Southern Counties Auto Unlimited car show, flea market and other activities. Special exhibit conducted by Union County Museum. Fall Community Yard Sale Day 618-893-2425. 9-10 Union County Colorfest Celebration. Celebrate the fall season throughout Union Co, with Home Tours by P.A.S.T from noon to 4pm, and an Arts & Craft Fair in Cobden. Participate in the fun run or biathlon race, a wine festival at Alto Vineyards, Von Jakob or Owl Creek winery or a health fair at Union county hospital. A Bayou Boogie Boil at Northwest Passage Root beer Saloon. Rendleman Orchards Farm Market Celebrates all weekend long with samples of specialty food items. Flamm Orchards Fall Festival. Music, BBQ, Applebutter making demonstrations, working cider press, petting zoo and childrens activities 10am – 5pm Kid Fest at Anna city park 9 to 5 on Sat. will host the First Annual Wiener Dog Derby. The doggie fashion will begin at 1:00pm with the race beginning at 2:00pm. 800-248-4373

10 Color Fest Poetry Festival and Artists Market -at the Anna Arts Center 2:00 – 5:00.

11 Cache River Wetland Guided Hikes – 9 am to 11 am Heron Pond Trail; 1 pm to 3 pm Wildcat Bluff & Little Black Slough 618-657-2064.

22 Bike Tour – Bicyclists meet at the Olive Branch Community Center at 8 AM. There will be routes of different lengths. For more information, call 866-407-1450 or 618-734-2737. www.tourdeshawnee.org