Country rockers Pure Prairie League, with its 40-year career and long line of top hits, are best known for their song “Aimee,” which has become perhaps one of the most well-known and beloved country rock songs of all time. Pure Prairie League continues to tour and treat its legions of loyal fans to music and sounds as good today as they were when first performed.

Montgomery Gentry’s trademark sound of Southern Rock and Country has earned over 20 charted singles, awards from the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music, and a Grammy nomination with undeniable, blue-collar anthems such as “Hell Yeah,” “My Town,” and “Hillbilly Shoes.” Although Troy Gentry died in a helicopter crash in 2017, Eddie Montgomery and the Montgomery Gentry band continue to tour in honor of Gentry and the band’s fans.

From his Dove Award winning gospel albums to his genre-defining Southern rock anthems to his Country Music Association Award-winning country hits, Charlie Daniels has left an indelible mark on America’s musical landscape. An outspoken patriot, beloved mentor to young artists and still a road warrior, Charlie Daniels has parlayed his passion for music into a multi-platinum career.

Exile has topped both the pop and country charts with successful hits, including “Kiss You All Over,” “Nobody’s Talking,” and “I Could Get Used to You.” Exile celebrates its 55th anniversary with the No Limit Tour, which also will feature Rhonda Vincent, who achieved success in the bluegrass genre with songs like “I’m Not Over You” and “When the Grass Grows Over Me.”

Jukebox Saturday Night is a musical review of the great Big Bands during the 1930s, 40s and 50s. Performances celebrate America’s Swing Era, featuring the greatest hits recorded by Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford and many others.

The band Lonestar will take the stage with members Richie McDonald, Dean Sams, Michael Britt and Keech Rainwater. Lonestar has charted more than 20 singles on the Hot Country Songs chart, including hits like “Amazed,” “I’m Already There,” “No News,” “My Front Porch Looking In,” and “Mr. Mom.”

Join the fun as we go under the sea and follow Disney Mermaid Princess Ariel, who makes a dangerous deal to become human to win a prince’s love. The Effingham Performance Center presents an interactive movie experience, including a full showing of the Disney Classic, “The Little Mermaid.” Come dressed for royal party and meet Princess Ariel!

Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across uncharted territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs. Meet a host of impressive creatures, including a Triceratops, Giraffatitan, Segnosaurus and, every child’s favorite flesh-eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex.

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