Citizens invited to attend 5th annual Central Illinois Outdoor Expo

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ARTHUR - Citizens are invited to attend the fifth-annual Central Illinois Outdoor Expo in Arthur on February 12 and 13.

The expo will be held at the Otto Center from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on February 12, and from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on February 13.  Officials say last year's event drew approximately 4,000 people over the course of two days.

Attendees will be able to visit with more than 70 vendors, listen to hunting and fishing seminars, and can check out several "exotic" animals, such as a white tiger, grizzly bear, and alligators.

Cost of admission is $5 for adults, and kids under the age of 13 can attend for free.  For more information about this year's expo, click here.

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