Farmer’s State Bank will be holding there annual Easter Egg Hunt April 7th 2023 at 4:00 pm at Winchester Community Park.

Hometown Christmas December 3rd 2022




December 3, 2022

Winchester Civic Group’s

Hometown Christmas Committee


*Kiwanis Pancake and Sausage Breakfast 8-10:30am

Sibert Hall


*Specials at a Variety of Local Businesses


*Vendors 9:00am-3:00pm Various Locations


*Cookie Walk at First Christian Church 9am-noon


*Gift Wrapping Station by 4-H Group 9am-1pm

First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall entryway (Free Will Donations)

All proceeds to Benefit The Winchester American Legion Building Fund.


*Josh Cannon’s Model Train Display 9-3 Winchester Train Depot


*Hot Cocoa Station by the Winchester High School Band


*Gingerbread House Contest at Old School Museum 9am-3pm


*Breakfast with Santa 10:00-noon Outreach Community Center (Free)


Winchester Public Library’s Dedication of the New Children’s Area 1:00-2:00pm


*One of the Areas Largest Lighted Parades 6:00pm

Coordinated by Winchester High School Key Club


*Memory Tree Ceremony directly after parade.

The winners of the parade floats will be announced.

The winners of the Gingerbread House Contest will be announced.

The names of the people memorialized by the Memory Trees will be read aloud.

Winners of the Odd Fellows Cash Raffle will be announced.


Winchester Volunteer Fire Department

Winchester fire department is voluntary. We are accepting Fire Department Applications until the end of December. You must be 21 years of ago and live within five miles of City Limits. Applications can be picked up at City Hall 1 E. Market St. Winchester IL 62694. You can also print out the application online the link is attached below.

Winchester Fire Dept. Application



Yard Waste & Limbs

As of September 19th 2022 all yard material like leaves, garden plants, walnuts, and gum balls must be in Paper Bags. No more plastic trash bags are allowed. We will not pick up full trees or large limbs.