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Cedarhurst Center for the Arts inhabits a 90-acre site where the arts are celebrated year-round!  Rolling meadows, woods and lake feature over 70 large scale sculptures by such noted artists as Fletcher  Benton, Chakaia Booker, Martha Enzmann, and Tova Beck-Friedman.  The Mitchell Museum offers three art galleries. Prized works by Mary Cassatt, William Glakens, Robert Henri,  Childe Hassam, and Maurice Prendergrast are part of the new Permanent Collection Gallery.  Website:  www.cedarhurst.org

Rend Lake's 19,000 acres provides wonderful opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, and other water sports.  The complex is also home to a 27-hole championship golf course. 

Pheasant Hollow Winery Nestled on the Eastern shore of Rend Lake, Pheasant Hollow Winery is located on over 5 acres of scenic woodlands in beautiful Southern Illinois. Come sit on our deck, enjoy the wildlife and taste one of our finely crafted fruit or table wines.

Southern Illinois Art and Artisans Center i  The Center hosts the "Annual Art and Wine Festival" the fourth weekend in September. 

Golf Courses are plentiful in Southern Illinois.  In addition to the championship Rend Lake course, there are five other fine courses within a 17 mile radius of Sidwell Friends---two just minutes away. 
Sidwell Friends
Bed and Breakfast
1812 Richview Rd., Mt. Vernon, IL 62864
                Call  618-691-8742 
Rend Lake
Pheasant Hollow Winery

Cedarhurst Permanent Collection