The historic village of Grand Detour welcomes you to one of the oldest art festivals in Illinois, set on the Historic John Deere site at 8334 S Clinton St, Dixon, Illinois. The arts fest offers music, food vendors, artist painting demonstration, blacksmith demonstration, historic site tours, student art show. Admission is free, rain or shine September 9th, 9-4. Artists: Applications are still available for the September 9th fest. Awards given for Best of Show and Best of each medium, plus multiple Purchase Patron Awards for oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor paints, sculpture, photography, jewelry & pottery.