Thrive In Print

The Thrive Entertainment Guide is a free, monthly magazine serving Macon County. Our all-inclusive entertainment event calendar is a great resource for residents and visitors alike. We work very hard to be the most complete, up-to-date and accurate calendar for events in Macon County, Illinois.

Thrive Online

Here at, we offer an expanded calendar to include Macon County community events in addition to the entertainment events featured in print. Any entertainment events submitted to by our print edition deadline will be considered for inclusion in the magazine.

Quick Facts


DISTRIBUTION: 350+ locations throughout Macon County

PRINTED COPIES: 6,500+/month

SIZE: 36-44 pages / 5.5" x 8.5"

PUBLISH DATE: First of each month

ADVERTISING DEADLINE: 10th of the month preceding publish date

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Kat Smalley, publisher

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Meet the Thrive Team

  • Beth DeBouckFreelance Writer
  • Joli HohensteinEditor and Senior Writer
  • Kat SmalleyPublisher
  • Kim ManganContributor
  • Robin WaltersContributor
  • Sarah JanePhotography Coordinator
  • Teena ZindelCopy Editor
  • TF DudeThe Food Dude
  • Steph ZimmermanThe Eventor

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