Planning Your Event at the Cross

Whether attending a special event, or just making the journey up without a special occasion, you are in for a treat. Bald Knob Mountain is the second-highest point in Southern Illinois and offers wonderful views, particularly in the fall.

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2022 Events

Paint Night at the Cross!

Thursday, December 8, 2022

  • 5:30 – 8:30 PM
  • $40 per person
  • Includes instructed paint night with dinner

Join us Thursday, December the 8th from 5:30-8:30 pm at the Bald Knob Cross Welcome Center for an instructed cross-themed paint night. Project Human X for Carbondale Illinois will be teaching us how to create a beautiful Bald Knob Cross-inspired painting. The whole experience should take around 3 hours and a light dinner will be included. Attendance is limited. The full experience is going to be a night we will never forget.

We can’t wait to see you there. Tickets are available for purchase via the link below. For any questions please call (618) 713-2965 or email

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Unite at the Cross