October 2019 by Matt Dayhoff · A line of American flags flap in the breeze as members of the Tazewell Area Ceremonial Team (TACT) wave at passing vehicles Wednesday, Oct. 2 outside of Deiters Funeral Home in Washington. The group took part in Operation Honor Guard’s Day of Giving, a fundraising campaign aimed at helping veterans organizations provide uniforms and equipment for Honor Guards at patriotic events and military funerals. Morton’s Connor Vicary chips out of a sandtrap on No. 6 during the Mid-Illini Boys Golf Championship on Thursday, Oct. 3 at Coyote Creek Golf Club in Bartonville. Players and spectators search for a lost ball during the Mid-Illini Boys Golf Championship on Thursday, Oct. 3 at Coyote Creek Golf Club in Bartonville. Glass artists Molly Neuhauser, left, Jeremie Draper, middle, and Brandie Fislar team up on a piece of sculpture Friday, Oct. 4 during First Friday at JDraper Glass in Peoria. Glass artists heat up a sculpture during a demonstration Friday, Oct. 4 during First Friday at JDraper Glass in Peoria. Manual’s Davion Ferrell (9) deflects a pass intended for Peoria Notre Dame’s Thomas Jacob in the first half Friday, Oct. 4 at Peoria Stadium. Peoria Notre Dame fans give Cleveland St. Ignatius’ Marko Rimac some grief as he inbounds the ball Friday, Oct. 4 at Peoria Notre Dame High School. The propellers of an airplane-shaped weather vane spin in the breeze at David Smith’s Iowa Junk Art display Saturday, Oct. 5 in London Mills on the first day of the Spoon River Valley Scenic Drive. Freshly-boiled pork rinds soak in a pot at the Pioneer Caramel Corn booth Sunday, Oct. 5 on the Spoon River Drive in London Mills. The London Mills Bank building now serves as an antique shop as customers come and go Sunday, Oct. 5 on the Spoon River Drive in London Mills. A steady rain douses shoppers Sunday, Oct. 5 on the Spoon River Drive in London Mills. Noted barbershop singer and emcee Robert Cearnal leads a singalong during the Pride of Peoria Barbershop Chorus’ 77th annual barbershop show Sunday, Oct. 6 at the ICC Performing Arts Center in East Peoria. Pastor Denise Clark-Jones, right, blesses Lotus Joy, 10, second from right, and Reina J., 7, third from right, during the Blessing of the Animals on Sunday, Oct. 6 at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Peoria. A willow tree casts a reflection while William VanDusen of Peoria casts his fishing line into a pond Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Donovan Park in Peoria.