Elkhart Historical Society 2016 Fall Dinner Lecture Series
The Elkhart Historical Society is announcing their fall schedule of events and dinner lectures, so be sure to add these dates to your calendar. The opening event on Friday September 2nd, “Art and Music on the Prairie” and will take place 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. It promises to be a relaxing combination of art, music and food. As it is the beginning of the Labor Day Weekend, a more casual dress and interesting topic of “Original Art” will be presented in an art walk style, involving three of the shops, with popular artists Lette Marseille, Felicia Olin and others, with a short talk on the value of original art, combined with live music, and freshly prepared hors d'oeuvres.
2nd Annual Route 66 Miles of Possibility Conference
10/20/16 - 10/23/16
The Second Annual Route 66 Miles of Possibility Conference will be held in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois this year from October 20-23. As with the inaugural event last year in Edwardsville, the conference will feature several informative speakers covering a variety of topics related to Route 66. There will also be historical tours, a Route 66 Short Film Festival, music from local band Wagon Load a Trouble, and much more to be announced. UPDATE- Registration is now active for the 2016 Route 66 Miles of Possibility Conference - https://www.regonline.com/milesofpossibility.
Eagle Dinner Theater Murder Mystery
The Vermillion Players will return to the stage of the Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center with a delightfully funny murder mystery show, Murder's in the Heir. The dinner theater presentation will be catered by Bernardi's II and will feature a buffet selection of entries and side dishes.
Route 66 International Film Festival
11/4/16 - 11/5/16
Mark your calendar for the 2016 Festival on November 4-5, in the auditorium adjoining the Capital City Bar & Grill in Springfield - a growing venue for independent filmmakers worldwide. Comedy, Drama, Short, Documentary, Student, Experimental, something for everyone. The Festival is 6p-1a Friday and 10a-1a Saturday, 5 viewing sessions (1 Friday night, 4 on Saturday, with a reception each night at 10) $10 each or $40 for full fest. Call 217-670-2755 for info.
Litchfield Half Marathon, 5k, and Mile Dash
RaceMaker Productions is excited to announce the fourth annual Litchfield Half Marathon, 5k, and Mile Dash! If you are looking to race your best half marathon ever, with perfect late fall running conditions, on the fastest course in the midwest-then this is YOUR Race!