Lincoln’s Ghost Walk: Legends & Lore
3/4/14 - 11/15/14
A ninety minute ten block walking tour presented by Garret Moffett, that uses the Lincoln sites as the scene for the strange and bizarre history surrounding Lincoln’s life and death.
History Comes Alive
6/2/14 - 8/24/14
Don’t miss these Living History Programs daily at Lincoln historic site locations and throughout downtown Springfield.
Logan County Fair
7/27/14 - 8/3/14

Long noted as “Illinois Cleanest and Best County Fair”. Featuring country stars Brushville and Thomas Rhett on Saturday, August 2nd.

McLean County Fair
7/30/14 - 8/3/14
A nice traditional fair, featuring a queen pageant, livestock judging, carnival and a grandstand performance by country singer Tracy Lawrence.
4th Annual Downhome Music, Beer & Art Festival
8/1/14 - 8/2/14
The event will feature all local, original live bands (4 stages - constant music), with all gate proceeds directly benefiting the artists. There will be local food vendors, 100 different craft beers, as well as a kids area for the little ones.
Illinois State Fair
8/7/14 - 8/17/14
You get everything you can possibly imagine when you attend the Illinois State Fair in Springfield this August, including top-notch performers at the grandstand shows, including Pitbull, Robin Thicke, Steely Dan, Boston, Florida Georgia Line and many others!
Braidwood Historical Society 3rd Annual Car Show at the Depot
Visit the Car Show at the Historic Train Depot Museum in Braidwood. Fun, Food, Music & Dash Plaques to first 75 cars!
Berwyn Rt 66 Car Show
Fall Festival
9/13/14 - 9/21/14
In mid-September the Macoupin County Historical Society again offers a festival at the Anderson Mansion. Like the Spring Festival, the Mansion grounds are filled with vendors and live music. Arts and Crafts, antique machinery and homemade food are only a few of the things the festival has to offer!
The Mill on 66 Annual Cruise-In
Join us from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM for a car cruise-in with great classic cars, food, music, door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. The event is co-sponsored by the Railsplitter Antique Auto Club.
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