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Old Capitol Farmers Market
5/16/20 - 10/31/20
Springfield
The 21st summer season of the Old Capitol Farmers Market starts Saturday, May 16 and takes place every Wednesday and Saturday from 8 am – 1 pm through October 31, 2020. Farmers Markets are considered an Essential Service during COVID-19.
Old Joliet Prison Tours
6/1/20 - 10/31/20
Joliet
Beginning June 1st, tours will take place seven days a week! Visitors will be allowed inside the limestone walls to explore the Old Joliet Prison's 16-acre grounds, and while tours will be limited to outdoor areas only to comply with the Governor's Restore Illinois plan, there will be plenty to see including 24 new Interpretive Signs with historical prison photos!
Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum Reopening with New Exhibit on "Fear and Freedom in America"
7/1/20 - 12/30/20
Springfield
After a series of changes to protect visitor health, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is finalizing plans to reopen to the public on Wednesday, July 1. Visitors will find the facility has been meticulously cleaned and disinfected, and protective barriers have been installed in key places to ensure guest and employee safety. Museum-goers will be also be encouraged to stay one “Lincoln” apart – 6 feet, 4 inches, the equivalent of President Lincoln’s height. 
3rd Saturday Howard Street Flea Market
8/15/20 - 10/24/20
The Third Saturday Howard Street Flea Market will be running from 11:00am-4:00pm at 517 W Howard St. Four retail stores in a two block area (Pops Pop Up, Aleena's Bath and Body Boutique, Brad's Antiques, and Bill's Antiques) have teamed up to create an indoor/outdoor market.
2020 Virtual Evergreen Cemetery Walk
10/3/20 - 11/2/20
Bloomington-Normal
Following a milestone 25th anniversary, the McLean County Museum of History, Illinois Voices Theatre, and Evergreen Memorial Cemetery are excited to announce that the 26th annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk will be reimagined for online enjoyment this coming Fall 2020.
Carlinville Merchant's Night & Nightmare on Broad Street
10/29/20
Carlinville
Merchant's Night 2020 is going ahead as normal, Thursday, October 29th, 5:00-7:00pm. As a part of Merchant's Night, Imagine Rural Arts will be hosting their annual Carve It Up! pumpkin carving event on the square beginning at 4:00pm.
Dwight Harvest Days & Annual Basset Waddle
9/16/21 - 9/19/21
Dwight

2020 Event cancelled - 2021 dates are Sept 16-19. Dwight's premiere annual event is a great time for the whole family. Enjoy pie baking and pie eating contests, hypnosis/magician, Jr. Karaoke contest, Live Country Music, Live Dixieland Band, All Star Jam Band, Hairbanger's Ball, car show, tractor show and hours of fun!

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