2024 Elkhart Historical Society Wildflower Nature Walks

Elkhart Cemetery - Gillett Chapel 8 Governor's Dr., Elkhart, IL, United States

The Elkhart Historical Society is once again offering guided wildflower walks on Elkhart Hill, every Saturday in April starting April 6th. with two walks a day at 10a and 2p,…

Old Joliet Prison 2024 Season

Old Joliet Prison 1125 Collins St, Joliet, IL, United States

The Joliet Area Historical Museum is excited to announce our 2024 Spring season offerings at Old Joliet Prison! Preservation and construction experts been busy all winter long stabilizing, restoring and…

Chain of Rocks Park Opening Celebration

Old Chain of Rocks Bridge Chain of Rocks Road, Madison, IL, United States

Join us for the new Chain of Rocks Park Opening Celebration on the Missouri side of the Old Chain of Rocks Bridge. The celebration will include music, food, and community activities for all ages. Don’t miss your chance to see this new park on the Mississippi Greenway for yourself! Enjoy live music from the amazing…

City of Springfield Earth Awareness Fair

ALPLM Union Square Park 500 E Madison St, Springfield, IL, United States

The City of Springfield, in partnership with the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, present the 32nd Annual Earth Awareness Fair at Union Square Park on Saturday, April 20, 2024, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. This is the longest running Earth Fair in Illinois and it's FREE for everyone to attend! Come early and…

How to be Successful with Native Plants to Support Pollinators

Horsefeathers/Wild Hare Cafe 104 Governor Oglesby St, Elkhart, IL, United States

Not one, but three headliners will present the next Elkhart Historical Society Dinner Lecture on Friday, April 26, 2024, “How to be Successful with Native Plants” (to support pollinators). The trio comprised of Susan Helm of the Springfield Parks Foundation, Mona Maas, creator of Elkhart’s Pollinator Habitat, and Joan Moody from Lincoln Welcome Garden, will encourage…