Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

​35th Annual Edwards Place Fine Art Fair

Edwards Place 700 N 4th St, Springfield, IL, United States

The 35th Annual Edwards Place Fine Art Fair in Springfield is Saturday, September 16, 2023 10 AM - 5 PM & ​Sunday, September 17, 2023 10 AM - 4 PM. Artwork from artists across the country. Support them, as well as the SAA, by coming out to shop at the best fall art fair in…

3rd Annual Illinois Rock & Roll Museum Hall of Fame Induction Award Ceremony

Rialto Square Theatre 102 North Chicago Street, Joliet, IL, United States

The Illinois Rock and Roll Museum on Route 66 will hold their 3rd Annual Hall of Fame Induction Award Ceremony on Sunday, September 17th, 2023 at the Rialto Square Theatre in downtown Joliet. “This year’s exceptional list of inductees showcases the depth of home grown talent Illinois has provided to all genres of music,” said…

Buckminster Fuller: Inventor of the Future

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum 212 N 6th St, Springfield, IL, United States

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum celebrates the unbridled imagination of R. Buckminster Fuller this month with a display of his Dymaxion concept car, a chance for children to be inventors and a biographer’s take on Fuller’s career. Fuller, who spent part of his career at Southern Illinois University and designed a house there,…

The Other House that Richard Built; Oglesby’s Decatur Mansion

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

On Friday, September 22, 2023, the Elkhart Historical Society will welcome Carol Pelz and David Davis from the Oglesby Mansion Board in Decatur as our featured speakers for the September Dinner Lecture. They will present “The Other House that Richard Built: Oglesby's Decatur Mansion.” The talk will include the history of the house and Oglesby's…

2023 Channahon Potato Festival

Channahon Park District 24856 W Eames St, Channahon, IL, United States

Returning this fall on September 23rd is the Channahon Potato Festival, which is a joint event between the Village of Channahon, Channahon Park District, and the Three Rivers Public Library District. That's right, we will be celebrating the infamous Channahon Potato Rocks again this year! The fun filled day will include children's activities, food trucks…

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