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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

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, at a cost of $15 per adult $10 per child. Reservations are required and should be made by calling 217 947 2238. An optional lunch…

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 preserving several buildings at Old Joliet Prison.  Come see what's new and improved. Starting in April, we will be offering self guided tours on Saturday…

Great North American Solar Eclipse 2024

Collinsville 125 S. Center Street, Collinsville, IL, United States

The next Great American Solar Eclipse is coming and Great Rivers & Routes is ready! Plans are underway to celebrate the eclipse at Herald Square in Uptown Collinsville on Monday, April 8, 2024, Noon to…

Bark in the Park with Mr. Lincoln

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

Bring your furry friend out to Union Square Park on the ALPLM campus for an opportunity to get a picture with Mr. Lincoln! Our community partners from the Animal Protective…

Slow Art Day on Route 66 in Bloomington/Normal

The Hangar Art Co. 105 W Jefferson St, Bloomington, IL, United States

Founded in 2010, Slow Art Day is an annual global event with a mission to help more people discover the joy of looking at and appreciating art. In 2022, Bloomington…

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