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State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois

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

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – A special exhibit telling the story of Illinois music opened Friday at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, with stunning artifacts from legends like Miles Davis, Howlin’ Wolf, Cheap Trick and Earth, Wind & Fire. “State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois” explores the state’s impact on musical genres…

27th Annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk

Evergreen Memorial Cemetery 302 E Miller St, Bloomington

Bloomington, IL- The McLean County Museum is proud to announce tickets go on sale for this year’s Evergreen Cemetery Walk on Tuesday, August 31. Twenty-seven years ago, the Museum, Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, and Illinois Voices Theatre—Echoes came together to solve a growing problem in our community—cemetery vandalism. Leaders at these entities realized that there was…

Pontiac Historic Homes Tours

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

Have you been to our Historic Homes here in Pontiac? Each one is a wonderful step back in the past, and a great lesson in the history of Pontiac. We are excited to announce that all three Historic Homes will be open in November and December! In November, instead of the third Saturday, the historic…

Downtown Springfield Holiday Walks

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

DSI's Holiday Walks start up on Saturday Nov. 27th (small business Saturday), and go through Wednesday Dec. 22nd. Times are Wednesdays: 4-7pm, Saturdays 10am- 7pm. Memorial's Holiday Fest will be joining us this year. Each year, DSI and all of our unique, locally-owned shops pull out all of the stops for the most magical time…

Winter Nights at the Museum

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

Experience the Season in Historic Downtown Springfield ● Extended hours and free admission to enjoy exhibits and performances in a night setting. ● See performances of "Ghosts of the Library" at 5:15pm and 6:15pm and "Lincoln's Eyes" at 5:30pm and 6:30pm. ● Free Parking in Museum Parking Garage (corner of 6th and Madison St.) ●…

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