Events

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

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Deconstructing Stereotypes: Top Ten Truths About Native Peoples

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Many of us face stereotypes and misconceptions about our heritage and culture. But what stereotypes impact the lives of Native peoples the most? The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian…

Virtual Evergreen Cemetery Walk through December 1

Evergreen Memorial Cemetery 302 E Miller St, Bloomington

Join us for the 2020 Virtual Evergreen Cemetery Walk! The video production of the Virtual Walk will be viewable through the online platform Teachable. Teachable will allow the Museum to present this year’s production in a way that is accessible to both the general public and the many student groups who annually participate. Ticket holders will have the…

Jolly Trolley Retail Event

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

Pontiac downtown retail's kick off to the holiday season, the Jolly Trolley event is the perfect way to embrace the holiday spirit. Walk from shop to shop as you find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list (or just for yourself, we won't tell!). Not in the walking mood? Jump on the Trolley as…

3rd Annual Holiday Market

Promenade Bolingbrook 641 E Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook

The Promenade Bolingbrook is very excited to be having their 3rd Annual Holiday Market again this year. Things will be different this year. We will have both inside and outside vendors set up on Row Street. We will be using the Corner Store (currently New York & Company) for our inside vendors. We will have…

Great War Encampment 2020

Illinois State Military Museum 1301 N MacArthur Blvd, Springfield

Join us at the Illinois State Military Museum and learn about the history of the First World War! This event will feature members of the Living History Detachment displaying their WWI equipment which will present a unique opportunity to learn how the soldiers of the First World War lived. Due to the on-going risk of…

Uptown Normal Holiday Open House

Uptown Normal 11 Uptown Circle, Normal

Holiday Open House will be on November 7 to November 13. This kicks off holiday shopping and lasts all week! Holiday elves are working with your favorite merchants to offer deals and discounts and ensure a safe shopping experience in compliance with IDPH and CDC guidelines. Participating Merchants: Apricot Lane Beyond Normal Children’s Discovery Museum…

Discovery Isle: Bison

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Drop by Isle a la Cache Museum to Celebrate National Bison Day! Explore bison artifacts – fur, skulls and horns. Learn how Potawatomi and other Native peoples, who made Illinois Country home, utilized and depended on the bison. Try your hand at the sport of bison chip throwing! Furthest throw receives the grand prize, a…

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