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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…

A Christmas Carol Holiday Story Trail

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

From the curators of Life in the Forties, Life on the Titanic, Music of the Civil War, Nine Days in April, and many other exhibits throughout Central Illinois comes Costumes and Characters…

Old Capitol Holiday Walks

Old State Capitol 1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

Save The Date! Old Capitol Holiday Walks is starting 2 weeks earlier then previous years - November 14, 2020 - December 19, 2020. It’s a tradition of the season that…

Springfield Ballet Company Announces “Through Clara’s Eyes”

Springfield Ballet Company 420 S 6th St, Springfield

SPRINGFIELD - Generations of central Illinois families celebrate the holiday season with a memorable trip to the Springfield Ballet Company's annual production of The Nutcracker. In a typical year, the Springfield Ballet Company would be diligently working behind the scenes planning and rehearsing for this year's The Nutcracker. The Springfield Ballet Company Dancers and Trainees are rehearsing…

Christmas in Carlinville

Carlinville Christmas Market Foundation 112 North Side Square, Carlinville

Small Town Holiday Magic! Shopping on the historic Carlinville square, a large heated building with Vendors, Arts, Crafts, FREE sleigh rides, Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Street Performers, Carolers, Demonstrations, FREE parking, FREE Shuttle Bus. Two days of Family Holiday Fun! Friday Dec 4th - * Christmas Market doors open at 3 pm *…

Downtown Bloomington First Fridays

Downtown Bloomington Association 115 E Washington St, Bloomington

Top among DBA’s events is First Friday! Held on the first Friday of each month, this recurring local cultural and social event showcases the visual arts and artists for the purpose of art education, visibility and the opportunity to purchase and collect art. The self-guided event also features promotions at individual businesses who extend their…

Wild Lights at the Zoo!

Miller Park Zoo 1020 S Morris Ave, Bloomington

See the Zoo at Night… Wild Lights will be Two weekends this year - Dec., 4th & 5th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM & Dec., 11th & 12th – 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Miller Park Zoo in Bloomington is believed to be the only zoo still remaining on Route 66. This year Wild…

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