Events

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

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Breaking Bread in McLean County

McLean County Museum of History/Cruisin' with Lincoln 66 Visitors Center 200 N. Main Street, Bloomington

Beginning February 9, 2021, the McLean County Museum of History, in partnership with BN Welcoming (a coalition of the Immigration Project, Not In Our Town/Not In Our Schools, and West…

Carlinville Market Days

Downtown Carlinville 112 N. Side Square, Carlinville

In the heart of Macoupin County is Carlinville and in the heart of Carlinville is the square. That's where you'll find Carlinville's Market Days! Come shop all the treasures the…

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,…

BN Bites & Brews

Bloomington-Normal IL

Let's Eat, McLean County! We are excited to spend May 14-23 uplifting and supporting our local restaurant owners, cooks, and servers. We have culinary options that will suit every taste…

Joliet Area Historical Museum 2021 Rooftop Summer Music Series

Joliet Area Historical Museum 204 N Ottawa St, Joliet

The 2021 Joliet Area Historical Museum Rooftop Summer Music Series is here! We've got some fantastic talent lined up for our Summer Rooftop Series, so register now, as capacity will…

Monroe Street Artwork Unveiling

Downtown Springfield Inc. 3 W Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

Downtown Springfield Inc, Springfield High School, and the Strong Towns Facebook Group is excited to announce the unveiling of artwork murals that will be displayed in the windows of store…

The Backyard Bash and Fundraiser at The Mill

The Mill on 66 738 S. Washington St., Lincoln

The Mill Restaurant was originally opened in 1929 as The Blue Mill and later renamed The Mill. From 1945, it was owned by the Huffman family and became known for its delicious Pork Schnitzel Sandwiches. Four generations of the Huffman Family worked there until its closure in 1996. It was then left abandoned until 2006.…

Silver Bullet STL: A Tribute to Bob Seger – Wildey Theatre

Wildey Theatre 252 North Main Street, Edwardsville

Silver Bullet STL returns to the Wildey Theatre for a rocking salute to Bob Seger. Over the course of the 1970s, Bob Seger developed into one of the great heartland rockers of the era. His distinctly American sound has helped to firmly establish him as an American Classic. Silver Bullet STL has been receiving rave…

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