Events

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Ongoing

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 Bloomington Revitalization Project together creating a supportive environment for immigrants to McLean County), and Design Streak at Illinois State University, will launch a 10-part program…

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 first Saturday of every month, April through November. Caravan of vendors offering hundreds of hard-to-find, one-of-a-kind items! Come for the treasures... Stay for the day!…

Plant by Numbers: Simple Plans, Beautiful Spaces for Pollinators

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

This ongoing program at Isle a la Cache Museum runs from Tuesday, April 6, to Sunday, June 13. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays to Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays. The visitor center is closed Mondays. If you’ve ever wanted to put an attractive, pollinator-friendly garden or landscape in your yard,…

2nd Sunday Throwback Event at Litchfield Skyview Drive-In – Goonies & More!

Litchfield Skyview Drive-In 1500 Old Rte 66 N, Litchfield

Litchfield Skyview Drive-In will Kick off our 2nd Sunday Throwback movie series with Goonies!! This will be a double feature with the new movie, Godzilla VS Kong, playing after! Skyview Drive-In is planning Three special double feature Sunday nights for this season as well as some fun giveaways! So stay tuned, and come see us!…

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…

The Litchfield Pickers Market Returns in 2021 – Concert List Announced!

Downtown Litchfield 400 North State Street, Litchfield

The Litchfield Tourism Office and Prairie Pickers are excited to announce the return of the Litchfield Pickers Market in 2021. The 2021 Litchfield Pickers Market will be held from 9 AM to 3 PM on the second Sunday of the month: from May to October in downtown Litchfield, IL (400 N. State Street). The exact…

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…

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