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…

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,…

Moonlight Market at Obed and Isaac’s

Obed and Isaac's Microbrewery & Eatery 500 S. 6th St., Springfield

Moonlight Market highlights local crafters, farmers, artists and artisans from around the Central Illinois area. It is a free event held the first and third Wednesdays of the month from…

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…

“A Quiet Place Part II” – Litchfield Skyview Drive-In

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

A Quiet Place Part II, starring Emily Blunt. May 28 & 29 June 4 & 5 Friday and Saturday both weekends! Gates: 6:45 pm Showtime: 8:25 pm. Tickets $7 per person, ages 5 & under FREE!

Levitt AMP Springfield Music Series 2nd Season

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

The second season of Levitt AMP Springfield Music Series presented by PNC, a ten-week series of free, live music on the Y Block, is almost here! Springfield finished in the top five in a nationwide vote in late 2019 to win its second season of Levitt AMP Springfield, which was delayed by the pandemic. About…

Odell Illinois “Get Your Kicks On Route 66” Car Show

Odell Gas Station 400 South West Street, Odell

Returning this year to Odell Illinois at the Historic Standard Oil Gas Station, is the Route 66 Lenore Weiss Memorial Car Show. June 5 2021 from 9am-2pm. $20.00 Vehicle Registration - pay at the show. Event free to public - donations. welcome. There will be "unique raffle items". 100% of proceeds to Cancer Support Center…

History Comes Alive Returns for 12th Season

Springfield, IL 3 W Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

This summer History Comes Alive returns for its 12th season as Abraham and Mary Lincoln lead a cast of characters for a trip back in time that you won't want to miss. Meet the Lincolns at historic sites throughout the city, like the world-class Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, where you can learn about…

Champagne British Car Festival 2021 Celebrates its 30th year in Central Illinois

David Davis Mansion 1000 Monroe Dr., Bloomington

The Champagne British Car Festival (CBCF) had its beginnings as an all-British car show held at a community college in Springfield, IL.  It soon relocated to Urbana-Champaign in the spring of 1992.  In 2010, the festival moved to Bloomington, IL where the show found its current location at the David Davis Mansion on the City’s near east side.…

Atlanta’s Concert in the Park

Atlanta Main Park SW 7th St, Atlanta

The City of Atlanta & Capital Big Band will be hosting Atlanta's Concert in the Park on June 5 at the pavilion in the main park. It is free! Bring your own lawn chair or towel, non-alcoholic drinks, and snacks! Capitol Big Band is a 16 member band that plays music of the Big Band…

Rockin’ at the River Concert Series in Pontiac is back and kicks off this Saturday

Humiston-Riverside Park 612 W Water St, Pontiac

The Blooze Brothers kick off the City of Pontiac’s Rockin’ at the River Concert Series this Saturday, June 5th at Humiston-Riverside Park Bandshell, 612 W Water St. Activities for the evening start at 6:00pm with giant yard games located near the bandshell run by the Pontiac Parks and Recreation Department. The Blooze Brothers pull in in…

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