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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,…

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…

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…

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…

#Route66onthe6th “International Route 66 Roundtable”

Windy City Road Warrior 843 W. Adams Street #312, Chicago

Join David Clark for the June 6th edition of #Route66onthe6th, "International Route 66 Roundtable" This month it is once again FREE to register! Back in the 1980s, after Route 66 was decommissioned as an official US Highway, traffic on the old road disappeared. Many businesses along the way had to close their doors, but those…

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