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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…

Litchfield Park District Concerts in the Park 2021

Walton Park 10207 Niemanville Trail, Litchfield

Join the Litchfield Park District as they host their annual concert series live at Walton Park from 6:30PM to 9:30PM on Friday, June 11, July 9, August 13 and September 10 from 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM. There is no cost to attend. Remember to bring a lawn chair! Free Musical Performances: June 11-6:30 PM—9:30…

2021 Grand Illinois Bike Tour

The City of Litchfield Tourism 400 North State Street, Litchfield

Join Ride Illinois June 13, 2021 through June 18, 2021 for our 19th annual Grand Illinois Bike Tour! The 2021 loop will tour the Trails of Madison County, on the Illinois side of the St. Louis area. We will start and stop in Litchfield (1705 N State St.), with overnights in Lebanon (one night), Edwardsville…

Elkhart Historical Society Dinner Lecture – The Battle for Napoleon Hollow or a Series of Unfortunate Events

Horsefeathers/Wild Hare Cafe 104 Governor Oglesby St, Elkhart

The Elkhart Historical Society is pleased to announce the June 18 dinner lecture, ”The Battle for Napoleon Hollow or a Series of Unfortunate Events,” presented by retired IDOT District 6 civil engineer Ken Lazar. Although the original idea of Interstate 72 was proposed in the late 1960s, and segments were built in the 1970s the…

The Artimus Pyle Band – A Night of Lynyrd Skynyrd

Wildey Theatre 252 North Main Street, Edwardsville

The Artimus Pyle Band - Night of Lynyrd Skynyrd - More than just a "tribute" to Lynyrd Skynyrd a tribute to the man that defined it. Artimus Pyle has said " If it wasn't for Ronnie, no one would know my name." Since his departure from Skynyrd in 1991 , Artimus Pyle's career has led…

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