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…

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…

Fit For Life Quadruple Bypass & Fun Run

Lake Lou Yaeger 4932 Beach House Trail, Litchfield

To earn the M&M Series Swag, you have to participate in 3 of the 4 Series races. The 4 races are: Litchfield Spring Duathlon – May 1, Quadruple Bypass 4K distance – June 19, Old Settlers 4 mile distance – July 31 and Life Changing 10K distance- August 28. Just pick 3!!! The Quadruple Bypass…

Pups on 66

Xenia Park 104 Arch St, Atlanta

Come to a Atlanta's Free pop-up on-leash dog hang out from 9:30am-11:30am at Xenia Park. You can pre-order a medium DQ blizzard (Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, Choco Brownie Extreme, Cotton Candy, Reeses Peanut Butter Cup) + pup cup for $5. These will be brought to the park. Please do not bring your dog if he/she…

Free Concert at Lake Lou Yaeger – “Members Only” Band

Lake Lou Yaeger 4932 Beach House Trail, Litchfield

Let’s face it, who doesn’t like 80s music?! Members Only is ready to bring the party on Saturday, June 19 from 6PM – 9:30 PM during the next concert on the water at Lake Lou Yaeger in Litchfield, IL. This concert on the water will be placed near Marina 2 and angled for boating convenience…

Sweet Diezel Jenkins Rockin’ at the River Concert Series

Humiston-Riverside Park 612 W Water St, Pontiac

Sweet Diezel Jenkins will be playing at City of Pontiac’s Rockin’ at the River Concert Series this Saturday, June 19th at Humiston-Riverside Park Bandshell, 612 W Water St.   Think of your favorite, awesome jukebox: Everything from old-school hiphop and the MTV 90's R&B classics... All mixed & mashed! Throw in some classic rock and roll like Bon…

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