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!…

2021 Cool Cruisers Cruise Ins at Motorheads

Route 66 Motorheads Bar-Grill-Museum 600 Toronto Rd, Springfield

Join the Cool Cruisers at Route 66 MotorHeads Bar, Grill, & Museum for the 2021 cruise-in season! The Cool Cruisers are a group of Central Illinois car enthusiasts who enjoy having cruise…

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…

Rockin’ at the River Concert Series in Pontiac

Humiston-Riverside Park 612 W Water St, Pontiac

Pontiac’s Rockin’ at the River Concert Series this June-September at Humiston-Riverside Park Bandshell, 612 W Water St. Activities for the evening start at 6:00pm with giant yard games located near…

2nd Annual Kicks On 66 Ultra Car Show & Cruise/Randy Gori Memorial Car Show

Edwardsville American Legion Post #199 58 South State Route 157, Edwardsville

The 2nd Annual Kicks On 66 Ultra Car Show & Cruise/Randy Gori Memorial Car Show is Saturday, Sept. 11 from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm. The show embraces all types and eras of vehicles (cars, motorcycles, trucks race cars, etc). At the conclusion of the show starts the cruise of a portion of State Road…

Litchfield Triathlou

Lake Lou Yaeger 4932 Beach House Trail, Litchfield

The City of Litchfield will be partnering with Racemaker productions for the eleventh annual Litchfield TriathLou. The race will be taking place Saturday, September 11th starting at Lake Lou Yaeger’s Marina 1. During this event, the City of Litchfield will welcome runners from across the country competing in Sprint, Olympic, Half and Aquabike Half distance…

20th Anniversary Ride to Remember 9/11

Illinois State Capitol Grounds 401 Capitol Ave., Springfield

Don't miss Springfield's 20th Anniversary Ride to Remember on Saturday, September 11th. This free event is open to everyone, and all vehicles are welcome. Line-up begins at Hall's Harley-Davidson, 2301…

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