Events

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 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,…

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…

Milkshakes for Milkbones

Route 66 Creamery 11 South Old Route 66, Hamel

Route 66 Creamery in Hamel is hosting Milkshakes for Milkbones this Friday, September 17th from 2pm-5pm. Partners for Pets will be on hand with dogs for adoption. These poor babies…

Dwight Harvest Days & Basset Waddle Weekend

Downtown Dwight 417 W. Waupansie, Dwight

Dwight's big weekend is back with Harvest Days 9/17-9/19 and the Guardian Angel Basset Rescue Basset Waddle on 9/18 & 9/19. Harvest Days features a carnival, car shows, tractor events,…

Berwyn’s Oktoberfest

Berwyn's Depot District 3229 Grove Ave, Berwyn

Berwyn's Oktoberfest is the western suburbs' biggest party of the year taking place on Friday, September 17 from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm & Saturday, September 18 from Noon to…

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