Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway


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…

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…

Cars & Coffee Corvette Style

Downtown Atlanta 114 SW. Arch St, Atlanta

Coming this weekend!! Cars & Coffee Corvette Style, this Saturday, September 18th from 8-10am. Come and meet the St. Louis Corvette Club! It will be on Arch Street, between Race and Vine. Park and walk over to Sip Shack (a block over) or drive thru on your way to Cars & Coffee. We look forward…

Blossom into Fall Vendor Fair

Country Bend Campground 3279 Honey Bend Avenue, Litchfield

Join us at Country Bend Campground near Litchfield for the 3rd Annual Blossom into Fall Vendor Fair offering wares, crafts and food from local vendors and craftsman! Shop local in a beautiful, country setting! Hosted by Mindi Tuxhorn.

50th Anniversary Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Festival

Postville Courthouse 914 5th St, Lincoln

This event was a chore once upon a time, as Abraham Lincoln knew, and now you will be able to watch men and women alike split logs into beautiful rails. The fierce competition between the contenders will keep you on the edge of your seat. The contest is divided up into four categories: Junior, Team,…

GTOAA Regional All Pontiac Cruise & Show

Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum 205 N. Mill Street, Pontiac

Downtown Pontiac - On the Square. Registration at the Pontiac-Oakland Auto Museum, 205 N. Mill Street, Pontiac, IL. Sponsored by Gateway GTO Club, and Pontiac-Oakland Automobile Museum. Saturday - Private Collections tour, Museum tours, Ice Cream Social, live musical entertainment. Sunday - All Pontiac Car Show with expanded Classes. For information, contact: Chris Winslow @…

Railsplitter Festival Car Show at The Mill

The Mill on 66 738 S. Washington St., Lincoln

Come down the road from the Abraham Lincoln National Railspliting Festival on September 18th, enjoy the car show and tour The Mill Museum. Car show and museum will be open on Saturday from 12-4PM. For more info on the Railspliting Festival, visit

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