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,…

Lincoln Heritage Museum Hosts Week of Celebration

Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College 1115 Nicholson Road, Lincoln

LINCOLN, IL- In lieu of the 2021 Grand Soirée, Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College will host the Week of Celebration, a fundraiser celebrating the life and stories of Abraham…

Blues Brothers Movie Night at Old Joliet Prison Yard

Old Joliet Prison 1125 Collins St, Joliet

The original Blues Brothers movie shown on a 50" Screen inside the Old Joliet Prison Yard. The Blues Brothers Movie Night event is family friendly and will feature: The original Blues Brothers movie shown on a 50' Outdoor Movie Screen inside the Old Joliet Prison Yard (movie starts at 8pm) Self-Guided Tours of Old Joliet…

20th Annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, IL – After a year hiatus, the Route 66 Mother Road Festival is excited to announce the show will go on. The cars, the music, the fun and nostalgia that…

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