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,…

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…

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…

Illinois Rt. 66 Farmers Market event at Virden on the Square

Virden on the Square 175 E Jackson, Virden

Announcing the Illinois Rt. 66 Farmers Market event for Virden on the Square September 25th from 8am-3pm. Presented by A Marc Above, the Auto Detail Specialist in Virden. Located on Virden's historic square, and featuring locally grown produce, handmade crafts, food trucks, live music and more! Sponsors: A Marc Above, Steve O’Dell Country Financial, Inkorporated…

27th Annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk

Evergreen Memorial Cemetery 302 E Miller St, Bloomington

Bloomington, IL- The McLean County Museum is proud to announce tickets go on sale for this year’s Evergreen Cemetery Walk on Tuesday, August 31. Twenty-seven years ago, the Museum, Evergreen…

Car Meet and Greet

Route 66 Creamery 11 South Old Route 66, Hamel

Route 66 Creamery in Hamel is hosting a free Car Meet and Greet, Saturday, September 25th from Noon to 4pm. Any car, any year! Just show up, check out some cool cars, grab a bit to eat, a sweet treat and have a great time!!!

“Hells Bells” AC/DC Tribute & “Nightrain International” Guns & Roses Tribute

Sherman Village Park Amphitheater 1200 Rail Fence Dr., Sherman

Sherman Village Park Amphitheater is pleased to bring you "Hells Bells" & "Nightrain International" . . prepare to be Rocked!! like never before .. first appearance at Sherman Village Park Amphitheater. Gates open at 6pm. Performances begin at 6:30pm-7pm . . $10 Entry Fee 18 and under Free. Coors products, vodka lemonades, sangrias, soft drinks…

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