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!…

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,…

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…

Sugar Creek Arts Festival

Uptown Normal 11 Uptown Circle, Normal

Sugar Creek will once again be held on the beautiful streets of Uptown Normal! The Sugar Creek Arts Festival is a juried show of fine art and fine craft featuring over one hundred exhibitors from across the nation in a variety of disciplines. This outdoor festival is October 9 & 10 in Uptown Normal, Illinois.…

Lincoln Memorial Garden Fall Harvest Festival

Lincoln Memorial Garden 2301 E Lake Shore Dr, Springfield

Lincoln Memorial Garden Fall Harvest Festival family activities will include crafts, face painting, puppet shows, and pumpkin decorating. Also returning to the festival is the popular fairy house building using natural materials such as acorns, twigs, bark, leaves, and grasses as well as our troll trail. Adults can enjoy shopping for handmade items such as…

Season Finale of the Litchfield Pickers Market

Downtown Litchfield 400 North State Street, Litchfield

This Sunday is the grand season finale for the Litchfield Pickers Market. The Litchfield Pickers Market returns this week on Sunday, October 10, 2021 from 9 AM – 3 PM in Downtown Litchfield (Starting at 400 N. State Street). This is the last market of the 2021 season, and we are excited to welcome visitors…

Autumn Festival of Crafts in Wilmington

North Island Park, Route 66 at the Kankakee River IL-53 &, N Park St., Wilmington

The Wilmington Illinois Chamber of Commerce & Industry is hosting the first Autumn Festival of Crafts on Sunday, October 10 from 10am to 4pm at the North Island Park, Route 66 at the Kankakee River. The festival includes a juried craft show, food vendors, live music, pumpkin and face painting, and a split the pot…

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