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…

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon 1740 W. Fayette Ave, Springfield

Enjoy the sparking splendor of illuminated hand-carved jack-o-lanterns that are displayed at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular around the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon and the Washington Park Botanical Garden.  Admission fee. Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular October 15, 2021 - October 16, 2021 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon 1740 W. Fayette Ave Springfield, IL 62704 217-546-3853

Litchfield Skyview Closing Weekend – 20th Anniversary Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone

Litchfield Skyview Drive-In 1500 Old Rte 66 N, Litchfield

Litchfield Skyview Closing Weekend - 20th Anniversary Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone Friday, October 15th Saturday, October 16th Join us for our closing weekend! Wear your wizard gear! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Gets 20th Anniversary Magical Movie Mode Re-Release ( Gates open at 6:30 pm  Movie starts at 7:30 pm TICKETS $7…

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