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…

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, Howlin’ Wolf, Cheap Trick and Earth, Wind & Fire. “State of Sound: A World of Music from Illinois” explores the state’s impact on musical genres…

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…

13 Nights of Halloween in Atlanta, IL

Downtown Atlanta 114 SW. Arch St, Atlanta

City of Atlanta and Atlanta Public Library & Museum present 13 Nights of Halloween from October 19-31. Every night will be a new event. The downtown will be decorated for Halloween and themed. We recommend visiting at dusk. The 13 Nights of Halloween will culminate with the Haunted Museum. The events marked TBA will be…

2021 Miles of Possibility Route 66 Conference

The Miles of Possibility Route 66 Conference is back this year with its sixth annual event, to be held virtually Thursday – Sunday, October 21 – 24, 2021. This year's theme is “A Worldwide Celebration of Route 66,” emphasizing the love of Route 66 and its collegiality that is truly an international phenomenon. To that…

2021 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Ceremony

Davis Theater 4614 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago

Join us for our 2021 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards. The evening celebration at the historic Davis Theater in Chicago will include an awards ceremony honoring the nine, 2021 preservation award-winning projects and the people who made them possible. A reception with food and beverage will follow. The awards ceremony will also…

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