Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway


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 Memorial Cemetery, and Illinois Voices Theatre—Echoes came together to solve a growing problem in our community—cemetery vandalism. Leaders at these entities realized that there was…

Pontiac Historic Homes Tours

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

Have you been to our Historic Homes here in Pontiac? Each one is a wonderful step back in the past, and a great lesson in the history of Pontiac. We…

Downtown Springfield Holiday Walks

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

DSI's Holiday Walks start up on Saturday Nov. 27th (small business Saturday), and go through Wednesday Dec. 22nd. Times are Wednesdays: 4-7pm, Saturdays 10am- 7pm. Memorial's Holiday Fest will be joining us this year. Each year, DSI and all of our unique, locally-owned shops pull out all of the stops for the most magical time…

Winter Nights at the Museum

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum 212 N 6th St, Springfield

Experience the Season in Historic Downtown Springfield ● Extended hours and free admission to enjoy exhibits and performances in a night setting. ● See performances of "Ghosts of the Library"…

SCHEELS Holiday Shopping Spree!

SCHEELS of Springfield 3801 S MacArthur Blvd; Suite 500, Springfield

Visit SCHEELS In Springfield, Illinois and Register to win a SCHEELS Holiday Shopping Spree! 🎁 We've partnered with Under Armour to treat 7 lucky winners to a SCHEELS shopping spree! Enter now through December 19th. Each Monday during our giveaway, we'll announce a $1,000 gift card winner. At the end of our giveaway on December…

Carlinville Christmas Market 2021

Downtown Carlinville 112 N. Side Square, Carlinville

Shopping on the historic Carlinville square, a large heated building with Vendors, Arts, Crafts, Free sleigh rides, Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus, Street Performers, Carolers, Demonstrations, Free parking, Free Shuttle Bus. Two days of Family Holiday Fun! Carlinville Christmas Market 2021 is open Friday December 3rd 3-9 and Saturday December 4th 9-7. Cost is…

Wild Lights at the Zoo – Sponsored by T-Mobile

Miller Park/Miller Park Zoo 1020 S Morris Ave, Bloomington

How does the Miller Park Zoo look at night lit up with candles are the Zoo? Come to this 8th annual event and witness over hundreds of luminaries around the entire Zoo. COST: $3 per person (ages 3 and up) for members, $8 per person (ages 3 and up) for non-members, under 3 free. Face…

Christmas under the Dome

McLean County Museum of History/Cruisin' with Lincoln 66 Visitors Center 200 N. Main Street, Bloomington

Christmas Under the Dome & the Bloomington-Normal Jaycee’s Christmas Parade — Saturday, December 4 from 10:00 to 2:00 p.m. Join the Museum and our friends as we welcome in the holiday season as the Grand Marshall of the Bloomington-Normal Jaycee’s Christmas Parade! The parade begins at 10:00 a.m. at Kingsley Junior High School in Normal…

Christmas Candlelight Service in Elkhart Illinois

Elkhart Cemetery - Gillett Chapel 8 Governor's Dr., Elkhart

As the last bits of summer fade, and the sweatshirts and long pants reappear in the seasonal clothing cycle, the realization that the holidays are coming hit some of us like a crashing cymbal.  Yikes- - so soon- - too soon- - whoosh and its over- - - What just happened?  You are just in…

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