Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway


2022 Old Joliet Prison Tours

Old Joliet Prison 1125 Collins St, Joliet

The Old Joliet Prison tour program is primarily managed by the Joliet Area Historical Museum, a 501(c)3 not-for-profit entity, in partnership with the City of Joliet. The proceeds from activities will be used to expand the Museum’s mission to preserve and disseminate the history of Joliet, as well as to fund much-needed measures to secure and stabilize…

Elkhart Historical Society Wildflower Nature Walks

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

The Elkhart Historical Society is delighted to announce its April events, starting with the much- anticipated Wildflower Nature Walks, each Saturday in April. (2nd ,9th, 16th, 23rd, and 30th ). This includes a 10a or 2p walk each Saturday, weather permitting, by reservation only. It is exciting to see the progression of the various flowering…

Clydesdale Breeders of the USA National Show and Sale

Illinois State Fairgrounds 801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield

Horses will begin arriving at the Illinois State Fairgrounds on Wednesday, April 20th for the Clydesdale Breeders of the USA National Show and Sale. Maps will be posted in the stables so buyers can locate specific horses and/or farms. There is time throughout the Sale event to visit horses at their stalls. Please feel free…

Route 66 Corner Garage Hosting a flea market this weekend April 22nd -23rd

Route 66 Corner Garage 1211 5th St., Lincoln

Route 66 Corner Garage Antiques & Collectables is hosting a flea market this weekend April 22nd -23rd Probably around noon on Friday or when it quits raining and 9-4 Saturday. We also have will have a food vendor on site so come on out and enjoy our first market of the year and grab a…

Lincoln Memorial Garden Forest Therapy

Lincoln Memorial Garden 2301 E Lake Shore Dr, Springfield

Forest Bathing, also called Forest Therapy, is a practice of deepening a sense of connection or relationship with nature through a 1.5- 2-hour walk. It is typically a slow wander through nature, but it can be adapted in many ways for different groups and abilities. A Forest Bathing walk is not a naturalist walk, a…

Logan County Spring Pickers Market

Logan County Fairgrounds 1408 Short 11th St., Lincoln

The Logan County Spring Pickers Market will be held on April 23/24 at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Lincoln, IL. "A true one of a kind Experience." Art, Craft, Vintage, Antiques and specialty booths will fill the Logan County Fairgrounds with some of the best products available in the area. This ain't your Granny's Craft…

City of Springfield’s Earth Awareness Fair at Henson Robinson Zoo

Henson Robinson Zoo 1100 E Lake Shore Dr., Springfield

For the second year the Henson Robinson Zoo will be hosting the City of Springfield's Earth Awareness Fair on Saturday, April 23rd and the zoo will be open from 11 am to 4 pm. In honor of Earth Day and Earth Awareness Month, this annual, FREE, all-ages event is meant to bring together city departments,…

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