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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…

2022 Cool Cruisers Cruise Ins at Motorheads

Route 66 Motorheads Bar-Grill-Museum 600 Toronto Rd, Springfield

Join the Cool Cruisers at Route 66 MotorHeads Bar, Grill, & Museum for the 2022 cruise-in season! The Cool Cruisers are a group of Central Illinois car enthusiasts who enjoy having cruise ins to show off their cars and gathering to share stories and kick a few tires. They have several events this year at Motorheads and…

Illinois Quarter Horse Association Route 66 Classic

Illinois State Fairgrounds 801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield

The Illinois Quarter Horse Association Route 66 Classic is back at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield from May 5-8. ILQHA has waited a long time to return to the historic horse show facility at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. We are pleased to announce the upcoming AQHA show on May 5-8, 2022. We will offer…

At Home & Americana on the Road

David Schwartz Photography 17010 Madison Ave., Lakewood

David Schwartz Photography will celebrate its grand opening with a visual feast for the eyes. At Home & Americana on the Road includes more than 150 photographs on display starting with Schwartz’s home: sweeping Cleveland cityscapes and romantic landscapes captured in University Circle’s Wade Lagoon. The majority of works on display are a rich collection from Schwartz’s…

Joliet Area Historical Museum – Cinco de Mayo Tacos & Tequila on the Rooftop

Joliet Area Historical Museum 204 N Ottawa St, Joliet

Enjoy your evening at the Cinco de Mayo, Live From the Joliet Museum! Event Details: 6 to 10pm DJ and live band Signature Drinks 3 mezcal and 7 tequila options to taste Prices $50 General Public $30 Museum Members With valid ID The Joliet Area Historical Museum occupies the space formerly known as the Ottawa…

Speakers Series: Meet the Stories of Survival Exhibit Creators

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

As part of our “For the People” speakers series, the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is proud to welcome Arielle Weininger and Jim Lommasson, the creators of “Stories of Survival: Object. Image. Memory,” our new exhibit in partnership with the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center. Please join Arielle and Jim on Thursday, May…

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum “For the People” Series

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

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – It’s no simple thing to bring together family treasures, painful memories and beautiful photographs, but Arielle Weininger and Jim Lommasson managed it when they created the “Stories…

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