Deconstructing Stereotypes: Top Ten Truths About Native Peoples

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Many of us face stereotypes and misconceptions about our heritage and culture. But what stereotypes impact the lives of Native peoples the most? The Mitchell Museum of the American Indian…

Springfield Ballet Company Announces “Through Clara’s Eyes”

Springfield Ballet Company 420 S 6th St, Springfield

SPRINGFIELD - Generations of central Illinois families celebrate the holiday season with a memorable trip to the Springfield Ballet Company's annual production of The Nutcracker. In a typical year, the Springfield Ballet Company would be diligently working behind the scenes planning and rehearsing for this year's The Nutcracker. The Springfield Ballet Company Dancers and Trainees are rehearsing…

Downtown Bloomington First Fridays

Downtown Bloomington Association 115 E Washington St, Bloomington

Top among DBA’s events is First Friday! Held on the first Friday of each month, this recurring local cultural and social event showcases the visual arts and artists for the purpose of art education, visibility and the opportunity to purchase and collect art. The self-guided event also features promotions at individual businesses who extend their…

Christmas at the Lincoln Home

Lincoln Home National Historic Site 413 S 8th St, SPRINGFIELD

Join Curator Susan Haake and Lincoln Home Interpretive Rangers for a tour of the Lincoln Home decorated for Christmas. How did the Lincolns decorate? Did they have a Christmas Tree? What was in the stockings hung by the chimney? And what was served for Christmas dinner? Put on your Christmas sweater, grab some lunch, and…