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…

Railsplitter Festival Car Show at The Mill

The Mill on 66 738 S. Washington St., Lincoln

Come down the road from the Abraham Lincoln National Railspliting Festival on September 18th, enjoy the car show and tour The Mill Museum. Car show and museum will be open on Saturday from 12-4PM. For more info on the Railspliting Festival, visit

Lincoln Heritage Museum Hosts Week of Celebration

Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College 1115 Nicholson Road, Lincoln

LINCOLN, IL- In lieu of the 2021 Grand Soirée, Lincoln Heritage Museum at Lincoln College will host the Week of Celebration, a fundraiser celebrating the life and stories of Abraham Lincoln and the Lincoln Heritage Museum September 20-25. Lincoln Heritage Museum was hopeful an in-person Soiree event would be permitted this fall, however, due to…

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…