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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon 1740 W. Fayette Ave, Springfield

Enjoy the sparking splendor of illuminated hand-carved jack-o-lanterns that are displayed at the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular around the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon and the Washington Park Botanical Garden.  Admission fee. Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular October 15, 2021 - October 16, 2021 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon 1740 W. Fayette Ave Springfield, IL 62704 217-546-3853

Litchfield Skyview Closing Weekend – 20th Anniversary Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone

Litchfield Skyview Drive-In 1500 Old Rte 66 N, Litchfield

Litchfield Skyview Closing Weekend - 20th Anniversary Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone Friday, October 15th Saturday, October 16th Join us for our closing weekend! Wear your wizard gear! Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Gets 20th Anniversary Magical Movie Mode Re-Release (cbr.com) Gates open at 6:30 pm  Movie starts at 7:30 pm TICKETS $7…

2021 Miles of Possibility Route 66 Conference

The Miles of Possibility Route 66 Conference is back this year with its sixth annual event, to be held virtually Thursday – Sunday, October 21 – 24, 2021. This year's theme is “A Worldwide Celebration of Route 66,” emphasizing the love of Route 66 and its collegiality that is truly an international phenomenon. To that…

Celebration of Illinois Music continues at ALPLM with Two Amazing Blues Musicians

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

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. – The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is proud to present an evening with two of Chicago’s premier blues musicians, Brother John Kattke and Dave Specter, on Thursday, Oct. 21. Their free concert continues the ALPLM’s celebration of Illinois music centered around our special exhibit “The State of Sound: A World of…

2021 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards Ceremony

Davis Theater 4614 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago

Join us for our 2021 Landmarks Illinois Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards. The evening celebration at the historic Davis Theater in Chicago will include an awards ceremony honoring the nine, 2021 preservation award-winning projects and the people who made them possible. A reception with food and beverage will follow. The awards ceremony will also…

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