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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

A Christmas Carol Holiday Story Trail

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

From the curators of Life in the Forties, Life on the Titanic, Music of the Civil War, Nine Days in April, and many other exhibits throughout Central Illinois comes Costumes and Characters of A Christmas Carol – a window exhibit at the Pontiac Oakland Automobile Museum located at 205 N. Mill Street. Ron Selle and Darlene Agner have…

Eagle Watch!

Four Rivers Environmental Education Center 25055 W Walnut Ln, Channahon

Bald eagles are spotted regularly at Four Rivers Environmental Education Center! Join us on a crisp, guided hike and take part in both independent and guided outdoor family activities, while…

Eagle Eye Scavenger Hunt

Four Rivers Environmental Education Center 25055 W Walnut Ln, Channahon

Eagles can see a distance of almost two miles. In this scavenger hunt, put your eagle eyes and observation skills to the test! Challenge yourself to see how many unnatural objects you can find that we've hidden on the trail! The scavenger hunt will be offered from Saturday, January 9, through Sunday, July 31. Four…

Bonne Annee – A New Year Celebration!

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Celebrate like it's 1759! Ring in the New Year French-Canadian fur-trader style with stories and games of Illinois Country around a toasty fire. Make a vintage French craft to take home as a keepsake of this family-friendly event and the Bonne Année, or Good Year, to come. This drop-in, station-based program will take place in…

Zoom Lunch and Learn: What Does Fido Know? Inside the Mind of the Dog

McLean County Museum of History/Cruisin' with Lincoln 66 Visitors Center 200 N. Main Street, Bloomington

Join the Museum and Illinois Wesleyan University for the fifth Zoom Lunch and Learn of this season. Ellen Furlong, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director, IWU Dog Scientists Team at Illinois Wesleyan University will answer questions such as: Do you know how dogs became dogs? Do you know what dogs see, hear, and – importantly…

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