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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…

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…

State of Sound: An Evening with Jimmy Chamberlin of the Smashing Pumpkins

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

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is pleased to present: “An Evening with Jimmy Chamberlin of the Smashing Pumpkins” on Wednesday, November 17. When the alt-rock band Smashing Pumpkins became an international sensation, it was Jimmy Chamberlin’s powerful, creative drumming that drove the band’s music. His skill put him high on lists of the…

Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum to display original Gettysburg Address

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

SPRINGFIELD – An original, handwritten copy of the Gettysburg Address is going on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, which has also launched a new web tool that makes it easy for anyone to study Lincoln’s famous speech in detail. The presidential library’s copy of the Gettysburg Address will be exhibited in…

Joliet Area Historical Museum Indoor Craft Beer Tasting

Joliet Area Historical Museum 204 N Ottawa St, Joliet

The Indoor Craft Beer Tasting at the Museum is back on Friday, Nov. 19th from 5:30pm to 9pm in the Joliet Area Historical Museum Indoor Auditorium Theater. Only $20 for Museum Members & $25 for General Public. Food included, and tour of the museum.

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