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Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

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 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…

Pontiac Light Up Parade & Tree Lighting

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

An annual tradition and the favorite of many, the Light Up Parade is always held the Friday evening after Thanksgiving. The parade ends with Santa arriving in Pontiac and taking up his seasonal residence at the Santa House. Children are invited after the parade to visit him for photos and to give him their list.…

City of Atlanta Christmas Weekend

Downtown Atlanta 114 SW. Arch St, Atlanta

Do you have plans for next weekend? Now you do! Check out Atlanta's Christmas Weekend featuring an indoor holiday market, Christmas parade, and Christmas tree lighting. Indoor Holiday Market is Saturday, November 27th from 10am to 3pm, and Sunday, November 28th from 11am to 4pm. The Christmas Parade is Sunday the 28th at 4:30pm. Here's…

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