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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…

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…

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…

Pontiac Historic Homes Tours

Downtown Pontiac 115 W. Howard, Pontiac

Have you been to our Historic Homes here in Pontiac? Each one is a wonderful step back in the past, and a great lesson in the history of Pontiac. We are excited to announce that all three Historic Homes will be open in November and December! In November, instead of the third Saturday, the historic…

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