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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…

Noon Years Eve at the Children’s Discovery Museum

Children's Discovery Museum 101 E Beaufort Street, Normal

Ring in the New Year early at the Children's Discovery Museum! Party goers will enjoy exploring exhibits and themed activities along with our confetti celebration countdown. 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (confetti at Noon) Cost: $7 Members / Museums for All $12 Non-Members Registration required at ChildrensDiscoveryMuseum.net Children must be accompanied by a paying adult.…

2022 First Night® Springfield

E Capitol Ave & S 4th St E Capitol Ave & S 4th St, Springfield

2022 First Night Springfield! “We are proud and excited to offer this event to our capital city again,” said Sheila Walk, Arts Council executive director. December 31st marks the 35th year the Springfield Area Arts Council has hosted this local celebration of the arts, a family-friendly event enjoyed by tens of thousands since 1987. Hoogland Center for…

Route 66 #Route66onthe6th – “Myths on 66: Misinformation on the Mother Road”

Windy City Road Warrior 843 W. Adams Street #312, Chicago

Yes, as usual, on the 6th at Sixty-Six minutes after 6! (7:06 PM Central Time USA). https://sixdegreesof66-january2022.eventbrite.com In the January episode of Six Degrees of Route 66 (my new name for #Route66onthe6th) we take a look as some of the misinformation that has spread about the Mother Road. Sometimes it is exaggeration or embellishment of a story that…

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