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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…

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…

Little Lincoln’s Fireside Tales: Whoops!

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

Little Lincoln’s Fireside Tales is a story time that incorporates hands-on activities, arts and crafts, and exciting books for children five and younger and their caregivers. This month’s theme is “Whoops!” Join Miss Corinne on Tuesday, January 25th at 10:00 AM in the presidential library’s classroom or via Zoom as we share stories and activities…

Little Lincoln’s Fireside Tales: Whoops!

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

Little Lincoln’s Fireside Tales is a story time that incorporates hands-on activities, arts and crafts, and exciting books for children five and younger and their caregivers. This month’s theme is “Whoops!” Join Miss Corinne on Tuesday, January 25th at 10:00 AM in the presidential library’s classroom or via Zoom as we share stories and activities…

DSI’s First Fridays – Galentine’s Day

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

You spoke and we listened! DSI (Downtown Springfield Incorporated) is kicking off 2022 First Fridays with a fun Galentine's Day theme! Grab all of the platonic soulmates in your life and head downtown for a shopping spree, dinner, drinks, or a special event at one of the many DSi Member-owned businesses. We're happy to spread the…

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