Events

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

Fat Ass 5K & Street Party for Charity

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield

The Fat Ass 5K race route for this is one-of-a-kind charity event includes beer, ice cream, donut and corndog stations as well as live entertainment and surprises throughout. You can run this entire course, or take the 1/10 mile detour straight to the Celtic Mist Pub. The 5K is followed by a street party that…

Sugar Creek Arts Festival

Uptown Normal 11 Uptown Circle, Normal

Sugar Creek will once again be held on the beautiful streets of Uptown Normal! The Sugar Creek Arts Festival is a juried show of fine art and fine craft featuring over one hundred exhibitors from across the nation in a variety of disciplines. This outdoor festival is October 9 & 10 in Uptown Normal, Illinois.…

Lincoln Memorial Garden Fall Harvest Festival

Lincoln Memorial Garden 2301 E Lake Shore Dr, Springfield

Lincoln Memorial Garden Fall Harvest Festival family activities will include crafts, face painting, puppet shows, and pumpkin decorating. Also returning to the festival is the popular fairy house building using natural materials such as acorns, twigs, bark, leaves, and grasses as well as our troll trail. Adults can enjoy shopping for handmade items such as…

Season Finale of the Litchfield Pickers Market

Downtown Litchfield 400 North State Street, Litchfield

This Sunday is the grand season finale for the Litchfield Pickers Market. The Litchfield Pickers Market returns this week on Sunday, October 10, 2021 from 9 AM – 3 PM in Downtown Litchfield (Starting at 400 N. State Street). This is the last market of the 2021 season, and we are excited to welcome visitors…

Autumn Festival of Crafts in Wilmington

North Island Park, Route 66 at the Kankakee River IL-53 &, N Park St., Wilmington

The Wilmington Illinois Chamber of Commerce & Industry is hosting the first Autumn Festival of Crafts on Sunday, October 10 from 10am to 4pm at the North Island Park, Route 66 at the Kankakee River. The festival includes a juried craft show, food vendors, live music, pumpkin and face painting, and a split the pot…

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