Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

3rd Annual Holiday Market

Promenade Bolingbrook 641 E Boughton Rd, Bolingbrook

The Promenade Bolingbrook is very excited to be having their 3rd Annual Holiday Market again this year. Things will be different this year. We will have both inside and outside vendors set up on Row Street. We will be using the Corner Store (currently New York & Company) for our inside vendors. We will have…

Great War Encampment 2020

Illinois State Military Museum 1301 N MacArthur Blvd, Springfield

Join us at the Illinois State Military Museum and learn about the history of the First World War! This event will feature members of the Living History Detachment displaying their WWI equipment which will present a unique opportunity to learn how the soldiers of the First World War lived. Due to the on-going risk of…

Uptown Normal Holiday Open House

Uptown Normal 11 Uptown Circle, Normal

Holiday Open House will be on November 7 to November 13. This kicks off holiday shopping and lasts all week! Holiday elves are working with your favorite merchants to offer deals and discounts and ensure a safe shopping experience in compliance with IDPH and CDC guidelines. Participating Merchants: Apricot Lane Beyond Normal Children’s Discovery Museum…

Discovery Isle: Bison

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Drop by Isle a la Cache Museum to Celebrate National Bison Day! Explore bison artifacts – fur, skulls and horns. Learn how Potawatomi and other Native peoples, who made Illinois Country home, utilized and depended on the bison. Try your hand at the sport of bison chip throwing! Furthest throw receives the grand prize, a…

Space Food: Past, Present and Future

Joliet Public Library 3395 Black Rd, Joliet

Michelle Nichols, Director of Public Observing at the Adler Planetarium in Chicago, will highlight the development of space eats from the earliest days of space travel, show how food is eaten on the International Space Station today and what food might look like for future long-term missions to asteroids and Mars. Registration required @

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