Events

Illinois Route 66 Scenic Byway

6th Annual Ugliest Sweater Run

Miller Park Zoo 1020 S Morris Ave, Bloomington

Put on your best holiday cheer and come out to Miller Park for the 6th annual Ugliest Sweater Run with Bloomington Parks Rec, and Fleet Feet Bloomington. For all ages – Saturday, Dec. 5 – 1:00 pm (first wave). There will be a 3 Mile non-competitive run or walk, with prizes awarded for special categories.…

Christmas at the Lincoln Home

Lincoln Home National Historic Site 413 S 8th St, SPRINGFIELD

Join Curator Susan Haake and Lincoln Home Interpretive Rangers for a tour of the Lincoln Home decorated for Christmas. How did the Lincolns decorate? Did they have a Christmas Tree?…

Joliet Iron Works Virtual Tour (Zoom Webinar)

Forest Preserve District of Will County 17540 W. Laraway Road, Joliet

Do you love local history? Here is your chance to learn about the Joliet Iron Works Historic Site during this Zoom webinar. Learn how Joliet got the nickname City of Steel and Stone. An interpretive naturalist will share the stories of the men and machines that worked at this site, along with many other fascinating…

Christmas at the Mansions

David Davis Mansion 1000 Monroe Dr., Bloomington

A rare treat is being offered on Saturday when two of Bloomington-Normal’s historic mansions – David Davis Mansion, Ewing Manor, and a Mystery House (a private residence) – will feature…

Winter Wonder Walk

Isle a la Cache Museum 501 E Romeo Rd, Romeoville

Take in the wonders of winter on this guided nature hike. Beginning at Isle a la Cache Museum, we will bundle up and head out on an adventure exploring the…

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