Events starting Jun. 14

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  • Sangamon County Fairgrounds

    316 W. Birch St., New Berlin Central Illinois

    The premier county fair of central Illinois. Entertainment, livestock shows, exhibitors, carnival, rodeo and all the fair food you can imagine, See the website for more information and schedule of events. Admission $5 for ages 5 and older. 488-2685
  • Theatre in the Park, Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site

    15588 History Lane, Petersburg Central Illinois

    June 13-16, 6:30pm. A tragedy by William Shakespeare about two young lovers who are unable to be together because of their rivaling families’ longstanding feud. 217-632-5440
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 3

    Edwards Place, Springfield Art Association

    700 N. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    Generally using needle and thread for self-expression, Susan Lenz works in her studio in Columbia, South Carolina to articulate the accumulated memory inherent in discarded things. She seeks a partnership with her materials, their purposes, values, and familiar associations. Memory, universal mortality, and personal legacy are central themes. Susan's work has appeared in national publications, numerous juried exhibitions, and at fine craft shows including the Philadelphia Museum of Art and Smithsonian Craft Shows. 217-523-2631
  • Senior Services of Central Illinois

    701 W. Mason St., Springfield Springfield Area

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    Let's Get Fit is a chair based group exercise program designed specifically to meet the needs of older adults who are looking to incorporate more physical activity into their lives. These classes consist of aerobic, strengthening, balance and flexibility exercises.Meets in person. 217-528-4035
  • Mondays-Saturdays

    Various locations

    Springfield, Springfield Springfield Area

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    Ten meetings are held in the local area each week. Five are in-person and four are hybrid of in-person and via Zoom. One meeting is Zoom only. Visit the website or call for more information. 217-891-2981
  • Tuesdays-Saturdays, 12-4 p.m.

    Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum

    1440 Monument Ave., Springfield North Side

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    This exhibit tells the story of Illinois' long fight for freedom from slavery. It is on loan from the National Park Service. 217-391-6323
  • Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sundays, 1-5 p.m. Continues through June 30

    C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum

    219 E. Woodlawn St., Clinton Central Illinois

    Adults $10; ages 6-18 $5, ages 5 and under are free

    The numerous quilts exhibited throughout a fully furnished Victorian mansion will include select examples from the museum collection as well as antique, vintage and contemporary pieces on loan from private collections and quilters. The quilts can be viewed during regular museum and gift shop hours, Tuesday through Saturday, 10am-5pm and 1pm-5pm on Sundays. Admission includes a house tour, quilt show, carriage barn, farm museum, covered bridge, gardens and grounds. To arrange a large group tour, please contact the museum in advance. 217-935-6066
  • Tuesdays-Saturdays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through July 31

    SAA Collective Gallery

    105 N. Fifth St., Springfield Downtown

    Free

    A collection of pastel paintings by juried artist Kristen Houtch in​​ the Collective's newest exhibition space, the Underground Gallery. 217-523-2631
  • Tuesdays-Saturdays, 1 & 2 p.m. Continues through Dec. 21

    Edwards Place, Springfield Art Association

    700 N. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Adults $5, children 10 and younger free

    A guided tour through the newly-restored first and second floors. The home is interpreted to 1857 and furnished with wonderful examples of Victorian furniture, including many pieces that belonged to the Edwards family. See the authentic "Lincoln Courting Couch" from the parlor of the Ninian Edwards home where Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd were married and a piano that was likely played at their wedding. Closed on national holidays 217-523-2631
  • Fri., June 21, 8 p.m.-12 a.m. and Fri., June 28, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

    Main Gate Bar & Grill

    2143 N. 11th St., Springfield North Side

    217-528-8940
  • Fridays, 12-8 p.m. and Saturdays, 12-6 p.m. Continues through July 27

    The Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space

    623 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    Free

    Spirituality, what does that mean to you? Artists have visually tried to interpret that in various media since the beginning of time. This is the current theme that Pharmacy artists were asked to use as inspiration for their work in the current exhibit. Typically with themed exhibits, some found the idea/term easy to interpret visually, others did not. Come in during these early to mid summer months to the cool and beautiful Pharmacy gallery space. Visit, enjoy and challenge yourself as you view this facinating exhibit on spirituality. 217-622-7903
  • Fridays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through Aug. 2

    Downtown Jacksonville

    Central Park, Jacksonville Jacksonville

    Free

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    Each week features a different musical genre. See jacksonvillemainstreet.com for schedule of artists. Food trucks will be there, too. 217-243-5678
  • Fridays, 10:30-11:15 a.m.

    Senior Services of Central Illinois

    701 W. Mason St., Springfield Springfield Area

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    Join us for a unique edition of Bingo with a chance to win prizes! This activity provides fitness, bingo and social engagement. 217-503-4643
  • Fridays, 12 p.m.

    St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    815 S. Second St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Meets in-person in the library through the south side glass doors and via Zoom. Call for more information or find other meetings on the website. 217-553-7284
  • Fridays, 5:15 p.m.

    St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church

    700 E. Spruce St., Chatham Chatham

    Enter through the northeast door. Visit the website or call for more information. 217-494-7444
  • Fridays, 5:30-10:30 p.m.

    Jacksonville Speedway

    110 N. Westgate Ave., Jacksonville Jacksonville

    Classes include 360 Sprints, Modifieds, Street Stock and Micros. Check the Speedway’s website or Facebook for start times. 217-371-3653
  • Fridays, 6-9 p.m.

    La Fiesta Grande

    2830 Stevenson Dr., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    217-670-1042
  • Fridays, 6:30-10 p.m.

    Crowne Plaza Springfield

    3000 S. Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield East Side

    Pianist Matt Eck plays covers, including songs from the 1980s, and originals. 217-529-7777
  • Fridays, 7-11 p.m.

    Bald Buddha Brewing

    3351 S. Sixth St. Road, #4, Springfield Southern View

    Karaoke on Friday til 11 or later. 217-679-4665
  • Fridays, 7-10 p.m.

    Prairie Land Dance Club

    650 Matilda St., Illiopolis Central Illinois

    $5

    An evening of open dancing to a mix of music by the DJ. You can also bring your own music. Two step, West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, cha-cha-cha, line dancing, ballroom styles, flow dancing. 217-413-8646
  • Fridays, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

    Foxhole Pub N Grub

    511 Broadway St., Lincoln Central Illinois

    217-651-8111
  • Fri., June 28, 8 p.m., Fri., July 26, 8 p.m., Fri., Aug. 23, 8 p.m., Fri., Sept. 6, 8 p.m., Fri., Sept. 20, 8 p.m., Fri., Oct. 18, 8 p.m., Fri., Nov. 1, 8 p.m., Fri., Nov. 15, 8 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 13, 8 p.m.

    JB's Hideout

    341 N. Railroad Ave., Blue Mound Central Illinois

    217-901-2107
  • Fri., July 12, 6-9 p.m.

    Harvest Market Farmhouse Brews

    3001 Veterans Pkwy., Springfield West Side

    217-793-3601
  • Second Friday of every month, 6-8 p.m.

    Unity of Springfield

    417 Cordelia, Springfield Southern View

    Love offering

    Play flute with the Sangamon Valley Flute Circle. Beginners are encouraged to come, no experience necessary. Feel the healing power of music fill you. 217-523-5897
  • Fri., July 19, 8-11 p.m.

    George Rank's

    1800 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    217-670-2859
  • Fri., July 26, 6-9 p.m.

    Legendary Small Town Trading Co.

    123 S. Washington St., Taylorville Taylorville

    Part of the Summer Music Series. Reservations available and confirmed with $20 deposit. 217-215-3081
  • Fri., Aug. 16, 6-9 p.m.

    El Taco Guapo at Lake Springfield Marina

    17 Water's Edge Blvd., Springfield Lake Springfield Area

    217-483-3625
  • Fri., Sept. 6, 7-10 p.m.

    VFW Post #755

    2211 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield West Side

    217-546-9515