Events starting Jun. 15

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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
  • Comer Cox Park

    Capitol Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Springfield Springfield Area

    Two days of food, games, music, prizes and more. Saturday will feature the Football Skills and Drills training camp at 12ppm. and Sunday will feature Fitness in the Park at 9am and an outdoor revival at 10am. 544-1751
  • 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
  • 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
  • Wed., June 19, 11 a.m. & 6:30 p.m.

    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

    212 N. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown

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    Juneteenth marks a historic moment for freedom in America. To celebrate, the ALPLM presents “The Nature of Freedom: A Literary Commemoration of Juneteenth,” which draws from the works of Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, Maya Angelou and more to discuss freedom’s meaning and price. This is a readers theater production in which the actors present the script without costumes or scenery. They use only their voices to share these powerful ideas. The play is directed by ALPLM actor Reggie Guyton.The evening performance on Wednesday, June 19 will include Small Beginnings, followed by The Nature of Freedom… 217-558-8844
  • Wednesdays, Saturdays, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 26

    Old Capitol Farmers Market

    Fourth and Adams streets, Springfield Downtown

    Shop for fresh local produce, baked goods and products. Please note health guidelines will be followed. Sponsored by HSHS St. John's Hospital. 217-544-1723
  • Wednesdays, Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. Continues through Nov. 9

    Fifth & Adams street

    Intersection of 5th & Adams, Springfield Downtown

    Donations welcome

    This 60-minute tour examines the devastating 1908 Race Riot that destroyed and affected the lives of many of Abraham Lincoln’s African American friends and their descendants. Good walking shoes and water recommended. 217-782-6302
  • 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
  • Saturdays, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Continues through July 27

    Williamsville Public Library and Museum

    217 N. Elm St., Williamsville Central Illinois

    Free

    Yoga classes will be offered at Williamsville Public Library and Museum in June and July. Classes will be hosted in the grassy area of WPLM's Outdoor Education Space from 9:30-10:30am. If the weather does not cooperate, classes will be inside WPLM in the Forness Multi-purpose Room. Instruction will alternate between Sarah Conner and Angela Russell. Bring a mat. Some extra mats will be available. This is a pilot program for teens and adults.Children must be accompanied by an adult. 217-566-3520
  • Saturdays, 2 p.m. Continues through Nov. 9

    Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site

    1500 Monument Ave., Springfield North Side

    Donations welcome

    This 90-minute walk through Oak Ridge Cemetery focuses on the history of Springfield’s African American community, discussing great tragedies, as well as stories of success in the face of adversity and prejudice. Water and good hiking shoes recommended. 217-782-6302
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m.

    Springfield First United Methodist Church

    2941 S. Koke Mill Road, Springfield West Side

    217-416-1648
  • Saturdays, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

    The Next Stop Saloon

    100 E. Cooke St., Mount Pulaski Central Illinois

    217-270-0043
  • Saturdays, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

    Silver Sevens Gaming Pub & Parlor

    3217 Lake Plaza Dr., Springfield Lake Springfield Area

    Free

    217-585-0460
  • Saturdays, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.

    Northern Lights Lounge

    500 N. Dirksen Pkwy., Springfield North Side

    Enjoy the best karaoke in Springfield at Northern Lights Lounge every Saturday night. Come out to hear the best performances around Springfield's karaoke scene. 217-522-2275
  • Second Saturday of every month, 12-4 p.m., Second Sunday of every month, 12-4 p.m., Third Saturday of every month, 12-4 p.m. and Third Sunday of every month, 12-4 p.m.

    PetSmart

    3183 S. Veterans Pkwy., Springfield West Side

    Speak with an adoption coordinator about adopting, volunteering, being a foster parent or making a donation. Hosted by the Forever Home Feline Ranch. 217-698-3091
  • Sat., Aug. 24, 9 p.m. and Sat., Oct. 26, 9 p.m.

    A Great Victory

    332 Illinois Route 29, Pana Central Illinois

    217-562-2300
  • Sun., Sept. 8, 1-4 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 6, 1-4 p.m.

    The Railyard

    2242 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area