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  • Sun., Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Uptown Normal

    11 Uptown Circle, Normal Central Illinois



    This free, family-friendly community event features more than 100 locally and nationally acclaimed artists of various mediums, live music, food trucks and more! Additional information can be found at applications are open until May 26th, 2023, via Zapplication. 309-829-0011
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

    Harvest Market Coffee Bar

    3001 Veterans Pkwy., Springfield West Side


  • Sun., Oct. 1, 12-4 p.m.

    Oak Ridge Cemetery

    1441 Monument Ave., Springfield North Side


    A walk through Oak Ridge Cemetery. Actors in period costumes will tell personal stories of seven people who made significant contributions to our community. Last tour begins at 3:15pm. Refreshments available for purchase. Hosted by the Sangamon County Historical Society. 217-525-1961
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 1-4 p.m.

    Indian Knoll Pumpkins

    2850 N.1000 East Road, Mechanicsburg Central Illinois

    The Tangents are an acoustic duo from Springfield known for their eclectic style and crowd interaction. The couple has performed all over including Nashville, Florida and Mississippi. With Casey Cantrall on guitar and vocals and Tiffany Riech-Cantrall on vocals, the pair enjoy playing country, rock, pop, blues and more. 217-827-0317
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 1-4 p.m.

    Whiskey Bill's Saloon & Liquor Emporium

    121 E. Olive St., Pana Central Illinois


    Live music. 217-562-9388
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 2-5 p.m.

    Harry's Adult Day Care

    320 W. Highland Ave., Springfield Springfield Area

    Come out for a good cause today. We are gonna party. 217-544-4387
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 2-5 p.m.

    Hill Prairie Winery

    23753 Lounsberry Road, Oakford Central Illinois

  • Sun., Oct. 1

    University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine

    2001 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana Central Illinois


    Veterinary students host this event designed to connect animal enthusiasts of all ages. 217-333-2760
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 3-6 p.m.

    Brookhills Golf Club

    5350 Old Jacksonville Road, Springfield West Side

  • Sun., Oct. 1, 3-6 p.m.

    It's All About Wine

    1305 Wabash Ave Suite M, Springfield Springfield Area

    Live music. 217-546-9463
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 3 p.m.

    Animal Protective League

    1001 Taintor Road, Springfield North Side

    This longtime APL tradition marks the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals and ecology. All animals are welcome and must either be on a leash or in a size-appropriate carrier throughout the entire event for the safety of the animals and people attending. For more information visit our website at or call the shelter at 217-544-7387. 217-544-7387
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 3 p.m.

    Daugherty's Pub

    13442 Illinois Route 78, Chandlerville Central Illinois

  • Sun., Oct. 1, 1-6 p.m.

    The Legacy Theatre

    101 E. Lawrence, Springfield Downtown

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    $44-$54 for presentation, $222 for workshop

    Join nationally-known psychic mediums Katherine Glass and Jill M. Jackson for a theatrical presentation and readings of those present, as well as a Sunday workshop, “Awakening Your Psychic Intuition.” 217-528-9760
  • Through Oct. 4, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

    Express Employment Professionals

    3000 Professional Dr., Springfield Southern View


    Clean, gently used professional clothing items sought. No holes or stains. Examples are dresses, skirts, suits, slacks, khakis, etc. Items also being accepted by Springfield Lucky Horseshoes, 1415 N. Grand Ave. W., from 9am to 5pm. Organized by RISE Springfield. 217-528-3000
  • Through Oct. 1

    The State House Inn

    101 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    Features field trips to natural areas around Springfield. Dr. Doug Tallamy will be Saturday's keynote speaker discussing "The Nature of Oaks." Register at web site. 708-613-0163
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 4-7 p.m.

    Trails End Saloon

    6445 Old Route 54, Curran Central Illinois

    Country Music Performed by Gage McCoy from Macon Hits the Stage at 4pm!!! 217-483-7078
  • Sun., Oct. 1, 4-6 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 15, 4-6 p.m.

    Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

    406 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown


    Featuring folk, Americana, bluegrass and country, too. Bring your own instruments.
  • Mondays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    The Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space

    623 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown



    Calling all visual artists interested in applying for a subsidized art learning experience in a studio gallery environment, mentored by professional artists.Candidates must be high school graduates and should present a portfolio of recent work, and an artist statement. For more information please contactMary Ellen Strack, [email protected] orDelinda Chapman, [email protected]. 217-622-7903
  • Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site

    1500 Monument Ave., Springfield North Side

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    Donations welcome

    Thursdays, 2pm and Sundays, 9:30am. 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
  • Through Oct. 5

    UIS Visual Arts Gallery, HSB 201

    One University Plaza, Springfield Lake Springfield Area


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    A project building on UIS' history of being an institution focused on openness, innovation and adaptability. Recreates "the pit," a popular 1970s Sangamon State University classroom known for its lack of desks and chairs. Runs through Oct. 5. The space, open for public use, can be reserved. 217-206-6506
  • Through Oct. 10

    Illinois State Museum

    502 S. Spring St., Springfield Downtown


    Celebrate the skills of Black artists at this exhibition, which honors Juneteenth. This joint effort with Juneteenth, Inc., based in Springfield, features the curation of artists Alyssa Farmer and Korbin “Kas” King.The museum and Juneteenth, Inc. staff will award first, second, and third-place ribbons for exceptional works. There’s a Best in Show purchase award available, too.Featured artists include Alela Kinyea, Brock Seal, Chandler Leonardo, Darwin Moore, Deysha Barber, Ebony Wright, Erica Jones, Everett Johnson, Janelle Pleasure, Jeff Williams, John Crisp, Joslease Marshall, Jr., Justarra Curry, Kenya Mitchell, Lalila Milan, Marcus Johnson, Mariah Robison, Micki Smith, Mykael Ash, Olivia Obi,… 217-782-0979
  • Through Jan. 21, 2024

    Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

    212 N. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown

    Free with admission

    Explore stories of home. Representing diverse experiences across the prairie state, the exhibit will inspire visitors to connect through artifacts, videos and interactive features with how people have imagined, created and found home in Illinois. 217-558-8844