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Be Old-fashioned, Eat Organic 2:00 pm
Be Old-fashioned, Eat Organic @ Rock Springs Conservation Area
Jun 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Gardeners in the past relied upon hard work, knowledge and nature to produce a successful garden without modern help. Garden volunteer Marge Evans will [...]
53rd Annual International Carillon Festival 1:15 pm
53rd Annual International Carill… @ Washington Park
Jun 4 @ 1:15 pm – Jun 8 @ 2:15 pm
Longest running carillon festival in the world! Carillonneurs from several countries will perform on this world class instrument. Individuals and families are encouraged to [...]
Annual Rhubarb Festival 9:00 am
Annual Rhubarb Festival
Jun 6 @ 9:00 am – Jun 7 @ 5:00 pm
Bake sale features more than 2,000 rhubarb pies and other delicious desserts. In addition a huge craft show (Saturday only) and flea market, music, [...]
Heritage Days Festival 10:00 am
Heritage Days Festival
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – Jun 8 @ 9:00 pm
An old-fashioned weekend of fun. The festival begins with an all equine parade at 11 a.m. on Saturday. Events following the parade will include [...]
Patriot Day “Americana” at Lincoln’s New Salem 10:00 am
Patriot Day “Americana” at Linco… @ Lincoln's New Salem
Jun 7 @ 10:00 am – Jun 8 @ 4:00 pm
A look into the daily life of residents of Lincoln’s New Salem village and patriotism in the 1830s. Activities to be performed include candle making, [...]
Bluegrass Music Jam 1:00 pm
Bluegrass Music Jam @ Rock Springs Nature Center
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bring your instrument and play, or just come to enjoy the music. 1-4 p.m. Free. www.maconcountyconservation.org.
Superman Celebration
Superman Celebration
Jun 12 – Jun 15 all-day
Metropolis, home of Superman, holds a celebration the second weekend in June celebrating the “Man of Steel.” A Superman Drama kicks off the weekend [...]
Music Fest
Music Fest @ City Park
Jun 13 – Jun 15 all-day
Great family weekend, Friday evening includes the Rotary Club Supper and queen contest. Saturday features the Maple City 4, arts and crafts and other [...]
20th Annual Historic Cemetery Walk
20th Annual Historic Cemetery Walk @ Greenwood Cemetery
Jun 14 – Jun 15 all-day
Follow a guide through one of Galena’s oldest cemeteries while costumed re-enactors bring to life some of the most interesting residents in this historic [...]
Northwest Illinois Annual Gourd Festival
Northwest Illinois Annual Gourd …
Jun 14 – Jun 15 all-day
Gourds extraordinaire! Gourd vendors, growers and artists come together for this special showing, as well as demonstrations and classes. Live music, food and beverages. [...]
Glorious Garden Festival/Walk
Glorious Garden Festival/Walk @ David Davis Mansion State Historic Site
Jun 20 – Jun 21 all-day
. Enjoy a community garden walk through at least 10 private gardens in Bloomington-Normal. Special features include barn quilt squares, vendors selling garden products [...]
Long Grove’s Annual Strawberry Festival
Long Grove’s Annual Strawberry F… @ Long Grove Historic Village
Jun 20 – Jun 22 all-day
Strawberry lovers of all ages flock to the renown fest to enjoy chocolate covered strawberries, fruit smoothies, ice creams, baked goods and the farm-fresh [...]
7th Gospel Concert on the Farm 5:30 pm
7th Gospel Concert on the Farm @ Niemann Farm
Jun 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Featured musicians are The Chosen One, a family gospel group from Manchester, Ill. The Niemann family, including children and grandchildren, will open the evening [...]
Crazy Horse Bluegrass Festival
Crazy Horse Bluegrass Festival @ Crazy Horse Campground
Jun 27 – Jun 29 all-day
A weekend of family fun – Friday and Saturday music performances, concluding on Sunday with a morning gospel show. Bands include The Harmans, Trinity [...]
Abe’s River Race 8:00 am
Abe’s River Race @ Riverbank Lodge
Jun 28 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
This 2014 race will provide paddlers the opportunity to explore approximately 9-18 miles of the lower Sangamon River as it flows north from Sangamon County [...]