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Posted:
11/16/2017

Weekly Events Nov 16 -22

Author:
Alison Warren

Cubs vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
Daily: 9 am - 5 pm
Visitors will see rare artifacts and photographs. They’ll learn about legendary players like Mordecai Brown and Rogers Hornsby and newer stars like Jake Arrieta and Yadier Molina. They’ll also be able to interact with the exhibit by sharing their own Cards-Cubs memories, answering trivia questions and playing a home run derby as their favorite team. “The Rivalry” was developed in conjunction with the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals, an unprecedented partnership from all three organizations for an exhibit of this type.

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Posted:
11/06/2017

Old Capitol Holiday Walks

Author:
Alison Warren

 

Enjoy the #merryandmischief while you shop, dine and drink local: Santa and Mrs. Claus in the Old State Capitol, rides in the horse-drawn carriage, musical performances, vote for your favorite window displays, pop a letter into the Santa mailbox -- all for free.

The Old Capitol Holiday Walks are every Saturday & Wednesday, November 25th - December 20th.

Santa in the Old State Capitol

  • Saturdays: 2 pm - 5 pm
  • Wednesdays: 5 pm - 8 pm
  • Give your list to Santa while Mrs. Claus hands out candy caneschildren’s crafts and History Comes Alive presentations by General Grant and William Herndon, Lincoln’s law partner. Greeted by USCT Soldiers, part of History Comes Alive.

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Posted:
10/18/2017

Weekly Events Oct 19 - 25

Author:
Alison Warren

 


Cubs vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
Daily: 9 am - 5 pm
Visitors will see rare artifacts and photographs. They’ll learn about legendary players like Mordecai Brown and Rogers Hornsby and newer stars like Jake Arrieta and Yadier Molina. They’ll also be able to interact with the exhibit by sharing their own Cards-Cubs memories, answering trivia questions and playing a home run derby as their favorite team. “The Rivalry” was developed in conjunction with the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals, an unprecedented partnership from all three organizations for an exhibit of this type.

The... Read More

Posted:
10/11/2017

Weekly Events Oct 12 - 18

Author:
Alison Warren

 

Cubs vs. Cardinals: The Rivalry at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
Daily: 9 am - 5 pm
Visitors will see rare artifacts and photographs. They’ll learn about legendary players like Mordecai Brown and Rogers Hornsby and newer stars like Jake Arrieta and Yadier Molina. They’ll also be able to interact with the exhibit by sharing their own Cards-Cubs memories, answering trivia questions and playing a home run derby as their favorite team. “The Rivalry” was developed in conjunction with the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the Chicago Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals, an unprecedented partnership from all three organizations for an exhibit of this type.

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Posted:
09/28/2017

October in Springfield

Author:
Alison Warren

 

It's that time of year where we go out in search of the perfect pumpkin to carve, get scared walking through haunted houses

and enjoy all the events fall brings.

Visit Springfield has put a list together to help you find just what you're looking for!

 

Events

 

Echoes of Yesteryear: A Walk through Oak Ridge Cemetery: October 1 at Oak Ridge Cemetery

The walk will provide visitors with a glimpse into the history and heritage of Springfield. Costumed actors and actresses will tell the stories of seven Sangamon County residents who had links to President Abraham Lincoln. These authentic stories, which have been thoroughly researched, will take the... Read More

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