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    EVENTS

Ongoing Events

Jan 7 -
Dec 30

Event

Friday Night Jazz

Boone's

Feb 4 -
Dec 2

Event

Downtown Springfield's First Friday

Downtown Springfield

Mar 23 -
Jan 22

Event

Exhibit: Stories of Survival: Object - Image - Memory

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

May 6 -
Apr 30

Event

Exhibition: Climate Change in Your Backyard

Illinois State Museum

May 21 -
Oct 29

Event

Old Capitol Farmers Market

Downtown Springfield

Jun 3 -
Nov 13

Event

Walk, Bike, Hike History Tours 2022

Various starting locations

Jun 27 -
Dec 31

Event

Events at Buzz Bomb Brewing Company

Buzz Bomb Brewing Company

Aug 10 -
Oct 29

Event

Lincoln's Ghost Walk: Legends & Lore

Old State Capitol Plaza

Sep 8 -
Feb 28

Event

Lincoln Leadership Prize Exhibit

Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum

Sep 16 -
Oct 28

Event

Friday Night Fall Star Parties

PAC Patio/Campus Observatory

Sep 18 -
Oct 30

Event

Sunday Night Accessible Star Parties

PAC Patio/Campus Observatory

Sep 30 -
Oct 30

Event

October Weekend Activities at Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Sep 30 -
Oct 29

Event

Boo Crew Haunted House

Boo Crew Haunted House

Sep 30 -
Apr 15

Event

Springfield Jr. Blues Hockey Games

Nelson Center

Oct 1 -
Oct 29

Event

Aristocracy Hill: Springfield's Haunted History Tour

Old State Capitol Plaza

Oct 4 -
Oct 25

Event

One Day, Tuesday, Free Day

Henson Robinson Zoo

Oct 5 -
Dec 28

Event

Fall Zoo Tots Classes

Henson Robinson Zoo

Oct 7 -
Oct 31

Event

Terror on the Square

The Square in Petersburg

Oct 14 -
Oct 29

Event

Frights Action Park

Knight's Action Park

Nov 26 -
Dec 21

Event

Old Capitol Holiday Walks

Various locations in Downtown Springfield

Nov 28 -
Dec 10

Event

Holiday Craft Fair

Jubilee Farm, Creative Arts Center

Nov 30 -
Dec 21

Event

Brown Bag Concerts

First Presbyterian Church

Dec 3 -
Dec 21

Event

Winter Holiday Floral Show

Washington Park Botanical Gardens

Mar 23 -
Jan 21

Event

Home in Illinois

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Jun 1 -
Aug 3

Event

Levitt AMP Springfield Music Series

Downtown Springfield - Y Block

Aug 10 -
Aug 20

Event

Illinois State Fair

Illinois State Fairgrounds


Upcoming Events



Sep
30

Event

Spencer Theatre Company presents Buyer & Cellar

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Oct
6

Event

24th Annual Conference on Illinois History

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum

Oct
6

Event

Art History Happy Hour: The Essence of Vincent

Springfield Art Association

Oct
6

Event

Paint Night - Porch Sitters Workshop

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Oct
7

Event

Harvest Time at the Home

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Oct
7

Event

New Salem Candlelight Walk

Lincoln's New Salem

Oct
7

Event

First Friday Concert with Diane Dietz, Soprano

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Oct
7

Event

Full Moon Trail Run

Lewis Park & Trails

Oct
7

Event

Off The Wall

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Oct
8

Event

Bird Banding

Jubilee Farm, Creative Arts Center

Oct
8

Event

Fall Harvest Festival

Lincoln Memorial Garden

Oct
8

Event

Carve for the Carillon

Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon

Oct
8

Event

UNCHAiNED

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Oct
8

Event

CCI Presents: Fantasy Meets Improv

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Oct
9

Event

Captain Geech & the Shrimp Shack Shooters

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Oct
14

Event

Spiritualism, Seances, and Lincoln’s Visions

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Oct
14

Event

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular

Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon

Oct
14

Event

The Play that Goes Wrong

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Oct
14

Event

Illinois Symphony Orchestra - Virtuosic Voices

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Oct
14

Event

KINKY BOOTS - The Musical

The Legacy Theatre

Oct
14

Event

An Evening with Maria Alejandra Rodriguez

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Oct
15

Event

'Shoetober Fest

Robin Roberts Stadium

Oct
15

Event

2022 Sangamon River Fall Float

New Salem riverside picnic area/boat ramp

Oct
15

Event

USAC Bettenhausen 100

Illinois State Fairgrounds

Oct
15

Event

Whose Live Anyway?

UIS Performing Arts Center

Oct
16

Event

Groove Daddies

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Oct
18

Event

FOR THE PEOPLE SPEAKER SERIES: JASON BENETTI

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum-Union Theatre

Oct
19

Event

Architectural Walking Tour - South on 5th

Downtown Springfield

Oct
19

Event

World Ballet Series: Swan Lake

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Oct
19

Event

KINKY BOOTS - The Musical

The Legacy Theatre

Oct
21

Event

The Play that Goes Wrong

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Oct
22

Event

Fall Festival at Lincoln's New Salem

Lincoln's New Salem

Oct
22

Event

Orchid Basics Workshop

Washington Park Botanical Garden

Oct
22

Event

PARKCX2022

Centennial Park

Oct
22

Event

Rock the Conservatory

Grant Conservatory of Music and Dance

Oct
22

Event

Phoenix Center YeHa Hoedown

Reisch Pavilion - Illinois State Fairgrounds

Oct
22

Event

DFV: Backseat Radio

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Oct
26

Event

KINKY BOOTS - The Musical

The Legacy Theatre

Oct
28

Event

Zoolie Ghoulie

Henson Robinson Zoo

Oct
28

Event

Lincoln's Literature: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Oct
28

Event

Midnight at the Masquerade Murder Mystery

Northfield Inn, Suites & Conference Center

Oct
28

Event

"Medea," by Euripides

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Oct
28

Event

Puffs

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Oct
28

Event

Black Sabbath Tribute - Halloween Party

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Oct
29

Event

Lincoln Home Trick or Treat Event

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Oct
29

Event

6th Annual Dark Arts Show

Arlington's

Oct
30

Event

ABE FOR ALL: SENSORY FRIENDLY SUNDAY

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Oct
30

Event

Legally Blonde - The Musical

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
3

Event

"Medea," by Euripides

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
3

Event

Joe Bonamassa

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
4

Event

Weaving Workshop

Jubilee Farm, Creative Arts Center

Nov
4

Event

Jurassic Quest

Illinois State Fairgrounds

Nov
4

Event

First Friday Concert with Dual Piano

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

Nov
4

Event

Yesterday – The Beatles Tribute

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Nov
5

Event

Great War Encampment

Illinois State Military Museum

Nov
5

Event

Fall Zooper Edventure Class

Henson Robinson Zoo

Nov
10

Event

Songs of Illinois - A Sensory-Friendly Performance

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
11

Event

Hobnob Holiday Market

Illinois State Fairgrounds

Nov
11

Event

Baby Shark Live!: The Christmas Show

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
11

Event

Ansar Shrine Circus

The BOS Center

Nov
11

Event

Fun Home

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Nov
11

Event

A Twin Bill of Plays about the Writing Process

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Nov
12

Event

Route 66 International Film Festival

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Nov
12

Event

Priscilla Block

Boondocks

Nov
12

Event

Almost Elton at DFV

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Nov
14

Event

Potentially Dangerous - Documentary Film Screening

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Nov
15

Event

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
16

Event

HISTORY HAPPY HOUR: ANOTHER LINCOLN LAWYER

Anvil & Forge Brewing and Distilling

Nov
18

Event

Fun Home

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Nov
18

Event

Illinois Symphony Orchestra - Breathtaking Beauty

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
18

Event

Fleetwood Mac Tribute – Big Love

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Nov
19

Event

CCI Presents: All Ages Improv!

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Nov
20

Event

John Mulaney: From Scratch

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
22

Event

Tootsie - The Comedy Musical

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
22

Event

Million Dollar Quartet Christmas

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Nov
26

Event

Illinois Local Holiday Market

Expo Building-Illinois State Fairgrounds

Dec
2

Event

Miracle on 34th Street

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Dec
3

Event

Fresh Evergreen Wreath Making Workshops

Washington Park Botanical Garden

Dec
3

Event

Fall Zooper Edventure Class

Henson Robinson Zoo

Dec
3

Event

Holiday Open House

Edwards Place

Dec
3

Event

Spice Girls Tribute – Wannabe

Danenberger Family Vineyards

Dec
4

Event

First Sunday Midwest Bazaar

Illinois State Fairgrounds - Orr Building

Dec
8

Event

A Message at Midnight

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Dec
9

Event

Miracle on 34th Street

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Dec
10

Event

Winter Center Piece Workshop

Washington Park Botanical Garden

Dec
10

Event

Christmas Candlelight Tour

Elijah Iles House

Dec
10

Event

Candlelight Tour of Lincoln Home

Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Dec
10

Event

1850s Carol Sing

First Presbyterian Church

Dec
11

Event

Holiday Extravaganza

Illinois State Fairgrounds - Orr Bldg

Dec
11

Event

Annual Caroling at the Carillon

Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon

Dec
14

Event

Christmas with the Alley Cats

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Dec
14

Event

The Prophecy Show The Music of Trans Siberian Orchestra

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Dec
16

Event

Dual Piano Christmas

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Dec
16

Event

Illinois Symphony Orchestra - Holiday Pops in the Heartland

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Dec
17

Event

Drag Queen Bingo

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Dec
17

Event

The Knight Family Christmas Show

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Dec
17

Event

CCI Presents: The 5th Annual Ha Ha Holiday Show!

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Feb
3

Event

Disney's High School Musical

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Feb
9

Event

Rockballet - A Sensory-Friendly Performance

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Feb
10

Event

Illinois Symphony Orchestra - Scintillating Shakespeare

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Feb
17

Event

Jerry Seinfeld

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Feb
17

Event

Heathers the Musical

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Feb
24

Event

Heathers the Musical

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Mar
10

Event

Willy Wonka Jr.

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Mar
10

Event

Illinois Symphony Orchestra - Star Wars & Beyond, The Best of John Williams

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Mar
24

Event

The Christians

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Mar
24

Event

Once

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Mar
31

Event

The Christians

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Mar
31

Event

Once

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Apr
14

Event

Newsies Jr.

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Apr
18

Event

The Book of Mormon

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

Apr
21

Event

Newsies Jr.

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

Apr
28

Event

Our Town

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

May
5

Event

Illinois Symphony Orchestra - Epic Ending

University of Illinois Springfield Performing Arts Center

May
12

Event

The Color Purple

The Hoogland Center for the Arts

May
19

Event

The Color Purple

The Hoogland Center for the Arts