Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:14 am
 More than 80,000 spectators and 1,000 cool cars are expected to descend on downtown Springfield this weekend for the 14th annual Route 66 Mother Road Festival. The festival opens on Friday night...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:23 am
 This Sunday, enjoy a “swanky, sophisticated evening of beautiful music” with Tony Award-nominated Broadway performer and former “Duke of Hazzard” Tom Wopat. The versatile actor turned si...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:22 am
 Celebrate Constitution Day by attending an ECCE Speaker Series presentation that offers a close look at the Supreme Court of the United States under the direction of Chief Justice John Roberts,...
Thursday, Sept. 17, 2015 12:21 am
 Gather the family for a day of fun during Chatham’s second annual family kite festival. The festival, hosted by Chatham Friends of the Parks and genH Kids Coalition, features kites of all size...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 American presidents love their pets. The Obamas adopted a dog named Bo shortly after Barack’s election in 2009, the Clintons brought Socks the cat and Buddy the dog to Washington, and John F....
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 As a precursor to Sunday’s 100-mile Capital City Century bike race, enjoy a free, 8-mile bike ride led by Naomi Greene and Jim Hajek of the Springfield Bicycle Club. The ride will occur on Sat...
Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 12:01 am
 Enjoy art, music and children’s activities this weekend during the Art Spectacular at Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon in Washington Park. The tenth-annual art fair is ranked as the “Best Fine...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:13 am
 Has a leaf-collection project stumped your family this season? If so, don’t miss out on the two Leaf Identification Hikes hosted by Lincoln Memorial Gardens the first two Sundays in September...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:12 am
 Former U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt once referred to the Chautauqua, the adult education movement made popular in the 19th and 20th centuries, as, “The most American thing in America.”...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:11 am
 The Fall 2015 ECCE Speaker Series begins Tuesday at 6 p.m. with a panel discussion examining the historical, social and political lineage nurturing the racial climate that resulted in the June 1...


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