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Summerguide
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am
 The Sangamon County Fair has made some exciting changes in time for the 2017 season, which runs June 13-18. General admission pricing has been reduced and a new concert ticket price has been int
Summerguide
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Small-town festival offers carnival, parade, pageants, fun

 This June, cruise 20 minutes south down I-55 and enjoy a small-town festival among the cornfields in picturesque Pawnee. This year’s Pawnee Prairie Days will be observed June 22-24. The three-
Summerguide
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Two nights, 70 bands, five stages, 10 charities

 The SOHO (Service Organization for Humanitarian Opportunity) Music Festival was a highlight among the central Illinois summer festival scene for 12 years. But earlier this year SOHO’s founder
Summerguide
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Creatively decorate your bicycle for a group bike ride

 The health benefits to riding a bike are numerous and include strengthening your hips, thighs and rear end. Because cycling is a low-impact activity, it is gentle on joints, making it an excelle
Summerguide
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Food and music festival celebrates the eternal beauty of Springfield

 Although the name “Amaranth Apple Festival” (Downtown Springfield Inc.’s revision of 2016’s Bacon Throwdown) may sound like a celebration of the late summer and early autumn deciduous fr
IT Picks
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am
 During the 19th century, cemeteries served as gathering places for the community, often hosting speeches, walks and picnics. On Saturday, May 27, Oak Ridge Cemetery will restore that 19th centur
IT Picks
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am
 Five Star Brass, the United States Army band ensemble, will kick off the Springfield Area Arts Council’s annual Artist on the Plaza summer entertainment series on Tuesday, May 30. The free, se
IT Picks
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am
 This summer, enjoy safe, outdoor recreation in one of Springfield’s most historic parks during Washington Park’s Bike and Hike Days. Bike and Hike Days run Memorial Day weekend through Labor
Music
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

Photo gallery

On Tuesday, May 23, American rock group Boston made a stop at Springfield’s Prairie Capital Convention Center as part of their 2017 Hyper Space tour. Click through

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