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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:01 am
 Silly me, I was thinking of writing my column on Halloween stuff next week so it would come out on the day proper, but, as I should have remembered, all the goings on come the weekend before a h...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 10:31 am

Two famous locals’ work united in new book

Vachel Lindsay, a lifelong resident of Springfield, internationally renowned poet and author of 20 books of poetry and stories, was born in 1879. Two years before Lindsay’s death in 1931 came th...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 12:47 am
Lincoln Land Community College presents a mystical production of the classic holiday tale. With a cast of 20 performing almost 60 roles, a flying bed, sound effects and a beautiful underscore, yo...
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2012 05:19 am
Families wanting to take their younguns out of town this weekend can experience the world of alpacas at Alpaca Farm Days at Alpacas of Indian Point Hills in Menard County. Your kids can see an alpaca ...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 05:00 am
Reserve your tickets now by phone for a performance of Prairie Voices and Lincoln and Shakespeare at Theatre in the Park indoor theater at Lincoln’s New Salem Sate Historic. Kevin Purcell direct...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 08:26 pm
Theatre in the Park Executive Director Kari Catton won a national award in the Jackie White Children’s Playwriting Contest for her original play, Healin’ Home. This Theatre in the Park pro...
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 08:41 pm
Theatre in the Park presents seven nights in the outdoor amphitheatre of its latest production, Disney’s spirited Camp Rock. Along the lines of the popular television show Glee, Camp Rock sings ...
Thursday, June 23, 2011 01:42 am
The outdoor amphitheatre at New Salem houses Theatre in the Park’s second production of the season, The Secret Garden, directed by Kari Catton. The musical by composer Lucy Simon and Marsha Norm...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 09:05 am
Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site near Petersburg wants you to help open Central Illinois’ newest mountain bike trail — billed by the organization as scenic and physically demanding. The 3.8-mile trail was constructed this summer and features steep climbs and descents along a very technical course through the woods....

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