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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 12:01 am
 The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular returns for its 10th year Oct. 17-18. Inspired by a similar festival for professional artists in Providence, Rhode Island, the Springfield celebration will feature...
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:01 am
 Two days of fine art, bell music and fun for kids takes place at Art Spectacular at Washington Park, Sept. 13-14. Founded by Rees Carillon Society Trustee Barb Walker, Art Spectacular is a profe...
Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:01 am
 The International Carillon Festival returns to Washington Park June 4-8. Touted as one of the world’s most important and prestigious carillon events, this year’s carillonneurs are Robin Aust...
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:01 am
Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular will dazzle you with 2,013 glowing carved pumpkin faces lighting up Washington Park near the Carillon and Botanical Garden. Friday and Saturday nights, Oct. 18-19, rain or s...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 01:07 am
Join the 31st Annual Caroling around the Carillon at Washington Park this Sunday, Dec. 14, starting at 4:30 p.m. The Park District’s new carillonneur, Robin Austin, will be playing the carillon,...
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2011 05:43 pm
The Sangamon Brass Quintet has two upcoming performances on Aug. 24 and Aug. 25 in Springfield. Aug. 24 from 7:30-8:30 p.m. the group plays baroque, classical and contemporary music at the Washington ...
Thursday, Sept. 16, 2010 02:24 pm

Recent flooding highlights Springfield’s infrastructure needs

While relaxing in Florida on a Wednesday in May, Ruth Yu received one of those phone calls – the kind with the potential to destroy even a perfect vacation. On the other end of the line was her ...



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