Find out what's on in Illinois and Chicago with your guide to events, festivals, markets, music, theater, sport and more.
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Step back in time to the golden age of train travel and settle in for a peaceful ride to discover some of Illinois’ most charming towns and hidden treasures.
Visit the many historic sites in Illinois, from the Land of Lincoln, to the site of an ancient Native American city at Cahokia Mounds.
Visit the History Museums of Illinois. From the vast collection of the Chicago History Museum to small town historical museums, you’ll discover the stories and heritage of our towns and our people.
History comes alive at Illinois historical reenactments. Meet Abraham Lincoln in the flesh, experience colonial life, or take a canal boat ride with a period costumed storyteller.
One of America’s greatest architects, Frank Lloyd Wright called Illinois home—and filled it with some of his best works.
Taste your way through the state with our guide to the best and closest places to eat in Illinois. Experience everything from fine dining to shared plates and takeaway fare.
Put your dancing shoes on or unwind at one of the many bars and night clubs in Illinois. Locate the best cocktails, the perfect beer, local DJs, international artists and more.
Taste the regional characteristics in our locally produced wines. Browse our guide to the closest and best Illinois wineries and vineyards for your next celebration or trip.
Fancy a pint? Hunt down major Illinois breweries and distilleries for the best beers, ciders and spirits in the state. Support local production and taste your way through Illinois.
Taste your way through the best of the state with food tours in Illinois. Enjoy everything from fine dining and wineries, to craft beer and pizza tours.
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Festivals & Fairs
Union County Fair
Carnival games, rides, farm and agriculture exhibits, rodeos, horse racing and tractor pulls, Queen contest and, demolition derby and other entertainment in the grand stand.
Union County Fair is celebrating its 139th fair
Aug 24, 2019
Annual Veterans Day parade sponsored by the local VFW and held on Veterans Day each year.
The River Yard Sale is planned as an annual event to be held the Thursday through Sunday after the ...
This dinner restaurant offers a lovely atmosphere, excellent food, a great place for a special date ...
Historic location along the Trail of Tears. A number of important locations, such as the Camp Ground...
One of the most Unique Places to Stay in Illinois.
Made from scratch down home country cookin!
The Goddard Place, hidden among the wooded hills of scenic Southern Illinois and the Shawnee Nationa...
Western wear and more!
Library designed in the Frank Lloyd Wright style.
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