Event Calendar

DSI Events

April 1  First Fridays - Downtown stays open late to start the weekend off right! Every first Friday of the month from 5-8P. Free.

April 9  Second Saturdays SHOP HOP - A free, guided Downtown Shop Hop & Art Walk to 13 specialty shops. 1-3 P Free

May 4  Downtown Architectural Tour led by Anthony Rubano - Meet at Southeast Corner of Old State Capitol Plaza at 5:30 P. Free. More details on our Facebook page.

May 5  17th Annual Upper Story Tour - Tour of downtown's unique, often private spaces. Tickets on sale

May 6  First Fridays - Downtown stays open late to start the weekend off right! Every first Friday of the month from 5-8P. Free.

May 10  1st Friends of the Market Street Dinner - Downtown, 4th & Adams. Tickets are on sale and going fast! Only 200 available.

May 11  Old Capitol Farmers Market First Wednesday - Downtown, 4th & Adams, Wednesday 3P-6:30P. Free.

May 14  Grand Opening, Old Capitol Farmers Market  - Downtown, 4th & Adams, Saturday, 8A-12:30P - Cake at 10 AM! Free.

May 14  Second Saturdays SHOP HOP - A free, guided Downtown Shop Hop & Art Walk to 13 specialty shops. 1-3 P Free.

May 11 through October 29 Old Capitol Farmer’s Market - Downtown, 4th & Adams, Wednesdays 3P-6:30P, Saturdays 8A  12:30P  Farm and Artisan Vendors: Sign up Here: www.ilstewards.org/old-capitol-farmers-market

June 1  Downtown Architectural Tour led by Anthony Rubano - Meet at Southeast Corner of Old State Capitol Plaza at 5:30 P. Free.

June 3  First Fridays - Downtown stays open late to start the weekend off right! Every first Friday of the month from 5-8P. Free.

June 11  Second Saturdays SHOP HOP - A free, guided Downtown Shop Hop & Art Walk to 13 specialty shops. 1-3 P

July 6  Downtown Architectural Tour led by Anthony Rubano - Meet at Southeast Corner of Old State Capitol Plaza at 5:30 P. Free.

July 9  Second Saturdays SHOP HOP - A free, guided Downtown Shop Hop & Art Walk to 13 specialty shops. 1-3 P. Free.

July 22-23  Bacon Throwdown II - Who will come away with the coveted Winners' Skillet? Ticketed event.

August 3  Downtown Architectural Tour led by Anthony Rubano - Meet at Southeast Corner of Old State Capitol Plaza at 5:30 P. Free.

August 5  First Fridays - Downtown stays open late to start the weekend off right! Every first Friday of the month from 5-8P. Free.

August 13  Second Saturdays SHOP HOP - A free, guided Downtown Shop Hop & Art Walk to 13 specialty shops. 1-3 P. Free.

September 2  First Fridays - Downtown stays open late to start the weekend off right! Every first Friday of the month from 5-8P. Free.

September 7  Downtown Architectural Tour led by Anthony Rubano - Meet at Southeast Corner of Old State Capitol Plaza at 5:30 P. Free.

September 10  Second Saturdays SHOP HOP - A free, guided Downtown Shop Hop & Art Walk to 13 specialty shops. 1-3 P. Free.

September 21  DSI Fall Fundraiser - Ticketed event.

October 5  Downtown Architectural Tour led by Anthony Rubano - Meet at Southeast Corner of Old State Capitol Plaza at 5:30 P. Free.

October 7-8  Bloktoberfest - Sample dozens of Oktoberfest brews while visiting Downtown's beautiful and unique shops and restaurants! Ticket required.

November 4  First Fridays - Downtown stays open late to start the weekend off right! Every first Friday of the month from 5-8P. Free.

November 26  Santa's Here! - Kick off the holiday season with the City's Tree Lighting, Jaycees Light Parade, Santa in the Old State Capitol, and shopping galore! Holiday Walks start this evening.

January 18, 2017  Annual Dinner- DSI celebrates the people and places that make downtown Springfield so wonderful. Ticketed event.

Ongoing Events

Third Wednesday of the Month Sustainable Springfield Meetings - Driftwood, 5:30P-7P, www.sustainablespringfield.org

Through April 9 Single & Parenting Group - Trinity Lutheran School, Saturdays 6:30P, 685-8099 or trinitysingleandparenting@gmail.com

Through April 9 Albert Krhbiel - Springfield Art Association, M.G. Nelson Family Gallery, Free, M-F 9A-5P, Sa 10A-3P www.springfieldart.org

Through April 21 Joyful Evolutions - Prairie Art Alliance, H.D. Smith Gallery, Free, Tu-W 10A-5P, Th-Sa Noon-7P www.prairieart.org

Through April 30 Art in the Atrium - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library in collaboration with Prairie Art Alliance, display of local and area artists, Free, M-F 9A-5P, www.illinois.gov/alplm

Thru May 31 From the Stacks: St. Mary’s School for Girls - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, Admin Required, Open Daily 9A-5P 

Daily/Weekly Events

April 1  Let’s Get Charmed & Meet the Artists - Studio on 6th, 5P-8P, www.studioon6thart.com

April 1  “Men in Tights” - Hoogland Center for the Arts, LRS Theater, $15, 7P,   www.hcfta.org

April 2  Lincoln Presidential Half Marathon - Downtown, 7:30A, www.runabe.srrc.net

April 2  Civil War Tech: Join the Artillery Corps - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, Free, Reservations Req., Ages 8-12, 10A-11A, 558-8934 or www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov

April 4  Tad Lincoln’s Birthday - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Museum Admin. Req., 10A-2P, www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov

April 8-10 & 15-17 “On Golden Pond” - Hoogland Center for the Arts, LRS Theater, $16/$18, FR/Sa 8P, Su 2P www.hcfta.org

April 9  Downtown Shop Hop & Meet the Garden Artists - Studio on 6th, Free, 1P, 522-8006

April 9  Club LaCage - Hoogland Center for the Arts, Theater 3, $15/$25, 7P, www.hcfta.org

April 10  Family Day - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Museum Admin. Req., 11A-1P,   www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov

April 13  Lincoln CD Release Party - Edwards Place, 5:30  7:30, CD’s $15/$20, 523-2631

April 12-15 Commemoration of Lincoln’s AssassinationAbraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Museum Admin. Req.,  www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov

April 16  The Elegant Women’s Expo - Prairie Capital Convention Center, $3/$5,    10A-3P, www.springfieldpc3.com

April 16  Behind the Scenes Tour - Edwards Place, $15, Tours at Noon & 2P, www.edwardsplace.org

April 16  33rd Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band Performance - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Museum Plaza, Museum Admin Required, 1P, www.PresidentLincoln.illinois.gov

April 16  Presentation: Life of a Citizen Soldier - Korean War National Museum, Free, 2P-3P 523-7230

April 16-17 The Doyle and Debbie Show - The Legacy Theater, $35/$40, Sa 8P, Su 2P, www.atthelegacy.com

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