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7:30 am

Lincoln Half-Marathon

April 1 @ 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Downtown Springfield, Springfield, IL 62701

Named one of the Top 25 Fun Half-Marathons you'll want to run this year according to competitor.com. This is the only race where you can immerse yourself in Lincoln history and enjoy a scenic run past the only home he ever owned, his law office, the Old State Capitol where he delivered his “House Divided” […]

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10:00 am

Civil War Tech – Strategy at Vicksburg

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701 United States

Vicksburg, Mississppi, was a critical military holding because of its location on the Mississippi River. Children 8-12 will learn through hands on activities and discussions, about the tactics both sides used to control Vicksburg. This is a free event, just go to www.presidentlincoln.illinois.gov to reserve your spot.

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10:15 am

Attention to Detail: A Dana-Thomas House Specialty Tour

April 1 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
The Dana-Thomas House, 301 E. Lawrence Avenue
Springfield , IL 62703 United States

Join longtime volunteer Frank Marchant on an extended tour of the Dana Thomas House. Attention to Detail explores details and stories of the house that enrich our understanding of art and architecture and the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright. Call the site at 217-782-6776 to reserve your place on this tour. More info>

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11:00 am

DIY “Coffee and Cream” Mug or Vase

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Chartruse, 229 S. 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701 United States

Coffee & cream or tea & flowers? You pick! Choose between a cute coffee cup & or a vintage vase/creamer. Supplies provided with simple directions to create your very own. There are several flower attachment choices. You may come in between 11-3. Please email  kim@chartruse.net and you will be sent an invoice to pay online. Once paid this will reserve […]

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12:00 pm

Iles House 2017 Season Opening and Birthday Party

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elijah Iles House, 628 S Seventh
Springfield, IL 62701 United States

The Iles House will begin a year long celebration of its 180th birthday with a seasonal opening and birthday party. It is also the 176th birthday of the City of Springfield and the 195th birthday of Iles opening his general store in Springfield. Come celebrate these birthdays with cake, ice cream and drinks. This event […]

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African Afternoon with Roosevelt Pratt

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Daisy Jane’s, 424 E. Monroe
Springfield , IL 62701 United States

Daisy Jane's will be hosting an African Afternoon with Roosevelt Pratt. Women will model African attire, African finger foods will be served and Roosevelt will demonstrate drumming. *With each purchase made during the week, customers will be able to enter their names into a drawing for a Daisy Jane's gift basket. The drawing will take […]

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1:15 pm

Of Glass and Wood: A Dana-Thomas House Specialty Tour

April 1 @ 1:15 pm - 3:15 pm
The Dana-Thomas House, 301 E. Lawrence Avenue
Springfield , IL 62703 United States

Join longtime volunteer Frank Marchant on an extended tour of the Dana-Thomas House. Of Glass and Wood focuses on details of the amazing art glass collection and the Frank Lloyd Wright designed furniture in the house. Call the site at 217-782-6776 to reserve your place on this tour. More info>

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2:00 pm

Always, Patsy Cline Show

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Legacy Theater, 101 E. Lawrence Street
Springfield , IL 62701 United States

Starring Lori Ann McCabe as Patsy Cline and Sandra Fritz as Louise Seger Featuring The Bodacious Bobcats: Doug Hahn, Gary Davis, Robb Stark & AB Bennett Told through the memories of Louise, this charming show combines down home humor, heartfelt emotion, and over two-dozen of Patsy Cline's unforgettable hits: "Crazy", "I Fall to Pieces", "Sweet […]

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6:00 pm

Savor 2017

April 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Inn at 835 Historic Hotel, 835 S. 2nd Street
Springfield, il 62701

genHkids' 5th annual fundraiser, Savor, will be held at the historic Inn at 835 this year, and will feature a delicious farm-to-table menu. The evening will feature hosted bar and a live auction. Join the movement to create a generation of healthy kids through education, empowerment, improved nourishment and increased physical activity. More information>

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