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10:00 am

“Abe and Mary: Quite Contrary” Walking Tour

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

A one-hour downtown walking tour encompassing Abe and Mary’s turbulent relationship, from a failed engagement to becoming President and First Lady. Along the way, discover the places and people that helped their relationship blossom, and occasionally drove them apart. Times: 10am-1:30pm

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12:30 pm

HCA 2017: Turn the Light of Truth Upon Them (Tour)

August 1 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

"Turn the Light of Truth Upon Them" is a walking tour of downtown Springfield that will help you understand the August 1908 Springfield Race Riot and the events resulting from it. The Race Riot represents a tragic part of our city's past that became a catalyst leading to the formation of the National Association for […]

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1:30 pm

HCA 2017: The Civil War Fight For Freedom

August 1 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

The State Historic Sites @ Springfield are proud to be a partner in the Spirit of Lincoln Youth Leadership Academy. Join us as our next generation of leaders present the story of freedom at our historic sites this summer. Each Wednesday-Saturday, the group will present "The Civil War Fight For Freedom" at the Old State […]

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6:00 pm

The Stitch-uation on August 1

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Lincoln Springfield Public Library, 326 S 7th St
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

Need some time and space, away from all the distractions, to get your craft on? The Stitch-uation is a new club where members  meet up and work on their knitting, crocheting, sewing, or whatever needle craft suits best. The club meets monthly so you can come and relax with friends and work at your own […]

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Trivia Night! & Illinois Stewardship Alliance Meet-Up

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Engrained Brewing Company, 1120 Lincolnshire Blvd
Springfield, IL 62711 United States
FREE

On Tuesday, August 1st, Join Illinois Stewardship Alliance at Engrained Brewing Company for trivia and flatbreads! As part of their "Donation Creation" campaign, Engrained Brewing Company will be serving up a farmers market inspired flatbread for the entire month of August. The flatbread will feature seasonal ingredients from local farmers and $1 of every flatbread […]

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7:00 pm

SPISec: Information Security Meet up

August 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Boones Saloon, 301 E. Edwards Street
Springfield, IL 62704 United States
FREE

A casual meetup to learn and talk about all things information security with food and drink. The group meets the first Tuesday of every month, 7:00PM until people leave at Boones Salon - 301 W Edwards St, Springfield, IL 62704. Anyone interested in information security is welcome to come: red team and blue team, any age, […]

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