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9:00 am

Yoga at the Old State Capitol

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States

Yoga returns to the Old State Capitol on Wednesdays in July and August. Instructor Claire Benoit will lead classes at 9 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. on the lawn. Benoit came to Springfield as an elementary teacher and has shifted to teaching the joy of yoga as her love and knowledge of the discipline grew. Certified […]

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Civil War Tech – Teacher Professional Development

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. 6th Street
Springfield, IL 62701 United States

Theme: On the Battlefield – Civil War Medicine, Ambulances, Soldier Life The life of a soldier was filled with danger both on and off the battlefield. Discover how advances in Civil War weaponry and medicine altered life on the front. - Discover the medical advancements made in triage and patient care and learn how these […]

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12:00 pm

HCA 2017: Gettysburg Battlefield Presentation with Lincoln

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

Meet President Lincoln and listen as he discusses the Battle of Gettysburg at the Old State Capitol each Wednesday during History Comes Alive, June 7-August 13, 2017.

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Sit, Share, Color

August 2 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Daisy Jane’s, 424 E. Monroe
Springfield , IL 62701 United States
FREE

How many of you realize that in just two short weeks, colorists everywhere will be celebrating National Coloring Book Day! So let's take Wednesday, August 2, to relax and color. Daisy Jane's will host a coloring party - Sit, Share, Color - all Wednesday afternoon (noon until 5:30 PM) so you can get your color […]

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12:45 pm

HCA 2017: Civil War Camp Flag Raising Ceremony

August 2 @ 12:45 pm - 1:00 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 begin by raising a flag at the Old State Capitol State […]

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1:30 pm

HCA 2017: The Civil War Fight For Freedom

August 2 @ 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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2:00 pm

Lincoln Troubadours at the Old State Capitol

August 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
FREE

The Lincoln Troubadours will once again perform the music of the Lincoln era during this summer's History Comes Alive program. Hear the same songs Abraham Lincoln would have enjoyed, performed by this very talented a capella singing group. Performances are free and open to the public.

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2:30 pm

HCA 2017: Civil War Troop Inspection and March

August 2 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 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 at 2:30 pm, you're invited to witness an inspection of Civil War troops, followed […]

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4:15 pm

HCA 2017: Civil War Camp Flag Lowering Ceremony

August 2 @ 4:15 pm - 4:30 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 and Thursday, the group will conclude their day by lowering a flag at the […]

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5:15 pm

Yoga at the Old State Capitol

August 2 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Old State Capitol Historic Site, 1 Old State Capitol Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701 United States

Yoga returns to the Old State Capitol on Wednesdays in July and August. Instructor Claire Benoit will lead classes at 9 a.m. and 5:15 p.m. on the lawn. Benoit came to Springfield as an elementary teacher and has shifted to teaching the joy of yoga as her love and knowledge of the discipline grew. Certified […]

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5:30 pm

DSI’s Downtown Architectural Walking Tour

August 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Illinlis State Capitol, 401 S. 2nd
Springfield , 62701 United States
FREE

Join Anthony Rubano of the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency for DSI's popular FREE walking tour, where he discusses the architectural styles, materials, and treatments that make up historic downtown Springfield. He will also talk about design successes and areas for improvement along the way. Those interested should meet at the Lincoln family statutes on the […]

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7:00 pm

Slammin’ Jazz Jam 8/2: 1st Wednesday Jams at The 411

August 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
411 Bar and Grill, 411 E. Washington Street
Springfield , IL 62701 United States
FREE

Frank Trompeter's Lean & Mean Jazz Trio, with our one and only Chris Miller at another Freewheelin' Jazz Jam Session at the 411 Bar & Grille on First Wednesday nights. Plus that "Trompeter's Got the Beef" Dinner Special available (old family recipe of manager Nicole). No cover, reasonably priced drinks, great bar food and the […]

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