9th Annual Downhome Music Festival

The 9th Annual Downhome Music Festival will be held on July 26 & 27, 2019 at the corner of 7th and Washington in downtown Springfield, Illinois. The event will feature all local, original live bands (4 stages – constant music). There will be local food vendors, 100 different craft beers, as well as a kids area for the little ones!

Dates & Times
Friday: 5pm -12am
Saturday : 2pm -12am

$6 at the gate. You can also buy tickets from your favorite local band playing the 2019 festival.
Kid 12 & under are free.

Abe Fest

Downtown Springfield’s newest music festival! Bringing a weekend of big-name live music including the BoDeans & The Smithereens, food, and drinks with part of the proceeds going to Downtown Springfield Inc
ROAD CLOSINGS
On Thursday, July 18th, these meters will be bagged “Festival” so people know they cannot park there on Friday and Saturday.
Washington Street between 4th and 6th Street
5th Street between Jefferson and Adams
There will be no parking on:
Friday, July 19th
Washington between 4th and 6th
5th Street between Jefferson and Adams
Will be closed to thru-traffic
*All streets to be opened at 6am Sunday July 21st

Maldaner’s & Rolling Meadows Beer and Dinner Pairing

Meet the ‘Brewer’ and the ‘Chef’ at The Rolling Meadows Farm Brewery’s Pairing Dinner hosted at Historic Maldaner’s Restaurant and Catering

3 Rolling Meadows Beers and 1 Champagne Cocktail
Chef’s Amuse
Farmers Market Salad
Roast Sirloin of Beef
(Vegetarians Accommodated, please advise ahead of time) Risotto with Wild Mushroom Ragu
Seasonal Shortcake
Maldaner’s Chocolate Truffles

Tickets can be purchased at:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beer-and-dinner-pairing-tickets-62932242030

Abe Fest

Downtown Springfield’s newest music festival! Bringing a weekend of big-name live music including the BoDeans & The Smithereens, food, and drinks with part of the proceeds going to Downtown Springfield Inc
ROAD CLOSINGS
On Thursday, July 18th, the following meters will be bagged as “Festival” in anticipation of Friday’s event. People can park at these bagged meters on Thursday until the time listed on the bags.
Washington Street between 4th and 6th Street
5th Street between Jefferson and Adams
There will be no parking on:
Friday, July 19th
Washington between 4th and 6th
5th Street between Jefferson and Adams
Will be closed to thru-traffic
*All streets to be opened at 6am Sunday July 21st

“The POP!” Variety Show

The POP! Variety Show will be an evening filled with something for everyone. We have magicians, comedians, a mentalist, and a fantastic band! Don’t forget all the craft beer options!
Stop by and support local talent and local business!

Featured Acts:
Robbie Quance
Zach Boblitt
Trevor Haworth
Rosa Speaker

Paint Pour Over Glass onto Canvas at Buzz Bomb

You will be Pouring your choice of 4 awesome acrylic colors of paint over glass onto a 16×20 canvas! We also will have Glitter, Metallic, and Gloss Specialty paints available for your Purchase.. $3.00 each! Please be prepared to pay for those! You get 2 pieces of Art for $40 and a Party most come back to again! Please Register by messaging Artnightandmore ArtParties via email. (Paypal is accepted; if  you DO NOT have Paypal, please message anyway and you can still register)
*** They take 24 hours to dry.. so you will return July 23rd from 3:00pm-5:30pm to pic up! PLEASE Be timely! So they can get ready for the Tuesnight Bingo event.

 

WEAR PAINT CLOTHES!!

Game Night, Blues, and Brews

Join us for game night at Buzz Bomb Brewing Company in Springfield upstairs with Devin Williams providing entertainment! Devin will start playing around 7:30.
– Tickets can be purchased ahead of time by calling the office at 217-757-6025 to place your order or at the door. Or online with “game night” as a note at www.elizabethannsetonprogram.org  ($15 ahead of time/$20 at the door)

– Games of all kinds will be available or you may bring your own.
– Light snacks will be available

We hope you’ll join us for game night in support of the Elizabeth Ann Seton Program. Share the event and bring a friend!

Bloktoberfest

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This event has been postponed until 2017. Date TBD.

Celebrate Oktoberfest by exploring the unique blocks of our beautiful, historic downtown!

Enjoy a self-guided tour of ~40 of downtown’s retail and service locations to sample a different Central Illinois craft beer or spirit (many brewed specially for the season) at each stop. As you stroll between locations, local musicians serenade your way. A complimentary shuttle bus takes guests around the perimeter.

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