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August 2017

Illinois State Fair

August 11 - 20
Illinois State Fairgrounds,
801 Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Director Raymond Poe and State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon today unveiled a sleek new look for the future of the Illinois State Fair. With the unveiling of this new logo, also comes the 2017 fair theme: Generations of Fun! “This new logo is only the beginning of new things to come at the Illinois State Fair,” said Ag Director Raymond Poe. “Our new logo keeps the iconic Main Gate, but provides a new, more modern, look for the fair.” “Each…

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Pet Adoptions @ The APL

August 20 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Animal Protective League,
1001 Taintor Rd, Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Dogs and cats are available for adoption daily from noon until 5 p.m. at the shelter located at 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield.

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John Mellencamp, Carlene Carter

August 20 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Illinois State Fairgrounds,
801 Sangamon Ave, Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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In the Grandstand John Mellencamp Closing out the 2017 Illinois State Fair on Sunday, August 20th will be Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, John Mellencamp. The iconic classic rocker has been cranking out hits and performing in front of live audiences for the last 40-years. While most known for songs like “Pink Houses,” “Small Town,” and “Paper in Fire,” Mellencamp was among the founding members of Farm Aid. The annual event, co-launched by Willie Nelson and Neil Young, helps…

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Grease

August 20 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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The Muni,
815 E. Lake Dr., Springfield, IL 62707 United States
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971 musical by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey with additional songs written by John Farrar. Reserved Seating: Adult: $17.00/$15.00 General Admission (Lawn Seating): Adults – $12.00 Seniors/Military/Students – $10.00 Children (3-12) – $10.00 2 and Under – FREE Available only on show night from the theater site box office which opens 60 minutes prior to curtain time. For more information, go to: www.themuni.org

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Loose Lips Sink Ships

August 20 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site,
15588 History Lane, Springfield, IL 62675 United States
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Theatre in the Park, at Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic Site, presents Loose Lips Sink Ships, book and lyrics by Jacinda Duffin and Laurie Flanigan and music by James Kaplan, August 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 2017 at 8:00 p.m.  This production is directed by John Woodruff. The musical is set in Wisconsin’s Sturgeon Bay shipyard during World War II, the musical follows a group of young men who enlist in the armed forces following the attack on Pearl…

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Pet Adoptions @ The APL

August 21 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Animal Protective League,
1001 Taintor Rd, Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Dogs and cats are available for adoption daily from noon until 5 p.m. at the shelter located at 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield.

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Jacksonville Farmers Market

August 22 @ 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Lincoln Square Shopping Center,
901 W Morton Ave, Jacksonville, IL 62650 United States
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HOURS: 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM – Every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. May 7 through October 28.

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Pet Adoptions @ The APL

August 22 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Animal Protective League,
1001 Taintor Rd, Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Dogs and cats are available for adoption daily from noon until 5 p.m. at the shelter located at 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield.

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Old Capitol Farmers Market

August 23 @ 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Downtown SPI – Farmers Market,
4th & Adams, Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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Wonder what’s fresh for the 2017 season of the Old Capitol Farmers Market?

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Pet Adoptions @ The APL

August 23 @ 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Animal Protective League,
1001 Taintor Rd, Springfield, IL 62702 United States
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Dogs and cats are available for adoption daily from noon until 5 p.m. at the shelter located at 1001 Taintor Rd., Springfield.

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