Thursday, August 2, 2012

Upcoming Events

 Come stay with us over the weekend and go to the...

McLean County Fair.
August 1, 2012-August 5, 2012.

Free Entertainment and Daily Banana Derby Races.  See America's Farmer exhibit, 

comedy and magic shows and many more!

McLean County Fairgrounds/Interstate Center
1106 Interstate Drive
Bloomington, IL 61705
(309) 663-6497
For more information visit the Bloomington/Normal Convention of Visitor's Bureau website!

Aug. 3, 2012 - Aug. 4, 2012 , 7:30 PM
The BCPA presents Miller Park Summer Theatre's amateur production of: CATS, one of the most popular musicals in history: Andrew Lloyd Webber s CATS. Based on T.S. Elliot s Old Possum s Book of Practical Cats
this timeless musical introduced the world to classic songs such as Memory.
Cost: FREE    
Miller Park Bandstand
1020 South Morris Avenue
Bloomington, IL 61701

Downtown Bloomington Farmers' Market and Artists' Alley
Aug. 4, 2012 - Aug. 4, 2012 , 7:30 am - Noon
Local produce, meats, eggs, plants, cut flowers, organic products, and live music. Credit, debit and Link cards accepted.
Main & Jefferson
Downtown Bloomington, IL
Cost: FREE

Pink Sands Casino Night
Aug. 11, 2012 - Aug. 11, 2012 , 7:30 p.m. - Midnight

Games of chance, food, music, and fun! Cocktail Attire. This event to provide local scholarships and programming supported by the local Alpha Kappa Alpha graduate chapter.
Cost: $50 per person  
DoubleTree by Hilton
10 Brickyard Drive
Bloomington, IL 61701

Or take a mid-week break from work and visit...

The Greening of the Prairie: Irish Immigrants in McLean County
Now - Aug. 9, 2012 , 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, March 17, 2012 The exhibit, The Greening of the Prairie: Irish Immigrants who settled here in McLean County. This 1,000 sq. ft. exhibit will contain historic objects, photographs and maps that tell the
story of the Greening of McLean County.
Cost: Children Free Adults $5 Seniors $4  

McLean County Museum of History
500 N. Main St
Bloomington, IL 61707

Music Under the Stars
Aug. 14, 2012 - Aug. 14, 2012 , 7:30-9pm
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and be our guest.
Cost: FREE
Miller Park Bandstand
1020 South Morris Avenue
Bloomington, IL

701 East Taylor Street
Bloomington, IL 61701 
Phone: 309.828.8816
Toll Free: 877.346.6488
Fax: 309.828.2596

1 comment:

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