Events

6th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66

6th Annual Get Your 6.6 on Route 66! At 8 am on Saturday, August 24, 2019, CORE of McLean, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, is holding our 6th annual 6.6k (4.1-mile) run/walk on Route 66 from Funks Grove to McLean to benefit the community of McLean, IL. All proceeds will go to local projects. Awards will…MORE

McLean County Master Gardeners Help Desk

McLean County Master Gardeners Help Desk Is there a problem with your yard or garden? Are pests and weeds concerning you? If you have questions, the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners are available this summer to help you with your gardening questions and can assist in identifying problems and finding solutions. The McLean County…MORE

Ellsworth 2019 Labor Day Weekend Celebration

Ellsworth 2019 Labor Day Weekend Celebration. Aug 30 – Sept 2. Town-wide garage sales and food vendors all 4days. Sat 8 am – Noon – Pancake & Sausage Breakfast at church; craft/business/food vendors; 10 am – 4 pm at the Park – bounce houses; face painting; balloon shapes and magic. Sun – Food vendors: 2…MORE

Eastern McLean County Drive

Back by popular demand, we invite you to join Don Meyer, ag historian and guest curator for the Museum’s new Farming in the Great Corn Belt permanent exhibit, and Museum Librarian and local historian Bill Kemp, this time for a bus trip exploring the nooks and crannies of eastern McLean County on Saturday, August 31.…MORE

Farming in the Great Corn Belt permanent exhibit

Back by popular demand, we invite you to join Don Meyer, ag historian and guest curator for the Museum’s new Farming in the Great Corn Belt permanent exhibit, and Museum Librarian and local historian Bill Kemp, this time for a bus trip exploring the nooks and crannies of eastern McLean County on Saturday, August 31.…MORE

Solar Power Hour

Grow Solar Bloomington-Normal is hosting a Solar Power Hour at the Children’s Discovery Museum on Saturday August 31st at 1:30 pm. This is a free information session that teaches you the basics of solar power, its financial implications for your property, and how the Solar Bloomington-Normal 2.0 program works. If you wish to learn about…MORE

Kinmundy Labor Day Car Show and Parade

Kinmundy Labor Day Car Show and Parade Monday, September 2, 2019 9 a.m. Kinmundy City Park 111 S. Monroe Street Kinmundy, IL 62854 Approximately 150 car entries with top 50 receiving awards. Followed by the Parade at 2:00 p.m.MORE

McLean County Master Gardeners Help Desk

McLean County Master Gardeners Help Desk Is there a problem with your yard or garden? Are pests and weeds concerning you? If you have questions, the University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners are available this summer to help you with your gardening questions and can assist in identifying problems and finding solutions. The McLean County…MORE

Labor Day Parade

Labor Day Parade – celebrating 150 years of the federal Labor Day holiday, Bloomington’s Labor Day Parade will march on Monday, Sept. 2, 10 a.m., from Front and Lee Streets in Downtown Bloomington to Miller Park. ISU’s Big Red Marching Machine, local union delegations, high school bands and community groups are all included.MORE

12th Annual Senior Expo

THE 12TH ANNUAL CALVERT & METZLER MEMORIAL HOME McLEAN COUNTY SENIOR EXPO RETURNS TO BLOOMINGTON’S INTERSTATE CENTER AT 1106 INTERSTATE DRIVE ON WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4TH, 2019 The theme is Home – Health – Hobby and the goal is to feed Bloomington-Normal and surrounding communities while educating and entertaining McLean County senior adults and their families…MORE