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Western Illinois Museum

201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States

April 2020

The Western Illinois Museum to offer Film Series in 2020

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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$5.00

In April the series continues with the 2019 documentary, The Biggest Little Farm by John Chester. The film chronicle the eight-year quest of John and his wife Molly as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature.  Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature’s call, The Biggest Little Farm provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet. There…

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The Western Illinois Museum to offer Film Series in 2020

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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$5.00

In April the series continues with the 2019 documentary, The Biggest Little Farm by John Chester. The film chronicle the eight-year quest of John and his wife Molly as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature.  Featuring breathtaking cinematography, captivating animals, and an urgent message to heed Mother Nature’s call, The Biggest Little Farm provides us all a vital blueprint for better living and a healthier planet. There…

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Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project

April 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until April 19, 2020

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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The Western Illinois Museum to launch a new series Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project The Western Illinois Museum launches Storytelling Sundays, a new series of programs that feature local family farmers.  Storytelling Sundays will be offered on the third Sunday of the month beginning March 15th at 1:30 pm with the exception of May and June.  The program will be held on the museum’s indoor, Our Front Porch space. The event is…

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The Broadside Mural Project

April 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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This year our Broadside Mural will celebrate the family farm. The wheat paste mural will use ads from local newspapers that will illustrate our long history of agriculture. Creating the mural is a collaborative activity that is perfect for families with children 10 years and older. Find more information on the museum's website www.wimuseum.org or call 309.837.2750.

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The Broadside Mural Project

April 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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This year our Broadside Mural will celebrate the family farm. The wheat paste mural will use ads from local newspapers that will illustrate our long history of agriculture. Creating the mural is a collaborative activity that is perfect for families with children 10 years and older. Find more information on the museum's website www.wimuseum.org or call 309.837.2750.  

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May 2020

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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The Western Illinois Museum announces the launch of a documentary film series for 2020 with screenings on the first Friday and Sunday of the month. Five movies will be showing at the Western Illinois Museum in February, March, April, May, and November. Friday screenings will be at 7:00 pm and Sunday screenings will be at 2:00 pm. The May featured documentary is the Academy Award nominee Best Feature Documentary and Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award film, Troublesome Creek.…

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May 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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The Western Illinois Museum announces the launch of a documentary film series for 2020 with screenings on the first Friday and Sunday of the month. Five movies will be showing at the Western Illinois Museum in February, March, April, May, and November. Friday screenings will be at 7:00 pm and Sunday screenings will be at 2:00 pm. The May featured documentary is the Academy Award nominee Best Feature Documentary and Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award film, Troublesome Creek.…

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Lizzie Magie Day

May 9
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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updated information will be added as it becomes available   The day starts with a ribbon cutting for the Birthplace of Elizabeth "LIzzie" Magie inventor of Monopoly roadside signs. Cake at Western Illinois Museum Informational speech presented by Allen Nemec about Elizabeth Magie Monopoly at the Museum Photo op with your Monopoly game Events at Western Illinois Museum and other locations in Macomb  

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Our Front Porch

May 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Our Front Porch is a place for a shared experience around the things we value as a community such as music, food, crafts, and even a good joke. This year’s programs include: • A historical drama presentation by Laura Keyes of Elizabeth Cady Stanton on Sunday, May 17th at 2:00 pm

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The Broadside Mural Project

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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This year our Broadside Mural will celebrate the family farm. The wheat paste mural will use ads from local newspapers that will illustrate our long history of agriculture. Creating the mural is a collaborative activity that is perfect for families with children 10 years and older. Find more information on the museum's website www.wimuseum.org or call 309.837.2750.

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June 2020

The Blind Swine Speakeasy

June 5 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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The Blind Swine Speakeasy brings local history and culture to the community in our old garage building -the perfect location for an authentic 1920s era speakeasy experience. Guests who have the password, tackle the complex issues around the 18th amendment all while enjoying music and a, now legal, beverage. Dates for 2020 are: June 5th and 19th, July 10th and 24th (NOTE: July dates are the 2nd and 4th Friday), August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th, and October 2nd. (NOTE:…

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The Blind Swine Speakeasy

June 19 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Blind Swine Speakeasy brings local history and culture to the community in our old garage building -the perfect location for an authentic 1920s era speakeasy experience. Guests who have the password, tackle the complex issues around the 18th amendment all while enjoying music and a, now legal, beverage. Dates for 2020 are: June 5th and 19th, July 10th and 24th (NOTE: July dates are the 2nd and 4th Friday), August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th, and October 2nd. (NOTE:…

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July 2020

The Blind Swine Speakeasy

July 10 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Blind Swine Speakeasy brings local history and culture to the community in our old garage building -the perfect location for an authentic 1920s era speakeasy experience. Guests who have the password, tackle the complex issues around the 18th amendment all while enjoying music and a, now legal, beverage. Dates for 2020 are: June 5th and 19th, July 10th and 24th (NOTE: July dates are the 2nd and 4th Friday), August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th, and October 2nd. (NOTE:…

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Our Front Porch

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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Our Front Porch is a place for a shared experience around the things we value as a community such as music, food, crafts, and even a good joke. This year’s programs include: Music programs by Tui on Wednesday, July 15th at 7:00 pm

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Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project

July 19 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2020

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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The Western Illinois Museum to launch a new series Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project The Western Illinois Museum launches Storytelling Sundays, a new series of programs that feature local family farmers.  Storytelling Sundays will be offered on the third Sunday of the month beginning March 15th at 1:30 pm with the exception of May and June.  The program will be held on the museum’s indoor, Our Front Porch space. The event is…

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The Blind Swine Speakeasy

July 24 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Blind Swine Speakeasy brings local history and culture to the community in our old garage building -the perfect location for an authentic 1920s era speakeasy experience. Guests who have the password, tackle the complex issues around the 18th amendment all while enjoying music and a, now legal, beverage. Dates for 2020 are: June 5th and 19th, July 10th and 24th (NOTE: July dates are the 2nd and 4th Friday), August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th, and October 2nd. (NOTE:…

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August 2020

The Blind Swine Speakeasy

August 7 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on June 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Blind Swine Speakeasy brings local history and culture to the community in our old garage building -the perfect location for an authentic 1920s era speakeasy experience. Guests who have the password, tackle the complex issues around the 18th amendment all while enjoying music and a, now legal, beverage. Dates for 2020 are: June 5th and 19th, July 10th and 24th (NOTE: July dates are the 2nd and 4th Friday), August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th, and October 2nd. (NOTE:…

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Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project

August 16 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2020

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Western Illinois Museum to launch a new series Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project The Western Illinois Museum launches Storytelling Sundays, a new series of programs that feature local family farmers.  Storytelling Sundays will be offered on the third Sunday of the month beginning March 15th at 1:30 pm with the exception of May and June.  The program will be held on the museum’s indoor, Our Front Porch space. The event is…

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The Blind Swine Speakeasy

August 21 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Blind Swine Speakeasy brings local history and culture to the community in our old garage building -the perfect location for an authentic 1920s era speakeasy experience. Guests who have the password, tackle the complex issues around the 18th amendment all while enjoying music and a, now legal, beverage. Dates for 2020 are: June 5th and 19th, July 10th and 24th (NOTE: July dates are the 2nd and 4th Friday), August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th, and October 2nd. (NOTE:…

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September 2020

The Blind Swine Speakeasy

September 4 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Blind Swine Speakeasy brings local history and culture to the community in our old garage building -the perfect location for an authentic 1920s era speakeasy experience. Guests who have the password, tackle the complex issues around the 18th amendment all while enjoying music and a, now legal, beverage. Dates for 2020 are: June 5th and 19th, July 10th and 24th (NOTE: July dates are the 2nd and 4th Friday), August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th, and October 2nd. (NOTE:…

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The Blind Swine Speakeasy

September 18 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Blind Swine Speakeasy brings local history and culture to the community in our old garage building -the perfect location for an authentic 1920s era speakeasy experience. Guests who have the password, tackle the complex issues around the 18th amendment all while enjoying music and a, now legal, beverage. Dates for 2020 are: June 5th and 19th, July 10th and 24th (NOTE: July dates are the 2nd and 4th Friday), August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th, and October 2nd. (NOTE:…

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Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project

September 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2020

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Western Illinois Museum to launch a new series Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project The Western Illinois Museum launches Storytelling Sundays, a new series of programs that feature local family farmers.  Storytelling Sundays will be offered on the third Sunday of the month beginning March 15th at 1:30 pm with the exception of May and June.  The program will be held on the museum’s indoor, Our Front Porch space. The event is…

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October 2020

The Blind Swine Speakeasy

October 2 @ 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 10, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on July 24, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 7, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on August 21, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 4, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on September 18, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 4:30 pm

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Blind Swine Speakeasy brings local history and culture to the community in our old garage building -the perfect location for an authentic 1920s era speakeasy experience. Guests who have the password, tackle the complex issues around the 18th amendment all while enjoying music and a, now legal, beverage. Dates for 2020 are: June 5th and 19th, July 10th and 24th (NOTE: July dates are the 2nd and 4th Friday), August 7th and 21st, September 4th and 18th, and October 2nd. (NOTE:…

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Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project

October 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2020

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Western Illinois Museum to launch a new series Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project The Western Illinois Museum launches Storytelling Sundays, a new series of programs that feature local family farmers.  Storytelling Sundays will be offered on the third Sunday of the month beginning March 15th at 1:30 pm with the exception of May and June.  The program will be held on the museum’s indoor, Our Front Porch space. The event is…

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November 2020

Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project

November 15 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2020

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
+ Google Map

The Western Illinois Museum to launch a new series Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project The Western Illinois Museum launches Storytelling Sundays, a new series of programs that feature local family farmers.  Storytelling Sundays will be offered on the third Sunday of the month beginning March 15th at 1:30 pm with the exception of May and June.  The program will be held on the museum’s indoor, Our Front Porch space. The event is…

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December 2020

Our Front Porch

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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  Our Front Porch is a place for a shared experience around the things we value as a community such as music, food, crafts, and even a good joke   and Windborne on Friday, December 11th at 5:00 pm.

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Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project

December 20 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 1:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2020

Western Illinois Museum, 201 S. Lafayette St.
Macomb, IL 61455 United States
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The Western Illinois Museum to launch a new series Storytelling Sundays as part of the Home Grown: Celebrating the Family Farm project The Western Illinois Museum launches Storytelling Sundays, a new series of programs that feature local family farmers.  Storytelling Sundays will be offered on the third Sunday of the month beginning March 15th at 1:30 pm with the exception of May and June.  The program will be held on the museum’s indoor, Our Front Porch space. The event is…

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