Local Event Calendar

Sangamon Experience

Upcoming Events:

See the full calendar.

Please let us know about your upcoming local history events and programs.
Contact: sangamonexperience@uis.edu

Be sure to regularly check our home page for updated features about local history news and events!

Recent Events:

Springfield Celebrates Black History Month

A look back a month packed with events and programs.



UIS Candlelight Vigil, 2020.

Local Feature: Marbold Historic Farmstead

Read about the latest news and plans about this unique site for German-American and agricultural history in Menard County.

The main house at Marbold Farmstead.










Event Preview: Great War Encampment at IL State Military Museum

A local Veterans Day tradition.




2019 Lincoln Legacy Lecture

Learn about this Center for Lincoln Studies event

2019 Lincoln Lectures

2019 New Salem Candlelight Walk

Read our story about this annual tradition.

New Salem Candlelight Walk, October 4, 2019