Sep
23
Sat
Annual Old Fashioned Tea
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Annual Old Fashioned Tea

Old-Fashioned Tea – Celebrating the Spirit of Freedom

The Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum will host “An Old-Fashioned Tea”: Celebrating The Spirit of Freedom” on Saturday, September 23rd, 2017 from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. complete with period costumes, traditional finger foods and entertainment. Churches and other organizations are invited to come out and celebrate with us. Organizations can sponsor a table on the Museum lawn and all participants can dress in period costumes or simple put on a hat and gloves to enjoy food and drinks. Awards will be presented for the best decorated table and the table that has the most money in their Museum donation box. There will be entertainment, music, poetry reading, sing-along and dancing. All proceeds will benefit the Museum.

 

 

Oct
1
Sun
Cemetery Walk
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cemetery Walk: Sponsored by the Sangamon County Historical Society

Oct
26
Thu
6th Annual Fundraising Gala
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm
6th Annual Fundraising Gala @ Wyndham City Centre

Honoring Our Heritage
Early African American Pioneers of Central Illinois

Gala

Reception and Auction from 6:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Dinner at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are $50.00 for adults, $25.00 for students

Contact the Museum to buy tickets or for more information:

Email: siaahf@yahoo.com
Phone: (217 ) 391-6323
Toll Free: (877) 757-2247

Nov
21
Tue
A Greek Christmas
Nov 21 all-day

A Greek Christmas

Sororities and fraternities come together to celebrate Christmas at the museum.

Dec
9
Sat
An Historic Christmas
Dec 9 all-day

The museum joins historic sites throughout the city in opening their doors to the community.

Dec
26
Tue
Kanzaa Celebration
Dec 26 – Dec 30 all-day

The African American tradition of celebrating the year will be enjoyed by all.