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.
Cemetery Walk: Sponsored by the Sangamon County Historical Society
Honoring Our Heritage
Early African American Pioneers of Central Illinois
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:
Phone: (217 ) 391-6323
Toll Free: (877) 757-2247
A Greek Christmas
Sororities and fraternities come together to celebrate Christmas at the museum.
The museum joins historic sites throughout the city in opening their doors to the community.