Omni Prize Art Festival—Ottawa, IL

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OMNI Prize Arts Festival
September 7-9, 2018Ottawa, IL

Omni Prize is the Midwest’s premier juried art festival showcasing visual artists, theatre, film and music in Ottawa, Illinois (just minutes from Starved Rock State Park). For 3 days art will come to life on display on the streets, in restaurants, shops, parks, riverfront and more. Music will be in the air and artists will make art jump in the streets and off the pages as never seen before. Open to the Public with FREE admission. Cash prizes and recognition will be awarded to winning artists from an esteemed jury and from public votes!

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Cruise Through History at the Classic Car Collection

Make a pit stop at the best car collection between Omaha and Denver! With over 200 restored vintage vehicles, the Classic Car Collection in Kearney, Nebraska is your ticket to the past. Complete with a model of a drive-in movie theater, digital displays, and a recreated 1950s gas station, this museum is a truly one-of-a-kind.

In addition to the permanent collection, the collection typically displays approximately 60 vehicles that are on loan from their owners. This group is regularly changing and evolving and ensures a fresh display each time you visit the museum. Lean more.


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Joliet’s Rialto Square Theatre

Built in 1926, Joliet’s magnificent theatre is often referred to as “The Jewel of Joliet” due to its ornate architecture and beautiful accents. The palace is located right on Route 66 and is scheduled to host Jerry Seinfeld and “The Sandlot” in July.

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Eugene Cascades and Coast Wildflowers

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Discover Willamette Valley wildflowers this year with a hike near Eugene and Springfield. From wild Iris to Daffodils, Spring is one of the best seasons to check out Oregon wildlife! For more details see the Eugene Cascades & Coast Travel Blog “Spring Wildflowers”:

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Painted Bison in Fargo-Moorhead

Hunt for bison in Fargo-Moorhead…painted bison, that is. The Fargo, ND area doesn’t have any herds of live buffalo roaming around, but they have something almost as cool – a herd of painted bison scattered throughout the area. Painted by various artists, each bison has a unique look. These creatures are nearly as majestic and awe-inspiring as the real deal. However, these bison are well-tempered and will allow selfies. Learn more about the painted bison and plan a trip to Fargo-Moorhead by visiting: 

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