Good Will Match

Join us for the national pastime: base ball! Cheer for your home team, the Rock Springs Ground Squirrels, in a game of vintage base ball played with authentic 1858 rules.

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Fall Harvest Festival

Celebrate fall with fall-themed activities including archery, a straw maze, wagon rides, homestead tours, live animals, temporary tattoos, and more.

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Oglesby Mansion Open House

Tour the restored home of Illinois Governor Richard J. Oglesby. Encounter the lives of its family members and explore their late 1800s lifestyle. $2/person. Members are free.

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Canoe the Sangamon

All equipment is provided for this leisurely exploration of the Sangamon River. Pre-registration required.

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Candlelight Tour

Glimpse what an evening in the 1860s was like at Homestead Prairie Farm, lit by candlelight and lamplight, as guides in period clothing walk you through the home.

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Trip to the Chicago Field Museum

Ride along to the Windy City to visit this immersive museum and learn about natural and cultural history, from the largest dinosaur that ever lived to the smallest crawling insect. Register online by November 20.

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Oglesby Mansion Open House

Tour the restored home of Illinois Governor Richard J. Oglesby. Encounter the lives of its family members and explore their late 1800s lifestyle. $2/person. Members are free.

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