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June 2019

FIRST FRIDAY

June 7 @ 5:00 am - 8:00 pm
THE JUNE FIRST FRIDAY USHERS IN THE ANNUAL COGS AND CORSETS STEAMPUNK FESTIVAL! GET READY FOR THREE DAYS OF HISTORY, ART FANTASY AND MORE! VIEW COGS AND CORSETS WEBSITE HERE   Find out more »
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BCPA – Contra Dancing with Ceilidh Bandicoots

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts,
600 N. East St.
Bloomington, 61701
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Come Dance the Night Away with the Chicago based band, Ceilidh Bandicoots, Featuring callers Jonathan Siviers, Jon Hanson and Scott Meyers. Contra Dancing (or Called Dancing) was popular in the 19th Century and its had a big revival this past decade. You don’t need a partner, and you don’t need fancy lessons. Any level of skill can join in – just listen to the caller and have a ball! Costumes not required, but add to the fun. The Bloomington Center… Find out more »

BCPA – Arc Attack – FREE Tesla Coil Demonstration

June 7 @ 8:45 pm - 9:30 pm
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts,
600 N. East St.
Bloomington, 61701
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The BCPA is hosting a number of events as part of Downtown’s Cogs and Corsets: A Steampunk Happening! Creators of the original Singing Tesla Coil, the crew of ArcAttack use their high tech wizardry to generate a truly “electrifying” performance! THIS OUTDOOR DEMONSTRATION WILL BE HELD IN LINCOLN PARK, IN FRONT OF THE BCPA. Food available on site, courtesy of A-Z Catering, Epiphany Farms and Healthy in a Hurry. EVENT SPONSORED BY:     Find out more »

The Bistro – Steampunk Drag

June 7 @ 9:00 pm - June 8 @ 12:00 am
Bistro,
316 N. Main
Bloomington, 61701 United States
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As part of Cogs and Corsets: A Steampunk Happening, The Bistro will be hosting Steampunk Dragfest 2019. Shows at 9 am and 11 pm both Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8. A full weekend of arts and entertainment! $5 cover at the door.   Find out more »
July 2019

FIRST FRIDAY

July 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
DISCOVER ALL THAT DOWNTOWN BLOOMINGTON HAS TO OFFER! WE STAY OPEN LATER THE FIRST FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH AND INVITE YOU TO COME MEET, MIX AND MINGLE WITH YOUR LOCAL BUSINESS OWNERS AND ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE! This month, the Art Galleries and retailers are focusing their attention on Route 66! The iconic “Mother Road” once ran right through our historic City Center! Visit our shops and galleries, and be sure to stop in the Museum of History’s Cruisin’ With Lincoln… Find out more »

FIRST FRIDAY

July 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Downtown Bloomington,
Bloomington, IL 61701 United States
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Downtown Bloomington’s retailers, restaurants and art galleries stay open later on the First Friday of every month. This month we are celebrating being part of Historic Route 66. We encourage you to get your art, culinary, fashion, fitness or shopping fix on Route 66 Find out more »
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