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Rootabearga to be auctioned Saturday, October 19 Live auction on the Main Street, Historic Courthouse steps – 5:00 pm. Bidder registration, music and time to see all 20 bears – 3:00 pm. If you are unable to attend the...

Upcoming events at Connemara October 1 (Tuesday)House Tour Changes BeginBeginning October 1, 2019, fees for house tours will increase to $8 for adults; and $5 for adults 62 and older, including all America the Beautiful Interagency pass holders. Additional...

RootaBearga and the Friends of Carl Sandburg – at Art on Main Saturday, September 28 – Sunday, September 29, 10:00 – 5:00 Come visit our tent across from the Historic Courthouse on Main Street. RootaBearga and Park Rangers will...

Sandburg Home Tour Changes To Begin October 1 Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site will implement changes to Sandburg Home tours beginning on October 1, 2019.  Changes include:– an increase in the cost of tour tickets; – a reduction...

Carl Sandburg’s Labor Day By Dr. John W. Quinley Carl Sandburg’s youth paralleled the nation’s journey from an economy focused on agriculture and smaller towns to one centered on massive industrial development and urban growth. Immigrants from Europe supplied...

Sandburg Home Commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the Chicago Race Riot with Author Claire Hartfield The Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Chicago Race Riot with an event on Saturday, August 3,...

Sandburg Sing-along

July 20 and August 11 Sandburg Sing-along is a new series offered this summer. Featuring music from Sandburg’s “The American Songbag,” musicians will lead the audience in singing along at the amphitheater. Song sheets will be available. The schedule...