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Reasons to Ride

All events
7/21/2019 - 8/4/2019


There's always something worth seeing in the cities served by the Texas Eagle, Heartland Flyer, Sunset Limited, Missouri River Runner trains and connecting service. And because the Amtrak station is usually downtown, you'll arrive at the center of everything. Or very close to it.

Pandas

Austin, TX
thru Aug 31
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum, 1800 Congress Ave
Working to help pandas avoid extinction.

Dining at The Berghoff

Chicago, IL
thru Jan 10
17 West Adams (5 blk. east of Union Station)
A Chicago tradition. Hours 11am-9pm Mon-Sat.

Elevated Architecture-Chicago's South Side by El

Chicago, IL
thru Jan 14
Chicago Architectural Foundation, 224 S. Michigan
$26 plus CTA ticket; see website for tour details

Dining at Miller's Pub

Chicago, IL
thru Jan 17
134 South Wabash
A Chicago dining tradition since 1935.

55 Years

Dallas, TX
thru Aug 4
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, 411 Elm St
Visual timeline of JFK's image over the last five decades.

Six Flags St. Louis season

Kirkwood, MO
thru Dec 31
Six Flags St. Louis, 4841 Six Flags Rd
Open weekends April March 23-Dec 31, daily May 15-Aug 13. .

Magic Springs Theme Park

Hot Springs, AR
thru Nov 3
Magic Springs
Open weekends Apr 6-Nov 3, daily May 27-Aug 11

Motown: The Sound of Young America

Austin, TX
thru Jan 26
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum, 2313 Red River St
Exhibit celebrating 60th anniversary of the birth of Motown Records

Schlitterbahn Summer Season

San Marcos, TX
thru Sep 14
305 W Austin St, New Braunfels TX
Open weekends May 4-Sep 14, daily May June 1-Aug 17

Navy Pier Fireworks

Chicago, IL
thru Aug 31
Navy Pier
Fireworks every Wed (930pm) and Sat (1015pm) evenings.

Grant Park Music Festival

Chicago, IL
thru Aug 17
Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Millennium Park
Free outdoor classical music series; see website for schedule dates.

Shakespeare Festival of Dallas

Dallas, TX
thru Aug 4
Samuell-Grand Amphitheater, 1500 Tennison
See website for specific shows and dates.

Illinois Shakespeare Festival

Bloomington [Normal], IL
thru Aug 8
Ewing Cultural Center, Bloomington
As You Like It, Julius Caesar, Pride and Prejudice

Texas Shakespeare Festival

Longview, TX
thru Jul 27
Kilgore College, Turk Fine Arts Center (12 mi SW)
Monthlong variety of Shakespeare productions. Check website for performance dates.

Cubs homestand

Chicago, IL
thru Jul 21
Wrigley Field
3 vs Pittsburgh, 3 vs Cincinnati, 3 vs San Diego

Arkansas Travelers homestand

Little Rock, AR
thru Jul 22
Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock
3 vs Midland, 4 vs Frisco

Heart of Illinois Fair

Peoria, IL
thru Jul 21
Expo Gardens

Dane County Fair

Madison--South, WI
thru Jul 21
Alliant Energy Center

Footloose

St. Louis, MO
thru Jul 24
The Muny, Forest Park

Arizona Diamondbacks homestand

Maricopa, AZ
thru Jul 24
Chase Field, Phoenix
4 v Brewers, 3 v Orioles

Dodgers homestand

Oklahoma City, OK
thru Jul 21
Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark
3 vs San Antonio

Dodgers homestand

Los Angeles, CA
thru Jul 24
Dodger Stadium
3 vs Miami, 2 vs Los Angeles Angles

Astros homestand

Houston, TX
thru Jul 24
Minute Maid Park
3 vs Texas, 3 vs Oakland

White Sox homestand

Chicago, IL
Jul 22 - Aug 1
US Cellular Field
3 v Miami, 4 v Minnesota, 3 v New York Mets

Rock County 4-H Fair

Janesville, WI
Jul 23-28
Rock County Fairgrounds
Nation's oldest 4-H fair.

Missions homestand

San Antonio, TX
Jul 23-25
Wolff Stadium
3 vs Iowa

Viva Big Bend Music Festival

Alpine, TX
Jul 25-28
Alpine, Fort Davis, Marfa, Marathon, Lajitas
75 acts on 10 stages

Royals homestand

Kansas City, MO
Jul 25-31
Kauffman Stadium
4 vs Cleveland, 3 vs Toronto

Storm PBA/WPBA Striking Against Breast Cancer Mixed Doubles

Houston, TX
Jul 25-29
Copperfield Bowl, 15615 Glen Chase Dr

Cardinals homestand

St. Louis, MO
Jul 26 - Aug 1
Busch Stadium
v. Houston, Chicago Cubs

Great Texas Balloon Race

Longview, TX
Jul 26-28
East Texas Regional Airport
80 hot air balloons, music, entertainment, arts and crafts.

Dodgers homestand

Oklahoma City, OK
Jul 26-28
Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark
3 vs Memphis

Alpine Cowboys homestand

Alpine, TX
Jul 26 - Aug 3
Kokernot Field, 400 Loop Rd, Alpine
3 vs Garden City Wind, 5 vs Trinidad Triggers

Paint Your Wagon

St. Louis, MO
Jul 27 - Aug 2
The Muny, Forest Park

Houston Shakespeare Festival

Houston, TX
Jul 27 - Aug 5
Miller Outdoor Theatre, in Hermann Park
2 plays - Hamlet and A Comedy of Errors

The Goatneck Bike Ride

Cleburne, TX
Jul 27
starts at Cleburne High School
10K, 27K, 41K and 100K events

Logan County Fair

Lincoln, IL
Jul 28 - Aug 4
Logan County Fairgrounds, 409 N Jefferson

Texas Rangers homestand

Dallas, TX
Jul 30 - Aug 4
Globe Life Park, in Arlington
2 vs Seattle, 3 vs Detroit

Missions homestand

San Antonio, TX
Jul 30 - Aug 5
Wolff Stadium
3 vs Sacramento, 4 vs Fresno

McLean County Fair

Bloomington [Normal], IL
Jul 31 - Aug 4
Interstate Center Fair Grounds

Arkansas Travelers homestand

Little Rock, AR
Aug 1-7
Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock
4 vs Springfield, 3 vs NWA

Lollapalooza

Chicago, IL
Aug 1-4
Grant Park
Three-day alt-rock festival with 8 stages and 130 artists

Playwright Festival

Independence, MO
Aug 1-4
City Theatre, 201 N Dodgion
Juried competition and performances of original one-act plays

Dodgers homestand

Los Angeles, CA
Aug 1-11
Dodger Stadium
4 vs San Diego, 3 vs St Louis, 3 vs Arizona

Sanderson Snake Days

Alpine, TX
Aug 2-4
Alpine TX for 2019 only

Cubs homestand

Chicago, IL
Aug 2-7
Wrigley Field
3 vs Milwaukee, 3 vs Oakland

Astros homestand

Houston, TX
Aug 2-7
Minute Maid Park
3 vs Seattle, 2 vs Colorado

Arizona Diamondbacks homestand

Maricopa, AZ
Aug 2-7
Chase Field, Phoenix
3 v Nationals, 3 v Phillies

Satchmo Summerfest

New Orleans, LA
Aug 2-4
Jackson Square
Music festival honoring New Orleans native Louis Armstrong, nicknamed Satchmo.


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