ILLINOIS -- Planning is officially underway for the state's 200th anniversary celebration.
BEMENT -- It's a celebration for a 100-year old business.
CHAMPAIGN -- It's been a century, but the popcorn's still poppin' at an area movie theater.
MONTICELLO -- It was a beautiful day for a celebration.
DECATUR -- Dozens of families came out to Family Night.
ARTHUR -- The village kicked off its 4th of July festivities Saturday.
BEMENT -- It may have been just another Tuesday for you, but for people here, it was a date to celebrate.
CHAMPAIGN -- Thursday marks the second day of Kwanzaa. The holiday was created in the 1960's.