A car show, dance competition and art: 5 things to check out this weekend in Springfield

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Rachel Morrison's 1-year-old son Benjamin sleeps while nestled in a carrier on her back during the Springfield Art Association's 2019 Paint the Street event in downtown Springfield on June 22, 2019. Morrison said painting was much harder while carrying her 20-pound son.
Rachel Morrison's 1-year-old son Benjamin sleeps while nestled in a carrier on her back during the Springfield Art Association's 2019 Paint the Street event in downtown Springfield on June 22, 2019. Morrison said painting was much harder while carrying her 20-pound son.

Dance, cars and brunch events highlight what's happening in Springfield this weekend.

Craving fun? Here are five things to do:

'Who You Wit' Dance Competition

Spot talent and routines at the ‘Who You Wit’ Majorette Dance Competition presented by the Capital City Teamwork & Dance Team on Saturday.

The competition will take place from noon to 4 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 1600 Clear Lake Ave.

Teams from Decatur, Indianapolis, St. Louis and elsewhere will participate in the competition. A parent battle will be included. Springfield Police Department officers will be special guests.

Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more information contact www.facebook.com/CapitalCityDanceTeam

Paint The Street

Add art to downtown Springfield at the Paint the Street block party presented by PNC  on Saturday.

Participants can purchase 6-by-6 squares of Washington Street to create any kind of art from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m.

The event will block off Washington from Fourth to Eighth streets with the exception of the stretch between Fifth and Sixth streets. Paint supply buckets and goodie bags will be available for participants. Proceeds will benefit Springfield Art Association operations and programming.

Squares are $35 and $45 for the professional art category. Non-professional art squares will be entered into a ‘Viewers Choice’ contest with prizes.

Participants in the professional art category must pre-register. Pre-registration ends at midnight on Thursday.

For more information and to register, visit www.springfieldart.org or call 217-544-2787.

Car Show

Show off your ride at The Illinois State Police Heritage Foundation Museum Car show on Saturday.

The event will take place at the Crowne Plaza Springfield Convention Center, 3000 S. Dirksen Parkway, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m..

All makes, models and vintages of cars and motorcycles are welcome and a trophy category will be included. A $10 donation is required for registration.

For more information and to register, visit www.isphf.org/category/isphf-events. 

Mary Jo Curry will perform Sunday morning at Buzz Bomb Brewery during the third annual Adams Family Pride Brunch event.
Mary Jo Curry will perform Sunday morning at Buzz Bomb Brewery during the third annual Adams Family Pride Brunch event.

Adams Family Pride Brunch

Celebrate Pride Month at the third annual Adams Family Pride Brunch on Sunday.

The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Buzz Bomb Brewery, 406 E. Adams St.

Brunch food provided by Café Moxo, mimosas, beer and cocktails will be available. The event will include entertainment by Mary Jo Curry and Dan Grover, among other artists. Pride apparel will be for sale at the event.

For more information visit www.facebook.com/groups/425299415761359

Confidence In Motion

Tell your story will style at the Confidence in Motion Style show on Sunday.

The event will take place at 4 p.m. at Erin's Pavilion, 4965 S. Second St.

Models will create their own fashion looks in a variety of scenes of the show presented by She Got The Nerve Coaching and Counseling. The theme of this year's show is "I Know Who I Am."

Tickets are $20.

For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.shegotthenerve.com/events

Editor's note: This story has been updated to remove the "My One and Only" show from the list. The show's opening at the Legacy Theatre has been delayed until July 7.

This article originally appeared on State Journal-Register: Six things to do this weekend in Springfield Illinois