Celebrate ‘Shawshank,’ watch Illinois and Wisconsin battle it out in the Border War Beer Fest and more Midwest events

Chicago Tribune - 30 days ago


Here are some of the more interesting events, deals, websites and other travel tidbits that have come across our desk recently:. ·The 25th anniversary of “The Shawshank Redemption” will be observed Aug. 16-18 in Mansfield, Ohio, home of the Ohio State Reformatory where the movie was filmed. Some of the actors from the film will be on hand for the festivities, and there will be tours of the reformatory, which is reputed to harbor ghosts. http://tinyurl.com/y3f5k6au.