Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Holiday/Seasonal'

Heartland Community Church Family Fall Fest (Fri. Oct 21, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Heartland Community Church
1811 N. Linden St
Normal, IL 61761

Come celebrate fall with hay rack rides, hot dogs, treats on the trail, crafts, cookies, face painting, games, giveaways, and much more!  

Morningstar UMC Annual Fall Bazaar/Rummage Sale (Sat. Oct 22, 2016 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Morningstar United Methodist Church
3714 Fort Jesse Road
Normal, IL 61761

Come visit our free fall bazaar that will promote family togetherness and Christian fellowship in a safe family-friendly environment.


We will have a church-wide rummage sale, handmade crafts, baked goods, and games for all ages. We will serve donuts and coffee in the morning and offer lunch items such as hot dogs, chips, and drinks later in the day.


All items are offered at no charge, but a free will offering is accepted. Proceeds benefit youth ministries, the Baby Fold, and future community outreach activities.


We hope to see you there!

Trunk or Treat (Sat. Oct 22, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Twine Grove Christan Church
14237 Twine Grove Rd.
Bloomington, IL 61075
(309) 963-4138

Come join us for Trunk or Treat and a hay rack ride!

Fall Festival of Fun! (Sat. Oct 29, 2016 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church
301 South Grand West
Springfield, IL 62704

Springfield First Baptist Church invites everyone to come to the annual Fall Festival of Fun!


There will be food, games, children's activities, a bouncy house, desserts and more! All ages are welcome.


For more information, you can call the phone number listed above.

Trunk or Treat (Sat. Oct 29, 2016 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Cotton Hill UMC
5931 N. Cotton Hill Road
Springfield, Illinois 62703

We'd love to see you at our Trunk or Treat! There will be free food and treats galore.

Trunk or Treat (Sat. Oct 29, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Morton
401 W. Edgewood Ct.
Morton, IL 61550
(309) 266-9050

We will be offering a petting zoo, but this is not your normal petting zoo. Wild Times Exotics will be bringing several exotic animals such as Lemurs and reptiles for you to interact with.  


We will also be offering bounce houses (one is a pirate ship), a photo booth, candy, games, and food.

Trunk or Treat (Sun. Oct 30, 2016 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Washington
2 Sunnyland Plaza
Washington, IL 61571
(309) 266-9050

We will be offering bounce houses, a photo booth, candy, games, and food.

Trunk or Treat (Sun. Oct 30, 2016 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Cross Baptist Church
4201 Edgewater Dr.
Pekin, IL 61554

Come to The Cross Baptist Church for our Trunk or Treat Community Event!


There will be LOTS OF CANDY, free hot dogs, games and more in a great family-friendly environment.  

Trunk or Treat & Chili Night (Sun. Oct 30, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lakeside Christian Church
225 Toronto Rd
Springfield, IL 62711
(217) 529-2513

Make it a Hallo-WIN for your family at the Lakeside Christian Church Trunk or Treat & Chili Night!


Visit and play at family friendly trunks, enjoy great food, and register to win a SkyZone package!


Trunks are open 5-6p, food is available 5-7p.  We look forward to meeting you!

Trick-or-Treat at SCHEELS (Mon. Oct 31, 2016 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

3801 S. MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 726-6330

Halloween is coming soon, so grab your mask or your broom! Come Trick-or-Treat with SCHEELS!


We will have a fun scavenger hunt throughout the store… candy, games and toys galore! Don’t miss out on the Halloween fun – It will be SPOOKtacular! 

Trinity Lutheran Church Trunk or Treat (Mon. Oct 31, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran Church and School
515 S. MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704

Trunk or Treat is a safe and fun way for your family to collect candy and other treats on Halloween night!


We host our trunk or treat event indoors so everyone can stay warm and dry regardless of the weather outside! Come in costume and leave with goodies!

Park N Treat (Mon. Oct 31, 2016 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Maxwell Road Church of God
905 S Maxwell Rd.
Bartonville, IL 61607

Enjoy games, candy, and free food along with door prizes, a selfie station and great fellowship!

Family Harvest Festival (Mon. Oct 31, 2016 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bloomington Baptist Church
1109 Alexander Road
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 828-3503

The Family Harvest Festival will return to Bloomington-Normal! All ages are invited to this free family-friendly event.


There will be fun games, contests and prizes. Children under the age of 12 will receive a complimentary bag of candy.


For more information, call us at the phone number above or visit our website that is also listed above.

TRUNK OR TREAT at Our Savior’s - Springfield (Mon. Oct 31, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church & School
2645 Old Jacksonville Rd.
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 546-4531

Join us for a friendly, safe opportunity to dress up and have fun!


If it rains we will be in the Parish Hall.

Trunk or Treat (Mon. Oct 31, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bridgeway Community Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL 61554

Join us Halloween Night for Trunk or Treat! There will be candy, games & raffles, food, hot chocolate and family fun!


All cars will participate in the Teal Pumpkin Project. Trunk or Treat with us from 6 - 8 p.m.

The Joys of Christmas Shopping Extravaganza (Sat. Nov 5, 2016 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Christ Alive Church
9320 W US HWY 150
Edwards, IL 61528

Come out to our 4th annual Christmas shopping event and shop your favorite vendors and crafters while grabbing a bite to eat! Let us help you get items crossed off of your Christmas list by shopping locally and supporting small businesses!


All proceeds raised from food purchases will go directly to our church's food pantry to help feed local families. Bring your family and friends for a day of fun! 


Just a few of the vendors that will be in attendance are Thirty One, Mary Kay, Origami Owl, LuLaRoe, Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Younique, Magnabilities, Yarn Central, Pink Zebra, Bags4U and More, Tupperware, Scarlett Rose Boutique, plus MUCH more! 

Remembering Our Veterans (Fri. Nov 11, 2016 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum
112 North Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 558-8844

Join the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum in honoring current and past military members starting November 11th (Veterans Day) through November 19th (Gettysburg Day).


The museum will be hosting a wreath laying ceremony in remembrance of all the fallen soldiers on November 11th as well as an eternal flame that will be lit outside of the museum from the 11th – 19th.


“Portrait of a Soldier” will be shown in the museum from the 10th through the 14th honoring all of the soldiers from Illinois, taken in the line of duty since 9/11.  


Along with these events there will be an opportunity to dedicate luminaries in remembrance of a fallen soldier close to you. The luminaries will be displayed on November 19th at sunset.


 Active and retired military members will get free admission (with ID) on November 11th.

Carol A Cristmas - The Unorthodox Tale (Fri. Nov 11, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Apollo Theater
311 S Main St
Peoria Il 61605

A community stage play that is a spinoff of A Christmas Carol.


Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at - just type in the title. Tickets can also be purchased at Rumbergers restaurant and ATL Wings restaurant. Advance ticket purchase is strongly encouraged as this event may sell out quickly.


For more information please call IGNITE Enterprise at the above phone number.

2016 Christmas Market (Sat. Nov 12, 2016 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northminster Presbyterian Church
10721 N Knoxville
Peoria, IL 61615

The Christmas Market promotes meaningful gift giving and promotes non-profit organizations. It is an opportunity to make a gift to a charity in honor of a friend or relative during the holidays.


Shoppers not only have a chance to donate to a charity of their choice, but will also be given an opportunity to learn about local and global charities that are giving hope to those in need. 

Holiday Bazaar (Sat. Nov 12, 2016 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Laurel United Methodist Church
631 South Grand Avenue West
Springfield, IL 62704

Over 30 vendors with many items for sale! Some of the items available will be wood working, candles, homemade dog treats, candy/toffee, ornaments, and much more!


We also have space available for vendors/crafters. Please call Judy McEvoy at the phone number above for more information.