Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Holiday/Seasonal'

Rochester Olde Towne Fall Festival (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Outdoor
John Street
Rochester, Illinois 62563
217-498-8882
micpetalsco@gmail.com

Arts, crafts, live musical entertainment, food, sights and sounds of fall, and a pageant!

 

Come out to the Rochester Olde Towne Fall Festival!

Groveland Bible Church Family Fall Festival (Sat. Oct 15, 2016 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Groveland Bible Church
5324 East Queenwood
Groveland, IL 61535
https://grovelandbible.org/

We invite the area community to join us for a bonfire, hotdogs, hayrack ride, s'mores and 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
309-452-6255
admin@mymorningstar.org
http://www.mymorningstar.org

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
217-523-7731
fbcs@springfieldfirstbaptist.org
http://www.springfieldfirstbaptist.org

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
217-529-2736
cottonhillumc@cottonhillunited.comcastbiz.net
http://Cottonhillumc.org

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 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 (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.

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
217-522-8151
evangelism@trinity-lutheran.com
http://www.trinity-lutheran.com

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!

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
rissabee@gmail.com

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
https://www.illinois.gov/alplm/Pages/default.aspx

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.

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

Contact Info:

Northminster Presbyterian Church
10721 N Knoxville
Peoria, IL 61615
309-453-9928
christmasMarketinformation@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/ChristmasMarketNPC/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf

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
217-525-1866
jmcevoy@laurelumchurch.org

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.

2016 Christmas Market (Sun. Nov 13, 2016 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northminster Presbyterian Church
10721 N Knoxville
Peoria, IL 61615
309-453-9928
christmasMarketinformation@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/ChristmasMarketNPC/?hc_ref=SEARCH&fref=nf

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. 

Tractors at Church Harvest Fest (Sun. Nov 13, 2016 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

St John's Sand Prairie Lutheran Church
13443 Townline Rd
Green Valley, IL 61534
309-613-4884
PastorKevin@SandPrairieLutheran.org
http://www.SandPrairieLutheran.org

Join us for our first “Tractors at Church Harvest Fest” at Sand Prairie Lutheran!

 

The event kicks off with an OctoberFest-style meal with brats & sauerkraut along with fresh apple cider right from an apple cider press.

 

There will be kids’ activities, a bonfire, music and more. Bring lawn chairs if you wish. 

 

Tractors will surround this outdoor event. If you would like to bring a tractor contact Keith Friedrich for details on where and when to park: (309) 267-1516.

 

There is no cost, but please bring a dish to share and bottles or cans of your favorite brand of rootbeer for our rootbeer tastings. 

Georgetowne Craft Show (Sat. Nov 26, 2016 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Georgetown Middle School Gym
51 Yates Road
Marquette Heights, IL 61554
(309) 696-3768
rbarnes@dist102.org

Come do all your Christmas shopping in one spot! We'll have over 40 vendors! All money raised will benefit the Georgetown Middle School Band Program.

 

We will serve breakfast and have pictures with Santa from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00.

 

Lunch is from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.

 

Booths are $25 or $35. For more information, contact Rachel Barnes at the email address above.

Christmas at Sugar Creek Vendor Fair (Sat. Nov 26, 2016 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Sugar Creek United Methodist Church
1022 New City Road
Chatham, Illinois
62629
office@sugarcreek.org
http://www.sugarcreek.org

Come start your Christmas shopping with us!

 

There will be 60 vendors attending the fair.

 

There is free admission, but we ask that you please bring a non-perishable food item to donate to the local food pantry.