Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

Kids' Night Out (Fri. Jun 3, 2016 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Groveland Evangelical Mennonite Church
5324 E. Queenwood Rd.
Groveland, IL 61535
(309) 431-2412
herrmann1324@gmail.com

Let us watch your kids (ages 3-12) for you so that you can enjoy an evening out!

 

This free event includes dinner/snack, activities, and G-rated movie. Call, text, or e-mail with any questions or to reserve a spot (please include your name, phone number, and number of children attending).

LSCA's Family Fun Day (Sat. Jun 4, 2016 10:30 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp and Retreat Center
1674 Lick Creek Lane
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 529-2625
http://www.lscacamp.org/UPCOMINGEVENTS/FunDay.aspx

LSCA's Family Fun Day includes family friendly activities like live music, canoeing, swimming, pony rides, games, and good food!

 

Tickets cost $5 per person ages 5 and up. There is a max of $25 per family. The ticket price does not include food.

An Evening with Steve Ladd (Sat. Jun 4, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church
1701 Mound Rd.
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 883-1651

First Baptist Church of Jacksonville will host Steve Ladd as well as Anticipation and Rod Nicholson. 

 

For more information, call Chris at the phone number listed above!

 

 

First Sunday West Twin Grove Gospel Opry Open Mic (Sun. Jun 5, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Twin Grove Christian Church
14237 Twin Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-846-8399
lastpewband@hotmail.com

Monthly first Sunday Gospel Opry.

 

Everyone welcome to share a song or other talent. Family friendly.

Concert featuring Ivan Parker (Fri. Jun 10, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Full Gospel Evangelistic Center
304 N McLean St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
217-735-3148
fgec@icloud.com
http://www.myfgec.org/news-events/

Free live concert featuring Southern Gospel Recording Artist Ivan Parker.

Free Outdoor Movie Night (Fri. Jun 10, 2016 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church of Pekin
700 South Capitol Street
Pekin, IL 61554
309-347-5965
gayla@fbcpekin.com
http://www.fbcpekin.com/#/events

Free movie night showing Disney's hit film Big Hero 6. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the movie and free popcorn. Everyone is welcome. The movie will begin at sundown.

 

Additional movie nights in July and August as well. Visit our website to find out more about who we are and when the next movie times will be.

A DAY OF PRAISE! (Sat. Jun 11, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

State Journal Register
1 Copley Plaza
Springfield,IL 62701
217-525-2337
kokca520@gmail.com
www.kingofkingsil.com

Love to praise God in song or with an instrument? Praise Fest 2016 is for you- music workshops to hone your skills, lunch, and fellowship with central Illinois musicians.    

 

Ensemble Exhibition and concert featuring local artist The Band of Christians & Roddrick Lemar  Spoken Word by Dr. Diana M. Brewer, Anchored In Truth Ministries Edwardsville, IL      

321 Improv (Sun. Jun 12, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
301 N Broad St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 343-9960

The nationally known improv comedy group 321 Improv is coming for an evening of laughter and evangelism.

 

Tickets will be available at First Christian Church in Galesburg, Brighter Life Bookshoppe in Galesburg, and the WCIC studios in Peoria during normal business hours.

 

Tickets in advance:
Adults - $10.00
Kids 10 and under - $7.00

 

At the Door:
Adults - $15.00
Kids 10 and Under - $10.00

Jason Gray and JJ Weeks Concert (Wed. Jun 15, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Harvest Time Bible Church
1802 Dixon Road
Rock Falls, IL 61071
http://wcicfm.org/jason-gray-and-jj-weeks-concert

Jason Gray and JJ Weeks Band will be in Rock Falls for a FREE concert.

 

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7:00 p.m.

 

Due to limited capacity, tickets are required. Tickets are available at the above Web site. After claiming the ticket, you will receive a confirmation email that you will need to print and bring to the concert.

 

You may claim up to 10 tickets at once; however, all the people that you're claiming tickets for need to arrive at the same time for admittance.

Missions at the Airport (Sat. Jun 18, 2016 7:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Pekin Municipal Airport
13906 Airport Ln.
Pekin, IL 61554
309-825-2113
brinkman@mtco.com
http://pekinmunicipalairport.com/wings-and-wheels/

Missions at the Airport is a specifically designed educational and informative event showcasing the work and technology of Wycliffe Bible Translators and JAARS. 

 

Opportunities at this event include:

  • Ride in a missionary aircraft.
  • Observe a Helio Courier aircraft flight demonstration of short take-off and landing flight techniques.
  • Meet and interact with missionaries and JAARS pilots.
  • Learn how information technology, computers, media production, transportation, and communication technologies make Bible translation possible!
  • View displays and hear about a number of technologies used in missions.

 

There are also opportunities to volunteer or donate to help with the success of this event!

 

Missions at the Airport in Pekin is being held in conjunction with the annual Wings and Wheels event.

Chris August at Faith and Family Night with the Peoria Chiefs (Sat. Jun 18, 2016 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson St
Peoria, IL 61605
http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t443&m=6&y=2016

WCIC welcomes Faith and Family Night with the Peoria Chiefs.

 

Come out and watch the baseball game and stay for a fireworks show and concert with Christ August.

 

Tickets are available through the Peoria Chiefs website listed above and at the box office.

Randy Stonehill (Fri. Jun 24, 2016 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethany Community Church
27265 Dutch Ln.
Washington, IL 61571
309-508-1755

Randy has been writing and performing his music for over forty years.

 

Please bring your friends and family!

 

There will be a love offering during the concert. A suggested gift is $10.00.

State of Grace Concert (Sat. Jun 25, 2016 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Sunnyland Christian Church
2401 Washington Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
309.699.1332
sccwash@comcast.net
http://www.sunnylandchristianchurch.org

Sunnyland Christian Church is hosting a concert featuring State of Grace, a Gospel group from Southern Illinois. A free will offering will be taken.

Randy Stonehill in Concert (Sun. Jun 26, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Fellowship
1014 Derby St.
Pekin, IL 61554
309-657-0778

Please invite your friends and family to enjoy this night of music.

 

Randy has been writing and performing his music for over 40 years.

 

Seating is limited. There are 145 seats available.

 

There will be a love offering during the concert. A suggested gift is $10.00.

First Sunday West Twin Grove Gospel Opry Open Mic (Sun. Jul 3, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Twin Grove Christian Church
14237 Twin Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-846-8399
lastpewband@hotmail.com

Monthly first Sunday Gospel Opry.

 

Everyone welcome to share a song or other talent. Family friendly.

Bluegrass Gospel Show (Sat. Jul 9, 2016 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Christian Assembly Church
521 NE Monroe
Peoria, IL 61603
309-472-5474
Godb4ukl@yahoo.com

Bluegrass Gospel Show featuring " Bluegrass Preferred"

 

Doors open at 6:00.

 

Public is welcome.

MercyMe & Jeremy Camp Concert (Sat. Jul 23, 2016 7:30 pm)

WCIC is thrilled to welcome MercyMe with special guest, Jeremy Camp, to the Corn Crib!

 

MercyMe will be taking the stage at 7:30 pm, and gates will open at 6 pm.

 

Tickets start at $35.

 

You can find more info or buy tickets at the above Web site.

 

Powerlight Abe Lincoln car show Spectacluar (Sat. Aug 6, 2016 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Knights Action Park
1700 Recreation Dr.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.553.5271
powerlightkissfm@yahoo.com

All day car show at Knights Action Park. Event features several ground and air demos including a helicopter flyover and Hot air balloon demo. Several replica TV and movie cars, monster trucks & other demos will be present. This is a judged show. Registration from 8 A.M. to Noon. Judging starts at 11 A.M. Registration fee $15 Judged $10 display only. Over 150 trophies with numerous classes and special awards. There is a Best in show for car and truck. All makes/models/motorcycles and more welcome. This is a BEST OF THE BEST Brighton car show qualifier! There is also a preview night with the SUPERCRUISE and MOVIE NIGHT AT THE DRIVE IN (current releases) on Friday, August 5th. Cruise lineup 5-7 P.M. at the Fairhills Mall parking lot 1903 W. Monroe in Springfield. Cruise will depart at 7 P.M. southbound on Chatham Rd to Knights action park. Hot Air Balloon night glow, food AND the drive in!  Both events RAIN or SHINE Proceeds will benefit Powerlight Christian music fest.  

First Sunday West Twin Grove Gospel Opry Open Mic (Sun. Aug 7, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Twin Grove Christian Church
14237 Twin Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-846-8399
lastpewband@hotmail.com

Monthly first Sunday Gospel Opry.

 

Everyone welcome to share a song or other talent. Family friendly.

Powerlight Christian music fest (Sun. Aug 21, 2016 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Illinois State Fair Lincoln stage
801 E Sangamon
Springfield, IL 62701
217.553.5271
powerlightkissfm@yahoo.com

An all-day FREE Christian music fest on the last day of the Illinois State Fair at the Lincoln stage.

 

The fest starts with a praise and worship service followed by the Mighty Crush Power Team and several local artists prior to the national lineup featuring two-time GRAMMY award winners for KING & COUNTRY and Jordan Feliz and more!

 

No tickets needed. You will need to pay $5 admission at the fair gate.

 

This is the 25th anniversary of the fest! This is an intimate concert experience with a very up-close setting. Standing room in front of the stage, some bleacher seating, or bring your own lawn chairs!