Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

JesusFest 5 (Sat. Sep 19, 2015 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rock and Roll Hardee's
2501 Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL
217.414.2435
http://www.businessmeninchrist.com

JesusFest 5, the annual free Christian music Fall extravaganza presented by Business Men In Christ returns to the Band shell and concert area of Rock and Roll Hardees. Bring your lawn chairs and spend an evening listening to powerful Christian rap, contemporary gospel, much and more from Zach Ayappa- the MB, new iTunes artist PJae, Chosen Generation, and more! For more information, visit the website or call the phone number listed above.

A Night Of Praise (Sat. Sep 19, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Abundant Faith Christian Center
2525 Taylor Avenue
Springfield, IL 62703
217.585.4000
http://www.abundantfaith.org

A special night for all the YOUNG people. Well, you older people can attend too. But we are offering “A Night Of Praise” Concert featuring music from our own Markethio Sangster, Jamar Scott, and FORWARD! Joining them with be Josiah Williams and some Spoken Word from Liz Warneck. You really don’t want to miss this event!

Chinquapin Folk Arts Music Festival (Sat. Sep 19, 2015 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Camp Wokanda
620 East Boy Scout Rd.
Chillicothe, IL 61523
309.579.2157
http://www.peoriaparks.org/event/chinquapin-folk-arts-festival/?instance_id=3923

September 18-20:

 

Enjoy the annual Ghost Stories Concert, children's activity area, live music, storytelling, food and art vendors, a barn dance, and more!

 

Admission to the festival is $10 per day or $15 for the weekend. Weekend family passes are available for $45.

 

Schools and homeschoolers are invited to participate in a day of programs featuring storytellers and folk musicians on September 18th. Please register in advance. $4 per student.

 

For more information, please contact Camp Wokanda at the number above.

Joel Penton and the Ryan Holiday Praise Band (Sun. Sep 20, 2015 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
210 S. 8th Street
Petersburg, IL
217.825.3817
rww333@hotmail.com
http://www.fccpetersburgil.com/#!events/c8k2

It's MEGA WEEK at the First Christian Church of Petersburg with 3 special events.

 

EVENT # 1 - Former Ohio State football player Joel Penton will be speaking and the Ryan Holiday Praise Band will lead worship. Joel and Ryan present school assemblies across the U.S. For more info call the number above or check out the website above.

Calling Glory in Concert (Sun. Sep 20, 2015 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Virginia High School Gym
651 South Morgan Street
Virginia, IL 62691
217.452.3534
virgnumc@casscomm.com
http://www.casscomm.com/~virgnumc/

Calling Glory's latest radio single, I Am With You, recently reached 44 on Billboard Christian Chart.

 

Donations accepted.

 

Sponsored by the Virginia United Methodist Church Yaple Fund.

 

More information on the link above.

Back To Church Sunday (Sun. Sep 20, 2015 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

North Bridge Baptist Church
2413 E. Ziebarth Rd
Normal, IL 61761
309.452.3570
eventnbbc@gmail.com
http://www.northbridgebaptistchurch.org/

We will be having free food, free face painting for kids, and indoor and outdoor activities for adults. 

Chinquapin Folk Arts Music Festival (Sun. Sep 20, 2015 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Camp Wokanda
620 East Boy Scout Rd.
Chillicothe, IL 61523
309.579.2157
http://www.peoriaparks.org/event/chinquapin-folk-arts-festival/?instance_id=3923

September 18-20:

 

Enjoy the annual Ghost Stories Concert, children's activity area, live music, storytelling, food and art vendors, a barn dance, and more!

 

Admission to the festival is $10 per day or $15 for the weekend. Weekend family passes are available for $45.

 

Schools and homeschoolers are invited to participate in a day of programs featuring storytellers and folk musicians on September 18th. Please register in advance. $4 per student.

 

For more information, please contact Camp Wokanda at the number above.

Laughter Is Like Medicine To The Soul (Wed. Sep 23, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Abundant Faith Christian Center
2525 Taylor Avenue
Springfield, Illinois 62703
217.585.4000
http://www.abundantfaith.org

Back by popular demand is the “Laughter Is Like Medicine To The Soul” clean Christian Comedy Night. The host Mike Pittman is bringing some very funny guest again this year!

Brian Free and Assurance (Wed. Sep 23, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
210 S. 8th Street
Petersburg, IL
217.825.3817
rww333@hotmail.com
http://www.fccpetersburgil.com/#!events/c8k2

It's MEGA WEEK at the First Christian Church of Petersburg with 3 special events.

 

EVENT #2- Dove Award Winning Quartet Brian Free and Assurance in concert. There is no admission fee. A free will offering will be received.

 

For more info call the number above or check out the website above.

Senior Jam (Sat. Sep 26, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Open Bible Church
2105 E Rte 30
Rock Falls, IL 61071
815.625.1957
firstopenbible@comcast.net
https://www.facebook.com/pages/First-Open-Bible-Church-RockFalls/219090742811?sk=timeline&ref=page_internal

Open to anyone! Bring your instruments, gather 'round, and play music together. Senior Jam happens on the 4th Saturday of each month.

Lexi Elisha in concert (Sun. Sep 27, 2015 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
210 S. 8th Street
Petersburg, IL 62675
217.825.3817
rww333@hotmail.com
http://www.fccpetersburgil.com/#!events/c8k2

It's Mega Week at the First Christian Church of Petersburg with 3 special events.

 

EVENT #3- Recording Artist Lexi Elisha will be in concert. There is no admission fee. A free offering may be received. For more info call the number above or visit the website above.

The Kentucky Headhunters @ Watseka Theatre Watseka IL (Fri. Oct 2, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Watseka Theatre
218 East Walnut Street
Watseka, IL 60970
Tickets: 815.993.6585
info@watsekatheatre.com
http://www.watsekatheatre.com

Country & Southern Rock Legends...The Kentucky Headhunters take over Watseka Theatre Watseka IL. Grammy Award, Country Music Association & Academy Of Country Music Award Winners. Multi Million Selling hits include; "Walk Softy On This Heart Of Mine", "Dumas Walker", "Oh Lonesome Me", "Spirit In The Sky", "Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line", "Honky Tonk Walkin", & The Ballad Of Davey Crockett". New CD, "Meet Me In Bluesland".

 

Watseka Theatre is a 1931 art deco 375 seat theatre located 92 miles (2 hrs) south of Chicago. No seat is further than 50 ft from the stage. Doors Open 5:30 p.m. for dinner & full bar. Showtime 7 p.m. All Ages. Tix $40. On sale now, charge by phone at the number or website above.

Sam Moore "The Legendary Soul Man" @ Arcada Theatre St Charles IL (Sat. Oct 3, 2015 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Arcada Theatre
105 East Main Street
St Charles, IL 60174
888.695.0888
ron@oshows.com
http://www.oshows.com

For years Sam Moore was best known for lending his unmistakable stand out lead vocals to the Grammy winning, Memphis based Stax Records, soul duo “Sam & Dave”TM. Songs like "Hold On I'm Coming," "I Thank You," "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby," "Soul Sister," and the duo's monster hit "Soul Man" catapulted them up both the Pop and R&B Charts selling more than 10 million records worldwide. The duo was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.

 

Though Sam Moore has tremendous love and respect for the music he created as "the voice" of the duo, Sam, who has been called "the blast furnace of soul," continues to record and tour scoring critical acclaim as a solo artist for more than 30 years. Tickets are on sale now at the link or number above.

Hispanic Heritage Family Festival (Sun. Oct 4, 2015 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Gus and Flora Kerasotes YMCA
4550 W. Iles Avenue
Springfield, IL 62711
217.679.1625
ckropid@springfieldymca.org
http://www.springfieldymca.org

Each year, Americans observe National Hispanic heritage Month by celebrating the histories and cultures of Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America; as well as the contributions Latino Americans have made in the culture and society of our community.

Steve Green Concert (Sat. Oct 10, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N State Rt 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309.688.9699
cefofcentral@sbcglobal.net
http://cefofillinois.com/CEF/Steve_Green.html

Celebration of Praise Night!

Child Evangelism Fellowship Annual Fundraiser

Goal: $30,000

 

Adult Tickets: $15

High School and Under (Free)

All General Admision Seating

 

For more Info or to Purchase Tickets, go to the website listed above.

Sanctus Real in concert: Farewell To A Friend Tour (Thu. Oct 15, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First United Methodist Church
2941 S. Koke Mill
Springfield, IL
217.793.3939
http://www.itickets.com/events/348776/Springfield_IL/Farewell_To_A_Friend_Tour.html

Please join Contact Ministries as they present: Sanctus Real “Farewell To A Friend Tour”. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. Sanctus Real’s final performance will be held in December 2015, after being together for 20 years.

 

Tickets may be purchased online, at Family Christian Bookstore in Springfield, or at First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Group rates of 10+, $10.00 each, sponsorship opportunities available.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Oct 16, 2015 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Living Rock Assembly Church
1208 E. Duryea
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
309.692.3485 or 309.370.7894

Come out to our Monthly Jam Session on the 3rd Friday of every month. People come from all around to listen to steel guitar, banjo, saxophone, drums, guitar, piano, trumpet and a ventriloquist. All are welcome to attend. Snacks are provided after the service. A free-will offering will be taken for Missions. Giving is not a requirement. The church is set up to walk right in; there are no stairs, so we welcome all handicap or elderly people to please attend.

Restart Concert (Sat. Oct 24, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

City Of God Church
530 West Rock Falls Road
Rock Falls, IL 61071
563.940.8869
hartsmichael@gmail.com
http://www.gofundme.com/restartconcerts

Our 7th annual "Restart" youth conference is going to be awesome! Restart helps restore the sense of purpose and vision through music, by promoting non violence, a drug free community and non gang violence. Only God can make this happen, please support this awesome cause! If you enjoy dance, rap, rock, worship, City Of God is the place to be for this year's Restart 2015 Concert!

 

This is a FREE concert event Featuring:

 

Mike Swag

 

H Street

 

Sonia

 

CYIC Dance Team

 

And much more!

 

Call the number above for more info.

Senior Jam (Sat. Oct 24, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Open Bible Church
2105 E Rte 30
Rock Falls, IL 61071
815.625.1957
firstopenbible@comcast.net
https://www.facebook.com/pages/First-Open-Bible-Church-RockFalls/219090742811?sk=timeline&ref=page_internal

Open to anyone! Bring your instruments, gather 'round, and play music together. Senior Jam happens on the 4th Saturday of each month.

Mickey Gilley @ Watseka Theatre Watseka IL (Sat. Oct 24, 2015 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Watseka Theatre
218 East Walnut Street
Watseka, IL 60970
815.993.6585
info@watsekatheatre.com
http://www.watsekatheatre.com/mickeygilley10242015.html

Country Music Legend, "Mr. Urban Cowboy" MICKEY GILLEY headlines Watseka Theatre. Award Winner, Movie & TV Star with Multi Million Selling hit songs including "Stand By Me", "Room Full Of Roses", "Don't The Girls All Look Prettier At Closing Time", "City Lights", "Window Up Above", "Bring It On Home to Me", "Chains of Love" ,"Honky Tonk Memories" , "She's Pulling Me Back Again" & "Here Comes the Hurt Again" ."

 

The Iconic Movie, "Urban Cowboy" was filmed at Gilley's Place in Pasadena TX. It stared John Travolta, Mickey Gilley and America saw The Mechanical Bull for the first time! Watseka Theatre is a beautiful 1931 art deco 375 seat theatre located 92 miles (2 hrs) south of Chicago. All Ages. Doors Open 5:30 p.m. for dinner & full bar. Showtime 7 p.m. Tix on sale at the theatre, charge by phone at the number above or link above.