Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

Downtown Shop Hop & Free Artisan Walk (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 11:30 am - 1:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Studio on 6th
215 S. 6th St.
Springfield, IL 62701
217.522.8006
studioon6thart@gmail.com
http://www.studioon6thart.com

Downtown Shop Hop and Free Artisan Walk featuring a tour of downtown art galleries/shoppes. Free snacks along the way. Reservations appreciated, but not required

World Championship of Performing Arts - Team USA Audition (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Amie's Music Together
40 Cherry Tree Shopping Center
Washington, IL 61571
309.444.1959
director@amiesmusictogether.com

Audition to be a part of Team USA for the World Championship of Performing Arts held in California.  We are audition all, singers, actors, models, dancers, and instrumentalists. Come be a part of this international event ( the Olympics of the Performing Arts)!

Faith and Family Fun Night (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Shea Stadium
1523 W. Nebraska Avenue
Peoria, IL 61604
lmoser@fsmail.bradley.edu

Come out for the Bradley soccer "Faith and Family Fun Night" at Shea Stadium! The Braves will take on Drake, and there will be live music entertainment at half-time by GreenHouseEFX, plus bounce houses for the kids!

Veteran's Day Service (Sun. Nov 9, 2014 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Atterberry Baptist Church
Atterberry St.
Atterberry, IL
Jim Peek, 217.787.7312 / Ed Sathoff, 217.632.2828 / Daniel Yielding, 1.205.412.5801

Special guests The Chosen Ones plus Dan Wilson and Andy Fife will provide patriotic music. Ken Wise will be the Emcee. Military displays and mementos will be shown.

 

The public is invited to the dinner and concert.

 

Veterans, please wear your uniforms or caps if you can.

 

Dinner is at 12:00 p.m. and program at 2:00 p.m.

 

The Chosen Ones will also be singing at the morning service at 11:00 A.M.

 

A love offering will be taken for both services.

 

For more information, call Jim Peek, Ed Sathoff, or Daniel Yielding.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Nov 13, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.

The Central Illinois Jazz Society: Illinois Central Jazz Train (Sun. Nov 16, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Starting Gate Banquet Room, located in Landmark Recreation Center
3225 N. Dries Lane
Peoria, IL
309.692.5330
http://peoriajazz.com/

The Central Illinois Jazz Society, serving Central Illinois since 1978, presents the Illinois Central Jazz Train at 6:00 p.m. and also at 7:15 p.m.

 

For more information, please call or visit the websites: www.cijs.org or www.peoriajazz.com. For more information about our location, visit landmarkrec.com. Food and beverages are available for purchase at this live jazz program.

 

Admission:

$5.00 Members

$7.00 Non-Members

Students are free

 

The Central Illinois Jazz Society is a non-profit organization that is open to anyone who enjoys jazz. You do not have to be a musician to be a member or to attend our programs. Please consider joining the Central Illinois Jazz Society and supporting live jazz.

SCHEELS How Fudge is Made Kids Klub (Mon. Nov 17, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Scheels
3801 S MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, IL
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheelscommunity.com/events/kids-klub-make-scheels-fudge-2/

Come learn how Gramma Gina’s fudge is made by a SCHEELS Fudge Expert. All participating kids ages 4-12 will receive a free ride on the SCHEELS Ferris Wheel (height restrictions may apply).

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Nov 20, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.

Monthly Gospel Jam Session (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Living Rock Assembly Church, 1208 E. Duryea Avenue, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
309.692.3485 or 309.370.7894
Dorothy6161@comcast.net

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 required.  The church is set up to walk right in; there are no stairs.  Therefore, we welcome all handicap or elderly people to please attend.

The Highwaymen Live @ Watseka Theatre Watseka IL (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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

A musical lookalike & sound a like tribute to Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, and Willie Nelson. Direct from Las Vegas & Branson. This is a fantastic show.

You will know all the songs they will be singing!

 

Watseka Theatre is a beautiful 1931 art deco 375 seat theatre. Its located 92 miles south (2 hours) from Chicago. Concert is open to all ages. Doors open 5:30 p.m. for dinner & full bar. Showtime 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at the theatre box office, charge by phone or online.

Citizen Way concert (Fri. Nov 21, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Embassy Suites Convention Center
100 Conference Center Drive
East Peoria, IL
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/citizen-way-concert-tickets-12525021677

Citizen Way will be performing at Embassy Suites in East Peoria. They play the songs "Should've Been Me," "Nothing Ever (Could Separate Us)," and "How Sweet the Sound." Tickets are $10 each. Buy tickets through the link above!

Old Time Christmas Homecoming (Gaither Style) (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Center
114 West Palm Street
Roodhouse,Il
217.787.7312

The Public is invited to attend!

A love offering will be taken to go to Grace Center Food Pantry.

 

Please bring a non-perishable food item for the pantry as well.

 

Pastor Daniel Yeilding will tell jokes and stories, and Ken Wise will be your emcee for the afternoon.

 

Featuring:

  • Anticipation
  • Gospel Strings
  • Solid Rock
  • Ron Senters
  • Pam& Mark Fisher
  • Gary Eby
  • Ed Sinclair
  • Saved By Grace
  • The Messengers
  • Keith Jones
  • Wayne Marquis
  • Randy Burnett
  • Dan Wilson, Hearts 4 One
  • Paddy Lilies
  • Rod Nikelson
  • Living Proof
  • Sonshiners
  • Joybells
  • Stan Lowe
  • Tom Jones
  • Marlene Wiker

Tim Timmons Worship Concert (Sun. Nov 23, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Calvary Temple Christian Center
1730 West Jefferson St.
Springfield, IL 62702
http://www.itickets.com/events/333047.html

Come out for a night of worship with Tim Timmons!

 

Doors open at 5pm.

 

The evening is free, but a ticket is required.

 

Get your ticket at iTickets.com or the Calvary Temple Christian Center office.

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Nov 27, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.

Christmastime Gospelfest (Sat. Nov 29, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Five Points Washington
360 N. Wilmor Road
Washington
309.472.0027
shawn@gospelfestministries.com
http://www.gospelfestministries.com

The 10th Annual “Christmastime Gospelfest” will be a fantastic way to kick off your Christmas celebration with traditional music that celebrates the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Shawn Degenhart and the Gospelfest Singers will be presenting the “best of the best” Christmas songs from their concerts through these past 10 years.This annual Christmas concert has become a holiday tradition for hundreds of families throughout central Illinois.

 

Tickets are $15 for adults but students high school and under are free.Group tickets for groups of 10 to 24 are $12 each and groups of 25 or more are $10. Tickets can be purchased at the front desk at Five Points Washington or by calling the above number or visiting the website.

SCHEELS Make an Ornament Kids Klub (Mon. Dec 1, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Scheels
3801 S MacArthur Blvd
Springfield, IL
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheelscommunity.com/events/scheels-make-ornament-kids-klub/

Come create one ornament to take home and one ornament to put on the SCHEELS Kids Klub tree to be displayed in the youth department at SCHEELS. All participating kids ages 4-12 will receive a free ride on the SCHEELS Ferris Wheel (height restrictions may apply).

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Dec 4, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.

Meet the Artists (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Studio on 6th
215 S. 6th St.
Springfield, IL, 62701
217.522.8006
studioon6thart@gmail.com
http://www.studioon6thart.com

Meet the Artists at Studio, featuring copper & wire crocheted jewelry, garden & wall can flowers, and melted glass bottles & items. Live music, wine, refreshments, door prizes every half hour.

Meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at SCHEELS (Sat. Dec 6, 2014 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.726.6330
eventssp@scheels.com
http://www.scheels.com/events

Come for a ONE DAY event. Don't forget to bring your cameras for free photos with Santa!!! All participating kids will receive a free ride on the SCHEELS Ferris Wheel. Register to win a $100 SCHEELS gift card just in time for Christmas!

A Ringing Christmas 2014 (Sat. Dec 6, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

United Presbyterian
2550 Rock Hill
Wood River, IL 62095
309.365.2910
kc@bellsinmotion.org
http://www.bellsinmotion.org

A family-friendly jazz holiday concert