Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

Gospel Fest (Sun. Mar 12, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Church of the Living God
2815 W. Lake Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
309-922-1089
brownjoyce@att.net

Come join us for our 170th annual Gospel Fest Musical. This musical features choirs, praise dancers, soloists, rappers, poets, and many more.

 

There will be a free will offering, and proceeds will be used to help high school students attend college visits during spring break.

 

For more information, or to make a donation call, please contact Mrs. Brown at the number listed above.

Chris Sligh in Concert (Fri. Mar 17, 2017 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Calvary Baptist Church
1017 N. School St.
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 531-9734
amyh@cbcnormal.org

Friends of Isaac and Erin Judd are hosting an adoption benefit concert featuring singer/songwriter, Chris Sligh, an American Idol top 10 finalist.

 

Join us for a night filled with great worship music, food, a raffle, and fun activities for kids.

 

Doors open at 5 PM. $10 per person/$30 per family, tickets sold at the door. There is also a suggested donation.

 

Hope to see you there!

Quilt Show & Garage Sale (Sat. Mar 18, 2017 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Alpha Park Library
3527 S. Airport Road
Bartonville, IL 61607

Come to our 17th annual Cabin Quilters' quilt show and garage sale!

 

Quilts, home decorations, and wearable's will be on display. There will also be sewing demos.

 

Come check out the sewing and quilting bargains at our 10th annual garage sale as well!

 

The public is welcome; free admission.

Living Waters Dance (Sat. Mar 18, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Living Waters Lutheran Church
7229 North Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL 61614
allendurr136@gmail.com
http://livingh2opeoria.org/#/upcoming-events

Save the date, and come celebrate the special bond between daughters and their fathers.

 

This Father-Daughter Dance includes dancing, dessert, refreshments, and a photo that will be emailed to guests.

 

To register, please send an email to the email listed above. Please indicate your name, and the name(s) and age(s) of your daughter(s).

 

Hope to see you there!

 

 

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Mar 19, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Thu. Mar 23, 2017 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Lincoln Christian Univeristy
100 Campus View Drive
Lincoln, IL 62656
https://lincolnchristian.edu/event/joseph-and-the-amazing-technicolor-dreamcoat-3/

"Joseph" is a great family show, directed by Lincoln Christian University's Tim Searby, with a cast made up of students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community.

 

The production will be the mega-mix based on the UK revival production, and will include an original set, staging, choreography, and costumes by Grand Ball Costumes of Charleston, Illinois.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Fri. Mar 24, 2017 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Lincoln Christian Univeristy
100 Campus View Drive
Lincoln, IL 62656
https://lincolnchristian.edu/event/joseph-and-the-amazing-technicolor-dreamcoat-3/

"Joseph" is a great family show, directed by Lincoln Christian University's Tim Searby, with a cast made up of students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community.

 

The production will be the mega-mix based on the UK revival production, and will include an original set, staging, choreography, and costumes by Grand Ball Costumes of Charleston, Illinois.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Sat. Mar 25, 2017 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Lincoln Christian Univeristy
100 Campus View Drive
Lincoln, IL 62656
https://lincolnchristian.edu/event/joseph-and-the-amazing-technicolor-dreamcoat-3/

"Joseph" is a great family show, directed by Lincoln Christian University's Tim Searby, with a cast made up of students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community.

 

The production will be the mega-mix based on the UK revival production, and will include an original set, staging, choreography, and costumes by Grand Ball Costumes of Charleston, Illinois.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Mar 26, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra (Fri. Mar 31, 2017 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Presbyterian Church
321 S 7th St
Springfield, IL 62701
(217) 206-6160
info@ilsymphony.org
http://www.ilsymphony.org

Take a musical promenade down the Champs Élysées. From Chabrier’s delightful Habanera and Faure’s elegant Pavane, to Ravel’s light-hearted Le Tombeau de Couperin and Debussy’s sentimental Clair de lune; this is April in Paris.

 

Mozart’s thrilling Paris Symphony concludes this springtime stroll!

 

General admission is $20, and student tickets are $5. There are also senior rates available.

 

Experience it for yourself by calling the number above or visiting the website listed above.

Dancing with our Stars (Sat. Apr 1, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Civic Center Theatre
201 SW Jefferson Ave
Peoria, IL 61602
309-688-3667
kmcluckie@peoriaparks.org
http://www.peoriaparks.org

The 2017 Spring Dance Recital will showcase the talents of Peoria Park District dance students. A diversity of dance will be featured.

 

Tickets are available on March 1st at the Peoria Civic Center; $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 14 and under.

 

Hope to see you there!

Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra (Sat. Apr 1, 2017 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Second Presbyterian Church
313 N East St
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 434-2777
info@ilsymphony.org
http://www.ilsymphony.org

Take a musical promenade down the Champs Élysées. From Chabrier’s delightful Habanera and Faure’s elegant Pavane, to Ravel’s light-hearted Le Tombeau de Couperin and Debussy’s sentimental Clair de lune; this is April in Paris.

 

Mozart’s thrilling Paris Symphony concludes this springtime stroll!

 

General admission is $20, and student tickets are $5. There are also senior rates available.

 

Experience it for yourself by calling the number above or visiting the website listed above.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Apr 2, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Around the Town Concert (Fri. Apr 7, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
533 S. Walnut St
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 522-2838
info@ilsymphony.org
http://www.ilsymphony.org

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra's Around the Town Concert allows you to listen to wonderful musicians live in a variety of locations throughout the community.

 

This hour long concert allows you to get to know members of the ISO Piano Quartet in a more intimate setting.

 

Please join us for one of these free concerts of live music by a variety of ensembles.

John Branyan Live (Sat. Apr 8, 2017 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

North Parkway Assembly of God
1209 N Parkway Dr
Pekin, IL 61554
http://JBcomedy.webflow.io

Please join us and enjoy live comedy from John Branyan!

 

Doors open 30 minutes to an hour before the start. Tickets are $15 each, and are only available through the website listed above.

 

For more information about our church or this event, please visit our website, http://npag.cc/, or visit our Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/NorthparkwayAG/.

 

We hope to see you there!

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Apr 9, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Brian Free and Assurance Concert (Sun. Apr 9, 2017 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
210 S. 8th Street
Petersburg, IL 62675
217-632-2533
fccpetersburg@gmail.com

Celebrate Palm Sunday with Brian Free and Assurance in concert.

 

There is no admission fee and no tickets needed. A freewill offering will be also be received.

 

For more information, please call the number listed above.

Sidewalk Prophets Prodigal Tour (Thu. Apr 13, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Join Sidewalk Prophets for an inspiring, creative, and one-of-a-kind event. During the night you'll hear the hit songs you've come to love weaved seamlessly with Wander Creative's short film debut "The Prodigal." The end result is something truly powerful.

 

The band has gone to great lengths to make the show affordable for everyone.

 

Ticket Options: (*Purchase at the Eventbrite link above.)

  • $10.00 General Admission - This ticket will get you in the door for one of the best concerts around.
  • $25.00 Early Entry/FastPass (Limited) - This ticket gets you early entry to the show, a chance at the best seats in the house, a private tour of the band's bus, and a limited edition FastPass tour lanyard. FastPass doors open 30 minutes prior to general admission doors (approximately 90 minutes prior to show start).
  • $40 VIP After Party Experience - This ticket gets you early entry to the show, a limited edition autographed Prodigal Tour poster and access to the Prodigal Tour exclusive VIP After Party. The after party includes snacks and private hang time with the band after the show. You'll be able to ask the band the questions you've always wanted to know, take photos, and take part in a private acoustic performance by the band.

 

Bring your family, invite a friend, or invite a stranger. You don't want to miss it!

 

*Please note that this show uses haze and includes strobing lights/video. It is not recommended for those prone to seizures.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Apr 16, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Newsboys Love Riot Tour (Fri. Apr 21, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Prairie Capital Convention Center
1 Convention Center Plaza
Springfield, IL 62701
217-788-8800
support@premierproductions.com
https://www.premierproductions.com/tour/newsboys-love-riot-tour-2017/springfield-il

The Newsboys' Love Riot Tour is coming to Springfield! The concert starts at 7:00 p.m., but doors open at 6:00.

 

The show also features God's Not Dead Live - Rivals! A theatrical experience including cast members, live drama and more!

 

The following tickets are available:

  • Ultimate VIP Experience Package (Very Limited Number!): $100.00 - Includes early entry at 5 p.m., best seats, photo opp with artist, pre-show artist Q&A, souvenir laminated pass (received at the concert) and coupon for discounted Newsboys merch for use on the band's online store (to be delivered approximately one week before the show).
  • Premium Package (Limited Number!): $45.00 - Includes early entry at 5 p.m., pre-show artist Q&A and souvenir laminated pass (received at the concert).
  • Reserved: $25.00
  • Friends & Family 4-Pack: $20.00/ticket
  • Groups of 10+: $18.00/ticket - Groups of 10 or more receive 1 FREE ticket!

 

You can purchase tickets by visiting the website above or by calling 1-800-745-3000

 

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