Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

SCHEELS Birds of Prey - Raptor 101 Presentation (Thu. Sep 22, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

SCHEELS
3801 S. MacArthur Blvd
Springfield
2177266330
nmmonari@scheels.com
http://experience.scheels.com/event/22442/

Join SCHEELS and the Illinois Raptor Center as we encounter Birds of Prey in the Raptor 101 program.

 

Raptor 101 provides basic information to identify raptors. Explore the size, feathers, hunting styles, beaks, talons and adaptation of these incredible birds.

 

This FREE program will include hawks, falcons, owls & vultures.

Star Wars Movie Night (Sat. Sep 24, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Glen Oak Amphitheatre
2218 N Prospect (Glen Oak Park)
Peoria, IL 61603
309-681-2854
bmckenzie@peoriaparks.org
http://www.peoriaparks.org

Come to a family-friendly evening of games and activities based on Star Wars. Costumes are encouraged!

 

The evening will end with an outdoor showing of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

 

Admission is $5 per person. For more information, call the number listed above.

Olde English Faire (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Stronghold Camp & Retreat Center
1922 Illinois Route 2 North
Oregon, IL 61061
(815) 732-6111
Richard@strongholdcenter.org
http://www.strongholdcenter.org/fairetickets.html

Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Join us for a step back into the renaissance days.

 

Rain or shine, we celebrate Elizabethian England with our own Knights in armor, horses, a Queen, actors, actresses, musicians, singers, magicians and more!  

Faith Baptist Church 2016 Harvest Festival (Sat. Oct 1, 2016 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Faith Baptist Church
1026 Third Street
Carrollton, IL 62016
217-942-5115
https://www.facebook.com/FaithBaptistChurchSbc/?fref=ts

Please join us for the First Annual Faith Baptist Church Harvest Festival!

 

There will be crafts, baked goods, games, face-painting, door prizes, live Christian music and food. Everything is free of charge!

 

We would love for the community to come celebrate with us.

AN EVENING WITH GAITHER VOCAL BAND (Fri. Oct 7, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Civic Center
201 SW Jefferson Ave.
Peoria, IL 61602
http://www.peoriaciviccenter.com/events/upcoming-events/event/2016/10/07/an-evening-with-gaither--vocal-band

On Friday, October 7 at the Peoria Civic Center Theater in Peoria, IL, multi-Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither will host a spectacular evening of music, laughter and encouragement featuring the talent of the prestigious Gaither Vocal Band.

 

This Gaither Vocal Band concert at the Peoria Civic Center Theater in Peoria, IL, will celebrate timeless themes of faith, unity and eternal hope through a variety of music the whole family will enjoy.

 

Tickets are on sale now! Group ticket options are also available.

Rick Springfield at Watseka Theatre (Fri. Oct 7, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Watseka Theatre
218 East Walnut Street
Watseka, IL 60970
(815) 993-6585
info@watsekatheatre.com
http://www.watsekatheatre.com

This is a Rick Springfield ‘Stripped Down’ show: An intimate solo performance with music and storytelling. No seat is further than 50 ft from the stage!

 

Over the past three decades, Rick Springfield has worn many hats as an entertainer and performer. The creator of some of the finest power-pop of the 1980s, he’s a Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and musician who has sold 25 million albums and scored 17 U.S. Top 40 hits, including “Jessie’s Girl,” “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” “An Affair of the Heart,” “I've Done Everything for You,” “Love Somebody,” and “Human Touch.” 

 

You can buy tickets by either visiting the website or calling the phone number listed above.

Anita Renfroe's Flat-Out Funny Tour (Tue. Oct 11, 2016 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First United Methodist Church
2941 South Koke Mill Road
Springfield, IL 62711
(217) 753-3939
https://www.itickets.com/events/364861.html

We all need a good laugh sometimes. Anita Renfroe will surely have you rolling with her unique take on being a woman, growing older, motherhood, pop culture, and more!

 

Anita tours with her own comedy concerts and inspirational women’s conferences where she routinely packs out venues across the United States.

 

Tickets are on sale now at the above link.
-$20 advance general admission
-$40 advance VIP with a 6pm Meet & Greet

 

Proceeds from this show will benefit Contact Ministries, which serves the Springfield community by providing food, shelter, clothing, financial assistance, referrals, and life skills education and training.

Disney's The Little Mermaid Musical (Thu. Oct 13, 2016 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Eastlight Theatre
1401 E Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-7469
http://www.eastlighttheatre.com/

The Caterpillar Chorus proudly presents Disney's The Little Mermaid musical at Eastlight Theatre.

 

Online tickets are $11 and are available at the link above starting on September 15th. Tickets may also be purchased for $10 by calling the box office at the number listed above beginning October 10th.

 

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." 

Disney's The Little Mermaid Musical (Fri. Oct 14, 2016 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Eastlight Theatre
1401 E Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-7469
http://www.eastlighttheatre.com/

The Caterpillar Chorus proudly presents Disney's The Little Mermaid musical at Eastlight Theatre.

 

Online tickets are $11 and are available at the link above starting on September 15th. Tickets may also be purchased for $10 by calling the box office at the number listed above beginning October 10th.

 

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." 

Disney's The Little Mermaid Musical (Sat. Oct 15, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Eastlight Theatre
1401 E Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-7469
http://www.eastlighttheatre.com/

The Caterpillar Chorus proudly presents Disney's The Little Mermaid musical at Eastlight Theatre.

 

Online tickets are $11 and are available at the link above starting on September 15th. Tickets may also be purchased for $10 by calling the box office at the number listed above beginning October 10th.

 

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." 

Disney's The Little Mermaid Musical (Sat. Oct 15, 2016 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Eastlight Theatre
1401 E Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-7469
http://www.eastlighttheatre.com/

The Caterpillar Chorus proudly presents Disney's The Little Mermaid musical at Eastlight Theatre.

 

Online tickets are $11 and are available at the link above starting on September 15th. Tickets may also be purchased for $10 by calling the box office at the number listed above beginning October 10th.

 

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." 

Disney's The Little Mermaid Musical (Sun. Oct 16, 2016 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Eastlight Theatre
1401 E Washington St
East Peoria, IL 61611
(309) 699-7469
http://www.eastlighttheatre.com/

The Caterpillar Chorus proudly presents Disney's The Little Mermaid musical at Eastlight Theatre.

 

Online tickets are $11 and are available at the link above starting on September 15th. Tickets may also be purchased for $10 by calling the box office at the number listed above beginning October 10th.

 

Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." 

Newsboys Concert (Thu. Oct 27, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Braden Auditorium
200 N. University St.
Normal, IL 61761
https://www.premierproductions.com/tour/newsboys-love-riot-tour/normal-il

WCIC welcomes Newsboys LOVE RIOT Tour featuring The Afters and Ryan Stevenson!

 

Doors open at 6:00 pm. 

 

Tickets:

Premium: $45.00

General Admission: $25.00

Groups of 10+: $18.00 each, plus 1 FREE ticket!