Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Holiday/Seasonal'

Art Circle Reception at Broadview Mansion (Thu. Dec 7, 2017 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

IBF Broadview Mansion
1301 S. Fell
Normal, IL 61761
309-821-0415
artcirclebn@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/ArtCircleBN/

Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal, Illinois, is a creative community gathering in Faith, Hope and Love inspiring Beauty, Truth and Goodness through individual expression and appreciation of the Arts.

 

Members of Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal will show their work at Broadview Mansion. More than 20 pieces of two-dimensional artwork and sculpture will be on display in this annual exhibit by Art Circle. Some art is available for purchase.

 

An opening reception with the artists for the show will be held  at the Mansion. The Immanuel Bible Foundation will be holding a Christmas Open House in conjunction that will include music, mansion tours and dessert.

 

Please direct any questions to Art Circle of Bloomington-Normal or the email above.

A Night in Bethlehem (Fri. Dec 8, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Chillicothe Christian Church
510 W. Frances St.
Chillicothe, IL 61523
(309) 274-4419
office@chillicothechristian.net

A Night in Bethlehem is a joyful outreach event that we are hosting to make the Christmas season “come alive” for our community.

 

Imagine entering the ancient city of Bethlehem, being counted in the census, exploring an unforgettable marketplace, tasting authentic foods, making crafts, visiting with Joseph and Mary as they hold their newborn baby!

 

It usually takes about an hour to see everything. This event is free and suitable for all ages.

 

The tax collector will be collecting non-perishable food items to donate to the local food pantry.

Zion Out Loud: Christmas Carol Sing Along (Fri. Dec 8, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Zion Coffee
803 SW Adams St.
Peoria, IL 61602
630-425-2600
info@zioncoffee.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/1063110857163595/

Bring your family, invite your friends and come sing your hearts out with us. We are so excited to announce that our second Zion Out Loud event is a Christmas carol singalong!

 

Partnered with Ephiphany Church, we’ll sing some of our favorite Christmas carols like "Joy to the World", "Silent Night", "Jingle Bells" and many others! We will be serving a special holiday drink that night, including one for the kids! 

 

No tickets needed. Just come! All proceeds from this event will be donated directly to support the coffee farmers and Zion co-owners. Banu and Mike Hatfield have also pledged to personally match the first $500 of the night's proceeds.

Keokuk Junction Railway Santa Train (Sat. Dec 9, 2017 8:30 am - 5:15 pm)

Contact Info:

Six stops along the KJRY railroad line
Various (see below)
Various (see below)
(309) 697-1400
http://www.pioneer-railcorp.com

Keokuk Junction Railway Co. will be operating its annual Santa Train!

 

Santa Claus will join Keokuk Junction Railway Co. employees and will make six stops along the KJRY's railroad line to visit children, provide railroad safety demonstrations, and to confirm their Christmas lists. Santa will arrive at each location by train and children are welcome to visit Santa aboard his caboose for no charge.  

 

Our complete schedule is as follows:

  • Mapleton at Mapleton Road: 8:30am arrival
  • Glasford at Oak Street near City Park: 9:35am arrival
  • Breeds at Co Road 23: 11:25am arrival
  • Canton at 2nd Ave near the former TP&W Railroad Office: 1:30pm arrival
  • Cuba at 3rd Street: 3:45pm arrival
  • Smithfield at Main and Front Street: 5:15pm arrival

 

Santa Claus is looking forward to seeing all his young friends!

Miracle on Main Street (Sun. Dec 10, 2017 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

New Life
9754 East 1400 North Road
Bloomington
309-829-7777
Detra.cotton@newlifebn.org
https://www.newlifebn.org

New Life Kids and YOUTH present Miracle on Main Street! This entertaining production will remind us of the true meaning of Christmas and why we celebrate the birth of Jesus!  \

 

Carolers must go door to door asking the community to support the town Christmas pageant. The local mayor has threatened to shut down the production because she feels it’s not relevant any longer. Watch as the carolers get help from someone they never expected.  

 

Join us as we witness a true miracle on Main Street!

Decades Rewind Sleigh Ride (Sun. Dec 10, 2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N. East St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 434-2777
decadesrewind@gmail.com
http://www.artsblooming.org/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/7508/710

Decades Rewind is a National touring concert, dance party and theatrical performance all wrapped up in one blockbuster show!

 

Celebrate the hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s from the most prominent decades in music history. Disco, Funk, Rock and Motown all take center stage in this brand new theatrical concert featuring over 60s songs, 100 costume changes and nostalgic video. From Aretha to Zeppelin, Decades Rewind will have you singing and dancing in the aisles.

 

This IS the story of your life! Join us for a special edition show, which will have holiday music from each decade of music. Get in the holiday spirit and turn back time to the first time you hit play.

 

Show your children your life at their age - Kids FREE with each adult ticket purchase, through box office. You can get your tickets at the link above.

Micah Tyler w/ Jasmine Murray Concert (Tue. Dec 12, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Lutheran Church
702 W Lynn Blvd
Sterling, IL 61081
815-499-6552
office@nllutheran.com
http://www.nllutheran.com

Hey WCIC listeners! Micah Tyler, creator of such songs as "Never Been a Moment" and "Different" is having an exciting concert! He has been heard many times on WCIC before and will be joined by fellow WCIC regular: the artist, Jasmine Murray, creator of songs such as "Fearless"! Get your tickets now!

 

Door opens at 6:30, show starts at 7:00. 

 

Visit the website above for ticket information.

Follow The Star - Northwoods Christmas Production 2017 (Fri. Dec 15, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
info@northwoods.church
https://northwoods.church/followthestar/

Invite friends, family and neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas Musical extravaganza - an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year!

Follow The Star - Northwoods Christmas Production 2017 (Sun. Dec 17, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
info@northwoods.church
https://northwoods.church/followthestar/

Invite friends, family, neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza - an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year!

Follow The Star - Northwoods Christmas Production 2017 (Mon. Dec 18, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
info@northwoods.church
https://northwoods.church/followthestar/

Invite friends, family, neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza - an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year!

Follow The Star - Northwoods Christmas Production 2017 (Tue. Dec 19, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
info@northwoods.church
https://northwoods.church/followthestar/

Invite friends, family, neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza - an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year!

Follow The Star - Northwoods Christmas Production 2017 (Wed. Dec 20, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
info@northwoods.church
https://northwoods.church/followthestar/

Invite friends, family, neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza - an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year!

Follow The Star - Northwoods Christmas Production 2017 (Thu. Dec 21, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
info@northwoods.church
https://northwoods.church/followthestar/

Invite friends, family, neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza - an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year!

Follow The Star - Northwoods Christmas Production 2017 (Fri. Dec 22, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
info@northwoods.church
https://northwoods.church/followthestar/

Invite friends, family, neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza - an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year!

Follow The Star - Northwoods Christmas Production 2017 (Sat. Dec 23, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
info@northwoods.church
https://northwoods.church/followthestar/

Invite friends, family, neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza - an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year!

Follow The Star - Northwoods Christmas Production 2017 (Sun. Dec 24, 2017 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N. Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
info@northwoods.church
https://northwoods.church/followthestar/

Invite friends, family, neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza - an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year!

Christmas Eve Morning Worship Experience (Sun. Dec 24, 2017 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

New Life
9754 East 1400 North Road
Bloomington
3098297777
Detra.cotton@newlifebn.org
https://www.newlifebn.org

We joyfully invite our neighbors and community to New Life’s Christmas Eve Experience.

 

You will be welcomed with songs of the season and an uplifting Christmas  message from Pastor James Haffener.