Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Christmas'
Dueling Piano Christmas Show (Sat. Nov 22, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Sav-Mor Pharmacy Presents The First Dueling Piano Christmas Show on Saturday, November 22nd from 6-9pm beginning with a Family Friendly Dinner at the Mt. Zion Convention Center, 1400 Mt. Zion Pkwy in Mt. Zion. The cost is $20 for anyone 11 and up and $10 for 10 and under. Please call or go online for tickets or details.
Operation Christmas Child Collection Week (Sun. Nov 23, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Sharon United Methodist Church, 4363 W. Center St in Decatur, a drop off location for Operation Christmas Child shoebox donations, Monday-Monday, November 17th-24th. For information on your closest collection site and what to put in a shoebox go to the Samaritans Purse website.You can also build a shoebox through an online tool offering a personalized and convenient way to send a gift to a child in one of the hardest-to-reach countries. Most questions can be answered online. For further information please call or email.
Christmas Parade (Sun. Nov 23, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)
Farmer City, IL
Famer City will host the Annual Christmas Parade on Sunday, November 23rd at 2pm and will step off from the Fairgrounds. The theme for this year is "Christmas Around the World". For more details please call.
Christmas Bazaar (Sat. Nov 29, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Delta Theta Tau will host a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, November 29th beginning at 9am at the Grade School, 301 S. Central St in Woodlawn. Specialty vendors and Crafters will be there with refreshments also available . Please call or email.
Nativity Tour (Sun. Nov 30, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
The First Baptist Church, 1320 Arbor Dr in Decatur, will be hosting the Annual Nativity Tour on Sunday, November 30th from 4-6pm. There will be a lighted, life size nativity to display in the front lawn of the church. The tour will also include videos of the Story of The Nativity, live piano music by Pastor Mike Waltenberger and refreshments. Stroll through the building displaying interesting pieces. Please call the church for more details.
Moms' Night Out (Thu. Dec 4, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Terre Haute, IN
Breden Memorial United Methodist Church, 2228 S 7th St in Terre Haute, is offering a Moms’ Night Out/Youth Advent Bible Study for 3 Thursdays in December. The study for kids ages 3-12 and they will meet December 4th, 11th and 18th from 5:30-7:30pm. While Mom enjoy a night out, children will learn about the true meaning of Christmas. This evening is free and open to the public but pre-registration is required. For questions or to register your child, call or email.
The Nutcracker presented (Thu. Dec 4, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)
Champaign Urbana Ballet will presents The Nutcracker Ballet Thursday-Sunday, December 4th-7th at the Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin in Urbana. Thursday-Saturday at 7:30pm, Saturday and Sunday at 2pm and Sunday at 6pm. Tickets are $20 - $42 and can be obtained online or by phone. For more information please email.
3rd Annual Nativity Display (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Demaree United Methodist Church, 736 S Poplar St in Centralia, will host the 3rd Annual Nativity Display on Friday & Saturday, December 5th 4-8pm and 6th from 10am-3pm. Experience how the Nativity is portrayed by artists from countries around the world with traditional, international and non-traditional displays. Please call for details.
The Village Christmas (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
The Village of Mahomet will host 3 events for the holiday season the weekend of December 5th-7th. On Friday, December 5th from 5-8pm enjoy a festive walk through downtown Main Street in Mahomet. There will be a make and take for kids and a Christmas Shoppe. Santa arrives in Mahomet by Fire Truck at 6:30pm. On Saturday, December 6th "Breakfast with Santa" from 8:30-10am at the Mahomet-Seymour High School. Tickets are $3 per child & $1 per adult. Purchase tickets at any Mahomet Bank. On Sunday, December 7th from 12-4pm Mahomet IGA will host a Seasonal Sampling. For details please call or go online.
Madrigal Dinner (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Madrigal Society of Southern Illinois will present a Madrigal Concert and Dinner on Friday, December 5th at 6pm at the Elks Lodge, 300 Shagbark Rd in DuQuoin. Please call or email for tickets.
Live Nativity & Prayer (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
The Christian Life Church, 15609 W 159th St in Homer Glen, will be having our Annual Live Nativity and drive through prayer event on Friday & Saturday, December 5th & 6th. Hot chocolate, coffee, and cookies are also provided and everything is free. Prayer will also be available as counselors will be on hand. This event will be Friday from 6-8pm and Saturday 5-7pm. Please call or go online for details.
Christmas Party (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
The Vintage ministry of The Vineyard Church, 1500 Lincoln Ave in Urbana, is hosting a Christmas Party for "boomers and beyond" on Friday, December 5th at 6pm. Individuals and couples are invited and need to RSVP by registering on our website. For details please call or go online.
Blue Christmas Service (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
Redeemer Fellowship, 1125 Oak St in St. Charles, will host the Blue Christmas Service on Friday, December 5th from 6:30-7:30pm. The Blue Christmas Service offers opportunity to grieve during the holidays. For more details, please call or go online.
Live Nativity presented (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
East Alton, IL
618-259-7825 618-259-7825 or 618-558-2498
Bethel Church, 480 E. Airline Dr in East Alton, will host a free, live, walk-thru Nativity Friday-Sunday, December 5th-7th from 6:30-8:30pm. Hot Chocolate will be provided. Please call or go online for more details.
I'll Be Home for Christmas presented (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
First Church of the Nazarene, 2212 N. Vermilion St in Danville, will present the musical "I'll Be Home for Christmas", Friday-Sunday, December 5th-7th at 7pm each evening. Tickets are available by calling the church. For more details please go online.
Christmas Bazaar (Sat. Dec 6, 2014 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Colfax United Methodist Church, 202 S. Harrison St in Colfax, will host a Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 6th beginning at 8am. Lunch will be served beginning at 11am. Please call or email for details.
Christmas Gift Shoppe (Sat. Dec 6, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
United and Unique a Single moms ministry of Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Drive in Naperville, has created a family shopping event for the entire community on Saturday, December 6th at 9am. For more information, please call, email or go online.
Mouse House Shop (Sat. Dec 6, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Business and Craft Expo (Sat. Dec 6, 2014 9:00 am - 12:00 pm)
Kansas Christian Church, 203 E Jefferson in Kansas, is hosting a Business and Craft Expo on Saturday, December 6th at 9am. Donations for a booth goes toward our Ladies Spring Retreat. There will be vendors and craft booths. Food will be available by the Youth Group for a donation. For details or information please call or go online.
The Christmas Shoppe (Sat. Dec 6, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)
The First United Methodist Church, 201 W. North St in Decatur, will host a Christmas Shoppe on Saturday, December 6th beginning at 9am. Families will sing Christmas songs, make crafts, enjoy Christmas goodies and have an opportunity for children to shop for Christmas gifts. Every gift is just $2. For details, please call or go online.
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