Chicagoland

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.

 

Jars of Clay in concert (Fri. Dec 5, 2014 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Naperville, IL
630-637-SHOW
http://finearts.northcentralcollege.edu/event/jars-clay

Jars of Clay will be in concert Friday, December 5th from 8-9:30pm on the Campus of North Central College at Wentz Hall, 171 E Chicago Ave in Naperville. The ticket prices are $30-$40 and you can get tickets by going online. Please call for more details.

 

The Reason Experience (Sat. Dec 6, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Hoffman Estates, IL
847-645-9100
http://thereasonchristmas.com/

The Newsboys, Nick Hall and Moriah Peters are together in The Reason: a Family Christmas Experience on Saturday, December 8th at 7pm at Life Changers International Church, 2500 Beverly Road in Hoffman Estates. Doors open at 6pm at tickets are $12- $50 and available online. Please call for details.

The Christ of Christmas Cantata (Sun. Dec 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Orland Park, IL
708-532-4900
http://www.orlandchurch.com

Orland Park Christian Reformed Church, 7500 W. Sycamore Dr in Orland Park, will present the Christmas Choral Cantata, “The Christ of Christmas,” on Sunday, December 7th at 6pm. For more details on this free Christmas presentation please call or go online.

 

MOPS (Fri. Dec 12, 2014 9:00 am - 11:30 am)

New Life, 500 Gougar Rd in New Lenox,  MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) are taking registration for another year. The theme is "Be You Bravely"and our first meeting is Friday, September 12th. We meet 2 Fridays per month from 9-11:30am. Registration is $25 and annual dues is $90 (paid in two payments). Scholarships are available. Check out our website for more information or call or email.

Let It Be Christmas presented (Fri. Dec 12, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Community Christian Church Naperville Yellow Box, 1635 Emerson Lane in Naperville will present the 7th Annual Let It Be Christmas on Friday, December 12th & 19th at 7:30pm and Saturday, December 20th at 2 & 7:30pm. This is Epic Theatre Company's original Beatles rock-opera nativity story told in two acts. Reserved seating tickets are available for $10 to $20 and are available online. Group rates available for groups of 10 or more. Please email or go online for details. 

Christmas On Broadway presented (Fri. Dec 12, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-723-8635
thenewpeopleinc1971@gmail.com

Christmas On Broadway will be presented on Friday & Saturday, December 12th and 13th at 7:30pm at Judson Memorial Baptist Church, Black Rd and Infantry Dr in Joliet. The New People, an adult singing group, will be the performers in this musical. Tickets are $10 and those under 10 years old are free and can be purchased at the door. Please bring a non-perishable item for the Judson Memorial Baptist Church food bank. For more information please call or email.

 

Community Christmas GiftMart (Sat. Dec 13, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-954-6259
info@communitygiftmart.org
http://www.communitygiftmart.org

Community Christmas GiftMarts will be held Saturday, December 13th at Isaac Egleton School, 1451 Copperfield Ave in Joliet. Each year Christmas Gift Marts are hosted to benefit people in the under resourced communities in Joliet and Aurora. Thousands of toys are collected and sold for $2 per toy. For details or to volunteer, please go online or call.

Meet Veggie Tale Characters Bob and Larry! (Sat. Dec 13, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Wheaton, IL
630-653-5900
mark.sutkowski@lifeway.com
http://www.lifewaystores.com

Lifeway Christian Store in Wheaton will host a Meet and Greet with Larry and Bob from Veggie Tales on Saturday, December 13th from 10am-2pm at the store. For more details please call or go online. 

7eventh Time Down and All Things New in concert (Sun. Dec 14, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Joliet, IL
815-725-7125
seth@crossroadsofjoliet.org
www.crossroadsofjoliet.org

7eventh Time Down and All Things New will present a Christmas concert on Sunday, December 14th at 6pm at Crossroads Christian Church, 1451 Black Road in Joliet. Doors open at 5pm. Tickets are $10 each and will only be sold at the door on a first come first served basis. For details or with questions, please call, email or go online/

The Carpenter's Son Ballet (Fri. Dec 19, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Frankfort, IL
708-329-8773
asanderson@ballet58.org
http://www.School.Ballet58.org

Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts will present The Carpenter's Son Ballet on Friday & Saturday, December 19th & 20th at 7pm at Lincoln Way East High School Performing Arts Center, 201 Colorado Ave in Frankfort. Please call or go online for tickets and details.

Let It Be Christmas presented (Fri. Dec 19, 2014 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm)

Community Christian Church Naperville Yellow Box, 1635 Emerson Lane in Naperville will present the 7th Annual Let It Be Christmas on Friday, December 12th & 19th at 7:30pm and Saturday, December 20th at 2 & 7:30pm. This is Epic Theatre Company's original Beatles rock-opera nativity story told in two acts. Reserved seating tickets are available for $10 to $20 and are available online. Group rates available for groups of 10 or more. Please email or go online for details. 

Giftmart (Sat. Dec 20, 2014 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Chicagoland
954-303-1341
info@communitygiftmart.org
http://www.communitygiftmart.org

This year, the East Aurora Giftmarts will be held on December 20 from 10:00AM to 1PM at Brady and Bardwell Elementary Schools and will also benefit the families whose children attend Rollins, Krug and Beaupre Elementary Schools. Joliet Giftmarts will take place on December 13 at Isaac Singleton and Sator Sanchez Elementary Schools and will also benefit the families whose children attend AO Marshall Elementary School. For more details, please call or go online.