Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Christmas'
Franciscan Nativity Festival (Sun. Dec 2, 2018 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Chiara Center is located at 4875 LaVerna Rd in Springfield, will present at Franciscan Nativity Festival Friday-Sunday, November 30th from 2-7pm and December 1st & 2nd from Noon-4pm. This event is free and open to the public. There will be over 100 Nativity sets on display. For more details please call or go online.
Live Nativity (Sun. Dec 2, 2018 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
Lutheran Church of Mahomet, 410 E. Andover Dr in Mahomet, will host a Live Nativity Sunday, December 2nd from 4-7pm. There will be food and fun inside the church. For more details please call or go online.
Live Nativity (Sun. Dec 2, 2018 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Trinity Lutheran, 701 E Florida Ave in Urbana, will host a Live Nativity Sunday, December 2nd from 5-8pm. This is a free event. For more details please call or go online.
Bethlehem Walk (Sun. Dec 2, 2018 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)
Windsor United Methodist Church, 1200 Ohio in Windsor, will host a Bethlehem Walk Sunday, December 2nd from 5:30-7pm. This a free, family friendly event. For more details please call or email.
O Holy Night Live Nativity (Sun. Dec 2, 2018 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm)
First Christian Church will host the O Holy Night Live Nativity Sunday, December 2nd at 5:30pm at the farmstead at 16308 Honey Creek Rd in Gillespie. There will be shuttle bus rides for free. Buses will leave at 4:30pm from the Zion Lutheran Church of Mt. Olive and at 5pm from both the United Methodist Church and the First Christian Church in Gillespie. For more details please call or email.
Manger Journey (Sun. Dec 2, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
United Methodist Temple, 5301 South US Highway 41 in Terre Haute, will host the Manger Journey beginning Sunday, November 25th at 6pm. This is a four-week class which meets Sunday evenings. The cost is $10 per family with scholarships available upon request. Nursery available for children under age 4. Registration is online. For more details please call or email.
Journey To The Manager (Wed. Dec 5, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm)
Evangelical United Methodist Church, 1116 Illinois Ave in Ottawa, will host Journey to the Manager Wednesday, December 5th at 7pm. This is a service of Music & Worship. All three United Methodist Churches in Ottawa combine to offer this worship opportunity. For more details please call or email.
Cookie Walk (Fri. Dec 7, 2018 3:18 pm - 5:18 pm)
Salem Lutheran Church, Corner of E. College and S. East in Jacksonville, will host a Cookie Walk Friday, December 7th from 3-5pm. For more details please call or email.
Hope for the Holidays (Fri. Dec 7, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Sanctuary Church, 1251 Windham Parkway in Romeoville, will host Hope for the Holidays Friday & Saturday, December 7th & 8th. Friday night will be open from 6-9pm and Saturday will be 10am-2pm. There will be live music and a coffee bar on Friday night. For more details please call or email.
The Nutcracker presented (Fri. Dec 7, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Richland Dance and Mid-Summer Moon Productions will present The Nutcracker Friday-Sunday, December 7th-9th at Richland College's Shilling Auditorium, 1 College Way in Decatur. Performances will be held Friday and Saturday at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and Sunday at 2:30pm. The production is based on the classic story of the Nutcracker and is an original adaptation. Reserved seats are $15 and available by phone. For more details please call or email.
Santa Breakfast (Sat. Dec 8, 2018 9:00 am - 10:30 am)
First United Methodist Church, 210 W. Church St in Champaign, will host a Santa Breakfast Saturday, December 8th from 9-10:30am. There will be a breakfast, Christmas crafts and a visit from Santa. RSVP needed by December 6th by calling or email. For more details please call or email.\
Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair (Sat. Dec 8, 2018 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
PVCYM Youth Center, 115 S 5th St in Clinton IN, will host the Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair Saturday, December 8th at 10am. Admission is free. There will also free Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and coffee. Vendor space is available. All proceeds will go towards programs being held at the PVCYM. For registration or details please call.
Christmas For A Cause (Sat. Dec 8, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm)
In His Hands Orphans Outreach will host Christmas for a Cause Saturday, December 8th from 6-9:30pm at St. Johns Lutheran Rec Center, 509 S. Mattis in Champaign. There will be live entertainment and more. For more details please call or email.
Christmas Dinner Concert (Sat. Dec 8, 2018 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Mount Pleasant Church, 3050 E.Davis Dr in Terre Haute, will host a Christmas Dinner Concert Saturday, December 8th at 6pm. John Henderson will perform. Dinner will be served at 6pm and the concert will follow at 6:45pm. Tickets are available online. For details please call or go online.
Christmas Cantata (Sun. Dec 9, 2018 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
Salem Lutheran Church, 1401 Hawthorn Rd in Salem, will host a Christmas Cantata Sunday, December 9th at 3pm. The Christmas Cantatais entitled "Christmas! We Remember, Rejoice, Worship." For more details call or email.
Good News From Home presented (Sun. Dec 9, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Shelburn First Baptist Church, 620 W Mill St in Shelburn IN, will present Good News from Home Sunday, December 9th at 7pm. This event is free and not tickets are required. For more details please call.
Behold the Lamb of God (Wed. Dec 12, 2018 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)
Andrew Peterson will present Behold the Lamb of God: The True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ Wednesday, December 12th at 7pm at The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave in Champaign. Tickets are available online, by phone or at the box office. For more details please call or go online.
Welcome to Bethlehem presented (Fri. Dec 14, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
First Church of the Nazarene 2212 N. Vermilion St in Danville, will present Welcome to Bethlehem Friday-Sunday, December 14th-16th at 7pm. Admission is free and each night a free will offering will be received to support a local ministry. For more details please call or go online.
Advent Celebration with Santa (Sat. Dec 15, 2018 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
St. Patrick's Church 304 E. Vine St in Tolono, will host an Advent Celebration with Santa Saturday December 15th from Noon-3pm. There will be free bingo, games for children, light refreshments and more. There will be a Roof Raffle Drawing and all tickets proceeds will go towards a new church roof. For more details please call or go online.
Christmas Carol Sing-Along (Sun. Dec 16, 2018 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm)
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