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  • Tue., Dec. 10, 9:30-11:30 a.m.

    Athens Christian Church

    1411 E. Route 29, Athens Out-of-town

    Lewis Memorial Village will offer blood pressure checks followed by a program, devotion and a lunch. Open to all area seniors. Free. 217-636-8463
  • Tue., Dec. 10, 10-11 a.m.

    Illinois State Museum

    502 S. Spring St., Springfield Downtown

    $5 adults ages 19-64

    Some animals migrate in the winter, others hibernate, and some just like to play in the snow. Learn more about animals in the winter with stories, a craft, and animals from our collection. Story Time is designed for preschool children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. On the second Tuesday of each month, visitors will enjoy picture books, a craft, and objects from the Museum’s collections. For additional information, please contact events@illinoisstatemuseum.org or (217) 782-6044. Story Time is sponsored by Bank of Springfield. 217-782-6044
  • Tue., Dec. 10, 6-8 p.m.

    Springfield Art Association

    700 N. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    Slow Food Springfield is hosting a potluck gathering and seed share to celebrate Terra Madre Day and 30 years of the Slow Food Manifesto. Please bring a food, drink or seed that you would like to share! Terra Madre Day brings together all who envision a food system that supports local economies, that respects the environment, biodiversity, taste and tradition. 217-553-9246
  • Tue., Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m.

    Jacksonville Public Library

    201 W. College Ave., Jacksonville Jacksonville

    Free

    When someone shows signs of dementia, it's time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program by the Alzheimer's Association offers tips on how to have honest and caring conversations to address some of the most common issues. Topics covered in the program include: going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, and making legal and financial plans. 217-243-5435
  • Tue., Dec. 10, 6:30-8 p.m.

    Lincoln Library

    326 S. Seventh St., Springfield Downtown

    free

    An award-winning documentary that gives a rare glimpse into both the moral struggles of farmers and the emotional lives of farm animals. Sponsored by the Springfield Vegetarian Association. 217-546-9171
  • Tue., Dec. 10, 7-10 p.m.

    Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

    406 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    Free

    Hosted by the Spoken Word Artists of Springfield, IL. Come creep us out with this special edition of Bards & Brews. Our ghostly, literary tour guide, Eric Woods, will help us survive the terror. As always, you are not limited to the theme. Share whatever, or just listen. Sign up when you show up.
  • Tue., Dec. 10, 7:30 p.m.

    George Rank's

    1800 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    217-670-2859
  • Tue., Dec. 10, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

    Burger Bar

    2765 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Come out and enjoy the fun. 217-528-9030
  • Tue., Dec. 10, 6-9 p.m. and Tue., Dec. 17, 6-9 p.m.

    Springfield Art Association

    700 N. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    With resident glassblower Mario Clarke. $45 members, $55 non. 217-523-2631
  • Tue., Dec. 10, 7:30-10:30 p.m. and Tue., Feb. 4, 7:30-10:30 p.m.

    George Rank's

    1800 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Share your talent at the round bar with guest host California Jeff. As always, the delightful Geoff Ryan will be there with bass on. 217-670-2859
  • Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sundays, 12-4:30 p.m. Continues through March 2

    Illinois State Museum

    502 S. Spring St., Springfield Downtown

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    Imagine a museum exhibition inspired by the music that we love from the last fifty years. It would feature painting, photography, sculpture, installation and illustrations. Then we pair the art with rocks, minerals, fossils and meteorites from our world renowned Geology Collection at the Illinois State Museum. This is ROCKED & ROLLED! A celebration of music that has defined the culture combined with timeless geological specimens embodying the structure of the earth from our permanent collection. Featuring the artwork of Daniel McAdam, Judy & Bill Anderson, Yams, Christine Duray, Warren Linn, Larry Brogan, Dylan Fish, Plastic Crimewave, John Spear, Mac… 217-782-7386
  • Mondays-Saturdays, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sundays, 12-4:30 p.m. Continues through Feb. 16

    Illinois State Museum

    502 S. Spring St., Springfield Downtown

    Paintings and drawings trace the development of the artist's distinctive figures across her career. Curated by Doug Stapleton. Museum admission. 217-782-7386
  • Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 20

    M.G. Nelson Family Gallery

    700 N. Fourth Street, Springfield Springfield Area

    Free.

    Mixed media pieces by artist Anna Kell, an associate professor of Art and Art History at Bucknell University in Lewisburg, PA. 217-523-2631
  • Saturdays, Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Mondays-Fridays, 5-8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 20

    Robin Roberts Stadium

    1415 N. Grand Ave. E., Springfield North Side

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    The Springfield Park District tradition continues in 2019 when Santa will arrive at his home away from the North Pole at Robin Roberts Stadium. A local tradition for more than 40 years! This is a great opportunity for the kiddos to see Santa, snap a photo yourself for free or let us take one for you for only $5.00. You can bring your pups, too so they can get a photo with Santa as well! December 7th - December 22nd Robin Roberts Stadium, Springfield, IL Mondays - Fridays: 5:00pm - 8:00pm Saturdays & Sundays: 11:00am - 6:00pm $5.00 photos with… 217-753-0700
  • Saturdays, Sundays, 12-5 p.m. and Mondays-Fridays, 12-4 p.m. Continues through Dec. 22

    Washington Park Botanical Garden

    1740 W. Fayette Ave., Springfield Leland Grove

    217-546-4116
  • Thursdays-Saturdays, 12-7 p.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18

    SAA Collective Gallery

    420 S. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown

    Free

    The gallery will be filled with new works by all the SAA Collective artists. Artists have also included holiday-inspired art in our annual holiday shop. 217-544-2787
  • Mondays-Sundays, 4-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 15

    White Oaks Mall

    2501 Wabash Ave., Springfield West Side

    Tree of Wishes is a four week program that benefits 12 local nonprofit agencies to provides hundreds of gifts to people of all ages in the Springfield area. Participating is easy! Find us at White Oaks Mall outside of the lower level former Sears entrance. Select a card from the tree, purchase items from the wish list and return unwrapped gifts to the tree by December 15th. Share the holiday spirit with those in need! Extended hours on weekends and the day after Thanksgiving. 217-528-8406
  • Tuesdays, 6-7:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31

    Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation

    745 Woodside Road, Springfield Lake Springfield Area

    217-585-9550
  • Tuesdays, 8 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31

    The Alibi

    320 E. Main St., Rochester Rochester

    217-498-1129
  • Wed., Dec. 11, 11 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

    Northfield Inn, Suites and Conference Center

    3280 Northfield Dr., Springfield Springfield Area

    $15.00

    FORG BARBERSHOP QUARTETFORG (four old retired guys) will entertain us with their songs of the season. NANCY GRACE comes to us from Forsyth, IL. She will be sharing with us “A Touch of Grace at Christmas”. You DO NOT have to GO TO church or be a Christian and DO NOT need to dress up to attend our event. Reservations & cancellations are due on Saturday, December 7 If your schedule doesn’t work for luncheon, there is also an eve. dinner. Call for information. 217-691-8883 or 217-303-9768
  • Wed., Dec. 11, 12:15-12:45 p.m.

    First Presbyterian Church

    321 S. Seventh St., Springfield Downtown

    Free

    Music of the season performed on the famed Brombaugh Pipe Organ, Opus 35, by master organist Paula Pugh Romanaux. Music of Marchand, Zippoli, Bach, Tevelde and Blake. An Advent Brown Bag concert. 217-528-4311
  • Wed., Dec. 11, 6 p.m.

    First Christian Church Springfield

    700 S. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown

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    Stunning architecture, beautiful music, refreshments. 528-3407
  • Wed., Dec. 11, 6 p.m. and Thu., Dec. 12, 6 p.m.

    Lincoln Home National Historic Site

    413 S. Eighth St., Springfield Downtown

    217-391-3221
  • Wed., Dec. 11, 7 p.m.

    Trails End Saloon

    6445 Old Route 54, Curran Out-of-town

    217-483-7078
  • Wed., Dec. 11, 7-9 p.m.

    Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

    406 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    Free

    Join us 12/11 for The Office trivia! As always it's free to play + prizes! Local Mistress of Trivia, Donna Smargiassi will be doling out 7 rounds of 5 questions each. Donna has been involved with trivia locally for quite awhile as well as authoring questions for various trivia nights. Now she has a night of her very own and instead of the same set of questions you'll find everywhere else all of them will be fun, challenging.
  • Wed., Dec. 11, 5:15 & 6:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 14, 2:30 p.m., Wed., Dec. 18, 6:30 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 21, 2:30 p.m.

    Old State Capitol

    1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield Downtown

    Free.

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    Talented local performers will be featured throughout the season. Hosted by the Ill. Dept. of Natural Resources. 217-785-7960
  • Wed., Dec. 11, 6-9 p.m. and Wed., Dec. 18, 6-9 p.m.

    Springfield Art Association

    700 N. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    217-523-2631
  • Wed., Dec. 11, 8 p.m., Wed., Dec. 18, 8 p.m., Wed., Dec. 25, 8 p.m., Wed., Jan. 1, 8 p.m., Wed., Jan. 8, 8 p.m., Wed., Jan. 15, 8 p.m., Wed., Jan. 22, 8 p.m. and Wed., Jan. 29, 8 p.m.

    Trails End Saloon

    6445 Old Route 54, Curran Out-of-town

    Open Mic every wednesday night, different Host each week 217-483-7078
  • Wednesdays, 12:15-12:45 p.m. Continues through Dec. 18

    First Presbyterian Church

    321 S. Seventh St., Springfield Downtown

    217-528-4311
  • Wednesdays, Saturdays. Continues through Dec. 21

    Downtown Springfield

    No Address, Springfield Downtown

    A variety of events through the season through Dec. 21. downtownspringfield.org.