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  • Thu., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m.

    UIS Performing Arts Center

    One University Plaza, Springfield Lake Springfield Area

    The show features new material and is part of a tour that is leading up to the taping of his new comedy special. $39+. uis.edu. 217-206-6160
  • Thu., Dec. 5, 2-3:30 p.m.

    Chatham Area Public Library

    600 E. Spruce, Chatham Chatham



    Part of the Genealogy Webinar and Discussion Series. Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL will discuss how finding the women in our family can be challenging, but not impossible. 217-483-2713
  • Thu., Dec. 5

    HSHS St. John’s Hospital to Host Diaper Drive on Dec. 5-6 SPRINGFIELD — HSHS St. John’s Hospital will be collecting diapers and wipes for the babies in our Beyond the NICU program. Beyond the NICU is a home care program to help premature babies and their families make a smooth transition from the hospital to home in both the Springfield and Decatur areas. The hospital is accepting all diaper sizes but has a great need for sizes 2-5. Drop-off locations will be Thursday, Dec. 5 and Friday, Dec. 6 at the following locations: • St. John’s Women and Children’s Clinic,…
  • Thu., Dec. 5, 5-7 p.m.

    American Red Cross

    769 South Durkin Drive, Springfield West Side


    Come check out the new home of the American Red Cross in central Illinois and hear how you can help out in your community by volunteering. Please RSVP at 217-610-8004. redcross.org. 217-610-8004
  • Thu., Dec. 5, 6-8 p.m.

    Springfield Carriage Company

    724 E. Edwards, Springfield Downtown

    70's Music Bingo every Thurday! It's always a blast! Come grab supper win prizes at one of Springfields finest historic restaraunts. (217)-572-1457
  • Thu., Dec. 5, 7-10 p.m.

    Bob's Butternut Hut

    215 N. Second St., Springfield Springfield Area


    Julian Davis is a traveling musician plying his trade through guitar and mandolin on the roads of this country. Since 2016 he has been giving the traditional bluegrass style a clean new treatment. 217-588-9880
  • Thu., Dec. 5, 7-10 p.m.

    The Curve Inn

    3219 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

  • Thu., Dec. 5, 8 p.m.

    Hoogland Center for the Arts Club Room

    420 S. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown

    Buy Tickets

    $18 Adults $16 Senior $16 Student

    Local singer Johnnie Owens and his musician friends will entertain with an evening of Jazz, featuring special guest Josie Lowder. The group will perform songs from Johnnie's album, "Butter," along with a tribute to Ray Charles and Fats Domino. Since leaving the Platters, Johnnie has been a long standing member of the Arts Community in Springfield. He has also been awarded a place in Springfield's Time Capsule for his contributions to the arts and is a past recipient of the Mayor's Award for the Arts. 217-523-2787
  • Thu., Dec. 5, 6-9 p.m., Mon., Dec. 9, 1-4 p.m., Thu., Dec. 12, 6-9 p.m., Mon., Dec. 16, 1-4 p.m. and Thu., Dec. 19, 6-9 p.m.

    Springfield Art Association

    700 N. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield Area

  • Thu., Dec. 5, 6-9 p.m., Thu., Jan. 2, 6-8 p.m., Thu., Feb. 6, 6-8 p.m. and Thu., March 5, 6-8 p.m.

    Obed and Isaacs

    500 S. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown


    It's okay to be overly excited about this duo that we have lined up for the winter. The Lovdahls are coming back to Obed's for not one, not two but FOUR times over the winter! If you missed them at the SOB Festival this summer, now is your chance to see them up close and personal! With the walls up and everyone getting cozy, these will be Thursday nights that you'll want to put on your calendar right now! 217-670-0627
  • 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


    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
  • Through Dec. 5, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and Thu., Dec. 5, 5:30-7 p.m.

    UIS Visual Arts Gallery, HSB 201

    1 University Plaza, Springfield Lake Springfield Area


    Featuring local and regional artists' works. Bids taken Mon., Dec. 2 through Thu., Dec. 5. with a closing event from 5:30-7 p.m. Food and drinks served. 2172066506
  • 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
  • Thursdays, 6-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 26

    Crow's Mill Pub

    1220 Toronto Rd., Springfield Springfield Area

  • Mondays, Thursdays, 6-7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 31


    No Address, Springfield Springfield Area

    A 12-step meeting for those seeking freedom from addictive or compulsive sexual behavior. Confidentiality assured. Email springfieldsaa@gmail.com or call 217-306-7335 for meeting location.
  • Thursdays, 7-11 p.m. Continues through March 26

    Stockyard Saloon

    3025 Sangamon Ave., Springfield North Side

  • Thursdays, 7-11 p.m. Continues through Dec. 26

    La Fiesta Chatham

    6901 Preston Dr., Springfield Chatham

  • Fri., Dec. 6, 7:30 p.m.

    First Presbyterian Church

    321 S. Seventh St., Springfield Downtown

    Soprano Awet Andemicael will debut with the Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra to perform Alleluias written by Vivaldi and Mozart, and paired with the sounds of Corelli’s Concerto Grosso and Haydn’s Thirtieth Symphony “Alleluia.” Andemicael has sung across the United States, as well as in Europe, Asia, and Africa. The Illinois Symphony Orchestra is central Illinois’ largest professional orchestra serving over 30,000 community members. After the concert join in the Coda Conversations, a post-concert discussion with the musicians from the orchestra, the featured guest artist and music director Ken Lam. General admission is $20. Students age 6-21 are $6 and senior… 217-528-4311
  • Fri., Dec. 6, 8-10 p.m.

    Anchors Away

    518 E. Capitol Ave., Springfield Downtown

    Contemporary Jazz 217-679-0166
  • Fridays, Saturdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 15

    Shop 'n Save

    1755 Wabash Ave., Springfield Jerome

    After a five-year hiatus, Design Ideas is bringing back its holiday store to Springfield. All the merchandise is sold at a loss and Design Ideas covers the overhead to operate the store so that all proceeds can be donated to local charities. The four nonprofit organizations splitting this year’s sales are The Animal Protective League, Helping Hands of Springfield, Hoogland Center for the Arts and Sparc. Since its inception in 2006, the Design Ideas Holiday Store has donated more than $130,000 to local charities. The Design Ideas Holiday Store will be located in the former Shop ‘n Save building at…
  • Fri., Dec. 6, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

    Northfield Inn, Suites and Conference Center

    3280 Northfield Dr., Springfield Springfield Area

    The Retired State Employees Association (RSEA) normally meets each month at the St. John's Lutheran Church located at 2477 W. Washington St. in Springfield but will not be meeting in November and December of this year. Our annual Christmas Party will be held Friday, December 6, 2019 - 11:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. at the Northfield Inn, 3280 Northfield Drive in Springfield. Hope to see you at the party! 217-523-7900
  • Fri., Dec. 6, 11:30 a.m.

    Senior Services of Central Illinois

    701 W. Mason St., Springfield Springfield Area

  • Fri., Dec. 6, 2-7 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

    The State House Inn

    101 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown


    Shop for handmade holiday gifts. A curated show features the work of over 35 local and regional artists. 847-533-7829
  • Fri., Dec. 6, 4-8 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

    First Church of the Brethren

    2115 Yale Boulevard, Springfield Springfield Area

    free admission

    Shopping can improve the lives of artisans in developing countries when you purchase fair-trade international gifts, including toys, games, desk accessories, musical instruments, baskets, jewelry, housewares, and unique holiday items. Baked goods will be sold both days. International foods served a la carte at dinner on Friday and at lunch on Saturday. 217-685-1610
  • Fri., Dec. 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m.


    4 S. Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield Downtown

    Live music with Angel Brown's Smooth N' Blue Band. 217-622-8013
  • Fri., Dec. 6, 6-8 p.m.

    Chatham Area Public Library

    600 E. Spruce, Chatham Chatham


    Led by Ryan Byers. The first half will be learning what to do and getting comfortable. The second half will be putting what you learned into action and setting up some scenarios in which to improv. Registration required. Ages 18+. 217-483-2713
  • Fri., Dec. 6, 6-8 p.m.

    Springfield Carriage Company

    724 E. Edwards, Springfield Downtown

    Rickey Allen Meredith LIve with his 70's Solo Acoustic Show! Playing The greatest hits of the greatest decade! (217)-572-1457
  • Fri., Dec. 6, 6-8 p.m.

    Springfield Art Association

    700 N. Fourth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Instructed by Corie Decker. $20 members, $30 non. 217-523-2631
  • Fri., Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m.

    Assembly of God

    129 East Vandalia Road, Jacksonville Out-of-town

    Join Contemporary Christian artist Jason Gray for a very special night of Christmas songs and stories. Proceeds benefit In His Hands Orphans Outreach. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of and at the door, $35 for VIP meet and greet.