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  • Sat., Dec. 7, 5-10 p.m.

    St. Aloysius School

    2125 N. 21st St., Springfield North Side

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    $20.00 first child

    Need to finish Christmas shopping or just need a night away? Bring your children for an evening of games and fun. Dinner included. Call to register. saintaloysius.org. 544-4553
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 5:30 p.m.

    Downtown Springfield

    No Address, Springfield Downtown

    Route is Jefferson to Fifth to Monroe to Sixth to Washington.
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 6-10 p.m.

    The Curve Inn

    3219 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

  • Sat., Dec. 7, 6:30 p.m.

    Lutheran High School

    3500 W. Washington St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Renaissance and Christmas music, a skit by the jesters and a full meal. Adults $15, students and seniors $12, children 5 and under $5. 217-546-6363
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 7-8:30 p.m.

    Mason City Limits Comedy Club

    114 E. Chestnut St., Mason City Out-of-town

    With Kathy Brennan, Al Nimpson and Zach Boblitt. 217-482-5233
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 7-10 p.m.

    Lucky Moon Saloon

    10041 Palm Rd., Chatham, Illinois, Chatham Chatham

    Enjoy some great music with some Celtic background with special guests.
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 7 p.m.

    Route 66 Motorheads Bar, Grill and Museum

    600 Toronto Road, Springfield Springfield Area

  • Sat., Dec. 7, 7 p.m.

    Hoogland Center for the Arts, Theatre 3

    420 S. 6th St., Springfield Downtown

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    $18 Adults $17 Seniors $10 Students

    The Land of Lincoln Barbershop Chorus presents "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year." And those 100 years old and greater get in for free! 217-523-2787
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 7-8 p.m.

    Lovejoy Hall

    520 West College, Jacksonville Out-of-town

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    $10 general, $15 first class

    Hear Scotty "Jethro" DeWolf tell stories about his life … 1. In spite of barely getting through high school, I am uniquely qualified to show how to transform adversity into a new, wonderful way of living and thinking. 2. Hear the riveting story of my early life as a stuttering, manic depressive child in a toxic, abusive foster home. 3. Learn the self-hypnosis and manifestation techniques Milton Erikson taught me, that not only cured my success-limiting speech impediment, but gave me the tools that dramatically increased chances of success in dealing with other major life challenges. 707-349-7790‬
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 7:30 p.m.

    Illinois College Rammelkamp Chapel

    1101 W. College Ave., Jacksonville Jacksonville


    The Illinois College choirs and wind ensemble will present the 39th annual “Christmas on the Hilltop” on Saturday, December 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Rammelkamp Chapel. The community is invited to attend the free concert which has become an annual tradition, drawing standing-room-only audiences from near and far. This year’s program is entitled “Home for Christmas.” It features the music of the season and spans a multitude of musical styles and eras. Dr. Abby Musgrove, associate professor of music and director of choral activities at IC, hopes this year’s concert will fill listeners with hope and help them feel a… 217-245-3000
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 8 p.m.

    Anvil and Forge Brewing and Distilling Company

    619 E Washington St, Springfield Downtown

  • Sat., Dec. 7, 8 p.m.

    Walnut Street Winery

    309 S. Walnut St., Rochester Rochester

  • Sat., Dec. 7, 8-10 p.m.

    Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

    406 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown


    Wonky Tonk returns to Buzz Bomb.
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 8-11:59 p.m.

    Crow's Mill Pub

    1220 Toronto Rd., Springfield Springfield Area

    FREE 217-679-7477
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 8 p.m.

    Lime Street Cafe

    951 S. Durkin Dr., Springfield Springfield Area

  • Sat., Dec. 7, 8-11:59 p.m.

    Boar's Nest

    1007 N. State Route 29, Athens Out-of-town

    Live Music 217-971-6110
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 9 p.m.

    Rose Bowl Tavern

    106 N. Race St., Urbana Out-of-town

    Three sets of tasty Dead jams with some Phish and Widespread Panic. Show 9:00PM-12:30AM $7 cover to support the band :) Sunshine Daydream Sunshine Daydream specializes in performing Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band music in a refreshing high energy, up-tempo style. They have played through at least 150 songs in the Grateful Dead repertoire over the years. The band also performs many songs by Phish and Widespread Panic. You never know what you are going to hear and the sets are designed to please the Dead heads and casual listener. The songs are performed as they are intended: high 217-367-7031
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 9 p.m.

    The Incubator

    11 Old Capitol Plaza West, Springfield Downtown

    (217) 670-0360
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 10 p.m.

    Sally's 4th Street Bistro

    117 E. 4th St., Beardstown Out-of-town

    Live Music 217-971-6110
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 2-7 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 8, 2-7 p.m.

    Chiara Center

    4875 Laverna Road, Springfield East Side

    Saint Francis of Assisi's Feast of Feasts visualized through more than 100 nativity sets, each with unique history and significance. Free. 217-523-0901
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 2:30 p.m., 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



    Talented local performers will be featured throughout the season. Hosted by the Ill. Dept. of Natural Resources. 217-785-7960
  • Sat., Dec. 7, 6 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 8, 2 p.m.

    Arlee Theater

    139 S. Main St., Mason City Out-of-town

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    Everyone can wear their pajamas and enjoy hot chocolate and a cookie while watching the movie, followed by a visit from Santa. Discounted advance tickets. 217-691-7229. 217-482-9999
  • 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
  • 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


    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

  • Wednesdays, Saturdays. Continues through Dec. 21

    Downtown Springfield

    No Address, Springfield Downtown

    A variety of events through the season through Dec. 21. downtownspringfield.org.
  • 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
  • Saturdays, 5 & 6:30 p.m. Continues through Dec. 8

    Dana-Thomas House

    301 E. Lawrence Ave., Springfield Springfield Area

    The house, built between 1902 and 1904, has more than 400 pieces of specially made art glass and original furnishings. Reservations are required. 217-782-6776. 217-782-6776
  • Fridays-Sundays, 5-9 p.m. Continues through Dec. 29

    Henson Robinson Zoo

    1100 E. Lake Shore Dr., Springfield Lake Springfield Area

    Stroll through the zoo as you admire the light displays. Enjoy some hot beverages or fresh sweets while you warm up near the bonfire. There will be caroling, performances and, of course, a visit from the big guy. $7 adults, $5 children 3-12, age 2 and under are free. 217-585-1821