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  • Mon., Dec. 16, 6-9 p.m.

    Route 66 Motorheads Bar, Grill and Museum

    600 Toronto Road, Springfield Springfield Area

    free

    Live music and dancing 217-679-7323
  • Mon., Dec. 16, 6:30 p.m.

    Jacksonville Public Library

    201 W. College Ave., Jacksonville Jacksonville

    Free

    Young Reginald Dwight changes his name to Elton John and collaborates with singer-songwriter Bernie Taupin to become one of the most iconic figures in pop history. Set to his most beloved songs, it's the epic musical story of Elton John, his breakthrough years in the 1970s and his fantastical transformation from shy piano prodigy to international superstar. 217-243-5435
  • Mon., Dec. 16, 7 p.m.

    Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation

    745 Woodside Road, Springfield Lake Springfield Area

    217-585-9550
  • Tue., Dec. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Family Communication Centers

    729 S. 9th St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    Everyone is welcome to help bake, share and eat holiday cookies. 217-717-0195
  • Tue., Dec. 17, 2:30-5 p.m.

    Family Communication Centers

    729 S. 9th St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    Select books and wrap them for holiday gifts. Enjoy some cookies while you look. 217-717-0195
  • Tue., Dec. 17, 7-9 p.m.

    Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

    406 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    free

    A Unique Tour of Songs, Stories and Community travels into Buzz Bomb in Springfield, Illinois. Lineup: Baby Ocho (Springfield): https://open.spotify.com/artist/68MDFOkOZxSbLXVfpIiqhR?si=zmeJhwoVQDKasrTkiXFihg Kate Laine (Springfield): https://open.spotify.com/album/6hlIKVivx2wU4pJZoSnMIk?si=mWBn4j6aQq2bep_dJRr-LQ Hot Sauce Universe: https://open.spotify.com/artist/3EVfexleWQJjwiKDKE0DHH?si=B_ZZLSTwRA--g1Z9vCA4Ww
  • Tue., Dec. 17, 7:30 p.m.

    George Rank's

    1800 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    217-670-2859
  • Tue., Dec. 17, 8 p.m.-12 a.m.

    Burger Bar

    2765 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Come out and enjoy the fun. 217-528-9030
  • Wed., Dec. 18, 12-1 p.m.

    Illinois State Museum Research and Collections Center

    1011 E. Ash St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    Christmas in America wasn't always Santa Claus and snowmen. Join Erika Holst to learn about oddball traditions from two centuries of Christmases past, including creepy cards, chocolate insects, skinny Santa and Krampas. 217-558-6696
  • Wed., Dec. 18, 6-7 p.m.

    Chatham Area Public Library

    600 E. Spruce, Chatham Chatham

    Free

    Cindy Karas will lead a calming and restorative yoga class. Make time to relax and focus in the midst of the busy holidays. Please bring your own yoga mat to class. 217-483-2713
  • Wed., Dec. 18, 7-10 p.m.

    Arlington's

    210 Broadway, Springfield Downtown

    free

    Live music with guest singers 217-679-6235
  • Wed., Dec. 18, 7-9 p.m.

    Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

    406 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    free

    Join Devin Williams upstairs at Buzz Bomb for a special Blues Christmas Night! Show is free.
  • Wed., Dec. 18, 5:30 p.m.

    Kidzeum of Health and Science Children's Museum

    412 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    Parents can drop off their kids while they enjoy time out shopping for the holidays and Downtown Springfield's holiday walks. Supervised fun, educational activities and a healthy meal will be provided. Admission is $25 per child. 217-971-4435
  • Wed., Dec. 18, 6 p.m.

    Robbie's

    4 S. Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield Downtown

    Sign up to read poetry, prose, non-fiction or just relax and listen. Free. springfieldpoetsandwriters.com. 217-528-1901
  • Wed., Dec. 18, 6:30 p.m.

    St. John's Lutheran Church

    2477 W. Washington St., Springfield West Side

    Cancer Companions ministry team will conduct nine group sessions offering encouragement and support to anyone in treatment, post treatment or their caregivers. Free. stjohns-springfield.org. 217-793-3933. 217-793-3933
  • Dec. 18-19, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 20, 8 p.m. and Sat., Dec. 21, 2 p.m.

    UIS Performing Arts Center

    One University Plaza, Springfield Lake Springfield Area

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    A mystery extravaganza from the author of Late Nite Catechism. Sister takes on a mystery that has intrigued historians throughout the ages. $35 in advance, $40 day of show. 217-206-6160
  • Thu., Dec. 19, 5:15 & 6:30 p.m.

    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
  • Thu., Dec. 19, 6-7 p.m.

    Prairie Skies Public Library Pleasant Plains

    555 Buckeye Road, Pleasant Plains Out-of-town

    Free

    Wildwood Strings and Friends will be preforming Christmas music to brighten your holiday season. 217-626-1553
  • Thu., Dec. 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

    Danenberger Family Vineyards

    12341 Irish Road, New Berlin Out-of-town

    Join us for a Thursday night that you will never forget: a Christmas sing-along with Tracy and Jeff from Naughty & Nice! Rocking around the Christmas tree... +12174886321
  • Thu., Dec. 19, 7-10 p.m.

    Buzz Bomb Brewing Co.

    406 E. Adams St., Springfield Downtown

    free

    Join local Springfield legend Frank Parker for a jazz jam night and maybe a little Jambalaya! Show is free and musicians welcome to sit in
  • Thu., Dec. 19, 8 p.m.

    The Office Sports Bar and Grill

    1919 W. Iles, Springfield West Side

    217-546-0580
  • Thu., Dec. 19, 6-8 p.m., Thu., Jan. 16, 6-8 p.m., Thu., Feb. 20, 6-8 p.m. and Thu., March 19, 6-8 p.m.

    Obed and Isaacs

    500 S. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown

    FREE

    The walls are up for the winter, but California Jeff will warm things up for us! Stop by to see him in the Enclosed Beer Garden throughout the winter months! 217-670-0627
  • Dec. 20-21, 7 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 22, 2 p.m.

    Hoogland Center for the Arts

    420 S. Sixth St., Springfield Downtown

    ,

    Some of your holiday favorites coming from two pianos, four hands and two creative brains that let loose for an evening of fun. From Broadway to Classical and swing to jazz, playing and singing, Mark and Damien treat each song with a combination of deep respect, excellent musicianship and just a hint that things may not be exactly what they seem. 217-523-2787
  • Fri., Dec. 20, 5:15 & 6:30 p.m.

    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
  • Fri., Dec. 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    Robbie's

    4 S. Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield Downtown

    No Cover

    Chris Camp and His Blues Ambassadors return to Robbie's for an evening of blues, FUN and Yuletime tunes! 217-528-1901
  • Fri., Dec. 20, 6-9 p.m.

    Danenberger Family Vineyards

    12341 Irish Road, New Berlin Out-of-town

    WineRocks presents Blues Music Award nominated and BILLBOARD charting vocalist / harmonica player Brandon Santini & His Band return one of the coolest venues in Illinois! +12174886321
  • Fri., Dec. 20, 6-10 p.m.

    The Curve Inn

    3219 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    Free

    Meet us the Curve from 6-10 for some holiday cheer! (978) 572-2634
  • Fri., Dec. 20, 6 p.m.

    The Curve Inn

    3219 S. Sixth St., Springfield Springfield Area

    217-529-5806
  • Fri., Dec. 20, 6-9:30 p.m.

    Hill Prairie Winery

    23753 Lounsberry Rd., Oakford Out-of-town

    ,

    Silence of the Elves. $55 advance tickets (plus tax). hillprairiewinery.com. 217-635-9900
  • Fri., Dec. 20, 7 p.m.

    Papa Frank's Restaurant

    4111 Wabash Ave, Springfield West Side

    2176798700