Live to the point of tears.— Albert Camus
The Promise, a holiday season tradition for many in the Lakeshore area, weaves the Christmas story together using scripture and Christmas music with Classical and Contemporary Ballet. Performed by the Turning Pointe Ensembles, this year’s production features 90 … read more
Thornhill (acoustic rock), 7-11 p.m. Feb. 15, Walnut Street Winery, Rochester.
Cornerstone Academy for Performing Arts, in partnership with The Morton Fine Arts Association, present "The Nutcracker" at Bertha Frank Performing Arts Center in Morton IL. December 14 at 2pm and 7:30pm, and December 15 at 2pm. Artistic Director, Rebek… read more
Every second Friday of the month, the Bookworm Bakery and Cafe hosts the Rockford Certified Slam; the only event of its kind on Rockford. We always have a feature poet, some of them nationally known.
Come show what you have then see what you can learn by this… read more
Clayville Haunted House, Clayville Historic Site, one mile east of Pleasant Plains on Route 125. Hours: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25-with kids hours 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 18 and 25. Clayville.org.
The 2014 Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show returns January 16-20, 2014, over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, transforming McCormick Place into an outdoor paradise, offering visitors a one-stop shop with big bargains on hundred… read more
Springfield Poets and Writers Open Mic, 6 p.m., Robbie's Restaurant, 4 S. Old State Capitol Plaza. Bring copies of your work to read. Free admission.
Over There: A Musical Tribute to Veterans Past and Present, performed by the Land of Lincoln Chorus, dinner 6:30 p.m., performance begins 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7, Little Flower Recreational Center, 900 Stevenson Drive. For tickets, call 953-0225 (days) or 871-9731 (evenings).
Thornhill (acoustic rock), 2-5 p.m. Dec. 29, Hill Prairie Winery, Oakford.
Small movement class that is fun, pleasant, specifically created for overweight/plus-size people age 16 and older, that can accommodate bodies of plus size that are also mobility limited/impaired. This is not your traditional yoga class as our bodies don’t match… read more
Annual Wizard Of Oz Festival held at the PERMANENT OZ KIDS Garden site at Butler Haynes Park . Mapleton Illinois . Free Admission but Donations ARE Appreciated . Bring the Kids for a FUN FILLED Family geared event centered around the Wizard of Oz . OZ Charact… read more