Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

Kids' Night Out (Fri. Jun 3, 2016 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Groveland Evangelical Mennonite Church
5324 E. Queenwood Rd.
Groveland, IL 61535
(309) 431-2412
herrmann1324@gmail.com

Let us watch your kids (ages 3-12) for you so that you can enjoy an evening out!

 

This free event includes dinner/snack, activities, and G-rated movie. Call, text, or e-mail with any questions or to reserve a spot (please include your name, phone number, and number of children attending).

LSCA's Family Fun Day (Sat. Jun 4, 2016 10:30 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lake Springfield Christian Assembly Camp and Retreat Center
1674 Lick Creek Lane
Chatham, IL 62629
(217) 529-2625
http://www.lscacamp.org/UPCOMINGEVENTS/FunDay.aspx

LSCA's Family Fun Day includes family friendly activities like live music, canoeing, swimming, pony rides, games, and good food!

 

Tickets cost $5 per person ages 5 and up. There is a max of $25 per family. The ticket price does not include food.

An Evening with Steve Ladd (Sat. Jun 4, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church
1701 Mound Rd.
Jacksonville, IL 62650
(217) 883-1651

First Baptist Church of Jacksonville will host Steve Ladd as well as Anticipation and Rod Nicholson. 

 

For more information, call Chris at the phone number listed above!

 

 

First Sunday West Twin Grove Gospel Opry Open Mic (Sun. Jun 5, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Twin Grove Christian Church
14237 Twin Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-846-8399
lastpewband@hotmail.com

Monthly first Sunday Gospel Opry.

 

Everyone welcome to share a song or other talent. Family friendly.

Concert featuring Ivan Parker (Fri. Jun 10, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Full Gospel Evangelistic Center
304 N McLean St.
Lincoln, IL 62656
217-735-3148
fgec@icloud.com
http://www.myfgec.org/news-events/

Free live concert featuring Southern Gospel Recording Artist Ivan Parker.

Free Outdoor Movie Night (Fri. Jun 10, 2016 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church of Pekin
700 South Capitol Street
Pekin, IL 61554
309-347-5965
gayla@fbcpekin.com
http://www.fbcpekin.com/#/events

Free movie night showing Disney's hit film Big Hero 6. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the movie and free popcorn. Everyone is welcome. The movie will begin at sundown.

 

Additional movie nights in July and August as well. Visit our website to find out more about who we are and when the next movie times will be.

A DAY OF PRAISE! (Sat. Jun 11, 2016 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

State Journal Register
1 Copley Plaza
Springfield,IL 62701
217-525-2337
kokca520@gmail.com
www.kingofkingsil.com

Love to praise God in song or with an instrument? Praise Fest 2016 is for you- music workshops to hone your skills, lunch, and fellowship with central Illinois musicians.    

 

Ensemble Exhibition and concert featuring local artist The Band of Christians & Roddrick Lemar  Spoken Word by Dr. Diana M. Brewer, Anchored In Truth Ministries Edwardsville, IL      

321 Improv (Sun. Jun 12, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
301 N Broad St
Galesburg, IL 61401
(309) 343-9960

The nationally known improv comedy group 321 Improv is coming for an evening of laughter and evangelism.

 

Tickets will be available at First Christian Church in Galesburg, Brighter Life Bookshoppe in Galesburg, and the WCIC studios in Peoria during normal business hours.

 

Tickets in advance:
Adults - $10.00
Kids 10 and under - $7.00

 

At the Door:
Adults - $15.00
Kids 10 and Under - $10.00

Jason Gray and JJ Weeks Concert (Wed. Jun 15, 2016 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Harvest Time Bible Church
1802 Dixon Road
Rock Falls, IL 61071

Jason Gray and JJ Weeks Band will be in Rock Falls for a FREE concert.

 

Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show starts at 7:00 p.m.

 

Due to limited capacity, tickets are required. Tickets will be made available on the WCIC website at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 20th. After claiming the ticket, you will receive a confirmation email that you will need to print and bring to the concert.

 

Each person in a family needs their own ticket. For example, if three people in a family want to attend, they will need to follow the link and fill out the form three times so each person has their own confirmation email.

Chris August at Faith and Family Night with the Peoria Chiefs (Sat. Jun 18, 2016 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Dozer Park
730 SW Jefferson St
Peoria, IL 61605
http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t443&m=6&y=2016

WCIC welcomes Faith and Family Night with the Peoria Chiefs.

 

Come out and watch the baseball game and stay for a fireworks show and concert with Christ August.

 

Tickets are available through the Peoria Chiefs website listed above and at the box office.

State of Grace Concert (Sat. Jun 25, 2016 6:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Sunnyland Christian Church
2401 Washington Rd.
Washington, IL 61571
309.699.1332
sccwash@comcast.net
http://www.sunnylandchristianchurch.org

Sunnyland Christian Church is hosting a concert featuring State of Grace, a Gospel group from Southern Illinois. A free will offering will be taken.

First Sunday West Twin Grove Gospel Opry Open Mic (Sun. Jul 3, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Twin Grove Christian Church
14237 Twin Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-846-8399
lastpewband@hotmail.com

Monthly first Sunday Gospel Opry.

 

Everyone welcome to share a song or other talent. Family friendly.

MercyMe & Jeremy Camp Concert (Sat. Jul 23, 2016 7:30 pm)

WCIC is thrilled to welcome MercyMe with special guest, Jeremy Camp, to the Corn Crib!

 

MercyMe will be taking the stage at 7:30 pm, and gates will open at 6 pm.

 

Tickets start at $35.

 

You can find more info or buy tickets at the above Web site.

 

Powerlight Abe Lincoln car show Spectacluar (Sat. Aug 6, 2016 8:00 am)

Contact Info:

Knights Action Park
1700 Recreation Dr.
Springfield, IL 62711
217.553.5271
powerlightkissfm@yahoo.com

All day car show at Knights Action Park. Event features several ground and air demos including a helicopter flyover and Hot air balloon demo. Several replica TV and movie cars, monster trucks & other demos will be present. This is a judged show. Registration from 8 A.M. to Noon. Judging starts at 11 A.M. Registration fee $15 Judged $10 display only. Over 150 trophies with numerous classes and special awards. There is a Best in show for car and truck. All makes/models/motorcycles and more welcome. This is a BEST OF THE BEST Brighton car show qualifier! There is also a preview night with the SUPERCRUISE and MOVIE NIGHT AT THE DRIVE IN (current releases) on Friday, August 5th. Cruise lineup 5-7 P.M. at the Fairhills Mall parking lot 1903 W. Monroe in Springfield. Cruise will depart at 7 P.M. southbound on Chatham Rd to Knights action park. Hot Air Balloon night glow, food AND the drive in!  Both events RAIN or SHINE Proceeds will benefit Powerlight Christian music fest.  

First Sunday West Twin Grove Gospel Opry Open Mic (Sun. Aug 7, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Twin Grove Christian Church
14237 Twin Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-846-8399
lastpewband@hotmail.com

Monthly first Sunday Gospel Opry.

 

Everyone welcome to share a song or other talent. Family friendly.

Powerlight Christian music fest (Sun. Aug 21, 2016 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Illinois State Fair Lincoln stage
801 E Sangamon
Springfield, IL 62701
217.553.5271
powerlightkissfm@yahoo.com

An all-day FREE Christian music fest on the last day of the Illinois State Fair at the Lincoln stage.

 

The fest starts with a praise and worship service followed by the Mighty Crush Power Team and several local artists prior to the national lineup featuring two-time GRAMMY award winners for KING & COUNTRY and Jordan Feliz and more!

 

No tickets needed. You will need to pay $5 admission at the fair gate.

 

This is the 25th anniversary of the fest! This is an intimate concert experience with a very up-close setting. Standing room in front of the stage, some bleacher seating, or bring your own lawn chairs!

FREE Carrollton Concert (Sat. Aug 27, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Tower Park
1222 E Kingman Ave
Peoria Heights, IL 61616

WCIC welcomes Carrollton to Peoria Heights for a free outdoor concert!

 

Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Concessions will be available for purchase.
A free-will offering will be taken.

 

The Peoria Heights Congregational Church praise band will open for Carrollton.

First Sunday West Twin Grove Gospel Opry Open Mic (Sun. Sep 4, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Twin Grove Christian Church
14237 Twin Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-846-8399
lastpewband@hotmail.com

Monthly first Sunday Gospel Opry.

 

Everyone welcome to share a song or other talent. Family friendly.

Ronnie Milsap Concert (Sat. Sep 17, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Watseka Theatre
218 East Walnut Street
Watseka, IL 60970
(815) 993-6585
info@watsekatheatre.com
http://www.watsekatheatre.com

Country Music star Ronnie Milsap returns to Watseka Theatre!

 

Six time Grammy Award Winner. Forty #1 Hit Songs!  Ronnie was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2014. 

 

Doors open at 5:30pm. Showtime is 7pm. No seat is further than 50 ft. from the stage.

  

Advance tickets on sale at the theatre, by phone, and at the website listed above.

First Sunday West Twin Grove Gospel Opry Open Mic (Sun. Oct 2, 2016 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

West Twin Grove Christian Church
14237 Twin Grove Rd
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-846-8399
lastpewband@hotmail.com

Monthly first Sunday Gospel Opry.

 

Everyone welcome to share a song or other talent. Family friendly.