Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

Heartis Village of Peoria Grand Opening (Thu. Dec 8, 2016 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Heartis Village of Peoria
8201 N IL 91
Peoria, IL 61615
309-693-3960
jtroyer@heartispeoria.com
http://www.heartispeoria.com

Please join us as we take a whirlwind journey across seven continents while exploring the 7 dimensions of wellness!

 

The ribbon-cutting ceremony will begin at 5 p.m. Entertainment, hors d'oeuvres and cocktails will be served including a signature drink and dessert!

 

Please RSVP by calling the phone number above.

Handel's Messiah (Sat. Dec 10, 2016 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
815 S. Sixth St.
Springfield, IL 62703
217-787-4868 or 217-971-2701
springfieldchoralsociety@gmail.com
http://www.springfieldchoralsociety.org

The Springfield Choral Society will perform Handel's Messiah, with orchestra, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception!

 

Tickets are $15 and are available at the door or by calling the phone numbers above.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Dec 11, 2016 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Springfield Christian Women's Connection Luncheon (Wed. Dec 14, 2016 11:00 am - 12:45 pm)

Contact Info:

Northfield Conference Center
3280 Northfield Drive
Springfield, IL 62702
217-522-5318
jandcmorrison@gmail.com

Come join the Springfield Christian Women's Connection at our "HOLIDAY MEMORIES" Luncheon! Cost of attendance is $15.

 

"REMEMBERING SONGS OF THE SEASON"

 

Special Feature: Judy Leonard "BAD MEMORIES, HAPPY ENDING"

 

Speaker: Ruth Catlett - "Trouble in River City,"

 

Contact Carolyn at the phone number or email address listed above to rsvp or get more information.

An American Family Christmas (Fri. Dec 16, 2016 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Five Points Washington
360 N. Wilmor Rd
Washington, IL 61571
309-693-6725
pacchorale@gmail.com
http://www.peoriacivicchorale.org

The Peoria Area Civic Chorale's "An American Family Christmas" is a Central Illinois family tradition. Join us to hear an uplifting mixture of hymns, carols, and secular songs of the season to fill you with the Christmas spirit!

 

Special guests will include the Peoria Area Civic Chorale Youth Chorus and featured soloist professional Mezzo-Soprano Kate Tombaugh.

 

Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for groups of 10+, and $8 for students. Tickets are available at the website and phone number listed above. Additionally, they will be available for purchase at the door.

An American Family Christmas (Sat. Dec 17, 2016 7:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Five Points Washington
360 N. Wilmor Rd
Washington, IL 61571
309-693-6725
pacchorale@gmail.com
http://www.peoriacivicchorale.org

The Peoria Area Civic Chorale's "An American Family Christmas" is a Central Illinois family tradition. Join us to hear an uplifting mixture of hymns, carols, and secular songs of the season to fill you with the Christmas spirit!

 

Special guests will include the Peoria Area Civic Chorale Youth Chorus, and featured soloist professional Mezzo-Soprano Kate Tombaugh.

 

Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for groups of 10+, and $8 for students. Tickets are available at the website and phone number listed above. Additionally, they will be available for purchase at the door.

Gibson Girls Christmas Concert (Sun. Dec 18, 2016 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Calvary Baptist Church
859 North Main Street
Jacksonville, IL 62650
217-243-4749
rheard11@msn.com

The four sisters: Alisha, Tiffany, Kabryn, and Kathryn Gibson started singing in church when they were young. It is their hearts' desire to travel around, singing for the Lord.

 

In a world full of hurt and negativity, they want to bring fresh, uplifting music that will encourage and inspire all who hear. They pray that every song will bring hope to the listener and show Christ's amazing love for us all!

 

Join us in celebrating Jesus Birth and the gift of His presence. The concert is free to attend.

An American Family Christmas (Sun. Dec 18, 2016 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Five Points Washington
360 N. Wilmor Rd
Washington, IL 61571
309-693-6725
pacchorale@gmail.com
http://www.peoriacivicchorale.org

The Peoria Area Civic Chorale's "An American Family Christmas" is a Central Illinois family tradition. Join us to hear an uplifting mixture of hymns, carols, and secular songs of the season to fill you with the Christmas spirit!

 

Special guests will include the Peoria Area Civic Chorale Youth Chorus, and featured soloist professional Mezzo-Soprano Kate Tombaugh.

 

Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for groups of 10+, and $8 for students. Tickets are available at the website and phone number listed above. Additionally, they will be available for purchase at the door.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Dec 18, 2016 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

The Great Romance Christmas Concert (Sun. Dec 18, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwest Christian Church
1306 N Stanley Avenue
Decatur, IL 62526
217-429-4278
nwcchurch@comcast.net
https://www.facebook.com/events/1573268002961866/

The Great Romance ("Bigger Than the Odds" and "Stolen Me") will present a FREE CONCERT of new Christmas Music - and a few old favorites.

 

Free refreshments will be served after.

Capital Area Concert Band Christmas Concert (Tue. Dec 20, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran School
515 S.MacArthur Blvd.
Springfield, IL 62704
217.789.9753
concertband@gmail.com

The Capital Area Concert Band (CACB) will perform a free, holiday concert at Trinity Lutheran School. Musical selections include "A Child Is Born", "Greensleeves", "On A Winter's Night", as well as "Sleigh Ride" and "A Christmas Festival."

 

The band will also perform "Symphonic Highlights from Frozen", a medley showcasing the most memorable moments from Disney's "Frozen." The "Minor Alterations" piece twists favorite Christmas melodies into something new and inventive by changing keys and styles to give three songs an entirely new character.

 

Band directors will share a few fun facts about the tunes before the band performs them.

 

The CACB is an intergenerational band of 50+ members. Fred Greenwald, Rich Stuemke, Andy VandDeVort, Gus Pflugmacher, Darrle Cannedy, Mark DalPozzo, Harry Hild, Gary Moore and Jan Zepp will share the spotlight as conductors and soloists for a number of tunes.

 

This concert is free and open to the public.        

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Dec 25, 2016 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Julie K's Noon Years Eve Celebration (Sat. Dec 31, 2016 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Caterpillar Performing Arts Center, Five Points Washington
360 N. Wilmor Rd
Washington, IL 61571
309-229-7830
juliek@juliekmusic.com
http://www.juliekmusic.com

Grab your little party animals and get ready to ring in the new year with Award Winning Children’s singer songwriter Julie K! 

 

Kids concert, countdown to noon with a massive balloon drop and bubble wrap stomp! Perfect family fun, kid style!

 

There will be a bicycle giveaway courtesy of Russell's Cycling & Fitness.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Jan 1, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Jan 8, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Jan 15, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Jason Gray in Concert (Sat. Jan 21, 2017 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First United Methodist Church
211 N. School St.
Normal, IL 61761
309-452-2096
jpeterson@normalfirst.org
http://www.normalfirst.org

Christian artist Jason Gray's music brings hope, light, and joy to the everydayness of life. This intimate concert setting of Jason, his guitar, and his witness are not to be missed!

 

Suggested donation:

  • $15 for adults
  • $5 for children/students

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Jan 22, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Jazz Vespers (Sun. Jan 29, 2017 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
1420 W. Moss Avenue
Peoria
3096738501
wpc@westminsterpeoria.org
http://westminsterpeoria.org/music-arts/jazz-vesper-service/

The Westminster Jazz Vespers service brings together amazing musicianship and holy inspiration weekly, from the second Sunday in September through Pentecost, June 4, for a service of prayer, meditation and music.

 

Weekly, our sanctuary is blessed by the jazz sounds of David Hoffman. The trumpet/flugelhorn soloist and composer/arranger with the Ray Charles Orchestra leads worship along with (most weeks) Dan Leahy, Piano, Mike Nellas, Bass, Jason Brannon, Drums, Jamika Russell, Vocals, along with Rev. Denise Clark-Jones leading the service.

 

Jazz Vespers are held in the church on Sunday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We gather in the intimacy of the sanctuary for an extraordinary experience of jazz.

 

No charge to join us (free-will offering taken) and no reservations are required. Join us for an extraordinary celebration of joy.

 

For more information, please contact us through the info listed above. Office hours are Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Carrollton in concert (Sun. Jan 29, 2017 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Christian Church
100 N Jackson
Clinton, IL 61727
217-935-3139
https://www.itickets.com/events/368606

Come out and see Carrollton live! This will be a great show for all ages!

 

Tickets are available by calling the church, Monday through Thursday, at the phone number listed above. You can also purchase tickets online at the website listed above.

 

Rows 1-7 are $15.00 and all other seating is $10.00 per ticket. A group discount is available for groups of 10 or more - that makes each ticket $8.00.

 

The concert benefits the charity Mission Pre-born.