Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Concerts/Entertainment'

Concerts

The Secret Keeper Girl Crazy Hair Tour (Thu. Feb 11, 2016 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

207 Northeast Monroe Street
https://purefreedom.brushfireapp.com/secret-keeper-girl/431571

It's normal for a girl to be boy-crazy and be obsessed with fashion and beauty, but those crowd-pleasing choices have risks. The Secret Keeper Girl Crazy Hair Tour helps moms cultivate God-crazy daughters who embrace inner beauty, biblical modesty, and vibrant purity. The new show features include: The "Sew-Crazy" Fashion Show, Fun Bible Teaching, Crazy Hair Games, and Mom & Daughter time.

 

Girls ages 8-12 are welcome. General Admission tickets are available until Feb 11 at $14 a piece. Group tickets (10+ people) are $10. The VIP package (including access to VIP seating, an exclusive tour and a Q&A session with the SKG cast) is $25.   

Mel Tillis @ Watseka Theatre Watseka IL (Sat. Feb 13, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

218 East Walnut Street
815.993.6585
info@watsekatheatre.com
http://www.watsekatheatre.com

Country Music Icon, MEL TILLIS headlines Valentines Day Weekend at Watseka Theatre Watseka IL.

 

His milestones include being inducted into the Grand Ole Opry & Country Music Hall Of Fame. In 2012, President Barack Obama awarded Tillis the National Medal of Arts for his contributions to country music. He also has won the CMA Awards' most coveted award, "Entertainer of the Year". Sixty hit records including the multi million selling classics; "Ruby Don't Take Your Guns To Town" (which he wrote for Kenny Rogers), "I Ain't Never", "Crazy Wild Desire", "Steppin Out", "These Lonely Hands of Mine", "She'll Be Hanging Around Somewhere" , "Heart Over Mind," "Heaven Everyday", "Commercial Affection", "Arms of a Fool" , "Take My Hand","Brand New Mister Me" "Neon Rose,""Sawmill," "Midnight, Me and the Blues" "Stomp Them Grapes", "Memory Maker" , "Woman in the Back of My Mind" , "Mental Revenge" "Good Woman Blues" , "Heart Healer","I Believe In You" and "Coca-Cola Cowboy".

 

No seat is further than 50 ft from the stage. All Ages. Doors open 5:30 p.m. for dinner. Showtime 7:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale at the theatre, charge by phone or the website above.

Larry Olson in concert (Sat. Feb 13, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

1700 W. War Memorial Dr.
309.688.9212
office@salemofpeoria.com

Larry Olson and his wife, Karol Baer, will be in concert at Salem Lutheran Church. Larry Olson is a singer/songwriter/guitarist who co-founded Dakota Road Music, a publishing and performance company that specializes in original music. Larry has recorded numerous CDs, and written and published hundreds of songs that come alive with stories of his rural roots, ponderings of parenthood, stirrings from our global family and journeys of faith. No cost, but please bring a canned food item.

Valentines Ball (Sat. Feb 13, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

217 Limit St.
http://lincolncharityball.com/

The churches of Jefferson Street Christian Church and Lincoln Christian Church are holding a Valentines Ball with a Live Swing Band to help raise funds for short term mission trips to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.  Desserts, Dancing, Photo Booth and Raffles.   Tickets are $15.00 in advance, $20.00 at the door.  Tickets can be purchased by visiting our website. Doors open at 6:30; Dance 7 -10 pm

The Greenes Concert (Sun. Feb 14, 2016 10:45 am)

Contact Info:

201 N. Summit St.
309-643-1560
ritalovell1964@gmail.com

The Southern Gospel trio "The Greenes" will be performing for a special Morning concert. There will be no charge for this concert however, a love offering will be taken for the group. We hope you will come and join us!

The Greens (Sun. Feb 14, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

1601 South Main St.
715.216.2288

The Greens will be in concert at Grace Church of the Nazarene. Admission is free. A love offering will be taken.. For more information contact Stephen Barker by using the phone number listed above.

Springfield Christian Women's Connection Luncheon (Wed. Feb 17, 2016 11:00 am - 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rt 4, Southern Edge
309.787.8246
gulleyk8070@gmail.com

"PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE" Luncheon

"LEARN FROM THE PAST" Special Feature: Mike Burke, a Civil War historian from Chatham, will show various types of artifacts and clothing that relate to the Civil War.

"PLAN FOR THE FUTURE" Speaker: Viki Scherer is from Decatur. She titles her talk, "You Can Plan for the Future, But You Can't Predict It". She is an author, speaker and teacher with a BA degree in speech, communication and publishing.

 

Reservations and cancellations are essential by Friday, February 12th.    

Five Family Movies For Lent (Wed. Feb 17, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

1176 N Knoxville Ave.
309.693.8428
mary.whitledge@gmail.com
http://www.graceandpeacelutheran.org/news/

Grace and Peace Lutheran Church will host its second annual Five Family Movies For Lent series.

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY!

February 17 - Do You Believe

February 24 - Courageous

March 2 - Woodlawn

March 9 - Mercy Rule

March 16 - Apostle Peter at the Last Supper

 

Free movie and food provided: hot dogs, popcorn, candy, lemonade/tea and fruit.

All are welcome!

Springfield Christian Women's Connection Luncheon (Thu. Feb 18, 2016 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Rt 4, Southern Edge
309.787.8246
gulleyk8070@gmail.com

"PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE" Luncheon

"LEARN FROM THE PAST" Special Feature: Mike Burke, a Civil War historian from Chatham, will show various types of artifacts and clothing that relate to the Civil War.

"PLAN FOR THE FUTURE" Speaker: Viki Scherer is from Decatur. She titles her talk, "You Can Plan for the Future, But You Can't Predict It". She is an author, speaker and teacher with a BA degree in speech, communication and publishing.

 

Reservations and cancellations are essential by Friday, February 12th.       

Orpheus Choir Olivet Nazarene University (Sat. Feb 20, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

2207 N Towanda Barnes Rd.
309.662.1915
leannjackson@1stnaz.com
http://1stnaz.com//

Join us at Bloomington First Church as we enjoy Olivet Nazarene Orpheus Choir in concert.  The repertoire of this select group of singers includes anthems, hymns, spirituals and contemporary compositions representing different styles and periods of choral music.  Be sure to invite friends and family to join you for this outreach event.  

Five Family Movies For Lent (Wed. Feb 24, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

1176 N Knoxville Ave.
309.693.8428
mary.whitledge@gmail.com
http://www.graceandpeacelutheran.org/news/

Grace and Peace Lutheran Church will host its second annual Five Family Movies For Lent series.

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY!

February 17 - Do You Believe

February 24 - Courageous

March 2 - Woodlawn

March 9 - Mercy Rule

March 16 - Apostle Peter at the Last Supper

 

Free movie and food provided: hot dogs, popcorn, candy, lemonade/tea and fruit.

All are welcome!

SHEN YUN 2016 (Wed. Feb 24, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

One University Plaza
844.484.9669 (Local Presenter, Toll Free) / 217.206.6160 (Ticket Office) / 800.207.6960 (Ticket Office)
shenyunstl@gmail.com
http://shenyun.com/springfield

SHEN YUN returns to Springfield:

Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of genuine Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty, purity, and tremendous energy leave audiences greatly uplifted and deeply inspired.

A Shen Yun performance features 100 world class performers, over 400 sets of exquisite hand-made costumes, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops – creating a spectacular performance beyond imagination.

Experience a divine culture! Experience Shen Yun!

Sportsmans Dinner (Sat. Feb 27, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

1300 E. Chestnut St.
309.647.4278
office@cantonefree.com

The Evangelical Free Church of Canton will be hosting a Sportsmans Dinner. We will be featuring guest speaker, Jason Cruise. Jason is the host of Spring Chronicles on the Sportsmans Channel and is the producer of Mossberg's Rugged American Hunter. Tickets are $10 per person, which includes dinner, door prizes and a presentation by Jason Cruise. Tickets can be purchased at the church & several other local businesses. Allstate-Brian Strode Agency, Gorsuch-Hensley Real Estate, and Hanes Physical Therapy.

Father-Daughter Dance (Sat. Feb 27, 2016 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Living Waters Church invites you to share an elegant evening celebrating the special bond between daughters and their father, or father-figure. This special evening includes: Dance, dessert, refreshments,  a make-and-take project, and a father-daughter photo (photos emailed to guest)
 
FREE 
Please register early by sending your name and your daughter(s) name and age to 

Sportsmans Dinner (Sat. Feb 27, 2016 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

1300 E Chestnut St.
309.647.4278
office@cantonefree.com

The Canton Evangelical Free Church will be hosting a Sportsman's Dinner. We will have a dinner, door prizes and feature guest speaker Jason Cruise. Jason is a published author and speaker. He is the host of  "Spring Chronicles" on Sportsman Channel and is the producer of "Mossberg's Rugged American Hunter." Tickets are $10 per person, for ages 10 & up. Tickets must be presented at the door and are available at the church & other community businesses.

Couple's Date Night (Sat. Feb 27, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Route 4
217.414.2435
bernie@businessmeninChrist.com

Dinner served @ 6:30 pm.
 
After-dinner speakers: Evangelist/Missionary Brandon Emerson & wife, Aubrey
 
Only $36 per couple (includes after-dinner speaker & flower for your wife or fiancee).  
 
Register by using the phone number or email listed above. Deadline: Monday morning February 22nd

74th Annual Barbershop Harmony Show (Sat. Feb 27, 2016 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

600 N East
309.434.2777
http://soundofillinois.org/?page_id=873

'Get your kicks on Route 66' - 74th annual Sound of Illinois Barbershop Chorus show.

 

Show will feature tunes that highlight the famous highway that travels from Chicago to LA and passes right through Bloomington Normal. Two shows at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $16, $19, $22 and $25 ($11 for Vets and ages 13 and under).

Five Family Movies For Lent (Wed. Mar 2, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

1176 N Knoxville Ave.
309.693.8428
mary.whitledge@gmail.com
http://www.graceandpeacelutheran.org/news/

Grace and Peace Lutheran Church will host its second annual Five Family Movies For Lent series.

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY!

February 17 - Do You Believe

February 24 - Courageous

March 2 - Woodlawn

March 9 - Mercy Rule

March 16 - Apostle Peter at the Last Supper

 

Free movie and food provided: hot dogs, popcorn, candy, lemonade/tea and fruit.

All are welcome!

Five Family Movies For Lent (Wed. Mar 9, 2016 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

1176 N Knoxville Ave.
309.693.8428
mary.whitledge@gmail.com
http://www.graceandpeacelutheran.org/news/

Grace and Peace Lutheran Church will host its second annual Five Family Movies For Lent series.

 

EVERY WEDNESDAY!

February 17 - Do You Believe

February 24 - Courageous

March 2 - Woodlawn

March 9 - Mercy Rule

March 16 - Apostle Peter at the Last Supper

 

Free movie and food provided: hot dogs, popcorn, candy, lemonade/tea and fruit.

All are welcome!

Family Concert with Yancy (Sun. Mar 13, 2016 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

2502 E. College Avenue
309.662.4253
info@fbcblm.org
http://www.fbcblm.org/

Yancy is a singer/songwriter, recording artist and worship leader from Nashville, TN. She has traveled the world sharing her music and leading worship for families. She’s won many awards including the Gospel Music Association Spotlight Competition, joining an elite group of winners such as Jars of Clay. She wrote the #1 song I Don’t Want To Go recorded by Avalon. Yancy recently released her new album Jesus Music Box for preteens and an album called Roots for the Journey. Yancy truly makes music the whole family can enjoy.    

 

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free, but donations of canned goods for Home Sweet Home Ministries Bread for Life Co-op are encouraged.