Family Calendar & Concerts
Events under 'Christmas'
Messiah Sing-Along (Sun. Nov 29, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
First Baptist Church, 1602 Prospect in Savoy, will host the Baroque Artists of Champaign Urbana performing a special Christmas Show and the Messiah Sing-Along on Sunday, November 29th at 4pm. This performance is open to the community. A free-will donation will be taken. Please call or go online for more details.
Christmas Sing-Along (Tue. Dec 1, 2015 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)
C4C will host a Christmas Sing-Along on Tuesday, December 1st from 4-6pm at Lincoln Square Mall food court in Urbana. This event is family friendly. For more information please go online.
Christmas Light Show (Tue. Dec 1, 2015 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
Life Foursquare Church, 2954 W. Ash Ave in Decatur. will host a Christmas Light Show each evening in December. Please tune into the posted FM station to enjoy the show music from a car or walk the show on a trail. For more details, please call or go online.
"Miracle of Jesus" Kid's Christmas Event presented (Wed. Dec 2, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
The First Christian Church, 1501 Pine St in Murphysboro, will present "Miracle of Jesus" Kid's Christmas Event on Wednesday, December 2nd at 5pm. This event is a free. Families can experience firsthand the impact of the miracles of Jesus's birth and life through hands on activities, games and stories. At least one parent or adult per family must take part in the event as well. Registration is free and can be done online or by calling.
Christmas Caroling at Sullivan Rehab (Thu. Dec 3, 2015 5:15 pm - 6:45 pm)
The Vineyard Church in Sullivan will be Christmas Caroling at the Sullivan Rehab Center, 11 Hawthorne Ln in Sullivan, Thursday, December 3rd at 5:15pm. The whole family is welcome to attend. Please call or go online for details.
Women's Christmas Gathering (Thu. Dec 3, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm)
West Chicago, IL
Women's Ministries at Water's Edge Bible Church, 209 S. Oakwood Ave in West Chicago, will present The Wonder of the Manger on Thursday, December 3rd at 6:30pm. The evening will host Christmas music, a catered buffet dinner and Trisha Williams as speaker. Tickets are $15 each and space is limited. Ticket sales end November 22nd or when sold out. Please call for tickets or details.
Franciscan Nativity Festival (Fri. Dec 4, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)
The Chiara Center, 4875 LaVerna Rd in Springfield, will present the Franciscan Nativity Festival Friday-Sunday, December 4th-6th at 2pm. This display of more than 100 international Nativity Sets is free. There is also a tour of the St. Francis of Assisi Church. For more details please call or go online.
The Journey presented (Fri. Dec 4, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
First Christian Church, 1875 W. US Hwy 40 in Brazil, will present "The Journey" Friday-Sunday, December 4th-6th at 6pm each evening. This is a free progressive presentation of the nativity story. For more details, please call or email.
Live Nativity (Fri. Dec 4, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)
Homer Glen, IL
The Christian Life Church, 15609 w159th St in Homer Glen, will host the Annual Live Nativity on Friday and Saturday, December 4th and 5th from 6-8pm. There will be live animals for the children to pet, as well free refreshments. Admission is free. Donations of non perishable food items will be accepted. Please call for more details.
Country Christmas Craft Bazaar (Fri. Dec 4, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
The Rosedale Civic Center, 9 S Main St in Rosedale IN, will host the Country Christmas Craft Bazaar Friday & Saturday, December 4th & 5th. Friday the bazaar will be open from 6-9pm. On Saturday the hours are 9am-3pm. For more details please call or email.
Christmas Bazaar (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 8:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Colfax United Methodist Church, 202 S. Harrison St in Colfax, will host the Annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 5th beginning at 8am. There will be homemade crafts, baked goods and a lunch for sale. Please call or email for more information.
Cookie Walk (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 8:00 am - 12:00 pm)
St. John's Lutheran, 509 S Mattis Ave in Champaign, will host a Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 5th from 8am-Noon. Fill a provided container with freshly baked Christmas cookies. Two different sizes of containers will be available for $8 and $10. For more details please go online.
Christmas Craft & Bake Sale (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 8:00 am - 3:00 pm)
Stratford Park Bible Chapel, 2801 W. Kirby Ave in Champaign, will host a Christmas Craft and Bake Sale on Saturday, December 5th from 8am-3pm. The will be a variety of Artisan crafts and vendors as well as baked goods. For more details please call or email.
Christmas Gift Shoppe (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 9:00 am - 6:00 pm)
United and Unique, a Single Mom's Ministry of Trinity Church of the Nazarene, 1451 Raymond Dr in Naperville, will host a Christmas Gift Shoppe on Saturday, December 5th from 9am-6pm and Sunday, December 6th from 1-6pm. For more information, please call or email.
Breakfast with Santa (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 9:00 am - 11:00 am)
The Children's Museum of Illinois, 55 South Country Club Rd in Decatur, will host Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 5th at 9am. Seating is limited and guest must be preregistered. Tickets are available online.
Morning with Santa (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 9:00 am - 10:30 am)
The Savoy Rotary Club will host a Morning with Santa on Saturday, December 5th at 9am at Savoy United Methodist Church, 3002 W. Old Church Rd in Champaign. There will be games and activities from 9-10:30am and Santa will arrive at 9:30am. Please call to reserve your tickets for will-call pickup. RSVPs are greatly appreciated. All proceeds will benefit Rotary community and humanitarian projects locally and around the world.
Grace's Winter Wonderland (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 10:00 am - 1:00 pm)
Grace Community Christian Church, 2770 Montgomery Rd in Aurora, will host Grace's Winter Wonderland on Saturday, December 5th from 10am-1pm. This is a free family event. Pictures with Santa, crafts, snacks and more. There will also be a Christmas Market.
Heart of a Woman (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)
The Vineyard Church, 1805 S. Hamilton in Sullivan IL, will host the Heart of a Woman Christmas meeting on Saturday, December 5th at 10am. Reservations are not necessary but they are helpful. For more details, please call or go online.
Christmas Craft & Vendor Fair and Bake Sale (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 11:00 am - 2:00 pm)
Trinity Christian School, 901 Shorewood Dr in Shorewood, will host a Christmas Craft & Vendor Fair and Bake Sale on Saturday, December 5th at 11am. There will be 50 or more vendors with hundreds of unique, handmade items. Please call or go online for details.
Live Nativity (Sat. Dec 5, 2015 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)
St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church & School, 310 N. Broadway St in Joliet, will present a Live Nativity on Saturday, December 5th at 5pm. Refreshments will follow in the Gym. Please call or go online for more details.
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