Sacred Heart School has announced that it will present its annual Christmas program at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19 at the school gymnasium.
The Cross County Mall and its Merchant Association presents “Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission” through Jan. 30, 2020.
The Santa Stomp 5K Run/Walk Saturday, Dec. 21, in Teutopolis will host the man in red, in addition to other race day festivities. Race proceeds will benefit Land of Lincoln Honor Flight, whose mission is to provide free round-trip transportation for World War II, Korean and Vietnam war veter…
The Unit 40 Education Foundation will host Breakfast with Santa at the Effingham High School Hearts Rock Cafe Saturday, Dec. 7, from 7 to 11 a.m.
On Sunday, Dec. 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. the Ladies Aid at St. Paul (Blue Point) Lutheran Church, 14026 N. 500th St., Altamont, will continue the congregation’s 150th anniversary celebration with a Christmas Walk.
Effingham – SIHF Healthcare is pleased to announce Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) Rebekah Doty has joined its team at 900 West Temple, Building A, Suite 208 in Effingham.
Flora Public Library will host the 2019 R. Putbrese Watercolor art exhibition “Whispers of the Wildlife,” featuring local artist Rebecca Krutsinger, Dec. 7 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
SPRINGFIELD — The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum invites everyone to join in celebrating the holidays with children’s activities, music, decorations, and a chance to help the needy.
On Sunday, Dec. 1, the Coles County Barbershop Chorus will present its annual Christmas Benefit Concert, a fundraiser for area food pantry and homeless shelter programs. Each year the effort raises nearly $5,000.
The Effingham County Humane Society invites you to its 11th annual Holiday Open House/Pictures with Santa event Saturday, Nov. 23, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The shelter is located in the Old Funkhouser School Building at 12073 N. 1000th Rd., Effingham.
The beloved Victorian story of “The Secret Garden” will be presented by Eastern Illinois University’s Department of Theatre through Nov. 17 in the Doudna Fine Arts Center Theatre.
SPRINGFIELD — The Gettysburg Address is Abraham Lincoln’s most famous speech, containing some of the greatest language in history. It helped changed the way America looked at the Civil War. And now it will be on display at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum for two weeks.
The Suzette Brumleve Memorial Effingham Public Library is showcasing the artwork of residents from Lakeland Rehabilitation and Health Care Center. Artwork will be on display until Dec. 2.
Genevieve Harrison Koester and Mareva Lindo will host a fiddle tune concert and square dance in celebration of the completion of their Illinois Arts Council Master/Apprentice Program (MAP) grant on Saturday, Nov. 9, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the McGrady Inn, 803 Sixth Street in Charleston. The ev…
On Sunday, Nov. 10, at 6 p.m., Southern Illinois‘ Homecoming Gospel Choir will present its final concert for the year at the Toledo Christian Church in Toledo.
“The Doudna Rock & Roll Takeover” delivers exactly what it promises. This television show and free live music showcase melds the excellence of EIU’s Doudna Fine Arts Center with the wild local sounds of the area’s best rock and pop bands.
“On the Shoulders of Giants: The Moon and Beyond,” an exhibit commemorating the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, as well as examining current and future space exploration, will be on display at the Lake Land College Library from Nov. 7 through Dec. 2. The exhibit was curated at Booth Li…
International acclaimed pianist Ralph Votapek will present a free concert on Nov. 1 at Eastern Illinois University, Charleston. The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. in the Dvorak Concert Hall and will be presented free of charge and a ticket is not required. Votapek’s performance is pres…
The 16th Annual Effingham Marching Band 2019 Red Regiment Invitational will be hosting 29 bands from all over Central Illinois Saturday, Oct. 19, at Effingham High School.
Eastern Illinois University’s Theatre Department will present Katori Hall’s “The Mountaintop” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 20. “The Mountaintop” is being directed by special guest director April A. Jones. The performance will take place in the Black Box Theatre in the Do…
Odd Market is back. Featuring over 35 vendors, the single-day art event organized by the Odd Fellows hits Tuscola on Oct. 12 with a lineup of quirky art, live music and food. The event is 100 percent volunteer run, with all proceeds going to charity.
Fiddle Fest, a celebration of the 55th annual Illinois Old Time Fiddle Contest, will kick off with a concert on Saturday night, Oct. 26, at the Effingham Performance Center (EPC). Featured bands are Hand Picked at 7 p.m., Motherlode at 8 p.m., and Firebox at 9 p.m. All three bands feature fi…
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The Effingham County Museum invites the public to join them on Saturday, Oct. 19, for a performance featuring Abraham Lincoln (portrayed by George Buss) and political opponent Stephen A. Douglas (portrayed by Tim Connors) as they take the audience back to their famous debates over slavery an…
Tuscan Hills Winery, Effingham, will host a trivia night Friday, Oct. 18, at 6:30 p.m. to raise funds for the Effingham Public Library’s 1,000 Books to Kindergarten Project.
This Week's Circulars
Faye Miller age 90, of Newton, Illinois passed away Thursday, December 12, 2019 at her son's home in Long Beach, Mississippi. Arrangements are pending at the Crain Funeral Home, Newton. Online condolences may be offered at www.crainfuneral.com.
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