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Gillett Chapel 2022 Christmas Candlelight Services

Elkhart Cemetery - Gillett Chapel 8 Governor's Dr., Elkhart, IL

The Elkhart Historical Society is delighted to announce the upcoming Christmas Candlelight Services at the Historic Chapel on Elkhart Hill, December 3, 2022.  This year’s exceptionally talented cast, Springfield’s Wild Columbine, M. C’s Jay and Megan Drake from Lacon, Celista and Ken Reese, from Elkhart, and Organist Marcy Brooks, from Greeneville TN, will deliver music, stories,…

Christmas Chapel Matinee

Elkhart Cemetery - Gillett Chapel 8 Governor's Dr., Elkhart, IL

The Elkhart Historical Society is pleased to announce the addition of a Sunday Matinee to its Christmas Candlelight series of services. The service will be on Sunday December 4, 2022…

2022 Illinois Governor’s Conference on Travel & Tourism

Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago, IL

We're thrilled to announce that the 2022 Illinois Governor's Conference on Travel & Tourism will return to Chicago's historic Navy Pier for a second consecutive year—being held in the Aon Grand Ballroom on December 5-7. This conference is the state’s premiere industry event. Each year, professionals from across Illinois and around the country come together to network,…

Jingle Bells Spectacular at the Carillon!

Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon 1740 W. Fayette Ave, Springfield, IL

We're expanding Caroling at the Carillon into Jingle Bells Spectacular! The Rees Carillon Society, Carillon Belles & the Springfield Park District invite you to join us as we celebrate the season around a roaring bonfire singing holiday carols to the bells of the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon. Free Admission and Refreshments! Activities Include: - Free…

36th Annual First Night Springfield

Downtown Springfield #1 Old State Capitol Plaza, Springfield, IL

The Springfield Area Arts Council (SAAC) celebrates its 36th annual First Night Springfield on New Year's Eve in downtown Springfield. This family-friendly, celebration of the arts features talented local and regional artists & performers across multiple stages at multiple venues. There is a free admission children's stage and activity area from 1 pm-4 pm. All…

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