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Bayerischer Himmel (Bavarian Heaven)
Now - Dec. 27, 2014 , 1 pm - 5 pm
Bayerischer Himmel (Bavarian Himmel) - we share our Bavarian Sunday afternoon tradition of cake and coffee during our regular tasting room hours. If you've every been to Bavaria you may have noticed that time stops at 3pm for people to enjoy good conversation of a good cup of coffee and delightful piece of cake and ev...More Info
Cost: none Event Type: Family Friendly
White Oak Vineyards
8621 E. 2100 North Road
Carlock, IL 61725
309 376 3027
Herb Eaton Circus Art Exhibit "Fear-Folly-Finesse
Now - Nov. 30, 2014 , Artist opening reception Oct. 3, 4-9pm, Exhibit shown during gallery hours or by appoinment
October 3, 4-9pm: opening/reception Fear-Folly-Finesse& HE&SHE Circus Beginnings circus themed art work of Herb Eaton; paintings, sculpture, drawings. Exhibit runs Oct 3-Nov 30, 2014 ...More Info
Cost: Free & open to the public Event Type: Family Friendly
Eaton Studio & Gallery
411 North Center
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828.1575
Heartland Community College Boot Camp
Now - Nov. 26, 2014 , Mondays & Wednesdays 6am-7am
Boot Camp RECREATN 1361, Course Code: 2900 This 45-minute moderate-to-high-intensity workout will get your blood pumping, metabolism going and muscles revved. You'll combine a cardiovascular and muscle-building workout using partner work, agility drills, plyometrics and lots of fun to get your day started right. Whet...More Info
Cost: $115 Event Type: Recreation
Heartland Community College Fitness and Recreation Center Room 1020
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
309-268-8191
Any Body Art Exhibit at Heartland Community College
Now - Dec. 12, 2014 , M-F 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Art and Essays about Body Image includes mixed media collages, essays and photograms created by students at Heartland, Illinois State, Illinois Wesleyan and Bloomington High School. Attendees are encouraged to interact with the exhibit by leaving comments on the gallery wall. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
Joe McCauley Art Gallery
1500 W. Raab Road (Instructional Commons Building room 2507)
Normal, IL 61761
309-268-8620
Illinois High School Association Class 1A Boys Soccer State Finals
Now - Nov. 1, 2014
The top four Class 1A boys soccer teams from across the state will travel to Bloomington-Normal for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 1A Boys Soccer State Finals at the Corn Crib. Each participating team will play a total of two games during the two-day event. Game 1 and Game 2 will take place on Fr...More Info
Event Type: Sports
The Corn Crib
1000 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
309.663.6377
Artist - Vendor Holiday Sale
Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014 , 10 am to 2 pm
Area artists and entrepreneurs offer their hand-made items and products. FRIENDS of the Library serve coffee, tea, and cookies. Drawings for door prizes are provided by vendors/artists. Sponsored by FRIENDS of Towanda District Library ...More Info
Cost: Free and Open to the Public Event Type: Family Friendly
Towanda District Library
301 South Taylor Street
Towanda , IL 61776
309.728.2176
Classic 5K Run
Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014 , 9:00am
All monies raised will go towards college scholarships for student athletes who participate in the State Farm Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament. Each year the Tournament Committee provides four $1,000 scholarships to deserving student athletes. For more information about this process or the State Farm Holiday Class...More Info
Cost: $15-$35 Event Type: Sports
Tipton Park, North Pavilion
2201 Stone Mountain Blvd.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-371-8403
Downs Haunted House
Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014 , 6:30 PM  10:30 PM
Haunted House tickets are sold in Dooley Park with a free Hay rack ride to transport patrons between park activities and Haunted House. Park activities include games and movies, along with hot dog and marshmallow roasting....More Info
Cost: $3.00 tickets (for all ages) and $7.00 wrist bands (unlimited access) Event Type: Other
Dooley Park
107 Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
Fright Flight
Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014 , 6:00 - 8:30 pm
Keep your Halloween costume out for one more day. Dress up and join the Challenger Learning Center s Fright Flight Simulated Space Mission crew. Enjoy pizza, Halloween activities and participate in a space launch. Whether youre in mission control or the space station, each team will work together to accomplish miss...More Info
Cost: $20 Event Type: Family Friendly
Challenger Learning Center
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
309-268-8700
Scarecrow Building Festival
Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014 , 12pm to 4pm
Come to the 1st ever Scarecrow Festival at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard on November 1st. This event is hosted by the Tazewell County Resource Center and Mackinaw Valley Vineyard and Winery. Bring your family and friends and start a new Fall Tradition by building your very own Scarecrow. There will be first, second and thi...More Info
Cost: $10 to build a Scarecrow, Free to watch Event Type: Family Friendly
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard & Winery
33633 State Route 9
Mackinaw, IL 61755
309-359-9463
World War I: Over Here ... Over There ... Our Local Boys in the Air 1915-1918
Nov. 2, 2014 - Nov. 2, 2014 , 2pm
World War I was the "War to End All Wars" and McLean County had its share of local aeronauts who flew into danger. At 2pm in the Community Room, local history buff Jim Hoppe will bring to life this colorful and experimental era where wooden propellers, wicker seats, wings of spruce and linen, wireless radios, oxygen ma...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
New Baby & Me
Nov. 3, 2014 - Nov. 3, 2014 , 10am
New Baby & Me is a play and discussion hour for parents and their infants (from birth to 6 months). Discussion topics include library and community resources, baby sign language, reading to baby, child development, separation anxiety and stress, music, parental self-care, family traditions, and more at 10am in the Stor...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Story Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
History Reads Book Club
Nov. 4, 2014 - Nov. 4, 2014 , 7 PM
History Re.ads 2013 Picks Offers Something for Everyone. Reading with Lincoln by Robert Bray. Do you enjoy reading historical fiction, nonfiction, biographies, or local history? If you do, please join our History Reads book club, a joint program offered by the Museum and Bloomington Public Library. This free...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
First Friday Autumn Art Walk
Nov. 7, 2014 - Nov. 7, 2014 , 4-9 pm
Many Art Studios and Galleries open in downtown Bloomington with a variety of works for sale. Ideal gifts for the holidays or anytime....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
Downtown Bloomington
106 W Monroe
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.829.9599
GLT's Radio Faces with On Point host Don Munson
Nov. 7, 2014 - Nov. 7, 2014 , 5:00pm - 9:00pm
From Don's perspective of 55 years in radio he will share his experiences of the shifting media landscape, his thoughts on the future of radio, and the importance of local news coverage. Tickets for this event must be purchased in advance by going to the event registration webpage: http://wglt.org/events/radio_fac...More Info
Cost: $65.00 Event Type: Family Friendly
The DoubleTree Hotel and Conference Center Ballroom
10 Brickyard Drive
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.438.5083
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs. Missouri State
Nov. 7, 2014 - Nov. 7, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2679
Startup Showcase
Nov. 7, 2014 - Nov. 7, 2014 , 9 am - 2 pm
The Startup Showcase is an annual student startup competition that rewards ISU students for (1) intentionally developing a really big value idea, (2) testing assumptions with customers, and (3) developing and executing a business model. We reward students for action - for being able to gather information and feedback a...More Info
Cost: $10 - student fee; $20 - community fee Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
201 Broadway
Normal, IL 61761
309-438-2736
YWCA Stepping Stones Trivia Fundraiser
Nov. 7, 2014 - Nov. 7, 2014 , 5-9 p.m.
Join YWCA McLean County for an evening of fun, trivia, awareness, food, and friendship! Enjoy a cash bar (two specialty drinks will be selected and $1 of each purchase will be donated back to Stepping Stones) also enjoy concessions (half of all proceeds from concession purchases will be donated back to Stepping Stones)...More Info
Cost: $35/each $200/team of six fundraiser Event Type: Other
Parke Regency Hotel & Conference Center
1413 Leslie Drive
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-662-0461
Four Friends, One Fabulous Weekend
Nov. 7, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014 , Fri:5pm-8pm, Sat:8am-6pm, Sun:9am-5pm
Four Bloomington Garden Centers invite you to One Fabulous Weekend, so bring your friends and family and share the spirit of the holiday season with us. Visit all four garden centers for a chance to win $500 in store gift cards and other door prizes. Receive a punch card at any participating garden center. Punch car...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
Casey's Garden Shop, Grieder Garden Center, Growing Grounds, Wendell Niepagen Greenhouses
1505 N. Main St, 1804 Towanda Barnes Rd, 1600 S. Main St, 2010 Fox Creek Rd.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-662-8527
"The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City" Presented by Author James R. Berrett
Nov. 8, 2014 - Nov. 8, 2014 , 1 PM
November 8th, 2014 at 1:00pm James R. Barrett to Present on The Irish Way The Museum is glad to announce that James R. Barrett, author of The Irish Way: Becoming American in the Multiethnic City, will be leading a program on the nature of the immigration and subsequent assimilation of Americas urban Irish popula...More Info
Event Type: Family Friendly
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
A Bountiful Feast
Nov. 8, 2014 - Nov. 8, 2014 , 9am to 4pm
Join us for a behind the scenes look at the Davis Family, their servants and their guests as they prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving. Listen in as Sarah and David's dinner guests discuss a variety of current events and topics, all while enjoying their Holiday meal. Family friendly!...More Info
Cost: donation Event Type: Family Friendly
David Davis Mansion
1000 Monroe Dr
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 828-1084
Antique Tractor Plow Day
Nov. 8, 2014 - Nov. 8, 2014 , 10:00-2:00
Antique Plow day is a fundraiser to send funds to food security projects all over the world. Registration for tractors starts at 8:30. (1959 models or older). Plowing starts at 10:00 and lunch is provided starting at 11:30. Unloading and loading available....More Info
Cost: Free to watch, $10 to register a tractor and plow Event Type: Family Friendly
Jim Schwoerer Farm
3823 W Ziebarth Rd.
Bloomington, IL 61705
309.242.0789
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Nov. 8, 2014 - Nov. 8, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs. Missouri State
Nov. 8, 2014 - Nov. 8, 2014 , 1:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2679
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Nov. 9, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014 , 3:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
Jingle Bell Run/Walk
Nov. 9, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014
Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis! Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help...More Info
Cost: Registration fees vary - please visit website Event Type: Family Friendly
Heartland Community College
1500 West Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
317.879.0321
Jingle Bell Run/Walk
Nov. 9, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014 , 8AM Day of Registration, 1PM Race Starts
Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others! Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation's leading cause of disability. Run or w...More Info
Cost: $15-$30 Event Type: Family Friendly
Heartland Community College
1500 W Raab Rd
Normal, IL 61761
309-863-3507
World War I: Howard Knotts - Ace of the Parade
Nov. 9, 2014 - Nov. 9, 2014 , 2pm
Based on his booklet of the same name, author Tom Emery details the life of Howard Knotts (1895-1942), one of only five World War I flying aces from Illinois and the only one of the five who came from downstate. The second-youngest of Americas 63 aces, Knotts shot down six planes in a month in 1918 in his Sopwith Came...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
Cirque du Soleil - Dralion
Nov. 12, 2014 - Nov. 16, 2014 , 7:30 PM; 4:00 PM; 1:30 PM
Fusing the 3000 year-old tradition of Chinese acrobatic arts with the multidisciplinary approach of Cirque du Soleil, Dralion (pronounced Dra-lee-on) draws its inspiration from Eastern philosophy and its never-ending quest for harmony between humans and nature. The shows name is derived from its two emblematic creat...More Info
Cost: $32 - $145 Event Type: Family Friendly
U.S. Cellular Coliseum
101 South Madison Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2679
Lunch & Learn Series: Decoding Dogs - The Psychology of Man's Best Friend
Nov. 13, 2014 - Nov. 13, 2014 , 12:10-12:40pm
Dogs and humans have a long and close association spanning thousands of years. However, in many respects, dogs are still a mystery to us. How do they think? What do they know? How do they make decisions? Ellen Furlong, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Illinois Wesleyan University, will discuss some of the ways we ask...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
AART Fall Social
Nov. 14, 2014 - Nov. 14, 2014 , 6-8pm
Members of AART (Area Arts Round Table), nonmembers, and friends are invited to an evening of networking and sharing at the McLean County Arts Center. This event is free and light refreshments will be provided. A short video about the Bloomington/Normal Arts Community will start at 6:30pm. Area Arts Round Table ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Performing Arts
McLean County Art Center
601 N East St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-829-0011
Illinois High School Association Girls Volleyball State Finals
Nov. 14, 2014 - Nov. 15, 2014
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Girls Volleyball State Finals will be held November 14-15, 2014 at Illinois State University's Redbird Arena. Four teams compete in each class (1A, 2A, 3A & 4A). Consolation and championship games begin play on Saturday morning. Tickets for the tournament can be p...More Info
Event Type: Sports
Illinois State University Redbird Arena
Normal, IL
309.663.6377
Celebration of India: Day of the Child
Nov. 15, 2014 - Nov. 15, 2014 , 10am-noon
Children and their families are invited to celebrate the rich culture of India! Join in the many childrens activities planned for the day such as music, dance, yoga, crafts, cultural demonstrations, traditional clothing, and more. This program will take place in various locations throughout the Library....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
Ides of March
Nov. 15, 2014 - Nov. 15, 2014 , 7:30 pm
On October 16, 1964, a basement in Berwyn, Illinois, played host to four schoolboys, guitars, durms, and their dreams. From that meeting sprang hits such as "Vehicle," "You Wouldn't Listen," and "Finally Next Year," Grammy awards, and a common bond that has lasted ever since. The Ides of March mark a rare milestone in ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.434.2777
Special Olympics of Illinois/Heartland/Area 6
Nov. 15, 2014 - Nov. 15, 2014 , 6:00 - 9:00 pm
The Holiday Dinner and Auction is a fun evening out with friends and family to support a great cause. Enjoy delicious food served by the Marriott Hotel of Bloomington/Normal along with a cash bar, and live musical entertainment. You can also start your Christmas shopping by taking part in the live and silent auction. A...More Info
Cost: $65 Event Type: Family Friendly
Marriott Hotel
201 Broadway Street
Normal, IL 61761
309-888-2012
Under the Dome Knit-In
Nov. 15, 2014 - Nov. 15, 2014 , 10 AM-1 PM
Knitting has been around for thousands of years and has had a long and rich history. To preserve the history of this ancient and traditional craft, the Museum welcomes all knitters and crocheters to come down and create charity items or work on your own project. Information about the Knitting for Victory: Knit Your...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
Holiday Open House
Nov. 15, 2014 - Nov. 16, 2014 , 11am-2pm
Join us for Uptowns annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, November 15th and Sunday, November 16th. Santa Claus will be visiting to check up on whos being naughty and nice this year. Enjoy free carriage rides from Hileman Carriage on Saturday and Sunday from 11am  2pm and on Saturday, well be giving away free Kettl...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
Uptown Normal
11 Uptown Circle
Normal, IL 61761
309-454-9557
Family Fun Day- Open to The Public
Nov. 16, 2014 - Nov. 16, 2014 , 1:00pm - 4:00pm
This open to the public event will include fun activities for the family, circus experience, plus plenty of membership and prize giveaways! ...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Family Friendly
Four Seasons Health Club
904 Four Seasons Rd
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.663.2022
Neil Jacobs
Nov. 16, 2014 - Nov. 16, 2014 , 2 pm
Neil Jacobs is truly a masterful performer on the 12-string guitar. His captivatin style has been described by the St. Louis Riverfront Times as "mesmerizing" and the Austin Chronicle as "the rockin'est since early Leo Kottke." Neil Jacobs covers the world vibe with music genres spanning gypsy, world, Balkan folk, jazz...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.434.2777
Author Visit: Newl Shusterman
Nov. 19, 2014 - Nov. 19, 2014 , 7-8:30pm
We are very excited to announce that Young Adult author Neal Shusterman will speak at the Library from 7-8:30pm on Wednesday, November 19. His presentation will include discussion of his writing and his very popular books. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs Eastern Illinois
Nov. 20, 2014 - Nov. 20, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomingotn , IL 61701
309-434-2679
The Spinners/Ray Parker Jr.
Nov. 20, 2014 - Nov. 20, 2014 , 7:30 pm
Is hould come as no surprise that hte Spinners have always made timeless music. Their classic group sound and approach never loses its universal appeal. Throughout the years,they have acquired 12 gold records with their hits climbing to the top of both pop and R&B charts and they are one of the few groups who can boast...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington , IL 61707
309.434.2777
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Nov. 21, 2014 - Nov. 21, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
Festival of Trees
Nov. 21, 2014 - Nov. 23, 2014
The Festival of Trees is the premier holiday family event in the Bloomington/Normal community and raises not only dollars, but awareness around the needs of the children and families....More Info
Event Type: Family Friendly
Interstate Center
1106 Interstate Dr.
Bloomington, IL
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Nov. 22, 2014 - Nov. 22, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
St. Jude Give Thanks Walk
Nov. 22, 2014 - Nov. 22, 2014 , 9am-12pm
Join St. Jude supporters on November 22rd in Uptown Normal and in more than 75 cities nationwide in the St. Jude Give thanks. Walk. to raise money for St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital. In a single day we will come together to help St. Jude change the way the world treats childhood cancer. Registration begins at 8:...More Info
Event Type: Family Friendly
Uptown Normal
11 Uptown Circle
Normal, IL 61761
309-454-9557
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Nov. 26, 2014 - Nov. 26, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Nov. 28, 2014 - Nov. 28, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
Christmas at Clover Lawn
Nov. 28, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2014 , Wednesday through Sundays, 9 to 4
The Mansion is decked out in all its Christmas splendor with 13 Christmas trees decorated in period style. Downtown Abbey ornaments grace the Dining Room and a "hands-on" room for children round out the tour....More Info
Cost: Donation Requested Event Type: Family Friendly
The David Davis Mansion
1000 Monroe Dr
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.828.1084
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Nov. 29, 2014 - Nov. 29, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
Victorian Christmas Splendor Tea
Nov. 29, 2014 - Nov. 29, 2014 , 1:00-2:30pm-4:00pm-5:30pm
Join the Tea Ladies Inc in the parlor of the beautifully decorated Vrooman Mansion Bed and Breakfast for an elegant afternoon Christmas tea. The Vrooman Mansion will prepare a sumptuous holiday buffet featuring many sweets and savories along with assorted hot teas. The Tea Ladies will present a program on Victorian Chr...More Info
Cost: $30.00 per person prepaid Event Type: Family Friendly
Vrooman Mansion Bed & Breakfast
701 E Taylor St
Bloomington,, IL 61701
309-827-2200
Classic Holiday Music Series
Dec. 3, 2014 - Dec. 3, 2014 , 2pm
Celebrate the holiday season with a series of movies on Wednesdays at 2pm in the Community Room. Contact the library at 828-6093 for titles. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
Kenny Rogers Christmas and Hits
Dec. 4, 2014 - Dec. 4, 2014 , 7:30pm ...More Info
Cost: $47.50, $57.50 Event Type: Family Friendly
U.S. Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington , IL 61701
309-434-2679
Wild Lights at Miller Park Zoo
Dec. 5, 2014 - Dec. 6, 2014 , 5:30PM-8PM
See the Zoo lit by hundreds of Christmas lights and luminarias!...More Info
Event Type: Family Friendly
Miller Park ZOo
1020 South Morris
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2250
Christmas at the Courthouse
Dec. 6, 2014 - Dec. 6, 2014 , 11 AM
December 6th, 2014 at 11:00am Christmas at the Courthouse has become a time honored tradition. The McLean County Museum of History opens its doors to the community each year on the first Saturday of December for a day of family fun and holiday cheer. Visitors can enjoy live holiday musical performances, caroling, ho...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
Christmas on the Prairie
Dec. 6, 2014 - Dec. 6, 2014 , 9:00 am to 2:00pm
Free Breakfast with Santa from 9am to 11am. Children shopping area for parents (gifts $5 and under). Over 80 craft vendors. Horse and Buggy Rides for $1. Santa's Workshop at the Blacksmith Shoppe. Local businesses open houses. As the event gets closer there may be more activities added. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
Lexington IL School Gymnasiums
202 E Greenwich St,
Lexington, IL 61753
309-365-8431
Santa's Station Opening
Dec. 6, 2014 - Dec. 7, 2014
Stop in and see Santa this holiday season at his new home in Uptown Normal! Santas Station is located in the heart of Uptown in between Uptown Station and the Childrens Discovery Museum. Now Santa has his own cozy little home where good girls and boys can pay him a visit right up until Christmas Eve, when he departs ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
Uptown Normal
Between Uptown Station and Children's Discovery Museum
Normal, IL 61761
309-454-9557
Danu 'Feile N Nollaig': A Celtic Christmas
Dec. 9, 2014 - Dec. 9, 2014 , 7:30 pm
The acclaimed Irish ensemble Danu celebrates Christmas with 'Feile na Nollag' (A Christmas Gathering). Celtic music lovers around the globe have been thrilled by their virtuoso players onfiddle, flutes, button accordion, percussion and the gorgeous voice of Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh along with top notch guest dancers. Win...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.434.2777
Classic Holiday Movie Series
Dec. 10, 2014 - Dec. 10, 2014 , 2pm
Celebrate the holiday season with a series of movies on Wednesdays at 2pm in the Community Room. Contact the library at 828-6093 for titles. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
A Christmas Carol
Dec. 12, 2014 - Dec. 12, 2014 , 7:30 pm
In this musical interpretation fo the Charles Dickens classic, Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by a succession of spirits that make him consider the consequences of his past and present actions and reconsider his outlook on life. A Christmas Carol captures both the humorous and touching moments of the clasic story with wit...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington , IL 61701
309.434.2777
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Dec. 12, 2014 - Dec. 12, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
Christmas at the Mansions
Dec. 13, 2014 - Dec. 13, 2014 , 2pm to 8pm
Tour the homes of Sarah Davis and Hazel Buck Ewing, dressed in spectacular Christmas style! A Mystery Mansion completes the trio. Free shuttle to all sites. Admission by ticket only...More Info
Cost: $15 Event Type: Family Friendly
David Davis Mansion/ Ewing Cultural Center/Mystery Mansion
1000 Monroe Drive
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.828.1084
Greg Proops
Dec. 13, 2014 - Dec. 13, 2014 , 7:30 pm
Greg Proops returns for more laughs! Greg is a standup comic from San Francisco. The Proopdog is best known for his unpredictable appearances on Whose Live Anyway? and his hit podcast The Smartest Man in the World. Greg has lent his voice to Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and was Bob the...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington , IL 61701
309.434.2777
Can Reindeer Fly?
Dec. 14, 2014 - Dec. 14, 2014 , 2PM
Come see if the Zoo's Reindeer can pass Santa's exercises and become a part of his team Christmas Eve....More Info
Cost: Free with Zoo Admission Event Type: Family Friendly
Miller Park Zoo
1020 South Morris
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2250
DIY Arm Knitting - registration required and limited to 15
Dec. 16, 2014 - Dec. 16, 2014 , 6:30pm
Learn a trendy Do-It-Yourself skill and make an eternity scarf in just 30 minutes. At 6:30pm in the Community Room, participants will learn to knit using their arms as knitting needles. All supplies will be provided. Registration is limited to 15 participants and opens November 4 at the library, by phone at 828-6093, o...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
Shall We Dance
Dec. 16, 2014 - Dec. 16, 2014 , 7:30 pm
The US Cellular Coliseum and Disson Skating are pleased to announce Shall We Dance on Ice coming to Bloomington on Tuesday, December 16, 2014. This event will showcase a journey of dance through the ages with dancing and skating. Music and special effects will create the segments of time and genre of dance, which w...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL
Classic Holiday Movie Series
Dec. 17, 2014 - Dec. 17, 2014 , 2pm
Celebrate the holiday season with a series of movies on Wednesdays at 2pm in the Community Room. Contact the library at 828-6093 for titles. ...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
The Dailey & Vincent Christmas Show
Dec. 20, 2014 - Dec. 20, 2014 , 7:30 pm
With four award-winning studio albums, Dailey & Vincent is one of the top bluegrass bands in America, rapidly embraced by bluegraass, country, and gospel music fans around the world. Young but seasoned veterans, Dailey & Vincent have built on the experience and knowledge gained from working with Doyle Lawson (Dailey) a...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.434.2777
Holiday Youth Clinic
Dec. 26, 2014 - Dec. 27, 2014 , 1:00-4:00pm
Whenever school is out, you can bet Upper Limits is going to have something to do! Holiday Youth Clinics are a great way to get children moving, burning energy and out of the house even when it is cold. These 2-day clinics are from 1-4pm the Thursday and Friday after Christmas and New Years Day. December 26th and 27t...More Info
Cost: 45.00 Event Type: Family Friendly
Upper Limits
1304 W. Washington St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.829.8255
State Farm Holiday Classic
Dec. 26, 2014 - Dec. 30, 2014
One of the largest, coed high school holiday basketball tournaments in the nation is now in its 36th year. 64 teams will participate in this four day event, with the four championship games taking place at the IWU Shirk Center on Dec. 30....More Info
Event Type: Sports
IWU Shirk Center
Bloomington, IL
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Dec. 31, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980