Event Calendar

December 08, 2013


Philo Country Music Show 108 Madison in Philo

From 3:00AM to 5:00AM

Branson-style LIVE music show with country standards and holiday favorites, doors open at 2pm, tickets $10 each Concessions available in the R.E. Franks Center

Children's Holiday Shop

From 12:00PM to 5:00PM

The 21st annual Crisis Nursery Children's Holiday Shop will be held December 7th-14th at Lincoln Square in Urbana. Join the holiday tradition! Crisis Nursery’s Holiday Shop is the perfect place for children to do their holiday shopping for everyone on their list, with all gifts priced between $2 and $8. Children shop with the help of a community volunteer so their gifts are a surprise for family and friends.When the children are done picking out their gifts, they pay for them and wrap them in festively decorated bags. As they leave the shop, children are always full of pride with the items they have picked out on their own and an understanding that it is just as great to give as it is to receive! For more information and hours of operation visit http://www.crisisnursery.net/TopMenu/Events/ChildrensHolidayShop.aspx

Tuscola Christmastown

From 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Join the Tuscola Christmastown event for the Woman's Club Holiday House Walk from 1-5pm. For more information visit http://point2tuscola.org/christmastown

The Nutcracker at the Krannert Center

From 2:00PM to n/a

The Champaign Urbana Ballet again dreams up an elegant portrayal of the magical E.T.A. Hoffmann tale through imaginative costumes, the choreographic artistry of Deanna Doty, and the splendid interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s timeless score by Sinfonia da Camera under the baton of Maestro Ian Hobson. The creative team of Andy and David Warfel will adorn the Festival stage with fanciful lighting and enchanting set designs that give a delightfully contemporary lift to this classic ballet. For tickets and more information visit http://www.cuballet.com/

Brain Gamer Club

From 2:00PM to 4:00PM

All ages are welcome to come and play brain games. Put your best game face on and earn Dr.G Reward Points and/or prizes. There is individual play, family, group, and team play. Guaranteed fun for all! Meeting every Sunday from 2:00 PM- 4:00 PM at Dr. G's BrainWorks in the Urbana Lincoln Square Mall right next to Piatos!

G.F Handel's Messiah at Canaan Academy

From 6:00PM to n/a

Join the Canaan Academy at 207 N. Central Ave in Urbana, IL on Sunday at 6 pm for a concert featuring the Canaan Victory Chorale, the Inter-Faith Singers from Champaign County, numerous soloists, and multiple church and school orchestras. The concert is free and open to the general public. A donation is requested for the Canaan Academy's Scholarship Fund.

The Nutcracker at the Krannert Center

From 6:00PM to n/a

The Champaign Urbana Ballet again dreams up an elegant portrayal of the magical E.T.A. Hoffmann tale through imaginative costumes, the choreographic artistry of Deanna Doty, and the splendid interpretation of Tchaikovsky’s timeless score by Sinfonia da Camera under the baton of Maestro Ian Hobson. The creative team of Andy and David Warfel will adorn the Festival stage with fanciful lighting and enchanting set designs that give a delightfully contemporary lift to this classic ballet. For tickets and more information visit http://www.cuballet.com/