Live to the point of tears.— Albert Camus
Clayville Haunted House, Clayville Historic Site, one mile east of Pleasant Plains on Route 125. Hours: 7-10 p.m. Oct. 10-11, 17-18 and 24-25-with kids hours 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 11, 18 and 25. Clayville.org.
Thornhill (acoustic rock), 2-5 p.m. Dec. 29, Hill Prairie Winery, Oakford.
Thornhill (acoustic rock), 7-11 p.m. April 19, Walnut Street Winery, Rochester.
The 2014 Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show returns January 16-20, 2014, over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, transforming McCormick Place into an outdoor paradise, offering visitors a one-stop shop with big bargains on hundred… read more
A display of more than 100 international Nativity Sets and tour of St. Francis of Assisi Church.
Annual Wizard Of Oz Festival held at the PERMANENT OZ KIDS Garden site at Butler Haynes Park . Mapleton Illinois . Free Admission but Donations ARE Appreciated . Bring the Kids for a FUN FILLED Family geared event centered around the Wizard of Oz . OZ Charact… read more
Celebrate the holiday season by coming out to the annual Holiday Market craft fair at Truman State University - Student Union Building on December 7th from 9AM to 5PM.
This event will be benefiting Victim Support Services, a local non-profit organization tha… read more
Springfield Poets and Writers Open Mic, 6 p.m., Robbie's Restaurant, 4 S. Old State Capitol Plaza. Bring copies of your work to read. Free admission.
Over There: A Musical Tribute to Veterans Past and Present, performed by the Land of Lincoln Chorus, dinner 6:30 p.m., performance begins 7 p.m. Dec. 6-7, Little Flower Recreational Center, 900 Stevenson Drive. For tickets, call 953-0225 (days) or 871-9731 (evenings).