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8:00 am

December Art in Decatur

December 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Various Decatur, IL 62523 United States

Each location with a unique art exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location. Decatur Airport 910 S Airport Rd, Decatur 217.428.2423 Decatur Area Arts Council Xmas ARTicles!  The gallery is transformed into a holiday gift shop - an affordable array of original art and crafts including jewelry, purses, decorative items, paintings, […]

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2017 Battle of the Barbell

December 9, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Specific Performance Enhancement Center, 2122 N 27th St
Decatur, IL 62526 United States
$5

DMH SPEC will hold its 6th annual powerlifting meet, The Battle of the Barbell on December 9th. Athletes will have three attempts to find their 1RM for squat, bench and deadlift. Competitors can also enter the push/pull division (bench and deadlift) or as bench only. This is an excellent powerlifting meet for those new to […]

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9:00 am

Historical Exhibits & Displays

December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Various Decatur, IL 62523 United States

Each location with a unique exhibit. Specific dates and times to be determined by each location. Decatur Public Library (thru 11.5) 130 N Franklin St, Decatur 9a-7p (Mo, We, Th), 10a-8p (Tu), 9a-5:30p (Fr, Sa) Local History Room: Take Me Out to the Ballgame - Baseball in Decatur, The Bears in Fairview Park, Carnegie Library […]

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Annual Christmas Vendor Show

December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Heartland Community Church: Grand Palace, 3253 N Brush College Rd
Decatur, IL 62521 United States

Christmas Shopping

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9:30 am

Friends of the Library 2nd Saturday Book Sale

December 9, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Decatur Public Library, 130 N Franklin St
Decatur, IL 62523 United States

Book Sale Room

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10:00 am

Super Saturday Recess

December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Decatur Indoor Sports Center (DISC), 1295 W Wood
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
$4

Youth ages 4-11 enjoy an active Saturday morning with inflatables, scooters, basketball, tumbling, and rock wall (select dates)! No registration necessary. Parent must be present. Need not be a DISC member. Fee is $4 per child and free for DISC Full-Facility members.

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Perform! Seussical Auditions

December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 10, 2017 at 1:00pm

Poage Arts & Recreation Center, 2020 N Oakland
Decatur, 62526 USA

Two full casts of performers in grades 1 – 12 will rehearse on Saturdays and Sundays beginning January 6. Auditions are held on December 8 from 4 - 6:30 p.m., December 9 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and call-backs are on December 10 from 1 - 4 p.m.

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11:00 am

Santa House

December 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on December 3, 2017 at 2:00pm

Central Park, N Park St
Decatur, IL 62523 United States
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Holiday Fair

December 9, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Maroa-Forsyth High School, 610 W Washington
Maroa, IL 61756 United States
Free

This is a fundraiser for Maroa Forsyth' s Post Prom.  There will be dozens of vendors present with their products including makeup, clothing, jewelry, home made items, bath items, candles and much more. Come and work on your holiday gift list!

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1:00 pm

PJ Party with Santa

December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2017 at 5:00pm

Scovill Zoo, 71 S Country Club Rd
Decatur, IL 62521 United States
$15

Santa is coming to Scovill Zoo! Bring your pillow, wear your PJ’s, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus while you make an ornament, decorate cookies, enjoy an animal presentation, and sing some holiday tunes. Must be accompanied by an adult.

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Polar Express Experience

December 9, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Antioch Christian Church, 5409 E US Rt 36
Decatur, IL 62521 United States
Free

Antioch Christian Church is hosting a special Polar Express Experience! The doors will open at 1 p.m. for cookies and cocoa, visits with Santa, and an amazing train layout from the Decatur Train Club. At 2 p.m., The Polar Express movie will be shown. This event is totally FREE and open to the public. Invite all of […]

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2:00 pm

Wintertime

December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2017 at 2:00pm

MU: Albert Taylor Theatre, 1184 W Main St
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
$12 - $14

Jonathan brings his girlfriend, Ariel, to his family's vacation home for a romantic weekend. Unfortunately, his parents, each with a lover of their own, have had the same idea. Shattered romances, deep passion, indescribable pain and dark comedy abound in this absurd, tragicomedy about dysfunctional relationships.

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A Seussified Christmas Carol

December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2017 at 2:00pm

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N Wykles Dr
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
Free

The classic Dicken’s tale, Seussified! Fun for the whole family

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Mammal Hike

December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ft Daniel Conservation Area, 7977 Fort Daniel Rd
Decatur, IL 62521
Free

Discover some of the different mammals that live in our area.  Touch and identify various furs, then enjoy a naturalist-led hike in search of mammals at Fort Daniel Conservation Area. Register online by December 8.  Min/Max: 5/30.

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The Odd Couple

December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2017 at 2:00pm

MacArthur High School, 1449 W Grand Ave
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
Free - $5

Tickets for the MacArthur High School Drama Club production of the female version of The Odd Couple in MacArthur's Culbertson-Waller Performing Arts Center can be purchased at the door: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, children younger than 5 and veterans are free. Unger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and […]

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Frosty’s Winter Wonderland

December 9, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Fletcher Park: Recreation Center, 400 S Henderson St
Mt Zion, IL 62549 United States
$1 - $4

Doodles the Dragon and Granny Giggles welcome special guests Frosty the Snowman and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. The matinee features classic Christmas cartoons, North Pole games, a holiday sing-a-long, and the Gary Strong Marionettes. The grand prize will be a giant toy-filled stocking. Fletcher Park Kids Club membership is free. Admission is $4 for adults […]

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5:00 pm

Women’s Basketball vs Carroll University

December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
MU: Griswold Center, 1184 W Main St
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
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PJ Party with Santa

December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2017 at 5:00pm

Scovill Zoo, 71 S Country Club Rd
Decatur, IL 62521 United States
$15

Santa is coming to Scovill Zoo! Bring your pillow, wear your PJ’s, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus while you make an ornament, decorate cookies, enjoy an animal presentation, and sing some holiday tunes. Must be accompanied by an adult.

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3rd Annual 95Q Secret Santa Concert

December 9, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K Anderson Plaza
Decatur, IL 62523 United States
$20

Proceeds from the concert will be donated back to the Salvation Army Angel Tree kids of Macon County. Just like the first two years, in the spirit of surprise, the performers will be kept a secret until they take stage that night. Only 500 tickets are available. The night will also feature a silent auction, […]

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7:00 pm

The Nutcracker Ballet

December 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating until December 10, 2017

RCC: Shilling Center, One College Park
Decatur, IL 62521 United States
$15

It’s a holiday tradition – Richland Ballet presents the 22nd annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet. Following the Sunday performance, a Sugar Plum Tea is held at 4:30 p.m. in the Shilling Center lobby. Tea, punch, and cookies served. Advance purchase of tickets is requested to ensure seating.

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Men’s Basketball vs Carroll University

December 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
MU: Griswold Center, 1184 W Main St
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
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A Seussified Christmas Carol

December 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2017 at 2:00pm

Tabernacle Baptist Church, 650 N Wykles Dr
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
Free

The classic Dicken’s tale, Seussified! Fun for the whole family

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The Odd Couple

December 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:00pm, repeating until December 9, 2017

One event on December 9, 2017 at 2:00pm

MacArthur High School, 1449 W Grand Ave
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
Free - $5

Tickets for the MacArthur High School Drama Club production of the female version of The Odd Couple in MacArthur's Culbertson-Waller Performing Arts Center can be purchased at the door: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, children younger than 5 and veterans are free. Unger and Madison are at it again! Florence Unger and […]

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7:30 pm

Holiday Jazz

December 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kirkland Fine Arts Center, 1215 North Kirkland Drive
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
$10 - $25

Celebrate the sounds of the season during the 10th anniversary of Holiday Jazz!  The Millikin University Jazz Sextet features School of Music faculty Dave Burdick, Brian Justison, Chris Nolte, Perry Rask, Randy Reyman, and Steve Widenhofer returning once again to get you in the Holiday spirit with their jazzy swing on Holiday classics.  Upbeat and […]

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Wintertime

December 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until December 9, 2017

One event on December 9, 2017 at 2:00pm

MU: Albert Taylor Theatre, 1184 W Main St
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
$12 - $14

Jonathan brings his girlfriend, Ariel, to his family's vacation home for a romantic weekend. Unfortunately, his parents, each with a lover of their own, have had the same idea. Shattered romances, deep passion, indescribable pain and dark comedy abound in this absurd, tragicomedy about dysfunctional relationships.

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8:30 pm

West End Boogie Project

December 9, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
VFW Post 99, 3915 N Cowgill St
Decatur, IL 62522 United States

Come in Dancing!!

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9:00 pm

Acoustic Music with John Stevens & Geoff Ryan of Cactus Ranch

December 9, 2017 @ 9:00 pm - 12:30 am
Donnie’s Homespun Pizza, 126 Oakland Ave
Decatur, IL 62522 United States
Free

An evening of acoustic music with John Stevens and Geoff Ryan of Cactus Ranch. Songs by classic country & folk artists like Johnny Cash. No cover charge. Food served until 10PM. Drinks served late.

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