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Court Street UMC Holiday Bazaar and Brunch

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Posted: 11:47 AM - Jump into the Christmas season Sunday, December 7th at Rockford’s Court Street United Methodist Church during their annual Holiday Brunch, Bakery, Bazaar and Evergreen Sale. The event promises to supply lots of holiday spirit while helping raise funds for the United Methodist Woman’s Mission Fund. “This is a wonderful event we look forward to every year in December,” pointed out Lorelle Wandell, Church Co-Administrator. “It’s a great fun way to get into the Christmas spirit while helping raise funds that support good works in our community.” The Bakery, Bazaar and Evergreen Sale will take place in the church’s dining room on the lower level beginning at 9 a.m. Sunday, December 7th. The event will close at 10 a.m. for worship and then reopen as soon as services are finished. Brunch will be served after Sunday services from 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost of the brunch is $6 for adults and $3 for children ages 4-10. Everyone is welcome to attend!

A Very Electric Christmas

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Posted: 11:37 AM - The Egyptian Theatre and The Daily Chronicle are proud to present Lightwire Theater, known for their signature brand of dazzling visuals, poignant storytelling and music designed to evoke imagery. “A Very Electric Christmas” will be at the Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb on Saturday, December 20, 2014 for one performance only at 7:30pm. Follow the story of a young bird, named Max and his family, as they begin their journey south for the winter. When Max gets blown off course and ends up at the North Pole…his adventure begins! Dancing toy soldiers, caroling worms and performing poinsettias, light up the stage in Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas. Audiences of all ages will treasure this magical and captivating tale of family, friendship and hope set to timeless holiday hits, including Nat King Cole, Mariah Carey and Tchaikovsky. Lightwire Theater is internationally recognized for their electroluminescent artistry, poignant story telling and performs in complete darkness. Brighten your holidays this season with Lightwire Theater’s A Very Electric Christmas. Since their appearance as semi-finalists on “America’s Got Talent” in 2012, Lightwire Theater has been entertaining audiences all over the world with their unique combination of dance, puppetry and technology. Lightwire Theater performed at the Egyptian Theatre in March 2014 with their show “Lightwire: The Show”. After a near sell-out performance the Egyptian Theatre and the Daily Chronicle are excited to bring Lightwire back to DeKalb for their holiday show. Tickets on-sale starting Friday, October 3. Reserved ticket prices range from $15-$35. All tickets are available through the Egyptian Theatre Box Office in advance online, in person, or over the phone. Box office hours are Tuesday’s 2:00pm-6:00pm and Thursday’s 11:00am-3:00pm. Lightwire Theater is a must-see theatrical experience for the entire family!

Free Tickets Available to Holiday Concert at Coronado

Posted: 11/24/2014 - The Rockford Park District welcomes the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America, who will perform a FREE concert called “Unwrap the Season” on Friday, December 12, 2014 at 7 p.m. at the Coronado Performing Arts Center, 314 N. Main Street, Rockford.

The Highland Choral Music Department Presents Handel’s ‘Messiah’

Posted: 11/24/2014 - The Highland Choral Music Department’s annual Holiday performance of George F. Handel’s “Messiah” will take place Sunday, December 7, at United Presbyterian Church, 302 W. Stephenson Street. Celebrating its 13th consecutive season, the performance will begin at 3 p.m.

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