Selected Community Events
Santa arrives at the Freeport Lincoln Mall
1255 West Galena Ave. , Freeport, Il
Visit Santa every SAT.& SUN
SAT. 10:00AM -4:00PM. SUN 11:00AM -3:00PM
Genoa Community Choir Christmas cantata
Trinity Lutheran Church, 33930 North State Rd., Genoa, IL.
The Genoa Community Choir will present their Christmas cantata, "What Sweeter Music: A Festival of Carols", by Mark Hayes, at all three services, Dec. 5-6, at Trinity Lutheran Church, Genoa, IL. No admission fee, but free-will offering will be taken. A light supper following the Sat. evening service.
December 5: 5:30 p.m.
December 6: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.
Amanda Scott 815-784-2522
Kathy Fane same number
Christmas with Epiphany - 20th Annual Christmas Concert
First Evangelical Covenant Church, 316 Wood Road, Rockford, IL
This is an annual concert presented as a benefit for local organizations working with children. This year's concert will benefit Rock House Kids. As the 20th Annual Concert this year, the event will feature concert regulars Epiphany featuring Jim and Stephanie Waddell as well as concert alumni from over the years. Performers include Dwayne Barker, Keith Dawson, Cassie Hartje, Jim Johnson, Mitch and Sharon Olson, Diane Robinson, Amy Schultz, and Kathy Wight. The concert is free, but an offering will be taken with all proceeds going to support Rock House Kids.
1800's Holiday Walk
Boone County Conservation District, 603 N Appleton Rd, Belvidere, IL
Join us at the Boone County Conservation in Belvidere, IL for an 1800's Holiday Walk. Stroll down a luminary lit path listening to carolers as you make your way to two historic log cabins. Stop and visit with the cabin residents getting ready for the holiday season. Visit the tent of a Civil War Santa. Make sure you stop along the path and get some popcorn, popped over an open fire. In the School House warm up, listen to holiday music and enjoy refreshments. Stop by a traveling tent and a wigwam to see how native people spent the winter. Create your own holiday ornaments in the Nature Center.
ADMISSION IS FREE
Boone County Conservation District, 603 N Appleton Rd, Belvidere, IL 815-547-7935
Troop 181 Annual Christmas Tree and Wreath sale
Corner of Harrison & Perryville (Quilter’s General Store).
Troop 181 Annual Christmas Tree and Wreath sale at the corner of Harrison & Perryville (Quilter’s General Store). Benefits Boy Scouts Troop 181 of Cherry Valley. Open every day except Thanksgiving’s Day. Weekdays 4:30-8:30 Weekends 9-9.
Bill Costa 847-454-4171