Live to the point of tears.— Albert Camus
Every second Friday of the month, the Bookworm Bakery and Cafe hosts the Rockford Certified Slam; the only event of its kind on Rockford. We always have a feature poet, some of them nationally known.
Come show what you have then see what you can learn by this… read more
Clayville Christmas, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Clayville Historic Site, one mile east of Pleasant Plains on Route 125. Period decorations in the historic buildings, caroling groups performing, children’s store, refreshments, visit by Santa Claus.
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
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.
Thornhill (acoustic rock), 2-5 p.m. Dec. 29, Hill Prairie Winery, Oakford.
Cornerstone Academy for Performing Arts, in partnership with The Morton Fine Arts Association, present "The Nutcracker" at Bertha Frank Performing Arts Center in Morton IL. December 14 at 2pm and 7:30pm, and December 15 at 2pm. Artistic Director, Rebek… read more
Thornhill (acoustic rock), 7-11 p.m. Feb. 15, Walnut Street Winery, Rochester.
Meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday evenings. Ongoing and open group - join at any time. Group is for female and male teens (or those in between) who may be questioning their sexual orientation, gender identity or both. Group will cover many topics including: det… read more
Frank Trompeter Quartet (jazz), 9 p.m., Norb Andy's Tabarin, 518 E. Capitol Ave.
Small movement class that is fun, pleasant, specifically created for overweight/plus-size people age 16 and older, that can accommodate bodies of plus size that are also mobility limited/impaired. This is not your traditional yoga class as our bodies don’t match… read more