Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 12:01 am

Nov. 16, 11am, 1pm and 3pm

 Rob Mies, TV personality, conservation biologist, bat expert, author and executive director of Organization for Bat Conservation, will speak about traveling the world to discover the truly uniqu...
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am

Nov. 8-10, 15-16

Springfield Theatre Centre presents six performances of an award-winning original musical written during the last five years by playwright Kari Catton and composer Scott David Smith, both of Springfie...
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am

Sunday, Nov. 8-10

 The 27th annual Greater Downstate Indoor Bluegrass Music Festival returns to the Crowne Plaza Hotel Nov. 8-10. Six concerts are scheduled for Friday at 2:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.; Saturday at 10:30 a....
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am

Through Nov. 30

The brainchild of retired teachers, Holiday Book Drive is a program to get books into the hands of children who might not have the opportunity to learn to love reading. In its fourth year, donations o...
Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 12:01 am

Nov. 8-10

 Royal Hanneford Circus comes to town to delight and amaze audiences young and old at the Prairie Capital Convention Center, Nov. 8-10. Six shows are slated with morning, afternoon and eveni...
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:01 am

Friday, Nov. 1, 5-8pm

 Joining the Downtown First Fridays lineup is the Illinois State Museum. Nov. 1, Springfield’s unsung gem will stay open past hours and present an array of activities. In the lobby, you can wat...
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:01 am

Saturday, Nov. 2, 5pm and 8pm

 Back by popular demand, Second City returns for two shows to the Hoogland Center for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 2. Drawing on classic material from The Second City archives as well as scenes rip...
Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:01 am

Friday, Nov. 1, 6-10pm • Saturday, Nov. 2, 10am-11:30, 12-5, 5:30-10pm

 Nov. 1-2, independent films from 14 different countries will be shown at this year’s Route 66 Film Fest, Springfield’s own version of the infamous Sundance Film Festival. Included in the lot...
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:01 am
 Looking for an awesome fall event for the family this weekend? Saturday, Oct. 26, Bomke’s Patch is hosting Old Barn Bash with an amazing lineup of fun attractions. Activities include a petting...
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:01 am
 Friends of Funshop invite adults, Friday, Oct. 25, to an informative workshop about discipline for children of any age. The featured speaker, Kim Hughes of Wake Forest, N.C., is a nationally cer...


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