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Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:00 am
 Start the New Year with nature and friends. Join the Sangamon Valley Sierra Club at its annual Stone Soup Hike, Wed., Jan. 1, at Carpenter Park Nature Preserve. Bring something to throw in
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Thursday, Dec. 26, 2013 12:00 am
There’s so much we can’t tell you about the folks we write about in our Illinois Times “Remembering” issue. The past two years have been particularly difficult for me writing about folks I a
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Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:00 am
 A favorite during the holidays in Springfield, the Dana-Thomas House opens its doors for evening candlelight and luminaria tours on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 21, 22, from 5 to 8 p.m. Workers tel
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Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:00 am
 A Very Hoogland Christmas is a Christmas revue featuring classic holiday tunes and contemporary Christmas music, as well as beautiful sacred music. Hosted by Gus Gordon, the show will feature Me
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Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:00 am
 The Legacy Theatre will show one of the most popular Christmas films of all time It’s a Wonderful Life on Dec. 20. See Jimmy Stewart and Donna Reed in this heartwarming tale of a man down on h
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Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 12:00 am
 The Springfield Park District offers Skate with Santa at the Nelson Center during designated public skate times on Dec. 21 and Dec. 22.  On Saturday, Dec. 2, public skate time lasts from 11
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Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2pm and 8pm & Sunday, Dec. 15, 2pm

 Springfield Ballet Company presents its 39th annual Nutcracker at Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Dec. 14 and 15. Set to Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score, the dance follows Clara and her Nutcracker fr
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Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am

Monday, Dec. 16, 7:30pm

 Needing no introduction, this gold and platinum, No. 1-selling Christmas artist of all time, Mannheim Steamroller takes to the Sangamon Auditorium stage on Monday, Dec. 16. You won’t want to m
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Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am

Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14, 7:30pm and Sunday, 15, 1:30pm

 Wynyard Browne’s play, The Holly and the Ivy, will be performed Dec. 13-15 by a cast of local folk at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Set in 1940s England, the heartwarming tale begins on Ch

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