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Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:00 am

Friday, Dec. 13, 6pm and 8pm

 The Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra opens its season with two hour-long “Happy Hour” concerts on Friday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in downtown
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Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:00 am
 The Legacy Theatre continues its “brew and view” rock documentary series with the last of three screenings. Friday, Dec. 6, see Broadway Idiot. From punk mosh pits and sold-out stadiums to t
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Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:00 am
If you’re looking for a unique and serene Christmas activity to welcome in the season, the Franciscan Nativity Festival takes place at the Chiara Center throughout the first weekend in December. Exp
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Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:00 am
 Springfield Theatre Centre presents Annie, Dec. 6-8 and 13-15. The beloved musical set during the Depression follows an optimist orphan named Annie from her life in an orphanage to the
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Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:00 am
 The Springfield Jaycees invite folks to line the streets of downtown for the 42nd annual Christmas parade on Saturday, Dec. 7. The evening parade featuring Santa and the theme Holiday Stories be
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Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 12:00 am
 My father likes to recite the poem Trees by Joyce Kilmer. “I think that I shall never see / a poem lovely as a tree.” We’re quite the tree and bird family. My mother’s email even has bird in the address.
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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 12:00 am

Dec. 2-12, 11am-6pm

 University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery will hold its annual Silent Auction Benefit Dec. 2-12. This is a great opportunity to support art programming at UIS while acquiring extrao
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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 12:00 am

Dec. 1, 4pm

 The Blessed Sacrament choirs will present an Advent Concert on Sunday, Dec. 1, at 4 p.m. The concert will include all of the Blessed Sacrament choirs, professional woman’s ensemble Seraphim (p
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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 12:00 am

Dec. 4-5, 11, 18, 5-8pm

 Downtown Springfield, Inc. presents its Old Capitol Holiday Walks on Thursdays through Christmas, plus a kickoff date on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Mayor Mike Houston will light the holiday tree at 5:30
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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 12:00 am

Dec. 5, 7pm

 The stunning harmony of California ensemble Venice comes to The Legacy Theater Thursday, Dec. 5. Mixing the sounds of 70s rock ’n’ roll with the storytelling of James Taylor and harmonies re

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