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Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 01:54 am
What better way to say hello to the New Year than a hike and time spent in the great outdoors with friends who share a love of nature. Join the Sangamon Valley Group of the Sierra Club on a New Year&r...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 09:35 am
The Hoogland Center for the Arts will present four performances of an old-fashioned Christmas revue, A Very Hoogland Christmas, featuring the talents of many local performers. Listen to “Merry C...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 01:32 am
Looking for that last-minute holiday activity to share with the family? The Springfield Park District’s Henson Robinson Zoo has been featuring its 17th annual Holiday Lights at the Zoo in Decemb...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 07:42 am
One of Springfield’s most beloved sites at Christmastime is the Dana-Thomas House State Historic Site on Luminaria Evening, set for Saturday, Dec. 22, from 4-8 p.m. Approximately 1,000 luminaria...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 01:07 am
Join the 31st Annual Caroling around the Carillon at Washington Park this Sunday, Dec. 14, starting at 4:30 p.m. The Park District’s new carillonneur, Robin Austin, will be playing the carillon,...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 02:22 am
See the brick Italianate governor’s mansion or the Italianate home of the Edwards family or the Greek Revival-style Elijah Iles home or the Georgian-Revival home where the prominent family the P...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 04:04 pm
Your favorite Springfield holiday tradition, the Christmas parade takes to the streets of downtown Springfield at night this year beginning at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 15. See marching units, hear hol...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 07:59 pm
The Springfield Choral Society will give two performances of an authentic Baroque version of Handel’s “Messiah,” with orchestra, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, and Saturday, Dec. 1...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 10:31 am

Two famous locals’ work united in new book

Vachel Lindsay, a lifelong resident of Springfield, internationally renowned poet and author of 20 books of poetry and stories, was born in 1879. Two years before Lindsay’s death in 1931 came th...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 09:49 am
Springfield Ballet Company’s 38th annual production of The Nutcracker is Dec. 8-9 at the Sangamon Auditorium, UIS. One performance is slated for each day with an additional evening show on Satur...

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