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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...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 10:47 pm
Make a list and check it twice to see The Santaland Diaries Dec. 7-9 at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Written by the great American humorist David Sedaris, the play follows one out-of-work actor w...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 05:27 am
Martina McBride comes to the Prairie Capital Convention Center to spread some holiday joy through her music on Wednesday, Dec. 12. One of the hottest country music stars around, McBride will feature C...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 02:30 am
Mayor Mike Houston helps Downtown Springfield, Inc., kick off its annual Old Capitol Holiday Walk, Dec. 5 at 5:30 p.m. with a tree lighting ceremony on the Old State Capitol Plaza at the corner of Six...

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