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November – December 2014

Nov
29
Sat
Princeton Coffeehouse – Pop Wagner and Bob Bovee @ Open Prairie, United Church of Christ
Nov 29 @ 7:30 pm

Veteran performers Pop Wagner and Bob Bovee will bring their singing, fiddling, picking, and banjo-playing selves to town to perform at the Princeton Coffeehouse on Saturday, November 29, at 7:30 p.m. The Coffeehouse is located at Open Prairie, United Church of Christ, 25 East Marion, in Princeton. Doors open at 7 p.m.

The Princeton Coffeehouse offers traditional and modern folk, blues and bluegrass music on a monthly basis from August through May (with the exception of December). Admission is $15.00. Fair trade coffee, tea, and homemade desserts are available at every performance.

Open Prairie, the performance venue for the Coffeehouse, is completely accessible and there is ample free parking nearby. For further information, visit www.theprincetoncoffeehouse.com, or call 815/872-6501.

Dec
2
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info

Dec
3
Wed
IVCC Percussion Ensemble – free concert @ Illinois Valley Community College (Cultural Centre)
Dec 3 @ 7:30 pm

The Illinois Valley Community College Percussion Ensemble, directed by David O’Fallon will offer a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the Cultural Centre.

Special guest Dr. Ben Stiers from Illinois State University will perform with the ensemble.

Dec
4
Thu
Farm Bureau District Caucus
Dec 4 @ 9:00 am

The District Caucus Meeting for the purpose of nominating the Directors from the districts will be held in the Bureau County Farm Bureau Building in Princeton.  Currently, there are vacancies in District 1, District 2, District 4 and at-large for the Bureau County Farm Bureau Board of Directors.  If you are a voting member of the Bureau County Farm Bureau and would like to fill a position on the board, contact the Farm Bureau Office at 815-875-6468 for more information.

Dec
6
Sat
Toy Sale – Bureau County Fairgrounds @ Bureau County Fairgrounds
Dec 6 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Bureau County Fairgrounds will be holding a sale of new and gently used toys on Saturday December 6, 2014 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. If you are interested in selling your items please contact Nancy Monier at 815 303-2905. Parking is free and admission is $1.00. Concession stand will be open.

Dec
7
Sun
IVCC Wind Ensemble – free concert @ Illinois Valley Community College (Cultural Centre)
Dec 7 @ 3:00 pm

The Illinois Valley Community College Wind Ensemble, directed by Gene Montgomery will offer a free concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 7 in the Cultural Centre.

The afternoon performance will feature the Air Mobility Command March, American Overture, Prelude on an Old English Hymn, Harry Potter/Chamber of Secrets, Slavonic Dance No. 4, Bugler’s Holiday, and Sleigh Ride.

The ensemble includes IVCC students, local and regional music educators, and community members dedicated to the promotion of quality wind and percussion music. In addition to on-campus concerts, the ensemble also performs at community festivals and events and works with other universities and community bands in joint concerts.

Dec
13
Sat
“Breakfast with Santa” – St. Bede Academy @ St. Bede Academy
Dec 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

“Breakfast with Santa” at St. Bede Academy will be Saturday December 13 from 8am to 12pm .  Cost this year is $12 per person which will include Breakfast, meeting with Santa, make and take crafts, movies, readers and a ride on the Starve Rock Trolley.  for an additional $5 Valley Photo will be taking pictures with Santa.

This event is being sponsored by the St Bede Bedan Club members any additional information and tickets can be purchased from any Bedan Club member or St Bede Academy in the Development Office

Covenant Church Annual Lucia Breakfast
Dec 13 @ 9:30 am

The Evangelical Covenant Church will be holding its annual Lucia Breakfast on December 13th at 9:30 AM. The entertainment will be a ladies trio featuring Cheryl Thierry, Katie McCoy, and Christina Eggers. Malena Wheeler will be Lucia this year with Elise Blocki, Anna Rosendal, Hailey Schultz, and Mallory Wheeler as her attaendants. All seating is by reservation only. Tickets may be purchased by contacting Joan Eggers at 815-875-2168. A craft and bake sale will open at 9 am until start of the program and reopen after the breakfast.

Wyanet Methodist Church – Carol Sing @ Wyanet Methodist Church
Dec 13 @ 6:30 pm
 Wyanet Methodist Church Carol Sing will be Saurday, Dec. 13th at 6:30pm  Come sing carols and get in the Christmas Spirit in the church and keep warm.  Hot chocolate and refreshments will be provided afterwards.
Dec
16
Tue
Princeton Moose Bingo
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm

Princeton Moose Lodge Bingo Night – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays. Doors open at 5 with sandwiches available. Call 879-5261 for info