Week of Nov. 24-30

Friday

10 a.m., Toddler Time, Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-1717, jasmine@mattoonlibrary.org

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Thanksgiving in the Cabin, Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, 420 S. Lincoln Hwy., Lerna, www.lincolnlogcabin.org, 217-345-1845, lsff@lincolnlogcabin.org

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Fun Frosty Friday, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, www.PresidentLincoln.Illinois.gov, 217-557-5589

10:30-11:30 a.m., Wits Fitness Brain Exercise, Cumberland County Life Center, 507 E. Main St., Toledo, www.facebook.com/cumberlandcountylifecenter, 217-849-3965

1-3 p.m., Girl Scout Fun Day, registration required, Ballard Nature Center, 5253 E. U.S. Highway 40, Altamont, www.ballardnaturecenter.org, 618-483-6856, ballardnc@frontiernet.net

1 p.m., Movies at the Library: Disney's Descendants and Disney's Descendants 2, Decatur Public Library, 130 N. Franklin St., Decatur, www.decaturlibrary.org, 217-424-2900

4-8 p.m., 2017 Heritage and Holly Historical Home Tour, fundraiser for Dove, Inc., First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 250 W. Decatur St., Decatur, www.doveinc.org, 217-428-6616, dove@doveinc.org

6-9 p.m., Ashmore Mentoring Program, Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore, www.facebook.com/AshmoreMentoringProgramtonyandbillie@mchsi.com, 217-349-8606

6-8:30 p.m., Art Workshop: Cheers, Canvas & Corks, 208 S. Market, Monticello, https://canvascorks.com/, 217-841-6374, heatherart1976@yahoo.com

7-9 p.m., Night of Blues, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283, dan@jacksonavenuecoffee.com

7-10 p.m., The Experienced performs, Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham, http://effinghamvillagewine.com, 217-347-0477

8 p.m., Black Friday Black Light Bash, Jackpot Joe's Bar & Gaming, 1919 Western Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/jackpotjoes, 217-234-9531

8-11 p.m., Two Trees Acoustic Duo performs, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463

8-11 p.m., Tim Crosby performs, Monarch Brewing Company, 212 S. Independence St., Monticello, http://monarchbrewingco.com, 217-631-1141, info@monarchbrewingco.com

10 p.m., SmoothTimes Band performs, Infusion Bar & Banquet Center, 2882 N. Dineen, Decatur, http://infusiondecatur.com/bar/, 217-875-2416

Saturday

7-9:30 a.m., Martinsville Agricultural Fair Fundraiser Breakfast, Martinsville Fire Department, 8 S. Union St., Martinsville, 217-382-4223

8 a.m., Ugly Sweater Fun Run and Pancake Breakfast, Fleet Feet Sports, 1090 W. Wood St., Decatur, www.fleetfeetdecaturil.com, 217-330-9904

9 a.m.-2 p.m., Book Sale, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, info@effinghamlibrary.org

10 a.m.-2 p.m., Faith in Training Book Signing, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattooncommongrounds.com, 217-235-2877

10 a.m.-noon, Santa's Workshop, Ace Hardware, 2016 IL-16, Shelbyville, 217-774-2723

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Christmas in Paris Market, Ernie Eveland Gymnasium, 14040 E. 1200th Rd., Paris, www.facebook.com/christmasinparis/, 217-465-4179, info@parisilchamber.com

11 a.m.-noon, Master Gardening with Kids, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

Noon-6 p.m., Shop Small Business Saturday Craft Fair, VFW Post 1769, 2304 Veterans Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamcountychamber.com, 217-342-4147, bbrown@effinghamcountychamber.com

Noon-6 p.m., 2017 Heritage and Holly Historical Home Tour, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, 250 W. Decatur St., Decatur, www.doveinc.org, 217-428-6616, dove@doveinc.org

2-5 p.m., Annual Customer Appreciation Day, Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville, www.willowridgewinery.com, 217-738-2323

2-6 p.m., Christmas in Paris, Edgar County Courthouse, 115 W. Court St., Paris, www.facebook.com/christmasinparis, 217-465-4179, info@parisilchamber.com

2-7 p.m., 17th Annual Parade of Lights, Downtown Champaign, www.champaigncenter.com/parade_of_lights/, 218-227-3752, parade@champaigncenter.com

3-5 p.m., Christmas Wreath Canvas, Monroe Art Studio, 708 Monroe St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/monroeart708/, 217-348-1514, monroeartstudio@gmail.com

4-8 p.m., Breast Cancer Benefit for Mary Tabbert & Sara Chisler, 32 Below Bar & Grill, 101 S. Walnut St., Strasburg, www.facebook.com/events/519780275046416/, 217-507-9054

4-7 p.m., Hometown Christmas, Downtown, 100 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham, www.visiteffinghamil.com, 217-342-5310

5 p.m., All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner and Sound City performs, Charleston Elks Lodge #623, 720 Sixth St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/CharlestonIllinoisElks/, 217-345-2646

6-9 p.m., Christmas Crafting & Cocktails, 18+, Artsy Chic Studio & Boutique, 1520 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.artsychicstudio.com, 217-218-6272, artsychicboutique@gmail.com

6-8:30 p.m., Art Workshop: From Grinch to You, Canvas & Corks, 208 S. Market, Monticello, https://canvascorks.com, 217-841-6374, heatherart1976@yahoo.com

6-9 p.m., Snow Globe: Opening Night, Orpheum Children's Science Museum, 346 N. Neil, Champaign, www.orpheumkids.com, 217-352-5895

7 p.m., MFD Glow Bingo, to benefit Operation Sleighride, ages 18+, Mattoon Eagles Club, 1917 Oak Ave., Mattoon, www.foe.com, 217-235-3033

7-10 p.m., BattleCreek performs, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana, www.facebook.com/PlaMorDanceland, 618-283-1314, pla_mor_danceland@yahoo.com

8-11 p.m., Old Crows Young Cardinals performs, Effingham Event Center, 1501 W. Fayette, Effingham, www.effinghameventcenter.com, 217-342-6565

9 p.m., Karaoke, The Castle, 1828 Olive Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/CastlePubGaming, 217-235-4841, castleinnlounge@gmail.com

Sunday

Noon-3 p.m., Thanksgiving Dinner, Effingham Bible Church, 710 W. Jefferson Ave., Effingham, www.effinghambiblechurch.org, 217-342-9671

Noon-1 p.m., Yoga & Beer, Riggs Beer Company, 1901 S. High Cross Rd., Urbana, www.riggsbeer.com, 217-718-5345, gail@riggsbeer.com

12:30-2 p.m., Wreath Making Workshop With Kids, Riggs Beer Company, 1901 S. High Cross Rd., Urbana, www.riggsbeer.com, 217-718-5345, gail@riggsbeer.com

1-4 p.m., Annual Nativity Tour, First Baptist Church, 1320 Arbor Dr., Decatur, www.decaturfbc.com, 217-875-8034, decaturfbc@comcast.net

1-2:30 p.m., 3D Printing Class, Urbana Free Library, 210 W. Green St., Urbana, http://urbanafreelibrary.org, 217-367-4069, administration@urbanafree.org

1-4 p.m., Zen Studies with Professor Shozo Sato: Calligraphy for Beginners/Intermediate, registration required, Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Champaign, http://japanhouse.art.illinois.edu, 217-244-9934, japanhouse@illinois.edu

2 p.m., Preschool Peepers: Talking Turkeys, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708

2-4 p.m., Oglesby Mansion Open House, Oglesby Mansion, 421 W. William St., Decatur, http://oglesbymansion.org, 217-963-1960

4 p.m., Baroque Artists Performance: Messiah Sing-Along, First Baptist Church, 1602 S. Prospect Ave., Savoy, www.baroqueartists.org, 217-378-6802, info@baroqueartists.org

5-8 p.m., Wes Wheeler performs, Dairy Queen, 1600 W. Main St., Shelbyville, 217-774-3632

Monday

9-11 a.m., Seed Collecting Volunteer Opportunity, registration required, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

9:30 a.m., Monday Morning Makers, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library/library.html, 217-728-7221

10:30 a.m., 1:15 p.m., or 5:30 p.m., Preschool Story Time, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

10:30-11:30 a.m., Knot Just Knitting, Lovington Public Library, 110 W. State St., Lovington, www.lovingtonpld.us, 217-873-4468, lovingtonpld@gmail.com

11:30 a.m., Hay and Livestock Auction, Arthur Sale Barn, 1204 Vine St., Arthur, 217-543-3255

1-2:30 p.m., Wits Fitness Brain Exercise, Mid-Illinois Senior Center Services, Inc., 114 E. Jefferson St., Sullivan, http://engage.illinois.edu, 217-728-8521

6 p.m., Charleston Chess Club, Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln, Charleston, http://bobsbookstore.net, 217-345-2627

6 p.m., Small Animal Sale, Arthur Sale Barn, 1204 Vine St., Arthur, 217-543-3255

7:30 p.m., Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis, Sangamon Auditorium, One University Plaza, Springfield, www.sangamonauditorium.org, 217-206-6160

Tuesday

10 a.m., Story Time, Mattoon Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-1721, joellen@mattoonlibrary.org

10-11 a.m., Wheel of Fortune, all ages, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org, 217-639-5150

10 a.m., Story Time, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

10 a.m., Story Time, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

10:30 a.m., Toddler Time With Mother Goose, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.marshallillibrary.com, 217-826-2535

10:30 a.m., Mother Goose on the Loose, up to age 3 with adult, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

11 a.m.-5 p.m., Register to Be a Bone Marrow Donor, ages 18-55, EIU Martin Luther King Jr. Union, 1720 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/slo/rso/rso_info.php?id=270, cjyoakum@eiu.edu

4 p.m., Book Club, Martinsville Public Library, 120 E. Cumberland St., Martinsville, www.martinsvilleil.com, 217-382-4113

4:30 p.m., Bingo, Moultrie County Beacon, 401 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.mcbeacon.org, 217-728-7396

5-8 p.m., Open Mic Night, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattooncommongrounds.com, 217-235-2877

5 p.m., Ron Himes Public Lecture - Black Theatre: Filling the Void, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

5-6 p.m., Coloring for Adults, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

5:30 p.m., Movies at the Library: Ben Hur (2016), Decatur Public Library, 130 N. Franklin St., Decatur, www.decaturlibrary.org, 217-424-2900

6-7 p.m., Ukulele group, Mattoon Train Depot, 1718 Broadway, Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286

6-7:30 p.m., Bird Club, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644 or 217-218-6262

6-8 p.m., Ladies' Night Out, registration required, Daisy Lane Scrapbooking and Craft Mall, 2619 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, www.daisy-lane.com, 217-234-1061, scrapsncrafts@daisy-lane.com

6 p.m., Queen of Hearts Raffle & Bingo, Charleston VFW Post 1592, 1821 20th St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/Charleston-VFW-Post-1592-460572920663601/, 217-345-2707

6 p.m., Game Night, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283, dan@jacksonavenuecoffee.com

6-8 p.m., Family Game Night, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

6-8:30 p.m., Art Workshop: My Country Road, Canvas & Corks, 208 S. Market, Monticello, https://canvascorks.com, 217-841-6374, heatherart1976@yahoo.com

6:30-8:30 p.m., Illinois Love Culinary Program Fundraiser, Bistro Five Thirty Seven at Richland Community College, 1 College Park, Decatur, www.paintlikemeparty.com, 217-454-3011, paintlikemeparty@gmail.com

7 p.m., Super Raffle Tuesday, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, www.legionpost88.com, 217-234-7155, raylwayne@yahoo.com

7 p.m., Poetry Night, Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, http://bobsbookstore.net, 217-345-2627

7-8 p.m., Harry Potter and the Cult of Celebrity, Booth Library, Witters Conference Room 4440, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, http://booth.eiu.edu/hp20/, 217-581-7542, jsbrantley@eiu.edu

7:15-10 p.m., Fiction Writers Workshop, Channing Murray Foundation, 1209 W. Oregon St., Urbana, www.channingmurray.org, 217-356-3893

7:30 p.m., Composers Forum Concert, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna/, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

Wednesday

7:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Lake Land College Pathways Holiday Auction, for information contact Matt Landrus at 217-234-5317 or Dirk Muffler at 217-234-8383, Lake Land College, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, www.lakelandcollege.edu 

8-9:30 a.m., Senior Bingo, County Market, W. Rt 16, Shelbyville, www.mycountymarket.com, 217-774-5555

10 a.m.-noon, Storytime and Snuggles, registration recommended, children must be accompanied by an adult, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. E., Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

10 a.m., Story Time, ages 3-5, Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, www.sullivanil.us/library/library.html, 217-728-7221 

10 a.m., Story Time, Arcola Public Library District, 407 E. Main St., Arcola, www.arcola.lib.il.us, 217-268-4477, arcolaapl@consolidated.org

10 a.m., Mothers' Group, Paris Carnegie Public Library, 207 S. Main St., Paris, www.parispubliclibrary.org, 217-463-3950, read@parispubliclibrary.org

11:30 a.m., Mighty Cahokia: America's First City, Lake Land College, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, www.lakelandcollege.edu, 217-234-5253

Noon, S-S Area Seasoned Citizens Casserole Potlunch, Strasburg Community Building, 105 Commercial St., Strasburg, www.facebook.com/groups/strasburgil/, 217-644-3007, info@strasburgil.com

1-3 p.m., Ladies Game of Pool, all ages, LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston, www.colescouncilonaging.org/lifespancenter.html, 217-639-5150

4 p.m., Talk: Potential History of the Archive: The Micro Study of a Macro Institution, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, http://cas.illinois.edu, 217-333-6729

5:30 p.m., Camille Compo's Memorial Women's Studies Endowed Speaker Series: Dr. Marne Austin, The Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787, tarble@eiu.edu

6-9 p.m., Book Discussion: To Kill A Mockingbird, Tuscola Public Library, 112 E. Sale St., Tuscola, www.tuscolalibrary.org, 217-253-3812

6:30 p.m., Christmas Sled Class, Stang Arts, 112 W. Washington Ave., Effingham, www.stangarts.com, 850-960-0106, jamie@stangarts.com

7-10 p.m., Songwriter Open Mic Night, Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham, http://effinghamvillagewine.com, 217-347-0477

Nov. 30

9-10:30 a.m., Free Play Group for Moultrie County Toddlers, Moultrie County Beacon Bright Start, 203 S. Graham, Sullivan, www.mcbeacon.org/brightstart.html, 217-728-7396

9:30 a.m., Story Hour, Neoga District Library, 550 Chestnut Ave., Neoga, http://neoga.lib.il.us, 217-895-3944

10:30 a.m., Books and Babies, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

Noon-1 p.m., Tech Assistance, registration recommended, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464

3 p.m., Traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony, Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Champaign, http://japanhouse.art.illinois.edu, 217-244-9934, japanhouse@illinois.edu

4 p.m., After School Program, Arcola Public Library District, 407 E. Main St., Arcola, www.arcola.lib.il.us, 217-268-4477, arcolaapl@consolidated.org

4-6:30 p.m., Giertz Gallery Fundraiser: Coffee and Tea, Cups and Dessert, advanced ticket purchase recommended, Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, http://artgallery.parkland.edu, 217-351-2485

5 p.m., Krannert Uncorked: Push4Art, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6280

5-8 p.m., WIXY Christmas Party, The City Center, 505 S. Chestnut, Champaign, www.citycenterchampaign.com, 217-954-0556

6-8 p.m., Wooden Christmas Tree Class, Monroe Art Studio, 708 Monroe St., Charleston, www.facebook.com/monroeart708/, 217-348-1514, monroeartstudio@gmail.com

6 p.m., Bingo, American Legion, 8 E. Strain St., Sullivan, 217-728-4612

6:10-8 p.m., Dance Classes, register at www.lakelandcollege.edu/learn/, Lake Land College, 5001 Lake Land Blvd., Mattoon, 217-234-5087, sspaulding@lakelandcollege.edu

6-8 p.m., Gavin Stolte performs, Riggs Beer Company, 1901 S. High Cross Rd., Urbana, www.riggsbeer.com, 217-718-5345, gail@riggsbeer.com

6:30-8:30 p.m., Ho Ho Hammered by Paint Like Me Party, Lock Stock and Barrel, 129 S. Oakland St., Decatur, www.paintlikemeparty.com, 217-454-3011, paintlikemeparty@gmail.com

6:30-7:15 p.m., Family STEAM Night: Build a Boat, Champaign Public Library, 200 W. Green St., Champaign, www.champaign.org, 217-403-2030, librarian@champaign.org

7 p.m., Open Mic Night, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283

7-10 p.m., Benny and the Amigos perform, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana, www.facebook.com/PlaMorDanceland, 618-283-1314, pla_mor_danceland@yahoo.com

7:30 p.m., EIU Jazz Ensemble performs, EIU Doudna Fine Arts Center, 1860 Seventh St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/doudna, 217-581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu

7:30 p.m., Jupiter String Quartet performs, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6280

8-10 p.m., Thursday Night Trivia, Monarch Brewing Company, 212 S. Independence St., Monticello, http://monarchbrewingco.com, 217-631-1141, info@monarchbrewingco.com

9 p.m., A&E Karaoke, Johnny's Bar & Grill, 516 Piatt Ave., Mattoon, www.facebook.com/johnnys41/, 217-295-1061, imeri_217@hotmail.com

Theatre

The Colossal Christmas Caper, Nov. 12-Dec. 8, Green Mill Village Theatre, 917 Green Mill Rd., Arcola, http://gmvtheatre.com, 217-268-4400, info@gmvtheatre.com

Motown The Musical, Nov. 29-30, Sangamon Auditorium, One University Plaza, Springfield, www.sangamonauditorium.org, 217-206-6160

Dirty Dancing, Nov. 28-29, Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria, www.peoriaciviccenter.com, 309-673-8900

Ongoing

Mattoon Lightworks, Nov. 17-Dec. 26, Peterson Park, 500 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, http://mattoon.illinois.gov, 217-234-3611, Parks@mattoonillinois.org

Call for Entries: Exhibitors Wanted for Oh My Stars & Pinwheels, through Jan. 5, 2018, Mattoon Arts Council, 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

Hamilton's Lighted Christmas Village, Nov. 18-Jan. 10, 2018, Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. E., Mattoon, 217-235-3403

Volunteer with the Conservation Crew, Tuesdays and Thursdays, registration required, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon; www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644, douglashartnc@consolidated.net

Holiday Cards for Veterans, Nov. 27-Dec. 10, stop by any desk and fill out a holiday card to a deserving Veteran, Charleston Carnegie Public Library, 712 Sixth St., Charleston, www.charlestonlibrary.org, 217-345-1514

Sullivan Chamber Elf Hunt, through Dec. 7, Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development, 112 W. Harrison St., Sullivan, www.sullivanchamber.com, 217-728-4223, info@sullivanchamber.com

Shelbyville Festival of Lights, through Dec. 31, Forest Park, 325 E. North Ninth St., Shelbyville, 815-347-7967

Wonderland in Lights, Nov. 23-Jan. 2, 2018, Community Park, Temple Ave., Effingham, www.visiteffinghamail.com, 217-342-5310

Gentle Yoga, Tuesdays; Duplicate Bridge, Wednesdays; Duplicate Bridge Intermediates, Thursdays; Ron Diehl Center, 1906 S. Fourth St., Effingham, www.effinghamparkdistrict.org, 217-342-4415

17th Annual Holiday Open House, Nov. 24-26, Alto Vineyards Champaign, 4210 N. Duncan Rd., Champaign, http://altovineyards.net, 217-356-4784

Greater Peoria Farm Show, Nov. 28-30, Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria, www.greaterpeoriafarmshow.com, 1-800-745-3000

Prairie Skies, Fridays through Dec. 15; Santa's Secret Star, Saturdays through Dec. 16; Season of Light, Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 17; William M. Staerkel Planetarium, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, www2.parkland.edu/planetarium, 217-351-2568

Toddler Tuesday, Tuesdays; Animal Encounters, Wednesdays and Fridays; Orpheum Children's Museum, 346 N. Neil, Champaign, www.orpheumkids.com, 217-352-5895

Memorial Festival of Trees, through Nov. 26, Illinois State Fairgrounds, Orr Building, 801 E. Sangamon Ave., Springfield, www.memorialmedical.com/Memorial-Medical-Center-Foundation/Festival-of-Trees/, 217-788-4301

Exhibits

Works of Photographer Tom David, through Nov. 30; Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org, 217-258-6286, arts@mattoonillinois.org

Coles County Arts Council's November Artist: Heather Ames, through Nov. 30, City Hall, 520 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.charlestonillinois.org, 217-345-6897

Booth Library: The Heart of Eastern's Campus, through Dec. 28; Twenty Years of Harry Potter: Celebrating a Phenomenon, through Dec. 31; EIU Booth Library, 600 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, http://booth.eiu.edu, Steve Brantley 217-581-7542 or jsbrantley@eiu.edu, Beth Heldebrandt 217-581-6064 or emheldebrant@eiu.edu

Chris Cohoon: In All Around I See, through Feb. 4, 2018; Cream Co. Living Room, through Feb. 4, 2018; Jiha Moon: Double Welcome, Most Everyone's Mad Here, through Feb. 4, 2018; Tarble Arts Center, 2010 Ninth St., Charleston, www.eiu.edu/tarble, 217-581-2787

Annette Russo: Reigning Cats and Dogs, through Jan. 13; Tribute to Sue McConnell, through Jan. 13; Flourishes Gallery and Studios, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville, http://flourishesgalleryandstudios.vpweb.com, 217-827-5690

Artwork of Stacey Zerrusen, through Nov. 30, Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham, www.effinghamlibrary.org, 217-342-2464, andrew@effinghamlibrary.org

Works by Paris Artist Millie Arp, through Dec. 29, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, www.parisartcenter.com, 217-466-8130

Artwork of Tom Swopes, through Dec. 16, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.gaslightartcolony.com, 217-293-1050, gaslightartcolony@gmail.com

David Castor Photography, through Dec. 31; Barn Colony Artists, through Dec. 31; Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, www.maconcountyconservation.org, 217-423-7708.

Coveting Nature: Art, Collecting, and Natural History in Early Modern Europe, through Dec. 22; Propositions on Revolution (Slogans for a Future), through Dec. 22; World on the Horizon: Swahili Arts Across the Indian Ocean, through Mar. 24, 2018; Provenance: A Forensic History of Art, through June 2, 2018; Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana, http://kam.illlinois.edu, 217-333-1861, kam@illinois.edu

All in the Family, through Dec. 1, Springer Cultural Center, 301 N. Randolph St., Champaign, https://champaignparks.com/project/springer-cultural-center/, 217-398-2376, michelle.olden@champaignparks.com

Knowledge at Work: The University of Illinois at 150, through Dec. 21, 2018, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, www.spurlock.illinois.edu, 217-333-2360

2017 State of the Art: Ceramics Invitational, through Feb. 3, 2018, Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, http://artgallery.parkland.edu, 217-351-2485

Holidays at the White House: A Presidential Christmas, through Jan. 7, 2018, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, www.PresidentLincoln.Illinois.gov, 217-557-5589, clare.thorpe@illinois.gov

On the Big Screen

Listings for Nov. 24-30

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "A Bad Moms Christmas" (R); "Coco" (PG); "Daddy's Home 2" (PG-13); "Justice League" (PG-13); "Murder on the Orient Express" (PG-13); "The Star" (PG); "Thor: Ragnarok" (PG-13); "Wonder" (PG); view updates and showtimes at www.amctheatres.com.

CHARLESTON

LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston; free movies w/ popcorn and lemonade; Tuesday, "The Blind Side" (PG-13); Wednesday, Eric's pick; Thursday, "Mamma Mia" (PG-13); Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "The Killing of a Sacred Deer" (R); "Moses and Aaron (1973)" (NR); "Novitiate" (R); visit www.thearttheater.org for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Coco" (PG); "Justice League" (PG-13); "Murder on the Orient Express" (PG-13); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "A Bad Moms Christmas" (R); "Coco" (PG); "Daddy's Home 2" (PG-13); "Justice League" (PG-13); "The Star" (PG); "Thor: Ragnarok" (PG-13); "Wonder" (PG); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com

NEWTON

Drive-N Theatre, 16045 E. Hwy. 33, Newton, 618-455-3100; Closed for the Season; view updates and showtimes at www.driventheatre.com.

PARIS

The Paris Theater, 119 N. Central Ave., Paris, 217-465-6048; "Coco" (PG); "Justice League" (PG-13); "The Polar Express" (G); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

Boarman’s Roxy, 149 E. Main St., all shows $4; "Justice League" (PG-13); receive updates and showtimes at 217-774-ROXY (7699), www.boarmansroxytheatre.com.

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