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Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar Dec. 28-Jan. 3

Go! Guide: Arts and Entertainment Calendar Dec. 28-Jan. 3

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Week of Dec. 28-Jan 3

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Items for the weekly Calendar must be submitted in writing to Calendar, JG-TC, 700 Broadway Ave. E, Suite 9A or by visiting jg-tc.com/calendar/ by noon Monday. Please include a contact name and phone number for verification.

Friday

Family

Toddler Time: 10 a.m., Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon.

Happy Hibernation: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, Mattoon. Registration required.

Nature Nuts Kids Club: 4-6 p.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 DeWitt Ave. E., Mattoon. Registration required.

General Events

Abe's Rumble Class A Dual Meet Wrestling Tournament: all-day, Bank of Springfield Center, One Convention Center Plaza, Springfield.

Health And Support Groups

Ashmore Mentoring Program: 6-9 p.m., Ashmore Community Center, 211 S. Illinois St., Ashmore. 217-349-8606.

Live Music

Josh Koester and Jeremy Bridges: 7 p.m., Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham.

Taylor Steele performs: 8-11 p.m., Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham.

Live Theatre

Disney on Ice presets "Frozen": 7 p.m., Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria.

Deray Davis' Annual Funny and Famous Comedy Jam: 8:30 p.m., Peoria Civic Center Theater, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria.

Saturday

Arts

Central Illinois Horror/Fantasy/Sci-Fi Writers Group: 7 p.m., Bob's Bookstore, 303 Lincoln Ave., Charleston. arianathepoet@gmail.com.

General Events

Abe's Rumble Class A Dual Meet Wrestling Tournament: all-day, Bank of Springfield Center, One Convention Center Plaza, Springfield.

Heart of Illinois Professional Chefs Ice Carving Competition: 2 p.m., Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria.

Spinning Wheel Demo: 2 p.m., Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center, 1989 State Highway 16, Shelbyville.

Live Music

Joyful Noise performs: 4-6 p.m., Lake Shelbyville Visitor Center, 1989 State Highway 16, Shelbyville.

Russ Howard performs: 7-9 p.m., Holiday Inn/TK Grille, 1301 Avenue of Mid-America, Effingham.

Substance performs: 8 p.m., Country Haven Event Center, 8560 E. 1400th Ave., Effingham.

BlackSwine performs: 9 p.m., The Office Pub, 105 E. Jefferson Ave., Effingham.

Live Theatre

Disney on Ice presets "Frozen": 11 a.m., 3 p.m., 7 p.m., Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria.

Beauty and the Beast (2017) Sing-along: 3 p.m., Effingham Performance Center, 1325 W. Outer Belt, Effingham.

Sunday

Live Music

Dakota Danielle performs: 2-5 p.m., Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville.

Live Theatre

Disney on Ice presets "Frozen": 1 p.m., 5 p.m., Peoria Civic Center, 201 S.W. Jefferson Ave., Peoria.

Monday

Family

New Year's Eve Skate: 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Decatur Civic Center, 1 Gary K. Anderson Plaza, Decatur.

New Year Cheer!: 10 a.m.-noon, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, Mattoon; registration required.

New Year's Celebration: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Museum of the Grand Prairie, 950 N. Lombard St., Mahomet.

General Events

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

New Year's Eve Celebration, One Man Band performs: 3-8 p.m., Effingham Elks Lodge, 2102 S. Banker Street, Effingham.

Duplicate Bridge: 6:45 p.m., First Christian Church, Charleston. All bridge players are welcome

NYE Celebration at Allerton: 7 p.m., Allerton Park & Retreat Center, 515 Old Timber Rd., Monticello. Reservation required; 217-333-3287.

Arcola Chamber of Commerce New Year's Eve Party: 7 p.m., Arcola Best Western Plus Hotel and Convention Center, 917 Green Mill Rd., Arcola. 217-268-4530.

New Year's Eve celebration: 8:30 p.m., Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana.

New Year's Eve: 9 p.m., Danny's Bar and Grill , 7726 N. US Highway 45, Effingham.

Live Music

New Year's Eve Party; Alli Cats perform: 5 p.m., Willow Ridge Winery, 1796 N. 1475 East Rd., Shelbyville. 217-738-2323.

Soul Riot performs: 7-9 p.m., Holiday Inn/TK Grille, 1301 Avenue of Mid-America, Effingham.

New Year's Eve Bash: Jeremy Adam and the Surviving Members perform: 8 p.m., Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham.

New Year's Eve Dance; Benny and the Amigos perform: 8 p.m., Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana.

New Year's Eve Celebration: 8 p.m., Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham.

New Year's Eve Bash with Feudin' Hillbillys: 8 p.m., The City Center, 505 S. Chestnut, Champaign.

Jac Freeze performs: 8:30 p.m., Country Haven Event Center, 8560 E. 1400th Ave., Effingham.

New Year's Eve Party: The Strips perform: 9:30 p.m., Macs' Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston.

Live Theatre

Better Built NYE Countdown and PNC Kids Coundown: 3 p.m., Peoria Civic Center, Peoria.

C-U Comedy Club: New Year's Eve, Kristen Toomey performs: 8:30-10 p.m., Soma Ultralounge, 320 N. Neil St., Champaign.

Tuesday

Schedule may very due to the New Years' Holiday

Family

Story Time: 10 a.m., Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham.

Toddler Time with Mother Goose: 10:30-11 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall.

Game Night: 6 p.m., Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston.

General Events

Volunteer with the Conservation Crew: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon. Registration is required.

Tabletop Tuesdays (Board game nights): 7 p.m., Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana.

Live Music

Irish Music Circle performs: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston.

Tuesday Ukulele Group: 6 p.m., Mattoon Public Library, Mattoon. 217-276-0325 or 217-273-3873.

Wednesday

Family

Story Time: 10 a.m., Elizabeth Titus Memorial Library, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan.

General Events

Ladies Game of Pool: 1-3 p.m., LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston.

Live Music

Songwriter Open Mic Night: 7-10 p.m., Village Wine & Gifts, 109 S. Banker, Effingham.

Jan. 3

Arts

Author event: Effingham native Tracey Carisch: 6-8 p.m., Effingham Public Library, 200 N. Third, Effingham. 217-342-2464.

East Central Harmony Chorus open rehearsals: 6:30-8:30 p.m., New Hope Worship Center, 2175 E. Harrison Ave., Charleston. 217-549-0228

Open Mic Night: 7 p.m., Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston.

Family

Free Play Group for Moultrie County Toddlers: 9-10:30 a.m., Moultrie County Beacon Bright Start, 203 S. Graham, Sullivan.

Atlantis Adventure: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, Mattoon. Registration required.

Toddler Time with Mother Goose: 10:30-11 a.m., Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall.

General Events

Volunteer with the Conservation Crew: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 E. DeWitt Ave., Mattoon.

Exhibits

Museum at the Depot - Past to Present: Coles County Business, Saturdays through 2018, Depot Museum 1718 Broadway Ave., Mattoon. 217-666-9735, coleshistory@consolidated.net.

Photography by Kathy Kidwell, through December, City Hall, Charleston. 

Christmas in the Park, Fairview Park, Casey; Dec. 1-31, 217-932-2600.

Wonderland In Lights, through Dec 31, Community Park, Effingham, 217-342-5310.

"The Flu Then and Now: 1918 to 2018", though Dec. 31; Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston.

"Designs of Duty", through Jan. 3, Newman Regional Library, touring EIU Exhibit highlighting East Central Illinois veterans and their service-related tattoos.

"Crossroads: Change in Rural America", through Jan. 26; Corps of Engineers Visitor Center, 1989 IL-16, Shelbyville, This Smithsonian Traveling Museum,as well as a companion local exhibit will showcase the Change in Rural America.

Shelbyville Festival of Lights: Forest Park, N.E. 9th St., Shelbyville. through Dec. 30, 2018.

Christmas Card Lane, through Dec. 30, Downtown Decatur, Across from ADM Center; display of 4-by-6 foot Christmas cards based on the theme Holiday Season Around the World; 217-423-3189.

"Explosion of Color" - Quilts by Cheryl Modzelewski; paintings by Ron Bartanen; student work from the Shelbyville Schools; recent works by Dan Modzelewski, Jamie Rutherford, and Carol Kessler; through Dec. 31; Flourishes Art Gallery, 140 1/2 E. Main, Shelbyville; 217-827-5690

Members Only Exhibit, ends Dec. 28; Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, 217-466-8130.

Decatur Barn Colony Artists, through Jan. 31; Madden Arts Center, Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St., Decatur; 217-423-3189.

William Staerkel Planetarium, programs resuming Jan. 18, 2400 West Bradley Avenue, Champaign; 217-351-2200.

2018 State of the Art: Photography, through Feb. 2, 2019; Parkland College, Giertz Gallery, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign; 217-351-2485.

Renaissance to Modern Remix: Highlights from the European and American Art Collection: Jan 2-May 12; Between the Buildings: Art from Chicago, 1930-1980, through March 23, 2019; Blue and White Ceramics: An Enduring Global Obsession, through May 12, 2019; Kennedy Browne - "The Special Relationship", through Feb. 9; Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Dr., Urbana; 217-333-1861, kam@illinois.edu.

Banjos, Mandolins, and John Philip Sousa: America’s Musical Paradox, through Aug. 2, 2019; Sousa Archives and Center for American Music, 1103 S. Sixth Street, Champaign, sousa@illinois.edu; 217-244-9309.

Women Artists of the W. Dale and Jeanne C. Compton Collection of Native American Art, through Jan 28. 2019; From the Subcontinent to the Prairie: Stories of Immigration and Identity, starts Jan. 25, 2019; Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, 217-333-2360.

From Illinois to the White House: Lincoln, Grant, Reagan, Obama, ends Dec. 31, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, 217-557-5589; clare.thorpe@illinois.gov.

On the Big Screen

Listings for Dec. 28-Jan-3 2019

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 2509 Hurst Dr., Mattoon; 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN; "Aquaman" (PG-13); "Bumblebee" (PG-13); "The Grinch" (PG); "Holmes and Watson" (PG-13); "Mary Poppins Returns" (PG); "Mortal Engines" (PG-13); "The Mule" (R); "Second Act" (PG-13); "Spider-Man: Into the Spider Verse" (PG); "Vice" (R); "Welcome to Marwen" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.amctheatres.com.

CHARLESTON

LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. Co. Rd. 800 N., Charleston; free movies w/ popcorn and lemonade; Friday, "The Sandlot"; Monday, No Movie; Tuesday, No Movie; Wednesday, "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"; Thursday, "Gnome Alone"; Call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, 800-237-8752; "Anna and the Apocalypse" (R); visit www.thearttheater.org for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, 217-422-8151; "Aquaman" (PG); "Mary Poppins Returns" (PG); "Vice" (R); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, S. U.S. Route 45; "Aquaman" (PG-13); "Bumblebee" (PG-13);  "The Grinch" (PG); "Holmes and Watson" (PG-13); "Mary Poppins Returns" (PG); "Mortal Engines" (PG-13); "The Mule" (R); "Second Act" (PG-13); "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse" (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; "Mary Poppins Returns" (PG); "Aquaman" (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at kjbtheaters.com/ParisTheater.

SHELBYVILLE

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

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