One boy. One holiday wish. And a world that seems to be conspiring to make certain it doesn’t come true. Prairie Players Civic Theatre kicks off the holiday season by presenting A Christmas Story: The Musical at the Orpheum Theatre, Galesburg.
Performance Dates: Friday, Nov. 21-Saturday, Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Nov. 23 at [...]
Galesburg Community Chorus invites you to hear some great music this weekend. Anima, a youth choir from Glen Ellyn, IL, will perform on Sunday, Nov. 16, at 3:00 p.m. at First Lutheran Church, 364 E. Water St. in Galesburg. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, and is free for all students/children.
From the Galesburg Public Library:
Galesburg Public Library will host a Local Author Fair on Saturday, November 15,
from 2:00-4:00 PM. The fair will feature published authors with ties to Galesburg
and surrounding communities. Participating authors will be available to chat with
readers and to sell and sign copies of their books.
The Orpheum Theatre presents An Evening with Switchback on Friday, September 26 at 7:30 p.m. Switchback plays an eclectic mix of Country, Americana, and Irish music.
Call 309-342-2299 for tickets: Mezzanine $25; Main Floor $20/Students $15;
Balcony $20/Students $15; Upper Balcony $15/Students $10.
Switchback plays an exciting mix of mandolin, guitar, and [...]
A free preview of Ken Burns’ upcoming PBS documentary, “The Roosevelts: An Intimate History,” will be presented at 4 p.m. Saturday, September 13, in the historic Orpheum Theatre, 57 South Kellogg Street in Galesburg. The event is open to the public.
Knox College and Tri States Public Radio are sponsoring the sneak peek of the [...]
Tri States Public Radio, which broadcasts NPR programming on Knox’s WVKC-FM 90.7, is sponsoring its next Celebration Concert right here in Galesburg, at The Box (306-B East Simmons Street) on Friday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m.
Please consider attending this evening of jazz, performed by vocalist Amy Yassinger. Tickets are $10 each for members of [...]
A monthly concert series is presented by the Carl Sandburg Historic Site Association in the “Barn” at Carl Sandburg’s Birthplace, in an intimate smoke, and alcohol, free environment, showcasing acoustic music in the traditional and folk style. 313 E 3rd Street, Galesburg IL, (309) 342-2361. The concerts are free and open to the public, however [...]
Prairie Players Civic Theatre will hold auditions for A Christmas Story: The Musical on Thursday, September 4, from 6 – 8 pm and Saturday, September 6, from 2 – 5 pm at the Prairie Players building, located at 160 South Seminary Street, Galesburg, Illinois. Minimum cast requirements are eight men, seven women, and seven boys [...]
The Knox Prairie Community Kitchen (KPCK) will host one more dinner this week before our students return to campus for the start of the school year. If you would like to get involved, please consider volunteering on Thursday, August 28. We had a great Knox turnout earlier this month. Thanks to all those who helped!
On Saturday, August 30 at 7:30 p.m., The Orpheum Theatre kicks off the 2014-2015 Red Carpet Series Season with a night filled with comedy and laughter from author and comedian, Rex Havens in “Everything I Needed to Know I Learned from My Wife!”
“Everything I Needed To Know I Learned From My Wife” is a [...]
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