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 [...]
Galesburg’s new early childhood center, Learning Connections, is opening soon in the former Cooke School building, 849 South Henderson Street. Volunteers are needed to help with cataloging the library, inventory lists, cleaning and sorting toys and the like, and potentially moving furniture. On Friday, August 22 there will be a workday from 8 a.m. – [...]
Listen to music and have some pizza for a good cause on Saturday, August 9.
Support the upcoming Prairie Players Civic Theatre 2014-15 performance season at “Making Music for Dough” on Saturday, August 9, from 6-10:30 p.m. at Budde’s Pizza and Spirits, 425 East Main Street, Galesburg.
The evening’s entertainment includes:
· The Don’t Be’s [...]
The next Cafe in the Park will be Wednesday, August 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Park Plaza, downtown Galesburg. It is sponsored by Tri States Public Radio, which broadcasts NPR programming on the Knox College radio station, WVKC 90.7 through an agreement with Knox.
Food vendor will be Pizza House. Entertainment [...]
Prairie Players Civic Theatre is teaming up with The Orpheum Theatre to present “Guys and Dolls,” with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Joe Swerling and Abe Burrows. Performances are Friday, July 18 and Saturday, July 19 at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, July 20 at 2 p.m. Tickets are on sale now; [...]
Art on Third Thursdays in Downtown Galesburg
June 19 6-8pm
On the corner of Cherry and Simmons you’ll find: Foley Photo Studio – photographs by Tom Foley and Steve Streeter; Carla Markwart Studio – paintings by Carla on the third floor; go down the exterior stairs on the Simmons Street side of the [...]