Off-Campus Events

Ghosts of Galesburg Walking Tour, Oct. 28

Posted on October 10th, 2013.

Take a walk or a tram ride in downtown Galesburg to visit spooky locations and hear actors tell the stories of people from the past with connections to those locations. Tour starts at 6:30 p.m. at the Galesburg Public Library; a hot drink will be served beginning at 6 p.m. Registration is required; call 343-6118. [...]

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Fall Book Sale at the Public Library Oct. 24-26

Posted on October 10th, 2013.

The Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale is October 24, 25 and 26. On Thursday, Oct. 24, the preview sale is from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. for Friends of the Library members or $5 for non-members. The sale begins for the general public on Friday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m., and Saturday, [...]

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The Rat Pack Show at the Orpheum, Oct. 19

Posted on October 9th, 2013.

Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show Saturday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m. Celebrating 50 years of The Rat Pack, Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show has been hailed as the next best thing to seeing the Rat Pack themselves. Tickets may be purchased at the Orpheum Theatre Ticket Office at 250 East Main Street, Suite 110 (the [...]

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RING OF FIRE-The Music of Johnny Cash, Sept. 15

Posted on September 13th, 2013.

The national tour of Ring of Fire-The Music of Johnny Cash. The music of the Man in Black ignites the stage in its only performance on Sunday, September 15, 2:00pm at The Orpheum Theatre, featuring more than 30 signature songs from the legendary Johnny Cash. Stories of passion, redemption, humor, and salvation set the stage [...]

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Weekend Events

Posted on September 6th, 2013.

Art-in-the-Park Saturday, Sept. 7, 9 a.m.-4p.m. Standish Park Family activities, performances by Midwest Dance Group, Emerging Artists Tent. Great Cardboard Boat Regatta Sunday, Sept. 8, 1 p.m. Lake Storey Competition among wide variety of cardboard boats created to be attractive and unique. Fun for whole family. Instant boat kits available beginning at 11 a.m. Entry [...]

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Architecture Scavenger Hunt, Sept. 21

Posted on September 4th, 2013.

The Galesburg Public Art Commission will host an Architecture Scavenger Hunt in Downtown Galesburg on Saturday, Sept. 21 from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Register now; tickets are $20 until day of event, $25 day of event. Tickets are available at Innkeepers, Cooks & Company and Casey’s Party Creations. Food and registration from 4 p.m.-5 p.m. at [...]

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Free Ice Cream Social, Sept. 7

Posted on September 4th, 2013.

The Galesburg Public Library will host an old-fashioned community ice cream social on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 2 p.m.-3:30 p.m. All ages are invited to enjoy free ice cream and the magic tricks of Rick Brammer. If the weather is nice, the ice cream will be served outside the library on Cherry Street.

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Community Conversation on How Food Matters, Feb. 27

Posted on February 25th, 2013.

Community Conversation on How Food Matters Wednesday, February 27 5:00 PM Q’s Cafe, Galesburg Come join the conversation as local and international culinary artists share their experiences and insights on “How Food Matters” at Q’s Cafe, 319 E Main St., Galesburg. Participants include Knox student Yj Yi, Phil Dickinson of the Landmark, and Cynthia Nelson, [...]

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Great Bowls of Soup Fundraiser, Feb. 21

Posted on February 20th, 2013.

Thursday, February 21, 2013 5:00 PM American Legion, Galesburg The Galesburg Civic Art Center is hosting an event called “Great Bowls of Soup”. This is a fundraising dinner where you’ll get lots of yummy food, including soup in a handmade bowl (by local artists) which you get to take home. The event takes place at [...]

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Chocolate Festival is Feb. 16-17

Posted on February 14th, 2013.

Calling all Chocolate Lovers! Galesburg Historical Soci­ety’s annual Chocolate Fes­tival, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., at The Galesburg Antiques Mall, third floor, 349 E. Main Street. Annual festival featuring homemade and commercially made choco­late treats. $8 per person.

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