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 [...]
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. [...]
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, [...]
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, [...]
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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