Off-Campus Events

Dinner Theatre at en season, Dec. 7-8

Posted on November 27th, 2012.

On Dec. 7 and 8, en season and Coffee Bean Theatre offer an evening of dinner and music with their production of A Night of “The Standards” and Christmas. Directed by Doug Alderman, this evening of “The Standards” will include 14 great “Standard” songs in Act 1, including; “What’ll I Do?”, “The Man That Got [...]

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Musical Miracle on 34th Street at the Orpheum, Dec. 12

Posted on November 27th, 2012.

On Wednesday, Dec. 12 at 7:30 pm, The Orpheum Theatre will host the only Illinois engagement for the national tour of the musical Miracle on 34th Street. The Orpheum Theatre takes you on a journey to rediscover the magic of believing that wishes can come true and miracles still happen in Meredith Willson’s (“The Music [...]

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Trivia Night Fundraiser for Western Illinois Nature Group, Nov. 9

Posted on November 5th, 2012.

Friday, Nov. 9 5:00 PM Galesburg Knights of Columbus Hall, Galesburg Trivia Night fundraiser for WING – the Western Illinois Nature Group at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1556 Fremont St., Galesburg. Bring your own team or join one when you arrive. Teams of 6 to 8 people of any age per table will compete [...]

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Into the Woods to be performed at the Orpheum, Nov. 2-4

Posted on October 29th, 2012.

Carl Sandburg College and The Orpheum Theatre team up to present Into the Woods, a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by James Lapine. This Magical musical takes audiences back to when they open a book and start with those famous words “Once Upon A Time.” Into the Woods is a [...]

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Invitation to Asha for Life dinner and meeting with author Corban Addison

Posted on October 25th, 2012.

You are invited to attend the monthly dinner-meeting hosted by Asha for Life Community, a new organization in Galesburg that is working to raise awareness about the sex trade in India. Asha also raises funds to help support a house in India for young girls rescued from the sex trade. The next meeting is on [...]

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Second City to Perform at Orpheum, Oct. 26

Posted on October 9th, 2012.

Chicago’s legendary sketch comedy theatre takes on the election in Second City for President on Friday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Orpheum Theatre. Do you have electoral fatigue? Do polling numbers and spin doctors have you reeling? Then, Second City has the perfect remedy, Second City for President: a gut-busting comedy revue that [...]

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Prairie Players Presents Unnecessary Farce, Sept. 20-23

Posted on September 18th, 2012.

Written by Paul Slade Smith, this delightfully hilarious farce involves a cheap motel room, an embezzling mayor, his female account, two undercover cops, and a video camera. Sounds straight forward, but who has taken the money, who has hired a hit man, and why does the accountant keep taking her clothes off? Performances are at [...]

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Scrabble Night Fundraiser, Sept. 28

Posted on September 17th, 2012.

Altrusa Club of Galesburg is hosting a “Scrabble Night” on Friday, September 28, at the American Legion, doors open at 6:30 p.m. Play begins at 7 p.m. The format is more like rounds of word games than traditional Scrabble. It moves along quickly and is quite fun! The evening includes snacks and a cash bar, [...]

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Weekend Events Abound

Posted on September 6th, 2012.

There is plenty to do in Galesburg this weekend! The Galesburg Civic Art Center’s 26th annual Art in the Park will be in Standish Park all day Saturday. Nearly 40 artists will showcase their work, from spray paint art, to photography, to jewelry, to painting and drawing. Knox alumni artists include John Van Kirk ’65, [...]

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Pirates of Penzance, July 20-22

Posted on July 16th, 2012.

The Orpheum Theatre, Prairie Players Civic Theatre and director Kurt Killam partner to present a wholly original co-production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s musical extravaganza, The Pirates of Penzance. As a child, Frederic was apprenticed to a band of tenderhearted, orphaned pirates by his nurse who, being hard of hearing, had mistaken her master’s instructions to [...]

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