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The Orpheum Theatre

Monday, May 18, 2009

Tuesday (May 19)

Movie of the book club

Galesburg Public Library Movie of the Book Club. Evening viewing of new movie with literary ties, Showplace 8 Theaters, followed by discussion at Perkins. Newcomers welcome. Information, library reference desk, 343-6118.

Book club

Book Club, 7 p.m., Warren County Public Library, 62 Public Square, Monmouth. Themed Book Club: Read any "book that inspires" to share with group. (309) 734-3166.

Wednesday (May 20)

Kid's carnival

Carnival-Ice Cream Social, 4-7 p.m., Costa Catholic Academy, Costa primary building, cafeteria and outside. Rain date: May 21. Open to public. Proceeds go toward Sheila Redington Preschool Scholarship Fund and scholarships awarded at Costa Catholic Academy. 344-3151.

Wednesday-Saturday (May 20-23)

Theater

"Intimate Apparel," by Lynn Nottage, directed by Kelly Lynn Hogan, visiting instructor in theater, 7:30 p.m., Harbach Theatre, Ford Center for the Fine Arts, Knox College. $10 adults, $5 seniors, students free.

Big Read event

Big Read performance: Mark Twain's classic story of friendship and adventure on the Big Muddy, directed by Monmouth College professor Janeve West, Wells Theater, Monmouth College. Wednesday: 1:30 p.m.; Thursday: 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.; Friday: 7 p.m.; Saturday: 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. $6 adults, $2 students and children. Reservations (309) 734-3033.

Saturday (May 23)

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Sunday (May 24)

Music

Blues and soul vocalist Janiva Magness, 8 p.m., Fat Fish Pub, 158 N. Broad St., Galesburg. Tickets: $12 in advance; $15 at door. 343-1200.

Wednesday (May 27)

Animanga Mania

Animanga Mania, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. Watch anime series, swap manga, open-draw session. No registration required. 343-6118.

May 29

Dance

All That Dance presents "Here's to the Heroes," 6 p.m., Galesburg High School. Advance tickets: $7 adults, $5 youth 2-18; tickets at door: $8 adults, $6 youth. 345-0145 or www.allthatdance.us.

May 29-31

Concert

Choral Dynamics presents: Magical Musicals at the Orpheum Theatre. May 29-30: 7:30 p.m.; May 31: 3:30 p.m. $15 adults, $11.50 students. 342-2299.

May 30

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Taste of Abingdon

Taste of Abingdon, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Rotary Park, Main Street, Abingdon. Food samples from area restaurants, pedal tractor pull. Information, Don Smith, (309) 462-3353, docbop@yahoo.com.

Pancakes

Abingdon Boy Scout Troop 4242 "Pancake Extravaganza," 7 a.m.-8 p.m., Christian Church, 409 S. Main St., Abingdon. Pancakes, sausage and drinks, $5. Information, Kraig McCluskie, 462-2085; Mark Johnson, 462-5712.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

May 30-31

Ag Heritage Show

Ag Heritage Show sponsored by Spoon River Ag Antique Association, Abingdon American Legion Hall. Featuring antique tractors, farm equipment, hit and miss engines, garden tractors, field demonstrations, parade, tractor ride, poker run and food. Information, Mike, (309) 462-3517, www.spoonrivertractor.com.

June 3

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Charlie Hayes. Vendor: .

Wii

Wii Wednesdays for teens, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. (upstairs in Sanderson Room). No sign-up necessary; games available will vary (or bring own rated T or lower). Four-person simultaneous play in 10-15 minute increments. 343-6118.

June 5

First Fridays

First Fridays, 5-9 p.m., Seminary Street. Music by Surprisingly Hip.

June 6

Concert

Knox-Galesburg Symphony 24th annual Concert on the Lawn, 5 p.m., South Lawn, Old Main, Knox College. Free. Rain location: T. Fleming Fieldhouse.

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Concert

Wizard Rock concert, 2-4 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St., featuring The Whomping Willows, The Moaning Myrtles and Justin Finch-Fletchley. Bring a chair. 343-6118.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

June 9

Teen event

Teen event: customize garden bench with paint (and more), 6:30-7:30 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. No sign-up needed. 343-6118.

June 10

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Second Mortgage. Vendor: .

Kindermusik

Carl Sandburg College Kindermusik Summer Sampler: Away We Go! Favorites, 6-6:45 p.m., Room F109. For ages 1 1/2-4 accompanied by parent or caregiver. $5 per child. Must pre-register, 344-1512.

June 13

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

June 17

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Missy Vail. Vendor: .

June 20

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

June 21

Horse show

Galesburg Boots and Saddle Club Horse Show, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., South Lake Storey Road.

June 24

Cafe in the Park

Cafe in the Park, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Park Plaza. Music: Bitterman. Vendor: .

Animanga Mania

Animanga Mania, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Galesburg Public Library, 40 E. Simmons St. Watch anime series, swap manga, open-draw session. No registration required. 343-6118.

Kindermusik

Carl Sandburg College Kindermusik Summer Sampler: Milk and Cookies Favorites, 6-6:45 p.m., Room F109. Participation for ages 1 1/2-4 years accompanied by a parent or caregiver. $5 per child. Must pre-register, 344-1512.

June 27

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

July 3

First Fridays

First Fridays, 5-9 p.m., Seminary Street. Music by Bitterman.

July 4

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

July 8

Kindermusik

Carl Sandburg College Kindermusik Summer Sampler: Fiddle-dee-dee Favorites, 6-6:45 p.m., Room F109. Participation for ages 1 1/2-4 years accompanied by a parent or caregiver. $5 per child. Must pre-register, 344-1512.

July 11

Pottery show

Flea Market and Pottery Show sponsored by Abingdon Pottery Collector's Club, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Abbe Lanes Banquet Rooms, Illinois 41, Abingdon.

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

July 18

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

July 22

Kindermusik

Carl Sandburg College Kindermusik Summer Sampler: Wiggles and Giggles Favorites, 6-6:45 p.m., Room F109. Participation for ages 1 1/2-4 years accompanied by a parent or caregiver. $5 per child. Must pre-register, 344-1512.

July 25

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon, every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Aug. 1

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Aug. 7

First Fridays

First Fridays, 5-9 p.m., Seminary Street. Music by Ryan McCullough.

Aug. 8

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Aug. 15

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Aug. 22

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot on south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Aug. 29

Farmers' Market

Galesburg Business Association Farmers' Market, 8 a.m.-noon, every Saturday through Oct. 31, located in the parking lot on the south side of Simmons between Kellogg and Seminary.

Farmers' Market

Local Growers' Network Farmers' Market, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. every Saturday through Oct. 31, in parking lot at Oak Run Food Mart.

Sept. 4

First Fridays

First Fridays, 5-9 p.m., Seminary Street. Music by Sway Breezy and Moondog Collective.

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