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The Orpheum Theatre

Thursday, May 28, 2009

ART

Through May 31, Exhibit: paintings by Nicole Morgan, at Kaldi's Coffeehouse, 124 E. Simmons St. Kaldi's hours are 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 344-0200.

Through June 20, Exhibit: Art Quilts by Liz Berg and Ceramics by Mary Schuytema, Galesburg Civic Art Center, 114 E. Main St. Art Center hours: 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. 342-7415.

Through June 30, Exhibit by works by local artist Jane Inness Youngquist, Chez Willy's, 41 S. Seminary St.

Through July 4, Exhibit: "Straight Line," paintings by Paul Krainak of Peoria and sculpture by Rob Reed of Galesburg, in the Preston Jackson Gallery of the Contemporary Art Center, 305 SW Water St., Peoria. Gallery hours: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. (309) 674-6822 or www.peoriacac.org.

Through July 4, 6th annual Adult Amateur Exhibition, Buchanan Center for the Arts, 64 Public Square, Monmouth. (309) 734-3033.

MUSIC

May 29-31, 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.

June 6, Knox-Galesburg Symphony 24th annual Concert on the Lawn, 5 p.m., South Lawn, Old Main, Knox College. Free. Rain location: T. Fleming Fieldhouse.

June 9, Glenn Miller Orchestra, 7 p.m., Peoria Civic Center Ballroom, Peoria. $27 and $37. (309) 676-8700.

June 11, Galesburg Rescue Mission and Women's Shelter's annual Summer Concert of Gospel Music, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 120 S. Kellogg St. Featuring 60-70 youth from United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, Kansas (orchestra, hand bell choir, vocalists). Free admission.

June 11, Kenny Chesney, 7:30 p.m., i Wireless Center. $67.50; $99.50. (309) 764-2000 or ticketmaster.com.

June 12, Tina's Countrytime Opry: Lee Jared and The "New" Midnight Ramblers with guest, Bob Carmeen, 7 p.m., at The OAKS, 176 N. Farnham St. No cover charge, free will offering. Concessions provided by The OAKS.

June 12, ELVI-BEETLE Concert, 8 p.m., at the Sheffield Homecoming Festival in Sheffield (located 10 miles east of Kewanee). Free concert. Information: www.alhull.biz.

June 12, Wayne Newton, 8 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $35, $44, $54. (563) 326-1111 or ticketmaster.com.

June 16, O.A.R., 7:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $35. (563) 326-1111 or ticketmaster.com.

June 19, Summer Concert, 6 p.m., in the Maquon Village Park. Performances by Chris Postin, The Worship Team from Abingdon's First Assembly of God Church, Touch of Country and magic show by Jon Gallagher. Serving of pork chop sandwiches and hot dogs will begin at 4:30 p.m., with homemade ice cream, pies and brownies at 5 p.m. Free concert sponsored by the MUMC Ministry Team.

June 19, Gospel Music Concert: An Evening with Rachel West Kramer featuring Jairu Avizu and 4 Heaven's Sake, 7 p.m., Orpheum Theatre. $12 adults, $6 children 18 and under. 342-2299.

June 19, Echoes of Ireland The Musical, 7:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $30, $40, $50. (563) 326-1111 or ticketmaster.com.

June 20, The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show, 7:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $27, $40, $67. (563) 326-1111 or ticketmaster.com.

June 28, Concert: Keith Urban with special guest Taylor Swift, 7:30 p.m., i Wireless Center. $20-$75. (309) 764-2000 or ticketmaster.com.

SPECIAL

May 29, 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, Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey present "Over the Top," Peoria Civic Center Arena, Peoria. May 29: 7 p.m.; May 30: 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.; May 31: 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. $15, $19, $32 and $67. (309) 676-8700.

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

May 30, Monster Truck Mania, 7:30 p.m., i Wireless Center. $12.50, $17.50, $22.50. (309) 764-2000 or ticketmaster.com.

May 30 and June 6, City of Galesburg Recreation Division's Intro to Rock Climbing, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Participants will learn the basic fundamentals of rock climbing and then enjoy a climbing adventure at the Mississippi Palisades State Park in Savanna the following weekend. Pre-registration is required. 345-3683.

May 30-31, Ag Heritage Show sponsored by Spoon River Ag Antique Association at the Abingdon American legion. Featuring antique tractors, farm equipment, hit and miss engines, garden tractors, field demonstrations, parade, tractor ride, poke run and food. (309) 462-3517 or www.spoonrivertractor.com.

May 31, Guardian Angels Humane Society Putts 4 Pets, 12:30 p.m., Laurel Greens Golf Course. Call 344-6154 to sign up. Proceeds benefit homeless and needy pets in the area.

June 5, Medium and clairvoyant Lisa Williams, 7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $44, $54, $64. (563) 326-1111 or ticketmaster.com.

June 5-6, Galesburg Rescue Mission Auxiliary's Garage Sale, in the new Mission's addition building and their gymnasium, 435 E. Third St. June 5: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.; June 6: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.

June 6, Comedian Ron White, 7:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. $42.75. (563) 326-1111 or ticketmaster.com.

June 7, Dancers' Studio 10th Dance Concert: "A Day at the Circus," 2:30 p.m., Orpheum Theatre. $12 adults, $8 children 4-12, free for children under 3. 342-2299.

June 7, Medium and clairvoyant Lisa Williams, 7 p.m., Peoria Civic Center Theater, Peoria. $45, $55 and $65. (309) 676-8700.

June 10, 24, July 8 and 22, Carl Sandburg College Kindermusik Summer Sampler, 6-6:45 p.m., Room F109. Participation for ages 1 1/2-4 years accompanied by a parent or caregiver. June 10: Away We Go! Favorites; June 24: Milk and Cookies Favorites; July 8: Fiddle-dee-dee Favorites; July 22: Wiggles and Giggles Favorites. $5 per child. Must pre-register, 344-1512.

June 11, Strawberry Ice Cream Festival, 5-8 p.m., at First Lutheran Church, 110 South B St., Monmouth, in the fellowship room (handicap accessible). Barbecue sandwiches, cake, ice cream, strawberries and drink. Donation: $5 adults and $3 children under 10. Municipal Band Concert will start at 7 p.m. in church sanctuary. A portion of the proceeds will go to Warren County Relay for Life. Public is invited.

June 13, City of Galesburg Recreation Division's Flying Wild Educational Workshop, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Fire Training Site at Hawthorne Center. Program targeted for middle grades and topics range from basic bird biology, identification and ecology, to bird conservation service learning activities. $35 per person, registration must be done at Lakeside Recreation Facility. 345-3683.

June 13, Introduction to Watercolor Class: Paint the Summer Colors, 9 a.m.-noon, at Blackthorn Hill Nature Preserve. May bring a lawn chair and/or picnic lunch for after class. $5 per participant. For list of materials needed and pre-registration, call Ron Hunt at 341-5278 or e-mail: rhunt@sandburg.edu. Map available at www.blackthornhill.org.

THEATER

Through June 7, "Squabbles" at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre, Goodfield. Doors open Thurs., Fri., Sat. 6 p.m., buffet 6:30-7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m.; doors open Sun. noon, buffet noon-1 p.m., show 1:30 p.m. Thurs. $30, Fri. $32, Sat. $34, Sun. brunch $32. (309) 965-2545 or www.barn2.com.

Through June 6, "Church Basement Ladies" at Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse. Wed.-Sat.: Doors open 5:45 p.m., buffet 6-7 p.m., show 7:45 p.m. Sunday: Doors open 3:45 p.m., buffet 4-5 p.m., show 5:45 p.m. Group rates available for parties of 12 or more. For more information, call (309) 786-7733 or visit circa21.com.

June 11-July 19, "Forever Plaid" at Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre, Goodfield. Doors open Thurs., Fri., Sat. 6 p.m., buffet 6:30-7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m.; doors open Sun. noon, buffet noon-1 p.m., show 1:30 p.m. Thurs. $30, Fri. $32, Sat. $34, Sun. brunch $32. (309) 965-2545 or www.barn2.com.

June 18, Genesis HealthQuest Film Series: The Wizard of Oz, 2 p.m., Adler Theatre, 136 E. 3rd St., Davenport. No admission fee; donations accepted to benefit the Genesis Compassion Fund. (563) 326-1111.

June 19-Aug. 29, "Peter Pan" at Circa 21 Dinner Playhouse. Wed-Sat: Doors open 5:45 p.m., buffet 6-7 p.m., show 7:45 p.m. Sunday: Doors open 3:45 p.m., buffet 4-5 p.m., show 5:45 p.m. Group rates available for parties of 12 or more. For more information, call (309) 786-7733 or visit circa21.com.


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