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Previous Datebook Months: October 2010November 2010

December 2010

3, Snowflake Festival at Glazebrook Park in Godfrey. 618-466-1483.

3, The 20th Annual Home Tour- Three Centuries of Splendor in Taylorville. 217-824-9447.

3, Stockton Christmas Walk in Stockton. 815-947-2878.

3, Christmas Candlelight Tours in Lerna. 217-345-1845.

3-4, Hometown Christmas on State Street in Downtown Belvidere 815-547-4357.

3-5, The Santaland Diaries in Sullivan. 217-728-7375.

4-5, Kankakee Kennel Club AKC Dog Show at the Kankakee County Fairgrounds in Kankakee. 815-683-2393.

4, Andover Christmas Walk at Andover Lake Park in Andover. 309-476-8228.

4, Home for the Holidays in Elsah. 618-465-6676.

4, Mistletoe Ball-A Victorian Holiday Dinner and Dance at historic Turner Hall in Galena. 815-777-9129.

4, Hometown Holly Day at the Marshall Fire Department Building in Marshall. 217-826-9023.

4, Taking Tea in Taylorville at Taylorville Memorial Hospital Auditorium 217-824-9447.

4, Christmas Parade in Downtown Metropolis. 618-524-2714.

4, The 20th Annual Lights Fantastic Activities & Parade in Carbondale. 618-529-8040.

4-5, Lunch with Santa on Train at the Wabash Depot in Downtown Monticello. 217-762-7921.

4-5, Olde Alton Arts & Crafts Fair at the Alton High School in Alton. 618-259-5660.

4-31, Festival of Lights Drive-thru on North 2nd Street in Marshall. 217-826-8087.

10-25, Christmas in the Park, Manner’s Park in Taylorville. 217-824-5878.

11, A Taste of Galena Progressive Dinner. 815-777-0893 or

11-12. Bethlehem Walk at the Christian Church of Manteno. 815-468-6468.

11-12, Annual Christmas House Tour in Golconda. 618-683-9702.

12, Olde Tyme Christmas and Living History in Metropolis. 618-524-9321.

18, Night of the Luminaria in Downtown Galena. 815-777-9050.

31, First Night River Bend at Lewis & Clark Community College in Godfrey. 618-468-5001.


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Deadline: November 15 for February Events.

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