Friday, February 12th 2016 - 12:00 am

The planning committee of the Forest City Fright Night are proud to announce this years ALL NEW “OUR BLOODY VALENTINE WEEKEND” Open Friday and Saturday, February 12th and 13th, located at the Skinner Property in Forest City IL. Tickets will be sold at 106 W. Market Street, Forest City and visitors will be transported via wagon over to the (2) attractions being presented to the public. Armbands are $15 per person. Enjoy the attractions as many times as you like for as long as time permits. Anyone bringing a non perishable food item will be given $1 off their ticket price. Up to two items allowed per person. All food items will be donated to local food pantries. Food and drink will be available nearby ALONG WITH SPECIAL VALENTINE PHOTOS. A couple of quick things for you to make note of… we are not set up to accept credit cards and these are for the most part outside attractions so PLEASE dress warm. Dining and photos are available indoors and are provided by private vendors. So before you make those Valentine’s Day plans consider ‘OUR BLOODY VALENTINE WEEKEND” as an alternative. Why? Because WE WANT TO LOVE YOU TO DEATH!!!!


Valentine’s Murder Mystery Weekend

Saturday, February 13th 2016 - 12:00 am
at The Inn at 835
835 S 2nd St

This is a charity event is in support of the American Cancer Society, Relay for Life. For over 100 years, the American Cancer Society (ACS) has worked relentlessly to save lives and create a world with less cancer and more birthdays. Together with millions of our supporters worldwide, we’re helping people stay well, helping people get well, finding cures, and fighting back against cancer.

You are invited to attend a weekend of mystery, great food, fun and excitement. The Event will be held at the Inn at 835 in historic downtown Springfield, Il. There are three dinner times to choose from, with a different murder mystery at each dinner. Tickets are $50 each.

Saturday, February 13, 2016  1pm-4pm (A Tale of A Capulet)

Saturday, February 13, 2016  5pm-8pm (The Lies You Tell The Secrets You Keep)

Sunday, February 14, 2016  6pm-9pm (Shut Yo’ Mouth and Keep On Talking)

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Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony Civic Orchestra Concert

Sunday, February 14th 2016 - 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Sangamon Valley Youth Symphony invites you to attend our Civic Orchestra’s Valentine’s Day concert, Love is in the Air. The performance, under the direction of Conductor Matthew Sheppard, takes place at 4:00pm on Sunday, February 14th, at The Legacy Theatre. From the romantic love of Moulin Rouge and La Bohème to the fraternal love of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, there is something for everyone to love! Admission to the concert is $15 for adults, $10 for students, and free to children aged 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online by visiting We hope you will bring your closest friends and family to join us for an early evening concert of love songs!


ISBDC at LLCC offers “Starting Your Business in Illinois” workshop

Wednesday, February 17th 2016 - 12:00 am

Free workshop designed for prospective business owners

The Illnois Small Business Development Center (ISBDC) at Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC) is offering a free “Starting Your Business in Illinois” workshop Feb. 17 in Springfield.

The workshop is designed for prospective business owners and provides information about preparing a business plan, financing a business, legal forms (proprietorship, partnership, corporation), registering a business name and taxes.

Registration is required for the this workshop:

Wednesday, Feb. 17 – 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at LLCC-Capital City Training Center, 130 West Mason. Call the ISBDC at 544.7232 to register.

The ISBDC at LLCC offers services and programs for individuals interested in starting or growing a business. Most of the services and programs provided by the ISBDC are offered at no cost to the client.

For more information about ISBDC workshops or services, call 544.7232.



Riverton K of C Lenten Fish Fry

Friday, February 19th 2016 - 12:00 am



2016 Wellness Expo – Logan County

Saturday, February 20th 2016 - 12:00 am

Saturday, February 20 9am-12pm

Lincoln Park District in Lincoln, IL

FREE screenings, activities and door prizes!

Call 217-605-5008 with questions!


Mouse Races – Hosted By Riverton After Prom

Saturday, February 20th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
at K of C Hall – Riverton, IL
335 S. 4th Street

Bold and Beautiful

Saturday, February 20th 2016 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
at Sangamon Auditorium
1 University Plaza

Bask in the brilliance of Beethoven, Barber and Brahms. From Beethoven’s rebellious Coriolan Overture to the magnificent Second Symphony of Brahms, this evening is bold and beautiful. Barber’s virtuosic Violin Concerto featuring ISO’s Concertmaster Violetta Todorova is sure to impress!



Monday, February 22nd 2016 - 12:00 am

Cabin Fever Kids Klub – Monday, February 22, 2016 Promptly at 6PM

Join SCHEELS & The Boy Scouts to learn about:

Camping – What to take when you go and so much more! Survival Bracelets – How to make them and their importance

Archery 101 Kids Klub – Monday March 14, 2016 Promptly at 6PM

Join SCHEELS to learn about:

Archery safety from Panther Creek Bowhunters Club Kids can get their face camo painted for a photo op Shoot a bow and arrow in our SCHEELS Archery Lane with a SCHEELS Expert Make a target to take home

Register to win a great prize!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and Panther Creek Bowhunters Club

SCHEELS Fish Fest – Saturday, March 12, 2016 9AM-5PM

Join SCHEELS Experts and Fishing Vendors for a ONE DAY ONLY HOT BUYS SALE! Don’t miss the FREE kids activity area and Hot Air Creations balloon artists from 11AM-3PM

Register to win GREAT prizes!

Sponsored by: SCHEELS and Berkley

All items are while supplies last on March 12, 2016, valid at the Springfield, IL SCHEELS location ONLY!

Run, Walk, Bike, Skate Club – Thursdays March 31 – October 6 5:45PM

Earn rewards as a SCHEELS club member! 5:45PM departure from SE side of the front entrance. All levels of riders, walkers, runners, and skaters welcome!



Wednesday, February 24th 2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at Sangamon Auditorium
One University Plaza,

SHEN YUN RETURNS to Springfield

Through the universal language of music and dance, Shen Yun weaves a wondrous tapestry of heavenly realms, ancient legends, and modern heroic tales, taking you on a journey through 5,000 years of genuine Chinese culture. Its stunning beauty, purity, and tremendous energy leave audiences greatly uplifted and deeply inspired.

A Shen Yun performance features 100 world class performers, over 400 sets of exquisite hand-made costumes, a unique orchestra blending East and West, and dazzling animated backdrops – creating a spectacular performance beyond imagination.

Experience a divine culture! Experience Shen Yun!

SHEN YUN performance schedule:

WED FEB 24, 2016 7:00pm


844-484-9669 (Local Presenter, Toll Free)
217-206-6160 (Ticket Office)
800-207-6960 (Ticket Office)

Box Office:

Sangamon Auditorium

One University Plaza, Springfield, Illinois 62703

Monday-Friday: 10:00am to 5:00pm

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