Christmas in Belleville!
Sponsored by the Optimist Club of Belleville
Location: Downtown Belleville next to the Fountain (handicapped accessible)
Friday, Nov. 25: Open after parade until 4:30 p.m. and again from 6-8 p.m.
6 p.m.: Sing Along-Official lighting of Christmas lights on the square
Featuring local choirs performing favorite Christmas carols.
Weekdays through Dec. 16, from 5:30-8 p.m.
Saturdays through Dec. 17, from 10 a.m.-noon, 1-5p.m., 6-8 p.m.
Sundays through Dec. 18, from noon-5 p.m.-enjoy hot chocolate and cookies
Dec. 19 through 23, from 10 a.m.-noon, and from 1-5 p.m. and 6-9 p.m.
Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
For more information visit www.bellevillesantahouse.com.
Sunday, Dec. 4, 2005, at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
St. Peter’s Cathedral, 200 West Harris St., Belleville
Tickets: $15 in advance, $18 at the door, $5 for students
Advance tickets available though Masterworks, from chorus members, or at:
The Vineyard, 6500 West Main, Belleville, 394-2050 and
The Basket Case, 1680 Lebanon Ave., Belleville, 233-0290
Featuring Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas carols, Candlelight procession and favorite and new carols of the season. Special appearances by Masterworks Children’s Chorus.
This program is partially sponsored by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state
agency, and is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.
For more information call 618-236-0182 or visit www.singmasterworks.org.
Christmas in Alton!
Rock Spring Park, Alton
Opens: Friday, Nov. 25 through Friday, Dec. 30
Monday – Friday, from 6-9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, from 5-9 p.m.
“Walk Thru Night”: Monday, Nov. 28, from 6-9 p.m. $1 per person, 10 and under free
Carriage Rides: Fridays, from 6-9 p.m., Saturdays, from 5-9 p.m., and Sundays, from 6-9 p.m.
Petting Zoo and Photos with Santa nightly through Dec. 24
Suggested donation is $7 per car (vehicles with 10 or more $1 per person).
For more information, call 866-465-7890. Labor provided by the “Grandpa Gang.”