Datebook

Jan
27
Sat
Dueling Pianos
Jan 27 all-day

Happy Hour starts at 6pm
Meal catered by Siever’s Meats starts at 6:30pm
Dueling Pianos starts at 7pm until 10pm

We will be having a full meal this go-around. The complimentary meal will be catered by Siever’s Meats in Newton. We are going to have Pork loin, Ham, Glazed Carrots, Hash brown casserole, cole slaw, rolls, drinks.

Dirty Dice will be played again this year with great prizes!

“Stories (Real & Imagined) from Camp 19”
Jan 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Galena history is incomplete without the stories of the Mississippi and the
intrepid individuals who live on the river during the warm weather months.
Join Camp 19 resident Charlie Marsden and a couple of his friends as they
share tales of a different way of living that only a select few choose.

Feb
3
Sat
Fulton-Mason Eagle Day
Feb 3 all-day
Fulton-Mason Eagle Day @ Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds | Lewistown | Illinois | United States

Join us for the annual Fulton-Mason Eagle Day event. Activities include live raptor programs, hands-on activities and crafts for kids, and bird watching in various locations in Lewistown and Havana, Illinois. The event is free and for all ages. Visit http://experienceemiquon.com/ for an event schedule and program locations. Sponsored by the City of Lewistown, Forbes Biological Station, Illinois River Biological Station, Illinois State Museum-Dickson Mounds, Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon, The Nature Conservancy, USFWS Illinois River Refuges Complex, and Lewistown Chamber of Commerce. Activities and displays contributed by the Astoria High School’s Environmental Club, Havana Park District, Emiquon Audoban, Fulton County Arts Council, and USFWS Carterville FWCP Wilmington Substation.

Feb
11
Sun
4-Course Valentine Dinner
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm
4-Course Valentine Dinner @ Hedman Vineyards | Alto Pass | Illinois | United States

4-Course Valentines Day Dinner

Sunday, February 11, 2018 / Begins at 7:00pm

Enjoy a romantic 4-course dinner and celebrate Valentine’s Day with someone special at the Peachbarn.

Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Wine: Traminette

Cream of Broccoli Soup w/ Garlic Bread
Wine: Villard Blanc

Chicken Tenderloin with Port Wine Sauce , Mashed Potatoes and Glazed Carrots
Wine: Chambourcin

Chocolate Dessert
Wine: Port Wine

$55.50 per person | Does not include tax or gratuity. | Call 618-893-4923 for reservations.

Feb
12
Mon
Abraham Lincoln’s Birthday
Feb 12 all-day
Abraham Lincoln's Birthday @ Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum | Springfield | Illinois | United States

Free museum admission and special events.

Feb
15
Thu
Today’s Patsy Cline Valentine Show
Feb 15 – Feb 16 all-day
Today's Patsy Cline Valentine Show @ The Gathering Place Off Broadway | Sparta | Illinois | United States

Two evening dinner shows featuring “Today’s Patsy Cline” with Shanna Fredrick. Shanna pays tribute to the iconic country music singer, Patsy Cline sounding so much like Patsy you would think Patsy was alive and on stage singing again. Shanna sings the songs today that Patsy made famous years ago. Plan an evening out with dinner and fantastic live entertainment. Advance ticket purchase necessary for dinner show. For Tickets Call 618-965-3726 or online at thegatheringplaceoffbroadway.com

Feb
16
Fri
Rockford, IL Boat, Vacation & Fishing Show
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – Feb 18 @ 11:00 am

New 2018 boats, boating equipment, motors, and trailers will be exhibited at the 47th annual show. Everything from GO-Float to pro-fishing boats, sleek high powered runabouts and pontoons will be shown with manufacturer representatives on hand to answer any questions. The show will also have representatives from fishing and vacation resorts to plan the perfect getaway. Fishermen will have their choice of the latest tackle, guides, charters, and more. Be sure to bring the whole family as there will be plenty for them to see and do. Let them catch a fish in the trout pond, check out the Hawg Trough aquarium filled with fish, and bring them by the United States Power Squadrons and U.S. Coast Guard booths to learn about boating safety.

ADMISSION: Adults (12 & older): $6.00 for a one day pass or $10.00 for a three day pass
Children (under 12): FREE
Parking: FREE

CONTACT/EMAIL: Laci Rotolo / laci@landroproductions.com

PHONE/FAX: (815) 997-1744 / (815) 364-2400

WEBSITE: www.rockfordboatshow.com

Friday, February 16th, 2018 3:00pm-8:00pm
Saturday, February 17th, 2018 10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday, February 18th, 2018 11:00am-5:00pm

Feb
17
Sat
Aphrodisiac Dinner
Feb 17 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Aphrodisiac Dinner @ Blue Sky Vineyard | Makanda | Illinois | United States

February 17, 2017 – 6:00-6:45pm Social | Dinner Begins at 7:00pm | Close at 10:00pm

For inspiring romance, much has been said for flowers, candy, and moonlight strolls. But if seduction is an art, we think the most important tool in your sultry bag of tricks is a fabulous bottle of wine and the right menu. Indulge your senses and join us for a romantic evening out with someone special at our first annual Aphrodisiac Dinner.

MENU:

Welcome Drink: Bolle`

Appetizer: Bacon Wrapped Fig and Marinated Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto and Cream Cheese

Salad: Pomegranate and Goat Cheese Salad with Candied Pecans

Entree: Ginger Salmon & Chocolate Coffee Rubbed Sirloin served with a Roasted Potato Blend and Chili Pepper Garlic Seasoning. Served with Fresh Herb Seasoned Rolls

Dessert: Chocolate Lava Cake with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, Fresh Raspberries and Almond Dust

Enjoy Live Music By: Zola Road (Folk/Rock/Country)

Cost: $55.00 per person

Wine Club Members: $45.00 per person

Reservations are Required. Limited Availability. Last Day for Reservations is February 11, 2018

Mar
3
Sat
Cheese-Not a Solo Act: A Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Wine & Food Pairing Weekend
Mar 3 @ 12:00 pm – Mar 4 @ 5:00 pm
Cheese-Not a Solo Act:  A Shawnee Hills Wine Trail Wine & Food Pairing Weekend @ Shawnee Hills Wine Trail | Pomona | Illinois | United States

All 11 wineries of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail have paired up to create three wonderful weekends of savory wine and food pairings. We invite you to join us for a progressive tasting along the trail and enhance your appreciation and enjoyment of our wines paired with delicious samples.

NEXT EVENT: Cheese-Not a Solo Act – March 3-4, 2018

Is there anything more classic than the perfect wine paired with the right cheese? Join us for a fun-filled weekend of cheese infused dishes that showcase how cheese can play the perfect supporting role to our award-winning wines. This is a great weekend to explore different styles of Illinois wine with many different, delicious and comforting cheese/cheese infused dishes.

How it Works: Pre-purchase your ticket online and select your starting point. The first winery that you visit will give you a souvenir wine glass and your tasting ticket. Bring your ticket to each location along the trail to enjoy your pairings. Leave your completed/stamped tasting ticket at the last winery visited to be entered for a chance to win a great prize from one of our associate members.

Event Hours: Saturday, March 3, 2018 (11:00am-5:00pm) and Sunday, March 4, 2018 (12:30pm-5:00pm) Event Ticket Covers Both Days

Prizes Include: TBA

Ticket Information: $35.00 per person. Tickets will be available for sale January 1, 2018.

Designated Driver Prices: $35.00 per person. DD’s will receive food samples, a non-alcoholic drink at each winery, and the chance to win prizes.

Ticket Includes: One sample of wine and a sample dish that is chosen to pair perfectly with the selected wine at each of the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail wineries, one souvenir Shawnee Hills Wine Trail logo wine glass and entry into a drawing for fabulous prizes along the trail.

Mar
8
Thu
Personal Development Day for Women in Ag
Mar 8 all-day

Mindful Productivity: How to Make More Time, Get More Done,
Earn More Money, and Have More Fun
Please join us on March 8, 2018 at The City Center, 505 S Chestnut Street, Champaign, IL
1:00 Registration
1:30 Welcome followed by “Speed Networking” Activity-Meet the attendees and share your contact info.
3:00-4:30 Theresa Rose Presentation
Do you have too much to do and not enough time to do it? You are not alone! Stress levels are skyrocketing while productivity is plummeting. What would life be like if you could make more time? What would you do with it? Imagine not only how much more you could get done, but who knows? You could even carve out a little bit of time for yourself every once in a while. Discover how to better focus on what is really important and learn time-generating, energy-boosting tactics that will give you more hours in the day (and a better night’s sleep).
5:00- 7:00 Food and Networking Reception
Cost: $50.00 per person
To registration for this event please click the link: Register
The deadline for registration is March 1, 2018
Hotel accommodations can be made with The Hyatt Place under IL Agri-Women.
Hotel Link: http://champaign.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html?corp_id=G-ILAC
Deadline for hotel reservations is February 7, 2018
Please contact Deb Schultz, kdabs445@yahoo.com for additional information as seats are limited.
We look forward to seeing you at this awesome event!