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Previous Datebook Months: September 2011October 2011

November 2011

3-6, Autumn Festival “An Arts & Crafts Affair” in Villa Park. 630-941-9292 or

3-5, Pride of the Prairie Fall Marble Show 2011 in Forsyth. 217-872-2402.

4-5, Champaign-Urbana Folk & Roots Festival in Urbana. 217-351-4133 or

4-13, Historic Downtown Arcola Holiday Open House in Arcola. 217-268-4530 or

4, Turkey Hoops in Homewood. 708-957-0300 or

5, Annual Veteran’s Parade in Quincy. 217-228-9759.

5, Chocolate, Champagne & Candlelight in Galena. 815-777-9129 or

5, Christmas Ideas Day at the Benton Civic Center,

5-6, Fever River Railroad Fall Open House in Freeport. 815-239-2354 or

6, Chestnut Mountain Open House & Ski Swap in Galena. 800-397-1320 or

7, Holiday By Design in Crete. 708-672-9216 or

8, Holistic Health Fair and Open House - Womanspace in Rockford. 815-877-0118

10-13, Festival of Trees at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington. 309-454-1770 or

12, Savanna Woman’s Club Annual Craft and Gift Fair, West Carroll Primary School, Savanna,

12-13, Chicagoland Antique Advertising, Slot Machine & Juke Box Show in St. Charles. 815-353-1593 or

12-13, Holiday Antique Show in Peotone. 708-672-9216 or

13-14, If You Give a Moose a Muffin in University Park. 708-235-2222 or

18-20, Christmas At The Mill in Oak Brook. 630-655-2090 or

18-19, Galena Nouveau Wine Festival in Galena. 815-777-3330 or

18, The Math Maniac Show in University Park. 708-235-2222 or

19, 16th Annual Normal West Bands Craft Fair in Normal., 309-451-5920

19-20, Country Treasures Holiday Craft Show in Quincy. 217-223-1000.

19-27, Memorial’s Festival of Trees in Springfield. 217-788-4301 or

19-20, Northwest Illinois Model Railroad Club Fall Open House in Chadwick. 815-684-5216.

19-20, Quincy Service League’s Holiday Show & Sale at the Quincy Senior High School in Quincy. 217-214-3700.

22-12/4, Memphis in Chicago, 312-977-1710 or

23-27, IHSA State Football Championships at Memorial Stadium in Champaign. 217-351-4133 or

25-12/4, “Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus” at the Quincy Community Theatre in Quincy. 217-222-3209.

25-12/11, Holiday House at Magnolia Manor in Cairo. 618-734-0201.

26-27, Antique Market/DuPage Expo in St. Charles. 630-443-7158 or

26, The Polar Express in South Elgin. 847-697-4676 or


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Deadline: October 15 for January Events

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