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Previous Datebook Months: November 2010December 2010

January 2011

1- 2/28, Bald Eagle Trolley Tours in Utica. 800-868-7625 or

1-31, Eagle Meet and Greet in Alton. 618-465-6676 or

6, Brian Regan at Effingham Performance Center. 800-745-3000 or

7-29, Come Cook With Me in Galena. 815-777-1556 or

9, The Kane County Sportsmen’s Show at the Kane County Fairgrounds in St. Charles.

9, Volo Bog’s WinterFest with storytelling and Native American flute music in Ingleside. 815-344-1294 or

12-16, Chicago Boat, RV & Outdoors Show, at McCormick Place, Chicago

13-16, All Canada Show at the Pheasant Run Resort Mega Center in St. Charles. 800-325-6290 or

14-23, Alton Little Theater: Kindertransport in Alton. 618-462-3205.

15-2/26, The 2011 Bald Eagle Bus Tours in Galena. 815-594-2306 or

18-31, 9 to 5 The Musical in Chicago. 312-922-2110 or

20-3/31, Master Gardener Training at the Stephenson Co. Extension Office, Bldg. H in Freeport. 815-235-4125 or

21, Forever Plaid, a Barter Theatre production at Effingham Performance Center. 800-745-3000 or

22, Swimmy, Frederick & Inch by Inch at University Park. 708-235-2222 or

28-30, Snow Days, Chicago’s Navy Pier. Visit or call Mayor’s Office of Special Events at 312-744-3315.

29, Junie B. Jones, a TheatreWorks USA production at Effingham Performance Center.  800-745-3000 or Note: 60 minutes, for ages 5 – 11.

30, Opera UpClose at The Center - The Other 3 Tenors - Tribute to Mario Lanza in University Park. 708-235-2222 or


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Deadline: December 15 for March Events. .

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