Culture: The Sounds of Christmas
December 6, 2012 3:12PM
Updated: December 6, 2012 4:50PM
University of St. Francis Concert Chorale: This choir meets at the university on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with some performances throughout the year. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Contact USF professor Will Thomen (815) 740-5043, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
University of St. Francis Bernie’s Band: The Band, which meets at the university at varying practice times, provides music at all home football games as well as other special events. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. E-mail USF professor Robert Stumpf at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (800) 735-7500 or visit www.stfrancis.edu.
Metropolitan Youth Symphony Orchestra: The group rehearses every from 6-8:15 p.m. Wednesdays that school is in session at Lewis University, 1 University Parkway, Romeoville. Players ome from Lewis University and Joliet Junior College, and from area high schools and middle schools. Visit www.mysomusic.org.
Beyond Glee: The Wheaton Park District Leisure Center is organizing a new adult, performance-based chorus — “Beyond Glee!” Rehearsals are 7-9 p.m. Thursdays at the Leisure Center. At 208 W. Union in Memorial Park. Call (630) 510-5030 or via email at email@example.com.
Symphony of Lights Celebration: The Promenade Bolingbrook and the Village of Bolingbrook present Symphony in Lights show at Bolingbrook Promenade mall, 631 E. Boughton Road nightly on the hour from 5 to 9 p.m. Call (630) 296-8340 or visit Thepromenadebolingbrook.com.
Holiday Spectacular: Heritage Theatre Company will celebrate the season at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8 and 4 p.m. Dec. 8 at Lewis University’s Philip Lynch Theatre. Tickets are $2-$10. At One University Parkway, Romeoville. Call (815) 836-5500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Christmas at the Motherhouse”: University of St. Francis’s three choral groups presenting sounds of the season at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 and 8 in the quaint setting of the St. Joseph Chapel in USF’s Motherhouse building. Tickets are $10 for adults; $7 for senior citizens (65+), alumni and non-USF students. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Call (815) 740-3520 or visit stfrancis.edu/music-at-moser.
An Evening of Christmas Music and the Spoken Word: St. Joseph Academy Community Choir and the First Class Brass present at 7 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Billie Limacher Bicentennial Park Theatre. Tickets are $4-$8. Call (815) 723-4567.
“A Christmas Carol”: The Drama Guild Studio with St. Joseph Academy will present this chestnut at 7 p.m. Dec. 8, 15 and 22 and at 2 p.m. Dec. 9, 16 and 22 at St. Joseph Academy School of the Arts, 51 W. Jackson St., Joliet. Call (815) 723-4567.
Rockdale Lions Club Breakfast With Santa: 3rd annual breakfast will be 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 9. $7 for adult plate and $6 for children 12 and under at the American Legion Harwood Post #5 at 705 S. Larkin Ave., Joliet. Pictures with Santa for $3. Call (815) 263-0887, (708) 341-4433, or the Rockdale Lions Club at (815) 729-3201.
The Sounds of Christmas: The Joliet American Legion Band presents its annual free holiday show at 2 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N Chicago St., Joliet. Admission is canned goods. Call (815) 726-6600 or visit Rialtosquare.com.
Joliet Symphony Orchestra: University of St. Francis hosts for an afternoon of beloved symphonic holiday music at 3 p.m. Dec. 9 in the Sexton Auditorium. Tickets are $10 for adults; $7 for senior citizens (65+), alumni and non-USF students. At 500 Wilcox St., Joliet. Visit jolietsymphonyorchestra.org.
John Tesh Big Band Christmas: The band will perform holiday classics at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Rialto Square Theatre, 102 N. Chicago St., Joliet. Tickets are $25-$59. Call (815) 726-6600 or visit rialtosquare.com.
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