Culture: Oak Ridge Boys
December 20, 2012 3:18PM
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.
Fox Valley Festival Chorus: Rehearsals are at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. New members welcome. No auditions required for Chorus membership, only for solos. At St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, corner of Edgelawn and Galena, Aurora. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit foxvalleyfc.org.
Heartland Voices: Not-for-profit choral arts organization based in Elgin seeks new singers for the upcoming season. Rehearsals are on Tuesday evenings from late September through late April. Anyone wishing to audition should either email email@example.com or phone Dr. John G. Slawson, artistic director, at (847) 347-4584.
The Senior Suburban Orchestra: Rehearsals are at 1-3:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Oak Trace, 200 Village Drive, Downers Grove. New members are welcome. The orchestra needs players on violin, viola, cello, double bass, bassoon, and percussion. Call Lori Davis at (630) 935-7103.
Swedish American Children’s Choir: The choir is seeking new singers for the fall/holiday season. Children 4-17 years of age are welcome to join the midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children. The choir rehearses in Batavia. Call (630) 414-9700.
Anderson’s Bookshops: At 5112 Main St. in Downers Grove and 123 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Anderson’s Two Doors East is at 111 W. Jefferson Ave. in Naperville. Call (630) 963-2665 or visit andersonbookshop.com.
Barnes and Noble: At the Promenade Center, 631 E. Boughton Road, Bolingbrook. Call (630) 783-0009 or visit barnesandnoble.com.
Barnes & Noble: Weekly story times take place at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays. Store hours are 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Events are free. At 47 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 579-0200. Visit bn.com.
Kane County Flea Market: Flea markets take place the first weekend of the month from noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays at the Kane County Fairgrounds, Randall Road and Route 64, St. Charles. Featuring antiques, collectibles and hundreds of dealers. Admission is $5 each day; children under 12 are free. Call (630) 377-2252. Visit www.kanecountyfleamarket.com.
After Hours Film Society: Screenings are at 7:30 p.m. At the Tivoli, 5021 Highland Ave., Downers Grove. Cost is $5 for members and $9 for others. Call (630) 534-4528. Visit afterhoursfilmsociety.com.
Paramount Classic Movie Mondays: “The Polar Express,” Dec. 24. Movies begin at 7 p.m. $1. At the Paramount Theatre at 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Visit paramountaurora.com.
Aurora Festival of Lights: Families can drive through a mile of lighted holiday displays, many of them animated in Phillips Park, 615 S. Smith Blvd., Aurora to Dec. 26. New displays added each year. (630) 256-3730. Aurorafestivaloflights.com.
Brookfield Zoo Holiday Magic: One million twinkling lights illuminating the zoo’s walkways to Dec. 31 at Brookfield Zoo, First Avenue and 31st Street. Look for live entertainment, model trains, a train ride, ice carvers and more. Call (708) 688-8000 or visit Czs.org.
Drury Lane’s “A Christmas Carol”: Drury Lane Oakbrook presents this holiday classic to Dec. 22. Tickets are $12. Some shows offer Breakfast or Dinner with Santa at a special rate; check website for details. At 100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace. Call (630) 530-0111 or visit drurylaneoakbrook.com.
“Joy to the World”: The Community Christmas Carol Sing-a-long is at 4 p.m. Dec. 22 at First Congregational Church of Elgin, 256 East Chicago St. Elgin. Free. Call (847) 931-5235.
The Oak Ridge Boys: The country group celebrate the holiday season with their show “Christmas Time’s a Comin’” at 8 p.m. Dec. 21 in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $45-$60. Call (630) 637-7469 or visit Northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.
“Scrooge the Musical”: Steel Beam Theatre’s production runs to Dec. 23. Tickets are $25 for adults, and $23 for students/seniors. At 111 W. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 587-8521 or visit www.SteelBeamTheatre.com.
The Second City Dysfunctional Holiday Revue: A comedy act that delivers a healthy dose of seasonal satire. Performances are Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m. to Dec. 23 at The Copley Theatre, 8 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora. Tickets are $35. Call (630) 896-6666 or visit ParamountAurora.com.
“Sing Along with Santa”: Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles presents the interactive musical and holiday visit with Santa to Dec. 23. Tickets are $10-$15. At 111 W. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 587-8521 or visit SteelBeamTheatre.com.
“The Winter Wonderettes”: ‘Tis the season to conclude Fox Valley Repertory’s 2012 theater series with the nostalgic holiday musical of the 60’s to Dec. 30 at the Pheasant Run Resort Mainstage. Tickets are $32-$52. At 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit foxvalleyrep.org.
“Annie”: The timeless musical is the next Broadway series show at the Paramount in Aurora to Dec. 30. Tickets are $34.90-$46.90. At 23 E. Galena Blvd. Visit paramountarts,com.
“Singin’ In The Rain”: Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace will present the musical to Jan. 13. Tickets are $20-$68. Some tickets include lunch/dinner. At 100 Drury Lane. Call (630) 530-0111, (800) 745-3000, or visit drurylaneoakbrook.com.
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