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What's Happening in ILLINOISouth November 14 - 20

What's Happening in ILLINOISouth November 14 - 20

Posted on 11/09/2022 by Emily Titsworth

Whether you’re looking for live music, a festival, marathon, or something family-friendly to bring the kids to, ILLINOISouth has something for everyone! Each week we highlight a few fun events within southwest, south central and southeast Illinois.  Our region hosts over 900 events each year, and we pride ourselves on providing the most accurate event information so that you don’t miss a thing. For even more events, be sure to visit the ILLINOISouth Calendar of Events page here!

 

Continuing Events

Sunday Brunch with Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar

Hidden Lake Winery, Aviston, IL

Every Sunday, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

Brunch menu available from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. along with Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar. 

Couch to 5k 

Football Field at Southwestern IL Justice & Workforce Development Campus, Belleville, IL

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - Thursday, December 1, 2022 @ 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Join the Couch to 5k program, offered by Belleville Parks and Recreation, and prepare yourself for Gingerbread Run on December 3, 2022. Beginners will start with walking and learn the basics of running. Every Tuesday and Thursday. 

Downtown Belleville Live Music Row

Downtown Belleville, Belleville, IL 

Every Wednesday - Sunday, 2022 @ 6 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Welcome to Live Music Row! Beautiful Downtown Belleville has many venues that provide local & national Live Music acts. Live Music Row will be a place to see Live Music Events all in one place on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. For more information about performances, venues, becoming a sponsor or playing a show, visit the offical Facebook page!

WonderLight's Christmas

World Wide Technology Raceway, Madison, IL

Friday, November 11, 2022 - Sunday, January 1, 2023 @ 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

WonderLight's Christmas is returning to the greater St. Louis area for the 2022 season! Come see over 1 million LED lights synchronized to traditional and newer, rocking Christmas music played through your own car stereo.

 

Wednesday

Warehouse 300 Mistletoe Market Days

Warehouse 300, Trenton, IL

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 - Sunday, November 20, 2022 @ 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Come celebrate the holidays at Warehouse 300!! Booth specials, great gift ideas, and more!

 

Thursday

Cracklin' Christmas

Pinckneyville, IL 

Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

This is a special shopping event held in November. This is a festive kick-off to the Christmas shopping season.

Divas' Night Out Holiday Style

Downtown Belleville, Belleville, IL

Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Grab your girlfriends and do your holiday shopping in style iwtwh discounts and prizes!

Christmas Paint Party with Paulette

Highland Emporium LLC, Highland, IL

Thursday, November 17, 2022 @ 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Paint a Christmas Tree design on a black 12" x 16" canvas. Great for your home decor or as a nice gift.

 

Friday

Christmas Magic Festival

Downtown Robinson, Robinson, IL

Friday, November 18, 2022 - Sunday, November 20, 2022 @ All Day

Enjoy a weekend full of holiday fun! For more information visit the Facebook page. 

Lebanon Victorian Holiday Weekend

Downtown Lebanon, Lebanon, IL

Friday, November 18, 2022 - Saturday, November 19, 2022 @ 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Lebanon will celebrate its Victorian heritage starting with the Ole' Lamplighter as he strolls St. Louis Street lighting the store fronts. Visit Father Christmas, enjoy carolers and madrigals, take part in children's activities, experience horse drawn-carriage rides and taste great holiday treats and sweets. 

Lebanon's Winter Wonderland of Lights

Horner Park, Lebanon, IL

Friday, November 18, 2022 - Saturday, December 31, 2022 @ 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.\

Lighted holiday drive through display in Horner Park with animation and music display, organizational displays and much more!

Way of Lights

National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, Belleville, IL

Friday, November 18, 2022 - Saturday, December 31, 2022 @ 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Visit the largest spiritual, spectacular 1.5 mile light display telling the Christmas story.

 

Saturday

Holiday Flea Markets

Belle-Clair Fairgrounds & Expo Center

Saturday, November 19, 2022 - Sunday, November 20, 2022 @ 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Visit more than 300 booths to find those unique holiday gifts. 

Wild Child Christmas Market

Wild Child Flower Farm, Sumner, IL

Saturday, November 19, 2022 @ 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Join us for our first annual Wild Child Christmas Market! We will have 20+ vendors setup which will include crafts, boutiques, tumblers, food, local honey, greenery, and MORE!

Christmas Paint Party with Paulette

Highland Emporium, Highland, IL 

Saturday, November 19, 2022 @ 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Paint a Christmas Tree design on a black 12" x 16" canvas. Great for your home decor or as a nice gift.

The "Nutcracker" Ballet and Concert

Love Church, Belleville, IL 

Saturday, November 19, 2022 - Sunday, November 20, 2022 @ 2 p.m.

Tehaikovsky's classic ballet with Belleville Philharmonic Society & Belleville School of Ballet.

The Lights - An Exhibition of Holiday Magic!

Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, Mount Vernon, IL 

Saturday, November 19, 2022 - Saturday, December 31, 2022 @ 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Cedarhurst is creating the happiest holidays in southern Illinois! Immerse yourself in winter wonder with more than 1 million Christmas lights twinkling along a 3/4 mile walking trail through the heart of the museum’s 80-acre campus. Roast s’mores, view the art galleries, enjoy special holiday programs, and capture the moments at unique photo opportunities along the way.

 

Sunday

Red Bud Christmas Walk

Red Bud, IL

Sunday, November 20, 2022 @ 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

The Christmas Walk was started in the early 1970s. All the shops, restaurants, bars, and many of the other businesses are open for shopping, visiting, information, or treats.

Gingerbread Creation Preview

Nichols Community Center, Belleville, IL

Sunday, November 20, 2022 @ 1 p.m - 3 p.m.

Preview the spectacular gingerbread creations all in one location. 

 

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