The Christmas spirit is picking up, and you don’t want to miss out on some of the special events happening around the area!
First up, the Lincoln Square Mall is hosting the Roberta Morris and American Cancer Society’s biggest Christmas Village in the Midwest! This will be happening TONIGHT! from 4:00PM-7:00PM, it is free but donations are appreciated! Check it out here!
There are a lot of sports out there this week, but don’t forget about the UI Symphony which will be preforming tomorrow night December 8th at 7:30PM at the Krannert Center for the Preforming Arts. Tickets are very affordable ranging from $4-$10! Read up on it here!
The games continue at the State Farm Center! Fighting Illini Men’s Basketball is playing against Yale this Wednesday, December 09, at 7:00PM, come show your spirit, and find out more here!
The picture says it all! December 11th and 12th the Illini Hockey team has a special game where you bring Teddy Bears to be donated to the Childrens Hospital of Illinois! It starts at 7:30PM this Friday, and is at the U of I Ice Arena, come make sure to support your team and the children of Illinois! Click for more info.
The Allerton Mansion has an amazing event, a Open House! There will be scones and hot beverages, you can find many business owners there who will be displaying some things and you will be able to do some last minute gift buying here! Also you can get a Horse and Carriage Ride around the park! The event is Saturday, December 12 starting at 10:00AM to 4:00PM! Read up on it here!