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Dec
9
Dead Bawdy Hilarious Interactive Historical Show

Dead Bawdy Hilarious Interactive Historical Show

December 9, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Dead Bawdy is Galena's hysterical, historical, adults only, interactive comedy. Join Scott McKenzie us on a riotous, rowdy, romp through history's strangest, sexiest, stupidest, totally true deaths. Recommended adults only. Full cocktail service available throughout show.

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact:
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
10
The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year - Murder Mystery Dinner

The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year - Murder Mystery Dinner

December 10, 2021
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Visit Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater for a very suspicious holiday event - The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year! Solve the murder, enjoy a scrumptious dinner, and laugh and be merry! Don't be late...you don't want to be placed on Santa's ...

Location: Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater
Address: 129 S. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.994.2868
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
10
Dark Side of the Yule with Classical Blast

Dark Side of the Yule with Classical Blast

December 10, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Classical Blast melds classic rock and Christmas music in this exhilarating concert experience that’s becoming a holiday tradition for Galena area residents and visitors alike. Melding rock hits from Metallica, Pink Floyd, Simon & Garfunkel. Joni Mitchell, Evanescence and ...

Location: Turner Hall
Address: 115 S Bench St Galena, IL 60302 Galena, IL 60302
Contact: 708.386.0285
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
10
Trivia Nite with Slim Pickin's

Trivia Nite with Slim Pickin's

December 10, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday is not trivial at the Galena Brewing Company! Test your knowledge at Trivia Nite with Slim Pickin's. Participants have the opportunity to win up to $30 in Galena Brewing Company gift certificates!

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.776.9917
Admission: Suggested Donation

Dec
10
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 10, 2021-December 11, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

Location: Artists and Artisans
Address: 137 N Main St. Elizabeth, IL 61028 Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.213.5880
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
11
Night of the Luminaria & Living Windows

Night of the Luminaria & Living Windows

December 11, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Don't miss one of the most beautiful and romantic visions of the year. More than 5,000 candlelit luminaries line the streets, steps, and sidewalks, and store windows come alive! From Main Street to the hills overlooking Grant Park, all of Galena will be glowing. From ...

Location:
Address: Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 309.530.9786
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
11
A Cherry, Cherry Christmas Dinner Show

A Cherry, Cherry Christmas Dinner Show

December 11, 2021
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Take some time to fill your tummies, warm your hearts and get in the holiday spirit. Join vocalist and story teller Denny "Diamond" for an evening of holiday music featuring songs from Neil Diamond's, "Acoustic Christmas", album along with stories and songs ...

Location: Ehrler Special Event Barn
Address: 11866 Chetlain Lane Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.893.9202
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
11
Holiday Pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus

Holiday Pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus

December 11, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM
Stop in while perusing Galena's Holiday Living Windows displays on Main Street, and meet Santa and Mrs. Claus along the way! There will be hot chocolate for children and spiked cider for parents. Also enjoy Christmas tunes from Amelia's very own player ...

Location: Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater
Address: 129 S. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.994.2868
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
11
Sophie Coyote at Galena Brewing Company

Sophie Coyote at Galena Brewing Company

December 11, 2021
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Sophie Coyote, a Lena, IL native, will be performing live music at the Galena Brewery! No reservations, no cover, just enjoy!

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.776.9917
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
11
The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year - Murder Mystery Dinner

The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year - Murder Mystery Dinner

December 11, 2021
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Visit Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater for a very suspicious holiday event - The Most Wonderful Crime of the Year! Solve the murder, enjoy a scrumptious dinner, and laugh and be merry! Don't be late...you don't want to be placed on Santa's ...

Location: Amelia's Under the Lamplight Dinner Theater
Address: 129 S. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.994.2868
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
12
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 12, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

Location: Artists and Artisans
Address: 137 N Main St. Elizabeth, IL 61028 Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.213.5880
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
16
Dead Bawdy Hilarious Interactive Historical Show

Dead Bawdy Hilarious Interactive Historical Show

December 16, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Dead Bawdy is Galena's hysterical, historical, adults only, interactive comedy. Join Scott McKenzie us on a riotous, rowdy, romp through history's strangest, sexiest, stupidest, totally true deaths. Recommended adults only. Full cocktail service available throughout show.

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact:
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
17
Trivia Nite with Slim Pickin's

Trivia Nite with Slim Pickin's

December 17, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday is not trivial at the Galena Brewing Company! Test your knowledge at Trivia Nite with Slim Pickin's. Participants have the opportunity to win up to $30 in Galena Brewing Company gift certificates!

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.776.9917
Admission: Suggested Donation

Dec
17
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 17, 2021-December 18, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

Location: Artists and Artisans
Address: 137 N Main St. Elizabeth, IL 61028 Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.213.5880
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
18
Snowflakes and Sweets Stroll

Snowflakes and Sweets Stroll

December 18, 2021
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Take your time enjoying special sweet treats from local bakeries, chocolatiers, and more while strolling down Galena's magical Main Street. Hopefully you'll enjoy some snowflakes as well as you stroll. You will find the sweet treats sprinkled along Main Street in our ...

Location: Down Town Galena
Address: 402 South Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Galena, IL 61036
Contact:
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
18
Meghan Davis at Galena Brewing Company

Meghan Davis at Galena Brewing Company

December 18, 2021
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Meghan Davis is an area favorite guitar and vocal performer from Northwest Illinois. Her easy-listening solo acoustic shows provide an enjoyable, relaxing, and fun atmosphere that anyone will appreciate. Her shows consist of current hits and music from the past 5 decades including ...

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact:
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
9
Model Train Exhibit

Model Train Exhibit

December 9, 2021-December 19, 2021
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Visit Phil Jackman's train exhibit hosted at Crossroads Community Church in Galena. Canned food donations will be accepted and given to local food pantries. Free family fun!

Location: Crossroads Community Church
Address: 900 Galena Square Drive Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.541.3977
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
17
Tallgrass Chamber Music Festival

Tallgrass Chamber Music Festival

December 17, 2021-December 19, 2021
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Juliani Ensemble returns to the stunning Goldmoor Inn for the annual Tallgrass Chamber Music Festival. Come enjoy the return of the highly acclaimed chamber music ensemble comprised of world class musicians that has delighted Chicago audiences with inventive, energetic ...

Location: Goldmoor Inn & Resort
Address: 9001 Sand Hill Road Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.777.3925
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
19
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 19, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

Location: Artists and Artisans
Address: 137 N Main St. Elizabeth, IL 61028 Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.213.5880
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
23
Dead Bawdy Hilarious Interactive Historical Show

Dead Bawdy Hilarious Interactive Historical Show

December 23, 2021
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Dead Bawdy is Galena's hysterical, historical, adults only, interactive comedy. Join Scott McKenzie us on a riotous, rowdy, romp through history's strangest, sexiest, stupidest, totally true deaths. Recommended adults only. Full cocktail service available throughout show.

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact:
Admission: Admission Fee

Dec
24
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 24, 2021
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

Location: Artists and Artisans
Address: 137 N Main St. Elizabeth, IL 61028 Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.213.5880
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
26
"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

"Rescue Me" - Art Show to Benefit Safe Haven

December 26, 2021
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Featuring the work of local and regional artists celebrating the role of pets and other animals in our lives. Original artwork is for sale to support the mission of animal rescue and public education. Artists were asked to explore and incorporate animal rescue, and/or the animal-human ...

Location: Artists and Artisans
Address: 137 N Main St. Elizabeth, IL 61028 Elizabeth, IL 61028
Contact: 815.213.5880
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
31
Statue of Liberty Duo New Year's Bash

Statue of Liberty Duo New Year's Bash

December 31, 2021
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Come ring in the new year at the Galena Brewing Company! There will be live entertainment by the Statue of Liberty Duo, featuring Bobby Bradford and Marywood Kate, an alt-folk band based out of Dubuque, Iowa.

Location: Galena Brewing Company
Address: 227 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036
Contact: 815.776.9917
Admission: Free Admission

Dec
1
Warren's Festival of Trees

Warren's Festival of Trees

December 1, 2021-January 5, 2022
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Enjoy the Festival of Trees in the charming & historic Warren Community Building (Old Stone Hotel). Stroll thru the beautiful Old Stone Community Building in Warren, Illinois and enjoy dozens of uniquely decorated Christmas trees. The trees are decorated by organizations, churches, ...

Location: Warren Community Building
Address: 110 W. Main Warren, IL 61087 Warren, IL 61087
Contact: 815.745.2217
Admission: Free Admission