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Downtown Bloomington Association Farmers Market
Now - Oct. 25, 2014 , 7:30 am- 12:00 pm
The Farmers Market is located on the Museum Square in Downtown Bloomington and offers consumers local foods, baked goods, and art every Saturday morning through October. WGLT will be back for their 4th Annual Good to Go Commuter Challenge Kick-Off. Sign-up will be available at the Market, along with bicycle valet cou...More Info
Cost: Free! Event Type: Family Friendly
Museum Square
block of N. Center to 100 block of W. Jefferson to 200 block of N. Main
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.829.9599
Tour Historic Ewing Manor
Now - Oct. 27, 2014 , Mondays 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Tour the historic Ewing Manor, Sunset Hill, with trained docents to guide you through three floors of the Manor. This tour requires the ability to climb stairs. A $5 donation is suggested to help in the restoration of the Manor. Tours at Ewing are every Monday, May  October from 4-6 p.m. except Memorial and Labor d...More Info
Cost: Suggested donation $5.00 per person Event Type: Family Friendly
Ewing Cultural Center
48 Sunset Road
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.829.6333
Heartland Community College Boot Camp
Now - Oct. 1, 2014 , Mondays & Wednesdays 6am-7am
Boot Camp RECREATN 1361, Course Code: 2899 This 45-minute moderate-to-high-intensity workout will get your blood pumping, metabolism going and muscles revved. You'll combine a cardiovascular and muscle-building workout using partner work, agility drills, plyometrics and lots of fun to get your day started right. Wh...More Info
Cost: $115 Event Type: Recreation
Heartland Community College Fitness and Recreation Center Room 1020
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
309-268-8191
Art Exhibit at Heartland Community College
Now - Oct. 10, 2014 , M-F 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Joann Goetzinger: Sculptural Drawings will be on display in Heartland's Joe McCauley Gallery. In her Sculptural Drawings series, Goetzinger combines two and three-dimensional materials to imaginatively translate elements of vocal music into a visual form. Her works actively engage interplay between positive shape a...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Heartland Community College  Room 2507 of the Instructional Commons Building
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 268-8599
Saturday Creative Arts
Now - Oct. 11, 2014 , 9:00 am - 10:50 am
Visual Arts: Join us as we creatively express individual thoughts and ideas using a variety of art materials and processes as well as learn about art and artists from various countries and cultures. During the last art class on October 11th, parents and friends are invited to observe and/or participate. Art works creat...More Info
Cost: $60 Event Type: Performing Arts
Illinois State University Center for the Visual Arts
Campus Box 4000
Normal, IL 61790
309-438-2160
Collaborating for Results
Now - Oct. 3, 2014 , Fridays 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Change and improvement are constants in today's organizations. Leaders who can foster collaboration are integral to making change efforts meaningful. How can you harness the power of partners to maximize your change and improvement projects? The Collaboration for Organizational Improvement series will assist you in ans...More Info
Cost: $140 Event Type: Family Friendly
HCC ACEC Room 2102
1500 W Raab Rd
Normal, IL 61761
309.268.8193
IWU/Titans Elite Fall Lacrosse Clinic for All Ages (U9-High School)
Now - Oct. 19, 2014 , Sundays 11am-1pm
Illinois Wesleyan University/Titans Elite will be holding four Fall Lacrosse Clinics for boys ages U9-High School. During these four clinics, our goal is to develop the overall lacrosse player. We will teach all phases of the game from the fundamentals of shooting and groundballs, to faceoffs and team offense and defen...More Info
Cost: $55 for all 4 clinics Event Type: Sports
Rosa Parks Commons
Raab Rd. just West of N. Linden St.
Normal , IL 61761
609.489.3260
IWU Girls Lacrosse Clinic
Now - Oct. 26, 2014
Learn the skills of women's lacrosse from staff and players of the Illinois Wesleyan Women's Lacrosse team. Beginners and advanced levels are welcome!...More Info
Cost: $30/$50 Event Type: Sports
IWU Tucci Stadium
302 E. Emerson St
Bloomington, IL 61702
5183663679
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs. St. Louis
Oct. 3, 2014 - Oct. 3, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington , IL 61701
309-434-2679
Residence Inn by Marriott Bloomington Grand Opening
Oct. 3, 2014 - Oct. 3, 2014 , 3:30PM to 6:00PM
Residence Inn Bloomington, IL Grand Opening Celebration We cordially invite you to our Grand Opening Party at the brand new Residence Inn by Marriott, Bloomington, IL. Come tour our beautiful property and enjoy food, fun, and live entertainment. ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Residence Inn by Marriott
2160 Ireland Grove Road
Bloomington, IL 61704
309.661.9822
Rt. 66 Mid-City Haunted Hotel & Ghost Walk
Oct. 3, 2014 - Oct. 3, 2014 , 7pm-830pm
Join Spirits of Bloomington tour guide down the haunted halls of the closed down Rt. 66 Mid-City Hotel, including a short stroll down the historic streets. Deemed haunted by John Zaffis...come hear our stories of resident ghosts. 17 & over; Closed toed shoes required;$20; Reservations required; Tour is also available f...More Info
Cost: $20 18 & up only Event Type: Other
Doorway-Phoenix-Mid-City Hotel
312 N. Main Street-Doorway Next to Bistro
Bloomington, IL 61701
309 846 4306
Herb Eaton Circus Art Exhibit "Fear-Folly-Finesse
Oct. 3, 2014 - Nov. 30, 2014 , Artist opening reception Oct. 3, 4-9pm, Exhibit shown during gallery hours or by appoinment
October 3, 4-9pm: opening/reception Fear-Folly-Finesse& HE&SHE Circus Beginnings circus themed art work of Herb Eaton; paintings, sculpture, drawings. Exhibit runs Oct 3-Nov 30, 2014 ...More Info
Cost: Free & open to the public Event Type: Family Friendly
Eaton Studio & Gallery
411 North Center
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828.1575
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
DBA Farmer's Market on Museum Square
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 8:30 AM
October 4th, 2014 at 8:30 AM The DBA Farmers Market is located on the Museum Square in Downtown Bloomington and offers consumers local foods, baked goods, and art every Saturday morning through October. Come down for the best produce, meats, cheeses, dog treats, and baked goods; enjoy a cup of coffee and a breakfas...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs. St. Louis
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 1:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2679
ISU's Homecoming 2014 Rally Bash
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 6:00PM - 9:00PM
After the football game, enjoy appetizers and a cash bar with live music from The Bygones! Tickets are $3/person at the door....More Info
Cost: $3.00 Event Type: Family Friendly
Brown Ballroom in the Bone Student Center
100 N. University Street
Normal, IL 61761
309-438-4781
ISU's Homecoming Football Game
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 2:00 p.m.
The Redbirds will take on South Dakota State....More Info
Event Type: Family Friendly
Hancock Stadium
N. Main St.
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 438-4781
ISU's Homecoming Parade
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 10:00 a.m. ...More Info
Event Type: Family Friendly
Steps off at the corner of College Avenue and University Street
100 N. University St.
Normal, IL 61761
(309)438-4781
ISU's Homecoming Tailgating
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Get ready for Illinois State football by heading to the Redbird Tent Zone for the ultimate tailgate. The Redbirds take on South Dakota State at Hancock Stadium at 2 p.m. Take advantage of the free Homecoming shuttles on Saturday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. The morning shuttle (9 a.m.-1 p.m.) will run from the Alumni Center t...More Info
Event Type: Family Friendly
Redbird Tent Zone
N. Main St.
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 438-4781
Town and Gown 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk
Oct. 4, 2014 - Oct. 4, 2014 , 8:00 a.m.
5K participants and 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk participants who register by September 16th will receive a short sleeve dri-fit shirt and a race packet....More Info
Event Type: Family Friendly
ISU's Student Fitness Center
100 N. University St.
Normal, IL 61761
(309)438-4781
20th Annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk
Oct. 5, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014 , 11 AM
Evergreen Cemetery Walk 2014 DATES: Saturday, October 4, Sunday, October 5 Saturday, October 11, Sunday, October 12 PERFORMANCE TIMES: 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. each day Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 2 The Evergreen Cemetery Walk brings the voices of McLean Countys history to life. Costumed actors p...More Info
Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
Illinois Ghosts and the Afterlife
Oct. 5, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014 , 2pm
At 2pm in the Community Room, Terry Fisk will discuss his confrontations with the famous skeptic and debunker James Randi. He will also describe his ghost investigations with world-renowned medium Allison DuBois (the real-life inspiration for the hit CBS series Medium) and psychic Chip Coffey from TVs Paranormal State...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs. Colorado
Oct. 5, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014 , 1:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2679
Nonfiction Book Club
Oct. 5, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014 , 7pm
The Nonfiction Book Club will meet at 7pm in the Bloomington Public Library Quiet Reading Room to discuss "Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeons Journey to the Afterlife" by Eben Alexander....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Quiet Reading Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
Under the Streetlamp
Oct. 5, 2014 - Oct. 5, 2014 , 2 pm
America's hottest new vocal group delivers an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American radio songbook. Bringing a unique blend of tight harmonies and slick dance moves to your favorite doo-wop, Motown, and old time rock 'n' roll hits, Under the Streetlamp is composed of recent leading cast members of the ...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.434.2777
New Baby & Me
Oct. 6, 2014 - Oct. 6, 2014 , 10am
New Baby & Me is a play and discussion hour for parents and their infants (from birth to 6 months). Discussion topics include library and community resources, baby sign language, reading to baby, child development, separation anxiety and stress, music, parental self-care, family traditions, and more at 10am in the Stor...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Story Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
Heartland Community College Boot Camp
Oct. 6, 2014 - Nov. 26, 2014 , Mondays & Wednesdays 6am-7am
Boot Camp RECREATN 1361, Course Code: 2900 This 45-minute moderate-to-high-intensity workout will get your blood pumping, metabolism going and muscles revved. You'll combine a cardiovascular and muscle-building workout using partner work, agility drills, plyometrics and lots of fun to get your day started right. Whet...More Info
Cost: $115 Event Type: Recreation
Heartland Community College Fitness and Recreation Center Room 1020
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
309-268-8191
DIY: Paper Wallets and Clutches for Teens
Oct. 7, 2014 - Oct. 7, 2014 , 4:30pm
Teens will learn to fold paper into a wallet or a paper clutch to take home. All supplies will be provided. Meet at 4:30pm in the Community Room....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
Local Flavors Lunch at Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano
Oct. 7, 2014 - Oct. 7, 2014 , Lunch Hours
Now you can find farm-fresh meals at your favorite restaurants during Local Flavors 2014! Participating restaurants will prepare a fresh, seasonal meal with produce sourced from local farmers. One lunch and one dinner will be held each month, June through October, at different restaurants across Bloomington-Normal. Fr...More Info
Cost: TBA Event Type: Other
Biaggi's Ristorante Italiano
1501 N Veterans Pkwy
Bloomington, IL 61704
(309) 661-8322
Second Wednesday Classic Movie Series
Oct. 8, 2014 - Oct. 8, 2014 , 2pm
Enjoy a classic movie each month in the Community Room at 2pm. Contact the library at 828-6093 for movie titles....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
The Circus Plays by Playwrights Anonymous
Oct. 8, 2014 - Oct. 8, 2014 , 6pm & 8pm
October 8, 6pm & 8pm: The Circus is Coming Circus Plays, two performances of Playwrights Anonymous world premiere of ten original plays written especially for this show. Readers Theatre locally written & performed. The performances are centered around the circus concept described in Herb Eatons poem, Fear, Folly...More Info
Cost: $5 donation at door Event Type: Performing Arts
Eaton Studio & Gallery
411 North Center
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828.1575
Artist Talk with Joann Goetzinger
Oct. 9, 2014 - Oct. 9, 2014 , 3:00  5:30 p.m.
In her Sculptural Drawings series, Joann Goetzinger combines two and three-dimensional materials to imaginatively translate elements of vocal music into a visual form. Her works actively engage interplay between positive shape and negative space, both within the piece and against the gallery walls. Learn more abou...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
Heartland Community College  Room 2805 of the Instructional Commons Building
1500 W. Raab Rd.
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 268-8599
Beginning Reader Club
Oct. 9, 2014 - Oct. 9, 2014 , 6pm
Kids in grades K-2 are encouraged to jump on board the reading train! Well practice reading skills through books, poems, songs and games at 6pm in the Story Room....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Story Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
Lunch & Learn Series: Back to the Future? The Shape of Higher Education in the 21st Century
Oct. 9, 2014 - Oct. 9, 2014 , 12:10-12:40pm
Higher education stands on the brink of a major sea change in the structure and function of how students learn (or not) after high school. This presentation by Frank Boyd, Associate Provost and Professor of Illinois Wesleyan University, will describe some of the factors that are driving this change and speculate on som...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
Twin Groves Wind Farm & Turbine Tour
Oct. 9, 2014 - Oct. 9, 2014 , 4:30pm
Enjoy a visit to historic 1850's McLean County and discover how geography, geology and county history played roles in the development of Twin Groves Wind Farm. The tour will begin at 4:30pm at the Benjaminville Friends Meeting House, which is located in one of the many ghost towns in McLean County. This former town pla...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Benjaminville Friends Meeting House
Directions Included
Holder, IL 61736
309-828-6093
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Oct. 10, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
Rt. 66 Mid-City Haunted Hotel & Ghost Walk
Oct. 10, 2014 - Oct. 10, 2014 , 7pm-830pm
Join Spirits of Bloomington tour guide down the haunted halls of the closed down Rt. 66 Mid-City Hotel, including a short stroll down the historic streets. Deemed haunted by John Zaffis...come hear our stories of resident ghosts. 18 & over; Closed toed shoes required;$20; Reservations required; Tour is also available f...More Info
Cost: $20 18 & up only Event Type: Other
Doorway-Phoenix-Mid-City Hotel
312 N. Main Street-Doorway Next to Bistro
Bloomington, IL 61701
309 846 4306
20th Annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk
Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014 , 11 AM
Evergreen Cemetery Walk 2014 DATES: Saturday, October 4, Sunday, October 5 Saturday, October 11, Sunday, October 12 PERFORMANCE TIMES: 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. each day Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 2 The Evergreen Cemetery Walk brings the voices of McLean Countys history to life. Costumed actors p...More Info
Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
DBA Farmer's Market on Museum Square
Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014 , 8:30 AM
October 11th, 2014 at 8:30 AM The DBA Farmers Market is located on the Museum Square in Downtown Bloomington and offers consumers local foods, baked goods, and art every Saturday morning through October. Come down for the best produce, meats, cheeses, dog treats, and baked goods; enjoy a cup of coffee and a breakfa...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
Downs Haunted House
Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014 , 6:30 PM- 10:30 PM
Haunted House tickets are sold in Dooley Park with a free Hay rack ride to transport patrons between park activities and Haunted House. Park activities include games and movies, along with hot dog and marshmallow roasting....More Info
Cost: $3.00 tickets (for all ages) and $7.00 wrist bands (unlimited access) Event Type: Other
Dooley Park
107 Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs. DePaul
Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Colisem
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2679
Princess Panache - Royal Princess Lesson
Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014 , 1:00 pm- 2:15 pm
A lesson on style and self-care hosted by Snow White Let your little princess receive the royal treatment as we discuss hair, nails, skin care, fashion, and most importantly, inner beauty. Girls will hear stories, participate in a craft, and receive an age appropriate makeover they are sure to enjoy! This class ...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Family Friendly
The Chateau
1601 Jumer Dr, Bloomington, IL 61704
Normal, IL 60115
309-824-9514
Singing, Swinging 2nd Saturday Story Time
Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014 , 11am
This story time is perfect for the entire family and meets at 11am in the Story Room. Families will have fun together with books, rhymes, movement activities, and music  often accompanied by an acoustic guitar! A parent or caregiver needs to accompany children....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Story Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
Star Wars Reads Day Strikes Back!
Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014 , 10am-4pm
Celebrate Star Wars Reads Day with crafts and activities in the Childrens Department from 10am-4pm....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Children's Department
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
The Gypsy Girl Soriee Party
Oct. 11, 2014 - Oct. 11, 2014 , 7p-930p
Join the Gypsy Girls for a night of mystical magic inside a historic home! $35 includes tea leaf reader, tarot reader, spirit or automatic writer and more! At least three Gypsy Girls will perform a special reading for you. 18 & over/you bring your own food & drink. Reservations and prepayment required. For more informa...More Info
Cost: $35.00 18 & Over Event Type: Other
Historic Home
Virginia Ave
Normal, IL 61761
309 846 4306
20th Annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk
Oct. 12, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014 , 11 PM
Evergreen Cemetery Walk 2014 DATES: Saturday, October 4, Sunday, October 5 Saturday, October 11, Sunday, October 12 PERFORMANCE TIMES: 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. each day Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 2 The Evergreen Cemetery Walk brings the voices of McLean Countys history to life. Costumed actors p...More Info
Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
Oktoberfest 5K Run & Party with BN Sunrise Rotary
Oct. 12, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014 , 1pm
The run is Sunday, October 12, at 1pm at GE Park. Race entry is $25 (+$3 fee if you register online) and includes the party and a dri-tec T-shirt. Registration cost rises to $30 after September 28. If you're not a runner, make a $10 donation and enjoy the beer, brats, and polka music that follows! This year, were...More Info
Cost: $25 (+$3 fee if registering online) Event Type: Other
GE Park
1750 GE Road
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-533-1979
Royal Refinement - Royal Princess Lesson
Oct. 12, 2014 - Oct. 12, 2014 , 1:00 pm- 2:15 pm
A lesson on table etiquette hosted by Princess Belle Help your little girl refine her table manners! Sign her up for this lesson which will teach her how to properly set a table, use her utensils, chew with her mouth closed, and other important table conduct. The little princesses will hear stories, participate in a...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Family Friendly
The Chateau
1601 Jumer Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-824-9514
The Magic Storyteller, Chris McBrien
Oct. 13, 2014 - Oct. 13, 2014 , 11am & 1pm
Join us on this day off from school for family friendly fun as Chris McBrien, The Magic Storyteller, presents the hysterically funny show, Read to Succeed! Attendees will be treated to a one-of-a-kind program featuring comedy, magic, ventriloquism, and lots of audience participation at both 11am and 1pm (same show re...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
Bloomington/Normal Christian College Fair
Oct. 14, 2014 - Oct. 14, 2014 , 6:30-8:30 ...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
Cornerstone Christian Academy
22017 E 1200 N Road
Bloomington, IL 61705
217.732.3168
15 Years of Hope - Community Cancer Center Anniversary
Oct. 15, 2014 - Oct. 15, 2014 , 5:30 - 9:00
15 Years of Hope - anniversary celebration dinner and auction. The Community Cancer Center has been serving the community for 15 years and we hope you will come and celebrate with us! ...More Info
Cost: $60 Event Type: Other
Brown Ballroom
Bone Student Center
Normal, IL 61761
309-451-8500
Circus Salon-Gather @ the Gallery
Oct. 15, 2014 - Oct. 15, 2014 , 6pm
October 15, 6-8pm Circus Salon Gather @ the Gallery panel discussion with Deb Risberg, Bill Kemp, Steve Gossard, Maureen Brunsdale, Wayne Wright. Deb, Steve, and Maureen will speak on the ISU Circus Collection, books, exhibits, and contacts with circus performers. Bill will speak on the McLean County History Muse...More Info
Cost: Free & open to the public Event Type: Family Friendly
Eaton Studio & Gallery
411 North Center
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828.1575
Illinois State Fall Career Fair
Oct. 16, 2014 - Oct. 16, 2014 , 2-6pm
The Fall Career Fair connects employers with Illinois State students and alumni seeking full-time positions. Businesses/employers interested in participating must pre-register and pay fee with credit card. Visit CareerCenter.IllinoisState.edu/Fall for more information....More Info
Cost: free to ISU students and alumni job canddiates Event Type: Other
Bone Student Center
100 N. University
Normal, IL 61790
309.438-2200
Local Flavors Dinner at Anju Above
Oct. 16, 2014 - Oct. 16, 2014 , Dinner Hours
Now you can find farm-fresh meals at your favorite restaurants during Local Flavors 2014! Participating restaurants will prepare a fresh, seasonal meal with produce sourced from local farmers. One lunch and one dinner will be held each month, June through October, at different restaurants across Bloomington-Normal. Fr...More Info
Cost: TBA Event Type: Other
Anju Above
220 E Front St
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 828-8704
Seminar: Staying Ahead of Fire Alarm Codes & Trends
Oct. 16, 2014 - Oct. 16, 2014 , 8:00am - 4:30pm
Tech Electronics of Bloomington, a technology services organization and systems integrator, is hosting a free educational session on Thursday, October 16, with special guest speakers Art Black and Thomas Presnak. The seminar will explore the risk assessment of buildings, review NFPA 72: National Fire Alarm and Signalin...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Township Fire Protection District
148880 Old Colonial Road
Bloomington, IL 61705
314.951.1789
Downs Haunted House
Oct. 17, 2014 - Oct. 17, 2014 , 6:30 PM  10:30 PM
Haunted House tickets are sold in Dooley Park with a free Hay rack ride to transport patrons between park activities and Haunted House. Park activities include games and movies, along with hot dog and marshmallow roasting....More Info
Cost: $3.00 tickets (for all ages) and $7.00 wrist bands (unlimited access) Event Type: Other
Dooley Park
107 Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs. Edwardsville
Oct. 17, 2014 - Oct. 17, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2679
Illinois High School Association Boys Golf State Finals
Oct. 17, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014
More than 300 individual golfers will compete in the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Boys Golf State Finals at Prairie Vista Golf Course, Weibring Golf Course & The Den at Fox Creek Golf Course. Each participating team and individual qualifier will play a total of two rounds (36 holes) of golf during the two...More Info
Event Type: Sports
Prairie Vista Golf Course, Weibring Golf Course & The Den at Fox Creek Golf Course
Bloomington-Normal, IL
309.663.6377
4 Stand Up Dads
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 7:30 pm
Comedy for parents by parents! Comedians Kelly McDonald (Tonight Show veteran), Tim Bedore (NPR's Marketplace), and Milt Abel (San Francisco Comedy Competition finalist) join Dan St. paul (A&E, VH1, Comedy Central) in examining the grist of fatherhood and suburban life: it's all meat to be skewered. All are fathers who...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington , IL 61701
309.434.2777
Autumn Celebration
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Enjoy live music, fall color walks, historical reenactors, pumpkin bowling, daytime astronomy, blacksmithing demonstrations, a campfire and more! Stop by the pumpkin patch to select a pumpkin and then decorate it at the pumpkin salon....More Info
Cost: yes Event Type: Family Friendly
Sugar Grove Nature Center in Funks Grove
4532 N 725 East Road
McLean, IL 61754
309.874.2174
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2980
DBA Farmer's Market on Museum Square
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 8:30 AM
October 18th, 2014 at 8:30 AM The DBA Farmers Market is located on the Museum Square in Downtown Bloomington and offers consumers local foods, baked goods, and art every Saturday morning through October. Come down for the best produce, meats, cheeses, dog treats, and baked goods; enjoy a cup of coffee and a breakfa...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
Downs Haunted House
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 6:30 PM  10:30 PM
Haunted House tickets are sold in Dooley Park with a free Hay rack ride to transport patrons between park activities and Haunted House. Park activities include games and movies, along with hot dog and marshmallow roasting....More Info
Cost: $3.00 tickets (for all ages) and $7.00 wrist bands (unlimited access) Event Type: Other
Dooley Park
107 Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
Heartland Harvest 5K run/walk
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Join us for the Heartland Harvest 5K run/walk on Oct. 18,2014! The registration fee is $25 if you register before October 1, 2014 and $30 on race day. Register by October 1st to guarantee your t-shirt! The race starts at 9:00 a.m. with registration and packet pick-up starting at 7:30 a.m. the registration form is on th...More Info
Cost: $25.00 Event Type: Family Friendly
Heatland Community College Campus
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
309-268-8110
Iggy Azalea Concert
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 7:30 pm
The University Program Board is excited to announce that Iggy Azalea, Taylor Bennett, and Logan will be performing in Braden Auditorium on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Don't miss this exciting night of great live music as these artists take the stage. Tickets will go on sale Tuesday, August 26th for ISU s...More Info
Cost: $22 for ISU student $34 for general public $45 for PIT tickets Event Type: Performing Arts
Braden Auditorium at Illinois State University
100 N University St, Normal, IL 61761
Normal, IL 61761
(309) 438-8814
Illinois Elementary School Association (IESA) Cross Country State Finals
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 ...More Info
Event Type: Sports
Bloomington-Normal, IL
Imperial Impressions - Royal Princess Lesson
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 2:30 pm- 3:45 pm
A lesson on charm and grace hosted by Cinderella This class will teach your little girl how a princess acts and reacts to others. Through stories, songs, games, and crafts, young princesses will learn deportment, grace, poise, confidence, and royal kindness. This is the third class in a four part series of Roya...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Family Friendly
The Chateau
1601 Jumer Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-824-9514
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs. SIU-Edwardsville
Oct. 18, 2014 - Oct. 18, 2014 , 1:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2679
3rd Sunday Market
Oct. 19, 2014 - Oct. 19, 2014 , 8:00 am-4:00 pm
From May to October, thousands of Midwestern collectors clear their calendars to shop the 3rd Sunday Market, an event devoted exclusively to the finest in antiques, collectibles, crafts, and garden. A Bloomington tradition since 1988, the indoor/outdoor sale features more than 450 top dealers, representing 17 states. W...More Info
Cost: $6.00 Event Type: Other
Interstate Center
2301 W. Market St.
Bloomington, IL 61705-5147
2172022847
La Pistola y El Corazon
Oct. 19, 2014 - Oct. 19, 2014 , 2 pm
Los Lobos will be treating audiences to the sounds of their classic hits, some material from their newest album, The Town and the City, and traditional folkloric songs from Latin America, including Colombia, Puerto Rico, Cuba and Mexico. Focusing on the rich diversity of Mexico's music, where the vocal treatment, instr...More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.434.2777
Stately Song and Dance - Royal Princess Lesson
Oct. 19, 2014 - Oct. 19, 2014 , 1:00 pm- 2:15pm The Princess Coronation at 2:30
A lesson on the art of dancing and singing hosted by Briar Rose This class is designed to teach your little girl how to sing and dance like a princess. She will learn graceful moves and enchanting songs. Your little darling will also hear stories and participate in a craft to round out her royal experience. This...More Info
Cost: $30 Event Type: Family Friendly
The Chateau
1601 Jumer Dr.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-824-9514
Singing, Swinging 3rd Monday Story Time
Oct. 20, 2014 - Oct. 20, 2014 , 6:30pm
This story time is perfect for the entire family and meets at 6:30pm in the Story Room. Families will have fun together with books, rhymes, movement activities, and music  often accompanied by an acoustic guitar! A parent or caregiver needs to accompany children....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Story Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
Book Lovers "Road Show"
Oct. 24, 2014 - Oct. 24, 2014 , 5 PM-7 PM
Held in the historic Gov. Fifer courtroom from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Jack Walsdorf will discuss Bloomington native Elbert Hubbards connection to William Morris, an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist. Associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement, Morris was a major contrib...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
Casey Abrams
Oct. 24, 2014 - Oct. 24, 2014 , 7:30 pm
21-year-old singer, songrwriter, multi-instrumentalist and American Idol finalist Casey Abrams captivated America with his talents in the 2011 American Idol season. Now, he brings his music to stages across the country with a distinctively original voice and musical ability all generations can enjoy....More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington , IL 61701
309.434.2777
Downs Haunted House
Oct. 24, 2014 - Oct. 24, 2014 , 6:30 PM  10:30 PM
Haunted House tickets are sold in Dooley Park with a free Hay rack ride to transport patrons between park activities and Haunted House. Park activities include games and movies, along with hot dog and marshmallow roasting....More Info
Cost: $3.00 tickets (for all ages) and $7.00 wrist bands (unlimited access) Event Type: Other
Dooley Park
107 Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
Tween Needle Art: Hand Sew 101
Oct. 24, 2014 - Oct. 24, 2014 , 1-2:30pm
Those ages 8-12 years old will learn to thread a real needle, knot thread, sew on a button, stitch by hand, sew on a patch, etc. This beginner class will meet from 1-2:30pm in the Story Room. No prior sewing skill is required though primary scissor skills are required. All items for projects will be provided. Please se...More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Story Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
FlatCon
Oct. 24, 2014 - Oct. 26, 2014
FlatCon is Bloomington/Normal's annual gaming event and offers something for everyone: board games, historical and contemporary miniatures games, role-playing games, card games, miniature painting, and local vendors. FlatCon is sponsored by Gamers for Life, who donate all proceeds from the event to the American Cancer...More Info
Cost: $10 Friday & Sunday, $15 Saturday, $25 weekend Event Type: Recreation
Interstate Center Mini Expo Building
1106 Interstate Drive
Bloomington, IL 61705
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75th Anniversary Gone With The Wind Program and Tea
Oct. 25, 2014 - Oct. 25, 2014 , 1:00pm
Join The Tea Ladies, Inc. and the Vrooman Staff at the beautiful Vrooman Mansion for an afternoon celebrating Gone With the Wind". A sumptuous afternoon tea will be served in the parlors of the mansion. Then enjoy The Tea Ladies' presentation about the fabulous book and movie we all love. There will be a Gone With th...More Info
Cost: $28.00 Event Type: Family Friendly
Vrooman Mansion Bed & Breakfast
701 E Taylor St
Bloomington, , IL 61701
309-827-2200
DBA Farmer's Market on Museum Square
Oct. 25, 2014 - Oct. 25, 2014 , 8:30 AM
October 25th, 2014 at 8:30 AM The DBA Farmers Market is located on the Museum Square in Downtown Bloomington and offers consumers local foods, baked goods, and art every Saturday morning through October. Come down for the best produce, meats, cheeses, dog treats, and baked goods; enjoy a cup of coffee and a breakfa...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Other
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 827-0428
Downs Haunted House
Oct. 25, 2014 - Oct. 25, 2014 , 6:30 PM  10:30 PM
Haunted House tickets are sold in Dooley Park with a free Hay rack ride to transport patrons between park activities and Haunted House. Park activities include games and movies, along with hot dog and marshmallow roasting....More Info
Cost: $3.00 tickets (for all ages) and $7.00 wrist bands (unlimited access) Event Type: Other
Dooley Park
107 Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
St. Mary's School Chili Cook Off & Festival
Oct. 25, 2014 - Oct. 25, 2014 , 11-4
Taste 20 different chili recipes, live entertainment, games and bounce house for kids, bake sale, concessions....More Info
Cost: $5 Event Type: Family Friendly
Interstate Center
W. Market
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-828-5954
Twin City Tale Spinners Present "Spooky Trails, Stories and Fun"
Oct. 25, 2014 - Oct. 25, 2014 , 11am
Meet at 11am in the Community Room where well enjoy silly and chilly tales as the Twin City Tale Spinners delight listeners with fun stories. Creepy and cute crafts, activities, and games will follow. Come dressed in your costume if you wish. This program is for children of all ages with adult accompaniment....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
Western Avenue Community Center presents: A Very Brady Murder - Mystery Dinner!
Oct. 25, 2014 - Oct. 25, 2014 , 6:00 pm
The Brady Bunch may live forever in TV reruns, but somebody is trying to get rid of those Brady kids one by one. Can you figure it out before the Bunch gets "canceled"? Is it over-worked Alice? Sam The Butcher? Jealous Jan? The person sitting right next to you? And will you ever get that theme song out of your head? Jo...More Info
Cost: $50 / Person Event Type: Other
Lakeside Country Club
1201 Croxton Avenue
Bloomington , IL 61701
309-829-4807
City Halloween Party and Trick or Treating
Oct. 26, 2014 - Oct. 26, 2014 , 2pm-5pm with trick or treat hours 5 to 8pm
Lexington will have their annual City Halloween Party in the school gymnasiums from 2pm to 5pm. Children games from 2 to 3:30pm. A Costume judging contest will be from 3:30pm to 5:00pm (Must be registered by 3:30pm to participate). Trick or Treat Hours for the town will follow from 5:00pm to 8:00pm...More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
Lexington IL School Gymnasiums
202 E Greenwich St,
Lexington, IL 61753
309-365-8431
Downs unHaunted House
Oct. 26, 2014 - Oct. 26, 2014 , 1:00 PM  3:00 PM
unHaunted- lights on version for young children tickets are sold in Dooley Park with a free Hay rack ride to transport patrons between park activities and Haunted House. Park activities include games and movies, along with hot dog and marshmallow roasting....More Info
Cost: $3.00 tickets (for all ages) and $7.00 wrist bands (unlimited access) Event Type: Family Friendly
Dooley Park
107 Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
Zoo Spooktacular
Oct. 26, 2014 - Oct. 26, 2014 , 1:00-3:00PM
Show off your Halloween costume and enjoy crafts, close up animal encounters, and of course, CANDY!...More Info
Cost: Free with Paid Admission Event Type: Family Friendly
Miller Park Zoo
1020 South Morris
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2250
Nosferatu
Oct. 28, 2014 - Oct. 28, 2014 , 7:30 pm
Spend a scary night with one of the original silent horror films, Nosferatu, sweetened with live organ accompaniment by nationally-revered theatre pipe organist Dennis Scott. Thsi 1922 feature film is an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula so audiences will be familiar with the basic plot and characters....More Info
Event Type: Performing Arts
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts
600 N East St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309.434.2777
Nursing and Health Professions Career Fair
Oct. 28, 2014 - Oct. 28, 2014 , 12:30 - 3pm
The Nursing and Health Professions Fair connects Illinois State students and alumni with employers from hospitals, social service agencies, and other companies seeking to hire candidates in the nursing, health professions, social work and other related fields for full-time openings or externships/internships. Busine...More Info
Cost: free Event Type: Other
Bone Student Center
100 N. University Street
Normal, IL 61790
309-438-2200
ISU Redbird Hockey Game vs. Illinois
Oct. 30, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $5-$10 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-434-2679
Teen Halloween Party
Oct. 30, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014 , 6-8pm
Teens are invited to get their scare on in this joint program with Normal Public Library. Wear your costume and be prepared to play games, win prizes, and eat pizza from 6-8pm in the Bloomington Public Library Community Room....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Other
Bloomington Public Library Community Room
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6093
Treat Feast
Oct. 30, 2014 - Oct. 30, 2014 , 5-6:30pm
Grab your scary ghosts and ghouls and head to Uptown Wednesday, October 30th where the streets will be closed from 5-6:30pm for a night of wonderful Trick or Treating! Uptown shops supply the candy and Uptown Partners supplies the entertainment as your little ones safely walk the streets of Uptown....More Info
Cost: Free Event Type: Family Friendly
Uptown Normal
11 Uptown Circle
Normal, IL 61761
309-454-9557
Bloomington Thunder Hockey Game
Oct. 31, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014 , 7:00pm ...More Info
Cost: $10-$27 Event Type: Sports
US Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison St.
Bloomington , IL 61701
309-434-2980
Downs Haunted House
Oct. 31, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014 , 6:30 PM  10:30 PM
Haunted House tickets are sold in Dooley Park with a free Hay rack ride to transport patrons between park activities and Haunted House. Park activities include games and movies, along with hot dog and marshmallow roasting....More Info
Cost: $3.00 tickets (for all ages) and $7.00 wrist bands (unlimited access) Event Type: Other
Dooley Park
107 Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
Halloween Costume Parade & Story Time
Oct. 31, 2014 - Oct. 31, 2014 , 10am
Kids of all ages are invited to come to the Library in costume to join our 10am Halloween Parade. The parade will begin in the Childrens Department and will end with a special Halloween story time in the Community Room....More Info
Cost: FREE Event Type: Family Friendly
Bloomington Public Library Children's Department
205 E Olive St
Bloomington, IL 61701
309-828-6094
Illinois High School Association Class 1A Boys Soccer State Finals
Oct. 31, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014
The top four Class 1A boys soccer teams from across the state will travel to Bloomington-Normal for the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) Class 1A Boys Soccer State Finals at the Corn Crib. Each participating team will play a total of two games during the two-day event. Game 1 and Game 2 will take place on Fr...More Info
Event Type: Sports
The Corn Crib
1000 West Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
309.663.6377
Classic 5K Run
Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014 , 9:00am
All monies raised will go towards college scholarships for student athletes who participate in the State Farm Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament. Each year the Tournament Committee provides four $1,000 scholarships to deserving student athletes. For more information about this process or the State Farm Holiday Class...More Info
Cost: $15-$35 Event Type: Sports
Tipton Park, North Pavilion
2201 Stone Mountain Blvd.
Bloomington, IL 61704
309-371-8403
Downs Haunted House
Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014 , 6:30 PM  10:30 PM
Haunted House tickets are sold in Dooley Park with a free Hay rack ride to transport patrons between park activities and Haunted House. Park activities include games and movies, along with hot dog and marshmallow roasting....More Info
Cost: $3.00 tickets (for all ages) and $7.00 wrist bands (unlimited access) Event Type: Other
Dooley Park
107 Franklin Street
Downs, IL 61736
Scarecrow Building Festival
Nov. 1, 2014 - Nov. 1, 2014 , 12pm to 4pm
Come to the 1st ever Scarecrow Festival at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard on November 1st. This event is hosted by the Tazewell County Resource Center and Mackinaw Valley Vineyard and Winery. Bring your family and friends and start a new Fall Tradition by building your very own Scarecrow. There will be first, second and thi...More Info
Cost: $10 to build a Scarecrow, Free to watch Event Type: Family Friendly
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard & Winery
33633 State Route 9
Mackinaw, IL 61755
309-359-9463