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Music, Mickey are among the many highlights of January's occasions – Jacksonville Journal-Courier


The brand new 12 months might seem to be it is off to a sluggish begin in January, after a December stuffed with Christmas actions.

However winter hasn’t stopped every thing.

One spotlight of the month will not arrive till Jan. 28, when Mickey’s Magical Wonderland Dinner is deliberate at Hamilton’s Catering, 110 N. East St. 

Kids will be capable to go to with Disney characters, play video games and obtain an autographed e book and Mickey ears. 

The dinner shall be from 6 to eight p.m. The fee is $20 an individual. Reservations can be found by contacting Aleece Ford at 217-370-7015. 

Different January occasions embody:

Jan. 6 

“Barns and Backroads: Pictures by J. Cook dinner” exhibit opening reception — 6-8 p.m. on the Artwork Affiliation of Jacksonville’s David Strawn Artwork Gallery, 331 W. Faculty Ave. For extra info, name 217-243-9390.

Jan. 8 

Wild Columbine in live performance — 4 p.m. at Jacksonville Public Library as a part of the library’s Music Beneath the Dome sequence. Free.

Jan. 11

The Child’s Artwork Spot — 5:30-6:30 p.m. on the Artwork Affiliation of Jacksonville’s David Strawn Artwork Gallery, 331 W. Faculty Ave. Watercolors with Dru Fernandes. For extra info, contact Jessica Richardson at 217-370-0327. 

Jan. 12

Jacksonville Public Library Teen Advisory Board assembly — 5-6 p.m. on the library, 201 W. Faculty Ave. 

Jan. 19

The West Central Council on World Affairs — 6:45-8:15 p.m. at South Jacksonville Elementary College, 1700 S. West St. Braxton Stewart will converse on “The Republic of Guinea from a Peace Corps Perspective” after spending two years there as a public well being coordinator and English instructor. Free admission. 

Jan. 21

Illinois Faculty Superb Arts Sequence: Istanpitta — 7:30 p.m. at Rammelkamp Chapel on campus. Houston-based early music ensemble Istanpitta will carry out “Chevrefoil.” This system is predicated on a Medieval French poem by Marie de France that brings to life the story of Tristan and Isolde utilizing Medieval songs and instrumental music that includes voice, harp, lute and vielles. Tickets, that are $15 for adults and free for college kids of all ages, can be found by contacting Jennifer Phebus at 217-245-3192 or [email protected]

Jan. 28

Mickey’s Magical Wonderland Dinner — 6-8 p.m. at Hamilton’s Catering, 110 N. East St. Mickey and different Disney characters shall be obtainable for photographs and video games. Kids will obtain an autographed e book and Mickey ears. Tickets are $20. For extra info, contact Aleece Ford at 217-370-7015.

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