HOMETOWN HOLIDAYS
Shelby County

November 4 - December 31, 2017
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Times and dates are subject to change

November 4th
8:00 am- 2:00 pm** Annual Spirit of the Holidays Noodle and Bake Sale sponsored by the Findlay Bag Ladies and United Methodist Women. Donuts, Coffee & Tea in am and from 11-2 soup and sandwiches.
6 am- 10:30 pm** Small Town Post Harvest Throw Down at Stewardson Community Building. 6 am - ? Fireman's Fundraising Breakfast. 11 am Beer Tent Opens, 11:30 am Bloody Mary Judging. 2 pm is the Chicken and Side Dish Judging, 3 pm is baked goods judging. 4 pm Ribs and cooks choice judging. At 5 pm there will be a Bags Tournament. 6 pm is the Brisket and Pork Loin Judging. A DJ will entertain starting at 7 pm and there will be a raffle drawing at 10 pm. All competition meat/sides must be cooked on site. Each team will be assigned a 12x12 area. For more info call 217-240-5648 or 843-901-0835.
November 5th & December 3rd
1:00 pm** American Legion Toy & Tool Sale Christmas Auction in Strasburg. items include tools, yoys, figurines, baskets, food items, metal signs, curved glass china cabinets, yard ornaments, pie safes, bikes, trikes, ceramics, wind spinners. Christmas items, and much more. All items are NEW! There will also be a lunch stand.
November 10th
5:00 - 7:00 pm** AYCE Fish & Chicken Fry at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Parish Hall in Shelbyville. Menu includes fried fish or chicken, baked potato or french fries, applesauce or coleslaw, dessert, & drink. $9 adults $4 ages 5-12.
November 11th
6:00 - 11 am** 7th Annual Santa Brigade and Breakfast in Strasburg at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Social Hall and Gym. Breakfast is 6-Noon and Christmas Market is 7-Noon. Pancakes and Whole Hog smoked sausage.
Vendors include: Queen Bee Honey & Jewelry, Crafts by Kaleena, Chests R Us, Dianna's Barkery & More, Cookies on the GO, Post Prom Greenery Sale, Hand Crochet Crafts by Jody, Pecans & Poinsetties-Women of Trinity, Vintage Vibe, A Stones Throw, Clever Container, Barnique, Pete's Family Patterns, Young Living, Kuhnley Crafts, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple, His Glory Farms, Tupperware, Usbourne Books, Edwards Crafts, Cupcakes by Marcail, Pink Zebra, Hand Painted China by Clara, Black Forest Santa Logs by SCAN, Scarves & Painted Canvas by Shirley, Crafts & Noodles by Ladies Auxiliary
Crafts by Larissa
8 am - 2 pm** Windsor Methodist Church Bazaar. There will be crafts, kountry kitchen items, baked goods. A lunch will be available with chili, vegetable, cheese soups and oyster stew, sandwiches, desserts, drinks.
November 17 - January 1
**Shelbyville Festival of Lights in Forest Park
November 17th
5:00 pm-??** Annual Soup Supper at the Senior Center in Forest Park. Cost is $5 for adults. kids 12 & under FREE. Menu includes chicken noodles and potato cheese soups, chili, pulled pork, desserts, and drinks. Supper ends when pots go dry.
November 17th-18th
9 am - 5 pm**
9 am - 3 pm**
Holiday Open House and sale at Main Street Quilt Company in Shelbyville.
November 18th
6 am - 2 pm** Holiday in Herrick-some stores may have some slightly different hours. Breakfast 6 am, lunch 11-1, over 25 vendors at community bldg. Santa, drawings.
8 am - 1 pm** Holiday Happenings Bazaar at First Christian Church in Shelbyville. (202 S Broadway) Breakfast will be pancakes and sausage, biscuits & gravy, fried potatoes, & cinnamon rolls. Lunch will begin at 11 am and will feature ham & bean soup, vegetable soup, pulled pork BBQ sandwiches, and desserts. The booths will open at 8 am. There will be holiday crafts, gift items, baked goods, homemade candies, pecans, and other goodies, as well as their famous homemade noodles for purchase. There will also be a cookie walk with a variety of homemade cookies. Call 217-774-2667 for more info.
6:00 - 10:00 pm??** Christmas Auction at Eye of the Tiger Sports Complex in Tower Hill(old school bldg).  Proceeds benefit the Lions Club.  All items are new. Tools, toys, metal signs, figurines, baskets, wind spinners, china cabinets, yard ornaments, blankets, bikes, trikes, fidget spinners, dolls, pllus lots more.  There will also be a concession stand.
9 am - 3 pm** Windsor Post Prom committee is hosting a Holiday Bazaar at the High School and Junior High. There will be craft and direct sales vendors. Still have space for more vendors. Cost for that is $25 plus a raffle item. Windsor FFA will be doing a concession hot dogs and chili. 
Help us make a fun and safe environment for Prom night!!! Any support is greatly appreciated!
November 23rd
Noon** Community Thanksgiving Dinner at First United Methodist Church in Shelbyville. For reservations, call 217-774-4131. Carryout and delivery is available.
November 25th
6 am - 2 pm** Christmas on Main in Moweaqua. Breakfast 6-10 am at American Legion. Lunch will start at 11 am at the Legion. Fun Run will lead the parade at 10 am. Santa will visit from 10am-1 pm in the FCC youth center. FCC building will have musical entertainment. A kids train will run from 11-2. Vendors will be open from 10a-2p.
10 am - 12 pm** Santa's Workshop at Ace Hardware in Shelbyville. There will be crafts and snacks for kids plus Santa will visit. Adults can bring in a canned food item and be entered into a drawing.
November 26th
5:00 - 8:00 pm** Wes Wheeler will entertain at the Shelbyville Dairy Queen
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December 1st-2nd
9-5 Fri
9-2 Sat
Just a Stitch Open House. There will be refreshments and you can register to win a gift basket
December 2nd
9 am - 3 pm** Christmas Bazaar at Shelby Christian Church, 200 N Hickory, Shelbyville. 30 Vendors will be set up, there will also be silent auciton items and a lunch for purchase.
10 am - 2 pm** Pet Photos with Santa at Tractor Supply Company in Shelbyville. Bring in your pet(s) for photos with Santa.
December 2nd
8:30 am - 2:30 pm** Holiday Bake Sale at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church. Basket raffles, some crafts, cinnamon rolls for sale. For more info call 217-774-3434
9 am - 3 pm** Holiday Fair at the Church of the Nazarene Christian Life Center. There will be vendors and a lunch stand. Corner of N. Will and 3rd street.
10:00 am** FREE Movie at Roxy Theatre. FREE admission. Movie is
10 am - 3 pm** 5th Annual Old Fashion Downtown Christmas. Downtown Businesses will be open. There will be a Kids Korner at Craig's Sporting Goods, Santa will also be at Craig's Sporting Goods, Wagon Rides, SHS Choir. Stores participating are Craig's Sporting Goods, Short Furniture, The Pooch Parlor, My Little Bird, Corner Copy Print Shop, Honeycomb Salon, Just a Stitch, Merle Norman, and Iced.
11 am - 2 pm** Holiday Open House at Honeycomb Salon. There will be some vendors, hot cocoa & cookies, free chair massages,
December 3rd
1-5 pm** Hometown Holidays "Shop Shelbyville Show" at Best Bet Events & Shelbyville Event Center. Over 40 vendors. Lunch served.

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American Legion Toy & Tool Sale Christmas Auction in Strasburg. items include tools, bikes, china cabinets, Nascar items, trains, blankets, Christmas items, and much more. There will also be concessions available
5:30 - 7 pm** Bethlehem Walk. Meet at Windsor Methodist Church for a guided tour. There will be cookies and warm drinks to enjoy afterwards. Windsor, IL
5:00 - 8:00 pm** Brad Brown will entertain at the Shelbyville Dairy Queen
December 8th, 9th, 10th
6:30-9:00 pm** "Live Nativity" at Church of the Nazarene located at 701 W N 3rd in Shelbyville.
December 8th & 9th
8 am - 5 pm** Christmas Open House at Niestradt Landscaping in Shelbyville. Come in and shop and enjoy some refreshments. There will also be door prizes
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December 9th
10:00 am** FREE Movie at Roxy Theatre. FREE admission.
9 am - 12 pm** Visit with Santa at lake Shelbyville Visitor Center at Dam East Recreational Area. Craft Workshop with Santa's elves. Take Free Pictures with Santa, make free crafts in the workshop, enjoy free hot chocolate and cookies. For additional information, call 217-774-3951, ext 2.
2 - 6 pm** Holiday Stroll Thru Strasburg. The fun begins and ends at the Community Bldg. Holiday Stroll is 2-5 pm, Soup Supper is 4-6 pm and the Village Year End Recognition Celebration is at 6 pm. Visit every shop on the map and collect a stamp for visiting that location. After you have all your map stamped, turn it inat the Cmty Bldg to be entered into a drawing to win prizes. There is also a penny vote for the best decorated tree at every stop with proceeds to benefit Blessing in a Backpack. For more info contact Angie Edwards at 217-644-3209.
December 10th
2:00 pm** Strasburg Community Year End Celebration. Open House and refreshments at Strasburg Community Center. Short presentation at 2:15.
3:30 pm - 6 pm** Polar Express Post Prom Fundraiser. Tickets are $15 each and is open to kids K-3rd grades. Cost includes Polar Express movie, photos, hot cocoa & cookies, a take home treat and a vist from Santa. 3:30 will be photos, 4:15 the movie, 5:00 the Big Man appears, and 6 will leave the gym. Tickets will be available at Jake's Antiques, Simply Yours, or from Jamie McDonald. they will also be available at Moulton school Nov 30th from 6-7 pm and from Dairy Queen on Dec 3rd from 10a-1p.
4:00 pm** John Hawk Christmas Vespers at 1st United Methodist Church in Shelbyville.
5:00 - 8:00 pm** Wes Wheeler will entertain at the Shelbyville Dairy Queen
7:00 pm** Christmas Cantata at Grace Lutheran Church in Strasburg. Choirs from Grace Lutheran, St. Paul's Lutheran in Sigel and Strasburg, and Trinity Lutheran will combine to entertain you.
December 15th
10 am - 6 pm** Christmas Store in Community Bldg in Strasburg sponsored by the Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary. Deco glass blocks, Rada, homemade goodies and much more.
December 16th
9 am - Noon** Christmas Store in Community Bldg in Strasburg sponsored by the Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary. Deco glass blocks, Rada, homemade goodies and much more.
9:30 am - 11 am** Santa will be at the Strasburg Community Center
10:00 am** FREE Movie at Roxy Theatre. FREE admission.
December 17th
5:00 - 8:00 pm** Brad Brown will entertain at the Shelbyville Dairy Queen
December 23rd
10:00 am** FREE Movie at Roxy Theatre. FREE admission
December 24th
11:00 pm** 59th Annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at First Christian Church on S. Broadway in Shelbyville. Special music and lighting of candles. Call 217-774-2667 for more info.
6:00 pm** Christmas Eve Service at Strasburg Methodist Church
6:00 pm** Pre-Service music, and 6:30 pm is the Christmas Eve Service and children's program at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Strasburg.
6:30 - 7:30 pm** Christmas Eve program presented by area kids from preschool thru 8th grade. If you would like to participate contact 644-2661 or 821-4929.
6:30 pm** Christmas Eve Service at Grace Lutheran Church in Strasburg.
December 25th
9 am** Grace Lutheran and St. Paul's Lutheran Churches in Strasburg
December 31st
5:00 pm - ????** New Year's Eve dinner and music at VFW Post 4829 at 513 S. Cedar in Shelbyville. You must sign up for the meal by 12/26. Steak Dinner is from 5-7:30 with DJ starting at 8 pm. There will also be a kids menu.
Times and dates are subject to change!!!
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