HOMETOWN HOLIDAYS
Shelby County

November 4 - December 31, 2018
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Times and dates are subject to change

November 3rd
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.
November 4th & December 2nd
1:00 pm** American Legion Toy & Tool Sale Christmas Auction at the community center in Strasburg. All items are NEW! Auction items include tool, bikes, china cabinets, NASCAR items, trains, blankets, Christmas items and much more. This is the perfect time to do your Christmas Shopping! A concession stand sponsored by the Ameri-can Legion Auxiliary Unit #289 will be available.
November 9th
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. For more info 774-3434
November 10th
4:30 - 7:30 pm** The Shelbyville Fire Dept Ladies Aux will hold their annual Soup Supper on Saturday, November 10th from 4:30-7:30 @ the Fire Station @ 110 N Heinlein Drive All You Can Eat Chili, Vegetable, Potato or Chicken Noodle Soup, A hot dog or Peanut Butter Sandwich, a dessert and a drink. 217-774-3433
   
November 10th
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. For more info 217-246-1332 ir 217-343-5686.
9 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. 217-459-2232
November 16th - December 30th
**Shelbyville Festival of Lights in Forest Park
November 16th
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
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 begins at 8 am and will be pancakes and sausage, biscuits & gravy, fried potatoes, & cinnamon rolls. Lunch will begin at 11 am and will feature soups, sandwiches, & 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. 217-567-3042
10 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! Questions, call 217-459-2636
November 22nd
Noon** Community Thanksgiving Dinner at First United Methodist Church in Shelbyville. For reservations, call 217-774-4131. Carryout and delivery is available. 217-774-5134
November 24th
10 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. Call 217-972-5491
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 25th
5:00 - 8:00 pm** Entertainment at the Shelbyville Dairy Queen
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December 1st & 2nd
9-5 Fri
9-2 Sat
Several Downtown Shelbyville businesses will have open houses. Hours and locations may vary.
December 2nd
9 am - 2 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. 217-774-2716
10 am - 2 pm Pet Photos with Santa at Tractor Supply Company in Shelbyville. Bring in your pet(s) for photos with Santa.
December 1st
10:00 am** FREE Movie at Roxy Theatre. FREE admission. 217-774-7699
10 am - 3 pm** 6th Annual Old Fashion Downtown Christmas. Downtown Businesses will be open. 9 am there will be personalized ornaments for the 1st 25 kids at My Little Bird. 10:30 am get a pic taken with your animal at Three Tails, A FREE Movie at the Roxy at 10 am. There will be a Kids Korner at Studio 1 Twenty 3, Santa and Mrs Claus will also be at Studio 1 Twenty 3 along with Frosty. There will be wagon rides from 11:30am-2:30 pm starting from the mini park 11:30am-3pm is a kids corner with a selfie station, crafts Elf food station, and story time at 2 pm. 11:45 the SHS Choir will perform. 11:30 am there will abe fishing at Craig's Sporting Goods, come in and win a prize. 11:45 am there will be a performance by Dance Life Studio at the Mini Park, followed by games and refreshments at Flourishes Art Gallery. 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. 217-273-5358
December 2nd
1-5 pm** Hometown Holidays "Shop Shelbyville Show" at Best Bet Events & Shelbyville Event Center. Over 40 vendors. Lunch served. 217-273-7812

1:00 pm**

American Legion Toy & Tool Sale Christmas Auction at the community center in Strasburg. All items are NEW! Auction items include tool, bikes, china cabinets, NASCAR items, trains, blankets, Christmas items and much more. This is the perfect time to do your Christmas Shopping! A concession stand sponsored by the Ameri-can Legion Auxiliary Unit #289 will be available.
5:30 - 7 pm** Bethlehem Walk. Meet at Windsor Methodist Church for a guided tour. On the tour enjoy live animals, foods, & drinks while enjoying the first Christmas. Windsor, IL 217-459-2232
5:00 - 8:00 pm** Entertainment at the Shelbyville Dairy Queen. 217-774-3632
December 8th & 9th
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December 8th
8 am - 10:30 am** Breakfast with Santa at the Shelbyville Fire Station. There will be pancakes, sausage, juice, and milk. Visit with Santa and take pictures. 217-774-3433
10:00 am** FREE Movie at Roxy Theatre. FREE admission. 217-774-7699
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.
December 9th
5:00 - 8:00 pm** Entertainment at the Shelbyville Dairy Queen. 217-774-3632
7:00 pm** 56th Annual 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.
217-644-2452
December 14th, 15th, 16th
6:30-9:00 pm** "Live Nativity" at Church of the Nazarene located at 701 W N 3rd in Shelbyville. 217-774-2218
December 14th
10 am - 4 pm** Christmas Store in Community Bldg in Strasburg sponsored by the Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary. Deco glass blocks, Rada, homemade goodies and much more. Liberty Unit #289 of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Christmas Store has evolved into an Annual Cookie Walk with Christmas goodies for everyone’s Christmas pleasure. Items include homemade noodles, homemade cookies and candies, plus Rada cutlery. Shoppers select the cookies and candies they want and put in a box. Box is then weighed with price at $5 per pound.

Profits from the Christmas Store will be used by the Auxiliary for community projects and items for veterans.
December 15th
9 am - 11 am** Christmas Store in Community Bldg in Strasburg sponsored by the Strasburg American Legion Auxiliary. Deco glass blocks, Rada, homemade goodies and much more. Liberty Unit #289 of the American Legion Auxiliary’s Christmas Store has evolved into an Annual Cookie Walk with Christmas goodies for everyone’s Christmas pleasure. Items include homemade noodles, homemade cookies and candies, plus Rada cutlery. Shoppers select the cookies and candies they want and put in a box. Box is then weighed with price at $5 per pound.

Profits from the Christmas Store will be used by the Auxiliary for community projects and items for veterans.
9:30 am - 11 am** Santa will be at the Strasburg Community Center. 217-644-3007
10:00 am** FREE Movie at Roxy Theatre. FREE admission. 217-774-7699
2 - 6 pm** Holiday Stroll Thru Strasburg. The fun begins and ends at the Community Bldg. Holiday Stroll is 2-4 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 17th
5:00 - 8:00 pm** Entertainment at the Shelbyville Dairy Queen. 217-774-3632
December 22nd
10:00 am** FREE Movie at Roxy Theatre. FREE admission. 217-774-7699
December 24th
11:00 pm** 60th 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.
5:00 pm** Christmas Eve Service at Strasburg Methodist Church. 217-644-2655
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. 217-644-2661
6:30 pm** Christmas Eve Service at Grace Lutheran Church in Strasburg. 217-644-2452
December 25th
9 am** Grace Lutheran and St. Paul's Lutheran Churches in Strasburg 217-644-2452/217-644-2661
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. 217-774-4829
Times and dates are subject to change!!!
Events marked ** have been confirmed