Casey Historical Society House Walk
703 N. Highway 49, Casey
Self-guided tour of five different locations, donation luncheon at Casey United Methodist Church. Map included. Times are Noon – 4:30pm
Dec 6 - Dec 7
Annual Home Tour
Welcome Center is Cottage Rose, East side of Taylorville Square, Taylorville
Tour several different decorated select homes of all ages throughout Taylorville and nearby communities. Featuring a mansion built in the late 1950s, and a mansion built in 2008.
Dec 6 -Dec 7
Christmas in Vandalia
Enjoy shopping in downtown, merchants will be staying open late and many will have sales/specials that evening. There will be carolers, chestnuts roasting on an open fire, fire barrels for warmth, wine tasting and Mr. & Mrs. Claus and more!
Dec 6 – Dec 8
Carlinville Christmas Market
112 North Side Square., Carlinville
Featuring bright, white tents filled with arts and crafts of talented artisans and food vendors. Also trolley tours, horse-drawn carriage rides, costumed carolers and street performers, children's activities, and other holiday attractions – experience the charm of Carlinville's historic town square and its own special shops.
Dec 6, 13 & 20
Holly Jolly Jasper County Christmas
Jasper County Courthouse Square, 100 West Jourdan, Newton
In honor of Jasper County-born Burl Ives, a legendary American actor, writer and folk-singer. Shops extend their hours, and Santa and characters from the cartoon "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer" visit. Enjoy entertainment, snacks, wagon rides, and free drawings!
Annual High Tea: "Taking Tea in Taylorville"
Taylorville Memorial Hospital, 201 East Pleasant Street, Taylorville
Noted for its opulent table settings and delicious sweets! Lavish menu provided by local artisans and restaurants, that evokes tea room recipes from around the world. The glittery vintage fashion show and heirloom china from the homes of Christian County's finest make this event one-of-a-kind.
Come and enjoy this annual event featuring craft vendors, a house walk, breakfast with Santa, a parade, the "Santa Chase" 5k run/walk, children's games, Madrigal Dinner and more!
Bryant Cottage Holiday Open house/Christmas in Bement
Bryant Cottage State Historic Site, 146 E. Wilson Ave, Bement
This picturesque one-story, four-room wood frame cottage has been “restored” and is interpreted as an example of a middle-class life in mid-nineteenth-century Illinois.
217-678-8184 or 217-678-2311
Christmas in Paris
115 W. Court Street
Come to Paris, Illinois for an entire day of activities that will provide fun for the whole family. The Mistletoe Marketplace will be open from 10am-3pm at HRC featuring 20 plus local vendors. At 2pm head to the Paris Theater for the showing of "A Christmas Story." From 4pm-7pm, the downtown area will be a host to many different free activities.
Dec 7- Dec 8
Annual Holiday Home Walk and Tour
Visit homes beautifully decorated for the holidays.