Finding Home at Abiding Word

Friday, December 14, 2018 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Finding Home celebrates the release of their first album "Here I Go" in a free preformance at the Abiding Word Church in Sterling Decemeber 14th at 7:15.

The five-piece band, consisting of the Jacobs siblings – Molly, 19, on violin and keys, Maddie Rose, 17, lead singer and guitar, Max, 15, on drums, Marykate, 13, background vocals, and Menter, 11, bass guitar – will take the stage at 7:45 p.m., after an opening performance by Bradley McClendon at 7:15 p.m.

Maddie Rose and Molly founded the band; their siblings joined in as they learned their instruments and their musical talents grew. They’ve been playing churches and coffee shops locally and all over the region.

“Here I Go” features their single, “Have Your Way,” and nine other original numbers. Copies of their CD will be available at the show for $10.

If you miss the concert in Sterling, the band will be performing Feb. 16 at 6 p.m. at The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway in DeKalb.

STEAM 4-H Holiday workshop

Saturday, December 15, 2018 9:00 am
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Need to finish your last minute shopping without the kids?

..well sign them up for our annual 4-H Holiday STEAM workshop coming up on December 15

Registration is open until December 10 and spots are filling up!

Go to: https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/…

 

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Air Play Holiday Gits Open House

Saturday, December 15, 2018 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Looking for unique and local holiday gifts? Stop by our Holiday Open House and do some shopping! Local vendors including Metamorphosis CreationsDorks in LoveHoney Homestead Pottery Artwork by LVH and Tuff Dog Bakery will be featured. Stock up on our fresh roasted bulk coffee beans or enjoy 20% off of our coffee and tea accessories. Fuel your shopping frenzy with a tasty hot cocoa and a snack from our bakery case! Free gift wrapping will be available. Can't wait to see you there!

Christmastime Open House at the Ranch

Saturday, December 15, 2018 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Event Description:: Come meet and mingle with our herd of 70 huacaya alpacas and shop our Barn to Beautiful Ranch Store for unique, farm raised, hand knit alpaca hats, scarves, woven rugs, super warm alpaca socks, toys and more! Something for everyone on your list!

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Polar Express Family Night

Monday, December 17, 2018 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Bring the family for a fun night at the library.

Drop in anytime between 6:00-7:30 for games, gingerbread house decorating, hot cocoa, and door prizes!

Outfox the Fox: Weekly Trivia

Wednesday, December 19, 2018 7:30 pm
Every Week until December 27, 2018
  • Bring your friends, form a team!

  • Questions start every Wednesday night at 7:30ish, so it's best to be here earlier if you want to order drinks and claim a table.

  • Winning team wins 4 free drink tokens!trivia

Ugly Sweater Party

Saturday, December 22, 2018 7:00 pm
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come along for the Pub's 1st Annual Ugly Sweater Party.

December 22  at 7:00 PM 

Ugly Sweater Party

Saturday, December 22, 2018 7:00 pm
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come along for the Pub's 1st Annual Ugly Sweater Party.

December 22  at 7:00 PM 

Outfox the Fox: Weekly Trivia

Wednesday, December 26, 2018 7:30 pm
Every Week until December 27, 2018
  • Bring your friends, form a team!

  • Questions start every Wednesday night at 7:30ish, so it's best to be here earlier if you want to order drinks and claim a table.

  • Winning team wins 4 free drink tokens!trivia

New Years Bash

Monday, December 31, 2018 7:00 pm
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Ladies - break out that little black dress.Fellas - break out that nice dress shirt

Come out and join us for a Formal New Years bash! (jeans are OK too!)

Music, Snacks, Drink specials, and Midnight toast.

Sterling Municipal Band Winter Pops Concert

Friday, January 04, 2019 7:00 pm
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Please join the Sterling Municipal Band for its 25th Annual Winter Pops Concert. This FREE, all-ages concert will begin at 7:00 PM and be held at Abiding Word Church in Sterling. Long-time band members and area music educators, Annette Hackbarth and Cheryl Neumann will share the podium as interim co-directors for the start of the Band’s 2019 season.

Doors open at 6 PM. Performance begins at 7 PM.Intermission entertaining provided by Spontaneous Combustion. There is an optional pre-concert hors de'ouvres reception beginning at 6:30 PM, which includes a dessert buffet during intermission.

Advance reservation is required. $25 per person. See Invitation/Response form posted in the discussion section of this event. RSVPs are due by Friday, December 21st.

Paul the Beatle

Thursday, January 31, 2019 7:00 pm
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  • Bob Halligan Jr. shines a light on the master-ming Paul McCartney

 

  • January 31st at 7:00PM

 

  • at the Abiding Word Church in Sterling 

SVCC Chocolate Rendezvous

Saturday, February 16, 2019 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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You are cordially invited to Sauk Valley Community College’s Chocolate Rendezvous on Saturday, February 16 in the Dillon Mall on the SVCC campus. The evening will include decadent chocolates, spirits, wine parings, heavy hors d’oeuveres, and live entertainment.

Last year, more than 400 guests enjoyed an elegant Valentine’s Day evening with dozens of delectable chocolates from local vendors including chocolate cream pies, chocolate dipped fruits, gourmet milk shakes, cakes, cupcakes, and dark chocolate. This year, guests will experience even more chocolate decadence coupled with the return of Smoked On 3rd BBQ Bistro & Catering’s mouthwatering heavy hors d’oeuveres of farm to table beef, wild caught shrimp, and an assortment of cheeses and vegetables. And if that’s not enough to tempt you, how about premium adult beverages including wine and bourbon pairings.

Your Chocolate Rendezvous ticket includes all this and a complimentary shuttle service to the red carpet. Funds raised will support the students and initiatives of the Sauk AG program, so welook forward to greeting you February 16, dressed in your red and black finery for this signature Sauk “red tie” event. Chocolate will flow, wine will pour, food will satisfy, and music will cascade. Through an intensive collaboration with local agriculture professionals, and investigations into potential impacts to our area, Sauk has built an AG program to meet diverse workforce needs throughout the Sauk Valley community.

Won’t you consider attending Sauk’s Chocolate Rendezvous in support of your local AG students, your regional economy, and your Sauk Valley Community College? Tickets go on sale December 1. To purchase tickets and for a complete list of sponsors, visit svcc.edu/chocolate or call 815-835-6329.

 

7th AVE

Saturday, April 13, 2019 7:00 pm
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  • The Sauk Valley Community Concert Association presents 7th AVE

 

  • April 13th at 7:00PM 

 

  • In the Historical Dixon Theatre