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Sunday, December 21, 2014

Entertainment: Entertainment (6) , Attractions (26) , Gaming (4) , Music/Dance (6) , SIUE Attractions (5) , Theater (10)
 
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Edison's Entertainment Complex
Voted North America's "Best New Family Entertainment Center of 2013" by Tourist Attractions and Parks Magazine, Edison's Entertainment Complex truly is Edwardsville’s newest home of Genius Level Fun for Everyone! Edison’s features 12 lanes of boutique bowling, a 50-game state-of-the-art arcade, and a 3,500 square ft. jungle-themed laser tag arena. Edison’s also serves a full menu of Inventive Eats -n- Drinks perfect for all ages and 5 party rooms perfect for birthdays, meetings, and more! Featuring discounts and specials every day of the week, this is a "Powerhouse" of food, beverage, entertainment for kids and adults alike!
http://www.edisonsfun.com
2477 South State Route 157, Edwardsville IL 62025
618-307-9020
Movies
Check out the movie times at Showplace 12 and other Kerasotes theaters.
http://www.kerasotes.com/Showtimes.aspx?TheaterSearch=8252
Pottery Hollow
Painting and more.
http://www.potteryhollow.com/index.html
23 Junction Dr, Suite B, Glen Carbon IL 62034
(618) 656-5200
Scottrade Center
Home of the St. Louis Blues, Ambush, Vipers, SLU Billikens, as well as concerts, shows and other special events.
http://www.scottradecenter.net/
SIUE Events
A complete schedule of campus events, including productions, exhibits and speakers.
http://events.siue.edu/siuevents/
The Family Arena
Home of the River Otters, Renegades, Steamers, as well as concerts, shows and other special events.
http://www.familyarena.com/
 
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Airplane Park Playground
Designed by local youth and built by the Rotary Club of Edwardsville, this project of love is enjoyed by the whole community.
http://www.airplaneparkplayground.org/
6364 Center Grove Rd, (at Robert Stille Edwardsville Township Park), Edwardsville IL 62025
ARTEAST, the Edwardsville-Alton Studio Tour
An annual event showcasing more than 100 artists living and working in Madison County. Includes studio tours and multiple exhibitions. Held the third weekend of October.
http://www.greatriverroad.com/somadco/edward/arteastedward.htm
P.O. Box 891, Edwardsville IL 62025
(618) 656-3348
Arts in the Park
A 10-week summer series of family entertainment events. Includes band concerts on Thursdays, events of Fridays, and art classes for children ages 6-12 offered on Saturday mornings. Sponsored by the Office of the Mayor and the Department of Parks & Recreation of the City of Edwardsville. Held in City Park.
http://www.cityofedwardsville.com/
City of Edwardsville, 118 Hillsboro, Edwardsville IL 62025
(618) 692-7531
Arts League Players
A non-profit community theater group that presents controversial and more rarely performed works, including works by local playwrights.
(618) 692-0874
Bilbrey Farms
This local bed & breakfast also hosts an exotic animal farm, zoo camp, and a lovely natural setting.
http://www.bilbreyfarms.com/
8724 Pin Oak Rd., Edwardsville IL 62025
(618) 692-1950
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site
The remains of the most sophisticated prehistoric native civilization north of Mexico are preserved at Cahokia Mounds; take a tour, visit the museum, and learn about this amazing historic site.
http://www.cahokiamounds.com/
Col. Benjamin Stephenson House Living Museum
Friends of Colonel Benjamin Stephenson. Learn about the 1820 Colonel Benjamin Stevenson home being restored by the City of Edwardsville, the Historic Preservation Commission, and the Friends of Colonel Benjamin Stevenson House.
http://www.stephensonhouse.org/
409 S. Buchanan, P.O. Box 754, Edwardsville IL 62025
(618) 692-1818
Eastside Theatre Company
A community theater group spcializing in traditional musicals and plays, some involving children. Call for audition information.
(618) 655-1422
Eckert's Country Store & Farms
Pick your own strawberries, blackberries, apples, and peaches in their orchards; visit their country store and garden center; dine at their family-style restaurant for a full day of fun!
http://www.eckerts.com/
951 S. Green Mount Road, Belleville IL 62220
(618) 233-0513
Edison's Entertainment Complex
Voted North America's "Best New Family Entertainment Center of 2013" by Tourist Attractions and Parks Magazine, Edison's Entertainment Complex truly is Edwardsville’s newest home of Genius Level Fun for Everyone! Edison’s features 12 lanes of boutique bowling, a 50-game state-of-the-art arcade, and a 3,500 square ft. jungle-themed laser tag arena. Edison’s also serves a full menu of Inventive Eats -n- Drinks perfect for all ages and 5 party rooms perfect for birthdays, meetings, and more! Featuring discounts and specials every day of the week, this is a "Powerhouse" of food, beverage, entertainment for kids and adults alike!
http://www.edisonsfun.com
2477 South State Route 157, Edwardsville IL 62025
618-307-9020
Edwardsville Arts Center
Center designed to provide children with opportunities to explore a variety of visual arts by offering classes in drawing, painting, photography, ceramics, and sculpture. (Community-based project under development.)
http://edwardsvilleartscenter.com/
P.O. Box 891, Edwardsville IL 62025
(618) 656-7010
Edwardsville Children's Museum
The Children’s Museum is fun for everyone, from 1 to 101! The museum offers exhibits and activities geared toward children 18 months to age 10. Toddlers enjoy soft play areas throughout the Museum. Preschoolers and Children in the elementary grades love Star City, a kid-sized community with a market, café, hospital, post office, bank, fire and police departments, as well as our Science room with hands-on science based activities. Find us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/EdwardsvilleChildrensMuseum.
www.EdwardsvilleChildrensMuseum.com
722 Holyoake Road, Edwardsville IL 62025
(618) 692-2094
Edwardsville Little Free Library
A Little Free Library is a free-standing structure that houses books which are free for sharing. It's a take a book, leave a book concept. The Edwardsville Little Free Library will contain a general library of quality adult and children's fiction and non-fiction books. It will be permanently located at Edwardsville's Township Community Park at the JSC playground for anyone to use. This is the very first Little Free Library in Madison County!
6368 Center Grove Road , Edwardsville Township Community Park - Boundless Playground, Edwardsville IL 62025
Edwardsville Municipal Band
A professional community band that performs at various official functions throughout the year. Conducts a series of concerts in Edwardsville City Park on Thursday evenings every summer.
http://www.edwband.com/
City of Edwardsville, 118 Hillsboro, Edwardsville IL 62025
(618) 656-1932
Edwardsville Summer Players
A talented group of college and high school students perform original plays and musicals for family summer entertainment in the Edwardsville City Park.
(618) 656-1611
Glen Carbon Historical Museum
A 1914 school building that serves as a venue for historical artifacts and photographs of the Village of Glen Carbon.
Glen Carbon Homecoming "Meet Me on Main Street"
The Glen Carbon Homecoming will be on June 16 & 17, 2006. The theme is "Meet Me On Main street" and it will take place on Main Street in the heart of Glen Carbon. There will be something for everyone including: carnival rides, games, parade, fireworks,food & drink booths, entertainment, craft booths, informational booths and more!
JSC Boundless Playground
An inclusive playground that allows children with and without disabilities to play together in an accessible and nurturing play environment. Additionally, Boundless Playgrounds™ also help millions of parents, grandparents and caregivers with a disability or limited mobility the opportunity to play with their loved ones.
http://www.edglenjuniorservice.org/boundless-playground.html
6364 Center Grove Rd, Township Park, Edwardsville IL 62025
Madison County Historical Museum
A federal-style mansion showcases the history of Madison County, Illinois, and its people. Period-furnished rooms, displays, and exhibits. Library and archives fo local history and genealogy research.
715 N. Main St., Edwardsville IL 62025
(618) 656-7562
Masterworks Children's Chorus
Audition-based choir tours the St. Louis metropolitan area performing classic choral works for children.
http://www.singmasterworks.org/ContactUs.htm
(618) 236-0182
Sacred Grounds Cafe
A coffee shop and alternative gallery space.
233 N. Main St., Edwardsville IL 62025
The Beall Mansion
Elegant accommodations for pleasure or business, weddings and receptions, and museum tours.
http://www.beallmansion.com/
407 East 12th Street, Alton IL 62002-7230
(618) 474-9100
The Land of Goshen Community Market
A Saturday morning community marketplace in Edwardsville. Features artists selling their wares or demonstrating their craft and a Famers' Market.
http://www.localharvest.org/farmers-markets/M5714
(618) 656-6618
Watershed Nature Center
The Watershed Nature Preserve was founded in 1991 to preserve and restore local ecosystems. As part of the Cahokia Creek watershed, Watershed Nature Center is comprised of over forty acres of wetlands, prairies, and upland and lowland forests.
http://www.watershednaturecenter.com/
1591 Tower Ave., Edwardsville IL 62025
(618) 692-7578
Wildey Theatre
A cultural venue to celebrate and promote the arts. A place to enjoy, discover and learn with a focus on the presentation and development of creativity and ideas by those who actively participate and those who choose to personally experience the works of others. Visit our website for a calendar of upcoming events.
http://www.wildeytheatre.com
250-254 North Main Street, Edwardsville IL 62025
Yanda Log Cabin
A restored log cabin in Glen Carbon built around 1853. Features the Annual Quilt Show and Tell.
http://www.glen-carbon.il.us/TheVillage/yanda.htm
(618) 288-1200
 
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Big Screen Games, LLC
St. Louis/Metro East's preferred provider of interactive computer game entertainment on REALLY big screens. We have everything you need to throw the next event that everyone will be talking about. (Friends, customers, employees, organization members, etc.) Package prices start at less than $250, so we can help you put together an event to fit almost any budget.
http://www.bigscreengames.us/
(618) 623-9379
Cyberstorm
Computer gaming right here in Edwardsville; log on to join and play games against other members.
http://www.cyberstormgaming.com/
Edison's Entertainment Complex
Voted North America's "Best New Family Entertainment Center of 2013" by Tourist Attractions and Parks Magazine, Edison's Entertainment Complex truly is Edwardsville’s newest home of Genius Level Fun for Everyone! Edison’s features 12 lanes of boutique bowling, a 50-game state-of-the-art arcade, and a 3,500 square ft. jungle-themed laser tag arena. Edison’s also serves a full menu of Inventive Eats -n- Drinks perfect for all ages and 5 party rooms perfect for birthdays, meetings, and more! Featuring discounts and specials every day of the week, this is a "Powerhouse" of food, beverage, entertainment for kids and adults alike!
http://www.edisonsfun.com
2477 South State Route 157, Edwardsville IL 62025
618-307-9020
Elite Gaming
A computer gaming center dedicated to carrying the newest games, best graphics, and a high-speed internet connection. Computers, hardware, and software sales geared towards gamers. Also repair, install and upgrade computer hardware.
(618) 659-0908
 
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Arts in the Park
A 10-week summer series of family entertainment events. Includes band concerts on Thursdays, events of Fridays, and art classes for children ages 6-12 offered on Saturday mornings. Sponsored by the Office of the Mayor and the Department of Parks & Recreation of the City of Edwardsville. Held in City Park.
http://www.cityofedwardsville.com/index.asp
Edwardsville Municipal Band
A professional community band that performs at various official functions throughout the year. Conducts a series of concerts in Edwardsville City Park on Thursday evenings every summer.
http://www.cityofedwardsville.com/index.asp
Midwestern United States Imperial Club (M.U.S.I.C.)
LEARN TO SWING DANCE AND MEET NEW PEOPLE! M.U.S.I.C., a non profit imperial swing and social club, has been teaching people to dance for nearly 30 years. We have a dance every other Sunday at the VFW, 1234 Vandalia (Rte 159) in Collinsville from 5:30 to 10:00pm. Admission $3.00 for members, $5.00 for non-members, dance lessons are included in admission and music start at 6:00pm.
http://www.musicswingdance.com/
( 618) 463-2405
SIUE Department of Theater & Dance
Presenting quality shows for everyone.
http://www.siue.edu/THEATER/
Swing Kids Imperial Swing Dance Club
Offers lessons every Wednesday night at the Wood River Roundhouse. Check out their website for dance party dates and locations and for more information on lessons and joining the Club!
http://www.stlouisimperialswingkids.com/
The Touhill Performing Arts Center
The Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis creates opportunities for the people of our region to experience, appreciate and embrace the transformational power of the performing arts. It is a welcoming place, a leading cultural partner in our community and a symbol of this University's commitment to integrate education, innovation and excellence. Information on upcoming performances and online ticketing available on the Touhill web site.
http://www.touhill.org/home.php
 
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Arts & Issues
Theater, concerts, speakers, etc. at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville for children, students and adults.
http://www.siue.edu/artsandissues/
(618) 650-2626
Department of Art & Design
Theater, concerts, speakers, etc. at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville for children, students and adults.
http://www.siue.edu/artsandsciences/art/
Department of Music
Theater, concerts, speakers, etc. at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville for children, students and adults.
http://www.siue.edu/MUSIC/
(618) 650-2774
Department of Theater & Dance
Theater, concerts, speakers, etc. at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville for children, students and adults.
http://www.siue.edu/THEATER/
(618) 650-2774
The University Museum
Theater, concerts, speakers, etc. at Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville for children, students and adults.
(618) 650-2996
 
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1,000 Miles Off Broadway
A not-for-profit group that performs theater in the community, primarily Edwardsville and Glen Carbon. Adults and children are welcome to participate. We also host educational children's theater workshops.
http://www.1000milesoffbroadway.com/
(618) 307-5507
Alton Little Theater
One of the oldest community theaters in Illinois, ALT is an award-winning community theater in Alton.
http://altonlittletheater.org/
Curtains Up Theater Co.
Community theater company which performs in the Madison County, IL area, primarily in Collinsville and Edwardsville.
http://www.curtainsuptheater.com/
(618) 692-6994
Fox Theater
See coming attractions, including the Broadway Series, for another great season.
http://www.fabulousfox.com/
Movies
Check out the movie times at Showplace 12 and other AMC theaters.
http://www.amctheatres.com/
SIUE Department of Theater & Dance
Presenting quality shows for everyone.
http://www.siue.edu/THEATER/
The Muny
The nation's oldest and largest outdoor musical theatre with a very impressive season.
http://www.muny.org/
The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis
A professional theatrical operation on the campus of Webster University; a great lineup every season!
http://www.repstl.org/
The Touhill Performing Arts Center
The Touhill Performing Arts Center at the University of Missouri-St. Louis creates opportunities for the people of our region to experience, appreciate and embrace the transformational power of the performing arts. It is a welcoming place, a leading cultural partner in our community and a symbol of this University's commitment to integrate education, innovation and excellence. Information on upcoming performances and online ticketing available on the Touhill web site.
http://www.touhill.org/home.php
Wildey Theatre
A cultural venue to celebrate and promote the arts. A place to enjoy, discover and learn with a focus on the presentation and development of creativity and ideas by those who actively participate and those who choose to personally experience the works of others. Visit our website for a calendar of upcoming events.
http://www.wildeytheatre.com
250-254 North Main Street, Edwardsville IL 62025