Is the stress of the crazy holiday season starting to set in? Before the endless string of engagements and festivities begins, carve out some time for you and your spouse, partner, or friends!
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The Junior League’s Community Impact Gala: Twenty individuals or organizations will be honored Nov. 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn. Chances are you know somebody on this list. Part of the Junior League’s Festival of Trees.
Do Good Date Night Food Repack: Here’s a date night that isn’t just fun — it helps others. You can repackage food into smaller portions to be distributed through the Eastern Illinois Food Bank’s network. Afterward enjoy wine and appetizers. Space is limited so sign up now for the Nov. 14 event.
Elsinore’s “A Life in the 21st Century” Album Release Show: On Nov. 16 The City Center in Champaign will host the band that has been together since 2004. It will be preceded by Prevalence; Mermaid Heaven; and Family of Geniuses.
Theatre Re: The Nature of Forgetting: The Nature of Forgetting is the story of Tom, a middle-aged father who is struggling in the early stages of dementia. The London company’s exploration of memory and amnesia takes to the Colwell Playhouse at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on Nov. 12.
TIGER, an Unreliable Bestiary Performance: This unique event takes place Nov. 7 at Krannert Art Museum. TIGER is the fifth performance from Deke Weaver’s life-long Unreliable Bestiary project: a performance for each letter of the alphabet, each letter represented by an endangered animal or habitat. Seek more info here.
Illini Men’s Basketball Season Opener: The Illini figure to be much improved this season, perhaps fighting for a spot in the NCAA tournament field. The season begins Nov. 5 against Nicholls State, and here’s your chance to get your first look. Plus, the game isn’t being televised.
The Realistic Joneses at The Station Theatre: Performances run through Nov. 16 for The Realistic Joneses, which, according to The Station Theatre, is a story in which “we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.
“Friends” Thanksgiving Trivia Night: The Friends Trivia Night is back Nov. 24 at Barrelhouse 34 in Champaign, this time with all new questions about the iconic television show’s Thanksgiving episodes.
Reds of Christmas: There’s no better way to kick off the holiday season with a wine-walk and shop event in downtown Monticello on Nov. 29. Ticketed guests receive a tasting glass to pop in and out of various spots for red wine sampling and shopping.
Cash Bash Gala: The gala on Nov. 16 at The Refinery will raise funds for Chez Veterans Center, which provides educational services to veterans with severe and multiple disabilities as they pursue degrees at the University of Illinois.