Thursday, August 9, 2012

Last Weekend for Shakespeare Festival

This weekend in Bloomington

Night Storm Party
Aug. 9, 2012 - Aug. 9, 2012 , 8:00am-11:00pm
Cost: $15 w/FB Reservation, $20 w/o (ID required)  
Event Type: Family Friendly  
U.S. Cellular Coliseum
101 S. Madison
Bloomington, IL 61701

Summer Worship Dance Workshop
Now - Aug. 10, 2012 , 9:00am-3:00pm daily
Student dancer and choreographer Kelsey Larson presents the 2012 Summer Worship Dance Workshop. This 5-day workshop consists of daily classes in contemporary worship dance technique, as well as elective classes, repertory rehearsals, and presentations from keynote speakers.
Cost: $80
Event Type: Performing Arts  
Centennial Christian Church
1219 E. Grove St.
Bloomington, IL 61701

Pink Sands Casino Night

Aug. 11, 2012 - Aug. 11, 2012 , 7:30 p.m. - Midnight
Games of chance, food, music, and fun! Cocktail Attire. This event to provide local scholarships and programming supported by the local Alpha Kappa Alpha graduate chapter.
Cost: $50 per person  

DoubleTree by Hilton
10 Brickyard Drive
Bloomington, IL 61701

This is the last few days to enjoy the Shakespeare Festival

Illinois Shakespeare Festival
Now - Aug. 11, 2012
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival exemplifies a long-established tradition of professional theatre devoted to performing the plays of William Shakespeare. 
Event Type: Performing Arts  
The Theatre at Ewing
48 Sunset Road
Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 438-8974
Thursday, August 9, 2012
6:00pm- Backstage Tour (Tickets available)
6:00pm- Live Music
7:30pm- Othello (Tickets available)

Friday, August 10, 2012
6:30pm- Backstage Tour (Tickets available)
6:30pm- Jazz
8:00pm- The Rivals (Tickets available)

Saturday, August 11, 2012
Closing Night at the Festival
10:00am- Comedy of Errors (Theatre for Young Audiences- FREE)
6:30pm- Costume Tour (Tickets available)
6:30pm- Jazz
8:00pm- As You Like It (Tickets available)
For more information visit the Bloomington/Normal Convention of Visitor's Bureau website!

Things to do during the week

Music Under the Stars
Aug. 14, 2012 - Aug. 14, 2012 , 7:30-9pm
Bring a lawn chair or blanket and be our guest.
Cost: FREE
Miller Park Bandstand
1020 South Morris Avenue
Bloomington, IL
Janiva Magness
Aug. 15, 2012 - Aug. 15, 2012 , 7:45PM
Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 7:45 pm This event is all ages. The Castle Theatre is located in Downtown Bloomington and features local and national emerging and established touring artists in a variety of music types, including Rock, Alternative Rock , Americana, Alternative Country, Blues, Jazz and Contemporary Alternative.
Cost: $14-17 
Event Type: Performing Arts  
The Castle Theatre
209 E. Washington Street
Bloomington, IL 61701
Cultural Festival
Aug. 17, 2012 - Aug. 19, 2012
Cultural Festival Weekend Friday - Sunday, August 17 - 19 Miller Park Bandstand Cultural Festival Weekend is a three-day event that includes cultural and ethnic food vendors; entertainment that features local and national R & B, Blues, Country, Jazz, Classical, Gospel Performers, and Dance Groups.
Cost: FREE  
Event Type: Festival  
Miller Park Bandstand
1020 S. Morris
Bloomington, IL
701 East Taylor Street
Bloomington, IL 61701 
Phone: 309.828.8816
Toll Free: 877.346.6488
Fax: 309.828.2596

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