Event Calendar
Sep
23
Sun
Grease – Musical @ Centralia Cultural Society
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Grease - Musical @ Centralia Cultural Society

Little Theatre Players present “Grease” the musical.  Performing 5 night shows and a Sunday matinee.

Sep
28
Fri
Central City Lion’s Festival @ Lions Club
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

This two day festival offers live music, food, beverages, raffles, cake wheel, poker stand, inflatables, and Wamac’s Lil’ Toot Train. Hours are 5pm to midnight both Friday and Saturday nights.

 

Grease – Musical @ Centralia Cultural Society
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Grease - Musical @ Centralia Cultural Society

Little Theatre Players present “Grease” the musical.  Performing 5 night shows and a Sunday matinee.

Sep
29
Sat
Central City Lion’s Festival @ Lions Club
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm – 11:45 pm

This two day festival offers live music, food, beverages, raffles, cake wheel, poker stand, inflatables, and Wamac’s Lil’ Toot Train. Hours are 5pm to midnight both Friday and Saturday nights.

 

Grease – Musical @ Centralia Cultural Society
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Grease - Musical @ Centralia Cultural Society

Little Theatre Players present “Grease” the musical.  Performing 5 night shows and a Sunday matinee.

Sep
30
Sun
Grease – Musical @ Centralia Cultural Society
Sep 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Grease - Musical @ Centralia Cultural Society

Little Theatre Players present “Grease” the musical.  Performing 5 night shows and a Sunday matinee.

Oct
13
Sat
Apple Festival @ Schwartz Orchard
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Apple Festival @ Schwartz Orchard | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Enjoy a fun filled day of activities at Schwartz Orchard including games, straw maze and face painting.  Baked goods, mums, pumpkins and apple cider available.

Celebrate Centralia Art+Wine+Music Festival @ Downtown Centralia
Oct 13 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Celebrate Centralia Art+Wine+Music Festival @ Downtown Centralia | Centralia | Illinois | United States

A festival of Art, Wine and Music featuring local artists, musicians, food vendors, and award winning wineries & vineyards from the area as well as craft breweries.

 

Oct
21
Sun
Philharmonic Orchestra Concert @ Community Arts Center
Oct 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Philharmonic Orchestra Concert @ Community Arts Center | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Fall Concert presented by the Philharmonic Orchestra in the Gallery.

Oct
27
Sat
Centralia Fall Festival @ Downtown Centralia
Oct 27 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Centralia Fall Festival @ Downtown Centralia | Centralia | Illinois | United States

The Fall Festival is located in downtown Centralia and will begin at 9:00 A.M on October 29, 2016.  It features a Craft Fair at the Centralia Recreation Complex, free children’s games and activities, Flea Market, Chili Cook-off, Miss and Mister Pumpkin contest, Car Show, Best Dressed Pet Contest, local Entertainment and, of course, delicious food.  For more information about making entry into the any of these events please visit www.centraliahpff.org.

Annual Halloween Parade
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Annual Halloween Parade

Annual Halloween Parade is at 7:00 p.m. (Runs along Rt. 51 south / Poplar St.)

92nd Annual Centralia Halloween Parade -2018

 

 

Nov
3
Sat
Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 3 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Little Theater and Actors in Action present the “Sleeping Beauty”. They will be offering five performances including two Sunday matinees. For more information please contact Centralia Cultural Society at 618-532-2951.

Nov
4
Sun
Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Little Theater and Actors in Action present the “Sleeping Beauty”. They will be offering five performances including two Sunday matinees. For more information please contact Centralia Cultural Society at 618-532-2951.

Nov
8
Thu
Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Little Theater and Actors in Action present the “Sleeping Beauty”. They will be offering five performances including two Sunday matinees. For more information please contact Centralia Cultural Society at 618-532-2951.

Nov
9
Fri
Light & Lens Fall Photography Competition and Exhibition @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Light & Lens Fall Photography Competition and Exhibition @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

View area talent in this competition and exhibition. Starts with an opening reception on November 10th and public viewing on November 11th & 12th from noon to 4pm. Call Centralia Cultural Society for any questions or information.

Nov
10
Sat
Light & Lens Fall Photography Competition and Exhibition @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 10 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Light & Lens Fall Photography Competition and Exhibition @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

View area talent in this competition and exhibition. Starts with an opening reception on November 10th and public viewing on November 11th & 12th from noon to 4pm. Call Centralia Cultural Society for any questions or information.

Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Little Theater and Actors in Action present the “Sleeping Beauty”. They will be offering five performances including two Sunday matinees. For more information please contact Centralia Cultural Society at 618-532-2951.

Nov
11
Sun
Light & Lens Fall Photography Competition and Exhibition @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 11 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Light & Lens Fall Photography Competition and Exhibition @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

View area talent in this competition and exhibition. Starts with an opening reception on November 10th and public viewing on November 11th & 12th from noon to 4pm. Call Centralia Cultural Society for any questions or information.

Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society
Nov 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Sleeping Beauty @ Centralia Cultural Society | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Little Theater and Actors in Action present the “Sleeping Beauty”. They will be offering five performances including two Sunday matinees. For more information please contact Centralia Cultural Society at 618-532-2951.

Nov
21
Wed
Fantasy of Lights @ Foundation Park
Nov 21 – Dec 31 all-day
Fantasy of Lights @ Foundation Park | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Presented by the Centralia Foundation, Fantasy of Lights is a holiday tradition you won’t want to miss.  Take a drive through Foundation Park to experience twinkling candy canes, golfing Santa, or Rudolf catching some rays.  Don’t forget to visit 600 N Pleasant for more Christmas displays and the challenge of finding “Wanda”!  Open from 5:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. each night at no charge.  Don’t miss Santa who will be at his cottage on Friday’s and Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m..  For even more fun, make plans to ride the “Little Obie” train through the park on certain evenings during the month of December.

Nov
30
Fri
Downtown Centralia Christmas Stroll @ Downtown Centralia, IL
Nov 30 @ 3:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Downtown Centralia Christmas Stroll @ Downtown Centralia, IL | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Enjoy a Christmas Shopping Stroll in Downtown Centralia on November 30th from 3pm-7:15pm. Participating merchants will display an ornament inside their store for shoppers to locate and have their card stamped. Cards may be found in any participating business downtown and inside the Illinois Theatre. When you find all the ornaments needed your card should be returned to Illinois Theatre for a drawing at 7:15pm. Other activities include horse drawn carriage rides, store specials, an opportunity to meet with Santa, Carolers and other musical performances, Christmas music from the Carillon, hot cocoa and Girl Scout treats, chestnuts roasting on an open fire, refreshments and much more to come. Meet your downtown merchants and do some holiday shopping at the same time! Please contact Kala Lambert at 618-533-7623 for additional information.

 

Dec
1
Sat
Lunch with Santa @ Centralia Recreation Complex
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Enjoy lunch with Santa at Centralia Recreation Complex.  Get your tickets early for that special holiday cheer you won’t want to miss.

Dec
2
Sun
Holiday Festival of the Arts @ Community Arts Center
Dec 2 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Holiday Festival of the Arts @ Community Arts Center | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Centralia Cultural Society annual holiday program with musical selection from the Centralia Philharmonic Orchestra, Philz Harmoniks Suzuki Violinist, Centralia Choral Society and Bronze Expressions Handbell Ensemble.  Tickets available at the door.

Dec
16
Sun
Bronze Expressions Handbells Christmas Concert @ Community Arts Center
Dec 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Bronze Expressions Handbells Christmas Concert @ Community Arts Center | Centralia | Illinois | United States

Handbell concert in the gallery.

Dec
27
Thu
Holiday High School Basketball Tournament @ Centralia High School
Dec 27 @ 9:00 am – Dec 29 @ 9:00 pm
Holiday High School Basketball Tournament @ Centralia High School | Centralia | Illinois | United States

The Centralia Holiday Basketball Tournament, first held in 1942, is a three day tournament held between Christmas and New Years featuring teams throughout the nation and attracting over 6,000 spectators each year.

Home of the Orphans – Winningest Team in the Nation