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

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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