Art/Culture

GEL EVENT: Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts

Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts 2011

Come and enjoy this FREE, 2-day fine arts festival, showcasing the work of more than 70 juried fine artists offering their art in various mediums: WATERCOLOR, ACRYLIC and OIL PAINTINGS, PHOTOGRAPHY, JEWELRY, POTTERY METAL, WOOD and more...

KIDS PAINT FOR FUN! Paint for Fun is a FREE, supervised area set aside, where kids of all ages can display their own artistic talents; available all day Saturday and Sunday in Lake Ellyn Park.

Throw down a blanket and spend a day - or two - listening to great music
under the stately oaks of Lake Ellyn Park.

Event Start Date: 
Aug 27 2011 10:00am
Location: 
Lake Ellyn Park, Glen Ellyn

GEL SHARE: Metra's Polar Express passes up Glen Ellyn passengers

Metra's Polar Express passes up Glen Ellyn passengers - A conductor invites children aboard a magical train to see Santa Claus in the classic children's book The Polar Express.

GEL EVENT: Anima Open Rehearsal

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Come visit Anima! Join Anima-Young Singers of Greater Chicago for an open and fun rehearsal on Monday, November 16, 2009

Parents! Bring your 3rd, 4th and 5th grader and join us!

When: 4:30 pm, Monday November 16

Where: Glen Ellyn Park District Bldg. @ 501 Hill in Glen Ellyn (3rd floor)

What: An open rehearsal--just for fun! You and your child can join Anima choristers for a rehearsal, meet the conductors and learn more about singing with Anima!

Event Start Date: 
Nov 16 2009 4:30pm
Location: 
Main St Rec Center

GEL FOCUS: Anima-Young Singers of Greater Chicago

Anima - Young Singers of Greater Chicago

Anima - Young Singers of Greater Chicago (formerly the Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus) has a 45 year history of providing young people with rich musical experiences and extraordinary music education. Anima will be performing throughout the Glen Ellyn area in the next 2 months.

Upcoming Anima events include:

- the annual holiday concert, “Stars of Wonder” on December 19th at both 4pm and 7pm at Wentz Concert Hall in Naperville;

- the younger choristers singing at the Glen Ellyn Library on November 27th for the annual Celebrate the Season;

GEL EVENT: Second Annual Jammin’ in Jeans Benefit

Jammin in jeans 102009 Promo

Please join the Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare Society for the second annual Jammin’ in Jeans! All proceeds benefit Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare.

Featuring live music by Fabulous Frank and Dave, playing all of your favorites.

$35 advance ticket before November 11
$40 ticket at the door
$10 unlimited drink ticket available
$55 VIP ticket includes exclusive pre-party (7-8 pm) with give-aways, drinks, martini and mojito bar

Call 630.545.0838 for information.
Call 630.534.4677 for VIP tickets.

Event Start Date: 
Nov 14 2009 7:00pm
Location: 
536 Crescent Blvd, Glen Ellyn

GEL NEWS: Glen Ellyn Snackery to Exhibit Scenes of Glen Ellyn Photography

Glen Ellyn Photos Exhibited by Erik R Peterson

Bells & Whistles Snackery will unveil a new photo exhibition beginning Friday, November 13 from 7pm to 10pm. The Scenes of Glen Ellyn exhibition features Glen Ellyn photographs by local resident Erik Peterson.

C.O.D. College Theatre Presents 'Dracula' Oct. 16 to Nov. 1

While no one has been able to pinpoint the cause of Lucy Seward’s mysterious illness, this exciting drama explores whether the unconventional Dr. Van Helsing’s instincts might be correct that her new neighbor, Count Dracula, is to blame.

Join College of DuPage’s College Theatre for a staging of Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston’s adaptation of Bram Stoker’s “Dracula” Oct. 16 to Nov. 1 in the Studio Theatre at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd. in Glen Ellyn.

Buzz Spector's 'Cards and Letters' at Gahlberg Gallery Through Oct. 10

Known for his work nationally and internationally for almost 30 years, Buzz Spector has been creating collages since the early 1970s.

A collection of the artist’s postcard works is on display through Oct. 10 at the Gahlberg Gallery at the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd. in Glen Ellyn.

A reception with the artist is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at the gallery.

The gallery is open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays and Saturdays and from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays. The gallery also is open during all Mainstage events and by appointment.

GEL FUN: 40th Annual Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts

Paint for Fun

Saturday and Sunday, August 22-23, 2009
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Event Start Date: 
Aug 21 2009 10:00am - Aug 22 2009 5:00pm
Location: 
Lake Ellyn Park

GEL FUN: Madonnari Off Main - An Italian Street Chalk Festival

Modonnaria Off Main

Madonnari Off Main - An Italian Street Chalk Festival
August 20-23, 2009, Downtown Glen Ellyn, IL

Event Start Date: 
Aug 20 2009 4:00pm - Aug 23 2009 12:00pm
Location: 
Downtown Glen Ellyn

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