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Date: Saturday, December 7, 2013
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December 7, “COMING HOME” CHRISTMAS CONCERT. Park Hills Church, 2525 W. Stephenson Street, Freeport. 7 pm. Enjoy this Christmas Concert to benefit Jarrod and Amanda Stichter’s adoption. Plus desserts and silent auction. Adults: $10; Children 2 to 12: $5; Children Under 2: Free. (815-238-4100)

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Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
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April 11, “COUNTRY SCHOOL: ONE ROOM-ONE NATION”. Lindo Theatre, 115 S. Chicago Avenue, Freeport. 7 pm. This award-winning video documentary will be shown as a fundraiser for the restoration of the one room schoolhouse at the Stephenson County Historical Museum. This beautifully photographed documentary discusses the role of the one room rural school in american history, as well as providing glimpses into what it was like attending such schools. A discussion of the film will follow the screening. All proceeds from ticket sales will go toward the cost of the renovation of the school. Tickets may be purchased at the museum. $5. (815-232-8419)

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Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015
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February 26, “GROWING UP IN A COAL MINING FAMILY”. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas Street, Freeport. 7 pm. Join the 2015 One Book, One Freeport program when everyone is encouraged to read the same book, Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickam, Jr. Enjoy this program presented by Dr. Edward and Catherine Finch. (815-233-3000)

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Date: Friday, January 18, 2013
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January 18-20, “HOMELESS IN AMERICA”. Winneshiek Playhouse, 228 W. Clark, Freeport. Friday: 7 pm; Saturday and Sunday: 3 pm. Watch this documentary film on homelessness in America. Dean Wright, Director of the Freeport Area Church Cooperative, will offer comments about his ten days of homelessness experience. $10 or $8 plus one non-perishable food item. (815-232-7023)

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Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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June 19, “LIFE AND TIME OF THE BLACKHAWK WAR”. Lena Historical Society Museum, 427 Grove Street, Lena. 7 pm. The monthly meeting of the historical society will offer a program presented by Janice Meile who will describe the life of the women and families that lived near by and took refuge in the fort in Elizabeth during the Blackhawk War. (815-233-2545)

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Dates: Friday, February 13, 2015 - Saturday, February 14, 2015
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February 13-14, “LOVE LETTERS”. Winneshiek Playhouse, 228 W. Clark Street, Freeport. 7 pm. Enjoy an evening of wonderful theater as Vicki Hooper and Rich Burkenshaw perform on February 13 and Kelley and Doug Munda perform on February 14 and bring to life AR Gurney’s play.  A special addition to these performances is a performance by Falecia Cole accompanied by Gwynne French. $15. (815-232-7023)

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Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
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September 18, “MARIE’S PORTFOLIO” PROGRAM. Lena Area Historical Museum, 427 W. Grove Street, Lena. 7 pm. Enjoy this two part look at the art in the life of Freeport native Marie Langan Birkett. “The Other Side of Her Art” features over 200 watercolors, pencil and ink works found after Marie’s death. “Birkett Signs and After” features ad mockups and creative art done for various clients by Marie during the 30-some years she and her husband Bion owned Birkett Signs near Winslow. Marie’s daughter Barb will present a special program about her mother and her art. Refreshments will be served. (815-809-LENA)

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Date: Saturday, November 2, 2013
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November 2, “MARY TODD LINCOLN: REFLECTIONS ON A LIFE OF SHATTERED DREAMS”. Winneshiek Playhouse, 228 W. Clark Street, Freeport. 7 pm. A riveting one-act drama starring Dr. Maria Boundas Bakalis who brings to life Mary Todd Lincoln in the later years of her life. In her compassionate portrayal, Dr. Bakalis reveals the spirit and heart of Mary Todd Lincoln, a woman of shattered dreams. Sponsored by the Lincoln-Douglas Society in cooperation with the Winneshiek Players. $20. (815-975-7631)

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Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015
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October 17, “MISTER LINCOLN”. Winneshiek Playhouse, 228 W. Clark, Freeport. 7 pm. Freeport native, John O’Connor, will present this one-man drama. “Mr. Lincoln” tells the story, in first person, of Abraham Lincoln’s life and mind from his youth to years as an attorney in Springfield to his years in the White House during the Civil War. It is a 90 minute program with a single intermission. There will be a wine and hors d’oeuvre reception to greet O’Connor following. $25. (815-233-2255)  

Dates: Friday, May 11, 2012 - Saturday, May 12, 2012
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April 27, 28, 29, May 11, 12, “OKLAHOMA HALE & DAMNATION”. Mighty Richland Players Dinner/Dessert Theater, 203 W. High Street, Orangeville. Friday and Saturday: Doors Open: 7 pm; Show: 7:30 pm; Sunday: Doors Open: Noon; Show: 12:30 pm. Famous off-Broadway playwright, musician and composer, Mike Craver has written this original musical and will come from North Carolina for a fourth year to star in it. This musical comedy again showcases that cast of misfits, Fannie May Garrettson, Ollie O. Shaunessey, Dora Hand, Deadwood Dan, Frederick Forsythe Fosdick III, and Reverend Mould. Friday and Saturday performances are in dessert theater format and Sunday performances are in a dinner theater format. Friday and Saturday Dessert Theater: $20; Sunday Dinner Theater: $40. (815-819-1310)

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