Calendar of events around Jacksonville, Illinois today

Gift of products and bakery: 9 a.m. to noon, Jacksonville Food Center, 316 E. State St. Free | For residents of Morgan County.

Blood collect: 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Routt Catholic High School, 500 E. College Ave. | To donate, contact Lisa Hall at [email protected] or 217-883-9996, call ImpactLife 800-747-5401, or go to bloodcenter.org and use the code 60072 to locate the drive.

Free lunch: 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. | Meals in take-out containers can be picked up at the side door.

Gift of products and bakery: 12:30 p.m.-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 331 W. Douglas Ave. Free.


Scott and Carl: 6 p.m., Loading Dock, 401 Front Street, Grafton. | Live music.

ISU Choir Concert: 7:00 p.m., UIS Performing Arts Center, 1 University Plaza, Springfield. Free | Event at UIS Studio Theater and streamed online. For the event link, go to uis.edu/music.

“Moana Jr.” from Disney: 7 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts, 420 S. Sixth St., Springfield. $18 | A fog machine and strobe lights will be used. For tickets and more information, go to hcfta.org or call 217-523-2787.

“You on the Moors now”: 7:30 p.m., Illinois College Sibert Theater, 1101 W. College Ave. IC faculty and staff $5, IC students free. | For reservations, call 217-245-3471, or visit ic.edu/theater.

Saturday

Sale of the Jacksonville FFA plant: 9am-3pm, Jacksonville High School, 1211 N. Diamond St. Prices vary. | Annual flowers, herbs, vegetables and hanging baskets. Go to the JHS FFA greenhouse on the northwest side of the school.

Story time: 10 a.m., Carlinville Public Library, 510 N. Broad St. Free | Storytime with Hannah Crawford, Children’s Librarian.

Spring Baby Shower by TreeHouse Wildlife Center: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Nimrod Funk Community Building, 401 N. Walnut St., Winchester. Donations accepted. | Professor Longhair magic show, free games, activities, crafts and food vendors.

Presentation of the author and signature of the book: 10:00 a.m., Jacksonville Area Museum, 301 E. State St. Free | With Sarah Angleton, the author of several books of historical fiction, including one featuring a founder of the former MacMurray College. For more information, visit jacksonvilleareamuseum.org.

CSI: Earth Family Event: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Illinois State Museum, 502 S. Spring St., Springfield. Free | Become an Earth detective and uncover clues to the problems facing Earth. For more information, contact [email protected] or 217-782-6044.

Mayfest: Noon-4 p.m. Downtown Jacksonville. Admission $25 includes a tasting glass and 20 beverage samples. | Microbreweries, home brewers, wineries and more. Live music by Elderly Brothers and Hot Town Trio. Food trucks. For more information, contact Melissa Hebron at [email protected] or 217-473-5081.

Dog above head: 3 p.m., Grafton Winery & Brewhaus, 300 W. Main St. | Live music.

The Elder Brothers: 4:30-7:30 p.m., Don’s Place, 207 W. Morgan St. | Live music.

Hakuna Moscato Sunset Cruise: 6-8 p.m., Grafton Harbour, 215 W. Water St. $31 per person, including samples. | Moscato tasting by Villa Jolanda Wineries. For more information, call 618-786-7678 or visit graftonharbor.com.

UIS Music – Faculty Recital – Guitar: 7:00 p.m., UIS Performing Arts Center, 1 University Plaza, Springfield. | With Adam Larison. Broadcast live from the UIS Studio Theatre. Link on uis.edu/music.

“Moana Jr.” from Disney: 7 p.m., Hoogland Center for the Arts, 420 S. Sixth St., Springfield. $18 | A fog machine and strobe lights will be used. For tickets and more information, go to hcfta.org or call 217-523-2787.

Hookie: 7 p.m., Grafton Oyster Bar, 215 W. Water St. | Live music.

“You on the Moors now”: 7:30 p.m., Illinois College Sibert Theater, 1101 W. College Ave. IC faculty and staff $5, IC students free. | For reservations, call 217-245-3471, or visit ic.edu/theater

FunDMC: 8 p.m., Kuhl Tyme Korner, 901 W. Morton Ave. No. 11. | Live music.

Willie Catfish: 8 p.m., The Bloody Bucket, 201 E. Main St., Grafton. | Live music.

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