Nov 21, 2012

November 24 at 5:30
1.     Lighting the Christmas Tree and the Courthouse starts at 5:30 with Greenville High School Choir caroling, Miss Bond County as emcee
2.    Watson's Drug -- Holiday Photo - get a photo taken with fun holiday props, Free gift with purchase, Drawings and register to win, Coloring contest with Hallmark interactive Toy prize
3.    State and Ryder -- 10% off All Holiday Décor Saturday 5:30-9. Open House Sunday 1-6 with 10% off everything
4.    Sweetest Things -- Famous hot chocolate bar, 10% off all gift items. Buy 3 cupcakes  get 1 free
5.    Dream Weddings: Santa’s Winter Wonderland. Come meet Santa’s & Mrs. Claus
6.    Dr. Rosenburg, Chiropractor -- Complimentary Treats
7.    2Martha’s Chili and spiced cider, plus Kettle corn, Roasted nuts, 
8.    Ragged Threads -- 20% off all Handmade Items
9.    DeMoulin Museum -- Victorian Era Christmas: Free Christmas Crackers (vintage toy containing treats) 7:30 - Story Teller reads a child’s version of A Christmas Carol
10.  The Green Door -- Free Refreshments
11.   Adam Brothers Music and Coffeehouse: Live Music and CHRISTMAS TREE AUCTION
12.   Owl Creek Gazette: Kids make your own owl ornament,
One day only artisan mini mall, Free $5.00 off repair coupon
13.  Kong’s Imagination Emporium -- Gaming and Collectibles  
14.  First United Methodist Church -- Giant Toy Train Display
15.  Hospital Auxiliary Thrift Store -- Open 5-7, 50% off storewide, Free gift for every child, Register to win $25.00 gift card
16.  National Bank -- Children’s Craft Projects, Music, and Lisa Renner with Scentsy Products  
17.  Pepin's Country Store -- 10% off all Holiday Décor and Candles  

OTHER EVENTS this weekend
•  American Farm Heritage Museum Christmas Light Display, 5-9 pm
•  Women’s Club Holiday Home Tour, Sunday, Nov 25th, 1-5 pm
•  Free Christmas Pops Concert, Sunday, Nov 25th,  7:00 pm
    1st Christian Church, 1100 Killarney

Jul 3, 2012

Theater Production July 13, 14 & 15

Our Common Ground Theater Troupe Presents 
by Ken Ludwig, a hilarious chain-reaction of mistaken identity, farcical plot twists, double entendres, innuendoes, and constant entrances and exits through many doors.

July 13, 14 @ 7:30 and July 15 @ 2:30
Greenville High School Auditorium
Tickets $10 each

Mark your calendars now, get your tickets soon at Watson's and Adam Brothers.

Jun 12, 2012

Bradford National Bank is sponsoring Sh-Boom on June 16th from 5-8 after the DIY Show and the Car Show on the Square in Greenville.  It should be a great day with lots going on.  Bring your DAD!

DIY (DO IT YOURSELF) street faire

Our Common Ground is sponsoring our first ever DIY Street Faire this Saturday, June 16th from 9 am to 3 pm.  All manner of Do It Yourself-ers will be there to display what they have made or what they do.  It will be different, that's for sure!  Check it out!

Summer Blast Car Show

Event Dates: June 16, 2012 - June 16, 2012
Location: Greenville, Illinois
Greenville, Illinois will celebrate a classic American film Saturday, June 16 during the Greenville Graffiti Car Show. Bo Hopkins and Candy Clark, two of the stars of the 1973 movie American Graffiti, will sign autographs at the car show and participate in a special question and answer session prior to a showing of the movie at the Globe Theatre. Bo Hopkins has appeared in numerous films and television shows. His best known roles include Joe in American Graffiti; Crazy Lee in The Wild Bunch; and Frank Jackson in The Getaway. William Holden, Steve McQueen, and Lee Marvin are among the Hollywood legends that Hopkins has worked with. Candy Clarks list of characters include Debbie in American Graffiti; Mary Lou in The Man Who Fell to Earth; and Camilla in the 1978 remake of The Big Sleep.

The show is open to cars and trucks from 1985 and older. Vehicles can be entered either for judging or display. Plaques will be given to the Top 40 selected by the judges. Free dash plaques will be provided to the first 100 entries. Registration is from 9:00 a.m. until noon with awards presented at 3:00 p.m. There will also be food, a deejay playing oldies music, and contests. All activities will be held on Second Street and near the downtown square. American Graffiti will be shown at 4:00 p.m. at the Globe Theatre. Sh-Boom, a popular oldies band from St. Louis, will perform a free concert from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on the Bradford National Bank parking lot.

This years event is coordinated by the Greenville Tourism Office and Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Our Common Ground is also sponsoring a Do It Yourself Street Faire that day from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. featuring robotics, metalworking, fishing and hunting technology, amateur radio, and more.

For more information, contact the Greenville Chamber of Commerce at (618) 664-9272