Athleticare/Sports Radio 1450 Shootout: Saturday at the Prairie Captial Convention Center. $7 in advance, $5 for students. Available at the Center box office and Ticketmaster outlets.
10:30am - Chatham Glenwood JV vs. Calvary Academy
12:00pm - Pleasant Plains vs. Liberty
1:30pm - Maywood Proviso East vs. St. Louis Riverview Gardens
3:00pm - Chatham Glenwood vs. Cahokia
4:30pm - Sacred Heart Griffin vs. Naperville Neuqua Valley
6:00pm - Southeast vs. Chicago Hope Academy
7:30pm - Lanphier vs. Normal University High
Scotty K: Friday and Saturday at Donnie B's Comedy Club. Shows at 7:30pm and 9:30pm each night. Call 391-JOKE or visit www.donniebsofspringfield.com for tickets.
Kenny Chesney/Tim McGraw Tickets on Sale: Concert is Saturday, July 7th at Soldier Field in Chicago. Tickets on sale Saturday at 10:00am. Call 800-745-3000 or visit www.ticketmaster.com for tickets.
Jingle Jam: Sunday Noon - 7pm at Southwind Park in Erin's Pavilion. Benefits St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Admission is a voluntary contribution at the door. More info at www.stjudefans.org
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 2pm at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Tickets available at 523-2787 or www.hcfta.org
Christmas Carol: Presented by Lincoln Land Community College Theatre. Friday and Saturday at 8pm and Sunday at 3pm at Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site. Tickets at 800-710-9290.
1850's Style Christmas Carol Service: Saturday at 6pm at First Presbyterian Church, 321 S. 7th Street. The Lincoln's will greet visitors, and The Rev. Dr. Clifford J. Hayes will protray the Reb. Dr. James Smith who was pastor of the church from 1849 - 1856. Following the service have Mary Lincoln's White Cake in the commons. This event is free. An offering will be taken and donated to the Salvation Army.
Bells in Motion: Handbell concert Saturday at 7pm at First Congregational Church. Sunday at 4pm at First United Methodist Church. $10 at the door. www.bellsinmotion.org
Pancakes, Paws, and Santa Claus: Saturday 8:30am - 10:30am at Lincoln Greens Golf Course. Breakfast and a free photo with Santa. Hosted by Henson Robinson Zoo. Call 753-6217 or visit www.hensonrobinsonzoo.org for more information.
Evergreen Wreath Making Workshop: Saturday and Sunday 10am - 1pm at Washington Park Botanical Garden. Materials for construction provided, bring pruning shears and any custom decorations you want. Reservations at 753-6228.
Candlelight Tours of Elijah Iles House: Saturday 6-8pm at 628 S. 7th Street. There will be Christmas trees from various eras, ornaments from historic periods, and refreshments. Free.
The E Buzz for December 2, 2011
Another Fast & Furious Flick Forthcoming
Since "Fast Five" came out earlier this year it's grossed more than $625-million, so naturally there will be another. Ludacris tweeted Thursday night saying "Fast & Furious 6 will begin shooting in 2012."
Most Searched-For Term of the Year
No it wasn't a Kardashaian or even Casey Anthony. According to Yahoo, the most searched term of 2011 was the iPhone. Casey Anthony was second on the list followed by Kim Kardashian.
Daniel Day-Lewis As Lincoln Causes a Stir
This photo made the rounds quickly yesterday after Michael Philips caught the actor in his Lincoln makeup at a restaurant in Richmond. Amazing!
Kris Humphries Files for Annulment
Thursday in Los Angeles Kim Karadashian's husband, Kris Humphries, requested an annulment based on irreconcilable differences and fraud. No word on what "fraud" means.