Memorial's Festival of Trees: Through Sunday in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Friday and Saturday 10am - 8pm and Sunday 10am - 5pm. www.memorialsfestivaloftrees.com
Jacksonville Christmas Parade: Friday at 6pm on the square in downtown Jacksonville.
Beardstown Christmas Parade: Saturday at 6pm in downtown Beardstown.
Pana Christmas Parade and Movie: Saturday at 10am at 5th and Lucust Streets in Pana. Free movie at the Roseland Theater.
White Christmas: Saturday at Sunday at 1:00pm in Carlinville at the Marvel Theater. Tickets $6 at the door. www.carlinvillechristmasmarket.com
Sing-Along-a Sound of Music: Friday and Saturday at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Tickets are $15 and available at 523-2787 or visit www.hcfta.org
"Big Bang's" Mayim Bialik and Husband to Divorce
After nine years of marriage and two kids, the woman who once played Blossom and her husband are calling it quits. In a statement posted on her website the 36-year-old Bialik said her main priority now is to transition her sons, 7 and 4, to "two loving homes as smooth and painless as possible."
Halle Berry's Ex Gets Arrested
In many families there ends up being a little Thanksgiving altercation along with the turkey and dressing. It was no different for Oscar-winner Halle Berry. TMZ reports her ex, Gabriel Aubrey, showed up at Berry's home Thanksgiving morning to drop off their daughter and ended up in a fight with Berry's fiance, Olivier Martinez. The fracas ended with both men injured and a judge issuing an emergency protective order against Aubrey. He must stay 100 yards away from Berry, their daughter, and Martinez.
"Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" Has Biggest Audience in Years
While "A Charlie Brown Christmas" is more popular "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving" held its own Wednesday night with 8.1-million viewers. In fact, it had it's biggest audience in four years beating "X Factor" and "Whitney" on NBC. It wasn't, however, able to pass up "Survivor" on CBS which had 9.3-million viewers.