Tickets, Immanuel Bible Foundation’s Women’s Christmas Celebration; 8-11 a.m. Dec. 1, DoubleTree by Hilton, Bloomington; speaker: Nicki Koziarz, author and Bible teacher; space limited; $20; 309-452-6710 or 9-11 a.m. Tuesday or Thursday at Broadview Mansion, Normal.
Veterans Day pancake and sausage breakfast; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, Second Presbyterian Church, Bloomington; host: Boy Scout Troop 3; proceeds benefit Troop 3; $7, adults, $4, children.
Uptown Normal holiday open house; Saturday, uptown Normal; shopping; Santa and Mrs. Claus, carriage rides.
International Games Day; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Normal Public Library.
Celebration of India: Day of the Child; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Children’s Department, Bloomington Public Library; children of all ages.
Veterans Day event; 1-3 p.m. Saturday, YouthBuild McLean County, 360 Wiley Drive, Normal; speaker: Tim Pletkovich, author and military historian; veteran recognition.
Zeta Eta chapter, Delta Omicron; 2 p.m. Saturday, Westminster Village, 2025 E. Lincoln St., Bloomington; Founder's Day observance; collegiate and alumnae member program, 3 p.m.
Fall big band dance; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, New Lafayette Club, Bloomington; Illinois State University Jazz Ensembles; proceeds support ISU jazz program; doors open 5:45 p.m.; cash bar; appropriate dress required, no jeans or T-shirts; $15, cash, checks only.
Tickets, “Home for the Holidays” tour of homes; 1-5 p.m. Dec. 2, Lincoln; host: Lincoln Woman’s Club; $8 in advance at The Guest House, Cindy’s Cottage or Lincoln Woman’s Club member; $10 day of at Woman’s Club Building.
Pancake and sausage breakfast; 7 a.m.-noon Sunday, Hudson Fire Station; benefits: Hudson Volunteer Fire Department.
Armistice Day bell choir concert; 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sunday, Normal Public Library; Sunshine Bells performing.
Armistice Yes, Surrender No; 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Community Room, Bloomington Public Library; speaker: local history enthusiast Jim Hoppe.
Ilia Radoslavov solo piano recital; 4 p.m. Sunday, Clinton Presbyterian Church; head of keyboard department at Illinois Wesleyan University; performing the music of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Gospel opry; 6 p.m. Sunday, West Twin Grove Christian Church, Bloomington; special guests: Lerch Twins.
Christian concert; 7 p.m. Sunday, First Baptist Church, Minonk.