FESTIVAL OF HOLIDAY TREES by BAM/Belleville Area Museum, November 17-December 22. Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, and Thursday and Saturday from 12 noon - 4:00 pm.
JINGLE BELL 5K/1K FUN RUN, by Van Buren Public Schools Education Foundation, December 2 at Horizon Park. Fun Run at 9:45 am; 5K at 10:00 am.
WINTER FEST by Belleville Area Chamber of Commerce, December 2 at 4th Street Square and along Main Street. Animal Magic Shows Friday evening and Saturday at noon, Ice Sculptures, Santa's Soup Contest on Saturday afternoon, Horse Drawn Carriage rides and Kids activities, Lighted Parade on Saturday at 6:00 pm with Treelighting ceremony at the Museum, then Fireworks over the Lake at 8:00 pm, Live Music in the tent at 4th St Square following the fireworks. Lots of fun winter activities.
LIVING NATIVITY and VISITS WITH SANTA following the Winter Fest Parade, Saturday, December 2, at Belleville Methodist Church.
GINGERBREAD COOKIE DECORATING at Bellevile Area District Library, Saturday December 2 at 4:30 pm.
ANGEL OF HOPE Candlelight Ceremony on December 6, 7:00 om at Hillside Cemetery.
JINGLE BELLEVILLE - Ladies Shopping Night in Downtown Belleville on Thursday December 7, 6:00-9:00 pm. Downtown Shops and Eateries offering special savings and treats. Free Shuttle service around downtown courtesy of Holiday Inn Express Hotel and Suites Belleville.
BAM CHILDRENS ORNAMENT WORKSHOPS and VISITS WITH SANTA by CBC on December 9 & 16, 12 noon - 4:00 pm.
HOLIDAY CONCERT, "It's Time for Caroling", by Belleville Community Chorus on Saturday December 9, 7:00 pm, at Belleville Methodist Church.
FREE A CAPPELLA CONCERT, "Baby It's Cold Outside", by Huron VAlley Harmonizers and Voices in Harmony, Sunday December 10, 2:30 pm at Belleville High School Auditorium.
SANTA at the LIBRARY, Monday December 11, 6:30 - 8:00 pm
CHRISTMAS CONCERT by Belleville Community Band, December 16,7:30 pm at Belleville Methodist Church
ONGOING DOWNTOWN EVENTS:
OUTDOOR SCULPTURE EXHIBIT Around Downtown. Presented by Belleville DDA and Van Buren Township DDA in partnership with Midwest Sculpture Initiative thru April 2018.
BUGLES ACROSS AMERICA, Veterans Memorial, 1st Sunday of each month, 7:15 pm.
HOMEGROWN KNOWLEDGE SERIES, Sponsored by Friends of the Belleville Area District Library, Second Thursday each month, 7:00 pm at the Library. Summers off.
BAM (Belleville Area Museum) THIRD THURSDAY PRESENTATION, a series of programs presented by the Belleville Historical Society at the Museum, Third Thursday of each month. Summers off.
SAVE THESE 2018 DATES:
Cruisin' the Bayou Classic Car Show, Mondays from June- September, 6:00 - 9:00pm
Belleville Farmers Market, by the CBC, Mondays at 4th Street Square, June - September
National Strawberry Festival, June 15-17
BOOVILLE 2017 was a spook-tacular success. Thanks to a wonderful community, amazing organizations for terrific events, creative local businesses, and many generous sponsors-- for all your support.