Victorian Walk Throwback Schedule of Events
The 2022 Geneseo Christmas Walk presents: A Victorian Walk Throwback
Saturday December 10, 2022
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday December 3, 2022
10:00a: Luminary Bag Assembly & Storage – Richmond Hill Park Shelter #4 – Bring a scoop shovel! – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Saturday December 10, 2022
**HOLIDAY SHOPPING & DINING ALL DAY THROUGHOUT GENESEO! SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON**
7:00a: Barricades up for Jingle Run
7:30a – 8:30a: Jingle Run 5K Registration & Packet Pick Up - Call to Victory Christian Youth Center - 218 S. State St. – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
8:00a: 2022 Geneseo Christmas Walk opens
8:30a-10:30a: Jingle Run 5K - Call to Victory Christian Youth Center - 218 S. State St.
10:00a - 11:00a: Pick up & deliver luminaries from Richmond Hill to City Park – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
10:00a – 11:30a: Live Music - Christmas Recital, Group 1 – Musical Memories – 112 N. State St.
10:00a – 2:00p: Geneseo Police Department Toy Drive – Geneseo City Hall Lobby – 119 S. Oakwood Ave.
10:30a: Barricades down for Jingle Run
10:30a – 12:00p: Luminary Set Up at City Park – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
11:00a – 4:00p: Children’s Activity – Create a special sparkling candle, and Santa's mailbox is also available if children wish to write a letter to him - RutabagA Art - 108 N. State St.
12:00p – 3:00p: Children’s Activity – Pony Rides by Tri-Co Equestrian Center, LLC - $10 per ride – Geneseo City Park, near intersection of State & North Streets
1:00p: Downtown barricades go up. State St. closed to vehicular traffic.
1:00p – 2:30p: Live Music - Christmas Recital, Group 2 – Musical Memories – 112 N. State St.
1:00p – 3:00p: Children’s Activity - Jingle Bell Obstacle Course - Geneseo Community Center - 541 E. North St.
2:00p: Special Matinee: White Christmas Sing-A-Long – Central Theater – 111 N. State St. – Free Will Donations Benefiting Henry County Sheriff’s Auxiliary Accepted
2:00p – 3:30p: Live Music – The Nice List - MIVA (performing above the Cellar) – 137 S. State St.
2:00p – 4:00p: Children’s Activity - Make Reindeer Food—My Moon Creations—104 S. State St.
2:00p – 4:00p: Children’s Activity – Christmas Tree Cutouts presented by the GHS Art Club – Smith Studio & Gallery – 124 S. State St.
2:30p – 4:00p: Children’s Activity - Meet Santa Claus - Front Porch of Geneseo Historical Museum - 205 S. State St.
3:00p – 5:00p: Children’s Activity – Create Reindeer Thumbprint Magnets - Free for Kids & Adults - Geneseo Art League & Gallery - 125 N. State St.
3:00p – 7:00p: Meal Site - Cookie Walk (until 6pm), Baked Potato Bar and Chili Supper – Concordia Lutheran Church - 316 S. Oakwood Ave.
3:00p – 8:00p: Christmas Walk Market presented by the Geneseo Farmer’s Market – former Four Seasons Outlet – 120 S. State St.
3:30p – 4:00p: Live Music - Geneseo Elementary Schools Caroling - Intersection of State & First St. – Downtown Geneseo
3:30p: Live Music - Geneseo Middle School Swing Choir Caroling – Concordia Lutheran Church - 316 S. Oakwood Ave.
3:30p – 5:00p: Lighted Parade Staging - Grace United Methodist Church - 318 N. Center St. – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
3:30p – 8:30p: Free Trolley Rides between Geneseo Moose Lodge & Downtown Geneseo
3:30p – 4:30p: Live Music - Concordia Lutheran Church Handbell Choir – Musical Memories – 112 N. State St.
4:00p – 8:00p: Warming Station: Chamber Info Center & Christmas Card Stamping – Hanford Insurance Agency – 119 S. State St.
4:00p: Warming Station: Free Hot Chocolate - Geneseo Evangelical Free Church - Intersection of State & First St.
4:00p: Warming Station: Hot Chocolate - First Congregational Church - S. State St. by Smith Studio & Gallery - All Proceeds Benefit Mission Projects
4:00p: Warming Station: Free Hot Apple Cider and Cocoa - First Baptist Church - Intersection of State & Second St.
4:00p: Warming Station: Free Cotton Candy courtesy of Braveheart Children’s Advocacy Center and the Geneseo Police Department – 100 block of N. State St.
4:00p – 7:00p: Meal Site: Chili, Hot Dogs, Chips, Cookies, and a Beverage - First United Methodist Church - 302 N. State St. - Free Will Donations Accepted
4:00p - 7:30p: Meal Site: Chicken Dinner - Open to Public- $12 to $16 per person- Geneseo Moose Lodge #990 - 1025 S. State St.—TROLLEY STOP!
4:00p - 7:30p: Civil War Re-enactors—Corner of State & Second St. near Abraham Lincoln Bust – Downtown Geneseo
4:00p – 8:00p: Free Horse & Buggy Rides sponsored by Springfield Armory – Geneseo City Park (pick up/drop off at W. North St.)
4:00p – 8:00p: Live Music – Lydia Olson, Harpist – Chicago Street Decorating Center on State – 127 S. State St.
4:15p: Lighting of the Luminaires at City Park & State St. – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
4:30p – 8:00p: Central Bank Pavilion of Lights Display feat. Ice Sculptures courtesy of the Geneseo Foundation – 200 Block of N. State St.
4:30p – 7p: Meal Site – Walking tacos, Mexican rice, deconstructed Mexican street corn, ice-cold pop, water, & homemade desserts. Adults are $6 and children are $4. Proceeds benefit FLC Youth.
5:00p: Warming Station: American Family Insurance - Michele Weber-Enck Agency - 229 S. State St.
5:00p – 8:00p: 2022 Geneseo Christmas Walk Living Windows – Downtown Geneseo
5:00p – 8:00p: 2022 Geneseo Victorian Luminary Display – Geneseo City Park
5:00p: 2022 Geneseo Christmas Walk Lighted Parade steps off towards Downtown Geneseo
5:30p – 6:00p: Live Music – Geneseo Panic! (youth rock band playing Xmas music) – Musical Memories – 112 N. State St.
5:30p – 8:00p: Children’s Activity – Photobooth with The Grinch sponsored by Birth to Five Illinois – Musical Memories – 112 N. State St.
~ 5:45p: City of Geneseo Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony - Intersection of State & Second Streets
6:00p: Live Music - GHS Madrigal Singers, Brass Players, and Recorder Players – Central Theater – 111 N. State St.
6:00p: Live Music - Geneseo Community Choir performs on Front Porch of Geneseo Historical Museum (following lighting of City Christmas Tree) - 205 S. State St.
6:00p: Live Music – Rock Island High School Choir – Ameriprise Financial – 100 S. State St.
6:00p – 8:00 p: Live Music – Travis Hosette, Professional Frank Sinatra Singer – Village Florist & Antiques – 108 S. State St.
6:00p – 8:00p: Live Music - Geneseo Kitchen Band – Smith Studio & Gallery – 124 S. State St.
6:00p – 8:00p: Live Music - Todd Nyquist, Singing & Playing Christmas Songs on Guitar– Geneseo Art League & Gallery – 125 N. State St.
6:00p – 8:00p: Live Music – Lance Neal, Violin & Guitar Christmas Carols – Grace & Grit Nutrition – 128 S. State St.
6:30p - 8:00p: Live Music - Christmas Recital, Group 3 & Geneseo Panic! (youth rock band playing Xmas music) Encore – Musical Memories – 112 N. State St.
8:00p: 2022 Geneseo Christmas Walk closes
8:00p: Featured Movie – Central Theater – 111 N. State St.
8:00p – 11:00p: Children’s Activity - Moonlight Bowling – Arcadia Family Fun Center - 925 S. Oakwood Ave.
9:00p: Barricades come down, State St. reopens
Sunday December 11, 2022
11:00a: Luminary tear down at City Park – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED