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You Say it’s Your Birthday!

Our 1st year we had a smash cake of course!! And then the cake tradition just continued, because who doesn’t like cake! We celebrated with our opening night of our 1st It’s a Wonderful Life! The “cat was out of the bag” on this cake! Our actors seem to like to eat their own face!…
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If You “Need a Little Christmas”

This is our off year for It’s a Wonderful Life. You may find yourselves, like us, needing a little Christmas! (We Need a Little Christmas) Here are some holiday happenings in our community and beyond! Now thru January 6, IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVE IN CHICAGO!  One of our favorites!! For 16 years, the American Blues Ensemble…
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Finding the Happy in the Holidays

What is it about the holiday season that warms your soul? Is it a childhood memory, a family tradition, the opportunity to see your loved ones, the winter weather drawing you to snuggle by the fireplace, the sparkle of the lights on Christmas trees throughout the neighborhood, or is it the magic and wonder the…
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New to the Acting Out Board

By Diane Marcukaitis I was born and raised in Bourbonnais and have lived here all of my life! I’ve been married to Brad for 24 years and we have 2 children, Jake and Olivia! We have 4 grandchildren and enjoy spending time with them! Brad and I like to bike ride and spend time with…
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I’m a Fall Fiend

By Sharon Richardson You know all the people that went nuts the day after Halloween with all their Christmas giddiness?  That’s me the weekend before Labor Day.  So yeah.  August.  Fall decorations are out, pumpkin spice coffee is brewing, and there are mums on the front porch. It gives me a snuggly feeling inside with…
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In the Blink of an Eye

By Nathan Haug And just like that, Halloween is over but the memories and lasting experience will be ingrained in my memory for years. My name is Nathan Haug and this was my experience working with Acting Out and what an experience it was! I grew up in Kankakee county, but never was able to…
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Sleepy Hollow Family Time

By Rob Bishir Welcome to the White Horse Tavern!  Another year of Sleepy Hollow has come and gone and this year was a little bit different and a little more personal.  No, I’m not talking about being rained out (twice), that was a tale told wonderfully last week.  This story starts back several years ago. …
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Rain, Rain, Go Away!

By Paula Denault It’s 4:00 on Sunday evening, and the staff, cast, and crew of Sleepy Hollow has gathered one last time to recreate the magic that is “A Night in Sleepy Hollow Reenactment.” As we enjoyed our dinner provided by the Mancino’s we all chatted about the night ahead and nervously checked our weather…
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Ninety Seconds of Chaos

By Mike Van Dorpe For most guests who wander through A Night in Sleepy Hollow, they start their show at 6:30 pm or 7:00 pm and so on, then about an hour later you end up back at the starting gate to head back to village talking about with their friends about the revamped Hollow…
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An “Anything but Sleepy” Hollow Experience

By Michael Keigher  What does the weather, sleepy hollow ticket sales, and our progress this year all have in common? They’re all going strong and hot! The changes made throughout the experience will delight veteran viewers and first timers alike. From character changes, additions to the experience, and a whole new hollow, one is guaranteed…
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