Friday, December 14, 2012
Patch editors from across Chicagoland share some of their favorite Christmas recipes.
Patch.com editors from across the Chicago area dug into their cookbooks and came back with some of their favorite holiday recipes to share with readers. We hope you enjoy. Happy Holidays! Share your favorite holiday recipes with Patch! Send your recipe as well as any photos to Editor Amie Schaenzer at email@example.com and we will include your recipe in this article.
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Stop by the George S. Clayson Museum Sunday, December 2 to pay tribute to Dickens A Christmas Carol.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
The 55th annual Christmas tree sale raises money to help civic groups and individuals around the area.
The Palatine Jaycees will start the season selling Christmas trees Friday, November 23 in the parking lot of the Palatine Park District Aquatic Center. The trees will be available for sale every Thursday through Sunday until December 16. Sale hours will be from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Aquatic Center parking lot is located on Palatine Road just west of Northwest Highway behind the Walgreens. Money raised by the tree sales will go towards helping civic groups and individuals in the Palatine area. The Palatine Chapter of the Jaycees is one of the nearly 100 local Chapters and one of the largest chapters in Illinois. The Palatine Chapter holds …
Santa, snacks and so much more at the annual event to start off the Holidays in Palatine.
Downtown Palatine will be decked out in holiday cheer Saturday, November 17 for the annual tree lighting at Towne Square. Santa Claus and Mayor Schwantz will host the festivities which begin at 4:30 p.m. Holiday music will be provided by the Do Re Mi Choir, Treble Choir and Intermezzo Choir and Concert Honors Choirs. Throughout the evening, the Illinois Youth Dance Theatre will be showcasing characters from their annual Nutcracker show. Refreshments will be served by Girlscout Troop 42264. Santa Claus will arrive at Towne Square at 5 p.m. to light the holiday tree. After the tree is illuminated, children will have an opportunity to speak and take a picture with Santa. Join Santa Claus and Mayor Schwantz in the lighting of the Palatine …
The Palatine Historical Society pays tribute to the great novelist.
In 1812 one of the greastest novelists of all time was born. Charles Dickens wrote many great works including A Tale of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, David Copperfield and A Christmas Carol. To celebrate his 200th birthday the Palatine Historical Society will host its annual Christmas Open House at the Clayson House Museum, 224 East Palatine Road, with a tribute to Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Several rooms will depict the different scenes of the famous story. Punch and cookies will be served. The open house is set for Sunday, December 2 from 1-4 p.m. The Dickens' display will stay up through the New Year. Hours of operations are Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sundays from 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. The Holiday Open …
Choirs, bands, orchestras and musical groups will perform several concerts over the next two months.
Take some time out of the hustle and bustle these next few months to enjoy the sounds and shows of the holiday season. Several local organziations will host concerts and recitals to get Palatine residents in the spirit! The Palatine Concert Band will perform its holiday concert on Friday, December 7 at 7 p.m. at Cutting Hall, 150 East Wood Street. The band is a volunteer adult organization for avocational and professional musicians, according to the group's website. The band began with 15 members in 1875 and was called the Palatine Military Band. In 1958 women were welcomed as band members for the first time. In 1935 the band dissolved for 20 years, before it was revitalized. Today the band is lead by Ronald H. Polancich. Tickets for the …
From a a production of 'Its a Wonderful Life' November 16-25 to a ballet recital, enjoy plenty of art and entertainment this season in Palatine.
TesserAct Theatre Ensemble presents It's a Wonderful Life, the Musical. In the heartwarming tale the dreams of George Bailey are put to the side by family obligations and civic duty. When things seem at their lowest, George's guardian angel descents on Christmas Eve to show him he does in fact have a wonderful life. Show times at Cutting Hall are November 16, 17, 23 and 24 at 7:30 p.m., and Nov. 18 and 25 at 3 p.m. Ticket prices range from $12 - $17 and are available in advance on this website, or at the door. The Palatine Dance Company of the Palatine Park District will perform Nutcracker: All Jazz'd Up on December 1 at 4:30 and 7 p.m. The production is a twist on the traditional ballet and includes tap, jazz, tumbling, contemporary and …
A cheesy potato casserole and delicious cranberry sauce are sure to light up your Thanksgiving dinner table.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Thursday, November 1, 2012
It’s time for Thanksgiving! Not only do you get to see family, but the food is plentiful and delicious. There are multiple side dishes to choose from to accompany the all important turkey. Everything from green bean casserole to sweet potato pie, Patch is sharing some fantastic side dish recipes that may become a part of your Thanksgiving tradition. Ingredients Cheesy Potato Casserole 3 lbs red potatoes, sliced 1 lb broccoli, chopped 1 10.75 oz can cream of chicken 1 cup sour cream ½ lb ham, sliced 1 tsp paprika 1 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp kosher salt 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp basil ½ cup cheddar cheese, grated ½ cup Asiago, grated ½ cup Parmesan cheese, grated ½ cup bread crumbs ¼ cup butter, melted Cranberry Sauce 1 12 oz bag cranberries …