Upcoming events in Cambridge

Mindy Carls, Chronicle editor
Clock on Prospect Stree

Cà d’Zan concerts

Concerts to be held at Cà d'Zan House Concerts, Cambridge, include:

• 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29 — Harper and Midwest Kind will perform. “Award-winning Australian singer/songwriter Peter D. Harper — known in the music world simply as Harper — creates a heady mix of roots music through his creative use of the harmonica and the haunting drone of the didgeridoo,” according to his website. Midwest Kind is a touring band based in Detroit. For more information on Harper, visit http://www.harper.biz. Preceding the concert will be a potluck at 6 p.m.

• 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1 — Society of Broken Souls. For more information, visit societyofbrokensouls.com. Preceding the concert will be a potluck at 6 p.m.

• 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8 — Christopher Mark Jones with special guest Katie Belle and the Belle Rangers. “Pittsburgh resident Christopher Mark Jones speaks five languages and has been a professional basketball player and French professor at Carnegie Mellon University as well as a singer/songwriter,” his website said. For more information, visit christophermarkjones.com. Preceding the concert will be a potluck at 6 p.m.

For tickets to any of the concerts, visit john.r.taylor@gmail.com.

Right to Life tasting party

Henry County Right to Life is sponsoring its annual autumn food and wine tasting party from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, in the church hall at Mary Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church Hall, Orion. Food, beverages, door prizes, mini-massages, music raffle prizes and more will highlight the items of small businesses in the area. Wine drinkers are invited to bring a bottle of their favorite wine to share for tasting. Those attending must be 21 to participate in wine tasting. Non-wine drinkers are invited to come for lemonade and coffee. Donations at the door will be requested for Henry County Right to Life.


Village of Cambridge-sponsored bingo will be played for the last time this year on Thursday, Oct. 12, at Bella Pizza, Cambridge. Dinner will be at 5:30 p.m. and bingo at 6 p.m. Prizes will be given away.

The Village of Cambridge is asking players to reserve their meal the Monday before bingo. Reservations may be made by calling (309) 937-2570. The cost includes a meal, drink, dessert and bingo cards.

Fall Review

Cambridge United Methodist Church will host its 28th annual Fall Review from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, in both the church building and Cambridge Community Hall.

Saturday will start with a country-style breakfast from 7 to 9 a.m. The menu includes casseroles, fruit slush cups and muffins.

Lunch featuring ham loaves will be served from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Starting at 11:30 a.m., carryout will be offered.

The second printing of the “Cambridge Celebrates Cookbook,” with additional new recipes, will be for sale.

Shopping opportunities include an indoor craft show, with only handcrafted originals from favorite crafters who are returning and other crafters who are attending for the first time.

Ready-to-bake frozen foods include ham loaves, apple dumplings, creamy cheese tortellini soup, lasagna for two, and a new item, swedish meatballs.

The Gourmet Shop will feature homemade hams and jellies, pickles, fudge, mixes, mustards and pastas, among other items.

Bakery items include homemade breads, rolls, pies and cookies.

Great door prizes will be given out.