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Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018
Our 5,400 students move in for the academic year during this weekend, bringing Bradley's West Bluff neighborhoods and Main Street businesses to life!...

Aug 19, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!...

Aug 19, 2018
On the third Sunday in August each year, the cities of Henry, Lacon and Chillicothe and their Chambers of Commerce hold the H-L-C Canoe and Kayak Jaunt from Henry, through Lacon to Chillicothe. Canoers and Kayakers begin the day with a light breakfast in Henry, and then lau...

Apr 27, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Tazewell County celebrates local businesses and the arts through the Fourth Friday –Tazewell Art Loop initiative, sponsored by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Delavan community! Between April and August of 2018 - artists, businesses and organizations will p...

Aug 24, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tazewell County celebrates local businesses and the arts through the Fourth Friday –Tazewell Art Loop initiative, organized by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Delavan community and sponsored by Unland Companies! Between April and August of 2018 - artists, b...

Aug 18, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
August 25, 2018 Come out tonight and see one of the areas NEW premiere artists, Aileeah Colgan, a singer that combines her love of traditional country with today’s soulful pop songwriters, to create songs that are rooted in country values, with percussive rhythm and soul. ...

Aug 23, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018 Thursday (5pm-9pm); Friday (6pm-12am); Saturday (7am-11pm)
Carnival, Games, Food, Beer Garden, Pancake & Sausage Breakfast, and Bands! The event will run from Thursday (8/23) to Saturday (8/25). Unlimited rides for $25 from 5-9 p.m. on Thursday. Ticket box price for ride tickets will be $1.25 per ticket or a family pack of twent...

Aug 24, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018 Friday August 24, 3pm-8pm; Saturday August 25 10am-3pm
Pop-Up Vintage, Handmade, Artisan Market on the Farm! Friday night is Friends Night Out Shopping Event with Live Music, Wine Tasting, Food & Shopping. Saturday is Shop the Fair Event with Local Food Trucks, Live Music and Shopping! Mackinaw, Illinois ...

Aug 25, 2018 10:00AM - 3:00PM
Come enjoy a whirlwind day of activities -- something for the entire family -- on Aug. 25 at the Avanti's Dome, Pekin. Outside the Dome, music will be spinning by a DJ as you stroll along classic cars by the Central Illinois Cruisers. Inside the Dome it will be bustling wi...

Aug 25, 2018
A free event with all welcome! Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy storytelling, music, craft vendors and food. Special guest speakers and musicians. A children's craft area will also be offered. A small Pow Wow will be held starting at 2:00 PM with singing and dancing. Join us...

Aug 25, 2018 Noon
CFPA's largest fundraiser raising funds to help all people live free from violence and abuse. More than 30,000 rubber ducks will race down a giant water slide in East Peoria and the first 30 ducks to cross the finish line win a prize for their owner. Prizes range from a ca...

Aug 25, 2018 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
One hundred years ago, the great nations of the world agreed to an armistice that ended World War I, the war to end all wars. The 6th Annual Bishop Hill Chautauqua will commemorate The Great War with guest appearances from the major players, including Winston Churchill, Gen...

Aug 24, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018 Aug. 24th 6:00 PM - Aug. 26th 4:00 PM
Formerly known as Erin Feis, Peoria Irish Fest has been in Peoria since 1981. Our festival celebrates all things Irish - culture, music, food, storytelling, dance, and much more. Peoria Irish Fest falls on the last weekend of August every year down on the RiverFront. Visit o...

Aug 25, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018 9am - 5pm Saturday, August 25th; 11am - 4pm Sunday, August 26th
350+ Quilts * 20+ Vendors * Technique & Tool Demos * Hands-On Quilt Making Classroom * Raffle Quilt * Boutique * Lunch & Snacks on Site * Free Parking Saturday 9-5 * Sunday 11-4 * Admission $7...

Aug 26, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

Aug 26, 2018
JOIN US FOR A FAMILY FUN DAY AT THE WINERY. FEEL LIKE GETTING A LITTLE DIRTY? BE A PART OF OUR GRAPE STOMP COMPETITION. PROCEEDS GO TO THE CANCER CENTER FOR HEALTHY LIVING. $10 AT THE DOOR $60 PER TEAM (TEAMS OF 3) TO STOMP GRAPES ...

Aug 26, 2018 12:00pm-5:00pm
Join us for our annual Grape Stomp festival. Enjoy an afternoon of family fun plus music by West MacQueen Street Band! $10 per person cover includes three wine samples Do you want to get in on the action??? Get your team of three together and come out and stomp some g...

Aug 29, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Convenient. Comfortable. Fun. When’s the last time you said that about your mammogram? 5–7:30 p.m. (Come early to enjoy all the activities!) Call 671-8282 to reserve your space. Join us for Girls’ Night Out Mammos—a fun-filled evening among friends. You’ll enjoy a FR...

May 17, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018 5:30 PM Every Thursday May-August
Art Walk to learn about our Bruce White Sculptures...

Jun 28, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018
Held the last Thursday of each month in June, July & August. Different theme for each month....

Aug 30, 2018 5pm to 8pm
LAST ONE OF THE SEASON Now Is The Time To Come Out And Try The Odd, The Best and Even the Daring of Sodas Over 50 Sodas Will Be Available For Tasting And Over 200 Kinds of Sodas To Buy From Inside The Store. Tickets For Sale At The Event Use Them For Soda's, 16 Flavors o...

Aug 3, 2018 - Aug 31, 2018 Monday - Saturday, 10am-5pm
I feel the need - the need for speed!! During the month of AUGUST ONLY, the Orange County Chopper custom Cat Chopper is on display to the public at the Caterpillar Visitors Center. ...

May 26, 2018 - Sep 1, 2018 Saturday Mornings 8-12
Come Check Out Our Market Specials At The Peoria River Front Farmer's Market Saturday Morning 8:00 - 12:00 We will be at the Liberty & Water Street Entrance South of the Blue Duck Restaurant. Beef - Pork - Chicken - Turkey (we will have a large inventory available in o...

Aug 24, 2018 - Sep 1, 2018 7:30 pm
Camelot will be presented at Corn Stock Theatre (Iocated in upper Bradley Park) beginning at 7:30 pm through Sunday, September 1. Tickets are $22 for adults & $17 for students through high school and are available at the Corn Stock box office, by calling 309-676-2196 or onli...

Aug 31, 2018 - Sep 1, 2018
The Peoria Blues & Heritage Music Festival, formerly known as The Illinois Blues Festival, has been a staple End of Summer event at Peoria’s beautiful riverfront festival park for 29 years. Now in it’s 30th year, Festival goers will bask in the glow of the sun on the beautif...

Sep 1, 2018 Open between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM
The Route 66 Watch & Clock Club is sponsoring a Peoria Area Watch & Clock Mart on Saturday, September 1, 2018 at the Midwest Food Bank building located in Morton Illinois. The Mart is free, and open to the public. The Watch & Clock Mart provides a great opportunity to buy,...

Aug 31, 2018 - Sep 2, 2018 Friday 4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
F7 Fall Classic 14u / Open (16u & 18u Eligible) ................................................... Event Hashtag: #F7FC Format: 7 Game Format 5 Pool / Single Elimination 7 Inning Games Game Times: Friday - 4pm-11pm Saturday - 8am-8pm Sunday - 8am-6pm *ALL...

Sep 2, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!...

Sep 2, 2018 12pm-6pm
"Get in Touch with your Inner Lucy" at the Annual Grape Stomp and Harvest Festival. The grape stomp is for those who have the desire to emulate Lucy and get their feet wet in the wine. Large vats are setup and competitions purely for fun throughout the day!...

Sep 3, 2018 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Since it's inaugural running in 2012, the Bridge to Bridge 4 mile race has become one of the more popular events in the area. The run starts on Water Street, outside Running Central and goes over the Bob Michel Bridge, tours the Downtown East Peoria Levee District, and then ...

Sep 7, 2018 6pm
Friday, September 7th, 2018 Grammy Award Winner Jazz Guitar Superstar NORMAN BROWN 1 big show: 6pm George Washington Carver Community Center 710 W 3rd Ave Peoria,IL 61605 for tickets: SmoothPeoria.com or call: 309.839.2487...

Sep 8, 2018
Hosted by the Metamora Area Business Association and the Volunteer Metamora Fire Department. A full day of family fun: Grilled pork chop sandwiches, hose-fight competitions, inflatable slides for kids, live music, a raffle with a $1000 prize and more! All proceeds benefit ...

Sep 6, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018
The Marigold Festival was first held in 1973 as a way to honor one of Pekin's favorite sons, Senator Everett Dirksen. While in Congress, Dirksen championed the cause to make the marigold the national floral emblem. While unsuccessful in his efforts, his hometown of Pekin soo...

Sep 7, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018
Join us for a weekend filled with festivities, fun, and food! Carnival rides, food vendors, craft/goods vendors, cakewalk, and music all weekend. Please check us out on Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/Havana-Oktoberfest-143676135646227/...

Sep 7, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018 Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
PGF King Of The Hill Qualifier 14u / 16u / 18u ................................................ Event Hashtag: #KingOfTheHill Format: 4 Game Guarantee 3 Pool / Single Elimination Bracket Game Times: Friday - 6pm-10pm Saturday - 8am-8pm Sunday - 8am-6pm *ALL ...

Sep 9, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!...

Sep 11, 2018
4th annual Patriot Day dinner cruise helps raise money for the Greater Peoria Honor Flight. $46 Includes a hot dinner buffet and live entertainment....

Sep 12, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Convenient. Comfortable. Fun. When’s the last time you said that about your mammogram? 5–7:30 p.m. (Come early to enjoy all the activities!) Call 671-8282 to reserve your space. Join us for Girls’ Night Out Mammos—a fun-filled evening among friends. You’ll enjoy a FR...

Sep 14, 2018 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
WebDesign309 is hosting their 2nd Annual Charity Golf Outing benefiting the American Cancer Society. Teams of four will play at the beautiful Mt. Hawley Country Club. Lunch will be provided, as well as chances to win hole prizes. The featured prize is a car donated by Mike M...

Sep 12, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018
A tradition for more that 50 years, Canton's annual Friendship Festival is four days packed with family fun, including a parade, carnival rides, contests, and, of course, great food and music from September 12-15. Held on the Friendship Festival Ground IL Route 9 & IL Hwy 7...

Sep 12, 2018 - Sep 15, 2018
The Morton Pumpkin Festival is a pumpkin-themed event that takes place in mid-September in Morton, Illinois. Morton is home to Nestle/LIBBY'S Pumpkin: 85% of the world's pumpkin is processed here. In 1978, the Governor of Illinois signed a proclamation that Morton, Illinois ...

Sep 15, 2018 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sept 15 2018 - now taking registrations for crafters and vendors.... direct sales please contact me first to make sure you are not double booking!! check the list of vendors on this event also go to mkt.com/acraftshow to secure your spots......

Sep 15, 2018 3pm-10pm
Try some of the best meals on wheels in Central Illinois! Sample delicious dishes from some of the best food trucks in the Midwest. Live music will fill the square and Pour bros Craft Taproom will keep your glass full!...

Sep 15, 2018
Get ready for the 2018 Tailgate N' Tallboys Music Festival Jon the Peoria Riverfront! This is a three weekend music festival hat will be packed with great music and fun times. Enjoy the music from a number of major performers, including Nelly, Kane Brown, The Charlie Daniel...

Sep 15, 2018 10 am - 4 pm
Our sixth annual Artisan Market! Join us in our beautiful country setting for a day filled with 30+ fine artists, wine tasting, delicious home-baked items, live music, hands-on art for children, local lunch fare, ice cream, fresh-picked local produce, and more. September is...

Sep 16, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

Sep 7, 2018 - Sep 17, 2018 7:30 pm-September 7, 8, 13, 14 & 15; 2:00 pm-September 9, 15 & 16
Dorothy, her dog, Toto, and friends, the Scarecrow, Tinman and Cowardly Lion are whisked away down the Yellow Brick Road to the magical land of Oz. On their way to meet the Wizard, they have to dodge the Wicked Witch of the West and her dastardly flying monkeys! In the end,...

Sep 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce has a General Meeting every 3rd Wednesday of the month featuring a different speaker each month and at a different location each month. This meeting is open to Chamber members and non members. This is a great way to get out and get informed ab...

Jul 3, 2018 - Sep 25, 2018 4pm-7pm
Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Fruits, Fresh Flowers N More in Downtown Morton! Village of Morton parking lot located on Jefferson Street across from Jefferson Grade School If you are interested in participating as a vendor, please send an e-mail to morton.mta@gmail.com ...

Jul 26, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018 6:00--8:30 PM
International award winning sleight of hand artist, Mitch Williams brings his mind-blowing tableside close up magic to the unique, authentic 1920's style speakeasy, Tannins and Hops. (You'll need the password to get in: "I hear this plays in Peoria") Most Thursdays from 6:00...

May 19, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 8 am - Noon
Open every Saturday morning 8 am - Noon, mid-May through September. Peoria's outdoor farmers' and artists' market featuring local produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, baked goods and more! Local art, live music and demonstrations each week. ...

May 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
During their 2018 season, World On Wheels Segway Tours and Bike Rides will be celebrating the fact that they have been conducting Segway tours in the Peoria area for the past 10 years. Help us celebrate by scheduling your Segway tour with World On Wheels today. Tour Hour...

May 30, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018 11 AM to 2 PM
Visitors and residents can expect a wide selection of traditional fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers, and handmade goods available for purchase. The market will feature live music, food trucks, and a rotation of special guests each week throughout the summer every Wednesd...

Jun 9, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
During the Great War, over 50 Bishop Hill men served their nation in various military branches. This display, created by the Bishop Hill Heritage Association, tells the story of the War to End all Wars through the eyes of these Bishop Hill soldiers by the use of artifacts, ...

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