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Caterpillar Visitors Center

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The Doug Oberhelman Caterpillar Visitors Center presents an all new exhibit: SPEED: 26 Years of Cat Racing. Immerse yourself in the rich history of Cat Racing.

Peoria Heights

Arts. Culinary. Entertainment.
Peoria Heights offers unique events and scenic views that are sure to please. Whether you like art, music, parades, picnics, one-of-kind-dining or boutique shopping, Peoria Heights is the place to be.

2018 Christmas on Court

November 30th - Pekin, IL
Kick off the holiday season with a stroll through Downtown Pekin at Christmas on Court! Enjoy the annual tree lighting, a visit from Santa, carriage rides, activities and more!


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Oct 19, 2018 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
While winding along Grandview Drive, view the homes of past and present prosperous merchants, landowners and businessmen. Learn about historic Springdale Cemetery, the oldest chartered cemetery in the state and stories of Peoria's past, while enjoying the park like setting....

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sunday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Louisville Slugger Fall Classic 10u 12u 14u 16u 18u ................................................ Event Hashtag: #LSFallClassic Format: 4 Game Guarantee Pool / Single Game Times: Friday - 6pm-10pm Saturday - 9am-8pm *ALL GAME TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE*...

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018 October 19 (5:00-8:00 pm); October 20 (8:00 am to 12:00 pm)
Join Peoria Players for the semi-annual Vintage Clothing & Collectibles Sale -- Fall 2018 Collection. Many unique items and clothing from all eras will be available. Accessories such as jewelry, hats, shoes and purses will also be included in the sale. Find your perfect Hall...

Oct 20, 2018 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Jason Vieaux, guitar soloist Grammy Award-winning guitar virtuoso Jason Vieaux returns to play Rodrigo's Fantasia para un Gentilhombre, and Six Sixteen, by Jeff Beal. Haydn's exuberant symphony completes the program. Mozart, Symphony No 8 Rodrigo, Fantasia para un ...

Oct 21, 2018 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Flanagan House is ready for Halloween fun with sort of spooky décor, stories galore, including Victorian mourning customs, all with a full house tour. Come pay your respects to the past and munch on some complimentary candy too. ...

Oct 21, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

Oct 24, 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...

Oct 26, 2018 6:00pm Pre party, 7:30pm Joe Stamm Band, 9:00pm Easton Corbin
American Songwriter says, “Easton Corbin has one of those rare, glorious voices that was made-just made-for singing country music.” His many hits start back in 2010 with “A Little More Country Than That” and “Roll With It,” and the County Florida native continued the hits wi...

Oct 26, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Trick or Treat Main Street is an event hosted by the Morton Chamber of Commerce to bring families to Downtown Morton to shop, eat and Trick or Treat at local businesses!...

Oct 26, 2018 5:30-7:30 pm
Join CFPA at the Moose Lodge at 2605 Broadway St, Pekin, IL 61554 on Friday, October 26 for the annual Fish Fry to benefit The Carol House of Hope, CFPA’s emergency shelter in Pekin, IL. The event features a 50/50 raffle, silent auction items, and a delicious meal of fried f...

Oct 26, 2018 7:00 PM
Central Illinois Ballet starts off the season with this classic story of the Phantom of the Opera. Based on the novel by Gaston Leroux, the audience is transported to the Paris Opera during the nineteenth century. A ballet that is sure to leave you inspired! 7:00 PM, ICC Pe...

Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Spider Hill Haunted Attractions is in its 20th year & consists of Massacre Mansion, Trail of Terror, and Zombie Invasion. Tickets are $10 for each attraction or $25.00 for all three. Discounts are available for large groups. Private parties can be arranged. Within the co...

Oct 26, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018 Doors open: 11:30 pm/Showtime: midnight
The midnight madness returns to Peoria Players for another showing of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW! Celebrating 27 years of production at Peoria Players, our showing of ROCKY HORROR includes the movie on the big screen with onstage live actors. Dress as your favorite charac...

Oct 27, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
John Butte will be with the Silver Streak talking about the Gypsy Coeds and their experiences with the car from 1934-42. Six girls each summer would go on a trip in the 1926 Ford cross county....

Oct 27, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Don't miss the opportunity to shop, laugh, learn, and WIN. With 100's of exhibits, health experts & screenings, spa treatments, and great prizes, there is something for everyone!...

Oct 27, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Flanagan House is ready for Halloween with not too scary, spooky décor, stories galore, including Victorian mourning customs all with a full three story house tour. Come pay your respects to the past and enjoy some Halloween candy too....

Oct 27, 2018 Show time is 7:30 p.m.
The Princeton Coffeehouse proudly presents Jeffrey Martin & Anna Tivel in concert. "Martin's songs are beautiful, sparse, and utterly devastating" -- The Portland Mercury. "Tivel is simultaneously clear-eyed and open to dreaming" -- NPR....

Oct 27, 2018 5:00- 9:00pm
Annual auction fundraising event in support of the Bradley Athletics Department. Dinner, drinks, silent and live auctions. As well games and interaction with Bradley student-athletes and coaches. ...

Oct 27, 2018 2:00 PM
Central Illinois Ballet starts off the season with this classic story of the [B]Phantom of the Opera[/B]. Based on the novel by Gaston Leroux, the audience is transported to the Paris Opera during the nineteenth century. A ballet that is sure to leave you inspired! 2:00 PM,...

Oct 27, 2018 9:00 Am - 4:00 PM
Join us for a special Cub Scout Day at the Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum! Wear your uniform and enjoy special discounted admission of $5 per scout and accompanying family member. The first 25 Cub Scouts will receive a patch!...

Oct 27, 2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ghost Chase 5K/ 1 mile walk Oct 27 at 9am Check in same day registration at Banana's Bar beginning at 7:30 am. Cost is $30 or family of 4 for $60. Must be registered by Oct 15th for shirt. Register online or mail in form from ghostchase.org/registration/ This is a IVC ...

Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 See website for more details.
A Peoria area tradition during the season of fright, Wildlife Scary Park offers a kid-friendly Halloween experience. This family event offers trick-or-treating, hayrack rides, haunted train rides, animal encounters and much more! Wildlife Scary Park has been a Peoria area...

Oct 26, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 10:00 PM - 10:00 AM
Christmas Wonderland! 50 Themed Decorated trees with 125,000 Ornaments. We also carry a large selection of other Christmas items! We are located 5 miles west of Grand Prairie Mall in Kickapoo....

Oct 26, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 7:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This community production is produced by Immanuel Lutheran Church in East Peoria brought back by popular demand celebrating Dr. Martin Luther and the Lutheran Reformation....

Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 Saturday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Louisville Slugger Bat Bash 10u 12u 14u 16u 18u ............................................ Event Hashtag: #BatBash Format: 3 Game Bracket Halloween themed event for coaches and players! Game Times: Saturday - 9am-8pm Sunday - 8am-6pm *ALL GAME TIMES ARE SU...

Oct 27, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Your presence is requested by Their Royal Highness The King and Queen! This musical adaptation of the familiar tale "The Princess and the Pea" will involve some "side splitting shenanigans" and may cause you to look at fairy tales in a different way!...

Oct 28, 2018 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
1st ever SVP HalloweenFest!. Free Admission! Gates open at 2 pm. They will have "Trunk or Treat" cars lined up as you enter the grounds (2 pm- 5 pm). There will be activities/games for kids at 3 pm, 4 pm and 5 pm including a costume contest. They will hold an a...

Oct 28, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

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, ...

Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 31, 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") Now on Thursdays onl...

Oct 1, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018
Help us support Breast Cancer Awareness Month by purchasing a Pink Pumpkin. Proceeds from the sale of these pumpkins help fund research and breast cancer awareness....

Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wheels O’ Time Museum is decorated for the Fall season and Halloween throughout the 5 buildings of the museum. The museum is open from Wednesday through Sunday - Noon to 5PM The season ends at 5pm on Halloween. The museum opens on May 1, 2019 at noon....

Oct 13, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 13 7-9 pm Peoria artists Barb and Ken Hoffman will exhibit recent artwork....

Nov 2, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Peoria Civic Center presents metal band Ghost live on November 2nd! Ghost's most recent studio album, Meliora, and its accompanying EP Popestar , elevated the Swedish rock band into the pantheon of the greatest rock bands on earth and resulted in a Grammy® Award for '...

Nov 3, 2018 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Live Nation presents Lynyrd Skynyrd live at the Peoria Civic Center for the Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour! ...

Nov 3, 2018 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
The Route 66 Watch & Clock Club is sponsoring a Central Illinois Watch & Clock Show and Sale on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Midwest Food Bank building located in Morton Illinois. The Event is free, and open to the public. The Watch & Clock Show and Sale provides a gr...

Nov 3, 2018 - Nov 4, 2018 Saturday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Let's Play For U Louisville Slugger Showcase 14u 16u 18u A ......................................................................... Event Hashtag: #SluggerShow Format: 3 Game Guarantee Single Game Elimination Game Times: Saturday - 9am-8pm Sunday - 8am-6pm ...

Nov 4, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

Nov 4, 2018 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
November 4, 2018 Burroughs Farms, LLC 25356 Cooper Road in Morton A fundraising event for Illinois CancerCare Foundation featuring new and gently loved handbags, totes, wallets, coin purses, backpacks and more . . . available by live and silent auction . . . Coach, Ve...

Nov 4, 2018 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Save the Date! Methodist College will host the annual EDGE 5K and 10K Run on Sunday, November 4 at 8 a.m. Visit http://www.methodistcol.edu/the-edge.aspx for updates....

Nov 7, 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...

Nov 8, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
The Peoria Civic Center presents Chicago live in concert! Chicago is an American based rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, IL....

Nov 8, 2018 10 am lecture (refreshments at 9:30 am)
Alejo Benedetti, Assistant Curator at Crystal Bridges in Bentonville, Arkansas, will talk about the museum, it's collections and exhibitions....

Nov 9, 2018 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Jay Leno at the Peoria Civic Center Theater! Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, lovable TV and movie voice-over artist, pioneering car builder and mechanic, and philanthropis...

Nov 9, 2018 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Peoria Iron Sights is an all veteran hockey team, in its inaugural year. This game is their first home game against the Central Illinois Shoots & Ladders (Police and Firefighters from across central Illinois) Game benefits a single mother whose son recently passed at the ...

Nov 11, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

Nov 12, 2018 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
The Peoria Civic Center Theater presents Wild Kratts live! WILD KRATTS – LIVE! is a theatrical stage show based on the hit animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the Emmy-nominated Wild Kratts, step out live on stage to engage the audienc...

Nov 14, 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...

Nov 17, 2018 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM
The parade kicks off the Festival of Lights and the holiday season. Approximately 30 floats created entirely of LED lights will illuminate the streets of East Peoria along a 3-mile parade route....

Nov 9, 2018 - Nov 18, 2018 7:30 pm-November 9, 10, 15, 16 & 17; 2:00 pm-November 11 & 18
Elf The Musical is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan, who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. Buddy is raised unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face ...

Nov 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

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