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Jan 25, 2018 6:00-9:00PM
The Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum will host their Adults-Only event on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from 6-9pm. There will be games, refreshments from various local vendors, an auction, and a VIP experience. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased through the website...

Jan 25, 2018 6:00-8:00 PM
Come learn about how the Future Energy Jobs Act is going to help move Illinois to the new clean energy economy. This new legislation creates significant benefits for workers, including opportunities for job training right here in Peoria, saves people money, and helps the env...

Jan 26, 2018 7:15 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on Evansville Thunder Bolts!...

Jan 27, 2018 9am-1pm
General admission to this winter event includes a chili lunch, open ice fishing, Introduction to Orienteering, Winter Survival Class, a Winter Birding Hike, Maple Syrup Tours, a 2-hour endurance run ($45/participant) and an 8-hour endurance run ($65/participant). Cabins are ...

Jan 27, 2018 Show time is 7:30 p.m.
The Princeton Coffeehouse presents Michael McDermott in concert, featuring Heather Horton. Author Stephen King has called Michael "one of the best songwriters in the world"....

Jan 28, 2018 3 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on Evansville Thunder Bolts!...

Jan 28, 2018 12pm-6pm
Winterfest, German-style ron Sunday, January 28th, noon to 6 pm. We are offering a special German buffet for $12.00 per person. For kids 6-10 pay only $6. Kids 6-10 who wear a costume from the Disney movie “Frozen”, the TV show “Vikings” or the TV show “Game of Throne...

Jan 31, 2018 7 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Bradley Braves take on Loyola!...

Feb 3, 2018 7 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Bradley Braves take on Drake!...

Feb 3, 2018 6:30 pm
Trivia Night Fundraiser for 2019 Washington DC trip-Trivia and Silent Auction $15 per person, teams up to 8 players Free popcorn, soda, and babysitting Bring your own snacks, no alcohol...

Feb 6, 2018 - Feb 7, 2018 7:30 P.M.
The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with its Tony®, Grammy® and Academy Award® winning Best Score, including “My Favorite Things,” “Do-Re-Mi,” “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “Edelweiss” and the title so...

Feb 8, 2018 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Local musician Josiah Williams - Musician and Chelsie Tamms of Lettering Works, are collaborating on a special project, and want you to be apart of it! "Together We Work" is a new song by Josiah Williams, that promotes unity, equity, and encourages people to be active in ...

Feb 8, 2018 10 am lecture (refreshments at 9:30 am)
Kristan H. McKinsey, Director, Illinois Women Artists Project, will explore the ways in which the careers and artwork created by three influential visual artists of the early 20th century were shaped by their wives, lovers and models through a consideration of their painting...

Jan 17, 2018 - Feb 9, 2018 Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-12pm
This exhibit runs from January 17th through February 9th in the ICC Gallery 336B, which is located in the Academic Building. The hours for the gallery are Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm and Fri 9am-12pm. This event is free....

Feb 9, 2018 5:30-9:30
Enjoy an evening of Art, Music and More for the Gerald M. Brookhart Arts in Education Spring Celebration. Browse through donated auction items from student and local artists sharing their talents to raise funds for one of the largest continuous outdoor arts programs in downs...

Feb 10, 2018 6-10:30pm
Join us this Valentine’s Day for dinner and dancing with our hostess, Tink the Skunk! Don’t worry, Tink does not have the ability to spray. We will have a delicious 5 course meal. Dance floor, prizes, giveaways and fun!...

Feb 10, 2018 7:30PM
Romance from around the world with two Peoria favorites! The Brazillionaires en flames your passions in their symphony debut and PSO Concertmaster Marcia Henry Liebenow makes you swoon with a romantic performance celebrating her 25th anniversary with the PSO! Free dance part...

Feb 10, 2018 6:00 PM
Saturday, February 10th 5 Course Dinner at East Port Banquet Center...Romantic River view included! Cost per couple 90.00 or 110.00 with wine service....

Feb 2, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018 February 2, 3, 8, 9, 10 (7:30 pm), February 4 and 11 (2:00 pm)
With music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sunset Boulevard is based on Billy Wilder’s Academy Award-winning 1950 film of the same title. The plot revolves around Norma Desmond, a faded star of the silent screen era, living in the past in her decaying mansion on the fabled Los Angel...

Feb 14, 2018 7 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Bradley Braves take on Illinois State!...

Jan 17, 2018 - Feb 16, 2018 Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm; Fri 9:30am-12pm
This exhibit runs from January 17th through February 16th in the ICC Performing Arts Center Gallery. The hours for the gallery are Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm and Fri 9:30am-12pm. This event is free....

Feb 16, 2018 6 PM
Hike into the realm of nocturnal critters. Learn the natural history of native owls and practice owl calls. Everyone will have a chance to “give a hoot.” Dress warm! Free for members; $1 for nonmembers....

Feb 16, 2018 7:15 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on Fayetteville Marksmen!...

Feb 17, 2018 7:15 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on Fayetteville Marksmen!...

Feb 18, 2018 3 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on Fayetteville Marksmen!...

Feb 23, 2018 7:15 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on Huntsville Havoc!...

Feb 21, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018 Doors open at 6:00 pm for Buffet. Show at 7:30 p.m.
4 Performances of "Nunsense". Dinner Theatre. A hilarious talent show staged by five survivors at the Little Sisters of Hoboken nunnery. Full with songs & spontaneous comic interludes. Hilarity for the whole family. Wednesday Feb. 21st thru Saturday Feb 24th. $35 for ...

Feb 24, 2018 6 PM
Join us for our 4th Annual CABIN FEVER party featuring JAMMSAMMICH. Enjoy an evening of great music and lots of dancing. This night out will be sure to cure the Winter Blues. Gather your group of 10 friends and reserve your own table today! Feel free to bring in light sna...

Feb 14, 2018 - Mar 9, 2018 Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-12pm
This exhibit runs from February 14th through March 9th in the ICC Gallery 336B, which is located in the Academic Building. The hours for the gallery are Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm and Fri 9am-12pm. This event is free....

Feb 21, 2018 - Mar 16, 2018 Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm; Fri 9:30am-12pm
This exhibit runs from February 21st through March 16th in the ICC Performing Arts Center Gallery. The hours for the gallery are Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm and Fri 9:30am-12pm. This event is free....

Nov 29, 2017 - Jun 13, 2018
There’s excavating, grading, paving, trucking – and Caterpillar yellow everywhere. That’s what you’ll see on a jobsite run by the Veerkamp family… Back at their warehouse in Placerville, California, the modern day machines are mixed with marvelous antique equipment. You'll...

Nov 29, 2017 - Jun 20, 2018
Ever wonder how Caterpillar came up with its legendary name? Learn the history here...

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