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

Jun 8, 2018 - Jun 20, 2018 Monday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
It's "OUT WITH THE OLD - IN WITH THE NEW" Don’t miss your last chance to check out the antique Caterpillar machines before they head back to California on June 20th. Then, mark your calendar to come back to climb aboard the latest in Caterpillar machinery including the i...

Jun 21, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Arts in the Park is a series of FREE Thursday night concerts, presented by the Morton Fine Arts Association. They are held at the beautiful Idlewood Arts Pavilion, in Idlewood Park, Morton, IL. Bring your own lawn chairs. Sandwiches, snacks, and drinks available starting at ...

Jun 22, 2018 8:00pm-11:00pm
A party so big it only happens once a year! Wear your finest beach wear and don’t forget the sunscreen! All ages! Tickets available at the gate only....

Jun 22, 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...

Jun 23, 2018 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Bishop Hill’s Midsommar Music Festival will return Saturday, June 23th with a strong line-up of musical performers. The free Main Stage performances in the village park gazebo will begin at 11 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. This year’s lineup includes Black Hawk Pipes and Drums, Ke...

Jun 23, 2018 7:00-11:00pm
Bubblegum Jack is back at the vineyard. If you know Bubblegum Jack no further explanation of how terrific this concert will be is necessary, if you haven’t seen them this is a chance to become a fan. The guys are here to share their talents and amazing stage show. We hope yo...

Jun 23, 2018 6:00pm-10:00pm
Join us for the premiere Eagles Tribute Band! Tickets sold at the gate only....

Jun 23, 2018 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
When: June 23, 2018 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Where: Illinois CancerCare, 8940 Wood Sage Rd, Peoria, IL 61615 Cost: $12 per person, under 2yrs free Contact: (309) 243-3437 Back again for a second year! This event is fun for all ages and compliments th...

Jun 22, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018 Friday 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
USSSA State Baseball 8u 9u 10u 11u 12u AAA/Major .................................................... Event Hashtag: #StateBaseChamps Format: 3 Game Guarantee Game Times: Friday - 12pm-10pm Saturday - 8am-8pm Sunday - 8am-6pm *ALL GAME TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO ...

Jun 22, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018 Various
Top Dog At The Dome will be a fantastic event for the entire family to benefit TAPS No-kill Animal Shelter. Events include a world class cornhole (bags) tournament with over $10,000 in cash and prizes awarded. There will also be a euchre tournament, a craft show, a silent au...

Jun 22, 2018 - Jun 24, 2018 TBA
Hear ye, hear ye! Join us for our annual medieval faire June 22nd through 24th. Shop for treasures, play in the Children’s Kingdom, taste the fine foods of the Renaissance, sip in Ye Olde Tavern, hear the sweet melodies of musicians and so much more! It will be fun for the w...

Jun 24, 2018 11am - 7pm
The Itoo Society welcomes you to help celebrate our 51st Annual Shish-Ka-Bob on Sunday, June 24 at the Itoo Hall on Farmington Road. The menu includes beef or chicken kabobs, cabbage rolls, Lebanese salad, and pita bread and will be served from 11am-7pm. Cost is $13 for ad...

Jun 24, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!...

Jun 25, 2018
The IVS kids series offers area children a fun, non-competitive introduction to the sport of running. Our emphasis is on participation - complete with a finish line, individual times, finishing ribbons and refreshments (cookies & juice provided by Unity Point Health Methodis...

Jun 28, 2018 7:00pm-8:30pm
Slide down to the CEFCU Center Stage at The Landing for a night of warm breezes and cool jazz. This FREE Thursday night series features local jazz artists and is supported by the Peoria Park District, CEFCU, and the Central Illinois Jazz Society. Gates open at 6:30pm; sho...

Jun 1, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018 11:30 am Fridays in June
While winding along Grandview Drive, hear the stories of the homes and their owners while viewing the Illinois River from the best vantage point in the city. Learn about historic Springdale Cemetery, the oldest charted cemetery in the state. ...

Jun 29, 2018 8:00pm-11:00pm
Concert held Rain or shine! Whatever you think a country band is…forget it! Brushville isn’t a typical stand-behind-the-mic and sing band. They are a young and ENERGETIC band that plays upbeat, ROCKIN’ country a la Jason Aldean and Bon Jovi!! That’s right, rockin’ country...

Jun 29, 2018 7:30pm
Peoria's favorite undead funk band returns on June 29 on the Peoria Riverfront!...

Jun 29, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to boys and girls' Ages: 14-17 Fridays 4:30-6:00PM Program Includes: On Course Instruction Driving Range Training aide use aboutGolf Simulators Cost: 1 Session- $10.00 5 Sessions- $40.00 15 Sessions- $100.00...

Jun 2, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018 1:30 pm on Saturdays in June
Learn why Peoria was known as the Whiskey Capital of the World until Prohibition....

Jun 22, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018 7:30 pm
Boeing Boeing will be presented at Corn Stock Theatre (Iocated in upper Bradley Park) beginning at 7:30 pm through Sunday, June 30. Tickets are $17 for adults & $14 for students through high school and are available at the Corn Stock box office, by calling 309-676-2196 or on...

Jun 30, 2018 7:00-11:00pm
If you are looking for a GREAT time on a Saturday night this holiday weekend come see this band! BnG delivers a high energy performance, guaranteed to keep you dancin’. They play the largest variety of music in Central Illinois and if you ‘catch a biscuit’ you win a free BnG...

Jun 30, 2018 6:30pm - 11:00pm
The Water Lantern Festival is a family-friendly event where we bring people together for a memorable experience to celebrate life! People purchase a lantern packet which reserves entry into the event, a lantern, a wristband, and flashlight. Participants can decorate their ow...

Jun 30, 2018 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Fitness Kid Friendly Fitness training Running...

Jun 30, 2018 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Join us for the 2018 Run for Fallen Heroes and celebrate those that have served our country. This will be a 5K and 1 Mile from the Gateway Building on the beautiful Peoria Riverfront. Packet pick up Friday June 29, 11am-6pm @ Running Central....

Jul 1, 2018 Sunday, 12pm-8pm
Sunday, July 1st the Peoria German-American Society will be hosting their annual Volksfest at Hickory Grove Park from noon to 8 pm - Free Admission and Parking. This is a family friendly event. Entertainment by: Ratskeller Brummers, Lindenhof Echoes, and Grammy Nominee,...

Jul 1, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!...

Jun 30, 2018 - Jul 2, 2018 Saturday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Top Gun Patriot 12u 14u 16u 18u USA Elite Select ............................... Event Hashtag: #TopGunPat Format: 6 Game Guarantee 5 Pool / Single Elimination Game Times: Saturday - 8am-8pm Sunday - 8am-6pm Monday - 8pm-8pm *ALL GAME TIMES ARE SUBJECT T...

Jul 3, 2018 7:30pm-10:00pm
ONE OF THE FINEST TOM PETTY TRIBUTE BANDS IN THE WORLD!!! Playing all your favorite Tom Petty hits on the beautiful Peoria RiverFront CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing! Gates open 6:30pm Show 7:30pm-10:30pm Tickets available at the gate Admission $10/person 12 and u...

Jul 4, 2018
An entire day of family fun with breakfast at the park, parade, fishing derby at the lake, all day food and fun, with fireworks at dusk...

Jul 4, 2018 9:30 PM
Join us for the ULTIMATE Fourth of July celebration! It’s the 31st Anniversary of Unity Point Health RED, WHITE, & BOOM! It's an All-American party for the ages…and you’re invited!...

Jul 4, 2018 5:00 PM
An exclusive VIP viewing area with live music, food, and beverage. It’s the ULTIMATE Fourth of July celebration, an All-American party for the ages…and you’re invited!...

Jul 4, 2018 6 - 10 PM
Join the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce as we honor America with our 4th of July Fireworks Celebration!...

May 31, 2018 - Jul 6, 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") Thursdays from 6:00--8:3...

Jul 6, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to boys and girls' Ages: 14-17 Fridays 4:30-6:00PM Program Includes: On Course Instruction Driving Range Training aide use aboutGolf Simulators Cost: 1 Session- $10.00 5 Sessions- $40.00 15 Sessions- $100.00...

Jul 7, 2018 7:00-11:00pm
Jury’s Out is a Bloomington band that has been going strong for a decade performing at 100’s of venues from Springfield to Chicago. The band covers diverse music with a crowd friendly playlist full of crowd favorites like Journey, Def Leopard, GNR, ACDC, Bon Jovi, Journey an...

Jul 7, 2018 Gates Open: 6:30pm Show begins: 7:30pm
Having opened for Jimmy Buffett, The Beach Boys and Little Feat, the Boat Drunks will transport you from the Peoria RiverFront to a white sand beach with their tangy, tropical rock & roll! Covering songs from Buffett, The Beatles, The Eagles, REO Speedwagon and many more, wh...

Jul 7, 2018 Starting at 4p
Super Cruise & Tractor Show in Downtown Morton Saturday, July 7th starting at 4:00 p.m. (rain date of July 14th) Music ~ Local Shops Open ~ Restaurants Open Fun for the whole family! 50/50 drawing hosted by Rusty Rockers Car Club Hosted by Morton Tourism Ass...

Jul 7, 2018 Dusk
FREE Movie Night! Dinner and Movie Under the Stars Brought to you by Pearl Companies- Despicable Me 3...

Jul 7, 2018 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
The Morton Tourism Association, Village of Morton, and Rusty Rockers Car Club invite you to join us on Saturday, July 7th (rain date of July 14th) starting at 4:00 p.m. for our Annual Downtown Super Cruise & Tractor Show! Music . . . Local Shops & Restaurants Open . . . F...

Jul 6, 2018 - Jul 8, 2018 Friday 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
USSSA State Championships 10u 12u 14u 16u 18u ................................................ Event Hashtag: #USSSASC Format: 4 Game Guarantee 2 Pool / Double Elimination Championships Game Times: Friday - 6pm-10pm Saturday - 8am-8pm Sunday - 8am-6pm *ALL ...

Jul 8, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!...

Jul 9, 2018 - Jul 12, 2018
The 54-hole stroke play event will be held July 9-12 at Pekin Country Club in Pekin, Illinois, where 96 boys and girls from around the world will compete for the title.The tournament will be played at Pekin Country Club, D.A. Points’ home course. Points grew up on No. 17 at ...

Jul 9, 2018 - Jul 13, 2018 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM or 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn all about the many ways to paint and sculpt…and leave all of the mess here at the PlayHouse! Our half day camp will NOT leave the PlayHouse, but stay at the museum, making art and playing...

Jul 13, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to boys and girls' Ages: 14-17 Fridays 4:30-6:00PM Program Includes: On Course Instruction Driving Range Training aide use aboutGolf Simulators Cost: 1 Session- $10.00 5 Sessions- $40.00 15 Sessions- $100.00...

Jul 13, 2018 - Jul 14, 2018 Friday July 13, 2018 2:00 pm- 5:00 pm Saturday July 14, 2018 9:00 am- 3:00pm
29th Annual International Antique Lamp Show and Sale Friday July 13, 2018 2:00 pm-5:30 pm Saturday, July 14, 2018 9:00 am - 3:00pm The International Light Show and Sale is the Largest display of antique lighting in the world- featuring lighting manufactured from 1870 ...

Jul 14, 2018 7:00-11:00pm
PhanieRae & The Soul Shakers are a beautiful mix of many genres, PhanieRae will melt you down and make your hips move with her unique beautiful voice. Covering genres from Classic Rock, to Motown, Blues, Soul and Jazz to keep you dancing the night away. This is their first c...

Jul 14, 2018 7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Take part in the Run for Life 5K! The purpose of this event is to work for the protection of all human life from conception to natural death. Funds raised help to provide educational materials for the Central Illinois area regarding such topics as prenatal care and adoption ...

Jul 13, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018 Friday 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
USSSA Slugger Summer Sizzler 8u 9u 10u 11u 12u A & AA ..................................................... Event Hashtag: #Sizzle Format: 4 Game Guarantee 3 Pool / Gold- Silver- Bronze Single Elimination Brackets Game Times: Friday - 9am-10pm Saturday - 8am-8...

Jul 13, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018 Friday 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
USSSA Slugger Summer Sizzler 10u 12u 14u 16u 18u ..................................................... Event Hashtag: #Sizzle Format: 4 Game Guarantee 3 Pool / Gold- Silver- Bronze Single Elimination Brackets Game Times: Friday - 9am-10pm Saturday - 8am-8pm Su...

Jul 15, 2018 12pm-6pm
Local artisans will have the opportunity to showcase their talents and sell artwork. The local Car Clubs will once again be invited to share their cars with Festival goers. Wine tasting will be featured in the Pavilion as well as the tasting room....

Jul 15, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!...

Jul 18, 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 19, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Summer party on the Washington Square. Food, music and all shops open late. ...

Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018
Great Lakes National Championships 10u 12u Open 16u B Entry Fee: $575 Format: 5 Game Guarantee 3 Pool / Double Elimination Championships Opening Ceremonies Monday at 6pm at LSSC Stadium Game times Tuesday begin at 9:00am Championship Day on Friday Saturday u...

Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018
USSSA Great Lakes National Championships 10u 12u Open 16u B .......................................................................... Event Hashtag: #GLNatChamps Format: 5 Game Guarantee 3 Pool / Double Elimination Championships Opening Ceremonies Monday at 6pm a...

Jul 20, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Open to boys and girls' Ages: 14-17 Fridays 4:30-6:00PM Program Includes: On Course Instruction Driving Range Training aide use aboutGolf Simulators Cost: 1 Session- $10.00 5 Sessions- $40.00 15 Sessions- $100.00...

Jul 13, 2018 - Jul 21, 2018 7:30 pm
The Bridges of Madison County will be presented at Corn Stock Theatre (Iocated in upper Bradley Park) beginning at 7:30 pm through Sunday, July 21. Tickets are $22 for adults & $17 for students through high school and are available at the Corn Stock box office, by calling 30...

Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 21, 2018
This event presented by the Peoria Park District, is a KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition that also features food vendors, a beer garden and top notch entertainment. The event is free to walk around and check out all of the KCBS teams, however if you want a chance to taste awar...

Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 21, 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...

Jul 6, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 11:30 am Fridays in July
The River City Tour has it all. Hear stories of Peoria's past while viewing stately homes, and a beautiful view of the Illinois River. ...

Jul 7, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018 1:30 pm on Saturdays in July
Learn about Lincoln's many visits to Peoria and the Civil War troops that trained here. See Springdale Cemetery and view the GAR Hall, built in 1909 for a place for Union veterans to meet. ...

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...

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....

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...

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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