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Jul 1, 2016 8:00-11:00pm
Get on your boots and kick off your 4th of July weekend at the vineyard with the Explosive Stage show that only Brushville delivers! Whatever you think a country band is…forget it! Brushville isn’t a typical stand-behind-the-mic and sing band. Brushville blends five ext...

Jul 1, 2016 Lesson: 8:30 - 9:30; Open Dancing: 9:30 - 12:30
Salsa at the Contemporary Art Center will feature a dance lesson from 8:30 - 9:30 pm and open dancing to DJ Ed Caballero from 9:30 pm - 12:30 am. A cash bar will be available. Admission is $4 for members or $7 for non-members. For more information, call 309-674-6877 or visit...

Jul 1, 2016 5-8pm
Free entertainment and street concert. Louisiana Cuisine and beverages would be available for purchase. ...

Jul 1, 2016 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Techno, ambient, and soundscape music performance live with advanced technology synthesizers....

Jul 1, 2016
On the First Friday of every month, from 5pm to 9pm, join us for an intimate look at studios, galleries and arts organizations.  Meet artists, musicians, neighbors and collectors.  The tour includes twelve locations and spans a breadth of artistic media.  ...

Jul 1, 2016 7:30PM
FREE FALLIN LIVE - PART OF THE RED, WHITE AND BOOM! CONCERT SERIES! Free Fallin presents it’s show with the power and passion that went into over 30 years of Tom Petty’s best selling songs from “Damn the Torpedoes” through his latest (including hits from the Traveling Wil...

Jun 24, 2016 - Jul 2, 2016 7:30 pm
Cheaper By the Dozen will be presented at the Corn Stock Theatre (located in upper Bradley Park) beginning at 7:30 pm each night. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for students aged 18 and under with ID and are available at the Corn Stock box office, by calling 309-676-2196...

Jun 24, 2016 - Jul 2, 2016 7:30 pm, 2 pm on Sundays
Disney's Beauty and the Beast will be presented by Eastlight Theatre (located within the East Peoria High School Auditorium) beginning at 7:30 pm Friday & Saturday and at 2 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $19 and are available at the Eastlight Box Office, by calling 309-699-7469 o...

Jul 1, 2016 - Jul 2, 2016 Fridays and Saturdays 6:00--8:30 PM
New Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant on the Peoria riverfront proudly presents the unforgettable tableside close up magic of international award winning sleight of hand artist, Mitch Williams. Friday and Saturday evenings. Free to dining and bar customers....

Jul 1, 2016 - Jul 2, 2016 Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sundays: 12 pm to 4 pm. Tours every 30 minutes.
The free tour and tasting experience EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY includes a history lesson on distilling in Peoria, a hands-on demonstration of how the whiskey is made, and samples of the locally produced bourbons and whiskeys....

Jul 2, 2016 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...

Jul 2, 2016 6:30PM
Alien July 2 | 6:30 PM GST In deep space, the crew of the commercial starship Nostromo is awakened from their cryo-sleep capsules halfway through their journey home to investigate a distress call from an alien vessel. The terror begins when the crew encounters a nes...

Jul 2, 2016 9:00am - 4:00pm
Celebrate Independence Day - Harley Style. Come in see our Red, White & Blue motorcycles, leave in style with your Red, White & Blue Harley-Davidson MotorClothes. While you’re here, enjoy some fun, food and friends....

Jul 2, 2016 8:00PM-10:00PM
Come One. Come All… Contemporary Art Center with Advance Space present: Le Cabaret de Comédie Étrange Beauté (A Cabaret of Comedy and Strange Beauty) Saturday, July 2, 8-10:00. Doors open at 7:00 Admission: $25 nonmembers, $20 members, BYOB Dress to Impress. We will. ...

Jul 2, 2016 8:00Am-12:00PM
An outdoor farmers' and artists' market featuring local produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, fresh flowers, baked goods, and more. Plus local art, live muic and demonstrations each week....

Jul 2, 2016 7:30PM
BRUSHVILLE - PART OF THE RED, WHITE AND BOOM CONCERT SERIES! Brushville has been igniting stages all over the Midwest for the past 4 years. Being sought out by the BIGGEST and BEST events that the industry has to offer, including Chicago’s Country Music Festival, Country ...

Jul 3, 2016 12-9pm, car show 12-5, music 6-9pm
The Car Community Automobile Club and Mackinaw Valley Vineyard are hosting a fun Cruise-In and concert. The band the Bygones will be preforming from 6-9pm. Join us at the vineyard for some Amazing Automobiles, Classic “Nostalgia” rock, wine tasting and just a good...

Jul 3, 2016 12pm-8pm
On Sunday, July 3rd, 2015, the Peoria German-American Society will be hosting their annual Volksfest at Hickory Grove Park. Entertainment by: Ratskeller Brummers, Lindenhof Echoes, Peoria Volkstänzer, and Grammy Nominee, Eddie Korosa from Chicago.. A Classic Car and M...

Jul 3, 2016 7:00 PM - Fireworks begin at dusk
Various Activities, Food, Entertainment, and Fireworks will be started at dusk...

Jul 3, 2016
Bring blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy the show! Pack a picnic dinner, or enjoy food from our vendors. Fireworks begin at dark! Please note: For safety reasons, no pets are allowed at this event....

Jul 3, 2016 7:30PM
FUSION NIGHT LIGHT OUTDOOR DANCE PARTY - PART OF RED, WHITE AND BOOM! CONCERT SERIES! This new event will take place on the RiverFront featuring over 100 LED lights and some of the best national and local DJ's! Fusion Night Light will feature performances by: KAT DELUNA...

Jul 1, 2016 - Jul 4, 2016
Fast pitch tournament with some of the best 14U, 16U and 18U teams in the Midwest...

Jul 4, 2016 7:30 am
The Peoria Jaycees will host the 35th Annual Firecracker 5000 5k Run & Walk beginning at 7:30 am at Hooter's (located at 418 SW Water St. in downtown Peoria). Registration fee is $35 through July 1st or $40 July 2 - 4. To register and for more information, visit www.peoriaja...

Jul 4, 2016 6:00-10:30 pm
Riverfront Museum Summer Fundraiser All you can eat! The best seat in town! Save your spot! Purchase tickets online today - click here. Barrack’s Cater Inn all-you can eat buffet Cash bar, Emack & Bolio’s ice cream & snacks WMBD radio live remote broadcast with Gr...

Jul 4, 2016 12:00PM-5:00PM
Wheels O’Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap Il. 61525 (N. Knoxville & W. Woodside Dr.) will be open on Monday, July 4th, from noon to 5pm. It is an opportunity to see military vehicles: a Jeep, a MUTT and a HUMVEE on display this season and also the military item...

Jul 4, 2016 3:00PM-11:00PM
View the Red,White and BOOM fireworks from the Two25 patio! For just $75, you get an amazing, secluded spot to watch the fireworks, a parking spot, easy access on and off the interstate and all you can eat burgers, brats, pizza desert, tea and soda (alcohol extra). YOU MUST ...

Jul 4, 2016 9:30PM
The largest fireworks display hits Central Illinois for its 30th anniversary in 2016!...

Jul 4, 2016 Gates open at 6; fireworks at dusk
For nearly 70 years the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce has celebrated our nation with fireworks. Music and food in the stadium....

Jul 5, 2016 7:30 pm
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival will present a preview of Twelfth Night beginning at 7:30 pm at Ewing Manor (located at 617 E. Emerson in Bloomington). Tickets range from $8 to $22 and are available by calling 309-438-2535 Monday through Friday from Noon - 4 pm, at the on ...

Jul 6, 2016 12:00PM-1:00PM
Relax Under the Stars | FREE Noon Event! Wed, Jul 6 | 12-1 pm First Wednesday of every month, 12-1 pm Dome Planetarium Stressed at work? Need a break from your hectic day? Come to Dome Planetarium and calm down. Enjoy a short star talk, then let your tension flo...

Jul 6, 2016 7:30 pm
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival will present a preview of Peter and the Starcatcher beginning at 7:30 pm at Ewing Manor (located at 617 E. Emerson in Bloomington). Tickets range from $8 to $22 and are available by calling 309-438-2535 Monday through Friday from Noon - 4 pm...

Jul 7, 2016 6:30pm
Arts in the Park will feature Midnight Special at the Idlewood Arts Pavilion (located at the corners of Idlewood & Parkside in Morton) beginning at 7 pm. Admission is free. In case of rain or excessive heat, the concert will be held at the Morton Education and Administration...

Jul 7, 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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 CEFCU and the Illinois Jazz Society....

Jul 7, 2016 7:30 pm
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival will present a preview of Hamlet beginning at 7:30 pm at Ewing Manor (located at 617 E. Emerson in Bloomington). Tickets range from $8 to $22 and are available by calling 309-438-2535 Monday through Friday from Noon - 4 pm, at the on site bo...

Jul 7, 2016 5:00-8:00pm
Join us the first Thursday of every month. Live Music...$5 Hors D' Oeuvres & Wine Tastings Beer & Wine Available Live Music by Tanner Picton...

Jul 8, 2016 8:00 pm
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival will present Twelfth Night beginning at 8 pm at Ewing Manor (located at 617 E. Emerson in Bloomington). Tickets range from $20 - $47 and are available by calling 309-438-2535 Monday through Friday from Noon - 4 pm, at the on site box office ...

Jul 8, 2016 - Jul 9, 2016
HAM CRAM 2 Session Course: Fri, Jul 8, 6-8:30 pm | Sat, Jul 9 am-4 pm Boardroom Learn how to communicate via HAM radio! This high-intensity study session will prepare anyone to obtain a technician level amateur radio license. No prior radio experience is needed. To...

Jul 8, 2016 - Jul 9, 2016 Fridays and Saturdays 6:00--8:30 PM
New Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant on the Peoria riverfront proudly presents the unforgettable tableside close up magic of international award winning sleight of hand artist, Mitch Williams. Friday and Saturday evenings. Free to dining and bar customers....

Jul 8, 2016 - Jul 9, 2016 Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sundays: 12 pm to 4 pm. Tours every 30 minutes.
The free tour and tasting experience EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY includes a history lesson on distilling in Peoria, a hands-on demonstration of how the whiskey is made, and samples of the locally produced bourbons and whiskeys....

Jul 9, 2016 1pm-4pm
East Peoria, IL: Writers On The River, an author signing and book sale event, will feature 90 romance authors at the Par-A-Dice Hotel, 21 Blackjack Blvd in East Peoria on Saturday, July 9th, 2016. New York Times and USA Today best sellers will be in attendance. This event is...

Jul 9, 2016 2:00PM
Join a knowledgeable Museum docent on an exhibition tour of Figures of Strength: Artworks by Nita Sunderland located in the Folk Art Gallery. Free tour with general admission....

Jul 9, 2016
Close Encounters of the Third Kind July 9 | 6:30 PM GST Science fiction adventure about a group of people who attempt to contact alien intelligence. Roy Neary (Richard Dreyfuss) witnesses an unidentified flying object, and even has a "sunburn" from its bright lights...

Jul 9, 2016
Morton Muddy Madness for St. Jude July 9, 2016- 9am-3pm -- Kids from 4 to 9 years of age can run jump, and get muddy on an obstacle course. www.kidsmuddymadness.com Register online to get Muddy & pay your entry fee of $20 or $50 (with T-Shirt) All kids will receive a ...

Jul 9, 2016 5:00PM-11:00PM
Morton Downtown Super Cruise July 9, 2016 Since 2004 the Village of Morton has been the location for 1 day Vintage Car Cruise. Over 500 cars manufactured from 1930 to 2013 converge upon the village for the 6 hour event, which draws about 1200 visitors. 1950`s music fills the...

Jul 9, 2016 1-3pm
Kid Workshops are for kids ages 8-14. At “Treasure Hunt,” learn about map making and treasure hunting methods such as letterboxing and geocaching. Then make a colorful map of Glen Oak Park, so you can hunt for some treasure of your own and record your adventures as you go. ...

Jul 9, 2016 8:00 pm
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival will present Hamlet beginning at 8 pm at Ewing Manor (located at 617 E. Emerson in Bloomington). Tickets range from $20 - $47 and are available by calling 309-438-2535 Monday through Friday from Noon - 4 pm, at the on site box office just pr...

Jul 9, 2016 8:00AM-12:00PM
An outdoor farmers' and artists' market featuring local produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, fresh flowers, baked goods, and more. Plus local art, live muic and demonstrations each week....

Jul 9, 2016 6:00PM-9:00PM
Create a “Ghost” date night experience with that special someone in your life! There will be a little hand building, a little wheel throwing, and a whole lot of fun! We provide nibbles, water and soft drinks, those over 21 may bring alcohol.  $60 a couple, includes all mater...

Jul 9, 2016 9:00AM
Get ready Peoria for the most colorful fun-filled day of your life! You’ll have more color on you than your happy levels can handle! So get your friends and family stretched out for this amazing color blast event where you'll get blasted with color while you run the Color Vi...

Jul 9, 2016 7:30PM=11:30PM
Back on the RiverFront in 2016 is a Peoria and Central Illinois favorite: Jammsammich! With tunes from 4 decades, including Motown, disco, funk, hip-hop, retro 80's, Buffett, and rock, Sammich is the TRUE variety band--there REALLY is something for everyone. The formula of g...

Jul 7, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016 7:00 pm and 1:30 pm (see description)
Community Children's Theatre will present Singin' in the Rain at Peoria Players Theatre on Thursday at 7 pm, on Friday & Saturday at 1:30 and 7 pm and Sunday at 1:30 pm. Tickets are $15 adults and $9 students and senior citizens and are available for at the Noble Center (loc...

Jul 10, 2016 7:30 pm
The Illinois Shakespeare Festival will present Peter and the Starcatcher beginning at 7:30 pm at Ewing Manor (located at 617 E. Emerson in Bloomington). Tickets range from $16 - $43 and are available by calling 309-438-2535 Monday through Friday from Noon - 4 pm, at the on s...

Jul 10, 2016 noon-7pm
On Sunday, July 10, 2016, Harmonie will be hosting a benefit for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at Hickory Grove Park from noon to 7 pm. This is a family friendly event. Hickory Grove Park, 12403 Hickory Grove Rd., Dunlap is just north of Peoria. Take Route 40 (...

Jul 11, 2016 8:00pm
Soundgarden and former Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell will rock the Peoria Civic Center Monday, July 11 as part of his "Higher Truth" tour Cornell is a modern icon that transcends genre. He was the chief architect of the 90s grunge movement and remains one of the mos...

Jul 12, 2016 6:00PM-7:30PM
Space to Ground: Amateur Radio & Space Club Meets Tuesdays: June 28 | July 12 | July 19 | July 26 6-7:30 pm each night The club members will work with Peoria-Area Amateur Radio Club members, Riverfront Museum staff and 4-H volunteers to learn about the basics ...

Jul 13, 2016 Show at 7:00p. Gates open at 5:30p
Show of Shows Metamora will bring some of the best drum & bugle corps in the world to Metamora. Join us for a wonderful night of family entertainment at Metamora Township High School. This show is presented by the Phantom Regiment and the Metamora Township High School Mus...

Jun 17, 2016 - Jul 14, 2016
"Exploring Human Origins: What Does It Mean to Be Human?" from the Smithsonian Institution at Peoria Public Library daily (except Sunday) from 9 am to 6 pm in the Gallery at the Main Library (located at the corner of Main and Monroe in Peoria). Through panels, interactive ki...

Jul 14, 2016 6:30pm
Arts in the Park will feature Midnight Special at the Idlewood Arts Pavilion (located at the corners of Idlewood & Parkside in Morton) beginning at 7 pm. Admission is free. In case of rain or excessive heat, the concert will be held at the Morton Education and Administration...

Jul 14, 2016 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
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 CEFCU and the Illinois Jazz Society....

Jul 15, 2016 Lesson: 8:30 - 9:30; Open Dancing: 9:30 - 12:30
Salsa at the Contemporary Art Center will feature a dance lesson from 8:30 - 9:30 pm and open dancing to DJ Ed Caballero from 9:30 pm - 12:30 am. A cash bar will be available. Admission is $4 for members or $7 for non-members. For more information, call 309-674-6877 or visit...

Jul 15, 2016 Gates Open: 6:00 pm Show: 7:00 pm
What’s a summer night without a little country music? Limelight Events presents Tracy Lawrence, a true country artist, posting 11 chart topping hits! Let Lawrence show you what country music is all about at the Peoria Riverfront on July 15th, the perfect way to kick off the ...

Jul 15, 2016 4:00PM-8:00PM
Visitors will diverge upon downtown Delavan where antique vehicles will be showcased. Door prizes, 50/50 drawings, and music will add to the enjoyment of those attending this summer once-a-month event. Shopping, restaurants, and antique shops add to the delight of everyone...

Jul 8, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016 Weekdays 4pm-11pm, Weekends 12pm-11pm
9 days of Family Fun in the Heart of Illinois! Midway rides, regional music acts, Woody's Menagerie Barnyard Animal Show, Axe Women of Maine, Antique Tractors, Truck & Tractor Pulls, Fair Food, Dog Shows, Hog & Dairy Cattle Shows, Celebrity Swine Showmanship Competition, Ho...

Jul 15, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016 Fridays and Saturdays 6:00--8:30 PM
New Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant on the Peoria riverfront proudly presents the unforgettable tableside close up magic of international award winning sleight of hand artist, Mitch Williams. Friday and Saturday evenings. Free to dining and bar customers....

Jul 15, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016 Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sundays: 12 pm to 4 pm. Tours every 30 minutes.
The free tour and tasting experience EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY includes a history lesson on distilling in Peoria, a hands-on demonstration of how the whiskey is made, and samples of the locally produced bourbons and whiskeys....

Jul 16, 2016 Gates: 6 pm Show: 7 pm
With a unique blend of sambas, Bossa Novas, and other tropical rhythms, the Brazilionaires perform original & traditional songs in English, Portuguese & Spanish. They’re also known for doing Latin versions of American & English rock/pop hits. Besides the catchy grooves, the ...

Jul 16, 2016 11:00AM-11:30AM
Bubble Blast! Fri, Jul 16 | 11-11:30 am Sun Plaza (rain location: Dave Ransburg Family Plaza, Washington St. side) Pop on by for a unique family-oriented demonstration all about bubbles! Although geared towards our pre-school guests, all ages will be dazzled by the ...

Jul 16, 2016 6:30PM
Apollo 13 July 16 | 6:30 PM GST We know what you're thinking - Apollo 13 isn't Sci-Fi, but we just couldn't pass up the opportunity to show this classic Sci-Fact drama on the Giant Screen! This Hollywood drama is based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission, a...

Jul 16, 2016 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
The Dealvan Cruise In is a venue for auto enthusiasts and the general public alike to enjoy an evening of fun, friends, and music on historic Locust Street in downtown Delavan....

Jul 16, 2016 4PM-8PM
7th Annual Tractor Show July 16th 4 to 8pm, 300 N. Main St. Morton, IL. Come see Vintage Tractors and join in the fun!...

Jul 16, 2016 4:00PM-8:00PM
Visitors will diverge upon downtown Delavan where antique vehicles will be showcased. Door prizes, 50/50 drawings, and music will add to the enjoyment of those attending this summer once-a-month event. Shopping, restaurants, and antique shops add to the delight of everyone...

Jul 16, 2016 8:00AM-12:00PM
An outdoor farmers' and artists' market featuring local produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, fresh flowers, baked goods, and more. Plus local art, live muic and demonstrations each week....

Jul 16, 2016
This road ride provides you a chance to enjoy some of the best bike roads with minimal traffic that Northwest Illinois has to offer. Well stocked rest stops, enthusiastic staff and a nutritious meal to follow. Bicyclists of all levels look forward to this annual event....

Jul 14, 2016 - Jul 17, 2016 July 14th - July 16th at 7:00pm, July 17th at 2:00pm
Spend an unforgettable evening with Country Music legend Patsy Cline and her live band. Featuring all of Patsy's biggest hits and stories from her life. This show as a total sell-oout at the Barn in 2012! Conceived, Written and Directed by Carol Davis. Starring Julie S...

Jul 17, 2016 4:30 pm
The Spirit of Peoria will be having a Sundae Cruise with boarding beginning at 4:30 pm and cruises beginning at 5 pm. Tickets are $23 for adults and $16 for kids 4-12 and free for ages 3 & under and are available at the dock or online at www.spiritofpeoria.com For more infor...

Jul 18, 2016 8:00pm
Watch "Inside Out" under the stars! Gates open at 8:00pm; the movie will play at dusk. ...

Jul 19, 2016 Gates: 7 pm Show: 8 pm
Drawing from indie, rock, folk, gospel, and psychedelic music roots, this band has a little bit of everything. If you need to channel your inner hippie side, come on down to The Landing at the Riverfront Tuesday, July 19th. Grab your friends and a drink and take a break from...

Jul 19, 2016 6:00PM-7:30PM
Space to Ground: Amateur Radio & Space Club Meets Tuesdays: June 28 | July 12 | July 19 | July 26 6-7:30 pm each night The club members will work with Peoria-Area Amateur Radio Club members, Riverfront Museum staff and 4-H volunteers to learn about the basics ...

Jul 21, 2016 6:30pm
Arts in the Park will feature Midnight Special at the Idlewood Arts Pavilion (located at the corners of Idlewood & Parkside in Morton) beginning at 7 pm. Admission is free. In case of rain or excessive heat, the concert will be held at the Morton Education and Administration...

Jul 21, 2016 7:00 pm- 9:00 pm
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 CEFCU and the Illinois Jazz Society....

Jul 22, 2016 7:00PM-9:00PM
Wine & Cheese Under the Stars Featuring Kickapoo Creek Winery Fri, Jul 22 | 7-9 pm Dome Planetarium Featuring wines from Kickapoo Creek Winery located in Kickapoo Illinois. Wine & Cheese Under the Stars lets you relax with a variety of local wines under a full-d...

Jul 22, 2016 7:00-9:00 pm
Wine & Cheese Under the Stars Featuring Kickapoo Creek Winery Dome Planetarium Featuring wines from Kickapoo Creek Winery located in Kickapoo Illinois. Wine & Cheese Under the Stars lets you relax with a variety of local wines under a full-dome spectacular night sk...

Jul 22, 2016 6pm-11pm. Show at 8pm.
The Waterhouse, in the MAXAM Building : 316 SW Washington Street, Peoria, IL Howlin' on Water seats are now on sale to parties of any size for $38pp! Doors open at 6p, with the dinner buffet available from 6:30p - 7:15p, Desserts follows, and the Show is from 8p-11p. Call...

Jul 22, 2016 7:30PM-11:30PM
It’s Too White Crew in the hizzouse! Check out the world’s first all live hip hop tribute band, throwin’ down old school anthems in a way the world has never seen or heard before! If the music isn’t enough for you, check out the Fly Crew dancers bringin’ back all those hot m...

Jul 15, 2016 - Jul 23, 2016
The fantastical, magical, muscial extravaganza! Dr. Seuss characters Horton The Elephant, The Cat in The Hat, and many more come to life onstage! A family-friendly event....

Jul 22, 2016 - Jul 23, 2016 Fridays and Saturdays 6:00--8:30 PM
New Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant on the Peoria riverfront proudly presents the unforgettable tableside close up magic of international award winning sleight of hand artist, Mitch Williams. Friday and Saturday evenings. Free to dining and bar customers....

Jul 22, 2016 - Jul 23, 2016 Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sundays: 12 pm to 4 pm. Tours every 30 minutes.
The free tour and tasting experience EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY includes a history lesson on distilling in Peoria, a hands-on demonstration of how the whiskey is made, and samples of the locally produced bourbons and whiskeys....

Jul 22, 2016 - Jul 23, 2016
The 6th Annual Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown will be held on Peoria’s Riverfront in Festival Park. This Kansas City Barbeque Society sanctioned event, formerly held in Morton, Illinois, is moving to the Peoria RiverFront later this summer. In addition to the BBQ competition...

Jul 23, 2016 11 am-1 pm
Comets & Crumpets Tea Party Sat, Jul 23 | 11 am-1 pm Auditorium Enjoy a space-themed event for pre-k kiddos! This tea party will include stellar arts & crafts, delicious sweet treats and tea, and a special reading of "Comets, Stars, the Moon, and Mars" by Douglas Fl...

Jul 23, 2016 1:00-3:00pm
Family Workshops are for children ages 4-10 and grown-ups of any age. At “Treasure Hunt,” learn about map making and treasure hunting methods such as letterboxing and geocaching. Then make a colorful map of Glen Oak Park, so you can hunt for some treasure of your own and rec...

Jul 23, 2016 8:00AM-12:00PM
An outdoor farmers' and artists' market featuring local produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, fresh flowers, baked goods, and more. Plus local art, live muic and demonstrations each week....

Jul 23, 2016 6pm-11pm. Show at 8pm.
The Waterhouse, in the MAXAM Building : 316 SW Washington Street, Peoria, IL Howlin' on Water seats are now on sale to parties of any size for $38pp! Doors open at 6p, with the dinner buffet available from 6:30p - 7:15p, Desserts follows, and the Show is from 8p-11p. Call...

Jul 23, 2016
Antique Tractor and Equipment Show, Featured Tractor: Allis Chalmers and Minneapolis Moline, Food, Steam Engines, Threshing, Museum Displays, Akron Townhouse School Tours and much more! ...

Jul 24, 2016 6:30 pm
Get involved in our 2016-2017 season, either onstage or behind the scenes! Meet our directors, catch a sneak preview of the upcoming shows, and find out details about auditions and other special events....

Jul 25, 2016 9:00am
How much do rhinos weigh? Where do giraffes sleep? All this and more will be answered during our behind the scenes tours. This hour long tour will take you into areas the public doesn’t normally get to see, you can learn more about the animals and how we care for them. Offer...

Jul 26, 2016 6:00PM-7:30PM
Space to Ground: Amateur Radio & Space Club Meets Tuesdays: June 28 | July 12 | July 19 | July 26 6-7:30 pm each night The club members will work with Peoria-Area Amateur Radio Club members, Riverfront Museum staff and 4-H volunteers to learn about the basics ...

Jul 28, 2016 6:30pm
Arts in the Park will feature Midnight Special at the Idlewood Arts Pavilion (located at the corners of Idlewood & Parkside in Morton) beginning at 7 pm. Admission is free. In case of rain or excessive heat, the concert will be held at the Morton Education and Administration...

Jul 28, 2016 5:30pm - 8:30 pm
Grab your significant other, friends, co-workers, and leave the kids at home! This is an adult only event, featuring a cash bar, keeper chats, and animal meet and greets! Guest can enjoy an adult beverage while strolling through the Zoo until twilight. Cash bar available (No...

Jul 28, 2016 8PM (Doors open at 7)
Some of the biggest bands of the late 90's/early 2000's will be rocking the Peoria Riverfront July 28! Bud Light Concerts and the Limelight Eventplex present the 2016 Summerland Tour, featuring Lit, Sugar Ray, Everclear and Sponge! Doors open at 7 Show starts at 8 ...

Jul 29, 2016 11:00am - 12:00pm
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Jul 29, 2016
Skip the ceremony and start the party! Wedding Banned is a musical experience, a show, an event and something you will not forget. Wedding Banned plays all your favorite hits from the 80's, 90's and beyond. Wedding Banned picks two members from the audience to become the "br...

Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016 Fridays and Saturdays 6:00--8:30 PM
New Amsterdam Bar & Restaurant on the Peoria riverfront proudly presents the unforgettable tableside close up magic of international award winning sleight of hand artist, Mitch Williams. Friday and Saturday evenings. Free to dining and bar customers....

Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016 Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sundays: 12 pm to 4 pm. Tours every 30 minutes.
The free tour and tasting experience EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY includes a history lesson on distilling in Peoria, a hands-on demonstration of how the whiskey is made, and samples of the locally produced bourbons and whiskeys....

Jul 30, 2016 6:30 pm
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Jul 30, 2016 10 a.m. until noon
On Saturday, July 30th, potter Lou Hanson will be conducting a pipspel making workshop from 10 a.m. to noon at the Dairy Building in Bishop Hill, Illinois. Participants will learn to make a clay whistle...that works, called a pipspel. A pipspel is a clay whistle shaped lik...

Jul 30, 2016 6:00PM
Welcome to the 12th Annual Miss You Can Do It Pageant, a national non-profit pageant created just for girls and women with special needs and challenges and a whole new world that opens just one night a year. A world where wishing on stars and dreaming big is an every day eve...

Jul 30, 2016 8:00AM-12:00PM
An outdoor farmers' and artists' market featuring local produce, meats, eggs, cheeses, fresh flowers, baked goods, and more. Plus local art, live muic and demonstrations each week....

Jul 30, 2016 8:00AM
Since 2004, over $1,000,000 has been raised for depression awareness and suicide prevention programs in Central Illinois. Walk, run, or bring a team, but don’t miss out on being a part of this important cause and help get life-saving information in the hands of our youth! ...

Jul 30, 2016 6pm-12am. Show starts at 8pm
Peoria Cabaret Theatre presents Nyk’s Outrageous Cabaret: Best of 2015-2016 Local Musicals featuring Nyk Sutter and friends. Doors open at 6pm, show at 8pm. Following the show there will be a Theatre Open Mic until Midnight. Tickets available online at www.mkt.com/waterhouse...

Jul 30, 2016 5:00PM-11:30PM
The Peoria Park District and Peoria Hispanics group are proud to host the 2016 Fiesta en el Rio on the RiverFront! Fiesta features authentic Latin American food and drink, a children’s area, local musicians, a traveling mariachi band, and much more. To top it off, we will fe...

Jun 17, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016 See Website for more details
Festival 56 is a professional theatre festival located at the Grace Performing Arts Center in Princeton, Illinois. Each season, we offer several productions in the summer, including Shakespeare in the Park, with additional special events and productions in the fall and winte...

Jul 30, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016 12pm to 6pm each day
On July 30 and 31 , the Bishop Hill Heritage Association will host a brand new event, the Bishop Hill Folk Festival. Located in the village park in the center of town, this 2-day festival will present some of the best known folk and ethnic music performers from around the M...

Jul 31, 2016
You always find something at the Giant Flea Market at Expo Gardens! For just $1.50, you can look through a number of vendors selling all sorts of cool items! ...

Apr 16, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016 4:00PM-8:00PM
Visitors will diverge upon downtown Delavan where antique vehicles will be showcased. Door prizes, 50/50 drawings, and music will add to the enjoyment of those attending this summer once-a-month event. Shopping, restaurants, and antique shops add to the delight of everyone...

Jun 2, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016 Thursday, Fridays at 11 am Saturdays 11 am & 1:30 pm
Six history tours departing on Thursdays and Fridays at 11 am and Saturdays at 11 am and 1:30 pm. Tours are $15 and about an 1-1/2 hours long. Please visit our web site to view schedule and link to reservations or call the Peoria Riverfront Museum 686-7000 or the Peoria His...

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