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Looking for fun things to do in the Peoria Area? We have you covered. Below you can explore a wide variety of events and activities happening in Peoria, IL.

Historical Trolley Rides in Peoria Heights Area

September 5, 2015 - Trolleys depart at 11 am and 1:30 pm.
Peoria Heights Chamber of Commerce
1203 E. Kingman
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
309-282-7733
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The Peoria Historical Society offers Trolley Tours in the Peoria Heights and Peoria areas. You can explore the area’s past with one of the fascinating, historical tours. The 2015 summer schedule will be Thursday & Friday departing from Harp & Thistle in Peoria Heights at 11 am. and Saturdays from Kelleher’s on Water St in Peoria at 11 am and 1:30 pm. Tours will be offered from June through the end of October. Many Peoria Heights Chamber members will offer special discounts with your trolley ticket in our boutiques, unique shops, and restaurants. For more information visit www.peoriaheightschamber.com and Facebook

Sculpture Walk Peoria

September 5, 2015
ArtsPartners
Washington Street - from Liberty to State
Peoria, IL
(309) 676-2787
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15 large scale sculptures / crafted by sculptors from 7 states /
installed for one year / spread along Washington Street / transforming Peoria’s Warehouse District / #sculptpeoria


 
 

J.K. Williams Distilling Tour and Tastings

September 5, 2015 - Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sundays: 12 pm to 4 pm. Tours every 30 minutes.
J.K. Williams Distilling, LLC
526 High Point Lane
East Peoria, IL 61611
309-839-0591
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J.K. Williams is a family distillery producing high-quality craft whiskey and bourbon in the tradition of our bootlegging great-great grandpa, J.K. Williams.  Stop by for an educational tour and samples of our products Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sundays: 12 pm to 4 pm. Tours every 30 minutes.

Ford Trucks Through the Ages

September 5, 2015 - 12:00PM to 05:00PM
Wheels O' Time Museum
1710 W. Woodside Dr
Dunlap, IL 61525
309-243-9020
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New display at Wheels O’ Time Museum September 1, 2015 - September 30, 2015.

Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap, Il 61525.

(N. Knoxville & W. Woodside Dr.) has a new display ”Ford trucks through the ages” for the month of September in the Early Ford V8 show room.

Trucks include

Model A Ford pickup truck

1950 Ford pickup truck

1953 Ford pickup truck

2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck

The museum has 30,000 sq. ft. of on going exhibits also on display including, steam locomotive, 40 cars, Caterpillar Tractors, Best and Holt Tractors and much more.

Open Wednesday - Sunday, noon to 5pm. Admission: $6.50 adults and $3.50 ages 3-11.

Phone: 309-243-9020

Peoria Players Theatre: Season tickets on sale now!

September 5, 2015 - 03:31PM
Peoria Players Theatre
4300 N. University St.
Peoria, IL 61614
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Join Peoria Players for the 2015-2016 season! This year marks our 97th consecutive season of “Playing in Peoria” and includes 2 regional premieres, 2 musical classics, a compelling drama and a high energy musical comedy! The 2015-2016 season ticket package costs just $90 and features Sister Act, The Addams Family Musical, Cinderella (Enchanted Edition), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, To Kill a Mockingbird and Hairspray.

Heartland Festival Orchestra Presents Brahms Double Concerto

September 5, 2015 - 07:30PM to 10:00PM
360 N. Wilmor Rd.
Washington, IL
(309) 339-3943
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Elena Urioste, Nick Cannelakis, violin & cello soloists

Schubert - Overture to Die Zwillingsbrueder
Haydn - Symphony No. 104 in D Major
Brahms - Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor 

Season 7 opens with Viennese masterworks by Schubert, Haydn, and Brahms. The magnificent Double Concerto will feature the return of celebrity virtuosi Elena and Nick. 

Sculpture Walk Peoria

September 6, 2015
ArtsPartners
Washington Street - from Liberty to State
Peoria, IL
(309) 676-2787
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15 large scale sculptures / crafted by sculptors from 7 states /
installed for one year / spread along Washington Street / transforming Peoria’s Warehouse District / #sculptpeoria


 
 

J.K. Williams Distilling Tour and Tastings

September 6, 2015 - Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sundays: 12 pm to 4 pm. Tours every 30 minutes.
J.K. Williams Distilling, LLC
526 High Point Lane
East Peoria, IL 61611
309-839-0591
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J.K. Williams is a family distillery producing high-quality craft whiskey and bourbon in the tradition of our bootlegging great-great grandpa, J.K. Williams.  Stop by for an educational tour and samples of our products Saturdays: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Sundays: 12 pm to 4 pm. Tours every 30 minutes.

Ford Trucks Through the Ages

September 6, 2015 - 12:00PM to 05:00PM
Wheels O' Time Museum
1710 W. Woodside Dr
Dunlap, IL 61525
309-243-9020
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New display at Wheels O’ Time Museum September 1, 2015 - September 30, 2015.

Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap, Il 61525.

(N. Knoxville & W. Woodside Dr.) has a new display ”Ford trucks through the ages” for the month of September in the Early Ford V8 show room.

Trucks include

Model A Ford pickup truck

1950 Ford pickup truck

1953 Ford pickup truck

2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck

The museum has 30,000 sq. ft. of on going exhibits also on display including, steam locomotive, 40 cars, Caterpillar Tractors, Best and Holt Tractors and much more.

Open Wednesday - Sunday, noon to 5pm. Admission: $6.50 adults and $3.50 ages 3-11.

Phone: 309-243-9020

Peoria Players Theatre: Season tickets on sale now!

September 6, 2015 - 03:31PM
Peoria Players Theatre
4300 N. University St.
Peoria, IL 61614
Add to Itinerary

Join Peoria Players for the 2015-2016 season! This year marks our 97th consecutive season of “Playing in Peoria” and includes 2 regional premieres, 2 musical classics, a compelling drama and a high energy musical comedy! The 2015-2016 season ticket package costs just $90 and features Sister Act, The Addams Family Musical, Cinderella (Enchanted Edition), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, To Kill a Mockingbird and Hairspray.

Symphony Sunday

September 6, 2015 - Doors Open 5PM
Peoria RiverFront District
200 Northeast Water Street
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 689-3019
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SYMPHONY SUNDAY is a FREE concert at the Peoria RiverFront's Festival Park with the Peoria Symphony Orchestra! Gates will open at 5:00pm, the show will start at 6:00pm. Bring your picnic, blanket, family and favorite bottle of wine to enjoy an evening of music and fun listening to the Peoria Symphony Orchestra.
 

Sculpture Walk Peoria

September 7, 2015
ArtsPartners
Washington Street - from Liberty to State
Peoria, IL
(309) 676-2787
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15 large scale sculptures / crafted by sculptors from 7 states /
installed for one year / spread along Washington Street / transforming Peoria’s Warehouse District / #sculptpeoria


 
 

14th Labor Day Picnic and Parade

September 7, 2015 - 10 am parade; 11am-4 pm picnic
505 Northeast Monroe St.
Peoria, I 61603
309-681-0696
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Labor Day Parade has over 100 entries of various trade unions at 10 AM starting in front of the Fire Station on Monroe Street ending at Peoria County Courthouse.  The Picnic is from 11 AM until 4 PM at Riverfront Festival Park 

Beverage and food is available.

Free Admission for Active Military Members

September 7, 2015 - 12:00PM to 05:00PM
Wheels O' Time Museum
1710 W. Woodside Dr
Dunlap, IL 61525
309-243-9020
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Wheels O' Time will open up on Labor Day with a special discount for active military members.

This is the 6th season the museum has participated, in the Blue Star program ( any active military member and up to 5 members of their family are guests of the museum and will receive free admission). from Memorial Day - Labor Day

Peoria Players Theatre: Season tickets on sale now!

September 7, 2015 - 03:31PM
Peoria Players Theatre
4300 N. University St.
Peoria, IL 61614
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Join Peoria Players for the 2015-2016 season! This year marks our 97th consecutive season of “Playing in Peoria” and includes 2 regional premieres, 2 musical classics, a compelling drama and a high energy musical comedy! The 2015-2016 season ticket package costs just $90 and features Sister Act, The Addams Family Musical, Cinderella (Enchanted Edition), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, To Kill a Mockingbird and Hairspray.

Sculpture Walk Peoria

September 8, 2015
ArtsPartners
Washington Street - from Liberty to State
Peoria, IL
(309) 676-2787
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15 large scale sculptures / crafted by sculptors from 7 states /
installed for one year / spread along Washington Street / transforming Peoria’s Warehouse District / #sculptpeoria


 
 

Peoria Players Theatre: Season tickets on sale now!

September 8, 2015 - 03:31PM
Peoria Players Theatre
4300 N. University St.
Peoria, IL 61614
Add to Itinerary

Join Peoria Players for the 2015-2016 season! This year marks our 97th consecutive season of “Playing in Peoria” and includes 2 regional premieres, 2 musical classics, a compelling drama and a high energy musical comedy! The 2015-2016 season ticket package costs just $90 and features Sister Act, The Addams Family Musical, Cinderella (Enchanted Edition), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, To Kill a Mockingbird and Hairspray.

Sculpture Walk Peoria

September 9, 2015
ArtsPartners
Washington Street - from Liberty to State
Peoria, IL
(309) 676-2787
Add to Itinerary


15 large scale sculptures / crafted by sculptors from 7 states /
installed for one year / spread along Washington Street / transforming Peoria’s Warehouse District / #sculptpeoria


 
 

Ford Trucks Through the Ages

September 9, 2015 - 12:00PM to 05:00PM
Wheels O' Time Museum
1710 W. Woodside Dr
Dunlap, IL 61525
309-243-9020
Add to Itinerary

New display at Wheels O’ Time Museum September 1, 2015 - September 30, 2015.

Wheels O’ Time Museum, 1710 W. Woodside Dr., Dunlap, Il 61525.

(N. Knoxville & W. Woodside Dr.) has a new display ”Ford trucks through the ages” for the month of September in the Early Ford V8 show room.

Trucks include

Model A Ford pickup truck

1950 Ford pickup truck

1953 Ford pickup truck

2015 Ford F-150 pickup truck

The museum has 30,000 sq. ft. of on going exhibits also on display including, steam locomotive, 40 cars, Caterpillar Tractors, Best and Holt Tractors and much more.

Open Wednesday - Sunday, noon to 5pm. Admission: $6.50 adults and $3.50 ages 3-11.

Phone: 309-243-9020

Peoria Players Theatre: Season tickets on sale now!

September 9, 2015 - 03:31PM
Peoria Players Theatre
4300 N. University St.
Peoria, IL 61614
Add to Itinerary

Join Peoria Players for the 2015-2016 season! This year marks our 97th consecutive season of “Playing in Peoria” and includes 2 regional premieres, 2 musical classics, a compelling drama and a high energy musical comedy! The 2015-2016 season ticket package costs just $90 and features Sister Act, The Addams Family Musical, Cinderella (Enchanted Edition), The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, To Kill a Mockingbird and Hairspray.

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