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Tournament of Champions

Where Champions Play
One of the top National High School Basketball events in the US... Come watch the Nations #1 Thanksgiving tournament and the future of professional basketball!

Santa Cause 5K

Return of the Santas!
Join us for our 3rd annual Santa Cause 5K - a family friendly event for all ages! This year, we are proud to be partnering with The Neighborhood House. Join the cause and embrace your inner Santa!

CAT Visitors Center

5 Events to Celebrate 5 Years
So much to celebrate at The Doug Oberhelman Caterpillar Visitors Center! Celebrate with us at our events, from The Antique Equipment Expo to The Dozer Holiday Express and photos with Santa!


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Jun 23, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County on Fourth Fridays on the Tazewell Art Loop. It's supported by the Morton and Pekin Area Chambers of Commerce and the Tremont and Delavan communities! On the Fourth Friday of each month between May and November you’re invited to have fun ...

Nov 23, 2017 10 AM - 2 PM
Please join us for our Thanksgiving feast! Cost includes admission for the day. Walk the animal trails after your meal! Payment will be due at the time of booking your reservation, which is required and non-refundable. Menu: Waffle Station with assorted toppings Scr...

Nov 23, 2017 10am-2pm
Cost: Adults: $25 Children ages 3-12: $15 Children 2 and under: Free Includes admission for the day. Walk the animal trails after your meal! Reservations: Please call 309-676-0998 to book your table. Reservations are required and non-refundable Payment due at the t...

Nov 23, 2017 8:00 am
The Chocolate Turkey 3 Miler is on Thanksgiving Day and all race participants will get a chocolate turkey, limited edition race shirt, and best of all – some chocolate goodies after the race!...

Nov 23, 2017 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring your family out for a Wild Thanksgiving Feast at Wildlife Prairie Park. Reservations are required....

May 26, 2017 - Nov 24, 2017 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County through Fourth Fridays – the Tazewell Art Loop sponsored by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Tremont and Delavan communities! Between May and November the community is invited to enjoy fun, shop local experiences in Mort...

Jul 28, 2017 - Nov 24, 2017 5:00 - 9:00 PM
Celebrate the Arts in Tazewell County on Fourth Fridays on the Tazewell Art Loop. It's supported by the Morton and Pekin Area Chambers of Commerce and the Tremont and Delavan communities! On the Fourth Friday of each month between May and November you’re invited to have fun ...

Nov 24, 2017 9am-5pm
Save 10% off all regularly priced items and see the clearance section. Members receive an additional 10% discount....

Nov 21, 2017 - Nov 25, 2017
Come see the future of basketball at the 2017 Tournament of Champions! This year's tournament is excited to announce a new format to this year's tremendous field. The National Classic has been changed to the "International Classic" as two teams from the United States challen...

Nov 25, 2017 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Painting party at Bishop Hill during Christmas Market, Saturday, November 25, 6 p.m. You do not have to be able to draw a stick person to paint a beautiful snowman with fairy lights! You will surprise yourself! All painting supplies are furnished including easels, canvas, ...

Nov 1, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017 Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm; Fri 9:30am-12pm
This exhibit runs from November 1st through November 26th 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 24, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. November 24, November 25 and December 2.On November 26 and December, hours are
Bishop Hill, IL - Prepare for the holidays by attending Julmarknad, or Christmas Market, in Bishop Hill. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., November 24, November 25 and December 2. On November 26 and December 3, the hours are from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. All our shops, museums, and ...

Nov 25, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017
Experience old world Christmas at the sixth annual Kristkindlmarkt at the Lindenhof! This is the Peoria German American Society's biggest holiday event! Enjoy German food, arts and crafts from thirty different vendors, Gluhwein and music at this traditional German/European C...

Nov 25, 2017 - Nov 26, 2017 Saturday 10 - 5 pm Sunday, 11am-5pm
Old World Christmas Magic returns again to the Peoria Area. Please join us for Harmonie’s the 8th Annual Kristkindlmarkt at The Lindenhof, 7601 N. Harker Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61615, (just off of Pioneer Parkway near Enterprise Car Rental). Admission is free. Over 25 ...

Nov 26, 2017 1 PM
Meet Santa, watch the holiday parade, and participate in festivities all day at Pekin Winter Wonderland! The event began in 1987 with a group of people with wonderful ideas for promoting the Christmas Spirit within our community. All events funding comes from the generous co...

Nov 26, 2017 9:00am-4:30pm
The Saturday after Thanksgiving, grab your family and friends for a hike to burn off that Thanksgiving feast! Activities include guided hikes, crafts and games....

Nov 28, 2017 - Nov 29, 2017 7:30 P.M.
DIRTY DANCING – THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE is an unprecedented live experience, exploding with heart-pounding music, passionate romance and sensational dancing. Seen by millions across the globe, this worldwide smash hit features the hit songs “Hungry Eyes,” “Hey Baby,” “...

Nov 30, 2017 12:30 - 2:30 PM
An Irish Christmas; learn how Ireland's heritage plays into our Christmas traditions through story and song. Boarding - Noon Children 3 and under free! Group rates available. Office parties welcome!...

Dec 1, 2017 12:30 - 2:30 PM
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Dec 1, 2017
Visit Santa Clause, take a Horse drawn Carriage ride down Court Street, or check out all of the great shops that line the street! Each will feature activities, sales or snacks! It’s a great opportunity to get started on your holiday shopping and support local!...

Dec 1, 2017 4:30PM-7:30PM
Join us on the First Friday of each month for a different, 60 minute or less, beginner level jewelry making project. The instruction is free! Students only pay for the price of the kit....

Dec 1, 2017 6:00-8:30pm
This one-of-a-kind event has become a holiday tradition in central Illinois. Experience a nighttime stroll on a forest path lit with luminaries; enjoy live holiday music, storytelling and caroling; hot wassail and seasonal treats; view and/or purchase nature-related artwork ...

Nov 30, 2017 - Dec 2, 2017 7PM
Another wonderful show full of holiday music, memories and comedy focusing on the gifts of the season. From the crazy shopping, wrapping, and gift-giving to the incredible gifts of love, family and faith, this production is our gift to you! Ticket Prices : Show Only Ad...

Nov 30, 2017 - Dec 2, 2017 7:00PM
Another wonderful show full of holiday music, memories and comedy focusing on the gifts of the season. From the crazy shopping, wrapping, and gift-giving to the incredible gifts of love, family and faith, this production is our gift to you! Ticket Prices: Adult: $25 Stu...

Dec 2, 2017 9-11AM
Breakfast with Santa presented by the Washington Park District and Washington Community Bank. Ho! Ho! Ho! The Christmas season is upon us, Santa is making a special visit to Washington, Illinois to see you!! Each child will have an opportunity to speak to Santa,so bring your...

Dec 2, 2017 9:00 - 4:00 pm
Help the Wildlife staff create gifts for their animals with food surprises inside. Then give the presents to the animals and learn about their natural instincts....

Dec 2, 2017
Learn how to roll into color, twist and blow molten glass to create two amazing ornaments that you will love for years!...

Dec 2, 2017 2:00 P.M.
The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cor...

Dec 2, 2017 7:00 P.M.
The beloved TV classic RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon Cor...

Dec 2, 2017 11AM
Join us in our family friendly series in our performing arts theater. ...

Dec 2, 2017 10am-12pm
Santa is taking a break from his busy schedule to stop by FRC. Waffles, donuts, coffee, and OJ will be served. Santa will be available for pictures, and there will be games and fun for all....

Dec 2, 2017 7:00-8:30pm
On Saturday December 2nd, 7:00 pm, Bells in Motion will present a concert at First Mennonite Church, 250 S Baltimore, in Morton, IL. Doors open one-half hour before the concert. Tickets are $15/adult and $5/children (12 and under) and can be purchased at the door. Bells in M...

Dec 2, 2017 9-11am
Enjoy Christmas Zoo style! Enjoy a light breakfast and crafts with Santa in the lodge from 9-11am before heading out into the Zoo. Beginning at 10am, the animals get their own gifts! Every creature from meerkats to lions to tigers will receive special treats throughout the d...

Dec 2, 2017 8:30 AM -11:30 AM Breakfast from 8:30 to 9:30 AM
Activities include Pancake Breakfast, Crafts, Games, Bake Sale, Gift Shop, Visit with Santa, pictures with Santa $5.00 Admission Adults $10, Child $5, Children under 1 Free. This is fundraiser sponsored by P.E.O. Chapter FQ a philanthropic women's organization. ...

Dec 2, 2017 7pm
The woods ring with music at our monthly concert series featuring some of the best singer-songwriters and folk musicians. In December, come hear Curtis & Loretta! This husband and wife duo’s extraordinary harmonies and proficiency on a parade of stringed instruments create a...

Dec 2, 2017 2-4pm
Take a vintage piece of furniture and turn it into a work of art by giving it a new, funky paint job that’s just your style! Bring your own furniture or choose a piece provided to you. Peoria PlayHouse offers fun family activities on select Saturday afternoons that engage ch...

Dec 1, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017 Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm and Sunday 12pm-6pm
We invite the community to join us in celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ by viewing nativity displays from around the world and enjoy musical performances from local talent. Last year we had 1700 visitors in 2 days, 600 nativity sets were on display from more than 30 cou...

Dec 2, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017 Saturday, Dec. 2nd 5 - 9 pm and Sunday, Dec. 3rd 1 - 5 pm
Be inspired by the holiday décor, the architectural detail, the craftsmanship and stories of life in early Peoria during the Peoria Historical Society annual historic holiday home tour. Join us at Pettengill-Morron House, Flanagan House and three beautiful private homes on ...

Dec 2, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017 12 - 2 PM
Find Santa and Mrs. Claus throughout Peoria Heights, and be sure to take a selfie with them! There will also be holiday carolers throughout the weekend....

Dec 2, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017
All ages are welcome to be one of Santa’s helpers at this workshop! Each ‘elf’ can pick out three quality, hand crafted gifts to make and take home. Santa, cocoa, and treats will be included!...

Dec 2, 2017 - Dec 3, 2017 Hours10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for December 2 - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 3
Prepare for the holidays by attending Julmarknad, or Christmas Market , in Bishop Hill. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 2 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on December 3. All our shops, museums and restaurants will be open. See Tomten, our Swedish elves, roam through the tow...

Dec 3, 2017 9 AM - 2 PM
Join us for our famous Sunday brunch catered by Hy-Vee on the first Sunday of each month! The brunch will be held at the Hespell Deck at Wildlife Prairie Park. Reservations are not necessary. A variety of breakfast and lunch foods will be served: Scrambled Eggs Bacon ...

Dec 3, 2017 3:00PM
Another wonderful show full of holiday music, memories and comedy focusing on the gifts of the season. From the crazy shopping, wrapping, and gift-giving to the incredible gifts of love, family and faith, this production is our gift to you! Ticket Prices: Adult: $25 Stu...

Dec 3, 2017 1:30-2:00 PM
Feel the smooth scales of a snake slide through your hand, hear the hiss of a giant cockroach, and see a tarantula up close. Meet some of nature’s greatest animals in this short, drop-in program. Topics are: Reptiles on Dec. 3...

Dec 3, 2017 3:00PM
Another wonderful show full of holiday music, memories and comedy focusing on the gifts of the season. From the crazy shopping, wrapping, and gift-giving to the incredible gifts of love, family and faith, this production is our gift to you! Ticket Prices: Adult: $25 Stu...

Dec 5, 2017 2PM
Come watch a holiday classic - "A White Christmas" - featuring Bing Crosby! Tickets: $2 admission, Free for 62 years or older. Purchase at the door!...

Dec 5, 2017 7PM
Come and enjoy classic Christmas favorites with featured guest vocal soloists Nichole Fauser and Austin Shaw TICKET PRICES: $12.00 Adults $10.00 Seniors $ 8.00 Students Groups of 10 or more $8 each!...

Dec 6, 2017 12:30 - 2:30 PM
An Irish Christmas; learn how Ireland's heritage plays into our Christmas traditions through story and song. Boarding - Noon Children 3 and under free! Group rates available. Office parties welcome!...

Dec 6, 2017 12:30 - 2:30 PM
An Irish Christmas; learn how Ireland's heritage plays into our Christmas traditions through story and song. Boarding - Noon Children 3 and under free! Group rates available. Office parties welcome!...

Nov 1, 2017 - Dec 8, 2017 Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-12pm
This exhibit runs from November 1st through December 8th 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. The gallery will be closed 11/18-11/26 for fall break....

Dec 8, 2017 4pm-8pm
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED When: Friday, December 8th 4-8pm Saturday, December 9th 2-8pm Sunday, December 10th 2-7pm Prices: Non-Members: $13 Members: $11 Children 2 & under: Free Included in General Admission: -Train Ride through the Enchanted Forest -Decor...

Dec 8, 2017 6:00-8:30pm
This one-of-a-kind event has become a holiday tradition in central Illinois. Experience a nighttime stroll on a forest path lit with luminaries; enjoy live holiday music, storytelling and caroling; hot wassail and seasonal treats; view and/or purchase nature-related artwork ...

Dec 8, 2017 5:00-7:30pm
Get into the Christmas spirit with a visit to Luthy Botanical Garden! In addition to the beautiful poinsettia display, there will be music, prizes, the Hall of Christmas trees, s’mores, a lighted fairy garden and more....

Dec 8, 2017 - Dec 9, 2017 December 8 and December 9 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Bishop Hill invites you to join the Lucia Nights celebration on Friday December 8 and Saturday December 9 from 6 to 9 p.m., with the Lighting of the Park Christmas tree at 6 p.m. on Friday. At the Fire Station, the Peoria Cooperative Academy Madrigal Singers wil...

Dec 8, 2017 - Dec 9, 2017 630-930PM
A Yuletide Homicide- Yu'll want to know who done it? Arrival suggested between 5:30-6:30 pm for seating, wine tasting and "mingling" with the cast, this is your chance to let them know if you want to participate in the show. ...

Dec 9, 2017 6-9PM
What's better than one Santa? How about a convention full of them! It's time for all the mall santas to gather and prepare for a season of jolliness, gift giving, cookies, and photo opportunities. That is, until corporate cutbacks require all the santas to be suddenly laid o...

Dec 9, 2017 2pm-8pm
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED When: Friday, December 8th 4-8pm Saturday, December 9th 2-8pm Sunday, December 10th 2-7pm Prices: Non-Members: $13 Members: $11 Children 2 & under: Free Included in General Admission: -Train Ride through the Enchanted Forest -Decor...

Dec 9, 2017 12:30 - 2:30 PM
An Irish Christmas; learn how Ireland's heritage plays into our Christmas traditions through story and song. Boarding - Noon Children 3 and under free! Group rates available. Office parties welcome!...

Dec 9, 2017
This event will feature in-store specials and businesses will have the opportunity to provide chocolate, hot chocolate or "chocolate-themed" items. All businesses that participate will be donating a portion of the day's sales to Easter Seals. ...

Dec 9, 2017
Learn how to roll into color, twist and blow molten glass to create two amazing ornaments that you will love for years!...

Dec 9, 2017 TBA
Join us for Peoria’s most festive 5k! Each registrant receives their own 5 piece Santa Suit to don as we run through the Warehouse District in search of milk and cookies! You won’t want to miss this fun for all ages race!...

Dec 9, 2017 6:00-8:30pm
This one-of-a-kind event has become a holiday tradition in central Illinois. Experience a nighttime stroll on a forest path lit with luminaries; enjoy live holiday music, storytelling and caroling; hot wassail and seasonal treats; view and/or purchase nature-related artwork ...

Dec 9, 2017 5:00-7:30pm
Get into the Christmas spirit with a visit to Luthy Botanical Garden! In addition to the beautiful poinsettia display, there will be music, prizes, the Hall of Christmas trees, s’mores, a lighted fairy garden and more....

Dec 8, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017 2:00 - 7:00 pm
Ride the train through the decorated woods, enjoy a night with Santa and Mrs. Claus, decorate a holiday cookie to take home, watch the animals open their gifts, do fun holiday crafts and games or enjoy a snack, hot chocolate, or a full meal from the delicious menu! By reser...

Dec 9, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017
Experience old world Christmas at the sixth annual Kristkindlmarkt at the Lindenhof! This is the Peoria German American Society's biggest holiday event! Enjoy German food, arts and crafts from thirty different vendors, Gluhwein and music at this traditional German/European C...

Dec 9, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017 Saturday 10 - 5 pm Sunday, 11am-5pm
Old World Christmas Magic returns again to the Peoria Area. Please join us for Harmonie’s the 8th Annual Kristkindlmarkt at The Lindenhof, 7601 N. Harker Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61615, (just off of Pioneer Parkway near Enterprise Car Rental). Admission is free. Over 25 ...

Dec 9, 2017 - Dec 10, 2017 Dec 9th at 2:00PM & 7:30PM and Dec 10th at 2:00PM
Be a part of our community's favorite holiday tradition!Voted "Best Theater Production" by Peoria Magazines, this production is sure to delight audiences of all ages with stunning costumes, brilliant choreography, and the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky performed live by Hear...

Dec 10, 2017 2pm-7pm
RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED When: Friday, December 8th 4-8pm Saturday, December 9th 2-8pm Sunday, December 10th 2-7pm Prices: Non-Members: $13 Members: $11 Children 2 & under: Free Included in General Admission: -Train Ride through the Enchanted Forest -Decor...

Dec 10, 2017 2PM
Come check out the Washington High School Winter Band Concert on Sunday, December 10 at Five Points Washington! This concert is free and open to the public!...

Dec 10, 2017 4PM
Co0me check out the Prairie Wind Ensemble Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 12 at Five Points Washington! Tickets will be available at the door!...

Dec 10, 2017 10:00 - 1:00 pm
Enjoy a family friendly breakfast with the one and only Santa Claus!...

Dec 10, 2017 615-915pm
A Yuletide Homicide- Yu'll want to know who done it! Arrival suggested between 5:15-6:15 pm for seating, wine tasting and "mingling" with the cast, this is your chance to let them know if you want to participate in the show. The drama will start at approximately 6:15-6:30...

Nov 6, 2017 - Dec 11, 2017 4-5:30PM
Everyone has an imagination. Art helps develop it. Art takes what was just a thought and makes it a reality. Creating art is a way for children to learn how to make choices and solve problems by taking them through a step by step process. The end result is an object they ...

Dec 14, 2017 10 am (refreshments at 9:30 am)
Critically acclaimed Dr. John Orfe, Assistant Professor of Music, Bradley University and Organist, First United Miethodist Church in Peoria will present the premiere performance of his new work commissioned by Theo Jean Kenyon. Lee Wenger, Radio Information Service Director ...

Dec 15, 2017 7:00 PM
Invite friends, family, and neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza — an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year! ...

Dec 15, 2017 9:00am-8:30pm
On December 15 ONLY, all visitors will receive 10% off all purchases and members will receive 20% off all purchases. The sale continues into the Evening Shop & Stroll from 6:00-8:30pm....

Dec 15, 2017 7 PM
This December, Central Illinois Ballet is happy to bring the number one holiday tradition to Peoria. This is sure to be an evening that will dazzle the whole family and leave sugar plums dancing in your heads. With original choreography from Rebekah von Rathonyi, this ballet...

Dec 15, 2017 6:30 doors open, 7:30 showtime
The live event will combine story telling from Rhonda Nelsons book "A Different Life" between acoustic versions of Little River Band's songs performed by Wayne Nelson, and guests Greg Hind and Chris Marion. An opportunity for photos and autographs will be offered at the con...

Dec 15, 2017 6:00-8:30pm
This one-of-a-kind event has become a holiday tradition in central Illinois. Experience a nighttime stroll on a forest path lit with luminaries; enjoy live holiday music, storytelling and caroling; hot wassail and seasonal treats; view and/or purchase nature-related artwork ...

Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 16, 2017 5:00-7:30pm
Get into the Christmas spirit with a visit to Luthy Botanical Garden! In addition to the beautiful poinsettia display, there will be music, prizes, the Hall of Christmas trees, s’mores, a lighted fairy garden and more....

Dec 16, 2017 9AM
HO HO HO!! It's that time of the year and what kid wouldn't want to eat breakfast with the jolly man himself, SANTA!! 9am - Noon All kids of every age are welcome! Get your picture with Santa, face painting, and decorate some Christmas cookies! Adults $15 K...

Dec 16, 2017 2-4pm
Using brightly colored wool and a special hand-tool, learn to felt and create beautiful works of art on fabric. Kid Workshops are offered on select Saturday afternoons to give children ages 8-14 opportunities to use tools, experiment with different types of making, and think...

Dec 16, 2017 2:30-4:30pm
Santa loves the chilly air inside Owens! Come see him for yourself while skating with your family and friends....

Dec 16, 2017
Learn how to roll into color, twist and blow molten glass to create two amazing ornaments that you will love for years!...

Dec 16, 2017 7:30PM
From snowstorms to sleigh rides, the great composers give you their take on Winter. A warm and entertaining concert to share with friends and family, the PSO returns to its historic home as part of our 120th anniversary season....

Dec 16, 2017 7:30PM
From snowstorms to sleigh rides, the great composers give you their take on Winter. A warm and entertaining concert to share with friends and family, the PSO returns to its historic home as part of our 120th anniversary season....

Dec 16, 2017 2 PM and 7 PM
This December, Central Illinois Ballet is happy to bring the number one holiday tradition to Peoria. This is sure to be an evening that will dazzle the whole family and leave sugar plums dancing in your heads. With original choreography from Rebekah von Rathonyi, this ballet...

Dec 16, 2017 2 PM and 7 PM
This December, Central Illinois Ballet is happy to bring the number one holiday tradition to Peoria. This is sure to be an evening that will dazzle the whole family and leave sugar plums dancing in your heads. With original choreography from Rebekah von Rathonyi, this ballet...

Dec 15, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017
Join the Peoria Area Civic Chorale at Five Points Washington to hear a wonderful mixture of favorite carols, hymns, and seasonal songs that will be sure to fill you with the Christmas Spirit. TICKET PRICES: $20.00 Adults $8.00 Students $18.00 Group Rate (10 or more...

Dec 16, 2017 - Dec 17, 2017 December 16: 7:30 pm; December 17: 2:00 pm
This festive musical revue is a singing and dancing extravaganza featuring some of the best in local entertainment performing all your favorite holiday classics. Tickets: $15 all ages On sale November 10...

Dec 17, 2017 12-5pm
See how Christmas is celebrated by Christians of various ethnic backgrounds in Central Illinois. Enjoy family-friendly activities and learn how the holiday is celebrated across cultures from Mexican Posadas to German Christmas trees. Celebrate Peoria, a bimonthly event, high...

Dec 17, 2017 2 PM
This December, Central Illinois Ballet is happy to bring the number one holiday tradition to Peoria. This is sure to be an evening that will dazzle the whole family and leave sugar plums dancing in your heads. With original choreography from Rebekah von Rathonyi, this ballet...

Dec 17, 2017 - Dec 23, 2017 7:00 PM
Invite friends, family, and neighbors to enjoy any of nine free performances of a Christmas musical extravaganza — an inspiring, contemporary family tradition for tens of thousands of people every year! ...

Nov 2, 2016 - Dec 27, 2017 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
1 Million Cups, a program created by Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation to engage, educate and connect entrepreneurs. Our All-America City location is the 18th nationwide - to host the weekly gathering that is building startup communities over cups of coffee and conversa...

Nov 17, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017 10am-5pm
The holiday season wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Luthy Botanical Garden, where the tropical collection blends with hundreds of poinsettias to create a wonderland unmatched anywhere in Peoria! Or, come enjoy the show at night under the warm glow of hundreds of candl...

Nov 23, 2017 - Dec 31, 2017
Drive-through this spectacular holiday attraction in an electric park featuring lighted displays and floats. Tune to 107.5 FM for festive holiday music while you drive!...

Nov 28, 2017 - Jan 14, 2018 Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm; Fri 9:30am-12pm
This exhibit runs from November 28th through January 14th 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....

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