An Evening With Lincoln
Tremont Community Center Tremont
Sep 18, 2018 6PM to 8PM
309.840.1492
Admission: Free Admission
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Tremont Museum & Historical Society presents... Rick Otey, Tremont's own “Abe Lincoln,” will be presenting “An Evening With Lincoln” on Tuesday, September 18 at 6 PM. This is the Society’s annual wiener roast, held at the Tremont Community Center. The public is welcome, as always! Please bring a dish to pass. Everything else will be provided. Tremont Community Center 216 S Sampson St. Tremont, Illinois, 61568. Tuesday, September 18th at 6 PM Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1046580388847089/

Annual Chamber Meeting
Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce Chillicothe
Sep 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
309.274.4556
Admission: Free Admission
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 about events/info in our community. Also, is a great way to network with other businesses and potential customers.

Farm to Table Fundraiser for American Cancer Society
Junction City Peoria Heights
Sep 20, 2018
Admission: Suggested Donation
This annual event invites you to come together on a course towards a cure for cancer.

Cosmetology Careers (GoodSkills Teen Workshop)
Goodwill Commons Peoria
Sep 20, 2018 4:00 - 5:30
309.369.2335
Admission: Free Admission
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On Thursday, September 20th we are offering a Free teen workshop from 4:00 – 5:30 at Goodwill Commons (2319 E War Memorial Dr.). This month’s topic is Cosmetology Careers, where students will learn about various types of certification for doing hair, nails, makeup, and more! Our speakers will be from Jay Cee’s salon in East Peoria to share their expertise. Youth will also get the chance to complete a make-and-take project at the end of the session.

Concert at the Vineyard - Sweetwater
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard Mackinaw
Sep 15, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1(309)359-9463
Admission: Admission Fee
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September 22, 2018 Sweetwater’s live performances feature the energy and many talents of lead singer, Nancy and musicians Nick, Larry, Theresa and Larry who share similar passions for performing live and playing recognizable rock/pop covers from the 70s onward. Although their song list includes more current hits by Bon Jovi, Santana, Lady Antebellum, and many others, the majority of the material is from the 70s and 80s. Come out to welcome Sweetwater for their first concert at the vineyard.

The Princeton Coffeehouse Presents An Evening With Mark Erelli
Open Prairie UCC Princeton
Sep 22, 2018 Show time is 7:30 p.m.
815.878.4805
Admission: Admission Fee
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New England singer-songwriter Mark Erelli will appear at The Princeton Coffeehouse. "Erelli addresses tough issues with the grit of John Hiatt and the melancholy beauty of Ron Sexsmith" -- The Washington Post

Celebrate Fall at Hoerr Nursery
Hoerr Nursery Peoria
Sep 22, 2018 10am-2pm
309.691.4561
Admission: Free Admission
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he first day of fall is September 22nd! Join us at Hoerr Nursery for our “Celebrate Fall” event, featuring: Free gardening seminars: 10am: Bulbs for season-long color: Renee O’Brien – HN Horticulturist 11am: Native trees and plants: JP McGreal – HN Horticulturist 12pm: Turf establishment, care & winterization: Ethan Wise – HN Horticulturist 1pm: Tree placement and pruning: Ella Maxwell – HN Horticulturist Celebrate Fall Classes & Crafts: 10am-2pm: Children’s leaf art with Kelly 11am: Leaf casting with Ella – $29 2pm: Make n’ Take Fall Container with Becky - $39

Oktoberfest
CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing Peoria
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018 Sept. 21 5:00 PM - Sept. 23 6:00 PM
309.689.3019
Admission: Admission Fee
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Peoria’s German-American Central Society, in partnership with the Peoria Park District, has brought this great legacy to Peoria. For over 20 years, thousands of people from Peoria, surrounding communities, and around the world have attended Peoria’s Oktoberfest along the riverfront enjoying German culture, food, beer, and music. Come and experience the magic world of the big tent where one leaves Peoria and enters Germany! Enjoy delicious food, the lively entertainment! A wide variety of refreshments—including German beers and wine. There are several children’s activities—especially the Lindenhof Puppet Theatre. Enjoy the German Heritage Tent with exhibits that highlight the German culture and heritage in Central Illinois and their important contributions to the city of Peoria.

Weaver Ridge Sunday Champagne Brunch
Weaver Ridge Golf Club Peoria
Sep 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
309.691.3344
Admission: Admission Fee
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Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!

7th Annual Das Bier Run
Riverfront Festival Park Peoria
Sep 23, 2018 10:30am - 3pm
309.691.7484
Admission: Admission Fee
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We are excited to bring Das Bier Run once again to Peoria's Oktoberfest! The race starts at 12:30pm. Once you cross that finish line, it's time for drinks, traditional German music and fun! Registration can be done in advance or day of the race. Day of the race registration is in front of the Gateway Buiding. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to His Helping Hands, a charity organization focused on home repair and maintenance for those in need. Here's what you get: Entry to Oktoberfest, A Das Bier Run stein, TWO drink tokens (to be used for soda or beer), and Race entry (registered with Illinois Valley Striders for the Grand Prix!) There is also a costume contest with great prizes for the top winners - individual and team levels! Stick around after the race for awards! Mark your calendars. We can't wait to see you there! Register online at https://register.chronotrack.com/r/42743

Morton Farmers Market N More
Jefferson Street across from Jefferson Grade School Morton
Jul 3, 2018 - Sep 25, 2018 4pm-7pm
Admission: Suggested Donation
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Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Fruits, Fresh Flowers N More in Downtown Morton! Village of Morton parking lot located on Jefferson Street across from Jefferson Grade School If you are interested in participating as a vendor, please send an e-mail to morton.mta@gmail.com

Girl's Night Out Mammos
Unity Point Health- Peoria Peoria
Sep 26, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
309.671.8282
Admission: Free Admission
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Convenient. Comfortable. Fun. When’s the last time you said that about your mammogram? 5–7:30 p.m. (Come early to enjoy all the activities!) Call 671-8282 to reserve your space. Join us for Girls’ Night Out Mammos—a fun-filled evening among friends. You’ll enjoy a FREE relaxing mini massage, delicious dessert, followed by a stress-free mammogram - one of the most important cancer screenings a woman can have. Beginning at age 40, The American College of Radiology (ACR) recommends you get a mammogram and medical breast exam every year. It’s your best weapon against breast cancer. Most insurance companies cover the cost of an annual screening mammogram.

Magician Mitch Williams at Tannins & Hops
Tannins & Hops Peoria
Jul 26, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018 6:00--8:30 PM
Admission: Free Admission
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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") Most Thursdays from 6:00--8:30 PM. For schedule updates, visit Mitch's Facebook page: www.facebook.com/mitchwilliamsmagicalartist

Wild & Scenic Film Festival
Peoria Riverfront Museum Peoria
Sep 27, 2018 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
217.344.2371 207
Admission: Admission Fee
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Prairie Rivers Network is excited to bring one of the largest environmental film festivals to Peoria. Now in its second year, the Wild & Scenic Film Festival focuses on 11 films which speak to the environmental concerns and celebrations of our planet. Join us and get energized to protect clean water, wildlife habitat, and our rich natural landscapes!

Pint night
Blue boutique Peoria
Sep 27, 2018 5-8
309.698.1300
Admission: Suggested Donation
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Live music by Funkysrd & craft beers by industry. Proceeds go to Illinois rivers network, minimum donation of $5 to enter.

Peoria RiverFront Market
200 Block of Water Street Peoria
May 19, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 8 am - Noon
309.671.5555
Admission: Free Admission
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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.

Paul Hahn 5K Memorial 'Ohana Run
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard Mackinaw
Sep 4, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 8:00 AM -12:00 PM
309.359.9463
Admission: Admission Fee
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Date: September 29, 2018 Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Register at: https://register.chronotrack.com/r/43165 The second annual Paul Hahn 5K Memorial ‘Ohana Run is being held to honor and continue the mission Paul took to heart to reach out to others and warn them of the need for colorectal cancer screening at age 50 or earlier for those with a family history. The race will be held at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard and Winery which Paul founded. There will be both a 5K race and a 1 mile fun run/walk. This is a terrain race and the course winds around the property, through the vineyards and around the lakes. The race proceeds will be used to benefit the mission of CRC Life. The CRC stands for Colorectal Cancer and this is a new local non profit founded with the mission of improving and assisting in the lives of local colorectal cancer patients, their caregivers, colorectal cancer survivors and those treating colorectal cancer in Central Illinois.

Concert in the Vineyard-West MacQueen Street
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard Mackinaw
Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1(309)359-9463
Admission: Admission Fee
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September 29, 2018 Join us this weekend for the West McQueen band at the vineyard, for an amazing time of great musical entertainment and just plain fun. Playing high energy dance music from the 50’s through today the West McQueen band (named after a street in Peoria) will get you on the dance floor and keep you there all night! Look them up on the web at http://www.westmacqueenst.com.

Bradley University Homecoming Weekend
Bradley University Peoria
Sep 24, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018
Admission: Free Admission
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Bradley welcomes hundreds of alumni back to their West Bluff campus for a week filled with events, including a home soccer game at Shea Stadium!

Taste of Canton
Big Creek Park Canton
Sep 29, 2018
Admission: Suggested Donation
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The Taste of Canton will offer a variety of food tastings from our local eateries, beer and wine area, and feature live entertainment. Bring the family out to enjoy our kid’s activities! 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.

Fall Finders Keepers Market
Green Acres Market East Peoria
Sep 29, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
309.657.0992
Admission: Free Admission
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Finders Keepers Market Vintage/Antique, Rehab to Fab & A Few Crafty Items, too! Saturday, September 29th (Rain date of October 6th) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm Green Acres Market 709 S. Pleasant Hill Road in East Peoria (just a hop, skip & jump from Morton off Jefferson Street/Muller Road) This Market is a fundraiser for Totes for Ta-Tas – we are raising funds for Illinois CancerCare Foundation's Breast Cancer Research Fund. Questions! Contact Sharyl at (309)657-0992 or greenacresmorton@gmail.com

World on Wheels Segway Tours & Bike Rides
Foot of Main Street Peoria
May 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
Admission: Admission Fee
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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 Hours Spring & Fall Mon - Sat 9-5PM & Sun 2-5PM Summer Mon - Sat 9-9PM & Sun 4-7PM

Fine Art Fair
Peoria RiverFront Peoria
Sep 28, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
309.689.3019
Admission: Admission Fee
Join us for two days of creative fun. Experience art from 150 juried fine artists on Peoria's. Participate in the interactive community mural. Try your hand at wheel-throwing a clay creation at the mobile pottery studio. Bring your children to the Kid's Art Festival where they can create their own masterpieces. Food, beer and wine stations will be set up throughout the fair.

Let's Play 4 U Fall Championships
Louisville Slugger Sports Complex Peoria
Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018 Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
309.692.2255
Admission: Admission Fee
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Let's Play 4 U Fall Championships 10u 12u 14u 16u 18u ....................................................... Event Hashtag: #Play4U Format: 4 Game Guarantee 3 Pool / Single Elimination Bracket Game Times: Saturday - 8am-8pm Sunday - 8am-6pm *ALL GAME TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE* More Information Below: http://bit.ly/L_P_4_U_C

Jordbruksdagarna
Village Park Bishop Hill
Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
309.927.3899
Admission: Free Admission
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You don’t have to say “Jordbruksdagarna” to know what it means: food, music, dancing, games, crafts, and much more at Bishop Hill. The annual fall festival (pronounced yord-brooks-DAH-ga-na) takes place Saturday September 29 and Sunday September 30, 2018. As always, there will be a variety of traditional craft demonstrations in the village park during the 47th Jordbruksdagarna (Swedish for “earth work days”). Artisans will make rope, process flax, carve wood, forge metal, and more. Vendors will also sell farm produce, pumpkins, pioneer popcorn, and more in the park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

Weaver Ridge Sunday Champagne Brunch
Weaver Ridge Golf Club Peoria
Sep 30, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
309.691.3344
Admission: Admission Fee
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Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!

Washington Christian Village Morning Movie, Jailhouse Rock
Five Points Washington Washington
Oct 2, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
309.444.8222
Admission: Admission Fee
Washington Christian Village Morning Movie Series Jailhouse Rock, starring Elvis Presley October 2nd at 10am Trivia 15 minutes before the movie! Prize and gift basket giveaways...brought to you by Washington Christian Village OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Pay at the Caterpillar Performing Arts Theater Doors at Concession Tickets: Free for Seniors 62 years and older or $2/ticket Concessions available at additional cost.

Morning Movie Series, Jailhouse Rock
Five Points Washington Washington
Oct 2, 2018 10am
309.444.8222
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JAILHOUSE ROCK, Washington Christian Village Morning Movie Series Jailhouse Rock – Starring Elvis Presley Tickets at the door! $2 or Free for age 62+ Trivia 15 minutes prior to start! Prizes and giveaways. Concessions available for additional cost. Date of Event: Tuesday, October 2, 2018 Time of Event: 10:00am Event Details: Thank you to our Headline Sponsors: Washington Christian Village – www.washingtonchristianvillage.org MTCO digiMAX – www.mtco.com Washington Community Bank – www.hometownbanks.com Uftring Auto Group – www.uftringautogroup.com

Farm to Table Peoria
Junction City Peoria
Oct 4, 2018 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
312.925.5047
Admission: Admission Fee
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Farm to Table Peoria, an inspired, open-air dining experience based around ingredients sourced directly from local farms and farmers' markets, helps raise awareness about cancer prevention and celebrate the local, sustainable and seasonal food movement. With the idea of food as medicine, our casually elegant strolling supper will feature libations from local distilleries, 80-100 point Wine Spector rated wines, and freshly-crafted cocktails by talented mixologists, as well as farm to table cuisine championed by over a dozen regional chefs and farms.

Farm to table Peoria
Junction City Peoria
Oct 4, 2018 6-9:30pm
Admission: Admission Fee
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This year Laura & Allen Cullinan are partnering with OSF HealthCare Foundation for proceeds to directly benefit Central Illinois through OSF HealthCare's Comprehensive Cancer Center initiative. Come enjoy a Farm to Table Open-Air Dining Experience featuring local chefs!

Homecoming Book Sale
Eureka College's Melick Library
Oct 4, 2018 - Oct 6, 2018 1:00-10:00 pm Oct. 4, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Oct. 5, 9:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Oct. 6
309.467.6892
Admission: Free Admission
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Eureka College’s Melick Library, located at the corner of College Avenue and Darst Street, will hold its annual book sale from 1 to 10 p.m. Oct. 4, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Oct. 5 and 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Oct. 6 during the college’s homecoming activities. Hardcover books will cost $1 and paperbacks will cost 50 cents. DVDs will cost $2 each and CDs will cost $1. A bag sale for books will be held all day on Saturday. The cost will be $3-a-bag or two bags for $5. There will be thousands of fiction and non-fiction items for sale, with the areas of Art, Music, Theatre, Literature, History, Science, Sociology, Psychology, and Political Science well-represented. There will also be hundreds of cds, specially priced collections of early 20th century sheet music, art prints/posters, and maps which, along with a/v materials, will be excluded from Saturday’s bag sale. For more information, please contact Kelly Fisher at kfisher@eureka.edu or 309-467-6892.

Harvesting Hope 2018
Embassy Suites East Peoria
Oct 6, 2018 6-10pm
309.624.9595
Admission: Admission Fee
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Join us as we celebrate the Pediatric Resource Center's 25th Anniversary of improving the health and safety of abused and neglected children throughout central Illinois. The evening will feature heavy hors d'oeuvres, signature cocktail and a variety of beer, wine and other beverage offerings. Greg Batton will join us as emcee as we celebrate to the sounds of dueling pianos by Felix and Fingers. Contact us today at 309-624-9595 to donate silent and live auction items or to join us as a sponsor for this event.

"Tale of the Anklets" to benefit the Center for Prevention of Abuse
Five Points Washington Washington
Oct 6, 2018 7:00 p.m.
309.691.0551 257
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Caterpillar Asian Indian Community (CAIC) and Mythili Dance Academy (MDA) are proud to present “Tale of The Anklets” – a mega dance musical to benefit the Center for Prevention of Abuse (CFPA) on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Five Points Washington in Washington, IL. This captivating show will feature more than 120 local and national dancers in a variety of Indian dance styles, including classical, folk, Bollywood, and contemporary, and fusion dance styles with Chinese, Middle Eastern, and ballet dances. The program features dancers come from Mythili Dance Academy, Cornerstone Ballet, Springfield Chinese Association, Peoria Chinese Association, and Zakira’s Mediterranean Dance Academy; Dallas.

Pumpkin Workshop
Wheel Art Pottery Studios Peoria
Oct 6, 2018
309.306.1741
Admission: Admission Fee
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We provide a hand thrown pumpkin and you carve your very own Jack O'Lantern! Carve a face on your pumpkin or any other fun design! Take off the top and discover a candy surprise inside your pumpkin! Fun for all ages!

2019 Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championships
Peoria Civic Center Peoria
Oct 3, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018
Admission: Admission Fee
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The 2019 Upper Great Lakes Regional Figure Skating Championships will be held at the Peoria Civic Center on October 3-7, 2018 hosted by the Heart of Illinois Skating Club. The top four skaters at the Juvenile through Senior levels qualify to compete in November at the Midwestern Sectional Championship where the top four skaters at each level advance to the 2019 U.S. Figure Skating National Championships. Typically, entrants number over 600 skaters. In addition, the number of spectators attending regional events over the entire competition weekend is over 4,000. We invite you to show your support for your local skaters and the Heart of Illinois Skating Club.

Whiskeydaddle Races
Downtown Peoria Peoria
Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018
309.282.8686
Admission: Admission Fee
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Whiskeydaddle is your premiere Midwest racing event. From a Boston-qualifying marathon to a downtown flat and fast 5k, there is a race distance for everyone!

Weaver Ridge Sunday Champagne Brunch
Weaver Ridge Golf Club Peoria
Oct 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
309.691.3344
Admission: Admission Fee
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Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!

Schlachtfest and German-American Heritage Day Celebration
Hickory Grove Park Dunlap
Oct 7, 2018 12pm-8pm
309.691.3657
Admission: Free Admission
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Sunday, October 7th the Peoria German-American Central Society hosts their annual Schlachtfest at Hickory Grove Park, 12503 Hickory Grove Rd, Dunlap, Illinois, just off or Rt 40 near Lake of the Woods from Noon to 8 pm. The event is open to the public. Free Admission. This year the event will be combined with a celebration of German-American Day, which is on October 6th, and as a kick-off to German-American Heritage month in Peoria. The event will feature German Music by Vogel Musik and Al’s Pals. German Beer & Food, German Car Cruis'n, & Arts and Craft Fair More Activities: Shooting Tent, Bags & German Gift Tent. For more information go to our website: www.peoriagermans.net

JDRF One Walk
Levee District East Peoria
Oct 7, 2018
309.999.1700
Admission: Admission Fee
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When you participate in your local JDRF One Walk, the money you raise supports life-changing breakthroughs that give hope to everyone impacted by type 1 diabetes.

Girl's Night Out Mammos
Unity Point Health- Peoria Peoria
Oct 10, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
309.671.8282
Admission: Free Admission
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Convenient. Comfortable. Fun. When’s the last time you said that about your mammogram? 5–7:30 p.m. (Come early to enjoy all the activities!) Call 671-8282 to reserve your space. Join us for Girls’ Night Out Mammos—a fun-filled evening among friends. You’ll enjoy a FREE relaxing mini massage, delicious dessert, followed by a stress-free mammogram - one of the most important cancer screenings a woman can have. Beginning at age 40, The American College of Radiology (ACR) recommends you get a mammogram and medical breast exam every year. It’s your best weapon against breast cancer. Most insurance companies cover the cost of an annual screening mammogram.

Girl's Night Out Mammos
Unity Point Health- Peoria Peoria
Oct 10, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
309.671.8282
Admission: Free Admission
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Convenient. Comfortable. Fun. When’s the last time you said that about your mammogram? 5–7:30 p.m. (Come early to enjoy all the activities!) Call 671-8282 to reserve your space. Join us for Girls’ Night Out Mammos—a fun-filled evening among friends. You’ll enjoy a FREE relaxing mini massage, delicious dessert, followed by a stress-free mammogram - one of the most important cancer screenings a woman can have. Beginning at age 40, The American College of Radiology (ACR) recommends you get a mammogram and medical breast exam every year. It’s your best weapon against breast cancer. Most insurance companies cover the cost of an annual screening mammogram.

Lecture: Architecture and Life
Peoria Riverfront Museum Peoria
Oct 11, 2018 10 am lecture (refreshments at 9:30 am)
309.686.7000
Admission: Admission Fee
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Cynthia Weese, FAIA and Principal with Weese Langley Weese Architects, Ltd. in Chicago will discuss architecture.

Keith Urban - Graffiti U World Tour
Peoria Civic Center Peoria
Oct 12, 2018
3096733200
Admission: Admission Fee
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At a surprise pop-up show January 17th in Nashville, Grammy Award winner Keith Urban announced his "Graffiti U World Tour 2018" with special guest Kelsea Ballerini

Disney's The Lion King
Peoria Civic Center Peoria
Oct 2, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018
309.673.3200
Admission: Admission Fee
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Part of the Ameren Illinois Broadway Series. Winner of six Tony Awards, this show has become one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Catch one of the 15 performances.

Big Picture Festival
Peoria Historic Warehouse District Peoria
Oct 13, 2018 10am-6pm
309.692.9115
Admission: Free Admission
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Big Picture Festival in Peoria’s Historic Warehouse District is about Big Art—1000 sq feet of live mural painting, interactive public art installations, live and DJ music, performances, street artists, inflatable sculptures, film festival, and food.

Steel Magnolias
Peoria Players Theatre Peoria
Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018 7:30 pm-October 5, 6, 11, 12 & 13; 2:00 pm-October 7 & 14
309.688.4473
Admission: Admission Fee
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This comedy-drama is about the bond among a group of Southern women who gather in a beauty salon in northwest Louisiana. As delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel, together they face the ups and downs of life with strength and love.

Spoon River Drive
Fulton County
Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018
Admission: Free Admission
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Celebrate art, history and culture at the Spoon River Drive- the first two weekends of each October! Travel up and down the river and stop in each community to shop, eat and learn about what makes each one unique!

Weaver Ridge Sunday Champagne Brunch
Weaver Ridge Golf Club Peoria
Oct 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
309.691.3344
Admission: Admission Fee
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Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!

Wheels O' Time 7th Annual Fall Festival
Wheels O' Time Museum Dunlap
Oct 14, 2018
3092439020
Admission: Admission Fee
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Enjoy music, a blacksmithing demonstration, antique fire trucks, ambulance tours, model steam engines, plus interactive exhibits in the museum!

Pekin Farmers Market
Downtown Pekin Pekin
May 30, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018 11 AM to 2 PM
Admission: Free Admission
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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 Wednesday from 11 AM – 2PM.

Annual Chamber Meeting
Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce Chillicothe
Oct 17, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
309.274.4556
Admission: Free Admission
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 about events/info in our community. Also, is a great way to network with other businesses and potential customers.

Bishop Hill in World War 1 Exhibition
Steeple Building Museum Bishop Hill
Jun 9, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
309.927.3899
Admission: Free Admission
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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, photographs, letters, and more. This exhibition is located at the Steeple Building Museum.

Magician Mitch Williams at Tannins & Hops
Tannins & Hops Peoria
Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 6:00--8:30 PM
309.647.3692
Admission: Free Admission
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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") Now on Thursdays only: Tannins and Hops is open to ALL AGES! Thursdays from 6:00--8:30 PM.

Pink Pumpkin Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Ackerman Family Farms Morton
Oct 1, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018
309.266.7459
Admission: Suggested Donation
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Help us support Breast Cancer Awareness Month by purchasing a Pink Pumpkin. Proceeds from the sale of these pumpkins help fund research and breast cancer awareness.

Plants & Animals: Barb & Ken Hoffman Exhibition
Peoria Art Guild Peoria
Oct 13, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018
Admission: Suggested Donation
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Opening Reception: Saturday, October 13 7-9 pm Peoria artists Barb and Ken Hoffman will exhibit recent artwork.