Annual Chamber Meeting
Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce Chillicothe
Jul 18, 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.

Summer on the Square
Washington Historic Square Washington
Jul 19, 2018 5:00pm - 8:00pm
309.444.1506
Admission: Free Admission
Summer party on the Washington Square. Food, music and all shops open late.

Magician Mitch Williams at Tannins & Hops
Tannins & Hops Peoria
Jul 19, 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") Thursdays from 6:00--8:30 PM.

USSSA Great Lakes National Championships
Louisville Slugger Sports Complex Peoria
Jul 16, 2018 - Jul 20, 2018
Admission: Suggested Donation
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Great Lakes National Championships 10u 12u Open 16u B Entry Fee: $575 Format: 5 Game Guarantee 3 Pool / Double Elimination Championships Opening Ceremonies Monday at 6pm at LSSC Stadium Game times Tuesday begin at 9:00am Championship Day on Friday Saturday used only in case of weather ALL GAMES PLAYED AT LOUISVILLE SLUGGER SPORTS COMPLEX Gate Fees Apply: Adult- $12 Daily $40 Week Pass Child- $6 Daily $20 Week Pass

Quail Meadows High School Golf Program
Quail Meadows Golf Course Washington
Jul 20, 2018 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
309.694.3139
Admission: Admission Fee
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Open to boys and girls' Ages: 14-17 Fridays 4:30-6:00PM Program Includes: On Course Instruction Driving Range Training aide use aboutGolf Simulators Cost: 1 Session- $10.00 5 Sessions- $40.00 15 Sessions- $100.00

Bridges of Madison County
Corn Stock Theatre Peoria
Jul 13, 2018 - Jul 21, 2018 7:30 pm
309.676.2196
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Bridges of Madison County will be presented at Corn Stock Theatre (Iocated in upper Bradley Park) beginning at 7:30 pm through Sunday, July 21. Tickets are $22 for adults & $17 for students through high school and are available at the Corn Stock box office, by calling 309-676-2196 or online at www.CornStockTheatre.com

Central Illinois BBQ Throwdown
Peoria RiverFront Peoria
Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 21, 2018
309.689.3019
Admission: Admission Fee
This event presented by the Peoria Park District, is a KCBS sanctioned BBQ competition that also features food vendors, a beer garden and top notch entertainment. The event is free to walk around and check out all of the KCBS teams, however if you want a chance to taste award winning BBQ you can purchase a ticket for the People’s Choice contest. The ticket will include your chance to vote on several samples of pulled pork BBQ from multiple different teams. The event is also in conjunction with the Tailgate N Tallboys summer concert series.

TAILGATE N' TALLBOYS
CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing Peoria
Jul 20, 2018 - Jul 21, 2018
309.682.1200
Admission: Admission Fee
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Get ready for the 2018 Tailgate N' Tallboys Music Festival Jon the Peoria Riverfront! This is a three weekend music festival hat will be packed with great music and fun times. Enjoy the music from a number of major performers, including Nelly, Kane Brown, The Charlie Daniels Band, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi, Chase Rice, Jerrod Niemann and many more! Tailgate N' Tallboys Music Festival June 15-17 - Nelly, Kane Brown, Old Dominion, Jon Pardi, Chase Rice and MORE! July 20-21 - The Charlie Daniels Band, Cody Jinks, Sawyer Brown and MORE! September 15 - Jerod Niemann, Headliner TBD Individual day passes AND three day passes are available. Visit the Tailgate N' Tallboys website for more information on ticket prices and musical acts!

Writers On The River
Par-A-Dice Hotel E. Peoria
Jul 21, 2018 12pm VIP entry 1pm-4pm General Admission Entry
317.437.3520
Admission: Admission Fee
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Author book signing and sale. Over 80 romance authors in one room including ​New York Times and USA Today Best sellers. Chat with them, get selfies together, or buy a signed book. All proceeds go to Thistle Farms and The Center for Prevention of Abuse!

Masterpiece Painting Classes
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard Mackinaw
Jul 22, 2018 11am to 1pm or 2pm to 4pm
309.359.9463 3093599463
Admission: Admission Fee
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Masterpiece Painting Classes at the Vineyard Two Classes 11am to 1pm and 2pm to 4pm Art class taught by an Artist from Merlot and a Masterpiece. Doors open one hour before the event at 10am for first session , painting class starts at 11am. Arrival suggested a half hour prior to start time. Three complimentary wine tastings are included, we will have cheese and crackers available from Ropp Cheese and also Chocolatier Chocolates as well as wine, beer, sodas, tea and water. No beverages may be brought in.

Corn Boil at Hickory Grove Park
Hickory Grove Park Dunlap
Jul 22, 2018 12pm-8pm
309.691.3657
Admission: Suggested Donation
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On Sunday, July 22, 2018, the Peoria German-American Society will be hosting a Corn Boil at Hickory Grove Park - Free Admission and Parking. This is a family friendly event. The Corn Boil runs from Noon – 7 pm. An $8.00 per person donation includes a pork chop sandwich, all you can eat sweet corn, baked beans, and cole slaw. German and domestic beer are available, along with soft drinks, and a cash bar. PCDjays will be providing music. Other activities will include: soccer, bag toss, archery, and bocci ball. A playground is available for the kids. Proceeds for the event will be used to maintain and upgrade the park. For additional information on the Corn Boil contact Mary Dempster at 309-691-3657. For more details on this event or any other Peoria German-American Society events go to our website at: www.peoriagermans.net or contact via e-mail at: info@peoriagermans.net.

Weaver Ridge Sunday Champagne Brunch
Weaver Ridge Golf Club Peoria
Jul 22, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
309.691.3344
Admission: Admission Fee
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Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!

Arts in the Park Live Concert
Idlewood Park Morton
Jun 14, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018 7pm-9pm
Admission: Free Admission
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Free Live Concerts every Thursday from June 14 - July 26! Hosted by the Morton Fine Arts Association Sponsored by Kuhl Insurance, Morton Community Bank, and the Morton Park District

Antique Tractor Display
Wheels O' Time Museum Dunlap
Jul 22, 2018 - Jul 26, 2018
309-243-9020
Admission: Admission Fee
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Central Illinois Farm Heritage Tractor Club will have various types of antique tractors on display!

Chillicothe Corn Boil
American Legion Hall Chillicothe
Jul 26, 2018
Admission: Admission Fee
All you can eat fresh corn on the cob served with your choice of chicken or hot dog, baked beans, chips and lemonade.

FamilyCore Adoption Program Open House
FamilyCore Peoria
Jul 26, 2018 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
309.676.2400
Admission: Free Admission
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Have you been considering adoption but don't know where to start? Please join us for a casual, informational meeting on domestic, international and embryo adoption. FamilyCore is a Hague Accredited agency that has been practicing in adoption for over fifty years and would love to answer any questions you may have. Please contact 309.676.2400 or adoption@familycore.org if you would like more information! No RSVPS required-All welcome!

Mini Soda Pop Tasting Tour
Little Land of Candy N' More Chillicothe
Jul 26, 2018 5pm to 8pm
309.274.2828
Admission: Free Admission
Over 50 Sodas Will Be Available For Tasting And Over 200 Kinds of Sodas To Buy From Inside The Store. Tickets For Sale At The Event Use Them For Tasting Soda's, 16 Flavors of Ice Cream or Hot Dogs Well Now Is The Time To Come Out And Try The Odd, The Best and Even the Daring of Sodas.

History Tours - River City Tour
Departing from Exhibit A Gallery Peoria Heights
Jul 6, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 11:30 am Fridays in July
309.674.1921
Admission: Admission Fee
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The River City Tour has it all. Hear stories of Peoria's past while viewing stately homes, and a beautiful view of the Illinois River.

Summer Camp: Artists at Play! (Full Day)
Peoria Playhouse Children's Museum Peoria
Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 27, 2018 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
309.323.6900
Admission: Admission Fee
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Kids will splatter, spray, and smear…and bend, twist, model, and mold…while we learn all about the many ways to paint and sculpt…and leave all of the mess here at the PlayHouse! Our week will include lots of hands-on making, as well as fun off-site visits to places like the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria, Peoria Riverfront Museum, Sculpture Walk Peoria, Prairie Center for the Arts, and more! This week-long camp will end with an art show, where kids can show off all of their creations! Artists @ Play Summer Camp For Ages 5-9 Monday, July 23 - Friday, July 27, 9am-3:30pm $200/members and $250/non-members A limited amount of camp scholarships are available for those who qualify. Registering two or more kids for camp at the PlayHouse? Ask us about our 25% sibling discount! Extended Care is available from 8-9am and 3:30-5:30pm for an additional $15 per day.

Bike Night Friday
Downtown Pekin Pekin
Jul 27, 2018 11am-8pm
Admission: Free Admission
We will kick off Super Cruise Weekend with Bike Night in Downtown Pekin on the 200 block of Court Street. We will have live music, a large variety of food, alcoholic beverages, and the famous bike contest.

Detweiller at Dark
Detweiller Park Peoria
Jul 27, 2018 7 PM
309.201.2529
Admission: Admission Fee
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ShaZam Racing is continuing to make Illinois' favorite cross country style race bigger and better! What makes this race incredibly unique is that it is on one of the most historic cross country courses in the country and it will be lit up like a baseball diamond at night. There will be five races taking place throughout the course of the night. The event will host an open men and women race, junior high girls’ race, junior high boys’ race, high school girls’ race, and a high school boys’ race. The open men and women race will begin promptly at 7:00PM. Detweiller at Dark continues to “shed light on type 1 diabetes” by benefiting JDRF. JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D.

Fourth Fridays - Tazewell Art Loop 2018
Morton, Delavan, & Pekin
Jul 27, 2018 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Admission: Free Admission
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Tazewell County celebrates local businesses and the arts through the Fourth Friday –Tazewell Art Loop initiative, organized by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Delavan community and sponsored by Unland Companies! Between April and August of 2018 - artists, businesses and organizations will partner to create fun, shop local experiences in Morton, Delavan, and Pekin. On the Fourth Friday of every month, participants will enjoy local art, mingle with artists, view featured exhibits, watch performance demonstrations, listen to live music, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more.

History Tours - Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War
Departing from Caterpillar Visitor's Center Peoria
Jul 7, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018 1:30 pm on Saturdays in July
309.674.1921
Admission: Admission Fee
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Learn about Lincoln's many visits to Peoria and the Civil War troops that trained here. See Springdale Cemetery and view the GAR Hall, built in 1909 for a place for Union veterans to meet.

Summer Harvest Antique Tractor & Equipment Show
Princeville Heritage Museum Princeville
Jul 27, 2018 - Jul 28, 2018
Admission: Suggested Donation
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The show will run Friday, July 27 from 10am-dark, and then Saturday, July 28 9am-4pm. Food & demonstrations throughout both days.

Five Points Summer Jam benefiting St. Jude Runs
Five Points Washington Washington
Jul 28, 2018 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
309.444.8222
Admission: Admission Fee
Five Points Summer Jam benefitting St. Jude Runs July 28th, Noon to 11pm $20 Advanced Ticket or $25 at the Gate (Kids up through 8th grade are free with an adult.) Enjoy our outdoor musicfest benefitting St. Jude Runs 4 bands, VIP Tent, Party Pit, Beer Trucks and Food Vendors St. Jude teams will be in the house!!! Help raise money for your St. Jude runner for the big run the following weekend! Lawn chairs allowed in. No outside food and drink allowed. This year's band lineup is: 12:30pm Dexter O'Neal & The Funkyard https://youtu.be/vuhfm6iozbA 3pm Cousin Eddie https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN5v2_x9H6Y 5:30pm Cowboy Jukebox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s0_sGo-4t90 8:30pm Run Forrest Run https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aplv27H9ZE Great summer fun with great music and it benefits a great cause! THANK YOU EVENT SPONSORS!! Washington Community Bank Hometown Community Banks Uftring Auto Group Uftring Chevrolet Washington IL MTCO MTCO Communications

Crittenton Center's Kid's Day
Levee District E. Peoria
Jul 28, 2018 9am-2pm
Admission: Suggested Donation
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Kids’ Day is a family friendly event that starts with a 100m Kids' Dash, and ends with inflatable bouncers, face painting, Unique Twist, snow cones, dunk tank, informational booths, live entertainment, and so much more. Join us on July 28th as we celebrate the end of summer with our community sponsors that help us each and every day to protect and nurture children and families.

Concert at the Vineyard- Bubblegum Jack
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard Mackinaw
Jul 28, 2018 7-11pm
309.359.9463 3093599463
Admission: Admission Fee
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Bubblegum Jack is back at the vineyard and we couldn’t be more excited. If you know Bubblegum Jack no further explanation of how terrific this concert will be is necessary, if you haven’t seen them this is a chance to become a fan. The guys are here to share their talents and amazing stage show. We hope you come out and join us for this fantastic night of music and fun. Classic Rock at its Classiest!!

Breakfast at the Ballet
Central Illinois Ballet Peoria
Jul 28, 2018 10:00-11:30 A.M.
309.620.3164
Admission: Free Admission
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Breakfast at the Ballet is an opportunity to see the new home of the Central Illinois Ballet and the Cornerstone Academy. Noonday Collection ambassador, Andrea Molina, will be at the event to share stories, jewelry, and accessories from fair trade artisans located in 13 different countries worldwide. Most of Noonday's female artisans are single moms in vulnerable communities who desire to give their children an education! Noonday Collection will donate 20% of any purchases made prior to or at the event to the Cornerstone Academy scholarship fund which assists serious ballet students who are unable to afford tuition. Everyone who places an online order or attends the event will be registered in drawings for free product credit, 50% off items, and other fun incentives! https://andreamolina.noondaycollection.com/onlinetrunkshow/?cl=78B82D5B-AF48-4AE9-8F8E-E1A0925846D0

Fiesta en el Rio
CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing Peoria
Jul 28, 2018 5:00 PM - 11:30 PM
309.689.3019
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Peoria Park District is proud to host the 2018 Fiesta en el Rio on the Peoria RiverFront! This fiesta features authentic Latin American and Hispanic food, drink, music and much more. Bring the whole family down and let the ninos play in our children's area open from 5pm-8pm. Tickets: $7/person before 6:30PM $10/person after 6:30PM Children under 12 years old are free Tickets can be purchased at the gate

PGF Regional Championships
Louisville Slugger Sports Complex Peoria
Jul 22, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018 Sunday 8:00AM-6:00PM Monday-Thursday & Saturday 8:00PM-8:00PM Friday 6:00PM-8:00PM Sunday 8:00AM-6PM
309.692.2255
Admission: Admission Fee
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PGF Regional Championships 12u 14u 16u 18u ................................................ Event Hashtag: #PGFRC Format: 5 Game Guarantee 3 Pool / 2 Game Bracket Game Times: 12u – July 22nd – July 24th 14u – July 26th – July 29th 16u – July 26th – July 29th 18u – July 23rd – July 25th *ALL GAME TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE* More Information Below: http://bit.ly/PGF_RC

Weaver Ridge Sunday Champagne Brunch
Weaver Ridge Golf Club Peoria
Jul 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
309.691.3344
Admission: Admission Fee
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Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!

Concert in the Vineyard - Brushville
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard Mackinaw
Aug 3, 2018 8-11pm
309.359.9463
Admission: Admission Fee
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Whatever you think a country band is…forget it! Brushville isn’t a typical stand-behind-the-mic and sing band. They are a young and ENERGETIC band that plays upbeat, ROCKIN’ country a la Jason Aldean and Bon Jovi!! That’s right, rockin’ country mixed with upbeat rock. Their sound is so relatable, that they can play ANY venue. Brushville blends five extremely talented musicians, with incredible harmonies, an explosive stage show and a fresh, dynamic sound produced by an array of instruments to create an unforgettable experience for the audience. They are expanding their assault throughout the music scene in the Midwest and are lighting up the vineyard tonight! On the web at brushville.com.

Concert in the Vineyard - Highway J
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard Mackinaw
Aug 4, 2018 7-11pm
309.359.9463
Admission: Admission Fee
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Highway J is a band which strives for one thing: to play the music that they have poured their heart and soul into creating for as many people as they can…and have fun doing so. Highway J’s members aim to blend all of the subtle intricacies in the vast array of musical styles which have impacted each of them throughout their lives- and in doing so create something original…fresh, but familiar. HAWAIIAN SHIRT NIGHT TOO!!! In memory of our beloved founder Paul Hahn whose birthday was August 6th we are encouraging our winery friends (THIS MEANS YOU) to wear a fun Hawaiian Themed shirt or dress this night. We are also donating $1 of every admission to a local non-profit ,Colorectal Cancer Life, that supports those diagnosed with Colorectal cancer during treatment and recovery and promotes colonoscopy screening awareness at age 50.

India Fest
Peoria RiverFront Peoria
Aug 4, 2018
309.689.3019
Admission: Admission Fee
The Peoria Park District and the Indo-American Society are proud to present India Fest at The CEFCU Center Stage. Join us for live music, authentic Indian cuisine, traditional Indian dancing and much more.

Zoomin For Zeke Family Fun Run/Walk
Donovan Park Peoria
Aug 4, 2018 9 AM - 2 PM
309.657.2710
Admission: Suggested Donation
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The Children's Organ Transplant Association (COTA), is hosting a Family Fun Run/Walk at Donovan Park on August 4th to raise money for COTA in honor of Ezekiel Bell. Zeke is a 16 month old local Peorian who is in need of a life-saving kidney transplant. Come join us for a fun run/walk, silent auction, and carnival and have a great time while making a huge difference in Zeke's life!

Chillicothe Music Fest
IVC High School front lawn Chillicothe
Aug 4, 2018 2:00pm - 8:00pm
Admission: Free Admission
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Spend an afternoon with Music performances by Cadillac Jack, Joe Metzka St Louis Blues Band, Captain Quirk Rock Band and the IVC Marching Grey Ghost with music for the 2018 season. Also available food, vendors, silent auctions and raffle. Bring a lawn chair to enjoy this family friendly event.

Band Of Horses at Peoria Riverfront - Festival Park
CEFCU Center Stage @ The Landing Peoria
Aug 4, 2018 8:00 PM
309.689.3019
Admission: Admission Fee
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Band of Horses with Bonny Doon

Grease
Peoria Players Theatre Peoria
Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 5, 2018 7:30 pm - August 1, 2, 3 & 4; 2:00 pm - August 4 & 5
309.688.4473
Admission: Admission Fee
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Experience the friendships, romances and adventures of a group of high school kids in the 1950s. Sandy, Danny, Rizzo, Kenickie and the rest of the T-Birds and Pink Ladies are here in one of the most popular musicals of our time. Welcome to the singing and dancing world of Grease!

Bratfest with Craft and Import Beer Tasting!
Hickory Grove Park Dunlap
Aug 5, 2018 12pm-8pm
309.691.3657
Admission: Free Admission
On Sunday, August 5th, 2018, Harmonie will be hosting their annual Bratfest at Hickory Grove Park from noon to 8 pm – Free Admission and Parking. The Bratfest is a traditional German Picnic . Family friendly event. In conjunction with the Bratfest an import and craft beer tasting will be held from 1-6 pm. Over 50 different craft beers will be available for sampling for a modest charge per 4 oz sample. There is no special admission for the craft beer sampling. Eddie Korosa returns to Peoria for an afternoon of outstanding accordion fun for listening or dancing a polka! The Brummers play at 1:00 pm. Special Activities: Muscle Car, Hot Rod and Customized Motorcycle Cruis’n runs from noon to 5:00 pm. Stein Holding competition for males and females. Arts and crafts vendors from noon-5pm, a shooting tent, and a playground are featured. No outside coolers are permitted. Only service dogs are allowed.

Weaver Ridge Sunday Champagne Brunch
Weaver Ridge Golf Club Peoria
Aug 5, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
309.691.3344
Admission: Admission Fee
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Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!

Washington Christian Village Morning Movie, Mary Poppins
Five Points Washington Washington
Aug 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
309.444.8222
Admission: Admission Fee
Washington Christian Village Morning Movie Series Mary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews August 7th 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, Mary Poppins
Five Points Washington Washington
Aug 7, 2018 10am
309.444.8222
Admission: Free Admission
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MARY POPPINS, Washington Christian Village Morning Movie Series Mary Poppins, starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke 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, August 7, 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

Disney's Newsies
Corn Stock Theatre Peoria
Aug 3, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018 7:30 pm
309.676.2196
Admission: Admission Fee
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Disney's Newsies will be presented at Corn Stock Theatre (Iocated in upper Bradley Park) beginning at 7:30 pm through Sunday, August 11. Tickets are $22 for adults & $17 for students through high school and are available at the Corn Stock box office, by calling 309-676-2196 or online at www.CornStockTheatre.com

Peoria Art Guild hosts Peoria Collects with art appraiser, Brett Maly, of PAWN STARS
Peoria Art Guild Peoria
Aug 10, 2018 - Aug 11, 2018
309.637.2787
Admission: Free Admission
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The public is invited to have a piece of art from their fine art collections valuated by Brett Maly, star of the History Channel’s PAWN STARS and owner of Art encounter Gallery in Las Vegas. The Peoria Collects event provides two opportunities to have art work valuated. Friday, August 10, there will be a reception from 6:00 to 10:00 PM. Mr. Maly will speak at 7:00 PM on “How to Valuate Fine Art” and attendees may bring one piece of art to valuated during the evening. The cost to attend the Friday night event is $40 for members and $50 for non-members of the Peoria Art Guild. A second piece of art may be evaluated for an additional cost of $25. On Saturday, August 11, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, the Peoria Art Guild will provide a second opportunity to have works of fine art valuated by Mr. Maly. Appointments may be secured by purchasing a ticket by August 1. Saturday walk-ins will be accommodated as time permits. The cost is $30.

16th Annual Havana Car Show
Havana Riverfront Park
Aug 11, 2018
Admission: Free Admission
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The 16th Annual Havana Car Show brings a wide variety of cars to Havana's riverfront. Please join us for in a unique setting to showcase beautiful area cars. Food, games and vendors of various kinds will be available.

Oz Festival Illinois
Butler Haynes Park Mapleton
Aug 11, 2018 9:00am -5:00pm
309.697.2929
Admission: Admission Fee
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Join us for the 2018 Oz Festival Illinois at Butler Haynes Park in Mapleton, Illinois, for a day filled with magic and fun and excitement, oh my! Take your very own journey down the fabled Yellow Brick Road in our Oz Children's Garden. Along they way you'll have chances to meet Dorothy (and Toto too!), the Scarecrow, Tin Man, and Cowardly Lion. You'll also be enchanted by Glinda the Good Witch in beautiful Munchkinland but beware the Wicked Witch of the West lurking near her castle! The festival also features vendors selling Ozzy treasures and delightful crafts. Not to mention there's plenty of children's activities! Jump around like flying monkeys in the bounce house or take a wagon ride and listen to Auntie Em's story time; catch a live musical performance with Dorothy and friends or be amazed by Professor Marvel's magic show! There's so much to see and do at this year's Oz Fest! You won't want to miss a single minute!

3rd Original Whiskey Baron Run &Walk
Greenhut Memorial GAR Hall Peoria
Aug 11, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
309.857.6844
Admission: Admission Fee
Come join the nonprofit CILF and the historic Greenhut Memorial GAR Hallfor their fundraiser on Saturday August 11th at 8am for the 3rd Original Whiskey Baron Run and Walk. Support Peoria history and historic preservation❤

35th celebration of Pontiac
Embassy Suites East Peoria East Peoria
Aug 11, 2018 8:00am - 3:00pm?
Admission: Free Admission
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Car show featuring the Pontiac Fiero

Italian Festa Picnic
Hickory Grove Park Peoria
Aug 12, 2018 Noon - 5pm (note the change in hours)
Admission: Admission Fee
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The Italian-American Society of Peoria will host its 89th annual Summer Festa Picnic as our fund-raiser for the scholarship programs. There will be Italian meals by Barrack's, drinks, gift booths, LIVE Italian music by Vince Amore and Jack Miuccio, children's activities, a spaghetti-eating contest, scholarship awards, and bocce ball.

Weaver Ridge Sunday Champagne Brunch
Weaver Ridge Golf Club Peoria
Aug 12, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
309.691.3344
Admission: Admission Fee
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Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! WeaverRidge is open to the public!

Annual Chamber Meeting
Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce Chillicothe
Aug 15, 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.

Grand Nationals Weekend Celebration 2018
Peoria Riverfront Peoria
Aug 17, 2018 - Aug 18, 2018
800.514.ETIX
Admission: Admission Fee
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Jay Goldberg Events and Entertainment is proud to present the 24th Annual Grand Nationals Weekend Celebration August 17th & 18th, 2018 at the Peoria Riverfront! Join the thousands that hop on motorcycles and celebrate downstate Illinois’ Largest Motorcycle Celebration! The Grand Nationals Weekend Kick-off Concert on Friday, August 17th features Blackberry Smoke and JJ Grey & MOFRO with special guest Thomas Wynn & The Believers. Saturday, August 18th's Grand Nationals Weekend Party showcases a Live From Las Vegas Country Artists Tribute Show featuring tributes to Eric Church, Tim McGraw, and Kenny Chesney! More artists to be announced soon! $25 Early Bird GA Tickets and $35 Party Pit Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, May 11th at 10:00AM CT! Tickets will be available on the Grand Nationals Weekend website at www.Grandnationalsweekend.com or by phone at 1-800-514-ETIX.

Fourth Fridays: Tazewell Art Loop
Morton, Delavan & Pekin
Apr 27, 2018 - Aug 24, 2018 5:00 - 8:00 pm
309.263.2491
Admission: Free Admission
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Tazewell County celebrates local businesses and the arts through the Fourth Friday –Tazewell Art Loop initiative, sponsored by the Morton and Pekin Chambers of Commerce and the Delavan community! Between April and August of 2018 - artists, businesses and organizations will partner to create fun, shop local experiences in Morton, Delavan, and Pekin. On the Fourth Friday of every month, participants will enjoy local art, mingle with artists, view featured exhibits, watch performance demonstrations, listen to live music, explore local shops and restaurants and so much more.

Peoria Heights Art Walk
Village Hall- Mobius Triangle Peoria Heights
May 17, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018 5:30 PM Every Thursday May-August
309.686.2385
Admission: Free Admission
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Art Walk to learn about our Bruce White Sculptures

Taste of Chillicothe
Downtown 2nd Street Chillicothe
Jun 28, 2018 - Aug 30, 2018
Admission: Free Admission
Held the last Thursday of each month in June, July & August. Different theme for each month.

Little Blue's Farm @ The River Front Market
Peoria Peoria
May 26, 2018 - Sep 1, 2018 Saturday Mornings 8-12
309.613.0563
Admission: Free Admission
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Come Check Out Our Market Specials At The Peoria River Front Farmer's Market Saturday Morning 8:00 - 12:00 We will be at the Liberty & Water Street Entrance South of the Blue Duck Restaurant. Beef - Pork - Chicken - Turkey (we will have a large inventory available in out freezer trailer) Hormone & Steroid Free / No Daily Antibiotics / Cage Free Grass Fed or Corn Fed Options Available Tiffany & Abigail's Baked Goods Also Available At The Market

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

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.

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

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.

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.