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Santa Cause 5K

Saturday, December 8th
Registration is now live for the 4th Annual Santa Cause 5k! Also returning this year, the Reindeer Run!


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Sep 18, 2018 6PM to 8PM
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, a...

Sep 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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 ab...

Sep 20, 2018
This annual event invites you to come together on a course towards a cure for cancer....

Sep 20, 2018 4:00 - 5:30
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 mo...

Sep 15, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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 the...

Sep 22, 2018 Show time is 7:30 p.m.
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...

Sep 22, 2018 10am-2pm
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 ...

Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018 Sept. 21 5:00 PM - Sept. 23 6:00 PM
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 riv...

Sep 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

Sep 23, 2018 10:30am - 3pm
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 ...

Jul 3, 2018 - Sep 25, 2018 4pm-7pm
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 ...

Sep 26, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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 FR...

Jul 26, 2018 - Sep 27, 2018 6:00--8:30 PM
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...

Sep 27, 2018 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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 energiz...

Sep 27, 2018 5-8
Live music by Funkysrd & craft beers by industry. Proceeds go to Illinois rivers network, minimum donation of $5 to enter. ...

May 19, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 8 am - Noon
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. ...

Sep 4, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 8:00 AM -12:00 PM
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 f...

Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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...

Sep 24, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018
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!...

Sep 29, 2018
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 la...

Sep 29, 2018 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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 S...

May 1, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
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 Hour...

Sep 28, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018
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 th...

Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018 Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Sunday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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 ...

Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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...

Sep 30, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

Oct 2, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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 Caterpil...

Oct 2, 2018 10am
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...

Oct 4, 2018 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
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...

Oct 4, 2018 6-9:30pm
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! ...

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
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...

Oct 6, 2018 6-10pm
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 othe...

Oct 6, 2018 7:00 p.m.
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 Washing...

Oct 6, 2018
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!...

Oct 3, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018
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 Mid...

Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018
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!...

Oct 7, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

Oct 7, 2018 12pm-8pm
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. ...

Oct 7, 2018
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....

Oct 10, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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 FR...

Oct 10, 2018 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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 FR...

Oct 11, 2018 10 am lecture (refreshments at 9:30 am)
Cynthia Weese, FAIA and Principal with Weese Langley Weese Architects, Ltd. in Chicago will discuss architecture....

Oct 12, 2018
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...

Oct 2, 2018 - Oct 13, 2018
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....

Oct 13, 2018 10am-6pm
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....

Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018 7:30 pm-October 5, 6, 11, 12 & 13; 2:00 pm-October 7 & 14
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....

Oct 6, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018
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!...

Oct 14, 2018 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Come enjoy a delicious brunch every Sunday! Weaver Ridge is open to the public!...

Oct 14, 2018
Enjoy music, a blacksmithing demonstration, antique fire trucks, ambulance tours, model steam engines, plus interactive exhibits in the museum!...

May 30, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018 11 AM to 2 PM
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 Wednesd...

Oct 17, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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 ab...

Jun 9, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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, ...

Sep 13, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018 6:00--8:30 PM
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 onl...

Oct 1, 2018 - Oct 31, 2018
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....

Oct 13, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018
Opening Reception: Saturday, October 13 7-9 pm Peoria artists Barb and Ken Hoffman will exhibit recent artwork....

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