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Events Calendar


Aug 18

- Barn Dance at Shore Acres Clubhouse
- Behind the Scenes Tour
- CASA Caballos
- Cusack Bros.
- Dexter O'Neal & Funkyard
- India Fest
- No Baloney Bicycle Ride
- Observe the Moon
- Unicorn Day
- A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Grand Nationals Weekend
- Illinois State Fair
- Jukebox Champions
- Kid's Night Out
- Monuments & Landmarks History Tour
- Naughty to Nice History Tour
- RiverFront Market
- Sculpture Walk Peoria
- Sightseeing Cruise
- Tianguis Mexican Outdoor Market
- Washington Arts Festival

Aug 19

- Carload Day
- Jazz Nights in the Heights
- Sundae Cruise
- A Midsummer Night's Dream
- Illinois State Fair
- Sightseeing Cruise
- Washington Arts Festival

Aug 21

- Celebrate Recovery
- Sarah Marie Dillard

Aug 23

- Dunlap Days
- Magician Mitch Williams

Aug 24

- Camelot
- Celebrate Recovery
- Dunlap Days
- Fourth Fridays
- Grandview Drive & Springdale Cemetery Tour
- Live at the Five Spot
- Moonlight Cruise
- Peoria Chiefs
- Peoria Irish Festival

Aug 25

- Vendor Crafter Health Fair
- Zoo Run Run
- Camelot
- Dunlap Days
- Monuments & Landmarks History Tour
- Naughty to Nice History Tour
- Peoria Chiefs
- Peoria Irish Festival
- RiverFront Market
- Sculpture Walk Peoria
- Tianguis Mexican Outdoor Market

Aug 26

- Peoria Chiefs
- Camelot
- Peoria Irish Festival

Aug 27

- Peoria Chiefs
- Camelot

Aug 28

- Camelot
- Celebrate Recovery
- Sarah Marie Dillard

Aug 29

- Camelot
- Peoria Chiefs

Aug 30

- Camelot
- Magician Mitch Williams
- Peoria Chiefs

Aug 31

- Camelot
- Celebrate Recovery
- Grandview Drive & Springdale Cemetery Tour
- Live at the Five Spot
- Moonlight Cruise
- Peoria Blues Heritage Music Festival
- Peoria Chiefs

Sep 1

- Camelot
- Peoria Blues Heritage Music Festival
- RiverFront Market
- Sculpture Walk Peoria
- Tianguis Mexican Outdoor Market

Sep 4

- Celebrate Recovery
- Sarah Marie Dillard

Sep 6

- Central Illinois Herpetological
- Magician Mitch Williams
- Whisper & Shout

Sep 7

- Ruth: The Musical
- Celebrate Recovery
- CIAO First Fridays Artists' Tour
- Live at the Five Spot
- Moonlight Cruise
- Salsa at the Contemporary Art Center

Sep 8

- RiverFront Market
- Sculpture Walk Peoria
- Tianguis Mexican Outdoor Market

Sep 9

- Ruth: The Musical
- Old Time Folk and Country Jam

Sep 10

- 2nd Fridays in Peoria Heights

Sep 11

- Celebrate Recovery
- Sarah Marie Dillard

Sep 13

- Magician Mitch Williams

Sep 14

- Celebrate Recovery
- Live at the Five Spot
- Moonlight Cruise

Sep 15

- Kid's Night Out
- RiverFront Market
- Sculpture Walk Peoria
- Tianguis Mexican Outdoor Market

Sep 18

- Celebrate Recovery
- Sarah Marie Dillard


 
Peoria Culture

Peoria Culture

Located on DuSable Street within Peoria, the African American Museum Hall of Fame celebrates the contributions of African Americans in the areas of art, history, science, law enforcement, humanities, and literature. Each year the AAHFM sponsors two major community events: the Black Arts Festival, a talent showcase and art fair, affording African Americans artists the opportunity to showcase their talent and artwork as well as connect with the buying public, and the Red, Black, and Green Ball held annually in April, recognizing and celebrating notable achievements and contribution to the African American Community.

The museum features an Oral History Center, a comprehensive exhibit on the life and times of Richard Pryor, and many other exhibits, programs, lectures, poetry readings and other cultural events that are held to enlighten the public. The museum is open Monday through Friday from 11 am – 2:30 pm, and admission is free. For more information, call 673-2206 or click HERE.

The Contemporary Art Center on South West Water Street is Peoria's cultural hub featuring art exhibitions, artist studios, art instruction, comedy improv, poetry nights, yoga and tai chi classes, jazz and blues performances. The Contemporary Art Center exhibits the work of living artists at the forefront of their fields. About 20 resident artists are constantly creating art on-site as well as prolific artist and co-founder Preston Jackson continues to maintain his sculpture and painting studio. For more information, click HERE.

The Lakeview Museum of Arts & Sciences is the largest private downstate museum features art and science exhibitions, children’s Discovery Center, Planetarium, Illinois Folk Art Gallery, Illinois River Decoy and Illinois Jacquard Coverlet exhibitions, the Museum Store, and more. The Museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10 am – 5 pm and Sunday from noon – 5 pm. Admission is $6 for adults, and seniors and students from 3 – 17 are $4. For more information, call 686-7000 or click HERE.

The Peoria Art Guild on Harrison exhibits the artwork of local, regional, national and international artists, and offers their work for sale or rent. However, its main purpose is education. The Peoria Art Guild offers classes for all ages at all skill levels as well as special workshops and seminars. With several community outreach programs, The Peoria Art Guild also plays an important part in helping thousands of children gain valuable life skills. For more information, call 637-ARTS (2787) or click HERE.

The Wheels O' Time Museum is located 8 miles north of downtown Peoria on Route 40. The museum features displays of vintage and classic autos, gas engines, fire engines, airplanes, tractors, musical instruments, juke boxes, toys, dolls, animated miniature circus, and many “hands-on” displays. The museum is open from May – October and hours include noon – 5 pm Wednesday through Sunday. For more information, call 243-9020 or click HERE.

 
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April 19- 29

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