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Events Calendar


Mar 24

- Budding Artists
- Celebrate Recovery
- Cubs vs. Cardinals The Rivalry
- Disney On Ice
- Josh Blue
- Jurassic Quest
- Live at the Five Spot
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- The Irish...And How They Got That Way

Mar 25

- Beau Knows Basketball Tournament
- Bowl-A-Thon
- Ellis Paul
- Interplanetary 5K
- Once
- Spring Wake-Up
- Budding Artists
- Cubs vs. Cardinals The Rivalry
- Disney On Ice
- Josh Blue
- Jurassic Quest
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- Murder Mystery Dinner Cruise
- The Irish...And How They Got That Way
- Trivia Game Night

Mar 26

- I Believe
- Marchoberfest
- Michael Jr. Comedy Show
- Arthritis Walk KickOff
- Budding Artists
- Cubs vs. Cardinals The Rivalry
- Disney On Ice
- Jazz Vespers Services
- Jurassic Quest

Mar 27

- Budding Artists
- Masterpiece Mondays

Mar 28

- Central Illinois Business Hall of Fame
- Budding Artists
- Celebrate Recovery

Mar 29

- Budding Artists
- The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Mar 30

- Emerging Leaders
- Budding Artists
- Jackie Kashian
- The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Mar 31

- Howlin' on Water Dueling Pianos
- Peoria Rivermen
- SMDuo at Oliver's Heights
- Theresa Caputo Live
- Celebrate Recovery
- HAAQG Annual Quilt Show
- Jackie Kashian
- Live at the Five Spot
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Apr 1

- Howlin' on Water Dueling Pianos
- Kansas Leftoverture
- Pekin Business Showcases & Kids Experience
- Polka Time Dinner Dance
- Senior Spelling Bee
- Tabletop Terrariums
- Why is Dieting So Hard?
- HAAQG Annual Quilt Show
- Jackie Kashian
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- The Mystery of Edwin Drood
- Trivia Game Night

Apr 2

- Black Stone Cherry
- Cardinals v. Cubs vs 2017 Peoria Chiefs Opening Day Party
- Peoria Rivermen
- First Sunday at Flanagan House
- Jazz Vespers Services
- Pettengill Morron House Museum First Sunday
- The Mystery of Edwin Drood
- Thirsty Thursday

Apr 3

- Masterpiece Mondays

Apr 4

- America's Entry into WWI
- Riverdance
- Art Show
- Celebrate Recovery
- Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival

Apr 5

- Rocktopia
- Art Show
- Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival

Apr 6

- Chase Rice
- Neighborhood House Food Fight
- Art Show
- Central Illinois Herpetological
- Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival
- Whisper & Shout

Apr 7

- An Evening of J. S. Bach - Keyboard Concertos with Orchestra
- Blues for a Cause 2017
- Brantley Gilbert
- David Nail with Brooke Eden & Charlie Walker
- First Friday Jazz Night in The Broadway Lounge
- Art Show
- Celebrate Recovery
- Central Illinois Auto Show
- CIAO First Fridays Artists' Tour
- Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival
- Live at the Five Spot
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- Salsa at the Contemporary Art Center
- The Sleeping Beauty

Apr 8

- 2017 VIP Easter Egg Hunt
- CASA Human Foosball Tournament
- Eggs on the Prairie
- Flapjack Fundraiser
- Genealogy Day
- Peoria Chiefs
- Peoria Rivermen
- Quest Throwback Prom
- Rock n Roll Trivia Night
- St. Jude Rides Sporting Clays Event
- Art Show
- Central Illinois Auto Show
- Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- The Sleeping Beauty

Apr 9

- Peoria Chiefs
- Peoria Rivermen
- Central Illinois Auto Show
- Jazz Vespers Services
- Old Time Folk and Country Jam

Apr 10

- Peoria Chiefs
- Art Show
- Easter Break Escape
- Masterpiece Mondays

Apr 11

- Peoria Chiefs
- Art Show
- Celebrate Recovery
- Easter Break Escape
- Pekin Passion Play 2017

Apr 12

- Lincoln Center Local Free Screenings
- Peoria Chiefs
- Art Show
- Easter Break Escape
- Pekin Passion Play 2017

Apr 13

- Art Show
- Easter Break Escape
- Pekin Passion Play 2017

Apr 14

- Art Show
- Bob Zany
- Celebrate Recovery
- Easter Break Escape
- Live at the Five Spot
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- Pekin Passion Play 2017
- Prairieland Country Opry Show
- Suburbia

Apr 15

- Delavan Cruise In
- Finding Normal
- Art Show
- Bob Zany
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- Suburbia

Apr 16

- Happy Easter!
- Pekin Passion Play 2017
- Jazz Vespers Services

Apr 17

- Peoria Chiefs
- Art Show
- Easter Break Escape
- Masterpiece Mondays

Apr 18

- Peoria Chiefs
- Art Show
- Celebrate Recovery
- Suburbia

Apr 19

- Newcomers' Club of Greater Peoria Luncheon
- Peoria Chiefs
- Tazewell County Animal Control Extended Hours
- Art Show
- Suburbia

Apr 20

- Vocal Jazz Ensemble
- Art Show
- Suburbia

Apr 21

- Carol Woods
- Jump, Jive & Swing
- 25th Annual International Beer Festival
- Art Show
- Breathe
- Celebrate Recovery
- Live at the Five Spot
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- Salsa at the Contemporary Art Center
- Suburbia

Apr 22

- Military Retiree Appreciation Day
- 25th Annual International Beer Festival
- Art Show
- Breathe
- Live at the Rhythm Kitchen
- Suburbia

Apr 23

- An Evening with David Sedaris
- Author Fair & Spring Open House
- Banjovi & Hawkins
- Orpheus Club Spring Concert
- Jazz Vespers Services
- Sporting Clay Shoot
- Suburbia

Apr 24

- 25th Annual Clean Water Celebration
- WWE LIVE
- Art Show
- Masterpiece Mondays


 
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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