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Feb 23, 2018 7:15 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on Huntsville Havoc!...

Feb 21, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018 Doors open at 6:00 pm for Buffet. Show at 7:30 p.m.
4 Performances of "Nunsense". Dinner Theatre. A hilarious talent show staged by five survivors at the Little Sisters of Hoboken nunnery. Full with songs & spontaneous comic interludes. Hilarity for the whole family. Wednesday Feb. 21st thru Saturday Feb 24th. $35 for ...

Feb 24, 2018 6 PM
Join us for our 4th Annual CABIN FEVER party featuring JAMMSAMMICH. Enjoy an evening of great music and lots of dancing. This night out will be sure to cure the Winter Blues. Gather your group of 10 friends and reserve your own table today! Feel free to bring in light sna...

Feb 24, 2018 7:30 PM
The Princeton Coffeehouse will present Midwest Americana singer-songwriter Josh Harty. Glide Magazine calls Harty "a true son of the heartland whose bold defiance and riveting delivery channel the essence of American music"....

Mar 1, 2018 5pm-6pm
Juror Lecture: March 1, 5pm – Horowitz Auditorium, Caterpillar Global Communications Center Join us March 1st, 5pm in Horowitz Auditorium located in the Caterpillar Global Communications Center on campus for a lecture by the 6th Central Time Ceramics juror Gail Kendall. ...

Mar 2, 2018 7:15 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on Evansville Thunder Bolts!...

Mar 3, 2018 7:15 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on the Mississippi Riverkings!...

Mar 3, 2018 6:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
65th Pancake & Sausage Day with Country Meat Market & Homemade Bake Sale ...

Mar 2, 2018 - Mar 4, 2018 Fri/Sat: 7:00 pm Sat/Sun: 2:00
Both a blessing and a curse to its captor, the Firebird is a majestic creature of fiery plumage. With iconic music by Igor Stravinksy, the Firebird is sure to enthrall her audience. The second part of the evening will include premier works from guest choreographers. ...

Mar 4, 2018 3 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on the Mississippi Riverkings!...

Mar 8, 2018 10 am (refreshments at 9:30 am)
Jane Aspinwall, Associate Curator of Photography at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, MO, will introduce that museum’s collection of American daguerreotypes, the first photographic process to become widely available in 1839. One of the largest collections, it inclu...

Mar 8, 2018 4:30pm-6:30pm
Methodist College invites you to participate in our annual Cultural Fair.The purpose of this event is to educate Methodist College constituents and the Peoria community about the various cultural and religious organizations that exist within Central Illinois. . ...

Feb 14, 2018 - Mar 9, 2018 Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-12pm
This exhibit runs from February 14th through March 9th in the ICC Gallery 336B, which is located in the Academic Building. The hours for the gallery are Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm and Fri 9am-12pm. This event is free....

Mar 9, 2018 6:30 PM
The Junior League of Peoria will host its 10th annual fundraiser ‘Frolic with the Fairies’. The theme this year is ‘sky explorers.’ DJ Dance Party Fairy Feast l Fairy Promenade Fairy Hip Hop (Friday Night Exclusive) ...

Mar 10, 2018 9:00 AM, 12:30 PM, 4:00 PM
The Junior League of Peoria will host its 10th annual fundraiser ‘Frolic with the Fairies’. The theme this year is ‘sky explorers.’ EVENT FEATURES Performance by Julie K | DJ Dance Party | Fairy Ballet Fairy Feast | Fairy Fashion Shows | Fairy Promenade Sky Explorer Ac...

Mar 10, 2018 7:30PM
The true American classics show the breadth of our exuberance and the depth of our souls in four of the most famous American works ever written. See the premiere of the PSO's first ever International Solo Competition winner in Barber's beautiful Knoxville Summer of 1915, and...

Mar 10, 2018 8:00 AM
Central Illinois' St. Paddy's themed 5K and party! Race takes place along the Peoria RiverFront and the party will be hosted by Kelleher's Irish Pub!...

Mar 11, 2018 12pm-6pm
Why wait until the fall to enjoy a German Oktoberfest? You are invited to attend our one of a kind Marchtoberfest on Sunday, March 11th - Noon to 6 pm at the Lindenhof, 7601 N. Harker Drive, Peoria, Illinois 61615. Our special buffet for $12 per person will consist of ...

Feb 21, 2018 - Mar 16, 2018 Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm; Fri 9:30am-12pm
This exhibit runs from February 21st through March 16th in the ICC Performing Arts Center Gallery. The hours for the gallery are Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm and Fri 9:30am-12pm. This event is free....

Mar 17, 2018 7:00pm
Chicago’s Ballet 5:8 uses classical ballet and film to bring a story inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Scarlet Letter” to life. “Scarlet” features original choreography by Ballet 5:8 Artistic Director Julianna Rubio Slager, film elements directed by Preston Miller, spok...

Mar 17, 2018 6:00 PM
Please join us at an Irish Wake for an Irish Setter. Family and friends will come together one last time and raise a glass to the passing of a man's best friend. The O'Sullivan family attorney, James Herriot, will be reading a provisional will and testament left by Ja...

Mar 17, 2018 11:00am-7:30pm
What's a better relationship than fresh sneakers and March Madness basketball. The Central Illinois Sneakerfest returns this year during the High School Boys Basketball Tournament at the Peoria Civic Center on March 17th from 11am-7:30pm. You'll have a chance to buy, sell...

Mar 17, 2018 11:00am-7:30pm
What's a better relationship than fresh sneakers and March Madness basketball. The Central Illinois Sneakerfest returns this year during the High School Boys Basketball Tournament at the Peoria Civic Center on March 17th from 11am-7:30pm. You'll have a chance to buy, sell...

Mar 9, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018 March 9, 10, 15, 16, 17 (7:30 pm), March 11 and 18 (2:00 pm)
This musical centers on Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, the ill-fated lovers and outlaws whose story has been infamous since they achieved folk hero status during the Great Depression. The music in this show is described as a “non-traditional score, combining rockabilly, blu...

Mar 21, 2018 4:30 networking and social; 5:30 film showing
The Central Illinois Chapter of NAWBO (National Association of Women Business Owners)is bringing this nationally recognized film to the Peoria Riverfront Theatre, 230 SW Washington Street, Peoria on March 21. This film tells the stories of amazing female entrepreneurs and i...

Mar 23, 2018 7:15 PM
Come watch our hometown team, the Peoria Rivermen take on the Macon Mayhem!...

Mar 23, 2018 Starting at 3p
Morton Tourism Association & Friends are excited to be hosting The Indulgence Tours - The Chocolates in the Village of Morton on Friday, March 23rd starting at 3:00 p.m. Chocolate treats may range from M&Ms or Kisses to Coffee and Martinis! The list is endless!!!!! We...

Mar 1, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018 M-F
6th Central Time Ceramics Heuser Art Gallery, Hartmann Center Gallery Exhibition: March 1 – April 13 Juror Lecture: March 1, 5pm – Horowitz Auditorium, Caterpillar Global Communications Center Reception: March 1, 6-7:30pm – Heuser Art Gallery, Hartmann Center Gallery ...

Mar 21, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018 Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm; Fri 9am-12pm
This exhibit runs from March 21st through April 13th in the ICC Gallery 336B, which is located in the Academic Building. The hours for the gallery are Mon-Thurs 9am-5pm and Fri 9am-12pm. This event is free....

Mar 21, 2018 - Apr 13, 2018 Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm; Fri 9:30am-12pm
This exhibit runs from March 21st through April 13th in the ICC Performing Arts Center Gallery. The hours for the gallery are Mon-Thurs 9:30am-7:30pm and Fri 9:30am-12pm. This event is free....

Nov 29, 2017 - Jun 13, 2018
There’s excavating, grading, paving, trucking – and Caterpillar yellow everywhere. That’s what you’ll see on a jobsite run by the Veerkamp family… Back at their warehouse in Placerville, California, the modern day machines are mixed with marvelous antique equipment. You'll...

Nov 29, 2017 - Jun 20, 2018
Ever wonder how Caterpillar came up with its legendary name? Learn the history here...

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