Archive for October, 2012

“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Chrysanthemum Show continues daily at Luthy Botanical Garden.  Hours are 10 am – 5 pm on Tuesdays – Saturdays and from Noon – 5 pm on Sundays through November 4th. Cost is $2.50 for adults (ages 13 and up) or free for children aged 12 and under and Garden Members.

Hayrides and Hotdogs will take place tonight (Thursday) at Sommer Park from 5 – 7 pm. Enjoy food and drinks plus a Hayrack ride and mid-1800s Autumn Play Party activities. Children and adults costumes are strongly encouraged. Cost is $6 for ages 11+, $4 for ages 3-10 with a $25 maximum per family.

Move Over Mrs. Markham continues tonight (Thursday) at the Barn 2 Dinner Theatre in Goodfield and runs through November 11.  On Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, doors open at 6 pm, buffet is at 6:30 pm, and the show is at 8 pm and on Sundays, doors & the buffet open at noon, and the show is at 1:30 pm. Prices are $32 for Thursdays, $34 for Fridays and Sunday brunch and $36 for Saturdays. For more information, call 309-965-2545 or go to www.barn2.com For a $5 Off per couple coupon, visit Peoria-Deals.com!

Steve-O! will perform at the Jukebox Comedy Club tonight (Thursday) at 8 pm and Friday & Saturday at 8 pm & 10:30 pm. Tickets are $21 or $20 for the Thursday 8 pm and the Friday & Saturday shows which are $26 or $25 with cash. For more information and to reserve seats, call 309-673-5853 or visit www.jukeboxcomedy.com

The Peoria Historical Society Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour Trolley Tour takes place on Friday beginning at 10:30 am leaving from Kelleher’s Irish Pub (located at 619 SW Water Street in Peoria). Also, the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Trolley Tour will take place on Saturday from 10:30 am – Noon leaving from Harp & Thistle (located at 4605 N Prospect Road in Peoria Heights).
And don’t miss the Haunted Peoria Tour which takes place from 1 – 2:30 pm on Saturday leaving from Kelleher’s Irish Pub (located at 619 SW Water Street in Peoria). The cost for each tour is $11 or free for seniors 65 and older with proof of age plus a regular ticket purchase. To reserve tickets, call 309-673-6000.

A Downton Abbey Season 2 Marathon will be held from 10:30 am – Noon on Friday at the North Branch of the Peoria Public Library (located at 3001 W Grand Pkwy. in Peoria).  Every Friday an episode from Season 2 will be presented from this program that explores the impact of WWI on the people of Great Britain. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.peoriapubliclibrary.org

Wildlife Scary Park will take place Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 5 – 9 pm each night. From 5 – 7 pm each night is for Merry-Not-So-Scary which is designated for younger visitors that do not want to be scared. Then from 7 – 9 pm things are get scary with a spooky train ride through the Haunted Forest, trick-or-treating door to door, the troll bridge, refreshments, photo opportunities (bring a camera), carnival rides, movies, hay rack rides and more. Admission is $7 for members and $8 for non-members. For more information, call 309-676-0998 or visit http://www.wildlifeprairiestatepark.org
For a $1 Off Coupon, visit Peoria-Deals.com!

The Peoria Zoo will host Howl-Zoo-Ween from 5:30 – 8:30 pm on Friday and Saturday featuring a trick or treat trail through Africa, magic shows, a costume contest at 7 pm and more. Admission is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. Ages 1 & up require paid admission. For more information, call 309-686-3365 or visit http://www.peoriazoo.org

The Contemporary Art Center presents Live at the Five Spot featuring South Side Cindy beginning at 5:30 pm on Friday. Admission is $7 for members, $10 for non-members, $6 for student & senior members and $9 for student & senior non-members.
Enjoy Swing Dance at the Contemporary Arts Center also on Friday from 8:30 – 9:30 pm for the dance lesson and 9:30 pm – 12:30 am for open dancing to DJ Matt Vasquez. Admission is $3 for CAC Members and $6 for non-members. For more information on either event, call 309-674-6877 or visit http://www.peoriacac.org

The Peoria Historical Society will host a Weenie Roast and Book Signing with Ken Zurski, author of “The Wreck of the Columbia” at the Flanagan House Museum (located at 942 NE Glen Oak Avenue in Peoria) on Friday beginning at 6 pm. There will be a campfire with weenies and marshmallows, baked beans, chips, and cider and hot cocoa. Admission is free. For more information, call 309-674-1921 or visit peoriahistoricalsociety.org

The Fondulac Farm Park Witches Walk (located at 305 Neumann Drive in East Peoria) will take place from 6 – 8 pm on Friday & Saturday.   Admission is $2.50 for children through 15 years old and $3 per adult (16 years & older). For more information, call 309-694-2195 or visit www.fondulacpark.com

Spider Hill continues at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe on Friday & Saturday with gates opening at 6 pm for ticket sales and scares beginning at 7 pm. Tickets are sold until 11 pm. Tickets are $8 per person per attraction. Wristbands for unlimited scares are $20 each. Group parties welcome and group rates available. For more information, visit http://www.threesisterspark.com/General/spider-hill.aspx

The Haunted Infirmary at the Bartonville Insane Asylum (located on Enterprise Drive in Bartonville) will be open from 7 pm – Midnight on Friday and from 6 pm – Midnight on Saturday. Tickets are $20 each an are available in advance online at http://thehauntedinfirmary.org to ensure that wait times are as short as possible. Each ticket will gain you access to both the Haunted Infirmary and to the hay rack ride around the grounds of what used to be the Old State Hospital. The event is hosted by the Limestone JFL.

The Dungeon of Darkness (located at 3531 Court St. in Pekin) will be open from 7 pm – Midnight on Friday & Saturday. Admission is $10 per person and children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, email info@dodpekin.com

Spook Hollow & MC Manor (located at 613 Lasalle Blvd in Marquette Heights), hosted by the Marquette Heights Men’s Club, will be open from 7 – 11 pm on Friday and Saturday featuring the MC Manor and Spook Hollow Trail. Admission is $20. For $10 per person, a Speed Pass is also available which lets you skip the lines at M.C. Manor, Spook Hollow Trail and all attractions within Spook Hollow Trail. For more information, visit www.spook-hollow.com

Pekin Haunt hosted by Pekin Paintball Park (located at 14444 Towerline Rd. in Pekin) will be open from 7 – 11 pm on Friday & Saturday as well as on Halloween (Wednesday, Oct. 31). Ride a 2 story “battle wagon” and shoot real-live “Zombie” targets. Cost is $20 and includes the haunted shoot, 200 paintballs plus the Haunted Corn Maze. For more information, visit www.pekinhaunt.com

The Peoria Rivermen will take on the Chicago Wolves at the Peoria Civic Center Arena Friday beginning at 7 pm and will also face the Charlotte Checkers on Saturday at 7 pm and Sunday at 5 pm. Individual game tickets range in price from $13 – $28 and are available at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, by calling 309-676-1040 or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/806659

Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain Tonight will be presented at the Peoria Civic Center Theater beginning at 8 pm on Friday & Saturday. Tickets are $39, $49 and $59 and are available at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com, or call 1-800-745-3000.

Peoria Players 21st Anniversary of performing The Rocky Horror Picture Show will take place at midnight on Friday & Saturday at the theatre. Dress up as your favorite character and come prepared for a night of entertainment. Doors open at 11:30 pm. Tickets are $15 general admission and are on sale at the Box Office, by calling 309-688-4473 or online at www.peoriaplayers.org

The 21st Annual Women’s Lifestyle Show will be held on Saturday at the Peoria Civic Center in the Exhibit Hall from 9 am – 4 pm. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 at the door.

Fun N Fit Preschool (located at 8615 N. University in Peoria) will host a Trunk or Treat event in their parking lot on Saturday beginning at 4 pm. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. Kids aged 14 & under are invited to attend the safe, family-friendly way to enjoy the Halloween tradition of costumes and treats. In the closed-off parking lot, families decorate the trunks and hatches of their vehicles with crazy scenes, host simple activities and games as if it was their front porch. Children then walk from trunk to trunk to collect goodies and show off their costumes. Fun on the Run will also have an inflatable for the kids.

The Arthritis Foundation’s Bone Bash will take place at The Waterhouse (located at 619 SW Water Street in Peoria) on Saturday beginning at 7 pm. A Halloween themed party fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation, the Bone Bash is a costumed affair with spooky decorations, costume contest, silent auction, live auction, games, photo booth, psychic, and entertainment to dance the night away. A Bare Bones ticket is $45 and VIP tickets are $60. For more information & to purchase tickets, visit www.bonebashpeoria.com

The Spirit of Peoria will host a Murder Mystery Cruise on Saturday with boarding at 7 pm and cruise from 8 – 10 pm. The cast of the Champaign-Urbana Theater Company will dine and mingle with you as the mystery unfolds in “Dying to Win” Tickets are $47 for adults and $23.50 for kids ages 4 – 12 and reservations may be made by calling 309-637-8000 or online at http://www.spiritofpeoria.com

Harvesting Hope, an annual event in support of the Pediatric Resource Center, will be held at the Country Club of Peoria on Saturday beginning at 6 pm. Entertainment will be provided by Preston Jackson & Friends. Cost is $75 per ticket and may be purchased by calling 309-624-9595.

Heartland Festival Orchestra will present “Eroica” on Saturday beginning at 7:30 pm at the Five Points Performing Arts Center (located at 360 Wilmor Road in Washington). Tickets are $30 for adults and $8 for children and are available at the Five Points Box Office, Kidder’s Music (located at7728 N. Crestline Drive in Peoria) or online at https://www.ticketturtle.com/index.php?show=26411 For more information, visit http://heartlandfestivalorchestra.org

Prowl & Howl, a Party For Mature Monsters, will take place on Saturday from 9 pm – Midnight at Wildlife Prairie Park featuring live music by South Side Cindy. Come in your costume and enjoy a howling good time. Admission is $5 for members and $13 for non-members. For more information, call 309-676-0998 or visit http://www.wildlifeprairiestatepark.org

Pioneer Days will take place on Sunday at Sommer Park from 1 – 4 pm where you can experience firsthand the daily life of rural Peorians in the mid 19th century. Admission is $2 per person, age four and up. Activities are held at the homestead, barn, blacksmith shop and schoolhouse. This is a wonderful opportunity for scout and youth groups to learn about history. For more information, call 309-691-8423.

The Peoria Zoo will present “Creepy Crawlies” on Sunday from 1:30 – 3:30 pm. Cost is $5 members and $10 for non-members. Register by calling 309-681-3513.

Prairie Folklore Theatre will honor the Celtic Celebration of Samhein (the root of Halloween) by singing the old songs and telling the old tales at the Fox Pub (located at 7800 North Sommer Street in Peoria) on Sunday with shows at 2 and 6 pm. The 2 pm show is more family oriented and appropriate for kids aged 10 and up. The evening show more adult oriented. Admission is $10. Please reserve your spot by calling 309-692-3693.

The Heart of Illinois Chorus will present their version of the hit TV show “Laugh-In” at the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center on Sunday beginning at 2:30 pm. Enjoy fun and laughs along with the acapella, barbershop chords of the Heart of Illinois Chorus. Tickets are $10 and available at the ICC box office or by calling 309-694-5136.

Award winning performers Aaron Jacobs and Tatiana Shustova will present an eclectic program of violin and piano selections at the Universalist Unitarian Church (located at 3000 W. Richwoods Blvd. in Peoria) on Sunday beginning at 3 pm. Both artists are doctoral candidates at the University of Illinois and have performed at regional, national and international venues. Admission is free, however an offering will be collected plus a reception will follow the performance. For more information, call 309-688-5608.

“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Chrysanthemum Show continues daily at Luthy Botanical Garden.  Hours are 10 am – 5 pm on Tuesdays – Saturdays and from Noon – 5 pm on Sundays through November 4th. Cost is $2.50 for adults (ages 13 and up) or free for children aged 12 and under and Garden Members.

Enjoy a Girls Night Out from 5 – 7 pm tonight (Thursday) at Wines ‘N More (located at 151 South Main Street in Morton) featuring a free wine tasting plus vendors will be displaying their unique merchandise.  There will also be free massages, facials and a wellness coach. Admission is free. For more information, call 309-291-0899. Extended hours and special discounts will be offered by Eli’s Coffee, LuLu’s, Pumpkin Patch and Leaves N Beans also located in downtown Morton.

The OSF Saint Francis Centers for Breast Health will host the Breast Cancer Survivor Celebration at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria beginning at 5:30 pm tonight (Thursday) featuring author Lillie Shockney. Breast cancer survivors and their support persons are encouraged to attend. A light dinner will be served. Cost is $10:  reservations are requested and may be made by calling 309-683-5324 or 309-683-5328.

Dream Center Peoria will host “A Night to Honor History Makers” in celebration of Jim Maloof’s 93rd birthday beginning at 6 pm tonight (Thursday) at their facility (located at 714 Hamilton Boulevard  in Peoria). Tickets are $200 per person. The event will feature music from six-time Grammy winner Amy Grant, hors d’oeuvres and a gallery exhibit of Maloof’s life and accomplishments. All proceeds benefit the programs of Dream Center Peoria. For more information, call 309-676-3000 or visit http://www.dreamcenterpeoria.org

Hayrides and Hotdogs will take place tonight (Thursday) at Sommer Park from 5 – 7 pm. Enjoy food and drinks plus a Hayrack ride and mid-1800s Autumn Play Party activities. Children and adults costumes are strongly encouraged. Cost is $6 for ages 11+, $4 for ages 3-10 with a $25 maximum per family.

Move Over Mrs. Markham continues tonight (Thursday) at the Barn 2 Dinner Theatre in Goodfield and runs through November 11.  On Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, doors open at 6 pm, buffet is at 6:30 pm, and the show is at 8 pm and on Sundays, doors & the buffet open at noon, and the show is at 1:30 pm. Prices are $32 for Thursdays, $34 for Fridays and Sunday brunch and $36 for Saturdays. For more information, call 309-965-2545 or go to www.barn2.com For a $5 Off per couple coupon, visit Peoria-Deals.com!

Bradley University will hold its fall Robison Lecture, featuring Time magazine columnist and author Joe Klein tonight (Thursday) beginning at 7:30 pm in the Michel Student Center Ballroom. Klein will present the lecture “Politics Lost: Searching for Sanity in an Era of Political Consultants, Talk Radio, Cable News, and the Blogosphere.” Admission is free and open to the public.

Rock of Ages returns to the Peoria Civic Center beginning at 7:30 pm tonight (Thursday). Tickets are $39, $49 and $59 and are now on sale at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or charge at 1-800-745-3000. Recommended for ages 13+ due to mature language and situations.

Roy Wood, Jr. will perform at the Jukebox Comedy Club tonight (Thursday) at 8 pm Friday & Saturday at 8 pm & 10:30 pm. Tickets are $16 or $15 with cash except for tonight’s 8 pm and the Friday & Saturday 10:30 pm shows which are $13 or $12 with cash. For more information and to reserve seats, call 309-673-5853 or visit www.jukeboxcomedy.com

The Central Illinois Green Expo will take place on Friday the ICC North Campus (located at 5407 North University Street in Peoria) from 8 am – 4:30 pm. Guests will learn about energy efficiency and sustainability practices while enjoying locally grown food and exploring exhibitor booths on a variety of “green” topics. Admission is free, but registration is required. For more information, visit www.cigreenexpo.org

A Downton Abbey Season 2 Marathon will be held from 10:30 am – Noon on Friday at the North Branch of the Peoria Public Library (located at 3001 W Grand Pkwy. in Peoria) Every Friday an episode from Season 2 will be presented from this program that explores the impact of WWI on the people of Great Britain. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.peoriapubliclibrary.org

The Peoria Historical Society Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War Tour Trolley Tour takes place on Friday beginning at 10:30 am leaving from Kelleher’s Irish Pub (located at 619 SW Water Street in Peoria). Also, the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Trolley Tour will take place on Saturday from 10:30 am – Noon leaving from Harp & Thistle (located at 4605 N Prospect Road in Peoria Heights).
And don’t miss the Haunted Peoria Tour which takes place from 1 – 2:30 pm on Saturday leaving from Kelleher’s Irish Pub (located at 619 SW Water Street in Peoria). The cost for each tour is $11 or free for seniors 65 and older with proof of age plus a regular ticket purchase. To reserve tickets, call 309-673-6000.

The All Saints Greek Orthodox Church will host their annual Ethnic Food Fest & Bake Sale at the church (located at 1812 N. Prospect Road in Peoria) from 11 am – 8 pm on Friday & Saturday. Dinners that will be available include roasted lamb, Athenian chicken, spanakopita (spinach pie) and gyro. Appetizer plates and gyros sandwiches plus Greek & Lebanese pastries and desserts will also be available. For more information, call 309-682-5824.

Wildlife Scary Park will take place Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 5 – 9 pm each night. From 5 – 7 pm each night is for Merry-Not-So-Scary which is designated for younger visitors that do not want to be scared. Then from 7 – 9 pm things are get scary with a spooky train ride through the Haunted Forest, trick-or-treating door to door, the troll bridge, refreshments, photo opportunities (bring a camera), carnival rides, movies, hay rack rides and more. Admission is $7 for members and $8 for non-members. For more information, call 309-676-0998 or visit http://www.wildlifeprairiestatepark.org For a $1 Off Coupon, visit Peoria-Deals.com!

The Contemporary Art Center presents Live at the Five Spot featuring Full Flavor beginning at 5:30 pm on Friday. Admission is $7 for members, $10 for non-members, $6 for student & senior members and $9 for student & senior non-members.
Salsa at the Contemporary Art Center
will feature a dance lesson from 8:30 – 9:30 pm and open dancing from 9:30 pm – 12:30 am. A cash bar will be available. Admission is $3 for members or $6 for non-members. For more information on either event, call 309-674-6877 or visit http://www.peoriacac.org

The Peoria Zoo will host Howl-Zoo-Ween from 5:30 – 8:30 pm on Friday and Saturday featuring a trick or treat trail through Africa, magic shows, a costume contest at 7 pm and more. Admission is $5 for members and $6 for non-members. Ages 1 & up require paid admission. For more information, call 309-686-3365 or visit http://www.peoriazoo.org

The Fondulac Farm Park Witches Walk (located at 305 Neumann Drive in East Peoria) will take place from 6 – 8 pm on Friday & Saturday.   Admission is $2.50 for children through 15 years old and $3 per adult (16 years & older). For more information, call 309-694-2195 or visit www.fondulacpark.com

Spider Hill continues at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe on Friday & Saturday with gates opening at 6 pm for ticket sales and scares beginning at 7 pm. Tickets are sold until 11 pm. Tickets are $8 per person per attraction. Wristbands for unlimited scares are $20 each. Group parties welcome and group rates available. For more information, visit http://www.threesisterspark.com/General/spider-hill.aspx

The Haunted Infirmary at the Bartonville Insane Asylum (located on Enterprise Drive in Bartonville) will be open from 7 pm – Midnight on Friday and from 6 pm – Midnight on Saturday. Tickets are $20 each an are available in advance online at http://thehauntedinfirmary.org to ensure that wait times are as short as possible. Each ticket will gain you access to both the Haunted Infirmary and to the hay rack ride around the grounds of what used to be the Old State Hospital. The event is hosted by the Limestone JFL.

The Dungeon of Darkness (located at 3531 Court St. in Pekin) will be open from 7 pm – Midnight on Friday & Saturday. Admission is $10 per person and children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, email info@dodpekin.com

Spook Hollow & MC Manor (located at 613 Lasalle Blvd in Marquette Heights), hosted by the Marquette Heights Men’s Club, will be open from 7 – 11 pm on Friday and Saturday featuring the MC Manor and Spook Hollow Trail. Admission is $20. For $10 per person, a Speed Pass is also available which lets you skip the lines at M.C. Manor, Spook Hollow Trail and all attractions within Spook Hollow Trail. For more information, visit www.spook-hollow.com

The Bradley Braves Volleyball Team will take on Illinois State at 7 pm on Friday and Indiana State at 4 pm on Saturday at the Renaissance Coliseum (located at 1601 W. Main Street in Peoria). Ticket prices are $6 for adults, $3 for K-12, and $14 for a family 4-pack (2 adults and 2 youth).  For more information, visit bradleybraves.com

The Peoria Rivermen will take on the Rockford IceHogs at the Peoria Civic Center Arena Friday beginning at 7 pm. Individual game tickets range in price from $13 – $28 and are available at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, by calling 676-1040 or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/806659

PARC’s 2nd Annual Boo Run will take place on Saturday beginning at 8 am at the Shoppes at Grand Prairie in Peoria. This Halloween-themed event features a Competitive 5K Run & Roll, a One-Mile Fitness Walk, and a Kids’ Fun Run, Walk & Roll. Fees are $25 for the 5K run, $10 for the Kids Fun Run, Walk & Roll, $60 for a Family Team of 4 and $25 for the One Mile Fitness Walk. Registration is available online at https://bit.ly/Mojxku All proceeds from this event will benefit PARC’s children’s services.

32nd Annual Spin-In – It’s All About Lace, the annual convention of the Bishop Hill Fiber Guild, will take place at the East Peoria Events Center (located at 4200 East Washington Street in East Peoria) on Saturday from 9 am – 4 pm. The event will feature sheep shearing, workshops to explore new techniques, vendors of both supplies and finished one-of-a kind items, and expert instruction on spinning and weaving. Those who wish to spend the day spinning or knitting can enjoy the day in the Guild Circle. Cost is $15 at the door. Children are welcome but must pay full entry fee and be supervised by an adult at all times. For more information, visit www.bishophillfiberguild.org

Beta Sigma Phi will host a Craft Show on Saturday from 9 pm – 3 pm at Galva High School (located at 1020 North Center Avenue in Galva). Admission is $2. Please, no pets or strollers. For more information, email joycebaskovic@yahoo.com

The Auxiliary of IAFF 1498 (EPFD) will host a Vendor Show from 9 am – 2 pm on Saturday at the East Peoria Festival Building (located at 201 West Washington Street East Peoria). Vendors that will be on display include Thirty One, Scentsy, My Cutesies Hair bows, JustJen82, Baby Diaper Cakes by Jennifer Orton, Park Lane, Hardrocks by Sara, Lia Sophia, Mary Kay, Essential Whimsy, Usborne Books, Pampered Chef, Ewe Nique Yarns and Tupperware. There will also be a bake sale. Admission is free. Visit http://www.facebook.com/#!/events/1004060253067440/ for more information.

The Peoria Riverfront Museum Grand Opening will take place beginning at 10 am featuring a planetarium, a Giant Screen Digital Theatre, the Illinois River encounter, the Peak Performance Center, The Street (a historical exhibit about the Peoria area), Discovery Worlds, the Fine & Folk Arts Gallery, International Features Gallery and an Interactive Learning exhibit. For more information, call 309-686-7000 or visit peoriariverfrontmuseum.org

The Spirit of Peoria will host a Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise with boarding at 10:30 am and cruise from 11 am – 1 pm on Saturday & Sunday. The cruise features a hot lunch buffet, live entertainment plus the best view of Illinois’ fall colors. Tickets are $39 for adults and $19.50 for kids ages 4 – 12 and reservations may be made by calling 309-637-8000 or online at http://www.spiritofpeoria.com

Punkin Chuckin’ will take place at 16339 Springfield Road in Pekin on Saturday beginning at Noon. Parking is $5, but the Chuckin excitement is free. There will be food, Punkin Chuckin shirts, hats and memorabilia, fall decorations and games for the children. Bring lawn chairs as seating is scarce. For more information, call 309-266-5135

The St. Anthony’s Italian Buffet Dinner will be held on Saturday from 3:30 – 7:30 pm in the Parish Hall (located at 2525 South Skyway Road  Bartonville). The all you can eat buffet includes spaghetti, lasagna, mostaccioli, Italian beef, seafood pasta and more. Ticket prices are $14 for adults, $13 for senior citizens aged 62+), $8 for children aged 5-12 and free for kids under 5. A bake sale and raffle baskets will also be available. For more information, call 309-697-0645.

The Peoria Push – Monster Smash will take place at the Peoria Civic Center Exhibit Hall with doors opening at 5 pm and bout starting at 6 pm. Celebrate Halloween – derby style – come in your most monstrous Halloween costume to participate in the costume contest. Tickets are $10 in advance available online at http://peoriarollerderby.org and $13 at the door. Children under 6 are free. A portion of the proceeds from this bout will benefit the Diabetes Association. For more information, visit http://peoriarollerderby.org

The Peoria Barbershop Chorus and Quartets will perform on Sunday beginning at 2:30 pm at Northminster Presbyterian Church (located at 10720 N. Knoxville Ave. in Peoria). This year’s theme is “That Good Ol’ Barbershop Style” and featured guests are “Main Street, U.S.A.”, a quartet from the Heart Of Illinois Sweet Adelines. Tickets are $10 in advance (or $12 at the door), $8 for senior citizens (or $10 at the door) and $5 for children aged 5 – 17. For more information, call 309-472-1413 or email bbshp4all@yahoo.com

The Central Illinois Jazz Society House Band will perform beginning at 6 pm with the Bradley Jazz Ensemble also performing at 7:15 pm in the Starting Gate Banquet Room (located in Landmark Recreation Center at 3225 N. Dries Lane in Peoria). Admission is $5 for members, $7 for non-members and students are free. For more information, call 309-692-5330 or visit www.peoriajazz.com

Richwoods High School and Peoria Notre Dame Annual Girl’s Swim & Dive for the Cure will take place at the Richwoods pool tonight (Thursday) beginning at 4:30 pm. Admission is $4 for adults $3 for students. There will also be a bake sale of “pink” items with all proceeds going to the Komen Foundation.

Advanced Technology Services (located at 8201 N. University in Peoria) will host a Beer, Wine & Food Tasting event tonight (Thursday) from 5 – 8 pm with all proceeds to benefit the partner agencies of the Heart of Illinois United Way. Admission is $20 payable at the door. For more information, call 309-693-4000.

The Man Who Came to Dinner will be presented by the Eureka College Theatre Department at Pritchard Theater on the Eureka College campus through Sunday beginning at 7:30 pm except for the Sunday performance, which begins at 2 pm. Tickets are $5 per person and may be made by calling 309-467-6363 or by sending an email to boxoffice@eureka.edu

Hayrides and Hotdogs takes place every Thursday evening in October at Sommer Park from 5 – 7 pm. Enjoy food and drinks plus a Hayrack ride and mid-1800s Autumn Play Party activities. Children and adults costumes are strongly encouraged. Cost is $6 for ages 11+, $4 for ages 3-10 with a $25 maximum per family.

Move Over Mrs. Markham continues tonight (Thursday) at the Barn 2 Dinner Theatre in Goodfield and runs through November 11.  On Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, doors open at 6 pm, buffet is at 6:30 pm, and the show is at 8 pm and on Sundays, doors & the buffet open at noon, and the show is at 1:30 pm. Prices are $32 for Thursdays, $34 for Fridays and Sunday brunch and $36 for Saturdays. For more information, call 309-965-2545 or go to www.barn2.com For a $5 Off per couple coupon, visit Peoria-Deals.com!

Twelve Angry Men continues at Peoria Players Theatre beginning at 7:30 pm tonight (Thursday), Friday & Saturday and at 2 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for patrons 18 and under and are available at the Peoria Players Box Office, by calling 309-688-4473 or online at http://www.peoriaplayers.org

Tom Simmons will perform at the Jukebox Comedy Club tonight (Thursday) at 8 pm and Friday & Saturday at 8 pm & 10:30 pm. Tickets are $14 except for the Thursday 8 pm and Friday & Saturday 10:30 pm shows, which are $12. For more information and to reserve seats, call 309-673-5853 or visit www.jukeboxcomedy.com

“The Nightmare Before Christmas” Chrysanthemum Show opens Friday at Luthy Botanical Garden.  Hours are 10 am – 5 pm on Tuesdays – Saturdays and from Noon – 5 pm on Sundays through November 4th. Cost is $2.50 for adults (ages 13 and up) or free for children aged 12 and under and Garden Members.

The Peoria Historical Society All-American City Tour takes place on Friday from 10:30 am – Noon leaving from Kelleher’s Irish Pub (located at 619 SW Water Street in Peoria). Also, the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Trolley Tour will take place on Saturday from 10:30 am – Noon leaving from Harp & Thistle (located at 4605 N Prospect Road in Peoria Heights).
And don’t miss the Haunted Peoria Tour which takes place from 1 – 2:30 pm on Saturday leaving from Kelleher’s Irish Pub (located at 619 SW Water Street in Peoria). The cost for each tour is $11 or free for seniors 65 and older with proof of age plus a regular ticket purchase. To reserve tickets, call 309-673-6000.

Uncorked! Wine, Craft Beer & Hors’d’oeuvre Tasting, Silent and Live Auction will be held on Friday at the Embassy Suites Hotel in East Peoria beginning at 6 pm. Enjoy hors’ d’oeuvres from local restaurants and a large variety of wine and craft beer. The cost is $50 per person. Tickets can be purchased at www.cchlpeoria.org or by calling 309-693-8139.

The Contemporary Art Center will present Live at the Five Spot featuring Applegate & Co. beginning at 5:30 pm on Friday. Admission is $7 for members, $10 for non-members, $6 for student & senior members and $9 for student & senior non-members.  For more information, call 309-674-6877 or visit http://www.peoriacac.org

The 10th Annual Historic Springdale Cemetery Tours will be presented by Prairie Folklore Theatre at Springdale Cemetery on Friday at 6 pm and on Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm & 4 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and a family price of $20. For reservations, call 309-689-8000.  For more information, visit www.prairiefolkloretheater.com

The Bradley Braves Volleyball team take on Southern Illinois at 6 pm on Friday and Evansville at 4pm on Saturday at the Renaissance Coliseum (located at 1601 W. Main Street in Peoria). Ticket prices are $6 for adults, $3 for K-12, and $14 for a family 4-pack (2 adults and 2 youth). Meet the 2012-13 Men’s & Women’s basketball teams and stay for the annual Red & White Scrimmage immediately following the match. In addition, purchase a family 4-pack to receive a free concessions voucher.
The Bradley Men’s Soccer team will take on Evansville beginning at 6:30 pm on Saturday at Shea Stadium (located at 1523 W. Nebraska Ave. in Peoria). There will be a Homecoming pre-game tailgate and a fireworks display after the game. For more information, visit bradleybraves.com

An old-fashioned Barn Dance will take place on Friday at Camp Wokanda (located at 620 Boy Scout Rd. in Chillicothe) beginning at 7 pm. Admission is $5, with a $20 maximum for families. First time dancers and families are welcome and no partner is needed. The popular Geisel Power Family Band will provide the music and callers Jim Hicks and Gail Hintze will teach all the dances.

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Barnum Bash at the Peoria Civic Center Arena at 7 pm on Friday, at 11 am, 3 pm and 7 pm on Saturday and at 1 pm & 5 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $15, $20, $27 and $52 and are available at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge at 800-745-3000.

Spider Hill will take place at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe on Friday & Saturday with gates opening at 6 pm for ticket sales and scares beginning at 7 pm. Tickets are sold until 11 pm. Tickets are $8 per person per attraction. Wristbands for unlimited scares are $20 each. Group parties welcome and group rates available. For more information, visit http://www.threesisterspark.com/General/spider-hill.aspx

The Haunted Infirmary at the Bartonville Insane Asylum (located at Old Pollak Hospital Bldg. at 4500 Enterprise Dr. in Bartonville) will be open from 7 pm – Midnight on Friday and from 6 pm – Midnight on  Saturday. Tickets are $20 each an are available in advance online at http://thehauntedinfirmary.org to ensure that wait times are as short as possible. Each ticket will gain you access to both the Haunted Infirmary and to the hay rack ride around the grounds of what used to be the Old State Hospital. The event is hosted by the Limestone JFL.

The Dungeon of Darkness (located at 3531 Court St. in Pekin) will be open from 7 pm – Midnight on Friday & Saturday. Admission is $10 per person and children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, email info@dodpekin.com

Goodwill of Central Illinois will hold its fourth annual Stand Down for Homeless Veterans at Chiefs Stadium in downtown Peoria on Saturday from 9 am – 1 pm. The event is designed to provide hundreds of homeless veterans with free meals, showers, haircuts, winter clothing, health screenings, VA and Social Security benefits counseling plus housing and employment referrals. For more information, call 309-682-1113 or visit www.goodwillpeo.org

The 45th Annual Spoon River Drive will take place this Saturday & Sunday in the towns of London Mills, Farmington, Avon, Ellisville, Mount Pisgah Park, Fairview, Canton, Cuba, Smithfield, Bernadotte. Lewistown, Ipava, Duncan Mills, the Waterford area and Astoria in central Illinois. Local businesses as well as vendors will be offering their wares. For more information, visit http://www.spoonriverdrive.org

The Holy Family Holiday Fair will take place at the Holy Family School (located at 3720 N. Sterling Ave. in Peoria) on Saturday from 8 am – 3 pm with more than 35 vendors. Admission is free. The event includes a raffle, bake sale plus Raber’s will have food available. For more information, call 309-688-3427.

Habitat for Humanity will be hosting a Family Fun Day at their ReStore retail store (located at 804 W. Main in Peoria) on Saturday from 10 a m – 2 pm. Activities include 24 kids games with prizes, face painting, a Scarecrow Scavenger Hunt, refreshments, souvenir photos, silent auctions and a bouncer from Fun on the Run. Special attractions include the Barnyard Discoveries Petting Zoo, The Unique Twist balloon art, Rollo the Clown, Yodelin’, Singin’, Rope Trickin’ with Cowboy Randy Erwin and the Crazy Flying Monkeyz band. For more information, call 309-678-9552 or visit habitatpeoria.org

The Spirit of Peoria will host a Fall Foliage Brunch Cruise with boarding at 10:30 am and cruise from 11 am – 1 pm on Saturday & Sunday. The cruise features a hot lunch buffet, live entertainment plus the best view of Illinois’ fall colors. Tickets are $39 for adults and $19.50 for kids ages 4 – 12 and reservations may be made by calling 309-637-8000 or online at http://www.spiritofpeoria.com

The German American Heritage Dinner Dance will be held on Saturday at the Lindenhof (located at 7601 N. Harker Avenue in Peoria) from 5 – 11 pm featuring Eddie Korosa, Jr. and the Boys from Illinois. Complete dinners are $15 per person and admission to the dance only is $5 per person. Children’s meals are $6. There will also be a cash bar. Reservations are suggested for groups of 5 or more. For more information, call 309-444-4656 or e-mail Jeff.Pulfer44444@gmail

The 2012 Peoria Promise Gala featuring the Singing Chef will take place on Saturday at the Peoria Civic Center with cocktails & silent auction beginning at 5 pm, a performance and dinner with the Singing Chef beginning at 6:30 pm and the live auction beginning at 8 pm. Tickets are $150 per person or $1500 for a table of 10 and are available by calling 309-696-0951or online at www.peoriapromise.org/events

The Bob Emser Artist Reception for his exhibit “Wheels Up: A Twelve Year Retrospective” will be held on Saturday at the Peoria Art Guild from 6 – 8 pm. Admission is free and hors’ d’oeuvres will be served. Emser’s exhibit will be on display at the Peoria Art Guild from October 11 – November 23 during regular gallery house (Monday – Friday from 9 am – 5 pm). Admission is free to the exhibit as well. For more information, call 309-637-2787 or visit http://www.peoriaartguild.org

Magician Joel Ward will perform as part of the ICC Performing Arts Series at the ICC Performing Arts Center in East Peoria on Saturday beginning at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for students and are available at the ICC Box Office or by calling 309-694-5136. For more information, visit http://www.artsaticc.com

The Peoria Symphony will present “A Grand Occasion” at the Peoria Civic Center on Saturday beginning at 8 pm. Anna Lee, violin, is the featured soloist. Individual tickets range from $26 – $66 and students tickets are $11. To order tickets and for more information call 309-671-1096 or visit www.peoriasymphony.org

Bark in the Park, hosted by the Peoria Humane Society, will take place in Festival Park located on the Peoria riverfront on Sunday beginning at 11 am. A fundraiser for the organization, activities include a canine carnival, pawprint painting, dog olympics, doggie toe nail trimming, kids’ activities, demonstrations, souvenir photos, vendors, canine good citizen testing, raffles, food and more. Admission is $5 for ages 13 years and over and free for ages 12 and under. For complete details, visit http://www.barkintheparkpeoria.org

The 2012 Ron Santo Walk to Cure Diabetes will take place on Sunday at the Glen Oak Amphitheatre beginning at 11:30 am with registration and the walk beginning at 1 pm. The walk will feature live music, face painting, a Fun on the Run bouncer, refreshments and more. All proceeds go to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. For more information, call 309-229-0558 or register online at www.jdrfillinois.org

The Peoria Heart Walk benefiting the American Heart Association will take place on Sunday beginning with opening ceremonies at 10 am at Liberty Park on the Peoria riverfront. There is no fee to register and walkers are eligible for a Heart Walk t-shirt once they have raised a minimum of $100. To register, visit www.peoriaheartwalk.org

The Wheels O’ Time Museum Fall Festival will take place on Sunday from 1 – 4 pm (located at 1710 W. Woodside Drive in Peoria) featuring David Berchtold playing acoustic guitar music plus demonstrations of a variety of steam engines, blacksmithing and other antique equipment. Admission is $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children aged 2 – 11. For more information, call 309-243-9020.

Patrick Hazell, the Godfather of Iowa blues, will perform at the at North Peoria Branch of the Peoria Public Library (located at 3001 W. Grand Parkway in Peoria) on Sunday beginning at 2 pm. Admission is free.

The Peoria Barbershop Chorus and Quartets will perform on Sunday beginning at 2:30 pm at the United Presbyterian Church (located at 2400 W. Northmoor Rd. in Peoria). This year’s theme is “That Good Ol’ Barbershop Style” and featured guests are “Main Street, U.S.A.”, a quartet from the Heart Of Illinois Sweet Adelines. Tickets are $10 in advance (or $12 at the door), $8 for senior citizens (or $10 at the door) and $5 for children aged 5 – 17. For more information, call 309-472-1413 or email bbshp4all@yahoo.com

The Prairie Wind Ensemble will perform on Sunday at the ICC Performing Arts Center in East Peoria beginning at 3 pm. Tickets are $8 for adults and $6 for students and senior citizens and are available at the ICC Box Office or by calling 309-694-5136. For more information, visit www.artsaticc.com

Hayrides and Hotdogs takes place every Thursday evening in October at Sommer Park from 5 – 7 pm. Enjoy food and drinks plus a Hayrack ride and mid-1800s Autumn Play Party activities. Children and adults costumes are strongly encouraged. Cost is $6 for ages 11+, $4 for ages 3-10 with a $25 maximum per family.

Move Over Mrs. Markham continues tonight (Thursday) at the Barn 2 Dinner Theatre in Goodfield and runs through November 11.  On Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, doors open at 6 pm, buffet is at 6:30 pm, and the show is at 8 pm and on Sundays, doors & the buffet open at noon, and the show is at 1:30 pm. Prices are $32 for Thursdays, $34 for Fridays and Sunday brunch and $36 for Saturdays. For more information, call 309-965-2545 or go to www.barn2.com

The Central Illinois Herpetological Society will meet tonight (Thursday) at Forest Park Nature Center beginning at 7 pm featuring a speaker, raffles, announcements of trips and exhibits and opportunities for hobbyists to interact with one another. Admission is free. Membership to the CIHS is $20 per year.

The Untamed Shrews will perform at the Jukebox Comedy Club tonight (Thursday) at 8 pm and Friday & Saturday at 8 pm & 10:30 pm. Tickets are $19 or $18 with cash except for the Friday 10:30 pm show which is $16 or $15 with cash. For more information and to reserve seats, call 309-673-5853 or visit www.jukeboxcomedy.com

The Peoria Historical Society All-American City Tour takes place on Friday from 10:30 am – Noon leaving from Kelleher’s Irish Pub (located at 619 SW Water Street in Peoria). Also, the Grandview Drive and Springdale Cemetery Trolley Tour will take place on Saturday from 10:30 am – Noon leaving from Harp & Thistle (located at 4605 N Prospect Road in Peoria Heights).
And don’t miss the Haunted Peoria Tour which takes place from 1 – 2:30 pm on Saturday leaving from Kelleher’s Irish Pub (located at 619 SW Water Street in Peoria). The cost for each tour is $11 or free for seniors 65 and older with proof of age plus a regular ticket purchase. To reserve tickets, call 309-673-6000.

The CIAO First Fridays Artists’ Tour will take place on Friday from 5 – 9 pm at 10 different locations in downtown Peoria including The Mill, Murray Center for the Arts, the Contemporary Art Center and the Peoria Art Guild where visitors can view artist demonstrations as well as purchase pieces. For a complete map of the locations, visit http://ciaopeoria.com

Whisper & Shout at the Contemporary Art Center, an open mic for sharing and inspiring poetry, will take place tonight (Thursday) with doors opening at 7:30 pm and the show beginning at 8 pm. Admission is $4 for members or $7 for non-members.
The Contemporary Art Center will present Live at the Five Spot featuring Judy Page & Speak Easy beginning at 5:30 pm on Friday. Admission is $7 for members, $10 for non-members, $6 for student & senior members and $9 for student & senior non-members.
Salsa at the Contemporary Art Center will feature a dance lesson from 8:30 – 9:30 pm and open dancing to DJ Matt Vasquez from 9:30 pm – 12:30 am. A cash bar will be available. Admission is $3 for members or $6 for non-members.  For more information on any of these events, call 309-674-6877 or visit http://www.peoriacac.org

The 10th Annual Historic Springdale Cemetery Tours will be presented by Prairie Folklore Theatre at Springdale Cemetery on Friday at 6 pm and on Saturday and Sunday at 2 pm & 4 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children and a family price of $20. For reservations, call 309-689-8000.  For more information, visit www.prairiefolkloretheater.com

The Corn Stock Theatre Winter Playhouse productions of The Laramie Project and The Laramie Project 10 Years Later continue at 7:30 pm tonight (Thursday), Friday & Saturday at the Corn Stock Theatre Center. The two productions will be performed on alternate evenings. Patrons may purchase tickets to one production, and will receive a 50% discount on price of a ticket to the second show. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students 18 & under with ID. Season ticket holders may see both productions – season tickets are $50 and are available at the Corn Stock Theatre Box Office, by calling 309-676-2196 or online at www.CornStockTheatre.com

Spider Hill is back at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe every Friday & Saturday in October with gates opening at 6 pm for ticket sales and scares beginning at 7 pm. Tickets are sold until 11 pm. Tickets are $8 per person per attraction. Wristbands for unlimited scares are $20 each. Group parties welcome and group rates available. For more information, visit http://www.threesisterspark.com/General/spider-hill.aspx

The Haunted Infirmary at the Bartonville Insane Asylum will be open from 7 pm – Midnight every Friday and from 6 pm – Midnight every Saturday in October. Tickets are $20 each an are available in advance online at http://thehauntedinfirmary.org to ensure that wait times are as short as possible. Each ticket will gain you access to both the Haunted Infirmary and to the hay rack ride around the grounds of what used to be the Old State Hospital. The event is hosted by the Limestone JFL.

The Dungeon of Darkness (located at 3531 Court St. in Pekin) will be open from 7 pm – Midnight every Friday & Saturday in October. Admission is $10 per person and children 13 and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, email info@dodpekin.com

The ICC Theatre Program will present Rough Magic at the ICC Performing Arts Center beginning at 7:30 pm and at 2:30 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for students and senior citizens and are available at the ICC Box Office or by calling 309-694-5136. For more information, visit http://www.artsaticc.com

Twelve Angry Men will be presented by Peoria Players Theatre beginning at 7:30 pm on Friday & Saturday and at 2 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for patrons 18 and under and are available at the Peoria Players Box Office, by calling 309-688-4473 or online at http://www.peoriaplayers.org

Draft Culture, the female fronted, 80s & 90s, cover band, will be playing at Go-T’s (located at 3201 Northeast Adams Street in Peoria) on Friday beginning at 9 pm. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 309-682-4687.

The 45th Annual Spoon River Drive will take place in the towns of London Mills, Farmington, Avon, Ellisville, Mount Pisgah Park, Fairview, Canton, Cuba, Smithfield, Bernadotte. Lewistown, Ipava, Duncan Mills, the Waterford area and Astoria in central Illinois. Local businesses as well as vendors will be offering their wares. For more information, visit http://www.spoonriverdrive.org

The 2012 Muscle on Main Strongman Competition will be held on Main Street in Morton on Saturday from 10:30 am – 3 pm. Events include Log Clean & Press, Hand over Hand Truck Pull, Hummer Tire Deadlift, Atlas Stones, and the new event, Car Carry. There is also an open women’s division. Fee for participants is $40; spectators are free. For more information, call 866-242-4476.  To register to participate, visit www.probodysolutions.com/EVENTS

The Morton German Fest will be held on Saturday from 1 – 9 pm featuring German beer and wine tasting from 1 – 5 pm and plus German food, music, and dancing behind Wines ‘n More and Morton Deli on Main Street in Morton. Entertainment and contests will take place from 3 – 7 pm and the famous Jagerettes will be on hand from 7 – 9 pm with Jagermeister and Berenjager.  Admission is free.

Northwoods Church is hosting a Canned Food Drive to benefit Peoria’s South Side Mission and Midwest Food Bank as well as Galesburg’s FISH Food Pantry and Galesburg Rescue Mission. Church members from Northwoods Community Church as well as from Northminster Presbyterian, The Vineyard, and Living Waters Lutheran churches will be dismissed from services on Saturday & Sunday to collect food for the area’s hungry. Fun activities for children at the collection sites will include music, games and bouncy houses during the collections. Collection hours are on Saturday 6 – 8 pm and on Sunday from 9 am – 1 pm and locations include Kroger on North Knoxville, Aldi on North Allen Road and Walmart on North Allen in Peoria and Aldi on Main Street in Galesburg. For more information, call 309-243-1550, ext. 2742 or visit http://nwoods.org

The Peoria Rivermen will host an Exhibition Game at the Peoria Civic Center Arena on Saturday beginning at 7 pm vs. the Rockford IceHogs. Tickets are $9 and are available at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, by calling 309-676-1040 or online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/artist/806659

A Family Movie Night featuring “25 Hill: All-American Soap Box Derby”, will be shown beginning at 7 pm Saturday at the First Church of the Nazarene (located at 5504 N. University St. in Peoria). Admission is free. For more information, visit www.25hill.com

Comedy’s Lovable Queen of Mean, Lisa Lampanelli, brings her hilarious standup to the Peoria Civic Center Theater Saturday at 8 pm. Tickets are $39.75 and are available at the Peoria Civic Center Box Office, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.

The Peoria Walk to End Alzheimers will take place on Sunday beginning at 1 pm with registration and a 2 pm walk start time on the Peoria Riverfront. There is no fee to participate, however participants with a minimum $100 in donations collected will receive a free t-shirt. For more information and to register, call 309-681-1100 or visit www.alz.org/illinoiscentral

The Peoria German-American Central Society will host their annual Schlachtfest at Hickory Grove Park (located at 12403 Hickory Grove Rd, in Dunlap) on Sunday from Noon to 8 pm. The event is open to the public. Admission is free. The event will be combined with a celebration of German-American Day and as a kick-off to German-American Heritage month in Peoria and feature German Music by Vogel Musik and Al’s Pals. There will be German beer & food, a German car cruis’n plus an arts and craft fair as well as soccer, a shooting tent, bingo and a German gift tent. For more information, visit www.peoriagermans.net