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Fun Home continues at the Corn Stock Theatre Center (Iocated in upper Bradley Park) beginning at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 pm on Sunday. An original musical about seeing your parents through grown-up eyes, tickets for this Tony-winning adaptation of cartoonist Alison Bechdel’s memoir are $14 for adults & $10 for students through high school and are available at the Corn Stock box office, by calling 309-676-2196 or online at
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Death by Golf, a comic murder mystery, continues at the Barn iii Dinner Theatre in Goodfield through March 17. The inaugural production in Conklin Players’ new facility at the same location where the previous barn theatre was located, they now offer a full cash bar.  On Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays, doors open at 6 pm and on Sundays, doors open at 12:30 pm. Prices are $45 for Thursdays, $47.50 for Fridays and Sunday brunch and $49 for Saturdays. For more information and to purchase tickets, call 309-965-2545 or go to
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The Annual Girl Scout Cookie Sale will take place throughout Central Illinois through March 18 through individual girl scouts or through locations throughout the Central Illinois area as well as online. For full information about where and when cookies are available, visit

Pippin will be presented by the Eureka College Theatre Department at Pritchard Theatre (located at 300 College Ave. in Eureka) tonight (Thursday) through Saturday at 7:30 pm. Tickets are pay-what-you-decide and may be reserved by emailing

Fish & Chicken Dinners will be served at the Itoo Hall (located at 4909 W. Farmington Road in Peoria) on Friday from 4:30 – 7 pm. Featuring catfish, walleye, shrimp, fried chicken with fries or baked potatoe, cole slaw, baked beans and coffee and iced tea (dine in orders only), prices range from $8 – $13. A cash bar, desserts and kids meals are also available. For more information, click HERE

Live at the Five Spot at the Contemporary Art Center will feature the Kevin Hart Trio on Friday from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Admission is $8 for members, $12 for non-members, $7 for student & senior members and $11 for student & senior non-members.
Salsa at the Contemporary Art Center will feature a dance lesson also on Friday from 8:30 – 9:30 pm and open dancing to DJ Ed Caballero from 9:30 pm – 12:30 am. A cash bar will be available. Admission is $4 for members or $7 for non-members. For more information about either event, call 309-674-6822 or visit

The Peoria Rivermen will take on the Birmingham Bulls on Friday & the Macon Mayhem on Saturday at the Peoria Civic Center Arena beginning at 7:15 pm. Tickets range from $11 to $21 in advance or $1 more the day of the game and are available at the Peoria Civic Center, all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 309-676-1040 or online at
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Romance Under the Stars will take place in the Dome Planetarium at the Riverfront Museum on Friday at 8 pm. Featuring a special tour of the Cosmos exploring romantic constellations in Peoria’s night sky plus a trip to the most breathtaking places in the Universe using the real-time Uniview system, you’ll also receive a glass of wine or sparkling juice and a small bag of chocolates. For ages 21 and over, cost is $15 for members or $20 for the public. Tickets are available by calling 309-686-7000 or online at

John Mellencamp will perform in the Peoria Civic Center Theater beginning at 8 pm. Ticket are $42.50, $69.50, $89.50, and $129.50 and are available at the Civic Center box office, by calling 800-745-3000, all Ticketmaster outlets, or online at

Preacher Lawson will perform at the Jukebox Comedy Club (located at 3527 W Farmington Rd. in Peoria) at 9:45 pm on Friday & Saturday. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $30 for VIP seating and are available by calling 309-673-5853 or visiting

The Special Olympics Polar Plunge will take place at the Peoria Civic Center on Saturday with registration beginning at 10 am and the plunge at Noon. Participants must raise $100 in donations in exchange for jumping into the icy waters. For full details, click HERE

Chemistry Demonstrations will take place in the Peoria Riverfront Museum Lobby on Saturday from 1- 2 pm. Bradley University Chemistry Club students will provide activities and perform chemistry demonstrations. Admission to the Museum is $11 for adults, $10 for senior citizens 60+ and $9 for youth 3 – 17. For more information, call 309-686-7000 or visit

Peoria Players will host a Trivia Competition at the Fox Pub and Cafe (located at 7800 N Sommer St. in Peoria) on Saturday from 2 – 5 pm. Prized will be awarded. Admission is $15 per person $15 per person with a limit of 8 people per table. Make reservations by calling 309-688-4473. For more information, click HERE

The 2019 Peoria Adopt-a-Senior Valentine will take place at Sharon Healthcare Elms (located at 3611 N Rochelle Ln. in Peoria) on Saturday. Gift bag assembly will begin at 2 pm with the party following at 2:30 pm. Volunteers must be at least 16 years old and must register and anyone under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Donations are also appreciated. For more information, call 309-270-3170 and to rsvp and make a donation, visit at

The St. Jude Totally 80’s Prom will take place at Metamora Fields (located at 801 W. Progress St. in Metamora) on Saturday from 6 – 11 pm. Featuring an all-you-can-eat junk food buffet, one free beer per person, four hours of live 80’s music from Jammsammich, a live and silent 80’s themed auction and prom photos, tickets are $75 per person, $150 per couple or save $50 on a table of 8. For more information and tickets visit

The St. Jude Young Professional committee will present St. Jude Snow Moon at Industry Brewing Co. (located at 8012 N. Hale Ave. in Peoria) on Saturday beginning at 6 pm. Featuring a raffle and a special St. Jude Brew plus learn more about St. Jude Harvest Moon Peoria event. Admission is free. For more information, click HERE

The Murder Mystery Dinner “The Princess Bride-DIED!!!” will take place in The Mackinaw Valley Vineyard (located at 33633 State Rt 9 in Mackinaw) on Saturday from 6:30 – 9 pm. Featuring a pre-show wine tasting, seating and “mingling” with the cast, admission is $45 person for dinner, dessert and the show. Call 309-359-9463 for reservations. For more information visit

Enjoy live music with Berchtold & Stear at the Rhythm Kitchen (located at 305 SW Water Street in Peoria) on Saturday beginning at 7 pm. There is no cover charge. For more information including a schedule of performers, visit

The Peoria Train Fair will take place on the Illinois Central College East Peoria campus on Sunday from 10 am – 3 pm. Hosted by the Illinois Valley Model Railroad Club in Peoria and Pekin’s River City Model Railroad Club, the fair will feature operating layouts, swap meet tables, videos, DVDs, books, photos, clothing as well as many model railroad parts and supplies available for purchase. Admission is $3 for adults and free for kids 12 and under when accompanied by an adult. Refreshments will be available. For more information, click HERE

Winterfest (Wurstfest) will be held at the Lindenhof (7601 N. Harker Drive ) on Sunday from 12 pm – 6 pm. Full German dinners will be offered at $10 for adults and $5 for children with a dessert for $2 extra. German beer and wine will be available for purchase. For more information, call 309-691-7484 or visit

Engineering Day will take place in the Peoria Riverfront Museum on Sunday from 12 – 5 pm. Featuring engineering activities provided throughout the museum by local engineering groups, admission to the Museum is free for this event including galleries & planetarium shows. For more information, call 309-686-7000 or visit

Anne Hills will perform as part of the Music in the McKenzie series at the Peoria Public Library North Branch (located at 3001 West Grand Parkway in Peoria) on Sunday from 2 – 4 pm. A contemporary folk music artist, she incorporates guitar, banjo and a Tibetan bell in her performances. A portion of CD sales support The Friends of Peoria Public Library. Admission is free. For more information, visit

Disorganizer will perform at the February Jazz Nights as part of the Heights Concert Series at the Trailside Event Center above Trefzger’s Bakery (located at 4416 N Prospect Road in Peoria Heights) on Sunday at 6 pm. The CIJS House Band under the leadership of Larry Harms will open the show. Admission is $6 for members, $10 non-members and free for students. A cash bar and food will be available for purchase. For information, call 309-692-5330 or visit

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