Datebook

Mar 3 – Dec 31 all-day
12:00 am
Location: Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum On display are the selected entries to the ALPLM Children’s Art Contest rom throughout the state. FREE; Museum admission required.
Children’s Art Contest @ Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum
Mar 23 – Dec 31 all-day
12:00 am
On display are the selected entries to the ALPLM Children’s Art Contest rom throughout the state. FREE; Museum admission required.
East Peoria Festival of Lights @ City of East Peoria
Nov 19 – Dec 31 all-day
East Peoria Festival of Lights @ City of East Peoria | East Peoria | Illinois | United States
12:00 am
One of Peoria’s biggest holiday traditions returns for the 32nd year – the East Peoria Festival of Lights! Enjoy your favorite light displays; from the Budweiser Clydesdales to the Starship Enterprise, this drive-through event is[...]
Santa’s Wildlife Express @ Wildlife Prairie Park
Dec 9 – Dec 11 all-day
Santa's Wildlife Express @ Wildlife Prairie Park | Hanna City | Illinois | United States
12:00 am
Wildlife Prairie Park transforms into a Winter Wonderland! Take a train ride through the North Pole and enjoy games, crafts, cookie decorating, pictures with Santa and animal encounters
Dec 10 all-day
Chocolate in the Heights @ Peoria Heights | Peoria Heights | Illinois | United States
12:00 am
Enjoy delicious and unique chocolate treats at Peoria Heights Chamber of Commerce member businesses while you shop for those special ones on your list.
Kristkindlmarkt @ The Lindenhof
Dec 10 – Dec 11 all-day
Kristkindlmarkt @ The Lindenhof | Peoria | Illinois | United States
12:00 am
Experience old world Christmas at the sixth annual Kristkindlmarkt at the Lindenhof! This is the Peoria German American Society’s biggest holiday event! Enjoy German food, crafts and music! Fröhliche Weihnachten!
Dec 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Yanda Cabin Christmas Celebration @ Yanda Log Cabin | Glen Carbon | Illinois | United States
2:00 pm
Mark your calendar for the Yanda Cabin Christmas Celebration, Sunday, Dec. 11th from 2-4:00pm. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for children to visit. With your donation of a nonperishable food item, the Kiwanis[...]
Dec 17 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
Drop by the Robert N. Brewer Family Foundation as they open their doors to the community for FREE pictures with Santa. (Please bring your own camera.) Santa will be there from noon – 5pm. If[...]
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm
Blend Doo Wop Christmas Concert @ Herrin Civic Center @ Herrin Civic Center | Herrin | Illinois | United States
7:00 pm
Blend Acapella Doo Wop Christmas concert which benefits The Robert N. Brewer Family Foundation scholarship program. Saturday, December 17th. Doors open at 6; Concert starts at 7. Call Marie at 988 1234 to reserve tickets.[...]
Third Annual Galena LitFest @ Desoto House Hotel - Ballroom
Jan 14 @ 11:00 am – 8:30 pm
Third Annual Galena LitFest @ Desoto House Hotel - Ballroom | Galena | Illinois | United States
11:00 am
On Saturday, January 14, 2017 Galena LitFest, sponsored by the Friends of the Galena Public Library, Inc. and the Galena Public Library, will host all day events at the Desoto House Hotel. 11 am: Discussion[...]
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – Feb 12 @ 11:00 am
46th Rockford Boat, Vacation & Fishing Show @ Indoor Sports Center | Loves Park | Illinois | United States
4:00 pm
New 2017 boats, boating equipment, motors, and trailers will be exhibited at the 46th annual show. Everything from GO-Float to pro-fishing boats, sleek high powered runabouts and pontoons will be shown with manufacturer representatives on[...]
Feb 24 – Mar 5 all-day
Chicago Northwest Restaurant Week 2017 @ Chicago Northwest  | Schaumburg | Illinois | United States
12:00 am
The most edible time of the year, Chicago Northwest Restaurant Week , is making its annual return February 24 – March 5, 2017. Participating restaurants offer a 3-course prix-fixe lunch for $10 to $20 and[...]
Mar 10 @ 2:00 pm – Mar 12 @ 11:00 am
46TH ROCKFORD, IL RV, CAMPING & TRAVEL SHOW @ Indoor Sports Center | Loves Park | Illinois | United States
2:00 pm
Camping is great fun for the whole family. Visit the 46th annual Rockford RV, Camping & Travel Show and take a look at the new 2017 RV models to find your home away from home.[...]
Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show @ Indianapolis State Fairgrounds
Mar 17 – Mar 26 all-day
Indianapolis Boat, Sport and Travel Show @ Indianapolis State Fairgrounds | Indianapolis | Indiana | United States
12:00 am
Find your adventure in over 650,000 square-feet of pure, outdoor goodness in six super-sized buildings. Acres of boats, RV’s, fishing tackle and hunting gear, outdoor destinations, paddle sports equipment, educational seminars, outdoor celebrities and unique[...]
27th Annual Rhubarb Festival @ Small Memorial Park
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
10:00 am
Many types of vendors, rhubarb pie/slices sold, tours of the Dr. Small House and Taylor One-Room School, kids activities
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
World's Largest Catsup Bottle Festival @ Woodland Park | Collinsville | Illinois | United States
9:00 am
A birthday party celebration for the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle historic landmark featuring food, drinks, old-fashioned party games, hula hoop competition, spin the bottle and more. Other events include ketchup tasting and the tater tots[...]