Family Calendar & Concerts

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Concerts

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Aug 21, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.

Bureau County Fair (Fri. Aug 22, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bureau County Fairgrounds
811 West Peru Street
Princeton, IL 61356
815.875.2905
bcfair@frontier.com
http://www.bureaucountyfair.com/

Come soak up the last little bit of summer at the Bureau County Fair!

 

This year's fair includes many great events!

Each night's main events include:

  • Wednesday, Aug 20th - Antique Tractor Pull
  • Thursday, Aug 21st - Beach Boys in Concert
  • Friday, Aug 22nd - PBR Bull Riding
  • Saturday, Aug 23rd - Tractor Pull
  • Sunday, Aug 24th - Demolition Derby

 

Many other events will be going on throughout the fair, more concerts, livestock events, contests, and much more! 

 

Check out the fair's website to find out details for all fairground festivities for all ages!

'Tribute Quartet' Southern Gospel concert (Fri. Aug 22, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Evangelical United Methodist Church
401 Walnut Street
Washington, IL 61571
Don:309.444.4342 Jennita:309.444.8346
http://www.tributequartet.com

Tribute Quartet from Nashville, Tennessee, will present a Southern Gospel concert!

 

Tribute Quartet was formed in 2006. The group was voted 'The 2008 Horizon Group of the Year' at the National Quartet Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, just a few months after it was named Singing News magazine's '2008 Breakthrough Artist of the Year'.

 

For more information on the group visit their website.

 

Tickets are $5.00.  A freewill offering will also be taken.  Tickets are available at the church office Monday-Thursday mornings or at the concert.  

With any questions, call Don or Jennita.

Washington is Overcoming! (Washington Art Festival) (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 10:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Washington Park
Off Lincoln St
Washington, IL 61571
309.692.9242
promotions@wcicfm.org
http://www.wcicfm.org/washington-is-overcoming

The WCIC community is coming together to stand with Washington at its annual art festival. Let's celebrate the progress that's been made in rebuilding the area after the tornado struck last year. Who's invited? You and anyone else who wants to come, even if you weren't directly impacted by the storm. 

 

Come and enjoy FREE family activities - bounce houses for all ages, Uncle Bob's famous ice cream (while supplies last), and face painting by the Zoo Lady! And that's not all - we want to hear your stories of overcoming and your hopes for what remains to be overcome.

 

Other activities include a parade (10:00 a.m.) and Art Festival with more than 40 vendors!

 

WCIC will be there collecting stories so please come and share if you can!

 

Sponsored by: Space Walk of East Peoria, Uncle Bob's Ice Cream, New Image Laser and Massage at Illini Family Medicine

OUTDOOR Adventure Fest (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sterling-Rock Falls Family YMCA
2505 YMCA Way
Sterling, IL 61081
815.535.9622
kolson@srfymca.org
http://srfymca.org/posts/outdoor-adventure-fest/

FUN. EDUCATION. ADVENTURE

Join us for FREE outdoor family activities at the Y.

The goal of the event is to encourage healthy, active outdoor fun. Families will get to experience traditional and non-traditional outdoor activities, all free of charge.

 

Fishing derby in the pool. Yes, live fish IN the pool!

FREE hot dog meal for all.

Two separate climbing walls, one for kids and one for adults.

Archery, bouncies and countless other activities!

 

Admission, activities, and a meal will be available to all, at no charge. Join the fun and connect your family to the great outdoors.

 

Presented by Riverside Community Bank

Bureau County Fair (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bureau County Fairgrounds
811 West Peru Street
Princeton, IL 61356
815.875.2905
bcfair@frontier.com
http://www.bureaucountyfair.com/

Come soak up the last little bit of summer at the Bureau County Fair!

 

This year's fair includes many great events!

Each night's main events include:

  • Wednesday, Aug 20th - Antique Tractor Pull
  • Thursday, Aug 21st - Beach Boys in Concert
  • Friday, Aug 22nd - PBR Bull Riding
  • Saturday, Aug 23rd - Tractor Pull
  • Sunday, Aug 24th - Demolition Derby

 

Many other events will be going on throughout the fair, more concerts, livestock events, contests, and much more! 

 

Check out the fair's website to find out details for all fairground festivities for all ages!

Community Festivus/ Believer's Motorcycle Ride (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Real Life Church
106 Grant Road
Marquette Heights, IL 61554
309.613.8217
rreed@midwestfoodbank.org
https://www.facebook.com/events/834688719882516/?

Real Life Church is hosting a community festival.

 

Come join us for a time of live music by the Real Life church youth worship team, Audience of One, Cole Hollow, and others and free food to boot.

Motorcycle enthusiasts, come be a part of the Believers Ride. Join Christian Motorcycle Association and Armor Bearers M/C International riders as they take to the highways and byways in a fun filled ride in central Illinois.

 

The event is donation driven and open to all!

Unspoken - Free Outdoor Concert (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 5:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Peoria Heights Tower Park
Corner of Prespect and Glen
Peoria Heights, IL
309.685.7649
http://www.peoriaheightscc.org

Come enjoy a free outdoor concert with the band Unspoken!

Unspoken sings the songs; "Lift My Life Up", "Who You Are", and "Start a Fire".

 

Come out to the park and enjoy the evening! Bring blankets, lawn chairs, and snacks for the whole family!

A free will offering will be taken, and concessions will be available.

 

Opening for Unspoken will be the Peoria Heights Congregational Church band.

 

Presented by Peoria Heights Congregational Church!

Welcomed by WCIC!

God's Not Dead Free Movie Night (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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Springfield First Baptist Church, 323 South Grant West, Springfield, IL
Bernie Lutchman 217.414.2435
http://www.godsnotdeadthemovie.com/

Special free showing of God's Not Dead.
Surprise movie hit of the year!
Movie and munchies!
  • Snacks at 5:30 p.m.
  • Movie at 6:15 p.m.
Free to the public...And there will be giveaways!
 
For more information about the movie, head to the movie website!

God's Not Dead in Galesburg (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 5:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Galesburg First Church of the Nazarene
1501 Webster Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
309.337.6002
Julieacone@gmail.com

Movie showing in the sanctuary at Galesburg First Church of the Nazarene. Doors open at 5:30 with the movie beginning at 6:30. This is a free event with a dessert reception immediately following the movie.

Back To School Concert with Jason Gray (Sat. Aug 23, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Calvary Baptist Church, 1017 N. School St. Normal, IL 61761
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309.452.4479
http://cbcnormal.org/event/611183-2014-08-23-back-to-school-weekend-concert/

Jason Gray will be performing at a "Back to School Concert" on Saturday night. This event is sponsored by Calvary Christian Academy.

 

This will be a FREE, acoustic concert.

No tickets required, but seating is limited so come early.

 

Jason will also be joining our worship team on Sunday morning, August 24th where we will be honoring local teachers by praying over them in the service.

 

Find out more here: http://cbcnormal.org/event/611183-2014-08-23-back-to-school-weekend-concert/

Conklin Dinner Theatre, "Is There Life After Fifty?" (Sun. Aug 24, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre
Timberline Rd
Goodfield, IL 61742
309.965.2545
http://barn2.com

Conklin's Barn II Dinner Theatre is happy to announce their production of the regional premiere of the new comedy, "Is There Life After Fifty?"

Opening July 31, it will run for seven weeks on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings and Sunday brunch through September 14.

 

"Is There Life After Fifty?" is a new comedy by Cynthia Hayes DiSavino.  A comic battle of the sexes that flirts with the theme of the aging Baby Boom generation.  Starring Lana Warner, Bob Lane Jr. and Mary Simon.  

 

Show and Dinner pricing:

Thursday evenings - $33.00

Friday evenings and Sunday brunch - $35.00

Saturday evenings - $37.00

 

Evening shows, doors open at 6:00 p.m. and show begins at 8:00 p.m.

Sunday shows, doors open at noon, show begins at 1:30 p.m.

 

For reservations, contact by phone.

For more information, visit the Barn on the internet.

Bureau County Fair (Sun. Aug 24, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bureau County Fairgrounds
811 West Peru Street
Princeton, IL 61356
815.875.2905
bcfair@frontier.com
http://www.bureaucountyfair.com/

Come soak up the last little bit of summer at the Bureau County Fair!

 

This year's fair includes many great events!

Each night's main events include:

  • Wednesday, Aug 20th - Antique Tractor Pull
  • Thursday, Aug 21st - Beach Boys in Concert
  • Friday, Aug 22nd - PBR Bull Riding
  • Saturday, Aug 23rd - Tractor Pull
  • Sunday, Aug 24th - Demolition Derby

 

Many other events will be going on throughout the fair, more concerts, livestock events, contests, and much more! 

 

Check out the fair's website to find out details for all fairground festivities for all ages!

The Punches Family Free Gospel/Bluegrass Concert (Sun. Aug 24, 2014 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

John Dixon Park
Corner of Galena Ave and Chamberlin St
Dixon, IL 61021
Church: 815.288.5212 Pastor: 815.440.2894

Dixon’s Northside Baptist Church will be hosting a Community Gospel Concert John Dixon Park in Dixon.

The concert will feature The Punches Family, a nationally known gospel/bluegrass band.

The concert will be free to the public, so bring your family, some lawn chairs and expect a great time.

 

For more information call the church or Pastor Dan Bentz.

the Hearts (Tue. Aug 26, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm)

Contact Info:

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ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr East Peoria, IL 61635
309.323.7305
admin@hoichorus.com
http://www.hoichorus.com

 

Ladies come sing with us for the summer.  Learn some new songs, a few vocal techniques and sing a cappella with us.

 

Tuesday Evenings 7:00 - 9:30 p.m.

 

There will be performance opportunities throughout the summer.

 

Looking for prom dresses for this year's Father Daughter Purity Ball! (Wed. Aug 27, 2014 12:00 pm)

Contact Info:

The Christian Center
4100 N. Brandywine Dr
Peoria, IL 61614
309.685.4218
Dhellige@sbcglobal.net
http://www.purityball.com

The Christian Center is collecting prom dresses for this year's Father Daughter Purity Ball.  Please drop off current, in-style, clean dresses to the Christian Center Monday through Friday. Your donation helps ladies to come in their very best to this enchanting, exciting event. Questions? Call or go to our website!

Matt Vollmer & the Great Romance (Wed. Aug 27, 2014 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Tremont United Methodist Ch.
112 W. Pearl St.
Tremont, IL 61568
309.925.7361
tumc@tremontumc.org
http://tremontumc.org/wordpress1/

Matt Vollmer & the Great Romance in concert.

Open to the public.

A freewill love offering will be received.

 

Contact the church by phone or for more information go to our website!

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Aug 28, 2014 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

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Sabella Street Station 335 Sabella Pekin IL 61554
309.509.1181
bobbiejobarnes@att.net

Presented by: Sabella Street Station and Driven Cafe

Hosted by: Author, Musician, Singer, Songwriter Bobbie Jo Barnes

Accepting Acoustic Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Art

No Cover Charge

Food & Coffee

All Ages Welcome

Christian Based or Clean Music & Words

Family Friendly

*All artists that wish to participate must arrive by 6:30 pm to meet with BJB to sign up for the night.

If you have any questions or would like to pre-register before the event, please contact BJB by using the contact information listed above.

Josh Wilson in Concert (Sat. Aug 30, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/josh-wilson-concert/

Northwoods Community Church in Peoria will be hosting Josh Wilson in concert in place of the Peoria weekend services on August 30th and 31st!

 

Josh’s music is all over Christian radio; most recognizable are his songs “I Refuse” and “Pushing Back the Dark.” He has numerous chart-topping hits, has won an industry award for Songwriter/Artist of the Year, and is generating critical recognition as “the future of Christian pop”! You won’t want to miss Josh’s powerful testimony and an incredible weekend of worship!


Josh Wilson in Concert (Sun. Aug 31, 2014 9:00 am)

Contact Info:

Northwoods Community Church
10700 N Allen Rd.
Peoria, IL 61615
309-243-1550
http://www.nwoods.org/peoria/events/josh-wilson-concert/

Northwoods Community Church in Peoria will be hosting Josh Wilson in concert in place of the Peoria weekend services on August 30th and 31st!

 

Josh’s music is all over Christian radio; most recognizable are his songs “I Refuse” and “Pushing Back the Dark.” He has numerous chart-topping hits, has won an industry award for Songwriter/Artist of the Year, and is generating critical recognition as “the future of Christian pop”! You won’t want to miss Josh’s powerful testimony and an incredible weekend of worship!