Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Holiday/Seasonal'

Saint Mark School Harvest Festival (Fri. Oct 24, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Saint Mark School
711 N Underhill St.
Peoria, IL 61604

Join us for an evening of indoor fall fun in the Saint Mark School Gym. There will be games, food, and bouncy houses.

Admission is $5 per person with a limit of $30 per family.  Hope to see you there!


Holiday Happenings (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 9:00 am - 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Church Hall
303 Campanile Dr.
East Peoria, IL 61611

St. Monica's Ladies Guild is sponsoring Holiday Happenings, a Craft and Bake Sale. Coffee and donuts will be served in the morning and lunch will be served in the afternoon. Crafters will be displaying, crocheted items, handmade paper crafts, cards, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Miche purses with removable liners, quilts, shirts, scented soaps, soy wax melts, and many Christmas items. Lots of baked goods, apple pies, and breads. 

For more information call Pat at the above number.

1st Annual "Fall-In" with New Life Craft Show (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 9:00 am - 3:00 pm)

Contact Info:

New Life Lutheran Church
702 West Lynn Boulevard
Sterling, IL 61081

Craft show, Bake Sale, Door Prizes

Trunk or Treat (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

First Baptist Church
600 East Washington St.
East Peoria, IL 61611

Please come join us for an evening of fun! There will be trunk or treating along with free hot dogs, games, and tractor rides. Come rain or shine! 

Trunk or Treat (Sat. Oct 25, 2014 4:30 pm)

Contact Info:

First United Methodist Church
2941 S. Koke Mill Road
Springfield, IL 62711

This fun alternative to the the Halloween experience is designed for kids in 4th grade or younger. Families, have your kids wear their favorite costume and trick or treat along the rows of trunks decorated by our own FUMC members. After trunk or treating, please stay for free food and games. We also invite you to bring toothbrushes and toothpaste for our Operation Christmas Child collection.

Pioneer Days: Heirloom Gardening (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sommer Park, 6329 Koerner Road, Edwards, IL 61528

$2.25/Person, ages 4 & up


5/25: Heirloom Gardening

6/29: Animal Husbandry

7/27: Old Fashion Carnival

8/31: Weaving-Wool Dying

9/28: Barn Dance

10/26 Harvest-Butter Churning


Step back in time and experience 19th Century life in rural Peoria County.

Trunk or Treating (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Princeton First United Methodist Church
316 S Church St
Princeton, IL 61356

  • Games
  • Barrels of fun!
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Cookies and Punch
  • Photo Booth
  • Face Painting
  • Costume and Car Judging

Trunk or Treat (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

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Trunk or Treat at Crossroads (Sun. Oct 26, 2014 4:30 pm)

Everyone is invited! Come dressed in costume (not too scary, please.)

Decorate your trunk (optional).

Pack a family picnic - bonfire available. 

4:30-5:30 - Tailgating

5:00-5:30 - Games and Activities

5:45 - Trunk or Treating begins (Kids will parade to the trunks collecting treats.)

Everyone is welcome! Please bring lots of treats to share!



Trunk or Treat (Wed. Oct 29, 2014 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Sterling Nazarene Church
411 13th Ave.
Sterling, IL 61081

Come enjoy a safe, fun trick-or-treating atmosphere! Kids in costume can collect candy from decorated cars. Families can enjoy a free meal.

Trunk or Treat @ New Beginings Apostolic Church (Wed. Oct 29, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

New Beginings Apostolic Church
3121 E. Elm
Springfield, IL 62702

Come join us and bring your family for free hotdogs, chips, soda, candy and games. We will also have a bonfire pending the weather. It will be a great time and we hope to see you there!!

Trunk or Treat (Fri. Oct 31, 2014 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Trinity Lutheran School
515 S. MacArthur
Springfield, IL 62704

Trinity Lutheran Church and School is sponsoring a Trunk or Treat event on Halloween in the school parking lot.  Trunk or Treat is an event where several cars converge in a parking lot, open their trunks and hand out treats for children.  In keeping with the Christian atmosphere, all treats will be labeled with an appropriate Christian message.  

Trick-or-Treat at SCHEELS (Fri. Oct 31, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Springfield Scheels
3801 S MacArthur Blvd

Join us for Halloween FUN! Scavenge for candy and other Halloween treats all around the store. Free Ferris Wheel rides for all participating kids.

Minier Assembly of God 5th Annual Trunk Or Treat (Fri. Oct 31, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Minier Assembly of God
604 S Minier Ave
Minier, IL 61759

This family friendly event has something for everyone!


There will be games:

  • hay rides, candy
  • giant inflatables
  • family photos
  • free hot dogs, hot chocolate and kettle corn 


This year’s Trunk or Treat will also feature magician Jim Percy and live music from the band, One Day Closer. Bring your family and come join the fun! 

Park and Treat (Fri. Oct 31, 2014 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Park and Treat
905 S Maxwell Rd.
Bartonville, IL 61607

Please park in our lot and join us in the church basement for games/candy/food and alot of fun.

Craft / vendor fundriser and canned food drive (Sat. Nov 1, 2014 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Calvary Baptist Church
921 Caroline St.
Pekin, IL 61554

This fundriser/canned food drive is to help the food pantry. There will be a bake sale and a raffle, so please come out and help a good food pantry. They serve 120-140 families every other week.

Trunk or Treat (Sat. Nov 1, 2014 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Church of Christ Northwest
7722 N. Allen Road
Peoria, Il 61612

Come enjoy a safe, Family Friendly Trick or Treating. Kids in costumes can collect candy from decorated cars. 

Also enjoy hot beverages. 


Christmas Craft & Vendor Fair (Fri. Nov 7, 2014 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Grace Presbyterian Church
8607 N. State Rt. 91
Peoria, IL 61615

Join us for an evening of fun for women of all ages - come see vendors selling homemade crafts, jewelry, purses, and other home businesses. Enjoy complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, and sweets. Door prizes and a special gift to all who stop by!

Ladies Time Out! (Sat. Nov 8, 2014 9:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Bethesda Pentecostal Church of God
1011 Veerman St.
Pekin, IL 61554

Shopping (several vendors lined up) and indoor yard sale.


We still have room more a few more vendors.

Veteran's Day Service (Sun. Nov 9, 2014 2:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Atterberry Baptist Church
Atterberry St.
Atterberry, IL
Jim Peek, 217.787.7312 / Ed Sathoff, 217.632.2828 / Daniel Yielding, 1.205.412.5801

Special guests The Chosen Ones plus Dan Wilson and Andy Fife will provide patriotic music. Ken Wise will be the Emcee. Military displays and mementos will be shown.


The public is invited to the dinner and concert.


Veterans, please wear your uniforms or caps if you can.


Dinner is at 12:00 p.m. and program at 2:00 p.m.


The Chosen Ones will also be singing at the morning service at 11:00 A.M.


A love offering will be taken for both services.


For more information, call Jim Peek, Ed Sathoff, or Daniel Yielding.