Family Calendar & Concerts

Events under 'Concerts/Entertainment'

Concerts

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!


Hog Roast & Concert (Sat. Aug 30, 2014 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Knights of Columbus on the Lake
141 North Lakewood Drive
Chatham, IL
217.483.1315
bellot9625@yahoo.com

Knights of Columbus on the Lake

Second Annual Hog Roast

 

Live music by The Wooden Nickel Society

Pulled pork sandwich dinners, pork sliders, hot dogs, and funnel cakes for the kids.

 

A hog roast pre-party will be held on Friday, August 29th starting at 6:00 p.m. We will be serving burgers, brats, fries, and hot dogs for the kids.

 

Bags and Bocci tournaments both nights.

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!


The Joylanders In Concert (Sun. Aug 31, 2014 10:30 am)

Contact Info:

Living Rock Assembly Church
1208 E. Duryea Avenue
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
692-3485 or 370-7894
Dorothy6161@Comcast.net

 

The Joylanders, a southern gospel group from Trenton, Tennessee will be in concert on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at the 10:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. services.

Their anointed singing and playing will bless you as will the ministering of the word by Bro. Jason in both services.  A free-will offering will be taken.  Dinner will be served immediately following the morning service so come and join us for a great time of fellowship.

 

Josh Wilson in Concert (Sun. Aug 31, 2014 11:00 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!


Conklin Dinner Theatre, "Is There Life After Fifty?" (Sun. Aug 31, 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.

The Joylanders In Concert (Sun. Aug 31, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Living Rock Assembly Church
1208 E. Duryea Avenue
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
309.692.3485 or 309.370.894
Dorothy6161@Comcast.net

 The Joylanders, a southern gospel group from Trenton, Tennessee will be in concert at the 10:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. services.

 

Their anointed singing and playing will bless you as will the ministering of the word by Brother Jason in both services.  A free-will offering will be taken.  Dinner will be served immediately following the morning service, so come and join us for a great time of fellowship.

Fifth Sunday Sing (Sun. Aug 31, 2014 6:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Rock River Christian Center
1800 Prophet Rd.
Rock Falls, IL
815.625.4371
http://www.rrccag.org/

Multiple churches from Rock Falls and surrounding communities come together to share their musical talent! As usual, the pastors of the participating churches will perform together a few songs. The cost is free, but a freewill offering will be taken to benefit a local charitable organziation in need.

 

Please join us for an evening of musical worship!

Family Fishing Tournament and Fish Fry (Mon. Sep 1, 2014 7:00 am - 1:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Lakeview Lodge of Lake Springfield Christian Assembly
1674 Lick Creek Lane
Chatham, IL 62629
217.529.2625
lsca@lscacamp.org
http://www.lscacamp.org/Retreats/LSCAHostedRetreats/FamilyFishingTournamentFishFry.aspx

Family Fishing Tournament and Fish Fry hosted by Lake Springfield Christian Assembly.  Bring your family out to fish a little and have some fun. 

 

Fish Fry Lunch at Noon

$5 per entry—includes lunch 

(children under 6 free)

 

Please call the office or go to the website  to reserve your spots.

 

The morning will be fairly relaxed. Participants are encouraged to bring all of their own favorite equipment and bait as the camp has limited equipment available. Bait will NOT be provided. Prizes will be awarded for the largest fish and the smallest fish caught - determined and proven via digital photograph (provided by participants). Participants will be permitted to fish in the pond (catch and release) or the lake. To fish in the lake, a fishing license is required for 14 years and older - this is not provided by LSCA. Feel free to bring a watercraft and put it the lake at our ramp by the Lakeview Lodge. The whole event will take place from Lakeview Lodge on the north end of LSCA's property.

 

Check in will begin at 7:00 a.m.  The tournament begins as soon as you check in and start fishing. We will continue to check people in until 10:30 a.m.  At 11:30 a.m. we will begin to tally results. At Noon we will award trophies and feast on fried fish (purchased, not caught) and yummy side dishes. We look forward to seeing you there!

the Hearts (Tue. Sep 2, 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. Sep 3, 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!

Be The Light Open Mic (Thu. Sep 4, 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.

Pekin Marigold Festival Parade (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am)

Contact Info:

Parade Route:
Broadway to Court St., then a left on Capitol
Pekin, IL 61554
http://www.pekinchamber.com/marigoldparade.html

Join us for the Pekin Marigold Festival Parade!

 

The parade kicks off at 10:00am.

 

The line-up begins on Broadway (between 14th and Parkway) and the route continues onto Court St. and then makes a right onto Capitol.

 

The parade will feature the 2014 Grand Marshal, Celebrity Guest: Mountain Man (Co-star of A&E’s Duck Dynasty), High School & Middle School Bands, Antique & Classic Cars, Trucks & Tractors, Floats created by Local Businesses and Civic Organizations, Government Officials, and Local Radio & TV Personalities.

Peoria Heights Congregational Church Dog Show & Blessing of the Pets (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 10:00 am)

Contact Info:

Peoria Heights Congregational Church
4906 N. Prospect Rd.
Peoria Heights, IL 61616
Church, 309.685.7645 / Kim, 309.690.7109
http://www.peoriaheightscc.org

Peoria Heights Congregational Church (across from Tower Park) is hosting our first annual Dog Show! There will be three main rounds of competition - obedience, obstacle course, and costume. Enter your dog for just 10.00 (includes a doggie goodie bag) for a chance to win 1st Place $100.00, 2nd Place $50.00, and 3rd Place $25.00! 

 

Throughout the event, Pastor Karl will be available to bless your beloved pet- what a great way to show you love them!

 

Hotdogs & drinks will be available for purchase.

 

Save A Pet info from several local shelters will be available for those interested in "adopting".

 

Entry forms are available at the church Tues-Thurs 9am-4pm, Fri 8am-12pm, or call Kim for more info.

Taste of Fiesta Community Celebration (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Central Memorial Park/Grandon Civic Center
downtown
Sterling, IL
815.625.0013 ext. 119
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Fiesta-Days-in-Sterling-Rock-Falls-IL/158176604375738

FIESTA DAYS: Taste of Fiesta and Fiesta Parade, an annual community celebration of Latin culture and heritage, every September in Sterling-Rock Falls, IL

 

Saturday, September 6th

The TASTE OF FIESTA highlights include food, art, music, folkloric dance, lowriders, Kermes Fun Fair: business and resource booths, children's activities/games, bouncy houses, face painting, dunk tank, and more! Food and entertainment goes from 12:00 Noon-8:00 p.m. Kids' activities run from 12:00 Noon-4:00 p.m.

Enjoy a game of pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey at the WCIC booth! Come say 'hi'!

 

Saturday, September 13th

The annual FIESTA PARADE features decorated floats and food on route through Sterling and Rock Falls. This year's theme is, "Hispanic Culture is Alive."

 

Everyone is welcome!

Corn Boil/Picnic (Sat. Sep 6, 2014 4:00 pm)

Contact Info:

Morton Christian Church
1001 S 4th Street
Morton, IL
309.266.7410
mariefreeman@mcc.com
http://www.mortoncc.com

Come out for our first annual corn boil and cook out!

Open to the public!

We hope to see you there!!!

Yard games for adults and games for the kids too! 

Food provided!

Come as you are!

Conklin Dinner Theatre, "Is There Life After Fifty?" (Sun. Sep 7, 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.

Christian Music Festival, Food Pantry and Warm Clothing Drive (Sun. Sep 7, 2014 3:00 pm - 8:30 pm)

Contact Info:

Zubeck Field
Chenoa City Park
Chenoa, IL

It is 5-1/2 hours of praising God and Jesus in the City Park in Chenoa, IL!

 

Cost: no admission, just bring items for the food pantry and/or winter clothes you wish to donate if you are able

 

Come and listen to some amazing Christian music from area artists from local churches. Some of the area talent includes: New Life Christian Church praise band, Mont and Lorene Vanover, Linda and Richard Hatfield, Nathan Joerndt and Annie Householder, River of Life praise band, Jack Gooding, 1st United Methodist Church of Pontiac praise team signing to music by Madi Zimmerman, Kulture Church, Burton Gestner, Chenoa Baptist Church signing to music by Madi Zimmerman, and other gifted Christian performers.

 

Bring your lawn chairs or blankets. A concession stand will be available. Come early and stay late!!!

 

Don't miss this opportunity to join in fellowship through great Christian music while helping those in need.