Category Archives: News

Finalist Announced for Best of Pekin

Last month, we received over 800 nominations for your favorite arts, culture, dining, and services in Pekin. Now we’re delighted to present to you the finalists for the 1st Annual Best of Pekin! Follow the link below to see the 1st Annual Best of Pekin finalists and vote for your favorites to win. You can…
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In Pekin, the Eagle has Landed

Illinois is home to the largest population of wintering bald eagles in the United States, and January is the prime time to see them! Bald eagles make their home near large bodies of open water with an abundant food supply and old growth trees.  The Illinois River valley makes the perfect location for viewing our…
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Best of Pekin 2017

BEST OF PEKIN    Enjoy Pekin is launching our first annual Best of Pekin, a list of the people, places, and things that make Pekin the best place to call home… according to you! We know you know why you love where you live. So tell us! Together, let’s celebrate what makes our Pekin great. Nominate your picks for the best in arts,…
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Pekin Academy of Fine Arts Moves to a New Home

The Pekin Academy of Fine Arts is a non profit art education organization has relocated to Grace United Methodist Church, 601 N 4th St. Pekin Il 61554 Our mission is to embrace the public by enriching the culture of our community through the arts; to encourage artists by providing a opportunity to create and exhibit; and to…
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D.A. Points to host AJGA tournament in Pekin, Illinois

The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) is pleased to announce that three-time PGA TOUR champion D.A. Points will host the inaugural D.A. Points Junior Championship sponsored by Pekin Insurance / UnityPoint Health in 2018. The 54-hole stroke play event will be held July 9-12 at Pekin Country Club in Pekin, Illinois, where 96 boys and…
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