Events Calendar

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Pekin Library Trivia Night 7:00 pm
Pekin Library Trivia Night @ Mashies Pub
Aug 2 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All adult summer reading participants, and any interested library supporters, are invited to our second annual summer reading finale event. Join us on Wednesday, August 2nd at 7:00pm for a literary-inspired trivia night at Mashie's Pub, located at the Sunset Hills Golf Club (1620 Summit Drive).
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Ledgestone Insurance Open
Ledgestone Insurance Open @ Sunset Hills
Aug 3 – Aug 6 all-day
2017 Ledgestone Insurance Open presented by Discraft Discraft and the Ledgestone Insurance Group are pleased to announce the 2017 Ledgestone Insurance Open. The tournament will be held August 3-6 on nine different disc golf courses across Central Illinois and will bring roughly 1,000 players and 3,000 spectators from all over the world.  This year's event is once again a featured Continue Reading
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Flying Drones for Fun and Profit! 5:30 pm
Flying Drones for Fun and Profit! @ Pekin Public Library
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm
Commercially licensed drone pilot, Dean Poignant, will share getting started with flying drones. Mr. Poignant will discuss selecting a drone to purchase; federal and local regulations; safety while flying; and, what unlicensed, recreational drone pilots may legally do. A question and answer session will follow, and flying demonstration will take place at the conclusion of the program if weather and Continue Reading
IMT Weight Loss Open House 5:30 pm
IMT Weight Loss Open House @ Innovative Medical Therapies
Aug 10 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Learn more about Innovative Medical Therapies medically-supervised weight loss and the New Directions program. For most people it is more successful than other programs on the market due to the effectiveness of the products and the support and accountability of the program. Sample our delicious meal replacement foods & hear testimonials from others who have been successful on this program. Continue Reading
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Summer Market 7:00 am
Summer Market @ Northside Community Center
Aug 12 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Farmers, crafters and vendors gathering on the 2nd and 4th Saturday July thru Sept.
Fight the Fight Addiction Awareness Walk 1:00 pm
Fight the Fight Addiction Awareness Walk @ Pekin Park District
Aug 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The 2nd annual Fight the Fight Addiction Awareness Walk, sponsored by Gateway Foundation is hosted by Wendy McCready, a local mother who lost her son to a heroin overdose who believes that having readily available Nalaxone and education can prevent future deaths due to overdose. This event will include speakers from the community, walk around lagoon, information on on addiction/recovery, Continue Reading
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2017 Solar Eclipse 6:30 pm
2017 Solar Eclipse @ Pekin Public Library
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm
This August 21, there will be a Total Solar Eclipse visible in a narrow path across the entire United States, and a partial eclipse visible from Peoria. Don’t miss this rare astronomical event, when the Moon blocks out the light of the Sun. Learn all about the eclipse and how to safely watch with Renae Kerrigan, Planetarium Curator at the Continue Reading
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Pekin Park Run A Muck 9:00 am
Pekin Park Run A Muck @ Mineral Springs Park
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Pekin Park Run A Muck @ Mineral Springs Park
Chiefs Pekin Night 7:00 pm
Chiefs Pekin Night @ Dozer Park
Aug 19 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Chiefs Pekin Night @ Dozer Park | Peoria | Illinois | United States
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Tazewell Art Loop Fourth Friday 5:00 pm
Tazewell Art Loop Fourth Friday
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Celebrate the Arts on Fourth Fridays! The Tazewell Art Loop is supported by the Morton and Pekin Area Chambers of Commerce & Tremont & Delavan businesses.
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Summer Market 7:00 am
Summer Market @ Northside Community Center
Aug 26 @ 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Farmers, crafters and vendors gathering on the 2nd and 4th Saturday July thru Sept.
Introduction to Zentangle 2:00 pm
Introduction to Zentangle @ Pekin Public Library
Aug 26 @ 2:00 pm
Zentangle is an easy to learn, relaxing, meditative way to draw patterns. These patterns can be applied to cards, gifts, fabrics, and glass. No previous artistic experience is needed and the techniques can be enjoyed by all ages. Supplies needed are a No. 2 pencil, an 01 or 05 Micron pen, and some drawing paper. This is an inexpensive and Continue Reading
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