May

Through May 1 "Dancin’ Away," Illinois Central College
Through May 1 eureka! Lilac Festival and Fine Arts Faire, Eureka College
Through May 1 "Artist in the Studio," Lakeview Museum
May 1 Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Civic Center
May 1 Community Children’s Theatre Annual Drama Festival, Corn Stock Theatre
May 1 Kiss Me, Kate, Sangamon Auditorium
May 1 to 28 Rennick Juried Art Show, Peoria Public Library
May 1 to July 3 Glick Collection of Illinois Quilts, Lakeview Museum
May 2 Bretano String Quartet, Westminster Presbyterian Church
May 2 Edward and Janet Kaizer, Bradley University
May 3 Pekin Concert Association performance, Pekin Community High School
May 5 ICC Concert Band, Performing Arts Center
May 7 ICC Choirs, Performing Arts Center
May 7 and 8 So A Guy Walks Into a Bar, Freight House Exchange
May 7 to 9 Peoria Area Civic Chorale, Civic Center
May 7 to 15 Forever Plaid, Peoria Players Theatre
May 7 to June 26 "Kasa" and "New Direction" exhibits, Contemporary Art Center
Through May 8 Sarah and the PK, Heartland Theatre Company
May 8 Don Haynie and Sheryl Samuel, Forest Park Nature Center
May 8 "Spike and Mike’s Festival of Animation," Bradley University
May 8 Philharmonic Chorale, ICC
May 9 Orchid Show, Luthy Botanical Garden
May 13 and 14 Prairie Wind Ensemble, ICC
May 14 Live at the Five Spot: Rockin’ Blues with The Robin Crowe Band, Contemporary Art Center
May 14 "Riverboat Tales Tall and True," The Prairie Building
May 15 Chicago mystery author Libby Fischer Hellman, Lakeview Branch Library
May 15 and 16 Bonsai Show, Luthy Botanical Garden
May 16 Semenya McCord and the Central Illinois Jazz Society House Band, Peoria Castle Lodge
May 16 Grand Tour of West Bluff Homes
May 18 Heart of Illinois Chorus, ICC
Through May 22 "Planes, Trains & Automobiles," Peoria Art Guild
May 22 and 23
58th National Saengerfest, Civic Center
May 23 Old Time Folk and Country Jam, Forest Park Nature Center
Through May 25 Bradley University MFA and BFA Thesis Exhibition
May 25 to 29 Morton Civic Chorus presents "Encore 2004," Bradley University
May 28 Live at the Five Spot: Jazz with Soft Spoken, Contemporary Art Center
Through May 28 Arts In Education Spring Celebration, Peoria County Courthouse
May 28 to 30 30th Annual World Championship Old-Time Piano Playing Contest, Hotel Pere Marquette
May 28-June 27 "A Patchwork Presence," Peoria Art Guild
May 28-Sept. 5 "Football: The Exhibit," Lakeview Museum
May 31 to Aug.15 Peoria Municipal Band performances
Through June 6 Impossible Years, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre
Sun. through Oct. 24 Pioneer Days, Sommer Park

June

June 4 to 12 I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Peoria Players
June 4 to 12 Carousel, Corn Stock
June 12 and 13 Illinois Art League Fine Art Festival, Metro Center
June 18
Great Bowls of Fire, Peoria Art Guild