July

July 2 to 30 Brown Bag It! series, Peoria County Courthouse
July 2 to 31 "Encore! New Works by the Illinois Millennium Artists," Peoria Art Guild
July 2 to August 28 "Abstract Forces" and "My Fair Ladies: Tribute to Clara," Contemporary Art Center
Through July 3 Glick Collection of Illinois Quilts, Lakeview Museum
Through July 3 Proof, Corn Stock Theatre
July 3 Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular, Glen Oak Amphitheatre
July 3, 11, 18, & 25 Peoria Municipal Band, Glen Oak Amphitheatre
July 7 Peoria Park District Dance Troupes, Glen Oak Amphitheatre 
July 8
Acting Up!, Contemporary Art Center
July 8, 9, 15, & 16 The Wonderful Wizard of Oz-ICC
July 8, 15, & 29 Dancing Under the Stars, Glen Oak Amphitheatre
July 8 to 11 The Enchantment of Beauty and the Beast, Peoria Players Theatre
July 9 Zoo To Do 2004, Glen Oak Zoo
July 9 Live at the Five Spot with Doc Rodgers & the Rock Dodgers, Contemporary Art Center
July 9 and 10 Peoria Balloon Fest, Sommer Park
July 9 to 17 Those Magical Red Sneaks, Bertha Frank
Performing Arts Center
July 9 to 18 Here Lies Jeremy Troy, Fulton County Playhouse
July 9 to 25 The Music Man, Bloomington’s Community Players Theatre
July 10 Bloomsday in Concert, Forest Park Nature Center
July 10 Teen Battle of the Bands, Glen Oak Amphitheatre
July 11 Gospel music dinner show, Barrack’s Cater Inn
July 11 & 25 Old Time Folk and Country Jam, Forest Park
Nature Center
July 12, 19, & 26 Family Flicks, Glen Oak Amphitheatre
July 14 Wine, Women, and Celebration, Peoria Art Guild
July 15 Nabi’s House Spoken Word Poetry,
Contemporary Art Center
July 15-August 14 Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Ewing Manor
July 16 & 17 BLAST!, Peoria Civic Center
July 16 to 18 "Prairie Fire!", The Prairie Building
July 16 to 24 Smokey Joe’s Café, Corn Stock Theatre
July 17 India Fest, Peoria riverfront
July 17 Zoofest, Glen Oak Zoo
Through July 18 Chaps!, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre
July 18 Larry Harms, Stephanie Aaron, and the Central IL Jazz Society House Band, Peoria Castle Lodge
July 21 & 23 Peoria Pops Orchestra, Glen Oak Amphitheatre
July 22 "Picture Book Picnic-Songs of Our Childhood," Lakeview branch library
July 22 to Sept. 5 Touch and Go, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre
July 22 Youth Music Festival, Glen Oak Park Amphitheatre
July 23 "Pam White: Storyteller," South Side branch library
July 24 Bloomin’ Prairie Flowers: A Summer Wildflower Festival, Forest Park Nature Center
July 27 Peoria Heights Community Band, Tower Park
July 30 Live at the Five Spot with The Swing Daddies, Contemporary Art Center
Through Sept. 5 "Football: The Exhibit," Lakeview Museum

August

August 6 to 14 Metropolis, Eastlight Theatre
August 13 to 21 Hello Dolly, Morton Area Players
August 18 to Sept. 11. Pete ’n Keely, Prairie Cabaret Theatre
August 27 to 29 Erin Feis, Peoria riverfront