August

August 1, 8, and 15 Peoria Municipal Band, Glen Oak Amphitheatre 
August 1 to 27 Rashad and Andrea Reed exhibit, First United Methodist Church
August 1 to 31 "Splash 3," Peoria Public Library
August 2 Camp Onstage performances, Glen Oak Amphitheatre
August 3 and 4 Dora the Explorer Live!-Search for the City of Lost Toys, Peoria Civic Center
August 5 to 8 Footloose, Peoria Players Theatre
Aug. 5, 12, 19 & 26 Thursday Jazz, CEFCU Center Stage
August 6 to 14 Epic Proportions, Corn Stock Theatre
August 6 to 14 Metropolis, Eastlight Theatre
August 6 to 14 Mentor Apprenticeship Program exhibit, Peoria Art Guild
August 8 Summer Festa, Hickory Grove Park
August 8 Branson-style gospel music dinner show, Barrack’s Cater Inn
August 8 and 22 Old Time Folk and Country Jam, Forest Park Nature Center
August 12 "Acting Up!" Contemporary Art Center
August 12 to 22 Two by Two, Fulton County Playhouse
August 13 AmerenCILCO Summer Serenade, Lakeview Museum
August 13 to 21 Hello Dolly, Bertha Franks Performing Arts Center in Morton
Through August 14 Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Ewing Manor
August 14 and 15 River City Soul Fest, Riverfront Festival Park
August 15 Jazz Express featuring Rachael Lee and the Central Illinois Jazz Society House Band, Peoria Castle Lodge
August 17 and 28 Prairie Wildflower Walks, Forest Park Nature Center
Aug. 18 to Sept. 11 Pete ’n Keely, Prairie Caberet Theatre
August 19 Nabi’s House Spoken Word Poetry, Contemporary Art Center
August 20 Rhythm in the Rainforest, Luthy Botanical Garden
August 20 to 22 Prairie Folklore Theatre presents "What Lies Between: Lewis and Clark’s Journey West," Lindsay’s on Liberty
August 20 and 27 Live at the Five Spot, Contemporary Art Center
Aug.20 to Sept. 11 "Ann Coulter/Fred Jones: Recent Works," Peoria Art Guild
August 22 "Peoria Remembers…Fibber McGee and Molly," ICC
August 24 Peoria Heights Community Band, Tower Park
August 26 to 29 "Miss Saigon in Concert," Eastlight Theatre
August 27 to 29 Erin Feis, Peoria riverfront
Through August 28 "Abstract Forces" and "My Fair Ladies: Tribute to Clara," Contemporary Art Center
August 28 Pride of Peoria Chorus’ Sing In The Park, Glen Oak Amphitheatre
Through Sept. 5 Touch and Go, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre 
Through Sept. 5
"Football: The Exhibit," Lakeview Museum
Through Oct. 24 "Pioneer Days," Sommer Park

September

September 4 Prairie a la Carte, Wildlife Prairie State Park
September 9 Peoria Historical Society Annual Dinner
September 10 to 18 Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Peoria Players Theatre
September 18 Peoria Symphony Orchestra featuring pianist Arnaldo Cohen, Peoria Civic Center
September 25 to 26 Peoria Art Guild’s 42nd Annual Fine Arts Fair, Peoria riverfront