September

September 1 to 30 "Sears Homes" display, Peoria Public Library
September 3 The Manhattan Rhythm Kings, Illinois Central College
Sept. 3 to Oct. 30 "Tapestry" and painting exhibits, Contemporary Art Center
Through Sept. 4 Taming of the Shrew, Corn Stock Theatre
Through Sept. 5 Touch and Go, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre
Through Sept. 5 "Football: The Exhibit," Lakeview Museum
September 7 ICC’s Travels Through Literature Series featuring "The Lord of the Rings: From Fiction to Film," Illinois Central College
September 9 Acting Up!, Contemporary Art Center
September 9 Peoria Historical Society Annual Dinner, Peoria Civic Center
Sept. 9 to Oct. 31 Ten Little Indians, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre
September 10 AmerenCILCO Summer Serenade featuring American English, Lakeview Museum lawn
September 10 Live at the Five Spot: South Side Cindy & the Slip Tones, Contemporary Art Center
September 10 to 12 Village of Mossville Fall Festival and Hayloft 22nd Art Fair
September 10 to 18 Seven Brides For Seven Brothers, Peoria Players Theatre
Through Sept.11 Sculpture and print exhibits, Illinois Central College
September 11 "Sing Along Wizard of Oz," Illinois Central College
September 12 & 26 Old Time Country and Folk Jams, Forest Park Nature Center
September 13 Pekin Concert Association presents Jack Morgan and the Russ Morgan Orchestra, Pekin Community High School
Sept. 13 to Oct.8 Mixed media and photography exhibits, Illinois Central College
September 17 "An Evening With Andy Driscoll & Friends," Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria
September 17 Prairie Folklore Theatre presents "A Canoe Song: A French Voyager’s Tale," Lindsay’s on Liberty
September 17 Nabi’s House Spoken Word Poetry, Contemporary Art Center
September 17 to 19 Peoria Oktoberfest, riverfront
Through Sept. 18 "Ann Coulter/Fred Jones: Recent Works," Peoria Art Guild
September 18 Koerner Wedding Celebration, Sommer Park
September 18 Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Peoria Civic Center
Sept. 18 to Dec. 26 "The Land Through the Lens: Highlights from the Smithsonian American Art Museum," Lakeview Museum
September 19 St. Martin Chamber Players, St. Martin’s
September 19 Jane Hartman Trio and the Central Illinois Jazz Society House Band, Peoria Castle Lodge
September 24 Live at the Five Spot: Kevin Hart Sextet, Contemporary Art Center
September 24 Cookie Bannon Celebration Concert, Luthy
Botanical Garden
Sept. 24 to 26 Chinquapin Folk Music & Storytelling Festival
September 25 & 26 Crazy For You, Sangamon Auditorium
September 25& 26 Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair, riverfront
September 28 Art in the Loft, Contemporary Art Center
Sept. 29 to Oct. 23 Prairie Cabaret Theatre presents And The World Goes ’Round, The Waterhouse
September 30 Music Student Recital, Illinois Central College

October 

October 8 to 16 Driving Miss Daisy, Peoria Players Theatre
Oct. 8 to Nov. 13 Peoria Art Guild Members’ Show
October 16 Peoria Symphony Orchestra presents Boo!, Peoria Civic Center
October 30 Peoria Ballet presents Dracula, Scottish Rite Cathedral