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Sky Art Peoria Exhibition
Sky Art Peoria Exhibition

ArtsPartners and Peoria First United Methodist Church are pleased to announce the exhibition celebrating the Sky Art Peoria classes of 2020 and 2021. 

Exhibiting artists include: Evan Fairbanks, Hattie Lee, Natalie Jackson, Mike McGarvey, Dan Nagel, Jaci Musec, Eliza von Zerneck, and Lori Luthy.

The exhibit runs October 1st-27th in the Foster Gallery at Peoria United Methodist Church. 

There will be an open reception on First Friday, October 1st from 5-8:30pm featuring music by Projekts.

For more info: https://www.facebook.com/events/2330955513706429/?ref=newsfeed

Moonlight Cruise
Moonlight Cruise

Enjoy Peoria’s evening skyline by the light of the moon. Live entertainment is included with your ticket for this 2 hour cruise. A cash bar is available. Dinner is not served, but concessions are available. Ask about private deck rental at reduced rates—perfect for rehearsal dinners or class reunions! 

Tickets available at the dock. No reservations required.

For more info: https://spiritofpeoria.com/cruise-details/oh/7/Moonlight-Cruise

HALLOWEEN Live at the Five Spot: ZA Funk!
HALLOWEEN Live at the Five Spot: ZA Funk!

HALLOWEEN Live at the Five Spot: 
featuring Za Funk!

Friday, October 22 ~ 6:30-9:30pm (EXTRA HOUR)
Sponsored by Joseph Borsberry Law Offices

Tickets in Advance Online: $8-members, $12-nonmembers + fees (until 5pm day of event).

Tickets at the door*: $12-Members, $16-nonmemebers (Tickets for walk-ins will be available until max capacity is reached)

Za Funk! is now scheduled to perform music for the Halloween Live at the Five Spot on Friday, October 22, 6:30-9:30pm, with an extra hour for the same admission! With roots in blues, rock, soul and funk, they will get everyone up dancing and having a good time! A new floor plan restores the dance floor with room to show off. Dress up to try to win the costume contest with prizes including a blown glass pumpkin and a wine stopper both by local glass artist Jeremie Draper, owner of Draper Glass at 929 N. Sheridan. Everyone can vote by ballot for their favorite costume. The previously scheduled group, The Brazilionaires, had to cancel. Current ticket holders may request a full refund.

About the band:
ZA Funk! is the melding of old and new to create a high energy, refresh on the music that has kept feet tapping and people dancing for generations. With roots in blues, rock, soul, funk, and gospel, ZA Funk! reaches the souls of the masses.

In accordance with the state mask mandate, indoor mask wearing is mandatory (regardless of vaccination status) at events. Between bites and sips, remask. Masks must be worn when entering, dancing, exiting, moving about the room, and talking to someone other than those you came with. Hand sanitizer will be present at the doors. Performers are required to wear a mask when not performing. To learn more about the present state of the pandemic, check out this excellent article: Hendrickson: Latest COVID-19 Spike Raises Several Concerns | Peoria Public Radio (wcbu.org) Thanks SO much for everyone’s support!

Tickets: 309tix.com/events/halloween-live-at-the-five-spot-10-22-2021

Contemporary Art Center Live at The Five Spot
Contemporary Art Center Live at The Five Spot

Live at the Five Spot is the Contemporary Art Center’s bi-monthly Friday night music event featuring the best regional talent performing a variety of great music, including R&B, Jazz, Blues, Pop, Rock and lots more. Enjoy a nightclub atmosphere while unwinding with your friends after a busy week. While the music fills the building, one can stroll through our three fine art galleries. Consult the calendar to learn what bands will be playing.  More info...

Fright! A Live-Action Radio Show at Broadway Lounge
Fright! A Live-Action Radio Show at Broadway Lounge

Get into the Halloween mood with a campy old timey radio style show featuring some of your favorite scary movie characters putting on their "own" spooky radio show!! The werewolf won't be the only one "howling" at these one liners!! Also, while not required Halloween costumes are encouraged!!

Admission is "Pay What You Wish", so what does that mean? Don't over think it - 100% what it says...$10, $1, $20, $7...whatever you want to pay will be gratefully accepted! Cash please.

There will also be a 2 item minimum required purchase from the Broadway Lounge from our menu of Flatbreads, Bread Bowl Soups/Pastas/Apps, Toasted Deli Sandwiches, Salads, and Desserts as well as our selection of beverages!

Since there are no advance reservations available for this show, we would suggest you arrive as close to 6p as possible when seating begins. Enter through the main entrance of the MAXAM Building and come check in at our host stand. We will then seat you based upon availability and the size of your party. Please note, we have table groupings of 2, 4, or 6 available. The show will begin at 7:30p and will last just over an hour.

Please hang out with us after the show as we will be open until 10pish!! It will be a Ghoulishly good time!!!


Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise
Fall Foliage Lunch Cruise

Are you a “leaf peeper?” Do you know one? Sit back while the Spirit of Peoria cruises between river valley bluffs brimming with fall color. Our 2 hour cruise features a hot lunch buffet, live entertainment and the best view of Illinois’ fall color.

For more info: https://spiritofpeoria.com/cruise-details/oh/15/Fall-Foliage-Lunch-Cruise