Tazewell County Calendar of Events Aug. 8 – Aug. 14

The Tremont Historical Society Open House will be Aug. 12 at the Tremont Historical Building.

AUG.  9

Ledgerstone Insurance Open Disc Golf
Thur.-Sun., opens at 8 a.m.
Northwood Park/Disc Golf Course
Free admission to watch

The top professionals from all over the world will compete for disc golf’s richest prize. For more information, visit lisopen.com.

Teens Create Art from Found Materials
Thursday, 6-7 p.m.
Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.

With a supply of random materials, teens will create objects that may be art. For more information, call 309-347-7111.

AUG.   9-10

The Lion King Jr.
Thursday & Friday, 6:30 p.m.
Pritchard Theatre, Eureka College, 300 E. College Ave.

Nitsch Theatre Arts presents the junior version of “The Lion King.” For more information, visit nta.yapsody.com.

AUG.  10

Special Showing of the ‘Wizard of Oz’ in 3D
Friday, 6 p.m.
Giant Screen Theater, Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.
$10.50 adult; $8.50 child

Get ready for the Hollis Park District’s Oz Fest Illinois with a special showing of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ in 3D. For more information or tickets, call 309-686-7000.

AUG.  10-11

River City Soul Fest
Fri. 6 p.m.; Sat. 5:30 p.m.
Festival Park on the Peoria Riverfront
$5 on Friday; $20 on Saturday

Event features blues with Shawn Holt & The Teardrops, Mississippi Heat and Chicago R&B Kings on Friday. Saturday is Hip Hop / R & B Night with Ashanti & JaRule with Chingy. Sunday is Gospel Night. For more information, call 309-682-1200.

AUG.  11

Paranormal Illinois Program
Saturday, 2 p.m.
Washington District Library, 380 N. Wilmor Road

Join author Chad Lewis as he presents our supernatural history. For more information, call 309-444-2241.

Learn About 3D Printing
Saturday, 2:30-3 p.m.
Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.

Come see what all the fuss is about 3D printing. For more information, call 309-347-7111.

AUG.  12

Tremont Historical Society Open House
Sunday, 2-4 p.m.
Tremont Historical Building

Learn about the history of Tremont and its people. For more information, call 309-840-0094.

Italian Festa Picnic
Sunday, noon-5 p.m.
12403 N. Hickory Grove Road, Dunlap
$3 adults; children under 12 free

Fundraiser for the group’s scholarship programs. Event features Italian food, drinks, gift booth, children’s activities, bocce ball and live entertainment provided by Vince Amore and Jack Miuccio. For more information visit italianamericansociety.com.

AUG.  13

Chef Bill More Teaches Use of Fresh Herbs
Monday, 6:30-8 p.m.
Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.

Chef More will teach how to use herbs fresh from the garden, including lemongrass, basil, mint and cilantro. For more information, call 309-347-7111.

AUG.  14

Learn to Cook Chinese at Home
Tuesday, 6:38-8:30 p.m.
Lori’s Kitchen Store, 110 N. Main St., Washington

Learn how to make perfect egg rolls, chicken with cashews, egg drop soup and beef with broccoli, taught by Lynda Detmers. To register or for more information, call 309-444-5674.

TCHGS Meeting: ‘Darlene’s Silver Streak and The Bradford Model T Girls’
Tuesday, 7 p.m.
Ehrlicher Research Center, 719 N. Eleventh St., Pekin

Author John Butte will relate the adventures of a group of women who took trips around the country in their Model T’s in the 1920s. The program is the August meeting for the Tazewell County Genealogical and Historical Society. For more information, call 309-477-3044.

Explore the Sculptures of Rodin at the Museum
Tuesday, 1-2 p.m.
Auditorium, Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.
$11; $9 children

The Art Club meeting will discuss the bronze sculptures of Rodin. For more information, call 309-686-7000.



–Tazewell County Calendar of Events Aug. 8 – Aug. 14–