Tazewell County Calendar of Events June 13 – June 16

Steamboat Days Festival will be held June 14-16 at the Peoria Riverfront.

JUNE 14-16

Steamboat Days Festival
Thurs. 7 p.m.; Fri. 6 p.m.; Sat. 7 a.m.
Peoria Riverfront
Free admission

Steamboat Classic race, carnival, live music, bags tournament, and vendor food. For more information, call 309-681-0696.

Arts in the Park Live Concert
Thursday, 7-9 p.m.
Idlewood Park, 208 E. Partridge, Morton

The group West MacQueen Street Band will perform. For more information, visit mortonfinearts.org.

Learn Basic Yoga and Meditations at the Library
Thursday, 10 a.m.
Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.

Program sponsored by AARP and open to the public. Register by calling 877-926-8300.

Peoria Zoomobile Comes to Pekin
Thursday, 2 p.m.
Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.

The Peoria Zoomobile will swing by to show zoo animals. For more information, call 309-347-7111.

Poetry Slam for Teens
Thursday, 6 p.m.
Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.

Teens can share their original poetry, songs and writings. For more information, call 309-347-7111.


The Waning of Pax America
Friday, 11 a.m.
Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.

Great Decisions is a discussion program on world affairs. For more information, call 309-347-7111.

JUNE 15-16

Glorious Garden Festival
Friday & Saturday, all day
David Davis Mansion, 1000 Monroe Dr., Bloomington
$20; children $7

This year’s garden show is titled “Unexpected Delights” and offers 9 private gardens in the Bloomington-Normal area for tours. For more information, call 309-828-1084.

Summer Solstice Concert
Fri. & Sat. 5-10 p.m.
Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, 600 N. East St., Bloomington
$20; 2-night pass $35

CEFCU Outdoor Summer Stage will be the site of two groups each night. Saturday: Shuga Beatz and Harmonious Wall; Sunday: Stone & Snow and Femmes of Rock. For tickets, call 309-434-2777.

JUNE 15-17

‘Annie’ at Eastlight Theatre
Fri. & Sat. 7:30 p.m.; Sun. 2 p.m.
East Peoria High School Auditorium, 1401 E. Washington St.

Classic Broadway play with local performers. For tickets, call 309-699-7469.

Tailgate N’ Tallboys Music Festival
Fri.-Sun. all day
Peoria RiverFront, 200 NE Water St.
Ticket prices vary

Groups to perform are ‘John Pardi,’ ‘Old Dominion,’ and ‘The Lacs.’ For more information, call 309-682-1200.


All American Girl Day in Morton
Saturday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Downtown Morton

Participating businesses have activities planned for girls and their attendants. For a list of the businesses, visit www.mortonmagnet.com or call 309-263-6180.

Concert in the Park
Saturday, 6-8 p.m.
Alpha Park Pavilions, 3527 S. Airport Road, Bartonville

‘RipChordz’ will be playing classic rock from the 70s and 80s. For more information, call 309-697-3822.

Heritage Ensemble Performs at ICC
Saturday, 7:30 p.m.
ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Drive, East Peoria
$15; seniors $12; students $8

Musical group directed by Sharon Samuels Reed will perform favorite music of the ages. For more information, call 309-694-5136.

Father’s Day Super Cruise
Saturday, 4-10 p.m.
Levee District, East Peoria

See the best of restored cars and shop the craft and vendor sale. For more information, call 309-678-7369.

Central Illinois Stars of Hope Walk
Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Oak Ridge Park, 1600 N. Cummings Lane, Washington
$25; children $15

Fifth annual walk benefits movement disorder patients and families. For more information, call 309-253-0646.

Robo Rumble Free Day at the Museum
Saturday, noon-5 p.m.
Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington

Area teams demonstrate their robots. Guests can try out a robot or participate in other hands-on activities. For more information, call 309-686-7000.

Daddy-Daughter Day at the Library
Saturday, 9:30 a.m.
Pekin Public Library, 301 S. 4th St.

Fathers can learn how to fix their daughters’ hair from basic braids to pony tails. Register by calling 309-347-7111.


–Tazewell County Calendar of Events June 13 – June 16–