Woodford County Calendar of Events June 20 – June 27

The Old English Faire is this weekend at Wildlife Prairie Park in Hanna City. (Photo courtesy of Wildlife Park)

JUNE 21

Congerville Family Night
Thursday, 6:30 p.m.
Village Hall
Free

The group providing the music will be ‘Illinois Rail.’ For more information, call 309-354-4228.

Diabetes Clinic: What’s New in Fruits and Veggies
Thursday, 1:30-2:30
Woodford County Extension Office, 109 E. Eureka Ave., Eureka
Free

Learn about foods like dragon fruit, arugula, bok choy and mango. For more information, call 309-467-3789.

144th Army Bands 5-Star Brass
Thursday, 7-9 p.m.
Idlewood Park, 208 E. Partridge, Morton
Free

The Morton Fine Arts Association sponsors the concert. For more information, visit mortonfinearts.org.

JUNE 21-22

When Shakespeare Meets Lincoln
Thursday & Friday, 10-10:40 a.m.
Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.
Free

Family entertainment, ‘Double Trouble’, a play which includes humorous interactions between Shakespeare and Lincoln. For more information, call 309-686-7000.

JUNE 22

JammSammich Beach Bash
Friday, 8-11 p.m.
CEFCU Stage at the Landing, Peoria
$7

Favorite local musical group entertains. For more information, visit facebook.com/riverfrontevents.

JUNE 22-24

‘Annie’ at Eastlight Theatre
Fri. and Sat. 7:30; Sun. 2 p.m.
East Peoria High School Auditorium,
$20

Well-loved Broadway play performed by local actors. For more information or tickets, call 309-699-7469.

JUNE 22-30

Corn Stock Theatre Presents
‘Boeing Boeing’
7:30 each night
1700 N. Park Road, Peoria
$17; students $14

The most-performed French play in the world, the farce is set in the 1960s. Tickets available at 309-676-2196.

JUNE 23

Junk in the Trunk
Saturday, begins at 9 a.m.
Parking lot next to Eureka IGA
Free admission

Come shop the many vendors who have set up their tables and opened the trunks of their vehicles to offer unique items for sale. For more information, call Erin at 309-633-7834.

Vintage Base Ball Game
Saturday, 1-3 p.m.
One Normal Plaza, 700 E. Lincoln, Normal
Free

McLean County Prairie Chickens vs. North Bloomington Base Ball Club play a match played according to the rules and customs of 1858. For more information, call 309-662-7669.

Case Agriculture Open House
Saturday, 1:30-4 p.m.
600 E. Peoria St., Goodfield
Free

Families will enjoy the mini carnival with games, inflatables, face painting, caricatures, balloon animals,  and bingo. Also,  tour the Case plant and learn about  products built in Goodfield. For more information, call 309-965-3140.

JUNE 23-24

Old English Faire
Saturday & Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wildlife Prairie Park, 3836 Taylor Road, Hanna City
$10

Traditional Peoria-area event gives a taste of medieval times. The King’s Feast from 1-3 p.m. is a lavish meal which costs $40 per person. For more information, visit wildlifeprairiepark.org.

JUNE 27

The LEGO Lady Visits the Library
Wednesday, 2 p.m.
Filger Library, 261 E. 5th St., Minonk
Free

Youths can see what wonderful things you can do with LEGO blocks. For more information, call 309-432-2929.

Parade to Heritage Healthcare
Wednesday, 10 a.m.
Begins at Filger Library, 261 E. 5th St., Minonk
Free

Decorated bikes and trikes welcome as well as skateboards and scooters. Helmets recommended, of course. Prizes and snacks, plus a chance to brighten someone’s day. For more information, call 309-432-2929.

 

–Woodford County Calendar of Events June 20 – June 27–