Woodford County Calendar of Events June 6 – June 12

Ron Kirchgessner will present the story of Eureka’s Dr. Richard Conover, a Civil War surgeon, on June 18 at the Eureka Public Library. (Photo courtesy of Eureka Library)

JUNE 7-10

Peoria Bach Festival
Thur. – Sun., 7:30 p.m.
Trinity Lutheran Church,
135 NE Randolph Ave.

Nine concerts and five other events, including a free lunch and lecture by Dr. John Jost titled, “Bach the Architect.” For more information, call 309-676-4609.

JUNE 7-10

Tremont Turkey Festival
Thur. 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. 11 a.m.-10 p.m.;
Sat. 6:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun. 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Downtown Tremont

Event features the Miss Tremont Pageant, a pancake & sausage breakfast, a 5k race on Saturday, a frozen turkey toss, a horseshoe tournament, an antique tractor pull, a craft show, a  car show and parade on Sunday plus a carnival, live entertainment, and food featuring turkey as well as strawberry treats. For more information, visit www.turkeyfestival.com


Moss Avenue Sale
Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Between Western Avenue and McArthur Boulevard, Peoria
Free admission

The event features antique and collectible dealers, handmade items, fine art dealers, food vendors and live music. For more information, call 309-676-7900.

River City Jazz & Art Festival
Saturday, 4-10 p.m.
CEFCU Center Stage, Water Street, Peoria

Enjoy the music of Marquis Hill, PhanieRae and the Soul Shakers, Nathan Taylor Band and Illinois Central Jazz Train. Tickets available at facebook.com/riverfrontevents/events.

Walk the Planets
Saturday, 1 p.m.
Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.

Meet in the Museum lobby and walk from the Sun on the Museum’s Sun Plaza to Mars (just past Detweiller Marina) and back – just about 3 miles. For more information, call 309-686-7000.


Make and Take Card Night
Monday, 6:30 p.m.
Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St.

Instructor Debbi Smith will teach participants to make two or three different kinds of cards. To register, call 309-467-2922.


Rug Hooking Session at the Library
Tuesday, 5:30-8 p.m.
Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St.

Those who enjoy rug hooking or other fiber arts are invited to join with others of like mind. For more information, call 309-830-2626.

Vintage Tomorrows – Steampunk Documentary
Saturday, 1 p.m.
McLean County Museum of History, 200 N. Main, Bloomington

Documentary to explain ‘What in the world is Steampunk?’ Rated PG-13 for some strong language.  For more information, call 309-827-0428.


–Woodford County Calendar of Events June 6 – June 12–