Tazewell County Calendar of Events Sept. 19 – Sept. 25

Glow Run 5K that benefits St. Jude’s Research Hospital will be held Saturday at Prairie Vista Golf Course. (Photo courtesy of St. Jude’s)

SEPT.   20

Cosplay in Eureka
Thursday, 3-5 p.m.
Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St.

The Woodford County Sewing Guild will present a program of discovery about Cosplay and costume making. All skill levels welcome. For more information, call 309-370-2696.

SEPT.   21-23

Peoria Oktoberfest
Fri. 5-11:30 p.m.; Sat. noon-11:30 p.m.; Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
CEFCU Stage, Festival Park, 200 N. Water St.
$7 before 5 p.m.; $10 after

Showcasing German entertainment, food, beer, and wine. Other activities include a carnival, German heritage tent with a genealogy search, and children’s activities. For more information, visit facebook.com/peoriaoktoberfest.

SEPT.   22

Autumn Fest on the Square
Saturday, 5-8 p.m.
Washington’s Square

Join the specialty shops for a night of fun, live music, food and shopping. For more information, call 309-444-5674.

Larry Smith Memorial BBQ & Bags Fundraiser
Saturday, 2-7 p.m.
Kennel Lake Sportsmen’s Club, 22172 Kennel Lake Drive, Morton
Free admission

The new pavilion will be a memorial to Larry Smith. The fundraising event include BBQ, bags tournament, silent auction and raffles. For more information, call 309-266-9641.

Sewing Special Featuring Marla Kazell
Saturday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
United Presbyterian Church, 2400 W. Northmoor Road, Peoria
$80 for non-members

Marla Kazell, nationally known seamstress and workshop instructor, will present two sessions: Pro Tips and Fabulous Shirts and Blouses. The event is sponsored by the Central IL/Peoria Chapter of the American Sewing Guild and begins with a continental breakfast at 9:30 and includes a soup and sandwich lunch. For more information or to register, call 309-267-1045 or email vghidina@itv-3.com.

Glow Run 5K Benefits St. Jude
Saturday, begins at 8 p.m.
Prairie Vista Golf Course, 502 W. Hamilton Road, Bloomington

Run on the golf cart paths at night and enjoy a post-race party that follows the awards presentation. For more information, call 309-808-3220.

Eureka Townwide Garage Sale
Rain-date for the rained-out sale scheduled for October 8

For more information, visit facebook.com/eurekaeba/.

Mermaid Day
RiverFront Museum
Saturday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
222 SW Washington St., Peoria
Non-member $2 per child

Fun, hands-on art and science activities with crafts to take home. For more information, call 309-686-7000.

SEPT.   25

Kiwanis Quarter Auction in Morton
Tuesday, 6 p.m.
Morton Knights of Columbus, 616 W. David St.

The Morton Kiwanis Quarter Auction will benefit Children’s Miracle Network Children’s Hospital of Illinois in Peoria. Admission fee includes one bidding paddle. For more information, call 309-467-4750.

Dyslexia Awareness Workshop
Tuesday, 6:30-8 p.m.
Tremont District Library, 215 S. Sampson St.

Parents, caregivers, teachers, administrators, and students will learn the signs and symptoms of dyslexia as well as  what does and doesn’t work to help people with dyslexia. For more information, call 309-925-5432.



–Tazewell County Calendar of Events Sept. 19 – Sept. 25–