Woodford County Calendar of Events Oct. 26 – 31

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The Fondulac Park District hosts the Witches Walk at Fondulac Farm Park in East Peoria Oct. 27-28. (Photo courtesy of Fondulac Park Dist.)

OCT.  26

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Program at the Library
Thursday, 6 p.m.
Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St.

Rebekah Hollenberg, licensed massage therapist, will teach some simple and effective home remedies that can bring relief. For more information or to register, call (309) 467-2922.

OCT.  27

Go M.A.D. with Art
Friday, 7-9 p.m.
Peoria Riverfront Museum, 222 SW Washington St.

Curator-led afterhours tour of the Museum After Dark. Event includes drinks, light snacks, cash bar and contemporary art on the Planetarium dome. For more information, call (309) 686-7000.

Murder Mystery Dinner: Full House of Death
Friday, begins at 5:30
Mackinaw Valley Vineyard & Winery, 33633 State Rte. 9
$45 for dinner and show

The drama starts at 6:30 in the tasting room. Dinner catered by The Catering Company. For more information, call (309) 359-9463.

OCT. 27-28

Witches Walk
Fri. & Sat., 6-8 p.m.
Fondulac Farm Park, 305 Neumann Dr., East Peoria
$3; age 1-15 $2.50

“Not So Scary” annual illuminated walk. For more information, call (309) 699-3923.

The Glass Menagerie
Fri. & Sat., 7:30 p.m.
1700 N. Park Rd., Peoria
$14; $10 for students

Corn Stock Theatre’s winter season opens with “The Glass Menagerie.” For tickets or information, call (309) 676-2196.

OCT.  28

Goodfield Trick or Treating
4-6 p.m.

Roanoke Trick or Treating
6-8 p.m.

New Hope’s Annual Fall Market
Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
New Hope Community Church, 510 Woodland Knolls Rd., Germantown Hills

Event includes over 50 vendors, a hot lunch and bake sale, a 50/50 drawing and raffles. For more information, call (309) 222-5293.

Antique Show
Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Interstate Center, 1106 Interstate Dr., Bloomington

Over 40 top dealers from throughout the Midwest will have their wares on sale. For more information, call (217) 469-2256.

Central Illinois Ballet Presents Dracula
Saturday, 7-10 p.m.
ICC Performing Arts Center, 1 College Dr., East Peoria
$20; under 12 $12; students $10

Season opener for the CI Ballet will be a classic Halloween story. For more information, call (309) 694-5136.

Songs from the Woods Concert
Saturday, 7-8:30 p.m.
Forest Park Nature Center, 5809 N. Forest Park Dr., Peoria Heights

Bill Staines will be the featured performer. For more information, call (309) 686-3360.
Morning Bird Hike
Saturday, 7:30-8:30 a.m.
Forest Park Nature Center, 5809 N. Forest Park Dr., Peoria Heights
Free; donations requested

Bring your binoculars and follow a guide to see autumn birds. For more information, call (309) 686-3360.

OCT.  29

Pioneer Days at Sommer Park
Sunday, 1-4 p.m.
6329 N. Koerner Rd., Edwards

Experience the daily life of rural Peorians in the mid 19th century. For more information, call (309) 691-8423.

Celebrate Diwali
Sunday, noon-4:30 p.m.
Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum, 2218 N. Prospect Rd.

Diwali is a Hindu holiday celebrating the triumph of good over evil.  Activities will be presented in collaboration with the Hindu Temple of Central Illinois. For more information, call (309) 323-6900.

OCT.  30-31

AARP Driver’s Safety Program
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St.

Safety refresher course designed for drivers aged 50 and over. To register, call (309) 467-2922.

OCT.  31

Trick or Treating times:

  • El Paso Trick or Treating 5-7 p.m.
  • Eureka Trick or Treating 5-8 p.m.
  • Minonk Trick or Treating 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Kiwanis Spook House
Tuesday, 6-8:30 p.m.
411 E. Pearson St., Eureka

UNICEF will benefit from the proceeds of the annual event. For more information, call (309) 467-4750.

Trick or Treat at the Library
Tuesday, 10 a.m.-noon and 3:15-5 p.m.
Children’s Library, Eureka Public Library, 202 S. Main St.

For more information, call (309) 467-2922.

Holiday Treats at Filger Library
Tuesday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
261 E. 5th St., Minonk

Children in costume will receive a special treat when they visit the library. For more information, call (309) 432-2929.


–Woodford County Calendar of Events Oct. 26 – 31–