Community Calendar

Peoria Magazines Community Calendar
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many events have been cancelled, postponed or virtualized. We continue to maintain our calendar with the latest information available to us. Please contact the host organization for the current status of any event.

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Peoria Art Guild - Creative Arts Discovery Club Ages 5-9

Creative Arts Discovery Club Ages 5-9

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Department: Kids

Join us for this great 6 weeks course teaching fine art skills. At the end of each session we will host a special exhibit at First Friday to showcase all the awesome art we create!

Cost: $108

Thursday nights from 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm 

September 3- October 8, 2020

Ages 5-9

Peoria Art Guild - Creative Arts Discovery Club Ages 10-14

Creative Arts Discovery Club Ages 10-14

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Department: Kids

Join us for this great 6 weeks course teaching fine art skills. At the end of each session we will host a special exhibit at First Friday to showcase all the awesome art we create!

Cost: $108

Thursday nights from 7-8:30pm 

September 3- October 8, 2020

Ages 10-14

Peoria Art Guild - Cigar Box Guitar Workshop

Cigar Box Guitar Workshop

Instructor: George Pratt

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Come and create a Cigar Box Guitar with local musician George Pratt.  All supplies are provided. Please bring a cordless drill, a Phillips and a flat screwdriver and a dremel if you have one.

Ages 18 and up

Cost $75

Thursday evening 6:00 pm- 9:00 pm

September 3, 2020

TECHnically, it's Different: A View into Technical Theatre with Kenny Allman

Corn Stock Theatre

Kenny Allman comes to us from Southwestern College in Winfield, Kansas! This digital workshop will take place via Zoom on Thursday, September 3rd at 6:00PM CST. Come sit with Kenny as he talks about the differences in working in Educational vs Community vs Professional Theatre, as well as the process of design from ideas to getting a show on stage through all technical sides of theatre! This workshop is perfect for those that love to be involved in theatre but backstage, instead of on stage!

Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry

Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry

Thursday, September 3rd ~ 8:00 -10:00 pm

Tickets in Advance Online: $5-members, $8-nonmembers, $3-poets + fees (till 7pm day of event)

Tickets at the door*: $9-Members, $12-nonmembers (*No money will be taken at the door unless we don’t reach our max capacity)

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Exclusive “One on One” Meet + Greet with Thomas D. Mangelsen

Exclusive “One on One” Meet + Greet with Thomas D. Mangelsen
Limited Connections Available!

Thu, Sep 3 | 8:10 pm

Virtual Zoom Event

Join us for a special exclusive meet and greet experience after the Zoom presentation with Thomas Mangelsen, featuring an “in-person” book signing with the famed photographer. Every connection will get the chance to ask Thomas a few questions or have an intimate conversation while he signs a book plate for your copy of his book of your choice.

Outdoors on the Giant Screen - Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Outdoors on the Giant Screen - Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Thu, Sep 3 | 8:00 PM

Ferris Bueller (Matthew Broderick) has an uncanny skill at cutting classes and getting away with it. Intending to make one last duck-out before graduation, Ferris calls in sick, "borrows" a Ferrari, and embarks on a one-day journey through the streets of Chicago. On Ferris' trail is high school principal Rooney (Jeffrey Jones), determined to catch him in the act. 1h 43m. PG-13.

Open Mic at the Betty Jayne

  • Thursday, September 3, 2020
  • 6:00 PM  10:00 PM

Bring your voice, instrument, or art to the Betty Jayne for the community to enjoy! Our unique venue will be open from 6-10 and we invite you to come out and play a 3-song maximum. If poetry, comedy or spoken word is your talent we invite you to share that talent with the community as well! Our venue staff will be listening in and may offer you a chance to play at The Betty Jayne or even at the Scottish Rite Theatre! Please bring your own instruments; a PA will be provided.