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.

Saturday, November 21, 2020

Peoria Art Guild - Print Room Open Studio

Print Room Open Studio

Instructor: Peggy West

Department: Printmaking


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Note:  Before enrolling in a Print Room Open Studio, you must first complete a Print Room Orientation.  Orientations are held from 10 a.m. -- noon on all Open Studio dates.  

Penguin Project Foundation - Don't Stop Believing Gala

The Penguin Project Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of Penguin artists, mentors and families through theater and community.  Our virtual Gala, Don't Stop Believing, will bring some of Broadway's biggest stars together in a night of exceptional entertainment for a great cause.  Your support directly provides scholarships for participants and mentors, financial help for programs in need due to COVID-19 difficulties, and growing our nationwide Chapters. 

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General Admission - $50.00

Festival of Lights: Parade of Lights

The Festival of Lights annual Parade of Lights covers two miles, mainly along Washington Street and Taylor Street. The parade features floats shaped entirely from LED lights, including:

  • 70-foot long float of the famous Clydesdale horse team pulling a delivery wagon
  • 95-foot-long smoke-spewing Chinese dragon
  • Chopper motorcycle
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • The Duck and Ducklings
  • 160-foot long Steam Engine Train

Price: Free

Penguin Stoneware

This cute little penguin piece is the perfect holiday decor and is SO easy to create. Using our underglaze transfers makes this project a breeze! You can choose a large serving bowl or a pie plate for this project!

We promise a funtastic time at our studio!  We provide everything you need.   We have juices, sodas and Jones Pure Cane Sugar soda, and popcorn available for sale and water is always included at no extra fee!  Additionally, we now offer a full bar for our over 21 artists.  We do not allow outside alcoholic beverages.

EP!C - Tinsel The Town – Holiday Shopping Experience

EP!C’s EP!Casso and Harvest programs will be at Tinsel the Town this year.

Purchase unique, one-of-a-kind, handmade gifts for your loved ones from our EP!Casso art gallery or pre-order poinsettias for your next gathering or virtual backdrop from our Harvest greenhouse. 

Glass Blowing Classes

Bird - 9am to 11am - Bird $85 Per Person Make your own bird! Our instructors will guide your development and confidence as you learn how to roll into color, heat the glass, create a whimsical pattern by twisting, pulling and poking the hot glass. No shared experiences. 

Pumpkin - 11am to 1pm - Pumpkin $120 Per Person Create your own blown pumpkin to treasure, display and talk about for years. Learn how to roll into color, heat, pinch & paddle the glass to create your pumpkin. Watch it grow with the breath of your air! 

Peoria Symphony Orchestra - The Virtuous Violin

Saturday, November 21, we invite you to tune in to WTVP Create Channel 47.4 to watch a special airing of "The Virtuous Violin" Sound Bites, featuring Arnaud Sussman, violin, and Orion Weiss, piano. They will perform Brahms, Mozart, and Ravel!