Head Over to the Junction City Shopping Center to See the Artists on the Boardwalk


Get a head start on your holiday shopping, or choose some fun gifts for yourself at the Artists on the Boardwalk, happening at Junction City Shopping Center. This is your opportunity to view the works of some of our best local artists in an inviting atmosphere. You'll find artwork in various mediums, including painting, jewelry and craft. Take … [Read more...]

Learn the Basics of Latin Dances at Peoria’s Contemporary Art Center


Have you ever wanted to learn how to dance to the spicy sounds of salsa music? Here is your opportunity! The Contemporary Art Center in Peoria is offering Salsa Dance lessons. They will teach you the basics, and then let you swing and move your feet with the best of them. Salsa, and Latin Dance in general, is growing in popularity. The music is … [Read more...]

Help the Fight Against ALS at the Dads’ Dash 5k in Peoria


What do you have planned on September 13? If you know someone who has been affected by Lou Gehrig’s Disease you may want to sign up for the Dads' Dash 5K & Walk! An honor to individuals who have lost their lives to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), it will take place in the downtown district near Hooter's on 18 Southwest Water Street. The … [Read more...]

Get Ready to Enjoy Your Favorite Jams on the Peoria RiverFront


No matter what kind of music you like to groove to, the JammSammich band plays it. This much-loved and versatile local band can play everything from blues to hip-hop, soul to rock and roll, and disco to funk. You can see them at the Peoria Riverfront on September 12, 2014. Relax in the fall air while you take in the band's eclectic sounds. They … [Read more...]

Welcome German Heritage to Peoria at Oktoberfest on the RiverFront


There are many beautiful sights to be admired close to our apartments in Peoria, and with the waterfront area based just eight miles from Hickory Ridge, there's no reason not to enjoy. On September 20, people will make their way to this scenic destination for Oktoberfest on Peoria's Riverfront. This annual German Festival is presented by the German … [Read more...]