With summer winding down, there is still time to head outside and enjoy a number of events. Take a look at what's going in Peoria Area during the second half of August!

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TOURIN' THE TOWN JULY

Looking for some great summer activities in Pekin? Check out our newest Tourin' the Town as Kaci walks around the Marigold Capital of the World to find all the great places for summer fun!

Tourin' the Town July
Tourin' the Town July

CHRIS STAPLETON LIVE

One of country music's rising stars Chris Stapleton performs live at Three Sisters Park! With his debut album "Traveller," Stapleton is already racking in a number of awards, including  Best Country Album and Best Country Solo Performance at the 58th annual Grammy Awards.
 
August 18
Location: Three Sisters Park

SADDLE UP FOR 
NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE

Put on your cowboy boots and raise money for a good cause at Saddle Up for Neighborhood House! This night of western fun includes whiskey tasting, dueling pianos and a great auction. Money raised will go to the Neighborhood House!
 
August 19
Location: Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino

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INDIA FEST

The Peoria Park District and the Indo-American Society are proud to present India Fest at The CEFCU Center Stage. Enjoy for live music, authentic Indian cuisine, traditional Indian dancing and much more. 

August 20
Location: Peoria Riverfront

PEORIA TRIATHLON

The excitement of a big city triathlon will return to the Peoria Riverfront in 2016 courtesy of The Bradley University Tri Club & Bushwhacker.  Come experience Downtown Peoria on this open-water, spectator friendly, fast and fun course.
 
August 21
Location: Downtown Peoria

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9/11 NEVER FORGET EXHIBIT

Never Forget is a high tech, traveling memorial dedicated to the victims of the September 11th attacks in 2001. The exhibit provides interactive education including artifacts, documentary videos, and recordings.
 
August 24-29
Location:  Par-A-Dice Hotel 

JAZZ BECAUSE FOR DYSLEXIA

Join the Peoria-Tazewell Dyslexia Awareness Network for a hot night of flavorful jazz and melodic food! The Brazilionaires will entertain with their signature exciting blend of pop and jazz over infectious Latin grooves.

August 26
Location: The Waterhouse Broadway Lounge

ERIN FEIS

Peoria's Irish community comes together for  what is considered the largest Irish festival in  the Midwest. Erin Feis features cultural displays,
shopping, Irish food and exceptional entertainment  on five different stages! Everyone is Irish  this weekend! 

Starting Friday, check out our Facebook page for a chance to win tickets!

August 26-28
Location: Peoria Riverfront

CENTER FOR PREVENTION OF ABUSE DUCK RACE

Get ready to watch thousands of rubber ducks race in the annual Center for Prevention of Abuse Duck Race! The Duck Race is The Center's largest  fundraiser and the success of the Race is essential in raising funds to fill the gaps in funding.
 
August 27
Location: EastSide Centre

SOUTH SIDE STRIDE

Get your running shoes out and help benefit a great cause. This 5k charity run/walk through the Village of Dunlap benefits South Side Mission. 

August 27
Location: Dunlap's North Park

KICKAPOO CREEK WINERY 
GRAPE STOMP

Try your hand at this vintage form of wine making  at the 10th annual Grape Stomp! Festivities include  an "I Love Lucy" grape stomp competition,  entertainment for kids and great wine!

August 28
Location: Kickapoo Creek Winery
 
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