Happy New Year!  Let's start of 2016 with a bang!
Here are some events you can enjoy through the first part of January!

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PNC WINTERFEST

Get ready for the newest holiday tradition in Peoria - PNC Winterfest!  Skate on an outdoor rink outside the Peoria Civic Center.   Enjoy refreshments in a heated tent and take part in themed nights throughout the holiday season!
 
November 27- January 18
Location:  Peoria Civic Center

HEARTLAND FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA NEW YEAR'S GREETING

Start your year off right with the Heartland Festival Orchestra's New Year's Greeting at Five Points Washington!  Enjoy  great song and dance numbers, from Vienna waltzes to Broadway tap!

January 9
Location: Five Points Washington


THE HARLEM GLOBETROTTERS 

The Harlem Globetrotters return to the Peoria Civic Center in January!  This is the 90th year for the team of basketball stars!  Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and hilarious fan interaction!
 
January 10
Location: Peoria Civic Center

  
Are you about to get married?  Wouldn't it be nice to have a one-stop shop to plan your dream day?  Head to the Peoria Civic Center for the 19th Annual Weddings of a Lifetime Bridal Event!  You can pick out a dress, table and floral arrangements, entertainment and cakes all in one place! 

January 10
Location: Peoria Civic Center


THE PENGUIN PROJECT 
"Singin' In the Rain Jr."

Come celebrate the power of the human spirit at The Penguin Project's performance of "Singin' in the Rain Jr."!  What makes this a unique show is that all roles are performed by children with developmental disabilities, joined on stage with peer mentors!  The Penguin Project proves that every child deserves their chance to shine!

January 14-17
Location: Eastlight Theater

AMERICAN ENGLISH LIVE

Get ready for Liverpool mania as the best Beatles tribute band American English plays the Peoria Civic Center!  Re-live the essence of John, Paul, Ringo and George as American English takes you down memory lane. Enjoy all the classics, including "She Loves You", "Hey Jude" and "I Want to Hold your Hand"!  
 
January 15
Location: Peoria Civic Center
 
CWTC SUPER TRIVIA CHALLENGE

Think you are Mr. or Mrs. Know It All?  How about putting your money where your mouth is?  Get a team together and challenge others in the annual CWTC Super Trivia Challenge!  Best part - all the money raised goes to CWTC, helping adults with developmental disabilities succeed in the workplace!
 
January 15
Location: Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino

MORTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
ANNUAL DINNER

Celebrate a year of success at the Morton Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner!  The night includes dinner and an exciting program highlighting initiatives and success from the past year.  The Chamber will also announce the 2015 Distinguished Service Award and Volunteer of the Year Award, as well as the 2016 Pumpkin Festival theme!

                                                           January 16
                                                           Location: Embassy Suites 
 
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PEORIA KIDS FEST

Need your kids to break out of cabin fever?  
Take them to the annual Peoria Kids Fest at the Peoria Civic Center! The kids can enjoy 45,000 square feet of interactive fun with rock climbing, inflatables and games!  There will also be educational booths for parents!
 
January 16
Location: Peoria Civic Center

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