As we move closer to the holiday season, take a look at some of the awesome events happening during the first half of November!

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"WICKED" LIVE

Popular Broadway sensation WICKED returns to the Peoria Civic Center!  The surprising tale of an unlikely friendship between two women in the Land of Oz,WICKED  tells the untold story of the Wicked Witch of the West and Glinda the Good.
 
November 1-6
Location: Peoria Civic Center

REEL BIG FISH LIVE

Ska punk rockers Reel Big Fish bring their brass-infused show to Limelight Eventplex as part of their "Turn the Radio Off 20th Anniversary Tour." The band gained mainstream attention in the 1990's for their big hits "Beer" and "Sell Out."

November 1
Location: Limelight Eventplex

J DRAPER GLASS OPEN HOUSE

Join J. Draper Glass for a special First Friday Open House as they celebrate their eighth year in business! Meet the artists in their studios, view the galleries and check out all the great stores in the Studios on Sheridan. Jeremie will be doing demonstrations so come on by, check out her work and learn about the hands on experiences with hot glass!

November 4
Location: J Draper Glass/Studios on Sheridan

CASABLANCA

Join Peoria County CASA at their eleventh annual CASAblanca event, an evening of dancing with the local stars. The evening will feature local celebrities paired with dance specialists from the Peoria area. The money raised goes back to CASA, who advocates for the best interests of abused and neglected children within the Juvenile Abuse and Neglect Court system.

November 5
Location: Par-A-Dice Hotel

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EAT AND DRINKS OF THE WORLD

Experience the flavors of fine foods & drinks from countries around the world at Eat and Drinks of the World. Enjoy a silent auction and music by the Cousin Eddie Band. Money raised goes to the Dax Foundation.

November 5
Location: Five Points Washington

WASHINGTON SPECIALTY SHOPS 
OPEN HOUSE

Head out to Washington and get into the holiday spirit with the Washington Specialty Shops Holiday Open House! The shops are decorated for  the holidays and begin their holiday hours with refreshments and specials.

November 5-6
Location: Washington

BRADLEY BASKETBALL  HOME OPENERS

Bradley Women's Basketball kicks off their season at the Renaissance Coliseum November 5th against UMSL. On November 11, head down to Carver Arena to watch the men open their season against UIS.

November 5,11
Location: Renaissance Coliseum, Carver Arena

FISH FRY TO BENEFIT 
CAROL HOUSE OF HOPE

Come enjoy a fish fry and all the fixings in Pekin for a good cause! Money raised goes to t he Carol House of Hope, which is one of two emergency domestic violence shelters operated by The Center for Prevention of Abuse.

November 11
                                                              Location: Pekin Moose Lodge

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"A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL"

America's #1 Christmas movie comes to life on stage as a hilarious holiday musical. This classic holiday tale centers on a mischievous, bespectacled boy, Ralphie, who dreams of getting a BB-gun for Christmas.

November 11-20
Location: Peoria Players Theater

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