“Playing in Peoria” – March 6

Written By: Andrew Ketterer

It’s all about performances this week in the Peoria Area. There are sports, art, performances and music lined up at several different venues and we’ve highlighted just a few of them for you.

So, don’t let the cold keep you in your house all weekend. Get out and enjoy what Central Illinois has to offer!


Nude Attitude

Join the Peoria Art Guild in showcasing the works of over 50 artists from Brazil, Canada, France and the United States as part of their Nude Attitude exhibition on Friday night from 8 p.m. to midnight. This tastefully prepared event will explore the human figure through a variety of mediums and techniques.

Tickets will be $40 at the door, but you can purchase tickets in advance HERE that will cost $20 for members and $30 for non-members.


Peoria Rivermen

The Peoria Rivermen and NASH FM 97.3 are teaming up this Friday to bring fans “NASH FM Night,” which will feature a limited number of half-price tickets in both the lower and upper bowls. And just in case that isn’t enough, the Rivermen have also announced that Friday will be another “$2 Draft Beer Night!”

So throw on your jersey and get to the Peoria Civic Center to cheer on your Rivermen as they take on the Mississippi Surge at 7:15 p.m.


2014 Annual Ice Show: I Must Be Dreaming!

The Winter Olympics may have just ended, but there is still ice skating performances going on at Pekin Memorial Arena! Travel there on Saturday afternoon for a show that features children from the Learn to Skate program, the Precise Ice Skating Team, as well as a few guest performances!

Tickets are $6 per person and the doors open at 12:30 p.m.


545936_443224419085231_1709028767_nLive at the Five Spot

Dexter O’Neal & Funk Yard will play that funky R&B music on Friday night from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Preston Jackson Gallery at the Contemporary Arts Center. You’ll have the opportunity to stroll through three fine art galleries while listening to the music. You’re allowed to bring your own food and drink, or just place an order at the Rhythm Kitchen!

Tickets cost $8 for members and $12 for non-members.


Firehouse Pizza and Pub: Karaoke Night

And if you’d like to do a little performing yourself, head over to Firehouse Pizza and Pub in East Peoria on Thursday night from 8 p.m. to midnight to show of your talent. Enjoy their $3 Shock Top draft beers (Thursday’s special) and chow down on some of the best tasting pizza around.


As always, stay busy and keep it here for news on everything “Playing in Peoria!”


This post is part of a weekly series that is designed to promote a weekly schedule of Peoria Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Member businesses and events.


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