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    Sports Auction and Card Show 10:00 am
    Sports Auction and Card Show @ RiverPlex
    Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
    Silent Auction • Raffle Drawing $1.00 Admission FREE for Kids 12 & Under A “must show” for any sports enthusiast! Sports card vendors will be set up to buy, sell, or trade their sports cards and collectibles. The live auction … Continued
    Animal Encounters 1:30 pm
    Animal Encounters @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Nov 2 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
    1:30-2 pm • Su: 11/2 and 12/14 – Snakes Su: 11/16 and 12/28 – Turtles Su: 12/7 and 1/11 – Insects and Spiders Feel the smooth scales of a snake slide through your hand, hear the hiss of a giant … Continued
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    Ecological Restoration Workdays at Tawny Oaks 9:00 am
    Ecological Restoration Workdays ... @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Nov 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Please join us at the Park District’s newest prairie planting to aid in the restoration efforts! There will be a short briefing about the work taking place at Tawny Oaks, the importance of restoration work, and how to complete the … Continued
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    Native Seed Exchange 6:30 pm
    Native Seed Exchange @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Nov 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
    F: 11/7 • 6:30-8:30 pm • Ages 18+ Join us as plant enthusiasts get together to trade NATIVE plant seeds from their gardens. There will be a short presentation about seed saving followed by the swap. Participants are encouraged to … Continued
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    Habitat Restoration Workdays 10:00 am
    Habitat Restoration Workdays @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Nov 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Sa: 10/25 • Seed Collection Sa: 11/8 • Honeysuckle Removal 10 am-12 pm • Ages 16+ Help us to maintain Forest Park’s ecological integrity at these habitat restoration workdays. There will be a short talk before work begins explaining what … Continued
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    Beauty and the Beast Jr. 7:00 pm
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Nov 13 @ 7:00 pm
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Community Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Directed by Don Lane at Peoria Players Theatre November 13 – 7:00 pm • November 14 – 7:00 pm November 15 – 1:30 and 7:00 pm • November 16 – … Continued
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    Beauty and the Beast Jr. 7:00 pm
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ Peoria Players Theatre
    SOLD OUT Community Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Directed by Don Lane at Peoria Players Theatre November 13 – 7:00 pm • November 14 – 7:00 pm November 15 – 1:30 and 7:00 pm • November … Continued
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    Nature Art Show and Sale 9:00 am
    Nature Art Show and Sale @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Nov 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Artwork displayed 11/15-12/27 • Mon-Sat: 9 am-5 pm • Sundays: 1-5 pm The Nature Art Show and Sale features a diversity of media and unique artwork all created by talented local artists. It is a great way to support local … Continued
    Civil War Winter Quarters 10:00 am
    Civil War Winter Quarters @ Sommer Park
    Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Saturday, 11/15 • 10:00 am-4:00 pm Sunday, 11/16 • 10:00 am-3:00 pm $3/person History comes to life at Sommer Park as Civil War soldiers construct winter quarters and prepare for their winter encampment. Living Historians in authentic uniforms will use … Continued
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. 1:30 pm
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Nov 15 @ 1:30 pm
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ Peoria Players Theatre
    SOLD OUT Community Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Directed by Don Lane at Peoria Players Theatre November 13 – 7:00 pm • November 14 – 7:00 pm November 15 – 1:30 and 7:00 pm • November … Continued
    Nature Art Show Open House 2:00 pm
    Nature Art Show Open House @ Forest Park Nature Center\
    Nov 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Meet the artists, enjoy a seasonal beverage, and tour the wonderful artwork of these creative and talented folks! A fine way to kick off the season. A free event for all ages.
    Proctor Center Talent Showcase 3:00 pm
    Proctor Center Talent Showcase @ Proctor Center
    Nov 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
    Peoria’s longest running talent competition. Acts include singing, dancing, rapping, musical instruments and more! Trophies will be awarded to winners in each category. To register your act, contact Jonelle McCloud at 309-673-9183. Deadline to register is 10/25.
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. 7:00 pm
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm
    SOLD OUT Community Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Directed by Don Lane at Peoria Players Theatre November 13 – 7:00 pm • November 14 – 7:00 pm November 15 – 1:30 and 7:00 pm • November … Continued
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    Animal Encounters 1:30 pm
    Animal Encounters @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
    1:30-2 pm • Su: 11/2 and 12/14 – Snakes Su: 11/16 and 12/28 – Turtles Su: 12/7 and 1/11 – Insects and Spiders Feel the smooth scales of a snake slide through your hand, hear the hiss of a giant … Continued
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. 1:30 pm
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ Peoria Players Theatre
    Nov 16 @ 1:30 pm
    Beauty and the Beast Jr. @ Peoria Players Theatre
    SOLD OUT Community Children’s Theatre presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. Directed by Don Lane at Peoria Players Theatre November 13 – 7:00 pm • November 14 – 7:00 pm November 15 – 1:30 and 7:00 pm • November … Continued
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    Holiday Poinsettia Show 10:00 am
    Holiday Poinsettia Show @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Nov 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
    Friday, 11/21 – Wednesday, 12/31 The holiday season would not be complete without a visit to our Conservatory, where our tropical collection blends with hundreds of poinsettias to create a wonderland unmatched anywhere in Peoria! Come visit us to pick out … Continued
    Candlelight Walks at the Garden 6:00 pm
    Candlelight Walks at the Garden @ Luthy Botanical Garden
    Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Fridays and Saturday Evenings, 11/21-12/20 • 6-9 pm Continue a holiday tradition or start a new one. Visit our Poinsettia Show at night, under the warm glow of hundreds of candles, while enjoying live performances of holiday music. As our … Continued
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    “Little Twig” Book Signing with local author Sandy Miller and local illustrator Lisa Garber 10:00 am
    “Little Twig” Book Signing with ... @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:15 am
    10 am – Tree Talk: A Mini Lesson! 10:15 am – Book Reading 10:30 am – Book Signing* * Crafts will be ongoing during this portion of the program. Hope shines brightly within the pages of “Little Twig.” Though lacking … Continued
    River Spirit Flute Circle 1:00 pm
    River Spirit Flute Circle @ Forest Park Nature Center
    Nov 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Sa: 9/27, 10/25, 11/22, 12/20 1:00-2:00 pm • All ages Listen to Native American flute music or try your hand at playing this beautiful wooden instrument. All levels are welcome and the circle is open to the public. No previous … Continued
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    44th Annual Peoria Turkey Trot 1:00 pm
    44th Annual Peoria Turkey Trot @ Detweiller Park
    Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm
    44th Annual Peoria Turkey Trot  @ Detweiller Park
    Join us rain, shine or snow for Peoria’s oldest running race, a 4-mile run through Detweiller Park. The top two finishers in each division receive a trophy and a turkey, compliments of Kroger. All entrants receive a Turkey Trot t-shirt. … Continued
    Santa’s Woodland Workshop Part 1 1:00 pm
    Santa’s Woodland Workshop Part 1 @ Camp Wokanda
    Nov 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
    Drop off your children at Camp Wokanda while you go shop. They will get to enjoy hot cocoa and make three quality gifts that we will wrap and send home ready to put under the tree! We will have a … Continued
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    Illinois River Bluff Trail Hike 10:00 am
    Illinois River Bluff Trail Hike @ Camp Wokanda
    Nov 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
    Burn off some of that excess Thanksgiving turkey with an extensive conditioning hike through the Illinois River Bluff Trail. Be sure to bring a sack lunch; the hike is free. We will meet at Camp Wokanda’s lower parking lot and … Continued
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