Fine art and more - March 12

What's Happening 3/12/23
Published: Mar. 12, 2023 at 6:00 AM CST|Updated: Mar. 12, 2023 at 8:00 AM CDT
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PEORIA (25News Now) - Take a look at some of the events happening in Central Illinois today!

Kelleher’s Family Day

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations are in full swing in Peoria! Kelleher’s Irish Pub is hosting a Family Day, featuring a performance from Flynn’s Irish Dancers, Irish music from Turas, and face painting. Kelleher’s famous Irish fare will be available as well. Everyone is welcome to attend this event.

When: March 12 from 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Where: 619 SW Water Street in Peoria

More information can be found here.

Central Illinois Art Market

Find your style at the first Central Illinois Art Market, hosted by Fulton County Arts. The market will be held in the South Courtyard by Marshalls at the Shoppes at Grand Prairie in Peoria. A small gathering of artists will be set up with art on display and available for purchase. Shop local art and enjoy what else Grand Prairie has to offer!

When: March 12 from 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Where: The Shoppes at Grand Prairie

More information can be found here.

Fulton County Art Show

Canton Park District is hosting the Fulton County Art Show. Public viewing of entries will be held at the Donaldson Community Center in Canton. This year, there will be a special showcase featuring a tribute in memory of the late Bill Swango.

When: March 12 from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Where: 250 South Ave. D in Canton

More information can be found here.

“In the Heights”

Peoria Players Theatre presents “In the Heights,” a musical with concept, music, and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda. The musical, set in the Washington Heights neighborhood in Upper Manhattan, tells the story of a young storeowner who watches the joys and heartbreaks of his tight-knit community.

When: March 12 & 19 at 2:00 p.m. | March 16-18 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Peoria Players Theatre

Cost: $20 for adults | $15 for people 20 and younger

More information and tickets can be found here.

Click here for a preview of the musical.

“She Kills Monsters”

Corn Stock Theatre presents “She Kills Monsters,” a high-octane dramatic comedy that tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. The show is a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us.

When: March 12 & 19 at 2:30 p.m. | March 17-18 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Corn Stock Theatre

Cost: $14 for adults | $10 for students (with a valid ID)

More information and tickets can be found here.

If you know of an event that’s happening in Central Illinois, add it to our Community Calendar!