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Galva Freedom Fest Celebration
Come and enjoy a hometown filled with pride. 4th of July, events begin at 8am, including a pancake breakfast, 5K/fun run, a parade filled with antique tractors, bands and floats. Stop by the park for an art jam, photo photo show, talent show, food and much more. Stay the for the evening and Join us at the park for professional entertainment and spectacular fireworks fired by International award winners Melrose Pyrotechnics.
Woodland Palace at Francis Park
A must-see attraction in Kewanee is the Woodland Palace at Francis Park, the first “green” home in Illinois. This unusual home was built way ahead of its time and is filled with engineering wonders. Learn about the quirky and eccentric man who built and lived in the home. Fred Francis was an artist, poet, inventor, builder, mathematician, engineer, and a naturist. Francis started to build the home in 1890 and worked on it for the next thirty-six years. It features hand-carved molding, a water purification system, and is the first house in the state of Illinois to have air-conditioning without the aid of electricity. View the sophisticated achievements of disappearing windows, doors, and more. Visit a home where everything seems to work in harmony. Woodland Palace is open seven days a week from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. April through October 1.
2015 Flying Gish Festival and Bow Fishing Tournament
Weigh in is at 2pm at Bass Pro Shops in East Peoria IL. $120/team of up to four Activities: 5am bowfishing tournament begins from Bass Pro Shops 10am-3pm-Flying Fish Festival-Bass Pro Shops Parking Lot Taste Testing, Entertainment, Kids Activities, IL. Dept of Natural Resources, Wildlife Prairie Park, Tons of fun for the family! 6pm Preservation and Conservation Dinner at Itoo Hall CALL: 309-674-9715 for more information A family friendly festival highlighted by the first inaugural Bow Fishing Tournament! This event will include cash prizes, activities on both sides of the river, educational displays, and local chefs preparing cuisine using the flying fish. The tournament is for registered competitors only, however, the additional activities are open to the public. The money raised from this event will go to support the Union Sportsman Alliance and the Preservation of the Peoria Labor Temple. All partners of this event support The Flying Fish Festival as one piece of a larger effort to deal with an Illinois River invasive species: Asian Carp. This Flying Fish Festival gives locals and visitors an opportunity to experience the excitement both on the water, shore and on the plate.
Sherry’s is known for a few things: good food, great prices, and all the friendly service you can expect in Henry County. Located in an old quaint church, Sherry offers daily specials including fish, barbeque ribs, chicken, and more.
Two25 is a polished casual restaurant located in the Mark Twain hotel, downtown Peoria. Signature entrees such as the broiled peppercorn New York strip, dijon crusted salmon, shrimp & crab carbonara and the classic gratin dauphinois-- a 30 layer potato gratin-- are not to be missed. Delectable dessert choices such as chocolate mousse topped with a raspberry Chambord sauce and crème brulee are also local favorites. Diners can complement their meals with our wine program-- a large selection is available by the glass, flight, half bottle or bottle. Deemed "polished casual", we serve the finest food, using only the highest quality ingredients, paired with a warm and unforgettable dining experience. Every customer is treated as if they are a part of our family. Join us for lunch, or host your next event in our private meeting room. We hope to serve you soon.
Welcome to our PV II Restaurant site. PV II is owned by Chef Josh Utech and his wife Amy Wand Utech. We offer extensive gluten free pasta, flour & bread! Everything is made from scratch so we cater to special food needs! Reservations are recommended! Buon Appetito!
We have taken our flare for inventive Italian cuisine and combined it with the spirit of our Irish ancestry to create this casual, welcoming dining atmosphere. So kick back, relax, grab a glass of wine from Italy or a whiskey from Ireland It’s always happy hour here at O’Neill’s!
Country Morning Coffee
No chain store coffee here! Country Morning Coffee is the only artisan coffee roaster in Henry County, offering 30 different premium coffees plus organic coffees from around the globe. Every coffee batch is roasted daily and packaged by hand including personal handwriting on each coffee label. Pick from an assortment of coffee drinks, tea, hot chocolate, and iced drinks. Morning offerings include fresh home-baked pastries, and for lunch there’s homemade breads and soups or Panini’s and wraps. Fill your travel mug and grab some freshly blended bags of coffee to take home with you!
Grand Hotel and Conference Center
A 240-room, full service, holidome style hotel that features poolside rooms and a complimentary hot breakfast buffet, over 7,000 square feet of meeting space, open parking, easy access off I-74, and The Peppertree Restaurant and Lounge.
Leaves 'N Beans Coffee
Leaves 'N Beans is a locally owned coffee shop that roasts fresh coffee daily. With so many gourmet coffee flavors and teas to choose from, you will have a hard time deciding which one you want. We also carry coffee accessories and gift items. Enjoy delicious soup and sandwiches in our cafe or purchase one of your favorite flavors from the store to brew coffee at home.
Unique gift shop featuring holiday seasonal and everyday decor. We also carry several lines of jewelry, Carlibe clothing, Melissa & Doug toys, Leggy Karr glassware and Feed the World dinnerware. Many more items, too numerous to list, are available year-round.
After 85 years, the golf course is still going strong. This 18-hole championship course features beautiful mature trees, fast greens and great fairways. Enjoy a delicious meal in the clubhouse, Greenside Grill or Roy's Place. 18 holes with a cart: Weekday $32 Weekends $37
Kewanee Historical Society
Founded in 1976, the group maintains the Kewanee Historical Society's Robert and Marcella Richards Museum, featuring numerous exhibits highlighting the colorful history of Kewanee. Open, May 1st to October 1st Thursday & Saturday, 1:30PM-4:00PM Open Everyday Labor Day Weekend
J.K. Williams Distilling
As the descendants of bootleg whiskey-making master J.K. Williams, they feel a certain responsibility to bring craft whiskey-and bourbon-making back to the Peoria area. Their great-great-grandpa was a family man with an extraordinary work ethic and an undeniable talent for making some of the best whiskey of his time.
Ramada Inn and Conference Center
Conveniently located to all of Peoria's business locations and leisure attractions, the Ramada Inn Peoria provides each guest with all of the comforts and amenities to ensure complete satisfaction.
Courtyard by Marriott
The Courtyard by Marriott is the perfect choice for meeting the needs of the modern business traveler. We offer 78 spacious rooms with one king bed or two queen beds. All of our rooms have a mini-refrigerator, in room coffee, and iron/ironing board. We offer dry cleaning service, free copies and faxes, and a full, hot breakfast buffet featuring all of your favorites. Our hotel has an indoor, heated pool and hot tub, as well as a work out facility, free, high-speed, wireless internet, 24-hour market, and a cash bar set up nightly. We have 675 sq. ft. of meeting space that can accommodate up to 50 people and can be used for a variety of functions. We are centrally located approximately 10 miles from the airport and near plenty of dining, shopping, and entertainment.
Peddler's Way Quilt Co.
Peddler’s Way Quilt Co. is dedicated to preserving the old fashioned arts of sewing, embroidery and quilting. As an authorized Pfaff sewing machine dealer, we carry a full line of sewing and embroidery machines, quilting machines, quilting frames and sergers. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff is happy to answer your sewing questions and assist you with finding the perfect fabric and notions for your next sewing project. We offer an extensive group of fun and informative classes that cover helpful crocheting methods and sewing techniques. Customers love our open sewing days, where they can finish up sewing projects, and our knitting mystery book club combines the best of fiction with crafts. Additionally, our sampler kits and sewing kits are known for their high quality fabrics and creative embellishments. Whether you visit us online or drop by our store, you’ll soon find out that quilting with Peddler’s Way Quilt Co. is both fun and therapeutic!
The Quilt Box
Celebrate the art of quilting and visit the store to become inspired. Visit the showroom offering over 2,000 bolts of fabric, quilt, embroidery and notion supplies. Join in the sit ‘n sews, pick up a block of the month or shop for locally handmade gifts.
Cracked Pepper Catering and Bakery
Here at Cracked Pepper Catering and Bakery, Inc. we consider ourselves the premier catering company serving the Central Illinois area. We are small enough to give personal attention to every client and customer yet large enough to handle almost any size event. We cater all types of events and venues, specializing in corporate functions and delivery services. Connected to our catering kitchen is our from-scratch bakery. Our bakers start the ovens very early in the morning to create freshly baked breakfast pastries, breads and desserts available Monday through Saturday. The bakery is open for lunch too! Depending on the season, we offer sandwiches hot off the grill or hand-crafted paninis with a hot cup of housemade soup. Together, our bakery and catering services offer a unique and fresh approach to food as you know it. Stop by or call to see why its… All it’s Cracked Up To Be!
Quality Inn & Suites - Peoria
Welcome to the new Quality Inn & Suites of Peoria! Quality Inn is convenient to Northwoods Mall and Lakeview Museum. They are also within close proximity of Bradley University and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center. Relax at their newly renovated, modernized property that joins style and comfort in an affordable package. Complimentary wireless internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include desks and coffee/tea makers, and you can also request rollaway/extra beds. A beautiful layout, numerous amenities, and unparalleled service are here for you to enjoy! Featured amenities include a business center and express check-out. Planning an event in Peoria? This hotel has facilities measuring 988 square feet, including conference/meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).
Fairview Farms Restaurant
Fairview Farms Restaurant was established in 1952 in a rennovated farm house bought by the family in the early 1900's. You feel like family when you eat here. They offer different styles of service, including family-style (all you can eat) or individual plate dinners. All food is made fresh. From the salad dressing to the mashed potatoes, you can trust that what you're eating is being made to order! You can feel free to sit back, relax, and enjoy your meal in one of their 7 rooms, providing a seating capacity of 300+. Fairview Farms Restaurant is only 15 minutes from downtown Peoria, and 1 mile from the airport, making it the perfect stop for both Peorians and hungry travelers.
Gallery on Second
View beautiful works of art from local and regional artists. Choose from watercolor and oil paintings, metal artwork and stained-glass.
Sleep Inn - Peoria
A 72-room facility conveniently located in the heart of Peoria. Shopping and numerous restaurants within walking distance. Featuring fully equipped business center, indoor swimming pool, on-site fitness center and deluxe continental breakfast.
thirty-thirty Coffee Company
Peoria's first ever traditional style coffee shop and micro-roastery. thirty-thirty Coffee Co. is obsessed with the pursuit of high quality coffee beverages, unprecedented presentation, knowledge and passion, along with a love for the local community, culture and education. We are located in Peoria's historic Anheuser-Busch/Kickapoo building downtown on the corner of Main and Glendale. All of our coffees will be served fresh, from seed to cup, using unique hand crafted methods ranging from the standard drip method to pour-over's and french press, grinding the coffee just before serving to ensure absolute freshness. We will also be serving high quality loose-leaf tea, fresh fruit smoothies, and have a variety of bottled drinks and juices. Most all of our ingredients are made ourselves or come from local businesses.