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Beat The Post-Holiday Blues With These Events Around Central Illinois

Categories: Uncategorized | Posted: January 7, 2013

January events 01-07-12

Avoid the post-holiday doldrums with these fun events happening in the Bloomington-Normal and Peoria-Dunlap areas. Part of the fun of building your dream home in Central Illinois is knowing what’s going on around you and O’Neal Builders is here to help you plan your family calendar One Detail At A Time.

Relay for Life Charity Ball– January 12, 5 p.m. @ The Chateau

Hosted by Team Owen, the formal Charity Ball will feature a silent auction, live music, cosmetic design, and more! Dinner is included in the price of the ticket. Join them January 12, at 5:00PM at the Chateau in Bloomington to raise proceeds for the Relay for Life 2013. E-mail or call Team Owen for ticket information @ 309-212-4601,

Zac Brown Band– January 12, 7 p.m. @ the Peoria Civic Center

The Peoria Civic Center is proud to host the Zac Brown Band on January 12 at 7:00PM. This multiplatinum, GRAMMY-winning outfit throws down every night with expert musicianship, hearty Southern rock, and an unparalleled fan experience. Tickets are available through or

2013 World Championship Motorcycle Ice Racing– January 12, 7:30 p.m. @ U.S. Cellular Coliseum

Bring your kids to the most exciting thrill experience this January as professional ice motorcyclists battle for the coveted world championship title on January 12. The races begin at 7:30, tickets are available at the U.S. Cellular Coliseum box office or through Ticketmaster: $18 for Adults and $10 for kids.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast – January 15 to 16, 7:30 p.m. @ the Peoria Civic Center

The smash hit Broadway musical based off Academy-Award winning animated feature film is coming to the Peoria Civic Center January 15-16 at 7:30PM. Bring your kids to a magical Broadway experience that will be remembered for a lifetime. Tickets are available through

Winter Jam 2013 -January 27th, 6:00 p.m. @ the Peoria Civic Center

This Christian music concert tour has become the #1 tour in the world (first quarter) for two consecutive years. On January 27th starting at 6:00, Winter Jam 2013 will be headlined by GRAMMY®-winning, multi-platinum recording artist TobyMac, and will also feature artists like RED, Matthew West, Jamie Grace, Sidewalk Prophets and Royal Tailor. Located at the Peoria Civic Center, tickets are just $10 at the door!

Bradley Basketball VS. Illinois State University – January 29th, 7:00 p.m. @ the Peoria Civic Center

Watch as the two Central Illinois Universities face off head to head in this exciting rivalry game on January 29 at 7:00PM at the Peoria Civic Center. Tickets range from $8-$35, and are available at the Peoria Civic Center box office.

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