Events

  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Raintree County

    (General - Sunday, January 16, 2022)

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    RAINTREE COUNTRY (1957)

    Sun, Jan 16 | 2:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Coppola Film Fest | The Conversation

    (General - Thursday, January 20, 2022)

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    Marc Eliot's Art of Film

    FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA FILM FESTIVAL

    THE CONVERSATION (1974)

    Thu, Jan 20 | 6:30 PM

    An offer you can't refuse! Join New York Times bestselling author Marc Eliot, resident film curator, IN PERSON as he provides unique insights prior to each film and a post-film analysis. Each film is screened uncut, in the original large-screen format and on the largest screen in Illinois.

    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Coppola Film Fest | The Godfather

    (General - Friday, January 21, 2022)

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    Marc Eliot's Art of Film

    FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA FILM FESTIVAL

    THE GODFATHER (1972)

    Fri, Jan 21 | 6:30 PM

    An offer you can't refuse! Join New York Times bestselling author Marc Eliot, resident film curator, IN PERSON as he provides unique insights prior to each film and a post-film analysis. Each film is screened uncut, in the original large-screen format and on the largest screen in Illinois.

    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Wine & Cheese Under the Stars | The Latest Science on the Sun

    (Planetarium - Saturday, January 22, 2022)

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    Wine & Cheese Under the Stars

    The Latest Science on the Sun

    Sat, Jan 22 | 7-9 pm

    Dome Planetarium

    Join us for an evening of delicious food, wine and the latest news from space in our newly updated planetarium with "the world's most advanced" planetarium system! This evening, learn the newest science on our very own star, the Sun, with updates from the Parker Solar Probe and other space telescopes. Plus, enjoy a tour of the night sky, a trip through our solar system, and a flight out to the edge of space and back.

    Each guest receives an individual Canterbury Creations charcuterie box featuring cheeses, fruits, nuts & more; up to three glasses of wine; and an entertaining evening under the stars.

    Doors open at 6:45 PM

    The program will be in two parts, allowing time to socialize and refill your wine glass between the shows.

    Ages 21+

    $45 members | $55 public

    Get your tickets here.

    All supplies provided for programs unless otherwise noted. All paid programs require a minimum number of participants to run or will be cancelled two business days prior to the start date. Pre-registration required.

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Coppola Film Fest | The Godfather Part II

    (General - Saturday, January 22, 2022)

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    Marc Eliot's Art of Film

    FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA FILM FESTIVAL

    THE GODFATHER Part II (1974)

    Sat, Jan 22 | 6:30 PM

    An offer you can't refuse! Join New York Times bestselling author Marc Eliot, resident film curator, IN PERSON as he provides unique insights prior to each film and a post-film analysis. Each film is screened uncut, in the original large-screen format and on the largest screen in Illinois.

    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Presentation & Book Signing | The Hag: The Life, Times, and Music of Merle Haggard

    (General - Saturday, January 22, 2022)

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    OFFICIAL BOOK TOUR STOP! NEW #1 BESTSELLING RELEASE!

    THE HAG: The Life, Times, and Music of Merle Haggard

    PRESENTATION & BOOK SIGNING WITH "THE HAG" AUTHOR MARC ELIOT

    Sat, Jan 22 | 2:30 PM

    Giant Screen Theater

    Free & Open to the Public

    Join New York Times bestselling author & Resident Theater Curator MARC ELIOT for an in-person presentation and discussion about his latest bestselling work, THE HAG: The Life, Times, and Music of Merle Haggard . Presentation at 2:30pm in the Giant Screen Theater, followed by a book signing in the Museum Lobby. Books available for purchase from the Museum Store and at the book signing.

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Coppola Film Fest | The Outsiders

    (General - Sunday, January 23, 2022)

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    Marc Eliot's Art of Film

    FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA FILM FESTIVAL

    THE OUTSIDERS (1983)

    Sun, Jan 23 | 2:30 PM

    An offer you can't refuse! Join New York Times bestselling author Marc Eliot, resident film curator, IN PERSON as he provides unique insights prior to each film and a post-film analysis. Each film is screened uncut, in the original large-screen format and on the largest screen in Illinois.

    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Face in the Crowd

    (General - Friday, January 28, 2022)

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    A FACE IN THE CROWD (1957)

    Fri, Jan 28 | 6:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Face in The Crowd

    (General - Sunday, January 30, 2022)

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    A FACE IN THE CROWD (1957)

    Sun, Jan 30 | 2:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Bullitt

    (General - Friday, February 4, 2022)

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    BULLITT (1963)

    Fri, Feb 4 | 6:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Bullitt

    (General - Sunday, February 6, 2022)

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    BULLITT (1963)

    Sun, Feb 6 | 2:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | The Deer Hunter

    (General - Friday, February 11, 2022)

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    THE DEER HUNTER (1978)

    Fri, Feb 11 | 6:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | The Deer Hunter

    (General - Sunday, February 13, 2022)

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    THE DEER HUNTER (1978)

    Sun, Feb 13 | 2:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Raging Bull

    (General - Friday, February 18, 2022)

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    RAGING BULL (1980)

    Fri, Feb 18 | 6:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

    Sat, Feb 19 | 2:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Raging Bull

    (General - Saturday, February 19, 2022)

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    RAGING BULL (1980)

    Sat, Feb 19 | 2:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Tightrope

    (General - Friday, February 25, 2022)

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    TIGHTROPE (1984)

    Fri, Feb 25 | 6:30 PM
    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Marc Eliot's Art of Film | Tightrope

    (General - Sunday, February 27, 2022)

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    TIGHTROPE (1984)

    Sun, Feb 27, 2:30 PM

    Tickets: CLICK HERE

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  • Interplanetary 5K Race

    (General - Saturday, March 26, 2022)

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    Run the Planets!

    Interplanetary 5K Race + 1 Mile Fitness Walk

    Register by March 2 to guarantee a shirt!

    • A family oriented race/walk for participants of all ages. 5K Race for all ages,  1 Mile Fitness Walk and 1/2 Mile Kids' Fun Run will return next year
    • Walk or run through portions of the Central Illinois Community Solar System, the world's most complete large scale model of the Solar System
    • Participants will follow the routes of interplanetary explorers through the Solar System, from the Sun - past Mercury, Venus, and Earth - to Mars and back along the Riverfront Trail
    • It's athletic, it's educational, it's fun... for the whole family!

    LOCATIONS

    Peoria Riverfront Museum (packet pickup), Gateway Building (start & finish Line)

    Course: Entirely flat (no hills) along the Riverfront Trail (from Gateway Building to Detweiller Marina)

    TIMES

    Packet Pickup: Friday, March 25, from 12:30-5:30 PM, and race day starting at 7:30 AM, in the museum's auditorium on the lower level.

    March 26, 2022:
    • 7:30-8:30 am: Race day registration; packet pickup
    • 9 am: 5K Race start
    • 9:05 am: 1 Mile Fitness Walk start
    • 9:30 am: Kids' 1/2 Mile Fun Run start
    • Refreshments after 5K race; awards after the Kids' Fun Run

    Participants can choose to receive a moisture wicking technical race shirt, or skip it for a discount on registration. Must register by March 2 to guarantee a shirt.

    FEES

    • 5K Race (3.1 miles): $25, without shirt: $20
    • 1 Mile Fitness Walk: $20, without shirt: $15
    • Make checks payable to "Peoria Riverfront Museum"

    REGISTRATION 

    Register here!

    T-Shirt:

    All race participants pre-registered by March 2 have the option to receive a gender specific moisture-wicking technical T-shirt. Participants may also choose not to receive a shirt, for a discounted entry fee.

    PACKET:

    Included in your packet will be a one day pass to the Peoria Riverfront Museum, a sticker showing your out-of-this-world mileage, a moisture-wicking t-shirt (if you chose that option), coupons and more!

    PRIZES:

    Awards to overall male and female winners, and top male and female 5K runners in each age division. Certificates for kids and fitness walkers. All kids will receive their choice of a Terry the Tractor book, signed by the author and race director, Mike Rucker.

    Inquires: please contact Renae Kerrigan at rkerrigan@peoriariverfrontmuseum.org or 309.863.3030.

    Checks can be mailed to:
    Peoria Riverfront Museum
    222 SW Water St
    Peoria, IL 61602

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