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Briefs: Nov. 22, 2019

A new musical experience

Bradley new music concert will take place Monday, Nov. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dingeldine Music Center. Undergraduate composers will present original music and the new compositions will be premiered by Bradley music students and faculty including Chee Hyeon Choi, Elizabeth Clarke, Kyle Dzapo, Marcia Henry Liebenow and Ji Hyun Kim. For more information, contact Lynnsey Lambrecht at 309-677-2603 or at

Flea market comes to Peoria

Giant Flea Market Peoria will be in town from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 24 at Exposition Gardens located on 1601 W. Northmoor Road. The event will have antiques, fine jewelry, pottery, garden-cut flowers, specimens, grains and apiary, needlecraft, photography and more for purchase. Admission is $1.50. Contact John Crouch at 217-529-6939 for more information.

A celebration for the trees

The 11th annual Festival of Trees started yesterday and continues today from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday 12 to 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The festival will display 80 decorated trees and wreaths, centerpieces and other holiday decor items and bidding to take home. Events this weekend include a brunch, a family fun day with Santa and a Sweet Sundae Tea. All proceeds benefit Crittenton Centers. The event is located at the Life Together Center on 3601 N. Sheridan Road. For more information and ticket prices, call 309-674-0105 or visit

Trot like a turkey

The 49th annual Turkey Trot will take place this Sunday, Nov. 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Detweiller Park. A half-mile youth “fun run” will begin before the four-mile race and all entrants will receive a Turkey Trot T-shirt. Admission is $2 to $18. Contact Lester Hudson at 309-681-2866 or for more information.

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