Downtown Bloomington Association Farmers Market; locally grown produce and more, entertainment, activities; 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays through Oct. 26, downtown square.
Paul Hahn 5K Memorial O'Hana Run; 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 29, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, Mackinaw; $20 advance, $25 race day; benefits CRC Life.
Worldwide Day of Play; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 29, uptown Normal.
Evergreen Memorial Cemetery Walk; 11 a.m, 2 p.m. Sept. 29-30, 11 a.m., 2 p.m. Oct. 6-7, Evergreen Memorial Cemetery, Bloomington; costumed actors portray figures from McLean County history; advance tickets $5-$17.
Cameron Esposito: Person of Consequence; 8 p.m. Oct. 1; Castle Theatre, downtown Bloomington; $20-$25.
Newsboys; 7 p.m. Oct. 4; ISU Braden Auditorium, Normal; $25-$160.
Illinois Wesleyan University homecoming; Oct 5-7; IWU campus, Bloomington.
Jurassic Quest, large exhibit of life-size, moving, museum quality dinosaurs; 3-8 p.m. Sept 28, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 29-30; Peoria Civic Center exhibit halls; $18-$34.
Peoria Art Guild Fine Art Fair; Sept. 28-30; riverfront juried art show with more than 130 nationally recognized artists; $10 Friday, $5 Sat. or Sun., or $7 Sat.-Sun.
Apple and Pork Festival; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 29-30, C.H. Moore Homestead, Clinton; fall harvest fest with apple/pork foods, harvest demonstrations, crafts, more.
Decatur's Smokin' BBQ Festival; Oct. 5-6, Central Park and Decatur Civic Center; competition, live music, vendors, kids' area, craft beer tasting; fundraiser for Richland Community College scholarship.
Terror on Washington Street; 7:13-11 p.m. Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, and 7:13-9 p.m. Oct. 31, 513 E. Washington St., Clinton; $10.
Whose Live Anyway, featuring cast of TV show "Whose Line Is It Anyway"; 8 p.m. Oct. 6; University of Illinois Springfield Sangamon Auditorium; $35-$69.
Joel Kim Booster, comedian; 9 p.m. Oct. 6; Kirkland Fine Arts Center; Millikin University, Decatur; $10-$20.
Burgoo Festival; Oct. 6-7, downtown Utica; burgoo stew, craftsmen, flea market, entertainment, more.
Downs Fright Fest; 6:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-28; 107 E. Franklin St., Downs
From Ashes to New; 7 p.m. Sept. 28; Castle Theatre, downtown Bloomington; $17 and $20.
"We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered"; 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Central Catholic High School auditorium; doors open 6 p.m.; fundraiser for Faith in Action; tickets at 309-827-7780.
From Music City to the Twin Cities; 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Nightshop, Bloomington; benefit for Benjamin and Mary Evelyn Moore Foundation; free but donations appreciated.
The Nostalgics; 1:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Miller Park Pavilion, ballroom oldies, $8.
Iron & Wine; 8 p.m. Oct. 5; Castle Theatre, Bloomington; $35 and $38.
Andy Grammer, The Good Parts Tour; Oct. 7; Castle Theatre, Bloomington; $28.50 and $30.
Smile Empty Soul, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Castle Theatre show at Nightshop, 517 N. Main St., downtown Bloomington; $12 and $15.
The Avett Brothers; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27; UI State Farm Center, Champaign; $45-$65
Luke Bryan Farm Tour; 6 p.m. Sept. 28; Atkins Farm, 930 County Road 300 North, Pesotum; $51 and up.
Gordon Lightfoot; 8 p.m. Sept. 29; UIS Sangamon Auditorium, Springfield; $34-$79.
Taikoza Drums; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29; Kirkland Fine Art Center, Millikin University; Decatur.
Kentuckiana Opry; 8 p.m. Sept. 29, Kentuckiana Kampground, Hopedale; country music shows with Kentuckiana Opry Country Classic Show; Hee Haw Show with guest Kim Bolin; adults $8, children $2; 309-449-3274.
Concert in the Vineyard-West Macqueen Street; 7-11 p.m., Sept. 29, Mackinaw Valley Vineyard, Mackinaw; $5, children, free.
Lucero; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30; Monarch Music Hall, Peoria; $20 and $25.
The X-Fall Frenzy; Godsmack, Shinedown in concert, Sept. 30; Peoria Civic Center; $39.50 and up.
Dark Star Orchestra, Grateful Dead tribute band; 7 p.m. Oct. 1; Monarch Music Hall, Peoria; $25 and $35.
Drive-By Truckers; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2; Monarch Music Hall, Peoria; $28 and $33.
Marcus Tardelli, guitarist, part of ELLNORA - The Guitar Festival; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3; Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana; $10-$30.
Jupiter String Quartet and Jasper Quartet with Michael Cameron; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4; Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana; $10-$33.
Bement Country Opry; 5 p.m. Oct. 5, Monticello Community Ballroom; artist Mike Porter; fish dinner, 5 p.m.; $10; 217-778-0990.
The All-American Rejects; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5; State Farm Center, Champaign; $20-$35.
Nathan and Julie Gunn and Friends: An Evening on Broadway; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6; Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana; $10-$48.
Wildfire concert series; 6-10 p.m. Oct. 6, Wildlife Prairie Park, Hanna City; Joe Stamm Band; $5; free parking.
Kentuckiana Opry; 8 p.m. Oct. 6, Kentuckiana Kampground, Hopedale; country music shows with Kentuckiana Opry Country Classic Show and guest Eric Gordon; adults $8, children $2; 309-449-3274.
Blue October; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7; Monarch Music Hall, Peoria; $28-$38.
Morgan Evans and Chris Young; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7; State Farm Center, Champaign.
This Random World; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26-29, 2 p.m. Sept. 30, Eureka College Pritchard Theatre; by donation.
An American Daughter; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4-13, 3 p.m. Oct. 14; Studio Theatre, Krannert Center, Urbana; $8-$23.
Karaoke; 7 p.m. Sept. 27, Eagles Aerie 527, Bloomington; no cover.
Jack Dup Duo; 6-9 p.m. Sept. 28, Gill Street Sports Bar and Restaurant, Bloomington; rock; no cover.
Prince Night; 8:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Jazz Upfront, Bloomington.
Patrick Campbell; 4 p.m. Sept. 28, Cadillac Jack's, Bloomington; no cover.
Jim & Tommy; 6 p.m. Sept. 28, Baxter's American Grille, Bloomington; acoustic rock.
Dexter O'Neal and Funk Yard; 7:30-10:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Legends Sports Bar and Grill, Bloomington; rhythm and blues; no cover.
Glenn Wilson Quartet; 8:30 p.m. Sept. 29, Jazz Upfront, Bloomington.
Last Call; 7-11 p.m. Sept. 29, Cheeks Bar and Grill, 1206 Towanda Ave., Bloomington.
Femme Fatale; 6-10 p.m. Sept. 29, Gill Street Sports Bar and Restaurant, Bloomington; rock; no cover.
Karaoke; 7 p.m. Oct. 4, Eagles Aerie 527, Bloomington; no cover.
Blue Hares; 7 p.m. Oct. 5, Eagles Aerie 527, Bloomington; no cover.
Silver Fox band; 6:30 p.m. Sept. 27, American Legion, Heyworth.
Natu Band; 8 p.m. Sept. 28, Clinton Eagles, Clinton; country rock, no cover.
Jury's Out; 8 p.m. Sept. 29, Tailgaters, LeRoy; ’80s band; no cover.
Silver Fox band; 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4, American Legion, Heyworth, country, no cover.
Children's Discovery Museum; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Wed. and Fri.-Sat.; 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday, 101 E. Beaufort St., Normal; exhibit gallery, paint wall, two-story climber, AgMazing exhibit, educational programs, more; $7, under 2 free; 309-433-3444.
Jedi Academy; 2:30 p.m. Sept. 30; Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, downtown Bloomington; $15.
Art Scavenger Hunt; 5-7 p.m. Oct. 5, downtown Bloomington; for ages 4-junior high; free; part of October First Friday event; forms at Three Square Gallery, 104 W. Monroe St., Bloomington.
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