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Family Fun Entertainment

As always, the Turkey Festival will provide a full slate of family fun entertainment. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the shows. All the acts will take place under the entertainment tent, so don't worry about the weather!

Jill Prescher
Friday, June 10, 6:00 - 6:45 p.m.

Kicking off an evening of laid back, coffee house music, Jill Prescher will start the evening entertainment with her acoustic guitar and amazing vocals.

The Coffee House
Friday, June 10, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The Turkey Festival will once again kick off with some folky, homespun music as Lincoln & Shields (the Coffee House Band) hits the main stage for the Turkey Festival Coffee House. Join us for a good time and music that spans five decades. The Coffee House band will entertain the festival audience with a variety of instruments and songs. It’s guaranteed to be a good time. Grab a hot mocha or maybe an iced mocha from Eli’s Coffee Bar, take a seat, and enjoy some familiar tunes with your friends.

Julie K
Saturday, June 11, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Once again, Julile K will grace the Turkey Festival stage to entertain the kids. This award-winning performer brings her special brand of family entertainment to the festival as she sings her inspirational, educational and enjoyable songs guaranteed to entertain children, parents and grandparents. Julie K has brought a sunny day to families across the Midwest, partnering with the Children’s Hospital of Illinois, Cookies for Kids Cancer, the Junior League of Peoria, the Peoria Jaycees, The Saint Louis Art Festival, The Big Read and many more events. She also sponsors the annual family favorite Noon Year’s Eve celebration.

Bring the children, and be prepared for an entertaining show geared to young hearts. The smiles and laughter are free!

Julie K website

Petting Zoo
Saturday, June 11, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Brought to you by the Tremont High School FFA, this popular event gives you the chance to get close to and interact with a variety of farm animals.

Cosmic Dice
Saturday, June 11, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Cosmic Dice is a high energy four piece rock n’ roll band bringing you a wide variety of music. Whether it's songs from the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s, blues, southern rock, funk, dance, and even songs from today (even a little country), they always aim to deliver a little something for everyone.

Stevill Dan Band
Saturday, June 11, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The Stevill Dan Band brings their brand of classic hits including songs from the likes of John Mellencamp, the Eagles, and the Everly Brothers. This five-man band plays the songs you love from the past. Grab some turkey sandwiches and a strawberry shortcake and enjoy Saturday evening in the park.

The Gibson Girls
Sunday, June 12, 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Blending their amazing sibling harmonies, Alisha, Tiffany, Kabryn, and Kathryn Gibson bring musical charm to a variety of familiar standards, as well as their own music. They started singing in church when they were young, and it has always been their heart's desire to travel around singing songs that consistently bring joy to their listeners. In their own words: “In a world full of hurt and negativity, we want to bring fresh, uplifting music that will encourage and inspire all who hear.”

Visit the Gibson Girls' website

Nitsch Theatre Arts
Sunday, June 12, 2:15 - 3:00 p.m.

Nitsch Theatre Arts NFP brings the arts to local communities for ages preschool to adult.

NTA’s Rising Stars are a group of talented young people who give back to the community through performance. In May, the Rising Stars were awarded First Place at the Music in The Parks competition at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.

Enjoy this performance which brings talent from Eureka, Mackinaw, Peoria, and Tremont to the Tremont Turkey Festival stage.

Nitsch Theatre Arts website

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