August 16, 2018Contact Us: 309-692-4840
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Calling all Riders!
Riders, mark your calendars! On August 26th, Governor Rauner will be hitting Route 66 to celebrate 200 years of Illinois! Get ready for some wind in your hair as they travel by motorcycle to the Governor’s Mansion for post-ride BBQ and music (with a stop in Lexington IL). Click on the pic for more details!
Day of the Dozer 2018!
We have shared this event on past magazines, but it is always worth repeating. It is a great opportunity for kids of all ages to get behind the controls of some big construction and farm equipment. The Day of the Dozer is the perfect family event! Click on the pic for more details!
50,000+ Ears of Corn
Over 50,000 ears of fresh sweet corn, sidewalk sales, arts, crafts, and flea market vendors await you on the streets of Uptown Normal! Come out and enjoy the fun, food and some of the best blues music around. The festival is held over two days in late August click on the epic for all the details!
Down State's Largest Motorcycle Celebration!
The 24th Annual Grand Nationals Weekend Celebration is set for this coming weekend August 17th & 18th at the Peoria Riverfront! Join the thousands that hop on motorcycles and celebrate downstate Illinois’ Largest Motorcycle Celebration! If your a rider or just love bikes, this is one of those "must see" events. Click on the pic for more details!
Cat Chopper and Cat Racing
Motorcycles seem to be the theme in this month's magazine, so to help celebrate the museum's 5th anniversary, the Orange County Chopper Cat bike is on display for the month of August only. Throw in the Cat racing display and a museum visit is in order! Click on the pick for more details!
The 2018 BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo.
The BMW 6 Series Gran Turismo balances the sleek profile of a coupe with the functionality of a sedan, making it a spacious, sporty option for individuals with cravings for adventure.
2018 BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle®: Perfect for the Open Road.

Nothing is quite as effective at reinvigorating the spirit as a well-deserved getaway. The 2018 BMW X5 Sports Activity Vehicle® is the ideal choice for the job, providing the versatility you need along your journey and the performance to help you enjoy every mile.

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It's Free Corner
There are a few cities and towns across the United States which have notoriety for a wide variety of different reasons. However, very few can state that they are actually the Pumpkin Capital of the World. The Morton Pumpkin Festival is fast approaching and much can be had for free! Click on the pic for more details!
Calling All Canoe & Kayak Lovers!
On the third Sunday in August each year, the cities of Henry, Lacon, and Chillicothe, and their Chambers of Commerce, hold the H-L-C Canoe and Kayak Jaunt from Henry through Lacon, to Chillicothe. This adventure is a great opportunity to leisurely enjoy the sights and sounds of the Illinois River and enjoy the small towns that dot her shorelines. Click on the pic for more details.
Peoria Blues & Heritage Music Festival
The Peoria Blues & Heritage Music Festival, formerly known as The Illinois Blues Festival, has been a staple end-of-summer event at Peoria’s beautiful riverfront festival park for 29 years. Hang out at the Peoria riverfront while enjoying a world class lineup of artists from blues, roots, funk, soul and everything in between. To learn more about their 30th season, click on the pic!
Pet of the Month
This month's highlighted pet includes not one, but seven Syrian Hamsters! Native to northern Syria and southern Turkey, the hamsters would be a great "exotic" to add to your home. Click on the pic to learn more about these awesome pets, the adoption process, and the Humane Society of Central Illinois!
Recipe of the Month
Seems our tomatoes are a tad late this year, but now they are coming in abundance! Thought it would be a great time to share our favorite homemade salsa recipe (canned) with you all. We usually hide as many as possible to keep the kids from depleting our stock for winter. Click on the pic for more details!
Welcome to BMW Certified Pre-Owned
A Certified Pre-Owned BMW comes with more than just the thrill of owning The Ultimate Driving Machine®. It comes with the peace of mind of having a comprehensive unlimited mileage warranty for one year, and the confidence of knowing that you didn’t sacrifice performance for price.
The BMW Connected App.
With practically every aspect of your daily life controllable via smartphone, it would only make sense that you manage your driving experience the same way. With the BMW Connected App, you’ll be able to access essential functions anywhere you are — from the office to your living room.
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