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2015 Events Schedule for the Hillcrest Event Center

Hillcrest Amphitheater Concert Series Once a Month May ‐ September

Hillcrest Event Center Amphitheater


May 23rd Quad Cities MotorcycleRally and City Tour
Harleys, Honda’s and Indians oh my. Join all these bikes and more for the Quad Cities Motorcycle Rally and Parade May 23rd at Hillcrest Event Center. After the city tour, stick around for some good music, rodeo and relaxing. For details and camping information contact: Hillcrest Event Center


June 5‐7th Country Boy Cook Off & Festival
Join us for some Good ole down home country cookin’ and music at the Country Boy Cook Off and Festival at Hillcrest Event Center in Orion, Illinois. DJ Celeberty Host Pool Parties and camping at Hillcrest for the complete experience. live Entertainment Concert

 June 10‐14th First Responders Training Retreat
Enjoy some well‐deserved relaxation as well as some training for our First Responders at the First Responders Training Retreat. Our first responders can get some quality training for their jobs and can relax with their families by the pool, enjoy some golfing and camping.

June 26‐28th Civil War Encampment
Ever wanted to know what it looked like to camp or participate in the Civil War? Here’s your chance to witness the cannon fire and talk to some experts who reenact the civil war and know all about it at the Civil War Encampment. Stick around after the gunfire and enjoy camping, swimming and some of the best BBQ around.



July 25‐26th Illinois BBQ Fest 
Illinois BBQ Fest is the place to be for some of the best BBQ around. Some of the best BBQ chefs in the Midwest will gather at Hillcrest Event Center to see who is the best of the best in BBQ cooking. Sample their food and decide for yourself who is the best of the best in BBQ. Then stay done for some camping, relax by the pool, play some golf or even all three.

August 8th Quad Cities Arm WrestlingChallenge
Who has the strongest arms in the Midwest? Find out at the Quad Cities Arm Wrestling Challenge at Hillcrest Event Center in Orion, Illinois. Come and compete or just watch the strongest arms compete. For details and camping information contact: Hillcrest Event Center

August 22nd American Country MusicFest
Tap your foot and clap your hands to some good old down home country music at the American Country Music Fest. Enjoy country music from some of your local favorites along with some of the Best BBQ in the Midwest in our restaurant.


September 11‐13th Ride 4The Cause
Rev‐up those engines and get out on the highway to raise money for a great cause. Ride 4 The Cause Rally supports local charities that help those in need in our community.

October 9‐11th Quad Cities Renaissance Faire

Hear ye hear ye calling all prince and princesses, knights and noble women kids of all ages to join us for the Quad Cities Renaissance Faire. Enjoy the food and flair of medieval times and camp out like peasants (with modern amenities) at Hillcrest’s very own campground.



October 1‐31st Haunted Woods
 Ghouls, goblins and vampires oh my. Enter the Haunted Woods if you dare, you’ll never know what is around the corner. Open Friday’s and Saturdays in October for all the Halloween fun.

November 1st thru January 31st, 2016
Hunting Season
Open for Deer, Goose and Duck Hunting