The Central Illinois Recreational Show will be held Feb. 28-March 2 at the Peoria Civic Center.
A lot of new surprises are in store for boaters and campers. Recreational vehicle dealers will display the newest RVs and more pleasure boats will be on site, including a $50,000 platoon boat.
On Feb. 28, attempts will be made to see how many marshmallows an individual can eat in one minute to submit to Guinness World Records. The current record is 25.
Puppeter Grandpa Crackett will drive his RV around the Civic Center entertaining children with his stories and antics.
This year's event also will feature motorcycles, ATVs, scooters, golf carts and campgrounds.
Regular adult admission is $8.50. There are discounts for seniors, children and families.
Show hours are: 2 to 7 p.m. Feb. 28, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 1 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 2.