Tazewell County Republicans arrange quite a variety of events including breakfasts, parades, social gatherings and, of course, the annual Lincoln Day Dinner.

We encourage everyone to return to this page to ensure you don't miss any of these events.



  • Saturday, March 09, 2019 at 10:30 AM · 1 rsvp
    Dekalb Public Library in Dekalb, IL

    A New Start - A New State

    A New Start - A New State

    Leave Illinois Without Moving - Demand a New State!

    The U.S. Constitution gives us the right to split from Illinois and form a new state. Join us to hear about how the process works. Featured speakers will include:

    • State Rep. Brad Halbrook (R-Shelbyville)
    • Jim Marter, former Chairman, Kendall County Republicans
    • Paul Preston, Founder of New California

    Hope to see you there!

  • Friday, April 12, 2019 at 05:30 PM · $125.00 USD · 42 rsvps
    Par-A-Dice Hotel & Casino in East Peoria, IL

    Lincoln Day Dinner 2019

     Lincoln Day Dinner Invitation

    Lincoln Day Dinner

    We are excited to have Lt. Colonel Oliver North as our keynote speaker for this year's dinner.  Lt. Col. North has had an extraordinary career, and is the current president of the National Rifle Association.  We believe you will find his comments entertaining and compelling.  In addition, we will have a silent auction and a live auction during the evening.

    5:30 - Cocktails

    6:15 - Dinner, Program, and Live Auction

    Dinner Entree Choices:

    1. Fresh Filet of Salmon with Lemon Butter Sauce and Capers
    2. Bacon Wrapped Pork Filet Mignon with Applejack Sauce
    3. Chef's Select Vegetarian Entree
    4. Chef's Select Gluten-Free Entree

    VIP Event with Lt. Colonel Oliver North (Limited Tickets Available)

    4:30 - includes a professional photo with Lt. Col. North, an autographed book, one free drink, and hors d'oeuvres.


    • We encourage early reservations because it is likely that the event will sell out.  In addition, reservations made before January 31 will be at the discounted, early bird rate of $100 per person for the dinner and program.  After January 31, the reservations will be at $125 per person for the dinner and program.
    • Reservations can be made online by clicking the PURCHASE TICKETS button or you can mail your check and reservation to Tazewell County GOP, 1000 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554
    • Whether you make reservations online or by mail, please download and return the Guest Information Sheet to or by mail to Tazewell County GOP, 1000 Court Street, Pekin, IL 61554


    Contact Jim Rule, (309) 208-9930,


    Vivian Hagaman, (309) 360-8238,