Calendar of events
from Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County

October 27

Harvest of Talents

Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean Street, Lincoln

Participate in the daylong festivities benefiting the International Disaster Emergency Service. Crafts, entertainment, wonderful home cooked food available for dine in or carry out and a live auction are scheduled for the day. 217/732-7618

October 28

Eminence Christian Church Bazaar

Atlanta Community Building, Atlanta - 8am - 2pm

Homemade baked goods and crafts available. Quilt raffle. Enjoy the delicious luncheon available for dine in or carry out. 217/648-2350

October 30

Halloween Funfest

Lincoln Park District Ballroom

900 Primm Road, Lincoln 6:30pm - 8pm

Bring your little trick or treater out to play games for candy and prizes. 217/732-8770

November 3

Holiday Craft Fair

Lincoln Park District

900 Primm Road, Lincoln - 7am - 2pm

Start your holiday shopping early at the Xi Mu Gamma Chapter Beta Sigma Phi annual craft fair. Various crafters on hand to share their talents. Home baked goodies available. 217/732-2861

November 4

Zonta Turkey Dinner

Lincoln Community High School, 1000 Primm Road Lincoln - 11 am - 1:30pm

Bring your family and friends and enjoy a delicious home cooked meal while supporting the Health Career Scholarship Fund. 217/732-2231

November 11

Veteran's Day Celebration

Logan County Courthouse, Lincoln

Pay tribute to our veterans during the celebration on the courthouse lawn. A ham and bean dinner will be served at the American Legion following the service. 217/732-4759

November 16-17

Christmas Open House & Tour

Clark's Greenhouse and Herbal Garden, San Jose

Savor the scents of the season and begin your holiday preparations with country accents. 309/247-3679

November 17-18

Christmas on Vinegar Hill

Throughout the community of Mt. Pulaski

Sat. 8am - 5pm; Sun. Noon - 4pm

Shop, browse, and delight in the coming holidays at the annual Christmas on Vinegar Hill Celebration. Various locations throughout the community will have crafters and artists displaying their talents. Home cooked meals and treats will be available throughout the weekend. Don't forget to stop by the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse in the center of town and delight in its historic charm and atmosphere. Maps available. 217/792-5532

November 17

Atlanta A-Team 6th Annual Soup Supper

Atlanta Christian Church, Atlanta

Relax and enjoy an evening of fellowship. Vegetable soup, chili, bar-b-que, pie, cake, and drinks will be served from 5pm -7pm. The Atlanta Community Band will cap off the evening with a concert. 217/648-2353

November 23-30

'Tis The Season

Throughout Downtown Lincoln

Festivities scheduled to kick off the holiday season in grand style. The Festival of Trees will be open daily at the Logan County Courthouse free to the public. Various other events scheduled for the week and capped off with the Festival of Trees Gala. 217/732-2929.

November 24

Pride of the Folk Art & Craft Show

Lincoln Park District, Lincoln - 8am - 4pm

The Park District proudly presents the 7th annual event featuring juried artists and crafters bringing together the area's finest collection of talents to share. 217/732-8770

November 27

Victorian Candlelight Courthouse Tour

Logan County Courthouse, Lincoln - 6pm - 8pm

Step back to an evening that celebrates a simpler time and highlights our historical heritage. Candlelight Courthouse tours by period costumed guides. Carolers and refreshments to round out the event. 217/732-2929

November 29

Christmas Parade/Oasis Chili Supper

Downtown Lincoln - 4 pm - Chili Supper; 7pm Parade

Start the evening with a warm bowl of chili at the Oasis, and then gather around the downtown square as the streets light up with music and holiday cheer. Parade will feature area bands, floats, and of course SANTA himself will officially usher in the holiday season. 217/735-2385

November 29-30

Christmas in the Chapel

Lincoln Christian College Chapel, Rt. 10, Lincoln

Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with an evening of rejoicing in music and drama. 217/732-3168 ext. 2295

November 30

Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and Card Party

Lincoln Depot, 101 N. Chicago Street, Lincoln

Enjoy a lovely luncheon and linger over coffee with your friends while enjoying a game of cards. 217/732-2161 ext. 185

December 1

Christmas Open House

Mt. Pulaski Courthouse Downtown Mt. Pulaski - 2pm - 8pm

Traditional & seasonal musical performances will highlight the open house as you wander the beautifully decorated courthouse. Coffee and cider will be served. 217/732-8930

December 1

Teddy Bear Picnic

Lincoln Public Library Annex, 725 Pekin Street, Lincoln

The special children's event features jugglers, cookie decorating, and brown bag lunch. Children are invited to bring their teddy bears and join in this special holiday treat. Children must be pre-registered before noon on Dec. 1. 217/732-5732

December TBA

Elkhart Needs & Goals Community Craft Sale

Elkhart Fire Station, Elkhart -  8am - 4pm

Browse the many craft booths and enjoy the luncheon provided by the women of the community of Elkhart. 217/947-2349 or 217/947-2471

December 1

Middletown Children's Christmas Store


Bring the children out to do their holiday shopping. 217/445-2511

December 1

Atlanta Community Christmas Tree Lighting & Caroling

Downtown Atlanta - 5pm

Join in the carols at the community tree lighting. Continue the excitement of the season with cocoa and cookies at the Atlanta Firehouse. 217/648-5077

December 1-8

Atlanta A-Glow

City of Atlanta Annual holiday kickoff week to ring in the Christmas season. Includes community cash drawings, Atlanta Elementary School Christmas program, tree lighting, and Atlanta Community Band performance. 217/648-5077

December 2

Jingle Bell Run

Lincoln Park District

900 Primm Road, Lincoln - 1pm start

Run to benefit the Arthritis Foundation. 217/732-8770

December 2

Christmas Breakfast Buffet and Bazaar

Carroll Catholic School 111 4th Street, Lincoln - 7am - 1pm

Fill up on this delicious breakfast and shop for Christmas crafts and baked goods. Adults $4 and children $2.50.

December 2

Holiday Tour of Homes

Sponsored by the Harvest of Talents for World Hunger Homes to be announced at a later date. Tickets $5 in advance or they may be purchased at the homes. All proceeds to aid in the International Disaster Emergency Service. Contact Vera Thomas 217/732-7618.

December 2

Holiday Tour of Churches

Come enjoy the beauty of our local churches decorated for the season. Each church will have a 10-minute concert at its designated time. 217/732-2929.

December 8

Cookies and Cocoa with Santa

Downtown Lincoln Join Santa for cookies and cocoa. Help Mrs. Claus decorate a giant Christmas card for the community. Share your wish list with Santa himself (photos available for a small fee). Enjoy story time with local celebrity readers. All children will be given a small gift. Sponsored by the downtown merchants. 217/732-2929

December 8

Chapel Candlelight Christmas Service

Elkhart Hill, Elkhart 20 miles north of Springfield on 1-55. Celebrate the season with music and atmosphere at the 3 services. Limited seating available. 217/947-2238

December 16

LCHS Christmas Concert

Lincoln Community High School Auditorium

1000 Primm Road, Lincoln

Ring in the season with the sounds of the LCHS Band and Chorus at their annual holiday concert.

December 23

Ho Ho Dough Drawing

Downtown Lincoln - 5pm - drawing time

Start collecting your tickets Nov. 17. Come out and take your chance at Holiday Cash. Start the New Year with money in your pocket, while supporting local businesses. 217/735-2385 



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