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Thursday, August 28, 2003 

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Sesquicentennial fun continued on Tuesday with a re-enactment of an 1860s baseball game, America's favorite pastime.  [Pictures by Jan Youngquist]

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  • Lincoln Sesquicentennial


7 a.m.-noon -- Farmer's market, Latham Park

1-3 p.m. -- Demonstration on china painting by Phyllis Vaughn Bryson at Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society research center, 114 N. Chicago St.

5:30-7 p.m. -- Pork chop sandwich dinner, Latham Park

6-7 p.m. -- Remote control car races, city parking lot across from Latham Park

7 p.m. -- Stories told by Brian Fox Ellis, Postville Courthouse

7-9 p.m. -- New Salem Country Opry, Latham Park


8 a.m.-5 p.m. -- Campus and school tours

1-3 p.m. -- Oldies music played on the keyboard by Ed Gaffney at Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society research center, 114 N. Chicago St.

5-11 p.m. -- Ethnic food festival, Scully Park

6 and 7 p.m. -- Stories told by Brian Fox Ellis, Scully Park

5 p.m.-1 a.m. -- Musical entertainment:

5 p.m. -- King Karaoke, Karaoke Stage on Kickapoo south of the square

5-7:45 p.m. -- Stone County Ramblers playing bluegrass, Hometown Stage, McLean and Clinton

5:30-7:30 p.m. and 8:30-9:30 p.m.-- Don Smith Orchestra playing swing and big band music, Dance and Swing Stage, McLean and Broadway

7:30-8:30 p.m. and 9:45-11 p.m. -- American English in a Beatles tribute, Main Stage, Broadway and Kickapoo

8:30-9:45 p.m. and 11 p.m.-1 a.m. -- Poprocks playing '70s-'90s pop rock, Rock Till Ya Drop Stage, Chicago and Pulaski

8:45-9:45 p.m. and 11:15 p.m.-12:45 a.m. -- Hairbanger's Ball in an '80s Hairbands tribute, Partytown Stage, Sangamon and Broadway

9 p.m.-midnight -- Rockus with classic rock, Hometown Stage, McLean and Clinton

[Complete sesquicentennial schedule]


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Yesterday's headlines:

  • Happy 150th birthday, Lincoln!

  • Dinner and entertainment at sesquicentennial Ag Day at Latham Park

  • LDC task force grinding away

  • City will deny quarter-million-dollar claim

  • Plans under way to beef up city security during evening hours

  • Yearbook distribution at the high school

  • Book Look: 'Insomnia'

  • Oasis update

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