[For annual calendar compiled by the local tourism bureau, click here.]

Listings on this page are based on announcements sent to Lincoln Daily News
and material compiled by the Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County.
Please let us know about changes and updates. Thank you.

August


Sundays
WHO: Public
WHAT:
J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum open for free tours
WHERE: Atlanta
WHEN: 1-3 pm

Wednesdays and Saturdays
(through October)
WHO: Public
WHAT: Farmers' market
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 7 am - noon

Through mid-October
SPONSOR: Lincoln office of A.G. Edwards & Sons
WHO: Public
WHAT: "Our Country 'Tis of Thee" patriotic art exhibition
WHERE: Lincoln College Museum, 303 Keokuk
WHEN: Monday-Friday 9 am - 5 pm, Saturday and Sunday 1-4 pm

Thursday, Aug. 26
WHO: Public
WHAT: Quilt show
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse
WHEN: 8 am - 7 pm

SPONSOR: Maple Ridge Care Centre
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Kickoff party for the Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
WHERE: 2202 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: 5:30 pm

Aug. 27-29
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds and downtown Lincoln

Friday, Aug. 27

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival

WHO: Public
WHAT: Quilt show
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse
WHEN: 8 am - 7 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln office of A.G. Edwards & Sons
WHO: Public
WHAT: "Our Country 'Tis of Thee" patriotic art exhibition
WHERE: Lincoln College Museum, 303 Keokuk
WHEN: 9 am - 5 pm

SPONSOR: Oasis senior center
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Flea market
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 3-6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT:
Balloon fest activities; carnival, concessions, entertainment
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: Fairgrounds activities 4-10 pm
Balloon launch at 6 pm
Balloon glow at dusk

Saturday, Aug. 28

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival

WHO: Public
WHAT:
Balloon fest activities
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 6:45 am balloon fly-over
Fairgrounds activities noon-10 pm
Karaoke contest noon-3 pm
Bocce ball tournament at 1 pm
Balloon mass ascension at 6 pm
Balloon night glow at dusk, followed by fireworks

SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Runners
WHAT:
Sky's the Limit cross-country run
WHERE: Begins and ends at Memorial Park
WHEN: 8 am

WHO: Public
WHAT:
31st annual Lincoln Art Fair
(See article:
"2004 Lincoln Art Fair announces 13 new artists")
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am - 5 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Used book sale
WHEN: 9 am - 5 pm

SPONSOR: Oasis senior center
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Flea market
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln

WHO: Public
WHAT: Quilt show
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHAT: The Art of Wine
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: Tent open 11:30 am - 11 pm
Wine Connoisseur 101 classes at 2 and 4 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln office of A.G. Edwards & Sons
WHO: Public
WHAT: "Our Country 'Tis of Thee" patriotic art exhibition
WHERE: Lincoln College Museum, 303 Keokuk
WHEN: 1-4 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Historic Homes and Buildings Commission
WHO: Public; ticket admission
WHAT:
Lincoln Historic Homes Tour II
WHERE: 151 Ninth, 184 Ninth (former Maxwell home), 192 Ninth
WHEN: 2-4 pm

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHAT: Entertainment by Illinois Brassworks
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 7-11 pm

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHAT: Art deco dog auction
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln, Art of Wine tent
Proceeds to Main Street Lincoln
WHEN: 8 pm

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Sunday, Aug. 29

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival

WHO: Public
WHAT:
Hot-air balloon fly-over
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 6:45 am

WHO: Public
WHAT:
31st annual Lincoln Art Fair
(See article:
"2004 Lincoln Art Fair announces 13 new artists")
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am - 4 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT:
1800s craft fair
WHERE: Postville Courthouse State Historic Site, Fifth Street Road
WHEN: 10 am - 4 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library District
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Used book sale

SPONSOR: Oasis senior center
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Flea market
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln

WHO: Public
WHAT: Quilt show
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHAT: The Art of Wine
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: Tent open 11:30 am - 6 pm
Grape stomp competition at 1 pm
Wine Connoisseur 101 classes at 2 and 4 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln office of A.G. Edwards & Sons
WHO: Public
WHAT: "Our Country 'Tis of Thee" patriotic art exhibition
WHERE: Lincoln College Museum, 303 Keokuk
WHEN: 1-4 pm


[Click here for August events as listed by the local tourism bureau.]

BOTANICA
Florist & Delivery

100 E. Cook St., Mt Pulaski

(217) 792-3868

click here to order flowers
Tuesday - Friday 9am -4pm, Sat  9am - 12
closed Sunday & Monday

Rent for 2 nights,
get the third night
FREE!
(Does Not Include Friday or Saturday)
Lincoln Inn
 
(217)
732-9641
at Lincoln Parkway (Old Rt 66)
Lincoln, IL

Baker & Son Tree Service

Tree Trimming & Removal
Excellent Service & Cleanup
Free Estimates - Fully Insured

Phone: (217) 735-5066
Cell...: (217) 306-4397

Email: lbaker@lincolncollege.com

September


Friday, Sept. 3
PRESENTED BY: Lincoln Christian College and Seminary and the Lincoln Land Concert Association
SPONSORS: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Logan County Bank, CEFCU and State Bank of Lincoln

WHO: Public
WHAT:
Illinois Symphony Orchestra performance: "Salute to America"
WHERE:
Lincoln Christian College’s Earl C Hargrove Auditorium
WHEN:
7 pm

Saturday, Sept. 4
WHAT: Women's mini-retreat with program by Laurel Jean, a blind pianist, singer and songwriter
WHERE:
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1409 Pekin St.
WHEN: 8:30-10:30 am 

Tuesday, Sept. 7
SPONSOR: Lincoln Writers Club
WHAT: Monthly meeting

WHERE: Einstein's Louisiana Coffee House, 201 S. Sangamon
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Sept. 9-11
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Mount Pulaski Fall Festival
WHERE: Downtown Mount Pulaski

Sept. 16-18
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Atlanta Fall Festival
WHERE: Atlanta

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Saturday, Sept. 18
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHAT: Historic hill tours

Call (217) 947-2238 for reservations
WHERE: Elkhart
WHEN: Leaving downtown Elkhart at 11 am
NOTE: Another tour will be offered Oct. 16

Saturday-Sunday, Sept. 18-19
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Contest & Crafts Festival
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds

 

[Click here for September events as listed by the local tourism bureau.]

October


Saturday, Oct. 2
SPONSOR: Senior citizen center
WHAT: Fall card party
WHERE: Oasis
WHEN: 1-4 pm

Friday, Oct. 15
SPONSOR: Senior citizen center
WHAT: Garage sale
WHERE: Oasis

Friday-Saturday, Oct. 15-16
SPONSOR: Senior citizen center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Rummage and bake sale
WHERE: Atlanta Methodist Church

Saturday, Oct. 16
SPONSOR: St. John United Church of Christ
WHO: Public
WHAT: Germanfest

WHERE: 204 Seventh St.
WHEN: 11 am - 6 pm

SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHAT: Historic hill tours

Call (217) 947-2238 for reservations
WHERE: Elkhart
WHEN: Leaving downtown Elkhart at 11 am

SPONSOR: Knapp-Chesnut-Becker Historical Society
WHO: Public
WHAT: Turkey supper

WHERE: New Holland-Middletown School, Middletown
WHEN: 4-7 pm

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Saturday, Oct. 23
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public
WHAT: Harvest of Talents

WHERE: Henderson Hall on the campus of Lincoln Christian College and Seminary

Thursday, Oct. 28
SPONSOR: St. John United Church of Christ
WHO: Preschool through sixth-grade children
WHAT: Halloween Fun Fest

WHERE: 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: 6:30-8:30 pm

Saturday, Oct. 30
SPONSOR: Eminence Christian Church
WHO: Public
WHAT: Bazaar

WHERE: Atlanta Community Building
WHEN: 8 am - 2 pm

 

[Click here for October events as listed by the local tourism bureau.]

November


November 5-7
SPONSOR: Elkhart Public Library
WHO: Public
WHAT: 100th anniversary of the library

WHERE: Elkhart Public Library

Saturday, Nov. 6
SPONSOR: Xi Mu Gamma Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi
WHO: Public
WHAT: Holiday craft fair

WHERE: 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: 8 am - 3 pm

SPONSOR: St. Mary's Church, Atlanta
WHO: Public
WHAT: Bazaar and turkey dinner

WHERE: St. Mary's Church, Atlanta

Sunday, Nov. 7
SPONSOR: Zonta
WHO: Public
WHAT: Turkey dinner fund-raiser for health career scholarships

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

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHAT: Holiday open house

WHERE: Downtown Lincoln

Thursday, Nov. 11
WHO: Public
WHAT: Veterans Day celebration
WHERE:
Logan County Courthouse lawn

Saturday, Nov. 13
SPONSOR: Habitat for Humanity
WHO: Public
WHAT: Home Builders Ball, dinner and dance

WHERE: American Legion
WHEN: 6-10 pm

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November 18-20
SPONSOR: Senior citizen center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Christmas open house

WHERE: Oasis
WHEN: Thursday and Friday 10-4, Saturday 10-2

Saturday, Nov. 20
SPONSOR: Atlanta A-Team
WHO: Public
WHAT: Soup supper and Atlanta Community Band performance

WHERE: Atlanta Christian Church
WHEN: Serving 5-7 pm

Saturday-Sunday, Nov. 20-21
WHO: Public
WHAT: Christmas on Vinegar Hill

WHERE: Mount Pulaski
WHEN: Saturday 8-5, Sunday noon-4

Wednesday, Nov. 24
WHO: Public
WHAT: Atlanta community Thanksgiving church services

WHERE: Atlanta

Saturday, Nov. 27
WHO: Public
WHAT: Pride of the Prairie Folk Art and Craft Show

WHERE: 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: 8 am - 4 pm

 

[Click here for November events as listed by the local tourism bureau.]

December


Thursday, Dec. 2
SPONSOR: Senior citizen center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Chili supper

WHERE: Oasis
WHEN: 3 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Christmas parade

WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Dec. 2-5
SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian College and Seminary
WHO: Public
WHAT: Christmas at the Chapel

WHERE: 100 Campus View Drive

Saturday, Dec. 4
SPONSOR: Postville Courthouse State Historic Site
WHO: Public
WHAT: Christmas open house
WHERE:
Postville Courthouse, Fifth Street

WHEN: Noon-3 pm

WHAT: Children's Christmas store
WHERE:
Stagecoach Inn, Middletown

WHAT: Christmas in the Chapel
WHERE:
Elkhart Hill

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Dec. 4-11
WHO: Public
WHAT: Christmas in the Village
WHERE:
Elkhart

Dec. 5-11
WHO: Public
WHAT: Atlanta Aglow
WHERE:
Atlanta

Saturday, Dec. 11
WHAT: Children's Christmas store
WHERE:
Stagecoach Inn, Middletown

WHO: Public
WHAT: Christmas on the square
WHERE:
Mount Pulaski

Dec. ?
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public
WHAT: Christmas concert

WHERE: LCHS auditorium, 1000 Primm Road

 

[Click here for December events as listed by the local tourism bureau.]

[For annual calendar compiled by the local tourism bureau, click here.]

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