[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.

July


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

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

Tuesday, July 27
SPONSOR: International Institute for Ecological Agriculture
WHO: Registered participants
WHAT: Seminar on "Llivestock in Permaculture Design," led by organic farmer Joel Salatin
To register,
call (888) 737-6228
or go to http://permaculture.com

WHERE: Kempton Hall, Kempton
WHEN: 9 am - 5 pm

[Click here for July 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

August


Tuesday, Aug. 3
SPONSOR: Lincoln Writers Club
WHAT:
Monthly meeting
WHERE: Lincoln College Library
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Aug. 3-8
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Logan County Fair
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds

Aug. 6-14
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community Theatre
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"Pirates of Penzance"
For details, call (217) 735-2614 or (217) 732-7542
WHERE: Johnston Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln College Museum

Friday, Aug. 6
WHO: Senior citizens
WHAT:
Logan County Fair Senior Day
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds

Saturday, Aug. 7
WHO: Bicyclists
WHAT:
Triangle of Opportunity bicycle tour
WHERE: Atlanta area
WHEN: Daylong tour

Aug. 8-12
SPONSOR: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHAT:
Vacation Bible School: Lava Lava Island
Call (217) 732-9294 for more information
WHERE: Jefferson Street Christian Church
WHEN: 9-11 am, ages 2-4; 6-8:30 pm, grades K-6

Friday-Saturday, Aug. 13-14
SPONSORS: Logan County Quail Unlimited and Logan County Ducks Unlimited
WHAT:
Hunter safety education course
For information and sign-up, call Lincoln Police Department, (217) 732-2151

WHERE:
Lincoln Park District, 1400 Primm Road
WHEN:
Friday 6-10 pm, Saturday 9 am-3 pm

Aug. 13-22
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Illinois State Fair
WHERE: Illinois State Fairgrounds, Springfield

Saturday, Aug. 21
SPONSOR: Atlanta Methodist Church
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Ice cream social
WHERE: Atlanta

SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHAT: Historic hill tours

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

Thursday, Aug. 26
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
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Flea market
WHERE: Scully Park
WHEN: 3-6 pm

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

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Saturday, Aug. 28
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Balloon fest activities
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 6:45 am balloon fly-over; fairgrounds activities noon-10 pm; balloon mass ascension at 6 pm; balloon night glow at dusk

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
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am - 5 pm

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

WHO: Public
WHAT:
Flea market
WHERE: Scully Park

WHAT: Quilt show
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse

WHAT: The Art of Wine
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln

Sunday, Aug. 29
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Hot-air balloon fly-over
WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
WHEN: 6:45 am

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

WHO: Public
WHAT:
31st annual Lincoln Art Fair
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 10 am - 4 pm

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

WHO: Public
WHAT:
Flea market
WHERE: Scully Park

WHAT: Quilt show
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse

WHAT: The Art of Wine
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln

 

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

September


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

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

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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: 204 N. McLean

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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