[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 from the Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County.
Please let us know about changes and updates. Thank you.


June


Sundays in June, July and 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)
WHO: Public
WHAT: Farmers' market
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 7 am - noon

June 11-19
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community Theatre
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"Little Shop of Horrors"
For
details, call (217) 735-2614 or (217) 732-7542
WHERE: Johnston Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln College Museum
WHEN: 8 pm performances, 2 pm Sunday

Friday-Sunday, June 18-20
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Central Illinois Food, Wine and Music Festival
WHERE: Mount Pulaski Courthouse square

Saturday, June 19
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHAT: "In the Garden" garden walk
WHERE: Gardens in Elkhart
WHEN: 9 am - noon
NOTE: Lunch is included with the $10 ticket.
Brochures available at Jefferson Street, Lincoln, Elkhart and Mount Pulaski Christian churches and at Cookie's Bakery
.

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHAT: Fiberglass dogs go on display for a stay of 10 weeks [See article]
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln

WHO: Fourth-graders to seventh-graders
WHAT:
Chess club
WHERE: Knapp Library, 101 S. Clinton, Middletown
WHEN: 11 am

Saturday-Sunday, June 19-20
SPONSOR: American Cancer Society
WHAT: Relay For Life of Logan County
["Relay For Life this Saturday"]
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 6 pm Saturday to 7 am Sunday

Tuesday, June 22
WHO: Drivers
WHAT:
Rules of the Road review course
WHERE: Knapp Library, 101 S. Clinton, Middletown
WHEN: 2:30 pm

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June 24-27
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community Theatre
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"The Secret Garden"
For details, call (217) 735-2614 or (217) 732-7542
WHERE: Johnston Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln College Museum

Saturday, June 26
SPONSORS: Main Street Lincoln, Best Friends Animal Hospital, Big R, Lincoln Animal Hospital
WHAT: Dog Daze of Summer, with contests for your dog, K-9 demonstrations, pet parade and other activities
Call Main Street Lincoln, (217) 732-2929, to preregister your dog.
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 8:30 am registration at Blue Dog Inn; events beginning at 9:30 am

SPONSOR: Logan County Master Gardeners
WHAT: "Thru the Garden Gate" garden walk, with ticket admission
WHERE: Tour begins at Logan County Extension office, 1110 N. Postville Drive
WHEN: 9 am - 4 pm

WHO: 5-year-olds through seventh-graders
WHAT:
Bike safety session
Call (217) 445-2708 or call (217) 445-2050 during library hours to preregister by June 24
WHERE: Knapp Library, 101 S. Clinton, Middletown
WHEN: 10 am

SPONSOR: Zion Lutheran School
WHO: Public
WHAT:
BBQ chicken / pork chop supper
WHERE: Zion Lutheran School, 1600 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 3-7 pm

 

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

 

July


Thursday, July 1
SPONSOR: First Baptist Church
WHO:
Public
WHAT:
Summer social and pie auction
Proceeds for ministry trip to Anadarko, Okla.
Tickets available at the door or in advance at church office, from Judy Awe at 732-4758, Donna Spiker at Holiday Inn Express or Bev Bowns at State Bank main branch
WHERE: 101 Broadway St., rear entrance on Ottawa Street, across from Central School
WHEN: 4:30-7 pm; pie auction at 6 pm

Saturday, July 3
WHAT: Independence Day celebration
WHO: Public
WHERE: Atlanta
WHEN: 4-6 pm, fried chicken dinner; 7 pm, band concert; fireworks at dusk

Saturday-Sunday, July 3-4
WHAT: Townwide garage sales
WHO: Public
WHERE: Mount Pulaski
WHEN: Fireworks at dusk

Sunday, July 4
WHAT: Fourth of July celebration
WHO: Public
WHERE: Lincoln Park District facilities, 1400 Primm Road
WHEN: Daylong activities; fireworks at dusk

WHAT: Flags on display in remembrance of veterans
WHO: Public
WHERE: Steenbergen Cemetery, rural Mount Pulaski

WHAT: Independence Day open house
WHO: Public
WHERE: Stage Coach Inn, Middletown
WHEN: 10 am - 5 pm

WHAT: Fourth of July celebration
WHO: Public
WHERE: Middletown
WHEN: 4 pm; fireworks at dusk

Tuesday, July 6
SPONSOR: Lincoln Writers Club
WHAT: Monthly meeting
WHERE: Library at Lincoln College, 300 Keokuk
WHEN: 6:30 pm

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July 9-17
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community Theatre
WHO: Public
WHAT:
"Sing On"
For details, call (217) 735-2614 or (217) 732-7542
WHERE: Johnston Center for Performing Arts, Lincoln College Museum

July ?
SPONSOR: Latham Firefighters
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Ice cream social
WHERE: Latham
WHEN: 10 am, antique tractor show; 11 am, food serving begins; 2 pm, Junior Olympics; 4 pm, kids' pedal tractor pull; 5:30-8:30 pm, Bement Country Opry Band; 9 pm, drawings

Saturday, July 10
WHAT: Summer card party
WHERE: Oasis senior citizen center
WHEN: 1-4 pm

WHAT: Ice cream social, with proceeds to benefit the Knapp Library and Museum
WHO: Public
WHERE: Middletown Park pavilion
WHEN: 2-4 pm

Monday, July 12
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE: Logan County Paramedics Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Friday-Saturday, July 16-17
WHAT: Elkhart Homecoming
Call (217) 947-2286 for information.
WHO: Public
WHERE: Elkhart
 

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

August


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. 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

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:
Atlanta Fall Festival
WHERE: Atlanta

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

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

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

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

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