All-day celebration planned
on July 3
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Lincoln Heritage Day Street Fest and Open Cruise-In packing in the
Lincoln is readying to get
down and celebrate big with this year's Fourth of July weekend.
Lincoln Heritage Day Street Fest and Open Cruise-In will continue
the fun of last year's sesquicentennial by gathering the community
together in celebration.
Numerous events and
activities are scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to midnight in
the downtown area for the festival and cruise-in on Saturday, July
- Community garage
sale, 8 a.m. to noon, at Kickapoo and Pulaski. Call Roger
Matson, 735-2333, to rent a 10-foot-by-15-foot space around the
courthouse square for $10.
- Merchants will
have red, white and blue sales.
10 a.m. to noon. Bring your own skates.
- Water balloon
fights, noon to 1 p.m.
quartet, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
- Free watermelon
feed sponsored by the Fred Hoppin Watermelon Contest, 4-6 p.m.,
- Dance in the
4-8 p.m., corner of Pulaski and Chicago
The Don Smith
Big Band, 5-8 p.m., Sangamon Street
Imagine That, 9
p.m.-midnight, corner of Pulaski and Chicago
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Food and drink merchants
Louisiana CoffeeHouse -- hot dog eating contest
- McCarty's at the
Depot -- barbecued sandwiches
- Capone's --
Mexican food specials
- Hallie's Lunchbox
-- schnitzel, barbecue and rib-eye
- Alley-Bi Saloon
-- brats and walking tacos
- Characters Pub --
pork chops, rib-eye, buttered corn-on-the-cob
- Old Joe's --
- Flounder's Night
Club -- drinks
- Jackie and
Charlie's Pour House -- drinks
The event is
sponsored by the city of Lincoln, Dan Hardin, D&D Sewer, Eaton
Corporation, FranzExpress Graphics, Rock Solid Sound and Stage
Productions, and Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County.
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