[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

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.
WHERE: 101 Broadway St., rear entrance on Ottawa Street, across from Central School
WHEN: 4:30-7 pm; pie auction at 6 pm

Friday, July 2
WHAT: Benefit dinner to help the family of Gabriel Goldsberry with health care expenses
WHO: Public
WHERE: Knight of Columbus, 217 N. Limit
WHEN: 5-8 pm

Saturday, July 3
WHAT: Lincoln Heritage Day Street Fest and Open Cruise-In
Community garage sale, roller-skating, water balloon fights, barbershop quartet, free watermelon feed, bands until midnight
WHO: Public
WHERE: Lincoln
WHEN: Daylong activities start at 8 am

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

SPONSOR: Middletown Bicentennial Commission
WHAT: Independence Day open house
WHO: Public
WHERE: Stagecoach Inn, Middletown
WHEN: 10 am - 2 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

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

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Friday, July 9
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School Foundation
WHO: Public
WHAT:
Golf outing to provide funds beyond the normal operating budget for educational programs at LCHS
WHERE: Lincoln Elks Country Club
WHEN: 11:30 am registration and lunch; 1 pm tee-off

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
Advance ticket purchase required.
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

Saturday, July 17
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHAT: Tour of historic Elkhart Hill

Sunday, July 18
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Family Maternity Suites and Lincoln Junior Woman's Club
WHAT:
Siblings class
Call
(217) 732-2161, ext. 235 to register.
WHERE: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHEN: 1-3 pm

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


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

SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHAT: Tour of historic Elkhart Hill

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

Saturday, Sept. 18
SPONSOR: Elkhart Historical Society
WHAT: Tour of historic Elkhart Hill

Saturday-Sunday, 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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