[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.

October


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,  Oct. 7
SPONSOR: Logan County Domestic Abuse and Violence Task Force
WHO: Public
WHAT: Domestic Violence Rally

WHERE: Logan County Courthouse
WHEN: Noon

SPONSOR: Asperger Syndrome Support and Awareness of Central Illinois
WHO: Public
WHAT: Support meeting with Karen Kirkendall, Ph.D.

WHERE: First United Methodist Church, corner of Koke Mill Road and Wabash, Springfield
WHEN: 7-9 pm

Friday, Oct. 8
SPONSOR: Union Planters Bank
WHO: Public
WHAT: Free homecoming tailgate party
WHERE: Downtown branch of Union Planters, 303 S. Kickapoo St.

WHEN: Noon-3:30 pm

SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public
WHAT: LCHS homecoming parade

WHEN: 2:30 pm

Friday & Saturday, Oct. 8, 9
SPONSOR: Chosen Gospel Ministries Inc.
WHO: Public
WHAT: Viewing of "The Passion of the Christ" followed by facilitated discussion [See article]
WHERE:
Holy Ground coffeehouse, 304 W. Allen St., Springfield (two blocks north of the South Grand and College)

WHEN: 6:30 pm

Saturday, Oct. 9
WHAT: Fall Extravaganza Open House
WHERE: Wilma Clark's home, 2580 100th Ave., San Jose; one mile east of San Jose on Route 136, then 1 miles south
WHEN: 9 am - 3 pm

Thursday, Oct. 14
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public; ticket admission
WHAT: Fall play: "Noises Off"

WHERE: LCHS
WHEN: 7:30 pm

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

SPONSOR: Immanuel Lutheran Church, with additional funding provided by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
WHO: Public
WHAT: Dave and Barb Anderson concert
WHERE:
Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1409 Pulaski St.

WHEN: 7 pm

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

Saturday, Oct. 16
SPONSOR: Nancy Carter, broker associate with Re/Max Hometown Realty, Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHAT: Pumpkin giveaway

WHERE: Corner of Chicago and Broadway
WHEN: 9-11 am

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

SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public; ticket admission
WHAT: Fall play: "Noises Off"

WHERE: LCHS
WHEN: 7:30 pm

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Sunday, Oct. 17
SPONSOR: Lincoln Community High School
WHO: Public; ticket admission
WHAT: Fall play: "Noises Off"

WHERE: LCHS
WHEN: 2 pm

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

WHERE: Henderson Hall on the campus of Lincoln Christian College and Seminary
WHEN: Doors open at 7 am, auction at 2 pm

SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency and Retro-Tech Electronics Inc.
WHO: Public
WHAT: Electronics recycling collection
Working and nonworking computer equipment, entertainment equipment, small household appliances, small business equipment and cell phones

WHERE: Logan County Fairgrounds
Enter from Short 11th Street
WHEN: 9 am - noon

Tuesday, Oct. 26
(fourth Tuesday of each month)
SPONSOR: Logan County Health Department
WHAT: Osteoporosis screenings

Call (217) 735-2317 to schedule an appointment
WHERE: 109 Third St.
WHEN: 8:30-11:30 am

SPONSOR: Lincoln Railer Band Boosters
WHO: Public
WHAT: Drive-up chicken dinner
Contact any band parent for tickets or call 735-1424 for info.
WHERE:
LCHS parking lot
WHEN: 4-6 pm

Thursday, Oct. 28
SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
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


Tuesday, Nov. 2
WHO: Registered voters
WHAT: Election Day

WHERE: Logan County polling places

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

Tuesday, Nov. 23
(fourth Tuesday of each month)
SPONSOR: Logan County Health Department
WHAT: Osteoporosis screenings

Call (217) 735-2317 to schedule an appointment
WHERE: 109 Third St.
WHEN: 8:30-11:30 am

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

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

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

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Sunday, Dec. 5
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public
WHAT: Holiday Homes on Tour
For information phone 732-7618

WHERE:
Five area homes and Postville Courthouse

WHEN: 1:30-4:30 pm

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

Tuesday, Dec. 28
(fourth Tuesday of each month)
SPONSOR: Logan County Health Department
WHAT: Osteoporosis screenings

Call (217) 735-2317 to schedule an appointment
WHERE: 109 Third St.
WHEN: 8:30-11:30 am

[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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