2005

August  |  September  |  October  |  November  |  December

Calendar listings on this page are based on announcements provided to Lincoln Daily News.
Please
let us know about changes and additional events. Thank you.

 

August


Wednesdays & Saturdays through October
WHO: Public
WHAT: Farmers' markets
Call 732-6962 for more information.

WHERE:
Latham Park

WHEN: Wednesday and Saturday mornings

Monday, Aug. 15
SPONSORS: Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society
WHO:
Members and guests
WHAT: Meeting in Tazewell County
[See article.]

WHERE:
719 North 11th St., Pekin

Saturday, Aug. 20
SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Public
WHAT: Bike tour of Logan County
[See article.]

WHERE:
Start and finish at Lincoln Park District, Primm Road

WHEN: 8-8:30 am start

Aug. 24-Oct. 22
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO:
Owners of vehicles registered in Illinois
WHAT:
Special event license plates promoting Harvest Day in Lincoln
Cost is $20 per set. A legible copy of your valid vehicle registration and a driverís license number required.  Only a limited number of plates will be available for first-come, first-served.

WHERE:
Contact harvest@lincolnil.us or call Lincoln Christian Church at 732-7618.
WHEN: Legal license plates available for your vehicle Aug. 24 through Oct. 22

Wednesday, Aug. 24
WHO: Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival volunteers
WHAT: Volunteer bash
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6 pm

Thursday, Aug. 25
SPONSOR: Maple Ridge Care Centre
WHO: Public
WHAT: Kickoff party for Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
WHERE:
2202 N. Kickapoo St.

WHEN: 5 pm

Friday-Sunday, Aug. 26-28
SPONSOR:
Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO:
Public
WHAT:
Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
WHERE:
Logan County Airport and downtown Lincoln

Friday, Aug. 26
SPONSOR: Oasis Senior Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Flea market, antiques, collectibles
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 3-6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Carnival, concessions, crafts, petting zoo, entertainment
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 4-10 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon launch
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Balloon glow
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Dusk

Saturday, Aug. 27
WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon flights
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6:30 am

SPONSOR: Lincoln Christian Church
WHO: Public
WHAT: Breakfast
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church

WHEN: 7-11 am

SPONSOR: Lincoln Park District
WHO: Runners
WHAT: Cross country run

WHEN: 8 am

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

WHEN: 9 am-5 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Lincoln Art Fair
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Flea market and collectibles
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHAT: Art of Wine
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln, 100 block of South Kickapoo
WHEN: 11 am-10 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Carnival, concessions, crafts, petting zoo, entertainment
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Noon-10 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Bocce ball tournament
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Noon registration; competition starting at 1 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon launch
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Balloon glow
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: Dusk

Sunday, Aug. 28
WHO: Public
WHAT: Hot-air balloon flights
WHERE:
Logan County Airport

WHEN: 6:30 am

WHO: Public
WHAT: Lincoln Art Fair
WHERE:
Latham Park, downtown Lincoln

WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHAT: Art of Wine
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln, 100 block of South Kickapoo
WHEN: 11 am-6 pm; 2 pm grape stomp

SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Used book sale
WHEN: 9 am-5 pm

WHO: Public
WHAT: Flea market and collectibles
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown Lincoln

WHO: Public
WHAT: 1800s Faire
WHERE: Postville Courthouse, Fifth Street Road
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

 

September


Sept. 8-10
WHO: Public
WHAT: Mount Pulaski Fall Festival
[Events]

WHERE:
Mount Pulaski

Sept. 9-10
WHO: LCHS class of 1955
WHAT: 50th reunion
WHERE:
Lincoln Elks Country Club
WHEN:
Friday: mixer, 7 pm
Saturday: social hour, 6 pm; dinner, 7 pm

Saturday, Sept. 10
SPONSORS: Community Builders
WHO:
Public
Call (217) 732-3168, ext. 2243, for tickets.
WHAT: 9-11 Prayer Breakfast
[See article.]

WHERE:
Laughlin Center, Lincoln Christian College
WHEN:
8-9:30 am

SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am -noon

SPONSORS: Elks
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Elks Crippled Children's Fundraiser
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln
WHEN:
All day; live entertainment 3 pm-midnight

Sunday, Sept. 11
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public
WHAT: Musical Offering for World Hunger, a variety vocal and instrumental concert
Freewill offering will be accepted for world hunger relief.
For more information, please e-mail harvest@lincolnil.us or contact Lincoln Christian Church at 732-7618.

WHERE:
Sanctuary of Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean St.
WHEN:
2 pm

Monday, Sept. 12
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Saturday, Sept. 17
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public -- ladies and gentlemen
WHAT: Golf outing

Best ball format; foursomes with carts
$50 per person includes door prizes and lunch with homemade pies
To sign up your group, contact harvest@lincolnil.us or Lincoln Christian Church at 732-7618.

WHERE:
North Greens Golf Course, Atlanta
WHEN:
Morning

Saturday, Sept. 24
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHAT: Open cruise-in
[See article.]
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 5:30-9 pm

Friday, Sept. 30
SPONSORS: Lincoln Land Concert Association and Lincoln Christian College and Seminary
WHO: Public
WHAT: Illinois Symphony Orchestra concert
[See article.]
WHERE: Lincoln Christian College and Seminary, Earl C Hargrove Chapel
WHEN: 7 pm

 

October


Monday, Oct. 3
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Saturday, Oct. 8
SPONSORS: Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers, Wal-Mart
WHO:
Public
WHAT: Glass recycling
WHERE:
Parking lot at Lincoln Wal-Mart
WHEN:
9 am-noon

Saturday, Oct. 22
SPONSOR:
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHO: Public invited, all ages
WHAT:
22nd annual Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
Breakfast, lunch, snacks, specialty areas of handcrafted items for sale. Something for everyone. Exciting auction of unique handmade items.
All proceeds for hunger relief around the world
Contact (217) 732-7618 or harvest@lincolnil.us.

WHERE:
Lincoln Christian Church
Handicapped-accessible facility, parking

WHEN: All day; doors open at 7 am; auction at 2 pm

 

November


Nov. 5
SPONSOR: Logan County Courthouse Centennial Committee
WHO: Public
WHAT: 100th anniversary celebration of the Logan County Courthouse
["Wanted: Logan County Courthouse tales and such from the past 100 years"]
WHERE:
Logan County Courthouse

Monday, Nov. 7
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

 

December


Monday, Dec. 5
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive
WHERE:
Logan County Paramedic Association building, 1300 N. Postville Drive

WHEN: Noon-6 pm

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