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the Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County

(Copied from file provided to LDN by the tourism bureau on Sept. 7, 2006)


Dec 1 – 10  Festival of Trees.  Friendship Manor will be hosting their 2006 Festival of Trees from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM (daily) on December 1 – 10th.  All trees and wreaths will be sold as a Silent Auction.  Sheets will be placed with the trees and wreaths and anyone may bid at their leisure.  The highest bid on Sunday evening, December 10th, will be the winning bid of the individual trees or wreaths.  All proceeds go toward Lincoln/Logan Charities.  Meals will be served daily – dine in the midst of the glitter of Tensile Town and what a beautiful sight to see.  Fresh baked goods will be for sale throughout the festival.  Friendship Manor is located at 925 Primm Road, Lincoln, IL.

Dec 2  Christmas Open House.  Come out to the Postville Courthouse State Historic Site, 5th St. Lincoln from 12 - 4 p.m.  Take a step back in time and enjoy the period decorations of the holiday season Abraham Lincoln Style!!  Travel through Postville and reminisce about an era not forgotten.  Enjoy the music and light refreshments that will be served.  Please call 217-732-8930 for more information.

Dec 2  Christmas in the Chapel.  Come and join Elkhart in celebrating Christmas in the Chapel.  This annual event has drawn in visitors from across central Illinois.  There will be three services this year, at 4:00 PM, 5:30 PM, and 8:00 PM.  Reservations are required, and tickets will go on sale in November.  For more information, please call 217-947-2238.

Dec 2  Santa Comes to Town.  Santa Claus himself will be at the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse for the third annual Mt. Pulaski Santa Comes to Town.  Santa will be available to talk to the kiddies, for photos, and there will also be gifts, refreshments, and open businesses.

Dec 2  Christmas on the Hill.  Mt. Pulaski will be hosting it’s Fourth Annual Christmas on the Hill celebration, complete with Santa Claus, home tours, Christmas Tree auctions, and two (2) cash prize drawings.  (There will be two cash drawings - $250 & $100.  To register for the drawing, you need to be 16 years or older - go to the courthouse & fill out a card.  You need to be present to win.   Registration cards will only be given out at the courthouse that evening.   The drawing will be at 8 pm at Matt's Family Restaurant) Many businesses on the square will be open for your shopping enjoyment during this event.  Please visit for more information.

Dec 3  Christmas Parade.  Main Street Lincoln will be hosting the annual Christmas Parade in Lincoln, IL.  The Parade will begin at 2:00 PM.  This year’s theme is “Christmas on Candy Cane Lane.”  In the event of a cancellation, of the Parade, the alternate date will be December 10th.  For more information, please contact Main Street Lincoln at 217-732-2929.

Dec 5 Rules of the Road.  The Secretary of State’s office is now offering a Rules of the Road course free of charge to all interested parties.  The course will be held from 1 pm to 2 pm.  This course is designed to help you become a better/safer driver and to assist individuals who may have to take the written exam or the behind the wheel test administered by the drivers license facility.  No registration is required for this class. 

Dec 5 & 19  Lincoln Masonic Lodge Meeting.  The Lincoln Masonic Lodge #210 will be meeting on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00 PM.  Please contact the Lodge for more information. 

Dec 6  Abraham Shrine #100 Meeting.  On the first Wednesday of each month, the Abraham Shrine #100 Order of White Shrine of Jerusalem will be holding their meetings.  Meetings begin at 7:30.

Dec 7-10   Christmas in the Chapel.    Lincoln Christian College Chapel proudly invites everyone to come and enjoy this remarkable celebration and performance of the true meaning of Christmas.  For more information, call 217-732-3168 ext. 2295.

Dec 10  Tour of Homes.  The Lincoln Christian Church will be hosting a Tour of Homes from 1 pm to 4 pm.  Come join the fun.  This year’s tour will feature the Postville Courthouse State Historic Site.

Dec 21  Lincoln York Rite Bodies Meeting.  The Lincoln York Rite Bodies will be holding their monthly meetings on the third Thursday of each month.  The potluck will begin at 6:30, followed by the main meeting at 7:30.


Jun 15 – 17, 2007  Middletown Terquasquicentennial (175th Birthday Party).  Details coming soon!


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