Community calendar compiled
the Abraham Lincoln Tourism
Bureau of Logan County
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.
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.
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.
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
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
www.mtpulaskiil.com for more information.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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 –
Middletown Terquasquicentennial (175th Birthday
Party). Details coming soon!