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August 2008


Nursing HomesSaturday, Aug. 16

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

William Maxwell 100th birthday celebration
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE:
Logan County Courthouse rotunda
WHEN: 11 am-2:30 pm

Monday, Aug. 18

Presentation: "Charles Maltby, Personal Friend of A. Lincoln"
SPONSOR: Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society
WHO: Public welcome
(See announcement in Mike Fak's column.)

WHERE:
114 N. Chicago
WHEN: 6:30 pm

BankWednesday, Aug. 20

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 5-8 pm
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

Thursday, Aug. 21

Diabetes 101
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: People who care for or work with diabetic youth and adults
(See article.)

WHERE:
Central School, Seventh Street
WHEN: 9 am-3:30 pm
(Register by Aug. 18.)

Festival kickoff party
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free food and entertainment
WHERE:
Maple Ridge Care Centre, 2202 N. Kickapoo St.
WHEN: 5-8:30 pm

SchoolsFriday, Aug. 22

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See schedule.)
The 2008 balloons, pilots & sponsors -- pictorial
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport

Antiques and flea market
ORGANIZERS: Oasis senior enter
WHO: Public
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown, one block south of the courthouse
WHEN: 3-6 pm

"Blue Skies" beer garden
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
DETAILS: Live entertainment: Big Boss Twang
WHEN: Serving 4-11 pm

Mass ascension balloon launch
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 6 pm

Balloon glow
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: Dusk

Saturday, Aug. 23

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See schedule.)
The 2008 balloons, pilots & sponsors -- pictorial
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport

Balloon fly-in
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 6:30 am

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

Used book sale
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Public
WHERE: Across from the Lincoln Art Fair, downtown, one block north of the courthouse
WHEN: 9 am-5 pm

Lincoln Art Fair
WHO: Public
(See article.) 
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown, one block north of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Purse sale
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Everyone invited
DETAILS: Come check out the new fun purses at Shear Perfection, 201 N. Kickapoo, just across the street from the art fair. They will also be at Scully Park with other Humane Society of Logan County merchandise, information on adoption, pit bull spay and neutering, and chances for free groceries. 
WHERE: Scully Park and across from Latham Park
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Antiques and flea market
ORGANIZERS: Oasis senior enter
WHO: Public
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown, one block south of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

Art of Wine
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 11:30 am-10 pm
Steve "The Harp" Blues Band, 7-9:30 pm  (See article.)

Historic Houses of Worship tour 
SPONSOR: Lincoln Historic Homes and Buildings Commission
WHO: Everyone invited
DETAILS: Many of the churches in our community have histories going back to the days of Abraham Lincoln in Postville. Nine of Lincolnís historic churches will open for the public to enjoy the beauty inside and learn the story of its formation. Tickets are available in advance at the Lincoln Public Library, or on the day of the tour at Lincoln Christian Church and the First United Methodist Church.
(See article.)

WHERE:
Nine historic churches in Lincoln
WHEN: 1-4 pm

Bocce ball tournament
SPONSOR: State Bank of Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 1 pm registration, 2 pm tournament

"Blue Skies" beer garden
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
DETAILS: Live entertainment: Vintage Daze
WHEN: Serving 2-11 pm

Mass ascension balloon launch
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 6 pm

Balloon glow
WHO: Public
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: Dusk

Sunday, Aug. 24

Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See schedule.)
The 2008 balloons, pilots & sponsors -- pictorial
WHERE: Downtown Lincoln and Logan County Airport

Balloon fly-in
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Free admission
WHERE: Logan County Airport
WHEN: 6:30 am

Used book sale
SPONSOR: Lincoln Public Library
WHO: Public
WHERE: Across from the Lincoln Art Fair, downtown, one block north of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm, as supplies last

Lincoln Art Fair
WHO: Public
(See article.) 
WHERE: Latham Park, downtown, one block north of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Purse sale
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Everyone invited
DETAILS: Come check out the new fun purses at Shear Perfection, 201 N. Kickapoo, just across the street from the art fair. They will also be at Scully Park with other Humane Society of Logan County merchandise, information on adoption, pit bull spay and neutering, and chances for free groceries. 
WHERE: Scully Park and across from Latham Park
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Antiques and flea market
ORGANIZERS: Oasis senior enter
WHO: Public
WHERE: Scully Park, downtown, one block south of the courthouse
WHEN: 10 am-5 pm

Art of Wine
SPONSOR: Main Street Lincoln
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln
WHEN: 11:30 am-6 pm
David Bertchtold on the acoustical guitar, 1-4 pm  (See article.)

1800's Craft Fair
WHO: Public
(See article.)

WHERE: Postville Courthouse, 915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Cruise-in
SPONSOR: Railsplitter Antique Auto Club
WHO: Public
WHERE:
Downtown Lincoln square
WHEN: 1-4 pm

VFW dance
SPONSOR: VFW Post 1957
WHO: VFW dancers
DETAILS: Judy Kay band. Dancers welcomed.
WHERE:
915 Fifth St.
WHEN: 6:30-9:30 pm

Wednesday, Aug. 27

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 5-8 pm
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

Saturday, Aug. 30

Farmers market
WHO: Public is invited
DETAILS: Fresh produce and baked goods for sale. For more information, call Doug Fink or Vicki Hum at 732-6962.
WHERE:
Corner of Kickapoo and Pekin
WHEN: 7 am-noon
(Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings through Nov. 1)

Dog wash fundraiser
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Everyone invited
DETAILS: The Humane Society of Logan County will wash your friendly dirty dogs for donations. Nail trimming also available for an additional charge. 
WHERE: Graue Inc.
WHEN: 10 am-2 pm

Family Fun Fest
SPONSOR: Zion Lutheran School, Lincoln
WHO: Public
WHERE:
Zion Lutheran School, 1600 Woodlawn Road
WHEN: 2-7 pm
 

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