Community calendar compiled
the Abraham Lincoln Tourism
Bureau of Logan County
(From file received Sept. 6)
Jun 13 & 14,
Logan County Route 66 Garage Sale: 37 Miles of Smiles!
Are you looking for a great time on Route 66, but love to go
garage saleing? Well look no further, because we have the
Garage Sale for you! The Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan
County is pleased to present the Second Annual Logan County
Route 66 Garage Sale. Thirty-Seven miles of Route 66 in Logan
County, covered in sales and vendors, flea markets and food. It
all happens on June 13 & 14 from 8 AM 6 PM. For visitor and
vendor information, check out
www.route66garagesale.com or contact 217-732-8687.
2008 Heritage Days. Once again, the city of Lincoln will
be opening its doors to celebrate our Independence! Shops
downtown will be holding sidewalk sales, there will also be
dancing and music. The annual fireworks show will begin at dusk
on July 4.
Jul 29 Aug
Logan County Fair. Come and relax and enjoy the Best of
Logan County! Daily activities include 4-H shows, a queen
pageant, live entertainment, and a carnival full of food, games,
& displays. For more information, call 217-732-3311.
Aug 22 24,
Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival. Come out to the Airport
in Logan County to experience the beauty and wonder of Hot Air
Balloons in flight. Downtown, see all of the art vendors and
pick up some beautiful pieces. Activities include several
balloon launches, evening balloon glows, musical entertainment,
food, an art and craft show, the Art of Wine, and much more.
For more information, please call 217-735-2385.
Aug 24, 2008
1800s Craft Fair. Postville Courthouse will once again
be hosting their 1800s Craft Fair on the final day of the
Lincoln Art and Balloon Festival. The Public is invited to come
and see 19th century crafters from surrounding areas
demonstrating their skills. Local crafters are also included.
Music and other entertainment will be provided. Call
217-732-8930 or 217-737-0979 for more information.
Sep 12 14,
Abraham Lincoln National Railsplitting Contest and Crafts
Festival. 38th Annual festival will be a fun and
educational event for all ages rail splitting, corn shucking,
tomahawk throwing, pioneer village, antique car and tractors,
historical displays, Lincoln presentations, quilt show,
crafters, flea market, kids games, food vendors and much more.
www.railsplitting.com or call 217-732-8687 for more
Christmas Memories Quilt Show. The Christmas Memories
Quilt Show at Postville Courthouse State Historic Site will be
back again this year. Featuring lovely period quilts of all
designs and holiday themes. Hours are 12 PM to 4 PM. This show
is co-sponsored by Postville Courthouse and Sew Many Friends.
Come and enjoy the beautiful quilts and vote for your favorite.
Tour the historic site at 914 Fifth Street in Lincoln. Free and
open to the public. For more information, please call
217-735-4977 or 217-732-4527.
[Text copied from file received from the
Tourism Bureau of Logan County]