Community calendar compiled
the Abraham Lincoln Tourism
Bureau of Logan County
(From file received Sept. 6,
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
1800’s Craft Fair. Postville Courthouse will once again
be hosting their 1800’s 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]