2nd annual Honest Abe's Barbeque Cook Off downtown June 11
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[May 09, 2011]
Lincoln is an attractive, vibrant,
small community in central Illinois. It has a picturesque, active
and historic downtown. As part of Main Street Lincoln's
revitalization efforts, the organization takes pride in bringing
people downtown to the Courthouse Square Historic District. Through
the cooperative efforts of both the retail businesses and
restaurants, Main Street is eager to create an atmosphere of
community celebration. They want to see friends and family together
to enjoy a variety of activities, music and great food. Their next
planned community activity, the second annual Honest Abe's Barbeque
Cook Off, is scheduled for June 11.
In addition to the barbecue, there will be a dedication at 9:30 a.m.
of their hanging flower baskets as part of the new streetscape
project. Immediately following the ceremony, the barbecue vendors
will start selling their products at 10 a.m. Judging will begin at
noon and winners will be announced at 2:30 p.m., with trophies and
cash prizes awarded.
Main Street invites you to join their
cook-off. Your application is waiting for you at 109 S. Kickapoo St.
They also are ready to answer all questions about the event if you
call the office, 217-732-2929. Join Main Street Lincoln for a great
day and some good eating.
Main Street Lincoln's vision is to rank high on quality-of-life
issues such as a clean environment, excellent educational and
medical facilities, a number of parks, and a citizenry that supports
Lincoln also has a strong economic base, including diverse
industry and a variety of commercial, financial, government and
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