[June 19, 2014]MOUNT PULASKI - The third annual Mount
Pulaski Courthouse Foundation Street Festival is Friday, June 27th,
2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. located on Washington Street in
front of the Courthouse.
This year’s entertainment starts off at 5:30 p.m. with the
Prairie Land Dancers. They will be performing some of their favorite
dances that may include country, ballroom, or west coast swing.
At 6:00 p.m. MPCF President, Tom Martin, will be saying a few
opening words along with Abraham Lincoln actor, Randy Duncan.
From 6:15 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Christian Singer, John Schlitt, is
taking his hometown stage. John has “four Grammy awards on his
shelf, sixteen Petra albums, one II Guys from Petra album, and four
solo albums…John is a man that lives for Jesus and makes no bones
about his faith.”
From 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. local area band Rosetta Stone takes the
stage for their first time in Mount Pulaski. Rosetta Stone plays
pop, rock, oldies, and country; a nice variety for everyone of all
ages to enjoy!
From 5 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Hilltop Catering will be serving hot dogs,
brats and chips for a free will donation; along with The American
Legion selling alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The City of
Mount Pulaski will also be doing a free will donation for their
famous pulled pork sandwiches. The new Mount Pulaski Calm Creek Café
will be selling some of their delights too.
For the children, there will be an obstacle course hosted by Farmers
Bank along with a bounce house, and a variety of children’s games
There will be old fashioned wagon rides provided by KEL Productions
starting at 6:00 p.m.
The Mount Pulaski Museum located on Cooke Street will be opened
and will be providing popcorn.
The Mount Pulaski Courthouse will be opened from 5:00 p.m. to
8:00 p.m. Tours will be available. On the lower level of the
Courthouse there will be a display of the 2013-2014 MPGS Third
Graders highlighting their Community Project that helped the
Courthouse raise $610.00 this past December.
Upstairs there will be a MPGS Art Show. The first and third graders
were asked to color and/or draw the Courthouse for a contest. A
panel of judges is currently narrowing the pictures down to a few
finalists. The finalists will be displayed and voted on by the
public the night of the Street Festival. The voting round is from
5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and the winners and cash prizes will be
announced approximately around 8:00 p.m.
A Big Thank You to the Looking for Lincoln Heritage Coalition for
providing the funds to bring the Abraham Lincoln actor, Randy
Duncan, to this year’s Street Festival. Randy will be saying a few
words at the opening ceremony touching upon Lincoln’s life as
circuit rider and the influence the small communities had on him
during his circuit riding days.
There will be another presentation at 6:30 p.m. in the gazebo
where Mr. Duncan will be answering any questions that guests may
have about Lincoln’s experiences throughout his life. He will also
be presenting what it was like for children to grow up in those
[Text received; TOM MARTIN, MOUNT
PULASKI COURTHOUSE FOUNDATION PRESIDENT]