The first part is an immersive dinner experience to be held at
Lincoln Christian University-Henderson Hall at 6 p.m. on the Friday
At this dinner, you will be brought into the life and times of Mr.
Lincoln and the American People during the Civil War beginning with
a recitation of the iconic Gettysburg address.
Afterward, Mr. Lincoln and Mary Todd will be available for photos,
and your knowledge of Abraham Lincoln, Lincoln the town, Illinois,
the Civil War, and politics will be put to the test for a prize.
Speaking of prizes, there will also be a silent auction with items
generously donated by local small businesses.
The dinner includes two kinds of pasta, salad, roasted vegetables
and garlic bread. Following this, to celebrate Lincoln's Birthday in
the most traditional fashion, there will be cake.
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On Saturday the 13th at noon, there will be a 5K race starting at
Latham Park, which will be highlighting many of the historic
locations the city of Lincoln has to offer.
There will be a variety of prizes, including one for best costume -
so don't forget to dress up as Abraham, Mary Todd, or even John
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It's cold outside, so long-sleeve running shirts
will be made available to all participants.
There will also be a warm-up room provided while you wait for
the race to begin, or if you want to warm back up afterwards.
After the race, a complimentary bag lunch will be provided for
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register for the race.
[Information provided by Land of
Lincoln CEO/ Katie Fairchild and the CEO Team]