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Thursday, August 21, 2003 

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Workers erect the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial at LCC as part of the Lincoln Art & Balloon Fest / Sesquicentennial exhibits. 
[Pictures by Bob Frank] 
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A "heat advisory" has been issued for today.
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  • Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival and Sesquicentennial
    Lincoln rolls out the welcome mat


8 a.m.-7 p.m. -- Civil War and Underground Railroad quilts in the Logan County Courthouse. Program at 6:30 p.m.

Underground Railroad display at Layman Gallery at Lincoln College through Sept. 6

3 p.m. -- Grand opening ceremony with unveiling of the traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial at Lincoln Christian College

5:30 p.m. -- Festival kickoff party with free food and entertainment at Maple Ridge Care Centre

6:30 p.m. -- Sneak preview flight for media representatives


6:30 a.m. -- Landowners flight

8 a.m.-7 p.m. -- Civil War and Underground Railroad quilts in the Logan County Courthouse

3-6 p.m. -- Flea market, antiques and collectibles in Scully Park

At fairgrounds:

4-10 p.m. -- Big "M" Amusements carnival, food concessions, petting zoo and Lions Club craft show

5-6 p.m. -- The Modern Cowboyz

6 p.m. -- Hot-air balloon launch

Dusk -- Balloon night glow

6-11 p.m. -- Beer garden and DJ

[Complete details and schedule]


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Yesterday's headlines:

  • Freeze on rezoning

  • County addresses property rezoning requests, gives away section of highway and handles other business

  • 'Hawaiian/Battle of the Sexes'

  • District 27 menus

  • Book Look: 'Do I Have a Daddy?'

  • Oasis update

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