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Saturday, August 30, 2003 

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The Lincoln Sesquicentennial celebration continued Friday night with onstage musical performances. [Pictures by Bob Frank]   click on pictures for larger images

  • Lincoln Sesquicentennial


9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- Sesquicentennial parade, Postville Park on Fifth Street to downtown Lincoln

1 p.m. -- Community photograph, downtown Lincoln

1:30 p.m. -- "Private Ryan's Sergeant" portrayed by Dal Estes at Logan County Genealogical & Historical Society research center, 114 N. Chicago St.

2 p.m. -- Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln look-alike contests, Latham Park

2 p.m. -- Brothers of the Brush and Sisters of the Swish contests, Latham Park

2:30 p.m. -- Ladies' Civil War fashion show, Postville Courthouse

3 p.m. -- 33rd Infantry Band concert, Postville Courthouse

3-5 p.m. -- Union demonstration by 33rd Regimental Infantry Regiment, Postville Park on Fifth Street

5-11 p.m. -- Ethnic food festival, Scully Park

6-9 p.m. -- Meet local celebrities, Latham Park

8 p.m. -- Civil War grand ball, Elks Lodge

Musical entertainment:

5 p.m. -- King Karaoke, Karaoke Stage on Kickapoo south of the square

5-7 p.m. and 8:15-9:30 p.m. -- Bobby Remack Band, with swing and big band music, Dance and Swing Stage, McLean and Broadway

5-7:45 p.m. -- Rockus doing '50s and '60s songs, Hometown Stage, McLean and Clinton

7-8:15 p.m. and 9:30-11 p.m. -- Creagles with Credence Clearwater and Eagles tributes, Main Stage, Broadway and Kickapoo

8-11 p.m. -- Battle of the bands, Latham Park  [See article]

8:15-9:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.-1 a.m. -- Debbie Ross Band playing blues, Partytown Stage, Sangamon and Broadway

8:15-9:30 p.m. and 11 p.m.-1 a.m. -- Imagine That with '60s-'90s Top 40 music, Rock Till Ya Drop Stage, Chicago and Pulaski

9 p.m.-midnight -- Greg Glick Band with blues rock, Hometown Stage, McLean and Clinton


11 a.m.-3 p.m. -- Fried chicken dinner, Lincoln Knights of Columbus Hall

3 p.m. -- Community church service, Latham Park

Musical entertainment:

2-4 p.m. -- Phat Tuesday, a band from the Bloomington area, performing at Hometown Stage, McLean and Clinton

4:15-5:45 p.m. -- Slingshot 57 doing Christian rock at Christian Stage, McLean and Pulaski

6-7:30 p.m. -- Petra performing Christian rock at Main Stage, Broadway and Kickapoo

6-9 p.m. -- Country Thunder performing country at Hometown Stage, McLean and Clinton

7-8:30 p.m. -- Illinois Symphony Orchestra performance, McLean Street north of the square

[Complete sesquicentennial schedule]




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