Dinner and entertainment at sesquicentennial Ag Day
at Latham Park    
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[AUG. 27, 2003]  Logan County Farm Bureau invites you to bring your lawn chairs and attend the Lincoln Sesquicentennial Ag Day events planned for Latham Park on Thursday, Aug. 28.

Logan County Pork Producers, assisted by the Lincoln FFA chapter, will cook butterfly pork chops from 5:30 to 7 p.m. In addition to the pork chop sandwiches, the dinner will include potato chips, cookie and a drink. The cost is $5 per adult and $3 for children under 12.

Remote-control car race enthusiasts will want to view the display provided by Darrell and Lorrie Paige of RJD Hobbies at the Kickapoo Street parking lot across from Latham Park.

The Land of Lincoln Antique Tractor & Engine Club will display antique tractors and engines at Latham Park. Ted Sommers of Golden Harvest Seed in Pekin will be on hand to exhibit his antique hand tools.

The Logan County Soil and Water Conservation District will have an informational display in the park. Bottled water will be for sale in their booth.


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Sesquicentennial Ag Day participants can learn about and taste soy nuts, provided by Logan County Farm Bureau Women’s Committee members.

Beginning at 6:30 p.m., Logan County Farm Bureau will recognize centennial and sesquicentennial landowners. State Rep. Rich Brauer and state Sen. Larry Bomke will be on hand to assist with the presentations.

From 7 to 9 p.m., sit back in your lawn chairs and enjoy entertainment from members of the New Salem Country Opry, the longest continually running country music show in Illinois.

Please join Logan County Farm Bureau at Latham Park as we celebrate Logan County’s agricultural industry during the Lincoln Sesquicentennial.

[Logan County Farm Bureau news release]

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