[For annual calendar compiled by the local tourism bureau, click here.]

Listings on this page are based on announcements sent to Lincoln Daily News
and material from the Abraham Lincoln Tourism Bureau of Logan County.
Please let us know about changes and updates. Thank you.


Wednesdays and Saturdays
(through October)
WHO: Public
WHAT: Farmers' market
WHERE: Latham Park
WHEN: 7 am - noon

Monday, May 3
SPONSOR: Central Illinois Community Blood Center and Immanuel Lutheran Church
WHO: Public
WHAT: Blood drive with a special need for O types because of the explosion in Illiopolis
Logan County Paramedic Association building, Postville Drive
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Tuesday, May 4
SPONSOR: Lincoln Writers' Club
WHAT: Monthly meeting
Lincoln College Library, 300 Keokuk St.
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Thursday, May 6
WHO: Public
WHAT: National Day of Prayer celebration
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse rotunda
Noon and 7 pm

Friday, May 7
SPONSOR: St. John United Church of Christ
WHO: Public
WHAT: Ice cream social
204 Seventh St.
WHEN: 4:30-6:30 pm

Friday and Saturday, May 7-8
SPONSOR: Logan County VFW
WHO: Public
WHAT: Poppy Days
Various locations in Logan County

Saturday, May 8
WHO: Public
WHAT: Atlanta townwide garage sales
Maps and bake sale at fire station

8 am - 2 pm

Thursday, May 20
SPONSOR: University of Illinois Extension
WHO: Dietitians, home economists and other health care professionals
Call 732-8289 to register
WHAT: Teleconference on trans fatty acids
Final session of in-service training series
WHERE: Logan County Extension office, 980 N. Postville Drive
WHEN: 3:30-5:30 pm

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Friday and Saturday, May 28-29
SPONSOR: Lincoln American Legion
WHO: Public
WHAT: Poppy Days
Various Lincoln locations

Sunday, May 30
WHO: Public
WHAT: 100th anniversary of grain elevator with demonstration, tours, band concert
J.H. Hawes Grain Elevator Museum, First Street, Atlanta

Monday, May 31
WHO: Public
WHAT: Memorial Day celebration
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse lawn
10:30 am

WHO: Public
WHAT: Atlanta Memorial Day observance
WHERE: Downtown Atlanta
10:30 am ceremony, 1 pm antique tractor parade

WHO: Public
WHAT: Mount Pulaski Memorial Day celebration
WHERE: Steenbergen Cemetery


Saturday, June 19
SPONSOR: Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
WHAT: "In the Garden" garden walk
WHERE: Gardens in Elkhart
WHEN: 9 am - noon
NOTE: Lunch is included with the $10 ticket.
Brochures available at Jefferson Street, Lincoln, Elkhart and Mount Pulaski Christian churches and at Cookie's Bakery

[Click here for more June events as listed by the local tourism bureau.]

[For annual calendar compiled by the local tourism bureau, click here.]

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