June 29 - July 4, 2006


Thursday June 29


  • 7pm - Kick-Off at Lincoln College Museum with "Salute to America's Greatness" Public is invited to the special exhibit, reception will follow. Exhibit will run through September 17, 2006



Friday June 30th


  • 10am - 5pm - Merchants: Red, White & Blue Sales Friday & Saturday

  •  1pm - St. Clara's Manor Homecoming Celebration, FREE Cook Out, Music, Games, Car Show

  •  Dance in the Streets on the corner of Pulaski & Chicago


5pm -8pm  "Vintage Daze" band

9pm-12am "Imagine That" band

- Fun & Food Concessions -



Saturday July 1st


  • 8am - 4pm - Community Garage Sale/Flea Market Scully Park.

    Rent a space $10.00 call (217)732-4805

  • 10am 5pm - Merchants: Red, White & Blue Sidewalk Sales

  • 10am-11am - Children ages 5 to 7 meet Abe Lincoln through books and stories at the Lincoln Public Library with Historian Paul Gleason and Ms. Lou. Call to register at 217-732-5732

  • 11am -noon - Children ages 8 to 12: Meet Abe Lincoln through books and stories

  • 1pm -5pm - Cruise-In on Kickapoo St. First 100 cars receive a dash plaque. Call 217-732-3519 or 217-732-3245

  • 2pm -4pm - FREE Kids games and Music at Scully Park

  • 4pm -6pm - FREE Watermelon Feed at Scully Park
    Sponsored by Kroger Co./Mrs. Fred Hoppin

  • Dance In the Streets: "Country Night"

5pm -8pm "Saturday Nite Special" band

9pm-12am "Mike Kelly" and the "Chillbillies Band"



Sunday July 2nd


"Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial 2009"

  • 7pm - Kick-Off Reception of "Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial in Lincoln" Illinois (ALBC) at Lincoln College Museum followed by Free Mary Todd Lincoln Cake

     The aim of the ALBC is to renew Americans' appreciation of Lincoln's ideas of freedom, democracy, equal opportunity, and to encourage all people to "Live the Legacy."

  • Dusk - FREE open to the public -Jumbo Outdoor Movie 15' x 20' Screen on the Lincoln College Soccer Field

 "Sea Biscuit" (PG13)  (All Children MUST be accompanied by a Parent)

FREE Popcorn

Sponsored by Lincoln College



Tuesday July 4th



  • 10am - "Let Freedom Ring" Second Annual Old Fashioned Children's Walking Parade, Tricycles, Bicycles, Strollers, Wagons, Floats and Pets. (No motorized vehicles permitted). Prizes will be awarded. Line up at Scully Park. Registration 9:00 am. Judging 9:30am.  

    call - Lincoln Park District 217-732-8770


  • 11:30am - Water Balloon Fight with the Lincoln Fire Dept.

  • 12noon - Splashapalooza, Fun, Games and Prizes at the pool.

  • 6:30pm - Vintage Base Ball

    Lincoln Fire Dept versus Lincoln Rural Fire Dept.


  • 8pm - Music by DJ Kevin Curry

  • Dusk - Fire Works Extravaganza - Fun & Food Concessions all at the Lincoln Rec Center


Come and enjoy FIVE days and nights of fun, entertainment, and food concessions