Datebook

Jun
2
Tue
“Quilted Keepsakes” Quilt Show
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am – Jun 30 @ 5:00 pm

Admission includes the mansion tour, quilt show, and much more, $3 for adults, $1 for ages 12-18 and ages 11 and under free. Open Tues.-Sat. 10a.m.-5p.m., Sun. 1-5p.m. Call 217-935-6066 or visit www.chmoorehomestead.org.

Jul
7
Tue
Harrison Bruce Historical Village Tours
Jul 7 @ 10:00 am – Jul 28 @ 1:00 pm

PUBLIC TOURS of five historical structures, 19th and early 20th century history, Harrison House, Harrison Store Front, Purdy School, Hunter Cabin and Robert Mees Village Centre. Two Tuesdays a month thru November at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Docent guided or Self walking tours. All tours are free. Schedule private tours at 618-985-2828- EXT. 8015.

Jul
8
Wed
Galena Festival of the Performing Arts
Jul 8 – Jul 18 all-day

Programming includes an old-time radio show as well as a variety of music, including jazz, swing, gypsy, folk, Irish and classical.

Jul
9
Thu
2015 Historic Farm Days
Jul 9 @ 9:12 pm – Jul 12 @ 10:12 pm

Featuring John Deere and Chevrolet. I&I Antique Tractor and Gas Engine Club, located in Penfield. Beginning at 7 a.m. Activities include tractor pull, entertainment, tractor parades and field demonstrations daily. All brands welcome.

Jul
10
Fri
Downs Village Market
Jul 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come to the Downs Village Market for its 13th season of selling locally grown and select regional produce, meat, baked goods and honey, plants and flowers, quality crafts and handmade items. Master Gardeners are available to answer your gardening questions. The market has weekly music/entertainment and offers a large variety of items, friendly vendors and convenient parking. Wednesdays 4-6 pm June through September. New vendors are always welcome. For space availability and information call Carol 309 378-4223 or Cheryl 309 378-4396 or email marketmaster610@gmail.com

Jul
13
Mon
22nd Annual Cemetery Walk
Jul 13 – Jul 14 all-day
22nd Annual Cemetery Walk @ Greenwood Cemetery | Galena | Illinois | United States

22nd Annual Cemetery Walk Remembers Lives of Past Galenians
Local actors present living histories at Greenwood Cemetery, Grace Episcopal

Every June, the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society remembers the lives and contributions of past Galenians with its annual Cemetery Walk. Local performers portray select individuals buried in Galena’s Greenwood Cemetery and recount their lives in Galena, both the hardships and happiness, business successes or sometimes failure. The 22nd Annual Cemetery Walk will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, in Galena, IL, on June 13 & 14, with tours starting every 20 minutes between the hours of 2:00 and 4:30 PM. A seated, indoor performance will be held at Grace Episcopal Church in Galena, on June 20, at 8:00 PM. Tickets will be available at the performances for $15.

22nd Annual Cemetery Walk
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – Jul 14 @ 4:30 pm
22nd Annual Cemetery Walk @ Greenwood Cemetery | Galena | Illinois | United States

Local actors present living histories at Greenwood Cemetery, Grace Episcopal

Every June, the Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society remembers the lives and contributions of past Galenians with its annual Cemetery Walk. Local performers portray select individuals buried in Galena’s Greenwood Cemetery and recount their lives in Galena, both the hardships and happiness, business successes or sometimes failure. The 22nd Annual Cemetery Walk will be held at Greenwood Cemetery, in Galena, IL, on June 13 & 14, with tours starting every 20 minutes between the hours of 2:00 and 4:30 PM. A seated, indoor performance will be held at Grace Episcopal Church in Galena, on June 20, at 8:00 PM. Tickets will be available only at the performances for $15.

Jul
14
Tue
Thomson Sesquicentennial Golf Tournament
Jul 14 @ 9:00 am

Two-person, best ball format; 9 holes. $30 per person for 9 holes, cart and lunch. Contact Sandburr Run (Zach) at 815-902-6063

Jul
17
Fri
East Central Illinois Antique Farm Equipment Club Summer Show
Jul 17 – Jul 19 all-day

Featuring: Odd Balls and Orphans Tractors and Implements

*Free gate and entry,Tractor Parades, Threshing Demos, Antique Tractor Pull, Saturday Car &Truck Show, Ron Easter, Pedal Pulls, TwilightTractor Drive, FleaMarkets, and MUCH, MUCH MORE!

Lincoln’s Festival In Bloomington
Jul 17 – Jul 19 all-day

The Festival will start at 5 pm on Friday evening Downtown Bloomington with Encounters with Lincoln’s Bloomington. The Festival will continue on Saturday and Sunday at six locations. This year’s festival will continue the commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War. Other activities will include the 10th Illinois Volunteer Calvary Civil War Encampment. Presentations will feature Collaboration for Emancipation, The Appomattox Courthouse, A Look at Civil War Prisoner Camps in Illinois, and Historic Reenactors. Civil war era crafters will demonstrate their skills and create their wares. There will also be free carriage and wagon rides.