Events

Events for 2016 – 2019

August 6 – 7, Annual Summer Harvest Festival, Franklin Grove
http://www.chaplincreek.com/summerharvestfestival.html

August 11, 12, & 13: Lincoln Highway Buy-Way Yard Sale, Lincoln
Highway, West Virginia through Iowa, including Illinois

August 19 – 21: Annual Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival in Rochelle, Car Show Saturday

August 23, Tuesday evening: Karl “Red Bird” Teller, Annual Hobo dinner, hobo stew, storytelling, and songs, Chaplin Creek, Franklin Grove, call 815-456-3030 for the time. This annual event is turning into one of the top hobo events in the country!

August 28, Sunday: Geneva Concours d’Elegance, Geneva

August 26 – 28: Corn Fest, DeKalb, with Car Fest

September 10, 10:30 AM: Re-dedication of concrete marker at Lincoln Way Inn Bed & Breakfast in Franklin Grove with local Boy Scouts

October 31, 103rd Anniversary of dedicating the Lincoln Highway for the American people in memory of Abraham Lincoln, fly your American flag, and tell your friends to fly theirs!

Second Friday in December, 19th Annual Christmas in the Grove, downtown Franklin Grove. Farming Heritage has its annual antique car raffle drawing at this event.

June 2017, LHA Annual Conference, Denison, Iowa and 25th Anniversary of re-establishing the Lincoln Highway Association

June 2019, Military Vehicle Preservation Association, 100th Anniversary of the 1919 Transcontinental Army Convoy

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