Great events for great causes this weekend

Corpus Christi Church in Galesburg is having their annual Quarter Raffle fundraiser Friday, September 6th at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The cost is $10 per person and you can purchase quarters there or bring your own. Doors open at 6:00 pm. There will be food available to purchase and the raffle begins at 7 pm. Part of the proceeds will go to St. Vincent De Paul’s local food pantry.
Friday, September 6th is the Figure 8 Derby at the Warren County Prime Beef Festival at 7:00 pm admission is $10. Saturday is the Prime Beef Festival Car Show from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. The show includes door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Those interested in entering the show may do so tomorrow – registration is $15. The Prime Beef Festival Demo Derby is Saturday night beginning at 7:00 pm.
There are also plenty of Kids Activities on Friday, September 6th during the National Stearman Fly-in at the Galesburg Municipal Airport. There will be a kids’ flight simulator, paper helicopters, and rockets that kids can create, and the Formation Flying Contest will take to the air beginning at 2:00 pm. Visit the Stearman Fly-In website for more details.
The Bushnell Fire 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk is Saturday, September 7th beginning at 8:00 am. Start and finish will be at the Bushnell Fire Department. Registration is $25. Proceeds will go towards gear and air packs for the department. The Bushnell Fire Department Cornhole Tournament is also Saturday beginning at 1:00 pm. The cost is $35 per team with cash prizes awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers. Check-in is from 11:30 to noon. The department will also have raffle items available and will be serving pulled pork sandwiches for a free-will offering.
The Abingdon American Legion is featuring a Jeep Show Saturday from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm. One hundred percent of the entry fees to the show is to be donated to the Deputy Troy Chisum Fund. Entry is $20 with free entry to law enforcement officers. 92.7 FM The Laser will be broadcasting live from the show beginning at noon. The live auction begins at 5:00 pm and live entertainment will start at 7:00 pm.