Hundreds of vintage cars, street rods, trucks, antiques, special interest vehicles, with a cruise on Main Street Friday night. Food, entertainment, vendors – celebrity drivers and collectors – fun for the whole family. Takes place in Downtown Galesburg on E. Main Street, from Seminary Street to the square.
It’s the annual event that each year in August marks the end of summer in a celebration including what is great about small town America. Includes: Steer auction, cattle judging, Stampede, Car Show, Antique Tractor & Engine Show, Tractor Pull, Scrambles, kids games, and more!
One of the Midwest’s largest and unique living history events held at Lake Storey Park in Galesburg Illinois. Lake Storey is on the far north side of town, with 430 acres of wooded and rolling lands, all camps are on the shores of a 130 acre lake. Lake Storey Park is an absolutely beautiful location. Featuring both a pre-1840 Early American Colonial/Frontier Rendezvous, and a thoroughly fielded Civil War Battle Encampment/ Reenactment, Galesburg Heritage Days is held at two separate…
Flowers & Vegetable Judging – 1:00 P.M. Arts & Crafts Judging – 1:00 P.M. Chicken & Pig Scramble – 6:00 P.M. Arm Band Night ~ 6:00 – 9:00 P.M.* *Arm bands $20 or $18 in advanced **$8 Grandstand Fee (over 42” tall) (No charge to enter the fairgrounds)
Friday, August 24 Demolition Derby – 7:00 P.M.** **$8 Grandstand Fee (over 42” tall) (No charge to enter the fairgrounds)
Saturday, August 25 Goat, Sheep, Swine & Beef Judging – 8:00 A.M. John R. Thurman Memorial Pee-Wee Livestock Show approx. 12:00 P.M. Figure “8” – 5:00 P.M.** **$8 Grandstand Fee (over 42” tall) (No charge to enter the fairgrounds)
Join us for the 14th Annual Knoxville Cruise Night located in historic downtown Knoxville. Free admission. All types of special vehicles welcome. Presented by the Knoxville Better Community Association, the Spoon River Reg Group 113 and The Early Ford V8 Club.
Sunday, August 26 Baked Goods Judging – 10:00 A.M. Kids’ Events – 12:00 P.M. Arm Band Night~ 3:00-6:00 P.M.* Area’s Largest Baked Goods Auction 5:00 P.M. Presentation of Trophies & Awards – 6:45 P.M. Livestock Auction – Immediately after Awards *Arm bands $20 or $18 in advanced **$8 Grandstand Fee (over 42” tall) (No charge to enter the fairgrounds)
“Where Memories are Made” From steam engines, antique cars and trucks, tractors, gas engines and horses. Maybe your memories are the great food from the North Village to the Log Village or learning how to square dance over at the dance barn. Whatever your memories are this is the place “Where Memories are Made.” Make plans now to enjoy the history of the past at the 2018 Old Threshers Reunion August 30th thru September 3rd in Mount Pleasant!
What started out in 1954 as a casual encounter between a community and what some call an oddball celebration, has evolved into a steady affair that has lasted 65 continuous years! Somehow, we’ve stuck with it and it with us and all continues on! In the beginning we used to race real live hogs down the street. Now WE race down the streets in three Hog Days Stampede Fitness runs. We also have golf and biking competitions too. Oh and…