11th LH Heritage Festival in Rochelle this wknd

The Lincoln Highway Heritage Festival has been held annually for the past 11 years in Rochelle, Illinois, on the second-to-last weekend in August. This year’s festival on August 22-24, 2008, focuses on technology, transportation, and tourism. It will again feature amusement rides, bingo at the VFW, and visits to the town’s Railroad Park along with daily activities such as:

Friday, August 22
“Little Miss Peanut” contest
Sting Rays 50s & 60s group

Saturday, August 23
Car, Motorcycle & Kids Model Car Show
Antique Tractor Show and Truck Display
Small Engine Display
Arts & Craft Show
Harbor Lights Doo Wop group
Blue Stone Blues/Southern rock group
Grand Avenue Rock group
Billy Childers Band Country group

Sunday, August 24
Lions Club “Pancakes in the Park”
Parade at 3 PM
United Methodist Women Old-Fashion Ice Cream Social
John Ellis Quartet Jazz group

For more information, contact festival organizers at festival@rochelle.net or (815) 561-7044 or visit www.lincolnhighwayheritagefestival.com/.

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