MAGNOLIA — Magnolia Days on Chicago Street in Magnolia will kick off 5-8 p.m. Friday in downtown Magnolia.
Registration starts at 4:30 p.m. by DJ Wagon with a fee of $10 per entry. The DJ will be AMC Sound. Judging and voting starts at 6:30 p.m. There will be awards, door prizes and a 50/50 raffle at 8 p.m. For more information call (815) 257-0707.
The Magnolia Days Schedule is as follows:
Friday in downtown Magnolia: Bingo at the fire department, 6-9 p.m, kids craft/book sale at the library 6 p.m., family movie in village park at dusk; circus calliope and a stagecoach robbery show at 7 p.m.
Saturday in downtown Magnolia: Mount Palatine and Judson College Program 2:30 p.m.; farmers market and vendor Show on Chicago Street 9 a.m.-noon, Massey Tractor and others display 10 a.m.-2 p.m., and music by Richard Selquist 10 a.m.-noon and a street dance featuring 303, 8-11p.m.
Saturday at the ball diamond, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. kids games; 1 p.m. chicken, stick horse, barrel and coffee sack races.
Sunday in downtown Magnolia 10 a.m. community church service in the park, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A weekend men’s baseball tournament will be held with a monetary prize. For details, call (815) 303-7051. A weekend co-ed softball tournament also is planned. Call (815) 830-6128.
Museum serves food and history at Magnolia Days
The Magnolia Twp. Preservation Association will hold events during Magnolia Days in the Village this weekend.
On Friday, Aug. 16, a food stand will be on main street. There will be barbecue sandwich, chips, beverage and sweet treats for sale.
On Saturday, lunch and a bake sale will be offered in the Community Room at the museum at 110 N. Peoria St. The exhibit rooms on the upper level will be open 9 a.m.-2 p.m. The MTPA Quarterly Program at 2:30 p.m. will be held in the Community Room on the lower level of the museum. The program is “History of the Grange: National, State, & Local” presented by Reed Wilson and Terry Judd.
On Sunday, lunch and a bake sale will be offered to the public from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. with lunch reserved for the Illinois River Valley Tractor Drive upon their arrival (ETA 12:30 p.m.); the exhibit rooms will be open from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
The building is ADA accessible. ADA parking is available in the northeast corner of the parking lot.