Annual Lincoln Place Heritage Festival - Granite City, IL













 
   
   

Annual Community Festival
Lincoln Place Heritage Festival

Granite City, Illinois

PROBABLE EVENT - DETAILS TBA
September, 2019

EVENT DETAILS:

Location: Lincoln Place Community Center, 822 Niedringhause Avenue, Granite City, IL

Date: Saturday, September 22, 2018

Times: 11 am - 5 pm

Description: Granite City's ethnic and immigrant history is celebrated during this festival. This event features the folk cultures of Armenia, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Hungary, Mexico, Russia, Romania, Croatia, and Scotland with continuous free ethnic entertainment, including dancers, musicians, and vocalists, and delicious ethnic foods and pastries for sale.  Inside the Lincoln Place Community Center, Lincoln Place oral history interviews will be on display, along with historical displays about Lincoln Place, a quilt display and ribbon quilting demonstration, and musical performances. An apple pie contest open to all will accept entries up to 1 pm with 1st prize being awarded at 3 pm.  The Children’s area includes free face painting, clowns, playground, magic show, and juggler.  Lincoln Place athletics will be highlighted in the Athletics Pavilion and a display of beautiful Eastern European costumes will be shown in the Costumes Pavilion. The Lincoln Place Heritage Association Sweet Memories General Store will have Men of Granite books for sale, as well as a variety of old fashioned candies and ethnic items.

Free

For more information call 618-451-2611
  or
visit the event's webpage

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