Have fun some tasty treats with a pair of festivals occurring within the space this weekend.
Beginning Friday and operating by Saturday, Aledo’s Rhubarb Festival will likely be held in the neighborhood’s central park and have dwell music on each days, mannequin prepare shows, crafts and flea markets, and baked items on the market.
Come early tomorrow for the Aledo Volunteer Firemen’s breakfast that may embody Rhubarb toppings or take within the Lil’ Rhubarb Royalty Pageant.
The touring miniature Vietnam Tribute Wall is also on full display in Aledo and will likely be there till Sunday. CDC COVID-19 tips will likely be in place.
Saturday can be the 33rd Annual Elmwood Strawberry Festival operating from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in and round Central Park in downtown Elmwood.
There’s a lot happening all through the day with a pancake and sausage breakfast, automobile present, in addition to craft and distributors.
There are additionally a variety of non-food-related issues to do that weekend as effectively.
Take the youngsters to see a free flick in Abingdon’s Rotary Park Saturday night at nightfall, or round 8:00 pm, when Michael Jordan and the Looney Toons crew up in House Jam.
The neighborhood fundraiser for the Annual Abingdon Days 4th of July Celebration will characteristic money concessions, bake gross sales, and a 50/50 raffle.
The Railtown Rumble car show returns to town, hosted by New Restricted Rods of Western Illinois, at Cedar Creek East on Sunday from 9:00 am till 4:00 pm with meals offered by Smokin’ Willies.
Additionally on Sunday, the 2021 Levitt AMP Galva music series continues with blues band the Avery Grouws Band and Americana-folk band Stone and Snow hitting the stage.
Meals distributors will likely be on-site or company can deliver a picnic dinner. Levitt AMP live shows at Wiley Park are offered freed from cost.
Take a look at WGIL’s Community Events page to remain “within the know” of different issues happening.