Thrifty on 150
May 12 all-day
Thrifty on 150

Thrifty Cruisers Wanted on Hwy. 150

Thrifty and adventurous souls will cruise Highway 150 for finds along the Henry County countryside.  Treat Mom to the sights and sounds of along Hwy. 150 beginning at Route 6 in Coal Valley to Galesburg. It’s a day to shop for deals at the many antique, plant, and yard sales. Make a stop in Alpha to visit the car show and the plant sale at Gazebo Park.

Atkinson Heritage Days
Aug 24 – Aug 25 all-day
Atkinson Heritage Days @ Atkinson | Illinois | United States

Our heritage is for everyone! A Belgian village celebration is a recipe for family fun. An introduction to the younger generation of everything Belgian. Friday evening enjoy a community gathering of supper and stay for Little Miss Flame Pageant. As dusk falls a “Movie in the Park” ends the Friday, family fun evening.

Saturday make plans to try your hand in a Belgian game called Rolle Bolle (a combination of bowling and horseshoe). Visit “Little Belgium” and taste “hutseput” ( a dish with ham, cabbage, carrots, nd potatoes) and Belgian “goodies”.  Take part in the activities held throughout the day.  Saturday kicks off with the Forever Young Run 5K/1 Mile,  fireman’s parade, bean bag tournament,  Atkinson Graffiti car show and more! Sky divers arrive to spark the evening firework display. Dance in the streets until midnight. Join in discovering our heritage this weekend.