Events

Events

May
26
Fri
Celebrate Memorial Day! @ Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park Highway 84, Colona
May 26 @ 10:00 am – May 28 @ 9:00 pm
Celebrate Memorial Day! @ Hennepin Canal Parkway State Park Highway 84,  Colona | Colona | Illinois | United States

Celebrate Fun – Memorial Day!

The Hennepin Canal is home for three days of fun, Colona style. Rides, games, and food vendors line the parkway for all to enjoy. Children’s activities, a horseshoe contest, beer and food tent with nightly entertainment. Sunday showcases the annual parade held at 2 p.m. with over 100 entries!

Carnival opens Thursday evening at 5 p.m. and Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at Noon.

Oct
6
Fri
Fort Obie Rendezvous @ Bob Davis Farm
Oct 6 @ 9:43 pm – Oct 8 @ 10:43 pm

Fort Obie Rendezvous A Living History Encampment

Friday at Fort Obie Rendezvous is kids education day to learn and experience pre-1840’s life. The rendezvous provides a journey to the time of mountain men and long hunters and life on the American frontiers! The showground features a tipi encampment, black powder shoots, pre-1840 demonstrations, bow shoots, tomahawk and knife throwing, and pre-1840 trade goods. Friday area schools tour the encampment, 9 am to 2 pm. Saturday and Sunday open to the public, 10 am to 4 pm.