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Lincoln Highway Days in Iowa this weekend

August 26, 2011

The 28th annual Lincoln Highway Days will be held in Nevada, Iowa, starting today, August 26–28, 2011. Each day will feature carnival rides and games, food, and much more.

Some excerpts from

Friday, Aug. 26: Celebrate with fun on the Story County 4-H grounds. Lincoln Highway Days Rodeo. Teen and adult dances with live music and refreshments.

Saturday morning Aug. 27: One of the biggest parades in Story County. National Guard honors our Soldiers at War along the route of the Lincoln Highway. Klassy Kruisers antique cars. Antique Tractors. BBQ contest. Lincoln Highway Day’s Baby contest. More teen dancing.

Sunday Aug. 28: A grand day for walking through the Craft building and the Varied Industry building and the Flea Market.

The first Lincoln Highway Day was held October 1983, in conjunction with a celebration of the finished railroad overpass west of Nevada.

More details on Nevada IA's Lincoln Highway Days

March 4, 2008

Lincoln Highway Days treasurer Linda Griffith reports that the theme of this year’s celebration in Nevada, Iowa, will be “25 years of Family Fun.” Along with the carnival and rodeo, there will be “Crafts and Arts and Flea Market,” food vendors, dances for teens and adults, Klassy Kruisers antique car club from Ames, and a display of antique tractors. The parade on Saturday will start along Lincolnway at 9:30 a.m. and the all-day big celebration will follow at the Story County 4-H grounds located lst Street and I. Avenue. Below are some images from from past events.