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LH Days in Nevada (Iowa, that is!) Aug 22-24

August 18, 2008

The interestingly named town of Nevada, Iowa, will celebrate its 25th annual Lincoln Highway Days this weekend – August 22, 23, and 24, 2008. The event includes a carnival, teen and adult dance, rodeo, pig wrestling, and a big parade.

Nevada is east of Ames and just west of the popular Niland’s Cafe/Colo Motel. The original Lincoln Highway Days in 1983 was actually called the Old 30 celebration to coincide with the completion of a railroad overpass west of town.

Friday night is the Adult Dance and the Teen Dance and the Rodeo. The Craft, Flea Market, and the Varied Industry building also will be open. The Parade is Saturday at 10 a.m. and the theme is “25 Years of Family Fun on Lincolnway.” Event co-founder Keith Cooper will be honored. The carnival and food court run all three days, with most activities on the Story County 4-H fairgrounds at 2nd St. and I. Avenue

Visit www.lincolnhighwaydays.com for more information.