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Shelton Lincoln Highway Festival on Sunday

July 27, 2012

The 15th annual Lincoln Highway Festival and Car Show is set for this Sunday in Shelton, Nebraska, which bills itself as the “Lincoln Hi-way Capital” of the state. As reported in the Grand Island Independent, festivities include a car show, antique tractor display, live music, and a photo contest on display at the Lincoln Highway Center. The festival is sponsored by the Shelton Historical Society.

Lunch served at the American Legion Hall will include sloppy joes, Polish dogs, chips, drinks, and pie. The United Methodist Men will be serving homemade ice cream at the north end of Main Street. Organizer Cyndy Ryan said a new addition to this year’s festival will be an antique tractor drive from Shelton to Gibbon and back.

Car cruise set for Lincoln Highway Festival

June 26, 2008

The Clarence Lincoln Highway Committee is sponsoring the 2008 Lincoln Highway Festival June 27, 28, & 29, 2008. Below are some of the hiighlights of this old-fashioned celebration in eastern Iowa.

Friday, June 27
Bingo, Frog Jumping Contest, and Adult Bean Bag Tournament.

Saturday, June 28
Lincoln Highway Parade and Car Cruise, Carnival Rides, Petting Zoo, Kids’ Beanbag Tournament, Hog Calling Contest, Dessert Bakeoff, Whistling Contest, Evening Dance.

Sunday, June 27
Church Services in Park, Fried Chicken Dinner, 3rd & 4th Grade Girls’ Softball Tournament, Walking Trail Dedication, Trivial Pursuit Tournament, Watermelon Feed, Horseshoe Tournament, and Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest.

Click HERE for a complete schedule of events.

For more info, contact the Clarence Lincoln Highway Committee or (563) 452-3291.