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Date: Thursday, April 24, 2014
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April 24, ‘THIS IS MY SISTER”: A DOCUMENTARY TO RAISE AWARENESS OF THE SPECIAL NEEDS COMMUNITY. Freeport Public Library, 100 E. Douglas, Freeport. 6 pm to 8 pm. An opportunity to view a feature film about “a rare life-affirming journey told from those who have been in the shadows”. Meet the film director Frank Caruso and join the discussion on how to bring about positive change for those born with developmental disabilities. Refreshments served. Donations welcome which will benefit a local summer camp for teens with disabilities. (815-266-9657)

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Date: Friday, November 17, 2017
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November 17, 14TH ANNUAL REGIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION OPENING RECEPTION. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. 5 pm to 8 pm. Enjoy the opening reception for this annual juried exhibition which features recent work by contemporary artists from the tri-state region of Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa. Created to encourage contemporary art, the show provides an opportunity for both established and emerging artists to debut their latest work. Free, but donations appreciated. (815-235-9755)

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Date: Saturday, August 30, 2014
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August 30, 2ND ANNUAL “CRUISIN TO THE DAIRY” CAR SHOW. Union Dairy, 126 E. Douglas, Freeport. 4 pm to 8 pm. Cruise in to this great old fashioned ice cream parlor with great cars, 50s and 60s music, and more. Music by 3-D Sound. Hourly drawings for food prizes. Souvenir t-shirts by Pretzel City Screen Printing. No entry fee. (815-232-7099)

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Date: Saturday, September 5, 2015
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September 5, 3RD ANNUAL CRUISIN’ TO THE DAIRY CAR SHOW. Union Dairy, 126 E. Douglas, Freeport. 3 pm to 8 pm. Cruise in to this great old fashioned ice cream parlor with great cars, 50s and 60s music, and more. Music by 3-D Sound. Hourly drawings for food prizes. Souvenir t-shirts. No entry fee. (815-232-7099)

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Dates: Friday, August 2, 2013 - Saturday, August 3, 2013
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August 2-4, 44TH ANNUAL THRESHING AND ANTIQUE SHOW. Stephenson County Fairgrounds, 2250 S. Walnut, Freeport. Friday and Saturday: 7 am to 8 pm; Sunday: 7 am to 5 pm. The Stephenson County Antique Engine Club proudly presents this annual event, “The Freeport Show”. It offers over 300 antique steam and horse-powered engines and equipment, and gas engines. This year’s feature is Massey.  There will be a huge parade daily at 1 pm, a large flea market, a large display building offering home antiques, crafts, demonstrations, and farm miniatures, a Sunday non-denominational church service beginning at 8:30 am, Gasoline Alley (featuring Stover engines), sawmill, and blacksmith shop. A variety of large and small steam engines will be in operation; there will be threshing demonstrations with both steam and gas tractors, and working demonstrations throughout the show grounds. Also ride the Silver Creek and Stephenson Railroad antique steam train (Adults: $7; Children Under 12: $3), and visit the Silvercreek Museum (Adults:$3; Children Under 12: Free). Great food is offered including a variety of food stands, plus breakfast from 7 am to 9:30 am and a Noon Dinner from 11 am until 1 pm. A Farmer’s Hitch Class Horse Pull will be offered on Friday at 6:30 pm. A Midwest Championship Antique Tractor Pull will be held on Saturday. On Sunday, there will be a kiddie tractor pull after the parade. Adults: $6; Children under 12: $3; Season Pass: $15; Senior Citizen (60 and above) Day on Friday Only: $10 (includes show admission, train ride and museum tour). (815-235-2198 or 815-235-7329)

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Date: Saturday, September 3, 2016
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September 3, 4TH ANNUAL CRUISIN’ TO THE DAIRY CAR SHOW. Union Dairy, 126 E. Douglas, Freeport. 3 pm to 8 pm. Cruise in to this great old fashioned ice cream parlor with great cars, 50s and 60s music, and more. Music by 3-D Sound. Hourly drawings for food prizes. Souvenir t-shirts. No entry fee. (815-232-7099)

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Date: Saturday, October 13, 2012
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October 13, 5TH ANNUAL 5K DINE AND DASH. Davis Fire Station, 602 N. Stanton, Davis. 4 pm to 8 pm. Join the Davis Volunteer Fire Department for an Open House and Charity Dinner, plus a 5K Run and Walk at 5 pm and a Kid’s Mini Dash at 6 pm. Dinner includes Ham or Pulled Pork with cheesy potatoes, baked beans, beverage and dessert. Hot Dog available for kid’s meal. Carry outs available. Also a 50/50 raffle. All proceeds to benefit the Davis Volunteer Fire Department. Dinner: Adults: $8; Children: $4. (815-275-2280)

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Date: Saturday, August 9, 2014
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August 9, 6TH BI-ANNUAL CATFISH TOURNAMENT. McNeil’s Damascus Landing, 4998 W. Cedarville Road, Lena. Noon to 8 pm. Enjoy a day of fishing and a little competition at this tournament on the Pecatonica River. Prizes awarded for the biggest and the total weight of five catfish. Door prizes for all participants. Sponsored by Lena Community Park District. $20 per boat (1-2 people per boat). (815-369-5351)

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Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013
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July 6-7, 8 MILES OF AG-TIQUES. Highway 26, Orangeville to Monroe, WI. Saturday: 9 am to 8 pm; Sunday: 9 am to 5 pm. See all kinds of tractors and machinery including John Deere, Farmall, Minneapolis-Moline, Allis Chalmers, Oliver and Massey Harris. Plus crafts, food, tractor drives and fun. (815-789-4570)

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Date: Thursday, December 15, 2016
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December 15, AN INTROUDCTION TO PAINTING WITH WAX. Freeport Art Museum, 121 N. Harlem Avenue, Freeport. 6 pm to 8 pm. In conjunction with the Museum’s “Building Layers: Modern Encaustic” Exhibition, this program will be presented by exhibiting artist Carol Hamilton. $40. (815-235-9755)

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