Franklin Grove Harvest Festival
in Franklin Grove, IL

August 5th, 6th, and 7th, 2022

Franklin Grove, IL

 

This year's events include:

Events at Chaplin Creek Village
Antique Equipment Show
Big Rig Show
Free family fun activities
Village-wide garage sales
Beer garden
Live music
Art Show
Water bounce house
Family Movie night
Vendors
Water fights
Duck derby


 

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Franklin Grove Harvest Festival 2022 Schedule of Events

 

 

Friday August 5th
8 am - 4 pm Village Garage Sales Throughout Franklin Grove, IL
11:00-2:00pm Luncheon by Back Alley B.B.Q. Franklin Grove Fire station
10 am - 7 pm Art show Winifred Knox Memorial Library, Elm St.
8 pm
Movie - The Bad Guys Atlasta Park

 

 

Saturday August 6th
8 am - 4 pm Village Garage Sales Throughout Franklin Grove, IL
8 am - 4 pm Antique Equipment Show Living History Antique Equipment Association, 1674 Whitney Rd., Franklin Grove, IL
9 am - 3 pm Art Show Winifred Knox Memorial Library
9-3pm Book sale, Free popcorn Winifred Knox Memorial Library
10-3 pm Events at Chaplin Creek Village Chaplin Creek Village
Noon Kick Ball Tourney Fields by former middle school
10 am - 3 pm Big Rig Show, Semi-tractor show Chaplin Creek
12-3pm Family Fun (Water bounce house, kids fun, follows completion of kickball tourney) Atlasta Park
After kickball Duck Derby Atlasta Park
4-7pm American Legion Pork Chop Dinner Legion Hall
4:30pm Tractor Parade Through Franklin Grove, IL and Franklin Grove Living & Rehabilitation Center
5-8pm Beer Garden Outside Rooney's
5-8pm Beer Garden band 1: Just for Fun Band Outside Rooney's Beer Garden
9-midnight Beer Garden band 2: Route 38 Outside Rooney's Beer Garden



 

Sunday August 7th
8 am - 4 pm Village Garage Sales Throughout Franklin Grove, IL
8-4 pm Antique Equipment Show LHAEA Grounds
9 am Community Church Service Atlasta Park (bring lawn chairs)
Noon Franklin Grove Fire Department Water Fights


 

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Water Fights

Franklin Grove Fire Department Water Fights
August 7th, 2022

12 pm: Kids water fights
1 pm: Team practice
1:30 pm: START!

Awards presented to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, First Loser

Hotdog, chips, and drink $5

The fire department will donate a portion of their proceeds to the Thomas family to help with medical bills

Questions? Contact Mike Isom 630.675.8265

Blackhawk Firefighters Association Rules:
Teams of 3; barrel on the ground

 

 

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Big Rig Show

The Big Rig Show
Chaplin Creek Historic Site
August 6th, 10:00-3:00

Chaplin Creek Show Grounds
Trucks & trailers welcome!

 

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Community-wide Sales in Franklin Grove

 

Community-wide garage sales in Franklin Grove, IL

Aug 5- 7, 8 am – 4 pm

 

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211 N Elm St
221 W Maple St
107 W Lahman St
217 E South St
321 Hillside Dr
245 W Lincoln Hwy
202 Whitney St
1767 Franklin Rd
1417 Franklin Rd
304 S Walnut St
1584 IL-38
200 North St
316 S Walnut St
1626 IL-38
441 N State St
316 Lincoln Hwy
106 S Walnut St
1753 Iron Springs Rd
240 Lincoln Hwy
108 Lincoln Hwy
310 Lincoln Hwy
314 S Elm St
422 N Spring St
419 N State St
318 W Lahman St
225 S Sycamore St
212 N Spring St

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GARAGE SALE
First Presbyterian Church of Franklin Grove
106 S. Walnut St.
August 5th and 6th
Friday 8am - 4pm
Saturday 8 am - at least 1 pm
(in the accessible basement)

Outstanding Men's, Women's Clothing
(4 + racks of name brands and/or original tags)
Many racks and many sizes
Jewelry, Purses, Scarves, Belts
Lots of Shoes and Sandals
Some kids clothing
Over 500 new T-shirts in adult and kids sizes
Other Featured Items
Home décor
Hardback and paperback books
Lots of bedding, blankets, and linens, bedspreads
Seasonal decorations and plant pots
Miscellaneous
Kitchen and household items Glassware
Chafing dish Coffee Maker
Air fryer Meat slicer
Pizza rotating oven Personal sound system
VHS tapes, CDs, and DVDs Puzzles and Games
Pictures and picture frames Toys including a Little Tykes kitchen
Small appliances Suitcases and Bags
Patio umbrella Golf bag
Organizational items Furniture


AND MUCH MORE

Store prices have gone up…ours haven't.


(Many more items will arrive after this is posted.)

 

 

Art Show

 

Art Show at Winifred Knox Memorial Library

The call is for artists 16 years of age or older who live within a 30 miles radius of Franklin Grove.
All 2 dimensional work (acrylics, paintings, pastels, oil paintings, pencil/charcoal drawings) must be original, done within last 3 years, and Elm not previously shown at the library’s art show.
Properly framed and wired for hanging, and suitable for family viewing, no nudes please.
The show will not accept crafts or sculptures.
Photographs will be accepted into the art show, same rules apply, done within 3 years and not submitted in previous Harvest Fest art show.
Artists may enter no more than 2 pieces.
There is a $10.00 per piece entry fee.
Cash prizes will be awarded.
Artwork will be displayed at the library.
Artwork may be turned in during library hours starting Tuesday, August 2nd - Thursday August 4th until noon.
Judging will be on Thursday from 1-3 p.m.
Then it will be open to the public for viewing.
Registration forms can be picked up at the library during regular business hours.
Feel free to call if you have any questions or concerns regarding the art show.
Thank You for your consideration,
Amy Runkle, Art Show Coordinator
815.456.2823

 

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Movie
Events at Chaplin Creek Village

 

 

Events at Chaplin Creek Village includes:
Tours of the historic buildings
Vendors
Pies
Rustic Ridge Axe Throwing
Blacksmithing
Missouri Guerilla's civil reenactors display

Chaplin Creek Village is located at
1715 Whitney Rd, Franklin Grove, IL 61031

 

 

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Antique Equipment Show

 

August 6th & 7th
8 to 4 pm

Featuring Bill Wragg
And new this year - Featuring MM Tractors and Equipment

Living History Antique Equipment Show is FREE! Donations accepted!

The LHAEA Antique Equipment Show takes place on Whitney Road ( South of Atlasta Park) in Franklin Grove, IL

Includes threshing, stationary straw pressing, potato digging, flour mill, sawmill, corn shelling, rock crushing, gas engines, tractor dyno, corn box for kids, working draft horse teams, vintage garden tractor display and plowing, area for kids to drive tractors with adults, and other antique farm equipment displays and demonstrations

Saturday, August 6, 2022

Displays: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Demonstrations: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Petting Zoo 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Straw Scramble (under 12 yrs.) 11:00 am
Parade on grounds 1:30 pm
Tractor drive to nursing home and back 4:30 pm

 

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Displays 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Demonstrations 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Petting Zoo 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Straw Scramble (under 12 yrs.) 11:00 am
Parade on grounds 1:30 pm
50/50 drawing after parade
Annual Raffle after 50/50 drawing

 

 

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