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Lincoln Log Cabin
402 S. Lincoln Highway Road
Lerna, Il 62440
217.345.1845
e-mail: HPA.LincolnLog@Illinois.gov
 
 
 
 

Harvest Frolic 2018
Celebrate the Arrival of Autumn at the Harvest Frolic!
September 22 and 23, 2018- 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Returning this year- the Frolic 5K and Walk! Saturday at 7:30 am

The event is free and open to the public. Don’t miss experiencing 19th-century life on the farm! Activities will take place at both the Lincoln and Sargent farms and will include children's games, crafts, and hearth cooking. Visitors are encouraged to take part in period games and activities. A number of artisans will be on site demonstrating their crafts including, woodcarving, embroidery, pottery, tinsmithing, blacksmithing, broommaking, tintype photography, dulcimer making, millinery, and much more. Special presentations will include performances from the Unreconstructed String Band, nature walks with Brian “Fox” Ellis, Grand Camera Obscura demonstration by Jon Stealey, a magic show and a puppet show, 19th-century street performing with the Clockwork Clown and dulcimer playing and storytelling with Mike Anderson, and more dulcimer playing in the Sargent house. Historic cricket playing will take place on Sunday only. And Mr. Lincoln will also be visiting Sunday. Food vendors will be available. A pop-up farmers market at the front of the park will feature Four Little Pumpkins Farm.
Details and registration for the 5k and walk available at www.lincolnlogcabin.org/frolic5k

Saturday, September 22

7:30 am | Frolic 5K and Mile Walk
9:00 am | Frolic 5K Awards- Visitor Center
11:00 am | “Prairie through Lincoln’s Eyes” nature walk with Brian “Fox” Ellis- Meet at Visitor Center Entrance
11:00 am | 19th-Century Magician- Sargent Farm 11:30 am | Punch and Judy Puppet Show- Sargent Farm
11:30 am | 19th-Century Street Performer, Clockwork Clown - Sargent Farm
Noon | Two Man Saw Contest - Lincoln Farm
Noon| The Dulcimer Guy- Auditorium
1:00 pm | Prairie Fire with Brian “Fox” Ellis- Auditorium
1:00 pm | 19th Century Magician- Sargent Farm
1:30 pm | Kids Pie Eating Contest- Lincoln Farm
1:30 pm | 19th-Century Street Performer, Clockwork Clown - Sargent Farm
2:00 pm | Kids Corn Shucking Contest- Sargent Farm
2:00 pm | Punch and Judy Puppet Show- Sargent Farm
2:00 pm | The Dulcimer Guy- Auditorium
2:30 pm | Kids Dipper Cup Race- Sargent Farm
3:00 pm | 19th-Century Magician- Sargent Farm
3:00 pm |“Prairie through Lincoln’s Eyes” nature walk with Brian “Fox” Ellis- Meet at Visitor Center Entrance

Sunday, September 23

The Unreconstructed String Band on the Sargent Farm, the Orizaba Band on the Lincoln Farm, and the Dulicmer Players in the Sargent House will be playing throughout the day.
11:00 am | “Prairie through Lincoln’s Eyes” nature walk with Brian “Fox” Ellis- Meet at Visitor Center Entrance
11:00 am | 19th-Century Magician- Sargent Farm
11:30 am | Punch and Judy Puppet Show- Sargent Farm
11:30 am | 19th-Century Street Performer, Clockwork Clown - Sargent Farm
Noon | Two Man Saw Contest - Lincoln Farm Noon| The Dulcimer Guy- Auditorium
1:00 pm| Prairie Fire with Brian “Fox” Ellis- Auditorium
1:00 pm | 19th Century Magician- Sargent Farm
1:30 pm | Kids Pie Eating Contest- Lincoln Farm
1:30 pm | 19th-Century Street Performer, Clockwork Clown - Sargent Farm
2:00 pm | Tug of War Contest- Sargent Farm
2:00 pm | Punch and Judy Puppet Show- Sargent Farm
2:00 pm | The Dulcimer Guy- Auditorium
2:30 pm | Kids Dipper Cup Race- Sargent Farm
3:00 pm | 19th-Century Magician- Sargent Farm
3:00 pm |“Prairie through Lincoln’s Eyes” nature walk with Brian “Fox” Ellis- Meet at Visitor Center Entrance

 

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