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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 2022
Celebrate the Arrival of Autumn at the Harvest Frolic!
September 24 and 25, 2022- 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Come celebrate the arrival of autumn at the Harvest Frolic on Saturday and Sunday, September 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 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, spinning, pottery, broommaking, blacksmithing, embroidery, and many other 19th-century crafts. The Unreconstructed String Band will perform, storyteller and dulcimer player, Mike Anderson, will perfom, the Clockwork Clown will be returning, take in the view with the Grand Camera Obscura, sideshow performers Hoosier Spectacle will perform sideshow stunts of sword swallowing and juggling, Common Stock Entertainment will showcase their cabinet of curiosities, and on Sunday only go on a nature walk or watch a performance from storyteller Brian "Fox" Ellis, historic cricket demonstrations will also be available on Sunday. Food trucks both days include Slow-Spark BBQ, Highway Heartburn hamburgers, Donut Dollies mini-donuts, Kettle Korn, and We-Lik-It ice cream arrives on Sunday. A pop-up farmers market at the front of the park will feature Four Little Pumpkins Farm.

 

Schedule of events

Saturday, September 24
The Unreconstructed String Band on the Sargent Farm will be playing throughout the day.

10:30 am | Side Show Stunts with Hoosier Spectacle- Sargent Farm
11:30 am | 19th-Century Street Performer, Clockwork Clown - Sargent Farm
Noon | Two Man Saw Contest - Sargent Farm
Noon| The Dulcimer Guy- Auditorium
12:30 pm | Three-Legged Race- Sargent Farm
12:30 pm |Side Show Stunts with Hoosier Spectacle- Sargent Farm
1:30 pm | 19th-Century Street Performer, Clockwork Clown - Sargent Farm
2:00 pm | Kids Pie-Eating Contest- Lincoln Farm
2:00 pm | The Dulcimer Guy- Auditorium
2:30 pm | Side Show Stunts with Hoosier Spectacle- Sargent Farm
2:30 pm | Kids Dipper Cup Race- Sargent Farm
3:30 pm |19th-Century Street Performer, Clockwork Clown - Sargent Farm

Sunday, September 25 
The Unreconstructed String Band on the Sargent Farm will be playing throughout the day. Historic Cricket demonstrations with Tom Melville will take place all day on the Lincoln Farm.
10:30 am | Side Show Stunts with Hoosier Spectacle- Sargent Farm
11:00 am | Black Hawk’s View of American History with Brian "Fox" Ellis- Auditorium
11:30 am | 19th-Century Street Performer, Clockwork Clown - Sargent Farm
Noon | Two Man Saw Contest - Sargent Farm
Noon| The Dulcimer Guy- Auditorium
1:00 pm | Seeing the Prairie Through Lincoln's Eyes, Nature Walk with Brian "Fox" Ellis- Meet in front of Visitor Center
1:30 pm| Side Show Stunts with Hoosier Spectacle- 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 | Three-Legged Race- Sargent Farm
2:00 pm | The Dulcimer Guy- Auditorium
2:30 pm | Kids Dipper Cup Race- Sargent Farm
2:30 pm | Side Show Stunts with Hoosier Spectacle- Sargent Farm
3:00 pm | Lincoln Tales Tall and True with Austin Gollaher with Brian "Fox" Ellis- Auditorium
3:00 pm |19th-Century Street Performer, Clockwork Clown - Sargent Farm

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 
 

   
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