The 10th annual Lincoln Festival begins today, with activities continuing throughout the entire weekend. Lincoln’s Festival on Route 66 is part of the communities’ observance of the Illinois Bicentennial in 2018. Lincoln-themed films, including one especially for children, a variety of concerts, theatrical and living-history performances, a car show, a Civil War encampment and battle reenactments, a historic bike show, and an exhibition of rare Lincoln artifacts are just a few of this year's festival highlights.
The McLean County Museum of History helps to host some of the events according to Director of Education Candace Summer.
Summer also dives into the festival schedule at the museum for Saturday and Sunday.
For a full schedule of all the happenings at this weekends Lincoln Festival visit www.lincolnfestival.net.