Archive for November, 2010

Stewardson Christmas Trail of Lights

Published by admin on November 29th, 2010 - in Uncategorized

Join the Stewardson Christmas Trail of Lights! If your address is Stewardson, Illinois, your home or business is eligible to participate in the Stewardson Christmas Trail of Lights! Judging of the outside decorations will take place on Saturday, December 18 from 6-9 pm. “Judges’ Choice” award winners will be announced on Sunday, December 19 at 3 pm at the Stewardson Santa House on Main Street in Stewardson. Join Santa and his elves for cookies and hot cocoa from 1-3 pm on Sunday, December 19.

1st place winner will receive $75 in “Stewardson Moo Money”, good at any participating business in Stewardson. 2nd place winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to Off Route 32 Cafe. The 3rd place winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to Teresa’s Greenhouse.

Registration forms are available for download HERE and at Stewardson CITGO, Prairie National Bank, and Off Route 32 Café. The deadline for all entries is December 10, 2010.

To follow the Stewardson Christmas Trail of Lights, maps highlighting the participating homes and businesses will be available throughout the holidays at Stewardson CITGO, Prairie National Bank, and Off Route 32 Café. Join in the fun as the Stewardson community celebrates the Christmas holidays!

Santa Claus is coming to town!

Published by admin on November 28th, 2010 - in Uncategorized

The parks committee is putting the finishing touches on the new Santa Claus house, on Main Street, north of the Post Office.
Santa Claus will be making an appearance on December 11th and 12th and also on December 18th and 19th. Hours are 3:00-5:00pm on Saturdays and 1:00-3:00pm on Sundays.

Annual Christmas House Walk Scheduled

Published by admin on November 16th, 2010 - in Fundraising
The Stewardson Historical Museum will host a Christmas House Walk, soup supper, & silent auction on Dec 11. The walk will be from 1-4:30. Tickets cost $5 & maybe purchased at the community building at 12:30 before the walk.  The homes on the walk are Cary & Barb Storm, Kari Schultz, Keith & Lisa Ballinger,Chris & Tracie Petzing., and Tom & Barb Vonderheide. Also Fred Manhart will have his shed open with his train collection displayed.
The soup supper will begin at 4 & go to 6:30. The menu includes chili & chicken noodle soup, hamburgers, hot dogs, drinks & desert for a free will donation. There will also be a silent auction.  All proceeds go towards the museum to help pay for the new roof.

Strasburg to hold annual pancake and sausage breakfast Nov. 13

Published by admin on November 1st, 2010 - in Uncategorized

An all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast and craft fair is being planned for Nov. 13 by the Strasburg Community Action Network. The third annual breakfast and fair will be held at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church Social Hall and School in Strasburg and all proceeds will be used by the group for village improvements. The breakfast is from 6 – 11 a.m. and the vendor fair from 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This year, the Strasburg Community Action Network (SCAN) volunteers plan to donate $2,000 from the event towards the newly remodeled Community Building, for which additional funds are needed.

SCAN fund raising items for sale at the fair will include local Black Forrest Santas, 2011 Strasburg Calendars featuring “Faces and Places of Strasburg” and a limited edition 2010 Strasburg gnome ornament. Additional details and pre-order forms will soon be available on

The popular fair still has room for additional vendors. For booth space, contact Tami Mathis at 217-823-3959.

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