Archive for August, 2011

Strasburg to host Hog Roast!

Published by admin on August 23rd, 2011 - in Uncategorized

Saturday, Sept. 3.

Title: Strasburg Hog Roast
Location: Strasburg Park
Description: Schedule of Events

3:30pm Parade
4:00-800pm Hog Roast and all the fixins
4:00pm-1:00am Beer Garden
4:00pm Gnome activities in the park
4:00pm Silent Auction begins
5:00pm Little Miss & Mister Contest
and Miss Strasburg Pageant
5:30pm Farmers Rodeo
7:30pm Auction winners announced
8:00pm-12:00am Poprocks Band

For info contact Chris at 217—343-4078
Facebook: I know where Strasburg, IL is!

All events take place at the Village Park on E Commercial Street, All proceeds go towards Community Building Repairs!

Brought to you by:
* Village of Strasburg * Strasburg Community Action Network
* American Legion Auxiliary * American Legion Post 289 *Strasburg Lions Club


You can download the brochure here : 2011 Strasburg Hog Roast

Stewardson Homecoming Queen, 2011…….

Published by admin on August 20th, 2011 - in Uncategorized

Congratulations to Karissa Quinlan, 2011 Stewardson Lions Club Homecoming Queen!

Meet the Beetles Rock the Park

Published by admin on August 20th, 2011 - in Entertainment, Events

Great food, great music and a great turn-out as the tribute band ‘Meet the Beetles’ rocked the park Friday evening at the Stewardson Lions Homecoming! Thanks to all for coming out to enjoy the show and lend their support. Additional images can be found on the Stewardson-IL Facebook page HERE

Stewardson Homecoming Kids Games

Published by admin on August 15th, 2011 - in Events, Local Fun, Youth

Saturday, Aug 20th @
Stewardson Ball Diamond—4:00pm

Small Ball Diamond
3‐5 yr. olds


6‐8 yr. olds


Large Ball Diamond
9‐11 yr. olds


12‐14 yr. olds


1st place per game—1 Ride ticket
2nd place per game = 75 cents
3rd place per game = 50 cents
All participants receive a Free Hotdog Coupon redeemable at Lions Club Food Stand


Tennis Ball Toss – A player throws 6 tennis balls at 3 different milk crates.  The milk crates each have a different number value.  The participant with the highest number of points has the winning score.

Softball Throw – Each participant throws a softball in a straight line.  The participant with the longest throw, before the ball touches the ground wins.

Hobo Bowling – Players roll croquet balls at numbered pins.  The pins that are hit swing up.  The values of the pins are added up with the highest score winning.

Wagon Race – Each contestant takes turns pulling a wagon a specific distance.  Participants are timed.  The participant with the quickest time wins.

Bobbing for Golf Balls – Golf balls are dumped into a kiddy pool filled with water.  Contestants take turns getting as many golf balls out of the pool as possible, using only their feet.

 3-Legged Race – A team game.  Contestants are paired into groups of two, with their legs tied at the ankles.  The groups then race against each other, with the quickest time winning.

Ball Kick – Contestants take turns kicking a soccer ball.  The Contestant with the longest kick wins.

Puddle Jumping – Each participant receives a cup full of water.  Participants then take turns jumping rope.  The participant with the most water left in their cup after a certain amount of time wins.

Frisbee Golf – Each contestant uses a Frisbee to throw at multiple hula-hoop’s.  The contestant with the fewest throws getting the Frisbee inside the hula-hoop wins.

Pony Express – Contestants take turns riding bicycles from station to station.  Once a task is completed at each station, the contestant must go to the next station to complete a task.  Participants are timed with the fastest score winning.

Water Balloon Toss – A team game, in which contestants are paired into groups of two.  Each team is given a water balloon to toss back and forth.  The team that can throw the water balloon back and forth the greatest distance without the balloon breaking wins.  Sponges are used with the younger kids so the fun can last a little longer.

Stewardson Lions Club Homecoming

Published by admin on August 15th, 2011 - in Entertainment, Events

The Stewardson Lions Club, with the assistance of Community Organization Working for Stewardson, is sponsoring the Stewardson Lions Club Homecoming August 18-20 at the Stewardson Park and the Lions Club Recreation Site.

Available during the event will be food and drink stands, a beer garden, car show, tractor pull, carnival rides and entertainment, with Meet the Beetles headlining the show Friday at 8:30 pm. Armbands are $18 each night for unlimited rides.

Other scheduled activities include:

Thursday, Aug. 18
5 pm – Food stands open in the park; tractor pull weigh-in; beer garden opens.
6 pm – Tractor pull at Lions Club recreation site
6-10 pm – Midway open
7-11 pm – Bingo in the park

Friday, Aug. 19
5 pm – Food stands open in the park; garden tractor pull weigh-in at the Lions Club recreation site; beer garden opens
6 pm – Garden tractor pull at the Lions Club recreation site
6-10 pm – Midway open
7-11 pm – Bingo in the park
6:30 pm – Dance Etc/Larson’s Karate on the park stage
7-9 pm – Historical Museum open
8:30 pm – Meet the Beetles tribute band on the park stage

Saturday, Aug. 20
9 am-noon – Car show registration
10 am – Food stands open in the park; Museum opens with Country Store featuring home-made baked goods, produce and craft items.
11 am – Hogs for COWS Poker Run registration at Legacy Harley Davidson, Effingham. All motorcycles and vehicles welcome. Rain or shine. Enter at any stop.
Noon-3 pm – Car show judging
4 pm – Car show awards; kids games including races, contests, and prizes at Stewardson Ballpark
6-10 pm – Midway open.
6 pm – Live music by Good Wood at Lions Club recreation site
6:30 pm – Hog roast, food and alcoholic drinks at Lions Club recreation site
7-11 pm – Bingo in the park
7 pm – Battle Creek Band on the park stage
10 pm – Miss Stewardson Contest on the park stage

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