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SOMONAUK SummerFest 2008 (July 25th - 27th)

This summer, July 25-27, 2008, Somonauk Summer Fest will be held at the Somonauk Community Park. The Somonauk Community Improvement and Development Committee, along with the Village Board is presenting this community event. The proceeds will go toward expansion of park services and maintenance.

Friday, July 25th starts out with the opening of the beer garden and the Pawnshop Band, youth dances sponsored by the Fox Valley YMCA, bingo by the Junior Women’s Club, and opening of the food tents.

Saturday, July 26th has a 5K run sponsored by the Lion’s club, the craft show kicks off and the games begin with volleyball and bean bag tournaments. The Fox Valley YMCA will host a kids competition along with gymnastic and dance demonstrations. The main event of the night is the ISP Truck and Tractor Pull which runs from 3 – 8:00 pm., 7:30 pm –11:30 pm the band Borderline from the Champaign / Decatur area will be on stage in the beer garden tent. They have performed in festivals downstate including the Marshall-Putnam, and McLean County Fairs and are prepared to put on a great show for everyone with just about any taste in music.

Sunday, July 26th, the fun continues beginning with a delicious pancake breakfast, continuation of the craft fair, the finals in the volleyball tournament and a vintage baseball game featuring the Somonauk Blue Stockings vs Rockford.

There are loads of activities planned for the three day event. If you are interested in participating in the festival or volunteering to help, or would like to be a sponsor for any of the events, contact Scott Merrill at 815-970-5322.

Applications for the tournaments can be picked up at Village Hall, 131 S. Depot St. Somonauk, IL.60552 or mail a SASE to PO Box 218, Somonauk, IL 60552-0218.

We hope to see you all at the 1st Annual Somonauk Summer Fest!!!


EVENTS
Friday, July 25th
Food Service (Various Area Restaurants) 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Beer Garden 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
REMAX Balloon Rides (Weather Permitting) 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
All ages Bingo in the Pavillion 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Youth Dance 4th - 6th Grade 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pawnshop Band
( http://www.pawnshopband.net )
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
 
Saturday, July 26th
Lions Club 5k Run / Walk 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Volleyball, Bean Bag Tournaments 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
2008 Summer Fest Craft Show 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Craft Show 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Ident-A-Kid child ID service 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
State of Illinois Treasurers Office Cash Dash 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Food Service (Various Area Restaurants) 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Don't Train Rides TBA
Beer Garden 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
YMCA Track and Field Games 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Illini State Pullers (ISP) Truck and Tractor Pull
( http://www.illinistatepullers.com )
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Live music in the beer garden featuring
Borderline ( http://www.borderlineband.info )
7:30 - 11:30 pm
   
Sunday, July 27th
Sunrise Church Services (Inter-denominational) 7:00 am 8:00 am
Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am - 10:00 am
2nd day of Craft Show 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
2nd day of Volleyball Tournament 12:00 pm - FINISH
Somonauk Blue Stockings vintage baseball game
( http://www.somonaukbluestockings.org )
1:00 pm - FINISH



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Aaron Grandgeorge (Village President) - (815) 498-4617 - villagepresident@indianvalley.com

Somonauk Village Hall - 131 S Depot St, Somonauk, IL 60552 - (815) 498-3500


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