*All Events Subject to Change
Please take a look at all the wonderful and exciting events we have planned for the second day of our annual Homestead Festival. We are sure you will find something that will entertain each and every one of you.
Location maps can be seen by clicking the location link at the top of each event listing.
Take a stroll down our Historic Main Street to view our themed window displays. Our business districts, both north and south will take you down memory lane with "Fields of Dreams." Contest winners will be announced during the Friday Festival announcements.MORE INFO
Our 23rd annual 5K Race/Walk. The race begins and ends at the Bureau County Metro Center. Registration at 7:00am, Kiddie Fun Run at 8:00am and main race starts at 8:30am. 837 Park Avenue West. Lace em up!
For More information about the Underground Railroad 5K, please follow the link below!MORE INFO
Get the kids off the couch, skip the Saturday morning cartoons and come out for the fun. Games, prizes, laughter and most of all a great time. 606 South Main Street (Pleasant Street Parking Lot).
The Princeton Fire Department in conjunction with Safe Kids USA will be providing car seat checks.
Go Big Blue!
Don't forget to get your special Homestead Festival 2015 postage stamp cancellation. Princeton Post Office. Stop in between 9:00am and 12:00pm on Saturday.
Make sure to make a stop at the Court House to discover a plethora of beautiful, one of a kind creations from a variety of arts & crafts vendors covering the lawn. There you will find a vast selection of homemade jewelry, candles, woodwork, handmade clothing, home decor and much more!
For additional information and to secure a space please contact Connie Lind at 815-878-5900 or email@example.com.REGISTRATION FORM
Princeton Public Library will be open Homestead Saturday, September 12th, from 10 am to noon. Local history resources such as city directories and PHS yearbooks will be available for perusal in our Local History Room and staff members will be on hand to give tours of the building for anyone who has not had the opportunity to visit Princeton's beautiful library facility since its relocation from the Matson Public Library building in 2007. Princeton Public Library is located at 698 E. Peru Street.
For additional information visit the Princeton Public Library website at www.www.princetonpl.org.
For additional information visit their website at www.lovejoyhomestead.com.
Several thousand people will once again line Princeton's Historic Main Street for the signature event of the weekend! Over 120 entries are expected to make the 1 mile trek from the north end to the south end of Princeton. Entries include the South Shore Drill Team, , The Jesse White Tumblers and of course, the Class of 1992. Parade starts at 1:30p but the lawn chairs start to appear on Friday!
For More information about the Homestead Festival Parade, please follow the link below!MORE INFO
Always a festival favorite, we are proud to have the exciting and amazingly talented South Shore Drill Team back once again. Don't miss the opportunity to watch their post parade performance scheduled for 3:30PM in the Bureau County Sheriff's Department parking lot.
South Shore Drill Team uses the performing arts to engage inner-city youth throughout their critical teenage years, mitigate the dangers of gangs, drugs, and violence, and guide members towards completing their education and becoming responsible citizens.
Please visit www.southshoredrillteam.org for more information about these wonderful performers!MORE INFO
The award winning float crew from the Class of '92 & Friends is bringing you the Glory Days of Star Wars! Immediately after the parade, come take pictures with your favorite Star Wars characters, see the Millennium Falcon and Death Star up close, and enjoy a droid demonstration! Kids in Star Wars costume get a prize!
For more information about the Class of '92 & Friends Homestead floats, please visit facebook.com/whahsah.
Additional information about Eddie Shaw and the Wolfgang can be found at www.eddieshawsax.com.
Registration at 5:30PM, Bags Fly at 6:00PM
Must be 21 to play!
Grab you chair, grab your blanket and join us on the parking lot for free root beer floats and popcorn while we watch the inspirational sports drama Woodlawn. The film is based on the true story of the Woodlawn football team who took a stand and made a difference in a community torn by racism and hate in the 1970s'. Their dedication to love and unify lead to the largest high school football game ever played in Birmingham, Alabama and the rise of its first African American superstar, Tony Nathan.
Pre-Show starts at 7:30PM with the Movie beginning at Dusk.
Evangelical Covenant Church24 N. Main St.
Stick around Saturday and enjoy your favorite rock hits from the Lounge Puppets! Additional information about the Lounge Puppets can be found at www.loungepuppets.com.
The Princeton Jaycees are very excited to have two great bands with great followings at their beer gardens this year. The Beer Garden will feature Budweiser and Barcardi and will be held rain or shine. There is a $5.00 cover charge so come enjoy the music at this annual event.
$5 Cover Charge. Must be 21 to Enter!
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