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Woodford Times - Peoria, IL
  • Old Settler’s Days set for June 18-21

  • Old Settler’s Days in Metamora will be held June 18-21. The four-day long even will have carnival rides, the Lincoln Douglas Run and much more.

    Multiple drawings will be held each night at 9 p.m. for gift certificates to local businesses. Enter at the gazebo table and those entering must be at least the age of 16 and present to win.
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  • Old Settler’s Days in Metamora will be held June 18-21. The four-day long even will have carnival rides, the Lincoln Douglas Run and much more.
    Multiple drawings will be held each night at 9 p.m. for gift certificates to local businesses. Enter at the gazebo table and those entering must be at least the age of 16 and present to win.
    June 18
    Carnival rides will be from 5:30-10 p.m. June 18. Comedy magician Johny Rovatti will be 6-7 p.m. and the Smokers Blues Band will perform 7:30-9 p.m. also.
    June 19
    Carnival rides will be 5:30-10 p.m. and the Spring Creek Station band will perform 6-9 p.m. June 19.
    June 20
    On June 20, carnival rides will run noon-10 p.m. and will be shut down 5-6 p.m. with all you can ride wristbands noon-5 p.m. for $15.
    The kids tent will be open 1-4 p.m. with crafts and free raffles for those 15 and under.
    From 6:30-10 p.m. the West McQueen Street Band will be performing. 
    June 21
    The 42nd Annual Lincoln Douglas Run wil be held at 7:30 a.m. beginning with the 8-mile and 3-mile run with walkers allowed in the 3-mile.
    At 8 a.m. the kids fun run, for those 12 and under, will be held and organized by the Metamora Township High School.
    The Old Settler’s Day Parade will follow at 10 p.m. and from noon-10 p.m. carnival rides will be open but will be shut down 5-6 p.m. and from noon-5 p.m. all you can ride wristbands will be available for $15.
    The kids tent will be open from 1-4 p.m. with crafts and free raffles.
    Merilee Studios Performance will be noon-1 p.m. and from 6-10 p.m. Jake Maurer will perform.
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