Fulton Events (13 items)

Fulton Dutch Days The first weekend in May the residents of Fulton gather celebrate their Dutch heritage.  The first permanent Dutch settler arrived at what was to become the City of Fulton in 1835.  It has never been explained why so many Holland immigrants were attracted to this small Midwestern…
Local business offer flavorful items featuring the same main ingredient.  Door prizes and special sales available.  This year it is caramel and will take place from 4-7pm in Downtown Fulton.  For more information please contact Fulton Chamber of Commerce at (815) 589-4545.
“Establishing the Lincoln Highway and Charitable Giving in Illinois” will be presented by Kay Shelton on September 14 at: 6:00pm. The Miller Program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the presentation. The facility is accessible to persons with disabilities. This Miller Program is sponsored…
The Fulton (Martin House) Museum was officially listed on the National Registry of Historic Place on January 2, 2015.  The landmark building holds the distinction of the only structure in Fulton, Illinois designated with this recognition.  September 20 at 2:00pm, a celebration will be held.  Sponsored by the Fulton Historical…
Celebrate the Autumn season in Downtown Fulton (10 am to 4 pm) with a car show, live music by 3 on the Tree, beer garden, and seasonal food like s'mores, caramel corn, caramel apples, etc. For the kids there will be gunny sack races, pumpkin painting, make n take crafts,…
Illinois Creoles, French Canadians & Louisiana Cajuns and Their Fiddling will be presented by Dennis Stroughmatt, Illinois Humanities Council, on September 29 at: 6:00pm.    The Miller Program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the presentation. The facility is accessible to persons with disabilities.…
An American in India will be presented by Melissa Herbert-Johnson, on October 6 at: 6:00pm.    The Miller Program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the presentation. The facility is accessible to persons with disabilities. The 2015 Miller Programs are sponsored by a grant…
Walk to various buildings along the illuminated path, for treats and a few tricks.  The Canyon is filled with eerie sights and sounds, it is a spooktacular haunt for all ages! For more information please contact (815) 589-3925.
“Wildlife on the Upper Mississippi River” will be presented by Ed Britton; a wildlife refuge manager on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge for the past 37 years.  He is a volunteer at the Bickelhaupt Arboretum.  His topic will describe the 64,000 acres that serves as home…
The Movie “An American Small Town” will be presented on November 3 at: 6:00pm.   Running time is estimated to be 98 minutes. The Miller Program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the presentation. The facility is accessible to persons with disabilities. The 2015 Miller…
“Ben Eshelman; The new kid on the block.”  Downtown Fulton’s Main Street only has one gas station, albeit, not operation in the usual sense.  Once owned by Eshelman’s grandfather, Siebert Dkystra, the former Sunoco station on the southwest corner of 4th Street and 12th Avenue has an interesting history and…
Enjoy the sights and sounds of the holiday season in Downtown Fulton.  What can you expect other than friendly hometown neighbors in a decorated Downtown? Santa Claus, the Grinch, other costumed characters, Sinterklaus passing out gold chocolate coins, horse and buggy rides, carols ringing through the streets, live nativity scene…
The Early American Crafters will celebrate the holiday season at Heritage Canyon with an illuminated walk, crafts, bake sale and fellowship. For more information please contact (815) 589-3925.