Fulton Events (19 items)

Downtown Fulton is the site for Abate of Iowa 26th Annual Blessing of the Bikes!  There is a Swap meet in the Robert Fulton Community Center from 10:00am - 2:00pm, a bike blessing by Father Arley Downey at 1:00pm and a bike show with awards happening at 2:00pm.
Fulton Summer Nights - “It’s a Family A Fair” Join the Fulton Chamber of Commerce and the Fulton Kiwanis Club for the first Fulton Summer Nights of the season! Enjoy fun game time with ring toss, balloon pop, duck match, alley ball and many, many more! Sample popcorn and cotton…
3rd Annual Bluegrass Festival at Heritage Canyon happens June 20 from 1:00 - 6:00pm.  Gate opens at noon, first performer starts at 1:00!  Shuttle bus available at the Robert Fulton Community Center.
“Folk Music and Folk Musicans of Central Illinois will be presented by Chris Vallillo on July 7 at: 6:00pm. Vallillo is a member of the Illinois Arts Council. The Miller Program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served following the presentation. The facility is accessible to…
Fulton Summer Nights - “It’s a Family A Fair” Join the Schmaling Memorial Library and Fulton Presbyterian Church for Fulton Summer Nights runs 6-8pm! Don’t miss your opportunity for games, live music and loads of family fun time! Dinner will be available for purchase. The event is free to attend…
“He Gave the World the Steel Plow: The John Deere Story” will be presented by Rich Morthland on August 10 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…
Experience one of the country’s largest yard sales spanning several states along the Lincoln Highway.  Fulton sales maps available one week before the event, sale runs 8am – 2pm. Fulton residents can sign up starting in July at the Fulton Summer Nights event.
Local business offer flavorful items featuring the same main ingredient.  Door prizes and special sales available.  This year is caramel!  Runs 4-7pm.
“Establishing the Lincoln Highway and Charitable Giving in Illinois” will be presented by Kay Shelton on August 10 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 fall season in downtown Fulton with pumpkin painting, gunny sack races, music, food, children’s activities, straw bale maze, inflatable rides and more.  The Early American Crafters portray pioneer living at Heritage Canyon.  Demonstrations include broomstick making, wood stove cooking, weaving, knitting, candle making, wood carving, music and more.
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!
“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.  Carolers, Santa Claus, The Grinch, 2 mile run/walk, free refreshments, holiday shopping, kettle corn, ice carver, children's crafts and more!
The Early American Crafters will celebrate the holiday season at Heritage Canyon with an illuminated walk, crafts, bake sale and fellowship.