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Click here for Dogwood Festival schedule

2 years, 4 months ago by Bob Gough

Annual event is this weekend

Friday, May 4
 6:00 p.m. Neighborhood Block Parties, Various Locations.
 7:30 p.m. “Enchanted April” production by Quincy Community Theatre.


Saturday, May 5
 8:30 a.m., Breakfast on the Lawn, First Christian Church, 1415 Maine
 9:00 a.m.-6 p.m., Amusement rides, food, crafts in Washington Park
 9:30 a.m. Parade, 24th and Maine, proceeds west to 6th St. Please bring a canned food item for the “Operation Serve” collection for location pantries.
 9:30 a.m., Quinsippi Needleworkers’ Stitch In, Bank of Quincy, 12th and Broadway.
 10:00 a.m., May Festival Federation square dancing, Quincy Senior and Family Center at 6th & York. For more information contact 217-617-7312 or 217-430-2495.
 12:00 p.m. Tricycle Races registration; races at 12:45. Sponsored by Gem City Kiwanis Club
 1:00 p.m. “First Saturday Walking Tour” sponsored by Quincy Preserves, Washington Park and 5th and Maine Area. Call 224-6873 for information.
 2:00-4:00 p.m., Performances by Vancil Performing Arts, Western Illinois Martial Arts Club, and Center Stage Music, Fifth & Hampshire
 7:30 p.m., Local Q Music Fest, Johnny Bang Bangs on the Quincy Riverfront. Headlinning this year's show are Chicago acts Ami Moss and the Unfortunate, and Max Simmons. Call 217-221-3303 for information. Tickets available at the door.
 7:30 p.m., Mixed Martial Arts, Oakley Lindsay Center. Call 223-1000 for ticket information.
 7:30 p.m. “Enchanted April” production by Quincy Community Theatre.


Sunday, May 6
 8 a.m. Dogwood Bowl Flag Football Tourney, Flinn Stadium. For information, visit www.qhsfootball.com/dogwood_bowl.
 12:00-4:00 p.m., Amusement Rides, food, crafts in Washington Park
 1:00-3:00 p.m., Entertainment, Fifth and Hampshire, including annual Pet Show, sponsored by Petco, and demonstration by YMCA Martial Arts Club
 1-5 p.m. Quincy Preserves House Tour. Six historic homes featured:1422 Maine, 1550 Maine, 210 S. 18th, 129 East Ave., 2085 Maine, 2320 York. Call 217-222-3432 for ticket information.
 1-5 p.m. “Pie on the Porch” of the Women’s City Club
 1:30 and 3:00 p.m., Program and book signing by Author Beth Lane, whose book “Lies Told Under Oath,” tells the story of Adams County’s oldest unsolved murder case. Visitors Center, Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County, 425 S. 12th St.
 2:00 p.m. “Enchanted April” production by Quincy Community Theatre.
 7:00 p.m. Right to Life Concert, St. Francis Church

Schedule is subject to change.


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