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Schedule of Events | Details Below
Thursday | June 1
Store Hours | The District Annual Sidewalk Sale at participating locations. From Thursday, June 1 - Saturday June 3
Friday | June 2
6p - 10p | Germanfest in Quincy’s South Park
6p - 8p | Iconography Artist Joseph Malham Exhibit & Events in the History Museum - 322 Maine Street
Saturday | June 3
7a - 12p | Quincy Farmers Market in Washington Park
8:30a - 12:30p | Quincy Preserves "Behind the Garden Gate" Tour - $12
9a - 12p | Quincy Public Library Summer Reading Kickoff at 536 Jersey St.
10a-6p | Jump Into The Spotlight with Quincy Community Theatre photo booth in Washington Park
11a & 3p | Iconography Artist Joseph Malham Exhibit & Events in the History Museum - 322 Maine Street
12p & 1:30p | Renovation Concert in the Washington Theater - 425 Hampshire - $3
1p | Square Peg Group Troupe’s Shakespeare-ience provides interactive entertainment for all ages in Washington Park!
3p - 10:30p | Germanfest in Quincy's South Park
4p | Quintessential Wind Quintet in the History Museum - 322 Maine Street
Sunday | June 4
10:30a, 12p & 1p - 4p | Iconography Artist Joseph Malham Exhibit & Events at St. Rose of Lima Church - 1009 N. 8th Street
11a-4p | Jump Into The Spotlight with Quincy Community Theatre photo booth in Washington Park
6:30p | Kroc Center Summer Kick Off Concert at the Kroc Center - 405 Vermont St. - $12 General Admission, $15 Balcony
Friday, June 2 from 6p - 10p
Saturday, June 3 from 3p - 10:30p
The Quincy Sister City Commission hosts the annual Germanfest in Quincy’s South Park Friday, June 2nd from 6-10p and Saturday, June 3rd from 3-10:30p.
The traditional Germanfest Saturday afternoon will include a “Kinderplatz”, activities for children, followed by the Heidelberg German Band.
Both days will feature traditional German food accompanied by local favorites. Craft beers including at least one brewed especially for the event and a variety of other beers will be available.
Quincy Preserves Tour
"Behind the Garden Gate"
Saturday, June 3 from 8:30a - 12:30p
Quincy is well known for majestic historic homes, which are enhanced and framed by beautiful gardens.
Quincy Preserves will be show casing 8 of these gardens on Saturday, June 3 from 8:30a - 12:30p.
The tour offers many types of gardens: formal, architectural, whimsical and container gardening. The 2017 tour is being held in conjunction with the Q-Fest celebration – a family fun filled weekend for sure!
$12 day of the tour
$10 in advance beginning on May 17
● On-line at www.quincypreserves.org
● Adam Florist, Emerald City Jewelers, Kirlins Mall and Downtown
*Your on-line ticket purchase and credit/debit card sales will be available at 205 Woodlawn
Garden Addresses: 4832 So. 27th●
2611 Dundee Circle● 130 Woodlawn●
205 Woodlawn ● 1806 Jefferson ●
218 So. 18th● 1648 Maine● 1656 Maine
Quincy Public Library
Summer Reading Kickoff!
Saturday, June 3 from 9a-12p
Children and their families will be able to enjoy making straw rockets and a food craft, playing with the water wall and yard games!
There will be temporary tattoos, music, and of course, picking up a reading log for each member of the family to get started on a summer of reading and earning prizes!
At noon, Leo the Library Lion will lead readers to Washington Park to enjoy the Q-Fest activities.
Jump Into The Spotlight!
Saturday June 3 from 10a-6p
Sunday June 4 from 11a-4p
Use wild costumes and fun set pieces to take theatrical selfies at the Quincy Community Theatre booth.
Saturday June 3 at 1p
Quincy Community Theatre Covering the full span of Washington Park, filled with song, dance, and performances of some of the Bard’s most famous scenes, Square Peg Group - Troupe’s Shake- speare-ience provides interactive entertainment for all ages!
Washington Theater | 425 Hampshire
Saturday, June 3 at 12p
The Washington Theater presents our Renovation Concert. Cost is $3.00.
Soda from Refreshment Services Pepsi and popcorn will be for sale. Upon admission, tours will be given by knowledgeable Washington Theater Commissioners.
12p - Beau Becraft
1:30p - Jacqueline Kaufman
Saturday, June 3 at 4pm in the Stained Glass Gallery of the History Museum.
Oboe Marianne Peters
Flute Kristin Anguiano
Clarinet Jean Murray
Bassoon Jane Holt
French Horn Mike Saul
Suite Modique Gilbert Porsch
Fugue in C James B. Hosmer
The Little Shepherd Claude Debussy
Suite Charles Lefebvre
Ascensions Randall Snyder
Opus 71 L. van Beethoven
Shenandoah Richard E. Brown
Sailors Hornpipe Burnet Tuthill
Summer Kick Off Concert
Sunday, June 4
6:30p - Doors Open
7:00p - Concert
405 VERMONT ST. | QUINCY, IL 62301
Enjoy an evening of family-friendly Christian entertainment for all ages as The Kroc Center presents Christian rock group, WE ARE LEO with 50’s a cappella and doo-wop singers, BLEND!
Tickets for sale in advance at the Kroc Center or online. Advance prices are as follows:
General Admission Floor - $11
General Admission Balcony - $14
VIP Preferred Seating - $21
Tickets at the door will be:
General Admission Floor-$12
General Admission Balcony-$15