Elizabeth 150th Anniversary

Elizabeth 150th Anniversary



Come celebrate with us all year long as we "party like it's 1868" and experience small town life at its best.

March 17th 1-2:30PM Heirloom Poetry and Prose (1876 Banwarth House)
March 24th 6PM Annual EHS Trivia Night (Elizabeth Community Building)
April 26th 6PM 4th Grade "Evening at the Museums" (All 5 Museums)
June 30th An evening with Randy Garharnt - 50th Anniversary for the last day of the Chicago Great Western Railway. A program of slides and discussion.
July 21st MAIN SESQUICENTENNIAL CELEBRATION At the Elizabeth Fair
Parade 11AM-Noon
Theme - Elizabeth - 150 Years - Celebrating family, friends and traditions
Alumni Reunion 3-5 PM
Were you ever an Elizabeth Terrapin or a River Ridge Wildcat? If so, come out and reminisce with your fellow schoolmates and teachers.
1st Band – 4-5:30PM
2nd Band – 6-7:30PM
Presentation & Fireworks – 9:30PM
Headliner Band – 8-11PM
August 11th The Gathering of Elizabeth's
If your first, middle or last name is Elizabeth – then we want to meet you! A gathering of all the people named Elizabeth at the fort where the town was named. A fun event for the whole family.
November 8th Elizabeth Historical Society Annual Dinner & Program - 6PM
"The Journal of a Friend" - presented by Martha Purchis a program about a C.O during WWI. Commemorating 100 years since the end of WWI.


We hope to see you there. Help us Energize Elizabeth for another 150 years!

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