This weekend kicks off with Lincoln High School’s Homecoming Celebration! On Friday the annual parade steps off at 3:45pm for participating classes. Beginning at 3:00pm, area alumni can gather at the Riverfront Pavilion to reminisce with old friends and beer garden will be open from 6:00pm until midnight. Saturday, September 22, the Vincennes Education Foundation will host a mixer from 5:00pm – 11:00pm for all area alumni at Adams Coliseum.
Head up the road to Sandborn for their “Fall Festival and Sesquicentennial”. Enjoy great music, food, hayrides, 60+ vendors, kids activities and much more. For a complete list of events visit the event website.
Saturday begins with the Hoosier Cruisers classic car show at Gregg Park on Saturday from 9:00am – 2:00pm. The public is invited to enjoy this great show, food vendors, music and prizes! Beginning at 11:00am the Knox County Bicentennial Commission and Knox County Library will hold a special presentation of the permanent Bicentennial Torch on the lawn in front of the McGrady Brockman Annex after which the torch will be displayed at the Library. Enjoy French Creole music Dennis Stroughmatt from 11:30am to 1:00pm. Alumni can browse local high school yearbooks available to view.
Saturday also brings the first day of Fall or the Fall Equinox. The Fall Equinox, marks the beginning of fall with daylight hours continuing to shorten until the winter solstice. The equinox (meaning “equal night” or 12 hours of daylight and 12 hours of night) will happen at 9:54pm Eastern time on Saturday. The intensity of fall colors and how long they linger is dependent on light, temperature and weather.