The town of Lincoln gets fired up with color the weekend of Aug. 26-28. Join the art of hot air ballooning with launches, glows, demos and tethered balloon rides, all at the Logan County Airport. There’s also a carnival, beer and wine garden, entertainment and food court. Downtown get stoked about fine art at an art show. Visit the craft and flea market, eat barbecue, play family games, taste some Illinois wine and more. Sunday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. a free 1800s Craft Fair takes place at the Postville Courthouse. To get around, take a free shuttle or trolley ride or cruise in a carriage for $5, $2 for children 12 and under.
Lincoln Art and Balloon Festival
Friday, Aug. 26-Sunday, Aug. 28
Logan County Airport, Lincoln
$5, $1 under 10
Lincoln town square
Free, some activites charge a fee