ARCOLA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: 48th Annual Broom Corn Festival on Sept 7
Arcola Chamber of Commerce recently issued the following announcement.
Friday, September 7, 2018 - Sunday, September 9, 2018
Located in the Historic Downtown Main Street, Arcola celebrates it’s heritage as the “Broom Corn Capital of the World” with the renowned annual Broom Corn Festival.
Visitors can see broom activities, arts/crafts, free entertainment, great food, and a gigantic parade with the famous Lawn Rangers.
Visitors can also participate in the 5K or 10K race.
The event, held the weekend after Labor Day and it honors Arcola’s position in the nineteenth century as a center of broom corn production.
For more information call 217-268-4530.
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