Central Illinois residents invited to Sangamo Harvest Celebration

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SPRINGFIELD - The University of Illinois at Springfield is inviting central Illinois residents to take part in 19th Century-themed food and fun during the Sangamo Harvest Celebration on October 10.

The celebration will be held at the Strawbridge-Shepherd House on UIS' campus from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.  Visitors will be able to enjoy foods and beverages from the 19th Century, live music, horse-drawn rides, a live auction, and a bonfire.  Door prizes will also be available during this event.

All proceeds from this celebration will benefit the Elijah Iles House.  Tickets may be purchased for $50 at www.ileshouse.org until October 2.  For more information, call (217) 492-5929.

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