A History of Bicycles Show -- July 15th, 9am-7pm

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A History of Bicycles Show, Ice Cream Social & Band Concert!
Saturday, July 15th
9am to 7pm
   Attention, bicycle lovers and bicycle riders, old,young, and everywhere in between!  Bring your bicycle -- antique, vintage, last year’s model, or brand new!  Park it on the lawn of David Davis Mansion for Saturday’s History of Bicycles event!
Then join in the fun of an old fashioned ice cream social and a band concert!

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

* Antique Bicycles from Bloomington Cycle & Fitness

* Antique Bicycles from The Wheelmen of Illinois

* Antique Bicycle ClubBike Share 309 and the Town of Normal


10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

* Presentations of "The History of Bicycling in America, Illinois, and Bloomington" with Dr. Thomas Burr, Illinois State University and Christopher Sweet, Bicycle Historian, Illinois Wesleyan University


11:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m.

Curbside Grillin’ Food Truck serving


5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

* Bring your own lawn chair and enjoy the evening on the Mansion lawn for an Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social.....while you listen to the historic sounds of the 33rd Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band as they present “History Through Music"

This event is part of Lincoln’s Festival on Route 66. Other locations participating in the festival include Downtown Bloomington, McLean County Museum of History/Cruisin’ with Lincoln on Route 66 Visitors Center, Bloomington Center for the Performing Arts, Franklin Park, Bloomington Public Library, David Davis Mansion State Historic Site, and Illinois Wesleyan University. Some events are ticketed events.

For more information about Lincoln’s Festival on Route 66, please visit http://www.lincolnsfestival.net/.

This event co-sponsored
David Davis Mansion Foundation
Bloomington Cycle & Fitness
Bike Share309 



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Event Date 07-15-2017 9:00 am
Event End Date 07-15-2017 7:00 pm
David Davis Mansion
1000 Monroe Drive Bloomington, IL 61701
David Davis Mansion

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