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A Success Story

It is great to hear stories of folks coming to town! The Specialty Shops are great places to share stories of what brings people to the Fairbury community and the surrounding areas. For years, the “Come to Fairbury” brochures have been placed in Welcome Centers and many other attractions across …

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Great Food at A Local Taste

Everyone is invited to the 2nd Annual A Local Taste: Flavors From the Farm at Sunken Park in downtown Fairbury. On Saturday, August 4th, from 11 am to 3 pm, you can savor excellent food from local farmers and food vendors. You will be able to purchase chicken legs, pork …

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Prairie Dirt Classic Weekend

This upcoming week is going to be a busy one in Fairbury! Not only will the Prairie Dirt Classic be taking place on July 27-28, but the Specialty Shops in Fairbury event, Marsh Park Celebration, the Route 24 Junk in the Trunk, plus a host of other events will be, …

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Golf Outing Supports Fire Department

You don’t want to miss out on the 10th anniversary of the Munzy Golf Outing taking place on Saturday, July 21, at the Indian Creek Golf & Country Club in Fairbury, IL! This morning session starts at 8 a.m. for 18-holes of golf! A complimentary lunch and golf cart are …

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Another Enhancement! Thanks to Dale Maley

Have you ever noticed the small shed behind the Post Office in Fairbury. If you didn’t know what it is, you could probably tell it has something to do with the Railroad! Up until a few days ago, this TP&W shed was an “eyesore” in Fairbury. Dale Maley took notice. …

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Wonderful Example of Great Team Work

Isn’t it true that when folks work together A LOT more can get done than if we try to do things by ourselves? Not only does collaboration and team work yield more results, but also, it creates a special feeling of unity and accomplishment! The Fairbury Garden Club does so …

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Pig-Out Success!

If you missed Dave Supermarket’s 68th Anniversary Customer Appreciation Pig-out, you missed a BIG event! If you are from the area, you know what this great time – the Pig-out – is all about! If you are not from the area, let us tell you that this event is about …

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Route 24 Communities Working Together

This coming weekend of the UMP Summer Nationals at the Fairbury Speedway, Saturday, June 23rd, Fairbury will be joining several other communities along Route 24 in hosting a neat event, “Junk in the Trunk.” Anyone is invited to come to sell or buy! It’s like a flea market from you …

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Breakfast on the Farm at Kilgus Farmstead

The Livingston County Farm Bureau Young Leaders is sponsoring their annual Breakfast on the Farm – graciously hosted by Kilgus Farmstead on Saturday, June 16 from 7am to 10am. Join them for a breakfast of biscuits and gravy, eggs, milk, orange juice and coffee for a donation of $1! All …

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Because It Makes Us Smile!

The Fairbury Garden Club has implemented a great new program this year. They have named it “Because It Makes Us Smile!” The club members would like to recognize beautiful areas in Fairbury like spring blooming trees, entryways, gardens, and anything that makes them smile. A sign will be placed in …

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