Liberty Days schedule of events

The following are some of the events that will be held at this year's Liberty Days. For more information visit www.downtownmorris.com/liberty-days/

Thursday

• 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Train Rides, boarding at the Grundy County Courthouse - $3 will benefit the Christian Youth Center of Morris. Also offered Friday and Saturday.

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Grundy County Historical Society, 510 W. Illinois Ave. Visit this historic building and check out an exhibit about the 55th Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Also offered Friday and Saturday.

• 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. – Steak Fry, corner of Washington and Franklin. Sponsored by Century21 Coleman-Hornsby to benefit Special Connections of Grundy County.

• 2 p.m. – Paws to Read Morris Area Public Library, 604 Liberty St. Big Run Wolf Ranch will visit the library with live animals.

• 6:05 p.m. – Bone-ifide Pet Parade, Liberty and Main Streets to the Grundy County Courthouse. Call 815-791-3639 for information.

• 6:30 p.m. – River Road, Courthouse lawn, to hear members of the Clients Band. Rain location is Living Water Church of the Nazarene, 118 W. Jefferson.

Friday

• 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. – Inflatables, Grundy County Courthouse Lawn.

• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – Children’s activities with “Giggles the Clown” and Patriots 4 Heroes, Grundy County Courthouse lawn.

• 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Grundy Bank brown bag lunch, Grundy County Courthouse lawn. Featuring Marvin Minerich.

• 1:30 to 4 p.m. – Ice Cream Social, Grundy Bank Courtyard.

• 5 to 6 p.m. – Got Soul Jazz Quartet, Courthouse lawn – featuring musicians from First Presbyterian Church.

• 5 to 8 p.m – Liberty 5K Run/Walk Pre-Race Deadline Party – Ebbey George’s Sports Bar and Grill, Liberty and Jefferson streets. Sign up for the 5K or register in advance at raceroster.com/events/2014/1773/liberty-5k-runwalk

• 6:30 p.m. – The Names will perform music, Courthouse lawn. Rain location is at Living Water Church of the Nazarene, 118 W. Jefferson.

Saturday

• 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Junk in the Trunk. Washington and Franklin streets. Check out antiques, crafts, household items, art and more. A 10-foot space is $10. Contact Ken at 815-942-2032 or willis824@comcast.net.

• 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Liberty Days Art’s Festival, Courthouse lawn.

• 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. – President and Mrs. Lincoln, Courthouse lawn. The Lincolns will visit the Grundy County Historical Society Museum from noon to 1 p.m.

• 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Children’s activities with Patriots 4 Heroes and “Giggles the Clown,” Courthouse lawn.

• 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m. – Carriage Rides, boarding at the Courthouse and Grundy County Historical Society Museum.

• 11 to 11:20 a.m. – Selections from "Xanadu," Courthouse lawn. Performers from the Morris Theatre Guild will present selections from their upcoming musical, "Xanadu."

• Noon to 12:40 p.m. – Selections from "Rent," Courthouse lawn. Enjoy musical selections from Small Town Theatrics' summer musical production of "Rent."

• 1 to 4 p.m. – Touch A Truck, Franklin Street, between Illinois Avenue and Washington Street.

• 1:30 to 3 p.m. – Abraham Lincoln in Song, Grundy County Courthouse.

• 4 to 5:30 p.m. – Morris Area Community Band, Courthouse lawn. Rain location, Living Water Church of the Nazarene, 118 W. Jefferson.

• 5 to 9 p.m. – Liberty Days Cruise In. West Sheriff’s Lot, Illinois Ave.

• 6:25 p.m. – Drawing for Downtown Retailers Gift Certificates, Courthouse lawn.

• 6:30 p.m. – The Janglers, Courthouse lawn. Rain location is Living Water Church of the Nazarene - 118 W. Jefferson.

Sunday

• 6:30 p.m., Air National Guard Band of the Midwest, Grundy County Courthouse lawn. Rain location, Living Water Church of the Nazarene, 118 W. Jefferson.