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Walldogs Schedule - Friday

FRIDAY, JULY 12, 2013

THEME: “Hot Rods and Hot Dogs”

Event Information Center: Heartfelt Gift Shop: 224 N. Main St. Kewanee, IL

Your location for event schedules, maps, and other information.

Official Walldogs T-Shirts sold here! 

9am- 6pm:  “Art in the Sky” Art Show

Artwork from Walldog Artists, local artists, and former area residents on display.

Location:  Good’s Furniture Skywalk, 200 N. Main St.

Sponsored by Good’s Furniture

4pm-8pm:  Ice Cream

Location: 200 W. Third St. (green space next to Kewanee Amtrak Depot)

Grab an ice cream cone and enjoy the activities downtown.

Sponsored by: Kewanee Humane Society

5pm-8pm:  Kid’s Events & Activities

Location:  200 W. Third St. (green space next to Kewanee Amtrak Depot)

Sand Pile (sponsored by Ratliff Brothers), miniature mural painting, art projects, and other activities to keep the kids entertained.

 Location:  200 W. Third St. (green space next to Kewanee Amtrak Depot)

5:30pm–7pm:  The Official Walldogs’ Dog Show/Contest

Location:  200 W. Third St. (green space next to Kewanee Amtrak Depot)

Sponsored by Regional Media

All Day: Sidewalk Days

Location: Downtown Kewanee

5pm-9pm: 16th Annual Kewanee Car Show kicks off with Kewanee Cruise Night

Location:  300 W. Third St. – next to Station House Restaurant in Kewanee Amtrak Depot

Parking Lot

Sponsored by Cernovich’s Towing & Salvage, SNS Tree Service, Ceja’s Upholstery, and Waugh’s Automotive

6pm-Midnight - Live Entertainment-bring your lawn chair!

Location:  300 W. Third St., next to Station House Restaurant

6pm-7:15pm                        Kewanee Community Band

The rich tradition of small town summer bands and the sense of community they embody was revived several years ago by a core group of local musicians who enjoy playing concert music and love to entertain. 

8:30pm-10:00pm:                          Motor Biscuit

Award winning band that covers 80’s rock and some original work thrown in

10:30pm to Midnight:       Blue Steel

                                                Local favorite covering rock and roll classics

Opening at 6pm: Kewanee’s Veterans’ Council Beer Garden (21 and over only)

  • Cover charge:  $5 (entitles attendee entrance into the garden and ticket for one beer.  Individual tickets for beer are $2 per cup). 
  • Food available through Station House Restaurant

Kewanee Historical Society

211 N. Chestnut St.

Open Thursday, July 11th to Saturday, July 13th: 1pm-5 pm.  Looking for information about the history of a particular mural?  Stop by and a volunteer will be on hand to talk about Kewanee’s murals and their historical inspirations.

Mural Locations

  1. 213 W. 3rd St. – Cerno’s Bar & Grill – Prairie Chicken Beer/Kewanee Brewery
  2. 205 W. 1st. St. – Country Morning Coffee – Kewanee Authors
  3. 306 N. Tremont St. – Dooley’s Plumbing & Heating – Agriculture/Kewanee Machinery & Conveyor
  4. 226 N. Main St. – Hair Essentials/Heartfelt – Railroad/Streetcars
  5. 211 N. Chestnut St. – Kewanee Historical Society – Kewanee Fire
  6. 125 N. Tremont St. – OSF Building/Kewanee Hospital (owner) – Kewanee Industry
  7. 315 W. 2nd St. – People’s Cleaners – Sandy’s
  8. 207 N. Tremont St. – Peoples National Bank – Cole Brothers Air Show
  9. 102 W. 3rd St. – Spets Brothers -
  10. 210 W. 3rd St. – Kewanee Amtrak Station (free standing double sided sign in grassy area). – 2 murals – Welcome to Kewanee and Fred Francis/Woodland Palace
  11. 315 W. 1st St. – Kewanee YMCA – S.S. Kewanee
  12. 200 W. 5th St. – VFW - Military
  13. 105 S. Main St. – Former Novak’s Building/Current Wolf Building - Cornhuskers




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