Kids Day in Village Park

A Kids Day featuring softball, baseball and cheerleading will take place in Village Park on Saturday, September 4. Registration is at 11:30 am. Games begin at 12:00 and the final game starts at 6:00 pm.

Laser Show on Sunday

As part of the 100th Herscher Homecoming and Labor Day celebration, there will be a Laser show sponsored by Herscher’s Chamber of Commerce at Village Park at dusk on Sunday.

Two Days of Inflatables

Instead of carnival rides, inflatables will be operating in the Village Park on Sunday from 12-5 PM and Monday from 12:30-5:30 PM. 

Herscher Museums Open all Weekend

The Herscher Area Historical Society Museum will be open Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 1:00 to 3:00 pm at their Main Street location and the HAHS’s Anderson House, located at 161 W. Myrtle Ave. On Labor Day, an old time crafter demonstration will take place from 1-3 pm at Anderson House Museum. Children are encouraged to attend this event with hands on participation.

16th annual Softball Tournament

Herscher’s upcoming Labor Day weekend will feature the 16th annual co-ed 16 inch softball tournament in Village Park on Sunday and Monday . (Check Herscher Chamber’s Facebook Page or for times).

Kids Invited to Join Parade

Youngsters up to the age of 13 are once again invited to enter their decorated bicycles (no motorized vehicles) in Monday morning’s Herscher Labor day parade. Assemble at the corner of West Walnut and South Oak Streets by 10:00 am.

Labor Day Beer Tent Hours 

The Herscher Labor Day beer tent will open the entire weekend. Beer tent hours and entertainment are as follows:

Friday, Sept, 3 – 6 pm to 12 midnight

Saturday,  Sept, 4 – 12 noon to 12 midnight,  

Featuring: Matt Yeager and the South Side Social Club, 

7 pm  - 11:30 pm

Sunday, Sept. 5 – 12 noon to 12 midnight

Featuring: The Breakfast Club, 7 pm  - 11:30 pm

Monday, Sept. 6 – 12 noon to 9 pm

Arts & Crafts Show on Monday

The Herscher Labor Day Arts and Craft Show will open on Monday at 9:00 am in the State Bank of Herscher parking lot. The show will feature a wide array of homemade arts and crafts from several area artisans.

Kiddie Tractor Pull at Village Park

A Kiddie Tractor Pull will take place on Labor Day at 1:00 pm at the Village Park near the tennis courts.

B-I-N-G-O on Labor Day at LCC

B-I-N-G-O will be played on Labor Day, from 1:30 - 3:30 pm, at the Legion Community Center.

* Concession Stands, Game Booths, etc. will be open all three days at Village Park.

See page 12 for the weekend’s activities at a glance.