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Our Sesquicentennial Year





OUR SESQUICENTENNIAL YEAR!!

JUNE 7-10, 2017

WATCH FOR NEWS & EVENTS!!

Read all about our plans here.

New info will be added to that page as it comes in!!




The Chatsworth Sesquicentennial Coin is for sale. 
Every coin is numbered and there will be 5 drawings to win cash 
with the top prize of $1000. Two $500 and two $250.
The coins are $25 each and $5 extra for mailing.
The first drawing is this year during Chatsworth Patriots Day in September.
Make checks payable to the Sesquicentennial Committee
Address:
Sesquicentennial Committee
PO Box 151
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921
Photo of coin is above.
Previous winners
1. Kevin Scanlan
2. Chris Kerber

The three remaining drawings will be held on: Valentine's Day 2017 - $500; April Fool's Day 2017- $500 and the final drawing on June 10, 2017 - $1000 during the Sesquicentennial celebration. 

 
   




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Sesquincentennial T-Shirts are available


$15


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THE COOKBOOKS ARE HERE!!       MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE!!

A beautiful 7”x 9 ½” hardcover, 3-ring notebook!!

Add your own recipes to your book!

Cost - $16.00

$5.00 Shipping and Handling/If Applies

All proceeds will be split with the Citizen’s Advisory Board for the Sesquicentennial.

May be purchased at the Baltz Library or send your order along with a check to:

Baltz Library of Chatsworth Township

P.O. Box 638

Chatsworth, IL.  60921

Pre-ordered books may be picked up at the library.

We will be selling them at the Sesquicentennial Celebration-June 7-10, 2017 also and pre-orders may be picked up there.



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The Chatsworth Sesquicentennial Crock is for sale

Contact Patti Frye - 815-635-3167 - at Dave's Tire
or Dawn Hobart
Cost is $40
Size is unknown at this time.


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Let's Get Carried Away!

Silent auction of 8 hot air balloon rides-4 balloons and 2 persons per ride.
Bids begin at $75 and may be increased in increments of $5.
Email your name, bid and phone number to Chatsworth.150@gmail.com
Last bid will be accepted on Sunday, May 14 at 6 pm central time.
Top 8 bidders will be notified and have 7 days to pay, otherwise, the next highest bidder will be selected and notified.
Balloons are scheduled to go up on Thursday, June 8 at 6 pm-location to be announced.
If inclement weather, rides will be moved to Friday, June 8 at 6 pm or Saturday, June 10 at 6 pm if necessary.




Read what's in the Planning


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New Event




Share your family history too.

Have a banner printed like the one above.

 The banners are intended to remember and honor the many local entrepreneurs who operated historic or current businesses or organizatons in Chatsworth.
 Banners will be displayed in the 300 block of Walnut, (Old 24) during the 150th events, 
(alternaƟvely they can be delivered directly to buyers with other display arrangements). 
In order to have time to get the banners printed and delivered, requests need to reach me by May 22 nd.

Contact: Charles Dennewitz
email: cdnewitz@outlook.com 
call or text: 614-353-3649 (preferably after 2pm CT (he is in Ohio)

Here is the info he posted on Facebook

  
          

Great Idea!!!


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SESQUICENTENNIAL QUILT AUCTION

Is being sold by silent auction.

Check facebook for details.



QUILT SHOW

Sat.June.10

11 am

Will be on display at the St. Paul's Luther Church 

 

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SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY LOCAL NATIVE - TED TAKASAKI

Hall of Fame Legendary Angler

 He will be at the Fishing Tourney.

And Under the Big Tent at 11am.

Sat.June.10



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Take a trolley ride and learn our history.

Sat.June.10

11 am to 7 pm


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CHATSWORTH WRECK MUSEUM

Read Flyer at bottom of page. 

ATTENTION HISTORY BUFFS

CHATSWORTH WRECK PROGRAMS

OLD LIBRARY BUILDING

FREE ADMISSION

And more: local history books 
and displays

SPONSORED BY SAM DEPINO

JUNE 10, 2017 – 10 A.M. & 1 P.M.

(SESQUICENTENNIAL SATURDAY)


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Fireworks Show

June 10

10:30pm

North edge of Ch
atsworth



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Look for the roll-out of the Chatsworth Plaindealers over Heritage Days.

Our library will be open Saturday morning and this is where it will happen

 between 9am and 12pm!!



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Chatsworth Alumni Cocktail Party
 
American Legion Hall

Friday.June 9, 2017

5:00 pm to ??????

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