CARL SANDBURG DAYS Sandburg Historic Site & Visitors Center


April 27, 2017 – April 29, 2017 all-day America/Chicago Timezone
Bill Morris
Sandburg Historic Site & Visitors Center
313 E 3rd St
Galesburg, IL 61401

Big Read activities March & April – The Poetry of Emily Dickinson; Carl Sandburg Days Festival April 27-29
Annual festival last for two months each spring and includes a community-wide reading of a book, this year in particular will focus on the Poetry of Emily Dickinson and ends the last weekend in April with special events and activities that celebrates the life and legacy of Galesburg native, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Lincoln biographer–Carl Sandburg. The last weekend in April is three days of literary, history, sports and children’s events including poetry and photography contests, author talks, theatre performances, concerts and a writer’s workshop.

2017 Festival event schedule