Mayor John Huggins, the City Council and the Lanark Chamber of Commerce
welcome you to the official website for the
City of Lanark, Illinois
Lanark was established in 1861. It is a beautiful, peaceful rural community located in Northwest Illinois. It is located 5 minutes south of Lake Carroll, 20 minutes east of the Mississippi River, and 2 hours west of Chicago. The city is known for its stately trees, historic, picturesque business district and magnificent homes, both old and new. Lanark is proud to be within the Eastland School District with its excellence in academics as well as its sports and other extracurricular activities. There are plenty of recreation opportunities nearby with a lake, the Mississippi River, golf courses, a playhouse theater,camping, hunting, fishing, and much more. Read more about Lanark…
Hometown Days / EPC Homecoming
Wednesday, Oct. 22
4:30 – 7:00 pm – Hometown Tailgate Dinner. Pork chop sandwiches, brats, and hot dogs. Just a sandwich or a whole meal. At the Heritage Center. Sponsored by the Lanark Chamber of Commerce.
Sidewalk sale. Along Broad St. in the business district.
Lions Club Candy Day. Proceeds benefit the vision and hearing impaired.
5:30 pm – EPC Homecoming Parade. Along Broad St.
Friday, Oct. 24
6:30 pm – High School Marching Band Football Show. Eastland football field.
7:00 pm – EPC Varsity Football Game Vs. Forreston. At Lanark.
Saturday, Oct. 25
10:00 am – EPC F/S Football Game Vs. Forreston. At Lanark.
7:30 pm – Homecoming Dance. At Eastland.
Join us for our annual Holiday Shop Hop in Whiteside and Carroll Counties. Venture out and shop local on our Great Routes 64 & 84 to enjoy 30 unique shops filled with one of a kind and hand made gifts. Quality with Heart for your holiday shopping. Map out your shopping adventure in the quaint country towns of Lanark, Mt. Carroll, Savanna, Thomson, and Fulton.
November 7 & 8 and 14 & 15 (Friday and Saturday) 2014 from 9am – 5pm
Download a map from this website or maps may also be picked up at: “Picket Fence Florals” in Lanark “Prairie Path Sampler” in Mt. Carroll or “Land of Oz Dolls” in Savanna.
Come to the Lanark City Park on Tuesdays, 4pm-7pm,
Upcoming events at the market:
July 22 will be Christmas in July
July 29 will be a day people can bring old canning jars & canners, etc. they want to sell.
Aug 5 Junk in the Trunk
Aug 12 Summer Splash/sidewalk chalk/movie night
Sept 16 herbal wreaths
More to come…
More Upcoming Events
Hometown Days - Wed., Oct. 22 – Parade and Chamber of Commerce Tailgate Dinner at the Heritage Center.
Fri., Oct 24 – EPC Homecoming Varsity Football game
Sat., Oct. 25 – F/S Football Game and Homecoming Dance
View more upcoming events on the Community Calendar
The Heritage Center is for the social and commercial use of the community of Lanark and surrounding vicinity. The City of Lanark proudly encourages its residents and the surrounding citizens to utilize this wonderful local asset. Find out more about the Heritage Center, including rental fees, availability, and contacts HERE.
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