DECATUR -- The Agricultural Watershed Institute and the Sangamon River Alliance will host “One River Unites Us All – the Sangamon Watershed Celebration,” from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Macon County Extension Office and the National Sequestration Education Building on the campus of Richland Community College, Decatur.
The morning events, from 9 a.m. to noon, feature activities for kids, booths and displays about environmental health, history and future of the Sangamon River Watershed.
The afternoon schedule includes lunch and informational sessions from noon to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $20.
Evening events include a reception at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m., followed by the presentation “Floating Through Time: The Sangamon River” by Mike Wiant of the Illinois State Museum. The celebration concludes with a concert by singer-songwriter-farmer Tim Grimm.
The fee for the evening events is $25. The fee for both afternoon and evening is $35. For more detailed information and to register go to agwatershed.org or call (217) 877-5640.
Friends of Lincoln Trail Homestead State Park, Macon County Community Environmental Council, and Decatur Audubon are co-sponsors of this event.