The village of Hennepin and the Putnam County Historical Society will be sponsoring Hennepin Heritage Fest: “Brats, Blues and History Too!” on Sept 17.
Events will kick off at 11 a.m. with old time children’s games followed by a storytelling workshop by Megan Baznik from noon to 2 p.m., both at the PC Historical Society Meeting House.
At 1 p.m. Austin Gollaher will present Lincoln Tales Tall and True Portrayed by Brian Fox Ellis at the Putnam County Courthouse courtroom.
From 2 to 4 p.m. there will be a Hennepin Riverside Cemetery Walk with 20-minute tours and costumed actors bringing the voices of Hennepin’s history to life.
The brats and blues event will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. in Walter Durley Boyle Park with a brat meal available for purchase from 5 to 7 p.m. and The Double Dave Trios/Crossroads Combo Blues band performing from 6 to 9 p.m.
Water, soda and ice cream will be available for purchase. Guests are welcome to bring other beverages, lawn chairs and blankets.