Welcome to Carl Sandburg Festival!

The Carl Sandburg Days Festival is held each spring in April. Members of the Galesburg community have joined together since 1996 for a celebration of the life and legacy of Galesburg native, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Lincoln biographer--Carl Sandburg. The 20th Annual Festival in 2015 will be held April 22-25, 2015.

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March & April 2015

The Big Read is an initiative of the Galesburg Public Library in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts.
This years book it the "Maltese Falcon" writen by Dashiell Hammett
Maltese Faclon book cover

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April 22-25, 2015

Sandburg Days

The Sandburg Days Festival honors Galesburg-born, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and Lincoln biographer, Carl Sandburg, and his family by celebrating with the community through educational and recreational activities.
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