The annual Elijah P. Lovejoy Week continues this week, with the annual meeting on Friday and Lovejoy Day and the annual dinner on Saturday, November 9. Before that, however, is Thursday night's free music festival at Lovejoy Elementary School, with a number of acts beginning at 7pm.
After that, Lovejoy Trustee Ed Gray says there will be few more events to wrap up the week, including the Lovejoy Day ceremony at the Alton City Cemetery at noon on Saturday.
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Gray says Lovejoy Week events have been going strong for about six decades. Also on Saturday is the annual dinner at 7pm at the Trimpe Building at Lewis & Clark Community College. Tickets are $30, and you can get yours by calling 466-9240.