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Dixon prepares for Reagan Days celebration

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Thursday, August 6, Reagan Days kicks off with the 100th Anniversary of Timber Creek Golf from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The Reagan Home Model T, Bessy, will be on site for some photo opportunities. 

Activities are planned in addition to the area’s first ever Golf Ball Drop. The drop is a 50/50 raffle with proceeds benefiting the Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home. Numbered golf balls will be lifted into the air with the help of Dixon Fire Department and dropped on the green. The closest ball to the targeted hole, wins! 

Tickets may be purchased at All-Safe Storage, Timber Creek Golf, The Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home or at reaganhome.org.

On Friday, August 7, brings Jimmy Jack Whitaker to Reagan Memorial Park at The Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home. Jimmy will entertain crowds free of charge from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Organizers suggest to bring a lawn chair and a picnic dinner to get the most out of the music and festivities.

The final Reagan day, Saturday, August 8, Bedtime for Bonzo will be shown outdoors at The Ronald Reagan Boyhood Home sponsored by The Dixon Women of the Moose. admission, popcorn, cotton candy and bottled water are all free of charge. Organizers again suggest to bring a blanket or lawn chair and insect repellant.

The movie is scheduled to begin at, or near, 8:00 p.m.

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