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Walldogs Schedule - Saturday

Event Information Center: Heartfelt Gift Shop: 224 N. Main St. Kewanee, IL

Your location for event schedules, maps, and other information.

Official Walldogs T-Shirts sold here! 

Kewanee Historical Society

211 N. Chestnut St.

Open Thursday, July 11th to Saturday, July 13th: 1pm-5 pm.  Looking for information about the history of a particular mural?  Stop by and a volunteer will be on hand to talk about Kewanee’s murals and their historical inspirations.




7:30am Registration/8:30am Race:  KIDS TRI…athlon

Location:  Northeast Park (north side of town on Main St.)

Kids ages 7-17 are encouraged to participate in this FUN and non-competitive event including swimming (non-swimmers can participate), biking, and running in and around Northeast Park in Kewanee, IL.  No experience is necessary.  This event begins at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 13th.  Pre-registration is encouraged online at (go to “Online Registration” and search “Kids TRI”).  Participation is limited to 100 kids.  The cost is $20 per child. 


All kids will receive a t-shirt and a backpack plus more goodies.  Participants need to bring:  towel, swimsuit, bike, helmet (required), running shoes with socks, and sunscreen.  It’s all about having FUN and feeling GREAT about crossing the finish line!  Proceeds will benefit the Walldogs Maintenance Fund.

8am-5pm:  16th Annual Kewanee Car Show

Location:  Downtown Kewanee

First time in Downtown Kewanee!   Enjoy vintage and classic cars throughout Kewanee’s downtown.  Includes creeper races, spark plug changing contest, and best rodder contest.  Tons of awards!  Award presentations begin at 3:30 pm.  Music provided by 3-D Sound Company.

Sponsored by Cernovich’s Towing & Salvage, SNS Tree Service, Ceja’s Upholstery, and Waugh’s Automotive

8am-5pm:  Reiman’s Harley Davidson’s Harley and American V-Twin Bike Show

Location:  Public Parking Lot between 307 and 315 N. Main St. (next to the Roger Reiman Mural)

In honor of the mural depicting Roger Reiman, Reiman’s Harley Davidson is hosting a bike (motorcycle) show.   All models are welcome.   Award presentations at 3:30 pm for Top 3 Best in Class in all Classes, Walldogs’ Best in Show, Exhibitor’s Best in Show, People’s Best in Show.


Reiman’s Harley Davidson is also holding an open house at the store at 623 N. Main St., 8am to 5pm.

Sponsored by Reiman’s Harley Davidson


9am- 6pm:  “Art in the Sky” Art Show

Location:  Good’s Furniture Skywalk, 200 N. Main St.

Artwork from Walldog Artists, local artists, and former area residents on display.

Sponsored by Good’s Furniture


11am-5pm:  Ice Cream

Location: 200 W. Third St. (green space next to Kewanee Amtrak Depot)

Grab an ice cream cone and enjoy the activities downtown.

Sponsored by: Kewanee Humane Society


11am-5pm:  Hot Dogs, Brats & Fun

Location: 200 W. Third St. (green space next to Kewanee Amtrak Depot)

The Kewanee VFW Auxiliary will be serving hot dogs and brats to satisfy appetites!

Sponsored by: Kewanee VFW Auxiliary



Noon-5pm:  Kid’s Events & Activities

Location:  200 W. Third St. (green space next to Kewanee Amtrak Depot)

Sand Pile (sponsored by Ratliff Brothers), miniature mural painting, art projects, and other activities to keep the kids entertained.  Make sure you meet the roving street clown who’ll be walking around downtown and making balloon animals…at your request!


All Day: Sidewalk Days

Location: Downtown Kewanee


2pm-3pm:  Magic Show:  Andrew’s Family Magic

Location:  300 W. Third St., next to Station House Restaurant (tent)

Family entertainment for all ages!  Andrew performs magic AND illusions that are sure to put a smile on your face!


4pm-Midnight:  The Walldogs’ 20th Birthday Bash




Location:  Flemish American Club, 313 N. Burr Boulevard (tickets are $10 per person for general public; free for Walldog Artists and Sponsors)


4pm-7pm:  Ice Sculptor

5:30pm-8:00pm:  Hog Roast with all the Trimmings!

6:30-8:00:  Live Band- Comatose Catfish

Central Illinois’ most versatile band.  Comatose Catfish plays a wide variety of music  from country to rock, from blues to bluegrass, and anywhere in between.  All members of the band sing lead, harmonies, and play instruments – even homemade ones!

8:00-9:30:  Auction

9:30-Midnight:  Comatose Catfish continues


Mural Locations

  1. 213 W. 3rd St. – Cerno’s Bar & Grill – Prairie Chicken Beer/Kewanee Brewery
  2. 205 W. 1st. St. – Country Morning Coffee – Kewanee Authors
  3. 306 N. Tremont St. – Dooley’s Plumbing & Heating – Agriculture/Kewanee Machinery & Conveyor
  4. 226 N. Main St. – Hair Essentials/Heartfelt – Railroad/Streetcars
  5. 211 N. Chestnut St. – Kewanee Historical Society – Kewanee Fire
  6. 125 N. Tremont St. – OSF Building/Kewanee Hospital (owner) – Kewanee Industry
  7. 315 W. 2nd St. – People’s Cleaners – Sandy’s
  8. 207 N. Tremont St. – Peoples National Bank – Cole Brothers Air Show
  9. 102 W. 3rd St. – Spets Brothers -
  10. 210 W. 3rd St. – Kewanee Amtrak Station (free standing double sided sign in grassy area). – 2 murals – Welcome to Kewanee and Fred Francis/Woodland Palace
  11. 315 W. 1st St. – Kewanee YMCA – S.S. Kewanee
  12. 200 W. 5th St. – VFW - Military
  13. 105 S. Main St. – Former Novak’s Building/Current Wolf Building - Cornhuskers




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