PHOTO AND VIDEO FEATURE: Nauvoo Pageant Country Fair

Suffering from the heat and humidity, and wearing 1840s-era clothing, 10-year-old Malia Wallace of Salt Lake City cools off with a misting fan Tuesday during the Nauvoo Pageant Country Fair. (H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)
Posted: Jul. 10, 2013 12:11 pm Updated: Jul. 24, 2013 2:15 pm

Nauvoo Pageant performances begin at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday until Aug. 3.

An 1840s Country Fair with old-time games, crafts, music, round dancing and a bagpipe and drum parade begins at 7 p.m.  

The pageant concession stand opens at 7 p.m. each night.

The pageant, fair and parking are free. No tickets are required. Signs are posted along Ill. 96 directing people to the pageant site.

More information about the pageant is available by calling (217) 453-2429 and online at

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