In 1621, the Plymouth colonists and Wampanoag Indians shared an autumn harvest feast that is acknowledged today as one of the first Thanksgiving celebrations in the colonies. For more than two centuries, days of thanksgiving were celebrated by individual colonies and states. It wasn’t until 1863, in the midst of the Civil War, that President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving Day to be held each November.
Our 2nd Annual Author Event will take place at the Evanston Machine Shop on January 25, 2018 at 6:00 pm. This year the guest speaker is Marion Jensen, author of "Almost Super" and "Searching for Super". Tickets are $25/person or $40 for a couple and are available for purchase at DMS. There will be a silent auction and dinner, catered by The Welling Brothers.