Past Event

Opening Reception with the Cobden Pep Band

A ribbon cutting ceremony will open the six-week stay of the Smithsonian’s national traveling exhibit, Hometown Teams. Festivities will include music by the Cobden High School Pep Band (weather permitting).

In addition, Cracker Jacks and packages of vintage basketball, football and baseball cards will be given away.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call (618) 893-2865.


This event is part of the Hometown Teams exhibit on display in Cobden IL from March 1 through April 13, 2014. For more information about the exhibit and a list of towns that will host the exhibit, visit