Archive for Thursday, October 4, 2007

Sesquicentennial schedule

October 4, 2007

Friday, Oct. 5

2 p.m.
Apple and chocolate cream pie baking contest deadline -- pies to be delivered to City Hall basement

6 p.m.
Volunteer recognition ceremony at CPA Park next to the gazebo

6:30 p.m
Birthday party -- cake and ice cream at CPA Park shelter (Sponsored by: Ruth Schneider Catering, C&S Market, Blue Bunny Ice Cream, The Holy Family Church, St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Eudora United Methodist Church, The Eudora First Southern Baptist Church, and Warren-McElwain Mortuary-Eudora Chapel )
Buffalo Burgers at CPA Park shelter (Cutter's Smokehouse)
Drink stand at CPA Park next to the shelter
Eudora High School Band fundraiser
Results of commemorative cake and pie contest at CPA Park gazebo

6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Silent auction bidding on commemorative cakes at CPA Park next to shelter (Sponsored by Jason Gray and the culinary arts class from Eudora-De Soto Technical Education Center)

6:55 p.m.
Sesquicentennial quilt presentation to the Eudora Area Historical Society

7 to 11 p.m.
Street Dance with music by Michael Beers Band at Ninth & Main streets
Beer garden at the northwest corner of CPA Park

7 to 7:30 p.m.
Longest beard contest at CPA Park gazebo

7:30 -- 8 p.m.
Longest hair contest at CPA Park gazebo

7:45 p.m.
Silent Auction results at Ninth Street stage

8:30 p.m.
Results of longest beard and hair contests at Ninth Street stage
Results of photo contest announced at Ninth Street stage
11p.m. - midnight
Music by "Come Ascendancy" at CPA Park Gazebo

Saturday, Oct. 6

8 to 10 a.m.
Breakfast by Eudora UMC at CPA Park shelter

9 a.m.
Opening ceremonies at CPA Park stage
Vendors, car show and children's games (all day)

9 a.m. to noon
"Historical Landmark" Treasure Hunt registration

9:30 a.m.
Miss EudoraFest and Our Diamond Miss Pageants begin
Darren Pippert Band plays 60s and 70s music, Seventh and Main streets
Music by U.S. Army Reserve at West Pilla Park.

10:30 a.m. -- noon
Punt pass kick
Nail driving contest
Gospel music by Witness Band at Eight and Main stage

11 a.m.
Stock garden tractor pull at Eighth and Main stage
Kansas River Gang

Noon to 1 p.m.
Statue dedication
Time capsule
Balloon launch
Talent show registration begins

Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Miss Kansas Alyssa George at CPA Park statue

1 p.m.
Alan Cunningham
"Historical landmark" treasure hunt
Stock gardner tractor pull
Donnie Walker Red Band at Seventh and Main stage

1:15 p.m.
Cake walk at CPA Park gazebo 1:30 to 1:45 p.m.
Miss Kansas Alyssa George piano recital at Eighth and Main street stage

1:45 to 3 p.m.
Miss Kansas Alyssa George sesquicentennial book signing

2 p.m.
Kansas River Gang
Water balloon toss at CPA Park

4 p.m.
Kansas River Gang

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