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Stronghurst's Schedule of Events for its big "Quasquicentennial" Celebration is full of many fun activities to celebrate its 125th anniversary this month. There is music, food, a parade, games, art, and memorabilia on display and a talent show, some fun-runs and an evening community worship follwed by fireworks at dusk.
The schedule is as follows:
FRIDAY, JUNE 29 - PARK
4-7 P.M. Kiddy Barrel Rides
4-8 P.M. Amish Horse Drawn Rides
4:30-6:39 P.M. Food Vendors- Tri County Cattlemen, FOCC.
7 P.M. Talent Show - Stronghurst, You've Got Talent! Street Dance will follow the Talent Show.
SATURDAY, JUNE 30 - PARK
7-10 A.M. SAUSAGE & BISCUIT BREAKFAST, MAD MEN.
7:30 A.M. Registration For Fun Run "WALK INS".
8 A.M.-1 P.M. Special Commemorative Postal Cancellation Centennial and Quasquicentennial Book Sale.
8:30 A.M. 1 and 3 mile Fun Run
9 A.M.-4 P.M. Craft and Food Vendors (set up at 8:00 a.m.)
9:15 A.M. Registration for Kids Fun Run (ages 2-10) 1 mile.
10 A.M.- Kids Fun Run
11 A.M.- Children's Games, Dunk Tank, Bounce House, Banjo Players
1 P.M.- Opening of Brownie Troop 87 time Capsule.
2 P.M.- PARADE
3-5 P.M.- German Band plays and Amish HJorse Drawn Wagon rides, BNSF Engine for touring (TBD)
DOWNTOWN, JUNE 30
10 A.M.- 2 P.M.- Kevin Booton, professional artist, at the Senior Center.
10 A.M.- 4 P.M.- Legion & ByGones & Buds, local memorabilia on display.
SUNDAY, JULY 1
3 P.M. Recital by professional Tuba and Euphonium, Rex Martin at Presbyterian Church.
4:30 P.M.- Walk through history downtown Stronghurst.
SUNDAY, - FAIRGROUNDS
5:30-9 P.M. DEW'S DINER VENDOR & BIRTHDAY CAKE & ICE CREAM at "The Fort" building.
6:30 P.M. Hoot and Holler Games (Honey Calling, wheel barrow, shoe kicking, outhouse race)
8:00-8:30 P.M. Community Worship Service
AT DARK: FIREWORKS! by J & M Displays. Bring Lawn Chairs or sit in bleachers.
Go on the web and check us out on Facebook at Stronghurst Quasquicentennial or online at www.facebook.com/Stronghurst125th.
You don't need to be on Facebook to see this site and you can download Fun Run, Parade, Vendor, & Talent Show entries.
Come out and enjoy lots of free old fashioned fun and help Stronghurst Celebrate!