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    State Center Rose Festival 2017

    June 15 - June 18

    Thursday, June 15th

    4:00 – 7:00 PM Library Book Sale – Early Bookworm Entrance
    ($2/person or $3/family; proceeds benefit drinking fountain fund)

    5:00 – 7:00 PM Farmer’s Market West Main Street

    5:00 – 8:00 PM Bailey’s Bike Night — Ride your motorcycles or bicycles to main street! Bailey’s Pizza ~ 121 West Main Street

    5:00 – 8:00 PM “Paint the Town Roses”
    Kids & Adults ~ Color Main St. sidewalks with chalk!

    5:00 – 8:00 PM $1.00 Root Beer Floats In front of Bailey’s Pizza on Main Street

    7:00 PM Rose Queen Pageant & Talent Show
    Piano music – Area students 6:15-7:00 pm
    West Marshall High School Auditorium

    8:30 – 10:00 PM Rose Royalty Reception West Marshall High School Cafeteria

    Friday, June 16th

    5:00 – 8:00 PM Antique Tractor Exhibit East Main Street by Hometown Foods

    5:00 – 8:00 PM Quilt Show Mitchell Funeral Home, West Main Street

    5:00 – 8:00 PM Hovick Family Farm Petting Zoo
    Pony Rides also available ~ $2 per ride Kids’ “RoseZone” (North side of library)

    5:00 – 9:00 PM Extreme Fun Zone
    Inflatables, Obstacle Courses, Laser Tag, Giant Trikes ~ Wristbands
    or Tickets Needed $1/ticket=1 ticket per ride; $25 wristband all-
    you-can-ride good both Friday AND Saturday! WM Elementary School-North Side Lawn (if rains: Gym)

    5:30 PM Chili Cook-off Sampling ($3/all-u-can-eat) 3 rd Ave NE/East Main Street by Old Schoolhouse/Depot

    5:30 PM People’s Choice BBQ Ribs (judging ends @ 6:30)
    “Buck-a-Bone” Rib Samples for Sale Tickets @ corner of 3 rd Ave SE/2 nd St SE/BBQ Area ($1/ticket; maximum 10 tickets per person)

    6:00 PM – 12:00 AM “Rockin’ the Depot”
    Featuring “EXIT 185” playing 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM
    The Depot, corner of Main St and 3 rd Ave NE

    6:00 PM Prairie Creek String Band Rose Garden (If rains: WM High School Auditorium)

    6:30 PM Kiddie Parade (line-up by 6:15 PM) Lineup at NE Corner of Library

    6:30 – 7:00 PM Past Rose Queen’s Reception “Queen’s Patio”, North end of the Rose Garden

    7:00 PM Rose Queen Coronation Rose Garden (If rains: WM High School Auditorium)

    7:00 – 9:00 PM Library Book Sale Library Garage, East Main Street

    8:30 PM Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tourney Brookside Park

    9:00 PM “Light the Sky” Glow Balloon Release Rose Garden/Flat lot across Hwy 30

    DUSK (~9:45 PM) Grand Fireworks Show
    Shot off from SE corner of town (Figgins Addition)

    Saturday, June 17th

    8:00 AM 5K Run/Walk (registration @ 6:30 AM) Registration & Start/Finish at Middle School

    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Craft ~ Vendor Market 2 nd Ave SW between Main Street & 2 nd St SW

    9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Library Book Sale Library Garage, East Main Street

    9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pie & Ice Cream Sale Fire Station

    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Funnel Cakes 4 Trojan Tots Corner of Main Street and 2 nd Ave SE

    9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Watson’s Grocery Museum Watson’s Grocery on West Main Street

    9:00 AM West Marshall Softball Tournament WMHS Softball Complex West Marshall High School

    10:00 AM GRAND PARADE Grand Marshalls: Harlan &
    Jeanette Kloppenborg   Down Main Street from Library to the Baseball
    Entertainment to follow in front of the fire station

    10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Quilt Show Mitchell Funeral Home

    11:30 AM/Following parade: Sesquicentennial Beard Growing
    Content Judging: Longest, Most Unique, Best Groomed, Fullest.
    Register that day. Contestants should report to the flatbed in front of
    City Hall/Fire Station to register beginning at 11:30 AM;
    judging at Noon.

    11:00 AM – 8:00 PM Extreme Fun Zone

    Inflatables, Obstacle Courses, Laser Tag, Mini Golf, Giant Trikes ~
    Wristbands or Tickets Needed WM Elementary School-North Side Lawn (if rains: Gym) $1/ticket=1 ticket per ride; $25 wristband all-you-can-ride good both Friday AND Saturday! WM Elementary School-North Side Lawn (if rains: Gym)

    11:00 AM – 8:00 PM Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tourney

    11:00 AM Pork Burger Lunch Fire Station

    11:00 AM West Marshall Baseball Tournament WMHS Baseball Complex West Marshall High School

    11:30 AM – 4:00 PM Classic Car Show Main Street and down 1 st Ave South, 2 nd St SW

    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM West Marshall FFA Tractor Ride Begins on Main Street, thru western Marshall County

    12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Washington School “In Session” Corner of East Main and 3 rd Ave SE

    1:00 PM– 4:00 PM Gutekunst Public Library Capital Campaign
    Donor Tile Painting Outside of the library Garage: Paint a tile for $100
    donation; tiles will form mosaic in new atrium

    1:00 PM “Bags”/Cornhole Tournament
    (Registration begins at 12:00 PM) 2 nd St SE in front of St. Andrew’s

    1:00 PM KCBS BBQ Competition Judging SW Corner of Library along
    2nd St SE

    1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Cake Walk & BINGO City Hall Community Room (upstairs)

    1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Old-Fashion Games & Strong Man Competition West side of Elementary School Lawn

    1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Bluegrass Jammin’ Session The Depot, corner of Main St and 3 rd Ave NE

    9:00 PM – 1:00 AM Street Dance featuring “Richard Arndt and The Brew” 1 st Ave S Between Road Hog’s Bar & St. Andrew’s Grill & Bar

    Kids’ “RoseZone” Activities at the Gutekunst Public Library

    10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Hovick Family Petting Zoo
    Pony Rides also available ~ $2 per ride North side of library

    11:00 AM – 3:00 PM University Mascots Autograph – Photograph
    Booth (Iowa, UNI, ISU) North side of library

    11:00 AM – 3:30 PM “KiraCatures” North side of library FREE Caricatures!

    11:00 AM–3:30 PM Face Painting/Roxanna Bodie North side of library

    11:00 AM – 3:30 PM Sparkle’s Hula Hoops North side of library Rose

    11:00 AM – 3:30 PM Train Rides North side of library

    1:00 PM Pedal Tractor Pull (registration @ 12:30) North side of library (along East Main Street)

    Family Night at the Rose Garden

    7:00 PM Lip Sync Contest (Registration @ 6:30 PM) Rose Garden

    8:00 PM Michael Oz Family Magic Show Rose Garden

    DUSK (~9:45 PM) Movie in the Rose Garden: “Sing” (free
    admission) Rose Garden (bring chairs or blankets for seating);
    snacks will be available for purchase or BYO!

    Sunday, June 18th

    8:00 – 11:00 AM Breakfast at Lincoln Valley featuring “Chris Cakes”;
    tickets $7 in advance/at door Lincoln Valley

    10:00 AM Community Church Service Rose Garden/Rain location: Methodist Church Local Churches (United Methodist Church, host)

    10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Waterball Fights Kids’ followed by Women, Men, City Teams In front of Fire Station

    1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Rose Festival Gardens Tour ($5) Rose Garden & 5 Other Community Gardens

    12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Disc Golf Course Open Play Kauffman City Park/WM Middle School

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