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Hoopeston

August 25, 2013

Hoopeston ready for Sweetcorn Festival

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HOOPESTON —

Sweetcorn Festival Schedule

HOOPESTON  The National Sweetcorn Festival is sponsored by the Hoopeston Jaycees. Activities take placer at McFerren Park

Thursday

5 p.m.  Gates open, $2 admission; display area and midway opens

5-10 p.m.  Ride special, bracelet night

Friday

5 p.m.  Gates open, $2 admission; display area and midway opens

5-10 p.m.  Ride special, bracelet night

6:30 p.m.  National Sweetheart Pageant preliminary, Civic Center

7-10 p.m.  Raffle at Legion Shelter

7:30 p.m.  Demo Derby I

9 p.m.-1 a.m.  Black Rose Reception in beer tent

Saturday

6 a.m.  Flea market opens

7:30 a.m.  1-mile Fun Run/Walk at Honeywell School

8 a.m.  Bill Orr Memorial 5K at Honeywell School

8:45 a.m.  Little Corn Eaters Run at Honeywell School

9 a.m.  Gates open, $2 admission

9 a.m.-3 p.m.  Motorcycle Show; Rockin’ Roy DJ; I&I Antique Tractor Show; and CBI Blockheads Dog Show, all in annex; Custom Car Show at south end

10:30 a.m.  Grand parade, downtown

Noon  Midway opens; bracelet all day; Rob Thompson Magic Show at Jaycee Shelter; display area opens; petting zoo and pony rides open

1-4 p.m.  Raffle in Legion Shelter

1:30-2:30 p.m.  Taylor Wolfe, west side near the lagoon

1:30-5 p.m.  Free sweet corn

3 p.m.  Rob Thompson Magic Show in Jaycee Shelter

4-8 p.m.  Southern Transfer in beer tent

5 p.m.  Rob Thompson Magic Show in Jaycee Shelter

6:30 p.m.  National Sweetheart Pageant preliminary, Civic Center

7-10 p.m.  Raffle in Legion Shelter

9 p.m.-1 a.m.  Renegade in beer tent

Sept. 1

8 a.m.  Flea market opens

9 a.m.  Gates open

11 a.m.  Children’s Fishing Derby sign-up

Noon  Midway opens; bracelet all day; display area opens; petting zoo, pony rides open

Noon  Children’s Fishing Derby

Noon-4 p.m.  Free sweet corn

1, 3 and 5 p.m.  Rob Thompson Magic Show at Jaycee Shelter; raffle in Legion Shelter

1:15 -2:15 p.m.  National Sweetheart Pageant autograph session in Civic Center

2-3:30 p.m.  Groove Catz on west side near the lagoon

3 and 5 p.m.  Rob Thompson Magic Show (Jaycee Shelter)

6:30 p.m.  National Sweetheart Pageant finals

7:30 p.m.  Demo Derby II at Annex

Sept. 2

8 a.m.  Flea Market opens

9 a.m.  Gates open, $2 admission; display area opens; Cream of the Crop Pretty Baby Contest registration at Civic Center

10 a.m.  Cream of the Crop Pretty Baby Contest  at Civic Center

Noon  Midway opens, bracelet all day; Rob Thompson Magic Show at Jaycee Shelter

Noon-4 p.m.  Free sweet corn

1-4 pm  Raffle at Legion Shelter

2 and 4 p.m.  Rob Thompson Magic Show at Jaycee Shelter

 

 

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