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Labor Day Celebration Weekend Schedule of Events



Saturday, August 30, 2014

12:00 P.M.- Carnival Opens:

12:00 P.M. -Tenth Annual Co-Ed 16" softball tournament begins

At Village Park

1:00-3:00 P.M. Herscher Area Historical Society Museum Open

2:00- 6:00 P.M.- Small Petting Zoo -behind Village Hall

Sunday, August 31, 2014

12:00 P.M. Tenth Annual Co-Ed 16 inch Softball Tournament

Continues at Village Park

12:00 P.M. Carnival Opens:

1:00 -3:00 P.M. Herscher Area Historical Society Museum Open

2:00-6:00 P.M.- Small Petting Zoo -behind Village Hall

6:00 P.M. 33rd Annual running of the Herscher Hare and Tortoise Race

(5-K run and 2 Mile Fun Walk)- Starts at Herscher High School Football Field

(A tradition started when Herscher celebrated its 100 Birthday in 1982!)


Monday, September 1, 2014

9:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. Arts/ Crafts/Cash & Carry Show and Hidden Treasure Show

State Bank of Herscher Parking Lot.

10:30 A.M. Grand Parade-Featuring:

HHS Marching Band, Olivet Nazarene University Marching Band, Floats,

Horses, Antique Vehicles, Farm Equipment, Marching Units, etc

Grand Marshal: Thelma Webber

11:30 A.M. Grand Dinner- Served at Herscher High School Cafeteria by :

St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, Serving: “Herscher style” BBQ

Chicken, Potato, Coleslaw or Applesauce, Dinner Roll, Drink and Dessert.

12:00 P.M. Carnival Opens

12:00 P.M. Tenth Annual Co-Ed 16 inch Softball Tournament continues

At Village Park

1:00-3:00 P.M. Herscher Area Historical Society Tent in Village Park:

Historic Art in the Park -Teacher, Sarah Hemenover from

HHS and Herscher High School students will be available

to teach children how to draw.

Afternoon Entertainment(All on Stage in Village Park)

1:00 P.M. Herscher H.S. Marching Band - Fall Show Preview

1:30 P.M. Anita Reno- singing Country

2:15 P.M. Limestone Middle School Orchestra

3:00 P.M. Acoustic Avenue

4:15 P.M. Herscher High School Opening Act/Class Act Show Choirs

5:00 P.M. Menagerie Quartet

5:30 P.M. 2013 Herscher Labor Day Idol 2 place Winner- Brian Kirkpatrick nd

6:15 P.M. Herscher Labor Day 2014 Idol Contest-Ages 8-17 and 18 and older

Also: 1:00 P.M. Kiddie Tractor Pull at Village Park

1:00 P.M. 3 Point Shootout- Basketball Court(After Parade)

4:00 P.M. Punt, Pass and Kick- Village Park

All Day In Village Park: Concession stands, Game Booths

Bingo(1PM - 3PM-Legion Community Center)

Beer Stand Open: Saturday, August 30, 2014 12:00 Noon -12:00 P.M.

(Featuring: D.J. Big )

Open: Sunday, August 31, 2014 12 Noon - 12 P.M.

(Featuring the Band: The Todd Hazelrigg Band )

Open: Monday, September 1, 2014 12 Noon - 9 P.M.

(Times may be subject to change based on weather or delays)

Other events may be added as they become available.

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For more information: 815-426-2131

Or 815-426-6183




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