2018
Cowden
pioneer days

47th Annual
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Times and events are subject to change
Visit Our Pioneer & Indian Village
Open all three days
Featuring old time arts and crafts demonstrations
 
Cook Shack
Open all three days

*Friday evening 4-7pm - Choice of smoked pulled pork sandwich ($7) or

All proceeds from the main cook shack as well as the hamburger stand are put directly back into the festival so we can keep growing and getting better quality entertainment and activities for you to enjoy!

Carnival all weekend provided by H & H Amusements-Rides and Fun.
Friday, August 24, 2018
Sandwiches served all day
Events
3 - 3:45 pm

Senior Citizen's Program
-Veterans Welcome
-Crowning of Senior King & Queen
-Entertainment
-Drawing for Senior Citizen's prizes

4:00 pm Flag Raising Ceremony-Veterans honored
4:00 - 7:00 pm Supper Served in Main Cook Shack. Brisket or Pulled Pork w/sides
5:00 pm Baby Pageant-contact Sharle Elliot 217-827-1017. Open to ages 3 years and under.
5 - 8 pm Art Ford & Country Plus (Music at North Pavillion, Cabin Area)
6 pm Miss Pioneer Pageant-contact Jennifer Endlsey 217-646-0035
7 - 10 pm BINGO-NE Pavilion
7:30 pm

Wooten Rodeo - IPRA & MCRA Sanctioned
(Joe Thompson arena)
Half-Time Show is Jerry Thorton & Mr. Bojangles
General admission: $12, adults; $8 kids (ages 6-12)

8 - 11 pm The Battle Creek Band (Music at Main Stage)
Saturday, August 25, 2018
Events
7:30 am Jim Edmundson Memorial 5K Run, register at 7 amd at main stage. Runs starts and ends at the park
10 am Big Parade Uptown, Floats, Bands, Clowns & More. Register by 9:30 am behind Medical Center. Lineup begins at 9:30. Contact Rex Chapman 217-620-5129
10 am - Noon Register & Weigh in for Arm Wrestling.
11 am - 2 pm Lunch Served in (Main Cook Shack) Fried Chicken or ham w/sides
11:30-1:30 Tom Fedrigon & Friends
NOON Dustin Rhodes "Forged in Fire" Contestant (Pioneer Village)
12:30 pm Children's games at (Shaded yard, east of Main Stage)
1 - ? pm Arm Wrestling (North Pavillion)
2 - 4 pm Long Shot (Richard Tague)
2 - 5 pm BINGO (Northeast pavillion)
4 - 6 pm Steve Seaton & Misdeamor Bsnd (Music at Main Stage)
4 - 7 pm Supper served in (Main Cook Shack) Chicken Leg Quarters or Ribs w/sides
5 - 7 pm Sounds of Swing
7 - 10 pm BINGO-NE pavillion
7:30 pm Wooten Rodeo - IPRA & MCRA Sanctioned
(Joe Thompson arena)
Half-Time Show is Jerry Thorton & Mr. Bojangles
General admission: $10, adults; $5 kids (ages 6-12)
Tickets will be available starting at 5:30 pm at the arena.
8 - 11 pm Van Waylon Band (Music at Main Stage)
Sunday, August 26, 2018
Events
10:30 - 11:30 am Union Church Service at Free Methodist campground by park
11 - 2 pm Lunch Served in (Main Cook Shack) Fried Chicken w/sides
12 - 2 pm Pam & Mark Fisher (Music at Main Stage)
1 pm Tomahawk Throwers Club Competition
1 pm Mud Drags (OMRA Sponsored-West Parking Lot)
General admission $10 adults, $5 6-12 yrs. $5 pit pass per vehicles-limited availability
2 pm

Drawing for prizes

No Alcoholic Beverages
The committee or anyone connected with Cowden Pioneer Days will not be responsible for any loss, personal injury, or damage to any person or other property on grounds. Board of Directors Cowden Pioneer Days
Flea Market, Arts & Crafts
All three days in Pioneer Village
For additional info
cowdenpioneerdays@gmail.com
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