2015 Labor Day Entertainment Schedule

A comprehensive entertainment schedule, featuring details of the entertainment, is available as a PDF.

Thursday, September 3
4:30 – 6:30 p.m. Ham & Bean Supper – Served by the Colchester Lions Club – City Park Food Tent
6:00 p.m. Carnival Armband Night

Friday, September 4
8:30 a.m. Babaloo & Troy Roark – Main Stage
9:00 a.m.– 9:00 p.m. Pie & Ice Cream – Served by the Colchester UMC – City Park Food Tent
12:00 p.m. Craft Sales and Displays Open – City Park
1–3 p.m. Check-in for Cakes, Pies, Cookies Baking Contest – City Park Food Tent
3–5 p.m. Judging of Baking Contest
4:30 p.m. Johnny Cash Tribute Show – Main Stage
5:00 p.m. Fish & Chicken Fry – served by the Colchester Lions Club – City Park Food Tent
5:30 p.m. Auction of Baked Goods – City Park Food Tent Carnival Opens
6:30 p.m. Opening Ceremonies – Main Stage Welcome – Colchester Mayor, Lions President Introduction of the 2015 Labor Day Grand Marshals, Colchester Dist. Librarians
6:30 p.m. Crowning of the 2015 Labor Day Jr. Queen – Main Stage
6:45 p.m. Crowning of the 2015 Little Miss & Master – Main Stage
7:00 p.m. The On Stage Band – Main Stage
2015 Master of Ceremonies – Dean Reeverts

Saturday, September 5
6:30 a.m. Breakfast: Pancakes, Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy – Sponsored by West Prairie Unit 103 After Prom Committee – City Park Food Tent
7:00 – 7:45 a.m. 11th Annual Duane Beck Run/Walk – SIGN UP at Colchester Post Office
8:00 a.m. 11th Annual Duane Beck Run/Walk – START at Colchester Post Office
8:00 a.m. Craft Sales and Displays Open – City Park
9:00 a.m.– 9:00 p.m. Pie & Ice Cream – Served by the Colchester UMC – City Park Food Tent
10:00 a.m. Food Vendors Open
10:00 a.m. Sand Volleyball Begins – Sponsored by Teri Paul & Cyclone volleyball girls – next to FS property
12:30 p.m. Raymond Rossmiller and Dave Schwartz – Main Stage
1:00 p.m. Carnival Opens
2:30 p.m. Cross Country Boys – Main Stage
4:00 p.m. Daniel James Caldwell – Main Stage
5:00 p.m. Coal Miner’s Dinner (Oven-Baked Chicken and Trimmings) – Served by the Colchester United Methodist Church – City Park Food Tent
7:00 p.m. Bryce Dexter and the King Graffiti Band – Main Stage
8:00 – 11:00 p.m. Street Dance – KrossFire Light & Sound – Uptown at the Fire House
9:45 p.m. 16th Annual Fireworks Display – Uptown

Sunday, September 6
6:30 a.m. Breakfast: Pancakes, Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy – Sponsored by West Prairie Unit 103 After Prom Committee – City Park Food Tent
8:00 a.m. Craft Sales and Displays Open – City Park
9:00 a.m.– 9:00 p.m. Pie & Ice Cream – Served by the Colchester UMC – City Park Food Tent
10:00 a.m. Food Vendors Open
10:30 a.m. Community Church Service – Hosted by First Baptist Church – Main Stage
1:00 p.m. Carnival Opens (last day open)
2:00 p.m. Grand Parade – NEW PARADE ROUTE Theme: “Celebrating the Colchester Library: Doorway to Adventure”
3:00 p.m. Harmony – Main Stage
3:00 p.m. “Minute-To-Win-It” Teen Games – after Parade – Green & White Tent
5:00 p.m. WIU Jazz Studio Orchestra – Main Stage
5:00 p.m. Barbecue Pork Dinner – Served by Argyle Bible Church – City Park Food Tent
7:30 p.m. 34th Annual Variety Show – Main Stage
8:30 p.m. 2015 Parade Winners & Raffle Winners Announced – Main Stage

Monday, September 7
6:30 a.m. Breakfast: Pancakes, Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy – Sponsored by West Prairie Unit 103 After Prom Committee – City Park Food Tent
8:00 a.m. Craft Sales and Displays Open – City Park
9:00 a.m.– 1:00 p.m. Pie & Ice Cream – Served by the Colchester UMC – City Park Food Tent
9:00 a.m. Games for Kids and Face Painting – City Park
10:00 a.m. Elsenpeter Marionettes – Main Stage
11:00 a.m. Pedal Tractor Pull – Show Pavilion