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Schedule

Full Schedule for 2014:


Thursday , August 28, 2014

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 , August 29, 2014

8:30 a.m. Snakes Alive and Laughing Matters – Main Stage

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. Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash and Jim Reeves 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

6:00 p.m. Carnival Opens

6:30 p.m. Opening Ceremonies – Main Stage
Welcome – Colchester Mayor, Lions President
Introduction of the 2014 Labor Day
Grand Marshal, John Bushmire

6:30 p.m. Crowning of the 2014 Labor Day Jr. Queen – Main Stage

6:45 p.m. Crowning of the 2014 Little Miss & Master – Main Stage

7:00 p.m. Beyond the Ashes – Main Stage

Pie & Ice Cream – Served by the Colchester United Methodist Church – City Park Food Tent (all weekend)

2014 Master of Ceremonies – Dean Reeverts

Saturday, August 30, 2014

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. 10th Annual Duane Beck Run/Walk
Sign up at Colchester Post Office

8:00 a.m. 10th Annual Duane Beck Run/Walk
Start at Colchester Post Office

8:00 a.m. Craft Sales and Displays Open – City Park

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

11:30 a.m. Raymond Rossmiller and Dave Schwartz – Main Stage

12:00 p.m. Bags Tournament Registration

1:00 p.m. Carnival Opens

1:00 p.m. Bags Tournament Begins

1:00 p.m. Steve Smart – Main Stage

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

8:30 p.m. Street Dance – KrossFire Light & Sound

11:00 p.m. Uptown at the Fire House

9:45 p.m. 15th Annual Fireworks Display – Uptown

Sunday, August 31, 2014

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

10:00 a.m. Food Vendors Open

10:30 a.m. Community Church Service – Hosted by Bethel Baptist Church – Main Stage

1:00 p.m. Carnival Opens (last day open)

2:00 p.m. Grand Parade – Theme: “Dreams of the Future”

3:00 p.m. One Accord – 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. 33rd Annual Variety Show – Main Stage

8:30 p.m. 2014 Parade Winners & Raffle Winners Announced – Main Stage

Monday, September 1, 2014

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. 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