Date(s) - 08/19/2016 - 08/20/2016
ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS
FRIDAY, AUGUST 19, 2016
6:00pm Watermelon Feed and Old Time Video Viewing
Come and watch a sneak peek of Ellsworth leaders “back in the day” Ellsworth Rec Center
8:00pm El-Kan Western Riders Rodeo (Bring the kiddos early for busting at 7pm!) El-Kan Rodeo Arena
SATURDAY, AUGUST 20, 2016
All activities located in downtown Ellsworth and Cowtown Plaza unless otherwise indicated
6:30am 5K Registration. Run to follow at 7:30am.
7:00am Ellsworth Senior Center Breakfast
8:00am Farmers Market Opens (located in Orscheln’s parking lot)
** Ellsworth Art Gallery has been giving classes in painting barn quilts. You may see an example at 231 N. Douglas Avenue. Get a copy of the Ellsworth Barn Quilt Trail at the Art Gallery! **
10:00am Craft Vendors Open Click here for a vendor form.
10:00am Parade Theme: Wicked Roots to Modern Boots Click here for a parade entry form
Following parade Ellsworth Childcare & Learning Center dancers present “The Future of Ellsworth Cowtown”
Following parade Historical reenactment “The Shooting of Sheriff Whitney”
12pm Dodge Ball Registration. Tournament begins at 1pm.
Age Groups: 13 and under and 14-18. ($30/team to register) $100 prizes for winning teams!
12pm-3pm Beef Bea Bag Toss (Sponsored by Smoky Hill Cattlewomen’s Association)
12pm-4pm Children and Children at Heart Fun Activities and Bouncy Houses
12pm-6pm Food vendors, Live Entertainment featuring Sara Hocking, and Beer Garden provided
by National Drovers Hall of Fame
12:00pm Tracctor Pedal Pull Registration. State sanctioned pull to follow at 12:30pm.
1:00pm “Campfire Stories” as told by Ernie Masden, cowboy humorist and storyteller, and Will
Rogers impressionist!(located at the Art Gallery)
1:00pm Horseshoe and Washer Tournaments
2pm & 4pm Ping Pong Ball Drop – win cash prizes!
8:00pm El-Kan Western Riders Rodeo ( El-Kan Rodeo Arena)
9:00pm Live Entertainment and Street Dance at Paden’s Place featuring Rice County Line