Sesquicentennial Parade Entries Being Sought

PARADE_GRAPHICThe Perry Area Sesquicentennial is now accepting parade entry applications.  The sesquicentennial parade will be held on Saturday, August 6th beginning at 10 am.  The parade is being presented by Hickman’s IGA.  The theme for the event will be Perry Sesquicentennial 1866-2016. The parade route will start at the four-way stop on Main Street and will head east toward Bill Trower Memorial Park.  Line up will begin at 9 am along Route B.  Ribbons will be awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd for Floats, Cars and Trucks and Golf Carts.  Entry forms and parade lineup map are available at Hickman’s IGA or perrymo150.com/parade  Entry forms should be sent to Hickman’s IGA c/o Parade Entry, PO Box 40, Perry, MO  63462.  Entries must be received by August 1st to be included in the review stand announcements.    For more information, please contact Steve Hickman at 573-565-3222 (Day) 573-565-2652 (Evening)

OFFICIAL PARADE ENTRY FORM (Click to Download)

OFFICIAL PARADE ROUTE & LINE-UP INSTRUCTIONS (Click to Download)

Auto & Tractor Show Set for Friday, August 5th

sesqui_car_show_logoThe Sesquicentennial Celebration will feature classic cars, trucks, motorcycles, antique tractors and garden tractors on Friday night, August 5th.  The event will take place in downtown Perry across from Casey’s General Stores.  Registration is from 4 pm to 6 pm with awards at 7 pm followed by a cruise to Mark Twain Lake.  Pre-Registration is $15 per vehicle and $20 at the gate.  This event is a part of the grand sesquicentennial celebration.  Also that night the park will be filled with food, crafts, beer garden, inflatable kids zone and live entertainment by the band Riverside.  Make plans now to celebrate 150 years at the Perry Area Sesquicentennial.

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