EVENT UPDATE

UPDATE: 6 am – Perry has had a lot of rain and Thunderstorms for the past few hours, some damage to tents in the park. We will be adjusting our start times today and possibly the shuttle service. Give us a couple hours to survey everything. We will keep you posted.

Update: 6:23 AM We have a few mangled pop up tents in the Food Cove and in Craft area. Plus damage to the carousel tent. It’s still raining, grounds are very soaked. We will be pushing back start time on everything. Once it stops raining we will have a better understanding of when we can get the craft vendo rs moved in today and start times.

UPDATE 10 am. We plan on opening everything mid day today. No handicap parking at park. Limited space at city lake for shuttle.

Sesquicentennial Week is Here

Perry-Sesqui-Logo-ColorThe long awaited week is finally here, the Perry Sesquicentennial is set to kick-off on Thursday night at 6 pm for the opening ceremonies.  The action picks up on Friday and Saturday and concludes on Sunday with the community church service.  Make plans to join us in Perry this weekend.

PLEASE NOTE:  Please bring lawn chairs for main stage entertainment.  PARKING will be available at the Perry City Lake with Shuttle service on Friday and Saturday.  Please watch for signs.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4TH

6:00 pm Opening Ceremonies at Main Stage
7:00 pm Sesquicentennial Pageants at Main Stage
(Little Mr. & Miss, Young Miss, Junior Miss, Miss Perry)
9:00 pm – 11 pm Teen Dance at Park Shelter

FRIDAY, AUGUST 5TH

11 am – dusk Craft Fair
11 am – 10 pm Food Cove presented by HNB Bank
11 am – 4 pm Quilt Show presented by the Perry VFW Ladies Auxiliary at VFW Hall
11 am – 10 pm Sesquicentennial Souvenir & Information Booth
11 am – 8 pm Kids Zone presented by Living Water Ministries
9 am – 3:45 pm USPS Commemorative Postal Cancellation Stamp – Perry Post Office
2 pm Gospel & Bluegrass Under the Trees
featuring Jason Yancey, Tori Yancey & Ronnie Rouse
2 pm – 8 pm Carousel Rides (closed from 5 pm to 6 pm) presented by Poage Auto Center
3 pm – 12 am Lick Creek Saloon
3 pm – 5 pm Live Music featuring Seth Wade at Lick Creek Saloon
4 pm – 7 pm Bingo
4 pm – 7:30 pm Auto & Tractor Show Across from Casey’s General Store Registration
4 pm to 6 pm, Awards at 7 pm, Cruise to Mark Twain Lake at 7:30 pm
5 pm – 7 pm Live Music featuring Kelly Stanford at Lick Creek Saloon
6 pm Pet Show at tennis court presented by Scruffy Puppy
7 pm – 11 pm Live Music on Main Stage featuring Riverside Band presented by F&M Bank
11 pm – 12 am Live Music featuring Kelly Stanford at Lick Creek Saloon

Other Friday Events Include:
South Fork Regulators Old-Time Gun Fights (3 performances on Friday)
Sesquicentennial Photo Backdrop

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6TH

7 am 5K Run/Walk presented by MTHS Track & Field
Starts at Perry Baptist Church parking lot
8 am Baby Show at Main Stage
8:30 am – 9:30 am USPS Commemorative Postal Cancellation – Perry Post Office
9 am – 5 pm Craft Fair
9 am – 10 pm Food Cove presented by HNB Bank
9 am – 5 pm Antique Fair at the Perry Fire Department
9 am – 5 pm BigFoot Monster Truck presented by Yancey Auto Parts
9 am – 5 pm Hat Show at Bandstand
9 am – 5 pm Flower Show presented by the Groovy Gardeners of Ralls Co. at Old Bank
9 am – 5 pm Photo Contest presented by Yancey Auto Parts at Old Bank
9 am – 3 pm Quilt Show presented by the Perry VFW Ladies Auxiliary at VFW Hall
10 am Parade presented by Hickman’s IGA
10 am Oscar Mayer Wienermobile featured in Sesquicentennial Parade
12 pm – 10 pm Sesquicentennial Souvenir & Information Booth
12 pm – 3 pm USPS Commemorative Postal Cancellation at Park
12 pm – 8 pm Kids Zone presented by Living Water Ministries
12 pm – 7 pm Bingo
12 pm Frog Jump presented by Great Central Lumber Company
12 pm – 12 am Lick Creek Saloon
12:30 pm Pie Baking Contest presented by St. Williams Altar Society
1 pm – 7 pm Carousel Rides presented by Poage Auto Center
1 pm Tom & Becky – Main Stage
2 pm Lucky Star Stompers at Main Stage
2:30 pm Sesquicentennial Monument Dedication
3 pm Hat, Flower and Photo Contest Awards at Main Stage
3 pm Fashion Show at Main Stage
3 pm – 5 pm Live Music featuring Liz Bentley at Lick Creek Saloon
4 pm Brothers of the Brush Beard Contest at Main Stage
5 pm – 6 pm Gospel & Bluegrass at Main Stage
featuring Jason Yancey, Tori Yancey and Ronnie Rouse
5 pm – 7 pm Live Music featuring John Michael Moore at Lick Creek Saloon
7 pm – 9:15 pm Live Music on Main Stage featuring Steppin‘ Back
9:15 pm Fireworks – Largest in NEMO in 2016 – Behind Perry City Lake
May be viewed from Bill Trower Memorial Park presented by Fazz Holding, LLC,
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 562 and Aerial FX
10:00 pm – 11 pm Live Music on Main Stage featuring Steppin‘ Back
11 pm – 12 am Live Music featuring Kelly Stanford at Lick Creek Saloon

Other Saturday Events Include:
South Fork Regulators Old-Time Gun Fights (3 performances on Saturday)
Sesquicentennial Photo Backdrop

Sunday, August 7th

10 am Community Church Service at Park

– All Events will be held at Bill Trower Memorial Park in Perry unless noted.
– Event Schedule Subject to Change without Notice.
– Please bring lawn chairs for Main Stage Entertainment.
– Parking will be available on nearby streets or at Perry City Lake
with Shuttle Service Every Half-Hour on Friday and Saturday.
– Coolers, Outside Beverages and Food Not Permitted.
– No unauthorized motor vehicles on grounds.