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attractionsThe official schedule of the Perry Sesquicentennial Celebration is below.  Event schedule subject to change without notice.

 

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.