Full 2017 Rose Festival Schedule

59th Annual Rose Festival Schedule of Events

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Thursday, June 15th Location Sponsor/Vendor:
4:00 – 7:00 PM Library Book Sale – Early Bookworm Entrance ($2/person or $3/family; proceeds benefit drinking fountain fund) Gutekunst Public Library Gutekunst Public Library & Board
5:00 – 7:00 PM Farmer’s Market West Main Street State Center Development Association (SCDA)
5:00 – 8:00 PM Bailey’s Bike Night

Ride your motorcycles or bicycles to main street!

Bailey’s Pizza ~ 121 West Main Street Bailey’s Pizza & the Rose Festival Board
5:00 – 8:00 PM “Paint the Town Roses”

Kids & Adults ~ Color Main St. sidewalks with chalk!

Main Street Rose Festival Board
5:00 – 8:00 PM $1.00 Root Beer Floats In front of Bailey’s Pizza on Main Street Rose Festival Board
7:00 PM Rose Queen Pageant & Talent Show

Piano music – Area students 6:15-7:00 pm

West Marshall High School Auditorium Rose Festival Board
8:30 – 10:00 PM Rose Royalty Reception West Marshall High School Cafeteria West Marshall Foundation
Friday, June 16th Location Sponsor/Vendor:
4:30 – 6:30 PM KIX 101.1 Live Broadcast In front of Brian’s Collision Clinic/Interstate Insurance KIX 101.1
5:00 – 8:00 PM Antique Tractor Exhibit East Main Street by Hometown Foods Mid-Iowa Antique Power Association
5:00 – 8:00 PM Quilt Show Mitchell Funeral Home, West Main Street Judy Moore / Rose Festival Board
5:00 – 8:00 PM Hovick Family Farm Petting Zoo

Pony Rides also available ~ $2 per ride

Kids’ “RoseZone” (North side of library) Rose Festival Board
5:00 – 9:00 PM Extreme Fun Zone

Inflatables, Obstacle Courses, Laser Tag, Giant Trikes ~ Wristbands or Tickets Needed

WM Elementary School-North Side Lawn (if rains: Gym) $1/ticket=1 ticket per ride; $25 wristband all-you-can-ride good both Friday AND Saturday! Rose Festival Board / TJ Party Rentals
5:30 PM Chili Cook-off Sampling ($3/all-u-can-eat) 3rd Ave NE/East Main Street by Old Schoolhouse/Depot Rose Festival Board
5:30 PM People’s Choice BBQ Ribs (judging ends @ 6:30)

“Buck-a-Bone” Rib Samples for Sale

Tickets @ corner of 3rd Ave SE/2nd St SE/BBQ Area

($1/ticket; maximum 10 tickets per person)

Rose Festival Board
6:00 PM – 12:00 AM “Rockin’ the Depot”

Featuring “EXIT 185” playing 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

The Depot, corner of Main St and 3rd Ave NE

 

Rose Festival Board & SCDA
6:00 PM Prairie Creek String Band Rose Garden (If rains: WM High School Auditorium) Gutekunst Library Board
6:30 PM Kiddie Parade (line-up by 6:15 PM) Lineup at NE Corner of Library; to Rose Garden Gutekunst Library Board
6:30 – 7:00 PM Past Rose Queen’s Reception “Queen’s Patio”, North end of the Rose Garden Rose Festival Board                                     
7:00 PM Rose Queen Coronation Rose Garden (If rains:  WM High School Auditorium) Rose Festival Board
7:00 – 9:00 PM Library Book Sale Library Garage, East Main Street Gutekunst Library Board
8:30 PM Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tourney Brookside Park Rose Festival Board
9:00 PM “Light the Sky” Glow Balloon Release Rose Garden/Flat lot across Hwy 30 Rose Festival Board
DUSK (~9:45 PM) Grand Fireworks Show Shot off from SE corner of town (Figgins Addition) J & M Displays
Saturday, June 17th Location Sponsor/Vendor:
8:00 AM 5K Run/Walk (registration @ 6:30 AM) Registration & Start/Finish at Middle School West Marshall Athletic Boosters/Cross Country
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Craft ~ Vendor Market 2nd Ave SW between Main Street & 2nd St SW Rose Festival Board/State Center Historical Society
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Library Book Sale Library Garage, East Main Street Gutekunst Library Board
9:00 AM – 12:30 PM Pie & Ice Cream Sale Fire Station First Presbyterian Church
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Funnel Cakes 4 Trojan Tots Corner of Main Street and 2nd Ave SE Kiwanis/Trojan Tots Fundraiser
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Watson’s Grocery Museum Watson’s Grocery on West Main Street State Center Historical Society
9:00 AM West Marshall Softball Tournament WMHS Softball Complex West Marshall High School
10:00 AM GRAND PARADE  Grand Marshalls:  Harlan & Jeanette Kloppenborg

Entertainment to follow in front of the fire station

Down Main Street from Library to the Baseball Field Rose Festival Board
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Quilt Show Mitchell Funeral Home Judy Moore & the Rose Festival Board
11:30 AM/Following parade:  Sesquicentennial Beard Growing Content Judging:  Longest, Most Unique, Best Groomed, Fullest.  Register that day. Contestants should report to the flatbed in front of City Hall/Fire Station to register beginning at 11:30 AM; judging at Noon. State Center Sesquicentennial Committee
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM Extreme Fun Zone

Inflatables, Obstacle Courses, Laser Tag, Mini Golf, Giant Trikes ~ Wristbands or Tickets Needed

WM Elementary School-North Side Lawn (if rains: Gym) $1/ticket=1 ticket per ride; $25 wristband all-you-can-ride good both Friday AND Saturday! TJ Party Rentals & the Rose Festival Board
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM Co-Ed Slow Pitch Softball Tourney Brookside Park Rose Festival Board
11:00 AM Pork Burger Lunch Fire Station State Center Fire Deportment & EMS
11:00 AM West Marshall Baseball Tournament WMHS Baseball Complex West Marshall High School
11:30 AM – 4:00 PM Classic Car Show Main Street and down 1st Ave South, 2nd St SW Rose Festival Board
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM West Marshall FFA Tractor Ride Begins on Main Street, thru western Marshall County West Marshall FFA
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM Washington School “In Session” Corner of East Main and 3rd Ave SE State Center Historical Society
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Energy 106.7 Live Broadcast Corner of 1st Ave S and 2nd St Rose Festival Board
1:00 PM– 4:00 PM Gutekunst Public Library Capital Campaign Donor Tile Painting Outside of the library Garage:  Paint a tile for $100 donation; tiles will form mosaic in new atrium Rose Festival/ Gutekunst Library Board
1:00 PM “Bags”/Cornhole Tournament

(Registration begins at 12:00 PM)

2nd St SE in front of St. Andrew’s Rose Festival Board/St. Andrew’s Grill & Bar
1:00 PM KCBS BBQ Competition Judging SW Corner of Library along 2nd St SE KCBS & Rose Festival Board
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Cake Walk & BINGO City Hall Community Room (upstairs) Rose Festival Board/ Sesquicentennial Committee
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Old-Fashion Games & v Strong Man Competition West side of Elementary School Lawn Rose Festival Board/ Sesquicentennial Committee
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Bluegrass Jammin’ Session The Depot, corner of Main St and 3rd Ave NE Rose Festival Board
9:00 PM – 1:00 AM Street Dance featuring

“Richard Arndt and The Brew”

1st Ave S Between Road Hog’s Bar &

St. Andrew’s Grill & Bar

Road Hog’s Bar & St. Andrew’s Grill & Bar
Kids’ “RoseZone” Activities at the Gutekunst Public Library
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Hovick Family Petting Zoo

Pony Rides also available ~ $2 per ride

North side of library Rose Festival/ Gutekunst Library Board
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM University Mascots Autograph – Photograph Booth (Iowa, UNI, ISU) North side of library Rose Festival/ Gutekunst Library Board
11:00 AM – 3:30 PM “KiraCatures” North side of library FREE Caricatures! Rose Festival/ Gutekunst Library Board
11:00 AM–3:30 PM Face Painting/Roxanna Bodie North side of library Rose Festival/ Gutekunst Library Board
11:00 AM – 3:30 PM Sparkle’s Hula Hoops North side of library Rose Festival/ Gutekunst Library Board
11:00 AM – 3:30 PM Train Rides North side of library Rose Festival/ Gutekunst Library Board
1:00 PM Pedal Tractor Pull (registration @ 12:30) North side of library (along East Main Street) Full Moon Lodge
Family Night at the Rose Garden
7:00 PM Lip Sync Contest  (Registration @ 6:30 PM) Rose Garden Rose Festival Board
8:00 PM Michael Oz Family Magic Show Rose Garden Rose Festival Board
DUSK (~9:45 PM) Movie in the Rose Garden: “Sing” (free admission) Rose Garden (bring chairs or blankets for seating); snacks will be available for purchase or BYO! Rose Garden Board/State Center Parks & Recreation Board
Sunday, June 18th Location Sponsor/Vendor:
8:00 – 11:00 AM Breakfast at Lincoln Valley featuring “Chris Cakes”; tickets $7 in advance/at door Lincoln Valley Clubhouse Lincoln Valley Ladies’ Golf Association
10:00 AM Community Church Service Rose Garden/Rain location:  Methodist Church Local Churches (United Methodist Church, host)
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM Waterball Fights

Kids’ followed by Women, Men, City Teams

In front of Fire Station State Center Fire Department & EMS
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Rose Festival Gardens Tour ($5) Rose Garden & 5 Other Community Gardens Delta Nu
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Disc Golf Course Open Play Kauffman City Park/WM Middle School Rose Festival Board & Dustin Trowbridge

2 Responses to Full 2017 Rose Festival Schedule

  1. Kim says:

    Will the 2017 Event List be available soon?

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