Archive for Thursday, August 16, 2001

De Soto Watermelon Festival schedule of events

August 16, 2001

Thursday/Aug. 23

Wristband night $12, Food booths, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Friday/Aug. 24

Evening carnival, food booths, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Sumo wrestling for kids, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Band: Tim Clarrey & the band Blackfrye, 8:45 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday/Aug. 25

Parade in downtown area, carnival, craft booths and food booths open,

10 a.m.

Car show at Miller Park, after the parade.

Band: Cider Ridge, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wind Wizards exhibit, 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Story time, provided by De Soto Public Library personnel, 12:30 p.m.

Band: Cider Ridge, 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Wind Wizards exhibit, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Civil War reenactment, 4 p.m.

Bungee fun game for kids with DJ music provided, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

DJ and dance: David Wright of Mickey's Party Service, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sunday, Aug. 26

Pancake breakfast 8 a.m.

Interdenominational church service (following breakfast), 10 a.m.

For more information, call Max Atwell at 585-1147.

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