Cornell Fair this weekend, parade will be held Sunday

2012-06-07T11:16:00Z Cornell Fair this weekend, parade will be held SundayBy THE HERALD Chippewa Herald
June 07, 2012 11:16 am  • 

Participating in a treasure hunt, throwing bean bags and watching a big parade are part of the Cornell Community Fair activities this weekend.

Most of the events will be in the Cornell Mill Yard Park.

Friday’s activities include the naming of the Citizen of the Year at 6 p.m., a kids tractor pedal pull at 6:15 p.m. and a shirt tie dye at 6:45 p.m. The band “Bona Fide” will play from 7-11:30 p.m.

A quilt show at 1 p.m. kicks off Saturday’s activities, followed by a bean bag contest at 1:30 p.m. There is a $5 entry fee for that contest.

A children’s sand pile treasure hunt will be at 2:30 p.m. Children will be grouped by ages, five and younger and ages 6-10.

Bingo will be offered from 1:30-3 p.m. and the “Pure Silver Kids Band” will play from 3:30-5:30 p.m.

A fly over by aircraft at the Cornell Airport will be held, weather permitting. And music will be provided by “Eight Balls” from 7-11:30 p.m.

A worship service at 10 a.m. by Pastor Greg Sima of Northwoods Church will begin Sunday’s activities.

The Stacker City Parade will start at noon, followed at 1 p.m. by a display of the equipment of the Cornell Area Fire Department.

Co-ed volleyball will be offered at 1 p.m., and an antique tractor and machinery show from 2-5 p.m.

The band “Ole, Dick, Tex and Cory,” will play from 1:30-6 p.m.

There will also be a men’s softball tournament and a Little League Tournament.

Coffee and rolls will be offered by the Cornell Lions Club from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, while a breakfast by the Cornell Food Pantry will be served from 7-10 a.m. Sunday. On both Saturday and Sunday, the Lions will serve a charcoal chicken dinner starting at 11:30 a.m.

K&M Rides and Amusements will offer a midway each day.

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