Kansas Wheat Festival Daily Bulletin: Friday, July 11, 2014

first_img7 a.m. — Chamber Ambassador Club Wheat Cake Breakfast- Heritage Park- $5.00 Adults, $2.50 Children under 12 years old. Advance Tickets $4.50 Adult, $2.25 for children.7 a.m. — VFW Rise & Shine Breakfast- 424 E. Harvey- $6.00 Adults, $4.00 Children under 10 years old. All you can eat buffet.7 a.m. – 1 p.m. — Larry Steckline Ag Day Expo and Home Show at the Kansas Wheat Festival- Memorial Auditorium/Downtown Wellington. (Sponsored by KWLS Radio)7:30 a.m. — Wheat Run- 6:30 a.m. Registration 5K race (starts at 7:30am) 1 mile (starts at 8:30am), Hargis Creek Watershed (1500 N. Keyes), registration forms at Anders Chiropractic, Kenneth L. Cooper, CPA office and the Chamber. (Presented by Anders Chiropractic, Lonnie Cooper, CPA, Stalcup Realtors)8 a.m. — Future’s Unlimited Misting Station- Heritage Park. (Provided by Futures Unlimited)8 a.m. – 3 p .m. — Arts & Crafts Show- Sellers Park. On-going exhibits and attractions: Sunday, July 13, 2014 Follow us on Twitter. Friday, July 11, 2014 7:30 a.m. — Knights of Columbus Breakfast- 201 East Harvey.9 a.m. — Kansas Wheat Festival Baseball Tournament hosted by the Wellington Baseball League- Seller’s Park, 12 teams from all over Kansas competing in this 16-18 year old tournament.9 a.m. — Co-Ed Sand Volleyball Tournament- McKinley Park. (Sponsored by Sumner County Young Professionals) 11 a.m. — Future’s Unlimited Misting Station- Heritage Park. (Provided by Futures Unlimited)Noon — Impact Bank Agriculture and Energy Lunch — Heritage Park. (Hosted by City Councilman Vince Wetta and sponsored by Impact Bank).Noon — Larry Steckline Ag Day Expo and Home Show at the Kansas Wheat Festival- Memorial Auditorium/Downtown Wellington. (Sponsored by KWLS Radio) Announcement of 2014 Wheat King- Heritage Park, (Sponsored by Renn & Co.)12:30 p.m. — Announcement of 2014 Wheat King — Heritage Park, sponsored by Renn & Co.1:30 p.m. — Perplexing Puzzle Contest- 500 North Plum, Pre-registration is required. (Limit of 10 teams), Entry forms available at the Chamber or online at www.wellingtonks.org. (Sponsored by Sterling House of Wellington)2 p.m. — The Great American Wheat Harvest Documentary-Wellington Regent- $8- Beat the Heat! Come inside to learn why we celebrate the Kansas Wheat Farmer.2 – 4 p.m. — NDGA Meet and Greet with Myrna Garrison, Imperial Glass Author and Expert- National Glass Museum, 117 South Washington, free and open to the public.5 p.m. — Catholic Youth Organization Enchilada Dinner- Knights of Columbus Building, 201 E. Harvey. Dine in or Carry-Out.5 – 7 p.m. — Downtown Art Exhibit Open- 107 West Lincoln (Lincoln Place). (Sponsored by Futures Unlimited)6 p.m. — Funcycles- Downtown Wellington.6 p.m. — D&L Train Rides- Downtown Wellington. (Sponsored by Moralez Family, Sumner Communications, PFCU, Colby Zeka Agency & Federal Tire Service, Inc)6 p.m. — Ottaway Carnival- $23.00 wristband special from 6-10 p.m.6 p.m. — Second Annual Donut Eating Contest- 100 block of South Washington, for ages 6 & older. Entry forms available at the Chamber, Daylight Donut Shop or online at www.wellingtonks.org. (Sponsored by Daylight Donut Shop)7 p.m. — Paper Airplane Contest- Memorial Auditorium, entry forms will be printed in the Notiflyer. (Sponsored by Kansas Gas Service, The Notiflyer and the Wellington Airport)7 p.m. — CornerBank Ice Cream Social- Free, Corner Bank parking lot, 119 South Washington.7:30 p.m. — Security State Bank Money Machine Grab-Intersection of Harvey and Washington- must pre-register WF button at the SSB Wal-Mart branch or the main bank at 101 N. Washington by 6 p.m., July 11th. Up to $1,000 cash up for grabs!!! (Sponsored by Security State Bank)7:30 p.m. — WF Beer Garden- Corner of 7th and Washington, ID required for admittance, open until 11:30p.m. (Sponsored by Gov’s Liquor Shoppe)8 p.m. — Wheat Festival Parade – Theme: Wellington Hometown Exceptional Amazing Traditions Downtown Wellington, Registration forms available at the Chamber or online at www.wellingtonks.org. (Sponsored by Countryside Motors)**New route turning West at Harvey and Washington Street**After parade — Cow Patty Bingo (Fund Raiser for WHS FFA)- Located at Impact Bank Parking Lot. Street Dance featuring Aaron Woods Band- Main Stage on east 7th street and Washington. (Sponsored by Hometown Sales ~ Lease) -Ottaway Carnival-Runs Wednesday through Saturday at the Raymond Frye Complex parking lot, 320 North Jefferson, $23.00 wristband special every night. Carnival opens at 6:00p.m. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. NDGA 40th Annual Convention Glass Show & Sale- Wellington High School, Paint the Town Red!! $8 admission-good for all weekend, 12 and under free.10 a.m.- 7 p.m. – Downtown Art Exhibit Open- 107 W. Lincoln (Lincoln Place). (Sponsored by Futures Unlimited)10 a.m.- 2 p.m. – Family Fun Day- Sellers Park. (Sponsored by Rusty Eck Ford)10:00 a.m. – Aviator Church Inflatables and Wellington’s Largest Slip and Slide for Kids-Sellers Park, Bring a swim suit or clothes that can get wet!! Free!!11 a.m.- 2 p.m. – Texaco Country Showdown- The Largest Country Music Talent Search in America! Sellers Park. Contact Joel at joel@ksokradio.com or at 620-218-5213 to enter the showdown. (Presented by KSOK Radio) 10 a.m. — 37th Annual Softball Tournament- Rock Island fields.11 a.m. – 4 p.m. — NDGA 40th Annual Convention Glass Show and Sale.1 p.m .- 4 p.m. — Downtown Art Exhibit Open- 107 West Lincoln (Lincoln Place). (Sponsored by Futures Unlimited)2 p.m. — The Great American Wheat Harvest Documentary-Wellington Regent- $8- Beat the Heat! Come inside to learn why we celebrate the Kansas Wheat Farmer2 p.m. – NDGA Children’s Seminar and Glass Auction- Wellington High School, Free with paid admission.5 p.m. – 7 p.m. — Kansas Wheat Festival Free Family Swim- Wellington Family Aquatic Center, 1101 W. Harvey.7:05 p.m. — Wellington Heat Baseball Game- Hibbs-Hooten Field, Free Tickets available prior to game time.This schedule is subject to change! Saturday, July 12, 2014 Follow us on Twitter. •Security State Bank Kansas Wheat (Festival) Penny Search– SSB will scatter pennies at various Wheat Festival locations. There will be several specially marked pennies that can be traded in for $50.•Harvest Photo Display- Display at Barbara Jon’s, 104 N. Washington- Monday thru Friday 9 a.m.- 5:30p.m. (Sponsored by Barbara Jon’s Fine Gifts & Décor & Susan’s Portrait Designs).•Downtown Art Exhibit- 107 West Lincoln (Lincoln Place), Open Thursday & Friday 5-7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. -7 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m. (Sponsored by Future’s Unlimited).•Kansas Wheat Festival Wheat Show- Display at Renn & Company, 209 South Washington (Sponsored by Renn & Company).•Chisholm Trail Museum- 502 North Washington - Open 1-5 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, Saturday 9 a.m. -5 p.m. No Admission fee. Donations accepted.-Panhandle Railroad Museum- 425 East Harvey, open 10 a.m-4 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday. No Admission fee. Donations accepted. 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. — 31st Annual Wheat Festival Antique Rod & Classic Car Show- Sellers Park. (Presented by Koehn Motors and Wellington Auto & Machine)9 a.m. — Antique Tractor and Stationary Engine Display- Sellers Park.9 a.m .— Kansas Wheat Festival Baseball Tournament hosted by the Wellington Baseball League- Sellers Park, 12 teams from all over Kansas competing in this 16-18 year old tournament.9 a.m. — 37th Annual ASA Sanctioned Softball Tournament- Rock Island Fields, Pre- registration is required, Information and registration forms available at the Chamber. 10 a.m. – D&L Train Rides- Downtown Wellington. (Sponsored by Moralez Family, Sumner Communications, PFCU, Colby Zeka Agency & Federal Tire Service, Inc)11 a.m. — Buffalo Burgers at the VFW- 424 E. Harvey, Come support this great Veteran organization by eating a healthy Buffalo Burger in air conditioned comfort!Noon — Kid’s Pedal Power Tractor Pull- Sellers Park, Registration at 11am, Pull starts at Noon. (Sponsored by KLEY-KWME, Fritzler’s Body Shop, Sumner Co. Farm Bureau, United Country Theurer Auction Realty, LLC & Triumph Accessory Services).2 p.m. — The Great American Wheat Harvest Documentary-Wellington Regent- $8- Beat the Heat! Come inside to learn why we celebrate the Kansas Wheat Farmer5 p.m. — Antique Tractor Association Tractor Pull- 300 Block of East 3rd.6 p.m. — Ottaway Carnival- $23.00 wristband special from 6-10pm.6 p.m. — Funcycles- Downtown Wellington, $.6 p.m .— Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social- Heritage Park, A benefit for the Wellington Ministerial Alliance. (Presented by Ministerial Alliance)6:30 p.m. — The Great Plains Jazz Orchestra Concert – Heritage Park, Downtown Wellington. (Sponsored by Grene Vision Group)6:30 p.m. — NDGA Banquet and Live Auction- Knight of Columbus Hall,201 E. Harvey, open to the public, to make reservations, stop by the National Glass Museum, 117 South Washington or by going to their website www.ndga.net.9 p.m. – Street Dance featuring Lucky People – Main Stage on east 7th street and Washington, Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy. (Sponsored by TECT)last_img read more