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boxelderBOXELDER BUG DAYS OPENS TONIGHT IN MINNEOTA

Like the Postman, come rain, snow, sleet or hail ... Bug Days will go on!

FRIDAY'S OPENING EVENTS

5:30 TO 7 P.M. Boxelder Bug Day Supper at The Minneota Manor — Open to public.

5:30 to 7 p.m. Whopper Feed at K. P. Kompelien Park followed by FOOTBALL, Minneota hosting Fulda.

9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Kick-off dance behind Bubba's and CJ's. DJ "Music to Go"

SATURDAY, September 11 (PLEASE DO NOT PARK BEHIND BUBBA'S IN THE ALLEY AREA).

(MANY PLACES OF EVENTS ARE STILL BEING CHANGED. CHECK THE ALLEY BEHIND BUBBA'S AND CJ'S, MADISON AVENUE AND THE NEWLY PAVED JEFFERSON STREET

Today is the Chili Cookoff. Registration begins at 6 a.m. with judging at 11 a.m.

7:45 a.m. to 8:15 a.m. Register for the 5K run and walk which starts at 8:30. Meet at Prairie Winds Wellness Parking lot.

8:30 A.M. Garden Tractor  Pull Registration (Same Place behind the elevator).

9 a.m. Bike Rodeo; Friends of the Library Book Saole at Big Store: Craft Show and Boxelder Bug Market begins next to Gislason Hardware.

9:30 a.m. Register for Kiddie Parade ... look for signs.

10 a.m. Three-on-Three Basketball at the high school; Garden Tractor Pull and Kiddie Parade.

10:30 a.m. Boxelder Bug Races .... Main Stage in the alley behind Bubba's; Sawdust Pile

10:45 a.m. The kids bouncing rides open.

11 a.m. Silver Spur Saddle Club Fun Show at Minneota Arena.

Chili Cookoff; Sheep Shearing, Sandra Bouressa reading, "The Boxelder But that Needed a Hug," at the main stage.

11 a.m. Bean Bag Tourney; Carolain Fun Company Interactive Games.

11:30 a.m. Chili Cook-Off tasting; Sheltered Reality Drum Corp on Main Stage.

12 Noon-Bean Bag Tourney; 12-4 p.m.  Claire Eckly and Erik Gile, artist, at Big Store.'

12:30 p.m. River City Cloggers on Stage

1:30 p.m. Pedal Tractor Pull

2-2:45 a.m. River City Coggers at Nursing Home.

3 p.m. Sheltered Reality Drum Corp.

4 p.m. Variety Show.

5 p.m. National Guard Climbing Wall.

6:30 p.m. Jefferson Street Band

7:30 p.m. Queen Coronation

8:30 p.m. Street Dance Opening Act - Jefferson Street Band

9:30 p.m. Fireworks Display

9:45 p.m. The Black Water Band

 

SUNDAY, Sept. 12

10 a.m. Community Worship Service

11 a.m. Royalty Brunch

11 a.m. Artists at Big Store

11:15 a.m. Sheltered Reality Drum Corp

12 p.m. Kayla and Derek Daniels

1 p.m. Grand Parade (Likely start on Adams)

Following Parade Golf Ball Roll and Viking Pride Rapple Drawing - Minneota Elevator

2 p.m.; Southwest Plowboys Demonstration - Jane Jennen Farm; Sporting Clay Shoot at Southwest Sportsman's Club

2 p.m. Daniels

3 p.m. Xtreme Bull Riding - west of Minneota Building Center.