This Year’s Wheatheart of the Nation Celebration

One of Perryton’s greatest traditions starts this week. The Wheatheart of the Nation Celebration begins August 17 and continues through August 25. The celebration is always full of exciting events, and this year is no different. From concerts and plays to the rodeo and demolition derby, there is an event for everyone to enjoy. Here’s the schedule of events.

August 16
Softball Tournament at the PAC softball field

August 17
Softball Tournament at the PAC softball field
7:30 p.m. — 14th-Annual TCRA Rodeo at the rodeo arena

August 18
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Arts & Crafts Festival at Whigham Park
10 a.m. — 16th-Annual WRCA Junior Ranch Rodeo at Leatherman Park
7:30 p.m. — 14th-Annual TCRA Rodeo at the rodeo arena
9 p.m. — Rodeo Dance with the Buster Bledsoe Band at the Expo Center
10 p.m. Gary P. Nunn Concert at the Expo Center

August 20 and 21
PAC Sand Volleyball Tournament at Leatherman Park
7 p.m. 1st-Annual Children’s Musical at Ellis Theater

August 22
7 p.m. — 1st-Annual Children’s Musical at Ellis Theater
7 p.m. — Community Worship Service at Whigham Park

August 23
1 to 9 p.m. — Perryton-Ochiltree County Chamber Retail/Trade Committee Block Party on Main Street
5 p.m. — Preferred Beef and Texas Farm beef and pork BBQ
5:30 p.m. — PTCI Sausage-on-a-Stick Feat, Lions Club Watermelon Feast, and Masonic Lodge Grocery Giveaway at the Court House

August 24
6 p.m. — “Roy Rogers – A Tribute” at Ellis Theater
8 to 10 p.m. — “Insufficient Funds” Concert at Perryton National Bank Parking Lot

August 25
6 to 9 a.m. — United Supermarket free breakfast in the United Parking Lot
8 a.m. — Big Brothers Big Sisters 5K Run at Perryton High School
8:30 a.m. — Big Brothers Big Sisters Family Fun 1-mile walk at Perryton High School
8:30 a.m. — Old Timers Reunion at Whigham Park
9 a.m. — Muscle Car Exhibition at Perryton National Bank Parking Lot
10 a.m. — Parade on Main Street
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Museum of the Plains Pioneer Days
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. — BBQ sponsored by Xcel Energy
1 p.m. PAC Golf Tournament at Perryton Golf Course
7 p.m. — Demolition Derby at the rodeo arena
7 p.m. — John Erickson Live at Ellis Theatre


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