Updated Wheatheart of the Nation Celebration Schedule

One of our favorite weeks of the year is almost here! The updated schedule for Perryton’s 2013 Wheatheart of the Nation Celebration is below.

Tuesday–Saturday, August 15–17
Softball tournament benefitting Snack Pack for Kids; see the Perryton Facebook page for more info and an entry form

Friday and Saturday, August 16 and 17
7 p.m. — 15th-Annual TCRA Rodeo at the rodeo arena, $10 for adults, $5 for kids, free for kids 6 and under

Saturday, August 17
9 a.m.–4 p.m. — Arts and crafts festival at Whigham Park
10 a.m. — WRCA Jr. Rodeo at Leatherman Park
10 p.m.–midnight — Rodeo dance at the Expo Center, featuring David Ball, $10

Tuesday, August 20
5:15 p.m. — PAC sand volleyball tournament at Leatherman Park

Wednesday, August 21
7 p.m. — Community Worship Service at Whigham Park

Thursday, August 22
1 p.m.–8 p.m. — Retail Trade Committee block party on Main Street
5:30 p.m. — Lion’s Club free watermelon feast, Masonic Lodge grocery giveaway, and PTCI bounce house at the court house

Friday, August 23
8 p.m.–midnight — Wheatheart Dance with Ken Stonecipher and The Wooden Nickel at the Expo Center (free)

Saturday, August 24
6–9 a.m. — United Supermarket free breakfast
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. — Wheatheart of the Nation parade along Main Street
11 a.m.–4 p.m. — Museum of the Plains Pioneer Day at Museum of the Plains
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. — Old Timers Free BBQ at the Expo Center
11:30 a.m.–2 p.m. — Wheatheart of the Nation BBQ at the Expo Center, $5 per plate, cooked by Smoke Pit; $2,500 Perryton Bucks giveaway ($250 to 10 winners)
1 p.m. — PAC golf tournament at Perryton Municipal Golf Course
6 p.m. — Demolition derby at rodeo arena, gates open at 4 p.m., Masonic Lodge Grocery Giveaway during the demo derby


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