Wheatheart of the Nation Celebration Schedule

This week (August 18 through 21) is the annual Wheatheart of the Nation Celebration—one of our favorite weeks of the year! Here’s the schedule of events.

Thursday
1 to 9 p.m. — Block party on Main Street (includes special sales at some of your favorite stores)
5:30 p.m. — PTCI sausage-on-a-stick feast, Lions Club watermelon feast, and Masonic Lodge grocery giveaway at court house
6 to 9 p.m. — Block party continues at court house with pulled-pork sandwiches (sponsored by Texas Farm), inflatables for kids to play on, karaoke, KXDJ’s live broadcast and T-shirt/keychain giveaway, and more

Friday
7:30 p.m. — 13th-Annual TCRA Rodeo

Saturday (Celebration Day)
6 to 9 a.m. — United Supermarket free breakfast in the United parking lot
8 a.m. — Big Brothers Big Sisters 5K race at Perryton High School
8:30 a.m. — Big Brothers Big Sisters family fun 1-mile walk at the Perryton High School
8:30 a.m. — Old Timers’ Reunion at Whigham Park
8:30 a.m. — Muscle car show at Perryton National Bank parking lot
10 a.m. — Wheatheart of the Nation Celebration parade
11 a.m. to 1 p.m. — Oral histories at Perry Memorial Library
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Museum of the Plains Pioneer Days
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Wheatheart of the Nation BBQ at the Expo Center (sponsored by Texas Farm)
1 p.m. — 15th Annual WRCA Junior Ranch Rodeo at Leatherman Park
1:30 p.m. — Perryton Activity Center golf tournament
7:30 p.m. — 13th-Annual TCRA Rodeo
10 p.m. to 1 a.m. — Chance Anderson Band dance at the Expo Center

Sunday
5 p.m. — Demolition Derby at the rodeo arena; Masonic Lodge grocery giveaway during derby

 


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