Friday July 29
Saying for the day:Optimist: A man who gets treed by a lion but enjoys the scenery.Walter Winchell
.......Mayor South announced part of the schedule for Pigeon Days which run all through August.The tentative shedule is as follows.
August 1-Pigeon Calling Contest-$5.00 entry fee-$1000 prize. (To win pigeon must land on some part of your body)
August 2-Pasty eating contest-$ 10.00 entry fee-$50 prize.(losers pay for their own pasties.)
August 3-7 Art on the Yellow Brick Road- local artists and others share their art along the yellow brick road.
August 8 - 10-Local Variety Show- $2.00 a ticket
August 11- Pigeon Queen Contest- Masonic Hall
August 12- 4k Yellow Brick Road run- $5.00 to enter -Everyone gets a "I ran on the yellow brick road sweatshirt. Winner gets I reached the Emerald City sweatshirt.
August 13- Community church day- Pastor's exchange pulpits.
August 14-20 Old Time week-Local people dress up in the clothes of 90 years ago.
August 21- Pigeon Day Parade- with Ronald McDonald and Pigeon Day song by Vicki East
August 24-Potato Judging-Potato Farmer of the Year to be named
August 27-Big Race Day-three Legged Races,Potato sack races, wheelbarrel races and others
Other activities to be announced.
I'll keep you informed as the big festivities progress.
---Had a good night last night.There will be no personal information today because we are going on a three day vaction and will be leaving shortly. Will update when I return.