Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Get Ready for Exeter Fun Days!

The weekend of July 19th through July 21st looks to live up to its designation as Exeter Fun Days.

Starting on Friday, there will be community garage sales starting at 4 p.m. and the co-ed softball tournament will kick off at 6:30 p.m.  The evening’s entertainment will be karaoke at John E’s Bar, Grill & Keno starting at 9 p.m.

Saturday has full day of activities planned with the community garage sales city wide, the co-ed softball tournament and the Chamber hosting a Waffle Feed at the Legion from 8 – 10 a.m. Boy Scout Troop 270 will have a food stand at the softball field from 11 – 1p.m.

Also starting at 8 a.m. will be the Junk in Your Trunk sale just south of Greg’s.  The street will be closed to traffic so shoppers can browse until noon for trunkful’s of treasures.  There will also be a Craft and Vender fair at the Legion from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the Library will be holding their book sale from 8 – noon.

If shopping isn’t up your alley then head to the Fire Hall at 9 a.m. for a bullhead fishing tournament.
The afternoon is all about the kids with activities like face painting, sand art and a corn cash dig downtown in front of Speece Chiropractic from 1 – 5 p.m.

For the afternoon swimming is free at the Exeter Aquatic Center starting at 1:30 p.m.  Don’t forget to stop by the Legion at 4 p.m. for an hour of Bingo with prizes provided by the Exeter Chamber of Commerce. 
The Kids and Pets Parade will be held downtown at 5 p.m. just before the Exeter Volunteer Fire and Rescue BBQ, Beer Garden and Street Dance starts.  Featured acts are Rusty Nichol and Who’s Bill Anyway from 5:00 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Sunday’s activities include free swimming at the aquatic center starting at 1:30 p.m., the continuation of the softball tournament (if needed) and a bubble making contest at John E’s at 2 p.m.

These events are sponsored by and will benefit the Exeter Volunteer Fire Department and the Exeter Chamber of Commerce.  The event is also being supported by the Fillmore County Visitor’s Committee, Perennial Public Power District and the American Legion Post 218.

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