Exeter Fun Days weekend opened Friday evening with dinner and a movie sponsored by the Exeter Area Community Foundation. After enjoying hot dogs and hamburgers part of the crowd moved to the empty lot just south of Erdkmap Lumber to enjoy the movie "The Sandlot" which was projected onto the wall of Speece Chiropractic. Others opted to take try their luck at the 5K glow run.
The glow run was organized by four Exeter-Milligan students, Cammie Harrison, Daisy Kanode, Blake Meyer and Clint Oldehoeft as a fundraiser for their Ambassdors of Music trip to Europe next summer. Participants could choose a one mile run or a five mile run. Mile run winners under 12 were Troy Kallhoff and Mallory Staskal. Winners in the over 13 category were Clint Oldehoeft and Jozie Kanode. The 5K race had three age categories. Winners over age 41 were John Tauriella and Meridith Smith. Winning the 19-40 age group were Nick Sudrla and Brook Betka and under 18 winners were Joel Klemm and Cammie Harrison.
Saturday activities started with a softball tournament at the ball field along with garage sales all over town. A bake sale was held at the fire department in the morning. The afternoon began with the car show followed by the parade. In the evening a free will offering meal was held at the Legion where polka music began at 8:30 and a special celebrity baking auction was held at 6:30 p.m.