Straw Fest Day
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Part of the U.S. National Straw Sculpting Competition which runs from August 9 thru August 25, Straw Fest Day will be celebrated August 24 featuring the following:
- Food Trucks
- Village Antique Mercantile, Noon- 7 p.m. behind the bandshell
- Blacksmith demo, Noon – 4 p.m.
- Wild bulls, mechanical bull riding Noon – 4 p.m.
- Straw Bale Races 2 p.m. Wesley Ave. (2 person teams)
- Straw Sculpture “People’s Choice” voting ends at 4 p.m.
- Square dance with national caller Bob Asp experienced and inexperienced welcome, 4 – 6 p.m. (Wesley Avenue)
- US National Straw Sculpture Awards 6 p.m. at the bandshell
- Illinois Rail (Bluegrass music) 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the bandshell