Archive for Thursday, August 25, 2011

Tiblow Days ready to rock downtown Bonner

Vonny Timblin, with Missouri-based Jones & Co Kiddieland Carnival, works Wednesday to get the skee ball area of the carnival set up and ready for Tiblow Days, which kicks off tonight, Aug. 25. The annual festival will run through Saturday and will include tonight’s Mayor’s Banquet, carnival rides and games, a barbecue competition and live music. For more on the festival, turn to page 9.

Vonny Timblin, with Missouri-based Jones & Co Kiddieland Carnival, works Wednesday to get the skee ball area of the carnival set up and ready for Tiblow Days, which kicks off tonight, Aug. 25. The annual festival will run through Saturday and will include tonight’s Mayor’s Banquet, carnival rides and games, a barbecue competition and live music. For more on the festival, turn to page 9.

August 25, 2011

The annual Tiblow Days celebration is this weekend in downtown Bonner Springs, sponsored by the Bonner Springs-Edwardsville Chamber of Commerce.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Thursday – Aug. 25

• Annual Mayor’s Banquet, Bonner Springs High School, 6 – 9 p.m.

• Carnival, parking lot east of Elm Street, between Second and Third streets, 5 p.m.-11 p.m.

Friday – Aug. 26

• Carnival, parking lot east of Elm Street, between Second and Third streets, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.

• Smokin’ on Oak BBQ Competition Registration, Community Center, 200 E. 3rd, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

• Craft, Food and Vendor Booths, 5 – 11 p.m., Second Street and Cedar

• People’s Choice BBQ, 6 - 8 p.m., Community Center

• City Band Concert and Ice Cream Social, Kelly Murphy Park, 7- 8 p.m.

• Free Concert @ Centennial Park, Voice of Reason – 9 p.m.

Saturday – Aug. 27

• Biscuits and Gravy Breakfast, First Christian Church, 148 N. Nettleton,

6 a.m.-9 a.m.

• Tiblow Trot 5-Mile Run and 2-Mile Walk, Kelly Murphy Park, 7 a.m.-9 a.m.

• Carnival, parking lot east of Elm Street, between Second and Third streets, 9 a.m.-11 p.m.

• Craft, Food and Vendor Booths, 9 a.m.–11 p.m., Second Street, Cedar and Events Center

• Parade, Nettleton and Morse, proceeds south to Oak Street, 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. rain or shine

• Car Show, Oak Street, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

Parade Trophies Awards, Kelly Murphy Park, 11:30 a.m.

• Smokin’ on Oak BBQ Competition Judging, Community Center, 200 E. Third, 11:30 a.m.

• High School Cheerleaders and Dancers, Kelly Murphy Park, Noon

• Grand Master Kim’s Taekwondo Demo, Kelly Murphy Park, 12:30 p.m.

• Dance Groups, Kelly Murphy Park, Sarah’s Studio of Dance 1 -2 p.m.; Legacy School of Dance 2 – 3 p.m.

• BBQ Competition Awards, Community Center, 3:30 p.m.

• Live Remote Broadcast with “Moose” 98.9 The Rock, Centennial Park, noon – 2 p.m.

• FREE Concerts @ Centennial Park, Montia – 7 p.m.; Nigel Dupree Band – 8 p.m.; Rev Theory – 9 p.m.

• Fireworks display following concerts

The events begin with the carnival and the Mayor’s Banquet today, Aug. 25.

The carnival will be set up in the parking lot east of Elm Street, between Second and Third streets. Wristbands will be on sale for $20 each day of the carnival. The carnival will open from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The Mayor’s Banquet will be at the Bonner Springs High School Cafeteria, 100 McDanield. Tickets can be purchased at Bonner Springs City Hall or from Rotary Club members , call Judy Miksch at 441-1945,. The speaker is Carl DiCapo, president of the National Agricultural Center and Hall of Fame’s Board of Trustees. The event will end with the presentation of the annual Marion Vaughn Community Service Award, which this year will be presented posthumously to Larry Berg. His wife, Elaine, and son, Brian, will accept the award on his behalf.

Events on Friday, Aug. 26, include the carnival from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., the City Band concert and ice cream social at 7 p.m. at Kelly Murphy Park and the Smokin’ on Oak BBQ Competition registration from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Community Center, 200 E. Third.

Craft, food and vendor booths will be set up from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. A People’s Choice barbecue event will be from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Community Center, and the cost is $5 for five samples. The Voice of Reason Band will provide a free concert to the public at 9 p.m. at the Centennial Park parking lot.

Events on Saturday, Aug. 27, begin with biscuits and gravy from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the First Christian Church, 148 N. Nettleton, followed by the Tiblow Trot 5-Mile Run and 2-mile walk at 7 a.m. that begins and ends at Kelly Murphy Park at Second and Elm streets. Craft, food and vendor booths will be set up from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The annual parade, rain or shine, begins at 9:30 a.m. starting at Nettleton and Morse, then going down Nettleton to Oak Street, down Oak Street and ending at Front Street.

Other events Saturday include:

• Carnival from 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Second and Elm

• Car show from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oak Street

• Parade trophy awards at 11:30 a.m. Kelly Murphy Park

• Smokin’ on Oak BBQ Competition judging 11:30 a.m. at the Community Center, with awards at 3:30 p.m.

• A number of performances at Kelly Murphy Park from noon to 3 p.m.; and a live remote broadcast with “Moose” from 98.9 The Rock at the Centennial Park parking lot from noon to 2 p.m.

Main events for Saturday night will be free concerts at the entertainment stage in the Centennial Park parking lot. Featured bands will be Montia at 7 p.m., Nigel Dupree at 8 p.m. and Rev Theory at 9 p.m. A fireworks display will follow the concerts.

Additional information for Tiblow Days can be found on the chamber’s website, lifeisbetter.org, or by calling the chamber office, (913) 422-5044.

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