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Morning Sun
  • Girard Fall Festival Schedule of Events

  • Today

    8 p.m. — Community pep rally and bonfire, Wutke Park Ball Fields.

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  • Today
    8 p.m. — Community pep rally and bonfire, Wutke Park Ball Fields.
    Friday
    5 p.m. — Tailgate party, hosted by Girard High School Booster Club.
    6:30 p.m. — Girard High School homecoming queen coronation.
    7 p.m. — GHS homecoming game vs. Erie Red Devils.
    Saturday
    7:30 to 10 a.m. — Pancake feed at GHS cafeteria, hosted by Girard Lions Club.
    7:30 a.m. — 5K Freedom Run and 1-mile fun run/walk. Registration will be at 6:30 a.m. There will be a $6 entry fee for the race. Proceeds will go to Angels Among Us and Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure.
    8 a.m. — Dance for the Cure with Zumba Fitness and Zumbatomic Kids, located in front of the Gazebo. Minimum donation is $5, with proceeds going to the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
    8 a.m. to noon — Flu shots for ages 18 and up at Body Waves by representatives from Girard Medical Center. Cost will be $20, with Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Cross and cash accepted.
    9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Rollin’ Nostalgia car show on the southeast corner of the square. Registration will be at noon, with a $10 entry fee. Awards will be announced at 2 p.m.
    10 a.m. —  Girard Homecoming parade, with theme “Planting Dreams, Harvesting a Future.” Parade line-up will begin at 9:30 a.m. Grand marshals will be individuals and families who contribute to area agriculture.
    11 a.m. to noon — Cake walk, followed by cake auction, at the Gazebo, sponsored by GHS class of 2010.
    11 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Quilt show at Body Waves and at the Raymond Community Home.
    11 a.m. — Antique tractor show at the corner of Forest and Ozark. Free entry, with judging at noon.
    11 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Whole Lotta Fun Bouncers, National Guard Rock Wall and Patsy’s Pony Rides, with a $5 wristband good for the entire day on the bouncers, ponies and rock wall.
    Noon — Turtle race and kids games at the Gazebo.
    Noon to 1:30 p.m. — Joel Warren concert at the Summit Street stage.
    12:30 p.m. — Pittsburg Family YMCA Dancers will entertain at the Gazebo.
    1 p.m. — Cheer Pitt will entertain at the Gazebo.
    1 p.m. School Club fundraisers, FFA’s chicken poop bingo and more.
    1 p.m. — Washer Tourney, sponsored by Crawford County Fire District #4.
    1 p.m. — 3 on 3 Basketball Tourney, Girard Sports Complex.
    1:30 p.m. — GHS dancers will entertain at the Gazebo.
    2 p.m. — Bean feed, sponsored by Sons of the American Legion Post #25, GNB lawn.
    2 p.m. — Pittsburg State University Crimson and Gold Dancers will entertain at the Gazebo.
    2:15 p.m. Pie eating contest, stage area, west side of the square.
    Page 2 of 2 - 2:30 p.m. — GHS cheerleaders and drumline will entertain at the Gazebo.
    3 p.m. — Jody Phillips Dance Company will entertain at the Gazebo.
    3 p.m. — Doggy Beauty Pageant registration, followed by show at 3:30 p.m., sponsored by GHS cheerleaders as a fundraiser with a $10 entry fee.
    3 p.m. — Bed/couch race, team event.
    4 p.m. — Girard Amazing Race kick-off. This scavenger hunt for all ages will be limited to the first 10 teams.
    4 to 6 p.m. — Reflections reunion, sponsored by Fine Arts in the Four-States in the GHS auditorium. Tickets are $5 per person.
    4 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Beverage and beer garden, located west side of the square near the downtown stage. This is being sponsored by the GHS class of 1979 as a scholarship fundraiser.
    6 p.m. — High school tours provided by National Honor Society members.
    7 p.m. — GHS Alumni mixer, tent located on the southwest corner of the square. Appetizers will be provided.
    7 to 10 p.m. — Movie night for ages 5-12 at the Girard Christian Church.
    8 to 10 p.m. — Ultimate Frisbee Tourney for ages 12-18, corner lot on Forest and Ozark, sponsored by Living Faith Youth Group.
    8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. — Downtown concert and street dance on the square, featuring 1982 GHS alumnus Richard Ralph. Free admission.

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