2009-09-05 / News

Sweet Corn Festival set for Sept. 2-5

MILLERSPORT - The Millersport Lions Club presents to 63rd Annual Sweet Corn Festival Sept. 2-5. Admission is free and parking on the grounds is $10 per vehicle. Thursday, Sept. 3 Main Stage • 7:30 p.m. - Selection of 2009 Sweet Corn Sweetheart (Queen's Pageant) Covered Bridge Entertainment Area • 7:00 p.m. - Antique Tractor Tug Pull (1959 and under) Founders' Commons Stage • 5:00 p.m. - Corn Eating Contest (all ages) • 7:00 p.m. - Ladies only Corn Eating Contest (Over 16 only) • 8:00 p.m. - Live Gospel Music with "One Way" Hickory Grove Bandstand • 6:00 p.m. - Conrad Cooper's Midwest Cloggers • 7:00 p.m. - Harmony Country Dancers • 8:30 p.m. - Bluegrass Music by the Walker Family Band • 11:00 p.m. - Festival Closes Friday, Sept. 4 Main stage • 8:00 p.m. - John Conlee Covered Bridge Entertainment Area • 7:00 p.m. - Antique Tractor Tug Pull (1959 and under) Founders' Commons Stage • 5:00 p.m. - Corn Eating Contest (all ages) • 6:00 p.m. - Hula Hoop Contest (all ages) • 7:00 p.m. - Area Lions Clubs Corn Eating Challenge Hickory Grove Bandstand • 6:00 p.m. - Country Kickers by Wilma Cessna • 6:45 p.m. - Dance Explosion by Kathy Zupanic • 7:30 p.m. - Country Cloggers by JoAnn Cook • 8:30 p.m. - Dave and Marty Square Dance Band • 11:00 p.m. - Festival Closes Saturday, Sept. 5 Main Stage • 8:00 p.m. - Introduction of 2009 Sweet Corn Sweetheart and Court • 8:30 p.m. - Tracy Lawrence Covered Bridge Entertainment Area • 3:00 p.m. - Antique Tractor Tug Pull (1959 and under) Founders' Commons Stage • 9:00 a.m. - 18th Annual Ken Keener Classic 5-K Run • 12:00 p.m. - Kiddie Tractor Pull (classes by weight - 105 lbs. or 12 yrs. maximum) • 3:00 p.m. - Outhouse Races • 4:00 p.m. - Corn Eating Contest (all ages) • 5:00 p.m. - Live Country Music with Jeffrey Leonard • 7:00 p.m. - Grand Champion "Cob Cleaning" Corn Eating Contest (all previous 2009 winners) Hickory Grove Bandstand • 12:00 p.m. - Square Dance Demonstrations by Central Ohio Corp. of Dance Clubs • 1:30 p.m. - Fairfield Beach Karate School • 2:30 p.m. - Conrad Cooper's Midwest Cloggers • 4:00 p.m. - The Voices of Ohio • 5:30 p.m. - Wildfire Cloggers by Shirley Lipps • 6:00 p.m. - Pure Country Dancers by Judy Conrad • 6:30 p.m. - Fun Bunch by Betty Stickel • 7:00 p.m. - Country Crossroad Cloggers by Gloria Assenheimer • 8:00 p.m. - Production Number - Theme Show of Cars by Lee Froehle • 8:30 p.m. - Dave and Marty Square Dance Band • 10:00 p.m. - $10,000 Grand Prize drawing at the Major Prizes Booth Roving Entertainment Thursday, Sept. 3 • 6:00 p.m. - The Ragtime Strutters Friday, Sept. 4 • 6:00 p.m. - The Ragtime Strutters Saturday, Sept. 5 • 6:00 p.m. - The Ragtime Strutters

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