Earlham Freedom Fest--July 4, 2019


Earlham Freedom Fest 2019

Schedule of Events

Times Event Location

  Sunday, July 7th  
10:00-11:00 a.m. Community Church Service City Park
  Wednesday, July 3rd  
 7:00-11:00:p.m.  Free Will Pork Loin Supper & Silent Auction  Legion Hall
8:00 p.m.-12:00 a.m.
Street Dance (Bring Lawn Chairs
Chestnut Street in front of West Side Bar & Grill
  Thursday, July 4th  
6:30-9:30 a.m. Pancake Breakfast Earlham Fire Station
7:00-9:30 a.m. Cinnamon rolls & juice Earlham Friends Church
6:30-7:15 a.m. Registration for the 5K Run/Walk Earlham City Hall
7:30 a.m. Firecracker 5K Run Start at First Street- Bricker/Price Building
9:30-9:45 a.m. Line up for Parade (no registration needed) Line Up at Earlham School
10:00 a.m. Parade Starts Start at School
11:00 a.m. Information Booth Opens South of Stage
11:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies-Earlham Legion Stage Immediately following Parade
11:00 a.m. Singing of National Anthem   
 11:00 a,m.-2:00 p.m  Inflatables Open (provided by International Trip Club)  East side of Park
 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Open House/Quilt Show Commemorating 150  Years (1869-2019)  Friends Church
 11:00 a.m. -2:00 p.m.  Salad Luncheon  Methodist Church SW Corner of Park
 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.  Old Stone School House Museum open, with root beer floats, a quilt show and displays featuring Earlham's history  Museum South of Tennis Courts
  11:15 a.m

 Free Zumba Lessons Led By Tracee Saltz of EFit

 Grassy Area in Front of Stage
11:30 a.m. (right after parade) Antique Tractor Roundup Competition (no registration needed) East 1st Street by Post Office
 11:45 a.m  Cake Decorating Contest drop off  Stage
Throughout the Day/Evening Concessions / Crafters City Park
12:00 p.m. Horseshoe Doubles (Double Elimination) North side of Park
12:00 p.m. Decorated cake judging Stage
12:00 p.m. Bags Tournament (Sponsored by ECAB) Northeast side of Park
12:30 p.m. Diaper Derby / Toddler Trot (Sponsored by Montross Pharmacy Stage
12:15 p.m. Winners of Cake Decorating contest announced, followed by cake auction Stage
1:00-4:00 p.m. Bingo & Silent Auction American Legion Building
1:00-2:30 p.m. Kid Water Fights (Sponsored by Earlham Fire Department) Northeast corner of Park
1:00-3:00 p.m. 9 Square Competition - no need to sign up (Sponsored by Efit and Earlham Echo)
1:00 p.m. Potato Sack Races Grassy area, East of Stage
1:30 p.m. Pet Show Stage

3:00-3:30 p.m.

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Fitness Challenge for Kids

Goose Chase Scavenger Hunt (teams need to sign up by 2:00 p.m. at info booth)

4:15 p.m. Watermelon Eating Contest (Sponsored by Hometown Market) Stage
4:45 p.m. Pop Guzzle & Bubble Gum Blowing Contest Stage
5:00 -7:00 p.m. 4-H Club Homemade Desserts & Ice Cream North side of park by stage area
5:25 p.m. Open Evening festivities-Scouts Stage
  National Anthem  
5:30 p.m. King & Queen Introductions Stage
5:45 p.m. Miss Earlham Coronation Stage
5:50 p.m. Raffle Prizes Announced Stage
 6:00 p.m.  Musical Performance  Eva Fisk
Dusk Fireworks (Boot Collection by Earlham Fire Department) Football Field; nobody allowed on Rec Park grounds (parking lots only)
Please no sparklers on the football field
*Times may be subject to change.