Program of Events

RELIGIOUS HERITAGE DAY - Sunday, August 10, 1969

          Sunday morning attend the Church of your choice in

            centennial attire.

          8:00 p.m. Sunday evening - Open air union old time

            worship service at football field.


PREPARATION DAY - Monday, August 11, 1969

          Dress Rehearsal for the spectacle.

          8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.  Square Dane on the Tennis

             Court in the park - spectators welcome.



Tuesday, August 12, 1969

          10 a.m.  Hobby display at the depot all day.

          10 a.m.  Northwestern Bell Telephone Display at the

             depot all day.

          Antique window displays in place, main street.

          W. A. Milburn historical display opens 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily.

          10 a.m.  Horseshoe Tournament at City Park.  Contact

             Roy Estle for entry.

          10 a.m.  Mary Reagon of the American Dairy Association

             will present a program at the Memorial Hall.

          1 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Antique Display of farm and gardening tools

             and small hand tools at Fire Station.

          3:30 p.m.  "The Case for Mary Lincoln" by Mrs. Vern Killion,

             a graduate of MacPhail School of Music and Hamline

             University and a member of the Committee for the Kansas

             City Performing Arts Festival to be held in the Sanctuary

             of the Methodist Church.

          4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.  Tours of the Northwestern Bell

             Telephone Building.  These will continue the Balance of

             the week.

          8 p.m.  First performance of the Historical Spectacle.

             Presentation of the Queen and her Court.  Barbershop

             Quartet and other pre-spectacle entertainment.


LADIES DAY - Wednesday, August 13, 1969

          9:30 a.m. - Gwen Davis of Iowa Power & Light Co. will

             demonstrate a radar oven - door prizes.  At Memorial Hall.

          10:30 a.m. - Mrs. Phyllis Brackelsberg, Ames Extension

             Service and TV personality, will present a program on

             fabrics, patterns and sewing, at Memorial Hall.

          10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Dee Cees Home-makers Contest.  Judging

             by Dr. Mary Pickett, Iowa State University.  At Rhinehart Bldg.

          1:00 p.m. - Celebration Belles Promenade on Main Street.

          2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. - Old Fashioned Garden Tea Party to be 

             held in the southeast corner of City Park.  (Ladies 16 years

             and up.)  Style show in connection with the Tea Party

             presented by Madeline Shepherd.

          10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - All permanent exhibits open.

          4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. - Northwestern Bell Tele-

             phone Tours.

          8:00 p.m. - Historical Spectacle.

YOUTH DAY - Thursday, August 14, 1969

          10 a.m. - Pet Parade on Main Street.

          1:00 p.m. - Leave school house for free swim at Adel.

          3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Marble contest, sack races, greased

             pig contest and watermelon eating contest.  At Softball

             Field east of the school house.

          Evening - Teen Hop at School Gymnasium.  Tommy T and the

             Federal Reserves.  Tickets $1.50 plus tax.

          8:00 p.m. Historical Spectacle.

          Steelman Rides and Carnival will open for three days.

          State Conservation Wildlife truck will be on display for 

             three days.


AGRICULTURE DAY - Friday, August 15, 1969

          10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - Old time farm equipment display from

             by-gone days to the present..

          Steam thresher in operation each of Main Street.

          All permanent displays open at 10 a.m. every day.

          1:00 p.m. - Pony Pull at the old football field east of the

             School House, Admission:  Adults, 50,  Children under

             12,  25.

          8:00 p.m. - Historical Spectacle.



          10 a.m. - Parade, floats, military exhibitions, Shrine units.

             West Des Moines Dixie Land Band, West Des Moines girls

             drill team, old time cars, helicopter and fun for all.

          Honoring of long-time citizens.

          1:30 p.m. (tentative) - Speech by Gov. Ray from the grandstand on

             on main street.  Burial of the time capsule by Gov. Ray immediately

             following speech.

          3:00 p.m. - Lucky Number Bumper Sticker Drawing - $25.

          3:00 p.m.  - The SAC drill team and the West Des Moines Girl's

             Drill Team and the Shrine Units will perform at the football


          8:00 p.m. - Final performance of the Historical Spectacle.

             Drawing for Mustang and Home Entertainment Center.





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